Benny Hinn and The Fruit of True Repentance

What is true repentance? In the Bible, a tax collector named Zacchaeus encountered Christ and immediately repented for stealing and lying. What does repentance look like in the lives of believers today? It should look no different than in Zacchaeus’ life!

When prosperity preacher Benny Hinn says he repents, how do we know if it’s the real deal? Michelle and Amy dig into Scripture to look at what real repentance is and is not. Note that our program today is not so much about Benny Hinn, but about how to discern true repentance from something else. However the news does give us a good springboard into this conversation.

Resources

Scriptures referenced in this episode

What does the Bible say about repentance? Got Questions

Benny Hinn’s Confession – YouTube Video

Benny Hinn’s Confession – Full Transcript

White Paper: Word of Faith (Prosperity) gospel Berean Research

Has Benny Hinn Repented? An Answer and a Plea by Justin Peters

No, Benny Hinn Has Not Repented by Gabe Hughes

Benny Hinn’s nephew ‘encouraged’ by uncle’s rejection of prosperity gospel, calls for ‘genuine repentance’ at The Christian Post

Benny Hinn Renounces His Selling of God’s Blessings. Critics Want More. at Christianity Today

Benny Hinn and The Fruit of True Repentance

 
 
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6 Responses to Benny Hinn and The Fruit of True Repentance

  1. Sue September 12, 2019 at 7:08 am #

    I know that in my life as a Christian, when I have sinned, not only am I remorseful for sinning against a holy God, but my heart has also been grieved deeply that I was a stumbling block to those around me. I’ve had to ask forgiveness of those that my sin was a stumbling block to. Repent and then go and sin no more. I am so thankful that when we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us.

    • Michelle Lesley September 12, 2019 at 9:22 am #

      Amen, Sue. God is so good! :0)

  2. Susan A Smith September 12, 2019 at 1:39 pm #

    Thank you for speaking truth. Please keep it up.

    • Michelle Lesley September 12, 2019 at 3:46 pm #

      We will! Thanks, Susan! :0)

  3. Tina September 14, 2019 at 3:46 pm #

    Just a little note, Mr. Hinn didn’t say „don’t give money to this ministry”. What I understood was that he advised people to change the motivation of their giving. “Don’t give money because you want more money in exchange, give because you Love Jesus.” So, if you Love Jesus, keep giving me money.
    That doesn’t sound like repentance of his old practice.

    • Michelle Lesley September 20, 2019 at 1:25 pm #

      That’s correct, Tina, and I suspect we will see that prove out over time.

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