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Crisco
12-09-2009, 10:26 PM
I've been having a lot of financial trouble latelywith the holidays and all...


Every penny really counts this year.

I've prayed for strength many a times and today I think I recieved a small gift in some way.

I had to fill up my car with gas this morning however I think the gentleman made a mistake and only charged me $1.00 on my debit card for $27 worth of fuel..

I did not notice until now.

I'm not sure if this is a small help or is it a test to see my resolve.

I'm conflicted as to how I should feel and what I should do...


It was a seven eleven gas station and the clark did not speak very much English I dont think he would understand even if I went back to explain.

What do you guys think?

que
12-09-2009, 10:50 PM
WWJD

Chuck
12-09-2009, 10:53 PM
I've been having a lot of financial trouble latelywith the holidays and all...


Every penny really counts this year.

I've prayed for strength many a times and today I think I recieved a small gift in some way.

I had to fill up my car with gas this morning however I think the gentleman made a mistake and only charged me $1.00 on my debit card for $27 worth of fuel..

I did not notice until now.

I'm not sure if this is a small help or is it a test to see my resolve.

I'm conflicted as to how I should feel and what I should do...


It was a seven eleven gas station and the clark did not speak very much English I dont think he would understand even if I went back to explain.

What do you guys think?

Unfortunately brother I believe it's neither. Most gas stations authorize your credit/ATM card for a dollar to make sure it's active then when the batch runs at end of business the actual amount will be sent to your bank.

If your receipt actually says $1 then you're probably in luck... if you're going by what your bank says online... I'm pretty sure you'll be charged the full amount.

Chuck
12-09-2009, 10:53 PM
WWJD

WWJD? Well if he can turn water into wine then I'm pretty sure he can keep his gas tank full too :wink:

Blade
12-09-2009, 11:11 PM
Hey Crisco I can see your *insert female body part* from here.

NateR
12-09-2009, 11:26 PM
I've been having a lot of financial trouble latelywith the holidays and all...


Every penny really counts this year.

I've prayed for strength many a times and today I think I recieved a small gift in some way.

I had to fill up my car with gas this morning however I think the gentleman made a mistake and only charged me $1.00 on my debit card for $27 worth of fuel..

I did not notice until now.

I'm not sure if this is a small help or is it a test to see my resolve.

I'm conflicted as to how I should feel and what I should do...


It was a seven eleven gas station and the clark did not speak very much English I dont think he would understand even if I went back to explain.

What do you guys think?

Check with your bank to make sure that the full amount was charged to your account. If not, then return to the store with the other $26. If the guy doesn't understand and won't take the money, then put it in the church offering plate this Sunday or give it to one of those Salvation Army bell-ringers that you see this time of year.

Being an honest person means doing the right thing even when it causes you discomfort or pain.

TexasRN
12-09-2009, 11:30 PM
Chuck's right. My bank does this and sometimes it takes a week or so for it to show the full amt.


~Amy

que
12-10-2009, 12:56 AM
WWJD? Well if he can turn water into wine then I'm pretty sure he can keep his gas tank full too :wink:

yes, Jesus can turn water into wine, but the question is what would Jesus do?

Jesus would not only return the money but he would give an extra 27 dollars, plus the clothes off his back. keep that in mind my friend.

bradwright
12-10-2009, 01:08 AM
if you find that you truly were only charged a Dollar this morning for your fill up then go back and pay the rest...Nate is right on this one it is very important to be honest in a situation like this...besides i have been around for a while and in my opinion Karma is a very real thing and it can be bad or it can be good..... take my advice on this one and always try to go for the good Karma.:)
hope everything works out for you.

Llamafighter
12-10-2009, 02:43 AM
Do the right thing. you know what that is.:wink:

logrus
12-10-2009, 03:08 AM
Do the right thing. you know what that is.:wink:

Keep it, Hey its not my job to insure somebody else keeps theirs.

County Mike
12-10-2009, 03:26 AM
What Chuck said.

Your online banking will only show $1 until the batch runs. Then it will reflect the actual amount. Happens to me all the time. The nice thing is that sometimes the money doesn't actually come out of my account for a couple days. That can help in a few occasions.

Mark
12-10-2009, 03:48 AM
Jesus would not only return the money but he would give an extra 27 dollars, plus the clothes off his back. keep that in mind my friend.

He would?

Chuck
12-10-2009, 04:41 AM
yes, Jesus can turn water into wine, but the question is what would Jesus do?

Jesus would not only return the money but he would give an extra 27 dollars, plus the clothes off his back. keep that in mind my friend.

How exactly did you come to that conclusion Que? :huh:

NateR
12-10-2009, 04:46 AM
I don't think Jesus ever gave material possessions to anyone (food and wine don't count). He definitely never gave out money.

County Mike
12-10-2009, 12:16 PM
and I don't think he ran around naked either.

Llamafighter
12-10-2009, 12:50 PM
Keep it, Hey its not my job to insure somebody else keeps theirs.

Yeah but it's your job to be an honest member of society. When you make a mistake hope that someone is that honest with you.

I have a buddy who has left his wallet in a taxi on 2 seperate occassions and both times the driver called him and dropped it off to him.

Crisco
12-10-2009, 01:53 PM
Well Chuck was right and feel a little silly for not thinking of that right away.

Thanks for all the helpful advice guys.

Blade I'll deal with you later. Not in the Christian Section.

Llamafighter
12-10-2009, 02:09 PM
Well Chuck was right and feel a little silly for not thinking of that right away.

Thanks for all the helpful advice guys.

Blade I'll deal with you later. Not in the Christian Section.

:laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh:

Chuck
12-10-2009, 11:46 PM
Chuck's right.

What Chuck said.

Well Chuck was right

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TexasRN
12-11-2009, 01:14 AM
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Bookmark it cuz there'll never be another one like it. :tongue0011:


~Amy

Tyburn
12-11-2009, 08:28 PM
Check with your bank to make sure that the full amount was charged to your account. If not, then return to the store with the other $26. If the guy doesn't understand and won't take the money, then put it in the church offering plate this Sunday or give it to one of those Salvation Army bell-ringers that you see this time of year.

Being an honest person means doing the right thing even when it causes you discomfort or pain.

I aggree with this. :)

Tyburn
12-11-2009, 08:30 PM
I don't think Jesus ever gave material possessions to anyone (food and wine don't count). He definitely never gave out money.

Not even expenses. Infact people like missoinaries used to be relient on some one in whichever city they visited...and if people refused to help them, they had to brush the dust off their shoes at the door...or something like that.

Tyburn
12-11-2009, 08:31 PM
Bookmark it cuz there'll never be another one like it. :tongue0011:


~Amy

around here there are always threads which are ace :ashamed::happydancing:

Miss Foxy
12-12-2009, 12:21 AM
Try to go pay the clerk either way you will be blessed in the long run whether its tomorrow or a few years from now.

County Mike
12-12-2009, 02:21 PM
Try to go pay the clerk either way you will be blessed in the long run whether its tomorrow or a few years from now.

Keep up woman. :)
He was charged the correct amount. The online statement only shows $1 until the gas station closes out their batch. Then it shows the full amount.