What The Bible Really Says About Tithing

What The Bible Really Says About Tithing

Does the practice of tithing, instituted in the Torah for ancient Israel, still apply to Christians today? Is it a divine command from God for this hour, that you are “required to give 10% of your income to the Church? Should it be discarded as vestige from the past?

It is true that tithing is mentioned twice in the book of Genesis centuries before the Torah was given to Israel (see Genesis 14 and 28). But the practice is not prescribed there, only described.

Within the Torah itself, there was more than one tithe required, as reflected in later Jewish law, meaning that an ancient Israelite would be expected to give more than one-tenth of his income to support the Levites (the ministers of that day) and

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