A Chorus of Witnesses: Model Sermons for Today's Preacher
Thomas G. Long, Cornelius Plantinga
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1994 - Religion - 306 pages
In the interest of providing exemplary models of sermons, the editors have compiled examples that display excellence in form, aim, style, and content. Developed and delivered by renowned pastors, theologians, and homileticians, the thirty-six entries in this volume include sermons that make artful use of sources, pursue classic aims, and exhibit particular homiletic forms.
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At the Rivers Edge
My Eyes Are Not Raised Too High
God and Laughter
Things Are Not Always What They Seem
The Elder Sons Defense
Do We Deserve Peace?
Up Against the Powers That Be
A Sprig of Hope
Of Children and Streets and the Kingdom
THE AIMS OF THE SERMON
Jesus Is Victor
The Weight of Glory
You Are Accepted
What Time Is It?
The Importance of Doubting Our Doubts
Life Is a Gift
The Reuben Option
The Cult of the Publican
The Power of Promises
THE FORMS AND DYNAMICS OF THE SERMON
Abraham Allan Boesak angels baby baptism Barbara Brown Taylor Bartimaeus become believe Bible biblical blessing blind book of Luke C. S. Lewis called child church comes dark death denarius divine doubt dream earth everything eyes face father feel Fosdick Frederick Buechner fundamentalists gift give glory God's gospel grace happen Harry Emerson Fosdick heard heart heaven holy homiletics hope human Jacob Jesus Christ John Karl Barth kingdom laugh laughter listeners live look Lord Luke means mercy morning never night Noah ourselves parable Paul Tillich peace person Pharisee pray preacher preaching promise Psalm publican question resurrection Reuben option river's edge sense sermon sinner sixteenth floor Smedes soul spirit stand story strange talk tax collector tell Testament theological things truth trying William Sloane Coffin women word