Continuing a series of messages this weekend called “FIREPROOFED”.
Sunday will be about fireproofing our finances when everything seems to be going up in smoke.
Here is the outline I will be using
1. He feeds you through Pharaoh (the hand of man)
2. He feeds you through the hand of God …(the manna)
3. He feeds you through your own hand …(growing your own produce)
IT IS UP TO US TO FIND MULTIPLE STREAMS OF RESOURCE
“A RIVER WENT OUT OF EDEN TO WATER THE GARDEN…AND BECAME…FOUR [STREAMS].” GENESIS 2:10
Look for additional streams
The vision God has given you may need to be funded by more than one stream of income. God gave Adam 4 streams of provision, and you are no different. Before your feet hit this planet God had placed dreams, gifts, talents, and destiny deep within you. All of that came from Him, so surely He will enable you to put them to work. That may mean having various “streams of revenue” available. Your job should not be your only financial river, but one of several. Paul writes: “I know how to live on almost nothing or with everything” (Php 4:12 TLB). Sometimes Paul was well supported by the churches, other times he used his skill-set as a tent maker to fund his ministry. You might just be realizing that there’s another gift surfacing in your life. Embrace it, develop it, pray over it, surrender it, then watch God make it flourish!
Don’t let people label or compartmentalize you.
THEN GENESIS 2:10 TELLS US THAT IT BECAME FOUR STREAMS. 3. CREATIVE RESOURCES
WHAT ARE THE FOUR STREAMS OF RESOURCES YOU CAN MINE IN?
1. NATURAL RESOURCES
2. HUMAN RESOURCES
3. CREATIVE RESOURCES
4. COMMUNITY RESOURCES
I love the way the scripture gives us an alternative to living life just out of our own resources.