Fruit of the Spirit: For others to know you are a child of God people must see God in/through you. You must live in a way that is holy [from 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12 (4)]. That does not mean you must/should wear a cross, carry Bibles, speak in tongues, or use religious words. In other words, let your fruit-bearing life show that you are a child of God. You are the light of the world, let your light [fruit-bearing life] shine! – Bishop Tim
Did you know that if you pay your tithes, God said, you are to eat them before the Lord thy God? The Bible clearly says or shows that the tithe was edible, i.e., from the promised “land” of Canaan. In fact, it means only the land owners that earned their living from the soil (i.e., farmers and ranchers) had to tithe. The Levites were the exception…
God is Spirit, and those who worship God must be led by the Spirit to worship him according to the truth. You/we are God’s temple [1 Corinthians 3:16]. He is ALWAYS with you. That means you do not have to go to a building or place to meet Him. So, you can worship Him anywhere.
Let us offer, as our sacrifice, continual praise to God — it is an offering from your lips that glorify the name of the Lord; JESUS (from Hebrews 13:15 Open English Bible). The Psalms are full of terms that express praise and can be your motivation. I give you four to give you examples of ways to give verbal praise.
Fornication is a sexual sin. When you have premarital sex you commit fornication. That is, having any form of sexual activity (including anal and/or oral) without being married to each other. Do you care what God says about premarital sex? If the answer is yes, then let’s explore 5 amazing facts all about premarital sex.
How To Walk By Faith And Do Good Deeds – Faith is believing and trusting in Jesus Christ, reaching forward to accept his wonderful gift of salvation. Having faith in every area of your life is fully trusting God. To have faith we must confess that “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in our hearts that God raised him from the dead.
I know you may not be convinced that Jesus is the name of the Father and Holy Spirit. Maybe it’s because of tradition or what you’ve been taught. The Apostles followed/carried out the instructions given by Jesus. They went to all, teaching them, and baptized using the name Jesus.
Search the Scriptures, especially in Acts (aka ‘The Acts of the Apostles’). If you can find that anyone baptized saying “in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit (or Holy Ghost)” in the Bible, please share it.
Tithing edible things was required under the Law but not under Grace. It was never about money! Make no mistake, money did exist during this time. In fact, God commanded the children of Israel to pay a mandatory amount of money as ransom for their lives. But it was not used in or for tithing.
When you praise God, you honor, worship, and express admiration for/to Him. Please understand, you are NOT praising God when you say “hallelujah”, in fact, you are merely giving a command to ‘praise the Lord”!