Sermon on the Moral View of Railroads

By Rev. S. C. Aiken, D.D. Samuel Clark Aiken (1791-1879) was born in Windham, Vermont. He became the first permanent pastor of Cleveland, Ohio’s well-known Old Stone Church (also known as First Presbyterian Church) in 1835; and pastored there until his retirement in 1861. Rev. Aiken was also an outstanding civic leader in Cleveland. In […]

St. Paul’s Letter To American Christians

by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Delivered at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, Montgomery, Alabama, on 4 November 1956. I would like to share with you an imaginary letter from the pen of the Apostle Paul. The postmark reveals that it comes from the city of Ephesus. After opening the letter I discovered that […]

The Duty Of Standing Fast In Our Liberties

By the Reverend Jacob Duche´ Rector of Christ Church in Philadelphia, PA, the Rev. Jacob Duché (1737–1798) was  the first chaplain to the Continental Congress. A Sermon, Preached in Christ-Church July 7th, 1775.   Before the First Battalion of the City and Liberties of Philadelphia; And now published at their Request.   Galatians, Chap. 5 […]

A Sermon In Response To A Proclamation of National Thanksgiving

In America, as in the Church, we stand on the shoulders of giants. Happy Thanksgiving Day. I wish you a day of peace, joy and, of course, great thanksgiving to the God of nations, who has vouchsafed to us a land of liberty and freedom to do as we ought. Preach the Gospel this Sunday. […]