Sermon Illustrations
Free Sermon Illustrations for Preaching :

In Sermon Illustrations: "Sacrifice" showing 1-20 of 752





  • Show more


  • Try PRO

    Confident Preaching

    Try PRO free and preach with confidence when people need it most.
    Free to start now
  • Sacrifice

    Contributed by David Simpson on Jan 15, 2013

    I will never forget being at church one Sunday playing "king of the hill" with my buddies, before church started. But our play stopped when a car pulled up to the sidewalk and, with help, out came a soldier, who had returned from Vietnam a few weeks earlier. But he came on crutches and he more

  • A Heart Of Sacrifice

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 3, 2008

    A heart of sacrifice i. ((Lk 10:34-35) "He went to him and bandaged his wounds, pouring on oil and wine. Then he put the man on his own donkey, took him to an inn and took care of him. The next day he took out two silver coins and gave them to the innkeeper. ‘Look after him,’ he said, ‘and when I more

  • Total Sacrifice  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 19 ratings

    Total Sacrifice Bryan Chapell tells this story that happened in his hometown: Two brothers were playing on the sandbanks by the river. One ran after another up a large mound of sand. Unfortunately, the mound was not solid, and their weight caused them to sink in quickly. When the boys did not more

  • Sacrifice Of Exchange

    Contributed by Akinsanya Adubi on Sep 21, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    SACRIFICE OF EXCHANGE When someone is sick and is about to die, there is a type of sacrifice that they will prepare, (sacrifice of exchange), they will put that sacrifice in a bowl and place it by the roads intersection, the first person to see that sacrifice will be the one that more

  • Gratitude And Sacrifice

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 30, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    GRATITUDE AND SACRIFICE Since the Son of God has died for me, then the least I can do is live for Him. "If Jesus Christ be God and died for me," said the great British athlete C. T. Studd, "then no sacrifice can be too great for me to make for him." (Source: Norman Grubb, C. T. more

  • Supreme Sacrifice

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 21, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    SUPREME SACRIFICE In January 2001, Seiko Sakamoto, a Japanese plasterer in a Tokyo subway station, fell into the path of an oncoming train. Lee Su Hyun, a Korean student in Japan, leaped down on the tracks to save Sakamoto. Both Hyun and Sakamoto were killed. This selfless act by the Korean more

  • Shannon's Sacrifice

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Feb 25, 2012

    SHANNON'S SACRIFICE It was March 24, 1998 in Westside Middle School near Jonesboro, Arkansas. A total of five people, four female students and a teacher, were killed at a school shooting. Ten people, nine students and one teacher, were injured. The perpetrators of the shooting were two students, more

  • Skydiving Sacrifice

    Contributed by Sermon Central on May 28, 2012

    SKYDIVING SACRIFICE The strength of sacrifice; in May 2002 Robert Bonadies and his fellow instructor Jim Olko were preparing to skydive, along with a novice - Cindy Hyland, in Connecticut. The jump was to be from 12000 ft, falling at 120 mph, which would take just 68 seconds with no parachute. more

  • Sacrifice On The Mission ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 27, 2012

    SACRIFICE ON THE MISSION FIELD Let me leave you with this true story I read about two faithful women, who were cross-bearers for Christ. Irene Ferrel graduated from the Bible Institute of Los Angeles with a burden for overseas missions. She found her place in the Congo, where for 10 years she more

  • Only By Sacrifice

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Aug 29, 2012

    ONLY BY SACRIFICE During World War II, a young paratrooper, David Webster of E Company, 101st Airborne wrote his mother, "Stop worrying about me. I joined the parachutists to fight. I intend to fight. If necessary, I shall die fighting, but don’t worry about this because no war can be won without more

  • Sacrifice Of Love

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Dec 17, 2014
    based on 2 ratings

    J. Vernon McGee- Many years ago down in Houston, Texas, when a boarding house caught on fire, a woman broke through the lines and went into that house. It collapsed, and she was burned to death. The headlines read: “Poor Wretch Dies: Suicide.” Later the newspaper printed an apology. Why? more

  • Sacrifice Stats

    Contributed by David Simpson on May 19, 2017
    based on 2 ratings

    It’s Memorial Day weekend. It is seen by many as the beginning of summer. Lake Lanier will be filled with boaters and swimmers and campers and picnickers who will celebrate fun on this holiday weekend. But, the truth of Memorial Day is that it is not a celebration. It is a commemoration; a more

  • The Altar Of Sacrifice Is The Touchstone Of ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    The altar of sacrifice is the more

  • Rembrandt's "The Sacrifice Of ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 21, 2008

    REMBRANDT’S "THE SACRIFICE OF ABRAHAM" In 1634 renowned Dutch painter Rembrandt painted a great work of art that depicted Abraham’s sacrifice of Isaac. The painting ("The Sacrifice of Abraham") captures perfectly how the Lord intervenes to stop Abraham from slaying his son Isaac. Isaac’s eyes more

  • Dangerous Sacrifice: What It ...

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Oct 20, 2008

    Illustration: "Dangerous Sacrifice": What it means to go above what is required of us. Interview with Rick and Kay Warren – They communicate the message about being a doer of the Word of God and being willing to sacrifice for others more

  • Total Sacrifice For Wife

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007

    Total Sacrifice for wife It is said that Cyrus, the founder of the Persian Empire, once had captured a prince and his family. When they came before him, the monarch asked the prisoner, “What will you give me if I release you?” “The half of my wealth,” was his reply. “And if I release your more

  • No Sacrifice Too Great

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007

    A famous missionary by the name of C. T. Studd said; “If Jesus Christ be God, and died for me, then no sacrifice can be too great for me to make for him.” Mother Teresa once said, “if more

  • Wiersbe On Self-Sacrifice

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 15, 2010

    WIERSBE ON SELF-SACRIFICE "Self-preservation is the first law of physical life, but self-sacrifice is the first more

  • A Sacrifice Of Praise Hurts!

    Contributed by Mark Stepherson on Mar 1, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    A SACRIFICE OF PRAISE HURTS! Several years ago, there was a song on Christian radio that said, "We bring a sacrifice of praise into the house of the Lord." It had a happy, upbeat tune. Listening to it, I had the feeling that the singers were intrigued by the words but had not personally more

  • Love Is Self-Sacrifice For Others. In The ...

    Contributed by Scott Jensen on Sep 11, 2008

    Love is self-sacrifice for others. In the magazine The Christian Leader, Don Ratzlaff retells a story from Ernest Gordon’s Miracle on the River Kwai, a story based on World War II events. The Scottish soldiers, forced by their Japanese captors to labor on a jungle railroad, had degenerated to more