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What is the Lord's Supper?

What is the Lord's Supper?

by R. C. Sproul

The evangelical church is deeply confused over the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper, with many believers being unclear as to what happens at the Lord’s Table. In some churches, it is practiced infrequently or irreverently. In this booklet, Dr. R.C. Sproul cuts through the confusion to define the supper, demonstrate what it means, and sho… Read more…

What is the Church?

What is the Church?

by R. C. Sproul

When the word church is mentioned, many people tend to think of a formal building with a steeple and stained-glass windows. For others, the word brings to mind the idea of a denomination. But the church is much more. In this booklet, Dr. R.C. Sproul carefully and clearly explains that the church is a body of people saved by Jesus Christ an… Read more…

What is Faith?

What is Faith?

by R. C. Sproul

The word faith is heard often these days, but it is given many different meanings. Sometimes it is used in the sense of trust. Other times, it has more to do with hope. Perhaps most often, it is used to mean belief in something apart from rational or empirical support. Because faith is central to the Christian life, believers must have a … Read more…

What Is Baptism?

What Is Baptism?

by R. C. Sproul

Baptism is taught in the Bible and has been practiced for centuries, but understanding of its meaning and respect for its importance is at a low ebb today. Confusion reigns over questions about its mode and its place in the life of the Christian, and as a result, even many evangelical congregations are downplaying its significance. This is… Read more…

What Does It Mean to be Born Again?

What Does It Mean to be Born Again?

by R. C. Sproul

When Jesus explained the necessity of the new birth, the Jewish leader Nicodemus asked in astonishment, “How can these things be?” Some two thousand years later, much confusion still surrounds the term “born again,” though more people than ever people claim to have had the experience. In this Crucial Questions booklet, Dr. R.C. Sp… Read more…

What Can I Do with My Guilt?

What Can I Do with My Guilt?

by R. C. Sproul

Dr. R.C. Sproul has often asked unbelievers who deny their need for a Savior, “What do you do with your guilt?” The question often breaks through sinful complacency, because feelings of guilt over sin are common. Unbelievers may ignore their sense of guilt, rationalize it, or desensitize it, but it is there. It points to the fact that all people are obje… Read more…

How Should I Live in this World?

How Should I Live in this World?

by R. C. Sproul

Christians want to “do the right thing.” But it can be tough to know what the right thing is. Plus, it’s not just the big questions with which we must wrestle—ethical dilemmas confront us each day in every aspect of life. On what basis do we make all of these decisions? In this new, revised Crucial Questions booklet, Dr. R. C. Spro… Read more…

How Can I Develop a Christian Conscience?

How Can I Develop a Christian Conscience?

by R. C. Sproul

In Walt Disney’s classic animated movie Pinocchio, Jiminy Cricket sings, “Always let your conscience be your guide.” The Bible confirms that the human conscience is real and important, but it also shows that the conscience is not always a reliable guide to making moral choices, for it is twisted by sin. Therefore, a Christian conscience must be nurture… Read more…

Does Prayer Change Things?

Does Prayer Change Things?

by R. C. Sproul

Does prayer make any difference? Does it really change anything? Yes, says Dr. R.C. Sproul in this Crucial Questions booklet. Though we cannot hope that our prayers will change God’s mind, prevailing upon Him to act against His will, we can be sure that prayer does change things—including our own hearts. Plus, it is one of the chief means by which God ca… Read more…

Does God Control Everything?

Does God Control Everything?

by R. C. Sproul

Most people today believe that we live in a closed, mechanistic universe, that is, a universe that functions from day to day according to certain physical forces and causes. Classical Christianity has taken a very different view, teaching that God is the primary cause of the universe, but also that He is the primary cause of everything in the universe and of… Read more…

Can I Trust the Bible?

Can I Trust the Bible?

by R. C. Sproul

There is a common assumption that the Bible is “full” of errors and contradictions, and that its often-unusual people and events render it useless for today. These ideas are fueled by the teachings of scholarly critics, who seem to delight in raising questions about the Bible’s truthfulness and integrity. But the critics of the Bible… Read more…

Can I Know God's Will?

Can I Know God's Will?

by R. C. Sproul

As human beings, we long to know that our lives will unfold in ways that we will find pleasant and rewarding. As Christians, we have a different focus—we want our lives to be pleasing to God. Thus, we ponder His will and worry that we are not doing what He wants us to do. In this Crucial Questions booklet, Dr. R.C. Sproul outlines timele… Read more…


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