– Bishop Oyedepo tithing tweet sparks controversy on Twitter
Many users on Twitter have disagreed with Bishop David Oyedepo following a tweet he shared to backup the importance and biblical implication of tithing.
The presiding bishop of Faith Tabernacle David Oyedepo shared a tweet where he discussed the importance of tithing. He stated that anyone who doesn’t pay tithe is “under a financial curse” and can never prosper.
“Tithing is an inescapable covenant obligation. Prosperity not just wealth is impossible without tithing, because when you’re not paying your tithe, you’re under a financial curse. #Tithe #Breakinglimits.” The man of God tweeted.
Following the post, the clergyman has since come under fire and huge scrutiny on the social media App as users all around the country openly shared their disagreement with his theory. Many disagreed saying the claim is baseless and non-existing.
Tithing is an inescapable covenant obligation. Prosperity not just wealth is impossible without tithing, because when you're not paying your tithe, you're under a financial curse. #Tithe #Breakinglimits pic.twitter.com/awqiZ5LDfb
— @davidoyedepomin (@DavidOyedepoMin) July 16, 2020
In response to the tweet, a user said:
“Tithing cannot create wealth! Wealth creation occurs when you deploy capital to create value. When X gives 1/10 of his earnings to your church, there’s no production or investment, thus he has not created value, but only enriched you. Tithing is a church sponsored ponzi scheme..”
Tithing cannot create wealth! Wealth creation occurs when you deploy capital to create value. When X gives 1/10 of his earnings to your church, there’s no production or investment, thus he has not created value, but only enriched you. Tithing is a church sponsored ponzi scheme. https://t.co/NTcmbPdxiF
— The Polymath (@Cappadiszle) July 16, 2020
While some clearly backed the man of God and even stated the financial benefits that comes with the act of tithing, others argued that the only thing that can guarantee proper financial breakthrough is investment not tithing.
Bishop Oyedepo said not paying your tithe brings financial curse; Daddy Freeze say na Lie
You people will now fight over their opinion as if the Bible was written for them alone
If tithing works for you, pay it
If tithing na scam, jump & pass
Just dont force your opinion on me
— Chlorpheniramine 🇳🇬 (@VictorIsrael_) July 17, 2020
Tithing as one of the keys to financial prosperity is powerful. But don't just tithe because your pastor said so, understand the revelation behind it and apply it. And oh don't be swayed by those who oppose it, the principles of governance in our kingdom can't be same as theirs!
— Dr. Solomon 🦅 👑 (@mey3_nHyiRa) July 17, 2020
I'm not a Pastor nor from a Pastoral home but John Rockefeller, one of the richest men to live on this planet, tithed 10 percent of his income to his church ever since his first paycheck.
It is however a personal conviction. I can also supply you a list of tithing billionaires
— Principalities in high places (@only1tobi) July 17, 2020
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