The Difference Between First Fruit Offering and Tithe
by Chimwemwe Chiwaka
Most people do not know why God blesses Israel so much. It’s because giving is imbedded in their culture (habits, attitude, beliefs and customs).
In Exodus 23:14 when God says, “Do not appear before me empty-handed”, this is seen as a law to most of the Jews. Tithe was the foundation of all the festivals (Passover, the feast of the ingathering and the feast of harvest - first fruits).