african life issues

GOD’S WILL AND POVERTY IN CHRISTIAN LIFE

Is having wealth wrong? Is being poor against God’s will? Can I be rich and still serve God? Does God bless his servants with riches, or is this Satan’s doing?
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           Probably some of you have heard a pastor/bishop/priest teach about prosperity and riches. Whether on TV or under the roof of a well-lit church, our ears have come across this message. Aside from our charismatic leaders preaching on wealth, Jesus too had something to say about riches. From these teachings, the most fundamental questions arise in a believer’s heart:

  • Is having wealth wrong?
  • Is being poor against God’s will?
  • Can I be rich and still serve God?
  • Does God bless his servants with riches, or is this Satan’s doing?

          As a young Christian myself, I have found myself asking the same questions above. Since the day I began attending church until the time I took keen interest in reading and understanding my Bible, these questions have been answered by the Almighty God gradually over the years.

Below, I have outlined and tackled [to the best of my ability] the list of questions and ideas commonly asked and believed by believers and non-believers alike.

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