Growing Prosperity – Why on Earth Does God Want to Prosper Us?
A Look at the Purpose Behind Our Prosperity
It is good to know God wants to prosper us…
but why on earth does He want to?
We should understand the purpose behind our prosperity.
This is important today…
more than ever before…
so let’s take a look.
Why God Prospers Us
Is it so we can watch our favorite shows on the big screen, in the ultimate personal home-theater room? Is it so we can wear the finest of clothes and shop in elite boutiques? Is it so we can eat the best, drive the best, and live in a huge home?
There is nothing wrong with enjoying nice things, but is that why God prospers us?
“God gives you power to get wealth; that He may establish His covenant.”
— Deuteronomy 8:18
Everything in the universe belongs to God. We simply manage what we’ve been blessed with. And God expects us to keep and use some of this abundance in our own lives. We should care for our families and prosper.
Yet, the desire to prosper should not come from a love for money or with a motive to greedily hoard it up. Our primary concern should be to extend and promote the Kingdom of God on earth.
God gives us power to get wealth, so that His covenant may be established and spread to all the people on earth. The gift of salvation is free, but frankly it takes money to send the good news throughout the earth for everyone to hear.
Blessed to Be a Blessing
Take a look around and it is quite obvious there are plenty of people in need. How can you be a blessing to the less fortunate if you are struggling in your own lack?
God wants us to be blessed to be a blessing. He is able to make all grace abound toward us so that we are always sufficient in all things – so that we can abound to every good work. (2 Corinthians 9:8)
The goodness of God, which is shown by our kindness and generosity toward others, also leads men to repentance. (Romans 2:4)
And the kicker is: As we purpose to be a channel of God’s blessing to others, He will continue to send greater blessings to us.
The truth is: We should enjoy growing prosperity! The ability to gain wealth and prosper is God’s gift to us. It is a gift we are meant to enjoy in life, but also share with others.
May you use your God given power, to get wealth, to establish His covenant on earth and enjoy a life of growing prosperity!
God bless you –
P.S. Have you recognized a time in your life that God blessed you to be a blessing and it resulted in a positive witness to the goodness of God? If so, feel free to share and leave a comment…