Article by Bud Press
My dear brother in the Lord Bud Press sent this to me. Articles by Benny Hinn anymore to shock me but its good to be reminded of what Benny represents and what his track record is.
False prophets do have a ministry.
They separate true believers from the false and unsaved who merely wear a Christian T shirt.
Here is Buds article
An Open Letter to the People of Trinidad
and Tobago concerning Benny Hinn
Christian Research Service is just one discernment ministry among many ministries worldwide that has spent years conducting extensive research on Benny Hinn, and informing the body of Christ about Hinn's false teachings, false prophecies, false healings, and lavish lifestyle.
Since the early 1990's, Benny Hinn's ministry has been under constant criticism--specifically from cult evangelists, apologists, theologians, pastors, and even former members of his churches--for what he has done, said, and taught during his TV telecasts and crusades.
Every year the suffering and dying flock to Benny Hinn's healing crusades, with a hope and a prayer that This will be their day for a healing. But sadly, they leave the same way they came in--suffering and dying. Precious, innocent children, whose bodies have been contorted, wilted, misshapened, and tortured by Multiple Sclerosis and Spina Bifida, leave Hinn's crusades the same way they came in--in wheelchairs.
Furthermore, those confined to wheelchairs are always placed in the rear of the crusade building, away from the main audience, and away from Benny Hinn and the stage where he conducts his so called "miracles."
It stands to reason, if Benny Hinn had the true Biblical gift of healing, as outlined in 1 Corinthians chapter 12, he would immediately go to the hospitals and emergency rooms here in America and in every country he visits. But he doesn't, because Benny Hinn does not have the Biblical gift of healing.
God does not work miracles through Benny Hinn.
If the mere thought of this doesn't bring you to tears, then your heart has been hardened, possibly to the point of no return.
As Christians, God commands us to put Benny Hinn's teachings, prophecies, and crusades to the Biblical test (1 Thessalonians 5:21; 1 John 4:1). If we fail to do so, we open our hearts to deception.
In the past, Benny Hinn has claimed to be a "god" and a "messiah," and has also claimed to have regular visitations from angels, dead people, and Jesus Christ. He has even placed curses on adults (and their children), for those who disagree with him and expose his false teachings publicly.
On December 31, 1989, Benny Hinn delivered a series of prophecies for the 1990's, and claimed they came from God, the Lord, and the Holy Spirit. While delivering these prophecies, he said that:
-- God would destroy the homosexual community with fire by 1994 or no later than 1995.
-- a destructive earthquake will hit the east coast of the United States in the 1990's.
-- Cuban Communist dictator, Fidel Castro, will die in the 1990's.
-- a world dictator, who is a perfect incarnation of Satan, will rule the world.
-- Jesus will be seen in the 1990's.
Obviously, not one of these prophecies came true. Therefore, according to the Bible, Benny Hinn is a false prophet and should be avoided (Deuteronomy chapters 13 and 18; Matthew chapter 24).
Benny Hinn does not submit himself to the authority of Scripture, nor does he follow the real Jesus Christ or Holy Spirit. Benny Hinn preaches a counterfeit "gospel," and follows a counterfeit "Jesus" and counterfeit "spirit," which the apostle Paul warned about in 2 Corinthians 11:3-4 and Galatians 1:6-9.
'Put Benny Hinn to the Biblical test. If
he fails, put him back on the plane!'
Once Hinn's plane lands in Trinidad & Tobago, Christian Research Service suggests that the Trinidadian officials immediately drive him and his entourage to the nearest hospital to visit the sick and dying. If Hinn has the true, New Testament gift of healing (as outlined in 1 Corinthians chapter 12), then the bedridden and lame will walk; the diseased will be healed; the weak will be made strong; amputees will instantly grow new arms and legs; children confined to wheelchairs with twisted bodies will be made whole; the suffering will find peace; the incurable will be miraculously cured; broken bodies will be mended; the blind will see; the deaf will hear; the dead will be raised to life.
But if he fails the Biblical test, put him back on the plane!
Benny Hinn's teachings and healing crusades are dangerous to the spiritual and physical welfare of believers worldwide. If you truly love Jesus Christ, then stand stong in His word, deny yourself, take up your cross, and follow Him (Luke 9:23).
Jesus said: Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves (Matthew 7:15).
We truly love the people of Trinidad and Tobago, and pray that you will strongly consider this letter when Benny Hinn visits your country.
Sincerely in Christ,
Bud Press, Director
Christian Research Service
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