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Sermons by Darrell VanWagner (Page 6)

Productive in All Cases

Productive in All Cases — We were made to respond to the Lord by holding tightly to what we know is true about His love and intentions for us.This ability to maintain a firm grip on His character and to abide in Jesus in all situations is critical to being productive through the Holy Spirit…

Consciously Walking in Grace

NOTE: THIS RECORDING WAS ACCIDENTALLY CUT SHORT DUE TO A MALFUNCTION. Consciously Walking in Grace — Grace is active and powerful. It breaks sin’s power over us and pushes back against the darkness not only in our lives, but in the lives of those around us. This is indeed a huge undertaking and life-long pursuit.…

Colossians 3: Transformation and Renewal

Colossians 3: Transformation and Renewal– Transformation and renewalis a lifetime-process, not a single event.The pursuit of Christ bears the fruit of repentance throughout the lifetime-process of renewal. This renewal progressively takes place as we learn to know Him.Renewal and transformation benefits others and is observed in the way we treat and encourage others.

Preamble: Returning to Your First Love

Preamble: Returning to Your First Love — As a preamble to the concepts of transformation and renewal described within Colossians 3, we have a frank discussion about repentance and ensuring that we approach Jesus as our first love. See Revelation 2:2-5.

Psalm 23: He Makes Me Rest 2

Psalm 23: He Makes Me Rest 2 – Peace is a fruit of the Holy Spirit and cannot be cultivated through any alternative effort. However, it is human nature to try to find peace in people, things, plans, or distractions. God’s peace prevails in challenge. Our joy is not to be shallow and circumstantial, because…

Psalm 23: He Makes Me Rest 1

He Makes Me Rest — Peace is a fruit of the Holy Spirit and cannot be cultivated through any alternative effort. However, it is human nature to try to find peace in people, things, plans, or distractions. God’s peace prevails in challenge. Our joy is not to be shallow and circumstantial, because the Holy Spirit…

Looking for Love in all the Wrong Places

Looking for Love in all the Wrong Places – Romans 8 tells us that we are adopted of God, and waiting on the fullness of our inheritance (His glory). God loves us in spite of the brokenness of the world and makes all things work together for our good. The Holy Spirit has made His…

The Holy Spirit Adopts Us – Part 2

The Holy Spirit Adopts Us – The Holy Spirit breaks the power of sin over a believer. Along with destroying the enslavement of sin, He breaks through the guilt, condemnation, and curse that habitually accompany it. We learn to surrender places where sin controls us, as we learn to replace those needy areas with comfort,…