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Doesn’t God want Christians to prosper as a testimony to our faith?

“I have become a laughingstock to my friends,
though I called upon God and he answered—
a mere laughingstock, though righteous and blameless!
Men at ease have contempt for misfortune
as the fate of those whose feet are slipping.
The tents of marauders are undisturbed,
and those who provoke God are secure—
those who carry their god in their hands. Job 12:4-6

If God has put Christians on the planet to show the world what a loving relationship with God is like, wouldn’t the best advertisement for a successful Christian life include blessing Christians to abundance? Wouldn’t that make people say, “Yes! I want to be a Christian!”

Not necessarily. 

God doesn’t want people to follow him because they want to be blessed. He wants people to follow him because they trust him.

In a trusting relationship, God’s people reveal security and hope despite the circumstances, something a non-Christian cannot boast.

If Christians suffer immensely, then non-Christians would say, “I suffer too. What’s the difference?”  If Christians prosper, then wouldn't non-Christians say, "I prosper too?"

Job encountered that reaction when people laughed at him after his loss. ”This guy loves God and God treats him like this? What an idiot!” they said.

The difference is how they react to the prosperity, suffering and difficulties.God wants to reveal himself through the way Christians respond to suffering and the way they sacrificially respond to blessing. That’s the best advertisement for a Christian life.