Historical Sermons

Booze (or Get on the Water Wagon) – Billy Sunday (historic sermon 1862-1935)

The following is one of Billy Sunday's most famous sermons - Booze.  Sunday is considered to be a major social influence in the temperance movement, which led to Prohibition in 1919.  This sermon was said to have persuaded many to give up drinking. I am the sworn, eternal and uncompromising…
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Historical Sermons

The Need For Revivals – Billy Sunday (historic sermon 1862-1935)

Somebody asks: "What is a revival? " Revival is a purely philosophical, commonsense result of the wise use of divinely appointed means, just the same as water will put out a fire; the same as food will appease your hunger; just the same as water will slake your thirst; it…
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Historical Sermons

What Shall I Do Then With Jesus? – Billy Sunday (historic sermon 1862-1935)

"What shall I do then with Jesus which is called Christ?"--Matt. 27:22. Nineteen hundred years ago a star poised above a lowly manger in Bethlehem and above the moonlit hills of Judaea the angels heralded the beginning of the life of Jesus Christ upon this earth--He who came to teach…
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Historical Sermons

Spiritual Food for a Hungry World – Billy Sunday (historic sermon 1862-1935)

"They need not depart; give ye them to eat." - Matthew 14:16 Some folks do not believe in miracles. I do. A denial of miracles is a denial of the virgin birth of Jesus. The Christian religion stands or falls on the virgin birth of Christ. God created Adam and…
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Historical Sermons

Why Delay Your Real Conversion? – Billy Sunday (historic sermon 1862-1935)

What does converted mean? It means completely changed. Converted is not synonymous with reformed. Reforms are from without - conversion from within. Conversion is a complete surrender to Jesus. It's a willingness to do what he wants you to do. Unless you have made a complete surrender and are doing…
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Historical Sermons

The Second Coming of Christ – Billy Sunday (historic sermon 1862-1935)

"Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air; and so shall we ever be with the Lord. Wherefore comfort one another with these words" (1 Thessalonians 4:17-18). The meeting here mentioned is to be…
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Historical Sermons

The Blood of Jesus Christ – Billy Sunday (historic sermon 1862-1935)

"For if the blood of bulls and of goats and the ashes of an heifer sprinkling the unclean, sanctifieth to the purifying of the flesh" - Paul argued in his letter to the Hebrews "how much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without…
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