TheologiansAthanasiusFive-time exile for fighting “orthodoxy”

“Those who maintain ‘There was a time when the Son was not’ rob God of his Word, like plunderers.”“Black Dwarf” was the tag his enemies gave him. And the short, dark-skinned Egyptian bishop had plenty of enemies. He was exiled five times by four Roman emperors, spending 17 of the 45 years he served as... Continue Reading →

Birth of Jesus Christ

With that being said, let’s jump into what we heard from Isaiah for this evening... Jesus Christ’s birth is prophesied in the OT As we have discovered over the last four weeks, Isaiah wrote quite a bit about the birth of Christ. The interesting part of that is that Isaiah wrote these words a little... Continue Reading →

Great Reasons to Praise the Lord

Reasons to Praise the LordIsaiah 12:1-6Sermon by Rick CrandallGrayson Baptist Church - March 10, 2013(Revised from sermon preached at McClendon Baptist Church Jan. 22, 2006)BACKGROUND:This morning please open your Bibles to Isaiah 12, thinking about great reasons to praise the Lord. This chapter of praise mainly applies to the coming Kingdom, when Jesus returns to... Continue Reading →

Jesus said: “I Am the Light of the World”

Jesus said: "I Am the Light of the World"John 8:1-12, John 3:16-21, Luke 2:28-32, 1 John 1:3-7, 1 John 2:6; 9-11Series: The Great I AmSermon by Rick CrandallGrayson Baptist Church -- Jan. 26, 2014(Timing of the Lord's statement corrected August 29, 2019)BACKGROUND:*In John 8:12, Jesus said, "I am the light of the world. . ." This "I AM" statement was made... Continue Reading →

A MEDITATION ON THE INCARNATION OF CHRIST

Here beginneth a Meditation on the Incarnation of Christ, according to the testimonies of Holy Writ Here beginneth a Meditation on the Incarnation of Christ, according to the testimonies of Holy Writ. “Search the Scriptures,” saith the Lord. O most sweet Lord Jesus, grant me Thy unworthy servant devoutly to ponder the mystery of Thy... Continue Reading →

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