John 17:1 When Jesus had spoken these words, he lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, “Father, the hour has come; glorify your Son that the Son may glorify you, John Mac Arthur: Do you know what that statement acknowledges? Fantastic truth … that statement acknowledges that God is the sovereign of history. Did you … More Sovereign history
But I have this against you, that you have abandoned the love you had at first. (Revelation 2:4 ESV) John MacArthur ties together today’s reading in John 14 and Revelation 2:1-17, in a message “When Love Grows Cold” Knowing God and being a Christian involves loving the Lord Jesus Christ. Again in John chapter 14 … More Fluctuation potential in our love
John 14:28-31 You heard me say to you, ‘I am going away, and I will come to you.’ If you loved me, you would have rejoiced, because I am going to the Father, for the Father is greater than I. And now I have told you before it takes place, so that when it does take place … More The cross: a demonstration of Christ’s love for us or for the Father?
Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” —John 8:12 ESV John MacArthur: You know what Jesus was saying when He said I’m the light of the world? He was saying, in effect, I … More Jesus claims to be “the light”
2 Thessalonians 3:16 Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times in every way. The Lord be with you all. John MacArthur, in a sermon, “Peace in Every Circumstance” This peace is defined for us in several ways in verse 16. First of all, it is divine. “Now may the Lord of peace … More So, God is peace.
1 Thessalonians 5:4-8 But you are not in darkness, brothers, for that day to surprise you like a thief. For you are all children of light, children of the day. We are not of the night or of the darkness. So then let us not sleep, as others do, but let us keep awake and be sober. For those … More For you are all children of light, children of the day
John MacArthur preached a sermon on 2 Corinthians 11, our passage for today. Here is the concluding prayer from that sermon, “The Hardships of Paul”: Father, thank You for the insight You’ve given us into this amazing and incredible man. What a model he is for us and we feel, as I said, like nothing, … More Thank God for Paul’s Example
If he has wronged you at all, or owes you anything, charge that to my account. I, Paul, write this with my own hand: I will repay it—to say nothing of your owing me even your own self. —Philemon 18-19 John MacArthur, in “The Motives of One Who Forgives” But then notice what he says … More Accounting 101 in Philemon
Titus 2:5,8,10 5 … that the word of God may not be reviled. 8 …so that an opponent may be put to shame, having nothing evil to say about us. 10 …. so that in everything they may adorn the doctrine of God our Savior. John MacArthur in a sermon, “Sound Doctrine Backed By Sound Living” from Titus … More Life-changing truth
I tell you that to everyone who has, more will be given, but from the one who has not, even what he has will be taken away. —Luke 19:26 Pastor John MacArthur, in a sermon, ” Fitting Rewards from the Returning King”, on the Parable of the Minas in Luke 19: You’re either among the faithful, … More John MacArthur: Fitting Rewards from the Returning King