(Episode 7) Should you Tithe while you’re getting out of Debt… Interesting Story!

(Episode 7) Should you Tithe while you're getting out of Debt... Interesting Story!

Jasper: I hope you know what you are doing?

Nathaniel: The work of God is what is more important than anything to me right now.

Jasper: Of course it is, I never said anything about it.

Nathaniel: Good.


After the conversation they had, Nathaniel went to the market to purchase all the items he needed and went straight to his new apartment and furnished it the way he likes.

One week later, he moved to his new apartment and on his way to church to attend a programme one fine morning, he went to visit his brother.

Mark: How are you coming along?

Nathaniel: Fine brother and good morning. Where is your wife and kids? I thought I won’t meet you here today?

Mark: I didn’t go to work today, just thought I take time off from work. The kids and my wife went out.

Nathaniel: My apartment is ready as usual and I have moved in already.

Mark: Good, that is good news. By the way, your wife to be will be coming over tomorrow, I need you to be here on time tomorrow.

Nathaniel: No Problem brother. What about the job for I thought , maybe after that we talk about me getting married?

Mark: Yes but we can still do that while plans is on the way.

Nathaniel: Has the money been paid yet?

Mark: No, Not at all. When I am ready, I will call you to come collect the money. You will be the one to and give the person the money for he will like to see you in person

Nathaniel: No Problem brother. What is the name of the lady in question?

Mark: Which lady?

Nathaniel: The woman you want to introduce to me.

Mark: Her name is Christiana and she is of a good home and a devoted Christian.

Nathaniel: No wahala, I already like her since you said she is from a good Christian home.

Mark: You do? Even without seeing her?

Nathaniel: Yes Brother, I will marry her if that is what you wish for me.

Mark: I am glad you are accepting it without putting up a fight.

Nathaniel: Fight ke? How can I put up a fight when all I know is that you want the best for me? Thank you a lot brother.

Mark: You are welcome. Ermmm, this one you are holding your bible, are you going to church?

Nathaniel: Yes brother, I am going to church for a programme.

Mark: ‘On a Wednesday, by this time?’ He said looking at his wristwatch and the time was 10:15am.

Nathaniel: Yes brother, It is only for those who are leaders in one unit or the other.

Mark: What if you were working, what would you have done?

Nathaniel: I will find a way to do it but until then, I still have to serve the lord.

Mark: Alright oooo. I won’t say anything to that effect.


After the two weeks fasting and prayer was over, Mercy and David made up for long lost time and everything became just the way it was. One week later, Mercy came home from church when her husband was not around with some men from church accompanied with a van and  carried all the home theater in the sitting room, including the air condition, Plasma TV. Everything in the sitting except the cushion.

When David who was away entered his house, he was shocked to see his house empty and scared that maybe they have been robbed. He quickly called out his wife name.

David: ‘Mercy! Mercy!’ He screamed fearing that the worse may have happened to her ‘Mercy!’

Mercy: Who was in the kitchen preparing dinner came out and hugged him.

David: ‘hugged her and checked if everything was all right with her ‘Are you okay, hope no harm came to you. Where is Jacob our son’ he asked.

Mercy: Are you alright? Our son is fine and this one you are checking me out, hope no problem for you look so worried. Did something happen?

David: What do you mean? He looked at her, looked at his sitting room and looked at her again ‘Where we robbed? What happened here?’

Mercy: ‘Oh’ she smiled ‘is that why you were checking me out to see if I was harmed and asking after our son Jacob? He is fine and do not worry about what you see here for I gave them all out.

David: I don’t get, you did what?

Mercy: I gave them all out.

David: You gave all our gadgets out?

Mercy: ‘Yes I did’ she said smiling.

David: Why would you give all our gadgets out and to who if I may ask?

Mercy: To the church.

David: Pardon.

Mercy: I said I gave all our gadgets to the church.

David: wiped his face and scratched his two ears for he couldn’t believe or understand the words that just came out of his wife’s mouth. ‘What did you say again?

Mercy: I said I gave them out to the church, I figured there were people who needed that more than we do.

David: You gave out our home theatre, Plasma and other stuff to the church for someone who is in need of them without consulting me?

Mercy: No need because I know you would have done the same thing.

David: Hmmm, I am speechless.

Mercy: Why? More  blessings for us ooo.

David: Really?

Mercy: Yes honey.

David: Good! now before the blessings starts coming, I want you to go in there, get dressed and you know how my sitting room was before I left this house this morning, I want it that way otherwise, I don’t want you to return to this house until every single penny is returned. Do I make myself clear?

Question: i think it’s getting hawter here. Are you feeling the heat? Any advice for Sister in Christ “Mercy”? 

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  1. I wonder what Nathaniel will do when given the money for the job. I suspect she’ll hand it over to the church also

  2. Mercy reminds me of the wife of a director in Central Bank of Nigeria in the eighties. She gave her life newly to Christ, became over-bearing and the husband had to leave the house for her to avoid shame

  3. Wondeful mercy d best giver & Christian. I pity u. What is d name of dis church dat accept such gifts so generous

  4. Haahaa…… Sister in christ mercy, even if ure doing things for God and ur church, can’t u carry ur hubby along? Lemme wait and see wat David is gonna do.

  5. Now I believe mercy has been brainwashed. Whaaaaaaaat. She should have used her money to buy and donate to the church

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