Day 17/40: FINANCIALLY FREE

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One of the many goals my wife and I have set in our life and ministry is to see those around us, our friends, family and our Church family experience the blessing of God in their lives in ever area.  We learned a long time ago that if we preach and teach God's principles that as people live according to God's Holy Word, they will have more than we could ever give them. 

It is for this reason that we preach only what the Bible says about God's blessing and Biblical prosperity.  Anyone can go to a financial advisor and seek wealth and earthly wisdom for finances, and there is a lot of good guidance and direction out there, but without applying God's Word, all of what we might receive can be gone just as fast because it is not built upon Bible Principles of finance.

What I mean by this is that many people have seen wealth and also have experienced financial hardship, and they have seen how fast something can be gone as quickly as it came, but when it is based on God's Word, He said, my Word will never fail, because it is not built around money, it is built around the heart of giving and receiving.  The Bible says "Whatever a man sows, that will he also reap." 

The "get rich" schemes most often lead people into quick poverty or loss, so with all that we have, including our finances, we should enquirer of the Lord, ask Him, read His Word and He will direct us into the best ways for increase in our finances.

Many years ago I began to speak what I wanted to see happen in my life.  I would say "Lord, I don't want any debt after I am a certain age."  I spoke that over me for years, and by the time I reached that age that I had spoke, my wife and I were totally debt free.  God always knew my heart, it was to be FREE FINANCIALLY so that I could do more for the Kingdom.  Several blogs back I asked the question, if you needed $500 right now, do you have it?  Not that money is the biggest thing in our lives, but it is important, and it is important to God how we live financially. 

In Deuteronomy 8:17 & 18, the Bible says “If you start thinking to yourselves, ‘I did all this. And all by myself. I’m rich. It’s all mine!’—well, think again. Remember that God, your God, gave you the strength to produce all this wealth so as to confirm the covenant that he promised to your ancestors—as it is today."

Wealth is for the Gospel, for the advancement of the Kingdom, but it also provides a way of life for God's people.  God's just does not want money to be a god to us, He wants it to be a tool we use for life and for the Kingdom.  Money is not evil as some like to say, but loving it is, and so keep your priorities in line with the Bible and you will never go wrong, and you will always be blessed.

There is something about money, that when you are free from the attachment to it, the more seems to come.  You give away, you Tithe, you sow seed, you bless people, and it just seems like you are a magnet for financial blessing, that's because you didn't make it a god, you just saw it as a tool.

Joshua 1:8 says “This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success."

You decide today to make two things happen, first you to put God in charge of your finances, by giving your life totally to Him, and second, you speak what you want to see happen!  These ingredients in your relationship with Jesus Christ will insure you the greatest days of Joy, Favor, Blessing and so much more all the days of your life!

“Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. But his delight is in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he meditate day and night. And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper” (Psalm 1:1-3).