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Does your giving give ministers a reason to boast?

Does your giving give ministers a reason to boast?

 I was reading 1 Cor. 9 during my devotions today and  something jumped out at me that made me want to write a note to encourage your giving and speak about the way we give. I found the Lord saying today that too much giving is under obligation and therefore, it is not something that the priests can boast loudly about. And that is indeed true, for while it is true that each of us is thankful for the blessings that God gives us, how…

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New Testament Living, Old Testament Giving

New Testament Living, Old Testament Giving

There has been a lot said and written about tithing in the church today. Some pastors adhere to the Old Testament standard of giving 10% to the “storehouse” which is often code for the local church, while at the same time, many well-known preachers such as Walter Elwell, John MacArthur, J Vernon McGee, Charles Swindoll and Merrill Ungeran, have come out ostensibly against tithing a standard of 10%. Which is right? Pro-tithe teachers want their parishioners to think that the…

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