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Category Archives: Prosperity gospel
The promises given to Israel are immediately transferred to the church. For example he read Exodus 4:16: Moreover, he shall speak for you to the people; and he will be as a mouth for you and you will be as … Continue reading
The man Friday night “spoke in tongues” twice. If anyone speaks in a tongue, it should be by two or at the most three, and each in turn, and one must interpret; 28 but if there is no interpreter, he … Continue reading
Their strength is in the shadows. Real light, bright gospel light would blind them. Therefore, they must take broad terms and coerce them into service. If the verse says “children of light,” then they will shout and repeat “light” as … Continue reading
Prosperity preachers cannot explain verses in their context. Taking a paragraph and opening up its meaning is as foreign to them as a time of silence in a modern church. Friday night, for example, the speaker did use many verses. … Continue reading
Our Lord warned us that many false teachers would be performing miracles, casting out demons, and preaching in the name of Jesus (Matt. 7:21-22). Peter, the leader of the apostles, told us that false prophets who love money would be … Continue reading
Not five meters from where I was sitting on the front row, I heard an African pastor shout, “Command it [money] into your bank account!” The scene is fresh in my mind since I just returned this evening. Here are … Continue reading
Be sure to read the text on the pictures. And then… Is there any difference between the prosperity gospel and witchcraft? When you pray for missionaries and churchplanters in the rural areas of Africa, these are the … Continue reading
Evangelism and missions Have you ever known a charismatic who moved to a poorer culture with a different language for the sake of planting churches? How could you answer an experienced missionary’s contention that the practices of tongues and miracles … Continue reading
For an entire year a young man I’ll call Brian came to hear the Bible preaching in the “Blue Prison” section of Kuthama Correctional Facility, a maximum security prison where he is serving a life sentence for murder. Every Tuesday, … Continue reading