"And now behold, I ask of you, my brethren of the church, have ye spiritually been born of God? Have ye received his image in your countenances? Have ye experienced this mighty change in your hearts?" Alma 5:14

Posts Tagged ‘tenth’

Tithing (Part 2)

In the last post we looked at how changing a word here or there can lead to questions and confusion over time.  What about today?  Are we adding to the confusion or clearing it up?  Compare the use of the following quote by Lorenzo Snow to see if the omitted part changes the meaning.  From…

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Tithing (Part 1)

Perhaps the most prominent example of tithing in the scriptures is the account of Abram and Melchizedek: Genesis 14:20: And blessed be the most high God, which hath delivered thine enemies into thy hand. And he [Abram] gave him [Melchizedek king of Salem Ver. 18] tithes of all. Of what did Abram tithe?  In the above verse it says he…

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