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How to Prosper Spiritually and Materially (6 of 7)
Series: How to Be Healthy, Wealthy and Wise
This morning I want to continue a series of messages in the book of Proverbs. If you have your Bible, we are going to look at Proverbs 3:9-10, then several passages of Scripture from the book of Proverbs. We call this series ''How To Be Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise'' because the Proverbs were written by Solomon, the man who asked God for wisdom. And the man who was the wisest man and the wealthiest man in all the Old Testament. Perhaps the wealthiest man who ever lived was Solomon. And he covers many different subjects in the book of Proverbs and one of the subjects that he covers over and over and over again is the subject of how to prosper spiritually and materially. And there is a connection in the book of Proverbs between spiritual prosperity and material blessings. There is a connection between how you approach money, how you use money and your spiritual life. And it is very, very fascinating to see.
When I can't sleep at night and I turn on the television, invariably they have one of these infomercials on and it is always somebody telling me how to get rich, trying to give me financial advice. And telling me that even if I am in debt and even if I don't make much money, I can be a multi-millionaire like he is and all I have to do is just follow the procedure and send him a $100 or $150 and get his materials. And go with those materials and then I will get wealthy and I will prosper. And it all sounds really good. And there are a lot of people today who make a living out of financial counseling and out of giving people counsel about their investments. And it is a big, big topic and a big, big subject in our world today.
But how would you like to have the wealthiest man who ever lived as your financial adviser? Well, we can all have that because the book of Proverbs was written by that man and he covers the principles of succ ...
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