Why Not Prosperity?
March 14, 2018
Why not prosperity?
So why do we have so much difficulty seeing what is so plainly and repeatedly set out? Why do we reflexively try to spiritualize these prosperity scriptures? Why do we resist the plain meaning of them? What makes us want to argue that God couldn’t be interested in such things?
Turns out the problem is the tremendous influence of Greek philosophy on Christianity. The objections to prosperity aren’t about what the Bible says, but about something above the Bible, something more authoritative than the Word of God, something above God himself, something to which even God must submit, Greek philosophy’s notion of what a God should be like.
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