Sermon illustrations: Character

Justice in Practice

A Michigan judge found himself in the news recently because of the violation of a courtroom rule—...

The Value of a Good Name

Henry Heinz, born in 1844, to German immigrants in Pittsburg, PA, helped support his family as a...

A Stable Foundation

The tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, rises more than 2,700 feet—over half...

Wasted Years

Someone once observed that a wasted life is really nothing more than a collection of wasted days....

Resolutions of a College President

At age nineteen, these resolutions were adopted by Dr. James Clement Furman who became the first...

Quotes on Character

"A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you, and were helped by you will remember...

The Character of a Dog

If you can be cheerful, ignoring aches and pains, If you can resist complaining, If you can eat the...

Actions Speak Louder than Words

Korean Air Lines flight KE007 was shot down by Soviet fighter-jets on September 1, 1983. On that...

Pressure Forms Diamonds

Diamonds are formed under great pressure and heat. If these conditions do not exist, they are...

Work Reflects Your Character

Your work is an expression of the image of God in you, and it's worth thinking about how your work...