Its funny some say Benny =darkness when supporting those who have preached with Benny. There is something demonic locking the mind if we fail to see bad company corrupts. "Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them" It looks like some want to expose obvious darkness but cling to greater darkness for fear that almost everything they have ever been taught is a temple in the making. Jesus said "DESTROY THIS TEMPLE AND I WILL REBUILD IT IN 3 DAYS" May God reveal to you today the sons of perdition, MYSTERY OF LAWLESSNESS. Be set free as The Spirit teaches that a person can taste the powers of the age to come but still fall into the hands of the living God. Be afraid, Only HE is TRUE!
---john_T on 4/27/09|
and thou hast praised the gods of silver, and gold, of brass, iron, wood, and stone, which see not, nor hear, nor know: and the God in whose hand thy breath is, and whose are all thy ways, hast thou not glorified:
Woe unto him that saith to the wood, Awake, to the dumb stone, Arise, it shall teach! Behold, it is laid over with gold and silver, and there is no breath at all in the midst of it.
And the rest of the men which were not killed by these plagues yet repented not of the works of their hands, that they should not worship devils, and idols of gold, and silver, and brass, and stone, and of wood: which neither can see, nor hear, nor walk:
---Trav on 4/20/09|
Thou shalt not worship false idols! Benny Hinn is a false prophet! I have attended Benny Hinn conferences. Do not allow yourself to be deceived, for even the angel of darkness can come as an angel of light! He is one of the money-cometh false prophets! You've been warned. These truths we hold to be self-evident. Shalom.
---David on 4/20/09|
Hey: if Benny didn't sell 'em, someone else would.
What I'd like to know is who's buyin' them. That way I could steer clear of them critters.
Same goes for ol' Wendy, hawkin' her Chronicles of Brothers books... as a "God-approved" (the Father told her it was cool, doncha know?) fictional depiction of the Salvation of Jesus, the Christ of God. Is there some difference between her and Benny?
BTW: GodTV? Ya think Jesus is hangin' out in their control room switchin' camera angles and syncin' up them Benny-commercials with hers? But I'd bet they offered Jesus options with a 1,000-year vesting period--as a perk.
I know where I'm tunin' for the first video feeds of that anti-christ "messiah", though.
---BruceB on 4/20/09|
I dont know much about this worshipping statues bs, I think Benny Hinn is a fake.
I have a little statue of Michael Archangel in my house. I consider it protection if I happen to get my hands on it should someone intrude into my home and my life is threatened. I welcome any protection God offers but if someone is threatening my safety, I'm sorry but "michael" will protect me just fine when I beam him across the room to someone's cranium.
For now, its a great paperweight and a reminder of something that cought my brain growing up as a christian moving out on my own as a young adult kept me so far:
"Who is Like God?"
I pilfered that quote. It's not my own. but it works.
---Nic on 4/12/09|
Glenn please give the the difference between advice judgement and juddging.
---Andy on 4/11/09|
While I don't agree with your reasoning, you said "Glenn, do you dare to put a judgment upon a fellow servant of God?"... "but do not condemn." It's not possible to say this without violating your own reasoning as you both judge and condemn.
A common response to criticism is to use one of the following: 'don't judge' *1, 'don't touch Gods anointed' *2, and 'just let God'... when God is saying you...
*1 Matthew 7:1-5 and Luke 6:41-42 deal with hypocrisy, and censoriousness. 1Corinthians 2:15, 5:3, 11-13, 6:4, 11:31 instruct us to judge. *2 In 1Chronicles 16:22 & Psalms 105:15, touch means to strike, or kill.
p.s. Andy, your writing style is delicate for a man.
---Glenn on 4/10/09|
Benny Hinn is a Palestinian who was raised a Maronite Christian. The Maronite Church is in communion with the Roman Catholic Church. So he is not all bad. God bless.
---JohnnyB on 4/10/09|
Glenn, in what way was i a hypocrite? i did nort understand your thesis here most probably because you lacked time to explain.
---Andy on 4/10/09|
Hilda 3/30/09: I disagree with you, but aren't you hypocritically...
..."putting the mouths on his anointed ones, Its not for you or anyone to say who his anointed ones are."
In 1Chronicles 16:22 & Psalms 105:15, touch means to strike, or kill. I'm not advocating giving him the rebels beating.
p.s. Your deprecatory curses mean nothing to me. 2Kings 1:10, 12, Proverbs 26:2, Romans 13:12, 2Corinthians 6:7, 10:4, Ephesians 6:11-17, 1Thessalonians 5:8.
---Glenn on 4/6/09|
Andy 4/2/09: I disagree with you, but isn't it hypocritical for you to say...
"do you dare to put a 'judgment' upon a fellow servant of God?" "but do not condemn." Also, 'fellow servant' and 'servant of God'?
Acts 5:33-39 concerns a statement made by an unbelieving Gamaliel. In Acts 5:40, they agreed with Gamaliel, beat them, and commanded them to not speak in Jesus' name, and let them go.
See notes addressed to Joyce and to Ellen (Glenn on 3/30/09), and a blog called "Pastor Allowing Church Affair", (Glenn on 3/26/09).
2Kings 1:10, 12, Proverbs 26:2, Romans 13:12, 2Corinthians 6:7, 10:4, Ephesians 6:11-17, 1Thessalonians 5:8.
---Glenn on 4/6/09|
Rev. Daniel, totally agree with you there, however faith is a difficult subject with finances, and many an not put their trust in the Lord financially. most believe they need money to serve God, nevertheless forgetting it is Gods work.lets pray indeed that these big faces on tele, will receive this special grace
---Andy on 4/6/09|
Personally I think way to many big time world wide ministries spend way to much time begging for money and thinking of ways to dupe more money from people.
If their work is truly ordained by God then they dont need statues or gifts to entice you to send money. They would simply do as I do and ask God to fulfill the needs of the ministry and the money would come in through love offerings without the long marathon money raising telethons. And the little statues and gimmicks to entice you out of your money.
---Rev._Daniel on 4/2/09|
Glenn, do you dare to put a judgement upon a fellow servant of God? acts 5:33-39. my advice to you was because my love for you. you do not agree, good: but do ot condemn
---Andy on 4/2/09|
Andy: ...Don't know the heart of Aribert Heim (Dr. Death), Stalin, or the anti-Christ, either. Deuteronomy 10:12, Jeremiah 17:9, Luke 6:43-45.
Joyce: Matthew 7:1-5 / Luke 6:41-42 deal with hypocrisy, and unjust judgment. 1Corinthians 2:15, 5:3, 11-13, 6:4, 11:31 instruct us to judge.
Ellen: God "has shown him ' his errors" through other people. His books, the various audio and video recordings (available on the internet), and first person testimony are not hearsay. Judas Iscariot had one incident. Matthew 18:18-20 means God has bound it in Heaven, to disagree with this is to "sin ourselves in our word, thoughts and deeds"
Galatians 6:18. -Glenn
Idols: 1John 5:21
---Glenn on 3/30/09|
Hilda, I have a few questions to ask you.
Are you against people speaking truth and exposing FALSE TEACHERS FOR WHO THEY REALLY ARE? Titus 1:10-11.
What about those dates (which all have past) when Benny Hinn told people that Christ himself would make a physical appearance with Benny on stage? This goes against what is written in Matthew 24:24-44.
What about Benny Hinn promoting the FALSE TEACHING that God cannot do anything here on earth unless we first give God our permission, because God is illegal here on earth?
---Rob on 3/30/09|
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Everyone needs to be careful of what the say! God gives us warning in 1Chronicles and in Psalm
I have seen results of people putting the mouths on his anointed ones,Its not for you or anyone to say who his anointed ones are.
1 Chronicles 16:22
Saying, Touch not mine anointed, and do my prophets no harm.
Saying, Touch not mine anointed, and do my prophets no harm.
---Hilda on 3/30/09|
Glenn, do you know the heart of Benny Hinn? you must remeber not to judge on appearances. i met him three times, and he is a quite lovable (however a little bit strange) man of God.
---Andy on 3/30/09|
I do not judge the person, but the evidence laying before me and that being their fruit. About a year ago, I travelled some distance with one of my daughters to seek prayer for the other daughter. After much trouble getting to the function Mr. Hinn was speaking at, we spent 2 days listening to him give very short sermons. Please see continue below...
---Joyce on 3/29/09|
Many fine points have been made regarding Benny Hinn and the sale of figurines.
I pray that 1) if we believe he is sinning, in error, that we pray that God would show him of his errors,
2) we make sure we are not making observations based out of hear-say or one or two incidents where we heard him comment/discuss about something, and 3) we contact his organization to get clarification about his beliefs, such as the Trinity, 4) we do not sin ourselves in our word, thoughts and deeds in responding about Benny HInn and his ministries. Thank you. ellen
---elllen on 3/28/09|
This is no more than the latest trinket as a carrot and stick for donors. People who give want something tangible in return. Pie in the sky bye and bye isn't good enough so ministries waste money that could be used for more serious matters buying and hocking "thank you" items.
Prayer cloths, statues, certificates, refridgerator magnets and medallions are all part of the QVC version of the bible.
Actually a bible or authored book is a gift one would consider appropriate. Most of the other stuff is just junk.
---larry on 3/28/09|
Since Benny is an unrepentant, erroneous, and pseudo minister, having been corrected by many congregations according to *1 for violating *2, several respectable congregations have applied *3. Therefore, to continue to support him is an act of rebellion.
James 5:20. Glenn
*1 Leviticus 19:17, Matthew 18:15-20, 1Timothy 5:19-22
*2 Deuteronomy 13:1-3, 1Samuel 8:3, Matthew 5:20, 7:15-23, Romans 2:5-9, Acts 20:29 30, 1Timothy 3:2, 3, 8, 6:5, Titus 1:10-16, 1Peter 5:2, etc.
*3 Matthew 18:17, 1Corinthians 5:5-13, 14:37, 38, 1Timothy 1:20
The fetish is not Jesus as he has a Sol Invictus (pagan sun god) crown, this would be equivalent to painting Moses chewing on a ham bone whilst embracing the Golden Calf.
---Glenn on 3/27/09|
Steveng. i think you actually put idols and idolatry in the opposite context. ARTS WAS ORIGINALLY UNIQUELY FOR RELIGIOUS REASONS, it is afterwards that it became popular to have non religious decorational art in the house (this in history is a verry recent event) . now do not ghet ofended by next question, but are you consequent in what you say? do you have NO IMMAGE whatsoever of anything in your house?
nevertheless, Myself also agree that a man of God should not sell these items for the reason that the weaker ones could ghet confused, still i rather take it up with the servant in question then to critisize him wher he can not defend himself.
---Andy on 3/26/09|
Andy: "Did Benny hinn say they have some Spiritual power? or that you should kneel in front of them. these things are ONLY DECORATIONS..."
God explicitly said "not to make any image of anything" in the sea beneath, on the land, or in the air above (Yes, there are a few verses that also includes the word "graven," but many don't).
Images confuse people. For instance, the image of Jesus. Did he have long hair or short hair? Did he have blue eyes or brown eyes? Was he as handsome as the images of Jesus today portray? Did he walk around with a halo? Or a heart on his chest?
In the beginning, people buy statues for decoration, but tend to start idolizing the statues after awhile.
---Steveng on 3/17/09|
Abraham stopped people from bowing to status, so did Moses & Jesus, yet after their holy departures, we made statues of Jesus and his holy mother and bow too. the cross, we also bow too, just as the jews did when moses mounted to get the commandments they made the calf, and since we bow to all these, why not to some more statues which benny H would introduce?? our weakness is in our religion, lets throw all statues and worship the one Gd that Abraham, Noah, Moses, Jesus, etc ordered us to bow in prayers and worship
---Comforter on 3/17/09|
Did Benny hinn say they have some Spiritual power? or that you should kneel in front of them. these things are ONLY DECORATIONS whoever wants to swing duetero 20.1-6 to me let him be warned, that scripture needs to be read as a whole, and if you believe otherwise then your family photoss on the wall are just as much sin. All i am saying is leave the man alone. through his ministrie thousands are saved and brought in the kingdom of God. if He is right or wrong in certain things Let God be the judge.
---Andy on 8/29/08|
I am not at all suprised with this being something Benny Hinn would do.
Scripture tells us we will know people by their fruits.
Hopefully this will be a wake up call for all those who follow his false teachings.
---Rob on 8/8/08|
Idols are an abomination unto the Lord as it is written in the word of G'd.
I had no idea of this episode by Benny Hinn to create an idol for profit.
Very disappointing to hear this.
---DIANA on 8/8/08|
Maria what do you personally mean by the term 'bow down to'? Bowing down to is usually linked to worshipping. This sounds very much like the breaking of a commandment. I don't know anyone who bows down to an automobile or to their pets etc. I think we have some 'crossed wires' here.
---M.P. on 8/8/08|
Even if you do not worship it, I am uneasy about a statues of the Resurrection of Christ being sold for profit
---alan8869_of_UK on 9/6/07|
Hey, just to give some thought, when the dead guy was thrown into elisha(i think) cave, the dead guy touched his bones and was raised up again, now if that isnt anointing of God still resting over his bones i dunno what is...
Just some thought
---mark on 3/21/07|
Benny Hinn is a false prophet who actually stood over the grave of Amy Carmicke (sp) and said he felt her anointing. Well, you can't get any more demonic than that. Marketing Jesus trinkets would follow in order of anything demonic. "ALL" idolatry is demonic.
---kathr4453 on 3/21/07|
Sorry, I meant Amy McPherson:
He has made statements that quote:
- -- he was going to the graves of Amy Semple McPherson, and Kathrine Kuhlmann to get their spirits so he could have their anointing on him.
- I am a little Messiah, walking on the earth.
(Benny Hinn, Praise a thon on TBN, Nov 6, 1990)
---kathr4453 on 3/21/07|
Also: RE; Benny Hinn,
His teachings on the trinity have no basis in theology. He has stated that God the Father, is really a trinity by Himself, and Jesus and the Holy Spirit are also trinities too. So, there are nine parts to the Godhead.
All of this is serious, yet his aberrant teachings have even a more serious aspect to them.
---kathr4453 on 3/21/07|
His ministry is worldwide, and his TV theatrics and miracle healings mixed with the ministry of falling down. However, his teachings are aberrant and heretical, mixed with New Age and Word of Faith theology.
He uses the phrase, revelation knowledge which is one of the main tenants of the New Age and Gnostic belief system. This phrase, revelation knowledge enables him to contradict sound biblical teachings and the Scriptures by merely saying that God told him.
---kathr4453 on 3/21/07|
I am a Christian and I have a Christian sister by my side. We do not think that there is any harm in this. There are many statues in this life that mankind bows down to. Ex. children, family, spouses, automobiles and houses. Even pets. As long as we don't bow down to let's say, Maria (Virgin Mary) St. Paul or St. Patrick, or any other so called saint, then, we guess it's alright. Amen.
Moderator - It's against the 10 commandments so no it isn't alright to bow before idols.
---Maria on 3/19/07|
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Deuteronomy 28:21-22 "But the prophet, which shall presume to speak a word in my name, which I have not commanded him to speak,..., even that prophet shall die. And if thou say in thine heart, How shall we know the word which the LORD hath not spoken? When a prophet speaketh in the name of the LORD, if the thing follow not, nor come to pass, that is the thing which the LORD hath not spoken, but the prophet hath spoken it presumptuously: thou shalt not be afraid of him."
---Doc on 6/27/06|
Okebaram; Unless you are afraid of reality, look up "Benny Hinn" alone with the word "fraud" Its all over the net, and thats just the start. Vedio/audio of his statements all available all over the net. He has been bust so many many times with his fake healings. It suprises me that anyone with any intelligence takes him for real.
---MikeM on 5/24/06|
Everything you said is almost certainly either false rumors, misquoted or misinterpreted statements, or lies you made up. it is obvious that he wouldn't say any such thing.
---Okebaram on 5/24/06|
Benny Hinn said Castro would be out of power by 1995, and that all the gays in America would be dead by the mid 90's. He also said you should set up your dead relitives in your front room to watch his TV show; I would presume to be raised from the dead as a result? This is all verifible online. Who's Benny Hinns God? Enough said.
---MikeM on 5/24/06|
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All I have to say is that thestautue is not for worship prayer or any thing other than Christian decoration for your house...an antique.
...And that Benny Hinn is a man of God.
---Okebaram on 5/24/06|
It's not the statue that bothers me. Don't think the statue itself will lead people astray. But some people almost seem to worship Benny Hinn. I don't understand it. They never question what the man says, no matter how outlandish and unbiblical. They seem to shrug off the fact that his prophecies fail time after time. I know that most all of his TV audience is Christian. Do they not know the Scripture? What makes them so undiscerning and gullible?
Moderator - We are living in the time of the Great Falling Away or the Apostate Church.
---Donna2277 on 5/15/06|
benny hinn is a fake.look at what he did in nigeria,if he thinks he can come to the west indies and fool the people of trinidad out of there money, hes got another think coming
---kb on 5/14/06|
Exzucuh, I stand in agreement. Amen
---Josef on 5/11/06|
My advice is if you don't want to financially support Benny Hinn, or want one of his statues, don't buy one.
---Jack on 5/10/06|
Father bless benny hinn I forgive him for making mistakes as I also forgive these others for speaking like satan I ask for revival in the catholic church as well as protestant churches, I ask for broken and contrite spirits and repentence for arrogance and self righteousnes in jesus name
---Exzucuh on 4/30/06|
why are my brothers and sisters in here so fast to condemn Hinn? Don't you know whoever condemns the H.Spirit will not be forgiven? I and my catholic and protestant friends own statues of Mary and pics of Jesus but dont worship them. I face the beauty of the little objects and I then forget them and contemplate the higher beauty- worship the infinite invisible God. what does it matter if you have no statue if you talk hatred on your sisters and brothers in Christ. you have no love; don't possess God.
---Elie on 4/30/06|
Things in it's self are not sin, but it's what we do with these things. Making christianity for sale is a sin. Some people are all about the dollar, and nothing else.
I personally believe BH would sell pieces of Christ's robe if he had posession of it.
Hinn is a great speaker, just think of what he could do for God if he would just humble himself?
---wayne on 4/18/06|
Making statues is not idolatry, but artwork; neither are pictures or paintings idolatry, they are art or decorations. God commanded Moses to make cherubims of gold, which are graven images of angels, and he commmanded the tabernacle to be decorated with graven knops and flowers. Idolatry is the worship and consulting or praying to inanimate objects in the place of God, and secondly it is substituting the Omnipresent Creator God with a finite creature or human. Catholics do this, but Christians do not.
---Eloy on 4/18/06|
All one has to do is look up Benny Hinn on the net, ALL of his 'prophecies' have failed. I know the scripture says 'touch not mine anointed.' I guess I had changed the channel before seeing Mr. Hinn getting personally 'anointed.' I will stick with Benny Hill.
---MikeM on 4/17/06|
I always wondered about people who believe Ben Hinn has any credibility. He is so clearly fake, it is truly astounding to me. His 'prophecy' has been proven false many times, again and again, no one cares. His 'healings' have been shown to be set ups, again and again. Yet millions listen to him, common denominator I suppose, someone explain it to me.
---Gerold on 4/13/06|
I'm not so sure Mr. Hinn is promoting the worship of his little statues as much as he's promoting the worship of himself. His lack of financial transparancey/accountability and over-the-top antics place him in much the same position as the sorcerer in Acts - who approached Peter wanting to buy the power of the Holy Spirit.
---daphn8897 on 4/12/06|
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Do I need to throw out my children's bible stories? They arent really reading well yet and the pictures help, but am I making them idol worshippers? ...Do we need to condemn the nativity scene that is out at Christmas time? ...How about the Passion Play's at Easter, do we ban them? ...the Christian films? ...Bible based cartoons for children? ...How about the felt board cutouts we use in Sunday School?
---chris on 4/12/06|
I have never seen Benny Hinn either, sad thing is I have heard of him from a friend that is an unbeliever and Hinn makes him see Christianity in a negative light... making it harder for me to witness to him because I have to explain the correct doctrines that Hinn has created confusion on.
---chris on 4/12/06|
I have watched BH and I have heard him say that there are 9 in the trinity, that we are little gods. He predicted that sodomites were going to be distroyed on a certain date, came and gone hasn't happened. He said that Jesus was going to apear on one of his TV shows in the flesh, hasn't happened. He is a fasle prophet and con artist.
---Rev_Herb on 4/11/06|
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I have watched Benny Hinn for a long time, and have never seen him do anything of the sort. Don't believe everything people say, but investigate for yourself. Watch him and decide for yourself.
---Pat on 4/11/06|
I had never heard of Benny Hinn until his name was brought up on the blogs. Based upon all the horrendous reviews of his ministry it almost sounds like one would be better off watching Benny Hill.
---ralph7477 on 4/11/06|
Anyone who says that it is an idol, a "graven image" take a look at the verses Darleen quoted and look around your house. Is there no nick-nacks, no little ornament, no picture? None?
Remember it says "of anything in heaven,earth beneath,or in water beneath the earth."
Either that little dolphin statue you bought at the dollar store is idolatry OR Darlene is right. It is not the object, it is the use of the object that make is wrong.
---Bruce5656 on 4/11/06|
Justlooked it up on BH site, only someone really perverse would take this as something to worship. It's in extremely bad taste, but hey, what do I know, I'm only an art appreciator.
---mike6553 on 4/11/06|
Tell it like it is; Deuteronmy 5:8 & 9 says,not to make any graven image or likeness of anything in heaven,earth beneath,or in water beneath the earth: this is why,not because something is likeness of those things, but because , Thou shalt not bow down thyself unto them nor serve them . The reason is because anyone who whorships them doesn't belong to God, their focus is on the object making it the God, and not the God who created them all and is Master.Objects are neither good nor evil. Uses Are.
---Darlene_1 on 4/11/06|
Thanks for your insight Alan and Herb, I was being sarcastic.
My point is they are only idols depending how you view them. I have an air freshener hanging from my rear view mirror that has a cross and scripture on it. I guarantee that I dont see it as a thing of worship, but merely an air freshener thats better than one with a skull on it.
James 2:10 For whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, he is guilty of all.
---chris on 4/11/06|
This reminds me of the time BH sold books on how to survive y-2k at 15.00 a copy. he spent 30 minutes on tbn telling how to order the book and why we should get it. he never gave away any of the books content in that length of time. Paul Crouch sold bags of dirt from Mt Calvery, and hinn indorsed that to. guess we should pray for those bro rats.
---wayne on 4/11/06|
If it is ok for Benny Hinn to break the second commandment to raise funds then it is ok for me to break the 6th or 7th commandment for donations. What is the difference?
---Rev_Herb on 4/11/06|
Demons are associated with any religious object including pictures of Jesus. These pictures do not represent Jesus, we do not know what he looked like. I have heart that the man that posed for the picture of Jesus was a drunk. A cross around the neck is the same a rosery beads. what is the difference? How many have held the cross in there hands when they prayed. Any graven image!!!! What part of graven image do you not understand?
---Rev_Herb on 4/11/06|
If you really believe in Jesus, then what do you want a statue that is supposedly of Him for. The only thing I know of how Jesus looks is that in Scripture it says that he had a beard (Isaiah). "Without FAITH it is impossible to please God".
---Helen5378 on 4/11/06|
Why are some people talking of bowing before this statue?Its like wearing a cross around your neck.does it make it idolatry.in any case how many of us have bot Christian stuff which we hang around our homes..in our cars etc.As far i can see there is no problem.key-dont bow to it or worship it.
---pkay on 4/11/06|
First time I ever heard that "partake" meant the same as "make"
Chris you should write a new dictionary.
---alan8869_of_UK on 4/11/06|
Rev Herb did not say "partake" but shalt not "make" any graven image, and shalt not "make" any likeness of anything that is in heaven above. That is a simple misunderstanding. Rev Herb is right ... Jesus does want us to "partake" of himself and the kingdom of heaven, saying, "and anyone who does not take his cross and follow me is not worthy of me." Matthew 10:38
---Connie on 4/11/06|
Please note : Benny is doing that for donation for raising fund.
---Water_Lily on 4/11/06|
Partaking in the Lord's supper we do in remenberance of Jesus. He told us to do it.
So if you want to get technical, praying is partaking in hevenly things and we should not do it either.
WAKE UP and stop being deceived.
---Rev_Herb on 4/10/06|
Benny Hinn...Part of the triangle of the one world church...and people actually pay him?? As far as the statues are concerns...one thing...dont the man have enough money or is it his way of robbing people some more? Matthew 10:8-9 Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils: freely ye have received, freely give. Provide neither gold, nor silver, nor brass in your purses,
---Steve on 4/10/06|
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isnt partaking in the lord's supper partaking in "likeness of any thing that is in heaven above"?
---chris on 4/10/06|
Benny Hinn is a false prophet and deceiver, he preaches another gospel. For all you wonderful Christians who see nothing wrong with Hinn or him selling statues lets see what the bible has to say then tell me he is doing right.
Exodus 20:4 Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth:
He is breaking the second commandment, and he calls himself a man of God.
---Rev_Herb on 4/10/06|
A statue of the resurection is no different than hanging a cross on your neck as jewelry. If one is wrong then so is the other. Personally, I don't go for any of that stuff. Praying or giving adoration to a statue or image is adultery.
---john on 4/10/06|