Bible Verses, Sermons and Preaching Tools

“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

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.


  • 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.

  • 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 Bible Verses on the Faithfulness of God

    God’s faithfulness is displayed throughout the Bible and is still testified to by people today.

  • 8 Requirements to Benefit from the Word

    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!

  • 8 Scriptures on Evangelism

    My favorite Bible verses about preaching, evangelism, witnessing, and outreach.

  • 9 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.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • 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 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.

  • Joshua 1:1-5: 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.

  • Making Room for Jesus This Christmas

    Jesus seemed to always be looking for a place to dwell. How many of us have shut Jesus out of Christmas?

  • 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.

  • Psalm 37: Taking the Land

    Taking the land not only refers to Israel entering the promise land, but believers entering into all God has for 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.

  • Sources 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!

  • Spiritual Inclusiveness

    Jesus is the only common denominator for true spiritual unity and inclusiveness.

  • Spiritual Zombies

    Zombies are empty shells who move about and react as if they have souls, but they don’t.

  • 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

    The account of foot washing is given in John 13:1-17 and was an example Jesus set for us to follow.

  • True Spirituality

    The Pharisees seemed outwardly perfect but Jesus called them hypocrites. How can we tell if we are really spiritual?

  • 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.