Category Archives: John MacArthur

Church Write-Up: The Liked-Disliked Christian Exclusivist

For church last Sunday, I watched John MacArthur’s service, then I watched the service of the church that I normally attend.  In this post, I would like to mention something that MacArthur said. MacArthur said that there is a paradox … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: Self-Denial

At church last Sunday, it was raining outside, plus there were forecasts of an ice-storm.  I stayed home and watched John MacArthur’s service, then I watched the service of the church that I usually attend.  I hope I don’t get … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: Church Is About Jesus

Due to inclement weather, the church that I normally attend cancelled services last Sunday.  As I did the previous Sunday, when it cancelled services, I watched the live-stream of John MacArthur, Jr.’s Grace Community Church. MacArthur is doing a series … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: MacArthur Starts a Series on the Church

Last Sunday, the church that I usually attend cancelled its services, since there was an ice-storm.  I live on the West Coast, so I was trying to find an online service that matched my time-zone.  I decided to watch Grace … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks, Without Being Perfunctory

During my prayer time last night, the subject of thanksgiving entered my mind because, well, it is Thanksgiving!  Philippians 4:6 came to my mind: “Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your … Continue reading

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“Take Away Our (Bent or Desire?) to Sinning”

At church last Sunday, the pastor was contrasting a Methodist version of a Charles Wesley hymn with a Lutheran version.  The hymn is “Love Divine, All Loves Excelling.” The reason that the pastor was commenting on this is that she … Continue reading

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The Opposite of Love Is…Indifference?

I’m reading a biography of Thomas Merton, a Trappist monk and a prolific author.  The book is Michael Mott’s The Seven Mountains of Thomas Merton.  On page 316, Mott quotes the following from one of Merton’s books, Thoughts in Solitude: … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: The Christ of the Covenants, by O. Palmer Robertson

O. Palmer Robertson.  The Christ of the Covenants.  Phillipsburgh, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Company, 1980. A Reformed Christian recommended this book to me about eight years ago—-that, and O. Palmer Robertson’s 2000 book, The Israel of God: Yesterday, Today, … Continue reading

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Review of Christ’s Prophetic Plans: A Futuristic Premillennial Primer

John MacArthur and Richard Mayhue, ed.  Christ’s Prophetic Plans: A Futuristic Premillennial Primer.  Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2012. I would like to thank Moody Publishers for my review copy of this book.  See here for Moody’s page about the book. Christ’s … Continue reading

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Questions about Luke 22, and Why Luke Said Jesus Was Innocent

My church finished its Bible study on Luke last night.  We were going through Luke: Gospel of Reassurance With Michael Card.  Because my pastor and his wife will be away next week, we went through two lessons last night.  In … Continue reading

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