Sermon illustrations: Salvation

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...

Where Is Your Faith

The Muslim puts faith in the Koran and Mohammed. The Buddhist puts faith in graven images. The...

A Welcome Phone Call

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

Under New Management

After businesses were ravaged by bombs during World War II the owners would often clear away the...

Dale Earnhardt

On Sunday February 18, 2001, Nascar lost one of its greatest drivers. Dale Earnhardt, also known as...

Disturbing the King

The story is told of a king who was in his throne room, holding a council with his advisers,...

Don’t Give Up on Sinners

Zach Dunlap said he feels, “Pretty good,” Just four months after the doctors almost removed his...

Mercy Is Undeserved

A mother once approached Napoleon seeking a pardon for her son. The emperor replied that the young...

Sailing around the World

On May 24, 1965, a 13½ foot boat slipped quietly out of the marina at Falmouth, Massachusetts. It...

Love Displayed

The story is told of a woman who left her husband. The husband called the police and filed a “...

George Washington on Salvation

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

No Entrance Fee to Heaven

Warren Buffet is one of the greatest investors in our day. In June 2005, someone bought a...

Grace Is a Gift

Imagine you are half a million dollars in debt. Someone comes to you and writes out a check for $...

Preparing at the Last Minute

A minister waited in line to have his car filled with gas just before a long holiday weekend. The...

Justice and Photographs

There is an old story about a lady who went to a photographer to have her picture taken. She was...

Religions Addressed in John 3:16

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

Don't Put off Salvation

The Titanic’s captain did not believe the ship was sinking until water was ankle deep in the mail...

Twice His

 A little boy carried his new boat to the river. He placed it in the water and let out the...

Sealed with the Spirit

In Bible times a seal was the way a person identified something that he owned. For example,...

Alexander Rostovzev

Matinee idol Alexander Rostovzev was converted while playing the role of Jesus in a sacrilegious...

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