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'Yes We Eat Grass and We're Proud of It,' Say Congregants
christianpost.com ^ | January 10, 2014 | Leonardo Blair

Posted on 01/11/2014 1:39:31 PM PST by Gamecock

Full Title: 'Yes We Eat Grass and We're Proud of It,' Say Congregants Who Were Convinced by 'Miracle' Working Preacher
Pastor Puts People to Sleep and Says If Cops Come to Arrest Him He Can Make Them Sleep Too

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Despite growing outrage over a popular "miracle" working South African pastor who convinced members of his church to eat grass, members who have followed his command say the grass has given them strength and healing.

"Yes, we eat grass and we're proud of it because it demonstrates that, with God's power, we can do anything," said 21-year-old law student Rosemary Phetha and member of Pastor Lesego Daniel's Rabboni Centre Ministries in South Africa in a Times Live report.

Phetha said for more than a year she struggled with a sore throat that only healed after Daniel "turned me into a sheep and instructed me to eat grass."

Another member, 27-year-old Doreen Kgatle, who suffered a stroke two years ago that left her unable to walk said the grass made her walk again.

"I could not walk but soon after eating the grass, as the pastor had ordered, I started gaining strength and an hour later I could walk again," said Kgatle.

Pastor Daniel, dubbed the "miracle man," has been attracting people from all over South Africa to his 1,000-member church by unleashing spellbind acts like commanding people to sleep and awake at will.


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1 posted on 01/11/2014 1:39:31 PM PST by Gamecock
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To: Gamecock

MMMmmmooooooooooo


2 posted on 01/11/2014 1:40:09 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Gamecock

This wasn’t the same guy who claimed to his congregation that he could walk on water just like Jesus (and then promptly drowned in the attempt)?

;’)


3 posted on 01/11/2014 1:43:27 PM PST by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: rockrr

Maybe this congregation plans to get into the dairy business


4 posted on 01/11/2014 1:44:44 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Gamecock

How is this glorifying God?


5 posted on 01/11/2014 1:45:39 PM PST by Bulwyf
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To: Gamecock

6 posted on 01/11/2014 1:45:44 PM PST by kosciusko51 (Enough of "Who is John Galt?" Who is Patrick Henry?)
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To: kosciusko51

Was just telling the wife earlier today that I prefer my veggies second hand.


7 posted on 01/11/2014 1:48:45 PM PST by Gamecock (Celebrating 20,000 posts of dubious quality.)
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To: Gamecock

8 posted on 01/11/2014 1:49:11 PM PST by Theoria (End Socialism : No more GOP and Dem candidates)
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To: Bulwyf

Let me think about it for a second……

No idea.


9 posted on 01/11/2014 1:49:33 PM PST by Gamecock (Celebrating 20,000 posts of dubious quality.)
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To: Bulwyf

its not

signs and false wonders never do.


10 posted on 01/11/2014 1:49:38 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ( Help fight The Neo Stalinists! Donate to your Free Republic)
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To: Gamecock
That place is full of different.

'Pastor Lesego Daniel (with mic) of South Africa's Rabboni Centre Ministries walks on congregants he commanded to go to sleep.'

11 posted on 01/11/2014 1:55:32 PM PST by Theoria (End Socialism : No more GOP and Dem candidates)
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To: Theoria

12 posted on 01/11/2014 1:57:55 PM PST by Theoria (End Socialism : No more GOP and Dem candidates)
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To: Gamecock

I’ve never understood those Methodists.


13 posted on 01/11/2014 1:58:24 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (Obamacare: You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.)
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To: Gamecock

“Oh Africa, Brave Africa...it was a laugh riot.”


14 posted on 01/11/2014 1:58:49 PM PST by EEGator
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To: Gamecock
"I could not walk but soon after eating the grass, as the pastor had ordered, I started gaining strength and an hour later I could walk again," said Kgatle

The rationale used to legitimize "grass" in some States lately ...

15 posted on 01/11/2014 2:04:49 PM PST by mikrofon (Pastor's Pasture)
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To: kosciusko51

16 posted on 01/11/2014 2:05:28 PM PST by Straight Vermonter (Posting from deep behind the Maple Curtain)
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To: Gamecock

How long until they’re forced to drink “Kool-Aid”?


17 posted on 01/11/2014 2:06:25 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: Gamecock

Beats the Mooslimbs looking to cut heads off.

Pray America is Waking


18 posted on 01/11/2014 2:08:04 PM PST by bray ("The Republic of Texas 2022" is coming in Feb)
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To: Gamecock

It’s the devil dressed as a sheep laughing at the fools.falling for his lies.


19 posted on 01/11/2014 2:09:11 PM PST by vpintheak (Thankful to be God blessed & chosen!)
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To: Gamecock
Wait. Eat grass?
Ain't you s'posed to smoke it?
20 posted on 01/11/2014 2:23:03 PM PST by stormhill
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To: Gamecock
"...Yes We You Eat Grass and We're Proud of It,' Say Congregants Congress..."

There, fixed it. (or at least that was what my brain first told me...:)

21 posted on 01/11/2014 2:41:12 PM PST by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by its weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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To: Gamecock

That’s some nice grass.


22 posted on 01/11/2014 2:43:42 PM PST by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Irenic
And then, the church opens a branch in Colorado:

23 posted on 01/11/2014 2:52:46 PM PST by qwertyz
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To: Gamecock

Cheaper than a lawnmower, I guess.


24 posted on 01/11/2014 2:55:31 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Gamecock

Humans aren’t evolved to eat grass. This is gross.


25 posted on 01/11/2014 2:57:00 PM PST by BfloGuy ( Even the opponents of Socialism are dominated by socialist ideas.)
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To: Theoria

Without looking at the caption, at first glance that looked like a photo of the Jonestown congregation.


26 posted on 01/11/2014 2:59:22 PM PST by thecodont
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To: Gamecock

"What? Doesn't everybody do that?"

27 posted on 01/11/2014 3:03:15 PM PST by tnlibertarian (Beat Lamar! And, if that doesn't work, let's defeat him in the primary.)
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To: Theoria

Exactly. The hoity toity vegans here in the US pay lots of money to get some wheat grass juice. And the folks in COlorado seem to be going out of there way to get grass some of which they will eat


28 posted on 01/11/2014 3:03:57 PM PST by Nifster
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To: GeronL

Usually when see these sorts of things I ask “show it to me in the Bible!” Unfortunately it is! A king is struck mad and eats grass for 7 years.

Not sure what is going on here other than a test of faith, but is it in God or the Pastor? Who is the overseer of the Pastor, if any? What does he say?


29 posted on 01/11/2014 3:32:59 PM PST by Pete from Shawnee Mission
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To: Gamecock

Most of the people I know eat grass, even myself. Corn, wheat, rice, barley etc. And in the biological processed form of meat. Look up the term “All Food Is Grass” (it’s an Ag thing).


30 posted on 01/11/2014 3:46:38 PM PST by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: Alex Murphy; markomalley

And this shocking thing is that this is for real.


31 posted on 01/11/2014 3:50:20 PM PST by Gamecock (Celebrating 20,000 posts of dubious quality.)
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To: Gamecock

The preacher pimp preacher pimp ...ahh, I give up.

32 posted on 01/11/2014 3:53:10 PM PST by Moltke (Sapere aude!)
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To: Pete from Shawnee Mission

or the overseer of the pasture, do they pay rent to chomp his grass?


33 posted on 01/11/2014 4:02:08 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: All

This is also all about the preacher and not about God.


34 posted on 01/11/2014 4:03:30 PM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: GeronL

I suspect their leader gets paid to have his flock keep the grass cut short.


35 posted on 01/11/2014 4:04:31 PM PST by Gamecock (Celebrating 20,000 posts of dubious quality.)
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To: Salvation

Dan_4:33 “That same hour the judgment was fulfilled, and Nebuchadnezzar was driven from human society. He ate grass like a cow, and he was drenched with the dew of heaven. He lived this way until his hair was as long as eagles’ feathers and his nails were like birds’ claws.


the other eating grass story..........................


36 posted on 01/11/2014 4:15:13 PM PST by PeterPrinciple
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To: Gamecock

Your a military doctor right? At the very least the grass is good ruffage. Eating grass is also good for getting up fur balls but that’s for cats.


37 posted on 01/11/2014 4:16:05 PM PST by redleghunter
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To: Gamecock

lol


38 posted on 01/11/2014 4:33:26 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: PeterPrinciple; Gamecock
Despite growing outrage over a popular "miracle" working South African pastor who convinced members of his church to eat grass, members who have followed his command say the grass has given them strength and healing.

Dan_4:33 “That same hour the judgment was fulfilled, and Nebuchadnezzar was driven from human society. He ate grass like a cow, and he was drenched with the dew of heaven. He lived this way until his hair was as long as eagles’ feathers and his nails were like birds’ claws.

I was wondering when someone was going to cite that verse!

39 posted on 01/11/2014 4:47:42 PM PST by Alex Murphy ("the defacto Leader of the FR Calvinist Protestant Brigades")
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To: Gamecock

My food poops on their food.


40 posted on 01/11/2014 4:59:37 PM PST by rfreedom4u (Your feelings don't trump my free speech!)
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To: Gamecock
All things considered, considerably safer than being a member of the Pentecostal “church of pickin’ up snakes.” This man's dead now, BTW. Died just like his father before him: pissin’ off a timber rattler...
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41 posted on 01/11/2014 5:09:38 PM PST by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: Gamecock
Jim Jones ALL OVER AGAIN.

Any trips to Jonestown, Guyana, planned, I wonder???

42 posted on 01/11/2014 5:10:56 PM PST by cloudmountain
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To: redleghunter
Your a military doctor right? At the very least the grass is good ruffage. Eating grass is also good for getting up fur balls but that’s for cats.

FUR BALLS...ah, yes, I remember our wonderful Siamese cat, CHINO, and his fur balls.

He spit up all over my aunt Nora's fur stole when she and my uncle happened to be coming over for dinner that night. All the coats and stuff were on my parent's bed. That's were Chino did the deed.

43 posted on 01/11/2014 5:15:45 PM PST by cloudmountain
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To: Gamecock

Gamecock

Since this is not a Protestant Caucus Thread, can you tell me what protestant tradition this group belongs to. My guess is Pentecostal [again a guess] but I would rather one of you guys fill me in.

Thanks


44 posted on 01/11/2014 5:49:23 PM PST by CTrent1564
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To: cloudmountain

LOL cats are like that, all attitude especially Siamese cats. Ol’ CHINO was sending a message he either liked them or did not care for them upsetting his routine.


45 posted on 01/11/2014 5:51:11 PM PST by redleghunter
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To: CTrent1564
This is not a Protestant church of any kind.

Seems like some type of neognostic Oneness Pentecostal heresy.

From their website:

The ministry is based on the manifestation of the Holy Spirit (the Word of God) and the Power ( proof by the Spirit that God is with us). This has encouraged members of the congregation and those following him on the daily Rabboni TV broadcast to worship God in truth and in spirit. As Christians, we must continue to impart higher wisdom of God which was once hidden from human understanding and is now revealed to us by God – the wisdom which God devised and decreed before the ages for our glorification.

46 posted on 01/11/2014 6:07:14 PM PST by Gamecock (Celebrating 20,000 posts of dubious quality.)
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To: GeronL

So now they’re ruminants?


47 posted on 01/11/2014 6:28:37 PM PST by Bullish (America should yank Obama like a rotten tooth before he poisons the entire body)
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To: Bullish

Hey, they said it, don’t blame me, I didn’t write the article....


48 posted on 01/11/2014 6:31:28 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Bullish

Where did you get the idea I was blaming you for anything Geron?


49 posted on 01/11/2014 6:35:36 PM PST by Bullish (America should yank Obama like a rotten tooth before he poisons the entire body)
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To: Gamecock

Gamecock:

Ok, so it is a Oneness Pentecostal group. My theory would be it is likely unaffiliated with any lager body which means nobody will be able to keep this group from going off the rocker. Thanks


50 posted on 01/11/2014 8:13:06 PM PST by CTrent1564
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