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"Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands." (Psalms 100:1)
"Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost." (Acts 2:38)
Tithes and Offering
Giving your offering
"Every man shall as he is able, according to the blessing of the Lord thy God which he hath given thee." [De. 16:17] [as the Lord blessed you should always give your offering].
"Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils: freely ye have receive, freely give" [Matthew 10:8] [give freely with a pure heart]
"Upon the first day of the week let everyone of you lay by him in store as God has prospered him" [1Cor. 16:2] [give as God has given you.]
"Every man according as he purposeth in his heart so let him give: not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver" [2Cor. 9:7] [Give what God has placed in your heart and then do it with a loving and happy heart.]
Consequences of not paying your tithes
(8) "Will a man rob God? Yet ye have robbed me. But ye say, wherein, have we robbed thee? In tithes and offering." (9) "Ye are curse with a curse: for ye have robbed me, even this whole nation" [Malachi 3:8-9] [consequences of not paying tithes] "Ye have sown much, and bring in little; ye eat, but ye have not enough; ye drink but ye are not filled with drink; ye clothe you, but there is non warm; and he that earneth wages earneth wages to put it into a bag with holes" [Haggai 1:6] [consequences of not paying tithes]
(30) "And all the tithe of the land, whether of seed of the land, or of the fruit of the tree, is the Lord's: it is holy unto the Lord." (31) "If a man will at all redeem ought of his tithes, he shall add thereto the fifth part thereof." [You should pay 5% interest on late payment of your tithes] (32) " And concerning the tithes of the herd, of the flock, even of whatsoever passes under the rod, the tenth shall be holy unto the Lord." [Leviticus 27:30-32] [10% of your earnings are your tithes.]
Consequences on holding back part of your offering
(1)"But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife sold a possession." (2) And kept back part of the price, his wife also being privy to it and brought a certain part, and laid it at the apostles feet." (3) "But Peter said, Ananias why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and keep back part of the price of the land." (5) "And Ananias hearing these words fell down and gave up the ghost." [Acts 5:1-3,5] [there are consequences for holding back part of your tithes.]
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