If you want to continue using the old site, you still can here.

In Text Illustrations: "all text illustrations" showing 1-25 of 25

Free Text Illustrations for Preaching

-
Close Filters

Rating

  • 5 stars
  • 4 stars or more
  • 3 stars or more

Date

  • Last Week
  • Last Month
  • Last 3 Months
  • Last 6 Months
  • Last Year

Denominations

  • Wesleyan (25)

Category

  • Quotes (17)
  • Humor (7)
  • Stories (1)
More Filters
Denn Guptill avatar
I Tithe—He'll Find Me.
Shared By: Denn Guptill on May 1, 2011
Summary: "I TITHE--HE'LL FIND ME." Two men have ended up marooned on an island in the South Pacific. You can fill in the blanks as to how they got there. So they are on the clichéic deserted island, one palm tree, nothing to see but the ocean. One ...
Category: Humor
based on 15 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Denn Guptill avatar
R.g. Letourneau Said "i Shovel Money Out, And ...
Shared By: Denn Guptill on Nov 29, 2004
Summary: R.G. LeTourneau said “I shovel money out, and God shovels it back ... but God has a bigger shovel”
Category: Quotes
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
Pro Members Only
Denn Guptill avatar
Two Little Boys Were Walking Home From Sunday ...
Shared By: Denn Guptill on Sep 15, 2003
Summary: Two little boys were walking home from Sunday School where the lesson had been on the Devil and one asked the other “What do you think of this devil business?” “Well” replied the other boy, “You know how Santa Claus turned out--- it’s either your m...
Category: Humor
based on 10 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
Pro Members Only
Denn Guptill avatar
Old Country Preacher Was Met One Day By A Member ...
Shared By: Denn Guptill on Apr 28, 2003
Summary: Old country preacher was met one day by a member of his congregation who asked, “Preacher if salvation is free, how come you’re always asking for money?” Good question, maybe one you’ve asked yourself. The preacher responded by saying “Salvation is...
Category: Humor
based on 12 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
Pro Members Only
Denn Guptill avatar
In 1912, 39 Year Old, Rev. John Harper A Scottish ...
Shared By: Denn Guptill on Apr 7, 2003
Summary: In 1912, 39 year old, Rev. John Harper a Scottish preacher was making a transatlantic trip to preach at the Moody Church in Chicago. As fate would have it the vessel he choice was the Titanic. We all know the story about the disaster but do you kno...
Category: Stories
based on 8 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
Pro Members Only
Denn Guptill avatar
When William Booth Signed The Guest Book For King ...
Shared By: Denn Guptill on Apr 7, 2003
Summary: When William Booth signed the guest book for King Edward the 7th he summed up his life’s work. “Your Majesty” he wrote “Some men’s ambition is art. Some men’s ambition is fame. Some men’s ambition is gold. My ambition is the souls of men.”
Category: Quotes
based on 2 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
Pro Members Only
Denn Guptill avatar
Story Is Told About An Old Farm Couple Who Were ...
Shared By: Denn Guptill on Feb 17, 2003
Summary: Story is told about an old farm couple who were driving along in their pickup and she says, “We never sit all snuggled up in the truck like we used to.” He looks over at her and replies “I haven’t moved” When we discover as a church or as individu...
Category: Humor
based on 64 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
Denn Guptill avatar
G. Campbell Morgan, A Preacher From The Last ...
Shared By: Denn Guptill on Oct 23, 2001
Summary: G. Campbell Morgan, a preacher from the last century said “To me the second coming is the perpetual light in the path which makes the present bearable. I never lay my head on my pillow without thinking that: maybe before the morning breaks the fina...
Category: Quotes
based on 90 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
Denn Guptill avatar
Hilda Houlding Co-ordinator Of The Calgary Family ...
Shared By: Denn Guptill on Oct 31, 2000
Summary: Hilda Houlding co-ordinator of the Calgary Family Service Bureau, made this comment “An affair is often an attempt to find a little bit of paradise on the side, pursuing the belief that if one just finds the right sexual partner there will be instan...
Category: Quotes
based on 104 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
Denn Guptill avatar
Listen To The Words Of A Minister Who Ended Up ...
Shared By: Denn Guptill on Oct 31, 2000
Summary: Listen to the words of a Minister who ended up with a ruined marriage and a ruined ministry after a one night stand "adultery isn’t something that happens with the act -- it happens months beforehand. It’s an attitude. You disconnect yourself from t...
Category: Quotes
based on 105 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
Denn Guptill avatar
Woody Allen Said "money Is Better Than Poverty, ...
Shared By: Denn Guptill on Oct 31, 2000
Summary: Woody Allen said "Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons."
Category: Humor
based on 98 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
Denn Guptill avatar
Peter Marshall Said "we Are Too Christian Really ...
Shared By: Denn Guptill on Oct 31, 2000
Summary: Peter Marshall said “We are too Christian really to enjoy sinning, and too fond of sinning really to enjoy Christianity. Most of us know perfectly well what we ought to do; our trouble is that we do not want to do it.”
Category: Quotes
based on 84 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
Denn Guptill avatar
Do You Remember The Story Of Samuel Upham On His ...
Shared By: Denn Guptill on Oct 31, 2000
Summary: Do you remember the story of Samuel Upham on his deathbed? Samuel Upham had been a professor at Drew Theological Seminary for years and as he lay dying, friends gathered about. The question arose as to whether he was still living or not. Someone ...
Category: Humor
based on 158 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
Denn Guptill avatar
I Think We All Share The Sentiments Of The ...
Shared By: Denn Guptill on Oct 31, 2000
Summary: I think we all share the sentiments of the tombstone that Read "I expected this but not yet".
Category: Humor
based on 165 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
Denn Guptill avatar
Bill Hybels, The Pastor Of Willow Creek ...
Shared By: Denn Guptill on Oct 31, 2000
Summary: Bill Hybels, the pastor of Willow Creek Community Church just outside of Chicago makes this statement. “If you create a loving community, first time seekers will sniff it and say “I want in.”
Category: Quotes
based on 112 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
Denn Guptill avatar
Dr. John Gossip, A Theologian From Scotland ...
Shared By: Denn Guptill on Oct 31, 2000
Summary: Dr. John Gossip, a theologian from Scotland wrote “It is held by many people as a first axiom that holiness is a dull affair, and God’s company intolerably dreary and that for vividness and colour and interest you must look elsewhere.”
Category: Quotes
based on 109 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
Denn Guptill avatar
Martin Luther Said "a Religion That Does ...
Shared By: Denn Guptill on Oct 31, 2000
Summary: Martin Luther said “A religion that does nothing, that saves nothing, that gives nothing, that cost nothing, that suffers nothing, is worth nothing.”
Category: Quotes
based on 117 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
Denn Guptill avatar
The Definition Of Prayer Found In The Devils ...
Shared By: Denn Guptill on Oct 31, 2000
Summary: The definition of prayer found in the Devils Dictionary, written by Ambrose Bierce around the turn of the century-- "To ask the laws of the universe to be annulled on behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy."
Category: Quotes
based on 108 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
Denn Guptill avatar
When Martin Luther Stood Before One Of The Papal ...
Shared By: Denn Guptill on Oct 31, 2000
Summary: When Martin Luther stood before one of the Papal Delegations who came to him they asked “Where will you be when all of your supporters desert you?” His reply, “Where I’ve always been, in the hands of the sovereign God.”
Category: Quotes
based on 68 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
Denn Guptill avatar
Paul Little Made This Observation “i Was ...
Shared By: Denn Guptill on Oct 30, 2000
Summary: Paul Little made this observation “I was frustrated out of my mind, trying to figure out the will of God. I was doing everything but getting into the presence of God and asking Him to show me.”
Category: Quotes
based on 116 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
Denn Guptill avatar
Fred Smith, In His Book Learning To Lead Wrote ...
Shared By: Denn Guptill on Oct 23, 2000
Summary: Fred Smith, in his book Learning to Lead wrote “The shepherd or pastor’s ultimate goal is not to please the sheep but to please God.” Cecil Paul the Author of Passages of a Pastor says that pastors need to free themselves from and I quote “The Tyr...
Category: Quotes
based on 110 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
Denn Guptill avatar
Abraham Lincoln Said "i Can See How It Might Be ...
Shared By: Denn Guptill on Oct 23, 2000
Summary: Abraham Lincoln said “I can see how it might be possible for a man to look down upon the earth and be an atheist, but I cannot conceive how he could look up into the heaven and say there is no God.”
Category: Quotes
based on 144 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
Denn Guptill avatar
Max Lucado Says That “the Grave Unearths ...
Shared By: Denn Guptill on Oct 23, 2000
Summary: Max Lucado says that “The grave unearths our view of God” And he’s right how often have we heard “God if you existed my child wouldn’t have died, if you’d have answered my prayers my life wouldn’t be empty,...
Category: Quotes
based on 99 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
Denn Guptill avatar
Robin Williams Who Said, “death Is ...
Shared By: Denn Guptill on Oct 23, 2000
Summary: Robin Williams who said, “Death is nature’s way of saying, Your table’s ready.” And David Niven who said “I won’t go, I’ll kick and scream and make a terrible fuss” And oh how human was Woody Allens ...
Category: Quotes
based on 133 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
Denn Guptill avatar
You Are The Only Person On Earth Who Can Use Your ...
Shared By: Denn Guptill on Oct 23, 2000
Summary: You are the only person on earth who can use your ability. Zig Ziglar
Category: Quotes
based on 119 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none