Tithes and Offerings
Tithes and Offerings
God has asked His children to pay tithing. Those who are charitable givers and faithful payers of fast offerings are to witness miracles. “For God loveth a cheerful giver” (2 Corinthians 9:7).
A Standing Law unto the Church
(D&C 119:3-7) President Hinckley tells a story of a woman who sacrificed to pay tithing.
Chapter 08: Abraham
Abraham and Sarah are led to the promised land. Abraham pays his tithing to Melchizedek. They are promised a son.
Chapter 44: Tithing (July 1838)
The Lord reveals that the Saints should give one-tenth of all they have to the Church.
Chapter 45: The Widow’s Mites
Jesus tells the disciples of the poor widow who gave all she had to God.
First Things First!
Two children dress up as adults and pretend to be a young married couple discussing finances.
Jesus Teaches about the Widow's Mites
A poor widow contributes her all into the temple treasury. Jesus teaches that her contribution is greater than that of the rich who gave of their abundance. Mark 12:41–44
(Malachi 3:8-12) Elder Oaks explains the importance of paying tithing.
Temples Are Built by Faith and Sacrifice
(2 Chronicles 1-7) President Monson teaches that temples are built by the sacrifices of members of the church.
The Miracle of Tithing
(D&C 119:3-7) President Hinckley teaches about the miracle of tithing.
Those Tithed Not Burned at His Coming
(D&C 64:23-25) President Hinckley teaches that those tithed will not be burned at His coming.
Tithing Funds the Lord's Work
(D&C 119:1-3) Elder Oaks teaches how tithing funds the Lord's work.
Tithing: I Will Make a Leap of Faith
This video illustrates how temple and family history work can help a new member generate the faith necessary to pay her tithing so she can receive the blessings of the temple.
Will a Man Rob God?
When you and I pay honest, true tithes to the Lord, the Lord will open the windows of heaven.
Sheldon F. Child, “Tithing: The Best Choice,” Friend, Feb. 2010, 32–33 From a general conference talk given in April 2008. Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse (3 Nephi 24:10).