The Abundance Mentality (Ecclesiastes 11:1–6)

God wants you to develop an abundance mentality. In the early nineteenth century, the Rev. Thomas Malthus argued that “population tends to increase faster than the supply of food available for its needs.” Consequently, human beings face a perpetual shortfall of necessities and must act with a scarcity mentality, focusing on how to increase their slice of a limited pie. Malthus’s argument influenced Charles Darwin and his followers, the latter of whom especially saw life as a struggle between species over limited resources in which only the fittest survived. The abundance mentality is the exact opposite of this scarcity mentality. … Continue reading The Abundance Mentality (Ecclesiastes 11:1–6)