Tag: tithing

  • Biblical Principle #211: Special Instructions Upon Conquest of Canaan

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, God commanded Israel to follow specific instructions after they took possession of the land of Canaan. Explanation The Law of Moses included several instructions specific to the period of time following conquest of the land of Canaan. Special Dedication of Fruits 1 “And it shall be,…

  • Biblical Principle #210: Israel to Tithe (for Specific Things)

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, God told Israel to tithe for certain specific things. Explanation GOD instructed Israel under the Law of Moses to tithe. However, certain details are often overlooked about tithing under the Law. For example: Here is what the Scripture says about tithing under the Law of Moses:

  • You Have Heard #1 (How we often live out 1 Corinthians 16:1-2)

    “You Have Heard” is a new series that I am adding to chasingalion.com. In this series, I will take a passage that I think people (sometimes self included) often fail to follow correctly, and will “remix” that passage as it is commonly implemented today. My experience has been that this provides a great teaching tool,…

  • Why the Concept of “the Lord’s Money” is Wrong (Rethinking Church Contributions)

    It’s difficult to find something that has been more problemmatic for Christians and believers than church finances. Money issues aren’t just the top destructor of marriages. Disagreements over money have divided many a congregation. Recently, I’ve been discussing the theme of the challenges Christians face in separating what exists today from what should exist, with…

  • What Does the Bible Say about Giving (Tithes and Offerings)?

    What does the Bible really teach about the subject of giving—supporting the poor, tithes and offerings? You might be surprised to learn that common church practice is often far from what we read of in the New Testament. In this post, I’ll take you through the entire Bible to show you what the Scriptures really…