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If walking with God was easy, everyone would follow God without question. But the walk with God will not always flow with an immediate abundance of money or resource. The majority of us will have to do the work first. I believed that when we follow God everything would go right. We should see "fruit" manifest to show the glory of God. But what if you don't see an immediate manifestation?
The LORD has instructed me to build certain products and services. And in normal business practice, we build according to the demands of the public. But God told me to build products according to His desire. The products have had very little sign-ups. I have to admit that I considered taking them down but the Holy Spirit convicted me. He said I have to learn to trust God is preparing me for His assignment in His timing. I am to work on what he gives to me for now. Learning to wait on God has not been easy for me. I am a person who likes to know what's coming. But I have learned the outcome of following God is much better than I can imagine. Currently, I am waiting for a promise from Abba to manifest and from the outside looking in, it appears as if I am off track and trying to do my own thing. I know that God has given me confirmation that it is Him that's leading me and not my flesh. Abba has shown me what Kingdom living means.
Kingdom living means we HAVE to give up something in order to follow Him. In my case, it was financial stability. The tradeoff is gaining heavenly riches, Kingdom economy and the peace of God!
Bible Verses References:
2 Corinthians 1:4 NIV "Who comforts us in all of our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.
1 Timothy 6:17 NIV Command those who are rich in this present word to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment.
Ecclesiastes 5:19 NIV - 19 Furthermore, as for every man to whom God has given riches and wealth, He has also empowered him to eat from them and to receive his reward and rejoice in his labor; this is the gift of God.