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Sermons by Darrell VanWagner

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…

The Open Face of God – Part 2

The Open Face of God – Part 2 — God speaks to His people. From the beginning of creation, we can see that He has been a God of communication. It is a common lie among believers that it is difficult to hear the voice of God. We become frustrated when we do not hear…

The Open Face of God

The Open Face of God — God speaks to His people. From the beginning of creation, we can see that He has been a God of communication. It is a common lie among believers that it is difficult to hear the voice of God. We become frustrated when we do not hear God, but our…

Christ in Us, the Hope of Glory

Christ in Us, the Hope of Glory – As we have recently discussed, we are to live and worship out of HOPE, the environment of anticipation, expectation, or confidence in God’s power. This also means that we are to have full faith and expectation when others pray for us, and we pray for them. We…

He Made a Way. He is the Way.

He Made a Way. He is the Way. — Happy Resurrection Sunday! In this sermon the church celebrated the amazing gift Jesus is to the people of God. We bragged about His love for the world and the great lengths with which He showed it. We talked about letting go of distractions regarding Christ, which lead…

Worship: Cultivating the Ecosystem

Worship: Cultivating the Ecosystem — Praise and thankfulness are the gate to bringing an environment into God’s presence. So, we worship out of HOPE. We do not wait for the breakthrough. Our worship is often in spite of our circumstances. It is a faith expression, not a forced expression. Praise gives a place for the…