Aguinaldo Agostinho (Luanda, Angola)
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Bring the full tithe into the storehouse . . . says the Lord of hosts; see if I will not open the windows of heaven for you and pour down for you an overflowing blessing. - Malachi 3:10 (NRSV)
Until 2008 my wife and I had not tithed regularly. Our resources were already insufficient to support most of our needs. We were afraid that if we gave regularly, we would not have enough left to live on.
One day, as we reflected on today’s reading from Malachi, we realized...
What gifts can I offer to God today?
To give joyfully
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