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Guest Preacher - Bob Crane`

[Sunday, January 10, 2016] PermaLink

Guest Preacher - Bob Crane

[Sunday, October 4, 2015] PermaLink
Scripture Reading: John 3:23-36 (ESV)

23 John also was baptizing at Aenon near Salim, because water was plentiful there, and people were coming and being baptized 24 (for John had not yet been put in prison). 25 Now a discussion arose between some of John's disciples and a Jew over purification.26 And they came to John and said to him, "Rabbi, he who was with you across the Jordan, to whom you bore witness?look, he is baptizing, and all are going to him." 27 John answered, "A person c...

Guest Preacher - Bob Crane

[Sunday, July 19, 2015] PermaLink
An Eternal Investment

Scripture Reading: 2 Timothy 1:1-13 (ESV)

1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God according to the promise of the life that is in Christ Jesus,

2 To Timothy, my beloved child: Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.

3 I thank God whom I serve, as did my ancestors, with a clear conscience, as I remember you constantly in my prayers night and day. 4 As I remember your tears, I long to see...

Guest Preacher - Bob Crane

[Sunday, July 12, 2015] PermaLink
Scripture Reading: Ephesians 1:1-14 (ESV)

1Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and are faithful in Christ Jesus: 2 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Spiritual Blessings in Christ
3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places, 4 even as he chose us in him before the foundation o...

Guest Preacher - Bob Crane

[Sunday, April 12, 2015] PermaLink
Scripture Reading: Luke 12:13-26

The Parable of the Rich Fool
13 Someone in the crowd said to him, "Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me." 14 But he said to him, "Man, who made me a judge or arbitrator over you?" 15 And he said to them, "Take care, and be on your guard against all covetousness, for one's life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions." 16 And he told them a parable, saying, "The land of a rich man produced plentifully, 17 and he t...

Guest Preacher - Bob Crane

[Sunday, March 29, 2015] PermaLink
Psalm 118

His Steadfast Love Endures Forever

118 Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good;
for his steadfast love endures forever!
2 Let Israel say,
"His steadfast love endures forever."
3 Let the house of Aaron say,
"His steadfast love endures forever."
4 Let those who fear the LORD say,
"His steadfast love endures forever."
5 Out of my distress I called on the LORD;
the LORD answered me and set me free.
Guest Preacher - Bob Crane

[Sunday, August 10, 2014] PermaLink
Serving Out of Your Blessing

Scripture Reading: John 6:1-14

Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand
After this Jesus went away to the other side of the Sea of Galilee, which is the Sea of Tiberias. 2 And a large crowd was following him, because they saw the signs that he was doing on the sick. 3 Jesus went up on the mountain, and there he sat down with his disciples. 4 Now the Passover, the feast of the Jews, was at hand. 5 Lifting up his eyes, then, and seeing that a large crow...

Guest Preacher - Bob Crane

[Sunday, April 13, 2014] PermaLink
Scripture Reading: Ephesians 3; emphasis of verses 14-21 (ESV)

The Mystery of the Gospel Revealed
For this reason I, Paul, a prisoner for Christ Jesus on behalf of you Gentiles? 2 assuming that you have heard of the stewardship of God's grace that was given to me for you, 3 how the mystery was made known to me by revelation, as I have written briefly. 4 When you read this, you can perceive my insight into the mystery of Christ, 5 which was not made known to the sons of men in oth...

Guest Preacher - Bob Crane

[Sunday, October 20, 2013] PermaLink
Scripture Reading: Luke 18:1-8 (ESV)

The Parable of the Persistent Widow
And he told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart. 2 He said, "In a certain city there was a judge who neither feared God nor respected man. 3 And there was a widow in that city who kept coming to him and saying, 'Give me justice against my adversary.' 4 For a while he refused, but afterward he said to himself, 'Though I neither fear God nor respect man, 5 yet because...

Guest Preacher - Bob Crane

[Sunday, June 30, 2013] PermaLink
Scripture Reading: Galatians 5:1 & 13-25

Christ Has Set Us Free

1 For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery.

13 For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another. 14 For the whole law is fulfilled in one word: "You shall love your neighbor as yourself." 15 But if you bite and devour one another, watch out that you a...

Guest Preacher - Bob Crane

[Sunday, January 13, 2013] PermaLink
Isaiah 43:14-21

God's Mercy and Israel's Unfaithfulness
14 This is what the LORD says?
your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel:
"For your sake I will send to Babylon
and bring down as fugitives all the Babylonians,
in the ships in which they took pride.
15 I am the LORD, your Holy One,
Israel's Creator, your King."
16 This is what the LORD says?
he who made a way through the sea,
a path through the mighty waters,...

Guest Preacher - Bob Crane

[Sunday, December 2, 2012] PermaLink

The Psalms - Psalm 27; Bob Crane

[Sunday, June 24, 2012] PermaLink
Of David.
1 The LORD is my light and my salvation ?
whom shall I fear?
The LORD is the stronghold of my life?
of whom shall I be afraid?
2 When evil men advance against me
to devour my flesh,
when my enemies and my foes attack me,
they will stumble and fall.
3 Though an army besiege me,
my heart will not fear;
though war break out against me,
even then will I be confident.
4 One thing I ask of the LORD,...

Bob Crane Preaching

[Sunday, January 22, 2012] PermaLink

Core Practices: Giving Away My Faith - Bob Crane

[Wednesday, June 29, 2011] PermaLink
Attachements: (62911BobCraneGivingAwayMyFaith.pdf)
We give away our faith to fulfill God's purposes and for the building of His Kingdom.

Scripture Reading: Ephesians 6:19-20

19 Pray also for me, that whenever I speak, words may be given me so that I will fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel, 20 for which I am an ambassador in chains. Pray that I may declare it fearlessly, as I should.

Guest Preacher - Bob Crane

[Sunday, October 24, 2010] PermaLink
Attachements: (102410SermonHandoutBobCrane.pdf)
Scripture Reading: Luke 18:9-14

The Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector
9To some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everybody else, Jesus told this parable: 10"Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. 11The Pharisee stood up and prayed about himself: 'God, I thank you that I am not like other men?robbers, evildoers, adulterers?or even like this tax collector. 12I fast twice a week and give a te...

Guest Preacher - Bob Crane

[Sunday, September 26, 2010] PermaLink

Guest Preacher - Bob Crane

[Sunday, August 8, 2010] PermaLink
Attachements: (8810SermonHandoutBobCrane.pdf)