Sermon Illustrations

A man fell into a pit and couldn’t get himself out.

A Christian Scientist came along and said: "You only think that you are in a pit".

A Pharisee said: "Only bad people fall into a pit".

A Legalist said: "You deserve your pit".

A Charismatic said: "Just confess that you’re not in a pit".

An IRS man asked if he was paying taxes on the pit.

An insurance agent asked if he had insurance for that pit.

An Optimist said: "Things could be worse"

A Pessimist said: "Things will get worse!"

Jesus, seeing the man, took him by the hand and lifted him out of the pit.