The Basics of the Christian Life

What is a Christian? What does it mean to belong to a church? How can we grow in grace? Dr. Sinclair Ferguson answers these questions and more in his new video teaching series, The Basics of the Christian Life. Over twelve messages, he traces every stage of the Christian life and teaches us how to live to the glory of God.

1. Becoming a Christian

By Dr. Sinclair B. Ferguson  |  24min

Every believer can benefit from thoughtfully considering the basics of the Christian life. One of the most basic questions we […]

2. Being a Christian

By Dr. Sinclair B. Ferguson  |  24min

What does it mean to be a Christian? While every believer might answer this question somewhat differently, Scripture gives us […]

3. Belonging to the Church

By Dr. Sinclair B. Ferguson  |  25min

Western culture glorifies individualism, such that the concept of belonging to and functioning in a community context, in many ways, […]

5. Means of Grace: Prayer

By Dr. Sinclair B. Ferguson  |  24min

Christians understand the tremendous privilege of being able to approach the Almighty God in prayer. Yet, too often this gift […]

6. Means of Grace: Baptism

By Dr. Sinclair B. Ferguson  |  24min

When Christians think about baptism, what often comes to mind is debate and controversy over how it should be administered […]

8. Facing the Enemy

By Dr. Sinclair B. Ferguson  |  24min

Becoming a Christian means being transferred from the kingdom of darkness to the kingdom of light. When this happens, Christians […]

9. Discovering God’s Will

By Dr. Sinclair B. Ferguson  |  24min

“What is God’s will for my life?” Most Christians have asked this question at some point. In a world filled […]

10. Enduring Hardships

By Dr. Sinclair B. Ferguson  |  24min

Christians are not exempt from the hardships and difficulties of this life. In fact, they often experience more suffering than […]

12. Persevering to the End

By Dr. Sinclair B. Ferguson  |  24min

The author of Hebrews wrote to exhort and encourage believers to continue the race of faith and remain committed to […]

This series is provided courtesy of Ligonier Ministries.
A study guide is available.