Resources on Craig Brian Larson

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Telemarketer Hides Identity Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2010/january/6011810.html Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson Topics: Sin , Shame , Illustration , Self deception Source: Preaching Today In this sermon illustration, Craig Brian Larson tells the story of a telemarketer who would not give their name as a way to demonstrate that when something is done anonymously it is often a bad sign. Thai Tribe Saved from Killer Tsunami by Elders Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2005/january/15717.html Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson Topics: Leadership , Wisdom , Tradition , Disaster relief Source: Preaching Today An illustration by Craig Brian Larson about how traditional wisdom saved a whole tribe from disaster. This is appropriate for Matthew 25:1, Matthew 24:1, Mark 13:1, and similar passages. America's Four Gods Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2010/december/2121310.html Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson Topics: Faith , Attributes of God , God , Belief Source: Preaching Today In this sermon illustration, Craig Brian Larson describes four versions of God that Americans believe in that differ based on God's involvement in the world and the extent that God judges. Astrophysicists Spot Brightest Star Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2010/august/2083010.html Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson Topics: Reverence , God's Holiness , Attributes of God , Light Source: Preaching Today Describing a star that is much brighter than the sun, Craig Brian Larson contemplates on the nature of God's glorious presence. This sermon illustration suits 1 Timothy 6:16, 1 John 1:5, Revelation 20:11, and similar passages. Director James Toback and Boxer Mike Tyson on Human Goodness Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2009/may/3052509.html Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson Topics: Guilt , Goodness , Self Control , Control Source: Preaching Today Can a person have good character but still do terrible things? This illustration by Craig Brian Larson reflects on James Toback and Mike Tyson and their description of human goodness and bad deeds. Air Purifiers Can Pollute Houses Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2006/august/5080706.html Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson Topics: Good works , Illustration Source: Preaching Today This sermon illustration by Craig Brian Larson and Sam O'Neal uses the negative effects of air purifiers to demonstrate the folly in one relying on their own goodness rather than on the work of Christ. Humans Don't Think Well Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2012/january/5013012.html Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson Topics: Humility , Arrogance , Knowledge Source: Preaching Today This sermon illustration by Craig Brian Larson explores the implications of a Nobel Prize-winning psychologist's argument that people are generally too arrogant and confident to truly think well. What Church Membership Looks Like Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2012/february/3021312.html Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson Topics: Hospitality , Church , Community , Body of Christ Source: Preaching Today An illustration by Craig Brian Larson, explaining what it looks like to be a church member as a part of the body of Christ, appropriate for Psalm 133:1, Galatians 6:2, Hebrews 10:24-25, and similar passages. Man Commits His Soul to Nature at Death Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2009/january/5012609.html Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson Topics: Death , Creation , Worldview Source: Preaching Today An illustration by Craig Brian Larson describing a worldview that places a very high emphasis on nature—but without God. Appropriate for sermons on death, nature, and worldview. Pastor Healed of Prostate Cancer Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2009/august/3080309.html Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson Topics: Healing , Prayer , Miracle , Jesus Source: Preaching Today With themes on healing, prayer, and miracles this illustration by Craig Brian Larson tells the story of a well-attested case of a miraculous physical healing, illustrating Mark 10:27, James 5:14-16, Exodus 15:26, and similar passages. Ice Block Threatens Car Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2009/february/1022309.html Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson Topics: Obedience , Repentance , Work , Fall Source: Preaching Today This is an illustration by Craig Brian Larson showing the importance of taking care of work that needs to get done, appropriate for Matthew 24, 2 Peter 3:3-12, and 2 Corinthians 6:1-2. 'What to Do Before You Die' Author Dies Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2008/september/5092908.html Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson Topics: Death , Judgment , Eternal life , Preparation Source: Preaching Today An illustration by Craig Brian Larson about a man who did not complete all the tasks from his book, What to Do Before You Die, appropriate for 1 John 2:15-17, Luke 12:19-21, and Amos 4:12. Church Disappears One Brick at a Time Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2008/december/1122908.html Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson Topics: Faith , Stewardship , Worship , Faithfulness Source: Preaching Today This illustration by Craig Brian Larson tells of a church that was dismantled one brick at a time until it was gone without anyone noticing. Appropriate for Hebrews 10:24-25, 1 Timothy 3:15, and 1 Peter 2:5. Unexpected Answers to Problems Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2003/january/14158.html Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson Topics: Grace , Discipleship , Addiction , Church Source: Preaching Today An illustration by Craig Brian Larson explaining that sometimes unrelated events might be more related than we think, appropriate for Matthew 4:4, 1 Peter 2:2, and 2 Timothy 2:1. Stephen Colbert's DNA Rocketed into Space Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2008/december/6122208.html Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson Topics: Resurrection , Creation , Redemption Source: Preaching Today This is a humorous illustration by Craig Brian Larson about the resurrection of humanity, to contrast with our own resurrection in Christ. Appropriate for Romans 5:12-21 and other similar passages. Lives of 95 Percent Boredom, 5 Percent Terror Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2007/november/6112607.html Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson Topics: Anger , Emotion Source: Preaching Today An illustration by Craig Brian Larson describes the story of emergency workers and the amount of stress they face, appropriate for Matthew 11:28-30, Romans 12:1-2, and John 14:27. Stripped of Power Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2007/february/1021907.html Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson Topics: Power , Prayer , Light , Pride Source: Preaching Today An object lesson by Craig Brian Larson designed to help audiences visualize the powerlessness of depending on ourselves rather than God, illustrating Isaiah 40:31, Philippians 4:13, Ephesians 3:20, and similar passages. The Corpus Clock Depicts Time Gobbled Up Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2009/september/2090709.html Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson Topics: Death , Time , Art Source: Preaching Today This sermon illustration by Craig Brian Larson describes a clock that portrays the fleeting nature of time. Demonstrating human mortality, this illustration suits Psalm 90:1-15, Ecclesiastes 3:11, and Luke 12:19-20. Window Washer Falls 47 Stories, Survives Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2008/february/4021808.html Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson Topics: Fall , Miracle , Adam , Salvation Source: Preaching Today Alcides Moreno fell from 47 stories and survived. Craig Brian Larson compares Moreno's miracle with God's saving miracle with Adam, who also fell from a great height. Appropriate for Romans 6, 3:1-26, and Genesis 3. Japanese Man Who Survived Two Atomic Bombs Dies at 93 Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2010/march/2030110.html Sermon Illustration by Craig Brian Larson Topics: Death , Power Source: Preaching Today A sermon illustration by Craig Brian Larson on a Japanese man who survived the atrocities of two atomic bombs and died of old age at 93. Useful to discuss themes of morality and power of death.

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