All men aren't the same before God. There are priests (not necessarily pastors), and there are ordinary men. This was clearly distinguished among God's children (Israelites). There were Levites who are chosen by God to serve as mediators between God and ordinary men.
The work of ministry demands a whole lot from God's chosen vessels and as a result, it is usually advisable that one begins the journey early enough, or perhaps in one's youth. Even God's recommended age for those who were to serve in the office of the priests in Israel was between the ages of 25 to 50 so that when a priest clocks the age of 50, he is no longer fit for work.
Then all the people went away to eat and drink, to send portions of food and to celebrate with great joy, because they now understood the words that had been made known to them.Nehemiah 8:12, NIV Children are always interested in learning new things.
You will never find anywhere in the Bible where God asked the church to pay tithes - Pastor Reno Pastor Reno said that tithing has been practice long ago in ancient times even before Abraham and Moses. According to him, ancient communities including ancient African communities were practicing it by giving a certain portion of their harvest to their gods through the priest. However, the one that Mose taught was recommended by God because the Levitical priest were not given any inheritance in the land of Canaan,
Popular Nigerian influencer Reno Omokri, has once again lent his voice on the religious topic of tithing in the christian domain.
Then I commanded the Levites to purify themselves and go and guard the gates in order to keep the Sabbath day holy.Nehemiah 13:22, NIV In Exodus 20:8-11, God instructed the Israelites to keep the Sabbath day holy.He also stipulated how they are to keep it holy – they shall not do any work and they should rest.
GOLDEN TEXT: Then I called them [the Levites and singers] together and stationed them at their post.*Nehemiah 13:11, NIV* God deliberately set aside some of His people to be responsible for leading others in worship.They were the Levites and singers with their different division during the reign of David and Solomon.
Obey God! Pay your tithes to these people instead, if you do not wish to give it to the church pastor
Some of us despise the act if tithe paying as instructed in the Bible,because they think that pastors are trying to steal some part of their wealth by trick.No doubt,there are lots of fake pastors out there. But,while trying to guard your possession,remember not to disobey God's directive.For he is the giver of all good wealth you have. It is written in the book of Deuteronomy chapter 26 vs 12 to 15, "Every third year,you must offer a special tithe of your crops.You must give these tithes to the Levites,foreigners,Orphans
The Highest office in the hierarchy of priests and Levites is the office of the chief priest.
Many people have misunderstand the essence of tithing and why the Bible encouraged us to be giving tithes. We should know that God created all things and he basically owns everything we have, he also gave us the power, the knowledge to make wealth so therefore we should honour him by giving our tithe. Firstly people don't understand the meaning of tithe, tithe in it's translation means tenth. The tithe is a debt offering from the law of Moses requiring 10 percent of an Israelite’s firstfruits. Because God
test apart means, 'to be sperated,' 'kept special,' reserved for special purpose or duties that do not need all hands and any kind of person(s). When God ordered Moses to take census of the people of Israel He specifically instructed that the Levites should not be joined in the census exercise. Rather, He gave them special assignment that needed dedication, commitment, diligence and wholehearted service. He charged them to be in-charge of the Tabernacle of the testimony, its furnishing and everything belonging
Reno Omokri blasts Christians who believe the 'lies' they are told by their pastors concerning tithes
Reno Omokri.Controversies concerning payment if tithes by Christians is a topic which will go on for a long time to come.
The wordings of the powers and authority in the Bible can be used positively in our lives I we believe, there are selected passages that, when declared in our lives it speaks wonder. Today we would be declaring the gospel of Luke 5-12-16. While Jesus was in town, someone approached him, a leper,who fell on his knees and his face on the ground, and begged him, Lord if you are willing, You can make me heal. Remember, Leprosy was a disease that was spoken against by the Levites law, And it is not permitted to for
Then I commanded the Levites to purify themselves and go and guard the gates in order to keep the Sabbath day holy.Nehemiah 13:22, NIV Market days are very important in some village communities in Nigeria.Traders look forward to market days and get prepared for it in order to make profits.
When speaking of the content of the Bible, we often come across the name or title "Levites." This family is almost as old as the very history of the people of Hebrew, or perhaps Israel they are in the Plural, called the tribe of Levi, named after the third son of Jacob, and Leah.
Bemigho Reno Omokri popularly called Reno Omokri is a Nigerian politician.He is the founder of a multimedia project, Build Up Nigeria, and has produced a series of short films in the U.S.
Fierceness legalized and violence had been allowed; for without the application of force, victory is impossible. Life is a battle. unfortunately no one is either too young or old to fight. Until you realize this early and engage in it with full force, you are likely going no where. It might be interesting to you to know that the kingdom of God has legalized violence. The scriptures says "from the days of John the Baptist UNTIL NOW, the kingdom of God suffereth violence; and the violent take it by force (Matt
In most churches today pastors will not stop laying emphasis on (Malachi 3:10)." Bring the entire tithes in to the store house, so that there may be good in my house, and test me out, please in this regard, to see whether I will not open to you the floodgates of the heavens and pour out on you a blessing until there is nothing lacking" that is the Bible passage that encourages tithing in today churches. Now to see if it applies to Christians, let's take a look at the origin of tithing as recorded in the scriptures,
Do You Know That 10% Of The Tithes Collected By The Levites Is Supposed To Be Paid To The High Priest In The Temple At Jerusalem? Lazarus Nuggets on Tithes – #3 The Law of the Tithe of Tithes paid unto the High Priest, the Son of Aaron at the Storehouse in the Temple at Jerusalem. In Lazarus Nuggets on Tithes – #2, we learnt of THREE KINDS of TITHES that are paid in the land of Israel. These are, 1. The SET FEASTS Tithes (at the Feast of Passover and the Unleavened Bread; the Feast of Pentecost, and the
Brilliant TEXT: Then I assembled them [the Levites and singers] and positioned them at their post.*Nehemiah 13:11, NIV* God intentionally put to the side a portion of His kin to be answerable for driving others in love.They were the Levites and vocalists with their diverse division during the rule of David and Solomon.