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A Future Worth It All

Scripture: Revelation 21-22

Topic: Theology > Revelation

Series: How to Face the Future

A Future Worth It All Studies in the Book of Revelation Dr. Jim Denison Revelation 21-22 We are on the preparation committee, not the planning committee. Three times in our passage in this study, Jesus promises us, “I am coming soon.” The first Christians took this promise to mean that he would return in their […]

15 pages

Are There Rewards In Heaven?

Scripture: Revelation 21

Topic: Theology > Heaven

Series: Hard Questions

Are there rewards in heaven? Dr. Jim Denison The Academy Awards are presented each February. The winners each receive something called an “Oscar,” though no one knows why. One possible answer is that early on, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences librarian said the statuette represented her Uncle Oscar. An Oscar weighs 8.5 […]

17 pages

Defeating Your Dragon

Scripture: Revelation 12

Topic: Theology > Satan

Series: Jesus of Revelation

Defeating Your Dragon Revelation 12:1-9 Dr. Jim Denison A woman rubbed a magic lamp, and out popped a genie. The amazed woman asked if she got three wishes. The genie was indignant: “Three-wish genies are a storybook myth. I’m a one-wish genie. So, what will it be?” The woman did not hesitate: “I want peace […]

9 pages

Demons and the War for Our Souls

Scripture: Revelation 12

Topic: Theology > Satan

Series: Jesus of Revelation

Demons and the War for Our Souls Revelation 12:10-17 Dr. Jim Denison This Tuesday we will observe an ominous day, not to be repeated for a hundred years. It will be June 6 in the year 2006; by numeric identification, the date will be 6-6-6. The number brings back bad memories. My junior year at […]

11 pages

Four Words Which Changed My Life

Scripture: Revelation 7

Topic: Jesus Christ > God

Series: Jesus of Revelation

Four Words Which Changed My Life Revelation 7:9-17 Dr. Jim Denison A friend once sent me some advice from kids. It gives us a sense of what mothers must deal with: Never trust a dog to watch your food (Patrick, age 10); When your dad is mad and asks you, “Do I look stupid?” don’t […]

10 pages

From Virtual To Reality

Scripture: Revelation 22

Topic: Occasions > Christmas

Series: A Season of Hope

From Virtual To Reality Revelation 22:1-5 Dr. Jim Denison Historians will call this era the “technological revolution.” It’s an amazing time. For instance, just in time for Christmas, a fashion student in England has developed a way for Internet shoppers to feel clothes through their computer screens. Since 40 percent of all clothes bought online […]

11 pages

Gifts Every Father Needs

Scripture: Revelation 19

Topic: Occasions > Father’s Day

Series: Jesus of Revelation

Gifts Every Father Needs Revelation 19:11-16 Dr. Jim Denison Today, more collect calls will be placed than on any other day of the year. It wasn’t always that way. The year was 1909. Sonora Smart Dodd of Spokane, Washington heard a Mother’s Day sermon in church and wondered why fathers didn’t have a day as […]

12 pages

Global Warming and the Power of God

Scripture: Revelation 1

Topic: Jesus Christ > God

Series: Jesus of Revelation

Global Warming and the Power of God Revelation 1:12-20 Dr. Jim Denison In a month, the world will see The Da Vinci Code on screen, starring Tom Hanks and directed by Ron Howard. Forty million books have been sold worldwide. This is a global phenomenon, and a global opportunity for us to tell the world […]

10 pages