Immersing people in a vibrant,
life-transforming and community-
impacting relationship with Jesus Christ.

Sermons by Chris Burger

Disciples Wholeheartedly Pursue Jesus and His Work – Part 2

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
Disciples Wholeheartedly Pursue Jesus and His Work - Part 2
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Disciples Wholeheartedly Pursue Jeus and His Work – Part 2 — God’s love for us is true “real” love. It starts with Him not with us. Jesus is the groom; we are the bride. Our love for Him is because of His love for us. We love others because God loves us. This is why…

Disciples Obey Jesus – Part 2

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
Disciples Obey Jesus - Part 2
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Disciples Obey Jesus – Part 2 — Believers must understand the fullness of all that they have been offered as disciples of Jesus. Jesus came to bring life, healing, and freedom. His commands are consistent with His purpose. We have been delivered from sin so that we can walk as Jesus walked with power, holiness,…

Clean Hands, Pure Hearts – Part 2

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
Clean Hands, Pure Hearts - Part 2
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In this sermon, Chris continues the discussion around the conection between purity and right-relationship with Jesus, as seen in Psalm 24:3-6. He leads the congregation to pray: Help me walk in holiness and transparency. I want (yearn, desire, long, crave, ache) to experience You in closeness and intimacy. Thank you that you jealously love me…

Control (Part 3)

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
Control (Part 3)
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In this sermon Chris continues the discussion around controlling others or being controlled by others. He shares personal stories and walks through struggles the Apostle Peter experienced with attempting to control situations and other people.

A Reason to Worship – Part 2

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
A Reason to Worship - Part 2
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In this sermon, Chris dives deeper into God’s heart for His people as seen in Psalm 139. Every theme in the Psalm indicates another reason why God’s people can choose to worship no matter the circumstances they face.

Christianity 102: Watch and Work

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
Christianity 102: Watch and Work
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Christianity 102: Watch and Work — The Holy Spirit can speak to us through our conscience, convicting us when we sin and comforting us when we doubt. In 1 Timothy, Paul encourages Timothy to focus on what matters, Godliness or Christlikeness.  He counceled that Timothy should avoid issues that really don’t matter. He should not…

Wholehearted Prayer and Fasting – Part 2

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
Wholehearted Prayer and Fasting - Part 2
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Chris continiues the discusion on wholehearted prayer and fasting with a look into the lifestyle of fasting that Daniel exhibited throughout key moments of his life. Daniel recognized that God alone is the source of all power and wisdom. In a wonderful way, God, in his grace, will not only reveal things to us, but…

The Spirit of Prayer

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
The Spirit of Prayer
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The Holy Spirit leads in how to pray and reveals the Father’s heart to us regarding His will. Have you ever noticed that prayer was an intentional priority in the early church described throughout the Book of Acts? We need to get back to our early church roots and make prayer an intentional part of…

Prepare the Way

River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
River of Life Church: Amherst, NH
Prepare the Way
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God’s plans are intended to be fulfilled at the proper time.  Sometimes we question His plans because they seem strange or “out of the box.”  God is ok with us questioning or asking for confirmation, but remember that He is teaching us the blessing of dependence and intimacy with Him.  When we are close to…