The God We Worship


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The Joy Of Giving Jesus

Scripture: Isaiah 61

Topic: The Church > Missions

Series: The God We Worship

The Joy of Giving Jesus Isaiah 61:1-2 Dr. Jim Denison The little crowd of 102 persons finally arrived, after surviving two months of stormy seas on a crowded little boat. Their first year, about half died in the severe winter, most of pneumonia. The next year, in the fall of 1621, the survivors planned a […]

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Are You Jesus?

Scripture: Isaiah 58

Topic: The Church > Missions

Series: The God We Worship

Are You Jesus? Isaiah 58.1-14 Dr. Jim Denison A friend recently sent me this wonderful story. It seems that a group of salesmen were attending a regional sales convention in Chicago, and were rushing to their airport gate when one accidentally kicked over a display of apples in a basket. Apples flew everywhere. Without stopping […]

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Good News For Skeptics

Scripture: Isaiah 55

Topic: The Bible > Bible

Series: The God We Worship

Good News for Skeptics Isaiah 55:8-11 Dr. Jim Denison I read this week that no piece of paper can be folded more than seven times. Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes. Walt Disney, the inventor of Mickey Mouse, was afraid of mice. A duck’s quack doesn’t echo, and no one knows why. Women […]

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Wrestling With Grace

Scripture: Isaiah 55

Topic: God’s Grace > God

Series: The God We Worship

Wrestling with Grace Isaiah 55:1-7 Dr. Jim Denison The best picture of grace I have discovered outside Scripture was made powerfully real to me nearly ten years ago, when I attended a Broadway theater production of Les Miserables. I will never forget the emotions of that night. You remember the central scene from Victor Hugo’s […]

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God On Trial

Scripture: Isaiah 40

Topic: God’s Sovereignty > God

Series: The God We Worship

God on Trial Isaiah 40:12-17, 21-26 Dr. Jim Denison A schoolteacher injured his back and had to wear a plaster cast around the upper part of his body. It fit under his shirt and was not noticeable at all. On the first day of the term, still with the cast under his shirt, he found […]

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When You’re Ready To Quit

Scripture: Isaiah 40

Topic: Spiritual Life > Praise

Series: The God We Worship

When You’re Ready to Quit Isaiah 40:27-31 Dr. Jim Denison There is a story going around that at a computer exposition, Bill Gates compared the computer industry with the automobile industry and stated, “If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25.00 cars that got 1,000 […]

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When God Shows Up

Scripture: Isaiah 6

Topic: Spiritual Life > Praise

Series: The God We Worship

When God Shows Up Isaiah 6:1-8 Dr. Jim Denison Karl Barth, the eminent theologian, claimed that “Christian worship is the most momentous, the most urgent, the most glorious action that can take place in human life.” All of creation worships its Creator: “The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of […]

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Putting God First

Scripture: Matthew 6

Topic: Spiritual Life > Priorities

Series: The God We Worship

Putting God First Matthew 6:25-34 Dr. Jim Denison On Saturday morning, August 30, I read these words from Oswald Chambers’ My Utmost for His Highest: “Jesus Christ says, in effect, Don’t rejoice in successful service, but rejoice because you are rightly related to Me. The snare in Christian work is to rejoice in successful service, […]

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Worship Is A Verb

Scripture: Isaiah 1

Topic: Spiritual Life > Praise

Series: The God We Worship

Worship Is a Verb Isaiah 1:10-20 Dr. Jim Denison One of the more famous Abraham Lincoln stories is told about the time when he was keeping store in Salem, Illinois, and had a beautiful gun prominently displayed so all his customers would see it. The little plaque under it said that it was made from […]

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