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Here is Robert Henley's thoughts on this topic. He extends the tithe beyond a biblical tax according to the spirit of the law.
In Deut. 1:34-39, Moses tells Israel how God sentenced Israel to 40 years in the wilderness when they first went to Kadesh-barnea. As a result, Israel was to leave and return… https://gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2012/06-2012/deuteronomy-moses-first-speech-part-5/
Beginning in Deut. 1:34, Moses reminded Israel of the consequences of their unbelief when they had believed the evil report of the ten spies:
(34) Then the Lord heard the… https://gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2012/06-2012/deuteronomy-moses-first-speech-part-4/
The 12 spies returned to give their report on the 50th Jubilee from Adam. The Jubilee calendar had been functioning prior since the beginning, no doubt, as evidenced by the events… https://gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2012/06-2012/deuteronomy-moses-first-speech-part-3/
Deut. 1:12 says,
(12) How can I alone bear the load and burden of you and your strife?
Disputes are common among people. When disputes cannot be settled between the… https://gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2012/06-2012/deuteronomy-moses-first-speech-part-2/
Moses' first speech in the book of Deuteronomy is entitled, History of the Exodus. Picture Moses standing at the podium, ready to give a historic speech. He begins in Deut. 1:6.… https://gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2012/06-2012/deuteronomy-moses-first-speech-part-1/
The first part of Deuteronomy 1:1 is translated by Ferrar Fenton: "The following are the Speeches which Moses addressed to all the Children of Israel . . ."
Deuteronomy is, in… https://gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2012/06-2012/deuteronomy-part-3-outline-of-the-12-speeches-of-moses/
Deuteronomy is a series of 12 speeches that Moses gave just before he died. These are dated in verse 3,
(3) And it came about in the fortieth year, on the first day of the… https://gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2012/06-2012/deuteronomy-1-part-2-the-detour-around-edom/
The Hebrew title for Deuteronomy is taken from the first phrase of the book:
These are the Words
It is "the second law," as the Greek term Deuteronomy indicates. The… https://gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2012/06-2012/deuteronomy-1-part-1-two-laws-and-two-covenants/
By now it should be plain how often James cited the Gospel of Matthew in his epistle. He did so again in James 5:12,
(12) But above all, my brethren, do not swear, either by… https://gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2012/04-2012/laws-regarding-vows-and-swearing/
Have you noticed how Iceland is seldom mentioned any more on the financial news? They… https://gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2012/04-2012/iceland-cancels-mortgages-for-its-population/
We come now to one of the difficulties in the Word which appear to show the irreconcilable difference between James and Paul. James and Paul both appeal to the example of Abraham… https://gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2012/03-2012/the-faith-and-works-of-abraham/
Continuing in James 2, Jesus' earthly brother gives us a short study of the law.
(8) If, however, you are fulfilling the royal law, according to the Scripture, "You shall… https://gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2012/03-2012/james-explains-the-law-of-love/
In James 2:1 we read,
(1) My brethren, do not hold your faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ with an attitude ofpersonal favoritism. (NASB)
The NASB translators did… https://gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2012/03-2012/james-comments-on-partiality-laws/
After instructing us to put off "all filthiness and all that remains of wickedness" in James 1:21, the Bishop of Jerusalem then gives us the basis of the rest of his teaching on… https://gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2012/03-2012/on-being-doers-of-the-word/
During the property boom, many churches took out additional loans to refurbish or… https://gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2012/03-2012/the-root-cause-of-church-foreclosures/
The term "catholic" means universal. Hence, some may think that the Universal Kingdom to come is the ultimate triumph of the Roman Catholic Church.
I do not believe so. Here is… https://gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2012/02-2012/failures-and-disqualifications-in-the-universal-kingdom/
Each of God's covenants were designed to give us a revelation of the Universal Kingdom.
Noah gave us the scope of the Kingdom. Abraham gives us the vision of those who would be… https://gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2012/02-2012/ruling-in-a-universal-kingdom-part-7/
Each of the covenants throughout history must be taken into consideration when studying the Kingdom of God. Each covenant establishes something unique in the progression of… https://gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2012/02-2012/ruling-in-a-universal-kingdom-part-6/
To rule a nation properly, one cannot take a few of God's laws and try to patch up the existing system of man's laws. For instance, one cannot utilize the law of restitution and… https://gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2012/02-2012/ruling-in-a-universal-kingdom-part-5/
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