RCCG HOUSE FELLOWSHIP LEADERS MANUAL 30 APRIL 2023

RCCG HOUSE FELLOWSHIP LEADERS MANUAL 30 APRIL 2023

LESSON: 35

TOPIC: OFFERING, TITHES, AND FIRST FRUITS

HOUSE FELLOWSHIP ANTHEM
1. I love this family of God,
So closely knitted into one,
They have taken me into their arms
And am so glad to be
A part of this great family

2. I bless this family of God,
So greatly prospered by the Lord,
They have taken me into their arms
And am so glad to be
A part of this great family

3. I know this family of God,
So deeply rooted in the word,
They have taken me into their arms
And am so glad to be
A part of this great family

4. I see this family of God,
So highly lifted above all,
They have taken me into their arms
And am so glad to be
A part of this great family

5. Come, join this family of God,
So highly favoured by the Lord,
They have taken me into their arms
And am so glad to be
A part of this great family.

OPENING PRAYER: Father please bless your children and give them heart of giving.

PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE: The leader should ask members some of the godly ways to use information and communication technology.

TODAY LESSON :
A. MEMORY VERSE: Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days. Ecclesiastes 11:1

B. BIBLE TEXT: MALACHI 3:8-11

8 Will a man rob God? Yet ye have robbed me. But ye say, Wherein have we robbed thee? In tithes and offerings.

9 Ye are cursed with a curse: for ye have robbed me, even this whole nation.

10 Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith the LORD of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it.

11 And I will rebuke the devourer for your sakes, and he shall not destroy the fruits of your ground; neither shall your vine cast her fruit before the time in the field, saith the LORD of hosts.

LESSON INTRODUCTION : Regular and faithful payment of tithes, offerings and first fruits is mandatory because God commanded it.
This are God’s provisions to bless his sons and daughters

LEADER’S DIARY

LESSON AIM: To remind members that their earthly obligation involves payment of tithes, offerings and firstfruits.

TEACHING OBJECTIVES:At the end of the lesson members should have.

1. Understanding on finical obligation attached to redemption benefits.

2. Understanding of the dangers attached to faulting in yield to this obligation.

TEXT REVIEW: MALACHI 3:8-11

1. Inability to yield to financial commitment as elect of God leads to curse.

2. There are divine blessings attached to payment of tithes offerings and firstfruits

3. Devourer has no access to your income when you didn’t default in financial obligations.

TEACHING METHOD: use interactive method.

TIME MANAGEMENT: share the teaching time using the suggested time schedule.

LESSON OUTLINE ONE:

OFFERING

Offerings are gifts we offer to God willingly from our hearts in appreciation for offering to be acceptable to God and to attract God’s blessings,it most possibly be given.

1. Regularly: 1 cor 16:2

2. Cheerfully and willingly: 2 Cor.9:7, 2 Cor.8:12

3. Sacrificially:2 cor.8:3-4

4. Abundantly:2 cor.9:6

TITHES

Tithes is the tenth of all income, wages, profit, gifts etc .God commanded payment of tithes Lev.27:30-32.

1. Abraham paid tithe and his seed which are must pay tithes. Rom.4:11-12, Gal.3:29, Gen.14:18-20.

2. God commanded Israel to pay tithes. Lev.27:30-32, Num.18:21-24.

3. Jesus commanded payment of tithes. Matt.23:23, Luke 18:12.

4. God commends his blessings on tithes.Mal 3:11

5. Non -payment of tithes attract curses.3:9.

6. Tithes should be paid in church/perish where you receive spiritual nourishment

FIRSTFRUITS

First fruit are first fruit of increase Prov.9:3 ( difference between old and new salary), first fruit of sacrifice (first salary in office or year January), Gen.22:15-18 and redemption of the first male child.Ex.13:13

BENEFITS OF FIRST FRUITS ARE:

1. God promised to fill you with abundant and new blessings.Prov.3:9-10.

2. God promised to bless your children Gen.25:15-18, Gen.24:25-36.

3. God will fill you with material blessings 1kings 3:3-14.

ACTIVITY: Discuss the importance of financial commitment to divine assignment.

SUMMARY: When you obey divine principles laid down you shall surely prosper financially.

CONCLUSION: Our God says only what he will do-Num 23:19.He will honuor his word to bless and protect us and our generations once we obediently give our offerings, tithes and first fruits.

PRAYER POINTS

1. Lord , please help me to be diligent in the giving of my offerings.

2. Lord, please help me to give my offerings with the heart of appreciation.

3. Lord, please help the RCCG members to pay their tithes fruitfully and with Joy.

4. Lord, please help me to present my first fruits to you faithfully.

5. Lord, please honour your word in my life and bless me as I faithfully give my offerings, and pay my tithes and first fruits.

GOLDEN DIET FOR WEEK

MONDAY: Mal. 3:10-12. Pray that as you pay your tithes all the blessings pertaining to tithing shall be your portion this week.

TUESDAY: Act 20:35b, it is more blessed to give.

WEDNESDAY: Prov.3:9, father let me not experience lack of any kind this year in Jesus name.

THURSDAY: Ask God for grace to always pay our tithes and first fruits.

FRIDAY: Pray that every satanic teaching against tithing to keep people in bondage be distroyed.

SATURDAY: There shall be showers of blessings.

SUNDAY: Obedient is better than sacrifice.

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9 months ago

prayer number 3 is
Lord please help all RCCG members to pay their tithes faithfully and with joy.