Sermon Outlines

Ever wish you had paid more attention in seminary? Struggling with preparing a sermon? GuideStone President O.S. Hawkins wants to help pastors with useful resources to help them as they serve the Lord.

With more than a quarter century of pastoral leadership, Hawkins makes available some of his most popular sermon outlines for pastors, Sunday school teachers and other Bible study leaders. These free resources can help you as you prepare your sermon or lesson each week.

In addition to these sermon outlines, Hawkins offers his video Weekly Staff Meetings with insights on some of the most common issues pastors and ministers face as well as a Podcast.

The Lord's Supper

The Lord's Supper

Friday, May 7, 2021 3:02 PM
Friday, May 7, 2021 3:02 PM


1 Corinthians 11:23-28

Every time you partake of the Lord's Supper, you are retelling the story of the cross.

I. A word of explanation (v. 23)

Christ's broken body and shed blood is pictured in the taking of the bread and the cup.

II. A word of exaltation (vv. 24-25)

We take the supper to remember Him. We are a thankful people, full of praise and exaltation unto Him.

III. A word of expectation (v. 26)

The Lord's Supper is taken in anticipation of His promised return.

IV. A word of examination (v. 28)

We should only come to the Lord's table after we have examined our lives before Him.

This is the Lord's table. He invites us to preach a sermon every time we eat the bread or drink the cup. We are proclaiming the Lord's death until He comes.

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