Sin

You owe an apology to God, not me (illustration)

Woodrow Wilson’s father was a minister in the South. One day he joined a group of men caught up in a heated discussion. One of the men lost his temper and swore loudly. Only then did he see the Reverend Wilson in their midst. The man apologized profusely and said, “Si …

Apology for sin (illustration)

Woodrow Wilson’s father was a minister in the South. One day he joined a group of men caught up in a heated discussion. One of the men lost his temper and swore loudly. Only then did he see the Reverend Wilson in their midst. The man apologized profusely and said, “Sir, …

Billy Sunday - Sin is Treated Like a Cream Puff (illustration)

One reason sin flourishes is that it is treated like a cream puff instead of a rattlesnake. (Billy Sunday in Who said that? by Billy Sunday p. 401). …

Calvin Coolidge - Sin - “I Think He Was Against It” (illustration)

President Calvin Coolidge returned home one Sunday afternoon from attending morning worship services. His wife, who was unable to attend, asked him what the preacher’s lesson was about that morning. He replied: “Sin.” His wife then proceeded to inquire more about …

Calvin Coolidge - His Preacher Preached About Sin (illustration)

It has been written that President Calvin Coolidge came home from church one Sunday and his wife asked, “What did the preacher preach about?” The President replied in his usual concise manner, “Sin.” Then Mrs. Coolidge asked, “What did he say about …

George Sweeting Watching Sea Gullls Riding The Ice (illustration)

Dr. George Sweeting said that “Several years ago our family visited Niagara Falls. It was spring, and ice was rushing down the river. As I viewed the large blocks of ice flowing toward the falls, I could see that there were carcasses of dead fish embedded in the ice. Gulls …

Home For Drug Addicts (illustration)

Healing House is in Kansas City, Ks. It’s a home for drug addicts started by a woman named Bobbie Jo. Bobbie Jo had been walking the streets for many years but then someone cared enough to share the Gospel with her and she was born again. At the same time, her mother died and le …

An Old Preacher Was Dying (illustration)

An old preacher was dying. He sent a message for his Doctor and his Lawyer, both church members, to come to his home. When they arrived, they were ushered up to his bedroom. As they entered the room, the preacher held out his hands and motioned for them to sit on each side of the …