Rick Crandall • Sermon • • 4,056 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 • • 1,407 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 • • 722 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 • • 38 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.
H. aving a foundation Life Changing Experience Another part of having a foundation is having a “life changing” experience. Remember, we don’t offer an empty practicing of religion, but an experience that changes lives! We use the term life changing for all kinds of superficial things. Maybe a meal we…
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 • • 9 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.
We are God's tools. He creates us to do a specific task that can only be accomplished as we are shaped and fashioned by Him. We are useful as long as we are shaped by God. The moment we resist Him, we lose our usefulness. God is shaping and fashioning you and me for use. Every single believer can and will be used by God for His purpose. You are useful. How do I know that? Because God uses people even when everyone else would cast them aside or write them off as a lost cause.
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…