R. C. Sproul’s Great Quotes On The Sovereignty Of God And Sin


If God is the Creator of the entire universe, then it must follow that He is the Lord of the whole universe. No part of the world is outside of His lordship. That means that no part of my life must be outside of His lordship.

God does not rule by the consent of His subjects but by His sovereign authority. His reign extends over me whether I vote for Him or not.

There is not one piece of cosmic dust that is outside the scope of God’s sovereign providence.

The irony of New Testament lordship is that only in slavery to Christ can a man discover authentic freedom.

God doesn’t need our consent in order to govern us; He made us.

If God is not sovereign, God is not God.


Sin is not simply making bad choices or mistakes. Sin is haveing the desire in our hearts to do the will of the enemy of God.

Though sin often brings immediate pleasure, it gives no lasting joy.

The worst sin against stewardship is to waste your life.

At the moment I sin, I desire the sin more than I desire to please God.

To live coram Deo is to live one’s entire life in the presence of God, under the authority of God, to the glory of God.

Disciples of Christ abide in His Word. Those who abide in His Word know the truth and are free.

The sin of fallen man is this: Man seeks the benefits of God while at the same time fleeing from God Himself.