Scripture Stories
Chapter 45: The Widow’s Mites

“Chapter 45: The Widow’s Mites,” New Testament Stories (2005), 113–14

“Chapter 45,” New Testament Stories, 113–14

Chapter 45

The Widow’s Mites

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Jesus went to the temple in Jerusalem. He watched as people gave money for the church. Many rich people gave a lot of money.

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A poor widow gave two pieces of money called mites. It was not very much money, but it was all the money she had.

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Jesus saw the widow and told the disciples what she had done.

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He said the rich people had given a greater amount of money than she had, but they had more to give.

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The widow had no more money. She gave all that she had. She gave more to God than all the rich people.