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Tithing Principles and Guidelines
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By General Conference of SDAen
Book code: TithPG
Published by General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists
Citation: General Conference of SDA (1984) Tithing Principles and Guidelines. General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.en
Tithing Principles and Guidelines - Contents
- 1. God is our Creator, Owner, Sustainer and Redeemer
- 2. Man is a manager or steward administering God’s goods
- 3. Jesus is our example in faithful stewardship. A steward identifies fully with his master’s interest.
- 4. God is to be first in everything.
- 5. The tithe principle is divine in origin.
- 6. Man is co-partner with God.
- 7. The tithe is holy even as the Sabbath is holy.
- 8. Regularity and system to be exercised in returning to God His own.
- 9. The tithe is to be brought to God’s storehouse.
- 10. The tithe is returned to God in proportion to the income, in recognition that all we are and have are His.
- 11. Returning tithe and offerings is part of worship, a joyful expression of praise, love, and gratitude.
- 12. In the tithing system the individual determines what is income.
- 13. The Bible and the Spirit of prophecy clearly define temporal and spiritual blessings resulting from faithful stewardship.
- 14. The supreme purpose of the tithe is to develop character and test our loyalty to God.
- 15. It is the clear duty of church leaders, members and parents to practice tithe faithfulness as one of God’s requirements.
- Chapter 3—Suggested Answers To Questions