Him! And Him! And Him!
congregation to explain some desperate needs of the building that
had to be fixed before winter set in – roof, boiler, etc. “The board
approved that we should take a special offering today to get these
repairs underway right away. As they pass the plates to you, I
promise that the one who gives the greatest offering will be allowed
to pick 3 hymns for next week’s service.”
The plates were passed and brought to the minister, who discovered a
$1,000 bill on top. “Oh my!, how wonderful! Who gave this $1,000
A little old lady in the back shyly raised her hand. “Oh Mabel, how
generous you are! How blessed we are! Come up and let us thank you!”
When Mabel got to the front with all the applause of the
congregation, the minister invited her to select the hymns she
Mabel slowly turned around to face the congregation, stretched out
her arm and said, “I pick him! And him! And him!