Jottings – The Dawn of a New Day

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Commenting on the writing prophets:

 

[The prophets] rebuked sin in high places as well as low places. They warned the nation. They pleaded with a proud people to humble themselves and return to God. Fire and tears were mingled in their message, which was not one of doom and gloom alone, for they saw the Day of the Lord and the glory to follow. All of them looked through the darkness to the dawn of a new day. In the night of sin they saw the light of a coming Savior and Sovereign; they saw the millennial kingdom coming in all its fullness.

 

McGee, J. Vernon (John Vernon). Thru the Bible with J. Vernon McGee, Volume 3. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 1981. page 184. Print.

 

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Jottings – Obviously God Is Not Through With The Nation Israel

God is not through with the nation Israel


Commenting on Jeremiah 23:7-8 ~~

 

This is one of the most remarkable prophecies in the Word of God. The oldest religious holiday celebrated today is the Jewish Passover. Regardless of whether the Jew is reformed or orthodox, he remembers the Passover, because it is the celebration of the miraculous deliverance of the Jews out of Egypt. Now God is saying, “The day is coming when I will bring them back into their land that they will forget the deliverance out of Egypt and they will remember this new deliverance which I intend to accomplish.” It will be that tremendous! Obviously God is not through with the nation Israel, my friend.

 

McGee, J. Vernon. Thru the Bible Commentary: The Prophets (Jeremiah/Lamentations). electronic ed. Vol. 24. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1991. Print.

 

 

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Jottings – He Saw A Little Baby

Christmas Jottings

On Luke 2:26 – “God had promised Simeon that he would see the salvation of God. What did he see? He saw a little Baby. Salvation is a Person, and not something that you do. Salvation is a Person, and that Person is the Lord Jesus Christ. You either have Him, or you don’t have Him. You either trust Him, or you don’t trust Him.”

J. Vernon McGee, Thru the Bible Commentary, Vol. 4: Luke. electronic ed. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1997, p. 254. [Italics original.]

 

 

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