Sermon illustrations: Money

The Lifespan of a Dollar

$1.00 spent for lunch lasts five hours.$1.00 spent for a neck-tie lasts five weeks.$1.00 spent for...

A Bad Dream

The story is told of a man who had a horrible dream. He said, “I dreamed that the Lord took my...

2013 Christmas Spending

Some retailers are concerned about the the fact that there are only 26 shopping days between Black...

Confessing a Bank Robbery

In May of 1948 three men robbed a bank in Hoyt, Kansas, getting away with $1,000. Shortly...

The Mouth of the Fool

When the Cornerstone Bank in Waco, Nebraska, was robbed of some $6,000 in November of 2012, the...

Keep What Is Precious

Things bought at garage sales don’t usually end up on the evening news, but a Chinese bowl bought...

Fleeting Wealth

James Marshall left his family’s home in New Jersey as a young man and, like so many others, began...

Giving Away What Wasn’t His

When 67-year-old carpenter Russell Herman died in 1994, his will included a staggering set of...

God Will Provide for His Children

Charles Spurgeon told this story of his grandfather James and his faith in God. “He had a large...

The Revenues of the Wicked

So many people think if they just had money, everything would be different. What many who do get...

The Value of a Good Name

Henry Heinz, born in 1844, to German immigrants in Pittsburg, PA, helped support his family as a...

The Biggest Miser Who Ever Lived

According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Hetty Green may have been the biggest miser who...

Losing God's Money

”A father gave his little girl two dollars and said, “You can do anything you want with one of the...

God Values Giving

In 1995 the nation was stunned when news broke that an elderly woman named Oseola McCarty had...

Charge It

A mother took her young son shopping. After a day in the stores, a clerk handed the little boy a...

The Value of Punctuation

A woman who traveled abroad without her husband got to Paris and found a fabulous bracelet she’d...

Are You Seeking God or Gold?

Roger Babson, an American historian, was visiting the president of Argentina about one hundred...

Advertisement in a Department Sore

Make this Christmas one you will not soon forget—charge everything! Source: Unknown

A Grateful Heart Is a Giving Heart

The Baptist preacher Dr. George W. Truett accepted an invitation from a church to preach the...

Money or Souls?

Suppose someone were to offer you a thousand dollars for every soul you would earnestly try to lead...

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