Tithing Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old tithing quotes, tithing sayings, and tithing proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Tithing is a bad ceiling but an excellent floor.     

John Ortberg

The law of tithing is one of the most important ever revealed to man. Through obeying this law the blessings of prosperity and success will be given to the Saints.     

Lorenzo Snow

Tithing is considerably less popular than words like generosity or sharing.     

John Ortberg

Tithing is not a matter of money, really; it is a matter of faith – faith in the Lord. He promises blessings if we obey His commandments.     

Carl B. Pratt

Tithing is like training wheels when it comes to giving. It's intended to help you get started, but not recommended for the Tour de France.     

John Ortberg

Tithing isn't the ceiling of giving; it's the floor. It's not the finish line of giving; it's just the starting blocks. Tithes can be the training wheels to launch us into the mind-set, skills, and habits of grace giving.     

Randy Alcorn

Every individual's purpose in tithing is to open up his/her awareness of universal laws. Tithing opens you, to you. You are an unlimited individual, deprived of a fuller, richer life partly because of lack of the tithing experience and expression in life.     

Mark Victor Hansen

We learn about tithing by paying it.     

James E. Faust