Why did God put parables in the Bible? Did he simply want to break up long blocks of teaching with some short illustrations? Why not teach the truth in some other way—a more sophisticated way? Consider that today on GRACE TO YOU as John MacArthur continues his study called . . .The Parables of the Kingdom.
When the Bible says, “The kingdom of heaven is at hand,” what exactly does that mean? Maybe just a reference to what happens after this life, or the soon-approaching end times? Jesus was anything but unclear about His kingdom. On GRACE TO YOU, John MacArthur unfolds some of Jesus' most powerful descriptions of His kingdom.
On the next GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur, John breaks from his normal verse-by-verse approach to answer questions from his local congregation in Los Angeles. Join him as he answers questions about crucial doctrines like Christ’s birth and his sinless life,the permanence of salvation,the qualities of an elder,and the ministry of the Holy Spirit in heaven.
There was one man in Scripture, Abraham, who was willing to sacrifice his son, and it turned out not only to be a great act of love—but perhaps the greatest example of complete trust in God.John MacArthur shows you the difference between living and dead faith on GRACE TO YOU.
There are many people who are spiritually blind and just can’t see it. Their faith is dead, and they will never admit it. So how can you avoid living like that—trapped in a lie? How can you have a true, saving, living faith? Find out on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur.
Believing truth about Christ is not the same as having a true,living faith in Christ. So what makes the difference? How can you tell if your faith is alive or dead? John MacArthur answers that question in his current series,Show Me Your Faith,on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur.
It doesn’t have a shape, a color, a smell—yet everyone knows wind is a reality. But can that be said of your faith in Christ? Is there a way that others can know the faith you proclaim actually exists? The Bible answers that question with a resounding yes! As you‘ll see on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur.
How you can keep your spiritual footing in a hostile world? How can you respond to trials like Christ did? What hope should you cling to even in the most intense persecution? Hear answers, as John MacArthur continues his series Faith Through the Fire.That’s here on GRACE TO YOU.
Think about the things in this world that offend your Christian sensibilities:legalized abortion, there definition of marriage,your tax dollars being used to pay the salaries ungodly lawmakers. It’s hard to be a Christian in that environment . . . especially when you the Bible tells you to submit to government.As a Christian, what do you do? Find out on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur.
No one would think that believers in the US would have to go through such abuse simply because they claim the name of Christ. But now, in an anti-Christian world fed by anti-Christian media, you’re definitely a target. What does God’s Word have to say when you suffer a personal attack just because you’re a Christian? Find out on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur.
The sinfulness of all people . . . the horrible, eternal penalty for sin . . . and salvation in Christ alone. No doubt you’re familiar with those elements of the gospel message. But what about the issue of repentance? What exactly does it mean to repent . . . and can you be a Christian without understanding repentance? Essential questions — John MacArthur starts answering them today in his lesson . . . “The Characteristics of True Repentance” . . . on GRACE TO YOU.
When you receive salvation, you’re indeed saved from your sin, but you still have to live in a world drowning in sin. And Scripture calls for you to be a light in the midst of that grim darkness. The question is, how do you do that? John MacArthur answers that today, as he continues his current study on GRACE TO YOU titled . . . The Portrait of a New Life.
What attitude is most appropriate—most God-honoring—at Christmas? And how do you put that attitude into practice? Find out today as John MacArthur shows you . . . The True Spirit of Christmas.” That’s the title of this Christmas Eve edition of GRACE TO YOU.
Today on GRACE TO YOU, John MacArthur helps prepare you for a Christmas of genuine worship. He’ll be approaching Christmas truth from some angles you might not expect—stay here, won’t you, as he continues his timely look at . . . The Jesus of Christmas. That’s the title of his current series, on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur.
Tomorrow’s Thanksgiving Day here in the United States . . . a wonderful time to reflect on God’s goodness. Of course for Christians, everyday should be Thanksgiving . . . because of the profound blessings we have in Jesus Christ.That in mind, John MacArthur has a timely message todayon GRACE TO YOUtitled “In Everything Give Thanks” . . . helping you see how the gospel of grace leads to a life of thankfulness.