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Piper on the Prosperity Gospel

I’m a huge John Piper fan. In fact I finished his “What Jesus Demands from the World” this past Wednesday – what a wonderful reflection on the words of Jesus in the Gospels. Piper’s passion for Christ is inescapable and God uses his words, more times than not, as a salve for my soul…and at times a scalpel.

Also, in our nation where most think of one church (I’ll let you guess…it’s not hard) when Houston is mentioned, let it be known that most of us haven’t swallowed the “Health & Wealth” Kool-Aid and have warned our flocks of this damning teaching. So while these words stand on their own, you could put my name (and a countless number of H-Town pastors) right there with Piper’s.

(HT: Keystrokes of a Worship Pastor)

Yancey Arrington
Dr. Yancey C. Arrington is an eighth generation Texan, Acts 29 Network and Houston Church Planting Network fan, and Teaching Pastor at Clear Creek Community Church in the Bay Area of Houston. He is also author of Preaching That Moves People and TAP: Defeating the Sins That Defeat You, and periodically writes for Acts 29 and The Gospel Coalition.

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