Tag Archives: Speaker’s Sourcebook of New Illustrations

Habit – Force of

Genesis 39:10, As she spoke to Joseph day after day, he did not listen to her to lie beside her or be with her. Genesis 40:6-7, When Joseph came to them in the morning and observed them, behold, they were … Continue reading

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Effort – What Purpose?

2 Samuel 15:6, “In this manner Absalom dealt with all Israel who came to the king for judgment; so Absalom stole away the hearts of the men of Israel.” 2Samel 18:14-15, “Then Joab said, “I will not waste time here … Continue reading

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Expectations – Unfulfilled

Judges 2:7, “The people served the LORD all the days of Joshua, and all the days of the elders who survived Joshua, who had seen all the great work of the LORD which He had done for Israel.” Judges 2:10, … Continue reading

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Patience – Necessary

Jeremiah 25:11, “‘This whole land will be a desolation and a horror, and these nations will serve the king of Babylon seventy years.’” 2 Timothy 2:24-26, “The Lord’s bond-servant must not be quarrelsome, but be kind to all, able to … Continue reading

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Patience – Example Of

Joshua 14:7, “I was forty years old when Moses the servant of the LORD sent me from Kadesh-barnea to spy out the land, and I brought word back to him as it was in my heart.” 1 Corinthians 15:49, “Just … Continue reading

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Publicity – Changes People

*Pastor’s Note: I was looking for something a bit thought-provoking and as I was browsing through one of my favorite source books that I have used often, I read this following illustration. Now understand that this article and the book … Continue reading

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Hope – Absolute Need

Proverbs 13:12, “Hope deferred makes the heart sick, But desire fulfilled is a tree of life.” Romans 5:2, “Through whom also we have obtained our introduction by faith into this grace in which we stand; and we exult in hope … Continue reading

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Discipleship – Investigated Firsthand

Joshua 22:10, “When they came to the region of the Jordan which is in the land of Canaan, the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad and the half-tribe of Manasseh built an altar there by the Jordan, a … Continue reading

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Wrath – Real

Lamentations 1:1, “How lonely sits the city That was full of people! She has become like a widow Who was once great among the nations! She who was a princess among the provinces Has become a forced laborer!” Ephesians 2:1-3, … Continue reading

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Gospel – Communicate Clearly

Judges 7:13-14, “When Gideon came, behold, a man was relating a dream to his friend. And he said, “Behold, I had a dream; a loaf of barley bread was tumbling into the camp of Midian, and it came to the … Continue reading

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