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Bible Summary. The origin and definition of the word tithe is derived from the Hebrew word, “aser” meaning ten. Many of the hundreds of laws given down from God to Moses are related to tithes and offerings. Another aspect or definition of tithe is a reverent and willing response to give a portion of your earnings for God’s use. The origin and definition of the word tithe is derived from the Hebrew word, “aser” meaning ten. The “ma’aser.” or tithe, thus means the tenth part. Tithing is mentioned several times in the Book of Genesis starting with Abraham. Tithing is well defined in Mosaic Law. Many of the hundreds of laws given down from God to Moses are related to tithes and offerings. Another aspect or definition of tithe is a reverent and willing response to give a portion of your earnings for God’s use. In the book of Genesis, Jacob made a voluntary vow to God to give tithes. Jacob gave his vow of tithes immediately after he had had an encounter with God. Tithe: Its Simplicity & Beauty of the System Will a man rob God? Yet ye have robbed me. But ye say, Wherein have we robbed thee? In tithes and offerings. Malachi 3:8 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; To whom also Abraham gave a tenth part of all; Hebrews 7:1,2 "God's plan in the tithing system is beautiful in its simplicity and equality. All may take hold of it in faith and courage, for its divine in its origin. In it are combined simplicity and utility, and does not require depth of learning to understand and execute it. ..... He has given his blood; He asks our
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This note was uploaded on 08/17/2011 for the course HIST 413 taught by Professor Mr.daniel during the Spring '11 term at UABC MX.

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