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Honoring God With    The Tithe
Tithing: The Cornerstone of ReachingYour Financial Destiny
Bringing the Tithe Honors God  $ Proverbs 3:9-10 (NIV)  $   9 Honor the LORD with your      wealth, with the first fruits ...
The Meaning of the Word Honor     $ In the New Testament, the main Greek word       translated "honor" means "to praise or...
The Father Loves Us But Still Expects His           Honor and Respect       $ Malachi 1:2,6 (New International         Ver...
Your Leftovers Dishonors God
Showing Honor is about love,  presentation and attitude
What Does Money Represent???
Money Represents Our Life   $ Your productive time you’re paid for   $ Your influence to produce wealth   $ Your talents a...
The Significance of the TitheBringing the tithe is an acknowledgement ofwho God is in your life. You honor Him as:        ...
Abram – Gen 14:18-20    $   18And Melchizedek king of Salem        brought forth bread and wine: and he        was the pri...
Abram – Gen 14:21- 23 $   21And the king of Sodom said unto     Abram, Give me the persons, and take     the goods to thys...
Abram – Gen 15:1 After these things theword of the LORD cameunto Abram in a vision,saying, Fear not, Abram: Iam thy shield...
Honoring God brings God’s Honor     1 Samuel 2:30b      But now the LORD saith, Be it      far from me; for them that     ...
The Pattern for Tithing the Tithe                  Deuteronomy 26     $ Acknowledge God as the giver of what       you own...
The Pattern for Tithing the Tithe                   Deuteronomy 26      $ Rejoice in every good thing (v11)      $ Given a...
Benefits of Tithing  • Malachi 3:10-11  • 10 Bring ye all the tithes into the    storehouse, that there may be meat in    ...
Benefits of Tithing  $ Tithing opens the windows of    heaven for God to pour out a    personalized, custom-made    blessi...
Benefits of Tithing$ Tithing aligns you with the  authority of God to rebuke the  devourer.  Hebrew word meaning for “devo...
A Failure To Tithe Invites The          Devourer        Some Signs of being devoured.        $ Fear        $ Anxiety      ...
Benefits of TithingThe covenant position of the tither.$ Causes the devourer to be rebuked      $ To destroy the morale of...
Benefits of Tithing$ Tithing is putting my trust in God’s ability to  take care of me and to remove the curse from  my fin...
Haggai 1:9-11    $ 9 You expected much, but see, it turned out      to be little. What you brought home, I blew      away....
Benefits of Tithing$ Tithing removes the curse by returning to  covenant obedience.      $ Return to trusting in God’s pri...
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Tithing

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The significant and attitude of bringing the tithe as a lifestyle and the blessings of practicing this truth.

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Tithing

  1. 1. Honoring God With The Tithe
  2. 2. Tithing: The Cornerstone of ReachingYour Financial Destiny
  3. 3. Bringing the Tithe Honors God $ Proverbs 3:9-10 (NIV) $ 9 Honor the LORD with your wealth, with the first fruits of all your crops; $ 10then your barns will be filled to overflowing, and your vats will brim over
  4. 4. The Meaning of the Word Honor $ In the New Testament, the main Greek word translated "honor" means "to praise or to revere." It has its origin in a Greek word meaning "valuable." In fact the Greek word for "without honor" literally means "no value." $ English dictionary Definition: To dignify; to raise to distinction or notice; to bestow honor upon; to elevate in rank or station; to ennoble; to exalt; to glorify; hence, to do something to honor; to treat in a complimentary manner or with civility.
  5. 5. The Father Loves Us But Still Expects His Honor and Respect $ Malachi 1:2,6 (New International Version) $ 2. "I have loved you," says the LORD. "But you ask, How have you loved us? $ 6. "A son honors his father, and a servant his master. If I am a father, where is the honor due me? If I am a master, where is the respect due me?" says the LORD Almighty.
  6. 6. Your Leftovers Dishonors God
  7. 7. Showing Honor is about love, presentation and attitude
  8. 8. What Does Money Represent???
  9. 9. Money Represents Our Life $ Your productive time you’re paid for $ Your influence to produce wealth $ Your talents and gifts used to earn income $ Possessions entrusted to you $ Ideas, wisdom, favor, creativity used to produce business, inventions, markets. All given to us by God.
  10. 10. The Significance of the TitheBringing the tithe is an acknowledgement ofwho God is in your life. You honor Him as: $ Father $ Owner $ Source of Blessings $ Provider $ Giver of all good things $ Giver of your Ability $ Creator
  11. 11. Abram – Gen 14:18-20 $ 18And Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine: and he was the priest of the most high God. $ 19And he blessed him, and said, Blessed be Abram of the most high God, possessor of heaven and earth: $ 20And blessed be the most high God, which hath delivered thine enemies into thy hand. And he gave him tithes of all.
  12. 12. Abram – Gen 14:21- 23 $ 21And the king of Sodom said unto Abram, Give me the persons, and take the goods to thyself. $ 22And Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lift up mine hand unto the LORD, the most high God, the possessor of heaven and earth, $ 23That I will not take from a thread even to a shoelatchet, and that I will not take any thing that is thine, lest thou shouldest say, I have made Abram rich:
  13. 13. Abram – Gen 15:1 After these things theword of the LORD cameunto Abram in a vision,saying, Fear not, Abram: Iam thy shield, and thyexceeding great reward.
  14. 14. Honoring God brings God’s Honor 1 Samuel 2:30b But now the LORD saith, Be it far from me; for them that honour me I will honour, and they that despise me shall be lightly esteemed. Honoring God is not just an act but also an attitude
  15. 15. The Pattern for Tithing the Tithe Deuteronomy 26 $ Acknowledge God as the giver of what you own. (V1-4) $ Remember where you came from.(V5-7) $ Acknowledge the power, grace and provision of God. (V8-9) $ Given with an attitude of Worship (v10)
  16. 16. The Pattern for Tithing the Tithe Deuteronomy 26 $ Rejoice in every good thing (v11) $ Given as an act of obedience (v13-14) $ Petitions God for His blessings based on the covenant (v15) $ Renewed commitment (17-19)
  17. 17. Benefits of Tithing • Malachi 3:10-11 • 10 Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith the Lord of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it. • 11 And I will rebuke the devourer for your sakes, and he shall not destroy the fruits of your ground; neither shall your vine cast her fruit before the time in the field, saith the Lord of hosts.
  18. 18. Benefits of Tithing $ Tithing opens the windows of heaven for God to pour out a personalized, custom-made blessing. $ Tithing increases your capacity to receive the blessings of God.
  19. 19. Benefits of Tithing$ Tithing aligns you with the authority of God to rebuke the devourer. Hebrew word meaning for “devourer” $ To exploit or prey on the weak or wounded. $ To slowly eat and consume that which is good. $ To devourer by constant oppression and constant attack.
  20. 20. A Failure To Tithe Invites The Devourer Some Signs of being devoured. $ Fear $ Anxiety $ Insecurity $ Loss of sleep $ Ungratefulness $ Reverse ownership $ Envy
  21. 21. Benefits of TithingThe covenant position of the tither.$ Causes the devourer to be rebuked $ To destroy the morale of the enemy. $ To roll him back by a given authority. $ To overthrow the stronghold of the enemy.
  22. 22. Benefits of Tithing$ Tithing is putting my trust in God’s ability to take care of me and to remove the curse from my finances. $ Signs of a curse attached to your blessing. (Haggai 1:6,9-11) $ 6 “You have planted much, but harvested little. You eat, but never have enough. You drink, but never have your fill. You put on clothes, but are not warm. You earn wages, only to put them in a purse with holes in it.”
  23. 23. Haggai 1:9-11 $ 9 You expected much, but see, it turned out to be little. What you brought home, I blew away. Why?” declares the LORD Almighty. “Because of my house, which remains a ruin, while each of you is busy with your own house. $ 10 Therefore, because of you the heavens have withheld their dew and the earth its crops. $ 11 I called for a drought on the fields and the mountains, on the grain, the new wine, the olive oil and everything else the ground produces, on people and livestock, and on all the labor of your hands.”
  24. 24. Benefits of Tithing$ Tithing removes the curse by returning to covenant obedience. $ Return to trusting in God’s principles of giving as a foundation for living. $ Return to honoring God by bringing your tithe consistently with a joyful spirit of faith and expectation. $ Return to the proper view of stewardship; my money is a trust from God and must be earned and managed according to God’s word.

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