Sermon illustrations: Accountability

Preaching Boldly

In the sixteenth century, there was a protestant reformer in England by the name of Hugh Latimer....

Morality and Liberty

“And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a...

God Can Use One

D. L. Moody wrote the following words next to Isaiah 6:8 in his Bible: “I am only one, but I am one...

The Cost of Indecision

Former President Ronald Reagan says he learned the need for decision-making early in life. An aunt...

Political Correctness for Kids

Your bedroom isn’t cluttered; it’s “passage-restrictive.” Kids don’t get in trouble anymore. They...

Yes, I Am under God!

I live under His heavens,The nations are under His authority,My destiny is under His direction,My...

A Living Thief

The story is told of a man who was asked, “Are you a believer in the Christian religion?” “Oh,...

A Selfish Wife

Friend to Wife: “Do you think your husband is hard to please?” Wife: “I really don’t know—I’ve...

The Friend Inside

Throughout his administration, Abraham Lincoln was a president under fire, especially during the...

Standing at Attention

While standing at attention during a parade, a private began to wave in the audience. The drill...

Oversized Waists

In 2008, Japan enacted a national law requiring their citizens to have their waistline measured....

Choosing a Prison Sentence

In February of 2008, James Fantroy was convicted of stealing over $20,000 of government grants...

Giving a Second Chance

“In one of my assignments as a young infantry officer, I was sent to the 48th Infantry near...

Christ May Come Before Your Sermon Is Finished

The great preacher F.B. Meyer once asked D.L. Moody, “What is the secret of your success?” ...

Skipping School

The story is told of four high school boys who couldn’t resist the temptation to skip morning...

Serving the King

William Carey, who is called the “Father of Modern Missions,” served the Lord in India for many...

Righteousness Is the Greatest Weapon

Napoleon made a mistake when he said that God is on the side of the strongest battalion. This...

You Cannot Please Everyone

A miller and his son were driving their donkey to a neighboring fair to sell him. They had not gone...

Crows and Responsibility

When a flock of crows invades a field of corn, the birds customarily station two sentries in a...

The Lady in Charge of the Chicken

When Christian Herter was governor of Massachusetts, he was running hard for a second term in...

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