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Is it ok to fast for abundance or financial increase? - Day 16

January 22, 2018

We seem to never have enough, living paycheck to paycheck, and barely getting by. Is it ok to fast for financial increase?

 

Today’s Topic

Is it ok to fast for abundance or financial increase?

 

Yes! As we previously mentioned, it’s important to pray for specific things on your fast. God wants the best for you in everything, including your finances. Ask the Lord to bless you so you can be a blessing to others. You will have to shift a few wrong mind-sets before the Lord can answer that prayer for abundance.

 

First, you have to reject smallness. Enlargement requires us to get out of our small boxes, our small routines, our small thinking, and our limited view of God. We think way too small for God’s economy and ability. We need to advance and not shrink back, always thankful, but always believing God for more.

 

Thank God for providing exceedingly abundantly above all that you could ask or think. (Ephesians 3:20-21) Thank Him for meeting all your needs according to His riches in glory and for multiplying the seed you’ve sown so you may give into every good work in the kingdom.

 

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account_circle C Wilson

Thank you for your words of encouragement Dr. Rich Rogers! I will do just as you suggest. God bless and keep you!

account_circle Elaine Boyd

I am a tither, but I have not been able to tithe consistently due to financial hardships and not having a job. For the past year, it has been a rough financial time and it is affecting my household because lately, we have been in some desperate situations (we are facing one right now , rent). I'm praying the Lord will soon bless me with a job that meets all the needs I set before Him and that He will create overflow in my finance and that I will be a good steward of these blessings (blessing others).

account_circle Christine Chela

Praise the name of the Lord! This is my main prayer point tomorrow.

account_circle Renee Foster

While we want financial abundance, keep in mind that when you give, give out of a heart of obedience trust and love of our Lord. We have to be good stewards over what God has already given us. If you don’t do right with the extra $50 He may bless you with, then He can’t trust you with $100 or $1000 or $10,000. Appreciate the little blessings and be careful to keep your heart right and stay in relationship and with our Lord and Savior and keep your eyes focused on Jesus and not you “stuff”.

account_circle Barbara McKee

The Lord has been working with me on this. My world circumstances tell me to hold on to all my money because of my circumstances. But my Spirit keeps telling me give my 10 % and add 5%. This is Not my math but Gods. I kept trying to put it out of my head but God keeps putting in me...give my 10 plus 5.. 10 to my lical Church and 5 to this ministry right here. I am going to try Gods math with a cheerful expectant heart. One thing is sure God can make my small percentage move mountains for His Kingdom and thats what counts. Much Love

account_circle Margareth Larose

I started tithing in my 20's. I was in College and I had a little job. I would write a check to the church every time I got paid. With time I would put the mortgage then the tithe when I was doing my budget. Then I decided I would put the tithe first then the mortgage. Dear Friends, now I tithe not because I have to but because God has blessed me beyond my own expectations. Listen, people will tell you that tithing is a gimmick but it's too late for me to listen to that. If God is blessing me, giving my tithe is nothing compared to his blessings. Now I fast because giving 21 days is nothing to dedicate to God. God is everything. I am learning that more and more. Bring your sorrows, your needs, your challenges, your praises, your thanksgiving, your wants, your desires, your dreams, etc. There is no one else that can bring you joy and peace.

account_circle Desiree Gopaine

Thank you the encouragement daily received, Your ministry is such a blessing to me, and every word shared is inspirational. Part of my fasting was and is for open heavens, Malachi 3:10 says to try Him now in this and see if He will not open for you the windows of heaven and pour out for you such blessing that there will not be room enough to receive it. This promise is my encouragement , and the assurance that we can pray for prosperity. Prosperity in spiritual, financial and other for his promises are true. I also trust God for our family business to prosper. For the business to be restored out of debt and propelled into financial abundance, a business that will invest in the Kingdom and be a blessing to its employees and a witness to its business partners. To be a seed sowing business and to overflow into our households trusting on our source – Jesus Christ. Thank you Lord for financial breakthrough.

account_circle Desiree Gopaine

Thank you the encouragement daily received, Your ministry is such a blessing to me, and every word shared is inspirational. Part of my fasting was and is for open heavens, Malachi 3:10 says to try Him now in this and see if He will not open for you the windows of heaven and pour out for you such blessing that there will not be room enough to receive it. This promise is my encouragement , and the assurance that we can pray for prosperity. Prosperity in spiritual, financial and other for his promises are true. I also trust God for our family business to prosper. For the business to be restored out of debt and propelled into financial abundance, a business that will invest in the Kingdom and be a blessing to its employees and a witness to its business partners. To be a seed sowing business and to overflow into our households trusting on our source – Jesus Christ. Thank you Lord for financial breakthrough.

account_circle Mary Hayes

Thank God for providing exceedingly abundantly above all that you could ask or think. (Ephesians 3:20-21) Thank Him for meeting all your needs according to His riches in glory and for multiplying the seed you’ve sown so you may give into every good work in the kingdom.God is truly amazing he is even concern about our financial needs !! praying and thanking him for the abundance and financial needs for my newly established business 💫✨🤗⚡️🌟🙂⭐️

account_circle C Wilson

I am very blessed reading this message! At present I am unable to sow a seed, but I know God will change all that in due season. I am not descouraged that because I cannot sow He will not provide a financial breakthrough for me. He tells me in His word to ask and it shall be given unto me, He said it, and I believe Him with all my heart. He is true to His promises!

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account_circle Dr. Rich Rogers | Free Chapel Pastor

Ask the Lord to bless you to make you a blessing for others.

account_circle Mary Phosa

Thank you that You a keeper of Your Word such promise we know You keep, Psalm 34 says we shall lack no good thing when we fear with reverent awe of Him. Please Bishop Franklin we are greatful of him allowing God to use as instrument for His Kingdom. The devil is surely not pleased but we dont care! We love him with his better half and we are surely praying for them. Thank you. Mwaaaah!

account_circle Brian Milbrett

I fast and pray for my business to be brought out of debt right now and to be restored to a business with financial abundance. Give this business financial abundance so it may give abundantly to the good works of Gods Kingdom. Give this business financial abundance so it can give to its employees abundantly and then they can give abundantly to the good works of Gods Kingdom.

account_circle John Bonfiglio

I already see the fruits of my giving, especially knowing the borrower can't pay it back. Thank you God, In Your Honor let me be a blessing to those in need. Hallelujah

account_circle Ultressa Diamond

The Lord wants to not continue limiting Him in my financial increase and abundance as He already promised it to us all. I will not continue living in debt and financial turmoil as My God is already doing exceedingly and abundantly more than I can imagine with fasting and being in prayer and His word it is happening for me! I believe it and declare it that this cycle of generational debt stops with me! Thank you God for EVERYTHING you are and do for me in my life!

account_circle Chad Gloetzner

Thank you for the reminder that it’s okay to pray for prosperity in every area including finances. I want to be a river flowing with the blessings of God’s abundance both to give and receive.

account_circle Rosemary Turner

So grateful I Get to see this day and I give God thanks for His Comfort and Grace. So grateful for this Community of Believers to encourage each other. So grateful for Malachi 3:10 where God promises to open the windows of Heaven when we tithe. So thankful for Deuteronomy 28 where God promises to bless the work of our hands. So grateful God says He takes pleasure in prospering us, His servants. Praying for you collectively. God gets the praise.

account_circle Eufemia Chan

I'm praying for finances as I want for God to make me a blessing to others. I have been supporting several ministries and now that I'm retiring I'm agonizing over which ministries to stop donating to. God is faithful and I know that I will hear from Him as to what my next steps will be.

account_circle John & Kim Neill

Twelve years ago or so I didn't have a job and was living with my daughter. I began doing some things for a couple of people which didn't pay much but at the end of each month I tithed 10% to a well known TV ministry. My checks to this ministry were very small and I could have thought there was no point or that it wasn't enough to be helpful but I did it. I had always believed in tithing but never really took it seriously as I did during this time. One day, one of the people who owed me money payed me and right after I put the money in my pocket, the other person unexpectedly drove up and gave me more. A couple of years later, I married a man who was also having to start over. We talked about the importance of tithing while, at the same time, we did what we could to help other people who were having financial problems. I can't begin to tell you how much we have been blessed and the financial increase the Lord has given as a result. I believe with all my heart it's fine and a good thing to fast with finances in mind. It's a good way to show God's love and promise to us and it's a good way to show and pass along financial help to someone else. It might or might not be comfortable at first to do but God always shows up and He is a God of truth and honor. As I continue to fast , I will ask the Lord to show anyone who is concerned about this, and might have a tendency to hold back from trying, to let the Lord prove to you what He says is so. Malachi 3:10 says to try Him now in this and see if He will not open for you the windows of heaven and pour out for you such blessing that there will not be room enough to receive it. It's a promise from Him. Let Him know you know this promise. The Bible says He cannot lie and is faithful to do what He says He will do.

account_circle Mary Hayes

Hello 👋 my brother in Christ Word of encouragement don’t give up on God !!! I pray he see and hear your requests Blessings, Love ❤️ ✨✨✨

account_circle Mary Hayes

After read this topic !! First I will like to encourage my friend and brother in Christ who stated they feel like giving up !!!! Don’t give up on God please he sees your effort!! Praying he will richly bless you and your wife and family !! Secondly to address the topic ? The word of God tell us Matthew 6:33 !! Seek thee the Kingdom of Heaven and his righteousness, all these things will be added and given to you as well !! Therefore I received it even finicanal aspect of our life especially if you also use it to build and bless others too !!! 🙂💥😮🤗💫

account_circle Martin Peeples

Yes i pray for my finance. My wife is the bread winner i been on drugs and finally have a life to like free from that and i am so much behind every one else at times i feel like giving up

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account_circle Dr. Rich Rogers | Free Chapel Pastor

Give it to God! Leave that former life and do not look back! Call out the Name of Jesus! JF Team