Train yourself to handle financial prosperity well

Train yourself to handle financial prosperity well

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D.L. Moody said. “We can stand affliction better than we can prosperity, for in prosperity we forget God.”  Another preacher has said “The Christian is more apt to disgrace his faith in prosperity than in adversity. It is a dangerous thing to be prosperous…When we are full, we tend to forget God. Rest assured it is harder to know how to be full than it is to know how to be hungry.’ True. Financial prosperity can certainly make us forget God, after first making us proud and self-sufficient. It is necessary therefore for us to train ourselves to continue to have a solid relationship with God when we experience overwhelming abundance. And we can do it through the grace of God. We can determine not to allow anything to come between us and God, not even wealth. Rather we can commit ourselves to Christ’s ethical and moral system. Also, If Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, David or Joseph of Arimathea could handle wealth/prosperity well, we should be able to do it easier. We have what they didn’t have –  The Holy Spirit and Holy Scripture.

“The wealth of the world is nothing to God. So if your wealth increases, don’t be boastful or put your trust in your money…” Psalm 62:10a (TPT)

Tosin 'Badeniyi, PhD

Tosin 'Badeniyi, PhD

Tosin ‘Badeniyi, a Professor at the Department of Biotechnology and Food Science at Durban University of Technology, South Africa, holds a doctoral degree in Food Science from University of Pretoria South Africa. Since 2001, he has conducted research and lectured internationally in the area of food quality and safety. He is the editor of Food Science and Technology: Trends and Future Prospects and has published numerous scientific publications as well as four inspirational books.

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