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The word and prophecy – Part 8

By Lawrence Achudume
02 January 2022   |   3:55 am
Wealth may not be tangible or often visible, but it is surely known by its fruit. It is an answer to needs and the challenges of life.

Lawrence Achudume

Wealth may not be tangible or often visible, but it is surely known by its fruit. It is an answer to needs and the challenges of life. This is why a truly wealthy or blessed man is humble because he daily trusts and depends on God for the manifestation of what is in him.

“Both riches and honour come of thee, and thou reignest over all;and in thine hand is power and might; and in thine hand it is to make great, and to give strength unto all.” 1Chronicles 29:12.

When the power to get wealth comes upon you, it becomes too late to be poor. Prosperity does not come by accident. It is a direct or indirect product of committed acts of obedience to principles, deliberate effort to succeed backed by the spiritual help of connection to destiny helpers; meeting at the right time with the right person, and opportunity. This is often a result of the journey that began with a simple wish that led you to pray and be committed to God, the invisible creator, and destiny maker.

If your wealth came by accident, it will surely go by accident. The force of principle is what keeps wealth in a house. You become a reference point when you have a point of reference, which is your source.

“And it was told King David, saying, The LORD hath blessed the house of Obededom, and all that pertaineth unto him, because of the ark of God. So David went and brought up the ark of God from the house of Obededom into the City of David with gladness,” 2 Samuel 6:12

Saul was stronger and swifter than David, but he died in battle as if he was not the anointed king. David depended on God’s mercy. He was a profound worshipper, humble to a fault and ready to repent. He could have ordered the prophet who told him he had sinned to be killed, but he repented. Compare this to Herod who beheaded John the Baptist.

“And David said unto Michal, it was before the Lord, who chose me before thy father, and before all his house, to appoint me ruler over the people of the Lord, over Israel … and of the maidservants which thou hast spoken of, of them shall I be had in honour,” 2 Samuel 6:21-22.

When we work with God with integrity, He causes us to prosper. David made mistakes, but his heart was still with God. God even referred to him as “a man after my heart.”

You should learn from people who have gone ahead of you, but take it beyond there. If you leave the place of your calling, you will not be fulfilled and life will not be the same again.
Prosperity As A Reward

Good health; a happy home; a good job; whatever puts you above others is a reward of obedience from God.

“There shall not any man be able to stand before thee all the days of thy life: as I was with Moses, so, I will be with thee. I will not fail thee, nor forsake thee,” Joshua 1:5

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