However, there is a controlled shortage.
The diamond mine owners in South Africa meticulously control the number of diamonds they make available each year. They know diamonds would not be valuable if all the diamonds in the world appeared in the marketplace at the same time. These owners even buy back large quantities just to keep the price up.
The purpose of the oil cartel is to regulate and control the flow of oil into each country. They want to avoid a “glut” (excess supply) so the price won’t go too low, reducing profits. The world’s oil supply is in a constant state of controlled shortage to assure its high price.
Even our food production is in a controlled shortage. In North America, farmers are told which crops and in what quantity to grow them, as well as what to do with the surplus (the amount the government wants to keep out of circulation to keep prices at a “fair market” price). As a result, millions of bushels of grain are stored instead of sold. Many times, the surplus spoils while some people do not have enough to eat.
You see, to the world, the accumulation of money and the maintenance of good, high prices are the main goals.
In your own personal finances, you are also living in a controlled shortage. Right now, the mints are printing money so fast that the presses have to be oiled continually to keep them from catching on fire. That is how fast they are producing money. However, most people are limited to the little bit of cash in their pockets and checking accounts, the meager amount someone else decides is enough. As long as you keep a controlled-shortage mentality, you will not see beyond what is in your pocket or bank account.
You can unleash God’s power and abundance into your financial affairs, and destroy the controlled shortage in your life.
Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us.
Now, all of us know how to ask for some pretty nice things. God tells us to ask, and He says He can even supply beyond what we can think. Most of God’s children are experiencing a shortage, but they are causing it by their own limited thinking! When will we open the eyes of our understanding?
God’s storage houses are full to the brim and over flowing with His abundance. He says, “Just ask.”
If we are going to properly finance the outreach of the Kingdom of God, we had better start seeing beyond our own limited supply. We must lift our eyes and look on God’s abundant supply.
For the Lord God is a sun and shield: the Lord will give grace and glory; no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.
Is money a good thing? Yes, when it is in the control of an informed child of God!
God wants to bless you with the grace of His salvation. God wants to bless you with good health. God wants to bless you with the power, comfort, and gifts of the Holy Ghost. He also wants to bless you with abundant finances!
God is not playing games. Now is the time to bring in the end-time harvest, but we cannot do that without huge amounts of money to pay for the things necessary to reap that harvest: television cameras, satellite receivers, salaries for the workers, church buildings, missionary outreaches. All that money must come from only one place, and that is from the saints of God who have taken hold of the financial blessings God intends for them to have.
Pornographic magazine publishers will not finance the end-time harvest. Big business is not going to pay for it.
It will take huge amounts of money—held in the control of God’s children—to reap the great end-time harvest which I believe is coming very soon.
It is time for us to end the “controlled shortage mentality.” There is no shortage on planet earth. You can have more than enough.
By John Avanzini
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