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“You Can Shoot Me if You Want”

Scripture: John 21

Topic: Ministry > Church

Series: Changing a Changing World

“You Can Shoot Me if You Want” John 21:15-19 Dr. Jim Denison Jeremiah Neitz is a former football player who dropped out of high school, moved out of his parents’ home at age 18, and fell in with, to use his word, “gangstas.” He got his girlfriend pregnant and asked her to move in with […]

3 pages

A Church on the Move

Scripture: Acts 8

Topic: The Church > Ministry

Series: Acts

God’s Power for God’s Purpose A Church on the Move Dr. Jim Denison Acts 8 Think back to your personal conversion experience. What was the setting? Who was involved? Were your parents engaged? A Sunday school teacher, perhaps? Your pastor? A spiritual friend? Who then would have predicted that you would be teaching your class […]

4 pages

Everybody Can Be Somebody

Scripture: Acts 6

Topic: The Church > Ministry

Series: None

Everybody Can Be Somebody Acts 6 Dr. Jim Denison Everyone wants to be somebody. I do, and so do you. Somebody who matters, somebody who’s important to someone else. The day was Monday, March 11, 1991, and the president of the United States was desperately trying to prove that he was somebody. President Bush was […]

2 pages

For Such a Time as This

Scripture: Esther 4

Topic: The Church > Ministry

Series: Esther

For Such a Time as This Esther 4 Dr. Jim Denison Thesis: every believer has a unique and crucial ministry Persuade: to stand for God when you are called to do so Who are some of your favorite biblical characters? One of mine is Hathach. We’ll meet him in this study. We meet with the […]

2 pages

Men of Compassion

Scripture: Nehemiah 5

Topic: The Church > Ministry

Series: A Culture In Crisis

Men of Compassion A Study of Nehemiah Dr. Jim Denison Nehemiah 5 With today’s economic woes and worries, we could not have today’s study in a more appropriate setting. We have been called to be men of wisdom, commitment, sacrifice, and courage. Now God will call us to be men of compassion. Who needs your […]

2 pages

Our Journey to God

Scripture: Romans 8

Topic: The Church > Ministry

Series: Romans 8

Our Journey to God Romans 8:18-21 James C. Denison I got an email this week with these assertions: You use 200 muscles to take one step. The average woman is five inches shorter than the average man. Your big toes have two bones each while the rest have three. A pair of human feet contains […]

3 pages

Success in God’s Eyes

Scripture: John 15

Topic: The Church > Ministry

Series: Images of the New Testament Church

Success in God’s Eyes John 15:1-17 James C. Denison Tom Brady is the quarterback of the New England Patriots and winner of three Super Bowls. But with all his fame and success, when he was interviewed by 60 Minutes he said, “Why do I have three Super Bowl rings and still think there’s something greater […]

3 pages

The Misplaced Comma

Scripture: Ephesians 4

Topic: The Church > Ministry

Series: None

The Misplaced Comma Ephesians 4.11-16 Dr. Jim Denison Have you heard of the Wicked Bible? This was an edition of the King James Version published in London in 1631. The word “not” was accidentally left out of the seventh commandment. As a result, Exodus 20:14 commanded, “Thou shalt commit adultery.” For this, the translation was […]

2 pages

The Power of His Name

Scripture: Acts 3

Topic: The Church > Ministry

Series: Acts

God’s Power for God’s Purpose The Power of His Name Dr. Jim Denison Acts 3-4:4 This Sunday the Super Bowl will be on everyone’s mind. As I am writing this lesson (on December 31, 2003), we don’t know if the Cowboys will be the NFC representative. But I can guess. Some teams are like the […]

3 pages

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