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A City on a Hill

Scripture: Matthew 16

Topic: The Church > Church

Series: These Things We Believe

A City on a Hill Matthew 16:13-20 Dr. Jim Denison The scene is one of the most dramatic in all of God’s word. The Galilean Carpenter stands on a massive outcropping of rock, 1150 feet above sea level, dwarfed by the gigantic cliff which towered above it. Just a short distance away stands the brilliant […]

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A City on a Hill Cannot Be Hidden

Scripture: Matthew 5

Topic: Culture > America

Series: None

Topical Scripture: Matthew 5:14-16 As surely everyone in America knows, the midterm elections are this Tuesday. Early voting is so high that one political scientist says, “We could be looking at a turnout rate that virtually no one has ever experienced.” Vitriol is high as well. When I voted last Wednesday, it was the twenty-fourth […]

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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 About Miracles

Scripture: Matthew 14

Topic: Theology > Miracles

Series: Knowing Jesus Through Matthew

All About Miracles Matthew 14:22-33 Dr. Jim Denison A friend recently sent me this story. An Amish boy and his mother were in a shopping mall. They were amazed by almost everything they saw, but especially by two shiny, silver walls that could move apart and then slide back together again. The boy asked, “What […]

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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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Are You Caiaphas? The Jews and the Christ

Scripture: Matthew 26

Topic: Jesus Christ > God

Series: Journey to the Cross

Topic Scripture: Matthew 26:57-68 Here’s an issue that skeptics often raise about our faith, a question many Christians don’t know how to answer: why did the Jews condemn Jesus? If he really is the Son of God, why did his own people reject him? We learned last week that everything about the Sanhedrin’s legal proceedings […]

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Are You Pilate? The Trials of the Christ

Scripture: Matthew 27

Topic: Jesus Christ > God

Series: Journey to the Cross

Topical Scripture: Matthew 27:11–14 Fishermen recently caught a sixteen-foot, 3,000 pound great white shark off the coast of South Carolina. Or, I should say, the shark caught them. The owner of the fishing charter told reporters, “A 3,000 pound animal is massive. People don’t realize just one wag of the tail can pool a 26-foot […]

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