I do not know Chris Jordan, and I only found his blog through a great blogging brother, but check out this. Whether you are a preacher, a listener, or a doer, this list of 15 quotes on preaching should convict you.

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I came across these today on www.sermoncentral.com and had to share them with you…

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

“The test of a preacher is that his congregation goes away saying, not ‘What a lovely sermon,’ but ‘I will do something!’” ~ Francis de Sales

“Give me one hundred preachers who fear nothing but sin and desire nothing but God, and I care not whether they be clergymen or laymen, they alone will shake the gates of Hell and set up the kingdom of Heaven upon Earth.”  ~ John Wesley

“If Jesus preached the same message minister’s preach today, He would have never been crucified.” ~ Leonard Ravenhill

“The gospel we preach must not be just something we hear from men or read from books or even conceived through our meditation. Unless it is delivered to…

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    • Chris
    • October 27th, 2012

    I like that he quoted three heavy hitters in the realm of Catholic Apologetics. I’m not for myself standing in the pulpit, as I’m not a priest. However, I’ve stood on my fair share of soap boxes. The need for Christian speakers is paramount and nothing irks me more than the miss claimed quote, “preach always and when necessary use words.” The fact that St. Francis of Assisi never said this, and the fact that it makes zero sense from its connotation makes it even more of a disservice to Christian speakers and their importance.

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