The Seven Deadly Sins: Anger

Your muscles tense as your body prepares for action. Sugar pours into your bloodstream, creating a high level of energy. Your blood pressure increases and your heart beats faster to circulate blood more rapidly. Large amounts of adrenaline are released into your system and you feel a surge of strength. The stomach muscles constrict and... Continue Reading →

The Seven Deadly Sins: ENVY!

In his book, Maxims for a Modern Man author Paul Eldridge writes that our envy is "the yeast that swells the fortune of others." People caught up in the sin of envy are always comparing themselves to others. They exaggerate the blessings others have and minimize their own. In other words: Envious people keep score.... 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; 9-11 Series: The Great I Am Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson 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. .... Continue Reading →

Two Types of Temptations

Two Types of Temptations (James 1:2- 17) 1.    Holy Trials (verses 2 -12) a.     Possible sinful responses b.    Rebellion/defiance  (Hebrews 12:5) c.     Fatalism/giving up (Hebrews 12:5) d.    Self Pity (1 Corinthians 10:10) e.     Positive response (we can be exercised by the difficulties and perplexities of life (Heb_12:11) f.      These verse instruct us on the way to glorify... Continue Reading →

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