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 greatest defeat is really the greatest victory in history.
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 Why is He called LIGHT?
Accordingly, though I am bold enough in Christ to command you to do what is required, yet for love’s sake I prefer to appeal to you—I, Paul, an old man and now a prisoner also for Christ Jesus—I appeal to you for my child, Onesimus, whose father I became in my imprisonment. —Philemon 1:8-10 … More Odd, out of sync, obtuse tangential little letter?
John MacArthur on Luke 20:9-19 The parable has ended. The end is tragic for the vine-growers. It’s tragic for those who follow the vine-growers. It’s tragic, at this point, for the son, he’s dead. But the death of the son can’t be the end of the story. So he looks at them and says, “In … More The cornerstone sets every angle
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 Why should people believe it’s life‑changing truth if your life isn’t changed?
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 … More Father, help us to act like children of the day
Woe to them! For they walked in the way of Cain and abandoned themselves for the sake of gain to Balaam’s error and perished in Korah’s rebellion. Jude 11 John MacArthur explains: Korah rebelled against the Word of God. Whereas Cain ignored the God’s command, and Balaam sought to circumvent it, Korah blatantly rebelled against … More Think you don’t need a mediator? Think again.
Whether you’ve been reading through the Bible all year, or have just joined us, what a blessing to come to this little letter of Jude! To those who are called, beloved in God the Father and kept for Jesus Christ: (Jude 1) John MacArthur says: Spurgeon, a famous English preacher of the 19th century, said, “The … More Spurgeon: God’s special call is the forked flash from heaven
As he passed by, he saw a man blind from birth. And his disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” Jesus answered, “It was not that this man sinned, or his parents, but that the works of God might be displayed in him. We must work … More The Bible makes an issue out of blindness, both physical and spiritual
John MacArthur, in his introduction to Philemon: You ask yourself the question: of all of the subjects that Paul could have written about, why in the world did he pick the subject of forgiveness? This is this just this little isolated kind of odd, out of sync, obtuse tangential little letter stuck in the middle … More Why all the fuss over forgiveness?