Sermon Illustrations about Defeat

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Big Brother's Battles

My friends, you are no match for Satan, and when he wants to fight you just run to your elder Brother, who is more than a match for all the devils in ...


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Don't Call It "Failure"

Jonas Salk attempted 200 unsuccessful vaccines for polio before he came up with one that worked. Somebody asked him one time, "How did it feel to ...


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Building for the Future

We fight for lost causes because we know that our defeat and dismay may be the preface for our successor's victory.


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Failure Late in Life

It's scary to realize that most of the people who failed in Scriptures failed in the second half of their lives.


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Hope After Disaster on Everest

English explorer George Mallory dreamed of conquering Mount Everest. He organized an expedition, but it failed. A second attempt also failed. A third ...


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Olympic Rower Quits Before Race Ends

Sally Robbins was a member of Australia's 2004 Olympic rowing team, competing in the women's eight final. With approximately 400 meters left in the race, ...


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"Jeopardy's" Ken Jennings Misses an Easy One

In the end, after all the mind-bendingly tough answers like Leif Ericson, Johannes Kepler, George III and Ecuador (the clue: "a Spanish dictionary defines ...


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Pluto Loses Its Status as a Planet

Pluto has lost its place among the giants of our solar system. On August 24, 2006, members of the International Astronomical Union voted to strip Pluto ...


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Statistics on Adolescent Suicide Rates

In 2005, the World Health Organization (WHO) Mortality Database updated its findings on global suicide rates among adolescents. The study examined persons ...


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Children Pressured to Be Normal

For more than 30 years, Gordon Mackenzie worked at Hallmark, eventually convincing the company to create a special title for him: "creative paradox." ...


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