The Painful Truth About The Worldwide Church of God

Tithing
God's Command or
Man's Demand?

Finally there is a report that gives you practical, down-to-earth common sense answers to tithing questions in plain English. It uses a carefully formulated approach and applies it diligently to biblical: tithing. The result? --the Bible practically explains itself verse by verse and concept for concept. Accurately. Faithfully. Authoritatively. For instance, Malachi 3:8 10 says: will a man rob God?.. Yet, you are robbing Me ... In tithes and offerings .. Bring the full tithes into the storehouse and I will OPEN the WINDOWS of HEAVEN and pour down. for you and overflowing BLESSING.." Question: What. does the phrase "open the windows of heaven" mean, precisely? Financial prosperity? More business profits? Freedom from debt? A higher paying job? -exactly what is the "blessing"? Do you know the answer without hesitating or guessing? Whatever the blessing is, that is ALL the Bible is promising anyone. Genesis 7:11 12 says, ". and the WINDOWS of HEAVEN were OPENED... and RAIN fell upon the earth forty days and forty nights" And 8:2: "... and the windows of heaven were closed and the rain from heaven was restrained, and the waters receded." Why of course! When the "windows of heaven" are "opened" it is rain, rain, rain that is "poured down!" No wonder Malachi 3:11 continues by saying "the fruits of your soil" will not be "destroyed" and "your vine will not fail to bear." God was promising them RAIN for their land and crops! Why? Before delivering the Promised Land to the Israelites God said to them, if they would obey: "For the land you are entering DRINKS WATER BY RAIN FROM HEAVEN ...that you may gather your grain, wine and oil," Deut. 11:11. But if they should disobey: "(If) you serve other gods ... the Lord (will) SHUT UP THE HEAVENS so that there be NO RAIN and the land yield no fruit and you perish," vv 16 - 17. The Book of Malachi was written to a remnant of Jews that had returned from the captivity and who had, once again, fallen into disobedience. The result? They were undergoing food shortages due to DROUGHT. And so, in 3:8-10 God promises rain if they'll obey. The report is jam-packed with easy-reading verse by verse explanations incisively proving each point and illustrated with drawings. Here is a sample of contents: Why tithing pays for some but not others. A sparkling new view of Malachi 3:8 -~ 11! How you can tithe perfectly while robbing God!.. The little-known reason why tithing was given to Israel and how it affects you. Why Abraham tithed and had peace with God. Jacob's tithing vow and his. terror of Esau. Does the New Testament command Tithing? Did Jesus command you to tithe? How did Jesus support his own personal ministry? Was the tithe law "written in your heart"? How to "lay up treasure in heaven" even if you. Are flat broke! Did the Apostle Paul command tithing? ... and much more! Includes Special Bonus Section dealing with common errors and questions about tithing. Highly useful, well researched. Report also answers questions like these Jesus came "Not to destroy... but to fulfill the law," -- but which law? Do you know which NT verses give nearly a verse by verse explanation.. of Malachi 3:8-11? Do you know the relationship between tithing, the Old and New Covenants and Jesus' transfiguration? Do you know the eight sources or methods Jesus used to support his ministry and whether or not tithing. was one of them? The report, entitled TITHING: God's Command or Man's Demand? is guaranteed to be the best you have ever read or your purchase price refunded, no questions asked, no explanations. needed. Examine it for 15 days and... if you are not satisfied, return it undamaged and in a resalable condition and get your money back. There is a very limited number of copies left at$11.80+ $3.20 Priority Mail. ($4.20 for Overseas Air Mail}. Send check or MO payable in U.S. currency to: Bertha Cruz, P.O. Box 280515, Dallas, Texas 75228. The 101 page, spiral bound, illustrated report was written by Tony Badillo who describes it as, "Definitely not pro tithe, but pro-truth." Various persons have greatly benefited from reading It, including many ex-WCGers. Note: This page may be copied and printed by anyone.

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