Category Archives: Friends Theology

Does God intend Christians to be healthy and wealthy?

Does God intend Christians to be healthy and wealthy? Is the prosperity gospel on target? I say no. Here’s an explanation. The argument I most often hear for the prosperity gospel is that God loves his people and knows how … Continue reading

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Early Quaker Charles Marshall on Christians

Recently Arthur Roberts recommended to the Friends Theology email list a quote from a prayer by Charles Marshall, given at the close of a meeting in Grace-Church Street on March 11, 1693. The prayer is found in the Quaker Homiletics … Continue reading

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What about baptism and communion?

Being from the Friends tradition, and staying with it (which is not true of all Evangelical Friends), we’re often asked about our practice of baptism and communion. These days not too many Christians are aware of church history at all, … Continue reading

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