heavenly treasures


Jesus looked up and saw the rich putting their gifts into the offering box, and he saw a poor widow put in two small copper coins. And he said, “Truly, I tell you, this poor widow has put in more than all of them. For they all contributed out of their abundance, but she out of her poverty put in all she had to live on.” (Luke 21:1-4, ESV). One of the things I enjoy in reading the Bible is the glimpses it gives of ordinary people. Often, we never learn their name: the shepherds in Bethlehem, the boy with the…