'Prosperity Gospel' Tagged Posts

'Prosperity Gospel' Tagged Posts

Daily Devotions

My brothers and sisters, do you with your acts of favoritism really believe in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ?” vs. 1 James 2:1-10 Not all was so lovey-dovey in those early Christian communities of faith as we sometimes think. James had noticed a disturbing tendency–leaders were catering to rich folks and doing all they could to make them feel at home. Special seats at worship were reserved for them, while the poor were made to stand in the rear. It…

Daily Devotions

What then is my reward? Just this: that in my proclamation I may make the gospel free of charge, so as not to make full use of my rights in the gospel.” vs. 18 1 Corinthians 9:16-18 Paul was under attack by some opponents for profiting from his work as an apostle. He bristled at the charge and responded in a typical Pauline way. First he says that he has a right to receive compensation–a worker deserves to be paid!…

Daily Devotions: January 24, 2020

January 24, 2020 For full passage click:  1 Corinthians 1:14-18  …  “For Christ did not send me to baptize but to proclaim the gospel, and not with eloquent wisdom, so that the cross of Christ might not be emptied of its power.” vs. 17 The essence of the Gospel is not related to personality or powerful preaching. In fact, one of the greatest threats to the Good News has been the tendency of gifted speakers to claim it as their…