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  • The Prosperous Lifestyle of America’s Anti-Prosperity Gospel Preacher - John MacArthur

    04/05/2021 10:03:30 PM PDT · by Cronos · 165 replies
    Julie Roys ^ | 3 Feb 2021 | julie roys
    For decades, John MacArthur has railed on prosperity preachers, likening them to “greed mongerers” who led First Century cults. Recently, he’s also taken aim at scandal-plagued evangelical leaders, like the late apologist Ravi Zacharias and former Hillsong Pastor Carl Lentz, saying these celebrities were in ministry only for the money. That’s why “liars and frauds and false teachers” are in business, MacArthur said in a recent sermon. “False teachers always do it for the same reason—filthy lucre, money.” Yet according to financial statements and tax forms obtained by The Roys Report, John MacArthur and his family preside over a religious...
  • John MacArthur’s LA County Church Continues To Fight For Freedom To Hold Indoor Services

    04/04/2021 11:13:05 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 7 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | Apr 3, 2021 | Jon Brown
    Attorneys for Grace Community Church in Los Angeles filed documents in court Friday, the latest move in their continuing fight to defend their right to gather for indoor worship services. The church, which has repeatedly made headlines since its leadership decided to resume services last July in defiance of state and local health mandates, was issued an injunction last September by L.A. Superior Court Judge Mitchell Beckloff that ordered them against holding indoor services. The injunction also required that congregants wear masks and socially distance even during outdoor services. Grace Community Church and its legal representation will be in court...
  • Is it 'too late' for America to be spared God's judgment? Rev. John MacArthur gives warning in Palm Sunday Sermon

    03/31/2021 7:58:16 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 03/31/2021 | Michael Gryboski
    California megachurch Pastor John MacArthur spoke about the possibility that the United States is already under judgment for its acceptance of progressive sexual ethics, among other things, during his Palm Sunday sermon. MacArthur preached a sermon at Grace Community Church of Sun Valley titled “Chosen in Him,” mainly focused on Mark 12 and the passage commonly known as the Parable of the Vineyard Owner. The parable speaks of a vineyard owner who allowed tenants to oversee his vineyard, only to have them take control of it and kill everyone the owner sent to collect on what they grew. “What then...
  • False Prophet Pope Francis Arrives Triumphantly in Iraq to Claim Abraham as the Foundation of His End Times One World Religion of Chrislam

    03/06/2021 12:18:13 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 17 replies
    nteb ^ | 3/5/21 | Geoffrey Grider
    For all you end times lovers of bible prophecy, what is happening right now on the ground in Iraq, in Ur of the Chaldees, is a stunning fulfillment of 2,000 year old words spoken by the prophets and apostles for us who are alive right now in these last days. If you were waiting for “something to start”, you’re about a year too late, it’s not only begun but for us who are saved, will soon be over. Flight #777 beckons, is your seat book for the coming trip to the clouds? Now let’s get the update on Chrislam in...
  • Why Pastor John MacArthur is wrong about religious freedom

    03/06/2021 2:43:59 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 03/06/2021 | Adam Groza
    Dr. John Macarthur recently spoke in opposition to religious freedom. As a pastor in California and a graduate of The Masters Seminary, this is a very rare instance where I disagree profoundly with Dr. MacArthur. The essence of his argument seems to be as follows: False religion is bad. Religious liberty promotes false religion. Religious liberty is therefore bad and should not be supported by Christians. The keen observer will notice an immediate problem with the soundness of the middle premise: Religious liberty does not, in fact, promote false religion. Religious liberty does not promote religion any more than gun...
  • John MacArthur: ‘I wouldn’t fight for religious freedom because I won’t fight for idolatry’ ["Why would I fight for the devil to have as many false religions as possible"]

    03/05/2021 6:11:05 PM PST · by daniel1212 · 119 replies
    Christian Post ^ | March 04, 2021 | Leonardo Blair
    During his State of the Church address Wednesday, which replaced his Shepherds’ Conference for men in church leadership that was postponed due to “ongoing litigation" and "threats" from the state, MacArthur urged evangelicals to stop forming alliances with non-Christian groups to promote religious freedom because they don’t need it. “The Gospel offends the sinner and seeks to break the sinner’s comfort and contentment by bringing him into stark realization of the eternal judgement of God. Evangelicals have become like Peter. They are looking for alliances with Satan that they think somehow can aid the Kingdom,” MacArthur said. I told our...
  • Official denies Pastor John MacArthur makes more than $500K a year from the Ministry, Grace to You

    02/10/2021 7:29:36 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 02/10/2021 | Leonardo Blair
    California megachurch Pastor John MacArthur’s ministry denied he makes more than $500,000 annually from his Grace to You media ministry and defended the stewardship of his collective ministries' finances on Tuesday after a recent report suggested his private lifestyle belies the modesty he preaches at the pulpit.“The questions and quibbling innuendo that have been published on the Internet regarding John MacArthur’s income and stewardship are rooted in misinformation. For example, a report has been floating around online for some time that John makes more than half a million dollars annually from GTY. Totally false,” Phil Johnson, GTY executive director and...
  • LA Times Blames Seven COVID Deaths On Small Maine Wedding That Victims Did Not Attend

    11/13/2020 8:49:47 AM PST · by george76 · 16 replies
    The Federalist ^ | NOVEMBER 13, 2020 | Jordan Davidson
    The Los Angeles Times featured a story on Thursday about a wedding in Maine, which the CDC believes “likely” caused a COVID-19 outbreak, to argue that people should reconsider their small holiday gatherings. “If you want to know why public health officials are so nervous about how much worse the COVID-19 pandemic will get as the holiday season unfolds, consider what happened after a single, smallish wedding reception that took place this summer in rural Maine,” the article states. The LA Times claims that while only 55 people were actually at the reception, one guest reportedly spread the virus before...
  • MacArthur Prevails – California Court Says Church and Pastor Entitled to Trial

    09/25/2020 6:46:53 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 5 replies
    Thomas More Society Attorneys Label LA County’s Contempt Order “Constitutionally Invalid”Attorneys for Pastor John MacArthur and Grace Community Church prevailed in yet another hearing today in Los Angeles Superior Court, arguing that MacArthur and the Church are entitled to a full trial on the merits of their challenge to the constitutionality of the government shut-down orders and the preliminary injunction. Los Angeles County has sought to shut down the church and hold MacArthur in contempt, but Thomas More Society attorneys argued that a final determination on the constitutionality of the orders must occur before the county could seek contempt against...
  • Grace Community Church Pastor John MacArthur says 'bring it on' after LA threatens jail time

    09/21/2020 6:53:37 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/21/2020 | By Leah MarieAnn Klett
    Grace Community Church Pastor John MacArthur took an insouciant attitude toward threats of jail time over his church’s decision to hold indoor services amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdowns, saying he’ll simply open a “jail ministry” should he find himself behind bars. In an interview with Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Tuesday, MacArthur revealed that he recently received a letter threatening up to six months in jail if he continues holding indoor worship services at his church in Sun Valley, California. “Of course, my biblical hero apart from the Lord Jesus Christ is the Apostle Paul,” MacArthur said. “And when he went...
  • John Macarthur's Church Worship 13 September 2020 in submission to Jesus Christ

    09/13/2020 7:37:18 PM PDT · by Theophilus · 66 replies
    https://www.gracechurch.org ^ | 9/13/2020 | John Macarthur
    The Los Angeles Superior Court on Thursday issued a preliminary injunction against Grace Community Church and Pastor John MacArthur that prohibits the church from "conducting, participating in, or attending any indoor worship services."
  • John MacArthur reads list of demands from California Govt.

    09/13/2020 12:26:55 PM PDT · by aspasia · 31 replies
    youtube.com ^ | 9/13/20 | MacArthur
    John MacArthur reads list of demands from California Govt.
  • 'The Very Definition of Tyranny': Superior Court Judge Upholds LA County's Ban on John MacArthur's Church Services

    09/11/2020 7:43:23 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 09/11/2020 | Tyler O'Neil
    On Thursday, Superior Court Judge Mitchell Beckloff ruled against Grace Community Church and its pastor, John MacArthur, issuing a preliminary injunction allowing Los Angeles County to ban indoor church services. MacArthur’s lawyers, Trump attorney Jenna Ellis and Thomas More Society lawyer Charles LiMandri, announced their intention to appeal at the earliest opportunity. “Although this is a temporary setback, we will continue to fight for Pastor MacArthur and Grace Community Church’s constitutionally protected right to hold church,” Ellis said in a statement. “Church is essential, and no government agent has the runaway, unlimited power to force churches to close indefinitely. The...
  • JUDGE ISSUES ORDER BANNING PASTOR JOHN MACARTHUR FROM HOLDING INDOOR WORSHIP SERVICESTodd Starnes

    09/11/2020 1:50:16 AM PDT · by xzins · 182 replies
    Todd Starnes.com ^ | Todd Starnes
    A Los Angeles Superior Court judge issued an order banning Pastor John MacArthur and Grace Community Church from conducting, participating in or attending any indoor worship services. It is a stunning blow to religious liberty.
  • When Pastors Disagree: John MacArthur urges churches to challenge gov’t and reopen amid pandemic, Andy Stanley disagrees and recommends cooperation

    09/05/2020 5:09:50 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/05/2020 | Leonardo Blair
    Pastors John MacArthur and Andy Stanley, who are both influential Christian leaders, presented dueling advice on how churches should respond to government restrictions amid the pandemic this week, with MacArthur urging pastors to open because the supposed need for indefinite lockdowns is a “lie,” while Stanley recommended cooperation. Both MacArthur, who leads Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California, and Stanley, who leads North Point Community Church in Alpharetta, Georgia, shared their thoughts on the controversial issue during a Q Session discussion with moderator and Q Ideas founder Gabe Lyons on Wednesday. MacArthur, who's been locked in an ongoing public...
  • After Defeating Govt in Court, California Megachurch Now Faces Eviction Notice

    09/02/2020 6:11:43 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 18 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 9/2/20 | Anthony Murdoch
    Grace Community Church has held a lease from the county on a section of their parking lot since 1975. Now, after winning in court the right to hold worship services, the organization received an eviction notice.LOS ANGELES, California, September 2, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) — A lawyer for a California Christian megachurch is calling out Los Angeles County for terminating a 45-year-old parking lot lease, saying the county’s deed is an act of “retaliation” for the church fighting to win the right to worship after challenging “unreasonable” state coronavirus health orders. "Los Angeles County is retaliating against Grace Community Church for simply...
  • LA County Loses Court Battle with Grace Community Church — So County Sends Eviction Notice to the Church on Sunday

    08/30/2020 7:56:47 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 08/30/2020 | Jim Hoft
    On August 12th Los Angeles County filed charges prohibiting Grace Community Church from holding religious services. But a local judge decided in favor of Grace Community Church to allow religious service if congregants wore face coverings and practiced social distancing.Pastor John MacArthur said at the time that the church was meeting indoors because it was their constitutional right and that it was commanded by God for his people to come together in worship.Factories, pot shots, liquor stores and department stores are allowed to stay open but not houses of worship.County officials were outraged at the judge’s decision this week telling...
  • Judge Prohibits Los Angeles County from Banning Worship at Local Megachurch

    08/26/2020 6:07:52 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 7 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 8/26/20 | Martin Burger
    ‘The court correctly concluded that Los Angeles County’s renewed application for a temporary restraining order was both procedurally and substantively defective.’LOS ANGELES, August 26, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – After weeks of back and forth, the California Superior Court decided that the County of Los Angeles can no longer attempt to obtain a court order prohibiting a Christian megachurch from holding indoor worship services. Instead of granting a temporary restraining order against Grace Community Church led by renowned Pastor John MacArthur, Judge Mitchell L. Beckloff allowed the county to enforce its own health orders. MacArthur and his worship center are represented by...
  • Trump Calls MacArthur | Thanks Him For Taking A Stand

    08/25/2020 6:33:59 AM PDT · by EliRoom8 · 17 replies
    YouTube ^ | Aug. 23, 2020
    (More in this clip other that the phone call) MacArthur speaking about the DNC Convention states "I am amazed that one of the historic parties here in the United States adopted the sins of Romans 1 as their platform." . . . "This is a new day in our country. Parties which used to differ on economics now differ dramatically on things which invade God's law on morality. In an ideal situation (the DNC) platform would advocate that the government pass out condoms so that people can fornicate at will. For those who happen to get pregnant in the process...
  • Covering Sin - Devotional

    08/24/2020 11:14:06 AM PDT · by metmom · 5 replies
    Grace to You.org ^ | 1993 | John MacArthur, Grace Community Church
    "[Love] bears all things" (1 Cor. 13:7). Love confronts sin but protects the sinner. In 1 Corinthians 13:7 Paul mentions four qualities of love that are closely related: bearing all things, believing all things, hoping all things, and enduring all things. That might sound like love is indiscriminate and accepting of anything that comes along, but "all things" in that verse is qualified by the context. Love rejects jealousy, bragging, arrogance, and so on (vv. 4-6), but it bears, believes, hopes, and endures all things that are within the parameters of God's Word. "Love bears all things" speaks of love's...