The Whole Christ

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  • 2017
  • 1 Season

Since we're saved by grace alone, does the law of God have any place in the life of a Christian? In this series, respected theologian Sinclair Ferguson illustrates the biblical relationship between God's grace and our work, making it clear that the solution to both legalism and lawlessness is the same-a right understanding of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

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12. "Hindrances Strew All the Way"
November 14, 2017
Whatever afflictions we may go through, God is using them to make us more like Jesus. In the twelfth part of this series, Sinclair Ferguson helps us anticipate the common snares that trip us up when we take our eyes off of Jesus Christ.
Toward Assurance of Salvation
11. Toward Assurance of Salvation
November 14, 2017
As Christians, how do we grow in assurance of our salvation? In the eleventh part of this series, Sinclair Ferguson examines how our understanding of justification and the Christian life leads to the answer and helps us to grow.
The Marrow of Assurance
10. The Marrow of Assurance
November 14, 2017
Can you be a Christian if you struggle with the assurance of your salvation? This question of assurance was a significant issue that fueled the Marrow Controversy in the eighteenth century. In the tenth part of this series, Sinclair Ferguson explains how the church throughout the centuries has understood assurance of salvation.
Causes of Antinomianism
8. Causes of Antinomianism
November 14, 2017
The deep-seated problems of legalism and lawlessness are actually closely tied to one another. In the eighth part of this series, Sinclair Ferguson examines the causes of antinomianism and considers how to defeat it.
Suspicious Symptoms
6. Suspicious Symptoms
November 14, 2017
Legalism cannot be cured unless we recognize its harmful symptoms and diagnose it as a problem. In the sixth part of this series, Sinclair Ferguson identifies several symptoms of legalism by looking at three of Jesus' parables that shocked the religious leaders of His day.
The Order of Grace
5. The Order of Grace
November 14, 2017
True repentance is not a work we accomplish; it is a response wrought in us by the power of the Holy Spirit. In the fifth part of this series, Sinclair Ferguson bridges a great divide in the Marrow Controversy: the relationship between repentance and faith.
Danger! Legalism
4. Danger! Legalism
November 14, 2017
Legalism is a problem that goes all the way back to the garden of Eden. In the fourth part of this series, Sinclair Ferguson explains what legalism is and reveals the danger of failing to see how God's law is intimately connected to God's character.
Preparation, Distortion, Poison
3. Preparation, Distortion, Poison
November 14, 2017
Nothing can qualify someone to come to faith in Jesus Christ, and this truth is vital to grasp what was at stake in the Marrow Controversy. In the third part of this series, Sinclair Ferguson highlights the distortions that appear if we reject this truth, including doubts concerning God's love for us.
Grace in the Gospel
2. Grace in the Gospel
November 14, 2017
The Marrow Controversy raised fundamental questions about the gospel: what is it, and how should it be presented? In the second part of this series, Sinclair Ferguson clarifies the relationship between the doctrine of election and the free offer of the gospel.
How a Marrow Grew
1. How a Marrow Grew
November 14, 2017
Few Christians have heard of the "Marrow Controversy" that took place in the Scottish church in the eighteenth century. But the issues involved in that controversy affect every Christian. In the first part of this series, Sinclair Ferguson recounts the history of this debate and its relevance for the Christian life.
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Since we're saved by grace alone, does the law of God have any place in the life of a Christian? In this series, respected theologian Sinclair Ferguson illustrates the biblical relationship between God's grace and our work, making it clear that the solution to both legalism and lawlessness is the same-a right understanding of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

The Whole Christ is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (10 episodes). The series first aired on November 14, 2017.

Where to Watch The Whole Christ

The Whole Christ is available for streaming on the Ligonier Ministries website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Whole Christ on demand at Amazon Prime.

  • Premiere Date
    November 14, 2017