Things Unseen with Sinclair B. Ferguson

Things Unseen with Sinclair B. Ferguson

Many people today think that seeing is believing, but Christians know there is more to life than meets the eye. We must look beyond this momentary life to understand its eternal significance, walking by faith rather than by sight. Things Unseen with Sinclair B. Ferguson is a weekday devotional podcast featuring thoughtful reflections on the Christian life and our relationship with God. Each week follows a theme to guide you day by day in the pursuit of spiritual renewal. A podcast from Ligonier Ministries.

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July 22, 2024 5 mins

Jesus knows what it is like to be tempted. But how could the Son of God really be tempted? Today, Sinclair Ferguson expresses the consolation we find in Christ's true humanity and the hope that His complete sinlessness brings.

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Few chapters in the Bible so vividly depict the glory of the gospel in the humiliation and exaltation of Christ as Isaiah 53. Today, Sinclair Ferguson opens this passage to reflect with wonder on the Suffering Servant.

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July 18, 2024 5 mins

Day by day, Jesus attentively submitted to His Father's Word. This obedience led in one direction: to the cross. Today on Things Unseen, listen as Sinclair Ferguson turns to a prophecy that reveals Christ's submission to death and defeat of the grave.

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July 17, 2024 6 mins

The prophet Isaiah described the Messiah as One who would be forsaken so that people from every nation could be accepted before God. Today, Sinclair Ferguson marvels at Christ, whose alienation has accomplished our welcome.

Read the transcript: https://ligonier.org/podcasts/things-unseen-with-sinclair-ferguson/a-light-for-the-nations

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July 16, 2024 6 mins

In our weakness, we are as bruised reeds and dimly burning wicks. But Jesus, in His mercy, mends His people and fans them into life. Today, Sinclair Ferguson examines a tenderhearted picture of Christ from the book of Isaiah.

Read the transcript: https://ligonier.org/podcasts/things-unseen-with-sinclair-ferguson/a-bruised-reed-he-will-not-break

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July 15, 2024 5 mins

Many people are interested in finding Christ in the Old Testament, but often we miss the most important element of this approach to Scripture. Today, Sinclair Ferguson shows how Jesus Himself related to the Old Testament.

Read the transcript: https://ligonier.org/podcasts/things-unseen-with-sinclair-ferguson/meeting-christ-in-the-old-testament

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July 12, 2024 6 mins

Greater than all of Scripture's pictures describing the church is the biblical reality itself: we are the family of God. Today, Sinclair Ferguson unfolds the blessings Christians enjoy as adopted brothers and sisters in Christ.

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July 11, 2024 5 mins

As living stones, Christians are being built up together to display the glory of the Lord in their fellowship. Today, Sinclair Ferguson examines the Bible's depiction of the church as the temple of God.

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July 10, 2024 6 mins

Scripture describes the church as a bride preparing to appear in unblemished splendor before her loving Bridegroom. Today, Sinclair Ferguson shows how this image helps us be patient with one another's progress in sanctification.

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July 9, 2024 6 mins

When sheep hear the familiar sound of their shepherd's voice, they draw nearer to him and to one another. Today, listen as Sinclair Ferguson reflects on the beautiful pastoral imagery of the church as the flock of God.

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July 8, 2024 7 mins

Why does the New Testament describe the church as the body of Christ? Today, Sinclair Ferguson conveys the significance of seeing Jesus as our Head and Christians as members of one another.

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July 5, 2024 7 mins

A pastor's love for his people isn't so much worked up as it is sent down. Today, Sinclair Ferguson takes us to a pulpit in South Carolina, beloved for the people who surrounded it, to consider the love God gives to His church.

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July 4, 2024 6 mins

"Home" may be a word that brings joy or sorrow. Today, Sinclair Ferguson thinks on several homes in his life and reminds Christians where our home most truly lies: with the family of God in the fellowship of the church.

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July 3, 2024 6 mins

It was one of the hardest decisions of a young Scotsman's life to go and teach at an American seminary. But there, God blessed him with friends. Today, Sinclair Ferguson reflects on the cherished gift of friendship.

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July 2, 2024 5 mins

In a university bedroom, an 18-year-old Sinclair Ferguson was prompted to study the books of the Bible and the great Christian classics. Today, he imparts lessons from this experience to encourage a new generation of readers.

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July 1, 2024 6 mins

Some locations mark our lives forever because of what God did for us there. Today, Sinclair Ferguson takes a mental visit to the pulpit he sat under when he came to faith in Jesus Christ--a pulpit from which he later preached.

Read the transcript: https://ligonier.org/podcasts/things-unseen-with-sinclair-ferguson/a-little-pulpit-in-scotland

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June 28, 2024 6 mins

Through all the hardships of his life, God brought Joseph to the right place at the right time and made him the right man for the task at hand. Today, Sinclair Ferguson discusses the transformative glory of divine providence.

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June 27, 2024 6 mins

All of God's people have a role to play in the good purposes of His providence. Today, listen as Sinclair Ferguson examines the way that God used Joseph to achieve reconciliation with his brothers.

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June 26, 2024 6 mins

While the doctrine of providence does not relieve us from going through hard times, it reassures us that God knows what He is doing. Today, Sinclair Ferguson considers the perspective that the Lord's sovereignty offers us.

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June 25, 2024 6 mins

The story of Joseph is filled with jealousy, deception, and sorrow. Yet in the end, Joseph says, "God meant it for good" (Gen. 50:20). Today, Sinclair Ferguson begins to examine this case study in God's surprising providence.

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