Illustrations

A collection of miscellaneous bits and pieces of information and illustrations to supplement your lessons. 


GENERAL

11 Rules for Children to Learn | Good advice for all kids.
177 Titles and Names of Christ | Based on the KJV.
• 25 Great One-Liners | Thoughts to ponder.
57 Cents | God can use the smallest to do His work.
• A Matter of Perspective | Regarding our troops.
A Mouse Story | When one of us is threatened we are all at risk.
• A Refiner and Purifier of Silver | Insight into the refiner and his fire.
• A Village of Just 100 People | If the world was reduced to a village of 100.
• An 8 Year Old Explains God | A child’s homework assignment.
• An Unusual Way to Say “I Love You” | In the Fon language of Benin.
• Beauty of Mathematics | What will it take for you to give 101%?
• Before You Decide | Ask these questions before making decisions.
• Carrots, Eggs, and Coffee Beans | Which are you?
• Cell Phones and Bibles | If we treated our Bibles like our cell phones.
• Chain Reaction | Events set in motion by a Sunday School treacher.
• Change Your Strategy | Think about how we say things.
• Christ in the Word | Christ in all the books of the Bible.
• Coal Basket Bible | Read a portion of God’s Word every day.
• Corporate Geniuses | For lessons on leadership.
• Dear God | Childfren’s prayers to God.
• Do Good Now | Don’t put off opportunities to do good.
• Dogs | Are you the person your dog thinks you are?
• Don’t We All? | Three words worth considering.
• Do the Math | What does it mean to gfive more than 100%?
• Dr. Christianson’s Donuts | Not all sermons are preached with words.
• Easter 2008 | Why Easter came early in 2008.
• Fellowship of the Unashamed | From the diary of a young African martyr.
• God and the Spider | An unusual wall of protection.
• Have a Cup of Coffee | A thought-provoking parable.
• I Think About You Everyday | A man with a close walk with Jesus.
• Information, Please | Never underestimate the impression you make.
• Inspiring Thoughts | By great Christian speakers.
• Integrity Counts | How much is your integrity worth?
• Interest on the Widow’s Mite | Do the math on this small gift.
• Interesting Signs | These give new meaning to “signs of the times.”
• Isaiah 65:24 | An African child who prayed with boldness.
• It Depends Whose Hands It’s In | Consider the worth of what is in your hands.
• It’s Almost Jesus’ Birthday | What gift will you give to Jesus this year?
• Jesus Had No Servants | Consider Jesus and how He lived.
• Jesus Loves Me | Senior adult version.
• Language Twists | Who said English was easy to learn?
• Mean Moms and Dads | Why parents are so mean.
• Old Cowboy in Church | Illustration of James 2:1-4.
• One Sentence Themes of Bible Books | Based on the KJV.
• One Solitary Life | A summary of Christ’s life.
• Positive Diversity | People will remember how you made them feel.
• Psalm 23 | A new look at a favorite psalm.
• Quotes by Famous People
• Random Thoughts | Modern day proverbs.
• Resumé of Jesus Christ | Give Jesus the top position ion your heart.
• Return the Cross to Golgotha | Don’t lose sight of where Jesus died.
• Road Rage | Do others see Jesus in you?
• Seven Great Changes | Insight from D.L. Moody.
• State Constitution Preambles
• Take the Son | Illustration of John 3:16.
• Ten Ways to Stay Young
• The Bible Attacked
• The Bible in 50 Words
• The Bottom Line | No excuses for living according to low expectations.
• The Carpenter | Build wisely.
• The Lord’s Baseball Game | It takes Grace to get you home.
• The Lord’s Prayer
• The Meaning of the Candy Cane | A symbol of the meaning of Christmas.
• The Sand and the Stone | Advice for dealing with hurts and blessings.
• The Seven Wonders of the World
• The Tablecloth | Beautiful story about a reunion.
• The Value | Value what is important.
• The Whipping | What Jesus did for us.
• Three Things | Consider this as you live your life.
• To Kids Born in the 1930’s — 1960’s | Reflections on growing up.
• Violinist in the Metro | It pays to stop to listen to the music.
• What Will God Ask?
• What Others Have Said About the Bible
• When Insults Had Class | On the use of the tongue.
William Borden | A short life well-lived.
• You Say / God Says | Keep things in perspective.

POETRY

Count Your Blessings
Failure | A reminder that failure does not have to be final.
Freedom Isn’t Free
Holy Alphabet
I Won’t Let Go | On perseverance.
Kiss My Foot | Every member of the body is important.
Ten Little Christians | Do you belong to the building or the wrecking crew?
The Anvil | About the enduring nature of God’s Word.
The Cork and the Whale | About staying afloat in tough times.
The Oyster | Making the most of what gets under your skin.
The Weaver | It’s easy to get frustrated when we don;’t know what God knows.
Tomorrow | On procrastination.

HUMOR

• Average Christians Can’t Play Baseball
• Bible Humor
• Biblical Headlines
• Can of Worms | An object lesson goes wrong.
• Children’s  Biblical Wisdom
• Classes for Men
• Daddy’s Gonna Eat Your Fingers
• Eleven People on a Rope | The power of a moving speech.
• Humorous Newspaper Ads
• Holiday Tips
• Inquiring Minds Want to Know
• Just One of Those Days
• Kids Answers to Questions About Moms
• Melody in F | A fun look at the parable of the prodigal son.
• Noah’s Ark 2005
• Pecans in the Cemetery | How fast can you run?
• Praise Choruses and Hymns
• Redneck Church
• Religious Funnies
• Riding a Dead Horse
• Secret of a Long Marriage
• A Senior Christmas | New twist on “Twas the Night Before Christmas.”
• Signs You Are in For a Long Sermon
• Summary of Last Year on Computer
• Ten Reasons You Should Tithe
• Test to See if You’re a Grinch
• Ways to Know You’re in a Bad Church
• Wrong E-mail Address | Double-check the address before sending email.

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