God, however, doesn’t appreciate tithes given out of obligation. He desires tithes and offerings be given freely, as a result of love and gratitude towards him.
Today, some people maintain the rule of a tithe as presented in the Old Testament, whereas others feel this changed with Jesus, viewing a tithe more as a concept, than a command.
It’s often said a tithe should go to the local church, but a more correct understanding is that a tithe goes to God, be it through a local church or some other means.
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