Must A Christian Tithe?

The word “tithe” means “tenth”. To tithe is to give 10% of your income to God.

I’ve been tithing since I was in the cradle. I kid you not. My parents ensured my brothers and I had tithe cards, and whenever visitors came to “greet baby” and dropped money, a tenth of it went into the tithe card. Consequently, I grew up knowing that if someone “dashed” me ₦500, automatically only ₦450 was actually mine. It didn’t even require any calculating; it was ingrained.

I have never stopped giving God a tenth of all my income and I don’t intend to, ever. I simply came to the point in my faith where I had to evaluate and own my beliefs and practices based on the gospel of Jesus Christ and not on which pastor said what. Then I realised the truth about tithing for Christians. IT IS NOT COMPULSORY. Read more…

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