Message 7, Questions and Answers with Ferguson, Lawson, Reeves, and Thomas:

A questions and answers session with Drs. Sinclair Ferguson, Steven Lawson, Michael Reeves, and Derek Thomas.


  1. Is there a difference between regeneration and being born again? (4:07)
  2. Since Jesus is God, how can He experience separation from God on the cross? (5:31)
  3. Were the Apostles converted before the Holy Spirit came at Pentecost? Referring to the eleven disciples. Not Judas. (9:11)
  4. Do you agree that God hates sin, but loves the sinner? Why or why not? (13:50)
  5. What is the difference between expiation and propitiation? (21:04)
  6. I have a Muslim friend who absolutely loves the parable of the prodigal son, but he sees in it the basis for the unconditional forgiveness found in the character of the Father. How can we better turn that into a gospel conversation? (22:11)
  7. As Christians, do we have free will? (26:53)
  8. Do you agree with the assessment that the church is in need of another reformation today? (30:42)
  9. How do you lovingly press the Reformation distinctives in a land troubled by sectarian strife? (32:53)
  10. Would you disagree with N.T. Wright’s views on justification as a legal term? (44:30)
  11. What advice would you give to someone who has an unbelieving spouse who thinks he is saved, a case of one with superficial view of sin? We constantly fight because of our different stance on moral issues. (46:19)
  12. What advice would you give to a young person considering the ministry? (49:26)

Note: Answers given reflect the views of the individual speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of Dr. R.C. Sproul and Ligonier Ministries. Here is our Statement of Faith.