For preachers and laypersons alike, there are hundreds of sources of high-quality sample sermons that can be read for research, daily meditation, Bible study and personal enrichment. In fact clergy, deacons and others in ministry were among the earliest adopters of the World Wide Web as a tool to help them “spread the Gospel message to all the nations.” They understood the power and influence of the Internet to spread the Good News of a gracious God who invites us into His Divine Kingdom of Love. They understood the power and influence of the Internet and quickly began utilizing the emerging technologies as an effective tool in their ministries. And there is perhaps no more effective way to promote their ministry and spread the Good News of the Gospel than through the sharing of weekly, sample sermons.
Sample sermons can be found on the web as sermon outlines or as full-text messages. These sermons can be easily searched, read, printed and shared through email and social media. For the youngest members of the church, Children’s sample sermons are also widely available.
Sample sermons online are developed for almost every conceivable topic and for most every occasion. From weddings, to funerals, holidays and holy days, a quick google search can point the user to exactly what they are looking for.
While some preachers key their sample sermons to the ABC Lectionary cycle, which provides the scripture readings for each week — others preach through the Bible — sharing expository sermons as they work their way through each Book, chapter and verse. Some sample sermons are offered for the New Testament Scriptures only, while others focus on the rich tradition of the Old Testament Books of the Holy Bible.
From sermon writing and research, to personal prayer and reflection, people the world over now have ready access to the best writing and scholarship available in the form of weekly, sample sermons.
A sample sermon from the editors of Sunday Sermons may be previewed each week at www.voicings.com. The site offers hundreds of sample sermon previews and thousands of archived, full text Sunday Sermons. Many free sample sermon resources can be accessed from the site including full-text weekly sermons, children’s sermons and prayers. Plus the site offers nearly 20,000 sermon illustrations to supplement the weekly sample sermons. Sunday Sermons, an early provider of sample sermons on the internet has been publishing sermon material for more than 45 years.
From the average church-goer to ordained clergy, the tremendous number of sources of high-quality sample sermons available on the Internet can transform daily research, Bible study and spiritual meditation. Today, preachers throughout the world are “spreading the Gospel message to all the nations” with their online ministries. And there is perhaps no better way to spread the the Gospel than with weekly, sample sermons.
The good news is there is a world of excellent preaching available to us all. So the next time you are surfing the web, try typing a Google search for “sample sermon.” You just may be pleasantly surprised how many great sample sermon resources you will find!