Sermon illustrations: Gratefulness

8 Responses to Weird Gifts

8. Well, well, well, now, there’s a gift! 7. No, really, I didn’t know that there was a Chia pet...

Thank You John

When Dr. Broadus was a boy in a little town he was converted to Christ. He had been attending some...

114 Years Without Complaints

On November 4, 2010, Eunice Sandborn became the world’s oldest living person. She celebrated her...

Giving Thanks When It Takes Faith

In the late 1800’s George Mueller operated an orphanage that at one time had 1,000 orphans. One...

Thankfulness Is a Lost Art

In 1860, the Lady Elgin was rammed by the Augusta and sank in Lake Michigan near Evanston, Illinois...

Grateful Hearts

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

Say Thank You Before it Is Too Late

The brilliant Scottish writer, Thomas Carlyle, lived on a farm in Dumfriesshire, which he called “...

The Privilege of Soulwinning

After witnessing to a band of people that had murdered some foreigners, David Livingstone wrote:...

Taking Care of Christian Servants

“You would think that because Joshua was a man of God, had successfully led the children of Israel...

Wanting More

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

Thankful for the Anesthesiologist

An anesthesiologist often plays an important role when a woman is going through labor. One woman...

Thanksgiving Proclamations

“We have been the recipients of the choicest bounties of Heaven. We have been preserved, these many...

A Gesture of Gratitude

On Thursday, November 27, 2003 President George W. Bush made a surprise visit to Iraq so that he...

Count Your Blessings

In Family Circus, Billy is talking to his Grandmother. She encourages him to be grateful and says...

Great Is Thy Faithfulness

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

Being Grateful for Fleas

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

Saying Grace

Celeste Sibley, a columnist for the Atlanta Constitution, took her three children to a diner for...

Is Your Cow More Grateful Than You Are?

One year when Christmas Day fell on a Sunday, a farmer decided to go to church. (Like some people...

Gratefulness

John Wesley was about 21 years of age when he went to Oxford University. He came from a Christian...