Why do we sing a hymn right before the sermon? and why is it often an old hymn? Why is there a sermon in the service? Is the sermon the deal breaker for whether our members stay or guests return to our church? Find out more about the history of the Hymn of the Day and the Sermon this Sunday. The sermon will be based on one of Jesus’ parables found in Luke 16:19-31, I’d encourage you to read it prior to Sunday morning. Each of Jesus’ parables has one main point… what is the main point of this story?