Truth About Tithing: Sunday Morning Stick-up?
Editor’s Note: Do you want to know the truth about tithing? Will a man rob God’s people? Read on. As a Pastor’s son I have been in Church literally all of my life including on the weekdays for private Christian school. I have always questioned tithing in my mind even though I gave because I didn’t want to be “cursed with a curse” as the Preachers say.
But the Apostle Paul instructed certain members of the Church of Corinth to set aside money for his income so that when he arrived, there will be no need to collect money from the congregation. (1 Cor. 16:1-4 NKJV) Can you find the word “tithe” in the New Testament? Did Jesus pay tithes? He paid the temple taxes. (Matthew 17:24-27 NKJV)
Sad enough, we have an article written as a result of CNN’s investigation into tithing as if we as the Body of Christ don’t have enough reasons the world won’t come to Church. Take a look: