I have been giving tithes to the church for a long time. If I was not going to church I would give to an online ministry or invest in my own ministry. I now donate my time to running things in the audio video room which can range from doing many different things. While in there I saw needs in the technical area that were not being met and therefore problems would arise from time to time.
So what I decided to do was take part of my tithes and make an offering of buying things that
Adam was created on the sixth day along with Eve. After the sixth day God look upon the earth and said that, what he had created was good. Adam and Eve were created good. They were not recreated. Creation stopped on the end of the sixth day. So what changed? The only thing scripture teaches us that changed was the introduction of Satan in the Garden. This was the predestined act that God had already knew was going to happen. The book of life was written before the foundations of the earth. So God
"A Strong Word of Warning...Part II"
As we have seen, James opens the fifth chapter, which is really a continuation of the last paragraph of the fourth chapter, with a condemnation of those who abuse and lust after riches. He is talking to a culture that viewed the rich as largely favored by God, and the ones who were closest to Him. But, as James cries out, they are saving up a treasure which will rot and consume them. It is a warning to those who abuse the things of this world,
Well, perhaps it is time finally to explain what I mean when I indicate that Rev. 20:4-6 are VISION verses:
4And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ
What follows now is a fairly complete review of Paul's points in I Cor. 15--along with some additional related observations and so on.
And so, here is the first portion of the text:
I Cor. 15
1Now I make known to you, brethren, the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received, in which also you stand,
2by which also you are saved, if you hold fast the word which I preached to you, unless you believed in vain.