This is the only place in the Bible, where God dares us to test his word, I know from experience it works. This is not necessarily for building churches or feeding the poor?
WIDOWS, ALIENS AND FATHERLESS children could be included if you feel otherwise about giving to a church. Remember everything in the world belongs to God,,
Why not invest wisely in this world and the one to come. When you do, your faith leaps and bounds,,,
AN THE LORD SAYS
10 Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. Test me in this,” says the Lord Almighty, “and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out so much blessing that there will not be room enough to store it..