13Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us, for it is written: “Cursed is everyone who is hung on a tree.”14He redeemed us in order that the blessing given to Abraham might come to the Gentiles through Christ Jesus…

Galatians 3:13-14

I was talking to a group of teenagers who came from homes that were poor.  I asked them how many of their parents honor God by giving tithes and offerings.  Not a single hand was raised.  God has made a way to remove the curse of poverty off your life.  It is called “The blessing of Abraham.”  When we gave Jesus our hearts, we entered into a new family.  Not just in heaven but on earth as well.  We entered the family of Abraham.  God blessed Abraham and spoke a blessing over his family forever.  The blessing makes one rich.  It does not mean it makes you a millionaire.  The blessing of Abraham contains a promise to promote you to a place where all your needs and family needs are taken care of.  Giving you more than enough to help and bless others as well.  There are five areas that God gives to those who have the blessing of Abraham.

1.       You become a friend of God.  Where you develop relationship and communication with Him.

2.       Your children will be blessed.  It will follow your family from generation to generation.

3.       You will become rich.  More than enough to bless you and bless others through you.

4.       You will have a long and healthy life.

5.       You will be justified by your faith in Jesus Christ. 

You have the privilege to enjoy the promises of God by the love of God through the sacrifice of Jesus Christ on the cross.  You stand before God clean from all sins. This is the blessing of Abraham, and it is available to us.  By our actions of faith, we make the blessing active in our life.  It begins to operate on our behalf.  Our honoring God with our tithes and offerings is a faith act that we believe that the blessing of Abraham is on our life.  Just like Abraham honored God with his giving, we must do the same.  God blessed Abraham because when he gave, he showed honor and thankfulness unto God.  God had his heart, and in turn He blessed Abraham with a blessing that is still alive and available for you and me today.  I want to encourage you to begin a lifestyle of blessing God.  As you do, the blessing will begin to operate in your life.  You too will be able to say the same words that Abraham said.  “Let no man say they made me rich but God.” 

Prayer: Father, I am blessed with the blessing of Abraham.  It is mine in Jesus name.  Poverty can not come near my home.  Father, I honor you for all that you have done for me.  I know promotion does not come from the world but it comes by you.  You are the increase in my life.  I thank you for helping me everyday.  Blessing me with favor, strength and wisdom.  Use me to help others.  The curse of poverty is broken.  I am blessed.  In Jesus name, amen.