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Sermon Illustrations

A

Abiding in Christ

Acceptance

Accountability

Achievement

Actions

Adaptability

Addiction

Adolescence

Adoption

Advent

Adventure

Adversity

Advertising

Adultery

Advice

Advocate

Affairs

Aging

Aim

Alcohol

(Being) Alone

Ambition

The Ancient World

Anger

Animals

Anxiety

Apathy

Apologetics

Appearances

Arguments/Disagreement

Arrogance

Art

The Ascension

Ash Wednesday

Assimilation

Assumptions

Assurance of Salvation

Atheism

Atonement

Attacks

Attention

Attitude

Authenticity

Authority

Awe

B

Babies

Bad News

Baggage

Balance

Baptism

The Beatitudes

Beliefs

Belonging

Betrayal

Beauty

Bias

The Bible

Bitterness

Blessing

Blind Spots

Blindness

The Body

Body-Image

The Body of Christ

Boldness

Boredom

The Brain

Bread

Brokenness

Building/Construction

Burdens

Burnout

Business

Busyness

C

Calling 

Carrying your Cross

Ceremonies

Certainty

Challenges

Change

Character

Charity

Cheating

Child of God

Children

Child Sponsorship

(Being) Chosen

Christianity

Christ the King

The Christian Life

Christians

Christmas

The Church

Church Attendance

Church Growth

Circumstances

The City

Coffee/Caffeine

Comfort

Commitment

Communication

Communion (The Lord’s Supper)

Community

Comparison

Compassion

Competition

Concern

Confession of Faith

Confession of Sin

Conflict

Confusion

Conscience

Consumerism

Contentment

Context

Convictions

Costs/Counting the Cost

Control

Conversation

Conversion

Courage

Covenant

Coveting

Creation

Creation Care

Crimes

Crisis

Criticism

The Cross

Cross-Cultural Experience

Crying out to God

Crowds

Crucifixion

Culture

Curiosity

Cursing

D

Darkness

Death

Debt

Deception

Decision-Making

Dependence on God

Depression

Desperation

Desert

Desire

Destructive Behavior

The Devil

Direction

Disability

Discernment

The Disciples

Discipleship

Discipline

Discouragement

Disorientation

Distraction

Diversity

Divine Love

Division

Divorce

Doctrine

Doubt

Dreams

Drifting

Driving

Drugs

Drunkenness

Dust

Dying to Self

E

The Early Church

Easter

Economics

Education

Election

Emotions

Empathy

Encouragement

Endurance

Enemies

Energy

Entertainment

The Environment

Envy

Escape

Eschatology (The Second Coming of Christ)

Ethics

Evangelism

Evil

Evolution

Eyes

Exhaustion

Excellence

Excuses

Existence

Expectations

Experience

F

Failure

Faith

Faithfulness

Fallacies

Fame

Family

Fasting

Fathers

Fear

Feedback

Fellowship

Fire

Fishing

Food

Following

Forgetfulness

Forgiveness

Foundations

Freedom

Friendship

Frustration

Funerals

The Future

G

Gardening/Farming

Generosity

Gentleness

Gifts

Giving

Glory

Goals

God

God’s Absence

God’s Design

God’s Existence

God’s Presence

God’s Pursuit

God’s Sovereignty

God’s Voice

God’s Will

The Good Life

Goodness

Good Works

Gospel

Government

Grace

Gratitude

Greed

Grief

Growth

Grudge

Guidance

Guilt

H

Habits

Happiness

Harvest

Healing

Health

Heart

Heaven

Hell

Help

Heroes

History

Holiness

Holy Saturday

The Holy Spirit

Home

Hope

Hospitality

Humanity

Human Nature

Humility

Humor

Hunger (Spiritual)

Hurry

Hypocrisy 

I

Ideas

Identity

Idolatry

Illness

Image

Image of God

Imagination

Impact

Incarnation

Inheritance

Insanity

Insecurity

Inspiration

Integrity

Intimacy

The Internet

Investments

Isolation

Israel

J

Jesus

Journey

Joy

Judging

Judgment

Justice

Justification

K

Kindness

King

The Kingdom of God

Knowledge

L

Lament

Language

The Law

Lawsuits

Lawyers

Leadership

Learning

Legacy

Legalism

Lent

Leprosy

Lies

Life

Life After Death

Light

Lions

Listening

Little Things

Liturgy

Loneliness

Longing

The Lord’s Prayer

Loss

Lost

Love 

Divine Love (Agape)

Sacrificial Love

Loyalty

Lying

M

Marriage 

Martyrdom

Materialism

Maturity

Meals

Meaning

Medicine

Mediocrity

Meekness

Memorization

Memory

Mental Illness

Mercy

Messiah

Messiness

The Military

The Mind

Ministry

Miracles

The Missional Church

Missions

Mistakes

Misunderstanding

Money

Morality

Mothers

Motivation

Mourning

Music

Mystery

N

Nakedness

Names 

Narcissism

Nature

Navigation

Needs

Neighbor

The New Creation

The New Year

Nice

O

Obedience

Offering

The Old Testament

Opportunity

Ownership

P

Pain

Palm Sunday

The Parables

Parenting

Pastors

Patience

Peace

Peacemaking

Pentecost

Perseverance

Personality

Perspective

Pilgrimage

Place

Pleasure

Politicians

Politics

Possessions

Poverty

Power

Prayer

Preaching

Presence

President

Pride

Priorities

Prison

Privacy

Privilege

Problems

Productivity

Progress

Promises

The Prophets

Protection

The Psalms

Providence

Provision

Purity of Heart

Purpose

Q

Questioning God

Questions

Quitting

R

Race

Racism

Rationalizing Decisions

Reality

Reconciliation

Redemption

Reflection

Rejection

Relationships

Relevance

Reliability of Scripture

Religion

Renewal

Repentance

Repetition

Reputation

Rescue

Resentment

Resilience

Resistance

Responsibility

Rest

Restoration

Resurrection

Retreat

Revelation

Revenge

Being Right

Righteousness

Risk

Rituals

Romantic Relationships

Rome

Rootedness

Routines

S

Sabbath

Sacraments

Sacrifice

Saints

Salt

Salvation

Sanctification

Satan

Satisfaction

Scars

Science

Scripture

Searching

Seas

Secularism

Segregation

Self-Awareness

Self-Centered

Self-Control

Self-Image

Selfishness

(The Five) Senses

The Sermon on the Mount

Servanthood

Service

Sex

Shalom

Shame

Sheep

Shepherd

Shopping

Sight

Signs

Silence

Simplicity

Sin

Sinners

Slavery

Sleep

Slowing Down

Smart Phones

Social Media

Soil

Solitude

Soul

Speech

Spiritual Disciplines

Spiritual Growth

Sports

Status Quo

Stewardship

Storms

Story

Stubbornness

Stress

Stuck

Success 

Suffering

Surrender

T

Talking

Targets

Teamwork

Technology

Temptation

The Ten Commandments

Thanksgiving

Thought/s

Time

Tradition

Training

Transformation

Travel

Treasure

The Trinity

Trouble

Trust

Truth 

U

Uncertainty

Unity

V

Vacation

Value

Vice

Victory

Violence

Virtue

Vision

Vulnerability

W

Waiting

War

Watchful

Water

Weakness

Wealth

Weddings

Western Culture

The Wilderness

Wine

Wisdom

Wonder

Words

Work

The World

Worldview

Worry

Worship

Wounds