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  • Prosperity

    1. 1. prosperity
    2. 2. Prosperity <ul><li>1 Corinthians 15:46 (MSG) 46 Physical life comes first, then spiritual— </li></ul><ul><li>The first key to prosperity is not giving! </li></ul><ul><li>How can you give when you have nothing to give? </li></ul><ul><li>But giving holds the key to the release of the supernatural! </li></ul>
    3. 3. God’s promise for prosperity <ul><li>John 10:10 The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly. </li></ul><ul><li>Per dictionary.com: </li></ul><ul><li>Abundant (adj) </li></ul><ul><li>1. present in great quantity; more than adequate; oversufficient </li></ul><ul><li>2. well supplied; abounding </li></ul><ul><li>3. richly supplied </li></ul>
    4. 4. God’s promise for prosperity <ul><li>Definition of prosperity according to God: </li></ul><ul><li>Philippians 4:19 </li></ul><ul><li>And my God will liberally supply ( fill to the full ) your every need according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus. </li></ul><ul><li>Prosperity = FULL SUPPLY </li></ul>
    5. 5. Principles of Prosperity <ul><li>3 principles of prosperity according to God’s plan and promises: </li></ul><ul><li>God is the Owner of everything </li></ul><ul><li>We’re being blessed to be a blessing </li></ul><ul><li>Prosperity is the result of obedience </li></ul>
    6. 6. God is the Owner of everything <ul><li>Malachi 3:8-10 </li></ul><ul><li>8Will a man rob or defraud God? Yet you rob and defraud Me. But you say, In what way do we rob or defraud You? [You have withheld your] tithes and offerings. </li></ul><ul><li>9You are cursed with the curse, for you are robbing Me, even this whole nation. </li></ul><ul><li>10Bring all the tithes (the whole tenth of your income) into the storehouse, that there may be food in My house, and prove Me now by it, says the Lord of hosts, if I will not open the windows of heaven for you and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it.(D) </li></ul>
    7. 7. God is the Owner of everything <ul><li>Deuteronomy 10:14 (AMP) Behold, the heavens and the heaven of heavens belong to the Lord your God, the earth also, with all that is in it and on it. </li></ul><ul><li>Deuteronomy 8:18&quot;But you shall remember the LORD your God, for it is He who is giving you power to make wealth , that He may confirm His covenant which He swore to your fathers, as it is this day. </li></ul><ul><li>1 Cor. 6:20 You were bought with a price [purchased with a preciousness and paid for, [b]made His own]. So then, honor God and bring glory to Him in your body. </li></ul><ul><li>1 Pet. 1:18-19 (MSG) Your life is a journey you must travel with a deep consciousness of God. It cost God plenty to get you out of that dead-end, empty-headed life you grew up in. He paid with Christ's sacred blood, you know. </li></ul>
    8. 8. We’re being blessed to be a blessing <ul><li>Genesis 12:2 2 I will make you a great nation; I will bless you </li></ul><ul><li>And make your name great; </li></ul><ul><li>And you shall be a blessing. </li></ul>
    9. 9. Prosperity is the result of obedience <ul><li>Deut. 28: 2 And all these blessings shall come upon you and overtake you , because you obey the voice of the LORD your God: 3 “Blessed shall you be in the city, and blessed shall you be in the country. 4 “Blessed shall be the fruit of your body, the produce of your ground and the increase of your herds, the increase of your cattle and the offspring of your flocks. 5 “Blessed shall be your basket and your kneading bowl. 6 “Blessed shall you be when you come in, and blessed shall you be when you go out. 7 “The LORD will cause your enemies who rise against you to be defeated before your face; they shall come out against you one way and flee before you seven ways. 8 “The LORD will command the blessing on you in your storehouses and in all to which you set your hand, and He will bless you in the land which the LORD your God is giving you. </li></ul>
    10. 10. Giving holds the key to the release of the supernatural! <ul><li>Tithing: 10% of income belongs to God (Mal. 3:8-11) </li></ul><ul><li>First Fruit: The first and the best </li></ul><ul><li>Prov. 3:9 Honor the LORD with your possessions, And with the firstfruits of all your increase; 10 So your barns will be filled with plenty, And your vats will overflow with new wine. </li></ul><ul><li>Ex. 34:26 “The first of the firstfruits of your land you shall bring to the house of the LORD your God </li></ul><ul><li>Alms/Offering: mission, bldg funds, helping people in need, etc. </li></ul>

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