1 Corinthians 3:6-7 I planted the seed, Apollos watered it, but God has been making it grow. So neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is anything, but only God, who makes things grow.


  • God’s plan for us is to enjoy increase
  • It is not your plan of how to increase, but God’s plan

Conditions for receiving increase

  • Colossians 2:19 explains that you need to hold on to the head (God), from which everything is planned
  • 1 Corinthians 3:6-7 explains that you need to sow and work, but God will give the increase at the end
  • Romans 9:16 tells us, that the increase is not based on your desire
  • You need to submit to God then God will do his part concerning your increase

Tips for receiving increase

  • 2 King 6:15-17 – Your increase is around you, but you need to SEE it
  • Seek God’s righteousness, then your increase comes

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