Sermon illustrations: Marriage

Contract Allows Wife to Beat Her Husband

Mr. Zhang, from Chongqing, China, signed a contract that allows his wife to beat him once a week....

Growing Forgetful

An elderly couple was beginning to forget little things around the house. They were afraid that...

Making Cookies for a Funeral

An elderly man was at home, dying in bed. He smelled the aroma of his favorite chocolate chip...

Say Thank You Before it Is Too Late

The brilliant Scottish writer, Thomas Carlyle, lived on a farm in Dumfriesshire, which he called “...

Mushroom Poisoning

Mrs. Mohler was being cross-examined about the death of her third husband. The attorney asked, “...

A Decisive Wife

A married couple was celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. At the party everybody wanted to...

Love in Old Age

To celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary, the couple returned to their honey moon hotel. After...

The Making of a CEO

The story is told about a CEO of a fortune 500 company who pulled into a service station to get gas...

She Put it All in the Casket

There was a man who had worked all his life and saved much money, but he was a real miser. ...

The Groom Is Coming

A young man, who was to return home and be married, came sooner than was expected. He did not...

Not Used to Gifts

Mike listened to a lecture on the importance of showing appreciation to the important people in his...

Financial Priorities

A lady was standing in front of a casino when she was approached by a desperate looking man, “...

The Family Is the Core of Society

The evidence is convincing that the better our relationships are at home, the more effective we are...

Willing to Die for His Princess

The historian Xenophon states, that when Cyrus had taken captives including a young prince of...

The Stockholm Syndrome

“The term Stockholm Syndrome first occurred in 1973 at an attempted bank robbery in...

A Forgiving Wife

The English artist George Romney fell in love and married a young lady, but then left her so that...

The Seven Years of the Married Cold

First year of marriage: “Sugar dumpling, I’m really worried about my baby girl. You’ve got a bad...

Rejected Proposal

First man: “I proposed to a girl and would have married her if it hadn’t been for something she...

Finding Christ's Riches

A rich man was in the habit of giving his wife an expensive piece of jewelry every year on her...

A Divorce Averted

Newspaper columnist George Crane told the story of a wife who came into his office wanting to...

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