Law Sermon Illustrations

Law Sermon Illustrations

Holy Spirit, Light divine,
King within my conscience reign;
Be my Law, and I shall be
Firmly bound, forever free.—Longfellow

An old Scotch elder said to the minister that he was going to take a trip to the Holy Land. "And when I get there," said the old man enthusiastically, "I mean to climb Mount Sinai and read the Ten Commandments from the top of it." "I can tell you something better than that to do," said the minister. "What is that?" asked the elder. "Well, Sandy," replied the minister, "if I were you I would bide at home and keep them." "In keeping of them is great reward."—Selected

The lawyer explained to the client his scale of prices:

"I charge five dollars for advising you as to just what the law permits you to do. For giving you advice as to the way you can safely do what the law forbids, my minimum fee is one hundred dollars."

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