Ss 2012.05.13 the lisbon resolution who governs me

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Ss 2012.05.13 the lisbon resolution who governs me

  1. 1. The Lisbon Resolution:Who Governs Me?
  2. 2. Let us become TrueParents’ heirs by:Practicing the heavenlytradition of tithing The Lisbon Resolution
  3. 3. No one can serve two masters; foreither he will hate the one and love theother, or he will be devoted to the oneand despise the other. You cannot serveGod and mammon. Matthew 6:24
  4. 4. The ultimate purpose of the universe,with human beings at its centre, is toreturn joy to God. All entities have dualpurposes… In Gods ideal, there cannotbe any individual purpose which doesnot support the whole purpose, nor canthere be any whole purpose that doesnot guarantee the interests of theindividual. EDP Ch 1 Section 3.1
  5. 5. By offering a tithe from your material possessions to God, you can establish a condition equal to having offered all that you have. Even if youdo not offer everything to God, offering a portion of itwith all of your heart and mind will enable the rest tobe considered holy. The person who tithes will neverperish. As days go by, his storage room will be filled withmore material blessings. Father Moon, 4th June 1970 (CSG Pg. 1029)
  6. 6. You should offer three tenths of your income: one-tenthfor the nation, one-tenth for the world and one tenth forthe church. Father Moon, 15th April 1961 (CSG Pg. 1029)
  7. 7. In terms (tithing) in the church, ten families in the church should support a church leader. Otherwise, you do not have the right to become acitizen of the heavenly kingdom. Ten people shouldsupport one heavenly person. Tithing applies to everyaspect of life. Even in a school, one in ten classroomsshould be used for less fortunate children, to give themclasses free of charge. From now on, you need to tithenot only your materials but also your time. Father Moon, 15th April 1961 (CSG PG. 1032)
  8. 8. Each man should give what he hasdecided in his heart to give, notreluctantly or under compulsion, forGod loves a cheerful giver. 2 Corinthians 9:7
  9. 9. God gives all to meSo I can give all to Him

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