Message 5, Questions & Answers #1:

A questions and answers session with Dr. R.C. Sproul.


  1. In Deuteronomy 23, it states that a Moabite shall not enter the assembly of God. How did David, the descendant of a Moabite, enter the tabernacle? (0:20)
  2. As a new student minister, how can I respectfully respond to people in the church who encourage me to entertain and dumb down spiritual things for my students? (1:55)
  3. If Jesus and Paul used harsh words against their opponents in Scripture, does that give us permission to do the same today? (3:20)
  4. Is it true that you got a hole in one recently? (5:50)
  5. Since the Manhattan Declaration, has there been a change of opinion or a clearer understanding from the evangelical community? (6:50)
  6. How can the Lord regret something, if He knows everything? (8:16)
  7. What is double predestination? (10:45)
  8. Is it necessary for pastors to challenge their congregations to accept Jesus as their Lord and Savior? (13:49)
  9. How would you respond to the accusation that you teach the Bible is part of the Trinity? (16:45)
  10. Is separation in marriage permitted in Scripture and if it is, under what conditions? (20:03)
  11. Would emotional and/or physical abuse merit a separation? (22:26)
  12. Given the Bible commands us to obey authority, how should we view the American Revolution? (23:24)
  13. How should we understand generational curses in the Bible? (25:34)
  14. Do you have any concerns about the spiritual formation movement? (27:30)
  15. Since everyone is unable to obey the greatest commandment, are we always actively living in a state of sin? (28:47)
  16. Why did God create sin and Satan? (30:05)
  17. In 1 Corinthians 15:22, why is the first Adam’s condemnation universal and the second Adam’s justification limited? (33:57)
  18. What is your view of the altar call? (36:40)

Note: Answers given during Questions and Answers sessions reflect the views of the individual speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of Dr. R.C. Sproul and Ligonier Ministries. Here is our Statement of Faith.