The Bible teaches us a baseline standard for giving: the tithe. When we give the first 10% of our income to the church, we put God first in our lives. Tithing is an act of worship that expresses our gratitude, faith, and love for others.
Jesus said in Matthew 6:24 that the top competitor for our devotion to Jesus is money. Giving allows us to demonstrate that He is more important to us than material things. As Christians, we should be the most generous people on Earth, supporting worthy causes. There is no organization with more potential to change the world than the local church!
What is Tithing?
A tithe—which just means “tenth”—is defined as the first 10% of a person’s income. The Bible says we can take the promises of God to the bank. When we bring our first and best back to God, He promises to bless the rest. We can’t outgive God. We know tithing is a huge step of obedience, but you’re not in this alone!