Occasions

Mother’s Day

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Broken and Spilled Out

Scripture: Genesis 30

Topic: Occasions > Mother’s Day

Series: None

Broken and Spilled Out Genesis 30:22 Dr. Jim Denison Today is Mother’s Day. Every one of us has had a mother, obviously; however, we don’t all see her in the same way. For instance, there was a little girl who, when shown the wedding pictures of her parents, asked her father, “Daddy, is that the […]

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Erma Bombeck Was Right

Scripture: 2 Timothy 1

Topic: Occasion > Mother’s Day

Series: Relationships in God’s Eyes

Erma Bombeck Was Right 2 Timothy 1:1-7 Dr. Jim Denison Erma Bombeck was above all a mother. Here’s how she describes Mother’s Day breakfast in her home: “A mixer whirs, out of control, then stops abruptly as a voice cries, ‘I’m telling.’ A dog barks and another voice says, ‘Get his paws out of there. […]

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Help for Desperate Housewives

Scripture: Matthew 12

Topic: Occasions > Mother’s Day

Series: Knowing Jesus Through Matthew

Help for Desperate Housewives Matthew 12:46-50 Dr. Jim Denison Laura Bush made history with her remarks at the White House Correspondents Dinner last Saturday night. Her most repeated line complains that her husband, “Mr. Excitement,” is in bed each night by 9:00 o’clock, leaving her to watch “Desperate Housewives.” Then she added, “I am a […]

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If Jesus Were a Mother

Scripture: Isaiah 49

Topic: Occasions > Mother’s Day

Series: None

If Jesus Were a Mother Isaiah 49:8-16 James C. Denison This week I saw a “mother’s dictionary,” and thought several of the terms worth passing along this morning: •Family planning: the art of spacing your children the proper distance apart to keep you on the edge of financial disaster. •Feedback: the inevitable result when the […]

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Loving God for Life

Scripture: 1 Samuel 1

Topic: Occasions > Mother’s Day

Series: None

Loving God for Life 1 Samuel 1:1-11 James C. Denison This has been a tough week for me. It started so well. A wonderful weekend of ministry last Saturday and worship on Sunday. I was excited about this week and all it held. Then I came home from work Monday evening to find my AARP […]

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Mothers Change the World

Scripture: Luke 1

Topic: Occasions > Mother’s Day

Series: None

Mothers Change the World Luke 1:26-38 Dr. Jim Denison If children were in charge, the world would make much more sense. My son recently sent me these actual test answers given by children: •What happens during puberty to a boy? He leaves childhood and enters adultery. •Where was Hadrian’s Wall built? Around Hadrian’s garden. •Where […]

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The Family’s True Success

Scripture: Ephesians 6

Topic: Occasions > Mother’s Day

Series: The Secrets To True Success

The Family’s True Success Ephesians 6:1-4 Dr. Jim Denison Anna Jarvis initiated the idea of Mother’s Day in 1905, to honor the memory of her deceased mother. Nine years later, President Woodrow Wilson made this day a national observance. By Ms. Jarvis’s death, 43 countries around the world had joined the observance. We typically use […]

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