• Blessing and Curse Media Resource by

    Galatians 3

    This session places the atonement within its redemptive-historical (i.e., covenantal) context. It explains the meaning of blessing and cursing from a biblical perspective, and what it meant for Christ to bear the curse of God (Gal. 3:13). View Resource

  • Questions and Answers #1 Media Resource by , ,

    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

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

    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

  • To the World, Folly and a Stumbling Block Media Resource by

    While the church today struggles in the face of anti-Christian opposition, this is not something new. Working out of 1 Corinthians 1:23, Dr. Steven Lawson will remind us in this session that we face the same kinds of struggles today that the church at Corinth faced two thousand years ago. Like them, we face objections to two fundamental truths of our message: the reality of sin and the notion that Jesus alone can save. Dr. Lawson will insist, as Paul did, that we cannot negotiate either truth. View Resource

  • The Moment of Truth Media Resource by

    One of the defining features of our post-Christian culture is the embrace of what we might call “philosophical relativism.” The prevailing view today is that there are no absolute truths. There is only “my truth” and “your truth,” but there are no “true truths,” to borrow Francis Schaeffer’s language. In this session, Dr. Steven Lawson exposes the absurdity and self-defeating nature of denying absolute truth, and also point us toward the One who is the Way, the Truth, and the Life. View Resource

  • OPTIONAL SESSION: The Evangelistic Zeal of George Whitefield Media Resource by

    As Dr. Steven J. Lawson illustrates in his new book, George Whitefield was a man whose extraordinary evangelistic fervor was marked by remarkable piety and deep theology, and whose unswerving devotion to his God led him to risk all that he had to preach the name of Christ. View Resource

  • Questions and Answers #1 Media Resource by , , , ,

    Sinclair Ferguson, W. Robert Godfrey, Steven Lawson, Albert Mohler, and R.C. Sproul answer questions ranging from addressing how we should speak with those who have embraced a homosexual lifestyle, to the use of images of Jesus and recent movies featuring biblical themes. Questions: How do US army chaplains stay faithful to God and His truth, and provide the gospel to same-sex couples? How do they stay faithful amidst the persecution? (00:13) I have a son who has entered in to a homosexual lifestyle. How do I handle this, how do I act, what do I say? (02:58) I have … View Resource

  • To the World, Folly & a Stumbling Block Media Resource by

    1 Corinthians 1

    While the church today struggles in the face of anti-Christian opposition, this is not something new. Working out of 1 Corinthians 1:23, Dr. Steven J. Lawson will remind us in this session that we face the same kinds of struggles today that the church at Corinth faced two thousand years ago. Like them, we face objections to two fundamental truths of our message: the reality of sin and the notion that Jesus alone can save. Dr. Lawson will insist, as Paul did, that we cannot negotiate either truth. View Resource

  • OPTIONAL SESSION: The Evangelistic Zeal of George Whitefield Media Resource by

    In this session, Dr. Steven J. Lawson introduces us to George Whitefield, a man whose extraordinary evangelistic fervor was marked by remarkable piety and deep theology, and whose unswerving devotion to his God led him to risk all that he had to preach the name of Christ. Based on the book, The Evangelistic Zeal of George Whitefield. View Resource

  • The Foreknowledge of God Media Resource by

    Foreknowledge is an often misunderstood and maligned concept. But many assumptions about its meaning are unbiblical. In this lesson, Dr. Lawson disabuses false notions of foreknowledge and examines what the text of Scripture actually teaches. View Resource

  • The Truthfulness of God Media Resource by

    In an age when truth is often seen as entirely subjective, the Bible’s presentation of a God whose truthfulness is absolute and objective stands in stark contrast. Moreover, the claim that this God has spoken truth in sacred Scripture stands the wisdom of this world on its head. In this lesson, Dr. Lawson examines several aspects of the truthfulness of God, showing why it is such a radical and countercultural view to hold in today’s world. View Resource

  • The Wrath of God Media Resource by

    While many people prefer not to think about the wrath of God, the Bible does not hesitate to speak of it. In Scripture, God’s wrath serves as a warning to unbelievers and a reason for holy living for His people. In this message, Dr. Lawson looks at the nature and necessity of God’s wrath, and the many different ways that it is shown in Scripture. View Resource

  • The Omniscience of God Media Resource by

    When reflecting on the limited capacity of the human mind, it is difficult to fathom a being who knows everything perfectly. There are some today who would limit God’s knowledge, arguing that it interferes with the free choices of individuals, but this runs counter to the clear and consistent teaching of Scripture. In this message, Dr. Lawson considers what it means to affirm that God is omniscient and why this aspect of His character is essential to our understanding of who He is. View Resource

  • Introduction to the Attributes of God Media Resource by

    Worthwhile relationships are based on knowledge. When we meet someone for the first time, we do not consider that we really know that person until we have the opportunity to learn more about that person, such as his or her history, personality, likes, dislikes, and desires. As we come to know more about a new acquaintance, we better understand how to carry on a relationship with that person. In the same way, a vibrant relationship with the triune God must be rooted in a firm understanding of who He reveals Himself to be in His Word. In this message, Dr. … View Resource

  • The Grace of God Media Resource by

    When asked to summarize the law, Jesus responded that one must love God and neighbor. Considering the grace of God ought to help believers fulfill both commandments. God’s grace should both flood one’s heart with thankfulness and love for Him, and also provide the model for how we should treat our neighbor. In this lesson, Dr. Lawson uncovers the extent of God’s grace, which is seen most clearly in the salvation accomplished in His Son. View Resource