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11 And we desire that each one of you show the same diligence to the full assurance of hope until the end, 12 that you do not become sluggish, but imitate those who through faith and patience inherit the promises. 13 For when God made a promise to Abraham, because He could swear by no one greater, He swore by Himself, 14 saying, “Surely blessing I will bless you, and multiplying I will multiply you.” 15 And so, after he had patiently endured, he obtained the promise. 16 For men indeed swear by the greater, and an oath for confirmation is for them an end of all dispute. 17 Thus God, determining to show more abundantly to the heirs of promise the immutability of His counsel, confirmed it by an oath, 18 that by two immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we might have strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold of the hope set before us.
19 This hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and steadfast, and which enters the Presence behind the veil, 20 where the forerunner has entered for us, even Jesus, having become High Priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek. 1 For this Melchizedek, king of Salem, priest of the Most High God, who met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings and blessed him, 2 to whom also Abraham gave a tenth part of all, first being translated “king of righteousness,” and then also king of Salem, meaning “king of peace,” 3 without father, without mother, without genealogy, having neither beginning of days nor end of life, but made like the Son of God, remains a priest continually.
4 Now consider how great this man was, to whom even the patriarch Abraham gave a tenth of the spoils. 5 And indeed those who are of the sons of Levi, who receive the priesthood, have a commandment to receive tithes from the people according to the law, that is, from their brethren, though they have come from the loins of Abraham; 6 but he whose genealogy is not derived from them received tithes from Abraham and blessed him who had the promises. (Hebrews 6:11 - 7:6)

I am totally persuaded that this is one statement, all of these verses, on the tithe. Lord Jesus has received a commandment to receive the tithes of the people and to Bless those who have the promises, over their tithe.  We're supposed to follow the faith and perseverance of those who've inherited the promises. Then Abraham, Melchizedek, Lord Jesus, and the Levites are mentioned as inheriters of the promises. The Levites didn't strictly obtain the promises, as in, not on the basis of their religious system, but they were faithful and patiently did their duty.

There is zero basis for this passage unless God is telling us to inherit the Blessings through waging a good warfare with principalities and powers, and meeting Lord Jesus afterwards with our tithe, receive the Bread and Wine, tithe, and inherit the Blessing from the One Who entered into heaven on our behalf to present Father with the living hope of our perseverance, our tithe and worship over the tithe, the Bread and Cup, and celebrating the faith, patience, and conquest of ourselves and of those whose faith we've imitated who had inherited the promises.

We're supposed to flee for refuge to lay hold of the hope set before us, as possessors of heaven and earth with the Bread, the Wine, our tithe, the Presence, and to refuse to turn loose of our Blessing that will see us through absolutely anything as we slaughter principalities and powers, bringing every thought captive to the obedience of Christ. This is the end of all dispute. We have the promises!!

 

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For the idols speak delusion; the diviners envision lies, and tell false dreams; they comfort in vain. Therefore the people wend their way like sheep; they are in trouble because there is no shepherd. Zechariah 10:2

 

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