The Latest from Highlands

We regularly post teaching and resources from Dr. R.C. Sproul Jr., Highlands Fellows, and others. All of our newest posts can be found right here. We hope they are a help to you and your family as you seek to build the kingdom of Christ.

  • What are 7 things our generation has forgotten?

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    Every generation has not just its blind spots, but its amnesiac moments, truths once held, even honored, that the rising generation let go of. One might call these things Slipping Off the Shoulders of Giants. Here are seven truths our fathers in the faith grasped that we have forgotten. It’s not about me. One of the reasons the greatest generation earned their title is because they sacrificed for others. In our day, because we engage in distant wars for hazy reasons, our soldiers are left fighting for mere geo-political interests. Some do so for a paycheck. Some do so to. . . Read more »

  • Should You Answer a Fool According to His Folly?

    Should You Answer a Fool According to His Folly?

    Do not answer a fool according to his folly, lest you also be like him. Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own eyes.—Proverbs 26:4-5 What the Bible Says About Fools The Word of God has much to say about fools, none of it flattering. The first twelve verses of the twenty-sixth chapter of Proverbs are all about fools and how those who are wise should understand and handle them. Solomon had his share of interaction with fools, and in our text the wise king gives sound advice as to how to deal with. . . Read more »

  • The Scandal of the Gospel

    The Scandal of the Gospel

    Wanting Grace for Us, but Not for Them All of us, both within and without the church, face the temptation of being legalists when dealing with others’ sins against us, and antinomians when dealing with our sins against others. We want those we have perceived to have wronged us to pay for what they have done, while reminding our own tender consciences that we all deserve a little grace. Witnessing to Our Enemies The two propensities come to a head at one and the same time as we seek to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ to the walking dead. . . Read more »

  • Why Big Government Can’t Save Us

    Why Big Government Can't Save Us

    What Does the Bible Say About Big Government? In writing this column I had to choose which of many good ways to fulfill this assignment. I had to think through what might be the best way to approach the subject RC asks me to address. What Scripture applies? How can I avoid stretching a passage just to fill the necessary word count? What did God actually say and how should that word be applied? Proverbs on Work & Wealth Writing about why the state cannot save us is not like that. The Bible is full of reasons why the state. . . Read more »