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Davi P. Silva
May 23, 2017
Did you know there are two types of tithes? What are they? For what are they to be used? What is the promise given to faithful tithe givers?

Do you already enjoy the blessings that come with the return of the tithe?

Davi P. Silva
May 16, 2017
According to Inspiration, there are specific things that belong to the Lord, and we cannot touch them lest we repeat the same sin of Achan.

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Before the conquest of Jericho, God gave specific instructions to His people regarding the battle and the spoils. Since the victory belonged to the Lord, the spoils should also be consecrated to Him: “All the silver, and gold, and vessels of brass and iron, are consecrated unto the Lord: they shall come into the treasury of the Lord” (Joshua 6:19). But Achan, of the tribe of Judah, had developed a greedy character, and when he stood before those treasures (gold, silver, and Babylonian garments), he was overcome with a strong temptation.

Ramel Uy
May 15, 2017
Philippines
From April 26 to May 7, 2017, a National Youth Convention was held in New Washington, Aklan, Philippines.

NEW WASHINGTON, PHILIPPINES—From April 26 to May 7, 2017, a National Youth Convention was held in New Washington, Aklan, Philippines. The theme of the event was "Making God Known". The guest speakers for the event were Brother Rolly Dumaguit (GC 2nd Vice President and Regional Secretary for the Pacific Region) and Brother Radu Ionita (GC Youth Department Director).  

 

Franck Vitorassi
May 10, 2017
Chile
A spiritual conference with family as its theme was held in Chile on April 28-May 1, 2017.

LINARES, CHILE—On April 28-May 1, 2017 a conference was held in Linares, Maule, Chile. The theme of the conference was "My Family in Your Hands". The guest speakers for the event were  Brother Eli Tenorio and Sister Leoni Braga, with the participation of the local brethren. On Sabbath, there were approximately 140 individuals present. 

 

Ophelia Gherman
May 4, 2017
Imagine the world without hospitals, doctors, or medications. We could get pretty close if we were more temperate with our diet, work, and sleep.

Self-indulgence isn't new, but in today's world, self-denial and self-control seem to have lost their meaning and purpose. Our society’s addiction to food is evident everywhere, from the endless hours of cooking shows available and the various “all you can eat competitions,” to the endless demand for restaurants. Nature has been twisted, and we don’t eat to live, rather live to eat.

 

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