Scriptures for Prosperity and Wealth. Prosperity can be described asa status of flourishing. You do not only flourish in terms of wealth but you also flourish in other areas of life such health, spirituality and even love. The term prosperity and wealth seem to attract the wrong attention when spoken about in the church but in reality it is our attitudes that are unhealthy. We still believe that money is evil yet it is the love of money that is the root of all evil.
3 John 2 , KJV
Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.
Prosperity in a believers life is a good thing. Abraham was prosperous. So was David and Solomon.
It should be noted that wealth and prosperity in the bible is not limited to money. Wealth and prosperity signify all round success. This means that you have money, you have good health, you are at peace and you have a loving family.
Prosperity and wealth do not just occur. There are certain principles that one must integrate in their lives. It should also be known that the bible handles different aspects of finance.
Scriptures addressing Debt
- Proverbs 22:7: Just as the rich rule the poor, so the borrower is servant to the lender.
- Romans 13:8: Owe nothing to anyone—except for your obligation to love one another. If you love your neighbor, you will fulfill the requirements of God’s law.
Scriptures addressing Greed
- Luke 12:15: Then he said, “Beware! Guard against every kind of greed. Life is not measured by how much you own.”
- Hebrews 13:5: Don’t love money; be satisfied with what you have. For God has said, “I will never fail you. I will never abandon you.”
- 1 Timothy 6:10-11: For the love of money is the root of all kinds of evil. And some people, craving money, have wandered from the true faith and pierced themselves with many sorrows. But you, Timothy, are a man of God; so run from all these evil things. Pursue righteousness and a godly life, along with faith, love, perseverance, and gentleness.
Scriptures addressing Financial Obligation
- Proverbs 21:20: The wise have wealth and luxury, but fools spend whatever they get.
- Luke 16:11: And if you are untrustworthy about worldly wealth, who will trust you with the true riches of heaven?
- 1 Timothy 5:8: But those who won’t care for their relatives, especially those in their own household, have denied the true faith. Such people are worse than unbelievers.
- Proverbs 13:22: Good people leave an inheritance to their grandchildren, but the sinner’s wealth passes to the godly.
Scriptures addressing Giving
- Luke 21:1-4: While Jesus was in the Temple, he watched the rich people dropping their gifts in the collection box. Then a poor widow came by and dropped in two small coins. “I tell you the truth,” Jesus said, “this poor widow has given more than all the rest of them. For they have given a tiny part of their surplus, but she, poor as she is, has given everything she has.”
- Malachi 3:8-10: “Should people cheat God? Yet you have cheated me! “But you ask, ‘What do you mean? When did we ever cheat you?’ “You have cheated me of the tithes and offerings due to me. You are under a curse, for your whole nation has been cheating me. Bring all the tithes into the storehouse so there will be enough food in my Temple. If you do,” says the Lord of Heaven’s Armies, “I will open the windows of heaven for you. I will pour out a blessing so great you won’t have enough room to take it in! Try it! Put me to the test!”
- Proverbs 3:9-10: Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the best part of everything you produce. Then he will fill your barns with grain, and your vats will overflow with good wine.
- Luke 6:38: Give, and you will receive. Your gift will return to you in full—pressed down, shaken together to make room for more, running over, and poured into your lap. The amount you give will determine the amount you get back.
Scriptures addressing God’s Provision
- Jeremiah 17:7-8: But blessed are those who trust in the Lord and have made the Lord their hope and confidence. They are like trees planted along a riverbank, with roots that reach deep into the water. Such trees are not bothered by the heat or worried by long months of drought. Their leaves stay green, and they never stop producing fruit.
- 2 Corinthians 9:8: And God will generously provide all you need. Then you will always have everything you need and plenty left over to share with others.
- Philippians 4:19: And this same God who takes care of me will supply all your needs from his glorious riches, which have been given to us in Christ Jesus.
- Proverbs 10:22: The blessing of the Lord makes a person rich, and he adds no sorrow with it.
What you should note
All these verse are powerful and God is not man that He may lie. Heavenly principles must be applied obediently without any compromise for them to manifest effectively. As you read and declare the word, you must put in the necessary work to see the results.
“Now it shall come to pass, if you diligently obey the voice of the LORD your God, to observe carefully all His commandments which I command you today, that the LORD your God will set you high above all nations of the earth. And all these blessings shall come upon you and overtake you, because you obey the voice of the LORD your God.”
There are three things that you should note and they are diligence,observance and overtaking read the word, observe it carefully and the results will speak for themselves. The word still has wonder working power and so go ahead and work it..
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