WHAT we are witnessing in churches today is contrary to what Jehovah God, through His only begotten Son Jesus Christ, taught us about giving from the heart.
In opposition to His teachings, congregants are no longer giving with cheerful hearts or spirited minds but are compelled to do so.
Thus, they are not directly receiving promised blessings from Jehovah God.
The “believers” are no longer doing the will of their Creator, but instead the will of church founders, pastors, elders, bishops or prophets. Jehovah God does not condone this at all.
Bizarrely, some church leaders in different assemblies always carry lists of congregants, detailing names of those who gave and did not. Some believers are either suspended or expelled from such churches.
Indications are worshippers are no longer answerable to Jehovah God but are now answerable to fellow human beings!
This is Satanism in disgusting!
What some churches are practising today is a huge embarrassment to the Heavenly Kingdom! I call this gospel-entrepreneurship.
The church has completely lost direction by valuing money from hypocrites, liars, prostitutes, witches, wizards and rumour mongers at the expense of the true and complete gospel of salvation.
This is why Jehovah God says on the JUDGEMENT DAY, Jesus will out-rightly reject this crop of entrepreneurs for they are not doing the will of the Father but pursuing their own selfish interests.
Matthew 24:24 captures this well: “For false messiahs and false prophets will appear and perform great signs and wonders to deceive, if possible, even the elect,” while The New Living Translation reads: “For false messiahs and false prophets will rise up and perform great signs and wonders so as to deceive, if possible, even God’s chosen ones.”
About this kind of greedy, Apostle Paul of Tarsus confirms this on 1 Timothy 6:10 : “For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs,” while the New Living Translation reads: “For the love of money is the root of all kinds of evil. And some people, craving money, have wandered from the true faith and pierced themselves with many sorrows.”
Matthew 7:21: “Many will say to me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name and in your name drive out demons and in your name perform many miracles.”
These are the same leaders we have today in our assemblies whenever they grab microphones, they talk about money, money, money and money till the day ends.
They don’t teach salvation! They don’t preach LOVE, forgiveness, or repentance, but spend three quarters of their time on money matters.
The scriptures raise the flag on some churches dedicating more time to money than preaching the gospel, healing of the sick, driving out demons and teaching salvation.
One of my greatest Apostles, Paul of Tarsus says on 2 Corinthians 9:7: “Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.”
The New Living Translation reads: “You must each decide in your heart how much to give. And don’t give reluctantly or in response to pressure. “For God loves a person who gives cheerfully.”
The English Standard Version states: “Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.”
It is thus out of line with the scriptures that believers across Africa are being forced to give.
It’s no longer giving it involves pressure. It’s Satanism.
Meanwhile, some churches have now replaced the love of family for the love of assemblies.
In the process, congregants are abandoning their children and families.
Children are attending sub standard schools as providers prefer to give much in churches yet living in abject poverty.
As a journalist travelling across the entire world, I have often witnessed men and women abandoning their elderly parents while pursuing the giving of church leaders.
The thinking is that they are giving Jehovah God yet they are giving to church leaders to finance their lavish lifestyles.
Living in abject poverty is a sin! This why our Lord Jesus Christ was performing miracles that believers eat well, live healthy life and be allowed to give what they feel should give without any pressure at all.
A family comes from Jehovah God, and as such must be jealously looked after, well protected and blessed! Children are a blessing from Him.
Thus, parents must make children a priority in place of giving more to the church.
Jehovah God does not force His subjects to give certain amounts of money.
Blessed is the hand that gives, than the one that takes, provided it gives to the Lord and His creation, not entrepreneur church leaders.
Thus, Jehovah God gives all of us choices to give so that we might also be blessed.
Giving must be proper.
According to Acts 20:35, “In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.”
The same verse in the English Standard Version, “In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.”
Here we see Jesus Christ teaching to give, not forcing people to give! Most importantly, Jesus teaches very well, when you give, you shall also receive.
So, why force people to give in your churches? Those that want to receive more, let them give according to their abilities while those unable, let them be taught without being forced.
As stated above, forcing people to give, to the extent of neglecting their elderly!
One of the old prophets I like so much, who saw Jehovah God by his eyes, Moses, says in Exodus 20:12: “Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the LORD your God is giving you.”
The verse in the New Living Translation reads: “Honor your father and mother. Then you will live a long, full life in the land the LORD your God is giving you,” while the English Standard Version states: “Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.”
Is there a scripture about honouring your prophet?
So, dear reader, stop going to churches to dance, jive and ululate, but go worship Jehovah God in truth and faith for the salvation is at hand.
Jehovah God is not much interested in your money but in your heart and mind.
According Jeremiah 17:10: “I the LORD search the heart and examine the mind, to reward each person according to their conduct, according to what their deeds deserve.”
The New Living Translation reads: “But I, the LORD, search all hearts and examine secret motives. I give all people their due rewards, according to what their actions deserve.”
The English Standard Version reads: “I the LORD search the heart and test the mind, to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his deeds.”
Those who believe in this True Gospel, say “Amen!”
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