A great article on the importance of worshiping God in our giving. That is the ultimate purpose of the tithe, for the greatest worship we can offer God is obedience to His ways and principles.
- The average person in America gives 2% of their income to charitable causes.
- 17% of Christians say that they “tithe” (give 10% of their income to God’s work).
- Only 5% actually give that amount.
Despite the statistics, when was the last time you heard a sermon about money and giving? Most pastors avoid the subject. Many people say it’s a private matter and should not be addressed from the pulpit.
There are about 500 verses in the Bible on prayer. There are fewer than 500 verses on faith. But there are 2,300 verses in Scripture that deal with money and possessions. In fact, Jesus said more about money than he did about any other subject, including heaven and hell combined. Over 10% of the New Testament relates directly to financial matters. Because money is a barometer of…
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