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Bible Q

Is the “prosperity gospel” scriptural?

The quick answer to this question is simply no. The “prosperity gospel”, is the idea that being a good Christian, with good works or fervent prayer will bring back greater material rewards is simply not how God works with mankind, including not how God works with believers.┬áThe idea has been given a new lease of […]

Where is “Abraham’s bosom” located? (the parable of the rich man and Lazarus, Luke 16)

Abraham’s lap “Bosom” is a King James Bible term which meant something akin to ‘lap’ in Shakespeare-era English. Being “in someone’s bosom” is a picture of being embraced by them. An example is found in John 13:23, where the disciple whom Jesus loved is “leaning on Jesus’ bosom” in the KJV. The term “Abraham’s bosom” […]