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Preach Quotes

We’ve collected the best Preach Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Larry Norman, Michael Palin, Mercedes Schlapp, Dan Savage, Daniel H. Pink. Use them as an inspiration.

Only in a concert situation do I have access to people directly to preach to them, and I don’t believe that the bigger your platform is, the more people will pay attention.
Larry Norman
‘The Truth’ is not meant to preach or point any fingers. It’s meant to show that perhaps we should all avoid taking the moral high ground unless we have thought about things a bit more.
The government and politicians should listen to the people instead of preaching from their secular pulpits on how the rest of us should live our lives.
Preaching to the choir actually arms the choir with arguments and elevates the choir’s discourse. There’s a reason the right does it and does it well and triumphs.
I really think that in the media world that we live in now, especially for writers, it has to be a conversation. With very few exceptions, it can’t be this one-way, ‘Here I am on the mountaintop preaching to all of you great unwashed readers in hopes of saving you.’ It doesn’t work that way.
Nature teaches more than she preaches. There are no sermons in stones. It is easier to get a spark out of a stone than a moral.
I’ve done admin work, preaching and teaching, youth ministry, marital counseling, etc.
Can one preach at home inequality of races and nations and advocate abroad good-will towards all men?
Dorothy Thompson
A thing that I’m always worried about doing is putting an image of myself on my Instagram or somewhere else that looks perfect, because that’s not who I am, and that’s not what I want to preach.
Catechesis, preaching, and passing on the faith must not only be about educating the members of our communities in the content of our tradition. This is important, but it must equally be about developing their spiritual sensitivity to the ways God manifests His presence and action in the world.
This politics is bound to be reflected in the work of a serious filmmaker. When I make a film, I try to tell a human story to the best of my ability. I do not set out either to preach messages or purely to entertain.
Dowry is still pervasive and spreading like cancer in the society. Apart from legal sanctions, there should be more social awareness on the issue so that people start to practice what they preach.
Children are God’s Apostles, sent forth, day by day, to preach of love, and hope, and peace.
On Memorial Day, I don’t want to only remember the combatants. There were also those who came out of the trenches as writers and poets, who started preaching peace, men and women who have made this world a kinder place to live.
Christ didn’t choose the rich to preach the doctrine; he choose 12 poor ignorant workers – that is, he chose the proletariat of the times.
I was this role model for heavy people. But the thing is, I never set out to be a role model at all, and I don’t set out to be one now. I won’t preach to anyone and tell them how to lose weight. I don’t know any better than the next person.
Ricki Lake
I used to think this notion of preaching to the choir was a problem, and we kind of use it in a bit of a pejorative sense… but I’ve actually grown to adopt that perspective that the choir needs good preaching – they need good information. They need good tools and insight.
I’ve always wondered, am I a writer who preaches or a preacher who writes? I don’t know. I love them both.
A lot of people preach and talk, but I think the only way to preach is to actually do things.
When I preaches, I has just one text to preach from, an’ I always preaches from this one. My text is, ‘When I found Jesus.’
Preaching on Sunday mornings is such a simple thing, and by complicating it, I think we all do ourselves and the audience a disservice. It is very simple. Here is the model: Make people feel like they need an answer to a question.
John the Baptist, who we are told was related by blood to Jesus, was preaching the impending judgement of God, urging repentance and moral reform, and baptizing in the Jordan River those who responded.
Anybody can reach anywhere from five to 15 million people weekly making a president look like an idiot, as I did back then, or Tina Fey did with Sarah Palin… You’re always preaching to the choir one way or the other.
The highest service that men may attain to on earth is to preach the word of God. This service falls peculiarly to priests, and therefore, God more directly demands it of them.
All the coaches preach about defense. Every day they talk about defense, they talk about how important it is to get stops in order to win basketball games.
I am a follower of Jesus Christ. The Bible is my primary way of knowing Him and what it means to follow Him. And I am a pastor, and I teach and preach the Bible to my congregation every week. But the Bible is not a manufacturer’s handbook. Neither is it a science textbook nor a guidebook for public policy.
They thought that I did conceive there was a difference between them and Mr. Cotton… I might say they might preach a covenant of works as did the apostles, but to preach a covenant of works and to be under a covenant of works is another business.
Anne Hutchinson
If you don’t change and mix things up, you’re going to get run over. One of the things we preach is change, change, change.
Steve Nash, Grant Hill, they were always preaching whether you win or lose. You have to keep an even keel, keep a level head.
I never called myself into ministry. God called me when I was 18 years old to preach the Gospel so I’ve preached the Gospel.
If you really believe in the message you’re preaching, you want as many people as possible to listen.
My biggest thing about being a role model is whatever I’m preaching, I’m practicing. If I’m telling people I’m boxing and then I’m eating a burger tonight, it’s because I am. I’m not cheating and eating a salad and then being like, ‘Yeah! Burgers are cool!’
As much as I preach self-love, it’s so hard for me to love myself. It’s really hard, and it’s just about building a good network of people and, in this case, a good network of artists. Trying to live your ideals as best as you can.
I don’t take myself as seriously as some people think, and I’d hate anyone to think I was preaching. That’s the last thing I want.
Painless preaching is as good a term as any for what we do.
I do research, I read books. I write down everything that I intend to say and this may take several hours. Then when I am out there preaching, I do not carry notes.
I’m just observing. I don’t ever want people to think I’m preaching at them or wearing them out.
Sometimes I worry that science communication is just preaching to the choir, speaking to the converted. Social media gives us an amazing opportunity to reach new people.
One thing that helps to stretch me is to listen to other preacher’s sermons. Every year, I will listen to at least ten other preachers, both to hear God speak to me, and also to evaluate their preaching to see what I can learn and how I can improve my own preaching.

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