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  • Law Cannot Save from Sin (Part 3)

    Romans 7:19-8:2

    Paul states that when he fails to do the will of God it is because of the sin that dwells in him. Dr. Sproul points out that the unbeliever cannot do the will of God therefore Paul must be discussing his post conversion experience. Dr. Sproul continues with a discussion … Listen

  • The Law of Liberty

    Romans 14:1-13

    A royal liberty is given to those who believe, but not all believers have the same understanding of how that liberty is applied. Dr. Sproul explains how believers should respond to our weaker brother and at the same time not allow that weaker brother to tyrannize the church. Listen

  • Living Sacrifices to God

    Romans 12:1-2

    Paul starts this chapter out with a concluding “therefore” summing up all that has come before by telling the readers by God’s mercies they should present their persons as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God which is their logical service. Dr. Sproul explains what is expected and then … Listen

  • Love Your Neighbor

    Romans 13:5-7

    We are to render obedience to the magistrate because of God’s command to do so. But Dr. Sproul investigates two cases when we are to not obey our government: when commanded to do what God forbids and to forbid what God commands. An examination of the role of the Christian … Listen

  • Man Is without Excuse

    Romans 2:1-16

    Paul now addresses the Jews. The Jews are judging others by God’s standards and Paul explains that they should know that because they do these things that they will be judged by that same standard they are judging others. Dr. Sproul covers the relationship of the Jew to the Law … Listen

  • Present Condition of Israel

    Romans 9:25-10:4

    Paul explains that being loved by God is a privilege and being a Jew was no guarantee of redemption but it was an advantage. Dr. Sproul relates this to the church in that those unbelievers that attend have the advantage of hearing the word. Further distinction is made between the … Listen

  • The Promise Granted Through Faith

    Romans 4:13-23

    Paul continues with his example of Abraham’s use of faith in the promise of God. Dr. Sproul discusses the promise made to Abraham that he will be the father of many nations. Abraham’s expression of faith was imputed to him for righteousness. Dr. Sproul then discusses the principle of imputation. Listen

  • Put on Christ

    Romans 13:8-14

    Dr. Sproul continues his review of the law with a discussion on situational ethics and when it is acceptable to break a commandment. Who is my neighbor and is there such a thing as the “brotherhood of man?” Listen

  • Righteousness Revealed

    Romans 3:21-26

    Dr. Sproul investigates the specific controversy that sparked the reformation—the doctrine of justification by faith alone. He looks into the areas of agreement and disagreement between Roman Catholics and Protestants of the reformation. Further, he looks at the double transfer of Christ’s righteousness in exchange for our sins and concludes … Listen

  • Sanctification

    Romans 8:8-17

    In this sermon, Dr. Sproul investigates the use of the word spirit—the relationship of the human spirit to the body and its relationship to the soul. He disscusses the following four categories of people when it comes to salvation: not saved and know it; saved and know it; saved and … Listen

  • Serve God with Spiritual Gifts

    Romans 12:3-8

    Paul discusses our self estimation and then ties that to certain gifts. Dr. Sproul then discusses the relationship of these various gifts to the church and whether the supernatural gifts listed continue. He then considers the apostolic gifts and defines prophecy and how it is used today. Listen

  • Sin’s Advantage in the Law

    Romans 7:7-14

    Paul advises that the law tells me what is sin and that his sin is stirred to even greater sinfulness because we are inclined to sin. Dr. Sproul explains that “we are not sinners because we sin, but we sin because we are sinners.” Additionally the concept of the law … Listen

  • Submit to Government (Part 1)

    Romans 13:1-3

    Dr. Sproul starts Chapter 13 with a review of chapter 12 and puts emphasis on God executing vengance. He then explains how civil government is an institution established by God and that we should be subject to those authorities placed over us. However, there are legitimate times when we Christians … Listen

  • Submit to Government (Part 2)

    Romans 13:4

    Dr. Sproul takes us back to Genesis and the banishment of Adam and Eve and then moves to chapter 9 and discusses the institution of capital punishment. The sanctity of life is the basis for government to protect, maintain and defend human life from aggressor countries. Listen