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Sermons by Darrell VanWagner (Page 3)

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…

Gifts of the Spirit: Cultivating the Ecosystem

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…

The Gift of Healing

The Gift of Healing — The church needs an infusion of willing people to facilitate a culture with the grace to heal. We need to confront our unbelief rather than justify or rationalize it. Throughout the Bible God used healing to demonstrate the power behind what was being publically preached. Jesus is willing and able…

The Gift of Tongues and Interpretation

The Gift of Tongues and Interpretation — Tongues is the grace to speak in another language, whether a heavenly language or a natural language. The Holy Spirit also empowers believers with the gift of interpretation of tongues, the grace to interpret an otherwise unknown language for those who do not understand what is being said.…

Words of Wisdom and Words of Knowledge

Words of Knowledge and Words of Wisdom — The gifts of Words of Knowledge and Words of Wisdom are prophetic in nature. They require the user to know God’s voice and His heart and to follow His direction. This requirement is a general thread in many of gifts of the Holy Spirit. The Word of…

The Demystified Grace to Prophesy II

The Demystified Grace to Prophesy – Prophesy is equal to and congruent with the testimony of Jesus, the story of His love, His redemptive work on the cross, and His eternal plan for us. Any prediction or spiritual guidance that doesn’t come from that source is counter to or anti-Christ. We are to have no…

The Demystified Grace to Prophesy

The Demystified Grace to Prophesy – Prophesy is equal to and congruent with the testimony of Jesus, the story of His love, His redemptive work on the cross, and His eternal plan for us. Any prediction or spiritual guidance that doesn’t come from that source is counter to or anti-Christ. We are to have no…

Properly and In Order

Properly and In Order – The Bible gives specific ground rules regarding the use of our Spiritual Gifts. These rules are not to limit us, but to lovingly and collectively produce freedom and opportunity for all in the group. When we share in groups, we share for the benefit of all, not a few. We…

The Supremacy of Christ

The Supremacy of Christ – This sermon is a reminder of the supremacy of Christ in every detail of our lives. He has given us the same Spirit that raised Jesus from the dead for the benefit of the church so that we can affect the world around us.This sermon is a reminder that we…

God’s Power: An Overview

God’s Power: An Overview — The Holy Spirit uses us to bless, heal, and encourage people. We are to eagerly desire this power. God has designed for us to minister this way out of a heart of humility, surrender, and holiness. He has given us the same power He gave Jesus to wield it as…