The Widow's Offering

211 As Jesus looked up, he saw the rich putting their gifts into the temple treasury.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Luke 21:1

Commentary on Luke 21:1-4

(Read Luke 21:1-4)

From the offering of this poor widow, learn that what we rightly give for the relief of the poor, and the support of God's worship, is given unto God; and our Saviour sees with pleasure whatever we have in our hearts to give for the relief of his members, or for his service. Blessed Lord! the poorest of thy servants have two mites, they have a soul and a body; persuade and enable us to offer both unto thee; how happy shall we be in thine accepting of them!