Is prosperity bad? What does it really mean? Does God want me to prosper?
Before we start talking about prosperity, I’d like to give a definition of the word. Because if you say “prosperity,” it may mean a dozen different things in a dozen different people’s minds. So this is a good, biblical definition of prosperity: Having sufficient means to meet your needs with enough left over to bless somebody else.
Does it mean I’m a preacher? Does it mean I’m well-liked? Does it mean I serve God overseas?
My church in southern California is in a very unique and famous part of the world. People around the world know about the area because southern California is the heart of the entertainment industry. That’s why a number of people migrate here every year hoping to be discovered, wanting to become a star and become famous.
Can I save my marriage? Is there hope for my wayward child? Can I undo the damage I’ve done?
I want to talk to you about those times when you face a crisis in your relationships… whether it’s in your marriage, your family, or some other relationship. Maybe you’ve got a great marriage… or things are great with your kids… but we all face relational crises at one time or another, including you.
So I hope what I have to share with you will help when you face those times.