• Raising Up Leaders Media Resource by

    2 Timothy 2:2

    The faith once delivered to the saints must be handed down from generation to generation. In this lesson, Dr. Dever offers nine marks for identifying, growing, and training elders for the sake of a healthy church. View Resource

  • Seeking, Part 4 Media Resource by

    2 Timothy 2:24-26

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  • The Bible and Apologetics (Part 2) Media Resource by

    2 Timothy 3:10-17

    Do I trust my judgment and the corporate wisdom of psychologists and psychiatrists over the Bible as a source of ultimate truth? In part 2 of “The Bible and Apologetics”, Dr. Sproul deals with the sacred Scriptures and the question of whether the content of this Book is omniscient, infallible, and completely incorruptible and righteous. Is the Bible incapable of lying, erring, and of having defects of any kind? View Resource

  • How to Study the Bible (Part 1) Media Resource by

    2 Timothy 3:12-17

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  • Authority and Authorship Media Resource by

    2 Timothy 3:13-16

    Written over thousands of years by nearly forty different human authors, the Bible is a collection of sixty-six books that have been preserved down to this day. As Christians, we ought to marvel at the rich history of the Bible. But many people see those facts as evidence that testifies against the divine origin of the Bible. Are the Scriptures merely a collection of ancient writings of religious men? How much authority should we attribute to the Bible? Considering this in this message, Dr. Sproul teaches us the difference between the fallible writings of mere men and God’s infallible Word … View Resource

  • Consider the Source Media Resource by

    2 Timothy 3:14-17

    If you look at the Bible as a document and consider all of its many authors, the method of transmission, and the thousands of years it took to complete the canon of Scripture, the odds seem stacked against the idea of an error-free Bible. What prevents this piece of ancient literature from being without error? What makes it so trustworthy over all other ancient documents? How can we be sure that the Bible is without error? In this message, Dr. Sproul reminds us to “Consider the Source,” as he teaches us why we can have full confidence in the trustworthiness … View Resource

  • Means of Grace: God’s Word Media Resource by

    2 Timothy 3:14-17

    All Christians ought to have a desire to grow in their faith. But how does this growth occur? What resources has God provided to enable us to accomplish this goal? In this lecture, Dr. Ferguson explores one of the means that God uses to bring us to spiritual maturity: His Word. Through God’s Word, believers are equipped to faithfully live the Christian life. View Resource

  • The Bible & Church History (Part 1) Media Resource by

    2 Timothy 3:16

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  • Inspiration and the Canon of Scripture Media Resource by

    2 Timothy 3:16

    Have you ever wondered how the church decided on the twenty-seven books of the New Testament? How do we know the right books got into the canon of Scripture? What criteria did the early church use to decide which books were inspired by God, and which ones were not? In this message, Dr. Sproul explains the criteria the early church used, and how we can be confident in the “Inspiration & Canon of Scripture.” View Resource

  • Inspiration & Authority of Scripture Media Resource by

    2 Timothy 3:16

    The Reformation slogan sola Scriptura, meaning “Scripture alone,” has its origins in Martin Luther’s conflict at the Diet of Worms. The Reformers firmly believed that the Bible is the very Word of God. In this lesson, Dr. Sproul highlights how the Reformers’ stance on the inspiration and authority of Scripture is relevant for the study of theology today. View Resource

  • Inspiration, Infallibility, and Inerrancy Media Resource by

    2 Timothy 3:16

    In the church we ought to have a high esteem of God’s Word. The Bible is the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, so help us God. But do we still believe in the trustworthiness of Scripture? Dr. Sproul considers this question and he looks at the “I’s” of Scripture: “Inspiration, Infallibility, & Inerrancy.” View Resource

  • The Authority of Scripture, Part 1: The Doctrine of Inspiration Media Resource by

    2 Timothy 3:16-17

    Higher criticism, the branch of literary investigation that seeks to discover the world behind the text, rose to prominence in seventeenth-century Germany. Yet, the motivation for the implementation of this form of study, the denial of biblical inspiration and inerrancy, has a much longer history. Human beings have tried to deny the inspiration of God’s Word for ages because they cannot abide God’s authority over them. As today’s lesson demonstrates, the origin of Scripture in God necessitates its authority over all creation, and only two responses may follow: Spirit-inspired acceptance or denial. View Resource

  • The Breath of God Media Resource by

    2 Timothy 3:16-17

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  • Scope & Purpose of Theology Media Resource by

    2 Timothy 3:16-17

    Why do we continue to study theology even after many learned scholars have developed comprehensive systems of thought? In this lesson, Dr. Sproul explains that the scope and purpose of our study of theology is ultimately to be instructed by God and to grow in obedience to Him. View Resource

  • The Great Divide Media Resource by

    2 Timothy 4:1-5

    No matter what corner of the church you go to, you will find doctrines that cause division. Perhaps it is time we put away these doctrinal differences for the sake of peace and unity. Let the love of Jesus be our only rule of faith and practice. As simple and attractive as that may sound, let us first find out the truth about true biblical doctrine. Is division a good thing regarding doctrine? In this message entitled “The Great Divide,” Dr. Sproul explains the true nature of doctrine and its place in the church. View Resource