Sermon illustrations: Sin

Underage Drinking

By the time young people reach the 10th grade, only three in ten are non-drinkers. Results of a...

Satan Deceives

The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.An evil soul producing holy witnessIs like a villain...

Do Not Soften Sin

Dr. J. Wilbur Chapman told of a distinguished minister, Dr. Howard, from Australia who preached...

Sins of Omission

One little boy gave an interesting answer when his Sunday school teacher was talking about the...

Releasing a King Cobra

Gary Richmond gained an interesting perspective on snakes while working with a snake handler in a...

Compromise with a Bear

A hunter raised his rifle and took careful aim at a large bear. When he was about to pull the...

Can You Love Sin?

“If I had a brother who had been murdered, what would you think of me if I ... daily consorted with...

Prisoner of His Appetite

During the fourteenth century Raynald III, was a duke in what is now Belgium. As the result of a...

God Hears Everything

Woodrow Wilson’s father was a minister in the South. One day he joined a group of men caught up in...

A Robber's Rules

In Words We Live By, Brian Burrell tells of an armed robber named Dennis Lee Curtis who was...

Self Made Prisoner

A Japanese soldier by the name of Shoichi Yokoi lived in a cave on the island of Guam to which he...

Obedience Is Better Than Sacrifice

A businessman well known for his ruthlessness once announced to writer Mark Twain, “Before I die I...

Don't Give Access to the Devil

Suppose you had a thousand-acre farm and someone offered to buy it. You agree to sell the land...

The Bible Changes Our Perspective

A certain missionary society, in order to gain access for a missionary to work in some of the...

Hurricane Camille

In 1969, in Pass Christian, Mississippi, a group of people were preparing to have a “hurricane...

Playing With Sin

In a View from the Zoo, Gary Richmond, a former zoo keeper, shared the following story about a pet...

Satan's Promises

Satan promises the best, but pays with the worst;He promises honor and pays with disgrace;He...

Spiritual Challenge

A recent survey of Discipleship Journal readers ranked areas of greatest spiritual challenge to...

The Effects of Music

Researchers have found that teenagers who listen to raunchy, sex-filled lyrics are more likely to...

Stay Pure

There was a squadron of men in S.E. Asia who got involved in every form of wickedness possible....

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