The following are vintage messages by the founding pastor of Calvary Chapel of Dayton, Pastor Dave Elkins, who is now enjoying eternity with his Lord and Savior, Jesus.
Vintage message from February 8, 1998.
One of the problems I see in society today is that we as believers think that God owes us something. We believe that God, because He’s made promises to us (and He has made promises to us, and He keeps His promise as Daniel points out here: He’s a ... Read more
Vintage message from February 1, 1998.
We know that what Daniel saw actually happened, and because…if it happened in Daniel’s day, and if, in fact, Daniel was seeing a vision of the Antichrist that is still to come, that we as believers…we need to be about His business. We need to be about telling other people that these ... Read more
Vintage message from January 25, 1998.
I’ve actually had people ask me, “Why doesn’t God zap people like that?” Well, because, you know what? If God is going to zap people like that, then God has to zap people like this ! Because, understand, I have lived within corruption. I have lived within sin. I have tried to ... Read more
Vintage message from January 18, 1998.
(There is some interference during the first minute of the message.)
I don’t care where you’ve been in life, and I don’t care what you’ve done in life. I don’t care how bad you are. God can take control of your life. God can forgive whatever it is that you’ve done ... Read more
Vintage message from January 11, 1998.
Do you know what a real man is? A real man is one who knows and loves and follows Jesus. Ladies, you too! This doesn’t exclude you. If you want to be real, if you want to be real in God’s eyes, if you want to know that you are what God ... Read more
Vintage message from January 4, 1998.
Sometimes when I’m teaching, I’ll repeat myself over and over again. I’m not ashamed or embarrassed to have to say something over again to remind you; to give a message even over again if I have to, because sometimes it’s important that we be reminded so that we can firmly be established ... Read more
Vintage message from December 21, 1997.
We don’t always do things the way Daniel would do it. You can, and if you do, great! If you don’t, that’s okay. But if you’re not praying, if you’re not seeking God, if you’re not spending time in relationship with Him, then you’re wrong. Then you’ve missed the boat. You’ve severed ... Read more
Vintage message from December 14, 1997.
I don’t care what we’ve done in our life; I don’t care where we’ve been in our life; I don’t care how bad we’ve been in our life — do you realize that God can still make you trustworthy? He can take the corruption away. He can erase it. He can make ... Read more
Vintage message from December 7, 1997.
How many of us in here can say that there is no corruptness in us? was found trustworthy. How many of us in here can say that we, if someone examined our lives today, would find us trustworthy? You know what? I can tell you. Most of us in here could ... Read more
Vintage message from November 30, 1997.
When Daniel said something, it was from God and it was true. He had no problem with mysteries, and he had no problem with riddles, and he had no problem with dreams because he took the time to consult God. He took time to pray. He took time to go before the ... Read more