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tithe and offerings

2/28/2007 / Bible Studies

We should tithe. God said it, and that settles it right? Well, what about everything else that God said, should that be settled in our lives as well?

There is no requirement to tithe under the new covenant. If Jesus put a whole new law, and fulfilled the old one, don't you think there would be some comment about our requirement to tithe?

In the early NT all of the income was taken from everyone and all was distributed to everyone. In other words, there is no mention of a ten percent portion going anywhere. Second, The local church is not the representation of the OT storehouse. OT pictures were earthly parables with everlasting meanings. for instance, the OT storehouse is the picture of our eternal storehouse, "lay up for yourselves treasure in heaven, where moth or rust comes or theives can steal". So why should we designate 10% to the local church? Yes we are to be stewards of 100% of it. So in teaching stewardship, why is a tithe commanded to store in a false storehouse? You can put 10% into your local church if that's where and what the spirit is telling you to give. But I can guarantee America's church complexes aren't in that big of a need. I give what i feel is right to my local church, but i do not encourage thoughtless spending with something that wasn't needed. To think about this logically, demanding a guaranteed church income is not the best way to have accountability in spending it. Just look at the government

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