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1 Oct 2016
Daddy Freeze at it again as he blasts pastors who force members to pay tithes, pledges
Cool FM’s On-Air Personality, OAP, born Ifedapo Oyerinde, popularly known as Freeze, has again lambasted pastors who force their members to pay tithes.
The controversial OAP shared a post on his Instagram account @daddyfreeze, of a fan complaining about her church and tithing, saying she left her church because her zonal pastor was threatening brimstone and fire against those who refused to bring their first seed.
Freeze responded to the post by lambasting pastors, insisting that they are glorified yahoo boys in Pentecostal suites.
In a new post, the outspoken media personality gave biblical quotes, dragging pastors in the mud for forcing members to pledge, pay tithes and give offerings even when it is not convenient.
He wrote: “Tradition, education and Religion are the world’s biggest scams! Tradition is the invisible chain used to bind our physical bodies; education is the perimeter fence that keeps our minds captive, while religion is the pair of handcuffs binding our spirit.
“Once a person or organization has control of these, they enslave the captive and his offspring perpetually. Anyone who sees through these scams and wants out of this modern day slavery is seen as a stupid outcast by fellow ‘mind prisoners’.
“Imagine one lady in my office arguing that tithe is an instruction from God, I agree, but God, in the book of Deuteronomy chapter 14 verse 22, says eat your tithe at a chosen place, the person replied me saying “God forbid!” I showed her the bible, including the part where the instruction from God was for us to purchase the alcohol drink of our choice with our tithe (Deut 14v26) and she said “that can’t be right”.
“Of course it can’t be right, your pastor knows more than God now, abi!
“Listen, the instruction from God is bring 10% of your crops and the first born male of your animals. Deut 14 v 23 “Bring this tithe to the designated place of worship—the place the LORD your God chooses for his name to be honored—and eat it there in his presence.
“This applies to your tithes of grain, new wine, olive oil, and the firstborn males of your flocks and herds. Doing this will teach you always to fear the LORD your God.”
“So let’s imagine a cattle rearer has 5 cows, and each gave birth to a female calf. That year he had increase of 5 cows, was he supposed to tithe on them? Of course not! Why?
“The bible said “first born male” I often wonder where these retires yahoo boys got this 10% across board calculation for tithe, because, for a whole year, the cattle rearer was not obligated to tithe in anyway! During Jesus time there were people who didn’t plant crops or rear animals, laborers, tailors, carpenters, tax collectors etc.
“These people didn’t deal with crops and animals they dealt with money. Hmmmm both Deuteronomy and Malachi talk only about crops and animals not money! Any pastor that force tithe upon you, is a glorified yahoo boy! ~FRZ”