Sermon Illustrations

A man is in the barber shop getting a haircut. As he is leaving, the barber points out a man who is homeless, filthy, dirty, unkept and says, "Do you see that man?"

He replied, "Yes, I see him."

The barber said, "There is not a God, because if there was, he would not allow him to live so despairingly."

The man told the barber, "According to your observation, with his long unkempt hair and beard; I must surmise that there are no barbers."

The barber said, "Yes there is. I am a barber, but he must allow me to give him a haircut and a shave."

The man said, "Exactly."

Related Sermon Illustrations

Related Sermons

  • Don't Stop Believing Series

    Contributed by Erik Estep on May 16, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 13,649 views

    Today in our passage of Scripture we’re going to see a group of people who were on the verge of not believing. They had lost hope b/c of the circumstances they were in. But Jesus came along and gave them a message that we can still use today. And that

  • Who Do You Say Jesus Is?

    Contributed by Michael Otterstatter on Jul 5, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 8,036 views

    "But what about you...who do you say I am?" Peter gave the correct answer to that question from Jesus to his disiciples. Our life and our eternal destiny are dependent on our answer to that same question.

  • Who Do You Say That I Am? Series

    Contributed by Donald Rapp on Oct 19, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,644 views

    One of the most profound questions ever asked is the one Jesus asked His disciples.

  • Grace Points

    Contributed by Stephen E. Trail on Aug 26, 2012
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,599 views

    Sermon h-ilighting the Grace of God.

  • Did He Really Say That? Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Jun 24, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,283 views

    This is the introduction to a series on the I Ams from the book of John. Here we look at why we should believe Jesus' accounts of himself

Browse All Media

Related Media


Big Questions
SermonCentral
Preaching Slide
Son Of God
SermonCentral
Preaching Slide
Pierced
SermonCentral
Preaching Slide