Several years ago a
preacher moved to Houston, Texas.
Some weeks after he arrived, he
rode the bus from his home to the
downtown area. When he
sat down, he discovered that the driver had accidentally given him a
quarter too much change.
As he considered what
to do, he thought to himself, " You'd better give the quarter
would be wrong to keep it."
Then he thought, "Oh, forget it, it's
only a quarter.
Who would worry
about this little of an amount?
Anyway, the bus company
already gets too much fare; they will never miss it.
Accept it as
a gift from God and keep quiet."
"When his stop came, he
paused momentarily at the
door, then he handed the quarter to the
driver and said,
"Here, you gave me too
much change." The driver, with a smile, replied, "Aren't you the new
preacher in town? I have been thinking lately about going to worship
just wanted to see what you would do if I gave you too
When my friend stepped
off the bus, he literally grabbed the nearest light pole, and held
on, and said,
"Oh, God," I almost sold your Son for a quarter."
Our lives are the only
Bible some people will ever