Contributed on Aug 11, 2015
Sure things about the Savior's prophecy: 1. The shortness of our time in this world (vs. 1-2). 2. That we must seek spiritual truth (vs. 3-5). 3. The great blessing of salvation (vs. 6-13). 4. God's desire for us to share His gospel (vs. 14).
The Second Coming of Christ - Part 1 Matthew 24:1-14 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - May 27, 2015 *Jesus Christ is coming again! There is no doubt about it. Here in Matthew 24, the Lord looks into the future, and He speaks about His second coming. *Some of the things Jesus ...read more
Contributed on Aug 13, 2015
When it comes to end times: 1. Jesus warns us about deception (vs. 4-5, 11-12, 23-28). 2. Jesus warns us about disasters (vs. 6-12). 3. Jesus' warnings must have double application (vs. 15-21). 4. Jesus promises His deliverance (vs. 13-14, 21-28).
The Second Coming of Christ - Part 2 Matthew 24:4-28 (Initial reading vs. 1-3) Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - June 3, 2015 *Tonight we may get as far as vs. 28, but let's start back at the beginning of Matthew 24. Jesus had just finished condemning Jewish religious leaders ...read more
Contributed on Oct 9, 2015
When it comes to end times we see the: 1. Problem of the Temple (vs. 14-15). 2. Pride of the Antichrist (vs. 15-16). 3. Pressure of the tribulation (vs. 16-21). 4. Promise of the Lord's salvation (vs. 22-28 & 13-14). 5. Panic of the ungodly (vs. 29-31).
The Second Coming of Christ - Part 3 Matthew 24:13-31 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - June 24 & July 1, 2015 *Learning about the second coming of Christ takes us from the Old Testament to the New. We go from prophecies written hundreds of years before the Lord was born to ...read more
Contributed on Oct 10, 2015
God Talks about the Timing: 1. The timing of the season should be studied (vs. 32-35). 2. Our knowledge of the day has been delayed (vs. 36-39). 3. The need to prepare is paramount (vs. 37-44).
The Second Coming of Christ Part 4: God Talks about the Timing Matthew 24:29-44 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - July 8, 2015 BACKGROUND: *It was two days before the cross. Jesus had just finished condemning the Jewish religious leaders for stubbornly rejecting Him as the ...read more
Contributed on Oct 11, 2015
Regarding the Rapture: 1. Don't invest too much in the debate. 2. Do be informed about the difference. 3. Do be inspired by the details.
The Second Coming of Christ Part 5: We Go Flying in the Sky Matthew 24:36-44; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - July 15, 2015 *The great evangelist D.L. Moody often looked up when he prayed. Someone once asked him why, and Mr. Moody replied, "Because ...read more
Contributed on Oct 13, 2015
Jesus stresses 3 essentials related to our readiness: 1. The priority for us to be ready (Matt 24:40-44). 2. The proof that we are ready (Matt 24:45-51). 3. The way to prepare (Matt 25:1-13).
The Second Coming of Christ Part 6: Be Ready for the Rapture Matthew 24:40-25:13 (Initial reading: Matthew 24:40-44) Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - July 22, 2015 *Some of the shortest questions have the longest impact: "Do you love me?" "Will you marry me?" Tonight I want ...read more
Contributed on Oct 26, 2015
While we wait, be sure to answer these 4 questions: 1. Do I have any gifts from God (vs. 14-15)? 2. Am I gaining all I can for God’s Kingdom (vs. 16-18)? 3. What is my ultimate goal (vs. 19-23)? 4. Do I really know God (vs. 24-30)?
The Second Coming of Christ Part 7: While We Wait for the Lord's Return Matthew 25:13-30 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - July 29, 2015 *In vs. 13, Jesus tells us to "Watch therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour in which the Son of Man is coming." Jesus is ...read more