Sermon illustrations: Blessings

This Is the Time to Give

Marquis de Lafayette was a French officer who provided invaluable assistance to George Washington...

Afraid of the Master’s Touch

Mendelssohn once visited the cathedral at Fribourg, and having heard the great organ, went into the...

His Hand Is Bigger than Mine

A young boy went to the local store with his mother. The shop owner, a kindly man, passed him a...

Be Thankful for Life

Even though I clutch my blankets and groan when the alarm rings each morning, thank you, Lord, that...

Grateful Hearts

After World War II, two families were waiting in line after a church service to greet the pastor....

Obstacles Are Opportunities in Disguise

In ancient times, a king had a boulder placed on a roadway. Then he hid himself and watched to see...

Proving God

Brother Kuykendal was a pastor in Texas when H. Z. Duke, founder of Duke and Ayers Nickel Stores,...

Wanting More

Two friends met each other on the street one day. One looked forlorn, almost on the verge of...

The Surprised Pastor

A lady’s husband had heart surgery, and she received a letter saying her husband inherited one...

Great Is Thy Faithfulness

Thomas Obediah Chisholm was born in a log cabin in Franklin, Kentucky in 1866. He received his...

The Soulwinner's Reward

General Booth told of a man leaving Australia who had been working in the gold fields, and had...

Being Grateful for Fleas

Ravensbruck was known as one of the worst German concentration camps during World War II. When...

God’s Grace Is Sufficient

Spurgeon told of an evening when he was riding home after a heavy day’s work. He felt weary and...

Praising God in the Midst of Trials

I visited one who was ill in bed; and, after having buried seven of her family in six months, had...

Receiving Christ's Riches

D. L. Moody told the story of a shop girl in Chicago; one day she could not have bought a dollar’s...

Remember Your Blessings

The story is told of an old Navajo Indian who became rich when oil was found on his property. He...

Finding Christ's Riches

A rich man was in the habit of giving his wife an expensive piece of jewelry every year on her...