13 Reasons Why You Should Tithe

We’ve given you lots of reasons on this website on why you should not tithe, so here are a bunch of reasons why you should tithe.

  1. You Want to be Cursed
    If you want to be cursed, then a good way to go about it is to keep trying to be justified by the law.  (Galatians 3:10)
  2. You Think Giving Should be Motivated by Obligation
    If you are a military officer maybe you think God’s people need enforcement otherwise we won’t give out of love. (2 Corinthians 9:7)
  3. You Despise Liberty
    I can see how a slave can envy the freedom of others, how about You? (Galatians 2:3-5)
  4. You Abuse Grace Too Easily
    If you are worried that you might abuse the grace of God with no laws in place, then keep on tithing (Galatians 2:21)
  5. You Think You are an Israelite
    Israel gave the tithe to the Levites since the Levites had no land inheritance   (Numbers 18:20-32)
  6. You Don’t Believe Christ Fulfilled the Law
    Either you were tricked into believing that “Fulfill” really means “Continue”, or you just don’t believe that Christ completed the law  (Matthew 5:17)
  7. You Are Comfortable With Only Offering 10%
    Have more to give than 10%? Then this works out for you
  8. You are Too Scared to Give any Other Way
    Maybe you’ve been practicing tithing for so long, that you are scared about the results of what happens when you give any other way
  9. Ignorance is Bliss!
    Studying the Bible for the truth might open a can of worms and you’ll be just as happy not knowing the truth  (1 Peter 3:15, Romans 16:18)
  10. You are Really Dumb?
    10% is easy math for you.
  11. You Believe That Keeping 90% is Not Robbing God
    Some of you have poor stewardship with the other 90%, but you think you aren’t robbing God since you gave your 10th to him. (Mark 10:21)
  12. You Don’t Want God’s Love
    God Loves a cheerful giver. It doesn’t say anything about a dedicated one, so maybe this works out for you if you want to lay low on God’s radar (2 Corinthians 9:7)
  13. You Need a Tax Deduction
    Gotta stay under the next tax bracket? Then Give unto Caesar what is Caesar’s and to God what is God’s (Matthew 22:21)

Jared Bartholomew is the author of www.tithing.com. There are over 300 articles written on research and reviews about tithing information.

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3 comments on “13 Reasons Why You Should Tithe
  1. unknown says:

    Grace giving is brainwashing people to scape from the tithe giving and to put people into the heavier responsibility of giving that is more heavier than the tithing.

    • hey unknown,
      are you married? do you have children? Is grace giving prohibiting you from giving sacrificially to them? If you can give sacrificially to your family without a minimum requirement or forced obligation to give, then wouldn’t you think people can give to a savior who redeemed them from their sins, gave them eternal life, and died for them? Or are we that out of touch with God that we don’t know what his desires are, so we need a crutch to help us portray thanksgiving to him?

  2. jjordan says:


    let me be emphatically clear. Giving is harder than tithing.

    Tithing has rules, it has boundaries. It is safe… I do this thing, and I’m good.

    Giving is much, much harder. In giving I have to decide how much to give unto my savior. 1%,10%, 20%, more… how much is He really worth to me? How much is his message worth to me? What else can I give? What other resources? How much volunteering? How much time?…

    When I tithe, I tithe 10%; when I give, I give all of me… Which sounds harder? Which do you think pleases God more?

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