Acts


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The Faith of the First Christians

Scripture: Acts 1

Topic: God’s Will > God

Series: Acts; God’s Power for God’s Purpose

God’s Power for God’s Purpose The Faith of the First Christians Dr. Jim Denison Acts 1 A friend once sent me some statements taken from performance evaluation sheets of government employees. Among them: “His men would follow him anywhere, but only out of morbid curiosity.” “Got into the gene pool while the lifeguard wasn’t watching.” […]

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The Power of His Name

Scripture: Acts 3

Topic: The Church > Ministry

Series: Acts

God’s Power for God’s Purpose The Power of His Name Dr. Jim Denison Acts 3-4:4 This Sunday the Super Bowl will be on everyone’s mind. As I am writing this lesson (on December 31, 2003), we don’t know if the Cowboys will be the NFC representative. But I can guess. Some teams are like the […]

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The Vision Of True Success

Scripture: Acts 16

Topic: Success > Human Experience

Series: The Secrets To True Success

The Vision of True Success Acts 16:6-10 Dr. Jim Denison Someone has observed, “Change is good unless it happens.” Well, it has happened. Sociologists say that 90% of all the change in human history has occurred in the last hundred years. Much has been good. Life expectancy has increased from 46 to 74 years for […]

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Time, Trust, Touch

Scripture: Acts 3

Topic: God’s Power > God

Series: God’s Power

Time, Trust, Touch Acts 3:1-10 James C. Denison This week I came across some actual newspaper ads which caught my eye: Dinner Special—Turkey $2.35; Chicken or Beef $2.25; Children $2.00. For sale: an antique desk suitable for lady with thick legs and large drawers. Now is your chance to have your ears pierced and get […]

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Truth and Consequences

Scripture: Acts 5

Topic: Theology > Angels

Series: Acts

God’s Power for God’s Purpose Truth and Consequences Dr. Jim Denison Acts 5:17-42 Billy Graham’s bestseller Angels tells the story of John G. Paton’s missionary work in the New Hebrides Islands. One night, hostile natives surrounded the mission headquarters, intent on burning the Patons out and killing them. The Patons prayed all night long that […]

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Wake Up To A Miracle

Scripture: Acts 12

Topic: Spiritual Life > Prayer

Series: Acts

God’s Power for God’s Purpose Wake Up to a Miracle! Dr. Jim Denison Acts 12 This is the weekend following Easter. Jesus has risen from the dead, and we have celebrated his resurrection with hymns and words of triumph. Now our culture has returned to “normal.” What difference will it make in your life this […]

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Well-Intentioned Dragons

Scripture: Acts 5

Topic: The Church > Church

Series: None

Well-intentioned Dragons Acts 5:1-16 Dr. Jim Denison This week I found this list of 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 […]

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When Will Jesus Return?

Scripture: Acts 1

Topic: Theology > Second Coming

Series: Y2K

When Will Jesus Return? Acts 1:6-11 Dr. Jim Denison At one time Martin Luther thought the Pope was the Antichrist, and expected Jesus’ return during his lifetime. Christopher Columbus thought the world would end in 1656, and that his explorations would lead a Christian army in the final crusade to convert the world. Charles Taze […]

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When Will Jesus Return?

Scripture: Acts 1

Topic: Theology > Second Coming

Series: Hard Questions

When will Jesus return? Dr. Jim Denison Martin Luther thought the Pope was the Antichrist, and expected Jesus’ return during his lifetime. Christopher Columbus thought the world would end in 1656, and that his explorations would lead a Christian army in the final crusade to convert the world. Charles Taze Russell, founder of the Jehovah’s […]

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