Sermon illustrations: Rapture

Repeating Folly

A number of years ago, retired NASA engineer Edgar C. Whisenant wrote a book called 88 Reasons Why...

Bearing Your Burdens

“I compare the troubles which we have to undergo in the course of the year to a great bundle of...

Hold the Fort

In October, 1864, just before General Sherman commenced his famous march to the sea, while his army...

Stay Ready for the Rapture

A gentleman visiting a certain school gave out that he would give a prize to the pupil whose desk...

Always Be Ready to Meet the Lord

A mother was explaining, to her little girl, the death of her father. The mother said: “God has...

He Could Come Today

After church, where she had been taught about the rapture, a little girl was quizzing her mother. “...

Christ May Come Before Your Sermon Is Finished

The great preacher F.B. Meyer once asked D.L. Moody, “What is the secret of your success?” ...

Churchill's Funeral

Winston Churchill planned his funeral before he died. His wishes called for a bugler, positioned...

The Groom Is Coming

A young man, who was to return home and be married, came sooner than was expected. He did not...

Famine in the Tribulation

The black horse spoken of in Revelation 6:5-6 forebodes death, and the pair of balances bespeaks a...

Work Until Jesus Comes

At the height of World War II Dietrich Bonhoeffer was imprisoned for taking a stand against Hitler...

Faithful to Duty

On May, 19th, 1780, in Hartford, Connecticut. The sky went from blue to gray at noon. Shortly...

Expecting the Rapture

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