Benny Hinn And the Miracle of Donations

 

Benny Hinn

He claims he can cure the sick, but his critics say that the only miracle may be the millions he made for himself.

Pastor Benny Hinn, calling down miracles and raising millions, he says were God’s work. But what happens to people who believed they were healed? And what happened to those donations? Ministry documents and inside sources tell us about shopping sprees, private jets and luxurious living. And what does Benny Hinn say? Though Hinn refuses to make his financial information open to the public, he said that every dollar given to his ministry goes to the works of God.

Be that as it may, Benny Hinn does manage to live very well. His mansion

Benny Hinn's mansion

over looks  the Pacific Ocean, build and paid for by his ministry. According to building record, it has 7 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, and more than 7 thousand square meters of living space. The ministry told that his mansion was a good investment. Accordingly, it worth about 10 million dollars. And when Hinn goes to crusade around the world, he travels in his private jet. According to documents, the ministry pays more than a hundred and twelve thousand dollars a month to use the plain. And close to the home, Pastor Benny still travels in style.  A photo obtained by DATELINE shows him getting out with his Mercedes SUV, and another photo shows him driving his Mercedes Convertible, both cars retail for about 80 thousand dollars.

A former Hinn insider says;

There was never one complete record that will suit the criteria for documented miracle healing… and that troubled me deeply. To me, this was fraud and deception being put across the people that are donors.

Hundreds of pages of ministry expense documents were verified. A documents shows that while he was on his ministry business, Hinn stays in luxurious hotel rooms. A crusade in Milwaukee, the documents indicate that Benny Hinn occupied the Presidential suite of the Pfister Hotel. The hotel told that room costs 990 dollars/night. In a crusade in Panama, the documents showed that Hinn stays at the Intercontinental Hotel, in the Royal Suite and the published rate is 1,700 dollars/night. In Montreal, Benny stays at the Royal Suite of St. James Hotel, and the regular rate is 2,700 dollars/night. The room is as big as an average house with 2200 square feet, including a make-up room, dressing room, and piano plays by itself. There were also other trips that seem to have little to do with spreading the words of God.

 

Hinn's private jet

A man who named himself “Steve”, a member of Hinn’s security team, told that he traveled with Benny and personally escorted him in shopping and excursions. According to “Steve” and other ministry sources, Hinn is a regular in Beverly Hills clothing stores like Versace, Louis Vuitton and Bijan, where Hinn’s name was in the window along with princes and heads of states. But questions raised from some of the purchases in those documents.  For example, in just over four weeks in 2003, researchers found six separate charges that heightened clothing stores totaling more than six thousand dollars, all charged on the ministry’s corporate card. The ministry told that every single trip made by Benny Hinn is approved by his executive board. But researchers were intrigued by what appeared to be the stops by Pastor Benny Hinn at resorts and spas around the world. On his way to and from crusades. The ministry called this stops, lay-overs. For more travelers, lay-over means long hours of waiting for a connection and unfamiliar airport, maybe an overnight stay at the low-rate hotel. But remember, Benny Hinn travels in the ministry’s private jet and sets his own schedule. So consider Benny Hinn’s version of a lay-over.

On his way home to California from his crusade in Colombia, the document shows and confirmed by the hotel, Benny Hinn stopped in a resort in Cancun, Mexico. He stayed in Presidential Suite there that costs the ministry 2,684 dollars/night and this trip was defined as a lay-over. After the crusades in Russia and in Sweden in July of 2003, Benny apparently didn’t get on his private jet, fly west and go home. Instead he flew from Sweden, south to Italy and back north to England with an entourage which included his son,  his daughter and her fiancee. They has expenses for meals like the one which totaled for more than 900 dollars in Italy, and in a Lebanese restaurant in London that costs 1,725 dollars. In hotel bills, the Italian trip cost more than 6,000 dollars transportation bills. In London, another 6,000 dollars for incidentals such as Chauffeur Services and In-Room Tea. The documents also listed tips that totaled more than 4,500 dollars in three days, including a hundred thousand dollars to the concierge  and another thousand dollars to a desk manager. And then there were Pastor Benny Hinn’s hotel bills. In London, documents showed that Hinn stayed at the exclusive Lanesborough Hotel. The hotel confirmed that he stayed at suite 210, and told us that they never discount rooms. At the room rate per night is 3,124 dollars. In Milan, the expense documents showed that Hinn stayed in Room 1001 which is a Presidential Suite. The Hotel website says that the room is a dwelling fit for a prince, and the largest hotel suite in Europe. Among its 5400 square feet; three bedrooms,  a formal dining room, a fireplace, a jacuzzi, sauna, Turkish bath, a large terrace with a panoramic view of the city, and a one hundred foot long swimming pool decorated with marble and frescos. The Hotel told that this room rents from more than ten thousand dollars a night! No discounts. In an email, the ministry told that Hinn uses a private jet for security reasons and its often necessary to make lay-overs to refuel his plane, and for the pilots to rest.

Not surprisingly, Hinn’s critics has different point of view. They says that what he does is a kind of lifestyle that he believed he deserves. According to some documents obtained by researchers and from some insiders, there’s also a great deal of cash going out. According to a receipt issued in 2003, there were apparent issuance of petty cash checks for Hinn’s family members;  1,300 dollars for his daughter Jessica with no reason given. 2,550 dollars for Jessica’s fiancee for watching Joshua, Pastor Benny’s son. According to the expense documents, in just over a month in 2003, more than 23,000 dollars of ministry cash was dispensed for Pastor Benny and his wife, who was also a ministry employed. A a record have found showing 25,000 dollars in cash dispersed to accompany Benny Hinn for a crusade in Anaheim, California, just 30 miles from his house.

When Benny Hinn declined to attend the program that questions his luxurious lifestyle, he stated; “The Lord said, Don’t!

Source:

NBC News’ DATELINE Sunday.

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A Laugh That Destroys the Soul

Just as our prayers which sometimes cannot be uttered are manifested as “groanings,” likewise this unspeakable joy is manifested in overflowing laughter. Joy in itself is a quality that cannot be measured in the laboratory, but just as we can see the tree limbs swayed by the invisible wind, we can also hear the “joyful sound” [Ps. 89:15] in the laughter of the saints.

This was an excerpt I have read from a website that defends  a newly strange teaching regarding the so called “Holy Laughter”. Holy Laughter is a phenomenon during which a person laughs uncontrollably, presumably as a result of being filled with the Holy Spirit’s joy. It is characterized by peals of uncontrollable laughter, sometimes accompanied by swooning or falling down to the floor. First-hand accounts from those who have had this experience vary somewhat, but all seem to believe it to be a sign of a “blessing” or “anointing” of the Holy Spirit.

In Argentina in the 1980’s Jimmy Swaggart was holding a crusade. During that crusade “literally hundreds of people…would begin to laugh hysterically and throw themselves down on the ground. They would howl like dogs…they would roar like lions, they would make all kinds of wild sounds, and when these thing began to happen, the ushers went and physically restrained them, took them out of the coliseum to a tent outside, and they cast the Devil out of them.

Friends, the Holy Spirit is not the author of this confusion (I Cor. 14:33). The fruit of the Spirit is SELF-CONTROL (Gal. 5:22-23; Eph. 5:18-19). This movement is not of God!

Rodney Howard-Browne

Howard-Browne.  Some have referred to him as a Christian Rodney Dangerfield. Some refer to him as the “laughing evangelist,” Rodney M. Howard-Browne calls himself a “Holy Ghost bartender” who promotes “laughing in the Spirit.” This latest champion of the Charismatic movement tells a lot of jokes and rattles off one-liners before encouraging people to let the spirit flow “out of the belly” in holy laughter.

To be sure, Howard-Browne has popularized the current wave of hysteria but this so-called holy laughter is really nothing new to our 20th century. It was practiced by fringe Pentecostals such as Kathryn Kuhlman back in the 60’s. Many who have sought to support it biblically have claimed it is a manifestation of Biblical joy. Nothing could be further from the truth as we will see when we look at Biblical joy later. Instead of joy, it could and perhaps should be called pandemoniumism. The dictionary definition of “pandemonium” is very interesting. It reads, Wild uproar or noise. The word comes from the epic poem Paradise Lost by John Milton. In that poem Pandmonium was the capital of Hell. Further, it is interesting that the word is based on a compound Greek work made up of pan who was the Greek Nature god and daimon (the English word is demon).

These spasms of laughter, which can last as long as an hour, are contagious. The South African-born Howard-Browne tells his audience: “Fill — let it bubble out your belly — Ho-ho, He-he — Fill — Ho-ho-ho, Ho-ha-ha.” It sounds like pandamonium when thing get going. Let me change gears and move on.

Think of HELL for a moment. What comes to your mind? Luke 16:19-31 gives us a picture of the horrors of Hell. It is certainly nothing to laugh about. But…Not even the consequences of a Godless eternity are immune from his laughter. “Charisma” magazine reports: “‘One night I was preaching on hell,’ Howard-Browne says, ‘and [laughter] just hit the whole place. The more I told people what hell was like, the more they laughed‘” (August 1994, pg. 24).

Who in their right mind would laugh about Hell? Not Holy Spirit filled Christians!

Let me ask you a question — Should people follow a preacher who threatens to commit suicide if God does not meet his demands?

My answer is NO! God is not a terrestrial genie waiting our bidding. We are to seek HIS will not demand our will. Psalm 143:10 Teach me to do thy will; for thou art my God: thy spirit is good; lead me into the land of uprightness. But RHB (Rodney Howard-Browne) does not hold that view. “In July of 1979…Rodney M. Howard-Browne of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, reached a crossroads in his life…while at an interdenominational prayer meeting with about eighteen young people at this time, he cried out to the Lord, ‘God, either you come down here tonight and touch me, or I’m going to die and come up there and touch you.’ he began shouting, frightening nearly everyone that was present. He shouted for 20 minutes…” (An article entitled “History of the Revival” by Richard M. Riss). It is clear that this is not the biblical way to approach God! King Solomon of old put it this way — Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man. Ecclesiastes 12:13

Let’s consider another illustration of his teachings. RHB said, “As long as something is happening it really does not matter if it is of God, of man or the devil.” If that is not enough to impeach the credibility of this spurious prophet, let me read you his words from The Coming Revival —

But I’d rather be in a church where the devil and the flesh are manifesting than in a church where nothing is happening because people are too afraid to manifest anything. Every time there is a move of God, a few people will get excited, go overboard, and get in the flesh. Other believers will get upset, saying that couldn’t be of God. Don’t worry about it, either. Rejoice, because at least something is happening. …If someone comes in the meeting, rolls around on the floor, laughs in the Holy Spirit, or does it in the flesh, at least he’s not getting drunk or taking dope” (pp. 6, 8).

Wait just a minute, is that Biblical doctrine? Hardly! If you are going to worship God you must worship Him Biblically not carnally. You cannot operate in the flesh and please God (Psalm 4:4; Romans 8:8). In this Howard-Browne is weighed in the balance of Scripture and found wanting.

The most convincing Scriptural argument against what is called “holy laughter” is found in Galatians 5:22-23. It says: “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.” If self-control is a fruit of the Spirit of God, how can uncontrollable laughter also be a fruit of His Spirit? Revival leaders claim that being “filled” with the Spirit means that we are sort of “tossed about” by His whims. But the idea that God would make people act drunk, or laugh uncontrollably, or make animal noises as a result of the Spirit’s anointing is directly opposed to the way the Spirit acts, according to Galatians 5:22-23. The Spirit described in Galatians 5 is one that promotes self-control within us, not the opposite. Finally, there was no one in the Bible more filled with the Holy Spirit than Jesus, and not once does the Bible ever record Him laughing.

There is another aspect to Christian joy — that is the joy and rejoicing that results from steadfast confidence in God regardless of one’s circumstances. When a person walks with the Lord, that person can continue to rejoice even when troubles come because he knows God is in control and that this life is not the end. Consider the words of our Lord in Matthew 5:11-12 Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake. 12 Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.

A Christian can be joyful even when he/she is emotionally sorrowful and even when his/her spirit is heavy. Consider the proof from the Bible.

2 Corinthians 6:4, 10. But in all things approving (demonstrating) ourselves as the ministers of God… As sorrowful, yet alway rejoicing…

Acts 5:40-42 And to him they agreed: and when they had called the apostles, and beaten them, they commanded that they should not speak in the name of Jesus, and let them go. 41 And they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name. 42 And daily in the temple, and in every house, they ceased not to teach and preach Jesus Christ.

1 Peter 1:6-8. Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations: 7 That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ: 8 Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory:

We must not make it our chief aim in this present world to seek after the shallow, emotional frivolity this world identifies as joy, or we will be severely disappointed. Like Jesus, “who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross” (Hebrews 12:2), the child of God must set his face like a flint to endure the manifold sufferings of this present life with his eyes focused on the unspeakable joy which is to come.

If you do not have REAL, BIBLICAL JOY in your life, don’t run out to the nearest meeting offering “holy hysteria.” Examine your life. It may be that sin has robbed you of the joy you should be experiencing as a Christian.

After you have read this article, I recommend you to watch the following videos. A very shocking documentary proving that Satanism has being practice among some Evangelical and Charismatic groups.


Who Are the Jesuits?

Let’s hear from the famous personalities of the ages.

John Adams

“My history of the Jesuits is not eloquently written, but it is supported by unquestionable authorities, [and] is very particular and very horrible. Their [the Jesuit Order’s] restoration [in 1814 by Pope Pius VII] is indeed a step toward darkness, cruelty, despotism, [and] death. … I do not like the appearance of the Jesuits. If ever there was a body of men who merited eternal damnation on earth and in hell, it is this Society of [Ignatius de] Loyola.” (John Adams, 2nd President of the United States)

 

Abraham Lincoln

“This [American Civil] war [of 1861-1865] would never have been possible without the sinister influence of the Jesuits. We owe it to popery that we now see our land reddened with the blood of her noblest sons. Though there were great differences of opinion between the South and the North on the question of slavery, neither Jeff Davis [President of the Confederacy] nor anyone of the leading men of the Confederacy would have dared to attack the North, had they not relied on the promises of the Jesuits, that under the mask of Democracy, the money and arms of the Roman Catholic, even the arms of France, were at their disposal if they would attack us. I pity the priests, the bishops and monks of Rome in the United States, when the people realize that they are, in great part, responsible for the tears and the blood shed in this war. I conceal what I know on that subject from the knowledge of the nation, for if the people knew the whole truth, this war would turn into a religious war, and it would at once take a tenfold more savage and bloody character. It would become merciless as all religious wars are. It would become a war of extermination on both sides.” (Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States.)

 

Robert Southey

“A Jesuit may be shortly described as an empty suit of clothes with another person living in them, who acts for him, thinks for him, decides for him whether he shall be a prince or a beggar, and moves him about wheresoever he pleases; who allows him to exhibit the internal aspect of a man, but leaves him none of the privileges – no liberty, no property, no affections, not even the power to refuse obedience when ordered to commit the most atrocious of crimes; for, the more he outrages his own feelings, the greater his merits. Obedience to the superior is his only idea of virtue, and in all other respects he is a mere image.” (Robert Southey, was an English poet of the Romantic school.)

 

Samuel Morse

“They are Jesuits. This [Roman Catholic] society of men, after exerting their tyranny for upwards of two hundred years, at length became so formidable to the world, threatening the entire subversion to all social order, that even the Pope [i.e., Clement XIV], whose devoted subjects they [i.e., the Jesuits] are, and must be, by the vow of their society, was compelled to dissolve them [in 1773]. They had not been suppressed, however, for fifty years, before the waning influence of Popery and Despotism required their useful labors to resist the light of Democratic liberty, and the Pope (Pius VII) simultaneously with the formation of the Holy Alliance [in Europe], revived the order of the Jesuits in all their power.

And do Americans need to be told what Jesuits are? If any are ignorant, let them inform themselves of their history without delay; no time is to be lost; their workings are before you in every day’s events; they are a secret society, a sort of Masonic order with super added features of revolting odiousness, and a thousand times more dangerous. They are not merely priests, or priests of one religious creed; they are merchants, and lawyers, and editors, and men of any profession, having no outward badge (in this country [i.e., the USA]) by which to be recognized; they are about in all your society. They can assume any character, that of angels of light, or ministers of darkness, to accomplish their one great end, the service upon which they are sent, whatever that service may be.” (Samuel Finley Breese Morse, was an American contributor to the invention of a single-wire telegraph system.)

 

Napoleon Bonaparte

“The Jesuits are a MILITARY organization, not a religious order. Their chief is a general of an army, not the mere father abbot of a monastery. And the aim of this organization is power – power in its most despotic exercise – absolute power, universal power, power to control the world by the volition of a single man [i.e., the Black Pope, the Superior General of the Jesuits]. Jesuitism is the most absolute of despotisms [sic] – and at the same time the greatest and most enormous of abuses…” – Napoleon Bonaparte, French Emperor

James Parton

“If you trace up Masonry, through all its Orders, till you come to the grand tip-top head Mason of the World, you will discover that the dread individual and the Chief of the Society of Jesus [i.e., the Superior General of the Jesuit Order] are one and the same person.” (James Parton, American historian)

 

 

 

Andrea Duphin

“The Jesuits are a naked sword, whose hilt is at Rome but its blade is everywhere, invisible until its stroke is felt.” -Andre Duphin, (a French advocate, president of the chamber of deputies and of the Legislative Assembly.)

 

 

 

Clement XIV

“Alas, I knew they [i.e., the Jesuits] would poison me; but I did not expect to die in so slow and cruel a manner.” (Clement XIV, Roman Catholic Pope)

 

 

 

 

 

also called "Novalis"

“Never before in the course of the world’s history had such a Society [i.e., the Jesuit Order] appeared. The old Roman Senate itself did not lay schemes for world domination with greater certainty of success.” (Friedrich von Hardenberg, an author and philosopher of early German Romanticism.)

 

 

 

Marquis de Lafayette

“It is my opinion that if the liberties of this country – the United States of America – are destroyed, it will be by the subtlety of the Roman Catholic Jesuit priests, for they are the most crafty, dangerous enemies to civil and religious liberty. They have instigated MOST of the wars of Europe.” (Gilbert du Motier, marquis de Lafayette – French aristocrat and military officer.)

 

 

Hector Carsewell Macpherson

“They [i.e., the Jesuits] have so constantly mixed themselves up in court and state intrigues that they must, in justice, be reproached with striving after world dominion. They cost kings their lives, not on the scaffold, but by assassination, and equally hurtful as the society of Illuminati; they were the foremost among the crowd, at all events, who applauded the murder scenes in Paris [during the French Revolution].” (Hector C. Macpherson, a prolific Scottish writer and journalist.)

 

Adolf Hitler

“Above all I have learned from the Jesuits. And so did Lenin too, as far as I recall. The world has never known anything quite so splendid as the hierarchical structure of the [Roman] Catholic Church. There were quite a few things I simply appropriated from the Jesuits for the use of the [Nazi] Party.

“I have learnt most of all from the Jesuit Order. …So far, there has been nothing more imposing on earth than the hierarchical organization of the [Roman] Catholic Church. A good part of that organization I have transported direct to my own [Nazi] party. …The Catholic Church must be held up as an example. …I will tell you a secret. I am founding an order.  _ (Adolf Hitler, Nazi Leader)

Lord Palmerston

“The presence of the Jesuits in any country, Romanist [i.e., Catholic] or Protestant, is likely to breed social disturbance.” (Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, a British statesman who served twice as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in the mid-19th century.)

 

 

 

 

J.A. Wylie

“There was no disguise they (the Jesuits) could not assume, and therefore, there was no place into which they could not penetrate. They could enter unheard the closet of the Monarch, or the Cabinet of the Statesman. They could sit unseen in convocation or General Assembly, and mingle unsuspected in the deliberations and debates.

There was no tongue they could not speak, and no creed they could not profess, and thus there was no people among whom they might not sojourn, and no church whose membership they might not enter and whose functions they might not discharge. The could execrate [i.e., sharply denounce] the Pope with the Lutheran, and swear the Solemn League with the Covenanter.” (James Aitken Wylie, a Scottish historian of religion and Presbyterian minister.)

 

Polygamous Prophet; the Secret of The Latter Day Saints

Latter Day Saints’ Doctrine and Covenants declared;

 

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“And if he have ten virgins given unto him by this law, he cannot commit adultery, for they belong to him, and they are given unto him; therefore is he justified.

But if one or either of the ten virgins, after she is espoused, shall be with another man, she has committed adultery, and shall be destroyed; for they are given unto him to multiply and replenish the earth, according to my commandment, and to fulfil the promise which was given by my Father before the foundation of the world, and for their exaltation in the eternal worlds, that they may bear the souls of men; for herein is the work of my Father continued, that he may be glorified.” (Doctrine and Covenants 132:62-63)

Smith’s polygamous marriage is one of the LDS’ most deniable secrets. They reject this practice and disfellow those who practice this fornication, yet some of their publications, especially what was written above, justifies what they condemned. And in fact, their very own founder, Joseph Smith Jr. married several wives of his choice.

Wives of Joseph Smith

Sources:
FamilySearch”. (a genealogy organization established and run by The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints.)
Remembering the Wives of Joseph Smith”.

To justify his plural marriage, the polygamous prophet of the Latter Day Saints stated;

the same manner that Abraham took Hagar and Keturah; and Jacob took Rachel, Bilhah and Zilpah; by revelation—the saints of the Lord are always directed by revelation.” (Arrington, Leonard J. (1992), The Mormon Experience: A History of the Latter-Day Saints)

But Paul, speaking upon the teacher of the gospel, said;

For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee:

If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of riot or unruly.

For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not selfwilled, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre; (Titus 1:5-7)

We are now living in the time of the gospel. A time where we should forget the lust and carnal practice of the past. Marrying plenty of wives is a carnal practice. Abraham, David, Solomon, and those other renowned personalities of the Old Testament who committed polygamy committed carnal practice. Yet, by the grace of God, they were pardoned and justified. In the present period of the history, the gospel is the sole divine revelation for us to be saved. Every good works and doctrines should be based upon its teachings. And Paul, the apostle to Gentiles, gave us clear words from Christ regarding the marriage of a Christian man, especially of a Christian leader.

Concerning to those prophets who practice this kind of fornication, the words of God declared;

I have seen also in the prophets of Jerusalem an horrible thing: they commit adultery, and walk in lies: they strengthen also the hands of evildoers, that none doth return from his wickedness; they are all of them unto me as Sodom, and the inhabitants thereof as Gomorrah.” (Jeremiah 23:14)

Beware from such prophets.

Rosita and the “Last Day Messenger”

 

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Rosita Trillanes was a single female convert to the INC who was disowned by her parents after having secretly converted to the Iglesia ni Cristo cult and having sought refuge at the INC, was given sanctuary at the central office of INC founder Felix Y. Manalo, whom Rosita reveres as the messenger of God. Her stay however in that residence became the most bitter and painful experience of her life when FYM spurned of his sexual advances punched her into unconsciousness and had raped her afterwards. Her story was related by her personal letter which was published in the Philippine Gazette in July, 1942. Her lettter in the vernacular (tagalog) is reproduced below. An English translation follows.


From the Philippines’ Official Gazette, Vol. 1, July 1942:

Dear Brethren:

Because of my love for the Church for your sake, I am writing you to confess the things that truly hapened to me and the things I have witnessed and have come to know during the two years I have stayed at the Central. I am a young lady who became a member of the Iglesia ni Cristo in Batangas. Because of this, I was despised and disowned by my parents. Thinking it I would find shelter, brother Jacinto Torres convinced me to go with him to the Central Office. During my stay there, what I encountered was a very bitter and painful ordeal like the time when Manalo, whom I considered almost like a father, took advantage of me. At first he tried to court me but when I resisted his sexual advances, he beat me and hit me which made me lose consciousness. It was during this time that I was unconscious that he accomplished his fleshly desires on me. I suffered so much because of the beatings and the threats I have received all the time that I resisted his advances. I have witnessed many more who were raped by Felix Manalo. Some were young women, others were wives of some members, while I know of one who was the wife of a minister. Manalo told me some of the other women he raped he did when he was trying to seduce me. He told me of some thirty women he raped. I cannot reveal their names but they often can be seen at the Central Office. In my presence, he raped a young lady who later became pregnant and it so happened that she went to the central office for the only time it was related to Manalo. The reason why Liloy resigned was probably because Manalo forced Amada. All of those he has raped feared telling anyone because he threatened to kill them like what he did to Basilia Santos of Paco, who claimed to have 2 children from Manalo. These were the talk of the town for some time in Paco.

Before Manalo went to the United States, he brought me to the Protacio family in Pasay. Not one month has passed he came back for me fearing that I told my hosts everything he did to me; when I resisted, he threatened me. After this, he expelled the Protacio’s from the Church and accused themn with false charges. He used up all his monthly salary of P1,300 on women and for his immoral acts, while the average Iglesia worker receives only P5.00, P10.00, P15.00, P20.00 a month. All of the tithes you gave to God goes to him of which he spends for all his immoral deeds. I told everything to brother Doro while Manalo is in America.

In this regard, will you allow Manalo to abuse the church’s members and accept the Church in the name of God? Don’t you love the Church? Your wives and daughters are in grave danger from the impure desires of the people you trust and revere as your teachers of the word of God.

I confess everything to you and I leave to you the decision that you can do if you really love the Church and God. In convincing the girl he desires, be she single or married, he claims that Solomon has many wives and that the messenger of God is to be pleased and that to consent and to agree is very pleasing in the eyes of God.

Can your good hearts accept this unrighteousness? The decision is yours.

From your sister who was disgraced because of trusting too much.

ROSITA

Trillanes' letter in Tagalog

For additional informations about this “messenger”, you may read the letter of Leslie Wolfe of Philippine Mission Churches of Christ, where Manalo formerly a member, and the news of a weekly tabloid. CLICK