Category Archive: Sermon Illustrations

Jul 31

The Old Tree

What a beautiful analogy for our lives! “For you have been born again, but not to a life that will quickly end. Your new life will last forever because it comes from the eternal, living word of God. As the Scriptures say, “People are like grass; their beauty is like a flower in the field. …

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Jun 25

Oh My Knocking Knees! ~ Sermon 6/24/12

1 Corinthians 1:26-2:5 (NIV) Brothers and sisters, think of what you were when you were called. Not many of you were wise by human standards; not many were influential; not many were of noble birth. But God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise; God chose the weak things of the world to shame the strong. God …

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Jun 21

A Weather Report

Something for each of us to think about as summer has officially begun! ~ Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather. ~ John Ruskin The North Wind and the Sun   The North Wind …

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Jun 18

Flashback for a Louisville fanatic: via U of L Card Game

Cotton Top was 12 years old at the children’s home in Versailles when he became a University of Louisville fan. Like the other kids he strongly disliked the word orphanage,  not enjoying the words “Methodist Home” on the side of the school bus that carried them everywhere.   Knowing he would live in Louisville after high …

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May 24

Climbing the Mountain of God

They tell the story of a mountain climber, who desperate to conquer the Aconcagua, initiated his climb after years of preparation. But he wanted the glory to himself, therefore, he went up alone. He started climbing and it was becoming later, and later. He did not prepare for camping but decided to keep on going. …

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