Sermon illustrations: Wisdom

The Things We Value

In 2004, a painting by Anna Mary Robertson, better known as Grandma Moses, was brought to the...

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...

The Wisdom of Silence

One of Aesop’s fables concerned a turtle who envied the ducks who swam in the pond where he lived....

The Growth of Wisdom

There is an ancient Indian legend of a king who loved chess. He challenged visitors to a game, and...

Better than Rubies

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

Don’t Let Down Your Guard

It was a stifling hot morning that August in Hiroshima, Japan. In 1945, citizens feared a pending...

The Treasure Hunt

For more than thirty years, archaeologist Howard Carter searched the deserts of Egypt for something...

A Stable Foundation

The tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, rises more than 2,700 feet—over half...

God Has Plans for Your Life

Some time ago I came across this “message from God” that shows His love and concern for you and I...