Sermon illustrations: Money

Joy Is Not Found in Money

“Researchers have found almost no correlation between income levels and happiness. Between 1957 and...

Shopping Spree

A woman returned home from a holiday shopping spree with her arms loaded with packages. Her husband...

Gold for Alcohol

During the early days of northern Ontario’s gold rush Sandy McIntyre found what is now the famous...

No Entrance Fee to Heaven

Warren Buffet is one of the greatest investors in our day. In June 2005, someone bought a...

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...

Wealth Does Not Bring Happiness

The story is told of a rich industrialist who was disturbed to find a fisherman sitting lazily...

A Clever Salesman

The story is told about a clever salesman who closed hundreds of sales with this line: “Let me...

Patrick Henry's Desire

The last paragraph of Patrick Henry’s will says, “I have now disposed of all my property for my...

Proving God

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

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...

Wanting More

Two friends met each other on the street one day. One looked forlorn, almost on the verge of...

Keeping the Tip

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

She Put it All in the Casket

There was a man who had worked all his life and saved much money, but he was a real miser. ...

Giving 70%

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

Winning the Lottery

Jack Whittaker won a $113 million jackpot (after taxes) in 2002. Just two years later he had been...

The Financial Announcement

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

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...

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