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The Impact Of Benny Hinn’s Rejection Of The Prosperity Gospel In Africa by Demzlent(m): 6:31am On Sep 08
The news of Benny Hinn’s public rejection and renunciation of the ‘prosperity Gospel’ has been hailed as a watershed moment within Evangelical Christianity.

However, it remains to be seen whether his ‘correction of theology’ will be equally embraced by the multiple prosperity preachers permeating Africa, many of whom regard him as a mentor.

This week, Pastor Benny Hinn admitted the controversial teaching that believers have a right to the blessings of health and wealth through the “sowing of seeds” is actually unbiblical and “an offense to the Holy Spirit”.

Hinn, once known as one of the most aggressive promoters of the Prosperity Gospel, told viewers during a live broadcast: “I don’t want to get to Heaven and be rebuked. I think it’s time we say it like it is: The gospel is not for sale. Healing is not for sale. Prosperity is not for sale.”

His public reversal on the issue comes in the wake of his nephew, Costi Hinn – who once worked and travelled with him – releasing a damning book titled ‘God, Greed, and the (Prosperity) Gospel’.

Costi described working in the ‘Hinn dynasty’ as a fusion of “royal family” flamboyancy and “mafia” secrecy, detailing how money faithfully given to the ministry was squandered on mansions, private jets and fast cars and loyalty cherished above honesty.

However, irrespective of the wide-ranging opinions about Hinn and his legitimacy, his influence in the new generation of African preachers is undeniable.

In recent years, Hinn held several high-profile events with Nigerian Pastor Chris Oyakhilome – also a known proponent of the Prosperity Gospel and faith-healing – the duo even launching a new television network in USA.

He has also held public meetings with Nigerian prosperity preachers Ayo Oritsejafor and Biodun Fatoyinbo (currently in the eye of the storm for multiple accusations of rape and sexual impropriety), Ghanaian Bishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams and Zimbabwean ‘Prophet’ Uebert Angel.

His style of message and ministration can be seen mirrored by charismatic preachers throughout the continent, with the fixation on ‘seed faith’ championed by the likes of Matthew Ashimolowo, Funke Adejumo and David Oyedepo.

A large portion of Pentecostal church services in Africa is usually dedicated to the ‘collection of offerings’ and reports of pastors taking money in exchange for ‘prayers and prophecy’ are rampant.

News and views about the flamboyant lifestyle of African ‘men of God’ dominate gossip sites and social media, with pastors often competing to join ‘the richest list’ as if material assets somehow equalled spiritual validity.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=beayvbtHFyw

While many African believers have been vocal in their support of Hinn’s announcement on Facebook (albeit some doubting its sincerity), most pastors have been conspicuously silent.

“Nigerian and African ‘pastorprenuers’, Benny Hinn has told you the bitter truth,”opined Otunba Oliseh on Facebook. “Stop collecting illegal money from your Church members!”

“Benny is finally coming to the light! I believe he is watching TB Joshua – one of the only African preachers I know who makes it clear the Gospel is not for sale,”penned Kato Gabakaiwe from Botswana.

Others called on Hinn to back up his ‘repentance’ with ‘restitution’. “If Benny Hinn is genuinely rejecting the prosperity gospel, he needs to do what Zacchaeus did and pay back anyone he has cheated out of their money,”wrote Rich Colon, an African-American, on Twitter.

While Benny’s recent turnaround is indeed commendable, it appears the damage is done to the African church as the manipulative teachings he once championed will not be quickly undone.

There are indeed genuine ministers of the Gospel in Africa but those who prey on the gullible with a focus on financial incentives are likely to be unmoved by Hinn’s remorse, lest their ‘business’ suffers additional loss.

Taiwa Archeampong

www.opinionnigeria.com/the-impact-of-benny-hinns-rejection-of-the-prosperity-gospel-in-africa-by-tawia-acheampong/amp/

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Re: The Impact Of Benny Hinn’s Rejection Of The Prosperity Gospel In Africa by Nukilia: 7:42am On Sep 08
Who is fooling who? The church in Africa was once described as the author of poverty, all of a sudden nobody dares describe the poor as "church rats" grin
The prosperity gospel has been a blessing to nearly every community in Nigeria and this is just the beginning. Those who have lost anything for the sake of the gospel either in seed sowing or gifts to the body of Christ will receive abundance in this present world and the world to come. grin

#Peace

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Re: The Impact Of Benny Hinn’s Rejection Of The Prosperity Gospel In Africa by martineverest(m): 8:39am On Sep 08
when will he return the money of those people he extorted?....irony is that his best friend, pastor oyas is one of the grand patron of property gospel

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Re: The Impact Of Benny Hinn’s Rejection Of The Prosperity Gospel In Africa by MrPresident1: 8:39am On Sep 08
Asteroid is coming, asteroid is coming, protect your skulls in Jesus.

Before 30th September 2019

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Re: The Impact Of Benny Hinn’s Rejection Of The Prosperity Gospel In Africa by PureGoldh(m): 8:40am On Sep 08
Ok oh.... Na dx kinda news Daddy Freeze dey like Jump on grin

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Re: The Impact Of Benny Hinn’s Rejection Of The Prosperity Gospel In Africa by Camlot: 8:41am On Sep 08
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Re: The Impact Of Benny Hinn’s Rejection Of The Prosperity Gospel In Africa by Zoharariel(m): 8:41am On Sep 08
A house built on sand can never stand. Similarly, a foundation built upon lies will always collapse.

Balaam's donkey that talked in the Bible was the one & only donkey that ever talked - till now since the creation of Earth.

The snake that spoke with Eve in the Bible was the one & only snake that ever spoke - till now since the creation of Earth.

The woman with the issue of blood who was healed by touching the hem of Jesus garment was the only woman that ever got healed via touching - till now since the creation of Earth.

Enoch, Elijah & Jesus were the only beings that ascended into Heaven alive - without the use of rocket or hot air balloon - till now since the creation of Earth.

The Pool of Bethesda in the Bible was the only river visited & troubled every year by an Angel of Yahweh to provoke healing - till now since the creation of Earth.

Shadrach, Meschach and Abednego were the only scribes thrown into a furnace of fire and survived - till now since the creation of Earth. Boko Haram are burning Christians to death in Adamawa, Yobe & Borno States every week but Jesus have refused to turn up.

Paul and Silas in the Bible were the only scribes, while in prison, who prayed and sang praises unto Yahweh, and there was an Earthquake that shook the foundation of the prison - setting them free - till now since the creation of Earth. Lear Sharibu has been in the captivity of Boko Haram for how many years now? In spite of the intercessory prayers offered on her behalf by ALL the church denominations in Nigeria every sunday, yet Yahweh & Jesus have refused to send Angel Michael, Gabriel, Raphael & Uriel to go set her free.

Jesus was the only being who turned water to wine, and then fed 5000 people with 5 loaves of bread & 2 fishes in spite of Jesus saying in John 14: 12 that:

"Very truly I tell you, whoever believes in me will do the works I have been doing, and they will do even greater things than these"

And till now, despite all the faithful believers & church goers, somersaulting inside gutter and using apron to cure H.I.V in Nigeria and the world at large - nobody has been able to supplant the record of Jesus since the creation of Earth. grin

Habaaaa! Wetin come dey worry all of una? grin

And your locomotive brains could not tell you something somewhere is definitely wrong? grin

Abi na until I begin knack una coconut heads with kondo olopa before una go receive sense niii? grin

Look at our societies? In contrast to the least religious Nations like China, Sweden, Czech Republic, Azerbaijan & Japan?

A reflection of our corrupted values. Distrust, Dishonesty, Vanity, Hypocrisy, Intolerance & Sheer Wickedness.

God exist and answers prayer - and we keep going from frypan to fire?

And you are still hellbent on enriching these mindless Pastors & G.Os propagating the same lies that were used to enslave your progenitors through a book riddled with so much errors, lies, fairy tales & contradictions - and which is systematically being updated through the introduction of newer versions (NIV, NKJV, NLT).

I would rather believe Mark Twain's quote than all the nonsense lies fabricated by the Roman Catholic Church during the "Council of Nicaea in 325AD" to extort money from their gullible followers worldwide while keeping them under perpetual control.

For the umpteenth time, I reiterate my stance that - If there's any God sitting on a 24karat-gold throne anywhere in the sky, surrounded by 24 jobless elders, shouting Hosanna, Hosanna, Hosanna - from morning till night everyday, and he wants my money in form of tithes & seed offerings, then let the bastard come down in the company of his Angelic host and collect it from me - face to face! grin

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Re: The Impact Of Benny Hinn’s Rejection Of The Prosperity Gospel In Africa by EVILFOREST: 8:42am On Sep 08
I still imagine how one can use our MAN MADE USELESS CURRENCIES to influence GOD to work.

I still Wonder, how a SUPERNATURAL and SUPREME BEING who created the Universe without EARTHLY ENGINEERING FIRMS, would be Influenced to work because you gave "HIM" MONEY....

I still wonder how people reason that because you failed to give GOD ur MONEY, THINGS fell apart for you..

GOD really has to make me understand what he needs our useless Local Currencies for...

What about those who very wealthy, regularly blessed yet they dare not visit any worship centre to donate CASH...? PLEASE who is responsible for their FORTUNE.?
then What about those who have given EVERYTHING, yet God has not replied nor responded..?


For me, this is BROAD DAYLIGHT ROBBERY.
It sounds CRAZY to me.

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Re: The Impact Of Benny Hinn’s Rejection Of The Prosperity Gospel In Africa by Truefaith: 8:42am On Sep 08
Check this issue up with your Bible OPEN at





























www.thetruechristianfaith.com







This is NOT the first time Benny Hinn is renouncing his demonic teachings.



Beware of deception

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Re: The Impact Of Benny Hinn’s Rejection Of The Prosperity Gospel In Africa by renewable1(m): 8:42am On Sep 08
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Re: The Impact Of Benny Hinn’s Rejection Of The Prosperity Gospel In Africa by Xneg: 8:43am On Sep 08
He's made enough money to last him a life time and now he's preaching otherwise. Anyway, better late than never.

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Re: The Impact Of Benny Hinn’s Rejection Of The Prosperity Gospel In Africa by datola: 8:43am On Sep 08
Very very unusual. A signal the end is near.

To the Nigerian prosperity preachers 'Benny Hinn cannot understand things of the spirit any more'

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Re: The Impact Of Benny Hinn’s Rejection Of The Prosperity Gospel In Africa by ednut1(m): 8:43am On Sep 08
No impact. Nigerian pastors are demi gods here. People will continue to pay

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Re: The Impact Of Benny Hinn’s Rejection Of The Prosperity Gospel In Africa by Wiseandtrue(f): 8:44am On Sep 08
Demzlent:


I think it’s time we say it like it is: The gospel is not for sale. Healing is not for sale. Prosperity is not for sale.”

www.opinionnigeria.com/the-impact-of-benny-hinns-rejection-of-the-prosperity-gospel-in-africa-by-tawia-acheampong/amp/

The exact teachings of our Lord Jesus Christ!!!

He never monetized anything, rather he gave out!!!

He fed 5000 and many others without collecting a dime!!!

He demonstrated how to pay tax to his followers without asking for a dime

He associated himself with everyone

Whenever he needs anything, he tells his disciples how to get it without stressing them

Now if we call ourselves Christians and we are not following his teachings, are we truly Christ-like

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Re: The Impact Of Benny Hinn’s Rejection Of The Prosperity Gospel In Africa by mu2sa2: 8:44am On Sep 08
Eyaa, all those who have been paying 10% tey,tey! All that money has gone down the drain, sorry not drain, into financing the luxury and flamboyant lifestyle of oga the GO. Chai, there's God o!

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Re: The Impact Of Benny Hinn’s Rejection Of The Prosperity Gospel In Africa by devigblegble: 8:45am On Sep 08
I knew these pastors were scammers living under the umbrella of the gospel but who am I to tell the sheep... complete it yourself

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Re: The Impact Of Benny Hinn’s Rejection Of The Prosperity Gospel In Africa by joseph1832(m): 8:45am On Sep 08
The hard truth. I guess Benny Hinn already have a rethink because he has 'seen' it all.

All the same, the sooner religious folks know that there is no such thing as Heaven or Hell, the better it will be for them.

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Re: The Impact Of Benny Hinn’s Rejection Of The Prosperity Gospel In Africa by StaffofOrayan(m): 8:45am On Sep 08
No matter what you say,

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Re: The Impact Of Benny Hinn’s Rejection Of The Prosperity Gospel In Africa by Bambarino: 8:46am On Sep 08
Demzlent:
The news of Benny Hinn’s public rejection and renunciation of the ‘prosperity Gospel’ has been hailed as a watershed moment within Evangelical Christianity.

However, it remains to be seen whether his ‘correction of theology’ will be equally embraced by the multiple prosperity preachers permeating Africa, many of whom regard him as a mentor.

This week, Pastor Benny Hinn admitted the controversial teaching that believers have a right to the blessings of health and wealth through the “sowing of seeds” is actually unbiblical and “an offense to the Holy Spirit”.

Hinn, once known as one of the most aggressive promoters of the Prosperity Gospel, told viewers during a live broadcast: “I don’t want to get to Heaven and be rebuked. I think it’s time we say it like it is: The gospel is not for sale. Healing is not for sale. Prosperity is not for sale.”

His public reversal on the issue comes in the wake of his nephew, Costi Hinn – who once worked and travelled with him – releasing a damning book titled ‘God, Greed, and the (Prosperity) Gospel’.

Costi described working in the ‘Hinn dynasty’ as a fusion of “royal family” flamboyancy and “mafia” secrecy, detailing how money faithfully given to the ministry was squandered on mansions, private jets and fast cars and loyalty cherished above honesty.

However, irrespective of the wide-ranging opinions about Hinn and his legitimacy, his influence in the new generation of African preachers is undeniable.

In recent years, Hinn held several high-profile events with Nigerian Pastor Chris Oyakhilome – also a known proponent of the Prosperity Gospel and faith-healing – the duo even launching a new television network in USA.

He has also held public meetings with Nigerian prosperity preachers Ayo Oritsejafor and Biodun Fatoyinbo (currently in the eye of the storm for multiple accusations of rape and sexual impropriety), Ghanaian Bishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams and Zimbabwean ‘Prophet’ Uebert Angel.

His style of message and ministration can be seen mirrored by charismatic preachers throughout the continent, with the fixation on ‘seed faith’ championed by the likes of Matthew Ashimolowo, Funke Adejumo and David Oyedepo.

A large portion of Pentecostal church services in Africa is usually dedicated to the ‘collection of offerings’ and reports of pastors taking money in exchange for ‘prayers and prophecy’ are rampant.

News and views about the flamboyant lifestyle of African ‘men of God’ dominate gossip sites and social media, with pastors often competing to join ‘the richest list’ as if material assets somehow equalled spiritual validity.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=beayvbtHFyw

While many African believers have been vocal in their support of Hinn’s announcement on Facebook (albeit some doubting its sincerity), most pastors have been conspicuously silent.

“Nigerian and African ‘pastorprenuers’, Benny Hinn has told you the bitter truth,”opined Otunba Oliseh on Facebook. “Stop collecting illegal money from your Church members!”

“Benny is finally coming to the light! I believe he is watching TB Joshua – one of the only African preachers I know who makes it clear the Gospel is not for sale,”penned Kato Gabakaiwe from Botswana.

Others called on Hinn to back up his ‘repentance’ with ‘restitution’. “If Benny Hinn is genuinely rejecting the prosperity gospel, he needs to do what Zacchaeus did and pay back anyone he has cheated out of their money,”wrote Rich Colon, an African-American, on Twitter.

While Benny’s recent turnaround is indeed commendable, it appears the damage is done to the African church as the manipulative teachings he once championed will not be quickly undone.

There are indeed genuine ministers of the Gospel in Africa but those who prey on the gullible with a focus on financial incentives are likely to be unmoved by Hinn’s remorse, lest their ‘business’ suffers additional loss.

Taiwa Archeampong

www.opinionnigeria.com/the-impact-of-benny-hinns-rejection-of-the-prosperity-gospel-in-africa-by-tawia-acheampong/amp/



Nice article and the bolded extremely correct grin

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Re: The Impact Of Benny Hinn’s Rejection Of The Prosperity Gospel In Africa by Pavore9: 8:47am On Sep 08
Yahoo Pastors will just yimu! cheesy cheesy

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Re: The Impact Of Benny Hinn’s Rejection Of The Prosperity Gospel In Africa by Skelewu: 8:47am On Sep 08
All of them are scammers leading an army of gullible sheeples.

So unfortunate. undecided

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Re: The Impact Of Benny Hinn’s Rejection Of The Prosperity Gospel In Africa by Buliwyf: 8:47am On Sep 08
You see why I don't trust any pastors? They are all self-serving clowns.

This guy was preaching prosperity all this while and making people fall asleep with anointing on stage. His followers back then we're screaming that he is a great man of God. Now that he has changed, they will change with him too and insist he is still a great man of God.

Yet tomorrow they will claim God does not change and the holy spirit is still the same. So which God was he talking to before now.

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Re: The Impact Of Benny Hinn’s Rejection Of The Prosperity Gospel In Africa by JobNowNowNg: 8:47am On Sep 08
Nice one.

This is something I wanted to talk about.
Re: The Impact Of Benny Hinn’s Rejection Of The Prosperity Gospel In Africa by felai: 8:47am On Sep 08
Sensational Jounalism
Re: The Impact Of Benny Hinn’s Rejection Of The Prosperity Gospel In Africa by chibaby1985(f): 8:48am On Sep 08
Re: The Impact Of Benny Hinn’s Rejection Of The Prosperity Gospel In Africa by frosbel2(m): 8:49am On Sep 08
Benny Hinn is still a CROOK.

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Re: The Impact Of Benny Hinn’s Rejection Of The Prosperity Gospel In Africa by mrvitalis(m): 8:50am On Sep 08
Pastors would sale religious book that cost less than 500 to print 3500

Would sale DVD of his preaching that cost 100 to produce 1000

Pastors would sale stickers that cost 50 to make 500

The list is endless and u believe this men plan on going to heaven ?

Ask yourself if u speak to God and u are sure of going to heave to enjoy would u bother about worldly things ?
Wont u pray to finish your work and die early ?

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Re: The Impact Of Benny Hinn’s Rejection Of The Prosperity Gospel In Africa by YesNo(m): 8:50am On Sep 08
after people don buy, distribute and drink your zobo finish you begin tell dem say na blood you use do am.

thats what this is like.

but it is neva too late to take a step in the right direction. thanks for your sudden honesty Mr Benny Hinn. Too bad our African pastors has used this your new honesty as tissue paper before going to church this morning to continue with their scamming... especially the Nigerian pastors.

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Re: The Impact Of Benny Hinn’s Rejection Of The Prosperity Gospel In Africa by daddytime(m): 8:52am On Sep 08
This is indeed going to be revolutionary.

Waiting for Freezer's reactionary reaction to this news.

Better late than sorry...

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