Seven Things You Can Do to Walk in the Blessings of God

If they obey and serve him, they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.  Job 36:11 KJV

Publish date: 02/26/2017

Foundation scriptures:

If they obey and serve him, they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.  Job 36:11 KJV

If they obey and serve Him, they shall spend their days in prosperity and their years in pleasantness and joy.  Job 36:11 AMP 

1. Worship.
a. Luke 17:12-19 
b. Ten lepers were healed, but only one, a Samaritan, came back to thank Jesus.
c. He worshipped and gave glory to God.
d. Because he expressed his gratitude, he was not just healed, he was made whole.
e. Many people get blessings from God, but are not grateful.  
f. If we say we love Him, then we should always gratefully recognize His blessings.

2. Word.
a. Psalm 119:11 KJV – “Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.”
b. Psalm 119:105 KJV – “Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.”
c. Psalm 138:2 KJV – “I will worship toward thy holy temple, and praise thy name for thy lovingkindness and for thy truth: for thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name.”
d. Joshua 1:8 KJV – “This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.”
e. Psalms 1:1-3 KJV – “Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. 2 But his delight is in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he meditate day and night. 3 And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.”

3. Will.
a. Colossians 1:9 KJV – “For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding.”
b. We need to know what His will is.
c. Hebrews 13:20-21 
d. We should seek to please Him by doing His will.
e. Titus 2:14 KJV – “Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.”
f. The word, peculiar, means special, or set apart. We are set apart to do those things that please Him.
g. 2 Timothy 2:21 KJV – “If a man therefore purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honour, sanctified, and meet for the master’s use, and prepared unto every good work.”
h. Consecrate yourself to obey His Word.
i. Consecrate yourself to do His will.

4. Weapons.
a. 2 Corinthians 10:4-5 KJV – “(For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;) 5 Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ.”
b. God has given us weapons to defeat the enemy.
c. The Name; the Word; the Blood; the Holy Spirit; the Angels.

5. Warfare. 
a. Ephesians 6:10-18
b. Be a person of prayer.
c.. 1 Thessalonians 5:17 KJV – “Pray without ceasing.”

6. Work. 
a. 2 Thessalonians 3:10-12 KJV – “For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat. 11 For we hear that there are some which walk among you disorderly, working not at all, but are busybodies. 12 Now them that are such we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.”
b. 1 Thessalonians 4:11-12 KJV – “And that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you; 12 That ye may walk honestly toward them that are without, and that ye may have lack of nothing.”
c. 1 Timothy 5:8 KJV – “But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.”
d. Proverbs 6:6-11 
e. Proverbs 20:13 KJV – “Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread.”

7. Win. 
a. 1 Corinthians 15:57 KJV – “But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.”
b. 1 John 5:4 KJV – “For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith.”
c. Jesus already defeated the enemy. 
d. We enforce his defeat through faith in what Jesus has done.
e. 1 Timothy 6:12 KJV – “Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses.”
f. Your attitude determines your altitude.
g. Watch your mouth. 
h. Psalm 19:14 KJV – “Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O Lord, my strength, and my redeemer.”
i. Psalm 141:3 KJV – “Set a watch, O Lord, before my mouth; keep the door of my lips.”
j. Proverbs 18:7 KJV – “A fool’s mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.”
k. Proverbs 18:20-21 KJV – “A man’s belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; and with the increase of his lips shall he be filled. 21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.”
l. Proverbs 21:23 KJV – “Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles.”
m. Hebrews 10:23 NKJV – “Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful.”
n. Galatians 5:1 KJV – “Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage.”