Sermon illustrations: Power

The Greatness of a Man’s Power Is the Measure of His Surrender

When J. Wilbur Chapman was in London, he had an opportunity to meet General Booth, who at that time...

God Wants to Do the Impossible

“God is looking for people through whom He can do the impossible. What a pity that we plan only...

Running Out of Gas

One New Year’s Day, in the Tournament of Roses parade, a beautiful float suddenly sputtered and...

Charles Spurgeon on the Need for God’s Power

“Without the Spirit of God, we can do nothing. We are as ships without the wind, branches without...

God Does the Impossible

A young boy traveling by airplane to visit his grandparents sat beside a man who happened to be a...

Don’t Neglect the Bible

“You may talk about power; but, if you neglect the one Book that God has given you as the one...

The Power of the Bible

Gaylord Kambarami, the General Secretary of the Bible Society in Zimbabwe, tried to give a New...

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...

The Power Must Be Used

A young missionary, Herbert Jackson, was given a car to help him in his work. The car was a major...

Don't Let a Storm Stop You

One stormy night, Hudson Taylor was scheduled to speak in Birmingham, England, at the Severn Street...

John Wesley's Letter

John Wesley wrote the following letter from his deathbed to William Wilberforce to encourage him in...

Stranger to Power

Why is our walk with God sometimes a crawl with God?  Why the lack of passion for our Saviour...

Stopping God’s Ear

Our God is a holy God and prayer is the vehicle that God has given us to approach Him. Indeed,...

God's Promises Are Facts

When G. Campbell Morgan was a young man he visited two elderly ladies each week to read the Bible...

The Believer's Power

I have a glove here in my hand. The glove cannot do anything by itself, but when my hand is in it,...