John MacArthur has spent more than five decades teaching the Bible verse-by-verse . . . often for nearly an hour at a time. Clearly, he’s committed to in-depth preaching. But should all pastors still preach like that? Since attention spans have dropped should pastors adapt their messages? Wouldn’t congregations be better served by shorter, more topical sermons? Hear more, on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur.
We obviously live in a sound-bite society. But should that affect the way churches reach their audiences? What is the pastor’s most important role in the current culture? On GRACE TO YOU, John MacArthur answers those questions, as he begins a study titled . . . Why Is Preaching Worth Fighting For?
You’d probably never steal a car . . . falsify an insurance claim . . . cheat on your taxes —or your spouse. You might never let a day go by without studying God’s Word. There may be a long—and commendable—list of things you’d never actually do. But what about the things you think about doing? How are you at controlling your thoughts? Hear more on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur.
When you become a Christian, how you talk, think, and even what you do for fun changes. But as you might have found a radical change in your priorities doesn’t happen without a price. You might lose a friendship or two . . . or face rejection because of your new convictions.Yet you can rejoice in that rejection. Frankly, it’s evidence that you’ve taken steps to break sin’s hold on your life.Hear more on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur.
Scripture calls Christians to many things . . . but certainly not to a life of violence. Yet where sin is concerned, you need to do everything possible to destroy its power . . . it’s grip. . . and just because you’re a Christian doesn’t mean sin isn’t a threat. So . . . what does it take for you to break free from the sins you do battle with? John MacArthur explains that on GRACE TO YOU.
You can probably imagine the anger you’d feel toward a con artist who cheated you on a business deal, a robber who broke into your house, or a terrorist who hurt someone you love.But how offended are you by the very thing that Christ died for . . . the sins he bore on the cross? How often do you get angry about your sin? Hear more on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur.
You may recall some of the great battle cries from history . . . like, “Remember the Alamo!” . . . and “Remember Pearl Harbor!” But where your battles with sin are concerned, there’s another motto to keep in mind: “Remember the consequences!”Hear more on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur.
It’s perhaps the Bible’s most well-known story, the Parable of the Prodigal Son. You have probably heard many sermons on it and can recite its details by heart. But hidden within those details there is a key truth that many people miss. A truth that can change your life . . . and forever deepen your view of God’s love. Hear more on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur.
It’s a story so ubiquitous that people across the globe are familiar with the plot, even if they’re not Christians. I’m talking about the Parable of the Prodigal Son. But truth is, countless people throughout history have missed its main point. Could you be one who’s misinterpreted it? Find out on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur.
If you’ve ever tried to speak out against dishonesty at work . . . or evangelize a neighbor trapped in a sinful lifestyle . . . perhaps you’ve been told, “Judge not, that you be not judged.” Sadly, for many people that verse is a convenient defense against calls for repentance. But was Jesus really saying we shouldn’t judge sin? John MacArthur answers that on GRACE TO YOU.
The money in your wallet may say “In God We Trust” . . . but the sad truth is, much of America rejects God and often works to marginalize those who follow Christ. So how do you honor God while surrounded by a culture that doesn’t? Consider that on GRACE TO YOU as John MacArthur begins his study called . . .Faith Through the Fire.
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.
Millions of people have taken a test called the Myers-Briggs Personality Type Indicator. While it might be interesting and even helpful to understand your personality better . . . it’s far more important you know who you are spiritually. Stay tuned as John MacArthur helps you consider four different kinds of people — actually, four spiritual personalities. That’s on the next GRACE TO YOU.
Today on GRACE TO YOU you’re going to see the boldness Jesus had when He faced hypocritical, false teachers. I urge you to listen closely . . . because, bottom line, you need the same attitude toward false doctrine that Jesus displays.That’s on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur.
Some evangelical churches these days have messages designed for both Christians and unbelievers.Thinking if you make unbelievers feel comfortable, accepted, and loved by the church, you’ll win their respect. But can you really expect to make an impact for the kingdom by compromising biblical truth? Find out,on GRACE TO YOU with John MacArthur.