What is “biblical faithfulness” when it comes to giving money?
Many Christians point to the tithe as the biblical standard for giving. Several passages in the Old Testament command giving 10% of the increase of fields, flocks, and vineyards. Such tithes were given on specific occasions to be used to express worship and help carry out God’s mission.
The New Testament broadens our understanding of tithing
Jesus did not teach that the tithe was to be abandoned. On the contrary, He assumed that God’s people would practice tithing (Matthew 23:23), but He went beyond it. He taught a broader understanding of generosity under