Jump directly to the Content
Jump directly to the Content

Sermon Illustrations

Home > Sermon Illustrations

"Marvin's Room": Privileged to Give Love

Marvin's Room is about two sisters, Lee (Meryl Streep) and Bessie (Diane Keaton). After 17 years of estrangement, Bessie discovers she has leukemia and Lee, though generally self-centered, visits her sister to test for a bone marrow match. Despite her illness, Bessie, true to form, continues caring for her ailing aunt and father.

When Bessie learns that Lee isn't a match, she tries to remain calm but accidentally ...

sermon illustration Preview

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

To continue reading:

Related Sermon Illustrations

"It's a Wonderful Life": Generosity in Action

The classic film It's a Wonderful Life celebrates the significance of one man's contribution to his community. George Bailey (played by James Stewart) consistently demonstrates self-denial ...

[Read More]

Why Kindness Trumps Riches

Like many American Christians, Keith Taylor has benefited from the generosity of other people in different times and different ways. For example, while Keith was attending graduate ...

[Read More]