Sermon Illustrations

Can you imagine how embarrassing it would be if we had to stand up and say what we believe based on our game plan for life. I believe in God the Father, maker of heaven and earth who is not worthy of me making two hours of week in my schedule to pray or talk to and to attend church. I believe in Jesus Christ his only Son, who has no right to tell me how to live my life after I get out of church.

He suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried, but he should not expect me to make any kind of similar sacrifice on His behalf. I will tell off who I want to tell off, and I will give when I feel like giving. If I do not want to do my part, then others just have to take up the slack for me whether they want to or not.

He sits at the right hand of God the Father Almighty, from which he shall come to judge the living and the dead, with me being the exception because He knows my heart. I intend to one day get serious about serving God, but until then he should not judge me. When I prefer gossip over sharing the word of God, that’s my business.

From Rick Gillespie-Mobley’s Sermon: Let’s Be Honest About What We Believe