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Sermons by Donald Patterson

Some people say of the minister that he always speaks in superlatives. It's always “the greatest,” “the biggest,” “the best,” “the most unusual,” “the worst.” All of these are words frequently you will hear come from the pulpit. Maybe most of those accusations are correct. Maybe we do speak in superlatives. Maybe we try to use the ultimate too much.

Every circumstance that is connected to the life of the Lord Jesus Christ is deeply interesting to the mind of the Christian. If one were to start at Bethlehem and go right on to Calvary, purely we would say that every step in the life of the Lord Jesus Christ is paved with glory. Every place where the Lord Jesus placed His foot becomes sacred to us. When...

Several Sundays ago we were looking at various events in the life of the Lord Jesus Christ in preparation for our service of last Sunday. I think that you’ll understand that in the life of any person of importance there are those events that stand out above all others either for historical reasons or maybe for practical reasons. Certainly the birth of the Lord Jesus Christ would be...

Several years ago I clipped out an editorial out of the Manchester Guardian, one of the great newspapers of our time, in which an interview was taking place between the reporter and a leader in the Anglican Church, Archdeacon McNutt. In the article the Archdeacon is quoted as saying, “What makes life purposeless and petty and vain and indeed intolerable to thinking men and women? It is...

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