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Growing Prosperity – The Power of Believing and Receiving Manifests Abundance!

Filed in: Biblical Prosperity by Admin on 12-07-11

Growing Prosperity – The Power of Believing and Receiving Manifests Abundance!

Dare to Believe and Activate Your Faith

The Power of Believing and ReceivingBelieving is receiving and receiving is believing;

this is true to a great degree.

Why?

Because we must first believe in something

if we want to receive and manifest

the abundance of it into our lives.

“Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.”
– Mark 11:24

BELIEVING AND RECEIVING

When we believe, we accept the truth, existence, reliability, or value of something; we also put our confidence, faith, and trust in that thing.

Receiving is very similar in its definition. When we receive, we grab or take hold of something (physically or mentally); we take it into the mind and accept it as true.

So whether you are believing or receiving, you are taking hold of and accepting something. Believing something in the spiritual realm is receiving it into the heart. If we need a physical manifestation, it will come after we believe.

“If you can believe, all things are possible to him who believes.”
– Jesus Christ, Mark 9:23

The world tells us to believe it when we see it. However, when we operate by God’s principles, we must learn to believe first, and then we will manifest in the natural what we have already believed and received in our heart.

POWER TO MANIFEST ABUNDANCE

Faith is a noun; it is the evidence of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. (Hebrews 11:1) Believe is the verb form of faith, so believing is faith in action. Faith holds a powerful force just waiting to be used.

Believing is the process of receiving and manifesting the reality of our hopes into our lives. Believing also requires actions that reflect what we believe. For Christians, faith in action is believing and obeying the Word of God. Christians are called believers for a reason – they believe.

Faith is God’s reality, and believing is putting action to that reality and tapping into the abundance of God.

If, for example, we have faith in God’s promise to prosper the works of our hands (Deuteronomy 28: 1,8) then we believe that promise is already ours and we act accordingly…

We hold fast the vision of prosperity in our heart and receive it in the natural by acting according to God’s principles of prosperity. We do not go around saying “I’m always broke, I’ll never get ahead so there’s no use trying.” Instead, we get our thoughts, words, and actions in line with God’s, because believing makes the power of God a reality in our lives.

Jesus asks us in John 11:40, “Did I not tell you and promise you that if you would believe and rely on Me, you would see the glory of God?”

If we choose to believe it is possible, God’s glory can be manifested in us and on us. But we must have faith in God. (Mark 11:22)

Why let your faith go to waste? God is searching for those who will believe and receive. Why not start expecting more of His glory in your life? God is waiting to manifest His glory to you and through you. His desire is that you be blessed to be a blessing. And there is no greater abundance to manifest and share than the abundance of God!

May your faith grow strong as you believe and receive an abundant life of growing prosperity!

Be Blessed to Be a Blessing!

Cheers,
Brenda

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