Sermon Series
  • 1. The Godly Wisdom We Need

    Contributed on Apr 2, 2012
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    God wants to help us: 1. Defeat worldly wisdom. 2. Develop Godly wisdom. 3. Demonstrate Godly wisdom.

    Christianity Where the Rubber Meets the Road Part 8: The Godly Wisdom We Need James 3:13-18 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - April 1, 2012 *James 1:5 gives us one of the most practical promises in the Bible: “If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all ...read more

  • 2. Believing In God’s Blessings

    Contributed on Jun 26, 2012
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    1. Trust God to bless you through His transformation (vs. 1). 2. Trust God to bless you through His truth (vs. 1). 3. Trust God to bless you through your trials (vs. 2-4).

    Christianity Where the Rubber Meets the Road Part 1: Believing in God’s Blessings James 1:1-4 Sermon by: Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - Feb. 12, 2012 *One of my favorite Scriptures is Matthew 7:7-11, where Jesus told His followers: 7. "Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, ...read more

  • 3. Getting The Wisdom You Need

    Contributed on Jul 1, 2012
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    Notice: 1. the request for God’s wisdom (vs. 5a) 2. the riches of God’s wisdom (vs. 5b) 3. the roadblocks to God’s wisdom (vs. 6-11) 4. the road of God’s wisdom (vs. 12)

    Christianity Where the Rubber Meets the Road Part 2: Getting the Wisdom You Need James 1:5-12 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - Feb. 19, 2012 *Sometimes when I read this passage, I think back to a hospital visit that I made over 30 years ago. The lady and I were talking about ...read more

  • 4. How To Escape The Sin Trap

    Contributed on Jul 3, 2012
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    1. Don’t try to excuse your sin (vs. 13). 2. Examine your sin (vs. 14-15). 3. Exalt God’s goodness (vs. 16-17). 4. Embrace the word of truth (vs. 18).

    Christianity Where the Rubber Meets the Road Part 3: How to Escape the Sin Trap James 1:13-18 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - Feb. 26, 2012 BACKGROUND: *Before we start, it’s important to note that up until now, James has used the word “temptation” as we ...read more

  • 5. Keep Pressing On

    Contributed on Jul 16, 2012
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    God wants us to: 1. Restrain our tongues and our temper (vs. 16-20). 2. Receive His Word (vs. 21). 3. Respond to His Word (vs. 22-25). 4. Reflect the right kind of religion (vs. 26-27).

    Christianity Where the Rubber Meets the Road Part 4: Keep Pressing on James 1:16-27 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - March 4, 2012 *There is no doubt that God wants us to keep moving forward in the Christian life. After many years of faithfully serving the Lord, the Apostle ...read more

  • 6. Be Changed By Christ

    Contributed on Aug 21, 2012
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    1. Jesus wants to give us new vision (vs. 1-7). 2. Jesus gives us new values (vs. 8-13).

    Christianity Where the Rubber Meets the Road Part 5: Be Changed by Christ James 2:1-13 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - March 11, 2012 *We generally don’t like change. As Mark Twain famously said, “The only person who likes change is a wet baby.” (1) *We don’t like ...read more

  • 7. Is Your Faith Alive?

    Contributed on Aug 21, 2012
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    1. Two pictures of dead faith: Deserted saints & Devilish spirits (vs. 15-20). 2. Two pictures of living faith: Abraham & Rahab (vs. 21-26). Abraham: Followed God; Put his future in God’s hands; Put his family in God’s hands.

    Christianity Where the Rubber Meets the Road Part 6: Is Your Faith Alive? James 2:14-26 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - March 18, 2012 *Is your faith alive? -- This is an extremely important question, and James helps give us the answer. 1. He helps us first of all, by ...read more

  • 8. Taking On Our Tongue Trouble

    Contributed on Aug 24, 2012
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    1. The peril (vs. 1-2). 2. The power (vs. 3-8). 3. The poison (vs. 8). 4. God’s push (vs. 9-12). 5. God’s power (vs. 8-9).

    Christianity Where the Rubber Meets the Road Part 7: Taking on Our Tongue Trouble James 3:1-12 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - March 25, 2012 *Have you had any trouble with your tongue trouble this week? -Did you say some things you just shouldn’t have said? -What ...read more

  • 9. Good Signs Of Godly Wisdom

    Contributed on Aug 26, 2012
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    1. I make the right requests (vs. 1-3). 2. I form the right friendships (vs. 4-5). 3. I receive the gift of God’s grace (vs. 6-7a & 10). 4. I trust in the promise of God’s power (vs. 7b).

    Christianity Where the Rubber Meets the Road Part 9: Good Signs of Godly Wisdom James 4:1-7 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - April 15, 2012 BACKGROUND *Everybody needs Godly wisdom. And last time, the key verse for us was James 3:17, which tells us that the wisdom from ...read more

  • 10. Growing In God’s Wisdom

    Contributed on Sep 1, 2012
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    1. Pursue the Lord (vs. 8a). 2. Purify your life (vs. 8b). 3. Ponder your own shortcomings (vs. 9-10). 4. Put an end to evil speaking (vs. 11-12). 5. Plan as if your life is in God’s Hands (vs. 13-16). 6. Practice what you know (vs. 17).

    Christianity Where the Rubber Meets the Road Part 10: Growing in God’s Wisdom James 4:8-17 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - April 22, 2012 *Everybody needs Godly wisdom. We can see this so clearly in Scriptures like James 3:17, which tells us that the wisdom from above “is ...read more

  • 11. A Warning For The Wicked Rich And Strength For The Saints

    Contributed on Sep 4, 2012
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    1. God gives a warning to the wicked rich. 2. God gives strength to the suffering saints: -Keep your perspective (vs. 1-6). -Keep your prayer life (vs. 4). -Keep your patience (vs. 7-11). -Keep your peace (vs. 9 &12).

    Christianity Where the Rubber Meets the Road Part 11: A Warning for the Wicked Rich and Strength for the Saints James 5:1-12 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - April 29, 2012 *George Barna did a survey that showed the average American adult thinks their finances would be great, ...read more

  • 12. Excellent Guidance For Everyday Life (Part 1)

    Contributed on Sep 5, 2012
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    1. Seek God’s help for your suffering (vs. 13a). 2. Sing God’s praise (vs. 13b). 3. Share your faults with one another (vs. 16a) 4. Speak to God for others (vs. 14-18). 5. Steer people to God’s truth (vs. 19-20).

    Christianity Where the Rubber Meets the Road Part 12: Excellent Guidance for Everyday Life (Part 1) James 5:13-20 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - May 6 2012 *Someone put together a list of Kid’s Instructions on Life: -9-year-old Rocky said: "When feeding seagulls, always ...read more