For a long time, we’ve heard about churches that want to be relevant to the culture . . . But what does that really mean? Raising up a generation of people responsive to God’s Word should be the goal of every church.On GRACE TO YOU, John MacArthur’s going to explore this notion of being responsive to God’s Word and look at what a Christ-honoring and truly relevant ministry looks like.
The great British preacher Charles Spurgeon said this:“I dread beyond all things the [Holy] Spirit’s withdrawal. Death hasnot half the terror of that thought. I would sooner die a thousand times thanlose the helpful presence of the Holy Ghost. ”Do you dread doing anything that could keep you from receiving the helpof the Holy Spirit? Hear more from John MacArthur on GRACE TO YOU.
You’ve probably heard the verse that says, “Quench not the Spirit.” But what exactly does that mean?What could you possibly do to prevent The Holy Spirit work? On GRACE TO YOU, John MacArthur’s going to explore the issue of quenching the Holy Spirit as he continues his study . . .The Bible-Driven Church.
How should you respond when something good happens . . . you get a promotion at work, you get engaged, your first child is born? What about when bad things happen . . . you lose your job, face family crisis, or the doctor says you have cancer? Here’s a hint . . . God wants the same response. Hear more, on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur.
We’ve all had those moments where we close our eyes and start to pray. But then we get distracted by the day’s schedule . . . tomorrow’s meeting . . . next week’s vacation. It can sometimes be a battle to pray for more than just a few minutes. So how do you build a consistent habit of prayer—a life of prayer that will strengthen your church? Find out, on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur.
It’s said that nothing is discussed more, and practiced less, than prayer. Of course, that’s not to say Christians aren’t committed to prayer. But we’d all have to admit to failures in meeting the biblical standard for prayer. And what is that standard? Well, as the apostle Paul put it, you’re to . . .pray without ceasing.Hear more, on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur.
The world is currently unsettled in many ways. People find themselves not only disappointed in the direction of politics but in the state of culture as a whole. But—if you’re a Christian—you’re commanded to rejoice always—even when your circumstances—political, cultural, or otherwise—are bleak. How does this “rejoice always” thing work? Find out, on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur.
If the Bible says, “Rejoice always”—and that’s exactly what it says—does it also explain how to pull that off? What does it take to be joyful, content—even thankful—in a less-than-joyful situation . . . maybe one you’re facing right now? Hear more, on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur.
They constantly criticize the preaching. They’re never satisfied with the music or, really, with any part of the worship service. Every church has one or two—maybe more—people like that. Those who make life difficult for everyone else in the congregation. What does the Bible say about those folks? How should you respond to them? Find out on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur.
On the next GRACE TO YOU, John MacArthur is continuing his look at . . .The Bible-Driven Church. He will be focusing on how to honor Christ in the way you minister to people in your church who might not be so easy to love. It’s a message titled . . . “Dealing with Problem People.”
Today—Good Friday—is a day of sorrow for many people . . . as they mourn the shame and unspeakable suffering Jesus endured at the cross. Yet what followed His enormous sacrifice is so remarkable—so monumental—only the sinless Son of God could accomplish it. And it’s the reason that sorrow and mourning give way to joy. Hear more, on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur.
Can you ever pray for an unsaved friend, a job opportunity, a health problem so many times that God gets tired of hearing from you? Bottom line, is it possible to overwhelm God with your prayers? Consider that as John MacArthur begins a study on prayer from Luke 11 on GRACE TO YOU.
What do healthy marriages have in common?Communication. You’ve got to know how to talk to those you love.It’s no different in your relationship with God. To draw closer to Him, you need to know howto talk to Him.On GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur,John’s going to look at the life of Daniel and show you how to pray more fervently and effectively.
When it comes to your salvation did you choose God or did God choose you? And how did you go from a blind sinner to someone who rejoices in the light of Christ? John MacArthur answers those questions as he looks at the source of spiritual sight. That’s on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur.
It’s possible to be so close to something that you can’t see it clearly. That can certainly happen to Christians with the teachings of Christ. We can become so familiar with Christ’s Words and the great doctrines of our faith—they sort of lose their power. Hear more from John MacArthur on GRACE TO YOU.