Sermon Illustrations

John Wimber tells in his book entitles Power Points about a new housing development that came and replaced the old houses in his poor neighborhoood. In a short time the old families from the neighborhood moved back into the new homes. It wasn’t long before he noticed the new buildings abused and run down. He said, "Even though I was only a young boy, I concluded that you can change people’s surroundings, but if you do not change the people themselves, their surroundings will soon reflect their inner state. People must be changed from the inside out.