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God’s Will

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Believing is Seeing

Scripture: Galatians 6

Topic: God’s Will > God

Series: None

Believing Is Seeing Galatians 6:7-10 / Mark 8:11-26 Jim Denison New Year’s celebrations are the most universal of all holidays. Every religion and culture has its version. The Babylonians started this tradition 4,000 years ago. Their new year’s party lasted for 11 days, if you can imagine. Their most popular new year’s resolution was to […]

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Covenant Restored

Scripture: Joshua 8

Topic: God’s Will > God

Series: Conquering Through Courage and Faith

Covenant Restored Joshua 8: 1-35 Dr. Jim Denison Thesis: We must seek God’s will for each battle we fight. Goal: Learn why and how to seek God’s will daily. One of the most common questions I’ve been asked in 20 years of pastoral ministry has been: how can I know the will of God? We […]

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Does God Have a Plan for Us?

Scripture: Jeremiah 29

Topic: God’s Will > God

Series: None

Does God Have a Plan for Us? Jeremiah 29:4-14 Dr. Jim Denison I was recently given this list of important, essential facts: there are more chickens than people in the world; a cat has thirty two muscles in each ear; an ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain; when the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers play […]

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Faith at Work

Scripture: James 4

Topic: God’s Will > God

Series: Faith At Work

Faith@Work.submission Are your plans surrendered to God? Dr. Jim Denison James 4:13-17 In 1870 the Methodists in Indiana were holding their Annual Conference. At one point in the proceedings, the president of the college where they were meeting said, “I think we are living in a very exciting age.” The presiding bishop asked him, “What […]

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God’s Provisions

Scripture: Joshua 18

Topic: God’s Will > God

Series: Conquering Through Courage and Faith

God’s Provisions Joshua 18:1-21:45 Dr. Jim Denison Thesis: The will of God never leads where his grace cannot sustain. Goal: Follow God into his future for you, trusting his provision. I have read that a buzzard can be trapped in a pen which is open at the top, so long as its dimensions are no […]

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How to Know God’s Will

Scripture: Romans 12

Topic: God’s Will > God

Series: None

How to Know God’s Will Romans 12:1-8 Dr. Jim Denison My first Bible was given to me by the Gideons on March 27, 1969, as I left my fifth grade class at Bonham Elementary in Houston. When I became a Christian four years later, I carried this Bible in the hip pocket of my jeans, […]

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Right and Wrong Ways to Know God’s Will

Scripture: Judges 6

Topic: God’s Will > God

Series: Judges: Principles to Live By

Topical Scripture: Judges 6 You know the world is changing when the World Health Organization proposes adding “gaming disorder” to its manual of disease classifications. According to the manual, “Gaming disorder is characterized by a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behavior.” Symptoms include a lack of control over gaming; giving gaming preference over other […]

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The Faith of the First Christians

Scripture: Acts 1

Topic: God’s Will > God

Series: Acts; God’s Power for God’s Purpose

God’s Power for God’s Purpose The Faith of the First Christians Dr. Jim Denison Acts 1 A friend once sent me some statements taken from performance evaluation sheets of government employees. Among them: “His men would follow him anywhere, but only out of morbid curiosity.” “Got into the gene pool while the lifeguard wasn’t watching.” […]

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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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Winning in the Fourth Quarter

Scripture: Matthew 4

Topic: God’s Will > God

Series: Knowing Jesus Through Matthew

Winning in the Fourth Quarter Matthew 4:12-25 Dr. Jim Denison Today’s Super Bowl will be the biggest sporting event of the year. Last year 144 million people saw all or part of the game, in 230 countries around the world. Television ads are going for $2.4 million each. Imagine the pressure for the players on […]

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