Sermon illustrations: Dedication

Giving it Your All

Former college and pro basketball star Ed Macauley use to conduct summer basketball camps. At these...

God Can Use One

D. L. Moody wrote the following words next to Isaiah 6:8 in his Bible: “I am only one, but I am one...

Success Requires Sacrifice

Kreisler, the famous violinist, said, “Narrow is the road that leads to the life of a violinist....

Know Your Calling

Timothy Stackpole was a New York Firefighter, who was severely burned in a 1998 fire. After he...

The Canteen at North Platte

Ten days after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, residents of North Platte, Nebraska heard a...

Leaving the Ground

When the pilot of a giant airliner is speeding down the runway, there is a certain point where he...

If You Could Rewind Your Life

Fifty people who were over ninety-five years old were asked one question: “If you could live your...

Be Fully Surrendered to God

When D.L. Moody was just starting in the ministry, he heard a preacher make this statement, “the...

Give Yourself to God

A young man was eager to grow in His Christian life. He got a piece of paper and made a list of all...

Stopping Just Short of the Goal

There is a marker on a rock near the top of Mount Washington, marking the spot where a woman...

A Living Thief

The story is told of a man who was asked, “Are you a believer in the Christian religion?” “Oh,...

Talent Is Cheap

Bertoldo de Giovanni is a name even the most enthusiastic lover of art is unlikely to recognize. He...

Famous Violinist

A woman rushed up to famed violinist Fritz Kreisler after a concert and cried: “I’d give my life to...

He Was Determined to Read the Bible

William McPherson was the superintendent for a stone quarry when a blast severely injured him. He...

Baptist Perpetuity

Sir Isaac Newton:The Baptists are the only known body of Christians that has not symbolized with...

The Wrong Car

The story is told of a woman who had finished shopping and returned to her car. She found four men...

Be Willing to Make a Road

David Livingstone, pioneer missionary to Africa, received a letter saying, “Have you found a good...

Two Frogs in Cream

Two frogs fell into a tub of cream. One looked at the high sides of the tub which were too...

The Promises of God

When Adoniram Judson was lying in a jail in Burma with thirty-two pounds of chains on his ankles...

Don't Let a Storm Stop You

One stormy night, Hudson Taylor was scheduled to speak in Birmingham, England, at the Severn Street...

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