Sermon Illustrations

Tribulation – followed by crying out – but then JOY

Distress and grief, followed by crying out: Where are you? Or why didn’t you rescue us?

Bible filled with similar stories (Exodus 15:1) “The horse and rider have been thrown into the sea.”

Four stories that illsutraite this principle:

A) Ray Palmer, born Nov 12th, 1808 – at 13 forced to quit school to take a position as store clerk. Managed to complete school and was teaching at a girls school near NYC. Had a discouraging year filled with illness and loneliness…

My faith looks up to thee,

thou Lamb of Calvary,

Savior divine

Now hear me while I pray,

take all my guilt away,

O let me from this day

be wholly thine (#452 UMH)

Related Sermon Illustrations

Related Sermons