The Poverty Gospel, The Pope, and Materialistic things

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Today I want to discuss what the pope said. This is basically a summarization of the article which I will enclose. I won’t just summari summarizze I will talk about a subject that is not talked about alot nowadays.

The subject that I am going to discuss is the poverty gospel. Alot of preachers nowadays are preaching the poverty gospel. Jesus died on the cross for our sins and he died for our poverty. People love to say , “Well Jesus was poor.”

While Jesus was on earth he lived a very simple lifestyle indeed. Satan tried to get Jesus to bow down to him to get everything. Satan didn’t know that when Jesus died on the cross everything became his. (  God still has everything as well.

Jesus didn’t die on the cross so we as his children could live a barely get by life. We are the light of the world and we as Christians are his children which means that he wouldn’t let us live an ordinary lifestyle.

He does tell us to be wise though and not to spend our money in unwise ways. Gambling counts as well.

The Pope recently said that materialistic things aren’t the road to happiness and I agree.  What I don’t agree with is when he tells people not to get certain things.

http://news.yahoo.com/jesus-drive-pope-tells-priests-buy-humble-cars-183903106.html

If someone works for their car and they are still humble and not stuck up why shouldn’t they be able to have that cat ?? I’m not trying to be disrespectful to the pope or anything but I just don’t agree with that philosophy. Sometimes people do say things and they don’t sound the way that intended but when you’re the pope you have to be EXTREMELY careful.

Luke 12:15 says :

And he said to them, “Take care, and be on your guard against all covetousness, for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.”

That says it all right their in that bible verse.

Ephesians 4:28

Let the thief no longer steal, but rather let him labor, doing honest work with his own hands, so that he may have something to share with anyone in need.

That bible verse right their goes off topic but it matches my view on politics. If you are able to work why would you rely on someone else’s money when you can go out on you’re own and make your cash.

The fact is the poverty gospel is being preached and it shouldn’t be preached.

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