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Overcoming the Never-Enough Mentality to Experience True Kingdom Abundance

Prosperity. It's one of the most dividing words in the church. Some pastors use it to tell their congregations that God will make them all rich, rich, rich! Others spurn the word and insist that true Christlikeness is found in forsaking all worldly riches and possessions.

The truth is, both are right - and both are wrong.

With refreshing honesty, humor, and keen insight, best-selling author and pastor Kris Vallotton mines the Scriptures in an eye-opening study of what the Bible really says about money, poverty, riches, and wealth. And what he finds is sure to shake up what you thought you knew - including these surprising truths:

  • Jesus was not poor and homeless
  • Heaven is described in the language of wealth
  • Poverty is a mindset that holds us back from true wealth
  • You determine your wealth based on how much, and how well, you love yourself
  • God wants all his children to be wealthy, though not everyone should be rich

Kingdom prosperity begins from the inside out. When you learn to cultivate a mindset of abundance, no matter your circumstances, you will begin to experience the wealth of heaven in every area of your life.

©2018 eChristian (P)2018 eChristian

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Fantastic book must read/listen , 5 must buy love

This was great and taught me things I have thought about but could not articulate. the 5 points at the end was great also.

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Perhaps the best book I’ve ever read

Thanks a million for all the effort you have clearly made in writing this book Kris. This is a definite game changer. Possibly best book ever written on this topic. Kris has made some very complex issues beautifully simple. This book has clearly had many hours of research put into it as several key concepts / principles are explained. Will save readers vast hours of time exploring several different books to find golden nuggets as they are all included in here. This book is absolutely brilliant. It doesn’t try to over spiritualise things but nonetheless explains important biblical principles and brings immense revelation. A game changer.

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A must read for aspiring entrepreneurs

A really helpful book, giving fresh perspective on wealth and why Christians can and should accept this mantle. Practical examples and insight on pricing and team motivation. Reflects on the attitudes to wealth and wealthy people and satisfies much of my thinking of what it means to live life fully. This book has been needed. Thank you!

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Beat my expectations!!

Excellent book, found it quite engaging and challenging my preconceptions about wealth. Highly recommend as I will be adding it to my personal library.

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This is an awesome book about wealth

I listened to this book competely in one sitting 4,5 Hours. I have struggled With a poverty mindset, and I believe this book have broken that mindset in me. Regardless if you are a born again Christian or not, this book will help you look at wealth with fresh new eyes. Kris has been trough being poor and rich. And gone trough failiour and sucsess. He can relate, and knows what he is talking about, With the help from GOD.

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  • 02-08-19

So insightful and empowering

Loved this, but bought the physical book to re read as it is so full of wisdom and value. Thank you Kris!

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informative and an eye-opener

love the book and l will definitely re-read it again.
lessons in this book help me see God in a good way in regards to wealth.

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awesome, really insightful and applicable.

I really loved this. I recommend it to people struggling with limitation and scarcity mindset, it will set you free. people who are in leadership, personal wealth journies and business will also learn a lot!

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Very insightful

Once I started I couldn't stop listening. Really great insight to wealth for the Christian

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Wonderful!

I loved this book! I love the heart and thoughts behind it, to make it on earth as it is in heaven. I was sad when I finished it. I think I’ll listen to it again!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 10-04-18

AWESOME READ

this book was awesome to listen to. Finished it in 2 days. absolutely love it

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  • Joakim
  • 06-04-18

Great book!

Amazing book!
Thank you Kris for sharing your life experiences and wisdom. He gives you in-depth ways to prosper in life with biblical guidance.

I also liked that he read the book himself. It makes it more personal.

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  • Keenya Kell
  • 14-05-18

Amazing Book on wealth for Christians and all

I was very excited to hear that Kris wrote a book on wealth. It enlightened me to some many non productive thoughts and beliefs I had.

I was convicted about things I had previously done and considered doing as it pertained to money but moreso encouraged that wealth is from God, there are laws about it and principles to obtain it.

I believe everyone should read this book even if it’s not your goal to be financially wealthy but wealthy in terms of quality of life and mentally about how you see wealth and riches.

GREAT GREAT BOOK! Oh and he’s soooo funny.

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  • R. C.
  • 14-05-18

Falls short compared with Randy Alcorn's book

I listened to this book shortly after listening to "Money, Possessions, and Eternity" by Randy Alcorn. Two different takes on the same subject. Alcorn's takes is more grounded in scripture. If you're on the fence, go with Alcorn - or at least read/listen to both and decide for yourself.

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  • Theresa H. Channell
  • 23-02-20

No Longer a Poverty Pooper

Helped me to overcome a controlling spirit of poverty and move on with my life.

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  • Jennifer Sathre
  • 14-10-19

I learned so much!

I had been in a severe poverty mindset many years ago. So much so that the Holy Spirit told one of my elders at my church to call and pray for me! Of Course when he called I accepted the prayer and when he prayed for the Spirit of poverty to be canceled over my life.. I felt the break! I had no idea what that was at that time. This book has continued that breaking...praise God He’s not done with me yet!
The business minded teaching was stellar! I will be gleaning from this book for many years and for many others!! I highly recommend this book!
God Bless you Kris!

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  • Nde, Sampson
  • 03-01-19

This is a great book. Don't doubt it.

Read it! If this book does not improve your mind...perhaps nothing will. Have an open mind and apply it today.

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  • Shiks
  • 25-06-18

Thank you!

This has transformed my thinking and inspired me to consult God in all my plans!
I love your dialogues with God to problem solve business issues.
Thank you Kris!

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  • kristileelee
  • 20-04-21

Inspiring!

This book is inspiring! Wish I hadn’t waited so long to read it. I highly recommend it if you’re looking for a clear kingdom mindset about poverty and wealth.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 01-04-21

Godly view on abundance.

Loved it. Very insightful! New revelations and enlightening perspective on Godly wealth and abundance. Read it and let the Holy Spirit discern for you what is truth! Thank you, Jesus!