MOM'S ONE-LINE SERMONS
In John 2:5, at the wedding in Cana, Mary, mother of Jesus, tells the servants, "Whatsoever he saith unto you, do it." That's "Mary's One-Line Sermon."
Now, my mom preached some great one-line sermons to me as I was growing up. She had a one-line sermon from Revelation 19, about the coming judgment: "Wait till your father comes home!"
She had a one-line sermon from Luke 2, about the nativity: Every time I left the front door open she would ask, "Were you born in a barn?"
She had a one-line sermon from Matthew 28, on international missions: "There are children starving in India!"
She had a one-line sermon from Isaiah 53:5, about the substitutionary atonement: "This is going to hurt me more than it hurts you."
She had a one-line sermon from Luke 16, about Lazarus and the rich man: "You want your allowance, and people in Hell want ice water."
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