Pastor, broadcaster, creator, and US Senate Chaplain Lloyd John Ogilvie, 88, died June 5, 2019. A lover of preaching the Bible, he was the overall editor of The Preacher’s Commentary (Thomas Nelson).

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Dr. Ogilvie was pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, for greater than 20 years (1972–1995), till he was elected the 61st Chaplain of america Senate in 1995, “a accountability he carried out with excellence for eight years,” based on Fuller Seminary, the place the Lloyd John Ogilvie Institute of Preaching was established in 2006. “Along with opening the Senate every day in prayer, he endorsed senators and their households, met with them about non secular and ethical points, led and took part in a number of Bible research and prayer teams, and inspired the weekly Senate Prayer Breakfast. ‘I noticed my position,’ he mentioned, ‘to be an intercessor for the members of the Senate household, a trusted prayer accomplice, and a trustworthy counselor to them as they sought to know and do God’s will within the monumental duties entrusted to them.’” He ministered within the Senate via many vital occasions together with the terrorist assaults on 9/11.

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Dr. Ogilvie had a mellifluous voice and whereas pastor of First Presbyterian Church, he hosted the nationally syndicated media ministry referred to as Let God Love You—a weekly tv broadcast that ran for 17 years and each day radio broadcast for 10 years. He authored greater than 50 books and was basic editor of the multi-volume The Preacher’s Commentary. His quite a few accolades embrace being acknowledged by Baylor College as one of many “Twelve Most Efficient Preachers within the English-Talking World,” in addition to receiving almost 20 honorary levels from distinguished establishments.

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