Tithing sentence example
This is often done through tithing and church programs, but other charitable acts also demonstrate the same compassion and sharing.
Some townships, however, contained more than one tithing.
He found religious people tithing, giving a tenth, in a precise legalistic way, yet being fundamentally disobedient to God's word.
The previous Bishop of Chelmsford said that we needed to stop tipping God and start tithing!
I've never agreed with compulsory tithing but I'm open to persuasion.Advertisement
Joshua 12.9 Back to top Jerimoth was an assistant of Conaniah; overseer of the tithing organized by Hezekiah, according to the Chronicler.
But many Christians have found tithing - ten percent - a helpful guideline.
The previous Bishop of Chelmsford said that we needed to stop tipping God and start tithing !
I 've never agreed with compulsory tithing but I 'm open to persuasion.
The tithing system by all local residents to their parish church was only abolished by Parliament in Victorian times.Advertisement
The cleansing of externals and the tithing of garden-produce, He declares, have usurped the place of judgment and the love of God.
When a person who was accused of any crime was not forthcoming, inquiry was made whether he was in frankpledge; if he were not, and had no right of exemption, the township was amerced, but if he were in a tithing,-then it was upon the tithing that the amercement fell.
There are also indications that in the ancient kingdom of Mercia the tithing was originally a district and not a mere association of persons; but in Northumbria it is doubtful whether the system of frankpledge and tithing, either personal or territorial, was ever established.
If, as seems likely, the territorial tithing is older than the personal, each territorial hundred (q.v.) was probably divided into ten tithings.
This association of ten, or as it often was at a later date of twelve men, was also called a tithing, or decima, and in the north of England was known as tenmanne tale.Advertisement
His financial system is closely tied to his Christian beliefs, which consider tithing a necessary expenditure.