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Bring the Tithe (2 of 3)
Series: Under the Windows
We are in a series of messages called, ''Under the Windows''. The last time we were together we talked about the MYTH of MINE and we discovered that since God owns everything he has the right to tell me what to do with His stuff. Today we are going to see that God does tell us what to do with His stuff in this message Bring the Tithe
Now when you realize the pastor is about to preach on money all sorts of things go through your head….
Perhaps the Church is in financial trouble - NO: The truth is we are experiencing the strongest period of giving in the churches history.
Here's the deal, we don't need your money, you need to give.
Certain important words appear repeatedly in the Bible.
1. Belief: 272 verses.
2. Prayer: 271 verses.
3. Love: 714 verses.
4. Give: 2162 verses.
Johnny Hunt said, ''You are never more like Jesus than when you give''
TEXT: Malachi 3:8-10:
''Will a man rob God? Yet you rob me. But you ask, 'How do we rob you?' In tithes and offerings. You are under a curse-the whole nation of you-because you are robbing me. 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 windows of heaven and pour out so much blessing that you will not have room enough for it.''
Remember we opened this series with the statement that every individual is one of two places. You are either under the windows of heaven or you are under a curse.
I am going to preach this message as if you had never even considered the concept of tithing. I'm going to assume that you are totally ignorant of the subject, because in my year and 4 months in this Church I have not preached the first sermon on tithing.
Here is what I will deal with -
1) The Definition of the tithe (What does that mean anyway?)
2) The Place of the tithe (Did you know you are robbing God if ...
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