Historical Sermons

Tragedies and Triumphs of the Human Will – Louis Albert Banks (historic sermon 1855-1933)

"Ye will not come to me, that ye might have life." —John 5:40 "If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself."  —John 7:17 We are face to face here with the direct teaching, in…
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Historical Sermons

A Preacher’s Second Chance – Louis Albert Banks (historic sermon 1855-1933)

"And Barnabas and Saul returned from Jerusalem, when they had fulfilled their ministration, taking with them John whose surname was Mark." Acts 12:25 (Rev. Ver). "Now Paul and his company set sail from Paphos, and came to Perga in Pamphyiia: and John departed from them and returned to Jerusalem." Acts…
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Historical Sermons

Christ As the Gardener – Louis Albert Banks (historic sermon 1855-1933)

"She turned herself back, and saw Jesus standing, and knew not that it was Jesus. Jesus saith unto her, Woman, why weepest thout Whom seekest thou? She, supposing him to be the gardener, saith unto him. Sir, if thou hast borne him hence, tell me where thou hast laid him,…
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Modern Day Lessons

The Christian concept of philanthropy – what the bible says about charity and giving

The fire Lightning struck my son and wife’s home during the early morning hours of July 4, 2017 - the day they were due to return from the hospital after giving birth to their first child. Theirs was a new marriage, new family, grounded in a hard-earned new starter home.…
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Historical Sermons

A Lost Opportunity – J. Wilbur Chapman (historic sermon 1859-1917)

"And as thy servant was busy here and there, he was gone.  And the king of Israel said unto him, So shall thy judgment be;  thyself hast decided it." -1 Kings 20:40 There is a very striking incident connected with this text. The great battle is raging, a certain important…
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Historical Sermons

A Crown For the Man Who Fails – Louis Albert Banks (historic sermon 1855-1933)

"For I say unto you, Among those that are born of women there is not a greater prophet  than John the Baptist: but he that is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he."  —Luke 7:28 "And she went forth, and said unto her mother, What shall I…
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Historical Sermons

And Judas Iscariot – how Judas became so evil – J. Wilbur Chapman (historic sermon 1859-1917)

"_And Judas "--Mark 3:19 There is something about the name of this miserable man which commands our attention at once. There is a sort of fascination about his wickedness, and when we read his story it is difficult to give it up until we have come to its awful end.…
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