Benny Hinn,Leroy Jenkins,and Don Stewart


#1

I was reading the post about Pastor John Hagee,Right after I was watching Benny Hinn and last week I was watching Leroy Jenkins and Don Stewart.
What do people have to say about this three Benny,Leroy and Don.
Do you believe in ALL the healings.I have also see Leroy and Don both bash the RCC.
Your comments Please.

PS. does any one know what denominations they belong to ???


#2

[quote=Will Pick]I was reading the post about Pastor John Hagee,Right after I was watching Benny Hinn and last week I was watching Leroy Jenkins and Don Stewart.
What do people have to say about this three Benny,Leroy and Don.
Do you believe in ALL the healings.I have also see Leroy and Don both bash the RCC.
Your comments Please.

PS. does any one know what denominations they belong to ???
[/quote]

I don’t know about the others, but Benny Hinn has been debunked as a fake many times. He deals in mass hypnosis and hysteria, and his theology is barely Christian. ABC news Primetime once followed up on 30 of Benny’s “healings” and found that the people weren’t really healed at all, just excited when they were on camera. Some later got worse and died. Others of his “healings” in the past have been outright fakes (shills planted in the audience whose job it was to come forward and pretend to be afflicted with an illness, and pretend to be healed).


#3

I know Benny Hinn has been debunked as a fake on I think Dateline, and 60 minutes Australia.

Faith healing is really a touchy subject. It’s Biblical but it’s also easy to fake because people are so desperate to believe in signs and miracles. A person with a bum hip can have essentially a feeling of euphoria, enough to allow them to jump up and down etc. But when you revisit that same person a week later, it’s obvious they were healed of nothing.


#4

Hi Will, James Randi, wrote a good book called the Faith Healers where he exposes many of their tricks of the trade. I see most of those guys on tv as snake oil preachers.

pfo.org/deceived.htm


#5

Hi

What is up with the hitting on the forehand and falling down :confused: ? The same thing goes with, my personal favorite, the “Evangelical Claw,” :smiley: which is a hold that someone puts on the forehand of someone being prayed over for healing. It is good to pray for the intention of someone to be healed, but does it have to be done in such a way where it is almost comical.


#6

Hi Maximus The Claw is really a wrestling hold to make someone do what you want.

http://www.lacrossetribune.com/content/articles/2006/01/15/news/01baron.jpg

seriously, that is their edition of laying on hands.

The falling down thing is supposed to be, getting slained in the spirit where the Holy Spirit overcomes you and you pass out, and have a vision, personal revealation. Notice, that people look back to make sure someone is there to catch them.

They base this on Revelation 1, where John

verse 10 On the Lord’s Day I was in the Spirit,…

verse 17 When I saw him, I fell at his feet as though dead.

never mine the fact that slain means to kill.


#7

Wasn’t Don Stewart on the soaps for many years, like in the 50’s and 60’s?


#8

Hi Dan,

I am still laughing from that great picture :rotfl: . I came up with the term “Evangelical Claw” because I saw someone apply it to person requesting healing and then use the other hand to remove it. It brough back memories of a youth miss spent watching pro-wrestling and other things:rolleyes: .

God bless!


#9

[quote=PaulDupre]I don’t know about the others, but Benny Hinn has been debunked as a fake many times. He deals in mass hypnosis and hysteria, and his theology is barely Christian. ABC news Primetime once followed up on 30 of Benny’s “healings” and found that the people weren’t really healed at all, just excited when they were on camera. Some later got worse and died. Others of his “healings” in the past have been outright fakes (shills planted in the audience whose job it was to come forward and pretend to be afflicted with an illness, and pretend to be healed).
[/quote]

He was also shown to pay thousands of dollars a night to stay at ultra-luxury hotels on the “church’s” dime. I think they showed that he paid as much as $10,000 for a one night stay at one of them. You be the judge.


#10

I’ll second the recommendation of James Randi’s The Faith Healers, even though Randi is a missionary for atheism. As a brilliant guy with a lifetime of experience as a professional deceiver (a stage magician), he is well equipped to expose frauds, and expose them he did. One chapter is devoted to Leroy Jenkins.


#11

And before Benny Hinn, there was the famous “Ernest Angsley”. Benny Hinn just copied what someone had done before.

Repackaging…the same ole parlor tricks…the sad part is that people believe all this and send in all their money in hopes of getting healed…


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