Living Well In The Kingdom


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Leap Before You look

Scripture: Matthew 5

Topic: The Bible > Sermon On The Mount

Series: Living Well In The Kingdom

Leap Before You Look Matthew 5:25-26 Dr. Jim Denison A friend recently sent me this list of questions to think about: Why doesn’t glue stick to the inside of the bottle? Why isn’t “phonetic” spelled the way it sounds? Why are there interstate highways in Hawaii? If 7-11 stores are open 24 hours a day, […]

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A Miracle In Your Hand

Scripture: Matthew 5

Topic: The Bible > Sermon On The Mount

Series: Living Well In The Kingdom

A Miracle in Your Hand Matthew 5:17-18 Dr. Jim Denison In our last study we discussed happiness; this week let’s talk about success. If you could have anything to make your life more successful, what would it be? Here are some technological options I found in the news recently. You’re listening to a song on […]

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Authentic Happiness

Scripture: Matthew 5

Topic: The Bible > Sermon On The Mount

Series: Living Well In The Kingdom

Authentic Happiness Matthew 5:14-16 Dr. Jim Denison What will make you happy? Here are some options in the news recently. “Pocket Deities” are figurines of Francis of Assisi and the Virgin of Guadalupe. A press release says, “Tuck one of these … into your pocket or bag and take the protective spirit of these deities […]

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Finishing Well

Scripture: Matthew 5

Topic: The Bible > Sermon On The Mount

Series: Living Well In The Kingdom

Finishing Well Matthew 5:13 Dr. Jim Denison John Bisagno was for many years pastor of the historic First Baptist Church in Houston, Texas. When he was 20 years old and about to finish college, he was having dinner at his fiancée’s home one night. His future father-in-law, Dr. Paul Beck, had been in ministry for […]

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Where Was God On 9-11?

Scripture: Matthew 5

Topic: The Bible > Sermon On The Mount

Series: Living Well In The Kingdom

Where Was God On 9-11? Matthew 5:11-12 Dr. Jim Denison A good friend in our church recently showed me a travel brochure she picked up years ago while visiting in New York City. It is from the World Trade Center, and describes the twin towers and the view from the topmost observation deck. The brochure’s […]

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Grades Vs. Grace

Scripture: Matthew 5

Topic: The Bible > Sermon On The Mount

Series: Living Well In The Kingdom

Grades vs. Grace Matthew 5:1, Galatians 3:23-29 Dr. Jim Denison Do you remember the story of Prometheus, the god who gave fire to mortals? For his transgression he was chained and tortured by Might, Violence, and Hephaestus, servants of Zeus. And so the ancient Greek playwright Aeschylus makes Hephaestus say to Prometheus, “Such is the […]

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How To Live A Legacy

Scripture: Matthew 5

Topic: The Bible > Sermon On The Mount

Series: Living Well In The Kingdom

How to Live a Legacy Matthew 5:21-24 Dr. Jim Denison By now you’ve heard about the most sensational archaeological find in decades: the burial box of James, the brother of Jesus Christ. The ossuary, a limestone burial box, is inscribed in the Aramaic language with the words “James, son of Joseph, brother of Jesus.” It […]

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