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The World's Great Sermons (10 vols.)

by Kleiser, Grenville

Funk & Wagnalls 1908

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The World's Great Sermons (10 vols.)
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Overview

The World's Great Sermons brings together 10 volumes full of the best sermons ever preached—from the fourth century to the twentieth! Over 100 notable preachers are represented, from Basil of Caesarea to Charles Spurgeon. Each sermon is preceded by a short biography of its author and after each sermon title the Scripture references that are covered in the sermon are given. These sermons were selected not only for their literary and rhetorical excellences, but in every case for their deep spiritual insight and for strengthening your Christian faith.

A treasure-trove of biblical wisdom and practical advice for living faithfully, with the Logos edition all Scripture passages in The World's Great Sermons (10 vols.) are tagged and appear on mouse-over. Logos also makes navigating lengthy, multi-volume works easier than ever—topics and Scripture references can be searched instantly with the click of a mouse. The World's Great Sermons (10 vols.) is perfect for scholars, students, pastors, and laypersons alike.

Key Features

  • Over 100 notable preachers are represented
  • Sermons from the fourth century to the twentieth
  • Searchable by subject matter or Scripture reference
  • Great for small group discussion or personal devotional reading

Individual Titles

The World's Great Sermons, vol. 1

  • Editor: Grenville Kleiser
  • Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls Company
  • Publication Date: 1908
  • Pages: 234

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Volume one of The World's Great Sermons includes:

  • John Wycliffe (c. 1328–1384)
    • "Christ's Real Body Not in the Eucharist"
  • Girolamo Savonarola (1452–1498)
    • "The Ascension of Christ"
  • Martin Luther (1483–1546)
    • "The Method and Fruits of Justification"
  • Philipp Melanchthon (1497–1560)
    • "The Safety of the Virtuous"
  • John Knox (1514–1572)
    • "The First Temptation of Christ"
  • John Calvin (1509–1564)
    • "Enduring Persecution for Christ"

The World's Great Sermons, vol. 2

  • Editor: Grenville Kleiser
  • Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls Company
  • Publication Date: 1908
  • Pages: 242

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Volume two of The World's Great Sermons includes:

  • Thomas Hooker (1586–1647)
    • "The Activity of Faith; or, Abraham's Imitators"
  • Jeremy Taylor (1613–1667)
    • "Christ's Advent to Judgment"
  • Jacques-Bénigne Bousset (1627–1704)
    • "The Funeral Sermon on the Death of the Grande Condé"
  • Louis Bourdaloue (1632–1704)
    • "The Passion of the Christ"
  • John Howe (1630–1705)
    • "The Redeemer's Tears over Lost Souls"
  • François Fenelon (1651–1715)
    • "The Saints Converse with God"
  • Robert South (1638–1716)
    • "The Image of God in Man"

The World's Great Sermons, vol. 3

  • Editor: Grenville Kleiser
  • Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls Company
  • Publication Date: 1908
  • Pages: 242

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Volume three of The World's Great Sermons includes:

  • Jean-Baptiste Massillon (1663–1742)
    • "The Small Number of the Elect"
  • Jacques Saurin (1677–1730)
    • "Paul before Felix and Drusilla"
  • Hugh Blair (1718–1800)
    • "The Hour and the Event of All Time"
  • Robert Hall (1764–1831)
    • "Marks of Love to God"
  • John Mitchell Mason (1770–1829)
    • "Messiah's Throne"

The World's Great Sermons, vol. 4

  • Editor: Grenville Kleiser
  • Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls Company
  • Publication Date: 1908
  • Pages: 234

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Volume four of The World's Great Sermons includes:

  • William Ellery Channing (1780–1842)
    • "The Character of Christ"
  • Edward Irving (1792–1834)
    • "Preparation for Consulting the Oracles of God"
  • Thomas Arnold (1795–1842)
    • "Alive in God"
  • Francis Wayland (1796–1865)
    • "A Day in the Life of Jesus of Nazareth"
  • Alexandre Vinet (1797–1847)
    • "The Mysteries of Christianity"
  • John Summerfield (1798–1825)
    • "The Heavenly Inheritance"

The World's Great Sermons, vol. 5

  • Editor: Grenville Kleiser
  • Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls Company
  • Publication Date: 1908
  • Pages: 232

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Volume five of The World's Great Sermons includes:

  • James Martineau (1805–1900)
    • "Parting Words"
  • Henry Edward Manning (1808–1892)
    • "The Triumph of the Church"
  • Edwards Amasa Park (1808–1900)
    • "The Prominence of the Atonement"
  • Matthew Simpson (1810–1884)
    • "The Resurrection of Our Lord"
  • Theodore Parker (1810–1860)
    • "The Transient and Permanent in Christianity"
  • James Bowling Mozley (1813–1878)
    • "The Reversal of Human Judgment"

The World's Great Sermons, vol. 6

  • Editor: Grenville Kleiser
  • Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls Company
  • Publication Date: 1908
  • Pages: 243

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Volume six of The World's Great Sermons includes:

  • Edwin Hubbell Chapin (1814–1880)
    • "Nicodemus: The Seeker after Religion"
  • Newman Hall (1816–1902)
    • "Christian Victory"
  • Roswell Dwight Hitchcock (1817–1887)
    • "Eternal Atonement"
  • Charles Kingsley (1819–1875)
    • "The Shaking of the Heavens and the Earth"
  • John Caird (1820–1898)
    • "Religion in Common Life"
  • Richard Salter Storrs (1821–1900)
    • "The Permanent Motive in Missionary Work"
  • William Morley Punshon (1824–1881)
    • "Zeal in the Cause of Christ"

The World's Great Sermons, vol. 7

  • Editor: Grenville Kleiser
  • Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls Company
  • Publication Date: 1908
  • Pages: 242

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Volume seven of The World's Great Sermons includes:

  • William Magee (1821–1891)
    • "The Miraculous Stilling of the Storm"
  • Joseph Seiss (1823–1904)
    • "The Wonderful Testimonies"
  • Henry Liddon (1829–1890)
    • "Influences of the Holy Spirit"
  • John Hall (1829–1899)
    • "Liberty Only in Truth"
  • Leonard Woolsey Bacon (1830–1907)
    • "God Indwelling"
  • Alexander McKenzie (1830–1914)
    • "The Royal Bounty"

The World's Great Sermons, vol. 8

  • Editor: Grenville Kleiser
  • Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls Company
  • Publication Date: 1908
  • Pages: 245

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Volume eight of The World's Great Sermons includes:

  • Thomas De Witt Talmage (1832–1901)
    • "A Bloody Monster"
  • Henry Codman Potter (1834–1908)
    • "Memorial Discourse on Phillips Brooks"
  • Phillips Brooks (1835–1893)
    • "The Pride of Life"
  • Washington Gladden (1836–1918)
    • "The Prince of Life"
  • John Clifford (1836–1923)
    • "The Forgiveness of Sins"
  • Charles Henry Fowler (1837–1908)
    • "The Spirit of Christ"
  • George C. Lorimer (1838–1904)
    • "The Fall of Satan"
  • William John Knox Little (1839–1921)
    • "Thirst Satisfied"

The World's Great Sermons, vol. 9

  • Editor: Grenville Kleiser
  • Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls Company
  • Publication Date: 1908
  • Pages: 251

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Volume nine of The World's Great Sermons includes:

  • Theodore Ledyard Cuyler (1822–1909)
    • "The Value of Life"
  • Ernest Roland Wilberforce (1840–1907)
    • "The Mother Church"
  • John Lancaster Spalding (1840–1916)
    • "Education and the Future of Religion"
  • Robert Stuart MacArthur (1841–1923)
    • "Christ—The Question of the Centuries"
  • William Boyd Carpenter (1841–1918)
    • "The Age of Progress"
  • Charles Henry Parkhurst (1842–1933)
    • "Constructive Faith"
  • Henry Scott Holland (1847–1918)
    • "The Story of a Disciple's Faith"
  • John Watson (1850–1907)
    • "Optimism"
  • Henry Van Dyke (1852–1933)
    • "The Meaning of Manhood"

The World's Great Sermons, vol. 10

  • Editor: Grenville Kleiser
  • Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls Company
  • Publication Date: 1908
  • Pages: 252

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

Volume ten of The World's Great Sermons includes:

  • Henry Drummond (1851–1897)
    • "The Greatest Thing in the World"
  • Charles Wagner (1851–1918)
    • "I Am a Voice"
  • Charles Angier Gordon (1853–1929)
    • "Man in the Image of God"
  • William James Dawson (1854–1928)
    • "Christ Among the Common Things of Life"
  • Frank Wakely Gunsaulus (1856–1921)
    • "The Bible vs. Infidelity"
  • Newell Dwight Hillis (1858–1929)
    • "God the Unwearied Guide"
  • Charles Edward Jefferson (1860–1937)
    • "The Reconciliation"
  • S. Parkes Cadman (1864–1936)
    • "A New Day for Missions"
  • John Henry Jowett (1864–1923)
    • "Apostolic Optimism"

Volume ten also includes an index to the preachers, sermons, and Scripture texts used for the whole series.

Product Details

  • Title: The World's Great Sermons
  • Editor: Grenville Kleiser
  • Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls Company
  • Volumes: 10
  • Pages: 2,417

About Grenville Kleiser

Grenville Kleiser (1868–1935) was an author, editor, and motivational speaker. He wrote numerous works on the art of public speaking, including How to Argue and Win, Successful Methods of Public Speaking, How to Improve Your Conversation, Christ: The Master Speaker, and How to Build Mental Power.