When Mahatma Gandhi died he left an estate valued at less than three dollars!
But he left a legacy of peace and non-violent political activism that inspired
many who came after him. The estate of Jesus Christ was even less. Apparently
all He had was his robe and His executioners got that. But He spoke of His
legacy “Peace I leave with you. My peace give I unto you.” It was a
lasting inheritance of incalculable value. It may not be important how much
material wealth we leave. The nature of our spiritual legacy is terribly

View more sermon illustrations for inspiration for your next message.

Share This On:

About The Author

Robert Shannon, a retired preacher living in North Carolina, began preaching at the age of 16. He has preached in churches in Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, and Florida, his longest ministry at First Christian Church of Largo Florida. Now in semi-retirement, he has preached regularly for churches in North Carolina and Tennessee. He has also contributed to kingdom work as a missionary to Eastern Europe and as a Bible College professor. He is past-president of the North American Christian Convention. Bob is the author or co-author of several books.

Related Posts