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Receiving from and Giving to God. Where Does Faith End and Greed Begin?

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How Clear is Case against the Claimed “Prosperity Gospel”? An example of this is when Elijah challenged the prophets of the false god Baal in front of the people of Israel and their king Ahab. Because of his doubtless faith Elijah had every confidence that God would send fire. Indeed no fire came from Baal when his prophets prayed to him for it to light up the altar. When Elijah prayed fire did come from our God! It consumed the…

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How Strong Is the Case Against the “Prosperity Gospel”?

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Does the Message: “In Christ All Will Be Well” Harm the Church? This question highlights a tension within particularly evangelical circles that calls for a response to Christian critics of the so-called prosperity gospel. The article: “5 Errors of the Prosperity Gospel” (5 Errors) was published on the Gospel Coalition website on June 15 2015 apparently as an edited version of the one on the website of “9marks.org” on January 15 2014 under the title: “The Errors of the Prosperity…

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