February 17, 2019
The difference between prosperity and promise. Prosperity looks at what you have now. Promise looks for what’s ahead. Prosperity can make us feel relaxed, sink us into the mire of religion and leave us vulnerable to temptations that come to the luxurious.
Promise is hungry. Promise is searching. Promise journeys to the unknown, looks for something beyond the ordinary; is not satisfied with the ho-hum of where you are, but goes forward looking for a city whose builder and maker is God.
Prosperity has the sense that we’ve arrived. We’ve dug out the mine and found the gold; we’ve plumbed the depths and found the treasure; we’ve investigated the land and found the fertile soils; we’ve grown the best crops and reaped abundant harvest. There is a smile of satisfaction; whereas, promise may still where the grimace of laborious conquest. Prosperity says you are there enjoy it; promise says you still have a ways to go but the journey is worth it.
The difference between prosperity and promise promise.
How can God breakthrough your moral calluses? How can he deliver you from the desensitizing delicacies of modern convenience? How can you show you that your temporary satisfaction threatens eternal reward? We are paupers of what we call prosperity, thinking of kings while playing in the dirt in heavens dominion waits above us.We dress ourselves in the garb of success and failed to see that we are naked in the righteousness of God. Listen now… \lsdlocked0 Lis