The Snare of the Prosperity Gospel: A Seductive and Dangerous Emotional Trap

“The prosperity gospel taps into our fears and vulnerabilities. For those experiencing illness or financial hardship, the idea that faith in God can lead to healing and wealth is a powerful message. It’s easy to see why so many people find hope and solace in this doctrine.”

(The Dissenter) The prosperity gospel is like a shimmering mirage in the desert of life, enticing the weary traveler with promises of a lush oasis just within reach. As they approach, hope fills their heart, only to find that the closer they get, the further the illusion recedes, leaving them parched and disillusioned, realizing they’ve been chasing a fantasy.

A charismatic preacher, a huge congregation, and a message that promises wealth, health, and success. This is the prosperity gospel, and it has taken the world by storm. It’s alluring, captivating, and incredibly hazardous. In this article, we’ll explore the snare of the prosperity gospel, its seductive nature, and why it’s so emotionally risky for the common believer. View article →


Research: Word of Faith/Prosperity Gospel

CRN’s homepage contains a list of professing Christians to keep an eye on. Scroll down to WARNING. The list contains those to mark and avoid (Rom 16:17-18) such as Steven Furtick


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