• Approving What Is Excellent Media Resource by

    Philippians 1:1-11

    The Apostle Paul had a special affection for the church at Philippi, and this love shines through in the opening verses of his epistle to the Philippians as he tells them how he is praying for them. In this session, Dr. Stephen Nichols highlights Paul’s priorities in prayer. View Resource

  • Doubting Castle Media Resource by

    Philippians 1:3-7

    Giant Despair captured Pilgrim and locked him in Doubting Castle after he left the true Way. There, Pilgrim suffered terribly, but he remembered the promises of God and thereby escaped. In this session, Dr. R.C. Sproul Jr. describes how doubts afflict us as Christians, but he also describes how to contend with those doubts. Although in this life we often feel trapped by doubts and despair, we have the key to freedom—the promises in God’s Word. Note: This conference session is made available for historical archival purposes only. View Resource

  • The Delectable Mountains Media Resource by

    Philippians 1:6

    Though God’s people are often called to walk difficult paths, God is faithful to supply moments of rest in order to strengthen and sustain His pilgrims. After enduring numerous hardships and trials, Christian and Hopeful at last arrive in the Delectable Mountains, a place of safety and spiritual refreshment. As they prepare for the final phase of their journey, the shepherds of the mountains equip the pilgrims with both encouragement and clear warnings of the dangers that still confront them. View Resource

  • Perseverance of the Saints Media Resource by

    Philippians 1:6

    Can people who are saved lose their salvation? If not, then how do we explain those people who have fallen away? In this message, Dr. Sproul thinks about these questions as he looks at “Perseverance of the Saints.” View Resource

  • Practical Truth for the Christian Life Media Resource by

    Philippians 1:6

    The doctrines of grace are not cold, clinical, theological truths. They are not reserved for ivory towers. They are practical and have direct application to our everyday lives, helping us fulfill the great commandments to love God and neighbor. In this lecture, Dr. Lawson constructs a practical theology of the doctrines of grace in Ephesians, Philippians, and Colossians. View Resource

  • The Proofs of Salvation Media Resource by

    Philippians 1:6

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  • Confidence in the Gospel Media Resource by

    Philippians 1:12-14

    The gospel knows no bounds, and we have the testimony of the early church to prove it. In this lesson, Dr. Nichols shares how the gospel reached into the very heart of the Roman Empire despite all attempts to stop it. View Resource

  • Advancing the Gospel Media Resource by

    Philippians 1:12-18

    Paul was so committed to the gospel that he was pleased when it was being presented accurately even if the motives of particular preachers were not pure. In this session, Dr. W. Robert Godfrey reminds us of the primacy of the gospel and that God’s Word will not return void regardless of man’s imperfection. View Resource

  • Counting it All Joy Media Resource by

    Philippians 1:18-30

    Jesus says: “Do not marvel, my brethren, if the world hates you” (1 John 3:13). Yet He also taught us to “rejoice, and be glad, for your reward in heaven is great, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you” (Matt. 5:12, NASB). How do modern Christians obey this difficult directive? View Resource

  • Death & the Intermediate State Media Resource by

    Philippians 1:19-24

    Eschatology is the study of the last days and our future hope of redemption. As such, it deals with the most perplexing problems of life: death. In this lesson, Dr. Sproul discusses the last enemy and helps us understand what happens to God’s people when they die. View Resource

  • The Intermediate State, Heaven and Hell Media Resource by

    Philippians 1:19-26

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  • Sitting on Suitcases Media Resource by

    Philippians 1:19-26

    There are those moments in life when we are forced to make a decision between one bad thing and another bad thing. We call that being stuck between a rock and a hard place. But what happens when the scenario is the exact opposite? Instead, you are caught between a good place and a great place. A decision like that can be equally difficult to make. Continuing this series on Heaven, Dr. Sproul reminds us of the greater of the two places, as we are “Sitting on a Suitcase.” View Resource

  • To Die Is Gain Media Resource by

    Philippians 1:21-26

    Paul lived as a man torn between his desire to see Christ face to face and his desire to continue ministering to the Philippians. In this session, Dr. Steven Lawson considers the central longing of the Christian: to be with Christ. View Resource

  • Questions and Answers #2 Media Resource by ,

    Philippians 1:29

    R.C. Sproul and Derek Thomas answer questions about suffering and God’s sovereignty. Note: Answers given 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. View Resource