Investing Our Inheritance
by Pastor Roy Esposito
- Every Spiritual Blessing
- Grace to be Accepted
- Forgiven and Redeemed
- Given an Inheritance
Investments can bring an increase in Possessions and/or Influence
Spiritual Investment – Greater influence in new spiritual territory
Proverbs 19:14 – “Houses and riches are an inheritance from fathers…”
Ephesians 1:9 – Mystery-(GRK- mysterion) – that which is unable to be understood through natural understanding but is revealed to the initiated.
Deuteronomy 29:29 – Secret things are God’s – Revealed things are ours and our children’s
*** Important – Spiritual Inheritance is NOT for personal consumption.
Inheritance – You get for free what somebody else worked for!
Natural – Get something we didn’t have
Spiritual – Pulls back the veil and reveals what we already have.
Ephesians 1:4-5 – 1 Corinthians 3:21-23 – Romans 8:32 – 1 Corinthians 2:9-10
–A restoration for use, acceptance, activity or vigor after a period of obscurity
To bring back to consciousness
To return to life, vitality, and effectiveness
“I believe Christians are supposed to live in continuous revival.” – PR
2 Corinthians 4:16 – “…the inward man is being renewed day by day.”
2 Corinthians 3:18
Isaiah 9:7 — Increase of His government – (Aramaic – misrah) empire, dominion, and authoritative rule (which includes His Shalom) – peace, prosperity, wholeness, and success that will continue to expand progressively.
Genesis 1:28 – multiply and fill the Earth
Matthew 25:14 – the parable of the talents
John 4:35 – “Look up! – fields are ripe for harvest.”