Sermon illustrations: Repentance

Two Words

Sandra Bullock won the 2010 Best Actress Academy Award for her portrayal of Leigh Ann Tuohy in The...

Get Rid of the Spider

A man was praying with his pastor at the altar. He prayed a prayer the pastor had heard many...

A Judge’s Admonishment

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

Wash Your Hands After Dealing with Death

In 1818, Ignaz Philip Semmelweis was born into a world of dying women. The finest hospitals lost...

Soap and the Gospel

A soap manufacturer and a pastor were walking together down a street in a large city. The soap...

Repentance of Bad Results

A volunteer fire department in Arkansas drew criticism for letting a house burn down. It seems the...

Quotes on Repentance

“If God's today be too soon for thy repentance, thy tomorrow may be too late for God's acceptance...

A Changed Parrot

A young man named John received a parrot as a gift. The parrot had a bad attitude and an even worse...

Resuscitating a Frozen Child

On February 24, 2001, a one-year old Canadian girl named Erika wandered out of her house and spent...

The Poisoned Crackers

In 1981, a Minnesota radio station reported a story about a stolen car in California. Police were...

Releasing a King Cobra

Gary Richmond gained an interesting perspective on snakes while working with a snake handler in a...

Come Thou Fount

“It was a bright Sunday morning in 18th century London, but Robert Robinson’s mood was anything but...