Bible Verses, Sermons and Preaching Tools
God has chosen to make Himself known to us primarily through preaching and teaching. Here you will find sermons, commentary reviews, Bible verses, sample wedding vows, and preaching tips written by Ministrymaker’s church leaders and expert contributors.
“Backsliders like preaching that wouldn’t hit the side of a house, while a real disciple is delighted when the truth brings him to his knees.” – Billy Sunday
- 12 Scriptures on Being Faithful to God
God is not looking for perfect people, He is simply searching for those who will be devoted to Him.
- 13 Scriptures on Friendship
The friends we choose can change our lives forever. If we choose the wrong type of friend, they can cause irreparable damage.
- 14 Benefits of the Word of God
The Bible is a living instruction book that brings blessing and hope to all who read it. The Bible was written by men, but God is the author.
- 14 Vance Havner Quotes for Sermons
One of the most influential preachers in recent church history was the late Vance Havner.
- 20 Quotes from Famous Preachers
This list of quotes includes gems from well-known preachers whose passion for the lost was evident in every sermon they preached.
- 20 Scriptures Declaring Our Deliverance
Scriptures Declaring and Decreeing Your Deliverance! Deliverance is coming your way. God is even now bringing deliverance into your life and situation.
- 2018: Expectations for the New Year
God promises in the coming new year the germination of the seeds and the harvest will occur in the same month. Let’s expect great things from the Lord this coming year!
- 35 Scriptures on Victory
Victory was God’s original intention for all mankind, but victory was forfeited through the fall. God desires to restore victory to His church and His people.
- 6 Facts About Tithing
The house of God is neglected when the ones He has called cannot devote all their time to the ministry. The tithe is what God designated to provide for His house.
- 7 Benefits of Trials and Suffering
Suffering is a very real issue in the body of Christ. It’s something that affects everyone in one way or another. There are 7 results of suffering in Christians.
- 7 Christmas Promises in Matthew 1:23
Matthew 1:23 is a prophecy of the coming of Christ and an announcement the first Christmas.
- 7 Scriptures on the Grace of God
Grace is defined as the unmerited or undeserved favor of God. While mercy is not giving us what we deserve, grace is giving us what we don’t deserve.
- 8 Scriptures on Evangelism
My favorite Bible verses about preaching, evangelism, witnessing, and outreach.
- 8 Scriptures on the Faithfulness of God
God’s faithfulness is displayed throughout the Bible and is still testified to by people today.
- Are You a Victim or a Victor?
God’s design is that we make the things life throws at us into stepping stones to victory, taking us to higher ground. Victory is God’s purpose for you!
- Bethel: The Place of an Altar
Bethel was one of the most sacred places in all the land. Sooner or later every Christian will be led by God to their personal Bethel.
- Bethel: The Place of Blessing
Bethel is a place where we can experience the blessing of God. A place where we can live in it, walk in it and even feel it.
- Bethel: The Place of Consecration
Jacob had been to Bethel on two other occasions, but each time he departed from God’s house. He was careless and eventually backslid.
- Bethel: The Place of Divine Presence
At Bethel, God gives men and women the ability to see Him, not with natural eyes, but with spiritual eyes.
- Bethel: The Place of God’s Direction
Bethel is a place where God talks to His people, anoints them, and gives divine direction.
- Bethel: The Place of Sanctification
After hearing from God twice, circumstances and pressures caused Jacob to leave Bethel, the house of God.
- Bethel: The Place of Victory
To be all that God wants us to be, we must enter the house of God and the experiences that pertain to it.
- Bible Commentary and Reference Guide
Studying commentaries from other teachers is a must if you want to be a good expositor of the Word.
- Bitter Root Expectancy
When negative things happen over and over again, we start to expect the worse.
- Christian Conflict Resolution
Christian unity doesn’t mean identical thinking. It’s allowing each individual member to work according to God’s plan while coming together to function as an entire body.
- Christian Integrity and Righteousness
People with integrity desire to get the story straight. They are honest, peace loving, sincere, and truthful.
- Christmas: Making Room for Jesus
Will you provide a place for Jesus in your heart and life this Christmas season?
- Daniel’s Plea for a Nation
The Book of Daniel makes it clear why repentance is as necessary for a nation as it is for an individual.
- Easter Resurrection: He is Risen
We pray each of you has a blessed and glorious Easter, your church services are anointed, filled to overflowing.
- Faith, Suffering and the Resurrection
When we celebrate Easter we celebrate the promise of new life. It’s easy to pray when we already know the outcome.
- Falling Short of the Grace of God
God’s grace is not determined by what we do. If we can’t do anything to earn it, is it possible to lose it?
- Feeding the 5,000
Day-to-day ministry may not be as exciting as a special event or crusade but it’s very necessary. The local church is a lot of work, but very necessary.
- God is Able
Do you believe God can do anything? Is there something you’re facing that makes you wonder if God is able to handle it? There are six accounts in the Bible where God declared that nothing is too difficult for Him.
- God the Evangelist
God is the true evangelist – we have no power to save ourselves.
- Hebrews 12:1 – Running the Race
We must run the race with endurance and perseverance. Participants in a race encounter roadblocks, diversions and fatigue, the Christian life is no exception.
- How Prison Set Me Free
What a powerful testimony that someone so far down in the depths could be lifted up so high.
- How to be Faithful to God
God is not looking for perfection or people who seem to have it all together. He is simply searching for those who will be committed and faithful.
- How to Benefit from the Word of God
If we are going to receive the full benefit from the Word of God there are specific prerequisites which must be implemented. Let’s make full benefit of God’s Word!
- How to Experience an Abundant Life
God’s plan and design for us is to experience abundance of life. Most never experience life to the extent they were meant to. Jesus came to give us an abundant life.
- How to Experience Financial Grace
Financial breakthroughs are coming your way. God wants His people to experience monetary success and prosperity even in times of hardship in the world.
- How to Know if You are Being Led by the Holy Spirit
Being led by the Holy Spirit is a major characteristic of the believer and a integral part of Christian living. Dr. Linton explains how to be led by the Spirit.
- How to Resist Temptation
When we succumb to sin, we are in danger of becoming its slave. Like fish going after a shiny lure, if we take the bait, death ensues. God’s design is victory!
- Impacting the World
We will never be able to make a real impact on our society through legislation and programs alone. Things only done in the flesh are doomed to failure.
- James 1:1 – Scattered Christians
After accepting Jesus, many were ostracized by their families, the religious community, and society in general. James addresses these believers as scattered.
- James 1:22-25 – Doers of the Word
Do we put into practice what we hear from God’s Word? We should be doers of the Word, not hearers only. What’s our response when we hear the Word is preached?
- John 2: The Advice of a Mother
In John 2, Mary gives a bit of advice to servants at a wedding feast. Can you imagine the miracles that would take place if we would heed her advice?
- John 5:1-9: Do You Want to be Made Well?
God knows how long you have been in your condition. He has given His Word as a guide and a promise to bring us out of the waters healed and whole.
- Mark 16:2-4: The Hope of Easter
Easter, as it did for the disciples, brings fresh hope into our life and situation.
- Materialism and Being a Good Witness
Jesus taught that when we give to others, whether we have little or much, we give in the interest of others and not ourselves.
- Overcoming Addiction
The life of an addict is a vicious cycle of ups and downs. They desire to do what is right, but they are a slave to the drug that has mastered them.
- Sample Marriage Ceremony and Wedding Vows
This sample marriage ceremony is a combination of meaningful scriptures mixed with traditional wedding vows.
- Similarities Between Leprosy and Sin
Leprosy was used in the Bible as a powerful illustration of the devastating power of sin in our lives.
- Spiritual Zombies
Zombies are empty shells who move about and react as if they have souls, but they don’t.
- Taking the Land: Psalm 37
Taking the land not only refers to Israel entering the promise land, but believers entering into all God has for them. Let’s lay hold of all God has for us!
- Taking the Land: The Next Generation
God is raising up a new generation of spiritual warriors, who will far surpass all that their predecessors accomplished.
- The Blessed Hope of the Believer
Hope is a necessity of life, and the enemy of our souls attempts to drain every ounce of it from us that he can.
- The Calling of the Disciples
Discipleship is conformity to Chrsit and the process of training a believer to carry on the work of Jesus. All are called to be and make disciples.
- The Significance of Foot Washing
Should foot washings be practiced by the church today? The account of foot washing is given in John 13:1-17 and was an example Jesus set for us to follow.
- The Source of Joy
Happiness is the level of the soul dependent on outward circumstances whereas joy is a spiritual quality independent of outward circumstances. Find the source of joy!
- Tips to Effective Preaching
The Bible is full of examples of those who were effective preachers. Peter was so effective in his preaching that thousands were saved. You too can be effective.
- True Spirituality
The Pharisees seemed outwardly perfect but Jesus called them hypocrites. How can we tell if we are really spiritual?
- Unity, Fellowship and Inclusiveness
Jesus paid the price that all might be included into His kingdom and family. It’s all-inclusive. He is the only common denominator for true unity and inclusiveness.
- Where is God in Our Pain?
There are times when God seems to withdraw from us. He allows this so a hunger and thirst will be cultivated within us.
- Why God’s Grace is Sufficient
No one likes hard times or trials, but when we are in these situations God gives us strength. His grace is sufficient to help us.