Luke 5:4-6 When he had finished speaking, he said to Simon, “Put out into deep water, and let down the nets for a catch.” Simon answered, “Master, we’ve worked hard all night and haven’t caught anything. But because you say so, I will let down the nets.” When they had done so, they caught such a large number of fish that their nets began to break.
When you use your possessions to manipulate people, the day God open doors of breakthrough in their life, you’ll call them names because that relationships with them only served your ego. You can’t be happy when you are the only one who is successful.
Matthew 6:33 But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you. The world and everything in it was created by God. It was achieved in the spiritual realm and manifested in the physical for us to enjoy. God is Spirit those who follow Him does so spiritually. We must prosper in the spiritual matters first then, it will be easy for us to reach the material things and to enjoy it. John 4:24 God is Spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth.” What we call success is just a gift from God. If the material things are a gift from God, where does hard work come from? We live a life of grace, hard work is necessary but must also be defined in the context of grace. Because it’s a spiritual gift, an equivalent wisdom will be granted to be able to maintain. Ecclesiastes 2:24 So I decided there is nothing better than to enjoy food and drink and to find satisfaction in work. Then I realized that these pleasures are from the hand of God. The money that we wish for, is from God and He can give it all if it is necessary for us to have. Haggai 2:8 ‘The silver is mine and the gold is mine,’ declares the Lord Almighty. There is a greater prize than to possess the earthly wealth. If we can know that our destiny is intact. Psalm 73:16-17 So I tried to understand why the wicked prosper. But what a difficult task it is! Then I went into your sanctuary, O God, and I finally understood the destiny of the wicked.
Ecclesiastes 2:24 So I decided there is nothing better than to enjoy food and drink and to find satisfaction in work. Then I realized that these pleasures are from the hand of God.
Deuteronomy 32:49 Go to Moab, to the mountains east of the river, and climb Mount Nebo, which is across from Jericho. Look out across the land of Canaan, the land I am giving to the people of Israel as their own special possession.
Sometimes the difference between us and those who are rich is what we do with information at our disposal.
Genesis 37:8 His brothers said to him, “Do you intend to reign over us? Will you actually rule us?” And they hated him all the more because of his dream and what he had said.
John 6:15 When Jesus saw that they were ready to force him to be their king, he slipped away into the hills by himself.
The fact that what you wanted most was found yet you still don’t have peace shows that what you need is God. Proverbs 15:16 Better is a little with the fear of the LORD, Than great treasure with trouble. There are millionaires sleeping on the hospital bed and unable to enjoy their money but you are healthy and think having money will make you happy. If you can wake up and can feel your legs, know that it’s grace. Its not how much you love God but how much He loves you.
Things should not make you who you are. Isaiah 55:1 “Ho! Everyone who thirsts, Come to the waters; And you who have no money, Come, buy and eat. Yes, come, buy wine and milk Without money and without price.