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Chorus of Witnesses: Model Sermons for Today's Preacher (Thomas G Long Cornelius Plantinga Jr) Paperback Book, (Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1994) 9780802801326
Chorus of Witnesses: Model Sermons for Today's Preacher (Thomas G Long Cornelius Plantinga Jr) Paperback Book, (Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1994) 9780802801326
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Title: A Chorus of Witnesses: Model Sermons for Today's Preacher

Author: Long, Thomas G Cornelius Plantinga Jr

Publisher: Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co; Publication Date: 1994

Paperback; ISBN: 9780802801326

Volumes: 1; Pages: 320

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Wanting to make model sermons more accessible to students, teachers, and pastors, Long and Plantinga have compiled this anthology of mostly contemporary sermons that display excellence in form, aim, style, and content, Developed and delivered by renowned pastors, theologians, and homileticians, the thirty-six superb entries in this volume include sermons that make artful use of their sources, that pursue classic aims, that exhibit particular homiletic forms, and that are suited to special occasions.Christianity TodayHere is a collection of sermons so delightful, so engrossing, so beautifully crafted, so moving that it begs to be savored in thoughtful bits and consumed in craving gulps.. Rarely does a book so concretely go about its business with such a clear focus and then deliver exactly what it promises.Navy ChaplainLooking for a good collection of sermons? Who can lose with a collection such as A Chorus of Witnesses edited by Tom Long and Cornelius Plantinga?. An exceptional collection of some of the best sermons ever preached, as well as some of the best sermons that ever needed to be preached. It is a "must have" for every preacher's library and an invaluable tool for devotional use.Reformed ReviewAnyone who has occasion to preach, or who enjoys hearing or reading a finely crafted message will take delight in this book.. Those who preach will find themselves returning to these pages for inspiration, encouragement, refreshment, or to be reminded of the value of a well-crafted message.The Christian MinistryAn impressive collection of three-dozen sermons from 20th-century preachers including Frederick Buechner, Barbara Brown Taylor, Elizabeth Achtemeier, Karl Barth, JC. S. Lewis, William Willimon, Harry Emerson Fosdick, Paul Tillich, William Sloane Coffin, Lewis Smedes and Jrgen Moltmann. Reading one of these sermons a day should greatly inspire your preaching.Table of ContentsEditors' PrefaceIntroductionTHE SOURCES OF THE SERMONFrederick BuechnerThe Magnificent DefeatBarbara Brown TaylorBeginning at the EndJrgen MoltmannThe Pharisee and the Tax CollectorFred B. CraddockHave You Ever Heard John Preach?Douglas E. NelsonRaging FaithSusan Plocher ThomasParables and Children's SermonsCharles L. RiceFrom the Sixteenth FloorElizabeth AchtemeierOf Children and Streets and the KingdomTHE AIMS OF THE SERMONKarl BarthJesus Is VictorC. S. LewisThe Weight of GloryPaul TillichYou Are AcceptedWilliam H. WillimonWhat Time Is It?Harry Emerson FosdickThe Importance of Doubting Our DoubtsJohn ClaypoolLife Is a GiftAllan BoesakThe Reuben OptionJohn R. FryBlindnessWilliam MuehlThe Cult of the PublicanLewis B. SmedesThe Power of PromisesTHE FORMS AND DYNAMICS OF THE SERMONErnest T. CampbellFollow MeAnna Carter FlorenceAt the River's EdgeEugene H. PetersonMy Eyes Are Not Raised Too HighGeorge A. ButtrickGod and LaughterHerbert O. Edwards, Sr.Things Are Not Always What They SeemJohn VannorsdallThe Elder Son's DefenseWalter J. Burghardt, S.J.Do We Deserve Peace?David G. ButtrickUp Against the Powers That BeFrederick BuechnerA Sprig of HopeTHE OCCASIONS OF THE SERMONEdmund A. SteimleThe Eye of the StormHarry Emerson FosdickShall the Fundamentalists Win?Friedrich SchleiermacherSermon at Nathanael's GraveWilliam Sloane CoffinAlex's DeathJoanna AdamsThe Only QuestionAustin FarrerHoly AngelsJohn TimmerOwning Up to BaptismGardner C. TaylorHis Own ClothesFrederick BuechnerThe End Is LifeFor Further Reading
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