Sermon Illustrations
Free Sermon Illustrations for Preaching :

In Sermon Illustrations: "Influence" showing 1-20 of 986





  • Show more


Confident Preaching
Try PRO free and preach with confidence when people need it most.
Free for pastors
  • Influence

    Contributed by Lonnie Erwin on Oct 5, 2007

    Illustration: Influence One of the strange sights on the Dutch Windward Islands in the Caribbean is the Divi-Divi tree. Because the winds blow almost constantly from the east, all of the branches grow on one side of the tree. You can look at a Divi-Divi tree and always know which is east and more

  • Influence  PRO

    Contributed by David Insell on Jul 23, 2003
    based on 2 ratings

    Influence is the exhalation of more

  • Influence

    Contributed by Ryan Davis on Sep 26, 2005

    INFLUENCE There are little eyes upon you. And they’re watching night and day; There are little ears that quickly Take in every word you say; There are little hands all eager To do anything you do; And a little boy who’s dreaming Of the day he’ll be like you. You’re the little fellow’s more

  • The Biggest Influence  PRO

    Contributed by Christopher Hill on Jan 1, 2004
    based on 10 ratings

    THE BIGGEST INFLUENCE The CBS news program 48 Hours recently did an investigation into the children of some famous people and how they were influenced by what they saw from their parents while growing up. Laila Ali grew up in a boxing family and revered her father, the world-famous boxing more

  • A Mother's Influence

    Contributed by Scott Malone on Apr 5, 2005

    A Mother’s Influence I took a piece of plastic clay And idly fashioned it one day; And as my fingers pressed it still It moved and yielded at my will. I came again when days were past, The form I gave it still it bore, And as my fingers pressed it still, I could change that form no more. I more

  • Bible Influence?

    Contributed by Sean Harder on Jul 8, 2009

    BIBLE INFLUENCE? Emperor Menelik II was an African ruler who defeated the Italian army at Adwa in 1896 and established the nation of Ethiopia. He believed that the Bible had the power to cure illness, and he would eat a few pages of it anytime he got sick. He suffered a stroke in 1913, after more

  • Sphere Of Influence

    Contributed by Bill Sullivan on Feb 15, 2010

    SPHERE OF INFLUENCE There's another interesting definition I want to look at -- it relates to astrodynamics A sphere of influence (SOI) in astrodynamics and astronomy is the spherical region around a celestial body where the primary gravitational influence on an orbiting object is that more

  • Better Influence

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Feb 19, 2011

    BETTER INFLUENCE A Peanuts cartoon showed Peppermint Patty talking to Charlie Brown in which she said, "Guess what, Chuck? The first day of school, and I got sent to the principal’s office. It was your fault, Chuck." Charlie Brown responds, "My fault? How could it be my fault? Why do you say more

  • A Mother's Influence

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on May 11, 2011

    A MOTHER'S INFLUENCE "My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her." George Washington "All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel Mother." - more

  • Overwhelming Influence  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 24, 2002
    based on 14 ratings

    OVERWHELMING INFLUENCE Historian Philip Schaff described the overwhelming influence which Jesus had on subsequent history and culture of the world: “This Jesus of Nazareth, without money and arms, conquered more millions than Alexander, Caesar, Mohammed, and Napoleon; without science…he shed more

  • Influence The World  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on May 5, 2002
    based on 13 ratings

    INFLUENCE THE WORLD Whenever I held my newborn babe in my arms, I used to think what I did and what I said to him would have an influence, not only on him, but on everyone he meets, not for a day, or a year, but for all time and for eternity. What a challenge, what a joy! SOURCE: Rose more

  • Christian Influencers

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 27, 2006
    based on 1 rating

    Christian Influencers Rank Greatest Influence On The Church (Barna) Ranked by U.S. Pastors Most Influential Christians In America (The Church Report) 1 Billy Graham (34%) George W. Bush 2 Rick Warren (26% Mel Gibson 3 George Bush (14%) Billy Graham 4 James Dobson (11%) Rick Warren 5 Bill more

  • The Influence Of Mothers

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 5, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    THE INFLUENCE OF MOTHERS Don DeWelt was one of my college professors at Ozark Christian College. Don preached a sermon entitled, "The only commandment the virgin Mary ever gave." What was that commandment? DO WHATEVER HE TELLS YOU. God bless all mothers who have said to her children, "Do more

  • Under The Influence

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Apr 13, 2012

    UNDER THE INFLUENCE David Kupelian's book The Marketing of Evil, published in 2005, is an eye-opening study of what we face today. I wish every parent would read it. Does anyone here remember what happened to Robert Bauman in 1980? He was elected in 1973 as representative of the First more

  • When You Influence A Child, You Influence A ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    "When you influence a child, you influence a life. When you influence a father, you influence a family. When you influence a pastor, you influence a church. When you influence a leader, you influence all who look to him or her for leadership. You have numerous opportunities to influence, and make a more

  • A Father's Influence To The World  PRO

    Contributed by Dr. Thomas Norton on Jul 17, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    A father’s influence to the world Many years ago a small Jewish boy asked his father, "Why must we surrender our Jewish faith and start to attend Lutheran services here in Germany’ The father replied, "Son, we must abandon our faith so that people will accept us and support our business more

  • The Christian Church Is Struggling To Influence ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 10, 2006

    "The Christian Church Is Struggling to influence the nation’s culture because believers think of themselves as individuals1st, Americans 2nd, , and Christians 3rd. Until that prioritization is rearranged, the Church will continue to lose more

  • The Christian Church Is Struggling To Influence ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 16, 2006

    "The Christian Church Is Struggling to influence the nation’s culture because believers think of themselves as individuals1st, Americans 2nd, , and Christians 3rd. Until that prioritization is rearranged, the Church will continue to lose more

  • The Bible's Influence On American History

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 18, 2011

    THE BIBLE'S INFLUENCE ON AMERICAN HISTORY Pastor Jack Graham tells of a speaking engagement in Philadelphia he made recently and slipping downtown to Independence Hall to reflect on the founding of our nation. He said, "As you move around the historical sites of that city you see the Word of God more

  • Who Influences Whom?

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Feb 15, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    WHO INFLUENCES WHOM? I heard a joke about Bill and Hillary Clinton recently. It seems they were on vacation one weekend, and decided to go for a drive to see the beautiful countryside. After a while, they needed to stop for gas. They pulled into a tiny gas station, and out walked a man to help more