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The One Key to Every Door

Scripture: Colossians 1

Topic: Spiritual Life > Purpose

Series: Invest Eternally

The One Key to Every Door Colossians 1:9-14 Dr. Jim Denison The recent Business Week cover caught my eye: “Dream Machines–The future of cars: smart tech, sizzling design, more choices.” I’ve been fascinated with cars since my father and I built my first Pinewood Derby Cub Scout racer–which still sits on my shelf at home, […]

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The One Thing You Need to Know

Scripture: Colossians 1

Topic: Success > Human Experience

Series: Invest Eternally

The One Thing You Need to Know Colossians 1:1-8 Dr. Jim Denison 2006 is off to an unsettling beginning. Athletic success is uncertain. Vince Young led the University of Texas to its first national title since 1970. Meanwhile, Maurice Clarett, the freshman who did the same for Ohio State a few years back, is under […]

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Disciples Are Not Religious

Scripture: Colossians 2

Topic: Religion > Christianity

Series: Invest Eternally

Disciples Are Not Religious Colossians 2:1-8 Dr. Jim Denison Today’s Super Bowl will divide the nation into two camps. Not between those who cheer for the Steelers and those who are fans of the Seahawks, but between the few of us who care and the most of you who don’t. This is Super Bowl XL, […]

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Fake Faith

Scripture: Colossians 2

Topic: Spiritual Life > Praise

Series: Invest Eternally

Fake Faith Colossians 2:16-23 Dr. Jim Denison Some criminals need to be in jail for their own protection. For instance, I read this week about a man who attempted to siphon gasoline from a motor home parked on a Seattle street. However, the confused criminal plugged his hose into the motor home’s sewage tank by […]

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Spiritual Oncology

Scripture: Colossians 3

Topic: Sin > Human Experience

Series: Invest Eternally

Spiritual Oncology Colossians 3:5-11 Dr. Jim Denison The other day I got interested in domain names. There are some strange ones out there, like menwholooklikekennyrogers.com. It’s just what the name implies, available to anyone with too much time on their hands. And I found some intriguing website names for sale, like ultimatemoneymachine.com and doubleourmoney.com. Comeonbabylightmyfire.com […]

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Fashions for the Soul

Scripture: Colossians 3

Topic: Spiritual Life > Fruit of the Spirit

Series: Invest Eternally

Fashions for the Soul Colossians 3:12-17 Dr. Jim Denison Spring Break has just ended for most of us, so it must indeed be Spring. With the new season comes the new season’s fashions, or so I hear. One website says, “This year’s look is flirty, fun and fabulously feminine. Have it both ways with trim, […]

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Do You Fear God?

Scripture: Colossians 1

Topic: God the Father > God

Series: Invest Eternally

Do You Fear God? Colossians 1:15-23 Dr. Jim Denison The most famous sermon in American history was preached on July 8, 1741 in Enfield Connecticut, by Jonathan Edwards. It contains these famous words: The God that holds you over the pit of hell, much as one holds a spider, or some loathsome insect over the […]

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Gaining What You Cannot Lose

Scripture: Colossians 1

Topic: Spiritual Life > Purpose

Series: Invest Eternally

Gaining What You Cannot Lose Colossians 1:24-29 Dr. Jim Denison “The End of the Spear” is the current movie which retells the 20th century’s most powerful missionary story. Fifty years ago, on January 8, 1956, Nate Saint, Jim Elliott, and three other American missionaries were killed by spear-wielding tribesmen in the Ecuadorian jungle. Nate Saint’s […]

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The Gift Your Soul Needs Most

Scripture: Colossians 2

Topic: Theology > Soul

Series: Invest Eternally

The Gift Your Soul Needs Most Colossians 2:9-15 Dr. Jim Denison Last Tuesday morning I needed to get a book at one of the local bookstores. I had not yet purchased Janet’s Valentine’s Day card, and knew time was running out and nothing would be left. Turns out I couldn’t have been more wrong. The […]

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It’s All in Your Mind

Scripture: Colossians 3

Topic: Spiritual Life > Spiritual Growth

Series: Invest Eternally

It’s All In Your Mind Colossians 3:1-4 Dr. Jim Denison During the Great Depression, an impoverished widow stepped into the foyer of an insurance company. An agent asked if he could help her. “Yes,” she replied. Taking out a yellowed, weathered insurance policy, she said, “I’ve lost my job and can’t keep paying this. What […]

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