Before reading this article, it is worth familiarizing yourself with William Branham’s influence on the Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship International.
This is because Branham played a central role in developing the theology of the New Order of the Latter Rain (NOLR) cult. One of William Branham’s close friends and disciples was Oral Roberts. In her book ‘Blessed: A History of the American Prosperity Gospel’, Kate Bowler talks about how Oral Roberts in 1947 started pushing what is commonly known as the prosperity gospel. Bowler records how Roberts taught how Christians are to prosper by twisting 3 John 2.
Oral Roberts’ theological twist on 3 John 2 is a result of Franklin Hall and William Branham’s false signs and wonders ‘Gospel of the Kingdom’. Read below how the NOLR gospel evolved through Oral Roberts into developing the Prosperity Gospel:
“Robert’s miraculous youthful recoveries from tuberculosis…
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