Religious hucksters – JAM

An enterprising snake-oil salesman can still make a fortune. The Moscow Literary Gazette reports a father and son team in the Ukraine amassed a small fortune by selling ordinary tap water. They claimed it had special healing powers. So many people wanted to visit the village that a new but route was set up. But this is not surprising. Religious hucksters have been duping religious folks for years. Whether it is a fake-healing tent preacher, or a diamond studded electronic evangelist, if you shout your message loud enough and long enough, someone will believe you. Paul said, “though I or an angel from heaven preach any other gospel unto you, let him be accursed” (Gal 1:8,9). This is Just-a-Minute with Ed Boggess

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