What Is Tithes Or Tenth?
It is a commandment from God to Moses for the sustenance of the Levites.
Who are the Levites?
They’re one of the twelve tribes of Israel.
Why is the tithes for them only?
Because God said He is their inheritance.
- Numbers 18:20 “And the Lord spake unto Aaron, Thou shalt have no inheritance in their land, neither shalt thou have any part among them: I am thy part and thine inheritance among the children of Israel. 21 And, behold, I have given the children of Levi all the tenth in Israel for an inheritance, for their service which they serve, even the service of the tabernacle of the congregation.
- Deuteronomy 10:8 “At that time the Lord separated the tribe of Levi, to bear the ark of the covenant of the Lord, to stand before the Lord to minister unto him, and to bless in his name, unto this day. 9 Wherefore Levi hath no part nor inheritance with his brethren; the Lord is his inheritance, according as the Lord thy God promised him.
If believers in Christ are neglecting the Holy Spirit instructions and hanging around Ph.D. in mathematics men and women of God for so long, they may end up messing up their brain or mentality about God’s instructions to Moses versus Jesus Christ’s ratification to God, and end up missing in God’s faithfulness because of what they have no business with.
The following scripture says, “Bring all the tithes into the storehouse, That there may be food in My house, And try Me now in this,” says the LORD of hosts, “If I will not open for you the windows of heaven And pour out for you such blessing That there will not be room enough to receive it. “And I will rebuke the devourer for your sakes, So that he will not destroy the fruit of your ground, Nor shall the vine fail to bear fruit for you in the field,” says the LORD of hosts;” Malachi 3:10-11 NKJV.
For example, since men and women of God have been doing Pastor’s appreciation Sunday in your respective Churches, have you ever seen one member they gave Pastor’s appreciations to or that collect it from anyone? You will not see one, because members are not entitled to Pastor’s appreciations, because they don’t have “anointing” unless if such member wants to collect it fraudulently.
The Following Are Some Common And Popular Beliefs About Tithes That Are Not A Command From God.
Apostle Paul says, “Now consider how great this man was, to whom even the patriarch Abraham gave a tenth of the spoils.” Hebrews 7:4 NKJV.
Let us assume that Abram gave tithe to Melchizedek, who commanded it, for what purpose, and for how long?
What Is Tithe Or Tenth?
A tithe is one-tenth of annual produce or earnings, for the support of the priest (the Levites.)
Let us assume that Christians want to be practicing Judaism way as many people still believed in Moses laws.
How does Tithes or Tenth arrived at increment popularity from fifteen percent, twenty-five percent up to ninety percent of believers in Christ earnings that many daddy g.o and bishops are canvassing?
When did God updated and approved the increment of tithes or tenths?
Many of these types of actions or attitudes are characteristics of fraudster that was brought into Christianity subtlely by businessmen and women in many religious business centers, and many ignorant Christians are calling it strategies for exponential breakthrough or principles of prosperity.
Christians must stop reading too much TORAH and many mathematical strategies in devotional books if they genuinely want the peace of Christ.
Believers In Christ Beware And Repent!