God is Not a PEZ Dispenser!

By Patrick Hawthorne

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I am all about living a life of Faith in Christ Jesus. As such, I am a firm believer that God desires to bless His Church.  Furthermore, I believe that God is still in the healing business and that He will meet our needs according to His riches in Glory by  Christ Jesus.

“Uh-oh, Gertrude… It’s one of them Word of Faith people that Geraldine warned us about.  Be careful!  I hear tell they’s contagious.”

Before you tune me out, read on.  The remainder of what I share might just surprise you.

I’ve written about what I am for.  Now, I will write about a few things I am against. I am very much against many of the prosperity messages that make it seem as if God were nothing more than a cosmic PEZ dispenser. I am against the belief that we Christian’s – blessed by God to live in this great United States – have our act together and that the rest of the world needs to have faith, just like us, so they too will be blessed.  I am against the attitude that any type of suffering on the part of a Christian is a sign of weakness and not strength.

Funny thing though, it seems I’m not the only one who thinks this way.  Every now and then, there comes along a post from another person that captures my thoughts.  Pretty scary, huh?  Anyways, head over to  Born Again This Way: Cruciformed so you can read an eye opening message that hits home on so many levels.  As always, be blessed.

 

 

 

 

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One comment on “God is Not a PEZ Dispenser!
  1. SLIMJIM says:

    You know Patrick over the years of reading your blog I like how you’re biblically nuanced concerning the Bible’s teaching on wealth. That and your humor =)

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