On “Social Justice” and the Gospel

A Grace to You blog series by John MacArthur on “Social Justice” and the Gospel.

Social Injustice and the Gospel

Monday, August 13, 2018

Scripture says earthly governments are ordained by God to administer justice, and believers are to be subject to their authority. The civil magistrate is “a minister of God to you for good ... an avenger who brings wrath on the one who practices evil” (Romans 13:1–4). But it is also true that no ... Read More

The Long Struggle to Preserve the Gospel, Part 1

Monday, August 20, 2018

When I was studying doctrine and apologetics in seminary, I thought I was equipping myself to defend biblical truth against an onslaught of attacks from the world. I envisioned answering atheism and confronting threats to the gospel that would arise out of secular culture, the entertainment industry... Read More

The Long Struggle to Preserve the Gospel, Part 2

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Monday’s blog post focused on some of the past few decades of conflicts within the evangelical movement that have provoked me to preach and write in defense of the gospel. It wasn’t an exhaustive list—that would be tedious, I suspect. Evangelicals as a group have shown an unsettling openness to comp... Read More

Is the Controversy over “Social Justice” Really Necessary?

Monday, August 27, 2018

I do not relish controversy, and I particularly dislike engaging in polemical battles with other evangelical Christians. But as my previous posts in this series demonstrate, when the gospel is under attack from within the visible church, such controversy is necessary. And if it seems fierce disagree... Read More

The Injustice of Social Justice

Friday, September 7, 2018

The besetting sin of pragmatic, style-conscious evangelicals has always been that they shamelessly borrow fads and talking points from the unbelieving world. Today’s evangelicals evidently don’t believe the wisdom of this world is foolishness before God (1 Corinthians 3:19). Read More