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NetChaplain

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The second year after the exodus, God introduced the law of tithing into the economy of Israel. It was included with other laws connected with Israel’s worship via the Tabernacle. The chief purpose of the tithe was to provide for the Levitical service of the Tabernacle. “Behold, I have given the children of Levi all the tenth in Israel for an inheritance, for their service which they serve, even the service of the tabernacle of the congregation” (Num 18:21).

The Levites, in turn, were to give a tithe of their income to provide for the high priest. “Thus ye also shall offer a heave offering unto the LORD of all your tithes, which ye receive of the children of Israel; and ye shall give thereof the LORD'S heave offering to Aaron the priest” (Num 18:28).

The tithe consisted of the products of the land, the trees and the flocks. “And all the tithe of the land, whether of the seed of the land, or of the fruit of the tree, is the LORD'S: it is holy unto the LORD.” “And concerning the tithe of the herd, or of the flock, even of whatsoever passeth under the rod, the tenth shall be holy unto the LORD” (Lev 27:30, 32).

The law of tithing continued up to the Cross. “Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For ye pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin, and have omitted the weightier matters of the law” (Mat 23:23). “The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God … I give tithes of all I possess” (Luk 18:11, 12).

The only ones ever authorized to receive tithes were the Levites. Ever since the destruction of the Temple in 70 AD, it has been impossible to keep the tithing law. Today, Orthodox Jews do not tithe. No one is qualified to receive tithes now that the priesthood and temple are gone.

What of the Christian’s giving? Most consider the OT tithe as a guide line (which is ok if that’s what you want to give because now there is no set limit on giving—NC). But the NT lays down no specifics whatsoever as to giving. The believer is under no external law for any part of his new life. As in every other aspect of his life, the believer is motivated and guided in his giving by the indwelling Holy Spirit. “For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death.” (Ro 8:2).

Our giving is to be governed by grace; it is a gift of the Spirit. “Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us … he that giveth, let him do it with liberality” (Ro 12:6, 8). “Therefore, as ye abound in everything, in faith, and utterance, and knowledge, and in all diligence, and in your love to us, see that ye abound in this grace (of giving) also.” (2Co 8:7).

The Lord Jesus Christ is our Life (Col 3:4), and we belong to Him—all that we are, and all the He has entrusted to us. Not even our human concern and emotions are to motivate and govern our giving.

By His Spirit, the Lord Jesus is to direct our entire life, including our giving. It is to be the “love of Christ that constraineth us” (2Co 5:14). It is to be the Lord Jesus reaching out and meeting the needs of others through us—His love alone is the governing principle. “Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, and have not (His) love, it profiteth me nothing” (1Co 13:3).

Spirit-directed giving requires spiritual growth. The privilege of sharing, and the responsibility of proper giving, is best carried out on a personal, individual basis. Know to whom you are giving, why, when and how much. In giving to a specific ministry, for instance, it is essential to find out about the work, and those who administer it. Develop a personal relationship where possible.

If the Father has established a ministry and is pleased with the fruit of it, He will move upon the hearts and minds of His people for that work without any pleading, subtle or otherwise, for money. He will cause and enable His people to give specifically and spontaneously.

Instead of heeding the pleas of men for support and dutifully or emotionally contributing out of necessity, we are to listen to the still, small voice from within. We are to hear the voice of the Good Shepherd, and follow where He directs—and He it is who has promised to care for His needy sheep.

In reliance upon and obedience in Him, we will know how to give; not in response to a plea, but by the Spirit’s direction in our minds and hearts. “Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these My brethren, ye have done it unto Me” (Mat 25:40).

“But this I say, He who soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully. Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver. And God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work. As it is written, He hath dispersed abroad; He hath given to the poor: His righteousness remaineth forever” (2Co 9:7-9).


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Lynx

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People try to prove we are required to tithe, and people try to prove we shouldn't be required to tithe. Both sides have their pet verses they like to use.

Me, I pay my tithes because I like what the church does and I want it to keep doing it. I like the church bus to have gas to pick people up. I want my church to keep taking care of people who are in need. I kind of like to have air conditioning and lights during service.

If I believe my church is misusing my money, I will find another church to invest in.
 

shittim

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I give as He directs and confirms, that way I know it is the perfect amount.
:)(y):unsure::coffee:
 
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The only ones ever authorized to receive tithes were the Levites. Ever since the destruction of the Temple in 70 AD, it has been impossible to keep the tithing law. Today, Orthodox Jews do not tithe. No one is qualified to receive tithes now that the priesthood and temple are gone.
What a gross mistake, and theft, even robbery of God, to claim such a false theology.

Tithe is still present in the NT, under the NC, and to be returned to Christ Jesus, at the storehouse.

You call yourself a "Chaplain" of Christ? You are cursed with a curse from God Himself.

Mal 3:9 Ye are cursed with a curse: for ye have robbed me, even this whole nation.​

You are robbing God, not merely of means, but, and this more importantly, of persons. Context of Malachi 3? Vs 1. Jesus Christ and the New Covenant.

Hebrews 7, shows that Tithe was returned to Melchizedec (Type of Christ) long before "Levi", and this 'argument' was presented by Paul, under inspiration of the Holy Ghost Himself. Tithe principle goes all the way back to the Garden of Eden.

There is a great woe upon all who devour the Holy Tithe for their own ideas / plans.

Heb 7:1 For this Melchisedec, king of Salem, priest of the most high God, who met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings, and blessed him;​
Heb 7:2 To whom also Abraham gave a tenth part of all; first being by interpretation King of righteousness, and after that also King of Salem, which is, King of peace;​
Heb 7:3 Without father, without mother, without descent, having neither beginning of days, nor end of life; but made like unto the Son of God; abideth a priest continually.​
Heb 7:4 Now consider how great this man was, unto whom even the patriarch Abraham gave the tenth of the spoils.​
Heb 7:5 And verily they that are of the sons of Levi, who receive the office of the priesthood, have a commandment to take tithes of the people according to the law, that is, of their brethren, though they come out of the loins of Abraham:​
Heb 7:6 But he whose descent is not counted from them received tithes of Abraham, and blessed him that had the promises.​
Heb 7:7 And without all contradiction the less is blessed of the better.​
Heb 7:8 And here men that die receive tithes; but there he receiveth them, of whom it is witnessed that he liveth.​
Heb 7:9 And as I may so say, Levi also, who receiveth tithes, payed tithes in Abraham.​
Heb 7:10 For he was yet in the loins of his father, when Melchisedec met him.​

Continue to rob God, and teach robbery, and you will soon see what the cost of such thievery is.

Mat_21:13 And said unto them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but ye have made it a den of thieves.​
1Co_6:10 Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.​

Repent, and return to God what which is His by Creation and Redemption, before it is too late, and cease from this foolish piracy of righteousness.

Mat_5:19 Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven: but whosoever shall do and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.​

In other words, those in the Heavenly Kingdom, will call such thieves, lowlifes, and their name will be associated with nothing but contempt and shame, ultimately to perish in their piracy.
 

ResidentAlien

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What a gross mistake, and theft, even robbery of God, to claim such a false theology.

Tithe is still present in the NT, under the NC, and to be returned to Christ Jesus, at the storehouse.

You call yourself a "Chaplain" of Christ? You are cursed with a curse from God Himself.

Mal 3:9 Ye are cursed with a curse: for ye have robbed me, even this whole nation.​

You are robbing God, not merely of means, but, and this more importantly, of persons. Context of Malachi 3? Vs 1. Jesus Christ and the New Covenant.

Hebrews 7, shows that Tithe was returned to Melchizedec (Type of Christ) long before "Levi", and this 'argument' was presented by Paul, under inspiration of the Holy Ghost Himself. Tithe principle goes all the way back to the Garden of Eden.

There is a great woe upon all who devour the Holy Tithe for their own ideas / plans.

Heb 7:1 For this Melchisedec, king of Salem, priest of the most high God, who met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings, and blessed him;​
Heb 7:2 To whom also Abraham gave a tenth part of all; first being by interpretation King of righteousness, and after that also King of Salem, which is, King of peace;​
Heb 7:3 Without father, without mother, without descent, having neither beginning of days, nor end of life; but made like unto the Son of God; abideth a priest continually.​
Heb 7:4 Now consider how great this man was, unto whom even the patriarch Abraham gave the tenth of the spoils.​
Heb 7:5 And verily they that are of the sons of Levi, who receive the office of the priesthood, have a commandment to take tithes of the people according to the law, that is, of their brethren, though they come out of the loins of Abraham:​
Heb 7:6 But he whose descent is not counted from them received tithes of Abraham, and blessed him that had the promises.​
Heb 7:7 And without all contradiction the less is blessed of the better.​
Heb 7:8 And here men that die receive tithes; but there he receiveth them, of whom it is witnessed that he liveth.​
Heb 7:9 And as I may so say, Levi also, who receiveth tithes, payed tithes in Abraham.​
Heb 7:10 For he was yet in the loins of his father, when Melchisedec met him.​

Continue to rob God, and teach robbery, and you will soon see what the cost of such thievery is.

Mat_21:13 And said unto them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but ye have made it a den of thieves.​
1Co_6:10 Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.​

Repent, and return to God what which is His by Creation and Redemption, before it is too late, and cease from this foolish piracy of righteousness.

Mat_5:19 Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven: but whosoever shall do and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.​

In other words, those in the Heavenly Kingdom, will call such thieves, lowlifes, and their name will be associated with nothing but contempt and shame, ultimately to perish in their piracy.
 

NetChaplain

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People try to prove we are required to tithe, and people try to prove we shouldn't be required to tithe. Both sides have their pet verses they like to use.

Me, I pay my tithes because I like what the church does and I want it to keep doing it. I like the church bus to have gas to pick people up. I want my church to keep taking care of people who are in need. I kind of like to have air conditioning and lights during service.

If I believe my church is misusing my money, I will find another church to invest in.
Hi, and thanks for the reply! However one desires to give is the attitude of giving. Could be less or more that a tithe: "Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly" (2Co 9:7).
 

Dino246

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What a gross mistake, and theft, even robbery of God, to claim such a false theology.

Tithe is still present in the NT, under the NC, and to be returned to Christ Jesus, at the storehouse.

You call yourself a "Chaplain" of Christ? You are cursed with a curse from God Himself.

Mal 3:9 Ye are cursed with a curse: for ye have robbed me, even this whole nation.​

You are robbing God, not merely of means, but, and this more importantly, of persons. Context of Malachi 3? Vs 1. Jesus Christ and the New Covenant.

Hebrews 7, shows that Tithe was returned to Melchizedec (Type of Christ) long before "Levi", and this 'argument' was presented by Paul, under inspiration of the Holy Ghost Himself. Tithe principle goes all the way back to the Garden of Eden.

There is a great woe upon all who devour the Holy Tithe for their own ideas / plans.

Heb 7:1 For this Melchisedec, king of Salem, priest of the most high God, who met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings, and blessed him;​
Heb 7:2 To whom also Abraham gave a tenth part of all; first being by interpretation King of righteousness, and after that also King of Salem, which is, King of peace;​
Heb 7:3 Without father, without mother, without descent, having neither beginning of days, nor end of life; but made like unto the Son of God; abideth a priest continually.​
Heb 7:4 Now consider how great this man was, unto whom even the patriarch Abraham gave the tenth of the spoils.​
Heb 7:5 And verily they that are of the sons of Levi, who receive the office of the priesthood, have a commandment to take tithes of the people according to the law, that is, of their brethren, though they come out of the loins of Abraham:​
Heb 7:6 But he whose descent is not counted from them received tithes of Abraham, and blessed him that had the promises.​
Heb 7:7 And without all contradiction the less is blessed of the better.​
Heb 7:8 And here men that die receive tithes; but there he receiveth them, of whom it is witnessed that he liveth.​
Heb 7:9 And as I may so say, Levi also, who receiveth tithes, payed tithes in Abraham.​
Heb 7:10 For he was yet in the loins of his father, when Melchisedec met him.​

Continue to rob God, and teach robbery, and you will soon see what the cost of such thievery is.

Mat_21:13 And said unto them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but ye have made it a den of thieves.​
1Co_6:10 Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.​

Repent, and return to God what which is His by Creation and Redemption, before it is too late, and cease from this foolish piracy of righteousness.

Mat_5:19 Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven: but whosoever shall do and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.​

In other words, those in the Heavenly Kingdom, will call such thieves, lowlifes, and their name will be associated with nothing but contempt and shame, ultimately to perish in their piracy.
Paul (actual Paul, not "attributed by some to Paul") wrote, "You foolish Galatians; who has bewitched you?" which applies in this case.

Hebrews 7 is not rightly interpreted as requiring (or even suggesting) that Christians are to 'tithe'. The section you quoted simply demonstrates the status held by Melchizedek. It says nothing whatsoever about the practice of tithing continuing under the new covenant... not even remotely.

You clearly don't understand the new covenant, and apparently your understanding of the old covenant is limited as well, because it only dates back to Sinai, not to Eden. Further, Malachi was written to Israel under the old covenant, not to Christians under the blood. It is impossible to obey all the laws of the old covenant, and unless you obey all of them, you are guilty (Galatians 3:10). However, our relationship with God is not based on Law, but on Christ Himself.

The OP presented the correct Christian doctrine regarding giving. You attacked him personally. Next time, deal with the ideas only.
 
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Shouldn’t the church ask if anyone in the pews needs some of that tithe money?
 

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Yes, they did the same to Jerermiah, Jesus, and many other messengers sent from God.

Pro_14:9 Fools make a mock at sin: but among the righteous there is favour.
Yeah, the only difference is Jeremiah and Jesus preached truth.
 

Lynx

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Silly NetChaplain. You should have known this is how it would go. When you start talking about people's money they always get uptight. Did you really think this would go any other way? :p
 

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I give as He directs and confirms, that way I know it is the perfect amount.
:)(y):unsure::coffee:
Me too. Sometimes my bank account is empty. One of the times that happened, I was out doing shopping etc.
I prayed, “Lord, I know my bank account is empty but I really need to pay this bill today.”
Without giving it another thought I went to the atm and entered the amount I needed, I got a shock when the money came out. 😂
A totally unexpected deposit had been made to my account. 😃
Malachi 3:10 KJV
…prove me now …., saith the Lord of hosts,…
 

shittim

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Had those too! He does is all so perfectly. Young and married many years ago, needed rent money, prayed, "we trust you and don't know how you are going to do this"..... Check from a state tax error from 3 years before was in our mail.
A local man who sponsored a Holy Spirit conference some years ago noted that he had had a hope of a little extra in donations to help get started the next year, for 3 years in a row the supply met the needs to the penny.:)(y):unsure::coffee:
 

shittim

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A few months ago He very clearly guided me to increase my monthly giving amounts pretty significantly, He will work it out and I can see ways He has moved in that area already.
What He does for one He will do for another.
blessings to all in Jesus name.:)(y):unsure::coffee:
 

NetChaplain

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Silly NetChaplain. You should have known this is how it would go. When you start talking about people's money they always get uptight. Did you really think this would go any other way? :p
We learn to properly deal with whatever comes up!
 
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When you start talking about people's money they always get uptight.
Oh, none of it is 'my money'. Everything belongs to God, and I show that I believe Him, by returning to Him that which is His, by faith and love. Others rob God and think they are serving Him, when they are in fact serving their own bellies (interests / desires).
 
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Paul (actual Paul, not "attributed by some to Paul") wrote, "You foolish Galatians; who has bewitched you?" which applies in this case.

Hebrews 7 is not rightly interpreted as requiring (or even suggesting) that Christians are to 'tithe'. The section you quoted simply demonstrates the status held by Melchizedek. It says nothing whatsoever about the practice of tithing continuing under the new covenant... not even remotely.

You clearly don't understand the new covenant, and apparently your understanding of the old covenant is limited as well, because it only dates back to Sinai, not to Eden. Further, Malachi was written to Israel under the old covenant, not to Christians under the blood. It is impossible to obey all the laws of the old covenant, and unless you obey all of them, you are guilty (Galatians 3:10). However, our relationship with God is not based on Law, but on Christ Himself.

The OP presented the correct Christian doctrine regarding giving. You attacked him personally. Next time, deal with the ideas only.
No, he did not. You are his accomplice in robbing God, and are as guilty, and the curse also rests upon you and your household.

Read Hebrews 7 again.

Joh_8:39 They answered and said unto him, Abraham is our father. Jesus saith unto them, If ye were Abraham's children, ye would do the works of Abraham.​

Christ Jesus is our Melchizedec, and we are to be the true children of Abraham, the children of faith and return to Christ Jesus the tithe in faith.

If you cannot understand Hebrews 7, then you need to go back to the basics.

There are numerous texts in the NT, in the NC that refer to the Tithe. Malachi 3:1 and context is not OC. It is NC.

Mal 3:1 Behold, I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: and the Lord, whom ye seek, shall suddenly come to his temple, even the messenger of the covenant, whom ye delight in: behold, he shall come, saith the LORD of hosts.​

You are deceived, and a thief. This is simply identifying what you (and the so-called 'chaplain') are. I didn't define it, God did. It's right there in Malachi 3 - thief. If you don't like that, then repent, thief, and give back to God what is His by creation and redemption, and you will go from thief, to servant.

Need more NT on Tithe, simply turn to 1 Cor. 9; 1 Tim 5:18, etc. There are about 9 arguments on it, by Paul, even as the argument was in Hebrews, by Paul, by the Holy Ghost. If you do not know Hebrews is by Paul, then you are not listening to the Holy Ghost as you read it, and compare it to all that Paul wrote besides it. I base nothing on tradition. It is based upon the Holy Ghost and His instruction.

Therefore, go and learn what / who tithe really is, and cease to rob God of Glory and righteousness. You both have been faithfully warned. Who hath bewitched you?
 

Lynx

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No, he did not. You are his accomplice in robbing God, and are as guilty, and the curse also rests upon you and your household.

Read Hebrews 7 again.

Joh_8:39 They answered and said unto him, Abraham is our father. Jesus saith unto them, If ye were Abraham's children, ye would do the works of Abraham.​

Christ Jesus is our Melchizedec, and we are to be the true children of Abraham, the children of faith and return to Christ Jesus the tithe in faith.

If you cannot understand Hebrews 7, then you need to go back to the basics.

There are numerous texts in the NT, in the NC that refer to the Tithe. Malachi 3:1 and context is not OC. It is NC.

Mal 3:1 Behold, I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: and the Lord, whom ye seek, shall suddenly come to his temple, even the messenger of the covenant, whom ye delight in: behold, he shall come, saith the LORD of hosts.​

You are deceived, and a thief. This is simply identifying what you (and the so-called 'chaplain') are. I didn't define it, God did. It's right there in Malachi 3 - thief. If you don't like that, then repent, thief, and give back to God what is His by creation and redemption, and you will go from thief, to servant.

Need more NT on Tithe, simply turn to 1 Cor. 9; 1 Tim 5:18, etc. There are about 9 arguments on it, by Paul, even as the argument was in Hebrews, by Paul, by the Holy Ghost. If you do not know Hebrews is by Paul, then you are not listening to the Holy Ghost as you read it, and compare it to all that Paul wrote besides it. I base nothing on tradition. It is based upon the Holy Ghost and His instruction.

Therefore, go and learn what / who tithe really is, and cease to rob God of Glory and righteousness. You both have been faithfully warned. Who hath bewitched you?
Dude. Chill.

Excoriation like this is usually reserved for the bible discussion forum. We try to not talk to people like that here in miscellaneous.

I think we should pay tithes too, but lambasting people like this is not going to get anything accomplished.
 

Dino246

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No, he did not. You are his accomplice in robbing God, and are as guilty, and the curse also rests upon you and your household.
Firstly, let's get the terminology straight. Tithing is not giving. The two are different things, and sadly many Christians mix up the terms, confusing themselves and others.

Secondly, I really couldn't care less what you call me, but being a judgmental jackdonkey demonstrates where your heart is.

Thirdly, having studied these issues for myself, I am quite thoroughly confident that my interpretation is sound. Your bleating and name-calling are irrelevant.

Now, to your specific points...

Read Hebrews 7 again.

Joh_8:39 They answered and said unto him, Abraham is our father. Jesus saith unto them, If ye were Abraham's children, ye would do the works of Abraham.​
John 8 is not in Hebrews. "Them" in this case were the Pharisees, who were under the Law. Christians aren't.

Christ Jesus is our Melchizedec, and we are to be the true children of Abraham, the children of faith and return to Christ Jesus the tithe in faith.
There is no biblical support for your third point, and Melchizedek was a type of Christ, not the other way around.

If you cannot understand Hebrews 7, then you need to go back to the basics.
I'm not the one with the flawed understanding.

There are numerous texts in the NT, in the NC that refer to the Tithe.
Yes: exactly four, which I would not call "numerous".

Malachi 3:1 and context is not OC. It is NC.
I had a pastor who tried to tell me the same thing. He was equally wrong, though more deserving of a stern rebuke.

You are deceived, and a thief.
Yawn.

This is simply identifying what you (and the so-called 'chaplain') are. I didn't define it, God did. It's right there in Malachi 3 - thief. If you don't like that, then repent, thief, and give back to God what is His by creation and redemption, and you will go from thief, to servant.
Double yawn. I'm not under the Sinai covenant and am not obligated to tithe. The same goes for every Christian.

Need more NT on Tithe, simply turn to 1 Cor. 9; 1 Tim 5:18, etc. There are about 9 arguments on it
Neither of those passages mention "tithe" or any derivative. You would do well to learn the difference between tithing and giving.

If you do not know Hebrews is by Paul, then you are not listening to the Holy Ghost as you read it, and compare it to all that Paul wrote besides it. I base nothing on tradition. It is based upon the Holy Ghost and His instruction.
Irrelevant.

Therefore, go and learn what / who tithe really is, and cease to rob God of Glory and righteousness. You both have been faithfully warned.
Just as I ignore the warnings of fools, I will ignore your "warning" because it is fatally flawed and therefore irrelevant.
 

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Our Heavenly Father cannot be robbed, not even symbolically.