Prolegomena

The Last Word

In one of Dr. Bahnsen's last public lecture series, he offered this powerful and compassionate case against the continuation of the revelatory...

Prolegomena

Sola Scriptura

The issue of authority is at the heart of every worldview. Dr. Bahnsen sets forth the necessity of an inerrant and sufficient Bible for true...

Sacramentology

The Sacraments

Dr. Bahnsen discusses the importance and proper use of the sacraments of baptism and the Lord's Supper, explaining their nature, form, and...

Theonomy

Theonomy and Its Critics

Dr. Bahnsen responds to various critics of the theonomic view of ethics, including Meredith G. Kline. He addresses a wide range of challenges to...

Biblical Standards for Medical Ethics

Medical ethics is not just a hot topic but a matter of life and death to be taken captive to the obedience of Christ. Dr. Bahnsen applies the timeless wisdom of God's Word to the pressing ethical issues of artificial insemination, genetic engineering, abortion, euthanasia, and more. 01 — Introduction to Artificial Insemination (1 of 8) 02 — Artificial Insemination (2 of 8) 03 — Genetic Engineering (3 of 8) 04 — Abortion (4 of 8) 05 — Euthanasia—Part 1 (5 of 8) 06 — Euthanasia—Part 2 (6 of 8) 07 — Euthanasia—Part 3 (7 of 8) 08 — Irreversible Comatose, Living Will, Brain Dead (8 of...

Christ’s Church

In this New Testament sermon series, Dr. Bahnsen provides a biblical analysis of the true nature and functions of the church of Christ. He addresses the church's attributes, marks, mission, government, worship, history, and destiny. 01 — The Church—As Holy, Glorious, and Indispensable (Eph 5:22–23) (1 of 9) 02 — The Church—The Marks of a True One (Acts 2:36–47) (2 of 9) 03 — The Church—At Worship (Heb 12:18–29, 13:7–17) (3 of 9) 04 — The Church—At Work in the World (Matt 28:16–20) (4 of 9) 05 — The Church—United and Alive (Eph 4:1–16) (5 of 9) 06 — The Church—Its Government (Acts...

Theonomic Approach to Ethics—Part 2

In part two of this series, Dr. Bahnsen continues his discussion of "theonomic" ethics, making application of the thesis and addressing particular ethical questions facing our culture today. 01 — Do We Need External Rules in Christian Ethics? (1 of 7) 02 — God's Law as a Pattern for Social Righteousness (2 of 7) 03 — The Current Question of Homosexuality (3 of 7) 04 — The Current Question of Capital Punishment (4 of 7) 05 — Social Ethics and the Westminster Confession of Faith (5 of 7) 06 — Abortion and General Questions and Answers—Part 1 (6 of 7) 07 — Abortion and General Questions and...

Theonomic Approach to Ethics—Part 1

What does the "theonomic" view of ethics really maintain? Many people (especially critics) are pretty far off the mark here. Dr. Bahnsen, author of Theonomy in Christian Ethics, explains in these easily understood lectures what the Bible teaches about the continuing normativity of the Old Testament law and its relevance for modern politics. Over the course of six Bible studies that answer six basic questions, Dr. Bahnsen provides a great summary of the "theonomic" position that will challenge all who love the Lord Jesus to keep his commandments. 01 — Who's in Charge Here? (Luke 6:44) (1...

History of Western Philosophy: Modern

This set completes Dr. Bahnsen's survey of the history of Western thought and its cultural impact. Presuppositional analysis is applied to the last two-hundred years of philosophy, beginning with the shaky responses to the hammer-blows of Kant's critical philosophy and continuing on with valuable discussions and insights. 01 — Review: Ancient‑Enlightenment Philosophy (1 of 19) 02 — Hegel—Part 1 (2 of 19) 03 — Hegel—Part 2 (3 of 19) 04 — Hegel & Introduction to Schopenhauer (4 of 19) 05 — Schopenhauer (5 of 19) 06 — Romanticism & Subjectivism (6 of 19) 07 — Nietzsche and Secularism...

Jesus is Lord over All: The Myth of Neutrality

If Jesus Christ has been given all power in heaven and in earth, then there is no room for neutrality in an area of life or thought. We are either with him or against him. In this 8-part conference series, Dr. Bahnsen proclaims the comprehensive Lordship of Christ and exhorts the saints to respond with uncompromising allegiance to him as King of kings. He equips disciples to apply a distinctly Christian worldview within a variety of disciplines, including education, philosophy, apologetics, politics, and ethics. He also unpacks the implications of Christ’s rule for some of the more...

Sober News About Hell

Dr. Bahnsen offers a biblical study of the crucial, though often resisted, doctrine of hell. Hard-hitting and faithful to the scriptural teaching, yet gracious and hopeful as the good news of the gospel is delivered along with the sober news about hell. 01 — The Destiny of the Damned (Revelation 20:7–21:8) (1 of 6) 02 — Ultimate Pain and Shame (Matthew 8:5–13) (2 of 6) 03 — Unending Punishment (Matthew 25:31–46) (3 of 6) 04 — Vain Attempts to Make Hell Manageable (Psalm 5) (4 of 6) 05 — More Vain Attempts: Annihilationism (Matthew 13:24–30, 36–43) (5 of 6) 06 — The Good News About Hell...

Tribulation or Transformation

Dr. Bahnsen argues that the "Great Tribulation" has already transpired in history. Moreover, contrary to amillennial and premillennial pessimism, the Bible teaches that great victories for the gospel lie ahead in history. He then shows how Scripture teaches that the moral authority of the Old Testament law, in its social and civil applications, continues in the New Testament era. 01 — The Great Tribulation—Part 1 (1 of 6) 02 — The Great Tribulation—Part 2 (2 of 6) 03 — Overview of Postmillennialism (3 of 6) 04 — Overview of Amillennialism vs. Postmillennialism (4 of 6) 05 — Overview of...

History of Western Philosophy: Ancient and Medieval

Here is a great way to gain the background in philosophy which you have wanted but never had the time to get. In a course at Christ College Dr. Bahnsen discusses the history of philosophical development from biblical times, through ancient Greece and into the Middle Ages. Understand the antithesis between Christianity and the world (even in our culture today), as well as the crucial setting for the introduction of Christianity and its early development in the world of thought. This course is also helpful for deepening your understanding of apologetical issues. 01 — Ancient Philosophy...

Regent University Law Forum

Delivered at Regent University Law School, Dr. Bahnsen explains Christian Reconstructionism and presents a lecture on "Just War Theory." 01 — Christian Reconstructionism, Part 1 (1 of 3) 02 — Christian Reconstructionism, Part 2 (2 of 3) 03 — Just War Theory (3 of...

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