The Problem with the Prosperity Gospel

The Problem with the Prosperity Gospel

Yes, God wants to bless us, but not always in the ways we expect.
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Overview

In the prosperity gospel, health, success, and ever-soaring profits in business are coveted, cherished, and publicly flaunted as signs of God's favor. In this new type of Christianity, success and wealth are the only genuine marks of faith. But what does the Bible have to say about this?

Table of Contents

SCRIPTURE: Genesis 13:2; 14:14–15:6; Job 42:10–17; Psalm 73; Philippians 4:10–13

LEADER'S GUIDE

• Identify the Current Issue

• Discover the Eternal Principles

Teaching point one: God is our shield and our very great reward.

Teaching point two:One sign of God's care for his people is his material provision for their needs.

Teaching point three: We cannot assume that our personal circumstances correlate to our relationship with God.

Teaching point four: We can be content whether we have a lot or a little, because the Lord loves us either way.

• Apply Your Findings

• Additional Resources

ARTICLE FROM CHRISTIANITY TODAY

Did Jesus Wear Designer Robes?, by J. Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu (November 2009)

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