Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Christ Jesus sent His Disciples out to minister with the instruction to not take any money with them [Mark 6:8,Luke 9:3]. The end of the Gospels, Jesus gave specific directives; "Feed my sheep", "Go ye into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature", "go ye therefore and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and the Son and of the Holy Ghost: teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you". In 1913 the Unfederal Reserves and the IRS came into existence in America. My research has not shown any objections to these two organization from church leaders. The 5013c is a tax exempt, nonprofit 'corporation' or 'association' . Exempt from some or all federal, and in some states, state taxes. What can jeopardize tax exempt status? Attempting to influence legislation. Participating in, or intervening in any political campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office [Wikipedia]. Moral of the story? Churches that are using this exemption have submitted to the authority of the state Vs. following the Commandments of Christ Jesus .