The merchant, Boaz, issues commands for his clerk, Nathan, to collect and account for every coin of accounts receivable to the business. On his way to make the collection, Nathan stops in at home to find his wife Abigail worried over his safety. There are strange things happening in town, and both are worried. The young family share a moment in prayer, to relieve their insecurities.
In a short time, farms and fields are picked clean by locusts. Seeing the devastation first hand, Nathan returns to appeal to Boaz to show mercy on the victims of the catastrophy. Will Nathan lie to put a rival, Matthias on the spot, and pledge to hearing a contract that never happened? Being dishonest will secure the financial status for Nathan that he needs, but at what cost to his morality?
Bringing his ordeal and work stress to his wife for support, the two discuss the teaching they heard from the Master. Despite the encouragement from Abigail, Nathan still struggles with the right thing to do. Facing Matthias, and the potential devastation it would mean to his family, doubts are removed for Nathan. Despite job loss, word of Nathan’s integrity pays off for him with opportunity he never dreamed of before.