This popped up for me while I was originally on The Elijah List’s page and stood out as I couldn’t help be reminded when Lance demonstrated how an issue works between each mountain and what drove it, was money. It is one that is probably talked about the least, or at least in a kingdom context.
Edie’s word is one of wisdom and encouragement. There is nothing wrong with the desire for wealth – but what is it’s purpose? How do we get there, and how does it apply to our assignments?
Here’s an excerpt:
Years ago, I was struggling with something, and the Lord said to me, “Just turn around, look back through time, and see how you did it.” Sounds simple enough, right? Just look back and SEE HOW YOU DID IT. The only problem was the problem was STILL IN FRONT OF ME, and not behind me! Or, at least that is the way that I perceived it.
Needless to say, even though I didn’t understand what God was saying at the time, it stuck with me. And fortunately it did, because it applies to HOW TO GET WEALTH!
The truth is, the simplicity of obtaining wealth resides in the inherent ability that God has already given us to get it: “But you shall [earnestly] remember the Lord your God, for it is He Who gives you power to get wealth, that He may establish His covenant which He swore to your fathers, as it is this day,” (Deut. 8:18).
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