Sermon illustrations: Priority

Keep What Is Precious

Things bought at garage sales don’t usually end up on the evening news, but a Chinese bowl bought...

Don’t Leave Jesus Out

Adolph Menzel created a painting titled Frederick the Great’s Address to His Generals Before the...

The Fastest Man Alive

It took less than ten seconds for Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt to cover the one hundred meter...

Do the Most Important Things First

Industrialist Charles Schwab was a key figure in Andrew Carnegie’s steel empire. Frustrated with...

Investing Time

Charles Francis Adams, son of President John Quincy Adams and grandson of President John Adams,...

Too Busy To Pray

I got up early one morning and rushed right into the day! I had so much to accomplish that I didn’t...

General MacArthur’s Priority

“By profession, I am a soldier, and take pride in that fact, but I am prouder, infinitely prouder,...

Grasping a Shadow

Henry Martyn, a Cambridge University student, was honored at only 20 years of age for his...

Christ Is All That Matters

Joni Erickson Tada had a terrible accident that left her a quadriplegic. In spite of her physical...

Don’t Forget Your Purpose

A preacher was in Atlanta, several years ago, and noticed in the restaurants section of the Yellow...

Expensive Garbage

Americans shell out more for garbage bags than 90 of the world’s 210 countries do for everything....

Playing Store

A little boy and his father were playing store. The father offered to pay a nickel for a set of...

Financial Priorities

A lady was standing in front of a casino when she was approached by a desperate looking man, “...

First Things First

Surprised to see an empty seat at the super bowl stadium, a diehard fan remarked about it to a man...

They Wouldn't Give Up

1. Johnny Fulton was run over by a car at the age of three. He suffered crushed hips, broken ribs,...

Picking up the Wagon

A farm boy accidentally overturned his wagon-load of corn in the road. The farmer who lived nearby...

Personal Devotions

In the 1880s a young man who was an earnest Christian found employment in a pawnshop. Although he...

TV and Grades

The A.C. Nielson Co., which measures television audiences and their behavior, revealed that in...

Overtime and Family

A New York Times article on people who are sick of too many hours at work tells the story of Diane...

Expecting the Rapture

We are to work while we wait for the rapture. A gardener for a large estate in northern...

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