About Pastors and the taxes

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Dear Editor,

Re: Church rejects tax plan 

“This means, what’s been set aside for God and has been blessed for God should be for God. Those are sacred.”

First, a pastor is not God. So where are these sacred things you set aside for God?

It is written...”Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will reward them for what they have done.”

The poor are desperate for water. The scripture does not say...”Whoever is kind to the faifeau lends to the Lord...”

You see Leaupepe, you look at the poor and they represent God.

 “So he said, give back to Caesar what is Caesar’s, and to God what is God’s.

Let me explain to you faifeau the meaning of this Parable. Pastors at the time of Jesus were paying taxes. Yes, pastors at Jesus time were paying taxes, tax was compulsory. They (pastors) were looking for something to charge Jesus with. They knew Jesus wasn’t paying taxes and they also knew Jesus had no money to pay for it. So pastors tried to trick Jesus by asking the officials to go and ask Him that they would pay for His taxes. In that way they could say Jesus never paid, they paid.

Jesus knew their evil thoughts and told them to keep their money. Jesus then told one of His Disciples to go and fish out the fish with money to pay for His taxes and His Disciple.

The point, Jesus paid taxes.

Now you EFKS are refusing to pay taxes. So do you think that is good for you to tell us to follow Jesus’ way but you’re not?

Remember, you faifeau don’t have the last say. Tuilaepa has the final say, right? Now I hope Tuilaepa fears God and make you pay taxes like Jesus. Only God pays no taxes. Jesus did because He is not God.

Are you EFKS greater than Jesus?

Refusing to pay taxes and you are making yourself equal with God.

Understand EFKS?

Remember the parable of The Good Samaritan. Jesus point was that faifeau never helped the injured man. Now you EFKS are turning your back to the needy again. When are you going to learn?

Good luck now because The King is arriving and He will show no mercy.

 

Ben Valelei 

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