• Questions and Answers #1 Media Resource by

    Dr. R.C. Sproul joined us live via video to answer theological questions from the conference attendees. Questions: How many hole-in-ones have you made? (00:16) How are you feeling? (1:15) What do you believe regarding preterism? (1:54) Are there new types of heresy that we should be aware of in this generation? (2:59) Do we pray to the Father, the Son, or the Holy Spirit? (4:25) How many wills does God have? (5:33) What is the biblical meaning of the phrase from Pilgrim’s Progress: “You shall find [the river] deeper or shallower, as you believe in the King of this … View Resource

  • Holy, Holy, Holy Media Resource by

    Isaiah 6:1-8

    Ultimately, only a comprehensive and biblical view of the light of God’s holiness can rescue us from the darkness. As we recognize who God is, we will recognize who we are and what we have become, and the Holy Spirit will use that knowledge to revive in His people a renewed zeal for the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ and a boldness to proclaim that although human beings are great sinners, there is a greater Savior who can rescue us through the gospel. Dr. R.C. Sproul calls us back to a right view of our holy God that prompts … View Resource

  • Questions and Answers #2 Media Resource by , , , ,

    Kevin DeYoung, W. Robert Godfrey, Stephen Nichols, R.C. Sproul, and R.C. Sproul Jr. answer questions on topics such as modern advancements in medical technology, children who die in infancy, what Heaven will be like, and more. Questions: Considering that Coptic Christians believe Jesus had only one nature (monophysites), can we consider them Christians? (00:30) With all of the advancements in medical care in helping to keep people alive, what is the Christian’s responsibility in accepting these medical advances? Can a Christian say no to medical treatment or do we have the responsibility to seek any and all treatment available? … View Resource

  • The Chicago Statement: An Interview with R.C. Sproul Media Resource by ,

    Dr. Steve Nichols interviews Dr. R.C. Sproul about his involvement with the Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy. Dr. Sproul spends a brief time giving a summary of the circumstances surrounding that statement—of just what was at stake in the drafting and signing of this document. Dr. Sproul also makes comparisons with our own time, drawing helpful conclusions for pastors as they consider biblical inerrancy. View Resource

  • The Difficulty Today Media Resource by , , , ,

    1 Timothy 4:13

    Believing in the inerrancy of Scripture can bring difficulties. Often, church members are unable to explain why they believe the Bible is inerrant to questioning non-Christians. Or, a pastor is unsure as to how to deal with a difficult passage. In addition, issues related to canon, manuscripts, and translations can be difficult for people to understand. This moderated session includes answers from several experienced pastors on how they’ve dealt with difficulties like these over the years. View Resource

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    Sinclair Ferguson, Steven Lawson, Russell Moore, and R.C. Sproul answer questions on topics such as why Adam sinned, the importance of creeds and confessions in the church, how we can know if our worship music is pleasing to God, and more. Questions: If Adam was born free from evil and sin, why did he sin? (00:05) If God is sovereign, what is the purpose of intercessory prayer? (02:20) Is it important that a church subscribe to a confession (such as the Westminster Confession of Faith)? Why or why not? (04:39) What parts of the law are still relevant to … View Resource

  • The Necessity of the Atonement Media Resource by

    Genesis 18:20-32

    This session deals with the reason why atonement is necessary. It explains that it is due to the nature of God (His justice, holiness, and righteousness) and the nature of sin (the violation of God’s justice and law). Sin puts man at enmity with God, and atonement is what allows us to have peace with God. View Resource

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    Deuteronomy 28

    Steven Lawson, Stephen Nichols, and R.C. Sproul answer questions ranging from the atonement and church history, to the dangers of Roman Catholic theology and Arminianism. Questions: What is the difference between the spiritual blessing of God found in the gospel, and the blessings or curses (based on obedience) that seems to be indicated in Deuteronomy? (1:30) Explain the picture that is being painted when the priest would lay his hands on the scapegoat in the Old Testament. (4:23) Was there a form of church discipline in the Old Testament? (7:10) What is the correlation between that (see previous question) … View Resource

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    Galatians 4:5-6

    Liam Goligher, Steven Lawson, Stephen Nichols, and R.C. Sproul answer questions ranging from the deity of Christ and the gifts of the Spirit, to church history and the future of ethnic Israel. Questions: Liam Goligher: What are the opportunities and challenges of ministering here in Philadelphia? (00:52) I know that God allowed sin to be in the world, but why would He if He could have prevented it? (3:15) How does expressing joy in worship relate to the Regulative Principle of worship? (5:47) In view of the previous question, would some in the Reformed community view George Whitefield skeptically … View Resource

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    Genesis 1:27

    Gregory Beale, Michael Morales, Stephen Nichols, R.C. Sproul, R.C. Sproul Jr., and Derek Thomas answer questions ranging from Jesus’ baptism, the atonement, and church history, to their favorite books of the Bible, and the theology of N.T. Wright. Questions: Why was it necessary for Christ to be baptized? (1:17) Derek Thomas, before you ran out of time in your message, what was going to be your third proof point for the resurrection? (3:19) After Christ accomplished his atonement, when and how, according to God’s moral justice, did the Father’s disposition toward the Son change from unmitigated wrath to redemptive … View Resource

  • The Christological Crisis Media Resource by

    Matthew 3:13-17

    Who do you say that I am?” Jesus asked His disciples this question shortly before His death, and the same question presents itself to us. It is the most important question any of us will ever face. In this session, Dr. R.C. Sproul will explain why he believes that the coming crisis in the church is a christological one, and how our fathers in the faith equipped us for the battle. View Resource

  • Ask R.C. Live (July 2014) Media Resource by

    John 3:5

    Answering theological questions from his students has been a continual commitment throughout Dr. R.C. Sproul’s ministry. Originally called “gabfests” by his early students and later, “Ask R.C.,” these sessions continue to take place at our conferences, on Renewing Your Mind, and online. Thank you to the thousands of ministry friends that watched online and participated via social media for our most recent Ask R.C. event on July 15. Questions In 1 Samuel 28, was Saul talking to the real Samuel or a demon impersonating Samuel? (03:10) Should the atmosphere of a church be towards the Christian, or the non-Christian? … View Resource

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    Acts 17:30

    Stephen Meyer, Albert Mohler, R.C. Sproul, and R.C. Sproul Jr. answer questions ranging from marriage and abortion, to intelligent design and assurance. Questions: How can I best share the gospel in the work place? (1:03) As a Christian, how do I submit to my husband, who is no longer a believer? (10:14) Dr. Meyer, is intelligent design simply the twenty-first century version of creationism renamed and repackaged from the 70s and 80s? (14:45) What is the future for denominations that remain silent on the issue of gay “marriage”? (19:35) For those of us who have family members who are … View Resource

  • Post-Christian Christianity Media Resource by

    Luke 13:22-29

    When the surrounding culture changes, one approach that has been taken by many churches over the centuries is to capitulate to the new thought-forms and change the message of Christ to suit the world. This was true of nineteenth-century liberalism, and it is true in many churches today. In this session, Dr. R.C. Sproul explains the dangers of following the ever-shifting tides of contemporary culture and calls the church to walk in the ancient paths. View Resource

  • Providence and Prayer - If God is Sovereign, Why Pray? Media Resource by

    James 5:13-18

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