Contributing sermons since Dec 15, 2005
Contributed on Aug 11, 2018
God wants: 1. To work through our limitations (vs. 1-3). 2. Us to link-up with other Christians (vs. 3-6). 3. Us to listen to wise council (vs. 4 & 7-13). 4. Us to love the Lord supremely (vs. 13). 5. Us to lean on the Lord completely (vs. 14).
Tune in to God's Will for Your Life The Book of Acts - Part 75 Acts 21:1-14 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - Feb. 22, 2015 *If you are my age or older, you probably watched a TV with rabbit ears on top. That was the shiny metal, indoor antenna that looked like two short ...read more
Contributed on Aug 9, 2018
God's Word has the power! 1. To give us Christian growth (vs. 32). 2. To inspire Christian giving (v. 33-35). 3. To soothe Christian grief (vs. 36-38).
How to Get Ready for Our Hard Goodbyes (Part 3) The Book of Acts - Part 74 Acts 20:32-38 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - Feb. 15, 2015 BACKGROUND: *Remember that Acts 20 was a pivotal time in the life and ministry of the Apostle Paul. In these verses Paul reflected on the ...read more
Contributed on Aug 7, 2018
How can we get ready for our final good-bye? 1. Receive our ministry for God's Word (vs. 22-24). 2. Recognize the value of God's Word (vs. 25-27). 3. Remember the urgent need for God's Word (vs. 28-31).
Getting Ready for Our Final Goodbye (Part 2) The Book of Acts - Part 73 Acts 20:17-31 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - February 8, 2015 BACKGROUND: *Acts 20 was a pivotal time in the life and ministry of the Apostle Paul. In these verses Paul reflected on the past, and ...read more
Contributed on Aug 4, 2018
1. Get alone with God (vs. 13). 2. Pursue the right priorities (vs. 14-16). 3. Determine to be devoted to the Lord (vs. 17-19). 4. Strive to spread the gospel (vs. 20-21; 24). 5. Keep focused on our finish (vs. 22-24).
How to Get Ready for Our Final Good-bye (Part 1) The Book of Acts - Part 72 Acts 20:13-24 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - February 1, 2015 BACKGROUND: *In this Scripture, Paul and his mission team were at the end of Paul's third missionary journey, and were on their way ...read more
Contributed on Aug 3, 2018
1. Embrace each other (vs. 1). 2. Encourage each other (vs. 2). 3. Expect some changes in our plans (vs. 2-3). 4. Enlist more helpers (vs. 4-6). 5. Examine God's Word (vs. 7-8; 11). 6. Expect great things from God (vs. 7-12).
How We Can Grow for the Lord The Book of Acts - Part 71 Acts 20:1-12 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - January 25, 2015 INTRODUCTION: *Dr. Wray Ivey was one of my mentors, and an outstanding man of God. In the late 1970s and early '80s, Wray was our pastor at First Baptist ...read more
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Contributed on Jan 30, 2018
*The early church kept moving ahead. And we can too! In spite of our enemies, in spite of the setbacks, we can still move forward for the Lord Jesus Christ! *In February of 2007, a deadly tornado struck central Florida. And it smashed almost everything in its path. The storm struck at the worst ...read more
Contributed on May 16, 2016
*God wants us to be givers, because HE is a giver. He wants us to generously give our time, our talents, our tithes and our offerings. In short, God wants us to give our lives and our love to other people, every way we can. They will be blessed, and so will we. *Sometimes even a small gift can ...read more
Contributed on Jun 30, 2014
The day I turned 18, I left home. I had saved some money, and despite my parents' strong objections, I packed a few things in my Volkswagen and headed for California. Just outside of Needles, California, a man at a rest stop pulled a gun, took my wallet, and drove off with my car. I had not been in ...read more
Contributed on Nov 29, 2013
Brother Lee: Jesus Calmed the Storm In 1993, I had the honor of preaching the funeral for Bro. Moses Lee. He was 93 when he went home to be with the Lord. Some of you may have known Bro. Lee. He served for many years as a pastor in Franklin, Tensas and Winn Parishes. At the graveside, Bro. ...read more
Contributed on Oct 20, 2013
I Am With You, No Matter What: The Story of Salty Those people believed the truth about Jesus, and they received Him as their Lord and Savior. But we see more here in Acts 17:4. We see a commitment of their lives. Verse 4 tells us that these new Christians "joined Paul and Silas." The KJV ...read more