Tag «John MacArthur»

What Is Worship?

Worship cannot be isolated or relegated to just one place, time, or segment of our lives. We cannot verbally thank and praise God while living lives of selfishness and carnality. That kind of effort at worship is a perversion. Real acts of worship must be the overflow of a worshiping life… As God warms the …

Why the World Rejects God’s Word

1 Corinthians 1:18-31, 1 Corinthians 2:1-16 1 Corinthians 1:30-31…But by His doing you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification, and redemption, 31 so that, just as it is written, “LET HIM WHO BOASTS, BOAST IN THE LORD.”

Hope for Discouraged Saints

This is a very hard time for the church. The church is, at least in name, filled with false teachers, defecting pastors, immoral leaders; proud, arrogant men; power being usurped by women; division, racial hatred and animus; bad theology, worldliness. It’s a very dire time, and it is compounded by the fact that we feel …

We Must Obey God Rather Than Men

Before Dr. MacArthur stood up to preach, he read the entire chapter 6 of Daniel (you can read here) as a foundation to what I call a historical sermon. I stand with John MacArthur, the Elders, and Grace Community Church! “We understand that the world does not understand the importance of the church, the world …

MacArthur and The Elders Write…

About the recent state order requiring churches in California to limit or suspend all meetings indefinitely. Therefore, in response to the recent state order requiring churches in California to limit or suspend all meetings indefinitely, we, the pastors and elders of Grace Community Church, respectfully inform our civic leaders that they have exceeded their legitimate …

Act Like Men

I had the marvelous privilege this week to spend a few hours with some of the faithful brothers in our church, some of them who have come to the seminary and others who are part of our church congregation. These are young Black men that gave up a chunk of their time to sit with …

Can A Christian Lose Their Salvation?

If we could lose our salvation, we would. From one of our Ask Ligonier events, John MacArthur invites Christians to find rest in the Savior who will never let them go. Therefore He is able also to save forever those who draw near to God through Him, since He always lives to make intercession for …

How Should Christians Respond to the Riots?

Proverbs 31:8-9 Open your mouth for the mute,For the rights of all the unfortunate.9 Open your mouth, judge righteously,And defend the rights of the afflicted and needy. Matthew 11:28-29 “Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. 29 Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for …

Who’s to Blame for the Riots?

It is because our God is faithful that we fully trust Him. He is faithful to His nature, faithful to His word, faithful to His promise, and never varies. In that faithfulness we have found our rest and our security. Now obviously, it comes to me today to speak to all of you who are …