The Gospel of Prosperity

The Gospel of Prosperity Prosperity teachings are nothing new. The promise that religious faith (as such) can take a person out of poverty is something in the records for hundreds of years and probably off-the-record for much longer. In it, material wealth is seen as a sign of God’s blessing and support. It is present in some…

Prosperity Idols

Prosperity Idols – By Justin Borger While not made of stone or wood like the idols that ensnared the Israelites, false gods are still worshiped in our churches today. When the children of Israel entered Canaan, they found a fertile land bursting at the seams with the best of creation’s bounty: a land “flowing with milk and honey”…

Name it and claim it

Is ‘name it claim it’ teaching biblical?” The “name it and claim it” or “prosperity gospel” is not biblical and is in many ways antithetical to the true gospel message and the clear teaching of Scripture. While there are many different versions of the name it and claim it philosophy preached today, they all have…

Prosperity prophets and teachers.

“Are all prosperity preachers charlatans and/or false teachers?” Before we can give serious attention to this question, we must first define the term prosperity preachers. Different ministries have different approaches to presenting the gospel. For example, relief organizations meet the physical needs of the destitute while giving the credit to Jesus. Some could interpret that…