Genesis


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Avoid I Trouble

Scripture: Genesis 3

Topic: Theology > Satan

Series: Living the Blest Life

Topical Scripture: Genesis 3:1-7 A Gallup poll released this week noted that Republicans’ satisfaction with America’s direction is at its highest point since 2007. However, Democrats’ confidence in the direction of the country is at its lowest point since 2008. Is the country getting better or worse? The answer depends on the person you ask. […]

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Be Your Brother’s Keeper

Scripture: Genesis 4

Topic: Sin > Human Experience

Series: Living the Blest Life

Topical Scripture: Genesis 4:1–9 An asteroid larger than the tallest building on earth will fly by our planet next month traveling 67,000 miles per hour. Fortunately, scientists say it will miss us by 2.6 million miles. Are other asteroids a greater threat to us? NASA has been studying Near-Earth Objects (NEOs) since the 1970s. They […]

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Broken and Spilled Out

Scripture: Genesis 30

Topic: Occasions > Mother’s Day

Series: None

Broken and Spilled Out Genesis 30:22 Dr. Jim Denison Today is Mother’s Day. Every one of us has had a mother, obviously; however, we don’t all see her in the same way. For instance, there was a little girl who, when shown the wedding pictures of her parents, asked her father, “Daddy, is that the […]

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Crown the Right King

Scripture: Genesis 11

Topic: Pride > Human Experience

Series: Live Your Blessed Life

Crown the Right King Genesis 11:1-9 Dr. Jim Denison We’re replacing our church’s outdated phone system these days, an event which reminds me of a story. The major was promoted to colonel and received a fancy new office. As he entered it for the first time, sitting in the nice new chair, a knock came […]

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Euthanasia and the Word of God

Scripture: Genesis 1

Topic: Euthanasia > Culture

Series: None

Euthanasia and the Word of God Dr. Jim Denison It was the phone call from hell. I was on the back porch of our house, resting after a morning walk, when the father called. The doctors had just left his little girl’s hospital room. They told him it was time to turn off the machines, […]

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Find the Rainbow in Every Storm

Scripture: Genesis 1

Topic: God’s Judgment > God

Series: Living the Blest Life

Topical Scripture: Genesis 1:26-31 These are challenging times. The stock market has been more volatile than in years. Winter weather alerts were extended to twenty-eight states. A new storm system caused 185 accidents last Monday in Iowa; winter weather has pummeled much of the Northeast. The New England Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski’s home was burglarized while […]

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Find the Rainbow in Every Storm

Scripture: Genesis 9

Topic: Theology > Suffering

Series: None

Topical Scripture: Genesis 9:8-17 You and I are fallen people living in a fallen world. Success is not the avoidance of problems but learning how to redeem them. It is not a race run without stumbling, but a race completed by those who get up when they fall down. A famous CEO said on the […]

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Get Rid of Guilt

Scripture: Genesis 6

Topic: Human Experience > Guilt

Series: Live Your Blessed Life

Get Rid of Guilt Genesis 6:1-8 Dr. Jim Denison My brother was the kickoff speaker for this fall’s Men’s Bible Study. Mark began with a mind trick I want to try on you today. It worked when he did it–let’s see if it works this morning. Pick a number between one and ten. Double it. […]

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God Has Dream for You

Scripture: Genesis 37

Topic: Human Experience > Disappointment

Series: Live Your Blessed Life

God Has a Dream for You Genesis 37:3-11 Dr. Jim Denison William Ernest Henley was born in Gloucester, England, in 1849, and was crippled since childhood. His most famous poem captures the spirit which drove him past his challenges: Out of the night that covers me, Black as the Pit from pole to pole, I […]

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