Sermon Illustrations

Home > Sermon Illustrations

An Elderly Woman Reaches Out to Homesick College Students

Daniel Meyer tells the story of an elderly woman who heard a sermon in which she felt God encouraging her to look for ways in which she could use her particular gifts and situation to minister to the needs of others. She thought about her gifts and realized ...

sermon illustration Preview

This sermon illustration is available to subscribers only.

To continue reading:

Rating & Reviews

Average User Rating:

Displaying 1–3 of 3 comments

Phil McLain

April 16, 2016  2:24pm

Even I could do this!

Report Abuse

Charles Brannaka

November 02, 2013  10:33am

Everyone can do something for others to know the love of God. Beautiful story!

Report Abuse

Randall Pouliot

April 30, 2013  2:13pm

Great Witness

Report Abuse

Please to rate and review this sermon illustration. Or subscribe now for full access.

Related Sermon Illustrations

God's People Were Made to Be Used

We have a sterling silver tea set at home that a family member gave us as a reminder of her love for us. It's quite old and beautifully made, and it sits on a stand in our dining room. ...

[ Read More ]

Defining Your Calling

The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world's deep hunger meet.

—Frederick Buechner, U.S. writer and preacher (1926–)

[ Read More ]

More Sermon illustrations

Related videos

Easter: Share It | Hyper Pixels Media | Preaching Today Media

Easter: Share It | Hyper Pixels Media

Where would you be without the hope of Easter? All of us know people who have not yet experienced this redemption and hope. We all know people who need to hear about Jesus this Easter. Jesus' death and resurrection was for them. But, how will they hear if no one goes? This Easter, encourage your church to invite friends and family to come hear the Good News. Easter is resurrection, redemption, and hope. Please share it. Help your church re-focus on outreach and evangelism with this Easter Invite mini-movie. [ Read More ]
Evangelism: Here I Am Lord, Send Me | Beamer Films | Preaching Today Media

Evangelism: Here I Am Lord, Send Me | Beamer Films

An ordinary man walks his ordinary neighborhood... but something epic is happening in his heart... a willingness to lovingly evangelize and care for his neighbors in whatever capacity he is able. [ Read More ]

More videos

Print this pageShopping CartHelpMy Account