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At the triennial tithe, a third decimation was made and a tenth part was consumed at home by the householder with his family, the Levites, strangers, and the poor.
Tithes are of three kinds: predial, or that derived from the annual crops; mixed, or what arises from things nourished by the land, as cattle, milk, cheese, wool; and personal or the result of industry or occupation.
The right to receive tithes was granted to princes and nobles, even hereditarily, by ecclesiastics in return for protection or eminent services, and this species of impropriation became so intolerable that the Third Council of Lateran (1179) decreed that no alienation of tithes to laymen was permissible without the consent of the pope.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/14741b.htm   (1032 words)

 Tithe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tithes were given legal force by the Statute of Westminster of 1285.
Tithes were local religious tax-like payments paid in Ireland by members of other faiths as well as its own adherents to maintain and fund the established state church, the Anglican Church of Ireland, to which only a small minority of the population belonged.
The (biblical) prayer of the tithe, in isolation, at wikisource
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tithe   (3064 words)

Tithing is the practice of giving one-tenth of one's income or possessions to one's leader.
Eventually, the tithe was codified into the Law of Moses, under which the Israelites were required to give three different tithes amounting to around 23% of their income.
The tithe, therefore, as a component of the Mosaic Law which was never restated as part of the law of Christ, does not apply to Christians.
www.mindspring.com /~k.w/tithe/tithe.html   (1001 words)

 The Mavens' Word of the Day
By the time Mosaic law was set down in Leviticus, tithing was specifically ordered: "And all the tithe of the land, whether of the seed of the land, or of the fruit of the tree, is the Lord's." There were penalties for failing to tithe.
For centuries, tithes had to be paid in kind, that is, in the actual produce of one's land, but eventually people were allowed to make a fixed annual payment of money.
Tithes were used to support the clergy, to build and maintain churches, and to help the poor.
www.randomhouse.com /wotd/index.pperl?date=20000816   (527 words)

 Should You Tithe?
30 `And all the tithe of the land, whether of the seed of the land or of the fruit of the tree, is the Lord's.
The tithe is like a birthday gift to a wonderful spouse, just a token reminder of their importance to you.
Tithing is only a reminder to you, and to Jesus, of the intent of your heart, and the place of importance He has in your life.
www.believers.org /believe/bel122.htm   (1009 words)

The practice of giving one tenth (a tithe) of ones income (net or gross) to a church organisation based upon the understanding that this is a biblical teaching applicable to Christians.
Depending on the church the tithing practice may be to calculate the tithe based on either pre-tax or after-tax income.
Tithing enables buildings to be financed, vehicles to be provided, ministers salaries to be paid and other special projects to be funded.
www.bibleinsight.com /tithing.html   (640 words)

 Are you Tithing
More often tithes were the crops, the produce of the soil was to be tithed, grains, the fruit of the trees, every year new wine and oil, the firstborn of their herds and flocks (Leviticus 27:30-33).
Every third year the tithe was to be reserved as a festival tithe where they brought out all the tithe, and their produce where the Levite, the stranger, the orphan, the widow, the poor who were in their town, could come and eat and be content (Deuteronomy 14:28-29; 26:12-15).
Some teach tithing is the only way the local church is to be supported and tithing to the local church determines a person's spirituality, some have gone as far as to suppose that tithing is a requirement of salvation, if one does not give 10% they are not a true Christian.
www.letusreason.org /Wf34.htm   (4503 words)

 tithe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Tithe Is Holy Unto The Lord.........x347............These words are often taken out of context, and taught to mean that 1/10th of your income is Holy unto God.
When we operate the church by the tithe, we are singling out the leadership as the "true ministry"--and ignoring and subverting the ministry which is meant to flow through all the church.
The Tithe Is Holy Unto the Lord/ /must be destroyed--..........x345..........when we preach tithing we are denying the ministry of the entire body of Christ.
www.visionofthechurch.com /DESCTithe.html   (4916 words)

 Amazon.com: Tithe : A Modern Faerie Tale: Books: Holly Black   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Tithe's inner blurb states that it is a young adult fantasy tale written by a brand new author with an exciting and imaginative voice and, for a change, the raves are true!
Tithe is an exciting book, particularly from a new author, and I was so absorbed in the plot I finished it in under a day.
Tithe is the story of Kaye who is a teenager who has found herself having to grow up too fast.
www.amazon.com /Tithe-Modern-Faerie-Holly-Black/dp/0689849249   (2665 words)

 The Tithe is Illegal
This is usually explained on the theory that the tithes were originally identical with the first-fruits, and that the need of more strictly defining the amount that should be paid, led, in the later legislation, to the use of the term which had already been employed in the North Israel sanctuaries.
The tithe was specifically directed to the "land, whether of the seed of the land or the fruit of the tree," and the animals which ate of the land.
The tithe has certainly produced many physical temples (churches, monasteries, cathedrals, shrines, etc.), but it has not manifested in the true temple of God, his people, what the tithe was only a shadow of, that is, giving out of the spirit of love which does not give based upon percentages of income.
www.tentmaker.org /books/TheTitheisIllegal.html   (17568 words)

 Holly Black, Tithe
Set in New Jersey as well as Under the Hill in Faerie, tithe deals with sixteen-year-old misfit Kaye Fierch as she is drawn into intrigue involving the Seelie and Unseelie Courts of Faerie and the Solitary Fey.
A Fey called the Thistlewitch explains that Kaye is not mortal, but a changeling, and if her true nature is revealed at the moment of sacrifice the tithe will be void and her friends will be free for seven years.
tithe is described as a "young adult" novel, for ages 12 and up, but I believe that a few of the tastier bits of the book will be wasted on the younger audience.
www.greenmanreview.com /book/book_black_tithe.html   (1114 words)

 tithe. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
A tithe is a tenth, etymologically speaking; in fact, tithe is the old ordinal numeral in English.
Tithe goes back to a prehistoric West Germanic form *tehuntha-, formed from the cardinal numeral *tehun, “ten,” and the same ordinal suffix that survives in Modern English as –th.
But over time, as the former became tithe and the latter ten, and as tithe developed the specialized meaning “a tenth part paid as a tax,”; it grew harder to perceive a relationship between the two.
www.bartleby.com /61/61/T0236100.html   (268 words)

 Acts 17:11 Dialog: The Tithe, A Biblical Perspective
The tithe is perhaps one of the most artificially twisted doctrines in the modern church.
The feast of Shavuot; to tithe (Ex 5:1), and this staged the basis of the ensuing conflict.
Tithing is no more appropriate for believers than killing a bull in our front yards next Saturday as an "offering" with the idea that "Hey, it is commanded in the Bible, isn't it?" (Isa 66:3).
www.acts17-11.com /dialogs_tithe.html   (1770 words)

 How I Learned about Thanks … giving   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Tithing wasn’t something that was preached or talked about much.
Tithing means 10 percent — we knew that much from the few money sermons we’d heard.
Only days after the tithing decision, my husband’s boss asked my husband to join him in the conference room.
www.boundless.org /regulars/money_talks/a0000962.html   (1077 words)

 Saladin tithe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Saladin tithe, or the Aid of 1188, was a tax, or more specifically a tallage, levied in England and to some extent in France in 1188, in response to the capture of Jerusalem by Saladin in 1187.
In January of 1188, Henry II of England and Philip II of France discussed the crusade at Le Mans, with Joscius, Archbishop of Tyre in attendance, and on February 11, Henry began to organize the preaching of the crusade in England at Geddington.
The tithe was extremely unpopular, despite the general acknowledgement that it was for a worthy cause.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saladin_tithe   (716 words)

 Tithing Not a Law For Christians
Tithe is not mentioned as the means of payment or that the gospel minister is to get his food from the altar.
Tithe is to be used for the work of the ministry, Bible teaching, and for conference administration.
She legislated on how the tithe is to be used and not used and her condemnation laws to those that did not abide by them.
www.truthorfables.com /Tithing.htm   (5984 words)

 The Law of Tithing (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab-2.cs.princeton.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
And all the tithe of the land, whether of the seed of the land, or of the fruit of the tree, is the Lord's: it is holy unto the Lord.
And concerning the tithe of the herd, or of the flock, even of whatsoever passeth under the rod, the tenth shall be holy unto the Lord.
And he had prepared for him a great chamber, where aforetime they laid the meat offerings, the frankincense, and the vessels, and the tithes of the corn, the new wine, and the oil, which was commanded to the L evites, and the singers, and the porters; and the offerings of the priests.
mcu.edu.cob-web.org:8888 /papers/tithe.htm   (9449 words)

to give or pay a tithe or tenth of (produce, money, etc.).
to exact a tithe from (a person, community, parish, etc.).
to levy a tithe on (crops, income, etc.).
www.infoplease.com /dictionary/tithe   (116 words)

 The Law of Tithing
The tithe is simply the basic starting point in our Christian financial commitment.
The heave offering was used to support the priest that supported the Levites.
Let us take a look at Abraham who tithed unto the priest Melchizedek.
mcu.edu /papers/tithe.htm   (9449 words)

 The Tithe Barn - Wedding, Reception & Conference Venue
The Tithe Barn - Wedding, Reception and Conference Venue
A breath taking 16th Century Barn situated in the beautiful Hampshire countryside.
Now restored to its original state, we offer this impressive building for hire, capturing an age gone by, but with modern conveniences discreetly to hand.
www.tithe-barn.co.uk   (59 words)

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