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 History is God’s will materializing.
John MacArthur ties together our 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 verse 21 says, Jesus is speaking again here, “He who has My commandments and keeps them, he it is … More How’s Your Love Meter?
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 Jesus’ love demonstrated
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 No need for a Mediator?
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 general call of the gospel is like the sheet lightning we sometimes see on a summer’s evening–beautiful, grand–but whoever heard of anybody being struck by … More Called?
John MacArthur explains the Good Shepherd illustration in light of John 9: The life of a Palestinian shepherd was hard, very hard. There’s very little grass and the sheep have to move from place to place constantly to find the grass that is available. And there are no protecting walls on the plateau and very often … More The Good Shepherd
John 9:18 The Jews did not believe that he had been blind and had received his sight, until they called the parents of the man who had received his sight 19 and asked them, “Is this your son, who you say was born blind? How then does he now see?” 20 His parents answered, “We know that this … More Unbelievable unbelief
John 8:58-59 Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was, I am.” So they picked up stones to throw at him, but Jesus hid himself and went out of the temple. John MacArthur, in a sermon” Jesus Antagonizes His Enemies,” comments: Well, you see, by the time this has gone on, there … More Reactions to Jesus
John MacAthur comments on John 8:12 But you say, “Why does Jesus particularly choose this metaphor? Why would He just walk in the temple treasury, why wouldn’t He say…I am better than wealth…or…I am the true priceless one? Or why wouldn’t He use something that would apply to the temple treasury?” He did. When … More I am the Light of the World- Part 2
John MacArthur: You know what Jesus was saying when He said I’m the light of the world? He was saying, in effect, I am Israel’s…what?…Messiah. They would have known that. The rabbis even said the name of Messiah is light, you can read that right in the rabbinic writings. They knew that God was going … More I am the Light of the World- Part 1