Apologetics Index

Category: Prosperity Gospel

Prosperity Gospel: Christianity’s ‘cargo cult’

Oral Roberts taught that money and material things donated to his organization were the seeds of prosperity and material blessings from God, and that God promises to multiply in miraculous ways whatever is given--and give many times more back to the donor.

It was a simple, quasi-spiritual get-rich-quick scheme that appealed mainly to poor, disadvantaged, and desperate people, John MacArthur explains.