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In recent years, some within charismatic circles have asserted that Benny Hinn has repented of some, if not most, of his more brazen heresies and outlandish claims. Before we examine the question of Benedictus "Benny" Hinn's repentance, or lack thereof, allow me to provide a (very) brief sketch.
Hinn says his call to ministry came when he was a young man attending a Kathryn Khulman crusade. He reports, "I went back to Canada and thought about it. 'I'm going to try this,' I said."
In my previous post, I listed a small sampling of some of Hinn's heresies, false prophecies, and outlandish claims spanning almost four decades. Here are a few of the highlights, along with some new ones:
Claims he and a Catholic priest channeled the power of God to heal practically every patient at a hospital in Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, Canada. Claimed to have video of Jesus walking around in one of his meetings. When asked to show the video, his staff said it had been "misplaced." On Dec. 31, 1989, Hinn went into a trance and said God was giving him (in real time) prophecies about major events that would occur before the end of the next decade. Hinn predicted the total collapse of the American economy within a decade. He declared that during the 1990s the East Coast would be be ravaged by earthquakes; a female would be elected as president; Fidel Castro would die in office; a "short man dictator" would arise; the rapture of the church would occur; and the homosexual community of America would be destroyed by fire "in '94 or '95, no later than that."
Larry Wessels graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, Texas in 1981 with a degree in Advertising & on May 16 of that same year he had a supernatural "born again" experience (John 3:3-8, Romans 8: 8-17, etc.) by a sovereign act of the God of the Bible. Larry has been...