Sermon Illustrations

One time, the comic strip Kudzu featured this country-style preacher. He was praying to God, and he said, "Oh Lord, You know I don’t ever ask for much, but, Lord, I pray that You would grant me just this one thing ... dignity. That’s all I ask, Lord." In the next frame, there was a lightening bolt and a huge "Zap!" In the final frame, there he stood with his pants down around his ankles, revealing underwear with heart shapes on it. He said, "This is a test, ain’t it, Lord?"