For those who think the prosperity gospel is a deception, pray explain this scripture to me…
Deu 8:7 For Jehovah your God brings you into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of fountains and depths that spring out of valleys and hills,
Deu 8:8 a land of wheat and barley and vines and fig trees and pomegranates, a land of olive oil and honey,
Deu 8:9 a land in which you shall eat bread without want. You shall not lack any thing in it. It is a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose hills you may dig copper.
Deu 8:10 And you shall eat and be satisfied, then you shall bless Jehovah your God for the good land which He has given you.
It seems to me both from the old and new testament that God delights in abundantly and exceedingly blessing, both spiritually and materially, those whom he has called and chosen. So why then does it bother you if i wear the latest designer suits, or drive the latest model, or live in the nine-zeroes condo, or fly in my private jet? It seems consistent with God’s purpose and desire for his chosen ones.
That said, i am also acutely aware that this is not the experience of many professing believers. Question then is, is this a rip-off, or is there a principle to be learned and followed?
I believe that God wants me to prosper and be in health even aas my soul prospers. I strongly believe in this message. I may not agree totally with all the methods of the propenents of this gospel, but i can see from scripture that a God who paves his streets in gold doesn’t want me broke and down.
Just a random thought.