"Now the Spirit speaketh expressly [without doubt], that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils" (1 Timothy 4:1). The reference to “the latter times” is a small phrase that has brought endless mischief to the Church, because Christians have an insatiable appetite for… Continue reading Are We Living in the Last Days?
AN EXPOSITION OF JEREMIAH 2:25-27 25 Withhold thy foot from being unshod, and thy throat from thirst: but thou saidst, There is no hope: no; for I have loved strangers, and after them will I go. Judah was once under the protection of the Lord. However, the people became spiritually unfaithful. They wandered from… Continue reading How God Brings People Back to Himself
“But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren” (Luke 22:32). He was a huge man in his thirties, weighing more than 350 pounds. He was also an unhappy man who was desperate to lose weight. He wanted to change. He wanted to be different.… Continue reading When Will I Be Different?
“Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor” (Ex. 20:16). “But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ” (Eph. 4:15). Many Americans are in a state of bondage to those who are lying to them. That this bondage is a voluntary bondage… Continue reading This is the Truth
In the process of salvation, the Holy Spirit is pleased to use means to convey the truth to the heart of the sinner. Sometimes the reading of the Word is sufficient. More often the Lord is pleased to use the preaching of the Word as an effectual means of convincing and converting sinners and of… Continue reading The Limitations of Common Grace
27 And with him they crucify two thieves; the one on his right hand, and the other on his left. 28 And the scripture was fulfilled, which saith, And he was numbered with the transgressors. 29 And they that passed by railed on him, wagging their heads, and saying, Ah, thou that destroyest the temple,… Continue reading How Jesus Saves Every Soul that Comes to Faith
Editor’s note: Those familiar with the life of R.C. Sproul Jr. know that certain decisions in his personal life have caused scandal. The results of those choices have cost him dearly: overseeing a worldwide ministry, speaking engagements, associations, financial security, and his reputation, among others. Since his public downfall, R.C. Jr. has wept privately and… Continue reading New Book Growing Up (With) R.C. All About the Gospel and Grace