Understanding divine abundance – Part 2
Psalm 35:27 – Let them shout for joy, and be glad, that favour my righteous cause: yea, let them say continually, Let the LORD be magnified, which hath pleasure in the prosperity of his servant.
Why does God want you to have abundance?
One of the major reasons why God wants you to live in abundance is to establish His covenant on earth. One of God’s covenants is for all around abundance for His people. So He has the responsibility to see to it that you and I live in abundance.
Another reason why God wants you to live in divine abundance is for the expansion of his kingdom on earth. Some of the vehicles for spreading the gospel are finance, healthy bodies, creative and stable minds. Zechariah 1:17 – Cry yet, saying, thus saith the LORD of hosts; My cities through prosperity shall yet be spread abroad; and the LORD shall yet comfort Zion, and shall yet choose Jerusalem.
God wants you to live in abundance so that the families of the earth will be blessed through you. Genesis 12:3 I will bless those who bless you, And I will curse him who curses you; and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.
God wants you to live in divine abundance because your prosperity brings Him pleasure. Your poverty gives God concern.
The importance of abundance
What you don’t value you can’t draw virtue from. It is important to know why living in abundance is important in order to place value on it. When the purpose of a thing is not known abuse sets in.
The first reason why it is important for you to live in abundance is because God wants you to and gets pleasure from it.
Another reason why you should live in abundance is so as to be able to help others.
Another reason you should live in abundance is for you to be able leave something behind for your children’s children.
You should live in abundance so that you will not be a liability to your generation.
Divine abundance comes with certain influence and it will also help you live out some of your dreams and reach the world with the gospel of Christ at a faster pace.
1 John 1:2, Proverbs 13:22, Ecclesiastes 7:12, Proverbs 10:15
Personal declaration for the day
Because I know the purpose of divine abundance, I will not abuse it and I will not be denied the benefits. I go forth to enjoy abundance to the full.
Questions for you to reflect on
Give some reasons why you think abundance is the will of God for you.