Money and the Ministry

Mat 10:8 Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils: freely ye have received, freely give. 9 Provide neither gold, nor silver, nor brass in your purses, 10 Nor scrip for your journey, neither two coats, neither shoes, nor yet staves: for the workman is worthy of his meat. 11 And into whatsoever city or town ye shall enter, inquire who in it is worthy; and there abide till ye go thence. 12 And when ye come into an house, salute it. 13 And if the house be worthy, let your peace come upon it: but if it be not worthy, let your peace return to you.

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(Jer 6:27 KJV) I have set thee for a tower and a fortress among my people, that thou mayest know and try their way. 28 They are all grievous revolters, walking with slanders: they are brass and iron; they are all corrupters. 29 The bellows are burned, the lead is consumed of the fire; the founder melteth in vain: for the wicked are not plucked away. 30 Reprobate silver shall men call them, because the LORD hath rejected them. http://postedat.wordpress.com/2009/09/13/a-hireling-in-an-evangelical-church/ 

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NO ONE HAD REALLY NOW WARNED ME BASICALLY IN REAL LIFE THAT I WOULD HAVE TO NEXT TOO OFTEN LEARN HOW TO RECOGNIZE THE SHEEP FROM THE WOLVES, EVEN IN THE MUCH TOO MANY BAD CHURCHES NOW AS WELL. Never mind those in the false cults like Messianic Jews, Mormonism, Seventh Day Adventists, Jehovah Witnesses, etc.. 

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TO ME ONCE THE LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD WAS JUST ANOTHER CHILDISH BED TIME STORY AND NOT REAL LIFE. NOR DID I ENVISAGE IN REAL LIFE THAT THERE ARE SO MANY LYING PINOCCHIOS NOT JUST WOLVES ABOUNDING EVEN IN THE CHRISTIAN CHURCHES.  THE CHURCH THESE DAYS NOW TOO OFTEN HAS BECOME MONEY GATHERING SOCIAL CLUBS MADE OF UP OF MOSTLY RICH, OR PAID UP MEMBERS, ALL TRYING TO IMPRESS THE OTHERS, ALL MOSTLY TRYING TO LOOK GOOD BEFORE THE OTHERS. NOT RATHER BEING A LEGITIMATE INSTITUTION RIGHTFULLY HELPING THE SINNERS TO GET STRAIGHTENED AND ALSO HELPING ALL OF THE POOR AND NEEDY PERSON THERE TOO  http://wittnessed.wordpress.com/2008/10/09/little-red-riding-hood-meets-pinocchio-in-church/ 

(Rev 21:6 KJV)  And he said unto me, It is done. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life freely.
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(Rev 22:17 KJV)  And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that heareth say, Come. And let him that is athirst come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely
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IMAGINE THIS RELIGIOUS HIRELINGS PRETENDING TO BE CHRISTIANS AND THEY COME TO US BEGGING FOR MONEY OR SELLING THEIR MATERIAL.. WHAT A SHAME.. 
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To the elders among you, I appeal as a fellow elder, a witness of Christ’s sufferings and one who also will share in the glory to be revealed: Be shepherds of God’s flock that is under your care, serving as overseers-not because you must, but because you are willing, as God wants you to be; not greedy for money, but eager to serve; not lording it over those entrusted to you, but being examples to the flock. – 1 Peter 5:1-3;
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When I read their material  I got stuck at the part where they  are  what selling books to Forward The Kingdom Of God  or at their begging  begging for money.. as this is not the Normal Christian life of faith in God..
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Any person or group that clearly sells books, wants your money,  clearly they are false. “People are going to Hell while greedy and crooked sinister ministers , preachers are trying to get  rich are thus still abusing the name of Jesus.  They have turned the ministry into a den of thieves. Jesus never intended for the church  or evangelism to be a money machine. Neither Jesus Christ, His apostles, nor any early Church  Christians sold any portion of the Gospel to others, rather they clearly gave freely to all others in need.. Now Jesus himself he told his disciples themselves to feed, to look after the good welfare of His sheep.. not rather solely to collect money, or the wool from them.. Jesus what never took a financial offering too? I am also amazed how many preachers who ask for donations, money not only do not give an account of how they had spent it, but they still even rarely help the poor and needy persons even amongst their midst.. 
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John 2:14 And found in the temple those that sold oxen and sheep and doves, and the changers of money sitting:15 And when he had made a scourge of small cords, he drove them all out of the temple, and the sheep, and the oxen; and poured out the changers’ money, and overthrew the tables; ( (Luke 19:45 KJV) And he went into the temple, and began to cast out them that sold therein, and them that bought; 46 Saying unto them, It is written, My house is the house of prayer: but ye have made it a den of thieves.
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The Apostle Paul was self employed making tents, he trying to help people, not take their money, which is clear from 2nd Corinthians 12:17-18. “ While all my material is free  Matthew 10:8 Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils: freely ye have received, freely give.
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Matthew 6:6 But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.
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You are still a Hireling if you do it for money.. .. you want to preach to others what that you have no faith in God to supply your needs and so you have to beg for money.. that is very Unchristlike. Unbiblical . Did you see Jesus once begging from others? Once? Clearly you are not a real Christian so why should anyone support you even..
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But godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of it. But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with that. People who want to get rich fall into temptation and a trap and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge men into ruin and destruction. For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many grief’s. – 1 Timothy 6:3-10;
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(Luke 16:13 KJV)  No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
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 Romans 1:17 For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith.
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Galatians 3:11 But that no man is justified by the law in the sight of God, it is evident: for, The just shall live by faith.
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Hebrews 10:38 Now the just shall live by faith: but if any man draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him.so what happen to freely received freely give.. all my writings are posted freely on the net and I sell nothing.. 
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 (1 Tim 6:10 KJV) For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
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I HAVE SAID IT BEFORE, THERE ARE MANY WAYS TO SEE QUICKLY IF A PERSON IS A REAL, BORN AGAIN, DEDICATED CHRISTIAN.. Too many people still falsely want to reap blessing from God by faith, the same persons often who have not sowed any good things beforehand.
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but one of the best ways to see this is to follow the money trial, trail.. and here to also see what their attitude is towards money.. even to see if they realy do now have faith in God to supply all of their needs, the monetary ones included, or do they resort falsely to beg, steal, demand others for more money. I rightfully still do not endorse any Christians adds, anyone, any person, any organization, any Church now trying to make any money from the gospel, or begging, asking for money or even any of the adds here. I also do not endorse any of Bibles, books, tapes listed here for sale too. Jesus said as we have freely received so we are freely to give. Hirelings in their greed and visible lack of faith don’t do that. I do believe that we all should have the faith for God to supply what anyone needs freely to anyone who needs it. The Old Testament and the New Testament tells many an  account of the false prophets who now also had betrayed God, Jesus for money.. When I get request for help, money I tend to ask the person if they had firstly prayed to God on the matter and what had God responded to them on the matter? Many people next seem shocked that I would rightfully ask them. I am surprised rightfully that they never had done this; All persons are to live by faith in God and to look towards God to meet their needs and not to anyone else. And if God wants us to give he will also personally tell us..  Like Judas reaching into the money bag, the sad reality is that too many of the Christian pastors steal from God’s people.;
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(Luke 11:9 KJV) And I say unto you, Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.
(John 16:24 KJV) Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full;
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Hey these verse do not say ask people to supply your needs do they.. it says ask God alone..  but (James 4:3 KJV) Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts.;
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Unlike so many, we do not peddle the word of God for profit. – 2 Corinthians 2:17a
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The strategy of the losers, the  false Hirelings, false Prophets, is still their false pursuit of power, fame, money.   “With all this being said, they take  message and build a real Kingdom business and they   package it and collect money form the related  information, music, preaching service, copyrights . They find  different modalities to sell  as they  write a book, produce a video or audio series, lead a webinar teaching series, seminar, or start a membership site. The much too many the tricks in making money  for oneself is that they also become an affiliate, part of a mutual networking referral group, and thus this also give them a chance to make  commission money   from their peers;
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Jude 1:11 Woe unto them! for they have gone in the way of Cain, and ran greedily after the error of Balaam for reward, and perished in the gainsaying of Core. 12 These are spots in your feasts of charity, when they feast with you, feeding themselves without fear: clouds they are without water, carried about of winds; trees whose fruit withereth, without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots; 13 Raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame; wandering stars, to whom is reserved the blackness of darkness for ever.;
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Sadly in real life both God, Good and bad preachers coexist but presently the bad preachers seem to outnumber the good ones 2:1 Most preachers today who sell the gospel for money tend to be still false themselves next too. They seem to have turned their eyes of Jesus Christ and faith in God to provide, falsely look unto others to do so..
THE MANY BAD EVEN UNREPENTANT CHRISTIANS WORLD WIDE TOO WHO HAVE NOT BEEN HELPING THE POOR AND NEEDY PERSONS AS GOD HAD WANTED THEM TO DO, EVEN IN THEIR LOCAL CHURCH, BUT RATHER THEY CONTINUALLY HAVE BEEN FLEECING THE GOLDEN IDOLATROUS EVANGELICAL COW, IN THE PROCESS THEY WERE EVEN ROBBING GOD’S PEOPLE TO HELP MAINLY THEMSELVES AND NOW ARE   NOW BEING RIGHTFULLY EXPOSED FULLY TO THEIR OWN SHAME. MAKE NO MISTAKE ABOUT IT GOD DOES NOT APPROVE OF ANYONE MAKING MONEY OFF THE GOSPEL

Also  the False preachers tend not to preach the whole word of God, will of God, rather they tend to be for hire in their preaching and even do preach trying to please their paying masters, they tend to exalt false men, and preach their own values, their own false rules as well.. their own false definitions of what is important, and they abuse others and allow others to be abused who do not give them what they want, do not go along with them and as a result history repeats itself,  http://thenonconformer.yolasite.com/index/hireling  

http://postedat.wordpress.com/2012/03/05/spirtual-abuse-by-the-so-called-christian-leaders/

 

(Rom 8:32 KJV) He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things?

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The sin of Baal worship in the Old testament includes the false love of money and the things money buys.

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(Judg 2:11 KJV) And the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the LORD, and served Baalim: (Jer 9:14 KJV) But have walked after the imagination of their own heart, and after Baalim, which their fathers taught them:

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The Old Testament and the New Testament tells many an  account of the false prophets who now also had betrayed God, Jesus for money..

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 (2 Ki 5:20 KJV) But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, Behold, my master hath spared Naaman this Syrian, in not receiving at his hands that which he brought: but, as the LORD liveth, I will run after him, and take somewhat of him. 21 So Gehazi followed after Naaman. And when Naaman saw him running after him, he lighted down from the chariot to meet him, and said, Is all well? 22 And he said, All is well. My master hath sent me, saying,  Behold, even now there be come to me from mount Ephraim two young men of the sons of the prophets: give them, I pray thee, a talent of silver, and two changes of garments. 23 And Naaman said, Be content, take two talents. And he urged him, and bound two talents of silver in two bags, with two changes of garments, and laid them upon two of his servants; and they bare them before him. 24 And when he came to the tower, he took them from their hand, and bestowed them in the house: and he let the men go, and they departed. 25 But he went in, and stood before his master. And Elisha said unto him, Whence comest thou, Gehazi? And he said, Thy servant went no whither. 26 And he said unto him, Went not mine heart with thee, when the man turned again from his chariot to meet thee? Is it a time to receive money, and to receive garments, and oliveyards, and vineyards, and sheep, and oxen, and menservants, and maidservants? 27 The leprosy therefore of Naaman shall cleave unto thee, and unto thy seed for ever. And he went out from his presence a leper as white as snow.

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I have been preaching freely the Gospel of the New Testament, Jesus Christ freely for over 50 years and I have never taken even one church offering nor have asked for any money for doing so..God has related supplied all of my needs beforehand or afterwards..

One of the first essential Social action as defined by the New Testament Books of Acts was the appointment of deacons and was also, still is, for the helping of the poor and needy persons in the local Church. This was also true even in the Old Testament where 1/7 of the tithe was given to the local poor persons. Many Preachers do seem count on your ignorance of the Word of God as they often do also try convince you you’re way too dumb to argue with them, for God has spoken to them directly on the matter, and if you challenge them they tend to ignore you or kick you out.. I also do have absolutely no doubt that many Canadian evangelical pastors included now steal, are falsely lying, unacceptably misrepresenting the Biblical truth, pressurizing, twisting the arms of members and adherents to regularly tithe to their storehouse, to the Pastor’s benefit, so the pastor can live high on the hog now.  

 http://postedat.wordpress.com/2009/05/28/rev-george-muller/   

The proper Christian Example- “No More Rich Seat/Poor Seat . George became the pastor of a small church in England. The church wanted to pay him a good salary from the money it received renting pews to rich church members who sat at the front of the church. (Poor members had to sit in the “cheap” seats in the back.) George told them that this had to stop if they wanted him to be their pastor. Even so, he did not allow the church to pay him a salary. He trusted God to meet his needs, and God did. George and his family never missed a meal and were always able to pay their rent. George began to sense, however, that God had something else for him to do. Praying Food into the Home. Each day as George walked the streets, he saw children everywhere who had no mom or dad. They lived on the streets or in state-run poorhouses, where they were treated badly. George felt God calling him to open an orphanage to take care of the children. George prayed, asking God to provide a building, people to oversee it, furniture, and money for food and clothing. God answered his prayers. The needs of the orphanage were met each day. Sometimes a wealthy person would send a large amount of money, or a child would give a small amount received as a gift or for doing chores. Many times food, supplies or money came at the last minute, but God always provided without George telling anyone about his needs. He just prayed and waited on God.. More than 10,000 children lived in the orphanage over the years. When each child became old enough to live on his own, George would pray with him and put a Bible in his right hand and a coin in his left. He explained to the young person that if he held onto what was in his right hand, God would always make sure there was something in his left hand as well.

The person Who trusts God in all things shall be blessed in all things for GOD IS FAITHFUL,

(Luke 16:12 KJV) And if ye have not been faithful in that which is another man’s, who shall give you that which is your own?

(Luke 19:17 KJV) And he said unto him, Well, thou good servant: because thou hast been faithful in a very little, have thou authority over ten cities.

(1 Cor 4:2 KJV) Moreover it is required in stewards, that a man be found faithful.

Too many people still falsely want to reap blessing from God by faith, the same persons often who have not sowed any good things beforehand.

for more see http://www.bsmi.org/download/mueller/GeorgeMuellerOfBristol.pdf

Rev GEORGE MUELLER OF BRISTOL

Rev George Mueller and his method of financial collections

http://anyonecare.wordpress.com/2008/08/28/selling-the-gospel-for-money-too/

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