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Teaching Kids to Tithe

Proverbs 3:9 “Honor the LORD with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops;”

Honoring the Lord with our wealth is not primarily a monetary issue but a heart issue. First of all, God doesn’t need our possessions and money. He is God. He is Self-Sufficient. He is the Creator of All and the Owner of everything. But giving a tenth or more from all that we earn is our act of worship towards God. In fact, it is the first visible act of worship. It is acknowledging that all that we have comes from the Giver of all good gifts – God. It is accepting that all that we have is not ours to possess. Most of all, it is confessing that money is not our god but the One who has given us all things. Continue reading