Sermon illustrations: Wealth

The Revenues of the Wicked

So many people think if they just had money, everything would be different. What many who do get...

Better than Rubies

In May of 2012, a 32-carat Burmese ruby and diamond ring—that was part of the collection of Lily...

A Suitcase of Pavement

A story is told about a man who found out it was his time to go to Heaven. He asked the Lord if he...

The Diamond Mine of Golconda

Russell Conwell told of an ancient Persian, Ali Hafed, who owned a very large farm that had...

Unaware of His Possessions

William Randolph Hearst was a very wealthy newspaper publisher who had an incredible collection of...

The Giving of Robert Arthington

Robert Arthington lived in a single room, cooked his own meals, and shared his friendship with...

Don’t Forget Your Purpose

A preacher was in Atlanta, several years ago, and noticed in the restaurants section of the Yellow...

Wealth Does Not Bring Happiness

The story is told of a rich industrialist who was disturbed to find a fisherman sitting lazily...

Wealth Statistics

If you make $25,000 a year you are among the top 10% of the wealthiest people in the world. If you...

Definition of Rich

A 2003 Gallup poll found that although only 2% of Americans describe themselves as rich, 31% said...

What the Wealthy Say About Success

“I am the most miserable man on earth.”—John Jacob Astor, America’s first multimillionaire and...