Abram’s Tithe
by Ronald W Robey
(edited and revised December 02, 2018)
 
Abram’s tithe to Melchizedek…
 
a) was not from his monetary wages or employment bonuses
 
b) was not from government benefits
 
c) was not from his own property
 
d) was from goods recovered in war
 
e) was given only after Abram killed several people
 
f) was given from property of others
 
g) was given to the king of an earthly kingdom
 
h) was not given until after a blessing was spoken over him by the one who would receive the tithes
 
i) was not given until after the one who would receive the tithes fed him natural food and drink
 
j) was in the open air, not in a “church”
 
k) was given more than forty miles from his home
 
l) was given in the presence of a pagan king
 
m) was the observance of a custom of the land in that historic timeline