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Offerings; January 21, 2021


Deuteronomy 16:17 Each of you must bring a gift in proportion to the way the Lord your God has blessed you. The principle of proportional offerings, established by God through Moses, has remained valid ever since. As Paul wrote to … Continue reading

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Pastoral Income; January 18, 2021


Leviticus 23:20 The priest is to wave the two lambs before the Lord as a wave offering, together with the bread of the firstfruits. They are a sacred offering to the Lord for the priest. I had known it as … Continue reading

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Giving to God; January 15, 2021


Exodus 23:16 “Celebrate the Feast of Harvest with the firstfruits of the crops you sow in your field. Celebrate the Feast of Ingathering at the end of the year, when you gather in your crops from the field.” I am struck … Continue reading

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What God Wants; June 13, 2020


Proverbs 15:8 The Lord detests the sacrifice of the wicked, but the prayer of the upright pleases him. This verse doesn’t necessarily click for us today because we don’t practice sacrificing animals to God, but the modern equivalent would be … Continue reading

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Handling Money; February 20, 2020


2 Corinthians 8:21 For we are taking pains to do what is right, not only in the eyes of the Lord but also in the eyes of men. In various places the Bible talks about not fearing people and their … Continue reading

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Tithing; April 27, 2018


Malachi 3:10 “Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. Test me in this,” says the Lord Almighty, “and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out … Continue reading

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Respecting God; April 24, 2018


Malachi 1:14 “Cursed is the cheat who has an acceptable male in his flock and vows to give it, but then sacrifices a blemished animal to the Lord. For I am a great king,” says the Lord Almighty, “and my … Continue reading

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Giving to God; September 3, 2017


Ezra 2:68-69 When they arrived at the house of the Lord in Jerusalem, some of the heads of the families gave freewill offerings towards the rebuilding of the house of God on its site. According to their ability they gave … Continue reading

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Tithing; August 25, 2017


2 Chronicles 31:10 Azariah the chief priest, from the family of Zadok, answered, “Since the people began to bring their contributions to the temple of the Lord, we have had enough to eat and plenty to spare, because the Lord … Continue reading

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The Joy of Giving; August 11, 2017


1 Chronicles 29:9 The people rejoiced at the willing response of their leaders, for they had given freely and wholeheartedly to the Lord. David the king also rejoiced greatly. The fact of the matter is, there is joy in giving. … Continue reading

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