Firstfruits Are the Best
In His Presence:
Whenever you give God your firstfruits, you not only give Him the first, you give Him the best. In
The story of Cain and Abel serves as a reminder that God is not pleased with those who do not offer firstfruits. “Abel, on his part also brought the firstlings of his flock and of their fat portions. And the Lord had regard for Abel and for his offering; but for Cain and for his offering He had no regard”
If we’re not worshiping God by bringing Him our firstfruits, we are likely giving our firstfruits to something else. What gets your best time and your undivided attention? You give those to whatever is your priority.
Regarding money, “firstfruits” refers to the tithe, or the tenth. You must bring the whole tithe before you bring an offering.
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