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Be Your Brother’s Keeper

Scripture: Genesis 4

Topic: Sin > Human Experience

Series: Living the Blest Life

Topical Scripture: Genesis 4:1–9 An asteroid larger than the tallest building on earth will fly by our planet next month traveling 67,000 miles per hour. Fortunately, scientists say it will miss us by 2.6 million miles. Are other asteroids a greater threat to us? NASA has been studying Near-Earth Objects (NEOs) since the 1970s. They […]

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Faith at Work

Scripture: James 3

Topic: Sin > Human Experience

Series: Faith At Work

Faith@Work.words Is your tongue tamed? Dr. Jim Denison James 3:1-12 What is the most hateful or hurtful thing anyone has said to you? How long ago did they say it? Why do the words still hurt? Has anyone hurt you more than with their words? I was in elementary school, probably the second or third […]

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God Has No Grandchildren

Scripture: Judges 2

Topic: Sin > Human Experience

Series: Judges: Principles to Live By

Topical Scripture: Judges 2:6-16 A young Malian who immigrated to France will be made a French citizen and has been offered a job by the Paris fire brigade. This after he saved a child dangling from a balcony. Mamoudou Gassama climbed up four floors of the apartment building in seconds and rescued the child. He […]

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How to Kill a Lion

Scripture: Acts 5

Topic: Sin > Human Experience

Series: Lessons from the Life of Peter

Topical Scripture: Acts 5:1–11 These are actual label instructions on consumer goods: On a Sears hair dryer: Do not use while sleeping. On a bag of Fritos: You could be a winner! No purchase necessary. Details inside. On some Swanson frozen dinners: Serving suggestion: defrost. On Marks & Spencer Bread Pudding: Product will be hot […]

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Seeking a Pure Heart

Scripture: Psalm 51

Topic: Sin > Human Experience

Series: David’s Psalms for Souls Today

Seeking a pure heart: How to confess your sins Dr. Jim Denison Psalm 51 Why do we sin? Here’s the background of Psalm 51. King David had an affair with Bathsheba, the wife of Uriah. She became pregnant. To cover his sin, eventually he had Uriah killed and took the widow as his wife. But […]

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Spiritual Oncology

Scripture: Colossians 3

Topic: Sin > Human Experience

Series: Invest Eternally

Spiritual Oncology Colossians 3:5-11 Dr. Jim Denison The other day I got interested in domain names. There are some strange ones out there, like menwholooklikekennyrogers.com. It’s just what the name implies, available to anyone with too much time on their hands. And I found some intriguing website names for sale, like ultimatemoneymachine.com and doubleourmoney.com. Comeonbabylightmyfire.com […]

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Staying Out Of Spiritual Ditches

Scripture: 2 Timothy 2

Topic: Sin > Human Experience

Series: Living On Purpose

Staying Out of Spiritual Ditches 2 Timothy 2:14-26 Dr. Jim Denison According to ESPN Magazine, Americans will bet $7 billion on today’s Super Bowl. We will go through 16 million pizza boxes, enough to construct 388,889 life-size cardboard statues of Rush Limbaugh; fans at the game will eat 5,000 pounds of hot dogs; 31 million […]

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The Man Who Prepared for War

Scripture: Judges 3

Topic: Sin > Human Experience

Series: Judges: Principles to Live By

Topical Scripture: Judges 3:12-30 October 10, 2011 was Les and Karen Ferguson’s twenty-fourth wedding anniversary. Les was at a preacher’s meeting when his wife and their twenty-one-year-old son, Cole, were shot to death in their home. The apparent killer had attended their church until being charged with sexually assaulting Cole, who had cerebral palsy. The […]

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The Sin of Envy

Scripture: Proverbs 14

Topic: Sin > Human Experience

Series: The Seven Deadly Sins

The Sin of Envy Dr. Jim Denison Webster defines “envy” as “(1) a feeling of discontent and ill will because of another’s advantages, possessions, etc; resentful dislike of another who has something that one desires (2) desire for some advantage, quality, etc. that another has.” Envy is the byproduct of greed. It is wanting what […]

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