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How Much Money Should You Give to the Church?
Unsurprisingly, there are a range of opinions on how Christians should handle giving. Some think we should give as we feel led, others think it’s a strict pretax 10%, others think that 10% is just a starting point. What do you think?
Grace abound - a Christian perspective
Paul tells the Corinthians that they should give as their hearts determine. He says that God loves a cheerful giver and that God's grace will abound on all who give freely.
Tithe in the Bible - a Christian perspective
Tithing was the Old Testament practice of giving a tenth of your earnings back to God. Many Christian churches continue to look at this as an excellent guide for charitable giving today.
Tenth - a Christian perspective
The Christian practice of tithing (giving a tenth of one's earnings to charity and the church) has its basis in Old Testament passages like this, in which Biblical character dedicate a portion of their wealth to God.
Christian giving in the Bible: Matthew 6:1-4
Generous giving should be part of any Christian's life. But this passage cautions believers to give quietly and without making a big deal of it--charity and giving should be acts of spiritual service, and shouldn't be done to feed our own egos or broadcast our wealth and generosity to others.
Gas Saving Tips - Into Thy Word Ministries
Being a wise steward to our limited natural resources, and save$. Some people may only see a small change or you may see a dramatic change (Like I did). In either case these tips can help you save up to several hundred dollars per year!
The Teething of Tithing - Into Thy Word Ministries
Stewardship Part 3. Learning What It Means to Give “Cheerfully.” How do you feel when churches, ministries, or even missionaries seek you, asking for funds? Does it give you a toothache?
Biblical Stewardship - Into Thy Word Ministries
Stewardship Part II. Are you giving what’s right, or what’s left? Last time, we looked at what God calls us to concerning Stewardship. We learned that everything belongs to Him, and that we are the caretakers of His property. As Christians...
Understanding Stewardship - Into Thy Word Ministries
What does stewardship mean to you? There are two words that send the average congregation and common churchgoer into fear and panic, from the leadership and pastorate, that fears to offend or drive people away, convicted, lest...
Bible Concordance :: Tithe
Means "a tenth." In the Old Testament, God's people would give a tenth of their crops or animals to God. This was a sign that God owned the land and had blessed his people. Also, the tithe would be used to support the priests and Levites, and to help the poor.