Sermon illustrations: Salvation

God Keeps the Christian

Dr. Harry Ironside taught that salvation was like Noah inviting an unbeliever to trust God’s Word...

Patrick Henry's Desire

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

The Thief's Salvation

The thief had nails through both hands, so that he could not work; and a nail through each foot, so...

Death Is Not a Respecter of Persons

At the end of World War II a young Bible college student in Illinois met Ira Hayes on the streets...

Trusting in Good Works

During an edition of the news program 60 Minutes, Dan Rather interviewed Jack Welch, the outspoken...

Definition of Salvation

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

John Newton’s Epitaph

John Newton’s epitaph reads: John Newton, clerk, once an infidel and libertine, a servant of...

Mistaken Identity

A lady arranged the cremation of a body she believed was her son. He turned up alive the next day....

The Biggest Fool of All

There is an old story of a king and his clown or “jester” who sometimes said very foolish things....

What Money Will Not Buy

Money will buy a bed but not sleep; books but not brains; food but not appetite; finery but not...

There Is More to Life than Superbowl

Tom Brady, quarterback who led the New England Patriots to victory in three Super Bowls, told 60...

Rescued from a Shark

Normally the flight from Nassau to Miami took Walter Wyatt, Jr., only sixty-five minutes. But on...

Our Greatest Need

If our greatest need had been information, God would have sent us an educator; If our greatest need...

Napoleon Cannot Save

A marshal in Napoleon’s army who was devotedly and enthusiastically attached to him was mortally...

Looking for Loopholes

Just before the death of actor W. C. Fields, a friend visited Fields’ hospital room and was...

He Insulted the Governor

A lady once came to Governor Nash and said, “Governor Nash, I have come to speak to you on behalf...

An Inventor's Greatest Discovery

A young student once asked the discoverer of the anesthetic property of chloroform, Sir James...

Don't Take Chances With Sin

In 1982, ABC Evening News reported about a new invention—a chair affixed to a shotgun. It was to be...

400 Year Old Fire

In 1997 Chinese firefighters succeeded in putting out a 400 year old fire. The fire in the...

Admitting Your Sin

D. L. Moody visited a prison called “The Tombs” to preach to the inmates. After he had finished...

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