Rick Crandall • Sermon • • 2,805 views
How God Turns Trash into Treasure Matthew 9:9-13 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - October 21, 2012 *Back in 1996, Craig Randall was 23 years old, and drove a garbage truck for Waste Management in a Boston suburb. Sometimes Craig liked to bring his work home with him. There was an old-fashioned…
Carl J. Schaefer • Sermon • • 972 views
“Our Road to Damascus” Prepared by Carl Schaefer For Church of the Cross Ash Wednesday, February 17th, 2010 Each time we revisit this text, we have all been awed by this story that I call the ultimate confrontation that is both profound and mysterious. It is not only a name changer in, in the tradition…
Bill Towne • Sermon • • 532 views
Paul and Ananias Transformation: Acts 9:1-17 ILLUSTRATION: Olympics I love the Olympics! I’m bordering on depression with the realization of the Olympics coming to a close. Although, I’m a little conflicted because I’m exhausted and don’t know how much longer and can go with so little sleep. Have you…
If I asked you what the most important letter you ever read, what would you say? proposal? Love letter? birth of a baby? draft letter? Sweepstakes letter? IRS? Letters can be good or bad. Maybe you get a job offer… We are going to study one of my favorite books in the Bible. Paul’s letter to the Romans.…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 33 views
The people of God, especially in relation to their being set apart from the world to serve him. Believers are called upon to lead holy lives worthy of their calling.
Jim L. Wilson • Illustration • • 18 views
"We don't claim to be a Christian business," say Dan Cathy President and COO of Chick-fil-a. Many years ago, he heard Christian businessman Fred Roach say, "There is no such thing as a Christian business. But as an organization we can operate on biblical principles. So that is what we claim to be. [We…
Jim L. Wilson • Sermon • • 11 views
Acts 9:1-9 NASB Now Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest,  and asked for letters from him to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any belonging to the Way, both men and women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem.  And…
The Good Book
Today we rediscover how & why the first followers of Jesus took the Gospel to the planet in the power of the Spirit. So too, we are reminded that this ancient task is still our modern day mission.
Rebuild, Renew and Restore
Giovanni Otero • Sermon • • 8 views
Keeping with the theme, Saul goes through a personal revival in which Ananias held a crucial role. God is maybe calling us to be unashamed in our role in the transformation of others through the power of the Holy Spirit.
Jim L. Wilson • Sermon • • 5 views
Acts 9:15 The first thing I think of when I hear the word "transformation" is the sudden, radical change that happened in Saul of Tarsus' life when he met the Risen Lord on the Road to Damascus. Perhaps it is the stark contrast resulting from the encounter or maybe it is the relatively short time the…
Randy Spitzer • Sermon • • 2 views
Saul was a Pharisee and a member of the Sanhedrin and violently persecuted the church. That is until one fateful day on the road to Damascus he met the resurrected Christ and from that day on his life was completely changed.