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Mark #1: They Do Not Stay Long in a Single Verse

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

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Identifying Prosperity Preachers

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

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They Would Rather Sleep

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

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Africa is Reached With This “Gospel”

As I returned from preaching in the village, a man struck up a conversation with me as he was selling watermelons from his bakkie on the side of the road. Here is the conversation as I recorded just moments after … Continue reading

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Prosperity Theology Affirmation and Denials

1.     On the definition of Christianity We affirm that the Biblical gospel may be summarized as the message that Christ died to save us from the wrath of God. We deny that the Biblical gospel may be summarized as the … Continue reading

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