Monday, November 03, 2008

Illustration

We just finished up our last week of "stewardship preaching' at our place. More's the pity because my sister sent me a wonderful stewardship sermon illustration today.

Next week our parents are moving from the house they have been living in for over 30 years into a retirement community. In the course of sorting and tossing, my Mom found the following letter my sister wrote when she was about nine and had broken something important, incurring Mom's wrath:

Dear Jesus,
Please help me. Help me find the money to pay Mom back. Only not out of the allowance Dad owes me. Just please, please help me and anyone else who is in trouble. Amen.


I e-mailed back and asked if she remembered how Jesus responded. I'll keep you posted.

2 comments:

Songbird said...

I love this story!

Juniper said...

this is GREAT. thanks - I needed a little chuckle tonight.

breathing, breathing, breathing....