Colossians

Chapter 1

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Do You Fear God?

Scripture: Colossians 1

Topic: God the Father > God

Series: Invest Eternally

Do You Fear God? Colossians 1:15-23 Dr. Jim Denison The most famous sermon in American history was preached on July 8, 1741 in Enfield Connecticut, by Jonathan Edwards. It contains these famous words: The God that holds you over the pit of hell, much as one holds a spider, or some loathsome insect over the […]

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Gaining What You Cannot Lose

Scripture: Colossians 1

Topic: Spiritual Life > Purpose

Series: Invest Eternally

Gaining What You Cannot Lose Colossians 1:24-29 Dr. Jim Denison “The End of the Spear” is the current movie which retells the 20th century’s most powerful missionary story. Fifty years ago, on January 8, 1956, Nate Saint, Jim Elliott, and three other American missionaries were killed by spear-wielding tribesmen in the Ecuadorian jungle. Nate Saint’s […]

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Imagination Remixed

Scripture: Colossians 1

Topic: Jesus Christ > God

Series: Finding God in Colossians

Imagination Remixed Colossians 1:15-20 James C. Denison This morning we’re going to try perhaps the strangest experiment you’ve seen attempted in this Sanctuary. You may not feel up to this. But those of you who do: while sitting in your pew, lift your right foot off the floor and make clockwise circles. Now, while doing […]

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Success Remixed

Scripture: Colossians 1

Topic: Success > Human Experience

Series: Finding God in Colossians

Success Remixed Colossians 1:1-14 James C. Denison Last Sunday’s Super Bowl was watched by an estimated one billion people worldwide. And quickly forgotten by everyone except the 800,000 or so residents of Indianapolis. Quick: who won last year? The Pittsburgh Steelers. Who lost? The Seattle Seahawks. Who made it all the way to the Super […]

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The One Key to Every Door

Scripture: Colossians 1

Topic: Spiritual Life > Purpose

Series: Invest Eternally

The One Key to Every Door Colossians 1:9-14 Dr. Jim Denison The recent Business Week cover caught my eye: “Dream Machines–The future of cars: smart tech, sizzling design, more choices.” I’ve been fascinated with cars since my father and I built my first Pinewood Derby Cub Scout racer–which still sits on my shelf at home, […]

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The One Thing You Need to Know

Scripture: Colossians 1

Topic: Success > Human Experience

Series: Invest Eternally

The One Thing You Need to Know Colossians 1:1-8 Dr. Jim Denison 2006 is off to an unsettling beginning. Athletic success is uncertain. Vince Young led the University of Texas to its first national title since 1970. Meanwhile, Maurice Clarett, the freshman who did the same for Ohio State a few years back, is under […]

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