Revived Thoughts

Alexander Whyte: Eli – Castaway Preacher And Indulgent Father

Alexander Whyte was called the “last of the Puritan preachers,” and also was called ecumenical. What caused this famous, fiery preacher to have such a conflicting legacy? In his sermon, “Eli- Castaway Preacher and Indulgent Father,” you’ll find one of the best defenses of the character of Eli. A man who is often studied treated…

Read More

Phineas Bresee: Baptism With Fire

Phineas Bresee lived in the late 1800s and early 1900s. He would go on to be one of the founding members of the Church of the Nazarene. He encouraged the church to be welcoming to all and especially the lowly. In his sermon, “Baptism With Fire,” he reminds us that God’s fire is a cleansing…

Read More

Basil: To The Rich

Basil was an early church father who pioneered monastic living. He lived in Asia and gave up pretty much all his belongings to encourage people to live a life of simpleness for God. In his sermon, “To The Rich,” he challenges the men of his time to repent and change their greedy hearts. He uses…

Read More

George Whitefield: How To Listen To Sermons

George Whitefield is one of the most famous preachers of all time. Born in England he traveled across the early colonial America, Scotland, and Britain proclaiming the Gospel to giant crowds. His sermon, “How To Listen To Sermons,” asks a basic question that many have not considered. What is the proper way to listen to…

Read More

Samuel Davies: Ingratitude To God

Samuel Davies was a preacher in Colonial America who had a profound impact on American history. Martin Lloyd Jones described him as “the greatest preacher America ever produced.” His sermon, “Ingratitude To God,” challenges us to look at the sin of ingratitude and realize that it is truly a terrible sin. That in fact, we…

Read More