7 Keys To Possessing A Surplus Mentality - Outline

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Luke 11:13 AMP

“If you then, evil as you are, know how to give good gifts [gifts that are to their advantage] to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask and continue to ask Him!”

Deuteronomy 8:9

“A land wherein thou shalt eat bread without scarceness, thou shalt not lack any thing in it; a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose hills thou mayest dig brass.”

2 Corinthians 9:9 AMP

“And God is able to make all grace (every favor and earthly blessing) come to you in abundance, so that you may always and under all circumstances and whatever the need be self-sufficient [possessing enough to require no aid or support and furnished in abundance for every good work and charitable donation].”

Deuteronomy 28:11 AMP

“And the Lord shall make you have a surplus of prosperity, through the fruit of your body, of your livestock, and of your ground, in the land which the Lord swore to your fathers to give you.”

Nehemiah 5:3

“Some also there were that said, We have mortgaged our lands, vineyards, and houses, that we might buy corn, because of the dearth.”

Nehemiah 5:3 AMP

“Also some said, We are mortgaging our lands, vineyards, and houses to buy grain because of the scarcity.”

Deuteronomy 2:7 NLT

“For the Lord your God has blessed you in everything you have done. He has watched your every step through this great wilderness. During these forty years, the Lord your God has been with you, and you have lacked nothing.”’

Nehemiah 9:21

“Yea, forty years didst thou sustain them in the wilderness, so that they lacked nothing; their clothes waxed not old, and their feet swelled not.”

Proverbs 28:27 NLT

“Whoever gives to the poor will lack nothing, but those who close their eyes to poverty will be cursed.”

1 Thessalonians 4:12

“That ye may walk honestly toward them that are without, and that ye may have lack of nothing.”

Luke 22:35 AMP

“And He said to them, When I sent you out with no purse or [provision] bag or sandals, did you lack anything? They answered, Nothing!”

Psalm 23:1 AMP

“[A Psalm of David.] THE LORD is my Shepherd [to feed, guide, and shield me], I shall not lack.”.

Genesis 45:11 AMP

“And there I will sustain and provide for you, so that you and your household and all that are yours may not come to poverty and want, for there are yet five [more] years of [the scarcity, hunger, and starvation of ] famine.”

Proverbs 6:1 NLT

“Then poverty will pounce on you like a bandit; scarcity will attack you like an armed robber.”

Proverbs 6:11

“So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man.”

Proverbs 14:23

“In all labour there is profit: but the talk of the lips tendeth only to poverty.”

Seven Keys to Possessing a Surplus Mentality

1.         A surplus mentality realizes there are unlimited opportunities for personal growth and development.

Matthew 19:26

“But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.”

Mark 9:23 GWT

“Jesus said to him, “As far as possibilities go, everything is possible for the person who believes.”

Mark 9:23 MSG

“Jesus said, "If? There are no 'ifs' among believers. Anything can happen."

Luke 1:37 AMP

“For with God nothing is ever impossible and no word from God shall be without power or impossible of fulfillment.”

2.         A surplus mentality realizes there is only one way to do things.

2 Samuel 22:31 and Psalm 18:30 AMP

“As for God, His way is perfect; the word of the Lord is tried. He is a Shield to all those who trust and take refuge in Him.”

Psalm 37:23 AMP

“The steps of a [good] man are directed and established by the Lord when He delights in his way [and He busies Himself with his every step].”

3.         A surplus mentality realizes that if you don’t at first succeed, try and try again.

Revelation 2:2 MSG

"I see what you've done, your hard, hard work, your refusal to quit. I know you can't stomach evil, that you weed out apostolic pretenders. I know your persistence, your courage in my cause that you never wear out.”

4.         A surplus mentality allows you to see beyond today and into tomorrow.

Matthew 6:34 MSG

"Give your entire attention to what God is doing right now, and don't get worked up about what may or may not happen tomorrow. God will help you deal with whatever hard things come up when the time comes.”

2 Chronicles 20:17

“You will not have to fight this battle. Take up your positions; stand firm and see the deliverance the LORD will give you, Judah and Jerusalem. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. Go out to face them tomorrow, and the LORD will be with you.' "

Joshua 7:13 NLT

“Get up! Command the people to purify themselves in preparation for tomorrow. For this is what the Lord, the God of Israel, says: Hidden among you, O Israel, are things set apart for the Lord. You will never defeat your enemies until you remove these things from among you.”

Joshua 3:5

“For tomorrow, Jehovah will do wonders among you.”

5.         An surplus mentality allows you to create and/or experience greater success in the marketplace. . .because you’re under less pressure.

Ecclesiastes 3:22 NLT

“So I saw that there is nothing better for people than to be happy in their work. That is why we are here! No one will bring us back from death to enjoy life after we die.”

Ecclesiastes 2:24 NLT

“So I decided there is nothing better than to enjoy food and drink and to find satisfaction in work. Then I realized that these pleasures are from the hand of God.”

Ecclesiastes 3:13 CEV

“Because God's gift to us is the happiness we get from our food and drink and from the work we do.”

2 Timothy 2:15 NLT

“Work hard so you can present yourself to God and receive his approval. Be a good worker, one who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly explains the word of truth.”

6.         An surplus mentality is always looking for opportunities to bless other people.

Ephesians 6:8

“Knowing that whatsoever good thing any man doeth, the same shall he receive of the Lord, whether he be bond or free.”

Ephesians 6:8 CEV

“You know that you will be rewarded for any good things you do...”

7.         An surplus mentality realizes that regardless of how blessed you are. . .you ain’t seen nothing yet.

Ephesians 3:20 AMP

“Now to Him Who, by (in consequence of) the [action of His] power that is at work within us, is able to [carry out His purpose and] do superabundantly, far over and above all that we [dare] ask or think [infinitely beyond our highest prayers, desires, thoughts, hopes, or dreams].”

"The more I sell, the more there is to sell."

"The more I give, the more there is to give."

"The more I know, the more there is to know."

"People are great. They will help me reach my goals."

"If I need money, I'll find the money."

"If I need people, I'll find the people."

"If I need ideas, the ideas will come."       Anonymous

Galatians 6:7 AMP

“Do not be deceived and deluded and misled; God will not allow Himself to be sneered at (scorned, disdained, or mocked by mere pretensions or professions, or by His precepts being set aside.) [He inevitably deludes himself who attempts to delude God.] For whatever a man sows, that and that only is what he will reap.”