Sermon Illustrations

THE RHYTHM OF OUR BRAIN

Studies of mechanisms in the brain that allow complicated things to happen in a coordinated fashion have produced some of the most spectacular discoveries in neuroscience. Our brain uses different rhythms in order to do complex operations like memorizing or remembering things. Scientists say that rhythms in our brain are key to the learning process. These are called brain waves. We can develop habits that are associated with the rhythm of our brain.

A habit is defined as a recurrent, often unconscious pattern of behavior that is acquired through frequent repetition. A habit is a learned rhythm of life.

We can exchange bad habits by good ones and learn a new rhythm in life. The three most important habits of someone who puts God first are:

Prayer - "Evening and morning and at noon I will pray, and cry aloud, and He shall hear my voice" (Psalm 55:17).

Reading of the Bible - "Now the Bereans were of more noble character than the Thessalonians, for they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures every day to see if what Paul said was true" (Acts 17:11, NIV).

Assembling Together – “And let us not neglect our meeting together, as some people do, but encourage one another, especially now that the day of his return is drawing near”(Hebrews 10:25, NLT)

Related Sermon Illustrations

  • Early In My Ministry, I Met A Man Named Worral. ...  PRO

    Contributed by Charles R. Swindoll on Oct 13, 2004
    based on 4 ratings
     | 725 views

    Early in my ministry, I met a man named Worral. He had been stricken with rheumatoid arthritis at age 15, and when I met him 30 years later, he was totally paralyzed except for 1 finger, could barely speak and was totally blind. But he had a string tied to that one mobile finger that could turn on ...read more

  • At The Spiritual Level, Planning Means Taking The ...  PRO

    Contributed by Richard Mcnair on Nov 4, 2004
    based on 1 rating
     | 576 views

    At the spiritual level, planning means taking the initiative. It’s not about sitting around until you are absolutely certain God is calling you to a particular task, direction, country, or ministry. Nor is it waiting for the doors to open so you can go there easily. Planning is an act of faith. ...read more

  • Sieze The Day

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Dec 20, 2004
    based on 4 ratings
     | 730 views

    Shakespeare once wrote: "there is a tide in the affairs of men, Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; Omitted, all the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries." The Latins had a phrase that expressed the same idea: "Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero," ...read more

  • Quote: "If Men Of Wisdom And Knowledge, Of ...

    Contributed by John Gerald on Oct 8, 2004
    based on 3 ratings
     | 522 views

    Quote: "If men of wisdom and knowledge, of moderation and temperance, of patience, fortitude and perseverance, of sobriety and true republican simplicity of manners, of zeal for the honour of the Supreme Being and the welfare of the commonwealth; if men possessed of these other excellent qualities ...read more

  • Había Una Vez Un Hombre Que Trabajaba En Una ...

    Contributed by Fernando Ocampo on Dec 3, 2002
    based on 2 ratings
     | 461 views

    Había una vez un hombre que trabajaba en una mina de carbón, al cual se le preguntó: ¿tiene Ud. alguna creencia? – sí respondió. ¿Podría decirme en qué cree Ud.? Bueno, fíjese que yo creo lo mismo que cree mi iglesia.-respondió. Bueno, entonces, dígame que es lo cree su iglesia, -mi iglesia cree lo ...read more

Related Sermons

Browse All Media

Related Media


A Joyful Heart
SermonCentral
PowerPoint Template
Heart Of A Servant
SermonCentral
PowerPoint Template
Love Love
SermonCentral
PowerPoint Template