The Prosperity Gospel teaching that an authentic religious belief and behaviour in a person will result in their material prosperity. That is, the doctrine holds that material prosperity, particularly financial prosperity and success in business and personal life, is to be expected as external evidence of God’s favor.

2 thoughts on “John Piper on the Prosperity Gospel

  1. I love this Piper’s message here! Do you know if this is something he said recently? I ask bc I am only in the past few weeks seeing it in the bolgosphere…

    You may also be interested in Justin Peters ministry. see: and be sure to watch “demo.”

    Its on this same topic, but a little expanded… Justin spoke at my church and comes highly recommended by my pastor, Dr. John MacArthur.

    God bless you!

    PS: I also loved your article on “time.” Amen and amen!

  2. Good article. Sometimes people forget that they should be responsible for what they get in life. Prosperity is a style of life. So people never should forget to work hard and be socially responsible. Warm regards,
    By Jose Emilio Polo Madero

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