Sermon Illustrations

Evangelist Fred Brown used three images to describe the purpose of the law. First he likened it to a dentist’s little mirror, which he sticks into the patient’s mouth. With the mirror he can detect any cavities. But he doesn’t drill with it or use it to pull teeth. It can show him the decayed area or other abnormality, but it can’t provide the solution. Brown then drew another analogy. He said that the law is also like a flashlight. If suddenly at night the lights go out, you use it to guide you down the darkened basement stairs to the electrical box When you point it toward the fuses, it helps you see the one that is burned out. But after you’ve removed the bad fuse, you don’t try to insert the flashlight in its place. You put in a new fuse to restore electricity. In his third image, Brown likened the law to a plumbline. When a builder wants to check his work, he...

Continue reading this sermon illustration (Free with PRO)

Related Sermon Illustrations

Related Sermons

Browse All Media

Related Media


Living Like A Tree
SermonCentral
PowerPoint Template
Removing The Dirt
SermonCentral
PowerPoint Template
Grace Never Ends
SermonCentral
PowerPoint Template