Thursday, February 15, 2024

🕇 Minute With McGee – Re-Aired 02.15.24

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Dr. J. Vernon McGee, Th.D.

How To Approach God

Transcript: My friend, you’re not going to rush into the presence of God. You can’t rush into His presence. He just doesn’t permit that. If you come to the Father through Christ, that’s the only way He can be approached today. And you never get in there because of who you are—you get in there because you’re in Christ. “No man cometh to the Father, but by Me.” The Lord Jesus made that very clear. And if we’re His child, we can come with boldness, but we come to a throne of grace. If you attempt to come to God today on any other basis than the grace of God that’s been extended to you in Christ, friend you won’t make it. He just doesn’t let you in on any other basis.

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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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