And when any will offer a meat offering to the LORD, his offering shall be of fine flour; and he shall pour oil on it…
— A reporter thus mentions his visit to a Chinese "Joss-house" in San Francisco. The place where they held their religious services was a chamber in one of their best houses. An intelligent Chinese man, who could speak a little English, was in charge of this room. I asked him why they put tea-cups of wine and tea and rice before their god; did they believe that the god would eat and drink? "Oh, no," he said. "That's not what for. What you like self, you give God. He see, He like see." Too many Christians, instead of giving to God "what they like themselves," offer Him only what they would as lief spare as not.
Parallel VersesKJV: And when any will offer a meat offering unto the LORD, his offering shall be of fine flour; and he shall pour oil upon it, and put frankincense thereon: