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Deuteronomy 14:22-29 Tithes

Bring the tithe before the Lord and celebrate Him when partaking in it.

Moses tells the people how to honor the Lord with their yield. They are to bring a tithe to the place God chooses as His own.

A portion of everything that God blessed Israel with was to be set aside to honor Him with. The practice that Moses commands here is different from what I had learned. I was always taught that a tenth of your increase belonged to God and was to be given to the church. But that’s not what Moses says. “And before the Lord your God, in the place that He will choose, to make His name dwell there, you shall eat the tithe of your grain, of your wind, and of your oil, and the firstborn of your herd and flock, that you may learn to fear the Lord your God always” (verse 23). Read more »