Skip to comments.Rodney Howard Browne;The heretic Who Laid Hands On The President
Posted on 07/13/2017 5:23:42 PM PDT by pastorbillrandles
Rodney Howard Browne, The Heretic Who Laid hands On Trump
I was heartened the other day when I read that the President of the United States took time out of his busy schedule to allow an Evangelical Minister to lay hands on Him and pray. He needs prayer, and the support of the evangelical church, as much as possible.
But then my joy turned to angst when I read further, that the evangelical minister who prayed for Trump, was in fact a spiritually dangerous counterfeit, a purveyor of false doctrine and gnostic, experience based spirituality named Rodney Howard Browne.
I shouldnt have been surprised because one of the Presidents closest Spiritual advisor, is a televangelist and Word of Faith heresy proponent Paula White who is of the same heretical ilk as Rodney Howard Browne.
In short Rodney Howard Browne is the Father of the so called Laughing Revival of mysticism and Spiritual Drunkenness which led directly to the disastrously destructive Toronto Blessing which spread through Pentecostal, Charismatic and Even evangelical churches in the late 1990s spreading heresy, false doctrine, mystical experience, deception and delusion throughout the world.
Howard Browne is famous for calling himself the Holy Ghost Bartender and inducing people into states of Spiritual Drunkenness, and has destroyed much of what was left of the sense of the true Fear of God in many, many Pentecostal, Charismatic churches. I consider him a minister of Judgment and part of the Strong, God sent Delusion.
In the interest of discernment and for the sale of real prayer by real Christians, I am excerpting a chapter of my 1995 book, WEIGHED AND FOUND WANTING;PUTTING THE TORNOTO BLESSING IN CONTEXT, to let you know just who this man is.
Who Is Rodney Howard Browne?
He was born into a Pentecostal home, an atmosphere that was bathed in prayer. By his own testimony, he was saved at the age of five and baptized in the Holy Spirit at age eight. Both at home and in the Pentecostal church he attended, he testifies of
continually [seeing] supernatural manifestations.2 His own baptism of fire occurred in 1979, while he was still a teenager. Hereis how he tells it.
I knew that there was more, much more In July of 1979, I cried out to God in sheer desperation. I wanted Him to manifest Himself to me and in me. I was hungry As I prayed that day, I told the Lord, Either you come down here and touch me, or I am going to come up there and touch you. I was desperate. I must have called out to God for about 20 minutes that day. Suddenly, the fire of God fell on me. It started on my head and went right down to my feet. His power burned in my body and stayed like that for three whole days I was really praying, Lord, I am too young to die. In the fourth day, I am not praying, O Lord send your glory, I am praying, Please lift it off me so that I can bear it. I was plugged into heavens electric light supply my desire has been to go and plug other people in. My whole body was on fire Out of my belly began to flow a river of living water. I began to laugh uncontrollably and then I began to weep and then speak with tongues. I was so intoxicated on the wine of the Holy Ghost that I was beside myself Because of that encounter with the Lord, my life was radically changed from that day on.3
Rodney Howard Browne proceeds in the book to relate changes in his ministry after that anointing with fire, while preaching in a Methodist church. Ill let him tell it in his own humorous way.
We were preaching in a Methodist church. I was back in the vestibulewhich is a holy name for a plain old officepreparing for service. One of the young ladies came into the office and asked me to pray for her because she was in terrible pain I got my hand halfway to her head, almost like a gunslinger would draw a gun out of a holster, and point it at his opponent. Suddenly, unexpectedly, it felt like my finger tips came off. I felt a full volume of anointing flow out of my hand. The only way I can explain it is to liken it to a fireman holding a fire hose with a full volume of water flowing out of it. The anointing went right into her. It looked like someone had hit her in the head with an invisible baseball bat and she fell to the floor 4
On and on it goes.
Notice the sensuality of the testimony, though. The fire of God courses through his body, it shoots out of his fingers, like a gun, she gets hit by an invisible bat! The concept behind the word sensual is not always referring to sexual. Sensual refers to the things pertaining to the five physical senses. Rodney Howard Browne has a very sensual ministry. The promise is held out that you are going to be touched by God, youre going to feel God, youll even get drunk on the new wine! Youll laugh, stagger, get stuck to the floor, and generally have an all out good time! Its fun going to these meetings!
Back to Who is Rodney Howard Browne?
In 1987, Rodney Howard Browne left his native South Africa to come to the
United States, on a word from God. By that time, he had already pioneered a church, pastored for a time and been on the pastoral staff of Ray McCauleys Rhema Bible Church in Johannesburg. Upon arriving in America, he commenced an itinerant ministry.
It was at a series of meetings in Albany, New York in 1989 that the unusual manifestations had begun to take place. It began to occur at a time when both he and his wife were hungry for God to move. As he was preaching at a morning meeting, he said a cloud filled the room, visible to others, but not to him. He could feel it, though. People began falling out of their seats as he preached.
While I was preaching, the power of God began to fall. Many people began to fall out of their seats. It looked like someone was shooting them and in some places whole rows at a time would go down. They were laughing and crying and falling all over the place and looked like drunken people.5
Rodney Howard Browne became an internationally prominent revivalist after a Spring, 1993 meeting at an Assembly of God church in Lakeland, Florida, the Carpenters Home Church. He was scheduled for one week, but the meeting lasted four! People who heard about it flew in from as far away as Africa, Great Britain and Argentina. What made the difference in this revival meeting? According to Charisma Magazine,
The difference was the laughter. No matter what Howard Browne did or said, hundreds who attended the daily sessions always ended up on the sanctuary floor in helpless laughter. When the services were broadcast on radio, more curious seekers showed up to join the fun.6
I suppose I could go on and on, building a case, about my reservations of the ministry of Rodney Howard Browne, but why? After all of the above, if you dont have serious problems, you are also a victim of the continuous conditioning that has taken place. Keep in mind that it was a transference of his anointing into Randy Clark who brought it to Toronto, that birthed the Toronto Blessing. I hope that I have brought some clarity to the issue. This is not about personality, its about truth. Can you see Jesus or the apostles even remotely promoting anything like this? I think not.
Is Rodney Howard Browne correct when he dismisses his critics by saying things like,
Now some would say, I dont believe it, thats fine, those people that dont want to believe it, they probably wouldnt believe anything. They probably wouldnt believe the Bible 16
On the contrary, I dont buy this, and I believe in the Bible! I also believe in the present activity of the Holy Spirit. I consider myself to be spirit filled and have seen many signs, wonders, and gifts of the Holy Ghost over the years in my ministry as well as in many other fellow ministers. We have witnessed the casting out of devils, healing of the sick, and powerful life transformations, all to confirm the preaching of the gospel! So dont dismiss me as an unbelieving, religious dead head!
I want to close this chapter by encouraging you to hold fast to that which is good. We know that certain men have crept in unawares, but that doesnt mean that we have to throw out the validity of supernatural workings of God. The Pentecostal experience is needed now more than ever, Gods people do need a fresh baptism in the Holy Ghost, to witness afresh to this sin-sick generation.
1. July 21, 1994, Testimony Service Videotape. RHBEA Camp Meeting. Louisville, Kentucky. 2. Rodney Howard Browne. The Touch of God. Page 71. 3. Ibid. Pages 73-74. 4. Ibid. Page 76.
5. Ibid. Page 100. 6. Julia Duin. Praise the Lord and Pass the New Wine. Charisma Magazine. August, 1994. 7. Rodney Howard Browne. The Coming Revival. Page 14. 8. Ibid. Pages 13-14. 9. Francis Frangipane. Rising to Christs Stature. Charisma Magazine. December, 1994. 10. Rodney Howard Browne. The Coming Revival. Page 14. 11. Ibid. Page 27. 12. Rodney Howard Browne. The Reality of the Person of the Holy Spirit. RHBEA Publications. 13. Rodney Howard Browne. Manifesting the Holy Ghost. Pages 25-27. RHBEA Publications. 14. Ibid. 15. Tricia Tillin. Is It Revival? Mainstream. Summer, 1994. Banner Ministries Publication, Box 23, Belper, Derbyshire DE56 1QR, United Kingdom. 16. Bob and Molly DeAndrea. The Good Life. Television Show. Florida. Date Unknown.(Weighed and Found Wanting;putting the Toronto Blessing in context)
So many wonderful fundamental world-renown pastors in the national capitol region, and DJT picks this fruit loop.
Maybe President Trump should spend some time with Franklin Graham.
I would like to see him spend some time with Pastor Jeffress as well - they seem to like each other.
“Rodney Howard Browne proceeds in the book to relate changes in his ministry after that anointing with fire, while preaching in a Methodist church. Ill let him tell it in his own humorous way.
We were preaching in a Methodist church. I was back in the vestibulewhich is a holy name for a plain old officepreparing for service. One of the young ladies came into the office and asked me to pray for her because she was in terrible pain I got my hand halfway to her head, almost like a gunslinger would draw a gun out of a holster, and point it at his opponent. Suddenly, unexpectedly, it felt like my finger tips came off. I felt a full volume of anointing flow out of my hand. The only way I can explain it is to liken it to a fireman holding a fire hose with a full volume of water flowing out of it. The anointing went right into her. It looked like someone had hit her in the head with an invisible baseball bat and she fell to the floor 4 “
this reminded me of this in 1Samual
Sa 19:20 And Saul sent messengers to take David: and when they saw the company of the prophets prophesying, and Samuel standing as appointed over them, the Spirit of God was upon the messengers of Saul, and they also prophesied.
1Sa 19:21 And when it was told Saul, he sent other messengers, and they prophesied likewise. And Saul sent messengers again the third time, and they prophesied also.
1Sa 19:22 Then went he also to Ramah, and came to a great well that is in Sechu: and he asked and said, Where are Samuel and David? And one said, Behold, they be at Naioth in Ramah.
1Sa 19:23 And he went thither to Naioth in Ramah: and the Spirit of God was upon him also, and he went on, and prophesied, until he came to Naioth in Ramah.
1Sa 19:24 And he stripped off his clothes also, and prophesied before Samuel in like manner, and lay down naked all that day and all that night. Wherefore they say, Is Saul also among the prophets?
Hey he met with the Pope as well!
Maybe he should skip over all the heretics and find some time to walk alone with God. And we can all do as instructed and pray privately.
A closet anti-Trumper.....
It may be you attend the wrong church, getting drunk in the spirit may help you.
“I would like to see him spend some time with Pastor Jeffress as well”
Pastor Jeffress was with this group. This week he was explaining how this ad hoc meeting with Pres. Trump came about. Not sure why he was there with some whack-a-dos, but all of them were there.
I’m not sure about this “laying-on of hands” thing. Not something we do in our church when praying for someone but maybe it’s scriptural.
Not too surprising given the council of religious advisors he surrounded himself with during the campaign.
What kind of man is this, who welcomes brazen heretics and sinners! Why everybody knows the types of people Paula and Rodney are, shudder.
Maybe God put these shifty characters front and center so that normalized, polite "believers-in-the-Word" will be scandalized and horrified.
Meanwhile, history teaches that President Trump did not get to where he is by being corrupt, nor by being a dupe. He is, however, open-hearted and sincere. Just the kind of person misfit preachers could learn from. It could even be their last chance to see the light, or else be convicted in the heavenly court for being recalcitrant opportunists and scam artists.
Here we have living parables being made manifest in the political world, openly, and what happens? History repeats. Signs of the times.
Matthew 16:4 A wicked and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given unto it, but the sign of the prophet Jonas. And he left them, and departed.
Jonah 4:5 So Jonah went out of the city, and sat on the east side of the city, and there made him a booth, and sat under it in the shadow, till he might see what would become of the city.
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