Annotated Sermons of Jim Jones

The following transcripts of Jim Jones’ sermons highlight the passages which he quotes or refers to from the King James version of the Bible. His quotes and references are followed by the location of the passages and citations in the Bible. Both Jones’ language and the biblical references are marked in red.

A scriptural index to the sermons below lists Jones’ references in the order in which they appear in the King James.

†Q 162 Sermon in Philadelphia (1976)

Q 233 Address about Temple inclusion in Congressional Record (1973)

Q 353 Sermon (1972)

†Q 356 Philadelphia sermon (August 1973)

Q 357 Los Angeles service (1973) includes testimony of JJ miracles

Q 612 Los Angeles sermon (1974)

Q 612a Continuation of Los Angeles sermon (1974)

Q 648 Undated faith healing service

Q 705 Jones preaches at Sacred Heart, Georgetown NEW

†Q 919 Undated faith healing service

Q 920 Undated faith healing service

Q 923 Undated faith healing service NEW

Q 926 Undated faith healing service

Q 927 Jones summons soul from spirit world (undated) (Same as Q 928)

Q 928 Jones summons soul from spirit world (undated) (Same as Q 927)

Q 932 Sermon in Redwood Valley (1972)

Q 945 Philadelphia sermon (February 7, 1977) NEW

Q 951 Redwood Valley/SF sermon (May 1973)

Q 952 Political and religious lecture (October 15, 1974)

Q 953 Los Angeles sermon (May 1974)

Q 956 Los Angeles sermon (May 1974)

Q 957 Jones castigates Rev. Ike in 1973 sermon

Q 958 Jones addresses nuclear war, dictatorship in 1973 sermon

Q 960 Jones expresses defiance in 1973 sermons NEW

Q 962 Jones deconstructs Bible, demonstrates own divinity in ‘73 sermon

Q 964 San Francisco sermon (1973) NEW

Q 965 San Francisco sermon (1976)

Q 966 Jones explains needs for financial support in 1973 sermon

Q 968 Jones speaks of Temple’s power in 1973 sermon

Q 971 San Francisco sermon (September 1973) NEW

Q 972 Jones demonstrates work of God in Temple in 1973 sermon

Q 974 San Francisco sermon (May 1973)

Q 987 Philadelphia sermon (Spring 1977)

Q 1014 San Francisco sermon (October 1973) NEW

Q 1015 San Francisco sermon (July 1973) NEW

Q 1016 Los Angeles sermon (1972)

Q 1018 Redwood Valley sermon (mid-1970s)

Q 1019 Redwood Valley sermon (1973)

Q 1020a Seattle sermon (1973)

Q 1021 Redwood Valley sermon (1972)

Q 1021-A Jones welcomes Steven and Maria Katsaris to PT (1972) NEW

Q 1022 Redwood Valley sermon, discipline session (10/24/1973)

Q 1023 San Francisco sermon (early 70s)

Q 1024 Redwood Valley sermon (Fall 1974)

Q 1025 Redwood Valley sermon (June 1972)

Q 1027 San Francisco sermon (1973)

Q 1028A S.F. sermon (1972); apartheid speech (’77); LA sermon (’75)

Q 1030 San Francisco sermon (November 18, 1972) NEW

Q 1032 Los Angeles sermon (1972)

Q 1035 San Francisco sermon (1972)

Q 1053-1 San Francisco sermon (1974)

Q 1053-3 Jones answers questions posed by PT congregation (1974) NEW

Q 1053-4 San Francisco sermon (1973)

Q 1053-6 Redwood Valley radio addresses (Early 1970s)

Q 1054-2 Portions of two sermons, Redwood Valley, LA (1972) NEW

Q 1054-3 Redwood Valley sermon (1972)

Q 1054-4 Portions of sermons, SF, Seattle (Fall 1972) NEW

Q 1055-1 Redwood Valley sermon (undated)

Q 1055-2 Redwood Valley sermon (undated); Ridgewood Ranch (1966)

Q 1056-3 Jones records messages for Peace Mission audience (winter 1972)

Q 1056-4 Portions of two sermons (undated, likely 1975)

Q 1057-2 Two sermons, one shortly after defection of the Eight Revolutionaries

Q 1057-3 Redwood Valley, Spring 73, after defection of the Eight Revolutionaries

Q 1057-4 Los Angeles sermon (April 1973)

Q 1057-5 Los Angeles sermon (1972)

Q 1058-2 San Francisco sermon; Indianapolis sermons

Q 1058-3 San Francisco sermon (1974)

Q 1059-1 San Francisco sermon (Spring 1973)

Q 1059-2 Two sermons; second dated 6/12/72

Q 1059-3 Two sermons: first 6/12/72; second 10/20/73

Q 1059-4 Two sermons: first 10/20/73; second Fall 1974

Q 1059-5 Sermon of Fall 1974 (continuation of Q 1059-4)

Q 1059-6 Sermon of Fall 1974 (continuation of Q 1059-4 and Q 1059-5)

Originally posted on July 25th, 2013.

Last modified on February 15th, 2019.
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