I understand. And I’m not posting this video to win any of these arguments. I’m posting this because THIS is Christianity.
“What we need to do is come up with something simple. And when I pick up my Bible, you know what I see? I see the fairest individual in the universe, God, and he’s given us a system. It’s called a tithe.”
-Ben Carson, renown neurosurgeon and the Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital, speaking at the White House Prayer Breakfast in February 2013.
Can you buy God with money? One guy tried. And while we might scold him for it, truth is our modern day church often tries to buy God with good works, church attendance, giving in the offering plate, some sort of “commitment”, etc… In both the case of the man in Acts 9, and in our more modern version, God really isn’t for sale. In fact, sometimes instead of getting favors, prosperity, health, and an easy life in return for following God, we might get some “bad” things. Thank goodness.
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