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Sermons on Experiencing God

Control

Control —  God does not dominate or control people, even though it is within His power to do so. Wherever and on whomever the Holy Spirit dwells, He is working toward our continued freedom. The broken nature of mankind is riddled with the need to control. However, our need to control occurs when we are…

A Reason to Worship

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

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

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.

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 103: Holiness in Wholehearted Love

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

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…

Resistance and Pressing Through

Resistance and Pressing Through —  God deeply desires to impact communities through those willing to partner with Him. However, there will typically be resistance to those willing to seek such an impact. In fact, the church itself may at times resist a move of God. Understand that the pursuit God’s Kingdom is messy and offers…