Can I pay tithing with service?

Can I pay tithing with service?

Question   Gramps, Hello. What if we were to pay our tithes in other ways besides money? It seems that we are told to pay a tithing on our increase, not necessarily our income. What if we do not have an increase in income? For example, we don’t bring home as...
Can someone engaged in a liquor selling business pay tithes?

Can someone engaged in a liquor selling business pay tithes?

Question   Gramps, Can somebody engaged in an liquor selling business paid tithes. Doesn’t that offend God considering that the nature of the business is against the word of wisdom? Wilfredo   Answer   Wilfredo, There is a scripture where the Lord commands us to...
Should we pay tithing on Social Security?

Should we pay tithing on Social Security?

Question   Gramps, My wife and I recently retired.  We have begun receiving Social Security and Medicare.  What do you advise regarding tithing? Jack   Answer   Jack, Tithing is an important commandment for several reasons. The obedience of the commandment helps build...
Can I give directly to the poor and call that tithing?

Can I give directly to the poor and call that tithing?

Question   Gramps,  I have asked many questions of you. Some you answered, some not. This very important question affects a lot of people.  I try so hard to follow D&C 119 and Section 83.  A lot anonymously (not bragging). But my inspiration leads me to think the...
Will not paying tithing bar us from obtaining exaltation?

Will not paying tithing bar us from obtaining exaltation?

Question   Gramps,  I have been a member for years, in that time I haven’t gone a month without hearing a talk on tithing. The scripture from Malachi is always used. I’ve read all of he questions and answers on the site in regarding tithing. I get the...
Did Jesus enforce tithing during his ministry?

Did Jesus enforce tithing during his ministry?

Question Hi Gramps, We recently had an investigator visitor in our Elders Quorum class. He was asking whether tithing was strictly enforced by Jesus during his ministry. He specifically asked us to quote from the New Testament. Can you help out? Regards. Alex   Answer...
Does my tithing really go to the Lord’s use?

Does my tithing really go to the Lord’s use?

Question Gramps, My church recently leader told me I had to pay my tithing to “him.” He told me to put it in an envelope and mail it to his home. I don’t feel comfortable about this. I used to pay it directly to the church, but recently, I have also...
Is tithing really considered “fire insurance?”

Is tithing really considered “fire insurance?”

Question   Gramps, My son, whom I love very much is not active in the church. He has a wife that is anti-Mormon, and they have 3 children. The oldest child just turned 13 years old. The lesson in Relief Society was about tithing. Not far into the lesson she asked the...
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