Blessings On Things You Owned
Every man also to whom God hath given riches and wealth, and hath given him power to eat thereof, and to take his portion, and to rejoice in his labour; this is the gift of God. -- Ecclesiastes 5:19, KJVThere are two parts of God's blessings about ownership:
- The blessing to have what you have.
- The blessing to enjoy what you have.
There are reasons why God gives them ownership of such; e.g. hard works, blessing inheritance and temptations. God blesses people who work hard. God also blesses people born from lineages of good people. God also let people be tempted to have what they desire.
But, eventually the blessing to have something will not complete without the next blessing:
To enjoy what we have.
You can have all the richest of the world but still feel bitter about it. You can still feel empty in a house of glory. And, you can feel lonely sitting on a crown full of respecting people.
It is like you have a treasure chest full of magnificent but don't have the key to unlock it.
Long story short, pray not to have something. Pray to have the blessing to enjoy what ever we have. Pray to have the ability to give thanks.