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4 • Psalm 23:5—“You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; You anoint my head with oil; my cup runs over.” • Psalm 36:8—“They are abundantly satisfied with the fullness of Your house, and You give them drink from the river of Your pleasures.” • John 10:10—“The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.” • Deuteronomy 30:9—“The Lord your God will make you abound in all the work of your hand, in the fruit of your body, in the increase of your livestock, and in the produce of your land for good. For the Lord will again rejoice over you for good as He rejoiced over your fathers.” • Psalm 132:15—“I will abundantly bless her provision.” • John 1:16—“And of His fullness we have all received, and grace for grace.”

Read and reread these types of scriptures so that they thoroughly saturate your mind and spirit, wiping away any thoughts of lack and limitation. 2 Give Methodically The Bible instructs us to give a portion of our money away to help others, to support the Church, and to support worthy organizations. We are asked to give something back as a testimony of our gratitude to God for His generosity in the first place and to acknowledge His ownership of everything we have and are. In Scripture, we are asked to return a “tithe” or ten percent of our income, plus freewill offerings. For example, in Leviticus 27:30 we read: “And all the tithe of the land, whether of the seed of the land or of the fruit of the tree, is the Lord’s. It is holy to the Lord.” Similar instructions can be found in Numbers 18:21, Deuteronomy 12:6, 14:28, 26:12. If you feel you are unable to begin giving at the tithe or ten percent level, read Malachi 3:10 over and over until you take God at His word. Those who give methodically 5