Open-Air Sermons

Edwards Open Air PreachingOpen-air preaching has always been a primary means of God’s truth being communicated to the lost world.  Noah did it, Jonah did it, John the Baptist did it, Jesus did it, the apostles did it, and many men throughout the centuries have done it (to include Spurgeon, Whitefield, Edwards, Wesley, and E. M. Bounds).  Some well-known contemporary open-air preachers would be Ray Comfort, Paul Washer, Jeff Rose, Pat Necerato, Tony Miano, Kevin Williams, Josh Williamson, and others.  The following are “mini sermons” that can be utilized for open-air preaching.  I pray they may be instructive and useful for those currently engaged in or preparing for street preaching.  “Him we proclaim, warning everyone and teaching everyone with all wisdom, that we may present everyone mature in Christ” (Col. 1:28).

From Death to Life This sermon is based on Romans 6:23, drawing out man’s deadness in Adam, the lawlessness of mankind, and the hope of eternal life through the gospel of Jesus Christ. 3 pages

No Evil Dwells with God: Christ, the Holy & Righteous Mediator This sermon follows the following framework: The Holiness of God; The Sinfulness of Man; The Righteousness & Holiness of Jesus Christ; The Command to Repent & Believe; and Final Words of Encouragement.  Although numerous Scriptures are quoted, the two verses at the heart of this sermon are Psalm 5:4 and Second Corinthians 5:21. 2 pages

Jesus: Judge & Savior Based on Acts 10:34-43 where Peter preaches the gospel to Cornelius and his household, proclaiming Jesus as the resurrected Lord, and as both Judge and Savior. 1 page


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