Whoever wrote the book of Hebrews, did exceptionally well. To those who want to enforce tithing and bind people to it… read the letter to the Hebrews. Where it says “And without all contradiction the less is blessed of the better” Hebrews 7:7, Melchisedec was better than Abraham because, He was a priest of the Most High God. Melchisedec was in the likeness of Son of God, He had no beginning of days and no end of life. He had no father nor mother and had no lineage. His name was translated “King of righteousness”, and He was the king of Salem, which means King of Peace” (see Hebrew 7:1-4, Isaiah 9:6) in plain language, Melchisedec was Jesus Christ the Son of God and Christ received the tithes from Abraham and Jesus testifies of this, John 8:56-58 “Your father Abraham rejoiced to see my day: and he saw it, and was glad. Then said the Jews unto him, Thou art not yet fifty years old, and hast thou seen Abraham? Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.” Abraham was blessed by God was greater than Him, He gave the tithe of the spoils to the Ancient of Days
Your Apostles, Your Pastors, Teachers, Evangelist and Prophets are not ordained to receive the tithes for that is the ministry of the Levitical priest who was appointed by God under the Levitical law. Yet the law, which was contained in the ordinances have been abolished and have been nailed to the cross of Christ.(Ephesians 2:15 “Having abolished in his flesh the enmity, even the law of commandments contained in ordinances; for to make in himself of twain one new man, so making peace”)
Christ completed all the law, for He tithed through the bloodline of Judah from which He was born, as Levi tithed in Abraham. He then died making an end of the law and now sits in heaven as the High Priest forever, continually making intercessions for us, the Captain of our salvation, the Head of the Church. Friends giving is commanded under the new and eternal Testament but only cheerful givers are blessed in this covenant, not manipulated people who give under a burden imposed to them by a lazy or money loving demon possessed pastor wwho is misusing the abolished law of the Old Testament, disregarding the New Testament!