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When it comes to dealing with money, it often seems like many Christians want God to make things happen for them and bring them the results, all without much of their involvement. For some it’s easy to “name it and claim it” (or as some would say, “blab it and grab it”), and then wait around for an angel to whisk a special delivery blessing on a chariot to their doorstep, like they were receiving a package from a heavenly UPS delivery person.
It’s interesting, though, throughout Scripture we very rarely see God providing money as a means of deliverance or breakthrough. However, we do witness a pattern of God’s expectation of our participation in His plans. This method started in the Garden of Eden with God providing for Adam’s needs as he fulfilled his task of nurturing the agriculture and naming the animals. It continues as a theme throughout the Bible, especially in the execution of miracles for people. With the Old Testament prophets, Jesus, and the apostles we usually see people actively participating in their own deliverance, not just merely receiving a blessing.
God has always desired to work in partnership with us. He does not want us just sitting idly while watching Him work, nor does He just want to watch us work without His involvement. One expression of God’s desire for intimate fellowship is through the opportunity to engage Him as we are operating in the area of our purpose.
Continue reading the full article at GospelToday.com http://www.gospeltoday.com/blog/2014/07/28/multiplication-miracles-happen-in-your-hands/
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