Financial prosperity is your God-ordained right, for you’re the seed of Abraham. Talking about Abraham, the Bible says he was blessed in all things
Financial discipline is very important, and it’s something the Spirit of God can train you in. Some don’t realise they’re not supposed to spend everything they get. Simple wisdom is that you spend less than you earn or receive; otherwise, you could end up in debt. The response of some to this might be, “What I earn isn’t even enough; after paying my tithe, giving my offering and doing other things I need to do, nothing is left.” No; don’t think or talk like that!
Some years ago, a young man came to me lamenting that everything he’d ever done had failed. I asked if he’d been born again for long and he said he’d been a Christian several years. I sat him down, opened
Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise blessing; knowing that ye are thereunto called, that ye should inherit a blessing (1 Peter 3:9).
Some people complain bitterly about how they’ve been cheated, victimized or marginalized by others. They give these excuses as reasons for their failure in life.
And if ye be Christ’s, then are ye Abraham’s seed, and heirs according to the promise (Galatians 3:29).
2 Corinthians 8:9 says, “For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his poverty might be rich.” What does this mean? First, understand that Jesus was never poor spiritually.
God wants you rich and extremely prosperous .You can’t pretend that money isn’t important. I am sure that the reason you work, isn’t because you love your country. The reason you work is primarily because you need the money to take care of yourself and have things going well for you.
Don’t think for a second that because you are born again, you would get a ‘special price’ whenever you want to make a purchase at the stores; there are no price concessions for Christians at the fuel stations or shopping malls.
And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing: And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed (Genesis 12:2-3).
From the Bible, we see that even at old age, Abraham was very rich, because God blessed Him in all things. He was rich in cattle, in silver, and in gold (Genesis 13:2). The word translated, “cattle” is actually “livestock”; he had herds of cattle,