Sermon illustrations: Time

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...

Do the Most Important Things First

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

Wasted Years

Someone once observed that a wasted life is really nothing more than a collection of wasted days....

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...

The Greatest Trade of Your Life

H. L. Hunt made millions as a Texas oilman. He was an aggressive businessman with little regard for...

How People Spend Their Lives

Someone has calculated how a typical lifespan of 70 years is spent. Here is the estimate: Sleep—23...

Lack of Communication in Marriage

Married couples spend an average of 27.5 minutes per week talking to each other, according to Ray...

Dale Earnhardt

On Sunday February 18, 2001, Nascar lost one of its greatest drivers. Dale Earnhardt, also known as...

Death Accepts No Substitutes

President Wilson once received a call in the middle of the night from a civil servant who informed...

Living in Overtime

A big-time sports fan was watching a football game with his grandchildren. He had just turned...

Preparing at the Last Minute

A minister waited in line to have his car filled with gas just before a long holiday weekend. The...

Time Is More Valuable Than Money

Let’s pretend that your banker phoned you late last Friday and said he had some very good news. He...

What Time Is it for You

In the book Time for God, there is a mathematically calculated schedule which compares a lifetime...

The Change Caused by Sin

When Leonardo da Vinci was painting his masterpiece, The Last Supper, he selected as the...

Don't Refuse Your Pardon

In 1830 George Wilson was convicted of robbing the U.S. Mail and was sentenced to be hanged....

Satan's Trick

The devil and his cohorts were devising plans to get people to reject the Gospel. “Let’s go to them...

The Brick

A young and successful executive was traveling down a neighborhood street, going a bit too fast in...

How to Get More Done

1. Redefine your roles regularly2. Refocus on high priority tasks3. Request heavenly wisdom4....

Give Your Time

One ingenious teenager who was tired of reading bedtime stories to his little sister decided to...

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