1 Thessalonians 5:12 NLT Dear brothers and sisters, honor those who are your leaders in the Lord’s work. They work hard among you and give you spiritual guidance.

Some people (Christians included) will tell us not to give our money to a certain pastor or ministry because they’re going to take it and buy a Rolls-Royce or a jet with it. Meanwhile, the bible tells us to honor our spiritual leaders. So, what will you do? Follow what’s being said in the streets or obey the word of God?

To honor our spiritual leaders doesn’t always mean we give them money. We can bake them a pie or buy them something nice. The most important part is to honor them by giving them what God placed on our hearts. Yes, this can include money.

Whatever God wants us to give to our spiritual leaders has a promise attached to it. Ephesians 6:8 says, whatever good anyone does, the same shall they receive from the Lord.

Like the scripture says, they work hard and just because they’re spiritual leaders for God doesn’t mean they should work for free. We should desire to give to leaders that sow their time, energy, and efforts in order for us to spiritually grow. If there is someone who is impacting you spiritually, see what God wants you to give to them.