Thou shalt truly tithe all the increase of thy seed, that the field bringeth forth year by year.
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The question is asked on Tuesday’s section of this week’s lesson , “In what ways have you discovered for yourself the true spiritual blessings that come from paying tithe? How has paying tithe helped increase your faith?” Image © Jim Work Goodsalt.com After returning home to Tulsa from Southern Adventist University, I got a job at Taco Bell, and at 19 years old moved into my own apartment. It was a nice junior one-bedroom apartment. My rent was only $200.00 a month.
Read more at the source: Trusting God Instead of Knucklehead Ideas
Several years ago, an American restaurant chain had commercials suggesting the different reasons to go out to eat at their restaurant and celebrate. Maybe you found 50 cents in the pockets of some old jeans, or maybe you hit all the lights green on your way home from work. The lighthearted message of the commercials, was that there is always something to celebrate.
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Thursday’s section of this week’s lesson asks, Is there someone to whom you need to show mercy, who perhaps doesn’t deserve it? Why not show this person that mercy, no matter how hard that might be to do? Isn’t that what Jesus has done for us? After running from God, Jonah had given up on life, and told the men on the boat in the storm to throw him overboard. However God’s grace provided a fish to save his life! God’s grace never gives up on us, even when we give up on ourselves. On December 2, 1979 Elvita Adams woke up in the Bronx, and decided she had given up on life.
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