• Billy Kryger

    Contributing sermons since Jan 1, 2000
Billy's church

Berean Baptist Church
Council Grove, Kansas 66846

About Billy
  • Education: Word of Life Bible Institute (Diploma), Trinity Baptist College (Church Ministries Major), Temple Baptist College (B.A.-Bible), Salt Lake Baptist College (Th.M., D.Min., Th.D.)
  • Experience: Christian for over 25 years, Bus Captain, Sunday School Teacher, Evangelist, College Staff, Assistant Bus Ministry Director, Pastor of Luther Bible Chapel, Newaygo, MI, 5 years, Pastor of Bible Baptist Church, Syracuse, KS, 4 years. Currently Pastor of Smoky Hill Baptist Church, Ellsworth KS
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: "Sirs, we would see Jesus."
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: Sermon on the Mount, Sermon on the Day of Pentecost, Sermon on Mars Hill...
  • One of my favorite illustrations: John 3:16 makes a cold little boy warm, a hungry little boy full, a dirty little boy clean, a tired little boy rested and a lost little boy saved. See my message "The Gift That Keeps On Giving"
  • Family: Wife: Rebekah Michele (Rankin), 3 Children (William Edward II, Jenna Michele, Jackson Andrew Charles), 13 Neices and Nephews, Millions of Brothers and Sisters in the Family of God
  • What my parents think of my sermons: My Dad, who went home to be with the Lord in July of 2002, told me I reminded him of his Preacher-Dad who died several months before I was born. My Mom supports me in every way imaginable, especially through her prayers.
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: Before she heard me for the first time she told me that she wouldn’t marry me unless I could preach. We were married four months later!
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Stand Up. Speak Up. Shut Up.
  • Books that have had an impact: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Joshua...get the idea?
  • Hobbies: Preachin’, Prayin’, Singin’, Shoutin’
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: "Don’t be caught dead without Jesus."
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: My wife handed me a note that somebody had given her informing me that my fly was down. Without skipping a beat I stepped behind the pulpit, zipped up and went right on preaching.
  • What I want on my tombstone: Anchovies and extra ham! Seriously, I hope I meet the Uppertaker instead of the undertaker
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  • The Biblical Nativity Scene

    Contributed on May 21, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    Most nativity scenes, along with the shepherds, animals, and, of course Mary, Joseph and Baby Jesus in the manger, have three regal figures standing there: the Magi, (they’re normally called wisemen). While that makes for a beautiful picture, it is Scrip

    INTRODUCTION: * My wife likes nativity scenes. She has several. * Many churches display nativity scenes—some are live. * Hollywood has even gotten into the act—“The Nativity Story” * Most nativity scenes, along with the shepherds, animals, and, of course Mary, Joseph and Baby Jesus in the more

  • The Last Enemy

    Contributed on Sep 2, 2005
    based on 18 ratings

    The Last Enemy to be destroyed is death.

    INTRODUCTION: Ø Man was created to live o Man became a living soul--Gen 2:7 o He was created for fellowship with God. Ø Death came because of sin. o There was only one restriction in the Garden--Gen 2:16-17 o Disobedience brought death--Rom 5:12 Ø Death is the last enemy we will more

  • A Stroll Through The First Cemetery

    Contributed on Sep 2, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    A sermon from Genesis 5 on the Surety of Death, The Shortness of Physical Life and The Security of Eternal Life. Many thanks to Dr. Roger Campbell for permission to preach and share this outline with my own additions and illustrations.

    INTRODUCTION: Ø Cemeteries intrigue me. o I lived by a cemetery when I was a boy. o My wife grew up next to a cemetery. o Not long ago we drove through the cemetery here. Ø The epitaphs tell the history of a community. o They often illustrate the depth of Christian faith. o They sometimes more

  • Who Is Jesus?

    Contributed on Aug 27, 2005
    based on 6 ratings

    Paul asked the question, "Who are Thou, Lord?" Jesus answered, "I am Jesus...". Who is Jesus? Thanks to Roger Campbell for this outline to which I added personal illustrations and alliteration..

    INTRODUCTION * Saul’s Searching Question -Saul was passionate in persecuting the church - Jesus confronted Saul on the road to Damascus * A light from Heaven; a voice speaking to him. - Saul’s question: “Who art Thou, Lord?” - The voice’s answer: “I am more

  • Everybody's Not Doing It!

    Contributed on Aug 7, 2005
    based on 20 ratings

    Message to teenagers (and everyone else) on sexual purity.

    INTRODUCTION: Ø This is an issue that has no age barriers. Ø I could spend a great deal of time mentioning names. Ø People you and I know who have scoffed at this verse Ø Peer pressure, TV, Internet, etc. all contribute to the problem. Ø The statistics, which we’ll look at later, are more

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