Sermon illustrations: Direction

Staying on the Right Path

There were 128 runners in the field for the cross country race at the 1993 NCAA Division II Track...

The Path of Sin

In August of 2012, vacationers at the beach in Terracina, Italy were shocked when a car pulled up...

Gaining Strength through Trials

A missionary couple once brought some African pastors to the Unites States for a big meeting....

Two Words

Sandra Bullock won the 2010 Best Actress Academy Award for her portrayal of Leigh Ann Tuohy in The...

Listening to the Holy Spirit

In the world of technology there is a new development called Hyper Sonic Sound (HSS). The inventor...

Do Not Enter

The story is told about the father of a vacationing family who came across a large sign that read...

What Direction Are You Going?

In the 1929 Rose Bowl, the California Golden Bears squared off against the Georgia Tech Yellow...

Know Where You Are Going

Albert Einstein was traveling from Princeton on a train. When the conductor came down the aisle...

Don’t Forget Your Purpose

A preacher was in Atlanta, several years ago, and noticed in the restaurants section of the Yellow...

Continually Growing

Pablo Casals was considered the greatest cellist to ever live. When he was 95 years old he was...

Molding a Man

I took a piece of plastic clay, And idly fashioned it one day, And as my fingers pursued it still...

They Needed a New Director

A choir was practicing for a concert when the director, “Eight years ago I was directing another...

Jim Elliot’s Prayer

Jim Elliot was one of the martyred missionaries in 1956. He was a passionate Christian who...

There Is More to Life than Superbowl

Tom Brady, quarterback who led the New England Patriots to victory in three Super Bowls, told 60...

The Road Not Taken

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I...

Tug-of-War With an Alligator

On a hot summer day in south Florida a little boy decided to go for a swim in the old swimming hole...

Living in the Past

“Men who live in the past remind me of a toy I’m sure all of you have seen. The toy is a small...

Know Where You Are Going

In November, 1975, seventy-five convicts started digging a secret tunnel designed to bring them up...

Growing in Sanctification

I am not what I might be, I am not what I ought to be, I am not what I wish to be, I am not what I...

I Am a Lighthouse

The captain of a ship looked into the dark night and saw a light in the distance. Immediately he...

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