Audio, Civil

Political Ethics

In this seminary-level course in political ethics, Dr. Bahnsen explores the issues of God's will for the state, the philosophy of the state, and...

Audio, Ethics

Hot Potatoes

Dr. Bahnsen responds to controversial social problems with solid biblical answers. These lectures will assist you in developing godly responses...

Audio, Ecclesiology

Ordination

The setting apart of men for church office is an important event in the life of the church and the individual men being ordained. This is a...

Challenge to Unbelief

In apologetics, Christians are too often "on the defensive." Dr. Bahnsen shows that believers need to take the offensive (without being offensive) against those who object to the truth of Christianity. He explains that this involves understanding their underlying worldviews and showing their intellectual futility while realizing that all unbelievers are secret believers who deceive themselves about their knowledge of God. 01 — Worldviews in Collision (1 of 6) 02 — The Certainty of Christianity (2 of 6) 03 — The Futility of Unbelief—Part 1 (3 of 6) 04 — The Futility of Unbelief—Part 2 (4...

Getting Down and Dirty

01 — Amoebas, Apes, and Adam (1 of 7) 02 — The Muslim Menace and Message (2 of 7) 03 — A Tremendously Trustworthy Text (3 of 7) 04 — Miracles and Modern Thought (4 of 7) 05 — The Problems of Pain, Suffering, and Evil (5 of 7) 06 — The Mushy-Mindedness of a Quasi-Atheist 07 — Questions and Answers (7 of...

Political Ethics

In this seminary-level course in political ethics, Dr. Bahnsen explores the issues of God's will for the state, the philosophy of the state, and various Christian and non-Christian approaches to the civil sphere. 01 — The Need for a Christian Political Stance (1 of 20) 02 — The City of God vs. The City of Man (2 of 20) 03 — The Function of the State: Law, Justice, and Welfare Theory (3 of 20) 04 — The Function of the State: Law & Order Theory, Law & Social Justice Theory (4 of 20) 05 — The Proper Place of the State in the Ordering of Creation (5 of 20) 06 — Secret Directive...

Islam, Judaism, and Christianity

Sponsored by the visiting scholars-in-residence series at Orange Coast College, this four-part dialogue features representatives of the the three main religions which arose from the Middle East. Dr. Bahnsen challenges the material adequacy of both Judaism and Islam and demonstrates that only God's grace, declared in the Bible, meets man's most basic spiritual need. 01 — Islam, Judaism, and Christianity—Part 1 (1 of 4) 02 — Islam, Judaism, and Christianity—Part 2 (2 of 4) 03 — Islam, Judaism, and Christianity—Part 3 (3 of 4) 04 — Islam, Judaism, and Christianity—Part 4 (4 of 4)...

Interface with the World

How should the Christian look upon and relate to the world? Where did the world come from and where is it going? What do we even mean by "the world"? These questions are the source of much confusion in the church today. Drawing careful, biblical distinctions, Dr. Bahnsen applies a Christian worldview to issues in ethics, ecclesiology, eschatology, and more. 01 — Christianity as a Worldview (1 of 3) 02 — Christianity as World Affirming (2 of 3) 03 — Christianity as World Changing (3 of 3)...

Hot Potatoes

Dr. Bahnsen responds to controversial social problems with solid biblical answers. These lectures will assist you in developing godly responses to hot-button ethical issues that have become increasingly divisive in the 21st century, even within the church. 01 — Welfare and Warfare: Should Government Do It All? (1 of 4) 02 — Do Gays Have Rights? (2 of 4) 03 — Abortion and Other Violence (3 of 4) 04 — Why Johnny Can't Pray in Public School (4 of 4)  ...

Ordination

The setting apart of men for church office is an important event in the life of the church and the individual men being ordained. This is a collection of sermons by Dr. Bahnsen delivered at various ordination services for ministers, elders and deacons. 01 — Healthy Men and Healthy Doctrine (1 of 6) 02 — The Significance of Ordination (2 of 6) 03 — Are the Ministers Doing Their Job? (Deacons) (3 of 6) 04 — Feed My Sheep (4 of 6) 05 — A Servant's Servant (5 of 6) 06 — The Perfecting of the Saints (6 of 6)...

Does Christianity Have a Present Hope?

In the face of many doomsday prophets in our time, Dr. Bahnsen declares that God is still sovereign and will keep His promises, and we may therefore expect the success and prosperity of the gospel in the future. 01 — Thy Kingdom Come (1 of 4) 02 — Crushing Satan (2 of 4) 03 — The Place of the Jews (3 of 4) 04 — Not Wishful Thinking (4 of...

Blessings and Curses of the Covenant

What are the sanctions (promised blessings-threatened curses) which God placed on His covenant with Israel? Were they only for Old Testament Israel, or do they apply today? Learn the answers to these and many more important questions as Dr. Bahnsen offers this crucial study of Scripture in this theological exposition of Deuteronomy 27-28. Includes a related sermon on the "Song of Moses" from Deuteronomy 32, showing God's intentions for Israel. 01 — Deuteronomy 27–28—Part 1 (1 of 6) 02 — Deuteronomy 27–28—Part 2 (2 of 6) 03 — Deuteronomy 27–28—Part 3 (3 of 6) 04 — Deuteronomy 27–28—Part 4...

Preventing Truth Decay

Truth has fallen on bad times in the 21st century, both outside and inside the church. The health of Christianity depends on preventing further "decay" of respect for the truth of God as revealed in the gospel. Dr. Bahnsen addresses three vital areas pertaining to the fundamentals of the biblical outlook: the Bible, redemption, and the Church. 01 — True Truth (1 of 3) 02 — Real Redemption (2 of 3) 03 — Covenant Community (3 of...

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