The Non-Command to Tithe
The church’s position on tithing is rooted in one basic belief, that God commanded the Israelites to tithe:
“A tithe of everything from the land, whether grain from the soil or fruit from the trees, belongs to the Lord; it is holy to the Lord.” (Leviticus 27:30 NIV)
There’s just one glaring problem: If God commanded the Israelites to give Him back 10% of the Promised Land’s agricultural production, then He blatantly broke the covenant He made with Abraham in Genesis 15 that gave the Israelites 100% of it.
But don't worry, God's not a covenant breaker. If you look closely, you'll notice that this verse isn’t a command at all, it’s a statement. God isn’t commanding the Israelites to give Him a tithe, He’s saying He already owns it. And for good reason. It had already been given to Him many years earlier, by Jacob.
The Israelites Did Not Tithe And Neither Should You
By Kurt Pindroh
Read the book. Know the truth. End the tithing charade today.
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