Sermon Illustrations about Justification by Works
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NFL Star Expresses the Heart of Our Problem
A high-level NFL star (it’s Tom Brady if you want to use his name) recently expressed the essence of works-righteousness that lurks in all our hearts ...
Woman’s Obituary Is a Resumé for Heaven
Beatrice Fediuk decided to write a resumé for heaven as her obituary. When she finally passed at age 94, the Winnipeg Free Press printed the resumé ...
Lord Have Mercy on Us
In a survey, two in three Americans told LifeWay Research, “Yes, I am a sinner.” But on what to do about it, self-confessed sinners were split. ...
Crossing the Road to Christ
In CT magazine, writer Dikkon Eberhart shares his personal testimony of progression from theological drifter to Orthodox Jew to a born-again experience ...
Fearful Adopted Child Finds Unconditional Love
In a recent skills article for PreachingToday, David Prince writes:
I know a family who adopted an older child from an unspeakably horrific orphanage in ...
Doctors Find 27 Contact Lenses in Woman's Eye
A 67-year-old woman scheduled for routine cataract surgery in November thought it was just dry eye and old age causing her discomfort. But the real cause ...
The Origins of 'God Helps Those Who Help Themselves'
Comedian Jay Leno once conducted a "man-on-the-street" interview by asking random people to name one of the Ten Commandments. The most common response ...
Tim Keller on the Dangers of "Self-Esteem Résumés"
Editor's Note: This illustration could easily be adapted based on details from your own life.
When I was at school, my mother kept saying things like, ...
Book Explores Our Pattern of Self-Justification
The authors of the book Mistakes Were Made (but not by me) argue that our tendency to justify our actions is more powerful and deceptive than an explicit ...
Good Works Cannot Liberate Us
When I was a teenager, I became fascinated, appalled, and grieved by the literature of the Holocaust … One scene that haunts me is a picture from ...