Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 4, 2016
The Temple maintained a public fund for charity, out of which money was available for helping the poor. People would bring their gift and place it in one of the thirteen trumpet-shaped containers. Each was labeled for a specific use.
A Lesson on Giving
Mark 12:41-44(Focal Passage), Luke 21:1-4, (Lev. 27:30)
41 Now Jesus sat opposite the treasury and saw how the people put money into the treasury. And many who were rich put in much.
42 Then one poor widow came and threw in two mites, which