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A Wolf Calling a Pit Bull Canine!


Phil, at Theology Today, put up this post. I am reminded of him predicting that Jesus Himself would be appearing on the platform with him, that by a certain year all homosexuals would be destroyed with fire, and that the dead would be raised by placing them in front of televisions on which he was preaching.

In response to criticisms, he said the following: (watch the video)

(It was right after this clip ended that Hinn said that he wished God would give him a “Holy Ghost machine gun” with which to shoot ’em all down. Hence the picture on Phil’s site…)

This dude, the PRIMARY source of skulduggery on Reverend television (I won’t call it “Christian”), has the raisins to say of Todd Bentley and others, that “signs and wonders do not prove what is being preached is truth.” !!! He is the ringleader of a fake circus of false healings and slayings in the Spirit,

and he is telling his entranced followers to watch for false moves of God, calling those who fall for this stuff, “simple-minded!” Wow. Can’t believe it!  What follows is part two of a six-part YouTube clip that I found at the aforementioned Theology Today. The hypocrisy and gangster-, pimp-type boldness just floored me…

Fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and whether you translate that “fear” to be supreme reverence or outright dread, Benny Hinn — on the strength of his own actions — has neither version!

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December 3, 2008 - Posted by | Benny Hinn, Charlatans, Christ, Christianity, Faith Healer, False Prophets, False Teachers, God, Hypocrisy, Pulpit Pimps, Rant, Religion, Televangelists, Todd Bentley, Word of Faith

18 Comments »

  1. Hey Derrick!!!

    FIRST VIDEO: Hmmmm, I wonder why Benny Hinn couldn’t find that verse……….

    SECOND VIDEO: Derrick, I was FLOORED just like you watching this. It was more like watching a…magic show…like one of those scenes from like a witchcraft movie or something. And I feel bad that he’s sharing this poison to other countries of the world.

    THIRD VIDEO: Was he talking about himself when he said signs and wonders produced from a lie and not because of truth? I tried not to laugh when he said “Just because it’s Christian TV, it doesn’t mean that it’s God!” And then he said he thinks that he thinks they’re doing it just to get an offering. He just described (himself and) TBN.

    Your title is so fitting for this post. Seriously…..

    Stuff like this makes me wanna REALLY dig deep into the Word.

    Comment by Erin | December 3, 2008 | Reply

  2. Yeah, Erin. Someone with a recorded history like this have to be COMPLETELY immune to conscience to say the things he has said about (another brazen charlatan) Todd Bentley!

    It is as though Michael Jordan chastised Kobe Bryant’s basketball style, when Kobe is Jordan’s EXACT duplicate!!

    Bentley’s test papers were graded by Benny Hinn!

    Comment by maxdaddy | December 4, 2008 | Reply

  3. Hi,

    Nice work….a case of the pot calling the kettle black I would think!

    Phil

    Comment by Phil Naessens | December 4, 2008 | Reply

  4. Thanks, Phil! And thanks for showing me this. It took me all night to watch all of it. I am just dumbfounded…

    He’s like that dude in that movie, “Memento” that has no short term memory. He must not remember that he teaches the exact same lies — some of which are in these very clips!

    Comment by maxdaddy | December 4, 2008 | Reply

  5. I find it funny that people lie like this, forgetting that what they said was videotaped.

    I wonder if these men think that everyone is…stupid.

    Comment by Erin | December 4, 2008 | Reply

  6. The sad thing is that people truly believe in his ministry and many like this. I know first hand because, I was part of a ministry such as this on a lower scale. People want hope and they will cling to anything that brings hope no matter how fake it is. Lies become truth and the word of the wolf(false prophet-that wants profit) replaces the word of the Lord. This reminds me of animals in the wild, they prey on the weak. These self made false-profits get caught up in it all and we sit back and ignore wrong and turn a blind eye to wickedness. We make them what they are. Their power come from people and not God.

    Comment by Kevin Hyman | December 4, 2008 | Reply

  7. Ole BH was jealous that the new false prophet on the block TB was stealing his thunder…and money. But he didnt say anything while TB was mud diving cause the comparison would have been too easy.

    Hehehe. Now he thinks that nobody can really tell the difference between the false prophet of the west and the false prophet of the east.

    Hehehe. Funny story.

    Comment by gcmwatch | December 5, 2008 | Reply

  8. Is there no kind of professional courtesy among false prophets? Wow …

    One wonders if when Hinn criticizes Bentley, he’s really just criticizing him for not being able to get away with it!

    Comment by wickle | December 6, 2008 | Reply

  9. benny at least whether for right reasons or for false motives has been preaching about Jesus Christ,the Son of God..for that reason as Paul wrote to the philippians..rejoice, not for benny but that perhaps he is helping the gospel of the Kingdom to be preached so that the end can come and Jesus can recieve the justice due to him.He’s made many public mistakes..at least as many as we have made in private? If you feel that these ministries had misled you at one time or another, is it not because we did not listen to Jesus ourselves first, but went to them like a group of fast food addicts..too lazy to cook,so we bought and ate whatever was convenient,until too late, we find ourselves spiritually sick? Mega ministries arise because of our love of fast foods..reading their books ,buying their tapes and going to their crusades is easier than reading the words of Jesus and practicing them for ourselves . Watching them perform on stage is easier than practicing ourselves until the blind are seeing in our churches, the lame are walking and the terminally ill do not have to pray that God send benny Hill, I mean Hind to their city so they can be healed. Kathryn Khulmann inspired me when I was first saved, and I was for a while fellowshipping with the prosperity gospellers, until practicing what they preached nearly ruined me, that’s when the Lord corrected me and led me back to listening to Jesus. Was it their fault? no, it was mine because I continued to indulge in the culture of the western world after I was saved..fast food,sure fired get anointed quick schemes,mega spectacular events, not realising what Jesus was really saying. You see , to go to a BH event to see a sign is easier than becoming a sign yourself..the first only needs you to get into stadium and watch, the other needs you to get into a secret place with the Holy Spirit and listen. Better to make sure you finish preaching and testifying your quota first, before commenting on other’s efforts..let the Lord judge them or reward them, but pray that we ourselves can stand before the Lord on His day knowing we have done our share of the prescribed work. And has any of us been tempted with the success and fame that the rest of the people have been loading on him?? I wonder how many of us can with stand the temptation of fame and success, without becoming something God never intended us to be..not even Solomon could withstand it and He was the wisest of men. As I have always said..planks and splinters..better to Listen to Jesus as Mary did.See all those pastors sititng on stage with him? They might find that if they opened their church building daily for the dispensing of salvation,healing and deliverance themselves, they wouldn’t have sitting on stage trying to look interested.But don’t wait on the pastors..go,heal the sick,drive out demons,raise the dead and preach the gospel,daily where you work,shop and live and see what will happen to your relationship with the Lord.Dr.Ed, manager,Holy Spirit’s Workshop .

    Comment by edmond kwan | December 8, 2008 | Reply

  10. Thanks, Edmond, for your comment.
    However, the first flaw in it is the MAIN one: Your Phillipians reference does not apply to Hinn. He is NOT preaching the real Jesus — and that is Paul’s caveat!

    Hinn preaches a Word of Faith Jesus who, according to their doctrine, did not come to earth as fully God, who is subject to the will of man, and who went to hell to complete the Atonement.

    And as for the Gospel needing to be preached for the end to come… I don’t agree with that at this time. There is a New Testament passage that states that the Gospel had been preached throughout the world. It escapes me now… But I don’t hold to the idea that God is in any way restrained from His Second Coming due to steps that have to be taken by MAN. He will come like a thief in the night. At ANY time.

    You make some good points about why these huge personalities succeed, but the fact that “we” are greedy and such, does not absolve them of what is “their fault.” Woe unto anyone who leads these little ones astray… Sounds like Benny and his cronies are in danger of being fitted with millstones! They preach poison capable of killing souls.

    Comment by maxdaddy | December 10, 2008 | Reply

  11. Oh please, does it matter they were videotaped and caught in their blatant heresy?! No.

    They can always claim the rococo response, “Er, I was misquoted.” And then when they see the tape and how ridiculous they look, “Uh, I was misedited.”

    Thanks for the comic relief, MaxDaddy. I love watching TV. Now, what did I do with my popcorn?!

    Comment by hiscrivener | December 11, 2008 | Reply

  12. maxdaddy…could you find that reference about the gospel being completed in it’s preaching to all nations? I am sure the missionaries risking their lives to reach the unreached people groups would love to know, and come home to an airconditioned cathedral and wait for the Lord return.What I am certain is that it is about to be completed without a doubt. Poor Benny is just an evangelist who got successful, and thought success entittled him to take on offices that he was never meant for..like a prophet,and a teacher.It does not absolve them, but our own weakness means they are not corrected. As I have always said..if every church was healing the sick, raising the dead,etc at every service..no matter the size of their congregation..there would be no christian audience for BH, only heathens as it should be. When BH came to my town, those in wheelchairs couldn’t get in because all the space was taking by those who could walk carrying their bibles.If all the christians that follow him were able to fulfill John 14:12 for themselves, benny would be a most excellent evangelist to the heathens, instead of being an evangelist to the evangelised.You see, we do have to carry one another,even with the other is in sin..for sometimes it is our sins that cause others to bring in more sin. dr.ed, a footstool of Jesus Christ.

    Comment by edmond kwan | December 11, 2008 | Reply

  13. Thanks, Edmond! You made me do what I needed to do — mine the Word!

    One passage is Romans 10:18.

    “10:14 How are they to call on one they have not believed in? And how are they to believe in one they have not heard of? And how are they to hear without someone preaching to them? 10:15 And how are they to preach unless they are sent? As it is written, “How timely is the arrival of those who proclaim the good news.” 10:16 But not all have obeyed the good news, for Isaiah says, “Lord, who has believed our report?” 10:17 Consequently faith comes from what is heard, and what is heard comes through the preached word of Christ.

    10:18 But I ask, have they not heard? Yes, they have: Their voice has gone out to all the earth, and their words to the ends of the world.”

    My point was not to say that missionaries are not needed! It was in response to your point that in order for Jesus to return as per Matthew 24, the Gospel had to be preached all over the world. It is my opinion that that passage was fulfilled.

    Jesus’ statement was part of a direct reponse to a direct question from his disciples about the destruction of the temple and — subsequently — the end of the age (of which there are a number) NOT the end of the WORLD.
    Of course the Gospel needs to be spread. But not for the “gospel of the Kingdom to be preached so that the end can come and Jesus can recieve the justice due to him.”

    That, though, is a side issue.

    I’ll defer to you on what Hinn USED to be. As long as I’VE heard him (which is for years!) he has been on this same “Faith Healer/Prosperity/False signs and wonders/slain-in-the-Spirit/Word of Faith” stuff.

    I don’t happen to think it is our mantle to do what the twelve and the apostles did. They laid the foundation of the Church, and a foundation can only be laid once. As was said in the parable, “they have Moses and the prophets (the Word), if they don’t believe them, they won’t believe if someone returns from the dead (miraculous signs).”

    Bottom line: Dude is dispensing poison and he needs to quit!

    Comment by maxdaddy | December 12, 2008 | Reply

  14. there are a lot worse poison out there then BH’s,there’s a group that’s been at it for 1700 years,and their pastor likes to wear white too..but if they all quit,then how are we going to get the false prophet, so scripture can be fulfilled..no, they still serve a purpose,our job is to make sure we have no planks and splinters in our own eyes that stops us from seeing where Jesus wants us to follow, and for that matter, that it’s really Jesus we are following.I prefer to rub shoulders with those who follow Jesus, than to ride on the coat tails of those who say they are following Jesus and so we should follow them.keep mining those scriptures, especailly the words of Jesus’ .Rather then assume the gospel has been preached,I prefer to make every effort to keep it preached too,and daily say..”come Lord Jesus ,come.” dr.ed.

    Comment by edmond kwan | December 16, 2008 | Reply

  15. It’s late and I gotta get off this computer. I’ll respond to your eschatological presuppositions tomorrow (No. The Catholic church is not the whore of Revelation), but for now answer me this:

    Which “poison” is “worse” — arsenic or strychnine? Which one leaves you deader?

    Comment by maxdaddy | December 17, 2008 | Reply

  16. there are different levels of poison..that’s why all drugs are on the “Poison’s schedule ” according to their toxicity,and we use them to delay death not cure death..but if bh’s preaching causes some to be saved..why complain? Always remember the gospel saves the hearer not the preacher, and bh is an evangelist any way, christians really have no business listening to him, let the pagans listen to him instead..as for his healing crusades, again let christians stay home so there is seats for the pagan sick…christians should not need an evangelist for their healing, that is the responsiblity of their fellow christians.Dr.Ed/

    Comment by edmond kwan | January 20, 2009 | Reply

  17. BH is preaching a “different Jesus.” Ever heard THAT in the Bible? THAT is why to complain.

    Comment by maxdaddy | January 21, 2009 | Reply

  18. A different Jesus has been preached ever since the Council at Jerusalem accepted james the younger’s judgement..a jesus that would have his followers not eat blood,abstain from foods sacrificed to idols and strangled meat..certainly not the Jesus who taught His jewish disciples to eat His flesh and drink His blood so many left Him that day(John6:66) or the Jesus who declared all foods to be clean…yet, men and women every where have been saved not because of the accuracy of what was preached but because of the grace of God, who searches the heart.The denominational church has always preached their ‘jesus’, in all his various forms..I think that’s why God in His wisdom and grace said through Joel, all who call upon the name of the Lord will be saved.Those who knowingly preach a different jesus has only themselves to blame as even the sins of those whom they decieved are remitted to them, why else would James write in His letter to the Jews, warning them that teachers are subject to harsher punishments. And look at their life styles..they have already recieved their reward..imagine them having to face judgemwnt with some poor third world pastor who died of thirst because he gave his last water ot a child.I hated christians because of the history of the church and the ones I met in my life..I even used the name “Jesus” as a curse word, when I was embarassed into saying the sinner’s prayer by an overzealous nigerian doctor, I said it to shut him up, I didn’t mean what I said. but thank God, he meant what he said..for the night I died and was thrown into the abyss after i saw my judgement, a man came and got me out, a man who had nail hole in his feet, who said to me ..”get up. sin no more and follow me”, and i was back in my body.I felt so good I wanted to sing, and as I opened my mouth I sang songs in languages I never learned.So I know he who calls upon the name of the Lord is saved, even if he called in ignorance..bh can’t quit until his master orders him, and we are not to judge another man’s servant. Rather it is up to us to do the real, preach the real..so that his master can tell him to quit because no one is attending his shows.I just mean that, we should not complain about the false when we can’t produce the real ourselves. Yes, it’s upsetting, but it should inspire us all the more to be jealous for our Master, and produce the fruits so that the charlattans are put out of business. As I always say..if every church was causing the blind to see, cancers healed,etc etc..these travelling shows would go out of business. In your history..if the frontier towns had a decent doctor, the snakeoil merchants wouldn’t get a customer.dr.ed.

    Comment by edmond kwan | February 1, 2009 | Reply


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