MacArthur Plans to Defy Recent Court Ruling this Sunday ‘We’re going to have Church’

John MacArthur and Jenna Ellis appeared on Fox News at Night with Shannon Bream last night, where the 80-year-old preacher currently embroiled in a battle with L.A county health officials over his church having indoor services, elaborated on what his plans were for this coming service, after a Judge gave the county a preliminary injunction and ruled he was to cease having indoor services at full capacity.

“We’re going to have Church on Sunday. There is absolutely no reason not to have church as far as safety goes. A statistic- one in 100th of 1 percent of Californians have COVID. That’s the number. And yet no one in the entire state of California is allowed to go inside a church. Doesn’t make sense. Plus we’re under the authority of the Lord Jesus Christ and he says have church, and we’re gonna have it.

Shannon points out that the law is not discriminating solely against churches but also affects any other large gatherings, but Ellis disagrees, saying that it is targeting churches because the state doesn’t have the same restrictions and enforcement on other large gatherings like protests, which they have lauded and encouraged participation in, nor did the ruling acknowledge or consider any meritorious constitutional arguments they claimed.

“When the government is allowed this type of broad, and arbitrary, unlimited and indefinite power, then our rights become mere privileges. And for the judge to characterize this simply as the county ‘allowing’ these types of worship services, that’s not for the county to decide. That’s why our founders put ‘free exercise of religions’ as a fundamentally, constitutionally protected right, so we’re going to stand up for pastor John MacArthur and Grace Community Church because he’s absolutely right, he gets to hold church.  

Ellis noted that she will file a formal notice of appeal tomorrow



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17 thoughts on “MacArthur Plans to Defy Recent Court Ruling this Sunday ‘We’re going to have Church’

  1. Stay resolute, Pastor. These are not men you are battling, but principalities and powers working through them.

  2. Hopefully there is a remnant of the elect that are seeing in headlines daily that there is a common denominator that is energizing the Left, most corporations, and Democrat politicians. While we are forced to wear a mask, the mask over the Left’s intentions is coming off. They are fueled by none other than the Serpent himself. They do his bidding because they were destined to that end. (But we know how the story ends ultimately.)

  3. Amen Pastor John! Ultimately we answer to God! The government has truly stepped beyond their limits. The American people should remember this and vote appropriately at the next election! God bless you! We must stand on God’s Word no matter what man and government says!

  4. …work out your salvation in with fear and trembling. For it is God who is at work in you both to will and to work for His good pleasure.

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