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Are the word of faith/prosperity doctrines biblical? [closed]

From my understanding and study, here are some of their main teachings: God wants us to be prosperous in this life (health, wealth, relationships etc) If we don't receive we don't have enough faith (...
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What did Jesus mean by “mustard seed of faith”? [closed]

What did Jesus mean when he talked about a mustard seed of faith?
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What is the difference between Eastern Orthodox doctrine of deification and the “little g” god doctrine of the Word of Faith movement?

I noticed that the Word of Faith movement is under a lot of fire for the "little g" god doctrine, but it appears to me that it is almost, if not exactly, the same as the deification/divinization ...
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What O.T passages do premillenialists believe to be about the Millennial Kingdom?

What passages do premilleialists, that is, those who believe the "1000 year reign of Christ to be a literal event to occur only after the second coming of Christ, find in the Old testament that they ...
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Is Orthodoxy more important than Orthopraxy? [closed]

Orthopraxy is the application of orthodox beliefs in the form of rituals and customs. Approved practices are all orthopraxic. I’ve been told (and I can’t unsee it now) that most Protestant groups ...
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What is the Word of Faith teaching on “little gods”

Rather than assuming Wikipedia is accurate, I thought I'd as for a better sourced answer to the question. Wikipedia's article on the Word of Faith movement lists various controversies regarding Word ...
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Which denominations follow prosperity theology?

In the comments of an answer to another question, the topic of prosperity theology was raised, and someone stated that a large portion of Christianity is in some way supportive of prosperity theology. ...