A. God wants you to prosper. (Psalm 35:27) "...Let the LORD be magnified, which hath pleasure in the of his servant."
B. The Apostle ]ohn prayed that you would prosper. (3 Iohn 2) "...I wish [pray] above all things that thou mayest prosper .... " (”Wish" - Better translated "pray".)
C. God promises to prosper you when you give. (Luke 6:38) "Give, and it ehall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again."
D. The Church is prospered and you are prospered when you give. (Malachi 3:10) ”Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, @t there may be meat in mine hgpee, and prove me now herewith, saith the LORD of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shell not be rggm enough tg receige it. "
God Wants You To Prosper Pt. 2
God wants you to prosper, abundantly!
A. He gives you His prosperous Kingdom. (Luke 12:32) "...it is your Father ’s good pleasure to give you thg kingdgm.”
B. He gives you the good things the wicked want. (Matthew 6:33) "...seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and shall be added unto you."
"Things" - According to Matthew 6:32, the things God wants to add to us are the same things the wicked seek.
C. He gives you everything you need. (The best of spiritual and natural) (2 Peter 1:3) ”...his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain imto life [natural] and godliness [spiritual],./’
D. We should imitate God and give our best! (Ephesians 5:1, Amp) "...be imitators of God [copy Him and follow His example], as well-beloved children [imitate their father]/’
God Wants You To Prosper Pt. 3
A. God gives your hands power to get wealth. (Deuteronomy 8:18) "...thou shalt remember the LORD thy God: for it is he that giveth thee power to get wealth, that he may establish his covenant which he sware unto thy fathers, as it is this day." [Verse 17 establishes context as power in hands]
B. God gives you ways to prosper (witty inventions). (Proverbs 8:12) "I wisdom dwell with prudence, and find out knowledge of witty inventions."
C. God teaches you how to make a profit. (Isaiah 48:17) "...I am the LORD thy God which teacheth thee to profit, which leadeth thee by the way that thou shouldest go."
D. Giving is the first step in godly prosperity. (Luke 6:38) ”Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again."