Paul Karanick18 Videos

Is God an Illusion?

After challenging God to reveal “behind the curtain” if he was truly real; Jim was diagnosed with cancer. Out of more than 7,000,000 donors; would they find a blood match? Galatians 2:20 (NASB) I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life […]

You are the Church

You are the church. Now you are Christ’s body, and individually members of it. And God has appointed in the church, first apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, administrations, various kinds of tongues. (1 Corinthians 12:27-28, NASB) Storyline: Thomas, a blind man, was looking for someone to go tandem […]

Strong and Courageous

Joshua 1 (NASB) Now it came about after the death of Moses the servant of the Lord, that the Lord spoke to Joshua the son of Nun, Moses’ servant, saying, 2 “Moses My servant is dead; now therefore arise, cross this Jordan, you and all this people, to the land which I am giving to […]

The Peace of God

Story-line: W.T. is 24 years old and is in the United States Navy, stationed in Hawaii. He decides to learn how to surf. After several failed attempts, he becomes tired and falls asleep on the surfboard. When he finally wakes up, he is nearly two miles from land and a storm is coming in quickly. […]

God’s Plan for You

Story-line: Laura graduated from University of Alabama. She moved to Birmingham and felt all alone with no real direction in her life. Then she was faced with a snow storm that changed her life. From the Bible: For I know the plans that I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans for welfare and not […]

Knowing all mysteries

Jim was in the Marines when his armored vehicle rolled over a 300 pound bomb. He survived and lived to tell about it, but when Jim returned home, his wife realized right away that Jim was not himself. Bible verse: Then the mystery was revealed to Daniel in a night vision. Then Daniel blessed the […]

Stop at yard sales

Sharon’s mom was an expert at finding bargains at yard sales. But Sharon thinks her mom may have lost her mind when she purchased an old ugly table for their main dining room table. “Then the Lord said to me, “Go again, love a woman who is loved by her husband, yet an adulteress, even […]

Elijah trusting God

1 Kings 17 Now Elijah the Tishbite, who was of [a]the settlers of Gilead, said to Ahab, “As the Lord, the God of Israel lives, before whom I stand, surely there shall be neither dew nor rain these years, except by my word.” 2 The word of the Lord came to him, saying, 3 “Go […]

Be a great witness for Christ

While studying the temperament of the ocean, a surfer found a time to reflect on the mighty power of God. After surfing for a while, his great day turns into tragedy. Acts 22:11-15 (NASB) 11 But since I could not see because of the brightness of that light, I was led by the hand by […]

Encourage each other

Sarah’s loneliness and fears draws her closer to trusting in God. Bible verses used in the story: For God has not destined us for wrath, but for obtaining salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ, who died for us, so that whether we are awake or asleep, we will live together with Him. Therefore encourage one […]

Raise up a child

Kevin and his brother, raised by their single mom, keeps his faith in God. His mom had taught him to trust in God. Proverbs 22:6 Train up a child in the way he should go, Even when he is old he will not depart from it.

Women in Ministry

Matthew 28:1-10 28 Now after the Sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to look at the grave. 2 And behold, a severe earthquake had occurred, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled away the stone […]

Greater Works Through Christ

Jesus heals a blind man And they came to Bethsaida. And they *brought a blind man to Jesus and *implored Him to touch him. 23 Taking the blind man by the hand, He brought him out of the village; and after spitting on his eyes and laying His hands on him, He asked him, “Do […]

Being refined like gold

A woman watching the news, sees a horrific accident that took place near her home. No one could have possibly lived through that accident. A few minutes later she receives a phone call that her son is in the emergency room of the hospital. Bible verses used in the story: Daniel 11:35 (NASB) Some of […]

Boy dies after covered in sand

On a family vacation, the son falls into a sink-hole in the sand dunes. Can prayer be effective? Can it be hindered? Does God still answer prayer? Bible verses used in the story: Daniel 9:22-23 Now while I was speaking and praying, and confessing my sin and the sin of my people Israel, and presenting […]

God will laugh, mock and not listen

Proverbs 1 1 The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel: 2 To know wisdom and instruction, To discern the sayings of understanding, 3 To receive instruction in wise behavior, Righteousness, justice and equity; 4 To give prudence to the naive, To the youth knowledge and discretion, 5 A wise man will […]

One thing you are lacking

Pastor Paul Karanick Mark 10:17-24 (NASB) As He was setting out on a journey, a man ran up to Him and knelt before Him, and asked Him, “Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” 18 And Jesus said to him, “Why do you call Me good? No one is good except God […]

God’s Love Revealed Through Us

Pastor Paul Karanick John 6:22-34 (NASB) 22 The next day the crowd that stood on the other side of the sea saw that there was no other small boat there, except one, and that Jesus had not entered with His disciples into the boat, but that His disciples had gone away alone. 23 There came […]