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Many false teachers use verses meant to describe the hope we have in Christ while we are on this side of heaven as "proof" texts about the abundant prosperity we are destined to have in this life if we "only believe." Read with me as we discuss some common false teachings and compared their deceptive use of scripture to the actual meanings of the biblical texts.
Having looked at Jesus' teachings regarding money and prosperity, this fourth entry in our series on prosperity looks at the New Testament teachings on the subject. Are we to simply "be rich" because we are Christians? How does the Bible describe our labors and earnings in Christ?
This is the third entry in a series on Biblical prosperity. This article looks at what prosperity meant concerning Abraham and to how prosperity was addressed by Jesus in the New Testament. Jesus had quite a bit to say about money. Was one of those things, "Seek ye first financial blessing, that you may bless others in my name?"
This is the second of a four-part series on prosperity. This entry deals with some New Testament Greek, Job, Elijah and the Abrahamic covenant. A review of the Bible tells us that God used people from a variety of socio-economic backgrounds. Prospering to these people meant being used by God, not becoming financially wealthy.
This is the first in a four-part series on what the Bible says about prosperity. This first part deals with prosperity in the Old Testament, and looks at some of the Hebrew words and verses used to describe the prosperity of God's people.