Sermon illustrations: Bible

Guidance in the Word

In 1914, Ernest Shackleton and a team of explorers set out from England to do something that no one...

Congress on the Bible

In 1854 The United States Congress said, “The Congress of the United States recommends and approves...

Holding on for Dear Life

“Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: keep her; for she is thy life.”—Proverbs 4:13 In...

Trust and Obey God

In 1999 John F. Kennedy Jr. flew his small airplane from New York City to his family home in...

You Can Trust the Bible

In 1985, for the first time in more than fifty years, Congress authorized the issue of official US...

Let the Bible Go through You

Gipsy Smith told of a man who said he had received no inspiration from the Bible although he had “...

Trust God All the Way

“I would recommend you either believe God up to the hilt, or else not to believe at all. Believe...

The Book of Reevaluation

In one Peanuts comic strip Sally was struggling with her memory verse for Sunday. She was absorbed...

Don’t Neglect the Bible

“You may talk about power; but, if you neglect the one Book that God has given you as the one...

Don’t Quit Reading the Bible

Mrs. Jones relaxed by reading her Bible each day. After observing this habit for several years...

Books Published on Happiness

In 2008, 4,000 books were published on happiness which is significantly more than the 50 which were...

The Bible Is Not a Good Luck Charm

In George Foreman’s book, God in My Corner, the former heavyweight boxing champion writes: “In 1974...

Don’t Tune out the Holy Spirit

A park ranger at Yellowstone National Park was leading a group of hikers to a fire lookout. The...

The Power of the Bible

Gaylord Kambarami, the General Secretary of the Bible Society in Zimbabwe, tried to give a New...

A Walk through the Bible

The following was found written in the fly leaf of Evangelist Billy Sunday’s Bible after he died:...

Knowing the Shepherd of the Twenty-Third Psalm

May years ago, one of England’s leading actors was asked to recite for the pleasure of his fellow...

Charles Spurgeon on the Bible

“I would recommend you either believe God up to the hilt, or else not to believe at all. Believe...

Grasping a Shadow

Henry Martyn, a Cambridge University student, was honored at only 20 years of age for his...

He Was Determined to Read the Bible

William McPherson was the superintendent for a stone quarry when a blast severely injured him. He...

The Bible Is Like a Telescope

The Bible is like a telescope. If a man looks through his telescope he sees worlds beyond; but if...

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