A Season of Hope


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Holding On To Hope

Scripture: Isaiah 61

Topic: Occasions > Christmas

Series: A Season of Hope

Holding On To Hope Isaiah 61:1-7 Dr. Jim Denison We cannot live without hope. That’s not just a sentiment, but a proven fact. The American Psychological Association has found that people who have positive views on aging live 7.6 years longer than those who have negative views. Depression is fast becoming the second-leading cause of […]

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Unopened Christmas Gifts

Scripture: Matthew 3

Topic: Occasions > Christmas

Series: A Season of Hope

Unopened Christmas Gifts Matthew 3:1-12 Dr. Jim Denison I have always been jealous of those who have an easier time decorating for Christmas than I do. For instance, a friend in Atlanta had a closet built in his new house specifically for his artificial Christmas tree. He put the tree on rollers, then glued on […]

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Jedi Spirituality

Scripture: Acts 1

Topic: Occasions > Christmas

Series: A Season of Hope

Jedi Spirituality Acts 1:3-14 Dr. Jim Denison You have probably heard the news that America’s ambassador to the United Nations, John Bolton, will not return to his position. You may have missed the other piece of important U.N. news: A pair of London science fiction enthusiasts are petitioning the world body to recognize the Jedi […]

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From Virtual To Reality

Scripture: Revelation 22

Topic: Occasions > Christmas

Series: A Season of Hope

From Virtual To Reality Revelation 22:1-5 Dr. Jim Denison Historians will call this era the “technological revolution.” It’s an amazing time. For instance, just in time for Christmas, a fashion student in England has developed a way for Internet shoppers to feel clothes through their computer screens. Since 40 percent of all clothes bought online […]

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Christmas 2.0

Scripture: Luke 2

Topic: Occasions > Christmas

Series: A Season of Hope

Christmas 2.0 Luke 2:1-7 Dr. Jim Denison A couple of Christmases ago I wrapped Janet’s presents in birthday paper and never noticed (though she did). On Monday I received an email essay forwarded by a compassionate friend. It reads: This is the time of year when we think back to the very first Christmas, when […]

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