Thursday, November 29, 2012

The Three Hymns

Before we start the Advent season in preparation for Christmas, I share with you one final cute story that will surely bring a smile on everyone's face....

One Sunday a pastor told his congregation that the church needed some extra money, and asked the people to prayerfully consider giving a little more in the offering plate. He said that whoever gave the most would be able to pick out three hymns. After the offering plates were passed, the pastor glanced down and noticed that someone had placed a $1,000 bill in offering. He was so excited that he immediately shared his joy with his congregation and said that he would personally thank the person who placed the money in the plate. A very quiet, elderly, saintly lady all the way in the back shyly raised her hand.
The pastor asked her to come to the front. Slowly she made her way to the pastor. He told her how wonderful it was that she gave so much and in thanksgiving asked her to pick out three hymns. Her eyes brightened as she looked over the congregation, pointed to the three handsomest men in the building and said. I'll take him and him and him.

The Three Hymns...him, him and him!

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