Jump directly to the Content

Sermon Illustrations

Home > Sermon Illustrations

We Are not What We Own

In April 1997, residents of Grand Forks, North Dakota abandoned their possessions to the rising river. Record snowfalls had melted into record spring floods. Weeks later, the flood receded and Grand Forks was waterlogged--the air filled with a peculiar, ...

sermon illustration Preview

This sermon illustration is available to PreachingToday.com members only.

To continue reading:

Related Sermon Illustrations

What Fire Evacuees Grab with Seconds to Spare

For those who had time to escape the wildfires of 2017 in California, the question was what do we grab? As flames barreled toward their homes, devouring block after block, residents ...

[Read More]

When Loss Is Gain

In his book of sermons The Living Faith, Lloyd C. Douglas tells the story of Thomas Hearne, who, "in his journey to the mouth of the Coppermine River, wrote that a few days after ...

[Read More]