Take a peek at the powerful sermon ideas and resources from our latest issue.

Every week Homiletics Online provides inspiration and ideas to help you prepare meaningful and helpful sermons.

Homiletics Online provides the tools and resources to create a holistic and relevant message for your congregation. We provide suggestions on how to bring the text to life as well as commentary, children's sermons and worship resources. And, because we know that a great image can add meaning and engagement to your message, we provide professionally designed PowerPoint presentations that go along with the weekly message. If the message from the current week is not working for you, we have over 30 years of installments you can search to find one that meets your needs. While we cannot write the sermon for you, we give you all the tools to make your own meaningful message, every week.   

Scroll through the list below of our most recent installments to get an idea of what a subscription to Homiletics Online offers.

Silent Partners

Silent Partners

Revelation 7:9-17

The doctrine of the Communion of Saints reminds us of the good news that we have support facing the challenges of life, often in ways we’re not aware of.

Preview Installment


Walking Away From It All

Walking Away From It All

John 21:1-19

Can we leave everything behind when Jesus says, “follow me”?

Preview Installment


Jesus Is Our Big TOE

Jesus Is Our Big TOE

Revelation 1:4-8

Most of us are happy just to have a theory about where the second sock goes after disappearing in the wash. But could a theory explain everything?

Preview Installment


Run, Mary, Run!

Run, Mary, Run!

John 20:1-18

Just as April 17, 1972, was a turning point for female marathon runners, Easter morning was a moment of truth for the followers of Jesus. 

Preview Installment


Reverend Paul Lays It on the Line

Reverend Paul Lays It on the Line

Philippians 2:5-11

Some congregations, alas, are so contentious and full of strife and bickering that a pastor is lucky to escape. But the Philippian church was not like this! So why is Pastor Paul so concerned?

Preview Installment


Always a New Day

Always a New Day

Isaiah 43:16-21

Although Lent may seem to some to be a season of restrictions and limitations, in fact it provides us multiple opportunities for a fresh start. Every day is a new day with God.

Preview Installment


The Embassy of Heaven

The Embassy of Heaven

2 Corinthians 5:16-21

For social climbers, an ambassador’s appointment is a coveted political plum. But, in fact, there are a lot more ambassadors out there than many people realize.

Preview Installment


RSVP

RSVP

Isaiah 55:1-9

Lent is an invitation to a banquet. But how will we respond?

Preview Installment


Your Future Self

Your Future Self

Luke 13:31-35

We usually put too much emphasis on our current selves. Jesus’ ministry reminds us that we should align ourselves with God’s future — and put our future selves in charge.

Preview Installment


Welcome to Church

Welcome to Church

Deuteronomy 26:1-11

Long before the creation of social media, Moses gave the people of Israel instructions for how to come together and behave. We need this now more than ever.

Preview Installment


Lifting the Veil

Lifting the Veil

2 Corinthians 3:12–4:2

The apostle Paul wants us to pull back a veil so that we may see the transforming power of God.

Preview Installment


Unreasonable Love

Unreasonable Love

Luke 6:27-38

One of the most central teachings of Jesus is that we ought to love our enemies. How are we doing?

Preview Installment


The Blessing That Counts

The Blessing That Counts

Luke 6:17-26

Does it matter if we count our blessings? The wonder of God’s power to bless is that it happens regardless of our circumstances.

Preview Installment


Who You Gonna Call?

Who You Gonna Call?

1 Corinthians 15:1-11

They were unlikely disciples, every last one of them. And we’re unlikely candidates as well: just ordinary people, hesitant in our faith, wavering in our commitment, oftentimes difficult to live with. Yet these are the ones God calls.

Preview Installment


Lost Apples

Lost Apples

Luke 4:21-30

Endangered apple varieties — even the sour ones — are being preserved for the good of all apples. Jesus knew the same thing about people: Every person is unique. Every person is valuable.

Preview Installment


Uncensored Libraries

Uncensored Libraries

Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10

Just as people everywhere benefit from freedom of the press, people of faith are shaped and strengthened by access to the Word of God.

Preview Installment


The Extended Mind

The Extended Mind

1 Corinthians 12:1-11

Did Paul work alone? In the Christian community, we are much smarter together — and more effective — than we ever could be on our own. 

Preview Installment


In Good Company

In Good Company

Isaiah 43:1-7

Someone beside us — or even logged in to an online service with us — may be silently enduring some terrible trouble. How can we help them feel God’s presence at their side?

Preview Installment


Our Moral Compass

Our Moral Compass

Ephesians 1:3-14

Pilots, archaeologists, moving companies, farmers, civil engineers, surveyors, mining companies and Navy SEALs all use compasses to travel in the right direction with confidence. What kind of compass can help Christians do the same?

Preview Installment


Loud Praise, Softly Spoken

Loud Praise, Softly Spoken

Psalm 148

How often do you want to enlist all of nature and everyone in it to join you in praising the Lord, especially when life becomes downright discouraging?

Preview Installment


The Unused Gift

The Unused Gift

Titus 2:11-14

Nearly every parent knows the frustration of buying Christmas gifts that sit unused while the empty boxes become the child’s source of joy. How should we use the gift of salvation that we have received in Jesus?

Preview Installment


Enter the Matrix

Enter the Matrix

Luke 1:39-45 (46-55)

“But how would you know the difference between the dream world and the real world?” (Morpheus from “The Matrix”). The song of Mary invites us to escape a world of illusion and see the truth clearly, for the very first time.

Preview Installment


What Would Jesus Give?

What Would Jesus Give?

Luke 3:7-18

Are you a last-minute shopper struggling with what to give people for Christmas? Do you want guaranteed delivery by December 24? Look no further than the New Testament for the best gift suggestions.

Preview Installment


Saved to Serve

Saved to Serve

Luke 1:68-79

We love a good rescue story, and Zechariah has a tale to tell about the rescuer who brought salvation to us.

Preview Installment


Sunday Scaries

Sunday Scaries

Psalm 25:1-10

The cure for Sunday evening anxiety is to trust in the abundance of God, who is working to heal us, help us, provide for us, and save us.

Preview Installment


Start today. Cancel anytime.

Act now and, for just $6.99 a month or $69.95 a year, you’ll receive a full year of this valuable, sermon preparation resource.

Our convenient, continuous-subscription program ensures you'll never miss out on the inspiration you need, when you need it.

You’re never obligated to continue. Naturally, you may cancel at any time for any reason, no questions asked.

Start Today!