Jump directly to the Content
Jump directly to the Content

Sermon Illustrations

Home > Sermon Illustrations

When the Prodigal Son Relapses

Almost five years to the day after he returned home the first time, the prodigal son emptied his bank account, packed a few changes of clothes, and snuck off for the faraway country. Again.

The first year back he was just glad to be home.The second year was toughest; he still couldn’t get (rid of) … the shame that chewed away at his soul.The third year, things ...

sermon illustration Preview

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

To continue reading:

Related Sermon Illustrations

The Sheep, the Pig, and Forgiveness

A farmer's sheep and pig had escaped. Together they had found a weak rail in the fence and had pressed upon it until it broke under their weight. Seeing their opportunity, they ...

[Read More]

A Modern Parable of a Lost Brother

Anton Pilipa of Toronto suffers from mental illness. Five years ago, feeling he wanted his space, he moved into his own apartment. A few short days later, without any notice, he went ...

[Read More]