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“Power is the ability to do good things for others.” ~ Brooke Astor, philanthropist I got the above quote from the Leadership & Learning blog by Kevin Eikenberry in “A Powerful Definition of Power” thanks to a link from ... Read More
This report about “Panera tries ‘pay as you can’ option” from MSNBC.com’s Making a Difference segment popped up on my radar. What is interesting is that the test restaurant is actually sustainable. It reminds me of some similar reports I’ve ... Read More
Recently, James Malm was doing a series on the "18 Truths". Now, I don't agree with a lot of things that he puts out, but one item I was curious about was his views on "Tithing". It actually is quite ... Read More
Over at the Preaching the Gospel blog, Author posted the article "What Really Is Church of God - America?" It’s a good question, actually. It is apparently backed by the International Ambassador Outreach organization, which was formed shortly after Leon ... Read More
Posted On 06 Dec 2009 By John D Carmack. Under False Christianity, Gospel, Nature of Man, Practical Christianity, Reflections, Tithing and Giving.
I want to tidy up some loose ends on this pursuit of happiness bit. Without a doubt, the notion that we are here on earth to pursue our desires, our fulfillment, our … anything, actually… is centered on “I” ... Read More
Fine question, actually. Dr Robert Thiel seems to make a big deal out of this, as everything else in the article, in “Some of the Differences between the Living Church of God and the United Church of God, ia”. Yet, ... Read More
As a review, the purposes of tithing break down as: 1st tithe goes to God’s work here on earth, 2nd tithe is for attending God’s commanded festivals and 3rd tithe is to take care of the disadvantaged. We already saw ... Read More
In Part 1, we established that tithing existed since the time of Abraham. As you may recall, God knew Abraham would teach his children to “keep the way of the LORD” (Ge 18:19), and “Abraham obeyed my voice, and kept ... Read More
This is part of the series on tithing. In Part 1, we examined what tithing is and when it was instituted. We further looked at the record to determine that it was instituted before Mt Sinai and is in force ... Read More
Russell Earl Kelly wrote:Kelly: Can you picture a lawyer in the USA arguing a case using even the good points of English law? Why is that obviously wrong, yet it is OK to argue using Old Covenant law? Well, God ... Read More