173. Financial Stewardship – Part 2 // Prosperity and Wealth
Tune into part 2 of the financial stewardship series as Caroline and Colby focus on the topic of wealth and prosperity. Be expectant to exchange any lies on the topic of finances for the truth from God’s Word.
Matthew 6:21 “For your heart will always pursue what you value as your treasure.”
3 John 1:2 “Beloved, I pray that you may prosper in all things and be in health, just as your soul prospers.”
Psalm 128:2 “You will eat the fruit of your labor; blessing and prosperity will be yours.”
Ephesians 3:20 “Now unto him who is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that I ask or think, according to the power that works in me.”
John 10:10 “Jesus came that I have life and have it more abundantly.”
Psalm 1:1-3 “Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, but whose delight is in the law of the Lord, and who meditates on his law day and night. That person is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither—whatever they do prospers.”
Jeremiah 29:11 “For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future’.”
Proverbs 21:20 “A wise man saves for the future” The wise store up choice food and olive oil, but fools gulp theirs down.”
Proverbs 13:11 “Wealth from get-rich-quick schemes quickly disappears; wealth from hard work grows over time.”
Deuteronomy 8:18 “Remember the Lord your God, for it is He who gives you power to get wealth.”
Proverbs 10:22 “The blessing of the Lord makes a person rich, and he adds no sorrow with it.”
Proverbs 10:4 “Lazy people are soon poor; hard workers get rich.”
Proverbs 28:13 “People who conceal their sins will not prosper, but if they confess and turn from them, they will receive mercy.”
Genesis 39: 2-3 “The Lord was with Joseph, and he was a successful man; and he was in the house of his master the Egyptian. And his master saw that the Lord was with him and that the Lord made all he did to prosper in his hand.”
Joshua 1:8 “This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate in it day and night, that you may observe to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success.”
1 Timothy 6:10 “For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil, for which some have strayed from the faith in their greediness and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.”
Matthew 7:11 “If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask Him!”
James 1:6-8 “But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for he who doubts is like a wave of the sea driven and tossed by the wind. For let not that man suppose that he will receive anything from the Lord; he is a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.”
- Prosperity is from God and poverty is from the devil
- Prosper means to succeed, advancing in growth, wealth or any good.
- To advance in the kingdom of God.
- The church doesn’t want people to be materialistic which is good, but that has caused confusion on the topic of prosperity.
- The church should be talking about money and how money can be used to further God’s kingdom and bring Him glory.
- The love of money is evil, but money itself is not evil.
- The one who seeks the Lord is the one who prospers.
- Jesus died on the cross so that we could have abundant life!
- God adds no sorrow to the riches he blesses a person with.
- If we do not steward well, we can add sorrow to our prosperity.
- It is our job to steward prosperity well.
- We cannot put our security and identity in our finances.
- The root of evil is the love of money.
- When you give generously financially, you will be enriched in every way (finances, health, relationships, etc.).
- A wise person saves money and does not spend all that they earn.
- Over saving can be an issue if it is connected to fear.
- A lazy person will be poor. Hard workers will be rich.
- Deuteronomy 28
- Wealth means prospering and we typically relate wealth to actual possessions.
- Wealth takes patience. Wealth grows slowly over time.
- If you’re a lazy person, you cannot expect to build wealth.
- Everything you have (money, possessions, etc.) belongs to the Lord.
- We have to make the choice to partner with God and obey His word to see prosperity and wealth in our lives.
- God is no respecter of persons; what he does for others He can and will do for you!
- We are in a co-partnership with the Father.
- God’s Will does not automatically happen; we have to choose life or death over our finances!
- You cannot seek the Lord and not be rewarded!
- God wants the very best for you!
- If you have a poverty mindset
“Money is a tool. The heart of a person is either good or evil when it comes to money.” – Colby Harries
“God wants you to walk in abundance in every aspect of your life!” – Caroline Harries
“God wants us to prosper in mind, body, soul, spirit, health, finances, relationships and in all things.” – Caroline
“God adds no sorrow to the riches he blesses a person with.” – Colby
“When you give generously financially, you will be enriched in every way.” – Colby
“If you’re a lazy person, you cannot just expect to build wealth. There is a co-partnership with the Lord.” – Caroline
“Money is a reward for solving problems in the world and the Lord will help you do that.” – Colby
“Not everyone is going to prosper because they choose not to.” – Caroline
“Jesus came that you would have abundant life, but it’s not up to Him if you walk in abundance. It’s up to you!” – Caroline
“The promises of God are reserved for the Godly lovers, those who are seeking God and putting Him first.” – Caroline