- Even the most attentive church-goers won't remember much of a sermon, but they will memorize a good hymn.
- A person has to go out of their way to hear a sermon, but hymns stay in our minds and go with us into the world.
- In sermons, the pastor lifts up the name of God in church. In hymns, the believer lifts up the name of God wherever he goes.
- The shelf life of a good sermons is fairly short. Some of the best hymns have been around for centuries.
Friday, October 12, 2007
Why Hymns Do More Good Than Sermons
Four short reasons why I think that on the average Sunday the hymns do more good than the sermon.