Presentation on theme: "TRUST SUCCESSFUL STEWARDSHIP. Foundational Principles God wants each of us to be prosperous and successful God Owns Everything Humans manage what."— Presentation transcript:
Foundational Principles God wants each of us to be prosperous and successful God Owns Everything Humans manage what God owns Your attitude is more important than your ability
Hurdles to Prosperity and Successful Stewardship Matthew 13:53-58
Principle God is not against his people being happy and blessed
God’s Plan for Prosperity Successful stewardship and the accompanying blessings of prosperity are biblical benefits that belong to every born again believer in Christ.
God’s Plan for Prosperity I Cor 9: 8 –And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.
God’s Plan for Prosperity Luke 6:38 –Give and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured unto you.
God’s Plan for Prosperity Psalm 37:25 –I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken or their children begging bread.
Principle God is no respecter of persons when it comes to blessing and success Acts 10:34-35 Opening his mouth Peter said, “I now realize how true it is that God does not show favoritism but accepts men from every nation who fear him and do what is right.
Prosperity is not automatic. Obstacles Objections Opposition
Hurdles to Prosperity Satan John 8:44 … He was a murderer from the beginning, not holding to the truth, for there is no truth in him. When he lies he speaks his native language, for he is a liar and the father of lies.
Hurdles to Prosperity Satan John 10:10a The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy…
Hurdles to Prosperity Our Response to Satan –Professing that we will not listen to the voice of the devil (Jn 10:4-5) –We will rebuke and resist the evil one by faith (James 4:7, I Pet 5:8- 9a)
Hurdles to Prosperity Our Response to Satan –We will stand firm in God’s promises of prosperity (Eph 6:11) –We will rejoice, that in Christ, we always triumph over the devil (Rev 12:11)
Hurdles to Prosperity Humans and their thinking –Prosperity thieves #1 Doubt and Unbelief #2 Poverty Theology
Principle People who don’t believe in being prosperous, aren’t!!!
Prosperity Thieves # 1 Doubt and Unbelief –James 1: 5-8 –Without faith it is impossible to please God.
Prosperity Thieves # 2 Poverty Theology –Poverty or Poor me mindset –Worm theology
Summary God’s plan is that His people will live in prosperity There will be obstacles and hurdles We are more than overcomers through Jesus Christ our Lord!!
Confession of faith I choose to be prosperous and successful in this life. I will not allow the thieves of doubt, unbelief or poverty theology to steal the prosperity that belongs to me.
Confession of Faith cont. By faith I declare with my mouth that I believe in biblical prosperity. If I wrestle with doubt, I will honestly seek the Lord and ask Him to help my unbelief. I trust God to help me turn unbelief into belief.
Parting Declaration Donnie Mcclurkin’s “I’m Walking” I'm walking in authority, living life without apology It's not wrong, dear, I belong here So you might as well get used to me I'm walking in prosperity, living life the way it's meant to be It's not wrong, dear, I belong here So you might as well get used to me
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