By J. Harold Ellens,Virginia Ingram
“J. Harold Ellens is aware the right way to craft a memorable sermon and the way to consistently have anything new to claim, a brand new perspective of imaginative and prescient, a fantastically advised anecdote from his personal immensely diversified lifestyles adventure. exhibits why studying sermons want by no means turn into an old style pastime.”
—David J. A. Clines, Professor Emeritus of religious study, Sheffield University
“As features on a gem demonstrate its hidden good looks, so Ellens’s sermons divulge the intensity and sweetness of the scriptures in terms of the seasons of the Christian yr. His lengthy occupation ready him good to writer this ebook. With the process of a pupil, the persistence of a instructor, and the knowledge of a pastor, he provides the reader new insights into those regularly occurring scriptures. To learn considered one of his sermons on a wonderful summer time day is to grasp ‘Joy to the area, the Lord is come,’ or to learn one other on an afternoon of significant want will supply the reader cause to be pleased about this book.”
—Beuna Coburn Carlson, retired Church Administrator and Christian Educator, PCUSA
“I have basically really heard one sermon via J. Harold Ellens, yet analyzing this excellent assortment jogs my memory why he has lengthy been one in every of my favourite homilists. extra like a talk than a monologue, those sermons instantly pull me into discussion inside myself and with God. learn them and be challenged, motivated, provoked, knowledgeable, and edified. obtain them as drugs to your spirit and soul. Be ready to be blessed by means of the Spirit that encouraged them.”
—David G. Benner, writer of Soulful Spirituality and Spirituality and the Awakening Self (website: www.drdavidgbenner.ca)
“Throughout Harold Ellens’s existence he has been referred to as professor, health care professional, and colonel. but, Ellens isn't happier than while humans name him pastor. he's a guy who likes to hold forth the good news of the Bible, anything he truly articulates as grace that is common, unconditional, and radical. but, for Harold, preaching isn't reserved for the pulpit. His scholars comprehend that God’s grace is out there to every body, his sufferers comprehend that God loves them it doesn't matter what, and the warriors he counsels, instantly from the battlefields of Iraq, comprehend that God’s grace will get to the very center in their being, and will heal the soreness in their souls. despite the fact that, it truly is within the conventional surroundings of a church on Sunday morning the place Ellens preaches the message of grace with a craftsmanship honed over sixty years of provider as a clergyman. All of his sermons are written with love and event, and are continuously aesthetic, funny, clever, correct, and existence altering. it's been a excitement to learn this book.”
—Virginia Ingram, Murdoch college, Perth, Australia
J. Harold Ellens is a famous retired Preacher and Pastor, a retired Chaplain within the US military, and a retired professor of philosophy, religious study, and psychology. he's presently a pastoral counselor and psychotherapist in deepest perform. Of his a number of courses, he's the writer of Probing the Frontiers of bible study and sincere religion for Our Time.
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