Sentence Sermons and One-liners that teach powerful lessons

Truth doesn't hurt unless it ought to. Study your Bible and do God's will.

No one ever grows fat on excuses, but everybody gets fed up with them.

If a sermon pricks the conscience, it has some good points.

If some men grew physically at the rate they grow spiritually, they would spend their lives in a play-pen.

Most people believe willingly that which they wish to be true.

Some people imagine they are thinking when really they are only rearranging their prejudices.

Prejudice never saved a soul, nor settled any question in the light of truth.

Prejudice is the defense of the devil, the shell of a petrified mind, and the ceiling of understanding.

The mind is like a parachute; It doesn't work properly unless it is open.

If I did not have the courage to preach the truth when it was unpopular, I would be ashamed to preach it if it ever became popular.

Listen, or thy tongue will keep thee deaf.

Church members are either pillars or caterpillars. The pillars hold up the church but the caterpillars just crawl in and out.

Glands have a lot to do with success -- particularly sweat glands.

One should never use his tongue unless he first engages his brain.

: Some "Christians" are like lightning bugs -- they keep going on and off.

Your child deserves to be taught the word of God by you.

One's judgment of a position can be no better than his information.

Although you fall hard you will bounce high, if you're made of the right material.

Some "Christians" are like porcupines -- they have a lot of good points, but you can't get near them.

"Satan trembles when he sees the weakest Christian on his knees."

Bad habits are like a comfortable bed; easy to get into, but hard to get out of.

Some folks don't look up until they are flat on their backs.

The one thing worse than a quitter is the man who is afraid to begin.

If you need an excuse, see the preacher; he's heard lots of them.

Some "Christians" are like wheelbarrows -- no good unless they are pushed.

Some "Christians" are like trailers -- they have to be pulled along.

A little man will lie and cheat to gain his way, but a man big enough to do the job is honest.

The Lord helps those who help themselves, and others.

To aim right doesn't mean a thing unless you know when to pull the trigger.

Plastic surgeons can do almost any thing with a nose, except keep it out of other people's business.

Condemnation without proper investigation is a mark of ignorance or prejudice, or both.

Any speaker or writer who pleases everyone says nothing.

One who never speaks of heaven is not likely to go there.

When a dishonest man makes a mistake, he tries to cover it up, but when an honest man makes one, he corrects it.

Truth and error have one thing in common--they are diametrically opposed to each other, and no power in earth, heaven, or hell can harmonize them.

He who carries a tale makes a monkey of himself, and sometimes others.

"The humblest citizen of the land, when clad in the armour of a righteous cause, is stronger than all the hosts of error." ----William Jennings Bryan.

Some people do not fight the Devil, because they never feud with their kinfolks.

It is a weak religion that is never strong except when its owner is sick.

Your children reflect the training you give them--or the lack of it.

Many people want what they don't need, and desperately need what they don't want.

Sometimes those who shout "unity" the loudest will do much to foster division.

DESCRIPTION OF A PERFECT GENTLEMAN. A man who is clean both inside and outside who neither looks up to the rich nor down to the poor; who can lose without squealing and win wihtout bragging; who is considerate of women, children and old people; who is too brave to lie, too generous to cheat; and who takes his share of the world and lets other people have theirs. --- Author Unknown.

Some "Christians" are like canoes -- they need to be paddled.

We cannot control the evil tongues of others, but we are responsible to bridle ours.

When two friends part they should lock up one another's secrets and interchange their keys.

"The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear." ---------Socrates.

The Devil is pleased when you get peeved and refuse to speak to someone.

If you are given to wobbling, you can't stay in the narrow way.

Though a lie runs like lightning, the truth will eventually overtake it and "lick" both the lie and the liar.

The church boss is likely to be the Devil's hireling.

Life is a grindstone, and whether it polishes you up or grinds you down depends on the stuff of which you are made.

"Before you criticize someone, walk a mile in his shoes. That way, if he gets angry, he'll be a mile away -- and barefoot." --Sarah Jackson

The most destructive acid in the world is found in a sour disposition.

Your day goes the way the corners of your mouth turn.

In order to properly train children, it is necessary for both parents and children to spend some time together!

"Christianity has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and not tried." ------G. K. Chesterton.

A man would do nothing if he waited until he could do it so well that no one could find fault with what he was doing.

Egotism is the glue with which you get stuck on yourself.

Maybe the service was "cold" because you sat in the "Z-row

When you meet temptation, be sure to turn to the right.

Some "Christians" are like kites -- if you do not keep a string on them, they will fly away.

Many would never have known want, if they had not first known waste.

You should set your affection on things above and not on things of the earth.

He who can live contented with little, in reality possesses much.

A Bible that's falling apart usually belongs to a person who isn't!

Bible mathematics: We do not add to the Bible nor subtract from it, but rightly divide it.

The trouble is, people who don't know what the Bible says, say they cannot believe it.

The Bible will keep you from sin, or sin will keep you from the Bible.

Between the great things we cannot do and the little things we will not do, the danger is we shall do nothing.

The man who does things makes many mistakes, but he never makes the biggest mistake of all -- doing nothing.

The smallest deed is better than the grandest intention.

Some "Christians" are like kittens -- they are more contented when they are petted.

There is a difference between complimenting people for their good and flattering them for your gain.

Prejudice is the closing of the mind to further investigation on a given subject.

The way to break a bad habit is to drop it.

? If a telegram boy brought you a message revealing news of a misfortune, trouble and impending distress, it would be well to be courteous and thank him. However, in your sorrow, it would be the wrong thing to do if you blamed, criticized and "cussed" the boy for bringing the message. After all, the boy just delivered the message. You can see that. So why pick the preacher to pieces when he shows you by the word of the Lord that you are out of line with God's will, and have God's judgment against you because of your conduct? After all, he is only the messenger bringing the facts of the case. -------Taken from Gospel Digest.

You can make the world better by improving yourself.

I would rather fail in a cause that will ultimately succeed than succeed in a cause that will ultimately fail.

A wise man is like a pin; his head keeps him from going too far.

It is the voice of the critic more than the praise of ardent admirers that causes us to re-examine ourselves and our teaching and make improvements.

True beauty cannot be pictured by the pen of an artist.

Do not regret growing old; it is a privilege many do not have.

Be sure you say what you mean and you mean what you say.

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