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Contributed on Nov 29, 2023
Here, God speaks to all Christians... 1. He speaks to us about our life (vs. 12-14). 2. He speaks to us about our love (vs. 15-16). 3. He speaks to us about our longevity (vs. 17).
Are You Willing to Listen to the Lord? 1 John 2:12-17 Sermon by Rick Crandall Series: The First Epistle of John (Prepared November 29, 2023) MESSAGE: *Have you ever tried to talk to somebody, and they just weren't willing to listen? Oh yeah. Almost all of us have been there, -- maybe many ...read more
Contributed on Nov 25, 2023
In today's Scripture God wants us to know: 1. That this is an old commandment (vs. 7). 2. That this is a new commandment (vs. 8). 3. That this is the only way to walk in the light of the Lord (vs. 9-11).
Christians: We Must Love One Another! 1 John 2:7-11 Sermon by Rick Crandall Series: The First Epistle of John (Prepared November 25, 2023) MESSAGE: *Christians: Are you walking in the light of God's love? *Somewhere, I have an old cartoon where the pastor is closing out the service. ...read more
Contributed on Nov 18, 2023
We should... 1. Rejoice in the mercy of our Master (vs. 1-2). 2. Recommit ourselves to righteous living (vs. 1, 3-4). 3. Treat God's Word like a treasure (vs. 3-5). 4. Walk like the Lord Jesus walked (vs. 6).
Since We Are Saved, Christians, How Should We Live? 1 John 2:1-6 Sermon by Rick Crandall Series: The First Epistle of John (Prepared November 18, 2023) BACKGROUND: *Before we begin our study today, let me remind you that the Apostle John was a very old man by the time he wrote this letter. Bible ...read more
Contributed on Nov 11, 2023
We must... 1. Recognize our need for confession (1 John 1:8-10). 2. Rely on God's character (1 John 1:9-10, 1 John 2:1-2). 3. Respond to God's cleansing (1 John 1:9-10, 1 John 2:1-2).
The Only Right Way to Get Over Your Guilt 1 John 1:5-10; 1 John 2:1-2 Sermon by Rick Crandall Series: The First Epistle of John (Prepared November 11, 2023) MESSAGE: *Travis Moore preached a message on these verses called, "Cancel Your Guilt Trip," and I like that title. Guilt trips: ...read more
Contributed on Oct 21, 2023
Never give up on God because... 1. He can break giant barriers down (vs. 30). 2. He can turn sinners into saints (vs. 31). 3. He can turn us into godly heroes (vs. 32-35a). 4. He gives us strength when we suffer (vs. 35b-38). 5. He promises us a perfect ending (vs. 39-40).
Finding the Faith of Our Heroes Part 9: Never Give Up on God! Hebrews 11:30-40; Joshua 2:1-13; Joshua 5:13-15; Joshua 6:1-5 Sermon by Rick Crandall (Prepared October 21, 2023) BACKGROUND: *We have been going through Hebrews 11 to study the faith of our Old Testament heroes. And through them all, ...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