Then Jacob made a vow, saying, “If God will be with me and will keep me in this way that I go, and will give me bread to eat and clothing to wear, so that I come again to my father’s house in peace, then the Lord shall be my God, and this stone, which I have set up for a pillar, shall be God’s house. And of all that you give me I will give a full tenth to you.” -Genesis 28:20-22
Spiritual Insights For Biblical Tithing:
Some people do not agree with the principal of tithing much less taking it to the church. Others prefer giving it to an organization where they will see it go to some use they can account for.
This is because they do not trust the church to put the money to good use. When you are used to making sure your money, up to the last coin, goes to some use you can account for, giving money to a church can be a bit hard.
Another thing that can make one not so keen to taking it to the house of God is the way churches, that are not founded on the rock Jesus Christ, are coming up every day. These are just to enrich the owners at the expense of innocent givers.
In order to be at peace when biblical tithing, know that God instructed you to take the money to his house. Whatever the church does with it is between it and God. If they misuse it, God is seeing and will judge them accordingly. Nowadays, its is always good though to research a bit on a church before being a committed member.
Pray for God to lead you to the place he wants you to be worshiping him from. His decision is always the best.
What’s more, pray for others and let God be a blessing in their lives as well.
Biblical tithing allows God to pour you a blessing that you cannot comprehend. God wants to prosper you but you have to follow his principals to the letter. He is asking you test him in this if he will not open up the windows of heaven and pour out a blessing you have no room to receive. Malachi 3:10.