Tag Archives: Sinclair Ferguson

Relentless Self

The last enemy to be destroyed in the believer is self. It dies hard. It will make any concessions if only it is allowed to live. Self will permit the believer to do anything, give anything, sacrifice anything, suffer anything, … Continue reading

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Preaching as Steady, Loving, Fatherly Discipline

In the following passage, Sinclair Ferguson addresses the role of preaching in God’s fatherly discipline of his children. Do we think of the week-in, week-out preaching of Scripture in terms of a family bring brought to maturity by the Word … Continue reading

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Alarming, Almost Unbearable, Absolutely Necessary

We will not grow in grace until we receive the alarming, almost unbearable revelation of who we really are apart from God’s grace. This is what sends us running, or perhaps collapsing right then and there, to the feet of … Continue reading

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The Cross: The Key to Christian Growth

He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all, how will he not also with him freely give us all things? Romans 8:32 “Such conviction is a key point for Christian growth. If we … Continue reading

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Sinclair Ferguson on Pastoral Ministry

Dr. Sinclair Ferguson is the Senior Minister at First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, SC, as well as professor of Systematic Theology at Westminster Seminary. He is one of my very favorite living preachers and writers; I always come away from … Continue reading

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The Christian Life by Sinclair Ferguson

The Christian Life: A Doctrinal Introduction. By Sinclair B. Ferguson (Banner of Truth: 1989, PB, 201 pp) Part of it is his¬†unsurpassed grasp of¬†Biblical theology and the historic Christian faith. Part of it is the combination of experiential and academic … Continue reading

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