Sermon illustrations: Resurrection

Resurrection Ignorance

The resurrection of Jesus is central to the celebration of Easter, but less than half of adult...

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...

Will He Be in Church Today?

As a man was driving his children to church on Easter Sunday, he was trying to explain that Easter...

A Welcome Phone Call

On February 27, 1991, during the Desert Storm War, a woman by the name of Ruth Dillow received the...

His Miraculous Entrance and Exit

The life of our Lord is marked by the virgin's womb, and the empty tomb. He came into the...

Why the Tomb Is Famous

The pyramids of Egypt are famous because they contained the mummified bodies of ancient Egyptian...

The Swoon Theory

A woman wrote J. Vernon McGee, “Our preacher said that on Easter Jesus just swooned on the cross...

Removing Excuses

Cots can be made available for those who say Sunday is their only day to sleep. Eye drops can be...

Friends Share

Harriet Frye watched as her four-year-old granddaughter handed a small Easter basket of candy eggs...

Christmas and Easter Christians

There were four country churches in a small Texas town: The Presbyterian church, the Baptist church...

Atheists’ Day

The argument was that it was unfair that atheists had no recognized days for their religion as...

After Easter Diet

A Sunday school teacher asked each member of her class to write one sentence on “What Easter Means...

Only on Easter Sunday

I heard of a man who attended church one week and become increasingly agitated with the message....

Is Your Cow More Grateful Than You Are?

One year when Christmas Day fell on a Sunday, a farmer decided to go to church. (Like some people...

Threatened with Death

It was Easter Sunday, 1973. Uganda groaned under the terror of Idi Amin. Still fresh in young...

Resurrected Relative

A young man came to his boss and asked for the day off to attend his grandmother's funeral....

Poem about the Resurrection

The tomb could hold Him no longer;Death is strong, but life is stronger.Stronger than the dark—the...

Where Jesus Isn’t

McKenzie wasn’t trying to start a theological debate, she just wanted to make a point about Jesus’...

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