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  • Preaching To The ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Aug 11, 2008
     | 793 views

    PREACHING TO THE HEATHEN Gordon Hall’s selfless motto: "Duty is ours, consequences God’s." When offered an attractive pastorate his reply came, "No... Others will be left whose health or pre-engagement requires them to stay at home, but I can sleep on the ground, can endure hunger and hardship. ...read more

  • The Importance Of Preaching

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
     | 1,038 views

    Several years ago “The British Weekly” published this provocative letter: Dear Sir: It seems ministers feel their sermons are very important and spend a great deal of time preparing them. I have been attending church quite regularly for thirty years, and I have probably heard 3,000 of them. To my ...read more

  • Preach The Word  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,301 views

    PREACH THE WORD I am greatly diappointed in the preachers of today, With their logic and their ethics, their aristocratic way; With their science and their theories and their new theology, Full of everything but Jesus and His love for you and me. There is plenty in the Bible for preachers of ...read more

  • Preaching That Kills

    Contributed by John Akosile on Jun 1, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 549 views

    PREACHING THAT KILLS The preaching that kills is non-spiritual preaching. The ability of the preaching is not from God. Lower sources than God have given to it energy and stimulant. The Spirit is not evident in the preacher nor his preaching. Many kinds of forces may be projected and stimulated ...read more

  • Prophetic Preaching

    Contributed by Richard Francis on May 26, 2009
     | 897 views

    PROPHETIC PREACHING A.W. Tozer, one described as a modern-day prophet, spoke these words in the 1950’s and describes the need for prophetic preachers: "If Christianity is to receive a rejuvenation, it must be by other means than any now being used. If the Church in the second half of this ...read more

  • Preach Christ...?  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 30, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 858 views

    PREACH CHRIST...? A middle-aged farmer wanted to be a preacher for years, but wasn't sure if it was God's will. One day, while he was working in the field, he decided to rest under a tree. As he looked up into the sky he saw that the clouds seemed to form into the letters P and C. As he thought ...read more

  • Preach The Cross

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 28, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 754 views

    PREACH THE CROSS J. A. James is quoted as saying, "Although the pulpit is intended to be a pedestal for the cross, even the cross itself is sometimes used as a mere pedestal for the preacher's fame. We may roll the thunders of eloquence, we may scatter the flowers of poetry, we may diffuse the ...read more

  • Preaching And Practicing

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Mar 20, 2011
     | 490 views

    PREACHING AND PRACTICING There were two doctors with the same name who lived a few doors apart. One doctor was a Christian and a lay preacher; the other doctor made no profession of faith. One night a rather sick person, who was also a Christian, and wanting help from a fellow believer, ...read more

  • Preaching And Teaching

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Jun 22, 2011
     | 775 views

    PREACHING AND TEACHING Joseph Trenaman found that listening to more and more material in a lecture seemed to interfere with learning from the earlier lecturing. A class listening to 15 minutes of lecture remembered 41% of what was presented; those listening to 30 minutes remembered 23% of the ...read more

  • Monstrous Preaching

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Sep 11, 2010
     | 1,257 views

    "MONSTROUS" PREACHING In the 18th Century, Selina Hastings, Countess of Huntington invited the Duchess of Buckingham to come and hear George Whitfield preach. After listening to Whitfield, the Duchess wrote to the Countess of Huntington about the Gospel that Whitefield and his fellow ...read more

  • I Preached As Never Sure To Preach Again, And As ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 9, 2006
     | 455 views

    "I preached as never sure to preach again, and as a dying man to dying ...read more

  • The Preaching That This World Needs Most Is The ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 8, 2006
     | 879 views

    "The preaching that this world needs most is the sermons in shoes that are walking with ...read more

  • No Sort Of Defense Is Needed For Preaching ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 9, 2006
     | 806 views

    "No sort of defense is needed for preaching outdoors, but it would take a very strong argument to prove that a man who has never preached beyond the walls of his meetinghouse has done his duty. A defense is required for services ...read more

  • Cheap Grace Is The Preaching Of Forgiveness ...  PRO

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Dec 14, 2004
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,255 views

    “Cheap grace is the preaching of forgiveness without requiring repentance, baptism without church discipline, Communion without confession, absolution without personal confession. Cheap grace is grace without discipleship, grace without the cross, grace ...read more

  • Farmer Called To Preach. Sitting ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 26, 2007
     | 581 views

    Illustration: Farmer called to preach. Sitting under a tree sees letters P and C in the clouds. Decides it means “Preach Christ.” Sells farm and equipment goes to preach. He was horrible. After a sermon a neighbor came ...read more

  • Morals Is Not Preaching, It Is Beauty Of A Rare ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
     | 741 views

    "Morals is not preaching, it is beauty ...read more

  • The Longest Sermon On Record Was Preached By ...  PRO

    Contributed by Mark Hensley on Aug 30, 2001
    based on 49 ratings
     | 1,463 views

    The longest sermon on record was preached by Clinton Lacy of West Richland, Washington in February of 1955. It took 48 hours and 18 minutes to deliver it. Small wonder someone proposed the adoption of a new Beatitude: ...read more

  • A Man Was Preaching To A Church In Australia. ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,090 views

    A man was preaching to a church in Australia. The congregation had big black Bibles and severe expressions... And they knew their Bibles, and were proud of that. It was a smallish group, so he decided to engage them in dialogue: ’Who knows who the Pharisees were?’ They did. ’The Pharisees got a ...read more

  • Not A Time For Weak-Hearted Preaching

    Contributed by Richard Goble on Nov 1, 2007
     | 497 views

    Not A Time For Weak-Hearted Preaching By Fred Jackson and Jody Brown November 22, 2002 (Agape Press) - A well known Bible teacher and author is calling on pastors to confront false beliefs from the pulpit. John MacArthur says no epoch in history has witnessed the rise of as many dangerous belief ...read more

  • Preach The Right Message

    Contributed by Scott Jensen on Oct 8, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 737 views

    Preach the Right Message Take a look at the example of Pastor Carlton Pearson from Tulsa, Oklahoma. By all standards, he was a very successful preacher with a church of over 5,000 members. Well-known for being a powerful speaker, he reached many and continued to grow his church. However, ...read more