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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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A Home in Your Microwave

Scripture: Luke 10

Topic: Spiritual Life > Priorities

Series: Relationships in God’s Eyes

A Home in Your Microwave Luke 10:25-37 Dr. Jim Denison The microwave oven for homes was first sold in America in 1952, and it’s changed our lives so much that sociologists call us the “microwave society.” I’m old enough to remember when popping popcorn meant getting out the popper, putting in the oil, stirring in […]

3 pages

All About Demons

Scripture: Mark 5

Topic: Spiritual Warfare > Spiritual Life

Series: Holy Spirit Power for Spiritual Warfare

All About Demons Mark 5:1-20 Dr. Jim Denison Halloween comes in nine days. Orange and pumpkins are everywhere. As you may know, “Hallowe’en” or “Hallowed Eve” is the eve of All Saints Day, the annual church holiday which honors the saints and heroes of Christian history. However, Halloween also has connections which are anything but […]

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Building On Purpose

Scripture: Luke 10

Topic: Spiritual Life > Purpose

Series: None

Building on Purpose Luke 10:38-42 Dr. Jim Denison I read this week an unusual list of instructions, purportedly written for those traveling the jungle regions of South America. The title: “What to Do If Attacked by an Anaconda.” The instructions are as follows: If an anaconda attacks you, do not run. The snake is faster […]

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Courage To Go On

Scripture: 2 Timothy 2

Topic: Spiritual Life > Purpose

Series: Living On Purpose

Courage to Go On 2 Timothy 2:1-13 Dr. Jim Denison A friend recently sent me some ads which needed proofreading: Nice parachute. Never opened. Used once. Nordic Track $300. Hardly used. Call Chubby. Semi-Annual after-Christmas Sale. Snowblower for sale. Only used on snowy days. Stock up and save. Limit one. Wanted: Man to take care […]

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Demons and the Power of God

Scripture: Mark 9

Topic: Spiritual Warfare > Spiritual Live

Series: None

Demons and the Power of God Mark 9:14-29 Dr. Jim Denison When I graduated from high school I made plans to attend Baylor University, as all good Baptist boys do. But then my girlfriend and I broke up; she was going to Baylor, so I couldn’t go there after that. Houston Baptist University offered me […]

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