Because

Posted: December 12, 2013 in Uncategorized
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The theology of blessings alienates people that are struggling. Whether it is health, financial, emotional, relational or any other difficulty beyond our control, this belief excludes us when times are tough. The wake of damage this idea leaves behind is staggering.

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  1. Oh, the damaging things that we can do to people in the name of religious prosperity and preservation…..

  2. GodGirl says:

    Yes. It can make us feel like we’ve done something wrong. I think a theology of suffering is more accurate within the Christian life, with eternal glory to come. The blessing is in Christ’s love – there can be no guarantees of earthly ‘success’.

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