• The Church: Catholic & Apostolic Media Resource by

    The characteristics of the church as catholic and Apostolic are often misunderstood by Protestants today. In this lesson, Dr. Sproul defines these terms according to the universal nature and Apostolic foundation of the church View Resource

  • General Revelation & Natural Theology Media Resource by

    While Scripture is the supreme source of revelation concerning God, it is not the only source. The Bible tells us that we can clearly see God’s eternal power and divine nature in the created realm. In this lesson, Dr. Sproul affirms the biblical truth that general revelation and natural theology are sufficient to leave all people without excuse. View Resource

  • Scope & Purpose of Theology Media Resource by

    Why do we continue to study theology even after many learned scholars have developed comprehensive systems of thought? In this lesson, Dr. Sproul explains that the scope and purpose of our study of theology is ultimately to be instructed by God and to grow in obedience to Him. View Resource

  • Worship in the Church Media Resource by

    Worship is the central purpose of the church and therefore should not be neglected or overlooked. In this lesson, Dr. Sproul takes a look at the question, What is true worship? View Resource

  • Canonicity Media Resource by

    The question of canon asks, How do we know the right books have been included in the Bible? In this lesson, Dr. Sproul explores this question and discusses the scope of the Scriptures and how far the canon of Scripture extends. View Resource

  • Infallibility & Inerrancy Media Resource by

    Scripture’s infallibility and inerrancy have come under attack, particularly through the rise of higher criticism in recent centuries. In this lesson, Dr. Sproul defines infallibility and inerrancy and explains why they are critically important for the Bible to serve as the authoritative rule for faith and life. View Resource

  • Inspiration & Authority of Scripture Media Resource by

    The Reformation slogan sola Scriptura, meaning “Scripture alone,” has its origins in Martin Luther’s conflict at the Diet of Worms. The Reformers firmly believed that the Bible is the very Word of God. In this lesson, Dr. Sproul highlights how the Reformers’ stance on the inspiration and authority of Scripture is relevant for the study of theology today. View Resource

  • What Is Theology? Media Resource by

    There is much confusion behind the word theology. While most disciplines such as biology or zoology are commonly understood, the study of God is usually a foreign concept. In this lesson, Dr. Sproul defines the term theology as a subject that encompasses all of what God has revealed generally and specially. View Resource

  • The Holy Spirit in the New Testament Media Resource by

    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

  • Knowledge of God Media Resource by

    Even though our knowledge of God is neither exhaustive nor comprehensive, we can still speak about Him in a way that is meaningful and true. In this lesson, Dr. Sproul reminds us that God has spoken to us in terms that we can understand and that He has made us in His image, which enables meaningful communication between God and us. View Resource

  • Scripture & Authority Media Resource by

    God does not give us Scripture to be an abstract doctrine but to be His divine Word that fully equips us to be men and women of God. In this lesson, Dr. Sproul walks through Scripture’s nature, origin, and authority, and considers how the Bible’s authority relates to the church. View Resource

  • Special Revelation Media Resource by

    While God has revealed Himself to us in creation, the knowledge necessary for salvation is revealed to us only in Scripture. In this lesson, Dr. Sproul maintains that God has given us direct revelation of Himself through sacred Scripture and that Jesus Christ is the fullness of His revelation. View Resource

  • Biblical Images of the Church Media Resource by

    Ecclesiology is the subdivision of systematic theology that has to do with the nature, function, and mission of the church. In this lesson, Dr. Sproul defines the true meaning of the church as the people of God from the aspects of the visible and invisible church. View Resource

  • The Paraclete Media Resource by

    The Holy Spirit plays a vital role in the lives of believers and in the life of the church. He is the Paraclete, the Helper whom Christ promised to send. In this lesson, Dr. Sproul explains the importance of the Spirit’s role as the promised Comforter whom God has sent to be with His people in the midst of a hostile world. View Resource

  • Substitutionary Atonement Media Resource by

    The classical view of Christ’s atonement as the substitutionary satisfaction of God’s justice is necessary for salvation. In this lesson, Dr. Sproul walks through the different aspects of Christ’s atonement found in Scripture. View Resource