Quotation Explorer - 'Sermon'

The Sermon on the Mount is not a set of principles to be obeyed apart from identification with Jesus Christ. The Sermon on the Mount is a statement of the life we will live when the Holy Spirit is getting his way with us. - Oswald Chambers
Paradox /pera,daks/ noun1. Being told to wake up and come back to reality by your family and friends, while being dragged to church to hear a lesson on Jonah and the whale, followed by a sermon on believing in things you can't see without faith. - Shannon L. Alder
[They] pervert the course of nature [by saying] the sun does not move and that it is the earth that revolves and that it turns.[ illustrating his opposition to heliocentrism in a sermon due to the Bible's support of geocentrism] - John Calvin
The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending; and to have the two as close together as possible. - George Burns
The proverb answers where the sermon fails, as a well-charged pistol will do more execution than a whole barrel of gunpowder idly exploded in the air.
The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending; and have the two as close together as possible. - George Burns
If a person listens routinely to the sermon but doesn’t show the commensurate good change in own daily action, then the fact is s/he is actually not hearing anything of the spiritual master’s oration. - Anuj Somany
Kid's don't care how many sermons you preach to them. The only sermon they'll hear is how you live your life in front of them. - Bruce Van Horn
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
Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing than we know about living. We have grasped the mystery of the atom and rejected the Sermon on the Mount. - Omar Nelson Bradley
The renewal of the Church will come from a new type of monasticism which only has in common with the old an uncompromising allegiance to the Sermon on the Mount. It is high time people banded together to do this. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
A sure way to have someone crushed by their doubt is to preach a sermon on how to remove your doubt. - Matt Chandler
The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today - Francis of Assisi
The Seven Social Sins are: Wealth without work. Pleasure without conscience. Knowledge without character. Commerce without morality. Science without humanity. Worship without sacrifice. Politics without principle.From a sermon given by in Westminster Abbey, London, on March 20, 1925. - Frederick Lewis Donaldson
The Gospel is not a sermon title or the name of a book in the Bible. The Gospel is the person of Jesus Christ and it is the power of God to bring people to salvation. Romans 1:16 - John Paul Warren
To treat fiction as if it were a religious or moral sermon is about as far from the actuality of literature as it is possible to get and indeed it is, in my opinion, the purest form of intellectual barbarism. - Edward W. Said
Celebrating love, wherever it is found" (). I'm using this sermon title as the essence of my novel - Trevor Dennis
Being a Christian, for some other people, is not cool-praying, reading bible, lifting your hands while singing Christian songs, listening to a boring sermon? But would it still be cool if you're already in hell? Think about that. - Aby Santos
Preaching a man a sermon with a broken head and telling him to be right with God is equal to telling a man with a broken leg to get up and run a race. - Richard Baxter
A person who is fundamentally honest doesn't need a code of ethics. The Ten Commandments and the Sermon on the Mount are all the ethical code anybody needs. - Harry Truman
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