Giving in the Church: Transition from Law

Editor’s Note: This is the third full article in the series on giving. The first article demonstrated the great importance and benefit of giving. The second article and associated Q&A explained in some detail how people gave in the Old Testament and the Gospels. With the accomplishments of Jesus Christ, much has changed since the …

Giving in the Church: What about Malachi 3?

Editor’s Note: This article is specifically addressed to the most common section of Scripture used to justify teaching the tithe in Christian churches. This article builds naturally from the third and fourth articles.  In the previous two articles, we have seen that the post-Pentecost church does not need to regard tithing …

Time Periods in the Bible: Jesus Preparing His Disciples

In the introductory article on time periods, we considered the idea that much of the gospels are actually applicable for the Church. While some would agree, others (mostly dispensationalists) might find that statement shocking. There are dispensationalists that focus almost entirely on the Epistles, saying that the other parts of …