Dr. Sinclair Ferguson - Resources

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

Dr. Sinclair Ferguson (born 1948) is a Scottish theologian known in Reformed Christian circles for his teaching, writing, and editorial work. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Aberdeen and has been an minister in the Church of Scotland since 1971. He has served as an editor with the Banner of Truth Trust and worked as a minister at St George's-Tron Church, Glasgow.

In addition to being Senior Minister, Dr. Ferguson is Professor of Systematic Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary. He is the author of some two dozen books, has authored numerous articles and has contributed to various symposia. His writing interests have ranged from works of scholarship to books for children. He has served as minister of two congregations in Scotland, one on Unst, the most northerly inhabited island in the United Kingdom, and the other at the center of Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland. He has served more than twenty years as a seminary professor and is currently on the faculty of Redeemer Seminary in Dallas, Texas as well as part time faculty of Westminster Seminary in Philadelphia.

Sinclair and his wife Dorothy have three sons, a daughter, three grandsons, and three granddaughters. 

Ferguson has been a speaker at a number of Sproul's Ligonier Conferences. Some of the books he has written, edited or contributed to include:

BIBLIOGRAPHY

John Owen: The Man and His Theology (2003) ISBN 0875526748
The Grace of Repentance (Today's Issues) (2000) ISBN 1581341652
Reformed Confessions Harmonized (1999) ISBN 080105222X, editor with Joel Beeke
Let's Study Mark (1999) ISBN 0851517552
Let's Study Philippians (1998) ISBN 0851517145
Big Book of Questions and Answers (1997) ISBN 1857922956
The Holy Spirit (1997) ISBN 0830815368
Heart for God (1996) ISBN 0851515029
The Christian Life (1996) ISBN 0851515169
Discovering God's Will (1996) ISBN 0851513344
Sermon on the Mount (1996) ISBN 0851515193
The Pundit's Folly (1996) ISBN 0851516769
Grow in Grace (1989) ISBN 0851515576
Children of the Living God (1989) ISBN 0851515363
New Dictionary of Theology (Master Reference Collection) (1988) ISBN 0830814000, editor with David Wright and J. I. Packer
John Owen on the Christian Life (1987) ISBN 0851515037

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By Grace Alone - YouTube
The Last Things - YouTube
The Incarnation - YouTube
Strange Fire - YouTube
Why the God-Man? - YouTube
On This Rock - YouTube

"It is legitimate to speak of “receiving grace,” and sometimes (although I am somewhat cautious about the possibility of misusing language) we speak of the preaching of the Word, prayer, baptism, and the Lord’s Supper as “means of grace.” That is fine, so long as we remember that there isn’t a thing, a substance, or a “quasi-substance” called “grace.” All there is is the person of the Lord Jesus — “Christ clothed in the gospel,” as Calvin loved to put it. Grace is the grace of Jesus. If I can highlight the thought here: there is no “thing” that Jesus takes from Himself and then, as it were, hands over to me. There is only Jesus Himself....Grasping that thought can make a significant difference to a Christian’s life. So while some people might think this is just splitting hairs about different ways of saying the same thing, it can make a vital difference. It is not a thing that was crucified to give us a thing called grace. It was the person of the Lord Jesus that was crucified in order that He might give Himself to us through the ministry of the Holy Spirit." – Sinclair Ferguson