Give, and it shall be given to you.

Two young students once engaged the great pianist Paderewski to give a recital.Unfortunately the concert raised much less than the agreed fee, but they handed it over with a promise to pay the rest as soon as they could. Paderewski gave them their money back and told them to deduct their expenses plus ten percent for themselves and then give him the rest. Years later when he was premier of Poland, desperately trying to feed his people after the devastation of war, President Herbert Hoover arranged for thousands of tons of food to be shipped to his starving people. Later, Paderewski went to Paris to thank him. Hoover brushed aside his thanks and said, “You may not remember it, but I was once a struggling college student whom you helped.”
It’s another example of that great life principle Jesus taught: “Give and it shall be given to you.”

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