“God is spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth” (John
That frequently quoted verse has become a popular proof text for charismatic doctrine. In fact, a
recent article in Charisma magazine used it as biblical support for speaking in tongues as a form of
“spirit-to-Spirit communication with God.”1
But do Jesus’ words in John 4:24 really affirm sign gifts as
necessary parts of our worship? In the following audio, John MacArthur explains the true meaning of worshiping
God in spirit and truth.
calls His people to be worshipers—people who revere Him with all of their adoration and affection. The
Strange Fire conference is designed to encourage true spiritual worship by defining it rightly.
information about Strange Fire, please visit the conference website.