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  • The Poor Widow Series

    Contributed by Neil Partington on Jul 31, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 8,089 views

    Many people give, but it really doesn’t show their committment to God. Today, we are going to look at a widow who didn’t give much by society’s standards, but she gave it all.

    When I was growing up, I participated in several organizations that held fundraisers. The High School band held the biggest fundraisers twice a year to support our band trips (Disney World, Boston, Canada, etc…). Because I didn’t have the money to go on the trips, it was important for me ...read more

  • Blessed Are The Poor Widows

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Aug 10, 2015
     | 4,313 views

    God measures giving not by what we give, but by what we keep for ourselves. He measures the gift by the sacrifice involved. That is why Jesus valued the widow’s gift. She sacrificed her well-being in order to show her love for God.

    When I was preparing my message for today, I came across a story about a little boy who went to church one Sunday morning to get out of the cold. He had been trying to sell newspapers, but no one had passed by. He entered the church, hoping to pass an hour unnoticed in the back row. The minister ...read more

  • The Poor Widow's Offering Series

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Aug 3, 2015
    based on 3 ratings
     | 21,434 views

    Today we’ll learn a significant lesson from a seemingly insignificant person. If not for Jesus pointing her out, the act of the poor widow would’ve escaped everyone’s notice and the opportunity to learn a valuable lesson would’ve been lost.

  • Hearing God In The Whispers Of Life

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on May 26, 2020
     | 858 views

    There are many voices that make it hard to hear what God desires.

    Hearing God in the whisper 1 kings 19 Prayer- Introduction- Good morning everyone, glad that you are joining us this morning and taking time to hear the Word. It is almost 6 weeks that our life has been turned on edge and our Normal has been disrupted. In a lot of ways, I think normal needs ...read more

  • The Widow’s Mites Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Jul 3, 2018
     | 4,223 views

    This particular widow was down to her last two mites (worth a fraction of a penny), which was the smallest offering accepted. Since it was such a small amount and this was all she had, it is amazing that she did not keep one of the coins for herself...

  • Poor Widow - Release Your Old Life Series

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Feb 7, 2008
    based on 8 ratings
     | 5,141 views

    Placing the coins in the offering, was a greatest act of faith Jesus had seen all day, for what she gave was her total trust to God.

    Note: This was preached on Ash Wednesday, but the content is good anytime of the year. The first two sections support the final section about the poor widow and call for a recommitment to Jesus. God bless. - Peter What is it that God is looking for in our lives? When God sits back and looks ...read more

  • Total Commitment Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Mar 7, 2016
     | 4,209 views

    Jesus summarizes the law in the Great Commandment, the scribes seek honor, and a poor widow gives all.

    Mark 12:28-44 “Total Commitment INTRODUCTION It doesn’t take long, while reading the gospel of Mark, to realize that the kingdom of God is a very different from the nations and societies of the world. When reflecting on the kingdom of God and what it means to be a disciple ...read more

  • The Mighty Mite Series

    Contributed by Todd Stiles on Nov 16, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 11,260 views

    See what a poor widow can teach us about what it means to give everything.

    “The Mighty Mite” (Luke 21:1-4) Let’s take our Bibles and open them to Luke 21. We’ll be looking at verses 1-4, and I see this passage much like the PIP on many of the newer televisions out today. How many of you have seen the “picture-in-a-picture” technology? It lets you view two things on ...read more

  • Stewardship 3 - Finishing The Inside Series

    Contributed by Dan Cale on Apr 21, 2005
    based on 74 ratings
     | 5,684 views

    This is the third in a stewardship series but can be used stand alone. It investigates the stewardship lessons found in the giving of a poor widow.

    Building a Life of Christian Stewardship Pt 3 – Finishing the Inside Mark 12:41-44 We’ve spent the first two weeks of stewardship month dealing with the major portions of building this life of Christian Stewardship. First was the foundation established in God’s ownership and our management of ...read more

  • Giving To God Wholeheartedly

    Contributed by Joel Santos on Sep 14, 2004
    based on 34 ratings
     | 3,322 views

    JESUS PUT HIS STAMP OF APPROVAL ON THE POOR WIDOW’S WHOLEHEARTED GIVING TO GOD

    JESUS PUT HIS STAMP OF APPROVAL ON THE POOR WIDOW’S WHOLEHEARTED GIVING TO GOD I. THE POOR WIDOW SHOWS HER COMMITMENT TO GOD (V.42) A.She was not hindered to come to God by her present situation (v.42a) “And the poor widow came” a. Willingly b. Boldly B. She was not ashamed to give her ...read more

  • The Mark Of True Devotion

    Contributed by Shawn Rose on Nov 7, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,736 views

    By contrasting the scribes with a poor widow woman, Jesus teaches us about true devotion.

    THE MARK OF TRUE DEVOTION Text: Mark 12:38 – 44 What does it mean to be truly devoted to God? Does it mean that you are there every time the church doors open? Does it mean that you are the first to volunteer when there is a job to be done? Does it mean that you faithfully put 10% ...read more

  • Women Of Faith Sermon Iv: A Poor Widow: Self-Giving Faith Series

    Contributed by Charles Cunningham on Jun 24, 2020
     | 158 views

    When we get stressed over financial burdens caused by dire circumstances and therefore don't have as much as we'd like to give to worthy causes, God's people do the best they can with whatever they have been blessed with.

    A POOR WIDOW: SELF-GIVING FAITH Jesus said: “The poor you will always have with you . . .” (Mark 14:7). Was this saying of His a pronouncement or an observation? If meant as a pronouncement, wouldn’t such be out of ...read more

  • Beware Of The Scribes Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Jan 30, 2016
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,683 views

    Jesus' disapproval of the scribes and approval of the poor widow in Luke 20:45-21:4 warns us about the despotic authority of religious leadership.

    Scripture Jesus was in the final week of his life. After his triumphal entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday, Jesus returned to the temple on Monday and drove out the merchants who were selling their wares and obscuring the people’s access to God. This enraged the religious rulers, who ...read more

  • What Did Jesus Do About Money? Series

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Feb 21, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 14,108 views

    Jesus drew attention to the faith, trust and sacrificial giving of a poor widow who gave all she had to support the temple ministry.

    I stand before you as a former Bank Manager, well aware that some types of ‘Banker’ are not especially popular at the moment; but I think it is the banker in me calculating that in the last 7 years I have probably preached less than 1% of my sermons on the subject of money. A very poor return - ...read more

  • Sacrificial Giving

    Contributed by David Mende on Aug 1, 2018
    based on 2 ratings
     | 8,590 views

    Jesus doesn't say that the poor widow gave more than anyone else. Rather, he says that she gave “more than all.” But why did Jesus say that she gave more than all? I would be delighted if you could rate this sermon and give brief feedback.