Pastor John MacArthur of Grace Community Church is continuing to lead Sunday church services despite lockdown restrictions and threats of legal action.
Prior to delivering his sermon this past Sunday, MacArthur welcomed congregants “to the Grace Community Church peaceful protest” which was met with laughter, cheers, and a standing ovation.
“Are you glad to be here?” MacArthur asked the congregation. “Everything for us is based on the word of God, right? And that means we are pro-life, pro-family, pro-law and order, and pro-church of the Lord Jesus Christ.”
According to The Christian Post, the 81-year-old pastor then invited Chaplain Martin Morehouse from the Los Angeles Police Department to deliver a prayer to open the service.
As part of Chaplain Morehouse’s prayer, he asked the Lord to provide MacArthur and Grace Community Church with the “wisdom and faith to weather all of the things going on in church and outside church.”
MacArthur then went on to preach a message from 1 Corinthians 1, which partly reads, “For the foolishness of God is wiser than human wisdom, and the weakness of God is stronger than human strength.”
“We are here in obedience to our Lord, we are here because He has given us commands, not in a personal esoteric way, not through some vision or dream, not because I hear voices from Heaven, I don’t, but because I have a…