Sermon Quotes

Up and with my wife to church, where Mr. Mills made an unnecessary sermon on Original Sin, neither understood by himself, nor the people. Samuel Pepys

A good sermon is an engineering operation by which a chasm is bridged so that the spiritual goods on one side – the ‘unsearchable riches of Christ’ – are actually transported into personal lives upon the other. Harry Emerson Fosdick

A good example is the best sermon. Benjamin Franklin

The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending, then having the two as close together as possible. George Burns

If I had only one sermon to preach it would be a sermon against pride. G K Chesterton

He that has but one word of God before him, and out of that word cannot make a sermon, can never be a preacher. Martin Luther.

The best sermon is preached by the minister who has a sermon to preach and not by the man who has to preach a sermon. William Feather

It is a poor sermon that gives no offense; that neither makes the hearer displeased with himself nor with the preacher. George Whitefield

No sinner is ever saved after the first twenty minutes of a sermon. Mark Twain