Sermon illustrations: Faithfulness

The Harvest Comes with Time

The Puritan John Brown wrote, “Many Christians are like children; they would sow and reap the same...

God Rewards His Servants

Billy Bray was a Cornish miner who accepted Jesus Christ as his Saviour in 1823 at the age of 29....

Their Death Validated Their Message

At the one-hundredth anniversary of the arrival of missionaries in Zaire, Christians gathered to...

Results Speak for Themselves

Colonel George Washington Goethals, the man responsible for the completion of the Panama Canal, had...

He Was Determined to Read the Bible

William McPherson was the superintendent for a stone quarry when a blast severely injured him. He...

Don’t Forget Your Purpose

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

Changing Churches

I don’t know why some people change churches—what difference does it make which one you stay home...

Don’t Give Up on Sinners

Zach Dunlap said he feels, “Pretty good,” Just four months after the doctors almost removed his...

Don't Let a Storm Stop You

One stormy night, Hudson Taylor was scheduled to speak in Birmingham, England, at the Severn Street...

Do the Task God Has Given You

Adoniram Judson labored faithfully in Burma for eighteen years without a furlough, and for the...

Don't Quit

When things go wrong, as they sometimes will, When the road you're trudging seems all uphill,...

Faithful All the Time

Late in his career, when the Yankees were comfortably ahead in the pennant race, Joe DiMaggio was...

Continually Growing

Pablo Casals was considered the greatest cellist to ever live. When he was 95 years old he was...

Pastor, Don't Leave

The average pastor leaves a church over eight critics. When the pastor leaves, the problems stay....

The World's Oldest Light Bulb

There is a lightbulb in Livermore, California that has burned almost continuously since 1901. The...

It Is Not the Critic Who Counts

It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where...

Passing the Test

Cha Sa-soon became famous for her perseverance. The 68-year-old woman from South Korea passed the...

Only a Boy

An old preacher was met one of his deacons, whose face wore a very resolute expression. “I came...

God Keeps the Christian

Dr. Harry Ironside taught that salvation was like Noah inviting an unbeliever to trust God’s Word...

Proving God

Brother Kuykendal was a pastor in Texas when H. Z. Duke, founder of Duke and Ayers Nickel Stores,...

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