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|Format: PDF Download|
Vendor: Christianity Today
|Publication Date: 2009|
Series: Current Issues Bible Studies
Yes, God wants to bless us, but not always in the ways we expect.
In the prosperity gospel, health, success, and ever-soaring profits in business are coveted, cherished, and publicly flaunted as signs of God s favor. In this new type of Christianity, success and wealth are the only genuine marks of faith. But what does the Bible have to say about this?
Table of Contents
SCRIPTURE: Genesis 13:2; 14:14 15:6; Job 42:10 17; Psalm 73;
Philippians 4:10 13
Identify the Current Issue
Discover the Eternal Principles
--Teaching point one: God is our shield and our very great reward.
--Teaching point two:One sign of God s care for his people is his material
provision for their needs.
--Teaching point three: We cannot assume that our personal circumstances correlate to our relationship with God.
--Teaching point four: We can be content whether we have a lot or a little, because the Lord loves us either way.
Apply Your Findings
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