Of The Grace Of Giving
Scriptural giving is one of the fundamentals of the Faith.
2 Corinthians 8:7, "Therefore, as ye abound in every
thing, in faith, and utterance, and knowledge, and in all diligence, and
in your love to us, see that ye abound in this grace also." We are commanded
to bring our gifts into the storehouse (common treasury of the church)
upon the first day of the week.
1Corinthians 16:2, "Upon the first day of the week let
every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him, that
there be no gatherings when I come." Under Grace we give, and do not pay,
the tithe - "Abraham GAVE the tenth of the spoils,"
Hebrews 7:2,4 - and this was four hundred years before
the law, and is confirmed in the new Testament; Jesus said concerning
the tithe, "these ought ye to have done",
Matthew 23:23. We are commanded to bring the tithe into
the common treasury of the church.
Leviticus 27:30, "The tithe ... is the Lord's."
Malachi 3:10, "Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse,
that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith
the Lord of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour
you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it."
In the New Testament it was the common treasury of the church.
Acts 4:34,35,37, "And brought the prices of the things
that were sold and laid them down at the apostles' feet ... Having land,
sold it, and brought the money, and laid it AT THE APOSTLES' FEET."
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