Raffling His Salary


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City of London bankers were quite amazed at the high standard of living being enjoyed by one of their most trusted clerks. He was earning $25 a week and spending at least $75. With no private income he ran an expensive car, had a luxurious flat. The staff manager was asked to call the clerk to his office, when he asked him a few tactful questions.

“Look here,” he said, “you are earning $25 a week and spending at least $75; how can you do it?”

“Simple,” replied the clerk without the slightest embarrassment. “There are 300 employees in the building. I raffle my salary among them every week. Each pays 25¢ per ticket and the winner gets my salary. Sometimes I sell 250, sometimes 350 tickets.”

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About Roland Ledoux

Pastor of Oasis Bible Ministry, an outreach ministry of teaching, encouragement and intercessory prayer from the Holy Bible, the written Word of God and author of the ministry website, For The Love of God. He lives in Delta, Colorado with his beautiful wife of 50+ years and a beautiful yellow lab whom they affectionately call Bella.
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