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The Sin of Gluttony

Scripture: 1 Corinthians 10

Topic: Sin > Human Experience

Series: The Seven Deadly Sins

The Sin of Gluttony Dr. Jim Denison The dieting crazes which have swept our country in recent years seem to prove one fact: of all the seven deadly sins, the one we seem most interested in avoiding is gluttony. The dictionary defines the term simply as “excess in eating.” But how much is excess? The […]

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The Sin of Sloth

Scripture: Proverbs 19

Topic: Sin > Human Experience

Series: The Seven Deadly Sins

The Sin of Sloth Dr. Jim Denison Some questions are hard to answer: why do they sterilize the needle for lethal injections? If corn oil comes from corn, where does baby oil come from? How do they get the deer to cross at those yellow signs? Why is abbreviation such a long word? Why did […]

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The Wisest Investment You’ll Ever Make

Scripture: Genesis 39

Topic: Sin > Human Experience

Series: Live Your Blessed Life

The Wisest Investment You’ll Ever Make Genesis 39:6-10 Dr. Jim Denison Thomas Edison said of one of his inventions, “The phonograph is not of any commercial value.” Astronomer Simon Newcomb proclaimed in 1902, “Flight by machines heavier than air is impractical and insignificant, if not utterly impossible.” Thomas J. Watson, IMB chairman in 1943, announced, […]

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Trouble Valley

Scripture: Joshua 7

Topic: Sin > Human Experiences

Series: Conquering Through Courage and Faith

Trouble Valley Joshua 7: 1-26 Dr. Jim Denison Thesis: sin prevents the power of God in our lives. Goal: Confess specific sins that you might know the power and purpose of God for your lives and ministries. On April 10, 1912, the ship Titanic left Southampton for New York. She was four city blocks long […]

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What is the Unpardonable Sin?

Scripture: Matthew 12

Topic: Sin > Human Experience

Series: Hard Questions in the Bible

What is the Unpardonable Sin? Matthew 12:30-32 Dr. Jim Denison For three weeks during the presidential campaign of 1988, two California whales gained more global attention than candidates Bush and Dukakis. “Bonnett” and “Crossbeak,” as they were named by marine biologists, had become trapped in Alaska as an early winter iced them in. Eskimos were […]

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Why Gambling Is So Dangerous

Scripture: 1 Corinthians 10

Topic: Sin > Human Experience

Series: None

Topical Scripture: 1 Corinthians 10:13 The Supreme Court recently struck down a federal law that prohibits sports gambling. The landmark decision gives states the right to legalize betting on sports. New Jersey plans to be the first state to offer legal wagering on the results of a game. Delaware, Mississippi, New York, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia […]

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Words That Changed the World

Scripture: Romans 6

Topic: Theology > Sin

Series: The Victorious Life

Words That Changed the World Romans 6:15-23 James C. Denison We will begin in a rather strange way today. I need to ask you to stand to your feet, please. Now, would you please turn and face the back of the Sanctuary? Now, would you turn and face forward again? Now would you be seated? […]

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