Category Archives: Prosperity gospel

A “Christ-centred” Church

Tonight, I went to a miracle crusade at a church that advertises itself as “Christ-centred.” Alpheus, the pastor at Elim, as well as another member, Steven, came with me. There are a few short videos posted on Facebook. Here are … Continue reading

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The 95 Theses Against the Prosperity Gospel

To be nailed to the doors of any church with a name like “Glory Barn” or “Fire Tabernacle” or “Holy Ghost International Centre.” Prosperity Gospel The prosperity gospel urges men to love money, comfort, or things of this earth whereas … Continue reading

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Hidden in the Past, Yet Now Revealed

The mystery of Christ, …in other generations was not made known to the sons of men, as it has now been revealed to His holy apostles and prophets in the Spirit; Ephesians 3:4-5 I [Jesus] will utter things hidden since … Continue reading

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Mentally Lazy: The Fruit of African Charismaticism

African Pentecostalism Has Given Birth To A New Breed Of Mentally Lazy Christians Who See God As A Rewarder Of Mediocrity Kay Musonda 1 April 2017 | https://www.modernghana.com/news/765993/african-pentecostalism-has-given-birth-to-a-new-breed-of-men.html Interesting article if you are undecided about the bad fruits of charismaticism.

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Little Gods: The Deification Heresy

Some false teachings are so bizarre that one wonders how anyone can believe them. Yet people do believe the charismatic doctrine of deification. Deification is the belief that the incommunicable (non-moral) attributes of God can be given to men. Examples: … Continue reading

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Should Everyone Speak at the Same Time When Praying?

In many churches, people speak out loud at the same time during their prayer times. Is this a Biblical way to pray? Here are 12 reasons to oppose simultaneous praying, or prayer meetings where multiple people speak at the same … Continue reading

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Mark #8: They Draw the Affections to Earth

The whole message of the NT is to draw your heart to Heaven, not earth. “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. 20 “But store up … Continue reading

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Mark #7: They Have an Aversion to Humility

Where do we see pride? The translator, microphone, volume level, technology, clothing, mannerisms, and words all say, “Look at me. Notice me. Enjoy the demonstration.” Peter says that all elders should be clothed with humility (1 Peter 5:5), meaning the … Continue reading

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Mark #6: They Ignore the Great Themes of Scripture

Here are some themes they do not talk about much. Christ’s death for the sin of sinners The next life: Future judgment in Heaven or Hell Humility, repentance, and saving faith The glory and beauty of the Father, Son, and … Continue reading

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Mark #5: They Assume Their Listeners Are All Born Again

After he was done preaching he told us he wanted to close in prayer. But just before closing our eyes he asked us if we wanted to be saved. Whoever wants to be saved was invited to come forward and … Continue reading

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