Sermon illustrations: Freedom

Trials Are Necessary for Growth

In the ancient times, a box on the ear given by a master to a slave meant liberty, little would the...

The Washington Monument Message

Every day when the sun rises over Washington DC, its first rays fall on the eastern side of the...

Christ Bought Our Salvation

Elizabeth Keckley was a slave in Missouri before the Civil War. Her greatest desire was to purchase...

Triumph Requires Sacrifice

During World War II a young soldier named David Webster of Easy Company of the 101st Airborne wrote...

Freedom Requires Sacrifice

Fifty-six men signed the Declaration of Independence. Their conviction resulted in untold...

Morality and Liberty

“And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a...

Free from Sin

President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation on September 22, 1862. The moment it...

Secret for Victory

Speaking to a large audience, D.L. Moody held up a glass and asked, “How can I get the air out of...

Following Orders

Roger Staubach, who led the Dallas Cowboys to the Super Bowl victory in 1971, admitted that his...

Prisoner of His Appetite

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

Set Free

A twelve year old accidentally killed one of his family’s geese by throwing a stone. Figuring his...