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Bible Verses and Your IncomeGospel of Wealth or Poverty? connects your financial status and your biblical beliefs. The question mark in the title challenges an either/or choice between wealth or poverty based on Bible verses.Wealth and poverty areMoreBible Verses and Your IncomeGospel of Wealth or Poverty? connects your financial status and your biblical beliefs. The question mark in the title challenges an either/or choice between wealth or poverty based on Bible verses.Wealth and poverty are significant themes in the Bible. If you focus on isolated Bible verses, you can claim that God wants you to be poor. You can also claim that God wants you to rich. But neither argument can be justified if you go beyond the verses and read whole stories set in their original social, economic, political, and religious contexts.A Hero and Income InequalityThe inequality scales on the book cover represent the unjust imbalance between wealth and poverty. Significant portions of the Bible focus on economic injustices inflicted by the rich rulers against the poor. This is particularly evident in the New Testament Gospel stories of Jesus about the salvation of oppressed people from the economic injustices of the ruling class.Gospel of Wealth or Poverty? goes beyond an either/or approach to eight specific statements about wealth and poverty in the New Testament gospels to see Jesus as a hero on a heros journey about economic injustice.Eight Misunderstood Bible VersesWhat did Jesus really say in the New Testament Gospel stories about:God and Mammon in the Beatitudes, the Gospel of MatthewBread and debts in the Lords Prayer, the Beatitudes, the Gospels of Matthew and LukeBlessed are the poor in the Beatitudes, the Gospels of Matthew and LukeTaxes to Caesar, the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and LukeThe money changers in the temple, the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and JohnHonoring your father and your mother, in the Gospels of Matthew and MarkThe poor widow, in the Gospels of Mark and LukeThe rich young man, in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and LukeHow to Become a Money HeroHeroism responds to a threat. The New Testament gospels are whole stories about a hero who confronted income inequality at its source of power. They are not constraining rulebooks but liberating stories. Dont let misunderstood Bible verses about what Jesus said about money keep you struggling with guilt and fear about money. Get your copy of Gospel of Wealth or Poverty? now to find out how you can become your own money hero.