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

In Text Illustrations: "generosity" showing 1-9 of 9

Free Text Illustrations for Preaching

Close Filters


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


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


  • *other (1)
  • Baptist (2)
  • Charismatic (1)
  • Christian/Church Of Christ (3)
  • Nazarene (1)
  • Wesleyan (1)


  • Stories (8)
  • Humor (1)
More Filters
Leadership Magazine Carried A Story About 4 Young ...
Shared By: MELVIN NEWLAND on Feb 14, 2001
Summary: Leadership Magazine carried a story about 4 young men, Bible College students, who were renting a house together. One Saturday morning someone knocked on their door. And when they opened it, there stood this bedraggled-looking old man. His eyes w...
Category: Stories
Pro Members Only
Joseph Rodgers avatar
I Heard A Story Of A Missionary In Africa Who ...
Shared By: Joseph Rodgers on Dec 15, 2003
Summary: I heard a story of a missionary in Africa who received a knock on the door of his hut one afternoon. Answering, the missionary found a native boy holding a large fish in his hands. The boy said, "Reverend, you taught us what tithing is, so here. I...
Category: Stories
based on 44 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Pro Members Only
Bruce Howell avatar
Someone Has Said There Are 3 Types Of Givers: ...
Shared By: Bruce Howell on Mar 23, 2004
Summary: Someone has said there are 3 types of givers: One type is like a piece of flint. It has to be struck by some object to give, and then only produces sparks and chips. Another type is like a sponge. The more it is squeezed, the more it gives. Then...
Category: Humor
based on 5 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Scripture: none
Sermon Central Staff avatar
Nfl Quarterback's Pre-game Generosity Impacts ...
Shared By: Sermon Central Staff on Jan 18, 2010
Summary: NFL Quarterback’s Pre-Game Generosity Impacts Family There was a time when the bread-winner of the family worked a night shift in a low paying job and relied on food stamps to feed their large family. But that all changed after the Saint Louis Rams...
Category: Stories
Denomination: *other
Scripture: 1 John 3:1
Davon Huss avatar
Give and it shall be given unto you!
Shared By: Davon Huss on Dec 2, 2014
Summary: Ben Patterson- When Lauretta and I were first married, we were very poor. The three necessities of food, clothing, and shelter weren’t quite within our grasp. We could manage only 2 out of 3- not bad as a batting average, but miserable if you’re t...
Category: Stories
Glynda Lomax avatar
Giving Out of Need
Shared By: Glynda Lomax on Dec 27, 2014
Summary: “Hunger also changes the world when eating can’t be a habit, then neither can seeing.” - Maxine Hong Kingston It had been a tough year and it didn’t appear to be getting any easier. She wasn’t working and he wasn’t working much. They had two te...
Category: Stories
Todd Catteau avatar
Peanut Butter Theology
Shared By: Todd Catteau on May 27, 2015
Summary: I don’t like peanut butter. Some people get very upset when I tell them that. It’s nothing personal. It’s not a character flaw. I just don’t like it. I don’t even like the smell of it. My mother told me I ate a lot of peanut butter when I was ...
Category: Stories
Gerald Manning avatar
offering story
Shared By: Gerald Manning on Nov 23, 2015
Summary: Words of Offering: A rich, but cynical businessman said to one of his staff, "Show me a truly unselfish act and I will give you a $100 bill." The staffer, said, "OK, walk with me at the lunch hour." They went to that part of town where ther...
Category: Stories
Rick Crandall avatar
Great Blessings from a Generous Gift
Shared By: Rick Crandall on May 16, 2016
Summary: *God wants us to be givers, because HE is a giver. He wants us to generously give our time, our talents, our tithes and our offerings. In short, God wants us to give our lives and our love to other people, every way we can. They will be blessed, and...
Category: Stories