12 Reasons Why We Tithe


1.      To Show Our Love 

John 14: 14 “If ye love me, keep my commandments” (KJV)


2.      To Spread The Gospel And Support The Ministry

1Cor 9:14 “So also the Lord directed those who proclaim the gospel to get their living from the gospel.” (NASB)

Mal 3:10 “Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house” (KJV)


3.      To Receive And Enjoy God’s Blessings 

Mal 3:10-12 “And prove me now herewith, saith the LORD of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that [there shall] not [be room] enough [to receive it].

And I will rebuke the devourer for your sakes, and he shall not destroy the fruits of your ground; neither shall your vine cast her fruit before the time in the field, saith the LORD of hosts”

And all nations shall call you blessed: for ye shall be a delightsome (KJV)


4.      To Honor God 

Matt. 22:21 “ Render ...unto God the things that are God’s  (KJV)


5.      To Demonstrate Our Faithfulness And Commitment To God

2Chron 31:12 “And brought in the offerings and the tithes and the dedicated [things] faithfully” (KJV)


6.      To Avoid A Curse

Hagg 1:6 “Ye have sown much, and bring in little; ye eat, but ye have not enough; ye drink, but ye are not filled with drink; ye clothe you, but there is none warm; and he that earneth wages earneth wages [to put it] into a bag with holes”(KJV)


7.      To Show That God Has 1st Place In Our Lives 

Pov 3:9 “Honour the LORD with thy substance, and with the firstfruits of all thine increase” (KJV)


8.      To Remind Us That God Is Our Source

Psalm 24:1 “The earth [is] the LORD'S, and the fulness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein.” (KJV)

Deut 8:18 “But thou shalt remember the LORD thy God: for [it is] he that giveth thee power to get wealth” (KJV)


9.      Because God Commands It 

Lev 27:30 “And all the tithe of the land, [whether] of the seed of the land, [or] of the fruit of the tree, [is] the LORD'S: [it is] holy unto the LORD” (KJV)

Mal 3:10 “Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse” (KJV)


10.  Because Jesus Commended It

Matt 23:23 “for ye pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin, and have omitted the weightier [matters] of the law” (KJV)


11.  To Not Rob God Of What Rightfully Belongs To Him 

Mal 3:8 “Will a man rob God? Yet ye have robbed me. But ye say, wherein have we robbed thee? In tithes and offerings” (KJV)


12.  To Strengthen Our Faith

Luke 6:38 “Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.”(KJV)