• Accommodation Media Resource by

    Does the Bible ever claim that it was inspired? Is it possible that the church went beyond what Jesus taught about the nature of Scripture? In this message, Dr. Sproul continues to answer the critics of Scripture, as he considers whether Scripture itself claims to be inerrant. View Resource

  • The Authority of Scripture Media Resource by

    John Mac Arthur bring a message from the 19th Psalm on the “Authority of Scripture.” He teaches that the Scriptures are, sure, right, clear, clean, and true. He also points out the act of restoring the soul, making wise the simple, rejoicing the heart, enlightening the eyes, enduring forever, and the last one, producing comprehensive righteousness. In this message Mac Arthur, reads and explains in three verses what sums up the authority of Scripture in the most incredible way. View Resource

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    Dr. Sproul uses “The Chicago Statement of Biblical Inerrancy” to explain the authority of Scripture. Loaded with helpful information on the implications of this core teaching, Thus Says the Lord can help believers understand and defend the Scriptures, while enriching their own Bible study. View Resource

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  • The Authority of Scripture, Part 1: The Doctrine of Inspiration Media Resource by

    Higher criticism, the branch of literary investigation that seeks to discover the world behind the text, rose to prominence in seventeenth-century Germany. Yet, the motivation for the implementation of this form of study, the denial of biblical inspiration and inerrancy, has a much longer history. Human beings have tried to deny the inspiration of God’s Word for ages because they cannot abide God’s authority over them. As today’s lesson demonstrates, the origin of Scripture in God necessitates its authority over all creation, and only two responses may follow: Spirit-inspired acceptance or denial. View Resource

  • The Authority of Scripture, Part 2: The Doctrine of Inerrancy Media Resource by

    For many years, mainline academia has issued attacks against the Bible through the various fields of study, such as history and archaeology. The lack of archaeological evidence supporting Scripture’s claims as well as its attestation of supernatural events form just a few of the arrows shot by those seeking to poke holes in the positions of inspiration and inerrancy. Although engagement in these intellectual debates is appropriate and useful, at the end of the day, once all the objections have been leveled and answered, satisfactory to some or not, the most important question must float to the surface and receive … View Resource

  • The Bible and Science Media Resource by

    Does the Bible have anything to say about our natural world? What happens when theologians and scientists are in direct conflict with each other? In this message, Dr. Sproul teaches us about the harmony between natural and special revelation as he discusses “The Bible and Science.” View Resource

  • The Bible and the Church Media Resource by

    If the church was the organization that decided which books belong in the Canon, does that mean the church created the Canon of Scripture? Is it possible that the church made a mistake including certain books and not including others? In this message, Dr. Sproul answers these questions as he explains the process by which a fallible church was able to determine the Canon of God’s infallible Word. View Resource

  • Biblical Concept of Revelation (Part 1) Media Resource by

    When studying, we find that theology is dependent upon revelation, on God’s taking the initiative to unveil and reveal Himself. In this message Dr. Sproul discusses the topic of general revelation as distinguished from special revelation. We find there are many ways in which God has spoken to the whole world in general. All of this revelation reaches its pinnacle, through God Himself, in the person and work of Christ. View Resource

  • Biblical Concept of Revelation (Part 2) Media Resource by

    Continuing on the subject of revelation, Dr. Sproul discusses the topic of general revelation and distinguishes two areas within. These areas are the content of the revelation and the scope of people included as recipients of that revelation. 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

  • The Canon of Scripture Media Resource by

    Why didn’t the Reformers include the Apocrypha or other writings into the Canon of Scripture? How do we know which books belong in the New Testament? Can we be sure that what we have now is the entire New Testament? Considering these questions, Dr. Sproul explains the differences between the written Word of God and mere religious writings, and why we can have confidence in the Scriptures we now have. View Resource

  • Chapter 1 Media Resource by

    The Westminster Confession of Faith has, for hundreds of years, served as the doctrinal foundation of the Reformed churches. In this message, Dr. John Gerstner begins his examination of one of the greatest creeds of Christendom and its view of Scripture. View Resource

  • Church History & the Witness of Scripture Media Resource by

    Why do you believe the Bible is the Word of God? Is the inward testimony of the Holy Spirit alone enough to convince you? Since the Holy Spirit is the one who changes the hearts of people, maybe He just tells people directly with no corroborating evidence that the Bible is the Word of God. Maybe He is giving individuals in the church special divine knowledge that need not be tested against anything including Scripture itself. Then again, maybe not. Thinking of this in this message, Dr. Sproul explains the relationship between the Scriptures and the Holy Spirit. View Resource

  • The Clarity of Scripture Media Resource by

    Many people excuse themselves from reading the Bible because they claim it is too difficult to understand. Is the Bible too difficult for the average person? Is the Bible’s message so entangled in hard sayings and obscure passages that we must solely depend on the interpretation of the church? In this message, Dr. Sproul teaches us about the privilege of reading and understanding sacred Scripture. View Resource