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 September 30, 2001.
says, “If anyone of you is without sin, let him be the first to throw a stone at her.” You know what? That’s a hard question for me to deal with in my life. Do I actually have sin? Well, you know what? I know I have sin ... Read more
Vintage message from September 23, 2001.
The one thing most of us fear the most is death. How we’re going to die. When we’re going to die. But you know what? Death isn’t our enemy because Jesus overcame death, and if we are in Christ Jesus, then we don’t face death the way the unsaved do. When the ... Read more
Vintage message from September 2, 2001.
is not afraid of offending us, because you know what? We, even as believers, have sin in our life and, from time to time, are asked to address the issues of sin within our life, and we don’t want to! And when we’re reading through God’s Word and we come across ... Read more
Vintage message from August 26, 2001.
This is the problem with us: we don’t want to know the truth; we don’t want to hear the truth; we don’t want to believe the truth because the truth takes us out of our comfort zone. Jesus is the Bread. Jesus is the Life. It comes through Him; no where else, ... Read more
Vintage message from August 19, 2001.
Do you realize that God already has in mind for you and I what He wants to do? He has a direction for your life and a direction for my life. He has a direction for this fellowship. He has a direction for the people outside of this fellowship. He has in ... Read more
Vintage message from August 12, 2001.
You know what? So many times in my life I have not had a clue as to what God was going to do. I just knew He said do it… We had to take a step of faith and say, “You know what, Lord? You brought us here. We know You’re going ... Read more
Vintage message from August 5, 2001.
In verse nineteen it says, “Jesus gave them this answer, ‘I tell you the truth, the Son can do nothing by Himself. He can do only what He sees His Father doing, because whatever the Father does, the Son also does.'” So Jesus makes the statement to them, “I’m not doing this ... Read more
Vintage message from July 29, 2001.
We say, “I won’t believe until Jesus touches me and proves Himself to me,” but Jesus doesn’t have to abide by our whims and our desires. He knows us intimately, and He knows what we need, and He tells this man, “Go and trust.” Are we willing to go and trust?… The ... Read more
Vintage message from July 8, 2001.
We miss the point. We understand things from the flesh. As long as we can touch it, as long as we can hear it, as long as we can see it, as long as we can smell it, it’s okay with me. But once we start talking about the things of the ... Read more
Vintage message from June 24, 2001. (Original tape ended before the end of the message.)
He came for the purpose of saving the world, but He does ask that we believe in Him, and then we’re not condemned. you want to feel good today? You want to feel right inside about who you are; how you’ve lived? ... Read more