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by Daryl WinerdThe argument is tight and convincing. 9/10
I could wish that they had dealt with Rom. 7:2-3 in its own chapter. Also, the syllogism of Eph. 5:25:
1. A husband must be like Jesus Christ.
2. Jesus Christ never divorces His wife.
Conclus…Though he ought to have loved his wife by listening and asking better questions, Sir Percy took risks in a noble cause and devoted his life to preserving the lives of others.by Tim MarshallGeography heavily influences the politics and economies of the world’s nations.
An interesting and perhaps important book which educates the citizen to vital factors about the region and country to which he is obligated to vote, pray, …by John BunyanPerhaps the greatest book ever written outside the Bible.
For its glorious and compelling presentation of Christ as well as intensity that comes straight from Scripture, this book deserves more honor than Pilgrim’s Progress.
1….Feminism is one more wave of attack on Western culture. 7/10.
Tag Archives: Prosperity gospel
A “Gospel” that Almost Killed Me | 9Marks
Here’s a testimony from Sean DeMars about the prosperity gospel. Like spiritual dessert. Journal : A “Gospel” that Almost Killed Me | 9Marks.
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How John Piper Should Have Responded to John MacArthur
First of all, I would like to publicly take my stand obeying texts like Romans 16:17 to mark and avoid those who change the gospel. That is an entire category of texts, not just an isolated example. Paul says similar … Continue reading
The Complete Package: Prosperity Theology Doesn’t Come by Itself
Jesus came to save us from poverty not the wrath of God. That is probably the most succinct definition I can muster for the money message so common in the churches of the developing world. But this one doctrine–like any … Continue reading
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Vintage Miracle Crusade
At 8:00 pm darkness quietly steals across the soccer field. But darkness isn’t the only thing stealing. A shouting woman from the raised platform blasts her voice via 10 four-foot-high speakers in English and Tsonga to a waiting crowd of … Continue reading
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“The Language of Faith”
Recently, after my wife commented that our little church really didn’t have money yet to build our church building she was puzzled when the man responded to her that the church actually did have the money. He argued very simply … Continue reading
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A Sampling of Common South African Christianity
In Louis Trichardt on Wednesday 22 August 2012, my bakkie needed some help. I struck up a conversation with a man from Thohoyandou who was also waiting at the workshop. The man had a job and a nice car. Not … Continue reading
Posted in Prosperity gospel Tagged Bad logic, Evangelism, Missions, Prosperity gospel 4 Comments
Here are a pair of photos I took near our house. My experience in the rural areas of southern Africa shows that this kind of “Christianity” is by far the predominant strain. So, when 74% of South Africans claim to … Continue reading
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Observations from a Recent Prosperity Gospel Crusade in Our Village
Before the Preaching Before the preaching: An elder in his church had told me the day before (Wed.) that they were most aligned with Benny Hinn and Kenneth Hagin. Before the preaching I asked a lay elder what were the … Continue reading
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9 Problems with the Prosperity Gospel
The prosperity gospel will find no corner in which to hide its head on this blog, so let me start with a simple list of problems inherent to the message that Jesus died to deliver us from poverty. The prosperity … Continue reading
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