"Scripture teaches that receiving Christ as your personal Savior does not necessarily make you a son
of God, but if you choose to do so, the power and right to do so is present. Just being saved does not make you a son of God, ...only
those who are willing to be led by the Spirit actually realize and manifest the sonship of God"
(T.D. Jakes, "The Harvest", Pages
"The myth of the poor Jesus needs to be destroyed because it's holding people back"
(Kaylois Henry, "Bishop Jakes Is Ready.
Are You?", The Dallas Observer Magazine, June 20-26, 1996, Page 31)
"Jakes, who drives a Mercedes, has moved with his wife and their
five children to a luxurious seven - bedroom home with swimming pool in the White Rock Lake area of Dallas. He said the home cost
more than $1 million. 'I do think we need some Christians who are in first class as well as coach,' Jakes said." (The Fort Star Telegram)
the teachers in Jesus' day listened to Him as a child, it boosted His self-esteem."
(T.D. Jakes, "Loose That Man", Page 3)