Sermon illustrations: Faith

Her Father Was at the Engine

During the French war, a train carrying dispatches to the headquarters was compelled to go over...

Faith for Converts

Faith honors God and God honors faith. For 10 years Robert and Mary Moffat labored faithfully in...

A Child’s Prayer Request Answered Before it Is Prayed

Dr. Helen Roseveare, missionary to Zaire, told the following story. “A mother at our mission...

Charles Spurgeon on the Bible

“I would recommend you either believe God up to the hilt, or else not to believe at all. Believe...

The Reasons for J. C. Penney’s Success

On one occasion J. C. Penney was asked the reason for His success. He said, “Adversity, and Jesus...

Giving Thanks When It Takes Faith

In the late 1800’s George Mueller operated an orphanage that at one time had 1,000 orphans. One...

Where Is Your Faith

The Muslim puts faith in the Koran and Mohammed. The Buddhist puts faith in graven images. The...

He Can See Us

One night a house caught on fire, and a little boy was stranded on the second floor. All the boy...

Follow the Instructions

The story is told of an old man who was wandering in the desert looking for water. He approached an...

Christianity Has a Firm Foundation

Mormons say that the angel Moroni visited Joseph Smith and completed the compilation and writing of...

Faith to Sleep

A mother and her four-year-old daughter were preparing to retire for the night. The child was...

The Promises of God

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

Make Large Plans

On December 22, 1899, the evangelist D. L. Moody lay dying. His first job had been as a shoe clerk...

Proving God

Brother Kuykendal was a pastor in Texas when H. Z. Duke, founder of Duke and Ayers Nickel Stores,...

God Will Take Care of You

James Cash Penney (who started J. C. Penney stores) made some unwise commitments and became very...

Giving the Firstfruits

A missionary had been teaching tithing to his church. One morning a young Christian came to...

The Testimony She Left Behind

Lauren McCain was one of the students killed at Virginia Tech on April 16, 2007. The freshman from...

Praying With Faith

When Hudson Taylor sailed to China, he heard an urgent knock on his stateroom door. He opened it,...

Faith Jumps Where it Cannot See

The African impala can jump to a height of over 10 feet and cover a distance of greater than 30...

Faith and Works

An old Scotsman operated a little rowboat for transporting passengers. One day a passenger noticed...

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