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Chinese Children Stand for Christ Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2006/june/4061906.html Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov Topics: Faith , Fear , Courage , Faithfulness Source: Preaching Today Lee Eclov relates a story of children in China who refused to deny Jesus and confessed their faith in the face of persecution - illustrating Matthew 5:10-12; 1 Corinthians 4:12; 2 Timothy 3:12, and other passages. C.S. Lewis on the Wonder of Our Resurrected Bodies Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2010/march/3030210.html Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov Topics: Death , Resurrection , Eternal life Source: Preaching Today Lee Eclov cites C. S. Lewis' fictional conception of the nature of resurrected bodies to illustrate 1 Corinthians 15, 1 John 3:2, 1 Timothy 1:15, Romans 3:21-26, and similar passages. Dying Man Wants Celebration at His Funeral Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2009/august/6080309.html Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov Topics: Death , Funeral , Faith , Grief Source: Preaching Today Lee Eclov writes about a dying man who faced death joyously, and wanted his funeral to be a celebration. His story illustrates Psalm 116:15; John 3:36; 11:25-26; 14:1-4; 1 Corinthians 15:50-58; and 2 Corinthians 5:6-10. Not Dead—Asleep Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2010/may/3053110.html Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov Topics: Death , Grief , Hope , Heaven Source: Preaching Today Lee Eclov tells the humorous story of a man informed of his brother's death--only to find him at home, sleeping on the couch. Appropriate for sermons on John 3:36, John 11:25-26, John 14:1-4 and similar texts. Med Student Led to Christ through a Fellow Student’s Kindness Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2010/october/5102510.html Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov Topics: Love , Evangelism , Kindness , Power Source: Preaching Today Lee Eclov tells the story of a medical student who was led to Christ by acts of kindness from a Christian student, appropriate for Matthew 28:18-20, Colossians 4:5-6, Galatians 6:9-10. Man Creates a Front Yard Patio to Fish for People Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2011/march/3030711.html Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov Topics: Evangelism , Hospitality , Church , Friendship Source: Preaching Today Lee Eclov tells the story of a man who put a patio in his front yard for hospitality and friendship, illustrating 1 Timothy 3:2, Romans 12:13, 1 Timothy 5:10, and other passages. The Weight of the World Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2007/june/3062507.html Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov Topics: Education , Fall , Worldview Source: Preaching Today Lee Eclov tells the story of a man who was on top of the world but is now under it, appropriate for Colossians 3:2, Genesis 3, and Matthew 16:26. Man Trapped by Avalanche of Possessions Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2004/february/14816.html Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov Topics: Greed , Coveting , Materialism Source: Preaching Today Lee Eclov tells a story of a man who had a hoarding problem. One day all he accumulated came crushing down on him and nearly killed him. A great illustration for Luke 12:15 and 16:13. The Terrible Price of Sin Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2010/september/1092710.html Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov Topics: Sin , Addiction , Corruption , Coveting Source: Preaching Today Lee Eclov shares a quote from Steve Farrar's book, "Finishing Strong" which describes terrible price for sin. The wages of sin is death. No more. No less. (Romans 6:23; Galatians 5:13; Ephesians 2:3). Secure Woman Lives Like Beggar Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2002/august/13820.html Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov Topics: Fear , Money , Anger , Greed Source: Preaching Today This is an illustration by Lee Eclov about a woman who lived like a beggar materially as well as spiritually. It is appropriate for 1 John 4:18, Psalm 37:8, and Proverbs 22:1. Communion Shared in a Psychiatric Ward Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2009/march/2062507.html Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov Topics: Healing , Lord’s Supper , Eucharist , Illustration Source: Preaching Today In this sermon illustration, Lee Eclov tells the story of a communion service between strangers that demonstrates the healing, unifying, and rejuvenating power of remembering Christ's sacrifice. Board Game Softens Discipleship Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2008/february/2022508.html Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov Topics: Faith , Discipleship , Crucifixion , God's Faithfulness Source: Preaching Today An illustration by Lee Eclov describes a too-safe board game made by Parker Brothers that was about the New Testament, appropriate for Matthew 10:37-39, Matthew 16:21-28, and Luke 14:25-35. Asian Students Seek Unity in Christ Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2010/may/2053110.html Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov Topics: Love , Compassion , Church , Unity Source: Preaching Today This is an illustration by Lee Eclov describing the story of Asian believers breaking down barriers, appropriate for James 2:1-13, Acts 2:42-47, and Romans 12:5. The King Bearing Us in His Arms Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2005/april/15887.html Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov Topics: Atonement , Death of Christ , Cross , Sacrifice Source: Preaching Today An illustration by Lee Eclov comparing a story in Mark Twain's novel, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, to Christ's sacrifice, appropriate for 1 Peter 3:18, Ephesians 5:1-2, and Romans 5:6-10. Man Saved After Years of Prayer Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2004/october/15569.html Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov Topics: Conversion , Prayer Source: Preaching Today A sermon illustration on prayer and conversion (Colossians 4:2, 1 Peter 4:11, Philippians 1:19). Lee Eclov shares the story of a man who came to Christ after 30 years of prayer. Trail Angels on Pacific Crest Trail Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2015/may/8051815.html Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov Topics: Church , Angels , Missions , Hospitality Source: Preaching Today Trail Angels are those volunteers who help the trekkers and pilgrims on the Pacific Crest Trail. This illustration by Lee Eclov demonstrates how Christ's followers can interact with this world. While Under Attack Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2006/june/7060506.html Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov Topics: Suffering , Courage , Jesus , Persecution Source: Preaching Today This sermon illustration by Lee Eclov shares the story of a pastor in Turkey who was beaten and almost killed for refusing to deny his faith. Recreating the Throne Room Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2010/april/5041210.html Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov Topics: Glory , Recreation , Creativity , God's Will Source: Preaching Today This sermon illustration from Lee Eclov tells the story of a janitor who created a display of God's throne room using cast-off items. Appropriate for Psalm 19:1-6, Exodus 33:12-23, Revelation 19:1, and similar passages. Facing God's Court Should Be Our Biggest Concern Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2003/december/14745.html Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov Topics: Evangelism , Judgment , Witness Source: Preaching Today A sermon illustration on God's judgment and evangelism (Psalms 76:8-9, 82:1, Malachi 4:1-2, Matthew 12:36, Luke 10:14, Acts 24:25, Romans 2:5). Lee Eclov explains to his non-Christian friends the importance of our relationship with God. Sick Woman Reminded of Jesus' Presence Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2008/july/3072808.html Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov Topics: Faith , Healing , Compassion , Faithfulness Source: Preaching Today The pain we endure in our moments of trial is often made worse by the feeling of isolation. In this illustration, Lee Eclov describes the story of a sick woman who is reminded of Jesus' presence.

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