Sermon illustrations: Salvation

Kinds of Fear

Mysophobia is fear of dirt. Hydrophobia is fear of water. Nyclophobia is the fear of darkness....

The Foolishness of Waiting to Trust Christ

Speaking to his physician, John cried in great perplexity, “I might not live a week!” “Of course...

She Gave Her Life

A Hebrew lady once told how seeing another Christian’s faith converted her: She was fleeing the...

Willing to Die for His Princess

The historian Xenophon states, that when Cyrus had taken captives including a young prince of...

The Queen's Roses

A poor girl once wandered into a queen’s garden and asked the gardener if she could purchase some...

He Felt God Tugging on His Heart

A twelve-year-old boy was saved at a revival. Later, his friends questioned him about it. One said...

Secure in Christ

Virginian Colonel Byrd was condemned to death by the Cherokee Indians. In that tribe there was a...

Receiving Christ's Riches

D. L. Moody told the story of a shop girl in Chicago; one day she could not have bought a dollar’s...

Head Knowledge or Heart Knowledge

Just as knowing that soap will clean the dirt off our hands does nothing for us until we use it,...

Jesus Paid it All

In her autobiography, My Life, former Israeli prime minister Golda Meir tells the story of her...

The Invention of Whiteout

Bette Nesmith was a secretary at a bank in Dallas when she decided there must be a way to correct...

Escaping Sin's Penalty

A duck hunter was with a friend in the wide-open land of southeastern Georgia. Far away on the...

Don't Refuse Your Pardon

In 1830 George Wilson was convicted of robbing the U.S. Mail and was sentenced to be hanged....

Satan's Trick

The devil and his cohorts were devising plans to get people to reject the Gospel. “Let’s go to them...

The Believer Is Safe in God’s Hand

A German botanist, who was traveling in Turkey, saw a rare flower hanging from an inaccessible...

Who Crucified Christ?

Three-year-old Shawn accompanied his dad to church on Easter. The father wanted his son to...

What Think Ye of Christ?

A big lump of something lay for centuries in a shallow pool in North Carolina. People passing by...

Jesus Is the Only Way to Heaven

It is said that the ancient city of Troy had only one entrance, and that from whatever direction...

Salvation Is Given Freely

During the Spanish-American War, Clara Barton oversaw the work of the Red Cross in Cuba. One day...

Heaven Cannot Be Earned

In June of 2008 Phuljharia Kunwa, a rich 80-year old Indian widow, spent thousands of dollars on a...

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