18 Sermon Illustrations & Ideas for Preaching Faith

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  • Run The Race!

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Dec 20, 2000

    This sermon on faith based on Psalm 5:1 and Hebrews 12:1 focuses on the truth that finishing the race is critically important to all of us who would be followers of Jesus. And Hebrews 12:1-3 contains at least three pieces of advice that will help each of us faithfully run the race that is before us.

  • An Amazing Faith Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on May 16, 2002

    This sermon on is based on 2 Kings 6:1 and passages from Luke 7. This sermon on faith focuses on the story of the Roman centurion's faith to take your listeners inside true faith and show what faith does.

  • Facing Up To Our Faltering Faith

    Contributed by Paul Tuck on Jan 20, 2002

    This sermon is based on Mark 9:14. The statement made by the desperate man in this passage reveals to us a great truth. The best way to get faith, is to admit that we don't have it! This is the account of a man who was willing to admit that though he believed, he needed to believe even more!

  • The Measure Of Success Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Sep 27, 2009

    This sermon is based on 1 Thessalonians 2:1. Use this sermon to help your listeners grow in faith, faithfulness, and love.

  • The Life Of Faith

    Contributed by Dean Courtier on Oct 10, 2009

    This sermon is based on Hebrews 11:1. This sermon on faith helps listeners answer this question: Do you face the future with your heart filled with fear, or do you face the future with your heart filled with faith in the goodness of God?

  • Making A Difference

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Aug 13, 2002

    This sermon is based on Mark 10:35 and Mark 10:45. This sermon helps your listeners ask and answer these questions: How can we make a difference as Christians? Is warming a church pew the best I can do?

  • God-Pleasing Faith Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Apr 5, 2005

    This sermon is based on Hebrews 11:1-6. This sermon helps people learn what faith is and what faith does. Biblical faith will Worship (Abel), Walk (Enoch), Work (Noah), and Wait (Abraham).


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  • R. Kent Hughes, In His Book, James—faith ...

    Contributed by Tony Miano on Apr 21, 2001

    R. Kent Hughes, in his book, James—Faith That Works, shares this story.
    "It is said that Napoleon, while looking at some papers, let slip the bridle of his horse, which reared so that the Emperor was in danger. A corporal of the grenadiers leaped forward and caught the bridle, bringing the...

  • Faith Enables Us To Understand What God Does. ...

    Contributed by Mark Beaird on Nov 6, 2000

    "Faith enables us to understand what God does. Faith enables us to see what others cannot see. As a result, faith enables us to do what others cannot do."(Wiersbe, 318)

  • The Most Important Figure Of The Reformation Was ...

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Jan 25, 2001

    The most important figure of the Reformation was a monk by the name of Martin Luther (1483-1546). Luther was a man full of self-doubt, guilt, and worry. In his early 20s, Martin Luther was nearly struck by lightning while crossing an open field during a storm, which led to his vow to become a monk. As a young monk, the...

  • Years Ago, I Heard A Story About A Preacher Who ...

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Aug 29, 2001

    Years ago, I heard a story about a preacher who went to a small town to preach a series of gospel sermons. His attempt was to evangelize that little town. He preached for two weeks. During the whole time, only one little girl responded to the invitation at the end of one of his sermons. She confessed Christ, was baptized, and turned...

  • God Honors Radical, Risk-Taking ...

    Contributed by Mark Beaird on Nov 6, 2000

    "God honors radical, risk-taking faith.
    When arks are built, lives are saved. When soldiers march, Jerichos tumble.
    When staffs are raised, seas still open.

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Video Illustrations about Faith

  • Faith On A Wire

    Produced by Dan Stevers

    A story about a tightrope walker and simple question, "Do you really believe?" A classic illustration about the difference between belief and faith.

  • The Threshold

    Produced by Journey Box Media

    Each of us can think of a time when we were faced with an important choice. 'The Threshold' connects with those moments of indecision and, using John 5:24, encourages viewers to follow Jesus with all of their hearts, as well as their steps.

  • Faith Refocused

    Produced by The Veracity Project

    Faith is often a misunderstood subject. Does one have to leap to find it? Is faith blind? Or is it something grounded in truth and reality?

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