Sermon illustrations: Sin

Stopping God’s Ear

Our God is a holy God and prayer is the vehicle that God has given us to approach Him. Indeed,...

Sin at the Door

Sin at the door of your life is more persistent than a Jehovah’s Witness, more tenacious than a...

Sin Is Not a Little Thing

Christian, beware lest thou think lightly of sin. Take heed lest thou fall little by little. Sin a...

Sin Destroys the Sinner

Certain ants have a passion for the sweet glandular substance given off by the caterpillar of a...

Thief Disguised As a Doctor

When an English robber called Captain Thunderbolt escaped the law and moved to the eastern US in...

A Cold Bath

A man took his little boy to a mountain spring for the first time. When they jumped in the little...

The Entangling Sausages

The Saint Petersburg Times told about a thief who grabbed some sausages in a meat market. To his...

Sin’s Undertow

A boy went down to the river for a little swim. As he left the house his father said, “Be careful,...

Resuscitating a Frozen Child

On February 24, 2001, a one-year old Canadian girl named Erika wandered out of her house and spent...

Sin Hinders the Work of the Holy Spirit

During a tour of a large manufacturing plant, a visitor noticed a man using a fiery torch of high...

The Poisoned Crackers

In 1981, a Minnesota radio station reported a story about a stolen car in California. Police were...

God Sees It

A group of men gathered one Saturday morning to help paint a friend’s large, two-story home. Toward...

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...

Admitting Your Sin

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

The Change Caused by Sin

When Leonardo da Vinci was painting his masterpiece, The Last Supper, he selected as the...

The Stockholm Syndrome

“The term Stockholm Syndrome first occurred in 1973 at an attempted bank robbery in...

What Sin Is

Man calls it an accident; God calls it an abomination. Man calls it a blunder; God calls 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...

Don't Tolerate a Little Sin

The story is told of a man who sold his house for an incredible bargain with just one stipulation:...

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