Real quotes from real prosperity preachers.
“[M]any are ignorant of the fact that God has already made provision for his children to be wealthy here on earth. When I say wealthy, I mean very, very rich.”
“I believe in formula Christianity, for I became a Christian by following a formula.… Money is… a symbol of God’s great abundance that is available to you. It is a symbol of the truth that you live in an opulent universe.… get ready to see prosperity flowing in your life.”
“My God is a God who wants me to have things. He wants me to bling. He wants me to be the hottest thing on the block. I don’t know what kind of God the rest of y’all are serving, but the God I serve says, ‘Mary, you need to be the hottest thing this year, and I’m gonna make sure you’re doing that’.”
Mary J. Blige
“Do you want a hundredfold return on your money? Give and let God multiply it back to you…Invest heavily in God; the returns are staggering…Every man who invests in the Gospel has a right to expect the staggering return of one hundredfold.”
Kenneth Copeland, Laws of Prosperity, p.67
“As a believer, you have a right to make commands in the name of Jesus. Each time you stand on the Word, you are commanding God”
Kenneth Copeland, Our Covenant with God, Fort Worth, TX: KCP Publications,1987, p. 32.
“[God] made us in the same class of being that he is himself…[you are] as much an incarnation as Jesus of Nazareth.”
Kenneth E. Hagin, “The Virgin Birth” in Word of Faith Magazine (December 1977)
Creflo Dollar: “If horses get together, they produce what?”
Dollar: “If dogs get together, they produce what?”
Dollar: “If cats get together, they produce what?”
Dollar: “So if the Godhead says ‘Let us make man in our image’, and everything produces after its own kind, then they produce what?”
Dollar: “Gods. Little “g” gods. You’re not human. Only human part of you is this flesh you’re wearing.”
Suffer the Children, a Trevor Glass film, 2006; retrieved April 25, 2008.
“God’s prosperity isn’t just financial blessings. It also includes healing, protection, favor, wisdom, success, well-being and every good thing you could possibly need—all the good things Jesus paid for you to have.”
“I am sowing $_____ and believing for a hundredfold return.”
Printed on the “offering” envelopes at Kenneth Copeland’s “church”
“Writing for a penny a word is ridiculous. If a man really wanted to make a million dollars, the best way would be to start his own religion.”
—L. Ron Hubbard (Founder of Scientology)