Contributed by Timothy Craver on Aug 11, 2008
A circuit-riding preacher entered one church building with his young son, and dropped a coin into the offering box in the back. Not many came that Sunday, and those who did didn't seem too excited about what was said. After the service, the preacher and son walked to the back, and he emptied the
Contributed by Chris Edmondson on May 26, 2007
"Money often comes between men and God. Someone has said that you can take two small ten cent pieces, just two dimes, and shut out the view of a panoramic landscape. Go to the mountains and just hold two coins closely in front of your eyes--the mountains are still there, but you cannot see them at
Billy Graham stated, “One of the greatest sins in America today is the fact that we are robbing God of that which rightfully belongs to Him. When we don’t tithe, we shirk a just debt. Actually we are not giving when we give God one-tenth, for it belongs to Him already (Lev. 27:30). This is a debt
Contributed by Jim Kane on Sep 23, 2001
THE DOOLITTLE RAIDER
The entry for the May 8, 2000 Promise Keepers’ devotional guide, Men of Integrity, shared this story:
After a daring and successful 1942 bombing raid over Japan, led by Jimmy Doolittle, Bombardier Jacob DeShazer was one of eight downed in Japanese-occupied China. The
Contributed by George Rennau on Mar 30, 2003
A DAUGHTER'S FAITH
A young Colombian Girl who received a New Testament in her school. She read the New Testament until one day her father caught her reading it...and told her not to read it any more because it was full of lies and fantasy.
But the girl kept on reading until one day her
Contributed by Denn Guptill on May 1, 2011
"I TITHE--HE'LL FIND ME."
Two men have ended up marooned on an island in the South Pacific. You can fill in the blanks as to how they got there.
So they are on the clichéic deserted island, one palm tree, nothing to see but the ocean. One guy is in a complete panic, pacing back and forth,
Contributed by Gerald Manning on Nov 23, 2015
Words of Offering:
A rich, but cynical businessman said to one of his staff, "Show me a truly unselfish act and I will give you a $100 bill." The staffer, said, "OK, walk with me at the lunch hour." They went to that part of town where there were lots of street people.
The staffer said,
Contributed by Gerald Manning on Dec 14, 2015
The man was quite obviously hard pressed by life .. his clothing was a bit tattered, he hadn’t shaved for several days, his face was gaunt, his eyes vacant. He was hungry, no doubt, and all I had in my pocket was a quarter. I knew that it wouldn’t buy much, but perhaps it was a start, and I
Contributed by Gerald Manning on Dec 21, 2015
The little boy was no more than seven years old. It was time for Church, and he wanted to take his teddy bear, whom he had always called Frank. His parents protested, but he insisted that he had to take Frank, today, and they finally relented.
When the offering plates were passed, he put the
Contributed by John Oscar on Jan 15, 2017
A family came home from church one Sunday and after they had lunch they sent their 6-year-old son off to play. After awhile, his mother realized that they hadn’t heard much from him, which any parent knows is a recipe for disaster.
The mother got up from her recliner and walked to the child's