Riches

New Jersey business man didn’t want his money to crush him (illustration)

Over the past 15 years, a New Jersey businessman has anonymously given away more than $600 million to universities, medical centers, and other beneficiaries. When a legal complication forced him to reveal his identity, he explained his generosity by saying, “Nobody can wear …

R.J. LeTourneau’s statement on giving (illustration)

The well-known Christian businessman of a decade ago, R.J. LeTourneau, used to say, “If you give because it pays, it won’t pay!” (Lou Nicholes - Missionary/Author). …

Buried in His Rolls Royce (illustration)

A story is told of a young man who came from a poor family but later in life made a lot of money. He purchased a gold-plated Rolls Royce. He was very proud of it but just kept it in the garage and didn’t drive it anywhere. When he died he left word in his will that he wante …

The Greatest Gift (illustration)

Patrick Henry once said, “I have now disposed of all my property to my family. There is one thing more I wish I could give them and that is faith in Jesus Christ. If they had that and I had not given them a single shilling, they would have been rich; and if they had not …

All That Happened Because One Man got Saved (illustration)

After Jack Eckerd, founder of Eckerd Drugstore chain traveled with Chuck Colson, he read the story of Watergate and Colson’s testimony out of Colson’s book. One day he called Chuck Colson to tell him he believed and was a Christian. After that Jack Eckerd walked through one o …

Drunk Looking For His Wallet under a Streetlight (illustration)

Did you hear about the drunk who was down on all fours late one night under a street light? He was groping around on the ground, feeling the cement, peering intently at the little cracks. A close friend drove up and asked, “Sam, what are you doing there?” Sam answ …

How to Become Independently Rich (illustration)

Albert J. Lowry set out to prove that it was easy to get rich quick in real estate with no money down-and he did just that. Not surprisingly, his 1980 book, How You Can Become Financially Independent by Investing in Real Estate, was a bestseller. In a May 1981 cover story, …

Christian Business Man gives Millions to Beneficiaries (illustration)

Over the past 15 years, a New Jersey businessman has anonymously given away more than $600 million to universities, medical centers, and other beneficiaries. When a legal complication forced him to reveal his identity, he explained his generosity by saying, “Nobody can …

Supplying All Your Need According to His Riches (illustration)

D L Moody, an American evangelist of the last century, would quote St Paul’s words, “My God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus” (Phil 4:19): Here is a bank cheque. The firm, “My God"; the promise, “shall …

Riches (illustration)

 I heard about a rich man who was determined to take his wealth with him. He told his wife to get all his money together, put it in a sack, and then hang the sack from the rafters in the attic. He said, “When my spirit is caught up to heaven, I’ll grab the sack on …