One significant topic about nowadays Christianity is the issue of tithing. Many faith leaders believe strongly that the words of God behoves on us a solemn duty to pay tithes in order to make heaven,which I strongly believe too
But what is the nature of the tithe that leads to secure Heavenly treasures. God is not the author of confusion, relax and learn something today about the nature of tithing as far as faith is concerned
First: Malachi 3:10( Bring the full tithe into the storehouse, that they may be food in my house. And thereby put me to the test, says the LORD of hosts ,if I will not open the windows of heavens for you and pour down for a blessing until there is no more need)
In the light of the scripture above we are told to pay tithes as a necessity in the Temple of God.
He that desires blessing non stop must pay his tithes in the years of the tithing. I want you to agree with me that this scripture was old Testament requirement
Now Jesus came to fulfill the Law, and transformed this old Temple into bodily Temple by Faith
Let us see the light now in the following scriptures. 1 Corinthian 3:17( If anyone destroys God's Temple, God will destroy him. For God's Temple is holy,and you are that Temple)
Also 1Corinthians 6:19( Or do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit within you,whom you have from God? You are not your own)
Now clearly, anybody who wants to argue that God's house or temple is not the body is a liar and same person, pastor or minister or priest is only trying to rob for his structure (church)
Many men of God have prioritized the 'giving of tithes to the church alone to the neglect of the poor because they don't know or want to believe that Jesus has made our bodies the Temple of God.
These men of God are scammers or robbers and they will not inherit heaven. I do not say giving tithe to a church is bad but the real church or Temple is now the people who we must give the tithe to in order to make heavenly treasure
Read the words of Jesus again in making Heavenly treasures. No man of God should argue me that Jesus does not mean that our Bodies are now the Temple of God.
Mathew 19:21( Jesus said to him,"If you will be perfect ,go ,sell what you possess and give to the poor ,and you will have treasure in heaven; and come ,follow me.")
So here, you think giving tithe to the church or pastors will make you earn heaven.
The real business is to give to the poor and not the church. The poor are the Temple of God ,and we need to know that fact now and stopped being fooled by our pastors and religious leaders
In the book of Deuteronomy , God told Israel that tithes can be given to the church, or the poor thus the widow and orphans. I hate to see pastors stealing the tithes of God due to the poor to enrich themselves and yet shamelessly call it a blessing from God
That robbed tithe due the poor is not a blessing for you, pastor, it is a seed of recompense that you will reap after death
Let us help the orphans ,the widow and the poor. Pastors must not make tithing compulsory as some do in their churches . In the year of tithing it must be encouraged to be given to the poor and not the church alone