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Brian Mavis avatar
Our House Was Directly Across The Street From The ...
Shared By: Brian Mavis on Oct 30, 2000
Summary: Our house was directly across the street from the clinic entrance of John Hopkins in Baltimore. We lived downstairs and rented the upstairs rooms to outpatients at the clinic. One summer evening as I was fixing supper, there was a knock at the doo...
Category: Stories
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I Read An Amusing Story About The First Duke Of ...
Shared By: Owen Bourgaize on Oct 27, 2000
Summary: I read an amusing story about the first Duke of Wellington. An inventor was trying to interest him in a bulletproof waistcoat he had made. It was absolutely marvellous and could save the great man’s life if somebody tried to assassinate him. The ...
Category: Humor
based on 215 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
James Wilson avatar
Dan Kimball, The Pastor Of Graceland In Santa ...
Shared By: James Wilson on Nov 23, 2000
Summary: Dan Kimball, the pastor of Graceland in Santa Cruz, CA recently told me, " The great thing about postmodernism is the vacuum that exists for truth, and we have the privilege and opportunity to fill it."
Category: Quotes
based on 109 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Eighty Percent Truth
Shared By: Victor Yap on Jan 23, 2001
Summary: Martin Scorcese, the famous Hollywood director once said, "You can tell a great lie, if 80% is the truth."
Category: Quotes
based on 79 ratings
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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Moral Erosion Continues In America, ...
Shared By: Dennis Marquardt on Jan 23, 2001
Summary: ILLUS: Moral erosion continues in America, according to James Patterson and Peter Kim. They report that 74 percent of Americans will steal from those who won’t miss it, and 64 percent will lie for convenience as long as no one is hurt. Most Am...
Category: Statistics
based on 144 ratings
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Scripture: none
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Reuben Gonzales Was In The Final Match Of A Pro ...
Shared By: Ed Doss on Oct 24, 2000
Summary: Reuben Gonzales was in the final match of a pro racquetball tournament. In the 4th and final game, at match point, Gonzales made a super kill shot into the front wall to win the game. The referee called it good. Two linesman affirmed that the shot w...
Category: Stories
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Peter Marshall, Before The U.s. Senate Said It ...
Shared By: Mark Hensley on Oct 18, 2000
Summary: Peter Marshall, before the U.S. Senate said it ever so well in a prayer many years ago. "Lord Jesus, thou who art the way, the truth, and the life; hear us as we pray for the truth that shall make all free. Teach us that liberty is not only to be lo...
Category: Quotes
based on 89 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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In 1849 A Wagon Train Was Traveling Through Death ...
Shared By: Timothy Peck on Feb 1, 2001
Summary: In 1849 a wagon train was traveling through Death Valley to follow the gold rush into California. As this particular wagon train trudged through Death Valley, the hottest place in California, they looked ahead and saw a sheet of water they all belie...
Category: Stories
based on 182 ratings
Scripture: Matthew 1:1-5:3
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I Find More Honesty In One Alcoholic’s ...
Shared By: Timothy Peck on Feb 1, 2001
Summary: "I find more honesty in one Alcoholic’s Anonymous meeting than in an entire year going to church." An unchurched Christian.
Category: Quotes
based on 110 ratings
Scripture: none
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The Dear Lady Was Visiting The Church For The ...
Shared By: Russell Brownworth on Feb 2, 2001
Summary: The dear lady was visiting the church for the first time. The Pastor’s family was greeting the worshipers at the front door after the service. They happened to be having a dinner on the grounds, and the Pastor invited the rather stout visit...
Category: Humor
based on 141 ratings
Denomination: United Methodist
Scripture: none
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In 1899 Four Newspaper Reporters From Denver, ...
Shared By: Ted Sutherland on Feb 11, 2001
Summary: In 1899 four newspaper reporters from Denver, CO, set out to tear down the Great Wall of China. They almost succeeded. Literally. The four met by chance one Saturday night, in a Denver railway depot. Al Stevens, Jack Tournay, John Lewis, Hal Wils...
Category: Stories
based on 132 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: James 3:1-18
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When Knute Rockne Was Coaching At Notre Dame, A ...
Shared By: Guy McGraw on Mar 21, 2001
Summary: WHEN KNUTE ROCKNE was coaching at Notre Dame, a sports columnist in the South Bend newspaper earned the reputation of being the meanest and cruelest writer in the country. This anonymous writer wrote about the teams weaknesses, pointed out the mist...
Category: Stories
based on 113 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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He Made Free Use Of Christian Vocabulary. He ...
Shared By: Evie Megginson on Mar 27, 2001
Summary: He made free use of Christian vocabulary. He talked about the blessing of the Almighty and the Christian confessions which would become the pillars of the new government. He assumed the earnestness of a man weighed down by historic responsibility. H...
Category: Stories
based on 92 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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George Macdonald, “truth Is Truth, Whether ...
Shared By: Scott Carson on Mar 29, 2001
Summary: George MacDonald, “Truth is truth, whether it’s spoken by the lips of Jesus or Balaam’s donkey.”
Category: Quotes
based on 116 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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A Fool Is Not Necessarily Stupid He Just ...
Shared By: Ted Sutherland on Apr 1, 2001
Summary: A fool is not necessarily stupid he just doesn’t recognize the obvious. Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson went on a camping trip. After a good meal they lay down for the night, and went to sleep. Some hours later, Holmes awoke and nudged his fa...
Category: Humor
based on 244 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Sometimes We Are Like The Little Boy Who Was ...
Shared By: Steve Malone on Apr 5, 2001
Summary: Sometimes we are like the little boy who was overheard talking to himself as he strutted through the backyard, wearing his baseball cap and toting a ball & bat. "I’m the greatest hitter in the world," he announced. Then he tossed the ball in...
Category: Humor
based on 171 ratings
Scripture: none
Brian Mavis avatar
Police In Los Angeles Had Good Luck With A ...
Shared By: Brian Mavis on Apr 10, 2001
Summary: Police in Los Angeles had good luck with a robbery susupect who just couldn’t control himself during a lineup. When detectives asked each man in the lineup to repeat the words, "Give me all your money or I’ll shoot," the man shouted, "th...
Category: Humor
based on 63 ratings
Scripture: Genesis 1:1-30:30
Dennis Clark avatar
A Railroad Yardmaster Called The Telephone Daily ...
Shared By: Dennis Clark on Apr 12, 2001
Summary: A railroad yardmaster called the telephone daily at exactly 11:45 to verify the time. After years of this ritual the operator asked the yardmaster, "Why do you call each day at exactly the same time?" His reply, "I take my responsibilities very se...
Category: Stories
based on 121 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Rich Atchley Says That If You Went To The Average ...
Shared By: MELVIN NEWLAND on Apr 16, 2001
Summary: Rich Atchley says that if you went to the average university campus today, & asked students if they know a verse of Scripture, most would say that they do. If you had asked 10 or 15 years ago, most would have quoted John 3:16, “For God so lov...
Category: Quotes
based on 100 ratings
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One Fine Spring Sunday Morning, A Priest Was ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Apr 20, 2001
Summary: One fine Spring Sunday morning, a Priest was gazing out of a rectory window at a nearby Trout Stream. "Today would be a good day to sneak off and go fishing", he thought. The weather was perfect, his fly rod had new string, he had very recently hear...
Category: Humor
based on 169 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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University Of Chicago Divinity School Each Years ...
Shared By: Guy McGraw on Apr 24, 2001
Summary: UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO DIVINITY SCHOOL each years has what is called ’BAPTIST DAY’. On this day each one is to bring a lunch to an outdoor picnic area and the school invites one of the popular lecturers to speak at the theological educat...
Category: Stories
based on 173 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Brian Mavis avatar
Infinitely Important
Shared By: Brian Mavis on Apr 25, 2001
Summary: INFINITELY IMPORTANT "Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, of infinite importance. The only thing it cannot be is moderately important." SOURCE: C.S. Lewis
Category: Quotes
based on 57 ratings
Scripture: none
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A Young American Engineer Was Sent To Ireland For ...
Shared By: Jeff Strite on May 8, 2001
Summary: A young American engineer was sent to Ireland for a year. When he left, his fiancé gave him a harmonica. She said, "I want you to learn to play this: it will help to keep your mind off those Irish girls." He wrote to her often and told he her tha...
Category: Humor
based on 125 ratings
Scripture: none
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Did You Hear About The College Student Who Was ...
Shared By: MELVIN NEWLAND on May 15, 2001
Summary: Did you hear about the college student who was taking the course in ornithology, which is a study of birds? This class in ornithology had the reputation of being the most difficult class in the whole curriculum. And the professor was an extr...
Category: Humor
based on 112 ratings
Scripture: none
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Zig Ziglar Said That He Invited A Friend To Go ...
Shared By: MELVIN NEWLAND on May 15, 2001
Summary: Zig Ziglar said that he invited a friend to go to church with him. The man answered, “Well, I’d like to go. But the church is so full of hypocrites.” Ziglar replied, “That’s okay. There’s always room for one m...
Category: Humor
based on 86 ratings
Scripture: none
Lynn Floyd avatar
What If Your Science Professor Announces That ...
Shared By: Lynn Floyd on May 17, 2001
Summary: What if your science professor announces that your first experiment will involve studying the properties of acids. She places a 500 ML Pyrex beaker containing clear liquid on the lab table and says, "This is sulfuric acid." In response to her explan...
Category: Stories
based on 90 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
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There Was A Man Who Lived Up In Upstate New York ...
Shared By: Steve Malone on May 22, 2001
Summary: There was a man who lived up in upstate New York and he was getting tired of the cold weather, so he decided to go to Florida. His wife was on a business trip at the time so he called her to let her know what he was doing and to tell her not to go...
Category: Humor
based on 148 ratings
Scripture: none
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Have You Ever Told a Lie?
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on May 24, 2001
Summary: 1. A small girl was impressed by two things: a. How difficult it was not to tell a falsehood from time to time. b. How may people were always telling her that it’s a sin to tell a lie. 2. So she decided to investigate. a. She starting wit...
Category: Humor
based on 125 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
Brian Mavis avatar
Peace if Possible, Truth at All Costs
Shared By: Brian Mavis on May 30, 2001
Summary: Peace if possible, truth at all costs. -- Martin Luther
Category: Quotes
based on 35 ratings
Scripture: none
Steve Malone avatar
Many Years Ago There Was An Emperor Who Was So ...
Shared By: Steve Malone on Jul 9, 2001
Summary: Many years ago there was an emperor who was so fond of new clothes that he spent all of his money on them. He did not give himself any concern about his army; he cared nothing about the theater or for driving about in the woods, except for the sake...
Category: Stories
based on 52 ratings
Scripture: none