Contributing sermons since Dec 15, 2005
Contributed on Aug 19, 2018
We should: 1. Attempt to connect with listeners (vs. 1-3). 2. Admit our faults (vs. 4-5). 3. Tell how we became aware of Jesus (vs. 6-8). 4. Tell what actions we needed to take (vs. 9-10). 5. Tell how we were assisted (vs. 11-16).
Giving Our Testimony for God The Book of Acts - Part 78 Acts 22:1-16 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - March 15, 2015 BACKGROUND: *In this Scripture, Paul and his mission team have finished Paul's third missionary journey, and they have arrived in Jerusalem. Paul had ...read more
Contributed on Aug 18, 2018
Keep trusting the Lord! 1. When your world spins out of control (21:27-30). 2. When you suffer for Christ (21:27-30). 3. When you don’t understand God’s strategy (21:31-36). 4. When you tell the story of your salvation (21:37-22:1).
Trust the Lord through Your Troubles The Book of Acts - Part 77 Acts 21:27-22:1 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - March 8, 2015 *If you were writing the Bible, how would you change it? I think I would have put more in there about Jesus' life as a little boy and young man. Of ...read more
Contributed on Aug 18, 2018
How can we help God's Church? 1. With hospitality in our hearts (vs. 15-17). 2. With gratitude for God's goodness (vs. 17). 3. With God's love for the lost (vs. 18-19). 4. With patience for other people (vs. 20-26).
How to Help God's Church The Book of Acts - Part 76 Acts 21:15-26 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - March 1, 2015 BACKGROUND: *In this Scripture, Paul and his mission team were on the last leg of Paul's epic third missionary journey, and they arrived in Jerusalem. John ...read more
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
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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