The Benny Hinn Challenge

Great, tongue-in-cheek, humorous post over at The Evangel regarding the…..(adjectives fail)…Benny Hinn.  I’ll just go ahead and include it here.

Most faith healers are frauds. So saith Benny Hinn, faith healer extraordinaire, in an interview with my buddy Frank Lockwood of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette:

LOCKWOOD: In your ministry, how many people have been healed and what kind of [illnesses] are we talking about?

HINN: Well, goodness, we’ve had, I mean, I can’t tell you how many. In the thousands. But these miracles are very real. My goodness. The greatest miracle I ever saw was a lady in Montreal that was bent over like an arch and God healed her. She became straight in front of our eyes. … I’ve seen many great healings and great miracles and to Jesus be the praise.

LOCKWOOD: How many faith healers do you think are the real deal and how many are frauds? How many are going to hear ‘Well done thou good and faithful servant’ [Matthew 25:21] and how many are going to hear ‘Depart from me, ye worker of iniquity’? [Matthew 7:23]

HINN: The majority will probably not hear ‘thou good and faithful servant.’ I mean there’s really a few that have kept their life clean. Kathryn [Kuhlman] was one of them, Oral Roberts was another. I’m praying I’ll be one. I’m not done yet. You know it’s very easy to start right and it’s very difficult to finish right. And my aim is to finish right and I pray that I’ll do that. But there are people, sadly, that have fallen away because of sin and because of corruption.

Oh, snap! Sounds like Hinn is calling out all poseurs. The other faith healers—there are still more of these guys around aren’t there?—can’t let Hinn dis their rep like that. And we all know there’s only one way to settle this beef: Heal off!

Anyone who doubts that Hinn won’t be slaying all sucka FHs hasn’t seen him action. This cat don’t fool around—he lays ‘em out cold.

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