• What percentage of our income should Christians give to the church? Question and Answer

    2 Corinthians 9:7

    The Bible very plainly gives us the tithe as ten percent. I think that’s a good starting point in how we give, and the New Testament never repeals it. Paul tells us that the Lord loves a cheerful giver and that we’re not to give begrudgingly (2 Cor. 9:7). But Paul is not arguing against people who are saying that we’re not called to give. I think it was assumed that Christians were still tithing and giving. Otherwise, it would’ve been a pretty significant thing, and we would’ve seen something in the New Testament say, “You no longer have to … View Resource