Friday, September 1, 2023

🕇 Minute With McGee – Re-Aired 09.01.23

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Dr. J. Vernon McGee, Th.D.

Holy Living

Transcript: Many years ago, when I was a young preacher, I heard the late Bishop Moore of the old Southern Methodist Church make this statement. He says, “If Methodists were as afraid of sin as they are of holiness, it would be a wonderful thing.” Well, may I say it doesn’t only apply to Methodists, but it applies to most Christians today. They just don’t like this term “holiness.” It’s a very good word, by the way, and that’s actually what Paul’s talking about. Now if you are “in Christ”—if you have accepted Him as your Savior, it’s going to tell in your life down here. And friends, if it doesn’t tell in your life down here, maybe you’re not in Him up yonder.

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John Vernon McGee was born in Hillsboro, Texas, in 1904. Dr. McGee remarked, “When I was born and the doctor gave me the customary whack, my mother said that I let out a yell that could be heard on all four borders of Texas! His Creator well knew that he would need a powerful voice to deliver a powerful message.

On the morning of December 1, 1988, Dr. J. Vernon McGee, age 84, fell asleep in his chair and quietly passed into the presence of his Savior. » Find out more

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About Church of the Open Door
Built in 1914, the 4000-seat Church of the Open Door was conceived by R. A. Torrey who had come to Los Angeles to start a Bible institute (now known as Biola University) similar to Moody Bible Institute. Other pastors have included Louis T. Talbot (1932–1948) and J. Vernon McGee (1949–1970). The church is strictly non-denominational, though Evangelical. Its mission was to reach the lost of Los Angeles, which was reflected in the name ‘Church of the Open Door’ based on two passages of Scripture:

“I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture.” - Jesus Christ, John 10:9 KJV

“I know thy works: behold, I have set before thee an open door, and no man can shut it: for thou hast a little strength, and hast kept my word, and hast not denied my name.” - Jesus Christ, Revelation 3:8 KJV
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