Would you like to live under an open heaven where all of your needs are met--financial,
spiritual, and physical? The key to doing is so simple, yet so profound that it will change
your entire life and ministry.
Here is the key:
Bring all the tithes-the whole tenth of your income-into the storehouse, that there
may be food in My house, and prove Me now by it, says the Lord of hosts, if I will
not open the windows of Heaven for you and pour you out a blessing, that there
shall not be room enough to receive it. And I will rebuke the devourer (insects and
plagues) for your sakes, and he shall not destroy the fruits of your ground; neither
shall your vine drop its fruit before the time in the field, says the Lord of hosts.
(Malachi 3:10-11, AMP)
God said to bring all the tithes--the tenth of all your income--into the storehouse. As part
of His covenant with His people, God required them to give a tithe of all they received.
This was not optional. The tithe was considered holy and belonged to the Lord.
In God's plan for divine provision, He intended for the tithe to be the means by which He
blessed and prospered His people and by which there would be no lack in the work of
God. God directed Moses to tell the people to tithe on everything--flocks, grain, fruit,
etc. (Leviticus 27:30,32).
God said, "Bring all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house."
The storehouses in Bible times were the chambers in the temple where the tithes were
stored. The storehouse today is not a single church or a particular denomination, but the
overall work of God throughout the world.
Your tithes are to support the ministers of God--the apostles, prophets, evangelists,
pastors, and teachers--so that they can give themselves to the ministry of the Word of
God. Your tithes are also to be used to support the needs of the local church, God's work
around the world, and to meet the needs of orphans, widows, and the poor.
God never intended tithing to be a hardship on His people. As they were faithful in
giving, God blessed their crops until there was such an abundance that not only were their
own needs met, there was sufficiency for His work and for the needy.
Tithing was the key which opened the windows of heaven and released God's blessings
into the lives of His people. The same principle is true today. Are you living under an
My FATHER, My God, this year let my life reflect the blessing of the Lord, I shall not be static, I decree PROGRESS, FAVOR, HONOR, AND INFLUENCE are my portion. My life is SALTED, My speech is SALTED, My Home and Business are SALTED in the name of Jesus.