Sermon illustrations: Quote

Pressing on the Upward Way

“Between an airplane and every other form of locomotion and transportation there is one great...

A Walk through the Bible

The following was found written in the fly leaf of Evangelist Billy Sunday’s Bible after he died:...

Train Children When They Are Young

The English poet, Alexander Pope, wrote, “As the twig is bent, so grows the tree.” When new trees...

Charles Spurgeon on the Bible

“I would recommend you either believe God up to the hilt, or else not to believe at all. Believe...

Abraham Lincoln on Answering Critics

When an army officer asked President Lincoln if he could write an article defending the...

He Is Risen

The British minister, W. E. Sangster, began to lose his voice and mobility in the mid-1950s. He had...

Benjamin Franklin’s Epitaph

Early in his life, Benjamin Franklin penned his own epitaph: The Body of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Printer...

The Resurrection Is a Certainty

When Sir Michael Faraday (a great scientist from the 1800s), was dying, some journalists questioned...

Willing People

Every church is filled with willing people—some willing to work, and others willing to let them.

Baptist Perpetuity

Sir Isaac Newton:The Baptists are the only known body of Christians that has not symbolized with...

They Couldn’t Hit an Elephant

During the Battle of Spotsylvania in the Civil War, Union general John Sedgwick was inspecting his...

That Is the Way Jesus Saved Me

An American Indian was asked to explain the grace of Jesus. He took a pile of leaves and an earth...

Superman and Muhammad Ali

In Muhammad Ali’s heyday as the heavy weight champion in boxing, he had taken his seat on a 747...

Too Busy Not to Pray

George Mueller said: “I look upon it as a lost day when I have not had a good time over the Word of...

The Friend Inside

Throughout his administration, Abraham Lincoln was a president under fire, especially during the...

Many Will Follow the Antichrist

“We do not need another committee. We have too many already. What we want is a man of sufficient...

Benjamin Franklin on Sinless Perfection

I conceived the bold and arduous project of arriving at moral perfection. I wished to live without...

Be Willing to Make a Road

David Livingstone, pioneer missionary to Africa, received a letter saying, “Have you found a good...

The Purpose of Afflictions

Repeated afflictions come, not as lightning on the scathed tree, blasting it yet more and more,...

The Best Man for the Job

President Lincoln had an early political rival named Edwin Stanton. He called Lincoln the original...

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