Due to our human nature we often describe prosperity in monetary means. Unfortunately, this has even been preached from pulpits with pastors preying upon their listeners without properly teaching the true meaning of prosperity. This prosperity message has caused many people to stumble and become discouraged because they falsely give while looking for something in return. This same principle has been used with people in leadership positions in giving publicly because they need the people verses understanding the dependency of God.
True giving expects nothing in return due to the fulfillment that we receive from our Father in Heaven for being obedient to His Word when He directs us in the Holy Spirit. There is nothing like feeling the presence of God and knowing that our deeds are a sweet aroma to our Father in Heaven while allowing Him to have all the praise. The riches of Heaven are not about monetary means for they are about the love that is shared in the family of God.
All of God’s children are the jewels in treasure chest of Heaven and anything else is just a blessing from God! Don’t be fooled with false teachers that mislead the the people with prosperity messages because the best treasure is a family that is being held together in the love of God that carries forward His will throughout the generations…Amen
James A. Harrison