via EEWMagazine- Shannon Howard

Award-winning gospel musician Kirk Franklin is speaking out against a Louisiana-based prosperity preacher who says Jesus told him to buy his fourth private jet.

Jesse Duplantis of Jesse Duplantis Ministries is making worldwide headlines for a video of him claiming the son of God wants him to have the new Dassault Falcon 7X, which costs approximately $54 million.

Franklin, 48, posted a heartfelt plea on Instagram for Christians to take a stand against what he views as injustice rooted in greed. “I’m posting this because now that we see popular culture stand up to the injustices in mainstream society, I believe the church should do the same for its own as well,” he wrote. “We should take the lead when there is an abuse of power that affects our message to the masses. Our silence can be as loud as the bigotry and racism we see in the public square.”

In a video recently published on his website, Duplantis said he had a one-on-one conversation with the Savior in which he heard “one of the greatest statements the Lord ever told me.”

What did God say according to the televangelist? Here’s what: “Jesse do you want to come up where I’m at? I want you to bleed me for a Falcon 7X.”

“Bleed” apparently means request financial donations for this major purchase from Jesus’ followers.

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