I Wish Above All Things That You May Prosper and be in Health

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Beloved, I wish above
all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul
prospereth (3 John vs. 2).

This scripture reveals God’s desire for every one of His
children: He’s interested in our financial and physical well-being! However,
the degree of financial and physical prosperity we enjoy is determined by the
degree of prosperity in our souls.

You see, your soul prospers as you receive the Word of God
and lay it up in your heart, as you fix your gaze on God and set aside every
weight of sin that has beset you. God gave Joshua the key to God’s kind of
prosperity in Joshua 1:8; “This book of
the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt mediate therein day
and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written
therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have
good success.”

As you meditate on God’s Word all the time and observe to do
it, you’ll have good success. Notice it doesn’t say “…..thou shalt have success….”
But “…….thou shalt have good success.” “Good Success” isn’t
the world’s kind of success. “Good Success” isn’t the world’s kind of success
but God’s kind of success.

Job 22:22-24 also gives some insight into this subject: “Receive, I pray thee, the law from His
mouth, and lay up His words in thine heart. If thou return to the Almight, thou
shalt be built up, thou shalt put away iniquity far from thy tabernacles. Then shalt
thou lay up gold as dust and the gold of Ophir as the stones of the brooks.”

Notice the order: First , you must receive the Word, lay it
up in your heart, return to Him and put away iniquity (sin) far from your
house. Then, you will surely lay up gold as dust and continually enjoy success
and prosperity, God’s way.  Why? It’s
because “….the Almighty shall be thy defence….” (Job 22:25). Put simply, God
Himself ensures that this kind of prosperity is sustained. He defends you and
everything that belongs to you, for they belong to Him too.


Dear Heavenly Father,
I thank You for giving me Your Word. I receive it with meekness and faith, and
lay it up in my heart that sin will be far from my dwelling. I declare
therefore, that I am prospering in my soul, in my body, and in my finances
through Your Word, in Jesus Christ Name! Amen!



May Our God The Almighty prosper Nigeria
and Israel and defend us from all our enemies in Jesus Christ Name, Amen!