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.
This is a brief lesson to aid in getting to know the meaning of ‘temperance’. The American Standard Version [(ASV) in 1901] was the first to translate egkrateia as ‘self-control’ in Galatians 5:23. Since that time modern translators have done the same. However, this lesson will focus on temperance as found in the King James Version.
Active Faith: You say you have faith; what good is it when you fail to do good things to show it? Now ask yourself, “do I have active faith”? This simple lesson can help you put your faith into action. Faith without action is dead and useless.
You, child of God, can expect eternal life because of this promise and God’s grace (Ephesians 2:8). Now is not the time to stop believing in this promise. Since you worship and trust God. Let His promise of heaven (eternal life) be your desire.