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The Truth About Tithing

Do you need to give 10% of your income to the church? Will God really bless you financially if you tithe? Tithing is not something that Jesus taught - and there is a good reason why He didn't.

Tithing is an Old Testament practice that was not taught by Jesus The only place in the Bible where Jesus did instruct someone to tithe is the following verse:
Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You give a tenth of your spices—mint, dill and cumin. But you have neglected the more important matters of the law—justice, mercy and faithfulness. You should have practiced the latter, without neglecting the former. - Matthew 23:23 However, if we look closely at the verse as well as the following verses, we will see that He was addressing the 'teachers of the law' and the Pharisees. Those that depended on the law for their salvation. He was saying that you can't just tithe and believe that you are now righteous. If you wanted to depend on the law, then you ha…