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Before taking the offering the pastor announced that the church had several unexpected expenses in the last month. She encouraged everyone to make a significant offering that morning, and as extra incentive she said that whoever gave the most that day would get to pick three hymns.
When the ushers brought the offering forward there was a thousand dollar bill on the top of the plate. The pastor asked the donor to please come forward. After a brief pause an older woman came forward absolutely beaming.
The pastor thanked her profusely and then reminded her that she was entitled to pick three hymns.
Without hesitation she pointed at three handsome young men and said, "I pick him, and him, and him."
"The early bird may get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese."
A little girl saved up enough money to buy her father a present for Father's Day, but she had one concern. "I can't be going downtown every month to make payments," she said to her mother. "Is there a store where they'll let you pay the whole thing at once?"
We see ourselves in the pestering of a 5-year-old who feels she doesn't have enough.
Here's a humorous story from Mike Nelson.
He writes, "Your item on Pastor Lee's creed-centered theology for stewardship brought to mind this item I saw posted on the Lutherlink meeting, 'Eculaugh.' I think it is a good illustration of the point that God is the ultimate owner of all."
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