Fal$e Teacher$ – NEW SONG by Shai Linne

John Piper Praises Rapper of Controversial ‘Fal$E Teacher$’ Song

Retired pastor John Piper of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minn., had high praises for Christian rapper Shai Linne for his defense of his new song “Fal$E Teacher$” in which he gives a withering criticism of the “prosperity gospel” and an explicit list of some of its more popular preachers like Joel Osteen, T.D. Jakes and Benny Hinn.

“Fal$E Teacher$” is a song on Linne’s upcoming album titled, Lyrical Theology Part I.

“My, my, Shai, this is good. Seven-minute video on why Shai Linne wrote and raps ‘FAL$E TEACHER$’,” tweeted Piper along with a link to Linne’s video where he discusses the motivation behind the song.

In the video Linne explained that he was inspired to tackle the “prosperity gospel” in the song after receiving mail from some of his fans in Africa discussing the wave of prosperity preachers on the continent whose actions have been hurting desperately poor people.

False Teachers by Shai Linne NEW SONG + Lyrics – Fal$e Teacher$

“[The prosperity gospel has] been embraced,” he further explained in an interview with WADE-O RADIO. “You have these rallies where literally over 100,000 people will come to hear these guys talk about prosperity. The people who are coming are impoverished like crazy and they’re buying into it thinking that this false theology is going to be their way out of poverty. They figure, ‘Hey, it must work because it’s working for these guys in America.'”

Noted social justice advocate and progressive evangelical Jim Wallis also ripped into the “prosperity gospel” last Friday when James Arinaitwe, a Yale University global health fellow from Uganda, highlighted the same issue during a discussion about Wallis’ new book promoting the concept of the common good.

“…Christians in the evangelical movement preach love your neighbors as you love yourself but then the pastor is driving a BMW, a Benz and is living by the sea in a mansion while the congregation is living without healthcare or food. This is what I see in Uganda when I go home, so where did we lose that peace?” Arinaitwe asked Wallis in his comments.

“The prosperity gospel that you are talking about, let me be as clear as I can be. The prosperity gospel is a heresy. It’s a heresy. It’s not found in the Gospels. It’s only found in affluent countries or among the elites of churches tied to affluent countries,” said Wallis.

The complete list of prosperity preachers tagged in Linne’s song include: Joel Osteen, Creflo Dollar, Benny Hinn, T.D. Jakes, Joyce Meyer, Paula White, Fred Price, Kenneth Copeland, Robert Tilton, Eddie Long, Juanita Bynum and Paul Crouch.

“Don’t be deceived by this funny biz, if you come to Jesus for money, then he’s not your God, money is! Jesus is not a means to an end, the Gospel is He came to redeem us from sin, and that is the message forever I yell! If you’re living your best life now you’re heading for hell!” raps Linne in “Fal$E Teacher$.”

“Turn off TBN that channel is overrated. The pastors speak bogus statements, financially motivated. It’s kind of like a pyramid scheme. Visualize heretics Christianizing the American dream. It’s foul and deceitful, they’re lying to people, teaching that camels squeeze through the eye of a needle!” he further notes in the song.

shai linne talks about his song “Fal$e Teacher$

He ends it dramatically with a reading from 2 Peter 2: 1-3 which says:

But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction. And many shall follow their pernicious ways; by reason of whom the way of truth shall be evil spoken of. And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not, and their damnation slumbereth not.

The complete list of prosperity preachers tagged in Linne’s song include:

Joel Osteen,

Creflo Dollar,

Benny Hinn,

T.D. Jakes,

Joyce Meyer,

Paula White,

Fred Price,

Kenneth Copeland,

Robert Tilton,

Eddie Long,

Juanita Bynum,

Paul Crouch.

Fal$E Teacher$’ Song

One two one two, Yo!
Special dedication to my brothers and sisters on the great continent of Africa
To Saints in Malawi, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Zimbabwe.
Don’t be deceived by what America is sending y’all man, yeh?

Let me begin, while there is still ink left in my pen,
I am set to contend for Truth you can bet will offend,
Deception within the church man, who’s letting them in?
We talked about this years ago, let’s address it again. (Yeh)
And I ain’t really trying to start beef, but some who claim to be part of his sheep got some sharp teeth.(they’re wolves)

You cast at me when you criticize them when you criticize them, but Jesus told us: Matthew 7:16, we can recognize them!
And God forbid that for the love of some fans, I keep quiet and watch them die with their blood on my hands!
(so…)There’s nothing left for me to do except to speak to you in the spirit of Jude 3 and 2 Peter 2
And I know that some would label me a Pharisee, because today the only heresy is saying that there’s heresy:
“How dare they be specific and drop some clarity on the popularity of the gospel of Prosperity”

Turn off TBN that channel is overrated. The Pastor’s speak bogus statements, financially motivated. It’s kind of like a pyramid scheme. Visualize Heretics christianizing the American dream.
It’s foul and deceitful, they’re lying to people, teaching that camels squeeze through the eye of a needle!
Ungodly and wicked, ask yourself how can they not be convicted treating Jesus like a lottery ticket.
And you’re thinking they’re not the dangerous type because some of their statements are right,
they’re only proof that Satan comes as an angel of light.
This teaching can’t be believed without a cost, the lie is you can achieve a crown without a cross
And I hear it all the time when they speak on the block
Even unbelievers are shocked how they’re fleecing the flock
It should be obvious then, yet I’ll explain why it’s Sin, peep the Bible it’s in 1 Timothy 6:9-10
It talks about how the desire for riches has left many souls on fire and stitches mired in ditches
Tell me, who would teach you to pursue as a goal the very thing that the Bible said will ruin your soul! (huh?)

Yet they’re encouraging the love of money,
to make it worse, they’ve exported this garbage into other countries!
My heart breaks even now as I am rhyming. Do you wanna know what all false teachers have in common?(what?)
It’s called self(ism) the fastest growing religion; they just dress it up and call it “Christian”.
Don’t be deceived by this funny biz, if you come to Jesus for money, then he’s not your God, money is!

Jesus is not a means to an end, the Gospel is He came to redeem us from sin, and that is the message forever I’ll yell!
If you’re living your best life now you’re heading for hell!

(Talk to them)
Joel Osteen – false teacher!
(Let them know)
Creflo Dollar is a false teacher!
(Who else? Who else?)
Benny Hinn is a false teacher!
I know they’re popular but don’t let them deceive ya!
(Talk to them)
TD Jakes is a false teacher!
(Tell the Truth)
Joyce Meyer is a false teacher!
(Let them know)
Paula White is a false teacher!
Use your discernment, let the Bible lead ya!
(Keep going)
Fred Price is a false teacher!
(Tell the Truth)
Kenneth Copland is a false teacher!
(Who else? Who else?)
Robert Tilton is a false teacher!
I know they’re popular but don’t let them deceive ya!
(Talk to them)
Eddie Long is a false teacher!
(Let them know)
Juanita Bynum is a false teacher!
(Who else? Who else?)
Paul Crouch is a false teacher!
Use your discernment, let the Bible lead ya!

“But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction. And many will follow their sensuality, and because of them the way of truth will be blasphemed. And in their greed they will exploit you with false words. Their condemnation from long ago is not idle, and their destruction is not asleep.” 2 Peter 2:1-3

Rapper Shai Linne Refutes Paula White Ministries’

Response to ‘Fal$e Teacher$’

In a detailed open letter on Wednesday, controversial rapper Shai Linne refuted a response from Brad Knight, manager and son of popular televangelist Paula White, which chided him for tagging his mother as a prosperity preacher in the lyrics of his song “Fal$e Teacher$.”

In a long letter published by Wade-O Radio, Linne first commends Knight for defending his mother and praises his commitment to his faith in God, but quickly tells him that the response he wrote on behalf of Paula White Ministries did not address the concerns he raised about the “prosperity gospel” in “Fal$e Teacher$.”

“My song was not about you, your financial status, the genuineness of your faith, your mother’s prayers for you or the good things that Paula White Ministries does. The song was about the false doctrine that Paula White and others have publicly taught for many years and continue to teach,” wrote Linne in his letter.

He then responds with scholarly detail, pointing to video and other evidence as sufficient for Ms. White’s listing in “Fal$e Teacher$.” He pointed to her “false view of atonement,” her “false ‘sow a seed’ teaching” and her “falsely claiming to speak for God.”

“As I’m sure you know, Brad, God takes speaking in His name very seriously. To say that God said something that He didn’t say is to lie on God. God takes this sin so seriously that in the Old Testament, the person found guilty of this was to be executed,” said Linne in his discussion of White’s claim to speak for God.

“As sincere as Paula White may be, she is extremely reckless in the many false things that she says God told her to tell her listeners. The videos I provided are enough. Just go back and listen to how often she says God is saying something that He could not possibly be saying to everyone listening to her at the time. ‘You are not going to die of sickness’ is just one of many examples I could give. Sadly, her teaching is characterized by this falsehood. She and the other people I mentioned in the song do this all the time,” wrote Linne.

In his now popularly received critique of the “prosperity gospel,” which has drawn praise from high profile pastors and theologians like John Piper, Linne lists several popular televangelists as “Fal$e Teacher$.” They include: Joel Osteen, Creflo Dollar, Benny Hinn, T.D. Jakes, Joyce Meyer, Fred Price, Kenneth Copeland, Robert Tilton, Eddie Long, Juanita Bynum and Paul Crouch.

Linne explained in an earlier report that he was inspired to write the song after he received emails from his fans in Africa who alerted him to the devastation proponents of the “prosperity gospel” were causing among the poor in several African countries.