Sermon illustrations: Money

The Giving of Robert Arthington

Robert Arthington lived in a single room, cooked his own meals, and shared his friendship with...

Generous Givers

Fortune magazine reported that the nation’s top twenty-five philanthropists gave away more than $1....

The Highest Paid Dads

Three boys in the schoolyard were bragging about who had the highest paid father: The first boy...

Is Your Integrity Above Question?

As a schoolboy, I worked with my father during the summer months. Each morning we stopped to pick...

A Living Thief

The story is told of a man who was asked, “Are you a believer in the Christian religion?” “Oh,...

Don’t Pay for Me, Daddy

A little boy in church for the first time watched as the ushers passed around the offering plates....

Supporting a Family

The prospective father-in-law asked, “Young man, can you support a family?” The surprised groom-to-...

The Job Was Too Small

Many years ago a young man went to China as a missionary with an income of $2,500 annually. A...

Money Hungry

Termites ate 10 million rupees ($222,000) in money that was stored at a bank in a steel chest. The...

A Mother’s Salary

Salary.com conducted a survey in 2010 that attempted to place a monetary value on the work of a...

Don’t Forget Your Purpose

A preacher was in Atlanta, several years ago, and noticed in the restaurants section of the Yellow...

Eager to Redo a Job

One spring day, three-year-old Douglas helped his grandfather fertilize the lawn. When the job was...

Faxing Money

When a young woman’s mother’s office got a fax machine, the daughter suggested sending their...

The Wrong Car

The story is told of a woman who had finished shopping and returned to her car. She found four men...

A Poor Boyfriend

A prospective father-in-law said to his daughter’s boyfriend, “How much money do you have in the...

Funeral for a Cat

The story is told about a lady who was very distraught because her pet cat died. His name was Homer...

The Lay Awake Plan

Some people buy things on the “lay awake plan.” They lay awake each evening trying to figure out...

Expensive Garbage

Americans shell out more for garbage bags than 90 of the world’s 210 countries do for everything....

Engraving Rings

The story is told of a young man who entered a jewelry store with an engagement ring and told the...

Choking on a Coin

A man on vacation was strolling along outside his hotel. Suddenly, he was attracted by the screams...

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