We know tobacco has a long history of being a product enjoyed by the masses. We now know of its dangers, but it was not always so. Tobacco once erroneously was considered healthful by some. In 16th century Europe, doctors sometimes prescribed it to treat bad breath or chest congestion. As hard as that is to believe, it also sometimes was recommended as a cure for cancer.

View more sermon illustrations for inspiration for your next message.

Share This On:

About The Author

A third generation preacher, Mike Shannon is Professor of Preaching at Cincinnati Bible Seminary of Cincinnati Christian University. He has served as a preaching minister, church planter, and college professor. His most recent preaching ministry was at the historic First Christian Church of Johnson City, Tennessee. In his nearly two decades at Cincinnati Christian University, Mike has served as both professor and Dean of the Seminary. He has also been an adjunct professor at Milligan College and Northern Kentucky University. Mike is the author or co-author of several books.

Related Posts