Sermon illustrations: Discipline

Resolutions of a College President

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

He Was Determined to Read the Bible

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

The Overeager Policeman

While patrolling the streets of his small town, a new policeman gave a citation for every...

Continually Growing

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

If Grades Don't Improve

A little girl said to her teacher, ”Miss Hayes, I don’t want to scare you, but my dad said, If my...

No Turning Back

I’m part of the fellowship of the unashamed. I have stepped over the line. The decision has been...

The Marine Recruiter

Three recruiters were to address high school seniors. Each recruiter represented a branch of the...

The Priority of Devotions

George Mueller read the Bible through over 100 times. He also wrote over 30,000 letters per year...

Discovering Pluto

Persistence paid off for American astronomer Clyde Tombaugh, who discovered the planet Pluto. After...

Prisoner of His Appetite

During the fourteenth century Raynald III, was a duke in what is now Belgium. As the result of a...

Quotes on Chastisement

“Form the habit of heeding His taps, and you will be less likely to receive His raps.”—A. W. Pink...

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...

Stop Whining

While Roxie Wallace’s preschool grandson was visiting, he got testy and started crying about the...