"Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. Test me in this," says the Lord Almighty, "and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out so much blessing that you will not have room enough for it." Malachi 3:10 NIV
What does it mean to Give?
We define GIVING by obeying God with your tithes and offerings to make a lasting impact on the world. There are thousands of examples of giving in the Bible, showing how giving is pivotal in your spiritual journey. There is great power to be revealed in our spiritual lives through living generously.
How Do I Honor God with my Finances?
1. Acknowledge the sovereignty of God.
But remember the Lord your God, for it is he who gives you the ability to produce wealth, and so confirms his covenant, which he swore to your ancestors, as it is today. Deuteronomy 8:18 NIV
2. Be aware of and avoid the subtlety of debt.
Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for whoever loves others has fulfilled the law.
Romans 13:8 NIV
3. Choose to make tithing the centerpiece of our financial plan.
Honor the Lord with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops; then your barns will be filled to overflowing, and your vats will brim over with new wine. Proverbs 3:9-10 NIV