Preaching Quotes and Quotations
The Christian ministry is the worst of all trades, but the best of all professions.
Do as we say, and not as we do.
Alas for the unhappy man that is called to stand in the pulpit, and not give the bread of life.
I would have every minister of the gospel address his audience with the zeal of a friend, with the generous energy of a father, and with the exuberant affection of a mother.
The test of a preacher is that his congregation goes away saying, not What a lovely sermon, but, I will do something!
But in his duty prompt at every call, He watch'd and wept, he pray'd and felt for all.
Sir, a woman preaching is like a dog's walking on his hind legs. It is not done well: but you are surprised to find it done at all.
Some plague the people with too long sermons; for the faculty of listening is a tender thing, and soon becomes weary and satiated.
I have taught you, my dear flock, for above thirty years how to live; and I will show you in a very short time how to die.
Sermons in stones and good in every thing.
Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long suffering and doctrine.
The minister's brain is often die "poor-box" of the church.