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Our goal is to bring old sermons back to life by preaching them again. Many great theologians were preachers. We read their books today. But what did they tell their congregations? What was their week to week advice on how to live? Their theology applied is found in their sermons.

Our goal is to bring old sermons back to life by preaching them again. Many great theologians were preachers. We read their books today. But what did they tell their congregations? What was their week to week advice on how to live? Their theology applied is found in their sermons.

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Our goal is to bring old sermons back to life by preaching them again. Many great theologians were preachers. We read their books today. But what did they tell their congregations? What was their week to week advice on how to live? Their theology applied is found in their sermons.

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English

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816-226-8791


Episodes

Jean Gerson: Walk While You Have The Light

2/20/2020
Jean Gerson lived in France during the late 1300’s and early 1400s. He is most famous for his role at the Council of Constance and ending the Great Schism. He was a man who desperately wanted to see reforms go through in the Catholic Church and who also wanted to help average people grow closer to God. His sermon, “Walk While You Have The Light,” was preached in 1415 during a pivotal moment at the Council of Constance. He reminds us that though we may not always have opportunities to do...

Duration:00:41:42

Theodore Cuyler: The Value Of Human Life

2/13/2020
Theodore Cuyler was the pastor of the biggest Presbyterian church in New York City. He knew or met almost every person of importance that came through the United States of America in the 1800s. And yet his story is almost completely forgotten. His sermon, "The Value Of Human Life," is one that is both timeless and remarkably poignant in our era. In a time when people often struggle with purpose and motivation, Cuyler reminds us of how precious the gift of life is. Special thanks to Matt is...

Duration:00:37:43

Christmas Evans: The Triumph Of Calvary

2/6/2020
Christmas Evans was born in Wales in the mid-1700s. He went from unable to read and write to a powerful preacher who preaches in a very unique and imaginative style. He would end up being one of the most famous preacher in Welsh history.This sermon was delivered in the mid 1930s and covered the subject "The Fear Of God." Too often we fear men or the opinions of man and do not properly fear and understand the Creator it is that we serve. This sermon, "The Triumph of Calvary," is a fantastic...

Duration:00:46:21

J. Gresham Machen: The Fear Of God

1/30/2020
J. Gresham Machen lived and preached in the early 1900s through the 1930s. He became responsible for fighting for conservative Christianity in the Presbyterian church against the tide of liberalism that was sweeping the denomination. In this episode, we focus on how the flood of liberalism at the seminary level led to a problem on the mission field. This sermon was delivered in the mid 1930s and covered the subject "The Fear Of God." Too often we fear men or the opinions of man and do not...

Duration:00:28:17

Hugh Latimer: Render To God What Is God’s

1/23/2020
Hugh Latimer lived in the early part of the Reformation and was partially responsible for the Church of England's split from Catholicism. He was also a powerful preacher who ended up being burned at the stake by the vengeful Queen Mary. This sermon would have been delivered in the 1530's around the middle of his life. He speaks about the armor of God and doing for God what is owed to Him. He also talks about standing up for the things that are spiritually right to stand up for. Special...

Duration:00:34:13

E.K. Love - Mission of The Gospel Church

1/16/2020
E. K. Love (Emmanuel K. Love) was a preacher at the famous First African Baptist Church of Savannah, Georgia. He was also a huge supporter of missions, a newspaper editor, a school starter, and deeply invested in politics. This sermon was delivered as a dedication ceremony at another church in the late 1800s. At this point he was already a pastor but he was dedicating the site of a new church, and by doing so he gives us the goal of the Christian church. Rev. Dr. Irwyn Ince serves as a...

Duration:00:38:12

Oswald Chambers - Arriving At Myself

1/9/2020
Oswald Chambers was a preacher who lived during World War 1. He died of a botched surgery in Egypt but before he did, he preached many sermons that were copied down by his wife. His wife took these and turned these into devotionals, the most famous of which is, "My Utmost For His Highest." In this sermon we look at where our identity should be in this world. God is the only one who we should put our identity in. When we surrender our identity to Christ we become what we are actually meant to...

Duration:00:34:38

Chrysostom: The Power Of Man To Resist The Devil

1/2/2020
Chrysostom was one of the most prominent church fathers of the ancient Roman Empire. His name meant "Golden-Mouthed," and his ability to speak was unparalleled. Despite living in Rome during a time of luxury, he emphasized living a simple life and fighting corruption. This sermon is the oldest one done on the show yet. It talks of the devil and the desire of people to blame the devil when they should really be the one to take the blame. Special thanks to Mark Hanson for reading this sermon....

Duration:00:40:35

RT Selects - Hudson Taylor: The Source of Power

12/26/2019
Hudson Taylor is one of the most famous missionaries in human history. The mission he led to China changed the Chinese church forever, leading to thousands converted in his time and the creation of a mission agency that is still around today, Overseas Mission Fellowship. He took the revolutionary route of not forcing western culture on the people he was trying to reach out to, but to adopt the customs that were not against God's word such as hair styles and dress. This helped change the...

Duration:00:27:19

DL Moody: Last Sermon in Northfield - 91st Psalm

12/19/2019
DL Moody was one of the most famous evangelists of the 19th Century (a century filled with famous evangelists). Yet in this episode we take a look at his final campaign in Kansas City, and do an on-location look at the place where he preached his final campaign. This sermon, "Last Sermon," is the last sermon he preached in his hometown. He reviews the 91st Psalm and the "I Will" statements that God makes for the provision of His people. Special thanks to John Gohdes for reading this sermon....

Duration:00:46:39

John Bunyan: Last Sermon

12/12/2019
John Bunyan wrote one of the most famous books of all time, Pilgrim's Progress. But many people forget that he was also a preacher. And a soldier and a prisoner for Christ. We explore the life of this seventeenth century preacher who was not expected to be much of anything in life. This sermon, "Last Sermon," is the last sermon he ever preached. Preached 12 days before he died he makes the case that we can know whether we are saved by comparing our physical lives to our spiritual ones....

Duration:00:32:45

Charles Spurgeon: Compel Them To Come In

12/12/2019
Charles Spurgeon is one of the most famous preachers of all time. Living and preaching in the second half of the 19th century he earned the nickname, "The Prince Of Preachers." In this episode we ask the question, "Did he earn this title?" This sermon, "Compel Them To Come In," is a passionate plea to ask people to come to Christ. He changes approaches throughout the sermon but his end goal is to see people come to know the Lord. Special thanks to Dave Wakefield for reading this sermon. We...

Duration:01:06:26

John Bunyan: Last Sermon

12/12/2019
John Bunyan wrote one of the most famous books of all time, Pilgrim's Progress. But many people forget that he was also a preacher. And a soldier and a prisoner for Christ. We explore the life of this seventeenth century preacher who was not expected to be much of anything in life. This sermon, "Last Sermon," is the last sermon he ever preached. Preached 12 days before he died he makes the case that we can know whether we are saved by comparing our physical lives to our spiritual...

Duration:00:32:45

Charles Spurgeon: Compel Them To Come In

12/5/2019
Charles Spurgeon is one of the most famous preachers of all time. Living and preaching in the second half of the 19th century he earned the nickname, "The Prince Of Preachers." In this episode we ask the question, "Did he earn this title?" This sermon, "Compel Them To Come In," is a passionate plea to ask people to come to Christ. He changes approaches throughout the sermon but his end goal is to see people come to know the Lord. Special thanks to Dave Wakefield for reading this...

Duration:01:06:26

Christopher Love: Pray With Violent Zeal

11/28/2019
Christopher Love was a puritan who lived during the English Civil War. He would be executed at the end of this civil war and only lived to be 33 years old. Despite that, he lived a life that impacted the world with his passion for Jesus Christ. This sermon, “Pray With Violent Zeal,”discusses the importance of passionate prayer before our God. As a man who lived through and fought against many obstacles, Love knew the importance of a life centered on prayer. Special thanks to Joshua Cook for...

Duration:00:33:05

Andrew Gray: Faith

11/21/2019
Andrew Gray was a preacher who lived in the 1600’s. The one thing about his life that stands out is that his life was short. He died before his 24th birthday. But in those 2 and a half years he preached he made a huge impact. This sermon, “Faith,” talks about what our faith is in God. He defines it and describes it and helps us to better understand this important but sometimes abstract concept. He also speaks as a man who took his faith incredibly seriously, even as one who was young and...

Duration:00:35:46

Alexander Maclaren: Why Does Love Delay?

11/14/2019
Alexander Maclaren is a preacher who was considered one of the best preachers of his era. But unlike so many preachers, he was a quiet man who did not become famous for book-writing or big ministry projects. He just enjoyed preaching and really believed what he preached. This sermon, “Why Does Love Delay?” Maclaren asks the question, “Why doesn’t God always answer our prayers?” Or why does he wait? Maclaren says God does all things for the good of those who believe, and even when he tarries,...

Duration:00:30:18

J.C. Ryle: The Christian Race

11/7/2019
J. C. Ryle is a preacher we have looked at before. You can check out his episode, “Unbelief- A Marvel,” in our catalog. But this week we’re looking at his time in ministry and the “hustle” he put in for years. Prior to being a famous tract writer and preacher, he was a man who was preparing sermons for publishing, writing tracts, and working tirelessly in the background. These years of preparation paid off when the time came, but in his running of The Christian Race he spent years in...

Duration:00:43:25

Martin Luther: The Forgiveness Of Sins

10/31/2019
Martin Luther is one of the most famous Christians that has ever lived. His story of nailing the 95 Theses on the door of the church, the “kick-off” of the Reformation, is lauded as one of the biggest turning points in world history. And yet, we often forget about the challenges that the peasants of that day would have been up against. This sermon, “The Forgiveness Of Sins,” (Self named, originally called the Sermon After Easter Sunday), Martin Luther reminds us that we do not work to have...

Duration:00:42:42

Lemuel Haynes: Universal Salvation, An Ancient False Doctrine

10/24/2019
Lemuel Haynes was a Revolutionary War soldier and a pastor in the late 1700’s and early 1800’s. He was also an African American preacher who preached to largely white congregations in the North East. He was the first African American ordained and also awarded an honorary master’s degree in North America. This sermon, “Universal Salvation – An Ancient [False] Doctrine” came following a sermon at his church minutes before by a Universalist. When asked if Lemuel Haynes had anything to say, he...

Duration:00:20:28