Sermon illustrations: Quote

Stewarding God’s Time

In each day there are 24 hours, 1,440 minutes, and 86,400 seconds-and every one of them is a...

Putting Sacrifices in Perspective

David Livingstone was a Scottish missionary and explorer who spent thirty-three years in the heart...

Finding the Truth

George Washington Carver became one of the most honored and respected scientists of his generation...

The Secret of America’s Greatness

French writer Alexis de Tocqueville, after visiting America in 1831, said “I sought for the...

Christ Is Our Representative

“When Jesus died, He died as my representative, and I died in Him; when He arose, He rose as my...

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...

Quotes on Gratitude

“So much has been given to me that I have no time to ponder that which I don't have.”—Helen Keller...

Making a Difference

Noted historian Thomas C. Reeves, who for many years was a professor at the University of Wisconsin...

A. W. Tozer on Grace

“Grace is the good pleasure of God that inclines Him to bestow benefits upon the undeserving. Its...

Responding to the Wind

“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the...

The Difference between an Obstacle and an Opportunity

“What is the difference between an obstacle and an opportunity? Our attitude toward it. Every...

Quotes on the Church

“If a church changes doctrine and structure to follow its members’ views, it is difficult to see...

Quotes on Prayer

“I’d rather be able to pray than be a great preacher; Jesus Christ never taught His disciples how...

A Judge’s Admonishment

Judge Horace Gray of Boston who would later go on to serve as a Justice on the Supreme Court once...

Trust God All the Way

“I would recommend you either believe God up to the hilt, or else not to believe at all. Believe...

Sincerity Can Be Misplaced

Some say, “All roads lead to the same place as long as you are sincere,”… but a person can be...

Criticizing What They Can’t Do Themselves

“You will find that, as a rule, those who complain about the way the ball bounces are usually the...

Illustrious Servant or Servant of an Illustrious Master?

Hudson Taylor was scheduled to speak at a large church in Melbourne, Australia. The moderator of...

The Measure of Compassion

“Compassion can’t be measured in dollars and cents. It does come with a price tag, but that price...

The Heavens Declare the Glory of God

“To look at the window . . .as I did that first day . . . to look out at this kind of creation and...

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