Proverbs 11:25 (NIV)
A generous person will prosper;
whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.
God’s ways are so different from ours! Isaiah 55:8-9, tells us that His thoughts are not our thoughts, neither are His ways our ways. His ways are much higher than ours. We need to elevate our thoughts and approach life God’s Way!
The Living Bible says it best, “It is possible to give away and become richer! It is also possible to hold on too tightly and lose everything. Yes, the liberal man shall be rich! By watering others, he waters himself.”
In this life, there will ALWAYS be someone in need. It may be spiritual, emotional or physical. Whatever it is, God is looking for a generous person, who is willing to give of their time, talent, and treasure to others. It can be through a kind word or deed, God put you here to meet a need. Today’s culture says, “I’m looking out for me” or “I got mine, you better get yours.” But God says, “love your neighbor as yourself,” “Give, and it will be given to you.”
Do You Want to Prosper? Well, take the time and refresh someone’s life by putting hands and feet to the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Look for a need to meet in someone’s life. If you’re in need of a blessing–Be A Blessing! Take God at His Word. “By watering others, you will be watering your own life.”
Now that’s how you Prosper!