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Episode 49: We discuss the Prosperity Gospel. Prosperity theology (sometimes referred to as the prosperity gospel, the health and wealth gospel, or the gospel of success) is a religious belief among some Christians, who hold that financial blessing and physical well-being are always the will of God for them, and that faith, positive speech, and donations to religious causes will increase one's material wealth. Prosperity theology views the Bible as a contract between God and humans: if humans have faith in God, he will deliver security and prosperity. Do you subscribe to this view of faith? What, if anything, makes you uneasy about it? Would Jesus recognize this version of faith?
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