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Dale Johnsen avatar
Would You Still Love Me?
Shared By: Dale Johnsen on Dec 28, 2000
Summary: A wealthy older gentleman had just recently married a lovely young lady, and was beginning to wonder whether she might have married him for his money. So he asked her, "Tell me the truth: if I lost all my money, would you still love me?" She said ...
Category: Humor
based on 130 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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The Story Is Told About A Small, Country Church ...
Shared By: Gregory Dawson on Jan 5, 2001
Summary: The story is told about a small, country church where the pastor called a special meeting of the congregation to approve the purchase of a brand new chandelier. After some discussion pro and con, an old farmer stood up and said, "Buying a new chand...
Category: Humor
based on 222 ratings
Denomination: Congregational
Scripture: none
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A Pastor Stood Before His Church And Said, "i've ...
Shared By: Gregory Dawson on Jan 15, 2001
Summary: A pastor stood before his church and said, “I’ve got some good news and some bad news. The good news is that the church has all the money it needs... The bad news is that it’s all still in your wallets.”
Category: Humor
based on 241 ratings
Denomination: Congregational
Scripture: none
James Wilson avatar
A Couple Of Weeks Ago I Was Listening As My Dad ...
Shared By: James Wilson on Nov 23, 2000
Summary: A couple of weeks ago I was listening as my Dad talked about what it is like to live on a fixed income, now that he is retired. "Fixed income," I said, "I’d love for my income to be fixed, lately I’ve been thinking it was broken."
Category: Humor
based on 121 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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It¡¦s Been Said, "when A Man With Money Meets A ...
Shared By: Victor Yap on Jan 23, 2001
Summary: It¡¦s been said, "When a man with money meets a man with experience, the man with the experience ends up with the money and the man with the money ends up with the experience."
Category: Humor
based on 138 ratings
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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Kevin Mchale, The Former Boston Celtics ...
Shared By: Victor Yap on Jan 23, 2001
Summary: Kevin McHale, the former Boston Celtics basketball player spoke bluntly about the troubles that followed NBA players though they had discovered sudden wealth: "I don¡¦t think basketball is the answer to all problems. If a guy comes into the leagu...
Category: Quotes
based on 69 ratings
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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A Friend Sent Me An Email That Teaches ...
Shared By: Victor Yap on Jan 25, 2001
Summary: A friend sent me an email that teaches thankfulness to its recipients: If you have food in the refrigerator, clothes on your back, a roof overhead and a place to sleep, you are richer than 75% of this world. If you have money in the bank, in your ...
Category: Statistics
based on 309 ratings
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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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
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Many Years Ago, A Professor From Harvard ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jan 30, 2001
Summary: Many years ago, a professor from Harvard University was speaking to a class on Columbus Day. He said that there were three profound things about Christopher Columbus’ discovery of America: First, when he left Spain he didn’t know wh...
Category: Humor
based on 217 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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I Am Reminded Of The Witty Line That A Senior ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Jan 30, 2001
Summary: I am reminded of the witty line that a Senior Pastor used on me when he mentioned I was about to receive a pay raise. He said, "Now remember, this pay increase becomes effective as soon as you do!"
Category: Humor
based on 168 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Did You Know That The First Modern-day Lottery ...
Shared By: Damien Spikereit on Nov 3, 2000
Summary: - Did you know that the first modern-day lottery was started in 1963 in the state of New Hampshire. And now there are 37 states who have lotteries, including Illinois. And in 1997, statewide lotteries suckered $16 Billion dollars from Americans. ...
Category: Statistics
based on 114 ratings
Scripture: none
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Some Time Ago, Oil Was Discovered In Southern ...
Shared By: Richard Jones on Nov 3, 2000
Summary: Some time ago, oil was discovered in southern Kentucky. Believe me it wasn’t a major oil strike by any stretch, but it was a big deal for Kentucky and soon that entire area of the countryside was ripped apart, as more and more people began dri...
Category: Stories
based on 94 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Average Church(gallup) 17% Say They Tithe But ...
Shared By: Guy McGraw on Jan 30, 2001
Summary: Average church(Gallup) 17% say they tithe but only 3% actually do. 40% will give nothing in a year. 91% say they make more money than they ever have in their life. 71% of pastors believe that church members have changed from stewards into consum...
Category: Statistics
based on 176 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: 2 Peter 5:1-5
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The Average American Saves Only 4% Of His ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on Feb 1, 2001
Summary: The average American saves only 4% of his income. The average European saves 16%. The average Japanese person 25%. Why do we save so little in America.
Category: Statistics
based on 115 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Spurgeon Was Once Invited By A Wealthy Man To ...
Shared By: Guy McGraw on Feb 2, 2001
Summary: SPURGEON was once invited by a wealthy man to come down and preach in a country church in order to help them raise funds to pay a debt. The man told Spurgeon he was free to use his country house, his town house, or his seaside home. Spurgeon wrote...
Category: Quotes
based on 124 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
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Hettie Green Was A Famous Millionaire. She Lived ...
Shared By: Russell Brownworth on Feb 12, 2001
Summary: Hettie Green was a famous millionaire. She lived in seclusion and became a virtual recluse. She had only a few friends and an ugly mongrel dog that kept biting the few friends she did have. One of them said, "You’ve got to get rid of that d...
Category: Humor
based on 90 ratings
Denomination: United Methodist
Scripture: none
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Are You Familiar With Bill Cosby’s ...
Shared By: MELVIN NEWLAND on Feb 14, 2001
Summary: ILL. Are you familiar with Bill Cosby’s book, "Time Flies"? In it, Cosby says that something happens to you when you turn 50 years old. When his father turned 50, Cosby says that for the first time he remembers noticing his father’...
Category: Humor
based on 137 ratings
Scripture: Romans 13:11-14
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A Few Years Ago, I Was Watching David Letterman, ...
Shared By: Frank Gallagher on Feb 20, 2001
Summary: A few years ago, I was watching David Letterman, and he was broadcasting his show from Las Vegas. He was doing his opening monologue and he told this joke. He said that he was standing in front of one of the casinos, and a man came up to him l...
Category: Humor
based on 98 ratings
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Scripture: none
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Notice Satan’s Version Of Grace - It Had An ...
Shared By: Joel Pankow on Mar 1, 2001
Summary: notice Satan’s version of grace - it had an IF clause attached to it. [[This reminds me of the many ploys out there today - get 400 dollars of free merchandise - IF you sign up for MSN for three years. No money down - no interest for 12 mont...
Category: Statistics
based on 149 ratings
Denomination: Lutheran
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Ann Landers Had An Interesting Letter In Her ...
Shared By: MELVIN NEWLAND on Mar 13, 2001
Summary: Ann Landers had an interesting letter in her column. It was from a girl who was writing about her uncle & aunt. She said, "My uncle was the tightest man I’ve ever known. All his life, every time he got paid he took $20 out of his paycheck & put i...
Category: Humor
based on 168 ratings
Scripture: none
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Income Tax
Shared By: Ted Sutherland on Apr 3, 2001
Summary: From Reader’s Digest: It’s time to pay my income tax And, brother, that’s no joke. For after paying IRS I find that I R broke! —Jerry Henderson in Lubbock, Texas, Avalanche-Journal As April 15 draweth nigh, My sp...
Category: Humor
based on 159 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: John 8:36
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If You Want To Know What We Learned In 25 Words ...
Shared By: Brian Mavis on Apr 4, 2001
Summary: If you want to know what we learned in 25 words or less, giving is down because we don’t love God as much as we love a lot of other stuff. —Researcher Sylvia Ronsvalle in Salt of the Earth (July/August 1997)
Category: Quotes
based on 48 ratings
Scripture: 2 Corinthians 8:1-5
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Top 10 Signs You are Broke
Shared By: Brian Mavis on Apr 10, 2001
Summary: TOP 10 SIGNS YOU ARE BROKE 10. American Express calls and says: "Leave home without it!" 9. You’re formulating a plan to rob the food bank. 8. Long distance companies don’t call you to switch. 7. You rob Peter...and then rob Paul. ...
Category: Humor
based on 94 ratings
Scripture: none
Guy McGraw avatar
A Young Man Had An Accident While Driving His Car ...
Shared By: Guy McGraw on Apr 11, 2001
Summary: A young man had an accident while driving his car that was quite spectacular. When the policeman arrived he found the young man standing near his car mumbling. As the officer approached he overheard the young man saying, ’Oh, my BMW, oh my B...
Category: Humor
based on 132 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Alan Perkins avatar
On October 28, 1987, The Rear Door Of A ...
Shared By: Alan Perkins on Apr 13, 2001
Summary: "On October 28, 1987, the rear door of a Metropolitan Armored Car swung open on Interstate 71 in Columbus, Ohio. Bags of cash were dumped on the highway. `It looked like snow, it was so thick,’ said officer Bob Kinney, who was called to the intersec...
Category: Quotes
based on 109 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none
MELVIN NEWLAND avatar
Now I Can’t Find This In The Bible, But ...
Shared By: MELVIN NEWLAND on Apr 16, 2001
Summary: Now I can’t find this in the Bible, but perhaps you’ve heard the story that before Eve was created, God was talking with Adam. He said, “You really need a helper, don’t you?” And Adam answered, “Yeah, I really d...
Category: Humor
based on 163 ratings
Scripture: none
MELVIN NEWLAND avatar
I Came Across An Article That Was Entitled, ...
Shared By: MELVIN NEWLAND on May 15, 2001
Summary: I came across an article that was entitled, “Is it better to be a jock or a nerd?” The article was about Michael Jordan, & it was written last year before he retired from professional basketball, playing for the Chicago Bulls. It p...
Category: Stories
based on 123 ratings
Scripture: none
Tim Gibson avatar
In The Congo, Poor People Who Have Nothing To ...
Shared By: Tim Gibson on May 18, 2001
Summary: In the Congo, poor people who have nothing to give when the Church offering is taken will dip their hand in the offering plate to symbolize the giving of themselves. There’s also a story of a little crippled girl with a crutch who came to chur...
Category: Stories
based on 112 ratings
Denomination: *other
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A New Industry Report Says That Total Consumer ...
Shared By: SermonCentral Staff on May 24, 2001
Summary: "A new industry report says that total consumer spending online in February 2001 trended upward to an estimated $3.4 billion ." "The Boston Consulting Group study says that the sales in the nine leading online categories have the potential to gro...
Category: Statistics
based on 107 ratings
Denomination: *other
Scripture: none
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Erle Stanley Gardner Tells About His Early Days ...
Shared By: Ted Sutherland on May 29, 2001
Summary: Erle Stanley Gardner tells about his early days as a writer of Western stories: “When a writer is writing at three cents a word, he is painfully conscious of the number of words. In fact, when I was typing my own stories. I had an adding mac...
Category: Humor
based on 108 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Scripture: none