Genesis 1:28 (NIV)
28 God blessed them and said to them, "Be fruitful and
increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule
over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air and
over every living creature that moves on the ground."
1. Focus on the person
& not on a principle.
Ephesians 1:3 (GW)
3 Praise the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ!
Through Christ, God has blessed us with every
spiritual blessing that heaven has to offer.
Luke 4:19 (TLB)
19 and that God is ready to give blessings to all who
come to him.“
Romans 5:10 (TLB)
10 And since, when we were his enemies, we were
brought back to God by the death of his Son, what
blessings he must have for us now that we are his
friends and he is living within us!
2. Give thanks for what is already
in your hand
Story of the 10 lepers
Story of the feeding of the 5000
3. Expect God’s blessing by faith – just
because God is good.
Hebrews 11:1 (TLB)
1 What is faith? It is the confident assurance that
something we want is going to happen. It is the
certainty that what we hope for is waiting for us, even
though we cannot see it up ahead.
Hebrews 11:1 (NJB)
1 Only faith can guarantee the blessings that we hope
for, or prove the existence of realities that are unseen.
Job 1:22 (NIV)
22 In all this, Job did not sin by charging God with
Job 27:3-5 (NIV)
3 as long as I have life within me, the breath of God in
my nostrils, 4 my lips will not speak wickedness, and
my tongue will utter no deceit. 5 I will never admit you
are in the right; till I die, I will not deny my integrity.
Job 42:2 (NIV)
2 "I know that you can do all things; no plan of yours
can be thwarted.
4. Be a giver
2 Corinthians 9:8 (TLB)
8 God is able to make it up to you by giving you
everything you need and more so that there will not
only be enough for your own needs but plenty left
over to give joyfully to others.
Acts 20:35 (CEV)
35 … that our Lord Jesus said, "More blessings come
from giving than from receiving."
John 1:16 (NIV)
16 From the fullness of his grace we have all received
one blessing after another.
Romans 5:11 (TLB)
11 Now we rejoice in our wonderful new relationship
with God—all because of what our Lord Jesus Christ
has done in dying for our sins—making us friends of