What Does the Bible Say About Prosperity?

Bible Summary. The Bible tells us that prosperity does not come from our own power, but by the power of God. The Bible tells us that God has pleasure in the prosperity of his servant. From a Christian perspective, daily Bible study and prayer is key to our prosperity. The Bible tells us that if we delight in the Lord, it follows that God will make us prosper and fulfill the desires of our heart. See below for Biblical commentary and scriptures concerning prosperity in the Bible.








Prosperity (Nobility) - One of the Conditions of Society

Nobility / Prosperity, One of the Four Conditions of Society


The Bible Tells Us God Gives Us the Power to be Prosperous.

The Bible tells us that prosperity does not come from our own power, but by the power of God. It is only if we believe in God through Jesus Christ that we can prosper both spiritually and materially. Any other route to prosperity will result in sin and the ugly consequences of sin.

See Scripture Commentary: Deuteronomy 8:18 advises us to keep God first in our lives as he alone has the power for us to get wealth.

Know and Meditate on the Bible And You Will be Prosperous.

From a Christian perspective, daily Bible study and prayer is key to our prosperity. The Bible is God’s guidebook for us to lead prosperous and successful lives. There are numerous examples in the Bible of God promising prosperity by following God’s word. In

See Scripture Commentary: Joshua 1:8 God tells Joshua to meditate on the book of the law day and night so that he may prosper.

Bible Tells Us That God Has Pleasure in Christians Being Prosperous.

The Bible tells us that God has pleasure in the prosperity of his servant. We who have faith and we who favor a righteous cause shall shout for joy.

See Scripture Commentary: Psalm 35:27 advises us to continually magnify the Lord who has pleasure in the prosperity of his servants.

Bible Tells Us That If We Delight in God, We Will Be Prosperous.

The Bible tells us that if we delight in the Lord, it follows that God will make us prosper and fulfill the desires of our heart. Delight in the Lord is having a true love of God. We love him always because he is God. Prosperity is a by-product of our relationship with God and not the reason for our loving relationship with God.

See Scripture Commentary: Psalm 37:4 advises us to delight in God who gives us the desires of our heart.

The Bible Says Trust God and You Will Prosper.

The Bible tells us that if we trust God, he will sustain us and have us prosper. We are blessed and will prosper if we will just trust God versus just relying on ourselves for our sustainment and prosperity.

See Scripture Commentary: Jeremiah 17:8 tells us that those that trust God are like a tree planted by the water that are sustained and fruitful even in drought.