• Before Light, Darkness by

    The Latin phrase post tenebras lux has long stood as a motto of the Reformation. Its stark but hopeful claim shines forth in bold relief in a culture engulfed by sin. By declaring “after darkness, light,” the Reformers understood that …

  • October 30, 1517: The Eve of the Reformation by

    Most people remember October 31, 1517, as the day Martin Luther nailed the Ninety-Five Theses. But what drove him to list a series of theological statements for public dispute? Why did he focus on the importance of repentance for the …

  • Questions & Answers with Nichols, Sproul, and Sproul Jr. by , ,

    A Questions and Answers session with Drs. Stephen Nichols, R.C. Sproul, and R.C. Sproul Jr. Questions: What is the value of studying church history before the Reformation? (00:08) What is the difference between Pelagianism and Semi-Pelagianism? How …

  • Children by

    In this lesson, Dr. Sproul focuses on God’s call to children in the family, especially from the clear instruction in Ephesians 6 to obey parents in the Lord. Why should they obey? Simply, because God said so. Not only …

  • Family Worship by

    This final lesson focuses on what Dr. Sproul considers “a royal waste of time,” a phrase that comes from the title of a book on worship. Worship remains a “waste of time,” because we do not use it as a …

  • The Role of the Church by

    In our series so far, we have learned wonderful truths from God’s Word concerning His desires and promises for families. Someone might argue that such instruction becomes overly optimistic as we lose sight of the fact that we are …

  • Husbands, Part 1 by

    Jesus works to bring all things under His submission. One day, every knee will bow and every tongue confess that He is Lord. Such dominion parallels the mandate God gave Adam, as Christ sanctifies His bride, the church. God calls …

  • Husbands, Part 2 by

    Dr. Sproul tells husbands to remember the obvious: “You’re not Jesus, and, in fact, you need Jesus.” He belabors this simple truth, because a husband can all too easily place himself on the same level as Christ. A husband …

  • Wives, Part 1 by

    We come to Ephesians 5:22, a controversial text that tells wives to submit to their husbands. Dr. Sproul calls this verse “the great evangelical ‘yes but’ passage.” The “yes” that wants to observe the mandate in the text faces …

  • The Function of the Family by

    In this lesson, Dr. Sproul addresses the function of the family through the background and text of Genesis 2:18. Here, God declared that it was “not good” for Adam to be alone. As a result, he made Eve as …

  • The Importance of the Family by

    Dr. R.C. Sproul Jr. contends that future generations will look upon our contemporary Western culture and see that the institution of the family became “utterly malleable” at the will of sinful people. This series is designed to help us …

  • Questions and Answers #2 by , ,

    W. Robert Godfrey, Steven Lawson, and R.C. Sproul Jr. answer a range of questions.

  • The City of God by

    Augustine saw the world as a struggle between two ultimate cities—the city of God and the city of man. Augustine knew that he and his brothers and sisters in Christ were citizens of God’s city. He knew that they were …

  • Doubting Castle by

    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 …

  • OPTIONAL SESSION: Abortion Front Lines by ,

    In this session, Lee Webb interviews Dr. R.C. Sproul Jr. and John Barros about the importance of sidewalk counseling at abortion clinics.