Live Your Blessed Life


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Live Your Blest Life

Scripture: Genesis 1

Topic: Spiritual Life > Purpose

Series: Live Your Blessed Life

Live Your Blest Life Genesis 1:26-31 Dr. Jim Denison Tell a man there are 300 billion stars in the universe and he’ll believe you. Tell him a park bench has just been painted and he’ll have to touch it to be sure. We’re following the maxim: don’t ask God to bless what you are doing–ask […]

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The Wisest Investment You’ll Ever Make

Scripture: Genesis 39

Topic: Sin > Human Experience

Series: Live Your Blessed Life

The Wisest Investment You’ll Ever Make Genesis 39:6-10 Dr. Jim Denison Thomas Edison said of one of his inventions, “The phonograph is not of any commercial value.” Astronomer Simon Newcomb proclaimed in 1902, “Flight by machines heavier than air is impractical and insignificant, if not utterly impossible.” Thomas J. Watson, IMB chairman in 1943, announced, […]

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All That Matters in Life

Scripture: 2 Chronicles 7

Topic: God’s Grace > God

Series: Live Your Blessed Life

All That Matters in Life 2 Chronicles 7:11-16 Dr. Jim Denison While you have been listening to great preaching and enjoying wonderful worship services, I’ve been “across the pond” in the land where it rains nearly daily, trying to figure out cricket on the “telle” and enjoying British hospitality immensely. And I’ve come back to […]

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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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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 Jim Denison We’re replacing our church’s outdated phone system these days, an event which reminds me of a story.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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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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The Key to Successful Living

Scripture: Genesis 39

Topic: God’s Will > God

Series: Live Your Blessed Life

The Key to Successful Living Genesis 39:1-6 Dr. Jim Denison The inventor Thomas Edison was talking with two dejected assistants. They informed him, “We’ve just completed our seven hundredth experiment and we still don’t have an answer. We have failed.” Edison replied, “No, my friends, you haven’t failed. We’re closer to finding the answer, because […]

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God in the Mirror

Scripture: Genesis 50

Topic: God > Experiencing God

Series: Live Your Blessed Life

God in the Mirror Genesis 50:15-21 Dr. Jim Denison Our church is finishing our annual staff evaluations. In that light, a friend recently sent me some actual quotes taken from Federal Government employee performance evaluations. These should make us all feel better: •Since my last report, this employee has reached rock-bottom and has started to […]

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