The Game Of Life


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When You’re In Jeopardy

Scripture: Exodus 20

Topic: The Bible > Ten Commandments

Series: The Game Of Life

When You’re in Jeopardy Exodus 20:8-11 Dr. Jim Denison The game show Jeopardy was conceived in 1964 by Merv Griffin in the dining room of his apartment. Griffin also composed that music they play while the contestants think. The show now employs four full-time researchers, ten writers, and is viewed by 32 million people. This […]

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What’s Your Price?

Scripture: Exodus 20

Topic: The Bible > Ten Commandments

Series: The Game Of Life

What’s Your Price? Exodus 20:15 Dr. Jim Denison For 28 years Bob Barker has hosted The Price Is Right, the longest-running game show on television. In fact, Mr. Barker has logged more hours on network television than any person in history. You know how his game works—contestants guess the prices of items displayed on the […]

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When You’re Greedy For More

Scripture: Exodus 20

Topic: The Bible > Ten Commandments

Series: The Game Of Life

When You’re Greedy For More Exodus 20:17, Philippians 2:5-11 Dr. Jim Denison We’ve studied the Ten Commandments as rules for the game of life. We’ve looked at the games our culture plays, starting with “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?,” the top rated show in America. Remember the others: “Let’s Make A Deal,” “Wheel of […]

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The Game of Life

Scripture: Exodus 20

Topic: The Bible > Ten Commandments

Series: The Game Of Life

The Game of Life Exodus 20:1-3 Dr. Jim Denison Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? is the most popular show on television these days, with 33.6 million viewers most recently. And not long ago, an IRS agent named John Carpenter actually won the million dollars. I’ll bet he paid his taxes. It looks like a […]

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Let’s Make a Deal

Scripture: Exodus 20

Topic: The Bible > Ten Commandments

Series: The Game Of Life

Let’s Make a Deal Exodus 20:4-6 Dr. Jim Denison Remember the old game show, Let’s Make a Deal? The winner was defined by who made the most money and the best deals. And at the end the winner had to select Door Number 1, Door Number 2, or Door Number 3 for his prize. It […]

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The Wheel of Religion

Scripture: Exodus 20

Topic: The Bible > Ten Commandments

Series: The Game Of Life

The Wheel of Religion Exodus 20:7 Dr. Jim Denison “Wheel of Fortune” is one of America’s favorite game shows, and the simplest. You merely guess the words or phrases behind blank squares. If it’s your turn and you guess the words, you win. Of all our game shows, this is the one the ancient Jews […]

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Help for a Family Feud

Scripture: Exodus 20

Topic: The Bible > Ten Commandments

Series: The Game Of Life

Help for a Family Feud Exodus 20:12 Dr. Jim Denison Do you remember the game show Family Feud? 100 people were surveyed on a subject. Then two families, five members each, tried to guess the most popular answers on these surveys. Richard Dawson’s “Survey says . . .” was the “Is that your final answer?” […]

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Canceling the Gong Show

Scripture: Exodus 20

Topic: The Bible > Ten Commandments

Series: The Game Of Life

Canceling the Gong Show Exodus 20:13 Dr. Jim Denison From 1976 to 1980, easily the most outrageous show on television was The Gong Show. Remember Chuck Barris, the curly-haired maniac who would “gong” unlucky contestants? He went on to make The Gong Show Movie, which was gonged by critics and viewers alike. But Chuck laughed […]

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The Problem with Game Show Marriages

Scripture: Exodus 20

Topic: The Bible > Ten Commandments

Series: The Game Of Life

The Problem with Game Show Marriages Exodus 20.14 Dr. Jim Denison Who Wants to Marry a Multi-Millionaire is the talk of America. When Darva Conger married Rick Rockwell on national television three weeks ago, everyone was amazed. When she told him two days later that she didn’t want to be his wife, everyone laughed. Unfortunately, […]

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Why Lying Is Not a Game

Scripture: Exodus 20

Topic: The Bible > Ten Commandments

Series: The Game Of Life

Why Lying Is Not a Game Exodus 20:16 Dr. Jim Denison Hollywood Squares was one of television’s longest-running game shows, airing from 1966 to 1989. Now they’ve brought it back, with Whoopi Goldberg in the center square. The format is very simple: celebrities answer questions, and the contestants decide whether they’re lying or telling the […]

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