• The Holy Love of God by R.C. Sproul

    FROM TABLETALK | July 2014 | Romans 1

    Long ago, Augustine of Hippo pointed out that the desire of every human heart is to experience a love that is transcendent. Regrettably for us today, however, I don’t think there’s any word in the English language that …Read More

  • Pop Atheism and the Power of the Gospel by Dan DeWitt

    FROM TABLETALK | July 2014 | Romans 1

    Meanwhile, I am left with the Atheist on my hands,” Dorothy Sayers once penned to C.S. Lewis in a letter in which she sought some practical advice from the popular Oxford apologist. She went on to write, “I do …Read More

  • What is the Gospel? by Ray Ortlund

    FROM TABLETALK | January 2015 | Romans 1

    The great nineteenth-century Princeton theologian Charles Hodge said, “The gospel is so simple that small children can understand it, and it is so profound that studies by the wisest theologians will never exhaust its riches.” The gospel is absolutely fundamental …Read More

  • Preach It by Kevin Gardner

    FROM TABLETALK | January 2015 | Romans 2

    Some years ago, it was common to see young evangelicals sporting a peculiar fashion accessory: the WWJD bracelet. These bracelets—the initials woven therein standing for “What Would Jesus Do?”—served to remind the wearer to consider the example of Christ …Read More

  • Preaching the Wrath of God by Steven Lawson

    FROM TABLETALK | February 2014 | Romans 3

    The Genevan Reformer John Calvin said, “Preaching is the public exposition of Scripture by the man sent from God, in which God Himself is present in judgment and in grace.” Faithful pulpit ministry requires the declaration of both judgment and …Read More

  • What Are Justification and Sanctification? by Guy Waters

    FROM TABLETALK | January 2015 | Romans 3

    The words justification and sanctification have largely fallen out of use in Western culture. Sadly, they are also fading from sight in the Christian church. One reason this decline is distressing is that the Bible uses the words justification and …Read More

  • Forerunner of the Reformation by Burk Parsons

    FROM TABLETALK | July 2014 | Romans 5

    John Wycliffe was the morning star of the Reformation. He was a protestant and a reformer more than a century before Martin Luther ignited the Protestant Reformation in 1517. Through Wycliffe, God planted the seeds of the Reformation, He watered …Read More

  • For Us and For Our Salvation by David Gibson

    FROM TABLETALK | December 2014 | Romans 5

    The message of salvation is the story of two Adams. “For as by the one man’s disobedience the many were made sinners, so by the one man’s obedience the many will be made righteous” (Rom. 5:19). What …Read More

  • Ministry to Grieving Parents by Nancy Guthrie

    FROM TABLETALK | August 2014 | Romans 8

    When we witness the anguish, the anger, the questions, the devastation that comes to families that experience the death of a child, we find ourselves desperate to figure out what we can do, what we can say, that will truly …Read More

  • The New Heavens and New Earth by Dennis Johnson

    FROM TABLETALK | January 2015 | Romans 8

    Right Now Counts Forever. The title of Dr. Sproul’s column in every issue of Tabletalk concisely captures the relationship between the gospel and the new heavens and new earth. The good news of Christ’s sacrificial death and glorious …Read More

  • Dealing with Doubt by Randy Alcorn

    FROM TABLETALK | October 2014 | Romans 10

    In times of doubt, difficulty, and trials, our fundamental beliefs about God and our faith are revealed. So how can Christians find faith in the midst of doubt? How can they trust God’s plan when their lives seem out …Read More

  • Ordinary Christian Work by Tim Challies

    FROM TABLETALK | August 2014 | Romans 12

    Of the many legacies of the Protestant Reformation, few have had greater and wider-reaching impact than the rediscovery of the biblical understanding of vocation. Before the Reformation, the only people with a vocation or calling were those who were engaged …Read More

  • When You Don’t Feel Like Singing by Randall Van Meggelen

    FROM TABLETALK | January 2015 | Romans 12

    Over the past one hundred years, Christians have sung, “I sing because I’m happy, I sing because I’m free” countless times. Despite what one might think about “His Eye Is on the Sparrow,” the hymn rings true in …Read More

  • Reasons for Separation by Carl R. Trueman

    FROM TABLETALK | June 2014 | Romans 16

    Separation is a perennially tricky topic in the Christian church. After all, the Bible has much to say about loving neighbors and enemies, teaching that seems to stand at odds with the notion of separating from someone. Furthermore, at the …Read More