Is the Prosperity Gospel Really Good News?
The gospel of material wealth, the idea that Jesus wants you to be rich in this world, has taken hold in many places. But is this the Gospel of Jesus Christ? Norbertine Father Sebastian Walshe helps us examine the true meaning or the prosperity gospel.
- 15:34 - What is the Catholic teaching on building collections of things, such as coins, toys and minerals?
- 22:05 - I was at a Protestant talk where the leader shared his theology of faith and works. He stated God will only save us through faith, but that works also have a part. One of the suggested works was to contribute monetarily that day, so that we might have monetary treasure in Heaven. Have you ever heard of this type of theology?
- 36:30 - I would argue it is very expensive to be a Catholic in America, especially if you want your children to have a Catholic education. I’m a huge believer in NFP but would argue that you need to make a decent income if you want to be open to life. How do we rectify these ideas and live as a realistic Catholic?