Sermon Illustrations

A WWII battleship was responding to the distress signal of a sinking ship. When they arrived on the site, they found a raft full of survivors, with a German sub hiding below. If you’re the captain, what do you do? Do you attempt to rescue the life raft, leaving your vessel vulnerable to attack, or do you drop depth charges to sink the enemy sub, but kill those in the life raft at the same time?

Sometimes we want to do God’s will, but it can be difficult to know what’s the best way to help