8. Excuse Eight: “I would tithe, but I do not handle the money at our house.” This may be true in some cases, but would you tithe it if you had a chance? Do you tithe the amounts that you do get? The wife has equal rights with the husband in the tithe if she keeps the home while he keeps the shop or works away. We are excused after we have done our best, but not before. In case of children the parents should teach, and if necessary, require them to tithe until of age. If the parents received the pay of the child, they should tithe it.