Illustration on love

I know who she is: Illustration on love 1 I heard the story of an old man, the president of an university whose wife developed Alzheimer’s disease. Several years down the road it got so bad that she could not even recognize her husband anymore. This man was well to do, gave her the best treatment, he had plenty of people taking care of her. But one day he went in an announced his resignation to the board because he could spend his fulltime taking Continue reading →

Submission Illustration

Submission Illustration 1: The captain of the ship looked into the dark night and saw faint lights in the distance. Immediately the captain asked his signalman to send a message, “Alter your course 10 degrees south.” Promptly a return message was received, “Alter your course 10 degrees north.” The captain was angered. His command had been ignored. So he sent a second message, “Alter your course 10 degrees south – I am the captain!” Soon another message was received: “Alter your course 10 degrees north Continue reading →

Read Bible Systematically.

I once heard of a person who was a big tennis fan but could not afford the price of a ticket. His solution was to walk along the wooden fence alongside the stadium and peer through the various knotholes. From one he could see the referee, from another he could see one side of the court and from another he could see the ball boy. He was able to hear some of the excitement of the game but missed much of the action because of Continue reading →

Take responsibility for your actions.

King William of Pottsdam once visited a prison in England. Every prisoner brought before him claimed to be innocent, & pleaded for a pardon except for one man who admitted his guilt. King William said to the warden, “Get this guilty man out of the prison before he corrupts all these innocent men!” And the man was set free.

Forgiveness.

I remember the real story of a sister who came to be prayed for severe migraine, severe headaches. The church prayed and the pastor prayed, there was absolutely no deliverance. The next fasting prayer she came again to be prayed for the same problem. This time around the pastor asked her, “Do you have bitterness in your heart?” She said, “No, I’m fine.” The pastor said, “The Lord is telling me your family. Is there anyone you hate in your family?” “Yes, my cheating husband Continue reading →

Be enthusiastic for God.

I remember going for an exhibition in palace grounds. In one stall there was a big rush and we just peeped through the crowd to see what was happening. We found a man peeling vegetables with a skin peeler. He said it is a Chinese vegetable peeler, in that we can save a lot of time using it. He was peeling potatoes, carrots, beetroots in no time. He said, “This Chinese peeler comes with blade and handle which will last you 10 years. You save Continue reading →

The devil is persistent (Illustration)

I remember the real story of husband and a wife (Jim and Nell Hamm) who went hiking – A hobby of walking in natural forest. Suddenly a lion pounced on Jim pinning him facedown to the ground. Not knowing what to do, Nell approached and screamed at the lion. Then she grabbed a branch and began beating it on its back. The lion would not let go no matter how hard she hit it. Jim who was down and was trying to tear at the Continue reading →

Prayer (Illustration)

It is said the early African converts to Christianity were very faithful to pray. As their houses were small huts with lots of people, each believer reportedly had separate spots in the forest where they poured out their hearts to God. The paths to these spots became distinctly marked; and when any one began to decline in prayer time, it was soon apparent to others. They would then kindly remind him, saying, “Brother, the grass grows on your path, please pray.” What about you? Does Continue reading →

Be excited for God (Illustration)

Summer vacations are soon approaching. Sam is in fact counting the number of days he has left to go to school this year so that he can enjoy his vacations. With each passing day the smile grows, the adrenaline level rises, the expectation of the summer vacation bursts forth in every talk. Isn’t it fun to watch the excitement grow on the faces of our children as summer vacation approaches? Have you seen your children looking forward for a picnic? They are excited, they are Continue reading →

Costly pretentions (Illustration)

A man enrolled himself as a member of the orchestra to the emperor of China, although he couldn’t play a note. Whenever the group practiced or performed, he would hold his flute against his lips, pretending to play but not making a sound. As a member of the orchestra he received a salary and enjoyed a comfortable living. Then one day the emperor requested a solo from each musician. The man was terrified. So he pretended to be sick, but the royal physician wasn’t fooled. Continue reading →