Contributing sermons since Dec 15, 2005
Contributed on May 10, 2022
King Jesus wants us to learn... 1. About His Lordship. 2. About His love. 3. About the lost. 4. About living in His light.
Understanding the Kingdom of Heaven - Part 1 The Gospel of Matthew Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Sermon by Rick Crandall (Prepared May 10, 2022) BACKGROUND: *Please open your Bibles to Matthew 13 to focus on another of the Lord's parables. Jesus used these simple, earthly stories to help us ...read more
Contributed on Apr 28, 2022
How can we live a fruitful life for Jesus Christ? 1. With the right seed. 2. With the right service. 3. With the right soil. 4. With the right Savior.
How to Live a Fruitful Life for Jesus Christ The Gospel of Matthew Matthew 13:1-23 Sermon by Rick Crandall (Prepared April 28, 2022) BACKGROUND: *Please open your Bibles to Matthew 13. Today in vs. 1-23, we will take another look at one of the Lord's parables. These were the earthly stories ...read more
Contributed on Apr 25, 2022
How to be on the Lord's side: 1. Avoid the danger of disbelief (vs. 1-3, 10-15). 2. Allow the Lord to teach you (vs. 9, 18). 3. Appreciate the truth God has revealed to you (vs. 10-17). 4. Apply the Lord’s truth in your life (vs. 9, 18).
Who Is on the Lord's Side? The Gospel of Matthew Matthew 13:1-23 Sermon by Rick Crandall (Prepared April 25, 2022) BACKGROUND: *Please open your Bibles to Matthew 13. Today in vs. 1-23, we will begin to take a look at one of the Lord's parables. Remember that parables are simply earthly ...read more
Contributed on Apr 16, 2022
Four keys to a life that makes a difference for God: 1. The faith we must embrace (vs. 38-40). 2. The future we must face (vs. 41-42). 3. A fight we must win (vs. 43-45). 4. The family we must belong to (vs. 46-50).
God Wants Us to Make a Difference in Our Generation! The Gospel of Matthew Matthew 12:38-50 Sermon by Rick Crandall (Prepared April 16, 2022) BACKGROUND: *Today we will finish our study of Matthew 12. By this time, Jesus had fulfilled many Old Testament prophecies, worked thousands of miracles, ...read more
Contributed on Apr 11, 2022
How can we avoid the unforgivable sin? 1. We must respect the Holy Spirit as God (vs. 30-31). 2. We must understand blasphemy against God's Spirit (vs. 31-32). 3. We must receive God's help from the Holy Spirit (vs. 33-37).
God Wants to Help Us Avoid the Unforgivable Sin The Gospel of Matthew Matthew 12:22-37 Sermon by Rick Crandall (Prepared April 11, 2022) BACKGROUND: *Here in Matthew 12, Jesus was in the second year of His ministry. By this time, bitter hatred had poisoned the minds of the Pharisees who rejected ...read more
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Contributed on Apr 20, 2021
A Great Testimony of Salvation *William MacKay had a great testimony about how God rewrote the story of his life. In the mid-1800s, as a teenager in Scotland, William left home to go to college. *His mother was greatly concerned about his spiritual life, so she gave him a Bible and printed a ...read more
Contributed on Sep 14, 2019
Don't Jump to Judge Other Christians This is God's message for us in Romans 14:3-4, where Paul said: 3. Let not him who eats despise him who does not eat, and let not him who does not eat judge him who eats; for God has received him. 4. Who are you to judge another's servant? To his ...read more
Contributed on Jul 4, 2019
Born Again - John 1:12-13 (Also see John 3:1-16) 12. But as many as received Him, to them He gave the (power or authority or) right to become children of God, even to those who believe in His name: 13. who were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God. ...read more
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