50 John MacArthur Quotes

  • "The Christian life is not adding Jesus to one's own way of life but renouncing that personal way of life for His and being willing to pay whatever cost that may require."

    - John MacArthur
    Topics: Commitment


  • "Discipline is difficult, painful, and often heartrending. It is not that we should not love the offenders, but that we should love Christ, His church, and His Word even more. Our love to the offenders is not to be sentimental tolerance but correcting love."

    - John MacArthur
    Topics: Discipline, Love


  • "The conscience is a built-in warning system that signals us when something we have done is wrong. The conscience is to our souls what pain sensors are to our bodies: it inflicts distress, in the form of guilt, whenever we violate what our hearts tell us is right."

    - John MacArthur
    Topics: Conscience


  • "The truth of the resurrection gives life to every other area of gospel truth. The resurrection is the pivot on which all of Christianity turns and without which none of the other truths would much matter. Without the resurrection, Christianity would be so much wishful thinking, taking its place alongside all other human philosophy and religious speculation."

    - John MacArthur
    Topics: Resurrection


  • "True faith is never seen as passive - it is always obedient."

    - John MacArthur
    Topics: Faith, Obedience


  • "Where sin has been removed death can only interrupt the earthly life and usher in the heavenly."

    - John MacArthur
    Topics: Death


  • "Why do Christians get sick? 1. Some sickness comes from God. 2. Some sickness comes from Satan. 3. Some sickness is chastening for sin."

    - John MacArthur
    Topics: Illness


  • "Saving faith is not just believing that Jesus lived and died. Faith that saves is the confident, continuous confession of total dependence on, and trust in Jesus Christ to meet the requirements on your behalf to give you entrance into God's Eternal Kingdom. It's the surrender of your life in complete trust to Him to do what you cannot do."

    - John MacArthur
    Topics: Faith, Salvation


  • "Worship is simply glorifying God; this means there is nothing required of us that cannot be done as an act of worship."

    - John MacArthur
    Topics: Worship


  • "Scripture repeatedly makes clear that heaven is a realm of unsurpassed joy, unfading glory, undiminished bliss, unlimited delights, and unending pleasures. Nothing about it can possibly be boring or humdrum. It will be a perfect existence. We will have unbroken fellowship with all heaven's inhabitants. Life there will be devoid of any sorrows, cares, tear, fears, or pain."

    - John MacArthur
    Topics: Heaven


  • "Since the Fall in the Garden of Eden, temptation has been a constant, unrelenting part of human life. Men have tried to avoid and resist it with self-inflicted pain to make themselves uncomfortable and presumably humble, or by isolating themselves from other people and from physical comforts. But no person has ever found a place or a circumstance that can make him safe from temptation."

    - John MacArthur
    Topics: Temptation


  • "God's will may not be the perfection of the true believer's life, but it is the direction of it."

    - John MacArthur
    Topics: Obedience


  • "For some reason, we think of doubt and worry as "small" sins. But when a Christian displays unbelief...or an inability to cope with life, he is saying to the world, "My God cannot be trusted," and that kind of disrespect makes one guilty of a fundamental error, the heinous sin of dishonoring God. That is no small sin."

    - John MacArthur
    Topics: Doubt, Worry, Trust


  • "Justification is... a completed fact for the believer; it is not an ongoing process."

    - John MacArthur
    Topics: Justification


  • "Worship is our innermost being responding with praise for all that God is, through our attitudes, actions, thoughts, and words, based on the truth of God as He has revealed Himself."

    - John MacArthur
    Topics: Worship



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