#151 | 25 Tips for Using Sermon Illustrations Effectively [PODCAST]

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  • Welcome to The On Preaching Podcast, the podcast dedicated to helping you to preach faithfully, clearly, and better.

    In this episode, H.B. gives 25 tips for using sermon illustrations effectively…

    1. Purposeful Illustrations 
    2. Strategic Illustrations 
    3. Personal Illustrations 
    4. Transparent Illustrations 
    5. Discreet Illustrations 
    6. Historical Illustrations 
    7. Biblical Illustrations
    8. Contemporary Illustrations 
    9. Pastoral Illustrations 
    10. Relatable Illustrations 
    11. Visual Illustrations 
    12. Real-world 
    13. Factual Illustrations  
    14. Credited Illustrations 
    15. Interesting Illustrations 
    16. Diverse Illustrations
    17. Detailed Illustrations 
    18. Brief Illustrations 
    19. Simple Illustrations 
    20. Creative Illustrations 
    21. Humorous Illustrations 
    22. Appropriate Illustrations 
    23. Practical Illustrations 
    24. Authorized illustrations 
    25. Prepared Illustrations 

    You may build up laborious definitions and explanations and yet leave your hearers in the dark as to your meaning; but a thoroughly suitable metaphor will wonderfully clear the sense – Charles Haddon Spurgeon


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    H.B. Charles Jr.

    Pastor-Teacher at the Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church of Jacksonville and Orange Park, Florida.