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Sermons on II Corinthians

Control

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
Control
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Control —  God does not dominate or control people, even though it is within His power to do so. Wherever and on whomever the Holy Spirit dwells, He is working toward our continued freedom. The broken nature of mankind is riddled with the need to control. However, our need to control occurs when we are…

Christianity 104: Worship Lifestyle

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
Christianity 104: Worship Lifestyle
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Christianity 104: Worship Lifestyle —  Worship, the expression of reverence and awe, is not a lukewarm, token response borne out of religious duty or traditional, repetitive response. It is unquestionably intentional and counter to the flesh and pressures of societal thought patterns. Worship displaces worry at the center of our life. It helps us to…

The Spirit of Prayer

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
The Spirit of Prayer
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The Holy Spirit leads in how to pray and reveals the Father’s heart to us regarding His will. Have you ever noticed that prayer was an intentional priority in the early church described throughout the Book of Acts? We need to get back to our early church roots and make prayer an intentional part of…

Content and Generous

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
Content and Generous
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Content and Generous – As citizens of heaven, we are to desire the things of heaven to be brought to the earth. This mentality should affect our conduct, thoughts, prayers, priorities, and decisions. Seasons of need are an invitation to come and experience the inner contentment of Jesus through intimacy with Him. During these seasons…

The Importance of Godly Connections

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
The Importance of Godly Connections
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The Importance of Godly Connections   –  This section of Scripture shows an example of a beautiful heart shaped by the Holy Spirit’s refining process. Paul is in jail with the possibility of an execution. He is literally struggling between two priorities: Living to serve the people of God vs. receiving his eternal reward. Part of…

An Introduction to Motives

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
An Introduction to Motives
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An Introduction to Motives –  God is interested in getting to the motives of His people. He doesn’t like the times we imitate or perform for our own benefit and opportunity.  God is transforming a bride without spot or blemish. He loves purity and blamelessness. Our motives matter in all forms of ministry and relationship.…

Surfacing Anger and Disappointment

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
Surfacing Anger and Disappointment
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Surfacing Anger and Disappointment – God had an eternal plan that was contrary to Jonah’s emotional needs. God allowed circumstances and events to bring to surface Jonah’s lingering anger and disappointment toward the Father. However, even with a bad attitude, God blessed Jonah and took care of Him. God will build our trust in Him as…

Confront Like Jesus

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
Confront Like Jesus
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In this sermon, Kevin discusses how we are meant to confront each other according to Jesus’ instructions in Matthew 18. Confrontation may not be enjoyable, but is a necessary step toward reconciliation and forgiveness. without confrontation we are at risk of harboring bitterness against another person and concealing the truth of how we feel when…

Gifts of the Spirit: Cultivating the Ecosystem

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
Gifts of the Spirit: Cultivating the Ecosystem
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Cultivating the Ecosystem — The church as a whole needs to increase its effort to cultivate a CULTURE or ECOSYSTEM of the gifts of the Spirit intentionally and with personal investment. We need to seek and ask for spiritual gifts, not put it on God to do it whenever He is ready.People who break down…