Sermon illustrations: Quote

The Measure of Compassion

“Compassion can’t be measured in dollars and cents. It does come with a price tag, but that price...

The Heavens Declare the Glory of God

“To look at the window . . .as I did that first day . . . to look out at this kind of creation and...

Jesus Is the Only Way to Heaven

John Dyer, a Welsh poet and pastor from the 1700s once wrote, “A man may go to Heaven without...

Courage Is Fear Holding on a Minute Longer

Famed World War II tank commander General George Patton said, “Courage is fear holding on a minute...

Waiting on God

Amy Carmichael, missionary to India wrote, “Blessed are the single-hearted, for they shall enjoy...

Standing on Truth

Winston Churchill said, “Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves...

A Pure Man of God

“In great measure, according to the purity and perfections of the instrument, will be the success...

Triumph Requires Sacrifice

During World War II a young soldier named David Webster of Easy Company of the 101st Airborne wrote...

Don’t Neglect the Bible

“You may talk about power; but, if you neglect the one Book that God has given you as the one...

Don't Mail It

One day Abraham Lincoln’s Secretary of War, Edwin Stanton, came to him with a wrathful letter...

We Died Before We Came Here

When James Calvert went out as a missionary to the cannibals of the Fiji Islands, the ship captain...

The Biggest Problem in Communication

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”—Bernard Shaw

Morality and Liberty

“And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a...

Quotes about Mothers

“Praying mothers are America’s greatest assets.”—Theodore Roosevelt “A mother’s lap is the best...

Doing What Is Important

The Israeli settlement of Netzarim in the heart of the Gaza Strip was a point of much conflict with...

Sustaining Commitments

“Commitments are sustained through strong inward motives.”—Unknown  

Christ Is Alive

On one occasion Michelangelo, the great artist, turned on his fellow artists in a spirit of...

The Promise and the Proof

“Christmas is the promise, and Easter is the proof.” Source: Unknown

Activity Cannot Compensate for a Lack of Love

“A wife or husband may remain faithful and may give evidence of careful attention in matters...

Are You Seeking God or Gold?

Roger Babson, an American historian, was visiting the president of Argentina about one hundred...

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