“What I always say to people is that if you take the standard of 10 percent and say God required it of the poorest people in Old Testament Israel, and now that we’re under the grace of Jesus and have the indwelling Holy Spirit and live in this incredibly affluent culture, do you think He would expect less of us?
Does God still have expectations of New Testament people? Clearly He does. In fact, Jesus’ message is, “You have heard that it was said…, but I say to you….” And then what does He do each time? He raises the bar!”