Quote of the Day

by Richard on May 24, 2005

“A sermon should be like a woman’s skirt: short enough to arouse one’s interest, but long enough to cover the subject.”
~ Source Unknown

{ 13 comments… read them below or add one }

1

Joel Thomas 05.24.05 at 3:51 pm

“How many points should a good sermon have? At least one.”

Source forgotten

2

Andrew Careaga 05.24.05 at 4:12 pm

I love that quote!

3

Richard 05.24.05 at 4:26 pm

Good to “see” you again, Andrew!

4

Jen 05.24.05 at 4:28 pm

hehehehehe
Thats enough to cheer anyone up!

5

Sarah 05.24.05 at 7:14 pm

Excellent!

6

Faithful Progressive 05.24.05 at 8:36 pm

Great–maybe this quote applies to Blog Posts, too?

FP

7

RobS 05.25.05 at 8:17 pm

We evangelicals think that sermons should be like Andrex–
soft, strong and very long ;-)

8

John 05.25.05 at 10:39 pm

I suddenly feel a strange, strong urge to write very short sermons.

9

Dave Warnock 05.25.05 at 11:36 pm

Personally I like preaching short sermons. So much in fact that I have been known to include 3 or even 4 in a service ;-)

10

John 05.26.05 at 1:13 am

Hmm. Let me mix some proverbs:

“Preach the Gospel, and when necessary, use skirts.”

11

rev mommy 05.26.05 at 3:14 am

I usually do. That is preach in a skirt. How about you?

12

Richard 05.26.05 at 7:38 am

I do sometimes wear what my daughter calls a dress… :-)

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Pamela 06.01.05 at 1:05 pm

what a great quote.

I suspect it could be reapplied in many a situation.

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