Moments Of Faith Devotional July 05, 2024 By Prophet Frank Udoh

Title: Riches and Righteousness


In our world today, the pursuit of wealth often takes center stage. The desire for riches can sometimes overshadow our call to live righteously. However, the Bible offers a balanced perspective that harmonizes the pursuit of material blessings with a life of righteousness.


Proverbs 10:22 states, “The blessing of the Lord brings wealth, without painful toil for it.” This verse reminds us that true wealth comes from God’s blessings, not just our efforts. When we align our lives with His principles, He promises to provide for our needs abundantly.

Matthew 6:33 encourages us to, “Seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.” This scripture teaches us that prioritizing God’s kingdom and righteousness paves the way for all other blessings, including material wealth. When we place God at the forefront, everything else falls into place.

1 Timothy 6:10 warns, “For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.” It’s crucial to understand that while wealth itself is not evil, the love of money can lead us astray. Our pursuit of riches must never compromise our commitment to righteousness.

Proverbs 11:25 tells us, “A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.” God blesses those who use their wealth to bless others. When we adopt a lifestyle of generosity, we reflect God’s heart and open ourselves to His continual blessings.


Heavenly Father, we thank You for the promise that Your blessings bring wealth without sorrow. Help us to seek Your kingdom and righteousness first in all that we do. Guard our hearts against the love of money, and teach us to live generously, reflecting Your love to those around us. May we always balance our pursuit of riches with a steadfast commitment to righteousness. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

 Further Reading

1. Proverbs 3:9-10 – “Honor the Lord with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops; then your barns will be filled to overflowing, and your vats will brim over with new wine.”
2. Ecclesiastes 5:19 – “Moreover, when God gives someone wealth and possessions, and the ability to enjoy them, to accept their lot and be happy in their toil—this is a gift of God.”
3. Luke 12:15 – “Then he said to them, ‘Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; life does not consist in an abundance of possessions.'”

Recommended Resource

To deepen your understanding of the powerful prayers that can help you balance riches and righteousness, I highly recommend Prophet Frank Udoh’s eBook, **Mastering Powerful Prayers**. This book is available on Amazon and other platforms and can greatly enrich your spiritual life.

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Remember, true riches come from God’s blessings, and living a life of righteousness attracts His favor. Seek Him first, and all other things will follow.

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