Contributing sermons since Dec 15, 2005
Contributed on Jan 5, 2019
How can we go forward? 1. Keep speaking about our Savior (vs. 20-23). 2. Keep studying the Scripture (vs. 23). 3. Keep believing that some will be saved (vs. 24-29). 4. Boldly keep striving to serve the Lord (vs. 30-31).
Keep Going Forward for God The Book of Acts - Part 93 Acts 28:16-31 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - August 2, 2015 *Tonight, we finish our study of the Book of Acts. John Phillips described the closing scene with these words: "That is where Luke put down his pen. He gives us ...read more
Contributed on Jan 4, 2019
We can serve the Lord: 1. Through the ordinary routines of life (vs. 11-13). 2. Without the world's recognition (vs. 13-15). 3. Refreshed by fellow believers (vs. 13-15). 4. Reaching out for Jesus Christ (vs. 16-20).
We Serve the Lord God Almighty! The Book of Acts - Part 92 Acts 28:11-20 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - July 26, 2015 *There is no greater privilege in this world than being a servant of the most high God. Christians, we serve the Lord! And here God's Word gives us some ...read more
Contributed on Jan 2, 2019
What should we do? 1. Be grateful to God (vs. 1-2; 10). 2. Have servant hearts (vs. 3). 3. Strongly trust in our Savior (vs. 3-5). 4. Give the glory to God (vs. 5-6). 5. Be a blessing to other people (vs. 7-9).
If God Gives Us Another Day in this World... The Book of Acts - Part 91 Acts 28:1-10 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - July 19, 2015 BACKGROUND: *Please open your Bibles to Acts 28, as we focus on what to do, if God gives us another day in this world. In this last chapter of Acts, ...read more
Contributed on Dec 30, 2018
1. Reemphasize your relationship with the Lord (vs. 20-25). 2. Be persistent in your prayers (vs. 27-29). 3. Pursue God's plan for your life (vs. 30-32). 4. Make an effort to encourage other people (vs. 21-25; 33-38). 5. Rely on God's ability to rescue you (vs. 39-44).
Help for the Hard Storms of Life - Part 2 The Book of Acts - Part 90 Acts 27:20-44 (Initial reading vs. 20-29) Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - July 12, 2015 *I've been in a few bad storms. In 1982, I was flying to Korea to help negotiate a contract for the Air Force. While we ...read more
Contributed on Dec 29, 2018
Someday, we will find ourselves in a storm just as serious as Paul faced here, but we can look into the Word of God and find out what to do: 1. Try to miss the storms. 2. Try to manage the storms. 3. Trust God to take us through the storms.
Help for the Hard Storms of Life - Part 1 The Book of Acts - Part 89 Acts 27:4-26 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - July 5, 2015 BACKGROUND: *How can we make it through the storms in life? Tonight's Scripture can help us, because here Paul and his missionary partners went ...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