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.

The Hundredfold Harvest of God’s Word

29 Sep 2023

As we yield our lives to the Lord with hearts prepared to receive His Word, He works to make us spiritually fruitful. Today, Sinclair Ferguson describes the way that the Word of God transforms our lives. Read the transcript: A donor-supported...

Choked by the Cares of This World

28 Sep 2023

Weeds grow naturally, but a healthy lawn requires care and attention. The same is true of our spiritual condition. Today, Sinclair Ferguson encourages us to prune our lives of things that dampen our affection for Christ. Read the transcript:

The Kind of Faith That Falls Away

27 Sep 2023

Many of us may know someone who seemed suddenly converted to Christ, but they just as suddenly fell away. Today, Sinclair Ferguson shows that the joy of true faith goes hand in hand with the sorrow of real repentance. Read the transcript:

Hardened Hearers

26 Sep 2023

Even people who sit under the preaching of God's Word every week are capable of hardening their hearts against the truth they hear. Today, Sinclair Ferguson issues a solemn warning from Jesus' parable of the sower. Read the transcript:

Take Heed How You Hear

25 Sep 2023

It's important for us to hear the Word of God preached. But Jesus also instructs His disciples to be careful about the way we hear. Today, Sinclair Ferguson encourages us to ask ourselves, "What kind of hearer am I?" Read the transcript:

The Same Yesterday, Today, and Forever

22 Sep 2023

The Jesus we know and serve today is the same wonderful Redeemer we read about in the Gospels, forever faithful and true. Today, Sinclair Ferguson shares a little verse filled with good news for all who rest in Christ. Read the transcript:

Dead to Sin’s Dominion

21 Sep 2023

If we are united to Christ by faith, we have died to the dominion of sin and must no longer live in it. Today, Sinclair Ferguson reflects on a passage in Romans that is essential for understanding our identity as Christians. Read the transcript:

Servants for Jesus’ Sake

20 Sep 2023

How can we measure true success in ministry? Today, Sinclair Ferguson opens the Bible passage that was preached at his ordination, verses that have shaped his thinking about what it means to serve Christ and His church. Read the transcript:

Following the Light of the World

19 Sep 2023

Until we come to saving faith in Christ, we remain lost in the darkness of sin and condemnation. Today, Sinclair Ferguson reflects on the verses of Scripture that were instrumental in opening his eyes to the light of the world. Read the transcript:

Come to Christ for Eternal Life

18 Sep 2023

Being a Christian is not about reading enough of the Bible to balance out our failures; it's coming to Jesus Christ for eternal life. Today, Sinclair Ferguson visits the passage in Scripture that exposed his need for a Savior. Read the transcript:

The Power of the Spirit in Preaching

15 Sep 2023

All truly effective preaching shares one thing in common: it is attended by the power of the Holy Spirit. Today, Sinclair Ferguson focuses on the crucial yet often-neglected ministry of the Spirit through His preached Word. Read the transcript:

Different Kinds of Preachers

14 Sep 2023

Faithful, biblical preaching doesn't have to follow a specific formula in order to bless God's people. Today, Sinclair Ferguson reflects with gratitude on the variety of gifts and emphases that God gives to His preachers. Read the transcript:

The Effects of Preaching

13 Sep 2023

What effects should the preaching of God's Word have on us? Today, Sinclair Ferguson shares words of wisdom from Jonathan Edwards on the influence that faithful preaching should have on the way Christians think and feel. Read the transcript:

What Is Wrong with Preaching Today?

12 Sep 2023

Why can it sometimes seem that the preaching in our church isn't bearing much fruit? Today, Sinclair Ferguson considers this problem and explains how every Christian in the congregation can contribute to the solution. Read the transcript:

How Important Is Preaching?

11 Sep 2023

Whether we're preachers or listeners, the proclamation of God's Word plays a role in our lives as Christians. But just how important is preaching? Today, Sinclair Ferguson addresses the centrality of this means of grace. Read the transcript: