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Thru the Bible Vol. 12: History of Israel (1 and 2 Samuel): History of Israel (Thru the Bible #12)

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Radio messages from J. Vernon McGee delighted and enthralled listeners for years with simple, straightforward language and clear understanding of the Scripture. Now enjoy his personable, yet scholarly, style in a 60-volume set of commentaries that takes you from Genesis to Revelation with new understanding and insight. Each volume includes introductory sections, detailed o

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ebook, 308 pages
Published April 1st 1997 by Thomas Nelson Publishers (first published January 1st 1976)
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Kristy
Aug 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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This has always been my favorite book! Reading about King David is something I find myself doing when I am struggling in life. Dr. McGee is a treasure from the Lord, who was given the gift of explaining the Bible in a simple way for everyone to understand. Whenever I read First and Second Samuel, I feel my burdens lift. King David was a man after God's own heart and is a true example of someone who always put their faith in our Lord. Reading this book always helps me to move forward and to conti ...more
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One of my goals for 2017 is to read twelve commentaries. I have always, always, always loved the history books of the Old Testament, so I decided to start with J. Vernon McGee's commentary for 1 and 2 Samuel.

If you've never read his work before, what should you expect? Casual, conversational, yet not fluffy, commentary not only on the Scripture text but on church and society as well. He has a call-it-like-I-see it honest approach to unpacking Scripture.

I appreciate his love of Scripture. The way
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Jul 25, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
enjoyed it :)
learned about respect and forgiveness :)

thanks to my good friend amy for letting me borrow it. thanks :)
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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.

As a student pastor, Dr. McGee's first church was located on a red clay hill in Midway
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  • Thru the Bible Commentary: Genesis Chapters 16-33
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  • Exodus 1-18
  • Exodus II Chapters 19-40 (Thru the Bible Commentary)
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