• 20th Century: Neo-Evangelicalism Media Resource by

    Ephesians 2:1

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  • God’s Sovereignty in Regeneration Media Resource by

    Ephesians 2:1

    You’ve heard the evangelists proclaim that we must be born again to be saved. Indeed, that is what Jesus Himself teaches—we must be born again. But what can you do to make sure that happens? What is our part in coming to faith? What is God’s role in all of this? In this message, Dr. Sproul addresses commonly misunderstood notions of the role we have in our rebirth, as he affirms and explains “God’s Sovereignty in Regeneration.” View Resource

  • A Gift from God Media Resource by

    Ephesians 2:1-3

    Where did your faith come from? Were you born with it? Did you develop it over time or was it given to you? Considering these questions in this message, Dr. Sproul explains how faith is no mere natural ability, but is indeed a gift from God. View Resource

  • The Holy Spirit in the New Testament Media Resource by

    Ephesians 2:1-5

    It is by the Holy Spirit that the redemptive work of Christ is applied to the believer. It is through His work that they are granted spiritual life. In this lesson, Dr. Sproul continues his study of the Holy Spirit by looking at His work within the context of the New Testament, particularly in the work of regeneration. View Resource

  • Born of the Spirit Media Resource by

    Ephesians 2:1-6

    In the latter part of the twentieth century, “born-again Christian” became a popular term to describe people who underwent a conversion experience to Christianity. Where did this idea of being born again come from? Why must people be born again to see the kingdom of God? What is wrong with people’s natural condition that prohibits them from being a Christian? In this message, Dr. Sproul discusses the necessity of rebirth and some of the common misunderstandings people have about being “Born of the Spirit.” View Resource

  • Effectual Calling Media Resource by

    Ephesians 2:1-9

    What is it that God does when He intervenes in a person’s life to bring them to faith? In this lesson, Dr. Sproul addresses this important question as he distinguishes between the views of monergism and synergism. Is it God alone who changes the heart of the sinner, or does this change of heart rest also on the willingness of the sinner? View Resource

  • The Necessity of Works Media Resource by

    Ephesians 2:1-10

    Is it possible to receive Jesus as Savior, but not as Lord? Is it possible for Christians to be saved by grace and not produce good works? Considering these questions in this message, Dr. Sinclair Ferguson teaches us about the importance and necessity of works in the life of a true Christian. View Resource

  • Regeneration and Repentance Media Resource by

    Ephesians 2:1-10

    God has commanded people everywhere to repent, but are they able to? What if we couldn’t repent? Would God command us to do something that we simply couldn’t do—like repent? If your answer is no, then you are in agreement with the majority of the church. But there is still a minority who believe otherwise—those who believe that God commands things that sinners cannot do. Thinking of this, Dr. R.C. Sproul will help us to understand the vital relationship regeneration has with repentance. View Resource

  • But God Media Resource by

    Ephesians 2:1-17

    The Apostle Paul says in the book of Ephesians that people are dead in their sins before they receive the gospel. That being true, how can dead people believe the gospel in order that they may be saved? How do children of wrath become children of God? Continuing this series on The Book of Ephesians, Dr. Sproul explains how people move from death to life, and the necessary conjunction that connects dead sinners with saving faith. View Resource

  • The Divine Initiative Media Resource by

    Ephesians 2

    If God has already predestined all those who will be saved, what is the purpose of evangelism? Dr. Sproul answers this common question as he teaches us the proper response the church ought to have to “The Divine Initiative.” View Resource

  • Irresistible Grace Media Resource by

    Ephesians 2:8-9

    How is it that you who hated God so much now love him so much? What did you do to change your heart so radically? Do you remember resisting grace? Do you remember when you received it? Was it before or after you had faith in Jesus Christ for your salvation? In this message, Dr. Sproul considers these questions as he examines the doctrine of “Irresistible Grace.” View Resource

  • Let the Church Be the Church! Media Resource by

    Ephesians 2:19-21

    Historically, Christians have sought to make the world a more righteous place by all kinds of methods, especially through the power of the government. But is that the way? What is the church’s primary role in this world? In this message entitled “Let the Church Be the Church,” Dr. Sproul discusses the necessary changes that must take place in the church in order that we may increase our effectiveness in the world around us. View Resource