Sermon illustrations: Giving

Grateful Hearts

After World War II, two families were waiting in line after a church service to greet the pastor....

His Tithe Built a Shack

The story is told that a man died and went to Heaven. He was met at the pearly gates by the apostle...

Excuses to Not Tithe

If you are looking for an excuse, the devil has plenty of reasons for you to keep the tithe: In...

He Made Too Much to Tithe

W.A. Criswell told about an ambitious young man who told his pastor he’d promised God a tithe of...

Proving God

Brother Kuykendal was a pastor in Texas when H. Z. Duke, founder of Duke and Ayers Nickel Stores,...

My Pastor Will Find Me

Two men were marooned on an island. One man paced back and forth like he thought it was the...

Giving Commitments

“I have heard people say that they will not sign any pledge—not even to give a certain amount of...

Give What You Have

Many people believe that they would be more generous if they had more money. According to Forbes...

The Stingy Disease

The disease cirrhosis of the giver was discovered in A.D. 34 by the husband-wife team of Ananias...

Keeping the Tip

Blake Seybolt delivered pizzas to help with his college expenses. Once a seven-year-old boy came to...

Giving 70%

Henry Crowell contracted Tuberculosis as a boy. After Hearing D. L. Moody preach, he prayed, “I can...

New Sunday School Building

A lady once said to her pastor, “I’m glad you said you don’t know who is going to help pay for the...

The Financial Announcement

A pastor one made the following announcement to his church: “I have good news and bad news. The...

Give God Your Heart

What can I give Him, poor as I am? If I were a shepherd, I would give Him a lamb. If I were a wise...

A Merchant's Motto

George Moore, a nineteenth century merchant, wrote these words in his pocketbook: “What I spent I...

She Gave Her Ring

In one church that had a special need the people came to the front with their offering. One young...

How the Commitments Rolled In

On the Sunday that a church was supposed to make their giving commitments, the organist fell sick...

Giving Liberally

One man in a church said to his friend, “I could give $1,000.00 towards the building and not even...

Be Willing to Give What You Have

A preacher asked farmer, “If you had 100 cows, would you give 50 of them to the Lord?” “Yes.” “If...

The Surprised Pastor

A lady’s husband had heart surgery, and she received a letter saying her husband inherited one...

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