The prosperity gospel teaches that God has promised his people financial and other forms of prosperity in this life, if only God’s people will take the necessary steps to claim this prosperity. This teaching is false, and the article looks at one of the false teachers advancing this teaching: Creflo Dollar.
The prosperity gospel is one of the deadliest teachings in the world today. After defining it as God’s plan for you to live your best life now, this article gives three areas where it twists Scripture and three ways of countering this twisting of Scripture.
This article shows that prosperity gospel has twisted God's word, and is actually not gospel at all since it promises what God did not promise. Working from Romans 5:3-5, the author shows that the true gospel message is suffering now and glory later. This was the pattern of Christ's life and this is the pattern of His followers, because through suffering God's works out in us the character which He desires.