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Your Village Can Prosper Too

The following is another example of God’s financial blessing on a community, but this time it is a village in Africa prospering. Yes…God’s word is so practical it works in developing nations as well. Hesbone Odindo now leads the DOVE … Continue reading

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We Lost 10,000 Jobs When the Plant Closed

But is this possible? Can a whole city prosper? Can a whole city be lifted out of poverty? There are those who are trying. Listen to Steve Fricke’s story from Wilmington, Ohio. Steve is both a pastor and a businessman. … Continue reading

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God Wants Our City to Prosper

Psalm 128 is a song that was literally sung by the children of Israel as they traveled up the hills to the old city of Jerusalem for their annual feasts and celebrations. It was a song of joy celebrating God’s … Continue reading

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Your City Can Prosper Too

In the late 1940s and early 1950s, a young man named Roger Bannister from Oxford University began to have a dream – to run the 1600 Meter race in under 4 minutes. It had been attempted by many runners but … Continue reading

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Wind and Hail

So we have been looking at examples of how God’s spirit can direct us to Biblical prosperity. Here is another example. A friend of mine and his partner are in the construction business. They do remodeling of homes in need … Continue reading

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The Fox Story

We know real estate is something practical and Biblical that the Lord might use to help us enjoy His prosperity. But it is not all common sense and natural wisdom. With all the due diligence, common sense and practical wisdom … Continue reading

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The Wild, Wild West

Hernando De Soto calls underutilized capital Dead Capital. How does a society go from no legal property rights to proper legal structures that transform dead capital into working capital? Picture the Wild West in the United States 150 years ago. … Continue reading

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Real Estate is “real”

In contrast to confusion over who owns a property, are Western nations that have developed the structures that allow property to be leveraged for economic development. Here is more from Fernando De Soto in The Mystery of Capital. The recognition and … Continue reading

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Whose Land is This Anyway?

Before we get in to the scriptures on home ownership let’s look some more at the importance of land. In light of the previously described link between economic development and land ownership in first world nations, it is important to … Continue reading

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God Gave Ruth Land

The Biblical story of Ruth is, of course a great love story. But it is also the story of God giving a woman physical land. God took her from gleaning leftovers along the edge of the field to become the … Continue reading

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