LDS Tithing History, Thursday, May 31, 1900

LDS Tithing Chronology

-- Thursday, May 31, 1900
[Apostle Rudger Clawson] Conference appointments: San Pete, ... Clawson. Apostle H. J. Grant recommended that Bp. [Apollos G.] Driggs of Sugar House Ward be released and Millen Atwood [be] appointed in his stead. He said that Bp. Driggs had neglected the law of tithing and was quite delinquent in other respects. Recommendation approved. (1)

-- Saturday, Jun 2, 1900
[Apostle Rudger Clawson] Jno. Kirkman, high councillor and clerk at the tithing office, spoke briefly and said that the payment of tithes and offerings was increasing every month. Many young people were beginning to pay tithing. (1)

-- Thursday, Jun 7, 1900
[Apostle Rudger Clawson] Pres. W. H. Smart of the Eastern States Mission raised a question by letter in relation to the payment of tithing by the elders in the mission field. It was the sense of the meeting that means sent to elders from home, and which had already been tithed, should not be tithed again (except upon request of the elder) but that all other means received by them should be tithed. Benediction by Elder J. W. Taylor. (1)

-- Monday, Jun 25, 1900
[Apostle Rudger Clawson] Pres. G. Q. Cannon showed how the saints had been blessed by paying their tithing. If a man makes $10.00 and pays $1.00 tithing, the other $9.00 will go as far as the $10.00 would have gone if he had not paid his tithing, and further. Those who pay tithing will not apostatize. If we desire celestial glory, we must obey the laws of the celestial kingdom. We must be willing to do all thingsâ€"to make every sacrifice. ... (1)

-- Wednesday, Jul 11, 1900
[Apostle Rudger Clawson] Apostle M. F. Cowley spoke and said that he had visited the stakes allotted to him on the non-tithe-payers matter. ... (1)

1 - Stan Larson (editor), A Ministry of Meetings: The Apostolic diaries of Rudger Clawson, Signature Books in association with Smith Research Associates, Salt Lake City, 1993

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