Is It Really All Mine?
Psalm 24:1 teaches us that everything belongs to God. That means that everything we have is a blessing and a gift from God! You might say, "Well, I've worked hard for everything I have!" And you would be right, but the Bible teaches (Deuteronomy 8:18) that even the ability to work hard and produce wealth comes from God.
It All Comes From God:
As a reminder that everything comes form God (Leviticus 27:30), He has asked us to give back to Him 10% of our first and best. This first ten percent is called a tithe (or tenth) of our income. We return to the Lord 10% of what He's given us, because it belongs to Him and He asked us to (Malachi 3:10). In addition, the tithe is a very practical and tangible way for us to put God first and prove that we really do trust Him!
God Blesses Our Obedience:
When we tithe, we give God the opportunity to demonstrate His faithfulness as He works in our lives to make the remaining 90% go farther than 100% that we might keep for ourselves.
No Easy Step:
But let's be honest! Most of us work too hard for too little. So for many, the idea of tithing 10% of our income to God seems overwhelming and impossible. So, to help you take that first step of faith, we have created The 90 Day Tithe Challenge.
God said that if we tithe, He would bless us! We are so confident that God's Word is true that we want to make this commitment to you: We commit that if you tithe for three months and God doesn't hold true to His promise, we will refund 100% of your tithe. No questions asked.
You Can Test God!
Malachi 3:10 (MSG) Bring your full tithe into the Temple treasury (Local Church) so there will be ample provisions in my Temple. Test me in this and see if I don't open up heaven itself to you and pour out blessings beyond your wildest dreams.