Hi ec,Justaned wrote:Biblemanbibleman wrote:Hi Ed,Justaned wrote:Bibleman
YOu say you tithe does your church?
Lets us say you get an offering of $1000 does you church give $100 of that to benevolence, missions, widows and orphans?
Before you answer I'm not talking of the an offering where you get
$1000 for the general fund, $500 for the building fund and $200 for the benevolence. And you say we give more we give $200 no
What I'm asking does your church tithe on the first fruit. So in the example above your total sunday moring offering was $1000 general fund + $500 building + $200 benevolence = $1700. Do you then tithe the $170 plus still give the $200 to benevolence for the total giving of $370 or not?
If tithing is good for the individual it is good for the church as a whole.
Oh and we all know you can't take money designated to one fund and use it for another so the $170 has to come from the general fund to be added to the benevolence giving as designated.
Does you church do this? Or do you just preach tithing to you congretation and ignore the principle yourself.
Honest answer here
Of course our church tithes 10% of its total receipts. We have a Tithing fund where all this money goes. PLUS the church has tithed from the very first day - even before I ever received anything from the church as the Pastor.
But back to the point - Why would you NOT sit under Jesus's ministry as he taught tithing?
Again we have gone through this and it is pointless. You want people in bondage so they have to tithe 10% and this was never the intention of the Jesus' teaching.
So you believe that Jesus put people in bondage?
You are going to a very low extreme just to support greed.