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Sermons by Darrell VanWagner

Grace for Contentment

SPECIAL NOTE: Due to electrical issues on 9/16/18, the sermon was cut short after 22 minutes. Grace for Contentment – Some people consciously or unconsciously see godliness as a way to earn blessing, wealth, and promotion. Various forms of giving-to-get originate from a striving heart, one that is crying out for approval rather than living…

Surfacing Anger and Disappointment

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…

God’s Design for Holiness

God’s Design for Holiness — This sermon discusses how we draw closer to God through repentance. Are you tired from a season of spiritual drought and famine? Have you recently told Jesus that He can have every part of you, including your secrets, insecurities, habits, and deepest fears? God is a God of resurrection power. He…

What Are You Running From?

What Are You Running From? – God refines what is precious to Him. You are precious to Him. We naturally run from the things that stretch us and make us uncomfortable or vulnerable. God uses these things to refine us. Sometimes we run from God because we know He will not refine us in a…

Psalm 34: He Hears – Part 2

Psalm 34: He Hears – Part 2 – Sometimes the Lord makes our most vulnerable messes become great testimonies and encouragement for others and a source of gratitude and praise. God frees His people from problems and the fear associated. He is our joy in struggle. His promises hold us in hard times, not seasons…

Psalm 34: He Hears – Part 1

Psalm 34: He Hears – Sometimes the Lord makes our most vulnerable messes become great testimonies and encouragement for others and a source of gratitude and praise. God frees His people from problems and the fear associated. He is our joy in struggle. His promises hold us in hard times, not seasons of rest and…

Psalm 33: Deliverance

Psalm 33: Deliverance – God is a deliverer by character and nature. He is consistent and His love is steadfast. Psalm 33 reconnects us with God’s heart and passion for deliverance in a package and expression of worship. Worship is the believer’s response to trusting in God’s deliverance. If you have zero appetite to engage…

Psalm 32: Repentance

Psalm 32: Repentance — From the beginning of Jesus’ public ministry, even before choosing His disciples, Jesus taught the importance of repentance. Before true confession can occur, we must stop trying to hide or justify sin from the Lord. True repentance is to recognize, admit, and turn from sin. It is walking in the light.…

Pray Like Jesus – Part 2

Pray Like – Jesus Part 2 – When Jesus prayed, He stunned people with His authenticity, authority, and results. Jesus abandoned all things religious and moved God’s heart through relationship. He gave us His Holy Spirit to teach us to pray. Jesus’ priorities in prayer were God’s first, holiness, truth, then needs. Just like Jesus’…

Pray Like Jesus

Pray Like Jesus – When Jesus prayed, He stunned people with His authenticity, authority, and results. Jesus abandoned all things religious and moved God’s heart through relationship. He gave us His Holy Spirit to teach us to pray. Jesus’ priorities in prayer were God’s first, holiness, truth, then needs. Just like Jesus’ prayers, our prayers…