Originally posted by webmaster
"Blessed be the Lord, King of the universe, who bringeth forth bread from the earth."
God provides me with everything. It's mine, but it belongs to me as a steward.
When I get $20 for my birthday, God recieves a tithe. When I get an income tax check back, God would get a tithe. When I get a bonus at work, God gets a tithe. Then, if I am able, I would desire to give more than that as an offering. To be shrewd stewards of His gifts to us would include that each time we see a blessing, we shoudl think about what it could be used for int he Kingdom, which begins with worship.
I think trying to find the loophole in various things when it comes to whether or not I should, ought to be repalced with:
2 Corinthians 9:11 while you are enriched in everything for all liberality, which causes thanksgiving through us to God.
2 Corinthians 8:2 that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded in the riches of their liberality.
Romans 12:8 he who gives, with liberality;