God’s Interest in your Financial Interest
In the financial system there are terms like:                 profit / loss;             debits and credits;            ...
In biblical economics the terms are:                tithing,         sowing and reaping,               offerings,      ...
The principle of tithing       or tithes
8 "Will a man rob God? Yet you rob me. "Butyou ask, How do we rob you? "In tithes andofferings. 9 You are under a curse--t...
"Jesus doesnt want to takeyour money, He just doesnt want your money to take          you“  "The veil of money hasnever be...
23 Woe  to you, scribes and    Pharisees, hypocrites! For you     pay tithe of mint and aniseed        and cummin, and hav...
11 I will prevent pests from     devouring your crops, and the        vines in your fields will not      cast their fruit,...
11 And I will rebuke the     devourer [insects and plagues]     for your sakes and he shall not        destroy the fruits ...
11 Formy part, I will defend       you against marauders,      protect your wheat fields       and vegetable gardens      ...
First Fruits or Terumah (before taxes)      First Tithe (before taxes)        Taxes to government              2nd tithe  ...
2 But for you who revere my name,     the sun of righteousness will rise     with healing in its wings. And you       will...
5 "See,   I will send you the prophet          Elijah before that great and      dreadful day of the Lord comes.        6 ...
2nd tithe
3rd tithe
First fruits / Terumah
Offerings
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Sermon - 26 August 2012
by Bruce McCallum

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God’s interest in your financial interest

  1. 1. God’s Interest in your Financial Interest
  2. 2. In the financial system there are terms like:  profit / loss;  debits and credits;  mortgage;  gearing;  leverage;  interest;  security etc
  3. 3. In biblical economics the terms are:  tithing,  sowing and reaping,  offerings,  terumah,  seed
  4. 4. The principle of tithing or tithes
  5. 5. 8 "Will a man rob God? Yet you rob me. "Butyou ask, How do we rob you? "In tithes andofferings. 9 You are under a curse--the whole nation of you--because you are robbing me. 10 Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse,that there may be food in my house. Test mein this," says the Lord Almighty, "and see if Iwill not throw open the floodgates of heavenand pour out so much blessing that you will not have room enough for it.Malachi 3:1-18 (NIV)
  6. 6. "Jesus doesnt want to takeyour money, He just doesnt want your money to take you“ "The veil of money hasnever been about how much money you have but abouthow much money has you." AW Tozer
  7. 7. 23 Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you pay tithe of mint and aniseed and cummin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the law: justice and mercy and faith. These you ought to have done, without leaving the others undone.Matthew 23:23 (NKJV)
  8. 8. 11 I will prevent pests from devouring your crops, and the vines in your fields will not cast their fruit," says the Lord Almighty. 12 "Then all the nations will call you blessed, for yours will be a delightful land," says the Lord Almighty.Malachi 3:11-12 (NIV)
  9. 9. 11 And I will rebuke the devourer [insects and plagues] for your sakes and he shall not destroy the fruits of your ground, neither shall your vine drop its fruit before the time in the field, says the Lord of hosts.Malachi 3:11-12 (AMP)
  10. 10. 11 Formy part, I will defend you against marauders, protect your wheat fields and vegetable gardens against plunderers." The Message of God-of-the- Angel-Armies.Malachi 3:11-12 (MSG)
  11. 11. First Fruits or Terumah (before taxes) First Tithe (before taxes) Taxes to government 2nd tithe 3rd tithe Offerings
  12. 12. 2 But for you who revere my name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings. And you will go out and leap like calves released from the stall.Malachi 4:2 (NIV)
  13. 13. 5 "See, I will send you the prophet Elijah before that great and dreadful day of the Lord comes. 6 He will turn the hearts of the fathers to their children, and the hearts of the children to their fathers; or else I will come and strike the land with a curse."Malachi 4:5-6 (NIV)
  14. 14. 2nd tithe
  15. 15. 3rd tithe
  16. 16. First fruits / Terumah
  17. 17. Offerings
  18. 18. God’s Interest in your Financial Interest

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