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Contributed on Mar 10, 2018
God wants us to keep moving forward for Jesus Christ. Here's how to do it: 1. Recognize the magnitude of our mission (vs. 19-21). 2. Help strengthen the souls of the disciples (vs. 21-22). 3. Be on the lookout for new leaders (vs. 23).
Keep Moving Forward for Christ! The Book of Acts - Part 47 Acts 14:19-23 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - June 29, 2014 *It's hard to say goodbye to people we love in the church. About 25 years ago, Mary and I were serving at McClendon up in West Monroe. Gary and Linda ...read more
Contributed on Feb 12, 2018
Let your voice be heard, because: 1. people will still believe in Jesus (1). 2. people are still belligerent against Jesus (2-7). 3. God is still big (8-10). 4. people are still blind to the truth (11-18). 5. eternity still hangs in the balance (18-20).
Let Your Voice Be Heard! The Book of Acts - Part 46 Acts 14:1-20 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - June 15, 2014 *Life changing words: Hearing your boyfriend ask, "Will you marry me?" Answering "Yes!" or "No." Both of those answers are pretty life-changing. How about hearing ...read more
Contributed on Jan 30, 2018
How can we move forward for Christ? 1. Encourage people to embrace God’s grace (vs. 38-43). 2. Be flexible to follow the Lord (vs. 44-47). 3. Allow God to give you a full and fruitful life (vs. 48-49; 52).
Moving Forward for Christ The Book of Acts - Part 45 Acts 13:38-52 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - June 8, 2014 *In the Scripture tonight, Paul was on his first missionary and was about to finish his tremendous sermon in the city of Antioch in modern-day Turkey. As Paul ...read more
Contributed on Jan 27, 2018
God is at work in our world: 1. Through His revelation (vs. 21-23; 32-37). 2. Through His righteousness (vs. 23-25). 3. Through the good news of His rescue (vs. 26-31). 4. Through our response (vs. 38-41).
God Is at Work in Our World - Part 2 The Book of Acts - Part 44 Acts 13:21-41 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - June 1, 2014 BACKGROUND: *In Acts 13, God sent Paul and Barnabas out from Antioch on the first mission trip to spread the good news about Jesus all over the ...read more
Contributed on Jan 16, 2018
God is always at work in our world: 1. Choosing His people (vs.17). 2. Protecting His people (vs. 17). 3. Patiently leading His people (vs. 18-21). 4. Righteously judging all people (vs. 19-22). 5. Passionately seeking for His people (vs. 22).
God Is at Work in Our World - Part 1 Series: The Book of Acts - Part 43 Acts 13:13-22 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - May 25, 2014 BACKGROUND: *Church, we have started to follow the first missionary journey of Barnabas and Paul. And in tonight's Scripture John Mark leaves ...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