Episcopal Church Upholds Defrocking of Bishop Charles E. Bennison Jr.

The AP reports:

bennison3An Episcopal Church panel announced on Wednesday that it had upheld its decision to defrock a bishop from Pennsylvania for covering up his brother’s sexual assaults of a teenage girl in the 1970s.

The special Court for the Trial of a Bishop rejected a request by Charles E. Bennison Jr. to reduce the sentence, but added that his ouster "does not alter the church’s deep and abiding compassion" for him. The nine-person panel of bishops, priests and church members said it hoped the ruling would allow Bennison to seek "reconciliation and peace."

After a four-day trial in June, the panel found Bennison guilty of two counts of "conduct unbecoming a member of the clergy."

Full story: Episcopal Church upholds ouster of Pa. bishop – NewsFlash – PennLive.com

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  1. jmc says:

    The episcopal “church” and the Stench of Apostasy

    I was a practicing episcopalian for years and part of the leadership. I left when I realized that scripture was now teaching that the church age has come to an end! How glad I am that I did! For a man to leave his wife and two small children to practice homosexuality, as did the so called “bishop” of New Hampshire, is the epitome of sin and apostasy, which has now been celebrated by the totally craven presiding “bishop,” Frank Griswold and his gang of thugs. The entire episcopal hierarchy is in complete rebellion against God reflecting the fact that the episcopal “church” has become a dead church, a satanic cult!

    A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife; 1Ti 3:2

    Here is just a small part of what scripture says about homosexuality and those who practice it:

    The LORD spake unto Moses saying,Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination. (Lev 18:1, 22)

    If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them. (Lev 20:13)

    Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves: Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen. For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature: And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompense of their error which was meet. And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient; Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers, Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, Without understanding, covenant breakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful: Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them [i.e. the episcopal Church] (Rom 1:24-32) THINK OF IT, GOD SAYS THESE PEOPLE ARE “WORTHY OF DEATH” AND YET the episcopal “church” HONORS AND GLORIFIES THEM.

    Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind (homosexuals), Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God. (1Co 6:9-10)

    And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man. Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh. (Gen 2:23-24) Any sexual activity, outside of marriage between one man and one women, is an abomination before God worthy of the second death, eternal damnation! Also divorce is not allowed at all.

    The filthy rebellion of the episcopal church is not surprising since the Bible warns us repeatedly about false prophets.
    Such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ. And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light [typified by Bennison, whose mantra is the stinking, pagan lie: “the church wrote the Bible, the church can rewrite the Bible”, and who is under criminal, pedophile investigation by the church itself!]. Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers also be transformed as the ministers of righteousness; whose end shall be according to their works (2 Cor 11:13-15).

    But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction (2 Pet 2:1). Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. (Mat 7:15) And GOD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. (Gen 6:5) The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it? (Jer 17:9)

    So now that we are unquestionably in the great tribulation time God says in 1 Peter 4:17, “For the time has come that judgment must begin at the house of God.” The churches of all denominations are now under the wrath and condemnation of God. “Behold, the days come, saith the Lord God, that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the Lord.” God, the Holy Spirit is no longer applying truth to the hearts of people within the churches. Those left in the churches are unsaved and headed for eternal damnation. Anyone remaining in the church is damned!
    The two witnesses (a figurative representation of the church) will be killed. Rev 11:7 declares “and when they shall have finished their testimony the beast that ascended out of the bottomless pit shall make war against them and shall overcome them and shall kill them.” See also Jer 25:29!

    We read in Matt 24:21:
    “For then shall be great tribulation, such as was not since the beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be.” This is a time when false gospels are proliferating all over the world and the Bible commands true believers to get out.

    2 Thess 2:3,4 speaks of it in this way:
    “Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin (Satan) be revealed, the son of perdition; who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, showing himself that he is God.” Now is the time when more than ever before, vicious, lying, pecuniary non-Christians have taken over the leadership of the churches and God condemns them.

    In Matt 24:15,16 God gives the warning:

    “When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand,) then let them which be in Judea (Judea represents the churches) flee into the mountains” (flee out of the church, returning to God) (Psa 12:1). True believers are led out of the churches by the Holy Spirit of God.

    In Matt 24:24 God declares the character of the great tribulation. There we read:
    “For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall show great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.” (the elect or true believers leave the church, while those that stay in the church are unbelievers who are worshipping Satan and are eternally damned unless they come to truth by God’s grace and leave.).

    Significantly God declares in Luke 21:20-22:
    “And when ye shall see Jerusalem compassed with armies (rife with apostasy), then know that the desolation thereof is nigh. Then let them which are in Judea flee to the mountains; and let them which are in the midst of it depart out and let not them that are in the countries enter thereinto. For these be the days of vengeance, that all things which are written may be fulfilled.”(Jerusalem and Judea in this context are figures of speech for the church.)

    In the context of “Remember Lot’s wife” God also declares in Luke 17:31:
    “In that day, he which shall be upon the housetop (outside of the church), and his stuff in the house, let him not come down to take it away: and he that is in the field let him likewise not return back.” We must leave the church and once we leave the church we are not to return. The Bible itself through progressive revelation is now leading the true believers out of the church!

    God speaks to this sad situation in the language of Isaiah 3:6-8 and Luke 21:5-6:
    “When a man shall take hold of his brother of the house of his father, say, Thou hast clothing, be thou our ruler and let this ruin be under thy hand: in that day shall he swear, saying, I will not be a healer; for in my house is neither bread nor clothing: make me not a ruler of the people. For Jerusalem is ruined, and Judah is fallen: because their tongue and their doings are against the Lord, to provoke the eyes of his glory. And as some spake of the temple, how it was adorned with goodly stones and gifts, He said, as for these things which ye behold, the days will come, in the which there shall not be left one stone (the precious stones which are the true believers in the churches) upon another, that shall not be thrown down.” We must leave the church and once we leave the church we are never to return. No true believer will stay in the church.

    These temple buildings represent the churches and congregations God would build throughout the New Testament time. Those who come into this spiritual temple (the visible church) are gold, silver and precious stones (the true believers), and wood, hay, stubble (those who think they are or who pretend to be true believers) (I Cor 3:12). That is, there are both true believers and those who appear to be true believers and actually are not. Thus each congregation is an integral part of that great temple. But Jesus declares that there will be a time when there will “not be left one stone upon another”. That is the temple will be totally destroyed. The Church will no longer exist in the eyes of God and the true believers are to “depart out”.

    Babylon the great (all of the churches and congregations of the various denominations) is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird. (Rev18:2)

    Come out of her (the corporate, visible, church), my people (the true believers), that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues (the terrible wrath and judgment of God). (Rev 18:4) The corporate church has come under the judgment of God, just as the Jewish nation in the OT and the early churches in Sardis etc. in the NT came under the judgment of God and were destroyed, as described in the book of Revelation. Thus we have this direct command to the true believers to come out of the churches. The Word of God now condemns the stinking, pagan, filth which has become the episcopal “church”! For decades now it has sown the wind, and is now reaping the whirlwind in spades, as it should!

    What has been described here is but the tip of the iceberg regarding the pagan satanic rebellion within the episcopal hierarchy!

    What the Episcopal Church (Anglicanism) is really all about is worshipping the Queen of England and rejecting God! For more detail read 1 Samuel, Chapter 8! If there was ever a stench of craven rottenness in the world today it is the leadership of the Episcopal Church and Anglicanism! And now we have Rowan Williams, the so called “archbishop” of caterbury, who has revealed himself to be a certifiable, devil worshipping, crazy, autistic, IDIOT – indicted and convicted by his own words!

    Isn’t it interesting that the last 3 presiding bishops (the only ones I am familiar with) of the Episcopal “church” were in total rebellion against God and the law. The last one, Griswold, had several of his brothers and other close family members in the highest ecclesiastical and management positions in the church, thus committing the crimes of nepotism and larceny. His predecessor was complicit in the embezzlement of over $1,000,000 by his secretary, by not reporting the crime when it was discovered. The current presiding “bishop” is a homo-supporting woman. The Bible says: A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife. (1Ti 3:2)

    The Episcopal “church is little more than a mafia like criminal, organized crime organization in total, absolute, and complete rebellion against God, and in complete, absolute, and total subjugation to Satan. There is NO possibility of salvation for anyone involved in any way with the Episcopal “church”, unless they sever ALL ties and pray without ceasing for forgiveness (Rev 18:4)!

    NOTE: Homosexuality is NOT something a person is born with – it is SIN, perverse rebellion against Creator GOD, worthy of DEATH!!!

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