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8 Strong Coronavirus Sermons You Can Preach

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In partnership with SermonCentral, here are eight strong coronavirus sermons. Each provides perspective, inspiration, challenge, and hope. Perhaps a specific coronavirus sermon will inspire and equip you as you seek to speak the Word of God in this unprecedented time.


Coping With the Coronavirus Sermon

Contributed by Brian Bill, pastor of Edgewood Baptist Church in Rock Island, Illinois

Summary: In the midst of our problems, let’s pause, pivot and praise God!

Key Scripture: Psalm 46:1-11

All Scriptures: 1 John, 1 Samuel, 2 Chronicles, Acts 2:42-43, Exodus 33:14, Genesis 1, Habakkuk 3, James 4:14, Lamentations 3:22-23, Luke 13:5, Luke 21:10-11, Luke 21:13, Matthew 1:23, Proverbs 27:1, Psalm 142:5, Psalm 24:10, Psalm 36:8, Psalm 37:7, Psalm 46, Psalm 90:12, Psalm 91:5-6, Psalm 9:9, Psalm 46:1-11, Romans 8:39, Zechariah 2:13

Sermon Topics: Pain, Stress, Disaster, Pandemic, Coronavirus, Covid

The God of the Plague Sermon

Contributed by Joel Pankow, pastor of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bay City, Michigan

Summary: Where do we find God in the midst of virus and death? Right in the middle of it.

Key Scripture: Habakkuk 3:5-6
Scriptures: 2 Chronicles, Habakkuk 3, Habakkuk 3:5-6, Numbers 16, Proverbs 23:13, Psalm 91
Sermon Topics: Virus, Plague, Coronavirus


The Church’s Response to Coronavirus Sermon

Contributed by David Mende, pastor in Hyderabad, Telangana (India)

Summary: In this sermon, Dr. David Mende reminds us that the church is the agent of healing and hope in this world. This sermon talks about seven ways the church can respond to this pandemic.

Key Scripture: 2 Chronicles 7:14
Scriptures: 1 Peter, 2 Chronicles, 2 Chronicles 7:14, 2 Timothy, Ephesians 5:15-16, Galatians 6:10, James 4:13-14, James 5:16, John 9:4, Mark 13:32-33, Mark 5:36, Philippians 4:8, Psalm 102:11, Psalm 103:15-16, Psalm 90:12, Revelation 2:4-5, Romans 13:1
Sermon Topics: Coronavirus, Covid19


Amidst the Pestilence – Coronavirus Sermon

Contributed by Terry Laughlin, pastor at CrossRoads Messages in Norton, Kansas.

Summary: There are key B=biblical truths to live by when the world is facing a pandemic. Living by the truths in this message will enable you to enjoy God’s peace while those in this world panic.

Key Scripture: Psalm 91:1-6
Scriptures: 1 Corinthians, 2 Peter, Acts 17:27, James 1:5, Philippians 1:27, Proverbs 15:3, Psalm 139:7-12, Psalm 91, Psalms 91:1-6, Revelation 19:7

Sermon Topics: Pestilence, Coronavirus, Pandemics


Truth for Troubled Times (Coronavirus Sermon) 

Contributed by Scott Bayles, pastor at Blooming Grove Christian Church in Palmyra, Illinois     

Summary: In troubled and uncertain times, 1 John 5 provides us with five truths of which we can be certain: our promise, our prayers, our protector, our place, and our Prince!

Key Scripture: 1 John 5:13-20
Scriptures: 1 John, 1 John 5:13-20, 1 Peter, Ephesians 1:5, Isaiah 9:6, John 3:36, John 5:24, John 6:47, Romans 6:23

Jesus, Peace, Hope, Prayer, Assurance, God’s Family, Eternal Life, Isolation, Church Family, God’s Protection, Belonging, Coronavirus


The Coronavirus and Worry Sermon

Contributed by Davon Huss, pastor at Grace Hospice in Cincinnati, Ohio

Summary: Five reasons God says we should never worry about anything from Matthew 6:25-34 

Key Scripture: Matthew 6:25-34, Philippians 4:6-7
Scriptures: 1 Timothy, 2 Corinthians, Ecclesiastes 5:12, John 1:12, Matthew 6:25-34, Matthew 6:26, Matthew 6:27, Matthew 6:28, Matthew 6:30, Matthew 6:32, Matthew 6:33, Matthew 6:34, Philippians 4:19, Philippians 4:6, Philippians 4:6-7, Proverbs 12:25, Proverbs 14:30, Psalms 145:9
Sermon Topics: Worry, Unbelief, Unhelpful, Unreasonable

The Lord Is My Shepherd and the Coronavirus

Contributed by Rick Gillespie-Mobley, pastor at New Life At Calvary in Cleveland, Ohio

Summary: This sermon deals with what should be a believer’s response to the crisis of the coronavirus. Our hope is to be in the Lord who is our Shepherd.

Key Scripture: Psalm 23:1-6, James 4:13-15
Scriptures: Hebrews 11:35-38, James 4:13-15, John 14:1-3, Matthew 6:25-27, Psalm 23, Psalm 23:1-6, Psalm 23:5-6, Psalms 23:1-6
Sermon Topics: Trust, Worry, Panic, Coronavirus

A Christian Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic Sermon

Contributed by Richard Tow, pastor at Life Church in Springfield, Missouri

Summary: This message provides three simple responses for the Christian to follow during the coronavirus pandemic. Pastor Tow recommends a balanced approach of prudence and faith. We are given ample instruction in Scripture for dealing with any crisis.

Key Scripture: Psalms 91, Luke 4:12, Psalms 27, Isaiah 26:3-4, 2 Chronicles 7:13-15, Philippians 4:6-7, Amos 4:6-12, Psalms 20:7, 2 Timothy 1:7
Scriptures: 2 Chronicles, 2 Chronicles 7:13-15, 2 Corinthians, 2 Kings, 2 Timothy 1:7, Acts 28:3-5, Acts 4:29-30, Acts 4:31, Amos 4:6-12, Daniel 10, Daniel 9, Isaiah 26:3-4, John 8, John 8:59, Luke 4:12, Mark 16:18, Mark 8:36, Numbers 13, Philippians 4:6-7, Psalm 91:3-12, Psalms 20:7, Psalms 27, Psalms 91, Revelation 2-3
Sermon Topics: Faith, Fear, Trust, Crisis, Prudence, Pandemic, Coronavirus

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Christine Yount Jones is Content Director for Outreach Media Group. She has published several books and hundreds of articles about ministry in the last three decades. Before his death in 2003, Michael Yount and Christine had three children. Now, she and her husband, Ray Jones, together have five grown kids.