Thirteen Excuses For Not Tithing – By Arthur Vess

Chapter 9

Mocking God

9. Excuse Nine: “Oh, I give God all. I do not believe in just giving a part.” This sounds good, but when did you turn it over to God? How do you treat God when he sends around the collection plate? Some do like the Wicked Husbandmen; they send God’s servants away empty while they themselves use the vineyard they gave (?) to God. When did you make God the deed for all you have? When did you write him the check for his money which you gave to him? What about his servants, — preachers, missionaries, teachers, etc.? God’s servants and work should share his money! ”The laborer is worthy of his hire.” “They that preach the gospel shall live of the gospel.” Come out from your hiding of religious show, and give God his tithe before you boast of giving Him all. How can you give God all and refuse to give a part, — one tenth?