"Before I was a civil rights leader, I was a preacher of the gospel. This was my first calling and it still remains my greatest commitment." —Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.
With fiery words of hope, wisdom, and a passion for justice that resonate as much today as they did years ago, Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., stirred the deepest convictions of listeners everywhere, inspiring them to extraordinary acts of courage and perseverance that ignited one of the most influential movements of the twentieth century.
A Knock at Midnight is the definitive collection of eleven of Dr. King's most powerful and spiritual audio sermons, moving and meaningful words to live by for everyone. This volume covers the full range of Dr. King's preaching career, from the earliest known audio recording of King preaching to his last sermon given just days before his assassination.
Especially featured are the title sermon, among Dr. King's favorite and most challenging, and seven sermons heretofore not seen in print, with introductions by renowned ministers and theologians such as Reverend Billy Graham, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and Bishop T. D. Jakes.
|28 Feb 1954||Rediscovering Lost Values|
|11 Nov 1956||"Paul's Letter to American Christians," Sermon Delivered at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church|
|17 Nov 1957||"Loving Your Enemies," Sermon Delivered at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church|
|1963||A Knock at Midnight, from Strength to Love|
|4 July 1965|
|5 June 1966||"Guidelines for a Constructive Church," Sermon Delivered at Ebenezer Baptist Church|
|9 April 1967||"Three Dimensions of a Complete Life," Sermon Delivered at New Covenant Baptist Church|
|27 Aug 1967||"Why Jesus Called a Man a Fool," Sermon Delivered at Mount Pigsah Missionary Baptist Church|
|4 Feb 1968|
|3 Mar 1968||"Unfulfilled Dreams," Sermon Delivered at Ebenezer Baptist Church|
|31 Mar 1968||"Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution," Sermon Delivered at the National Cathedral|