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Sermons by Darrell VanWagner (Page 2)

Called to Security in Jesus

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
Called to Security in Jesus
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Called to Security in Jesus —  Jesus had no emotional brokenness or issues. He perfectly models for us a heart secure in the love and purpose of God. We have deceptive hearts, often fueled by misinterpretation of conversations and events. The result is words and actions that cause more hurt and brokenness. We are also…

A Reason to Worship

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
A Reason to Worship
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A Reason To Worship —  The Church must live with a reason to worship at all times. The lost witness the glory of Jesus because believers live in His glory in observable, quantifiable fashion. If we do not find our reason to worship for ourselves, how will the world ever see and know God? We…

Worship and Breakthrough

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
Worship and Breakthrough
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Worship and Breakthrough —  We are called to have staying-power, to be unshakeable in simple trust in Who God is. We are invited into the joy and peace of focusing on God’s promises, even in loss. We are to connect with the truth that God loves us, leads us, and has a future for us.…

Power for Patience. Joy in Struggle. Part 2

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
Power for Patience. Joy in Struggle. Part 2
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Power for Patience. Joy in Struggle. Part 2 —   Marriage was strongly emphasized by the Holy Spirit in this service. River of Life spent a portion of the service collectively interceeding that God would build and strengthen marriages within the church and community. We are called to have staying-power in simple trust in Who…

Power for Patience. Joy in Struggle.

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
Power for Patience. Joy in Struggle.
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Power for Patience. Joy in Struggle. —  We are called to have staying-power in simple trust in Who God is. He is the Vine, and we are the branches that produce fruit through Him. Not only are we meant to experience joy in answered prayer and also in the character development that happens through challenges,…

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…

Christianity 103: Holiness in Wholehearted Love

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
Christianity 103: Holiness in Wholehearted Love
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Christianity 103: Holiness in Wholehearted Love —  Scripture reminds us that holiness is the key to SEEING the Lord. How often do we miss Him or fail to see what He is doing around us? There is provision in this life to know the Father, to see Him rightly, and to live in close relationship…

Refinement in Forgiveness and Persecution

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
Refinement in Forgiveness and Persecution
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Refinement in Forgiveness and Persecution – Persecution is a historical pattern. It takes on many forms, and it revisits society in various socially-acceptable ways. Persecution caused the Church of Acts to grow. It separated those who sought only blessing from those willing to deny self and minister life at their own personal expense. Part of…