Ask a Pastor Column
August 12, 2021
Presenting Biblical answers to tough questions
Q:If you tithe are you more apt to go to heaven?
A.: Bible verses such as Habakkuk 2:4, John 3:36, Romans 4:5, Romans 6:23, Romans 11:6, and Galatians 2:21 (to name just a few) all make it very clear that eternal life in heaven is offered by God to all as a completely free gift. There is nothing we must do to qualify for this gift and indeed nothing we could do to earn it even if we wanted to (Isaiah 64:6). All we have to do is accept eternal life as a gift from God by trusting in Jesus.
Giving money to God, church or charity earns you no...