The Time on God's Clock (1974)
The Orthodoxy of the Devil (1974)
Getting Things from God (1974)
Things I Surely Know (1975)
My Favorite Text (1975)
Peace Between Arab and Jew (1975)
The Cross and the Crown (1976)
Look and Live (1976)
Saving Faith (1978)
Ishmael: Islam and the Oil Slick (1980)
Whether We Live or Die (SBC, 1985)
The Curse of Liberalism (SBC, 1988)
The Old Time Religion (1998)
Sermon Preparation (personal library)
This I Know (documentary)


Scarlet Thread Through the Bible Part 1
Scarlet Thread Through the Bible Part 2
Scarlet Thread Through the Bible Part 3
The Infallible Word of God (1985)

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International News
Our good friend Dr. Eddy Peter in West Java continues to expand his Indonesian W. A. Criswell website. The site now offers audio files and downloadable books along with hundreds of Dr. Criswell's sermons in Indonesian as well as selected messages in Dutch, German, and Chinese.
Audio versions of Dr. Criswell's sermons in Indonesian are being broadcast over Christian radio in Borneo three times a day, and are now also being featured on a 40-station network throughout the region. Please pray that God will use this and the other ministries of Philadelphia Baptist Theological Seminary to reach Indonesia's 240 million people with the gospel of Christ.

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... to the W. A. Criswell Sermon Library, a collection of over 4100 sermons by Dr. W. A. Criswell, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Dallas for over fifty years.

The messages are available through streaming audio and video, transcripts, and sermon outlines. Choose a featured sermon by clicking a link on this page, or find one using the buttons at left.

Dr. W. A. Criswell
Pastor, First Baptist Church Dallas, 1944-1993
Pastor Emeritus, 1993-2002

Many of Dr. Criswell's Great Doctrines of the Bible sermons are now available in Chinese (中文), German, and Spanish. Click the language name for a listing, and please share the news!

** A free copy of Dr. Criswell's book The Scarlet Thread Through the Bible is now available for download as an e-book at the website. **


The Criswell Bible Broadcast half-hour program is now airing in Dallas on station KKGM 1430 at 7:30 am Monday through Friday. Tune in locally on your AM dial or stream the program from the station's website at Dr. Criswell's preaching continues on KCBI-FM/ Sunday nights at 7 pm.


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We now have PDF files available for many sermons containing Dr. Criswell's handwritten preaching notes along with updated sermon outlines drawn from both these notes and the sermon transcripts. In any search results screen look for the PDF icon in the column at far right. Dr. Criswell created and studied these notes during the week but typically did not take them to the pulpit.

Our Criswell Hour radio broadcast series on the Book of James is available as a podcast along with the forty previous messages on Daniel. Choose the appropriate link:


Featured sermons:

The Tears of Paul
Acts 20:31, 12/31/78
Those Grievous Wolves
Acts 20:29, 1/7/79
The Lost Beatitude
Acts 20:32-38, 1/7/79
Kneeling in Prayer
Acts 20:36-38, 1/14/79

"The Criswell Hour" airs immediately after First Baptist Dallas evening worship, Sundays just after 7:00 p.m. Central time on radio station KCBI in Dallas. Tune in locally or catch the streaming program online from KCBI.

Last Sunday:
The Beginning of the End
Acts 21:1-15, 1/14/79
Paul's Defense of the Faith
Acts 22:1-21, 1/21/79
Next Sunday:
Living for Somebody Else
Acts 22:20, 1/21/79
Paul in the Storm of Prejudice
Acts 23:1-35, 2/4/79