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Do the Old Testament rules of giving still apply today?

“Moreover, we will bring to the storerooms of the house of our God, to the priests, the first of our ground meal, of our grain offerings, of the fruit of all our trees and of our new wine and olive oil. And we will bring a tithe of our crops to the Levites, for it is the Levites who collect the tithes in all the towns where we work. A priest descended from Aaron is to accompany the Levites when they receive the tithes, and the Levites are to bring a tenth of the tithes up to the house of our God, to the storerooms of the treasury. The people of Israel, including the Levites, are to bring their contributions of grain, new wine and olive oil to the storerooms, where the articles for the sanctuary and for the ministering priests, the gatekeepers and the musicians are also kept. We will not neglect the house of our God.” Nehemiah 10:37-39

            The details on how what to tithe are certainly different (animals, grain and oil do not fit in most offering plates).  But the principles on giving still apply.  There’s no examples in the New Testament saying 10% tithes are off the table.

            Jesus commented on a poor widow who gave two coins, apparently over ten percent of her wages.  Paul thanked his people for giving to his ministry.  The money and titles went to the upkeep of the temple, today’s church.  Our places of worship must show the levels of excellence that express our love for God.  We give to show the world who is most important to us.

            That has not changed.