It's been said that the three guiding principles of effective preaching can be found in the three "I"s -- "Illustrate, Illustrate, Illustrate." Clergy of virtually every theological background recognize the need to include powerful sermon illustrations in their Sunday messages. One day, he stopped to watch men doing stone work on a huge church. The worker responded, "Do you see that [...]A little boy went to the corner grocery store and asked for a box of detergent. "Well, son, this is a heavy duty detergent and it's pretty strong for washing a dog." "That's what I want! So he sold the boy the detergent and said, "Now be very careful. Peter and Satan were having an argument one day about baseball.
Said one well-known preacher, "Few words are as welcome to the people in the pew as, "Let me tell you a story." We invite you to browse or search our database of 16,344 powerful Sermon illustrations! One of them was chiseling a triangular piece of rock. The clerk said, "Son, what do you need the detergent for? With a suspicious grin, Satan proposed a game (to be played on neutral grounds) between a select team from heaven and a hand-picked team from his "hometown" turf.
Sometimes when Jesus is missing it’s more evident than at other times.
Take for example Exodus , where we read, “You have six days each week for your ordinary work, but the seventh day must be a Sabbath day of complete rest, a holy day dedicated to the LORD.
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For we observed His star rising and have come to pay Him homage." (Mt. The first one says, [...]"Very truly, I tell you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink His blood, you have no life in you." (Jn. As we move deeper into the Advent Season, the real preparation for Christmas Day must come not so much in putting the spirit of Christmas into words, but into our life's experience.
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Auden, the contemporary poet, has written a long musical work (an oratorio) based on the story of the Three Wise Men.
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