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Featured J Vernon McGee (discussion and favorite sermons)

Discussion in 'General Baptist Discussions' started by HungryInherit, May 6, 2014.

  1. HungryInherit

    HungryInherit New Member

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    Would this be an ok place to discuss this? Dr. Mcgee has tremendously blessed me with his ministry. He seems to have been presbyterian, but of all I've heard from his mouth he seems to be sure enough baptist. What do you all think? My favorite sermon of his is "portrait of Christ". It's in 3 parts and here is a link to the first. What are your thoughts? Thanks!

    Edited for link: http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=xrA3ETKCSgM
     
  2. pinoybaptist

    pinoybaptist Active Member

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    he was an excellent preacher.
     
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    just-want-peace Well-Known Member

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    Always loved to hear him.
    IMHO, he had a terrible radio voice, but after listening to him for 5 minutes or less, the message totally over-rode my objection to his voice.
    Love his bible commentary as well! Got it on computer and bookshelf.
     
  4. Winman

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    I used to listen to him a lot myself. Great preacher.

    I was surprised when I saw he was Presbyterian, because I know for a fact he was not a Calvinist, I have heard him preach against it. He believed in free will all the way.

    http://www.freewill-predestination.com/election.html
     
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    NaasPreacher (C4K) Well-Known Member

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    Don't always agree with everything. Get frustrated sometimes, but LOVE him and his preaching.
     
  6. Winman

    Winman Active Member

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    If you really want to understand the book of Revelation, listen to J. Vernon McGee online, he does an outstanding job.
     
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    I don't always agree with everything that's on his radio broadcast either, but I do love his expository messages.

    As far as I know, his "Through the Bible" program is the only one that goes through every book in the Bible.

    My only complaint is that the only time his broadcast airs in my area is at 6:00 a.m., which is kinda too early for yours truly to comprehend much of what he preaches. :smilewinkgrin:
     
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    You're right. And I rarely say that sort of thing to you!

    McGee was a a Presbyterian in name only. He apparently went against his vows. A Presbyterian minister is supposed to adhere to the Westminster Standards in order to be licensed to preach. He opposed them regularly. Billy Sunday and J. Wilbur Chapman among others,also disregarded their vows.
     
  10. Earth Wind and Fire

    Earth Wind and Fire Well-Known Member

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    McGee was PCUS which became PCUSA. No surprise he had no Reformed leanings :laugh:
     
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    Earth Wind and Fire Well-Known Member

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    Why is that?
     
  12. Bob Alkire

    Bob Alkire New Member

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    J. Vernon McGee is one of a few preachers, that I have enjoyed on the radio, books and in person.
     
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    Why is that?
     
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    While teaching election though, he did state did hold to calvinistic views, but also held that you could become one of the Elect if you responding to God right now...
     
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    Those would be diametrically opposing statements. Are you sure about that?
     
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    Yeshua1 Well-Known Member

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    Heard him state in His thru the Bible program, noe in isaiah, that while he held to calvinist view of the doctrine of election, also held that whosoever wills to come to jesus can come!
     
  17. Earth Wind and Fire

    Earth Wind and Fire Well-Known Member

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    Andrew Fuller Reincarnate......and very dangerous.:BangHead:
     
  18. thisnumbersdisconnected

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    Wow! I'm not a Calvinist and I don't believe that. God, through the Holy Spirit, must draw and call us to truth, then empower us to faith. We have almost nothing -- but note, I said "almost" -- nothing to do with it, and even what we have to do with it is because God opens our hearts and minds to believe. No, McGee wasn't a Calvinist, if that's what he believed.
     
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    J Vernon McGee is one of a few bible teachers that I like to listen to on the radio.
     
  20. Earth Wind and Fire

    Earth Wind and Fire Well-Known Member

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    yea, we know dat....:smilewinkgrin:
     
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