Sermon Illustrations

We are often like the child who when walking with their parents they either have the tendancy to lag behind their parents kicking their heels or even run ahead doing their own thing for instance.

1. Maybe we’ve been walking for so long we’ve stopped and were tired and are reluctant to go on, were failing in zeal in our communion with God and we have become distant. And we appear to be walking alone.(footsteps illustration)


2.Sometimes its our natural abilities and inclinations can runaway with us and we run ahead of God in our enthusiasm we begin to do the work in our own strength. we need to turn back towards Him and walk with him. Iremeber when I was first converted the Elders said I was like a horse on a bit!” It turned out it was my will Lord be done so often, my agenda and not really God’s and I needed to be slowed down.