Sermon illustrations: Hypocrisy

The Devil’s Broken Promises

In 1939 just before the outbreak of World War II, Germany and Russia signed the Molotov–Ribbentrop...

Be Real

The story is told of a zoo that was noted for their great collection of different animals. One day...

Strong Steel or Painted Rust?

The Queen Mary was the largest ship to cross the oceans when it was launched in 1936. Through four...

Actions Speak Louder than Words

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

Pew Sharing

An usher speaking to another usher said, “We have nothing but good, kind Christians in this church...

Eulogizing a Crook

The story is told of two brothers who were well known around town for their crooked business...

Thief Disguised As a Doctor

When an English robber called Captain Thunderbolt escaped the law and moved to the eastern US in...

Then Act Like It

As a senior in high school, I had the opportunity to be the team captain for my high school...

Clean Your Windows

A young couple moved into a new neighborhood. The next morning while they are eating breakfast, the...

Face the Music

Have you ever heard the expression “face the music”? Here’s how that phrase came about. 

Many...

You Can’t Fool God

You can fool the hapless public,You can be a subtle fraud,You can hide your little meanness,But you...

Greedy Motives

A young fellow who worked in an investment house was impressed and very appreciative at the...

Religion and Politics

“I don’t make decisions in public life based on religious belief.”—US Senator John Kerry, then...

A Preacher That Would Not Be Bought

At one time Mr P.T. Barnum, head of the great Barnum & Bailey Circus, invited Charles Haddon...