If you ask a church board why people love being in their congregation, they might say we have . . . great music, friendly people, and an enjoyable atmosphere. These may be the main selling points for many churches, but are those the main reasons to love a local church? The Bible gives other reasons — better reasons — to love being part of a local church.
Whats the most important thing about your church? Worship style? Music? Preaching on current social issues? While many elements make for a healthy church, what you should be most concerned about is . . . the pulpit. John MacArthur examines that notion, today on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur,
Today on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur, John offers insight into a pastor’s heart. He considers his primary task as a preacher, and the primary task of your pastor. As you listen in . . . be sure to note the principles you can apply as you instruct your children, lead a small group, or simply offer good counsel to friends and family.
Today on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur, John brings you an inside look at pastoral ministry. He will show you your pastor’s primary role, and also the power God’s word can have on a congregation. Be listening for ways you can pray for and encourage your pastor . . . and for lessons you can apply as you shepherd those in your own home.
There are gaps in understanding when you read the Bible, but you can’t impose your thinking on the text. It has one meaning . . . and your job is to get the meaning right. That’s exactly what John MacArthur helps you do, today on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur.
Every passage of Scripture has one specific meaning . . . yet often, multiple meanings are recklessly forced where they don’t belong, with serious consequences. John MacArthur helps you avoid errors like that, today on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur.
If you do an Internet search for churches in your area, what do they emphasize, what do they communicate about their purpose? Things like building relationships, addressing emotional needs, having a contemporary style, and even simply having fun will likely rank high. But have they found too high a place? What is the role of the church . . . the role of the pastor? Bottom line, what does the Bible say a pastor should commit himself to? Find out, today on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur.
John MacArthur is committed to in-depth preaching, even in a culture which prefers nothing longer than a text-message. Question is, is it essential for a pastor to preach like that? Why not change to meet the tastes of society? Wouldn’t congregations be better served by methods more in step with the times? Find answers, today on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur.
We live in a sound - bite society, no doubt about it. So how should that affect the way churches reach their audience? What’s the pastor’s most important role in today’s culture? Examine those questions as he begins a study, today on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur,
What is your favorite part about being in God’s family? Is it that you now have a clear conscience . . . fellowship with other believers . . . The Word of God comes to life? These blessing are life - changing, but there are far greater privileges to come, ones that come only in heaven. But what are those privileges? Find out today on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur.
How do you keep the teeth of temptation from clamping down, tearing at your mind . . . and blackening your soul? For practical, biblical strategies that will help you uproot private sin . . . listen, today on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur.
The Christian has in his heart the sense of the moral excellence of God’s law. The more mature that Christian is, the deeper his love for the Lord Jesus Christ, the deeper his sense of God’s holiness, the greater the longing to fulfill the law. The problem is . . . sin that dwells in you.” Hear more, today on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur,
Today on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur, John explains how your family — especially your marriage — should challenge the culture around you. The lesson you’re about to hear is part of John’s study from Titus 2 called . . . Revolutionary Living in a Dark Culture.
As you spend time with unsaved friends and family you have probably thought, “How can I get these people interested in Christ?” Listen in to GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur, as John starts a study showing you how to do just that. It’s titled . . . Revolutionary Living in a Dark Culture.
If you want to know about the future and Christ’s return — you would probably turn to the book of Revelation or Daniel, which would be a great choice. But those books also leave you with some questions some gaps. Today on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur, John will look at Zechariah 14, a chapter packed with material on Christ’s Return . . . found nowhere else in the Bible. .