God taught me that HE wants to dwell within the hearts of HIS people. Months later the music changed and the worshippers dispersed to other area churches. Along with the worshippers leaving, God’s presence also left. If you do not learn anything else from this book, learn this fact. If you go to a place of worship where people have given their hearts to God, you will find God’s presence in that place. For it is found among and within the praise and worship of HIS people. It is not found in a church building. A church that is dead is only that way because it has no heart inside of it for God.
“But THOU art holy, O THOU that inhabitest the praises of [your people] Israel.” Psalm 22:3 KJV
God Inhabits The Praises Of HIS People!
“But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, HIS own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of HIM who called you out of darkness into HIS marvelous light.” 1 Peter 2:9
Indeed, the temple in which you will find God speaking to you is the temple of your heart. A fully dedicated gift of your heart to HIM winds up getting you back something that is so marvelous that it is indescribable. In HIS presence you will find perfect joy and perfect peace. That is for starters.
“We heard him say, ‘I will destroy this temple made with hands, and within three days I will build another made without hands.’ ” Mark 14:58
What exactly does the word of God have to say about tithing and is your pastor telling you the truth about this aspect of God’s Holy Word? The modern day tithe theology is examined later. God’s Word may surprise many Christians who have bought into to this area of Christian mythology.