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Dramatic Increase from a 1% Investment

Richard and Janna decided to test a new strategy by investing an additional 1%. The payoff was substantial, fast and remarkable. You can try the same plan with your finances. Read Transcript


JANNA AND RICK MIKE LOVE

SPENDING THE DAY WITH THEIR BOYS,

KENNY AND JASON, AT THE LAKE

NEAR THEIR SOUTH CAROLINA HOME.

RICK WORKS AT THE LOCAL POWER COMPANY,

JANNA IS A FULL TIME MOM.

EARLY IN THEIR MARRIAGE,

THEY DIDN'T TAKING TITHING SERIOUSLY.

WE GAVE WHAT WAS LEFT OVER,

WHATEVER WE THOUGHT WE COULD AFFORD.

BUT AS THEY READ WHAT

THE BIBLE HAS TO SAY, THEY KNEW

THEY HAD TO START GIVING AWAY

10 PERCENT OF THEIR INCOME.

THAT'S WHEN WE DECIDED IT WAS TIME

TO START GIVING GOD WHAT WAS GOD'S.

RICK WAS HOPING FOR

A PROMOTION AT WORK, THAT WAS

DELAYED BECAUSE OF THE ECONOMY.

IT AFFECTED THE FAMILY'S FINANCES.

IT JUST SEEMED LIKE WE WERE SPINNING

OUR WHEELS ALL THE TIME

AND SOMETHING THAT I HAD

BEEN THINKING ABOUT, LET'S JUST

GO AHEAD AND INCREASE.

1 PERCENT WOULD BE GREAT

THAT WOULD JUST, YOU KNOW,

WE COULD DO THAT AND PROBABLY

WOULDN'T EVEN MISS THAT.

AT THE SAME TIME, I'M FEELING

IN MY HEART, YOU KNOW, 1 PERCENT,

MAYBE WE COULD DO THAT.

SO, THE FAMILY INCREASED

THEIR GIVING TO 11 PERCENT.

A WEEK LATER, THEY GOT A NOTICE

THAT THEIR MORTGAGE PAYMENT

HAD BEEN DECREASED.

THEN THE NEXT WEEK, RICK GOT

GOOD NEWS AT WORK.

ONE DAY, MY BOSS CALLS ME

INTO HIS OFFICE AND SAYS,

HEY, I NEED TO TALK TO YOU.

I'M THINKING, UH OH,

I HOPE THIS IS GOOD.

AND HE SITS ME DOWN AND SLIDES

A PIECE OF PAPER ACROSS

AND HE SAYS, CONGRATULATIONS,

YOU HAVE BEEN PROMOTED.

I'M THINKING, WHERE DID THAT

COME FROM? IT'S JUST KIND OF

OUT OF THE BLUE.

SO, IT WAS JUST ONE THING

AFTER ANOTHER, BOOM, BOOM, BOOM.

IT WAS JUST PROOF THAT GOD

WAS UP THERE SMILING DOWN ON US,

SAYING THANKS FOR BEING OBEDIENT.

JANNA AND RICK HAVE SINCE

INCREASED THEIR GIVING EVEN MORE,

BUT IT WAS THAT FIRST 1 PERCENT INCREASE

THAT TAUGHT THEM ABOUT

GOD'S FAITHFULNESS.

I CAN SLEEP AT NIGHT, AND I'D HAVE

TO JUST LAY AWAKE THINKING,

OH MY GOSH, WHAT AM I GOING TO DO?

HAVE FAITH IN GOD TO LEAD US

THROUGH WHATEVER IT IS,

EVEN THE SMALL THINGS.

HE IS GOOD AND HE WANTS

TO DO GOOD THINGS FOR US.

AND FOR HIM TO PROVE IT LIKE THAT

[JOYFUL CRY]

IT'S JUST AMAZING TO ME

AND HE'S SO GOOD AND SO WONDERFUL.

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