A slack hand causes poverty, but the hand of the diligent makes rich (Prov. 10:4 ESV) “Causes of poverty”? Does poverty have a cause? I know this might sound very strange to many of you, but yes, there is a cause of poverty. If you have also ever wondered why you are sometimes broke, as
He that gathereth in summer is a wise son: but he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame (Prov. 10:5 KJV) Summer in ancient Palestine was a time of harvest. It was a time of celebration for the farmers who were reaping what they had sown in the earlier months. Solomon, speaking
And the lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely: for the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light. (Lk. 16:8 KJV) Did you realize who said those words above? It was Jesus, and He ended that verse with a conclusion that should awaken us all.
But thou shalt remember the LORD thy God: for it is he that giveth thee power to get wealth, that he may establish his covenant which he sware unto thy fathers, as it is this day (Deut. 8:18 KJV) Moses spoke the words of the verse above to the Israelites as they prepared to enter
For whosoever hath, to him shall be given, and he shall have more abundance: but whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken away even that he hath (Matt. 13:12 KJV). The truth revealed to us in the verse above is life-changing. It shows us what we have seen happen naturally over and over again,
The blessing of the LORD, it maketh rich, and he addeth no sorrow with it. (Prov. 10:22) The blessing of the Lord is not a material thing, but it produces tangible material effects in our lives. The old testament saints operated in the natural aspect of the blessing of the Lord, which was mostly manifested