But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation, into a snare, into many senseless and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction.
– Paul in 1 Timothy 6
Truly, I say to you, only with difficulty will a rich person enter the kingdom of heaven. Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God.
– Jesus in Matthew 19
John Piper explains why he abominates the prosperity gospel.
Benny Hinn provides a case in point on why Piper’s hatred is justified.