Contributing sermons since Dec 15, 2005
Contributed on Nov 10, 2018
1. Keep embracing the truth (Acts 24:22-25). 2. Keep helping people escape the tragedy (Acts 24:25-27). 3. Keep expanding your trust in God (Acts 24:27-25:12).
When God's People Are Stuck with Ungodly Government The Book of Acts - Part 83 Acts 24:22-25:12 (Read Acts 24:22-27) Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - May 17, 2015 BACKGROUND: *Back in Acts 21, the Apostle Paul arrived in Jerusalem to worship the Lord and deliver a generous love ...read more
Contributed on Nov 8, 2018
God's Word gives us 4 pieces of evidence: 1. Being rejected by those who hate Jesus (vs. 1-9). 2. Living with great hope (vs. 10-15). 3. Striving for the highest standards (vs. 16; 18-21). 4. Giving with a generous heart (vs. 17).
Let’s Be Guilty of Godliness The Book of Acts - Part 82 Acts 24:1-21 (Read vs. 1-10) Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - May 10, 2015 BACKGROUND: *In tonight's Scripture Paul the Apostle has become Paul the prisoner of Rome. It happened within days after Paul returned to Jerusalem to ...read more
Contributed on Nov 3, 2018
1. Trust the Lord to comfort you. 2. Ask the Lord for more commitment to His cause. 3. Ask the Lord for the courage to do the right thing. 4. Do whatever you can to help. 5. Trust the Lord to take care of you.
When Things Are Out of Our Control The Book of Acts - Part 81 Acts 23:6-35 (Read vs. 6-11) Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - May 3, 2015 BACKGROUND: *Here in Acts 23, Paul was in Jerusalem, in spite of many warnings from the Holy Spirit not to go there. John Phillips gave this good ...read more
Contributed on Oct 21, 2018
Pray for government: 1. That protects the innocent. 2. That is patient securing justice. 3. That is prompt in admitting mistakes. 4. That performs in obedience to the law. 5. Not paralyzed by partisan strife. 6. Led by godly people.
How to Pray for Our Government The Book of Acts - Part 80 Acts 22:22-23:10 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - March 29, 2015 *Church: We need to pray for our government. We need to pray for our leaders. That's what the Apostle Paul urges us to do 1 Timothy 2:1-6. There, Paul ...read more
Contributed on Sep 30, 2018
1. Talk about God's glory (vs. 17-18). 2. Talk about God's guidance (vs. 18-21). 3. Talk about the guilt of our sin (vs. 19; 22-24). 4. Talk about God's amazing grace (vs. 19-21).
God's Guidance for Christian Testimonies The Book of Acts - Part 79 Acts 22:12-24 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - March 22, 2015 BACKGROUND: *In this Scripture, Paul's third missionary journey had ended, and the team had arrived in Jerusalem. Paul and the Gentile churches had ...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