Sermon illustrations: Warning

Avoiding Pitfalls

On Easter Sunday, 2013, the southbound side of I-77 near the North Carolina-Virginia border was...

Dangerous Fools

On July 6, 2011, a hiker, Brian Matayoshi, was attacked by a female grizzly bear near the Wapiti...

Get Out!

The final eruption of Mount St. Helens in May of 1980 was not a sudden event. For two months prior...

What Direction Are You Going?

In the 1929 Rose Bowl, the California Golden Bears squared off against the Georgia Tech Yellow...

Don’t Tune out the Holy Spirit

A park ranger at Yellowstone National Park was leading a group of hikers to a fire lookout. The...

Don’t Climb the Fence

On June 28, 2008, Asia LeeShawn Ferguson went over two fences and entered a restricted area in Six...

Dale Earnhardt

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

The Biggest Fool of All

There is an old story of a king and his clown or “jester” who sometimes said very foolish things....

The Stress Bracelet

A Netherlands-based electronics firm is creating a bracelet that will change color and flicker from...

Sin’s Undertow

A boy went down to the river for a little swim. As he left the house his father said, “Be careful,...

400 Year Old Fire

In 1997 Chinese firefighters succeeded in putting out a 400 year old fire. The fire in the...

Kinds of Fear

Mysophobia is fear of dirt. Hydrophobia is fear of water. Nyclophobia is the fear of darkness....

The Foolishness of Waiting to Trust Christ

Speaking to his physician, John cried in great perplexity, “I might not live a week!” “Of course...

Use Your Anchor

The mighty Niagara River drops 180 feet at the American and Horseshoe Falls. Above the falls there...

Pilotless Jet

Golfer Payne Stewart’s jet crashed in 1999. It appears that the pilot and copilot went unconscious...

Do Not Soften Sin

Dr. J. Wilbur Chapman told of a distinguished minister, Dr. Howard, from Australia who preached...

Satan's Trick

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

The Christian Must Sound a Warning

I was reading the story of a railway switchman who testified that he swung his lantern at the...

Work Humor

A manager and a sales rep stood looking at a map on which colored pins indicated the company...

Humorous Labels

On a bar of Dial soap: DIRECTIONS—USE LIKE REGULAR SOAP On Tesco's Tiramisu dessert (printed on...

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