Matthew

Chapter 4

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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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Life’s “One Thing”

Scripture: Matthew 4

Topic: Occasions > New Years

Series: Living For The Kingdom

Life’s “One Thing” Matthew 4:12-17 Dr. Jim Denison Have you made any New Year’s resolutions? It seems the Babylonians started the tradition 4,000 years ago, resolving to return borrowed farm equipment. I didn’t borrow any farm equipment this year, but nonetheless made a resolution I want to tell you about today. Most of you made […]

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On the Treadmill

Scripture: Matthew 4

Topic: Self-efficiency > Human Experience

Series: Helping People Love Jesus

On the Treadmill Matthew 4:5-7 Dr. Jim Denison Tiger Woods is now being called the greatest golfer in history, and with good reason. I’m not surprised—I got to watch him as he won his first major championship. It was an incredible day. One of the great privileges of being pastor of Second-Ponce de Leon Baptist […]

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One Fish Can Change the World

Scripture: Matthew 4

Topic: The Church > Evangelism

Series: None

One Fish Can Change the World Matthew 4:18-22 Dr. Jim Denison Edward Kimball was determined to win his Sunday school class to Jesus. A teenager named Dwight Moody tended to fall asleep on Sundays, but Kimball, undeterred, went to see him at his shoe store. Kimball tried to lead Moody to Christ, but thought he […]

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Washing Soles And Soles

Scripture: Matthew 4

Topic: The Church > Ministry

Series: Living For The Kingdom

Washing Soles and Souls Matthew 4:23, John 13:34-35 Dr. Jim Denison Houston Baptist University, my alma mater, required an identification card of every student every year. I still have mine for 1978, my junior year, with my picture complete with mustache and sideburns. Why have I kept it? Because my ID number that year was […]

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What About Faith Healers?

Scripture: Matthew 4

Topic: Theology > Suffering

Series: Helping People Love Jesus

What about Faith Healers? Matthew 4:23-25 Dr. Jim Denison This week I read one of the strangest stories I’ve seen in a long time. A woman, 23 years of age, was visiting her in-laws and drove to a nearby supermarket to pick up some groceries. Several people noticed her sitting in her car with the […]

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