Friday’s Featured Sermon: “Fifteen Words of Hope”

John MacArthur's message “Fifteen Words of Hope” has been referred to as “the finest single summary of the gospel message in the entire sermon catalogue. Expounding the rich truth of 2 Corinthians 5:21—“He made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him”—John walks us through the glorious doctrines of justification, imputation, and reconciliation, explaining how, as he ...

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You Can Change Yourself

Just reading billboards on a road trip is enough to realize that people want to change their lives. Whether it be physical, financial, or relational, there are a vast range of self-help industries that have sprung up around the world’s insatiable demand for self-improvement. In effect, they perpetuate a lie that dominates the world: you can change yourself.

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John MacArthur on Giving Thanks

Later this week, most of us here in the U.S. will gather with friends and family to celebrate Thanksgiving. While the world’s view of the holiday is bound up in food, football, and Black Friday savings, believers ought to know better. Certainly we can enjoy those aspects of the day as well, but not at the cost of cultivating a heart of true gratitude for the Lord’s abundant blessings in ...

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From John’s Desk

Dear Friend, Market research is big business these days. Corporations spend billions of dollars trying to determine what consumers want and how to motivate them to buy it. They study customer habits and preferences so they can shape their products and services to make them as enticing as possible. When it comes to the business world, the consumer is sovereign.

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Above Reproach

A small item I read in the news twenty years ago has stuck in my mind ever since. The Rockdale County High School Bulldogs basketball team of Conyers, Georgia, won their first-ever state championship in March of 1987, rolling over all their opponents. After eighteen years of coaching the team without a championship, coach Cleveland Stroud was ecstatic.

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