Mark

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An Ark or an Army?

Scripture: Mark 1

Topic: The Church > Evangelism

Series: Becoming Fishers of Men

An Ark or an Army? Mark 1:14-20 James C. Denison It’s a tough world out there. There was a time when new airlines seemed to start every month, promising lower fares and more flights. Now airline mergers are the wave of the future, though we’ll likely see higher fares, fewer flights, and more crowded airplanes. […]

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Fishing With a Blackberry

Scripture: Mark 1

Topic: The Church > Evangelism

Series: Becoming Fishers of Men

Fishing With a BlackBerry Mark 1:14-20 James C. Denison Would you rather be paid cash or a compliment? An article in Wednesday’s news says that each activates the same reward center in the brain. In other words, you feel as good when people same something nice about you as when they give something nice to […]

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How Jesus Spent “Labor Day”

Scripture: Mark 1

Topic: Jesus > God

Series: None

Topical Scripture: Mark 1:21-39 As you know, Monday is Labor Day. Where did the holiday come from? I did some checking and was surprised by what I discovered. The first Labor Day in America was celebrated on this day in 1882 in New York City, but this did not become a national holiday until 12 […]

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Making God Your King

Scripture: Mark 1

Topic: Jesus > God

Series: None

Making God Your King Mark 1:21-39 Dr. Jim Denison As you know, tomorrow is Labor Day. Where did the holiday come from? I did some checking and was surprised by what I discovered. The first Labor Day in America was celebrated on this day in 1882 in New York City, but this did not become […]

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Redeeming the Coronavirus Epidemic

Scripture: Mark 1

Topic: The Church > Ministry

Series: None

Topical Scripture: Mark 1:29-31 I spoke yesterday in Little Rock to 1,400 college students from all over Arkansas. Early that morning, as I was praying for the event, I sensed the Lord giving me a message I had not considered before. Not just for the students, but for you today and for our nation as […]

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The Gospel Paradox

Scripture: Mark 1

Topic: The Church > Evangelism

Series: Becoming Fishers of Men

The Gospel Paradox Mark 1:14-20 James C. Denison There were many ways to call people in the biblical era. Kings could send messengers to summon you to their palace. Generals could dispatch sentries to enlist you in their wars. “Trumpets,” rams’-horns called the “shofar,” were a common way of warning people of impending attack, or […]

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The Tyranny of the Urgent

Scripture: Mark 1

Topic: Occasions > New Year

Series: None

The Tyranny of the Urgent Mark 1:35-39 Dr. Jim Denison The Dallas Morning News recently carried a story on the growth of the Christmas lights installation profession in our city. This business has quadrupled in six years, with costs ranging from $100 to $7,500 per home. Why do people now pay to put Christmas lights […]

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Too Busy Not to Pray

Scripture: Mark 1

Topic: Spiritual Life > Prayer

Series: How Jesus Prepared for Easter

Too Busy Not to Pray Mark 1:35-39 James C. Denison Last Wednesday I was working on today’s message, searching for an introduction. As I leafed through some files, my eye was drawn to a plaque one of my sons gave me a few years ago: I got up early one morning and rushed right into […]

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