• Abiding in the Vine Media Resource by

    John 15:1-11

    Did you know that the most common description in the New Testament for believers is not “Christian” but simply “in Christ”? Through the power of the Holy Spirit, believers experience the indwelling of Christ. The disciples struggled to grasp the advantage of this special and mysterious union and how powerfully present a bodily absent Christ was in it. To help His disciples lay hold of this concept, Jesus uses the picture of a vine and its branches. In this lesson, Dr. Ferguson opens up this image from John 15 emphasizing the significance of our union with Christ as we abide … View Resource

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  • Ask Ligonier with Ferguson, Nichols, Parsons, and Thomas Media Resource by , , ,

    To answer biblical and theological questions from people watching around the world, Nathan W. Bingham hosted a special Ask Ligonier event with Drs. Sinclair Ferguson, Stephen Nichols, Burk Parsons, and Derek Thomas Questions: What book have you recently read that you found spiritually edifying? (:48) What are some ways that a young Christian studying theology can resist falling into dead orthodoxy? (3:40) How should we approach friends who hold to different doctrines? (9:22) How do we make sure we don’t teach the doctrine of the image of God in the way prosperity preachers do? (13:43) Is it possible for … View Resource

  • Ask Ligonier with Sinclair Ferguson (April 2018) Media Resource by

    On April 17, Sinclair Ferguson joined us as a special guest on our Ask Ligonier team and answered your biblical and theological questions live online. This event was streamed live on Ligonier’s blog, as well as YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter. Questions: What is the difference, if any, between ‘godliness’ and ‘holiness’? (1:06) Which comes first in the Ordo Salutis (order of salvation)—faith or regeneration? (1:58) How do I know that I am elect? How do I know my faith is genuine? (3:13) How should I preach … View Resource

  • Ask Ligonier with Sinclair Ferguson (January 2020) Media Resource by

    On January 8th, Dr. Sinclair Ferguson joined us as a special guest on our Ask Ligonier team and answered your biblical and theological questions live online. This special online event was streamed live on Ligonier’s blog, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter. Questions: Which Puritan books have helped you the most? (2:50) Does Christ save us from hell, from God’s wrath, or both? (3:34) Is it wise for a young man called by God to be a pastor not to pursue marriage? (4:12) What do you see as … View Resource

  • The Beatitudes Media Resource by

    Matthew 5:2-12

    Jesus begins the Sermon on the Mount by defining the transformed life. In this lesson, Dr. Ferguson describes the personal characteristics of the Christian and how others will be able to recognize Jesus Christ through them. View Resource

  • Becoming a Christian Media Resource by

    John 8

    Every believer can benefit from thoughtfully considering the basics of the Christian life. One of the most basic questions we should ask ourselves is, What does it mean to be a Christian? Sometimes, answering a question like this requires us to know what a Christian is not. In this lesson, Dr. Ferguson draws from John 8 to provide an overview of the spiritual condition and characteristics of the unbeliever so that we can ask if we are walking in the darkness or in the light. View Resource

  • The Blood of the Martyrs Media Resource by

    They were stoned, they were sawn in two, were tempted, were slain with the sword.” This is just a sampling of the life of the faithful found in Hebrews 11. In what sense is the blood of the martyrs the seed of the church? How often has God used the sacrifices of His people to build the kingdom? View Resource

  • Christ’s Message to the Church Media Resource by

    The Reformers warned us that darkness will once again overcome large portions of the church if the gospel is not proclaimed and defended in every generation. Through the Apostle John, our Savior issued a similar warning to the seven churches of Asia Minor, calling them to return to Him lest they fall into darkness and their lampstands be removed. Dr. Sinclair Ferguson considers what Christ might have said if one of the seven letters to the churches in Revelation 2:3 had been specifically addressed to the church in the modern West in this message. View Resource

  • The Church’s Message Media Resource by

    The church has a message for a lost and dying world, but that message has often been obscured or replaced by man-made messages. In this seminar, Dr. Sinclair Ferguson will remind us of the church’s most basic message to the world – the Gospel of Jesus Christ and explain why the continued proclamation of that message is essential. View Resource

  • The Church’s Worship Media Resource by

    The church is a communion of believers, and as such is called to worship in Spirit and truth. In this message, Dr. Sinclair Ferguson will examine the nature of the church’s worship explaining how it is always to be God-centered. View Resource

  • Condemnation and Discernment Media Resource by

    Matthew 7:1-12

    Judge not, that you be not judged” is the most misunderstood teaching from the Sermon on the Mount. In this lesson, Dr. Sinclair Ferguson clarifies what Jesus truly meant within the greater context of applying the wisdom of God to our lives. View Resource

  • The Consummation of Love Media Resource by

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  • Continuing the Reformation Media Resource by ,

    The Reformation was a turning point in the history of the church. And in its aftermath, Protestants wanted to continue along the trajectory set by the Reformers. They sought to further develop a theology which was reformed according to Scripture, and to continue to purify, discipline, and grow the church. Accordingly, there were many internal challenges facing the fledgling Reformed church. And in addition to these internal challenges, there were many external challenges. In this lesson, Dr. Godfrey will explain the major challenges that faced the Reformed church as it sought to be a faithful witness in an ever-changing world. View Resource

  • The Cure for Our Anxiety Media Resource by

    Matthew 6:19-34

    Our understanding of God, or the lack thereof, can either be the cause or the cure for our anxiety. In this lesson, Dr. Ferguson expands on the illustrations that Jesus uses to teach about the gospel cure for our anxiety—knowing our Father View Resource