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Fake Faith

Scripture: Colossians 2

Topic: Spiritual Life > Praise

Series: Invest Eternally

Fake Faith Colossians 2:16-23 Dr. Jim Denison Some criminals need to be in jail for their own protection. For instance, I read this week about a man who attempted to siphon gasoline from a motor home parked on a Seattle street. However, the confused criminal plugged his hose into the motor home’s sewage tank by […]

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First Things First

Scripture: Matthew 22

Topic: Spiritual Life > Praise

Series: None

First Things First Matthew 22:34-40 Dr. Jim Denison Football season begins today. The best definition of football I’ve heard came from an English visitor’s first impression: 22 men in desperate need of rest, being watched by 70,000 people in desperate need of exercise. And the math only gets worse. The NFL estimates that 100 million […]

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The Best Advice I Know

Scripture: Revelation 7

Topic: Spiritual Life > Praise

Series: None

The Best Advice I Know Revelation 7:9-17 Dr. Jim Denison A friend recently sent me some good advice from kids: Never trust a dog to watch your food (Patrick, age 10). When your dad is mad and asks you, “Do I look stupid?” don’t answer him (Michael, 14). Never tell your mom her diet’s not […]

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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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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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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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