Today, we shall continue our examination of the New Testament teaching on Wealth and Poverty. Having given the background to Jesus’ teaching on Wealth and Poverty in the previous post, we shall now look at the specific teachings of Jesus on wealth and poverty. I am of the opinion that any attempt to down play His teachings on this important topic will leading us to the danger zone. This is the zone of those who misinterpret the Scriptures as a result of their ignorance and for selfish reasons. What is true wealth and should a christian use his wealth? Let us begin to learn from the Lord some of the Christian values that makes on rich beyond material possessions. Thoses values are indeed what makes a man truely wealthy.
INTRODUCTION In continuation of my examination of Health and Wealth Gospel in Nigeria, we shall from this week evaluate the biblical concept of wealth and poverty from the New Testament perspective. In which case, what does the New Testament has to say on the subject of poverty and wealth? In my last post, I discussed briefly what the Old Testament has to say on the same subject. However, since … Continue reading Evaluation in the Biblical Concept of Wealth and Poverty (Part 2)
INTRODUCTION The promises of material blessings of Yahweh were contingent on complete loyalty and obedience on the part of Israel. Unfortunately today, the eager audience is fed with the great promises of God’s abundant blessings, almost to the total neglect of the conditions under which those blessings will flow. We shall therefore begin with a brief examination of the teachings of the Old Testament1 on … Continue reading Evaluation In the Biblical Concept Of Wealth and Poverty (Part 1)