Sermon illustrations: Quote

The Ravages of Drink

“The ravages of drink are greater than those of war, pestilence, and famine combined.”—William...

George Washington on Salvation

“Let my heart gracious God, be so effected with Your glory and majesty, that I may fulfill these...

Quotes on Missions

“Do not think that any work God gives you to do in the world is on too small a scale for you to do...

The Privilege of Soulwinning

After witnessing to a band of people that had murdered some foreigners, David Livingstone wrote:...

The Promises of God

When Adoniram Judson was lying in a jail in Burma with thirty-two pounds of chains on his ankles...

The Purpose of Music

Johann Sebastian Bach said, “All music should have no other end and aim than the glory of God and...

Do the Task God Has Given You

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

Faithful All the Time

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

John Wesley's Letter

John Wesley wrote the following letter from his deathbed to William Wilberforce to encourage him in...

Taking Care of Christian Servants

“You would think that because Joshua was a man of God, had successfully led the children of Israel...

The Danger of Comparison

“Don’t be guilty of comparing your accomplishments or performances with those of any other preacher...

Churchill on Popularity

Winston Churchill was once asked, “Doesn’t it thrill you to know that every time you make a speech...

Quotes on Repentance

“If God's today be too soon for thy repentance, thy tomorrow may be too late for God's acceptance...

Religions Addressed in John 3:16

“John 3:16 addresses a number of ‘isms.’ The phrase ‘For God’ responds to atheism, which claims...

Play for the Team

Herman Edwards is the colorful and witty coach who was with the Kansas City Chiefs. When it came to...

Quotes on Leadership

“Titles really don’t matter. Freedom comes when we let them go, even if it means we have to eat a...

Patrick Henry's Desire

The last paragraph of Patrick Henry’s will says, “I have now disposed of all my property for my...

Contentment Is Learned in Trials

“If we would find content[ment], let us go to homes where women are crippled with rheumatism, or...

Conquering Jealousy

F. B. Meyer held meetings in Northfield, Massachusetts and large crowds thronged to hear him. ...

Definition of Salvation

“Saving faith may thus be defined as voluntary turning from all hope and grounds based on self...

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