And Peter said to them, "Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. - Acts 2:38
"Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? - Matthew 6:25
The Prosperity Gospel is built upon a quasi-Christian heresy, popular in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, known as New Thought.
New Thought is marked by a distorted view of God, an elevation of mind over matter, an exalted view of humankind, a focus upon attaining health and wealth, and an unorthodox view of salvation.
Christianity is inherently historical, based on supernatural acts in history and on a historical person, Jesus Christ. The Bible, both Old and New Testaments, reveals God working out His purposes in history.
Working on a request for a mini mosaic design I did in April. Just need to make the dove out of Apoxie Sculpt and then I can put it all together!
Christians view success in terms of status, wealth, and position rather than holiness, faithfulness, and obedience to God.
the Prosperity Gospel promises much and requires little, portraying Jesus as one who can help believers help themselves. Instead of portraying Jesus as the one who made possible humanity’s reconciliation with God, prosperity preachers tend to portray Jesus as the solution to material wants.
the Prosperity Gospel appeals to the natural human desire to be successful, healthy, and financially secure. These desires are not inherently sinful, but they can become sinful if they supplant one’s desire for God.
Blessed are those who keep his testimonies, who seek him with their whole heart, - Psalm 119:2