Monthly Archives: September 2011

Does God Care How You Obtain Material Wealth?

Mal 1:13 But you say, ‘What a weariness this is,’ and you snort at it, says the Lord of hosts. You bring what has been taken by violence or is lame or sick, and this you bring as your offering! … Continue reading

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Self Destruct Sequence

Hos 7:3-7 By their evil they make the king glad, and the princes by their treachery. They are all adulterers; they are like a heated oven whose baker ceases to stir the fire, from the kneading of the dough until it is … Continue reading

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Creative Science Appendix – New Testament Affirms Genesis

• Jn 2:1-11: Jesus’ first miracle was a creative act – turning water into wine. • Mt 19:4-6, Mk 10:6: Jesus quotes from Genesis in support of marriage as the sacred joining of a man and a woman into one … Continue reading

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Northern Exposure

Hos 7:1-2 When I would heal Israel, the iniquity of Ephraim is revealed, and the evil deeds of Samaria; for they deal falsely; the thief breaks in, and the bandits raid outside. But they do not consider that I remember all their … Continue reading

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Gambling Straw Man

1. If a man steals a million dollars from a bank, should he tithe it? 2. If you, while representing your church, were given stolen money as a tithe, would you have any problems accepting the money once you found … Continue reading

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What Should You Do With Material Wealth?

Mk 10:21 And Jesus, looking at him, loved him, and said to him, “You lack one thing: go, sell all that you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.” Jesus … Continue reading

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Restoration Promise

Hos 6:11 For you also, O Judah, a harvest is appointed, when I restore the fortunes of my people. A harvest is a time of gathering. It is associated with celebration for the bounty. Previous chapters cycle between indictment, judgment, repentance, … Continue reading

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