The business side of our life on earth is part of our spiritual resume. God is transitioning us to the sons all creation has been anticipating. We have seats in heaven and see what Father is doing so we can bring heaven to earth and solve real problems in the here and now.

A spiritual foundation and a financial foundation are connected in the same way that intercession in heaven must be walked out on earth with work. Sons create value, not just sermons. We do see in heaven and prophesy on earth things that are not as though they are, but we also labor through the implementation. We are not passive. Passive Income is an oxymoron; without creating value, there can be no income. We are not called to be passive; passive income can’t be our goal! Heavenly faith without tangible results on earth is for monks and monasteries. Like monks, many modern believers are on a course for a poverty mentality and financial mediocrity because they didn’t get the memo – we’re here to create value and establish His Kingdom on earth as it is in heaven. Wealth is a byproduct, not a goal.

Prov. 23:4-5 – Do not wear yourself out to get rich; have the wisdom to show restraint. Cast but a glance at riches, and they are gone, for they will surely sprout wings and fly off to the sky like an eagle. NIV

One of the false mindsets is that people that have a lot of money are greedy and lust after riches. The truth is that the victims of poverty are much more likely to be obsessed with money. Those with wealth have it because they have already created value that blessed many; it wasn’t an accident or a miracle.

Sons are Capable – Our spiritual foundation leads us to a strategy that creates value and wealth through work so that we do have a financial base to care for our family and leave our grandchildren an inheritance. There should be a surplus because God does bless the work of our hands! The trademark of sons is that they go from strength to strength. They are prophetic, productive, practical and enterprising, capable, competent, and intentional. They receive something in the spirit and produce it in the natural.

1 Tim. 5:8 – If anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for his immediate family, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.  NIV

Prov. 13:22 – A good man leaves an inheritance for his children’s children, but a sinner’s wealth is stored up for the righteous.  NIV

Legacy not lottery – A predisposition to believe that God wants to transfer wealth to us by grace, leads to a home run mentality. Want to know why lottery winners are statistically more likely to face bankruptcy than the rest of us? It’s easy; they didn’t learn to create value and play the long game. The mental model of quickly getting something for nothing (by faith or grace) isn’t wisdom, but it does have a root in the mindset of many believers!

Part of the confusion comes from an often-quoted verse:

Deut. 8:18But remember the Lord your God, for it is he who gives you the ability to produce wealth, and so confirms his covenant, which he swore to your forefathers, as it is today.  NIV

The natural sense of this translation is that God gives us wealth to confirm His covenant to bless His people. In other words, He owes it to us according to His covenant, and we exercise the faith to receive it! The problem with this view is that wealth Cayhil (H2428) means the ability to produce something (as in creating something of value via “work,” rather than receiving money through miracles). Cayhil is used 243 times and is more often translated as:

  • Valor – mighty men of valor in Jud. 6:2, 8:3
  • Able men 18:25 (also army or host)
  • Do valiantly Num. 24:18
  • Strength  Ps. 84:7 They go from strength to strength, Every one of them appears before God in Zion.

Psalm 84:7 is my favorite because it gives the sense of appearing in the courts and council to get this ability to produce something on earth. The something we produce is the Kingdom on earth – the value we bring to our mountain. His covenant promise is to build that Kingdom through sons. Now read the Douay-Rheims translation

Deut. 8:18But remember the Lord thy God, that he hath given thee strength, that he might fulfill his covenant, concerning which he swore to thy fathers, as this present day sheweth. Douay-Rheims

Can you see it? God gives us an anointing or power to be valiant so we can co-labor with Him to fulfill his covenant; bring His Kingdom to earth by the value we create. Believers aren’t passively standing in line for a wealth transfer or expecting “something for nothing.” We are looking for ways to create value for others in a business or a 7-mountain context. We’re not here to receive. We’re here to create, produce, and bless nations. When we seek the Kingdom first and “give value” to others out of a valiant (read entrepreneurial or bold) spirit, we create wealth as a by-product. We’re not trying to make money or create wealth “first.” We are creating value that other people want, and wealth is created “second.”

Can you see why a motive or opportunity to get rich quick doesn’t work? It tries to skip the “value creation” step that goes first. Money flies away from such people and opportunities.

Prov. 23:4-5Do not wear yourself out to get rich; have the wisdom to show restraint. Cast but a glance at riches, and they are gone, for they will surely sprout wings and fly off to the sky like an eagle. NIV

I don’t want something-for-nothing – Why not? I know it doesn’t work. I want to set my heart on being valiantly creative and productive and providing others with something they value – enough to buy.

2 Sam. 24:24 I will not sacrifice to the Lord my God burnt offerings that cost me nothing. NIV

Give people the ability to valiantly produce from the script God wrote in the desires of their heart (the way God does according to His covenant). They will love you for it. You are the hero in this Kingdom story. God has made room for you to do exploits that make a difference. He’s already written the script for your involvement in the desires of your heart. We help people access that script with an OnLine Heart Plan. Check it out. Lives are changing!


How do I make this transition? We’ve developed two online courses to bring prophetic and practical clarity to your purpose, vocation or business and a success-path to seeking the Father in the courts of heaven and the council. It’s an experience with the Father and a relational tribe that works.

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  • The Heart Plan – ( will help you fish your purpose out of the deep waters of your heart and get it in writing. Watch the free videos. You can take this class anytime or wait for the next round, and we’ll go through it again as a group with weekly zoom calls (Starts in September). Start by reading Releasing Kings.

Prov. 20:5 – The purposes of a man’s heart are deep waters, but a man of understanding draws them out.

  • Seers and Doers – ( will help you navigate the courts and council of Heaven with your Father and the Spirit of Wisdom in a practical way. Start with Seers and Doers via

Ps. 84:7 – They go from strength to strength, Every one of them appears before God in Zion. NASU

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