Question: "My church won't let me serve unless I tithe. Is this Biblical?" Answer: In some churches today, congregants are required to practice monetary 'tithing' in order to serve in ministry. This presents a problem for poor believers and for believers who know that monetary-tithing isn't Biblical. They find themselves banned from serving, and in … Continue reading No Tithe, No Ministry?
Knowing the historical background behind the tithing laws will give you a clearer picture of the Biblical tithe. The first historical point is that the Biblical tithe had to come from within the land of Israel. The second historical point is that the tithing laws were a part of the Old Covenant, which included blessings … Continue reading The Tithing Laws and the Tribe of Levi
It's important to know the historical background behind the tithing laws. This will help you understand how tithing was to be carried out during the Old Covenant.In a previous post, I shared that God's holy tithe had to come from the land of Israel. In this post, I will be sharing about the Old Covenant.After … Continue reading The Tithing Laws and the Old Covenant
Some of you might already know the historical information in this article and it might seem repetitive. However, my hope is that you will see how this historical information provides context to the tithing laws and paints a clearer picture of how tithing was to be carried out during the Old Covenant. According to Scripture, … Continue reading The Tithing Laws and the Land of Israel
Some people claim that tithing is an eternal principle because Abraham gave one-tenth to Melchizedek before the Law of Moses. People who follow this line of reasoning are inconsistent in their application of Scripture, because Abraham also sacrificed animals and kept the law of physical circumcision before the Law of Moses. Does this mean that … Continue reading Tithing Myth #1: “Tithing is an Eternal Principle”