Daily Archives: April 19, 2010

Prosperity Gospel (TBN – Trinity Broadcasting Network)

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Most of you guys know I am extremely against this prosperity Gospel that seems to have taken over the body of Christ. Many of my post have been teachings from the bible that clearly opposes it. I actually was one of those who followed the prosperity gospel and thought it was God’s will. Paying my tithes to receive more money and “blessings”, believing highly elevated ministers when they told me God wants me to be rich financially. I jumped for joy at this idea and went around teaching people about this “blessing” these men have spoken into my life. Then 2008 comes and I finally pick up the bible for myself to read what JESUS said and WOW and BEHOLD it was completely against what I was teaching. I had so much repenting to do, so many people I brought to Christ based on this money ministry. Many people told me not to worry about it because it does not matter how you lead people to Christ, as long as they have been lead to Christ.

Gal 1:6-7 I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting the one who called you by the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel— which is really no gospel at all. Evidently some people are throwing you into confusion and are trying to pervert the gospel of Christ.

So did I really lead these people to Christ? With a false gospel, did I really lead them to Christ? I lead them to a Christ that says money is great and he wants us to have as much as we can with the right mindset. I lead them to a Christ that says you can have what your sinful nature wants with God.

Luke 16:13 “No servant can serve two masters. Either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and Money.”

Another man who had to come to this realization through the word of God. Jim Bakker one of the founding fathers of the Trinity Broadcasting Network. He came into a bit of trouble and was sent to prison where he only could study God’s word everyday. Being with God alone is when you have no choice but to hear what he is saying… even if it’s a rebuke which it is much of the time. When Mr. Bakker got out of prison he soon after released a book called “I WAS WRONG”. Thats humility to admit you were wrong. I also had to do this, I contacted quite a few friends to let them know I was wrong when I found out Jesus’s teachings. Well let me let him tell it.