Sermon Illustrations

In a recent article that he wrote, Incarnate Preaching, Gordon MacDonald listed a set of questions that he believes are asked by adults from age 20 on up to age 70 and beyond and which need to be addressed in preaching and teaching. Here are a few of them with the age segment MacDonald believes is asking them listed alongside them.

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Around what will I center my life? (20s)

Why haven’t I resolved all my sin problems? (30s)

Why are some of my peers doing better than me? (40s)

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Do I have anything of value to give any longer? (50s)

What does it mean to grow old? (60s)

Does anyone around here know who I once was? (70s)