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“Our Cup Overflows”

Scripture: Psalm 23

Topic: The Bible > Psalms

Series: The True Shepherd

“Our Cup Overflows” Psalm 23:5-6 James C. Denison Pastoral transitions are always difficult times, for the church and for the pastor as well. For instance, Bill Austin, the former Baylor chaplain, once told me about a time when God called him from one pastorate to another. An older member of the church came to him, […]

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A Miracle In Your Hand

Scripture: Matthew 5

Topic: The Bible > Sermon On The Mount

Series: Living Well In The Kingdom

A Miracle in Your Hand Matthew 5:17-18 Dr. Jim Denison In our last study we discussed happiness; this week let’s talk about success. If you could have anything to make your life more successful, what would it be? Here are some technological options I found in the news recently. You’re listening to a song on […]

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A Miracle in Your Hand

Scripture: Matthew 5

Topic: The Bible > Sermon On The Mount

Series: The Path to True Success

Topical Scripture: Matthew 5:17-18 The Consumer Electronics Show gave an award to a Bluetooth-connected water bottle. Its built-in speaker plays music, takes and receives phone calls, and offers caller ID. It also recognized a countertop dishwasher that requires no plumbing connections; you load your dishes, add a gallon of water, and turn it on. And […]

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All’s Well That Starts Well

Scripture: Matthew 4

Topic: The Bible > Bible

Series: Knowing Jesus Through Matthew

All’s Well That Starts Well Matthew 4:1-11 Dr. Jim Denison We’re all salespeople in life. We all have something we want others to “buy” or believe. According to Newsweek, Andrew Fischer is selling his forehead. The 20-year-old Nebraska man decided to auction it as ad space for 30 days, and received more than 100 bids. […]

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Authentic Happiness

Scripture: Matthew 5

Topic: The Bible > Sermon On The Mount

Series: Living Well In The Kingdom

Authentic Happiness Matthew 5:14-16 Dr. Jim Denison What will make you happy? Here are some options in the news recently. “Pocket Deities” are figurines of Francis of Assisi and the Virgin of Guadalupe. A press release says, “Tuck one of these … into your pocket or bag and take the protective spirit of these deities […]

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Canceling the Gong Show

Scripture: Exodus 20

Topic: The Bible > Ten Commandments

Series: The Game Of Life

Canceling the Gong Show Exodus 20:13 Dr. Jim Denison From 1976 to 1980, easily the most outrageous show on television was The Gong Show. Remember Chuck Barris, the curly-haired maniac who would “gong” unlucky contestants? He went on to make The Gong Show Movie, which was gonged by critics and viewers alike. But Chuck laughed […]

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