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A Culture in Moral Crisis

Scripture: Nehemiah 1

Topic: Spiritual Life > Prayer

Series: A Culture In Crisis

A Culture in Moral Crisis A Study of Nehemiah Dr. Jim Denison Nehemiah 1:5-7 The Book of Nehemiah opens and closes with prayer. This is the first of 12 instances of prayer recorded in the Book of Nehemiah, and the most crucial. If God does not answer this prayer, the story of the Hebrew nation […]

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A Culture in Need Of Intercessors

Scripture: Nehemiah 1

Topic: Spiritual Life > Prayer

Series: A Culture In Crisis

A Culture in Need of Intercessors A Study of Nehemiah Dr. Jim Denison Nehemiah 1:4 The crisis: The walls to Jerusalem are down, the city is indefensible, and the king is at fault (Ezra 4:18-22). When the walls around us are tumbling down, what is our response? Let’s learn from Nehemiah. Nehemiah’s prayer Nehemiah’s first […]

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How to Move the World

Scripture: Acts 12

Topic: Spiritual Life > Prayer

Series: Lessons from the Life of Peter

Topical Scripture: Acts 12:1–5 Archimedes, who died in 212 BC, was the first scientist to recognize the power of the lever. He once famously said, “Give me a place to stand and rest my lever, and I can move the Earth.” We will learn today how to use that lever. Oswald Chambers noted: “Prayer does […]

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How To Pray For America

Scripture: Matthew 9

Topic: Spiritual Life > Prayer

Series: None

How to Pray for America Matthew 9:35-38 Dr. Jim Denison It was 1945. Spencer January, a lifetime resident of Dallas, Texas, was a soldier in the U. S. Army’s 35th Infantry Division, 137th Infantry, Company I. They were pushing through the Rhineland region of West Germany toward the Elbe River to meet the Russian troops. […]

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Making Christ the King of Your Prayer

Scripture: Mark 9

Topic: Spiritual Life > Prayer

Series: None

Making Christ the King of Your Prayers Mark 9:14-29 Dr. Jim Denison A group of visiting ministers from America came to tour Charles Spurgeon’s church buildings. Spurgeon graciously showed them around the facilities—the massive sanctuary, the children’s homes, the Bible college rooms, and all the rest. Toward the end of the tour, he asked his […]

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Men Seeking God

Scripture: Nehemiah 1

Topic: Spiritual Life > Prayer

Series: A Culture In Crisis

Men Seeking God A Study of Nehemiah Dr. Jim Denison Nehemiah 1:10-11 The Book of Nehemiah opens and closes with prayer. This is the first of 12 instances of prayer recorded in the Book of Nehemiah, and the most crucial. If God does not answer this prayer, the story of the Hebrew nation ends. So […]

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Strength in Seismic Times

Scripture: Acts 4

Topic: Spiritual Life > Prayer

Series: God’s Power

Strength in Seismic Times Acts 4:23-31 James C. Denison These were the headlines one day last week: Pakistan quake kills 170, leaves thousands homeless Paterson calls for federal rescue package for states Fighting in Congo approaches Goma Suicide attacks kill dozens in Somalia China investigates tainted eggs in new food scare Boy is 23rd child […]

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Too Busy Not to Pray

Scripture: Mark 1

Topic: Spiritual Life > Prayer

Series: How Jesus Prepared for Easter

Too Busy Not to Pray Mark 1:35-39 James C. Denison Last Wednesday I was working on today’s message, searching for an introduction. As I leafed through some files, my eye was drawn to a plaque one of my sons gave me a few years ago: I got up early one morning and rushed right into […]

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