Sermon illustrations: Work

John Wesley

John Wesley traveled 250,000 miles on horseback, riding twenty miles daily for forty years,...

How to Get More Done

1. Redefine your roles regularly2. Refocus on high priority tasks3. Request heavenly wisdom4....

Work Until Jesus Comes

At the height of World War II Dietrich Bonhoeffer was imprisoned for taking a stand against Hitler...

Multitasking

Adams Towing service got some pretty bad press in August 2009. One of their trucks was pictured in...

Work Humor

A manager and a sales rep stood looking at a map on which colored pins indicated the company...

Great Tasks

“I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small taks as...

The Extra Mile

Some people approach the extra mile with an attitude that makes you wonder if they just...

Fatigue

The National Sleep Foundation says that about 70 million Americans operate on inadequate sleep at...

Work Reflects Your Character

Your work is an expression of the image of God in you, and it's worth thinking about how your work...

Faithful to Duty

On May, 19th, 1780, in Hartford, Connecticut. The sky went from blue to gray at noon. Shortly...

Bad Work Ethic

The sign in the store window read: NO HELP WANTED. As two men passed by, one said to the other, “...

Above His Education

A young man who had been hired by the personnel department of a large supermarket chain reported to...

Paid Mistakes

Stephen Barnes was a proponent of conventional leadership thinking that challenges people to make...

Worshipping a House

Janice is very proud of her home. She spends hours each day cleaning, vacuuming, and dusting. It...

Some Christians Are Like...

Some Christians are like: 1. Wheelbarrows–must be pushed2. Canoes–need paddling3. Kites–must be...

What the Wealthy Say About Success

“I am the most miserable man on earth.”—John Jacob Astor, America’s first multimillionaire and...

Finish Well

In 1973, a horse named Secretariat became a legend in his time. Not only did Secretariat win the...

Resurrected Relative

A young man came to his boss and asked for the day off to attend his grandmother's funeral....

Overtime and Family

A New York Times article on people who are sick of too many hours at work tells the story of Diane...

Sharpening the Ax

One man challenged another to an all-day wood chopping contest. The challenger worked very...

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