Popular pastor causes massive stir; says no Christian should feel guilty for not paying tithe

Popular pastor causes massive stir; says no Christian should feel guilty for not paying tithe

- The senior pastor of Day Star Christian Center, Sam Adeyemi, has said tithe paying is not mandatory for Christians

- Pastor Sam Adeyemi, said the law of tithing has expired and that no Christian should feel guilty for not paying tithe

- The revered pastor quoted scriptures including Galatians 3vrs13, Romans 8 and others to back his claims

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The senior pastor of Day Star Christian Center, Sam Adeyemi, has reignited the debate about tithe paying being compulsory and whether or not failure to pay as a Christian is a sin.

Pastor Sam Adeyemi firmly stated that ''no Christian should feel guilty for not paying tithe'' while noting that many men of God make tithing look mandatory, a situation that puts fear in their followers to go to all out to find the money for the church.

The renowned pastor is the latest to add his voice to the contentious issue about tithing not being compulsory for Christians and failing to do so will not incur the wrath of God.

Pastor Sam Adeyemi explained his research over the years has proven that the law of tithing has expired.

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He further disclosed that he has been monitoring the age-long debate on tithing and discovered it will be going on for a long time.

Pastor Sam Adeyemi observed that church people are behaving as if we own the word tithe. We don’t own the word.

He clearly noted that tithe, as practised under the law of Moses, has expired while stating the death and resurrection of Jesus have put paid to it. It has expired.

Pastor Adeyemi backed his assertion with Galatians 3v13 and Romans 8.

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''The law of the spirit of life in Christ has made us free. Romans 8 tells us that we are free. No Christian should feel guilty for not paying tithe. There is nothing you can add to what Jesus did to be qualified before God. When Jesus said it is finished it was finished. Gal 3v13 says Christ has redeemed us from the curse of the law.

Senior pastor of popular church causes massive stir; says no Christian should feel guilty for not paying tithe

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Tithing as practised under the law has expired but tithing as a general principle cannot expire.

A Christian is free to give any percentage of his money. But just bear in mind that 10 per cent is still part of the number. If somebody chooses to give 10 per cent he should not be condemned and if he gives less or more than that he has a right to decide on what to do,'' he asserted.

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