26 Incredible John Macarthur Quotes

26 Incredible John Macarthur Quotes

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John MacArthur is a pastor from Los Angeles, California that is most know for her radio program Grace To You that is listened to internationally. He has also written nearly 200 books including the MacArthur Study Bible, which has sold over a million copies and won many awards.

“A dozen men under the power of the Holy Spirit are a more potent force than the teeming masses whose initial enthusiasm for Jesus was apparently provoked by little more than sheer

“Angels – like all other intelligent creatures – were designed to render worship to God, not to receive worship themselves. In fact, in every case in Scripture, whenever angels are offered
any form of worship, they always rebuke the worshiper and redirect all worship to God alone.”

“Because ours is such a free and prosperous society, it is easier for Christians to feel secure by presuming on instead of depending on God’s grace. To many believers become satisfied with
physical blessings and have little desire for spiritual blessings.”

“But the language of slavery does more than merely picture the gospel. In fact, it is central to the message of salvation. That is because the slavery metaphor points to the reality of
Christ’s lordship, and the lordship of Christ is essential to the biblical gospel.”

“Christ’s atonement fully satisfied the demands of God’s righteousness, so forgiveness and mercy are guaranteed to those who receive Christ in humble, repentant faith.”

“For the faithful, Spirit-filled Christian, every place becomes a place of prayer.”

“I am a free man, the slave of Christ.”

“If I could simplify the Christian life to one thing, it would be obedience.”

“If you are ever to know power and passion in your prayer life, you need to pray with a devout heart-with a pure motive seeking only the glory of God. You also need to pray with a humble
heart seeking only the attention of God, not men. Finally, you need to pray with a confident heart knowing full well that God already knows what you need.”

“Impotence in prayer leads us, however unwillingly, to strike a truce with evil. When you accept what is, you abandon a Christian view of God and His plan for redemptive history.”

“In its most technical sense, committing adultery refers to sexual intercourse between a man and woman when one or both of them is married.”

“It is the highest activity of the human soul, and therefore it is at the same time the ultimate test of a man’s true spiritual condition. There is nothing that tells the truth about us as
Christian people so much as our prayer life.”

“Jesus Christ is not just ‘my personal Savior’. He is Lord.”

“Liberty does not mean doing as you like, it means liking as you ought, and doing that.”

“No human being…is ever conceived outside God’s will or ever conceived apart from God’s image. Life is a gift from God created in His own image.”

“Nowhere does Scripture encourage us to have an angel-fetish, or to look for evidence of angels in everyday life… [Furthermore] biblical appearances of angels – unlike those of popular
lore – often cause trauma and great fear.”

“Our greatest limitation isn’t the leader of the lives; it is the spirit within us.”

“Righteous wrath is no less noble than love, since both coexist in God.”

“Scripture does what psychoanalysis can’t do-it pierces the heart, penetrates deep into the soul and judges the motives. To see yourself in the light of Scripture, is to see yourself as you
really are.”

“The cross is proof of both the immense love of God and the profound wickedness of sin.”

“The Lord accomplishes great things through weak people…What is required of His people is an obedient spirit, not a roster of tremendous gifts and abilities.”

“We should not be entertained by the sins for which Christ died.”

“What you cant forget… God cant remember!”

“Why is discipline important? Discipline teaches us to operate by principle rather than desire. Saying no to our impulses (even the ones that are not inherently sinful) puts us in control of
our appetites rather than vice versa. It deposes our lust and permits truth, virtue, and integrity to rule our minds instead.”

“Without a proper view of God there cannot exist a proper view of man.”

“You can’t confuse childlike faith with childish thinking.”