Sermons from 1989

Sermons from 1989

1 Corinthians 15:58

1 Corinthians 15:12-16:24

Vintage message from October 15, 1989, recorded at Calvary Chapel of Mira Mesa, San Diego, California. “If the Holy Spirit isn’t in control of your life and you would like for Him to be, start by being obedient to the Word. Read, pray, and you’ll grow. Your growth doesn’t come by seeing me week after week…hearing [me] preach the gospel to you. Your growth comes through obedience. First, to the little things. Get in the Word. If you haven’t read…
1 Corinthians 15:2

1 Corinthians 15:1-11

Vintage message from October 8, 1989, recorded at Calvary Chapel of Mira Mesa, San Diego, California. “What are we believing in? Are we believing in our ability to live good lives? Are we believing in our ability and our knowledge of the name of Jesus Christ? Do we live day by day in depression because really we do not go back and look at the gospel and what the gospel is?…There’s only one thing you can depend on; one thing…
1 Corinthians 13:4

1 Corinthians 13:4-13

Vintage message from September 10, 1989, recorded at Calvary Chapel of Mira Mesa, San Diego, California. “Love is not just a term, it’s not just something we say, it’s not an emotion we have. It’s a commitment we make to one another. If you’re going to say you love someone, think about this the next time before you say you love someone. Am I committed to this person to be patient and kind to that person? How about not boasting…
1 Corinthians 13:3

1 Corinthians 13:1-3

Vintage message from September 3, 1989, recorded at Calvary Chapel of Mira Mesa, San Diego, California. “We have people who have hurt us desperately. We have people who have said things to us that really cut us right to the heart, and we want to strangle those people. We never want to talk to those people again. Do you want to conquer over that? Pray for that person. When that person hurts you, if you see that person who has…
1 Corinthians 12:11

1 Corinthians 12:12-31

Vintage Message from August 27, 1989, recorded at Calvary Chapel of Mira Mesa, San Diego, California. “Do you realize you are very special to God? …When you accept His love, when you ask Jesus into your life, He put you in the body. He gives you the gifts that He wants you to have. He equips you for what you are supposed to do for Him in this body…God has put each one of us in the body to fulfill…
1 Corinthians 12:1

1 Corinthians 12:1-11

Vintage message from August 13, 1989, recorded at Calvary Chapel of Mira Mesa, San Diego, California. (Poor recording.) “There’s so much confusion about the gifts…I believe every one of the gifts that are mentioned…are valid and useful for the church today simply because He tells us that it is for the edifying, the building up and the equipping of the body, for the growth of the church. God isn’t going to change that…” Dave Elkins
1 Corinthians 11:2

1 Corinthians 11:2-34

Vintage message from August 6, 1989, recorded at Calvary Chapel of Mira Mesa, San Diego, California. “Let’s start setting a standard in our marriages. Let’s start showing those around us that we’re going to love each other, we’re going to consider each other in Christ…Let’s show the rest of the world that we’re going to be set apart. We’re going to be different than they are. We’re not going to worry about the petty things that go on in a…
1 Corinthians 10:24

1 Corinthians 10:1-33

Vintage message from July 30, 1989, recorded at Calvary Chapel of Mira Mesa, San Diego, California. “Our major temptation is selfishness…God is saying, ‘Turn away from your selfishness. Turn away from looking to yourself. Look to Me. I’ve met all your needs.’ …”Sometimes it’s not good to insist on your rights, because when you insist on your rights, many time you are insisting on your own selfishness…He’s telling us to put aside our selfishness…The selfishness in our lives needs to…
1 Corinthians 2:15

Review of 1 Corinthians Chapters 1-8

Vintage message from July 9, 1989; a review of 1 Corinthians, chapters 1 through 8, recorded at Calvary Chapel of Mira Mesa, San Diego, California. “Sometimes we allow what people say to us in judgement to burden us, to condemn us, to depress us, and we walk through our lives completely defeated all the time. Paul is saying a spiritual man makes judgement. He will decide what’s right and wrong in life, but he will not allow what other people…
James 5:16

1 Corinthians 5:1-13

Vintage message from June 4, 1989, recorded at Calvary Chapel of Mira Mesa, San Diego, California. “Have we searched our hearts? Do we have pride in our lives? Are we sinning? …God allows for Satan, when we fall into sin, to bring pain to us so we come to a point of having to turn back to God and say, ‘Lord, I’m sorry. I am being tormented, I am being destroyed, I am being hurt, and I realize now that…
1 Corinthians 2:11

1 Corinthians 3:1-23

Vintage message from May 21, 1989, recorded at Calvary Chapel of Mira Mesa, San Diego, California. “Jesus is telling us here what it’s like when we have Him as the foundation. The foundation is taking what we hear and applying it to our lives, practicing what we know Jesus has taught us. If we don’t have that foundation, if we don’t have Jesus Christ in our life and living the life that we know in Him, then we don’t have…
1 Samuel 14

Pastor Dave’s First Message: The Armor-Bearer

This was Pastor Dave’s first message, given on April 9, 1989, recorded at Calvary Chapel of Mira Mesa, San Diego, California. And nobody noticed, and you never got recognized for it, and you wish that everybody in the world had seen it and came up and slapped you on the back and said what a good job you’ve done. How many of you have ever experienced that in life? Good. This message is about that very thing: about a man…