Mormonism Teaches Tithing Necessary for Spiritual Health and Welfare

The blog of Mormonism Research Ministry examines a recent case settled in the U.S. Tax Court. On 4 March 2013, it was ruled that “Mormon plaintiff George Thompson would not be allowed to consider his church tithe a ‘necessary expense’ in regards to paying back taxes owed to the government.”

What exactly does Mormonism teach about tithing? In short, the teachings of the Mormon church imply that failing to tithe could result in one being burned at Christ’s coming, deemed unworthy of an inheritance in Zion and denied the eternal gift of living with God and family forever, among other punishments. View article →