A tithe—which just means “tenth”—is defined as the first 10% of a person’s income that is to be given back to the local church. Tithing is a principle that is taught throughout the entire Bible. When we tithe, we are expressing worship in a tangible way by putting God first in our lives. Bringing our tithes is an opportunity for us to give God our thanks, show God we trust Him, and fight against greed in our hearts…all while allowing us to be a part of the most important work in life that is spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ!
“And all the tithe of the land, whether of the seed of the land, or of the fruit of the tree, is the Lord’s: it is holy unto the Lord.” Leviticus 27:30
As Christ Followers, we believe that we are stewards of God’s resources because He is the owner of all that we have. Throughout scripture, we are reminded of the importance of giving back a portion of what God has so generously provided. King David wrote, ”The earth is the LORD’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it…” (Psalm 24:1). In essence, we are giving back to God what He gave to us in the first place. So we view giving as a privilege and an act of faith. God challenged His followers to “Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse (aka. the church), that there may be food in my house. Test me in this” (Malachi 3:10). This is why we give to the local church.
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