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A Lesson About Neighborly Love

Did the man embrace the lesson Jesus was teaching him?  Did he confess his inability when Jesus told him, “Go and do likewise?”  Did he acknowledge his need for grace, and repent? 161 more words

John F. MacArthur

Abusing the Olivet Discourse

The Olivet Discourse is one of the most abused passages anywhere in Scripture.  Some interpreters relegate the whole discourse to virtual irrelevance by claiming that all the prophetic words in this section of Scripture were completely fulfilled in AD 70 when Roman armies sacked Jerusalem and destroyed the Jewish temple  (That view if known as… 138 more words

Gospel Of Matthew

On the Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit is not a mystical power or ethereal force.  He is a person as much as Jesus is a person.  He is not a floating fog or some kind of ghost-like emanation.  137 more words

John F. MacArthur

Never Avenge Yourself

The last two characteristics Paul lists here are both reiterations.  He again denounces returning evil for evil, declaring, Never take your own revenge, beloved, but leave room for the wrath of God… 130 more words

Book Of Romans

Introducing Philemon

The book of Philemon is unique in many respects.  The shortest of Paul’s inspired writings, it is the only one of the prison epistles addressed to an individual.  326 more words

John F. MacArthur

Moses and Pharoah

Moses was a Jew, whereas Pharoah was a Gentile, but both of them were sinners.  Both were murderers, and both witnessed God’s miracles.  Yet, Moses was redeemed and Pharoah was not.  115 more words

Book Of Romans

What is a Disciple?

The word “disciple” means, literally, a learner.  A true disciple loves to learn at the feet of Jesus.  And then, he or she gets up, goes out, and gets involved.  64 more words

John F. MacArthur