Heaven’s Credit II: First Fruit
Proverbs 3:9, 10 Honor the Lord with your possessions (wealth), and with the first fruits of all your increase; so, your barns will be filled with plenty, and your vats will overflow with new wine.
1. The First is Holy
Romans 11:16 For if the first fruit is holy, the lump is also holy, and if the root is holy, so are the branches
2. It represents original intent
Exodus 4:22, 23 So I say to you shall say to Pharaoh, thus says the Lord: Israel is my son, My first born. So, I say to you, let My son go that he may serve Me. But if you refuse to let My son go, indeed I will kill your son, your firstborn.
Ecclesiastes 11:1 Cast your bread upon the waters, for you will find it after many days.