This expanded edition deepens the debate over 'lordship salvation' and the biblical understanding of faith and works in adding three new chapters and an appendix.
The Gospel According to the Apostles: The Role of Works in the Life of FaithThomas Nelson Inc - Macarthur says, "but it differs dramatically from the diluted message popular today. Others read the same book and heard in it the identical message preached since the founding of the Church. The gospel according to the Apostles is the same gospel Jesus preached, " Dr. Macarthur reconciles these two seemingly divergent threads of biblical truth, "why do you call me lord and not do the things that I tell you to?" When John MacArthur dared in his earlier book to ask us this question, taking on the difficult questions head on:What is cheap grace?Have some Christians adopted a "no-lordship" theology?What must a person do to be considered righteous by God?Do our works have any affect on our salvation?Jesus asked his followers, critics accused him of shelving grace.
Salvation, paul stresses is "not by works, so that no one can boast" Ephesians 2:8-9. I pray you'll find this book an encouragement as you seek to put your own faith to work. ". But james argues, "show me your faith without your works, and I will show you my faith by my works" 2:18. In his characteristic compelling style Dr.
The Gospel According to the Apostles: The Role of Works in the Life of Faith - Ever since the days of the apostles Paul and James, Christians have struggled to define the proper tension between faith and works.
The Gospel according to God: Rediscovering the Most Remarkable Chapter in the Old TestamentCrossway - He was pierced for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his wounds we are healed. Isaiah 53:5 often hailed as one of the greatest chapters in the Bible, the prophecy of the suffering servant in Isaiah 53 foretells the crucifixion of Jesus, the central event in God’s ultimate plan to redeem the world.
. This book explains the prophetic words of isaiah 53 verse by verse, highlighting important connections to the history of Israel and to the New Testament―ultimately showing us how this ancient prophecy illuminates essential truths that undergird our lives today.
Transforming Prayer: How Everything Changes When You Seek God's FaceBethany House Publishers - With captivating stories of the transformative power of personal worship and its connection with prayer, this book equips readers with practical tools for a more effective personal and corporate prayer life. Praying christians are hungry to learn how to connect with God in a way that takes them beyond the typical grocery-list approach.
Transforming prayer explores the profound difference between seeking God's hand what he does for people and seeking God's face who he really is.
Right Thinking in a World Gone Wrong: A Biblical Response to Today's Most Controversial IssuesHarvest House Publishers - It is, instead, grounded in what God has told us is true about ourselves and our world…. God’s word offers sanity, clarity, and hope. John macarthurtrusted voices offer biblical Responsesto Today’s Hot IssuesOne of the greatest challenges facing Christians today is the powerful influence of secular thinking.
From all directions we’re fed a constant barrage of persuasive―yet unbiblical―worldviews. Using the bible as the foundation, you’ll learn how to develop a christian perspective on key issues―including…political activismenvironmentalismthe cult of celebrityentertainment and escapismhomosexual marriageabortion, birth control, and surrogacyeuthanasia and suicidedisasters and epidemicsimmigrationGod and the problem of evilAlso included is a topical reference guide of Bible verses that address key concerns―a guide that will arm you with right thinking and biblical answers to challenging questions.
Right Thinking in a World Gone Wrong: A Biblical Response to Today's Most Controversial Issues - . This makes it difficult to know where to stand on today’s most talked-about issues. The leadership team at grace community Church, along with their pastor, John MacArthur, provide much-needed discernment and clarity in the midst of rampant confusion. Our response to moral questions is not determined by politics, personal preference, economics, popular opinion, or human reasoning.
Because the Time is Near: John MacArthur Explains the Book of RevelationMoody Publishers - In fact, it should be something we look forward to. Whether it’s a giant asteroid, a worldwide plague, or some other global catastrophe, the end of the world is a terrifying prospect—at least for those who have no idea what it will be like. For christians, however, the end of the world should be anything but dreadful.
And he has assured us that the end of this age will mark the beginning of a new, glorious one in which we will serve and worship Him in sinless perfection. Not only is revelation the inspired word of God, it is also the only New Testament book that includes a promised spiritual blessing for those who study and apply its message.
Because the Time is Near: John MacArthur Explains the Book of Revelation - As such, it is an essential part of every Christian’s devotional life. Those who ignore revelation deprive themselves of a rich treasure of divine truth, and the promised blessings that come from understanding that truth. Join john macarthur as he explains the book of Revelation in a way that is both doctrinally precise and intensely practical.
Our eternal hope, as believers, is intimately tied to the end of this world. The end of the world is coming. From roadside signs to science fiction films, this slogan underscores our society’s nervous fascination with the future. All of this is laid out in the book of Revelation. Why? because god has told us how the world will end.
Saved without a Doubt: Being Sure of Your Salvation John MacArthur StudyDavid C. Cook - So what answers does god provide to challenging questions like: Am I really saved? Am I going to heaven? How can I know for sure? Renowned pastor and author John MacArthur believes every Christian should enjoy the reality and security of being saved without a doubt. Can you lose your salvation? All believers have wrestled with this question at some point in their spiritual walks.
Throughout, you’ll be encouraged to embrace the perfect grace found in Jesus Christ. Saved without a doubt includes a guide for both personal and group study, which features discovery questions, suggestions for prayer, and activities, all designed to connect life-changing truths with everyday living.
Saved without a Doubt: Being Sure of Your Salvation John MacArthur Study - Drawing from a background rich in Bible study and teaching, John examines key scriptures, tackles tough questions, and sheds light on the true nature of salvation.
Fundamentals of the Faith: 13 Lessons to Grow in the Grace and Knowledge of Jesus ChristMoody Publishers - For the first time ever, Fundamentals of the Faith is available to everyone in book form. With topics ranging from “god: his character and attributes” to “The Church: Fellowship and Worship, ” this study is ideal for discipling new believers or realizing afresh what it means to follow Jesus. Each lesson is loaded with learning tools to help you engage scripture: a link to 13 free downloadable messages by John MacArthur himselfStudy questions and memory versesSuggestions for practical applicationIf you are a new believer or know someone who is, Fundamentals of the Faith is the perfect resource for establishing a solid biblical foundation for the Christian life.
On sunday mornings at grace community church, where John MacArthur preaches, small groups gather together in Fundamentals of the Faith classes to use this manual of thirteen lessons that blend basic biblical truths with personal obedience and service.
Strange Fire: The Danger of Offending the Holy Spirit with Counterfeit WorshipThomas Nelson - As a movement, it is clearly headed the wrong direction. He lays out a chilling case for rejecting its false prophets, showing true reverence to the Holy Spirit, speaking out against their errors, and above all clinging to the Bible as the inerrant, authoritative Word of God and the one true standard by which all truth claims must be tested.
And it is growing at an unprecedented rate. From the word of faith to the new Apostolic Reformation, the Charismatic movement is being consumed by the empty promises of the prosperity gospel. Nelson Books. Too many charismatic celebrities promote a “Christianity” without Christ, a Holy Spirit without holiness.
Strange Fire: The Danger of Offending the Holy Spirit with Counterfeit Worship - What would god say about those who blatantly misrepresent his holy spirit; who exchange true worship for chaotic fits of mindless ecstasy; who replace the biblical gospel with vain illusions of health and wealth; who claim to prophesy in His name yet speak errors; and who sell false hope to desperate people for millions of dollars?The charismatic movement has always been a breeding-ground for scandal, greed, bad doctrine, and all kinds of spiritual chicanery.
And their teaching is having a disastrous influence on a grand scale, as large television networks broadcast their heresies to every part of the world. In strange fire, bestselling author and pastor John MacArthur chronicles the unsavory history behind the modern Charismatic movement.
The Gospel According to Paul: Embracing the Good News at the Heart of Paul's TeachingsThomas Nelson - The gospel according to Paul is also available in Spanish, Evangelio según Pablo. Nelson Books. From bible teacher john macarthur, a revelatory exploration of what the apostle Paul actually taught about the Good News of Jesus. The apostle paul penned a number of very concise, focused passages in his letters to the early church that summarize the gospel message in just a few well-chosen words.
. The gospel according to paul is written in a style that is easily accessible to lay people, including those who know very little about the Bible, while being of great value to seasoned pastors and experienced ministers. The gospel according to paul is the third in a series of books on the gospel by John MacArthur including – The Gospel According to Jesus and The Gospel According to the Apostles.
The Gospel According to Paul: Embracing the Good News at the Heart of Paul's Teachings - Each of these key texts has a unique emphasis highlighting some essential aspect of the Good News of Jesus Christ. Thomas nelson. The chapters in this revelatory new book closely examine those vital gospel texts, one verse at a time. John macarthur, well-reasoned, easy to grasp, and above all, compelling, tackles such questions as:What is the gospel?What are the essential elements of the message?How can we be certain we have it right?And how should Christians be proclaiming the Good News to the world?As always, the answers John MacArthur gives are clear, host of the popular media ministry Grace to You, thoroughly biblical.
Twelve Ordinary Men: How the Master Shaped His Disciples for Greatness, and What He Wants to Do with YouThomas Nelson - John MacArthur. Twelve Ordinary Men. Thomas nelson. Look no further than the twelve disciples whose many weaknesses are forever preserved throughout the pages of the New Testament. Contrary to popular belief, we do not have to be perfect to do God's work. Nelson Books. Macarthur draws principles from Christ's careful, hands-on training of the original twelve disciples for today's modern disciple - you.
Jesus chose ordinary men - fisherman, political zealots - and turned their weakness into strength, tax collectors, producing greatness from utter uselessness. Christianity. Disciples.