Monday, June 24, 2024

🕇 Minute With McGee – Re-Aired 06.24.24

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Dr. J. Vernon McGee, Th.D.

He Is The Head Of The Church

Synopsis: Anything that you do in the local church, you’re to do it not only in the name of Christ, but you’re to do it at His command. He’s the Lord. And He made the statement, He said, “You called me Lord, Lord, and you don’t do the things that I say—you don’t obey Me.” I wonder if He might not say that to many of us today. We just don’t call Him Lord. He says many in that day are going to say, “Lord, Lord, didn’t we do this, that, and the other thing? We were busy as termites for You.” And He’s going to say, “Well, I don’t even know you. I didn’t know you were doing that in My name. You certainly didn’t go about it that way. You didn’t seek My will. You didn’t seek to obey Me.” Oh this is very personal, you see.

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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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