Faith in Times of Financial Testing
The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.
Jesus came to bring you the full and abundant life of His kingdom. This life, is the rich, spiritual life of God Himself that overflows into His creation. When God made the world, He provided for it in abundance. It was teeming with life!
Jesus came in the fullness of that same life to establish God’s kingdom in our hearts. Essentially, the kingdom means submitting to the rule of God through Jesus Christ. It comes through the Holy Spirit, who is the life of the kingdom.
And with this kingdom comes abundant provision for every part of your life. That’s why Jesus taught His disciples not to worry about the daily necessities of life.
“Therefore do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’
He went on to explain that God, our heavenly Father knows that we need these things. His instruction was that we should seek God’s kingdom first in our lives. But with that came a marvellous promise: All these things shall be added to you.
What was Jesus saying? Your Father God will provide for you everything in abundance as you trust Him and put Him first in your life. Isn’t that a glorious promise?
The abundance of the kingdom covers every area of your life. You can experience His blessing in your spirit. You can have it in your emotional life as you overflow with joy, peace and well being. And you can know God’s full provision for you financially so that your needs are abundantly met.
Take that abundant life today!
GOD’S WORDS FOR YOU
Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; let him
return to the LORD, and He will have mercy on him; and to our God, for He
will abundantly pardon.
The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come
that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.
But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things
shall be added to you.
I say to you that even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
Therefore, do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own
things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Give us this day our daily bread.
You cannot serve God and mammon.
Give, and it will be given to you: good measure, pressed down, shaken together,
and running over will be put into your bosom. For with the same measure that
you use, it will be measured back to you.”
There is one who scatters, yet increases more; and there is one who withholds
more than is right, but it leads to poverty.
The generous soul will be made rich, and he who waters will also be watered
And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by
But God, who is rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved
Both riches and honour come from You, and You reign over all. In Your hand is
power and might; in Your hand it is to make great and to give strength to all.
1 Chronicles 29:12
Command those who are rich in this present age not to be haughty, nor to trust
in uncertain riches but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy.
1 Timothy 6:17
But this I say: He who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows
bountifully will also reap bountifully.
2 Corinthians 9:6
And God is able to make all grace abound toward you, that you, always having
all sufficiency in all things, may have an abundance for every good work.
2 Corinthians 9:8
Do not love sleep, lest you come to poverty; open your eyes, and you will be
satisfied with bread.
A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep – so shall your
poverty come on you like a prowler, and your need like an armed man.