Kobus van Rensburg – Lied about his healing – Multiple times!

Kobus van RensburgIt has come to my attention that Kobus van Rensburg has once again duped his followers into believing that has been healed, however this is far from the truth.

This is the story of Kobus van Rensburgs so called ‘miraculous’ healing.

Kobus was diagnosed with cancer AGAIN after he went into remission. The second time, Prophet Ed Traut prophesied over him and told him that the 2nd time won’t be as long and as bad as the first, wherein he died several times.  Kobus van Rensburg and his wife Annalise flew over to Germany for nearly 2 months where he received treatment at an institute referred to by Johnson Olowokere.  Kobus van Rensburg led his followers on to believe that he received NO treatment at all.   After he came back his body was clean of cancer, but during their time in Germany he was diagnosed with several diseases; like heavy metal poisoning and another, an allergic reaction to the cold.  In the last week of October 2011 he was AGAIN diagnosed with cancer – a 3rd time, this time in his brain and according to the doctors his first two times with cancer was a walk in a park and the chemo and treatments for brain cancer will be the worst he’s ever experienced….

Nothing of this is shared on the TV channel or on the internet.  It is kept secret, hush hush.  Annalise and her sons are running Spirit Word Ministries from the back end trying to not let anyone know that the ‘gospel‘ they preach is false.

I feel terribly sorry for Kobus van Rensburg and I pray that he gets well, MORE IMPORTANTLY I pray that he realises he is following false teaching and preaching false teaching and that going to witch-doctors like T B Joshua to receive POWER is the CAUSE of his illness.  I pray that Kobus van Rensburg comes before the Lord Jesus Christ of the Bible and repents of his ways and STOPS the lies and deception once and for all that he may be healed spiritually and physically!

I pray his followers open their eyes to the truth of the matter, open their bibles and seek Jesus Christ (The Way, The Truth, and The Life – bJohn 14:6) and not a man who claims he is immortal while on this earth.


See articles here on Kobus van Rensburg

See articles here on T B Joshua

 See article:  Can Satan Heal?

 See article:  The Biblical Holy Spirit vs.The False Unholy Spirit of Fire




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Oh lord Help these people

People please stop fighting towards christians instead of people that is actually against christians.GOd said in the Bible dont judge one another Dont bad mouth another child of God and this is all you have been doing on this site Commiting sins.Prophet Kobus is not false and pastor ceasar read gain he did not say that he said led alone his son (Jesus) he was talking about Prophet for god was regected.


My God is alive, he will cure my dear brother prophet kobus and all the criticism will be silenced


Jesus Christ was not recognized by many even today. Well, I need to hear from you the following: what is the best church in the world, who is the real prophet / teacher today so that we should not be misled. Make sure that you supply all the details. (the word of God is alive and active; sharper than any double sided sword)


Simone asked…

>>>who is the real prophet/teacher today so that we should not be misled…

Since you mention the “word of God” in your comment, I’m surprised you don’t know and would need to ask such a question of any other human being, since the answer is plainly given there…

the answer is…

“God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets,
Hath in these last days spoken unto us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds;
Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high;
Being made so much better than the angels, as he hath by inheritance obtained a more excellent name than they.” (Heb. 1:1-4)

Ruvimbo Mhondiwa



[Deleted- actually Leon I do know – I have written articles on JUDGING RIGHTEOUSLY on this website]




Kobus is going thru a difficult time and it is unkind to judge him, Jesus wouldnt do that, the real Christians should also be moved with compassion. It is a waste of time argue with his critics nor agree with his supporters, the exchange of words can take years with no winner, it will only stir up strife which will benefit neither side. Kobus’ sickness should not be a matter of strife and debate. God knows all things and we’ll trust Him to pull him through. The fact that he died several times and came back from the dead is a miracle.My prayers are with Kobus and his family. I speak grace to his critics and supporters. Every one living on this earth has critics. Even Jesus had critics while he was on earth (the Pharisees and Saducees). Not everyone believed that He was the Son of God. It’s better to focus on and obey God than to worry about what people are saying about you, otherwise you will be discouraged. I love you all (both critics and supporters). Now let’s call for a cease fire in Jesus name.



Here is the first question:
Does the Lord as revealed in the Bible change from time to time?

Hebrews 13:8
King James Version (KJV)
“Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.”

As I understand this the Lord doesn’t change over time.

4 more Questions:
1.How do we know who is a prophet
2.How do you know if they are from God
3.What is the work of a true prophet
4.Can we trust a prophet

Verses to check about testing a prophet:
Amos 3:7 “Surely the Lord God will do nothing, but revealeth His secret unto His servants the prophets.”
2 Peter 1:21 “For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man, but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Spirit.”
Numbers 12:6 “If there be a prophet amoung you, I the Lord will make myself known unto him in a vision, and will speak unto him in a dream.”
Acts 3:21 “God hath spoken by the mouth of all his holy prophets since the world began.”
1 Thess 5:20,21 “Despise not prophesyings. Prove all things, hold fast that which is good.”
2 Chronicles 20:20 “Believe in the Lord youR God, so shall ye be established, believe His prophets, so shall ye prosper.”
Matt 24:24 “For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.”
1 John 4:1 “Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.”
Luke 1:76-79 “And thou, child, shalt be called the prophet of the Highest: for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways; To give knowledge of salvation unto his people by the remission of their sins, Through the tender mercy of our God; whereby the dayspring from on high hath visited us, To give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.”

Testing a prophet:
1. A true prophet message must be in harmony with the word of God including the Law of God.
Isaiah 8:20 “To the law and Testimony; if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.”
Lam 2:9 “Her gates are sunk into the ground; he hath destroyed and broken her bars: her king and her princes are among the Gentiles: the law is no more; her prophets also find no vision from the LORD.”

2. A true prophet’s predictions must come true:
Deu 18:22 “When a prophet speaketh in the name of the LORD, if the thing follow not, nor come to pass, that is the thing which the LORD hath not spoken, but the prophet hath spoken it presumptuously: thou shalt not be afraid of him.”

3. A prophet edifies God’s people:
1 Cor 14:3,4 “But he that prophesieth speaketh unto men to edification, and exhortation, and comfort. He that speaketh in an unknown tongue edifieth himself; but he that prophesieth edifieth the church.”

4. A true prophet exalts Christ as the Son of God:
1 John 4:15 “Whosoever shall confess that Jesus is the Son of God, God dwelleth in him, and he in God.”
Luke 24:27 “And beginning at Moses and all the prophets, he expounded unto them in all the scriptures the things concerning himself.”

5. A true prophet speaks with authority:
Matt 7:29 “For he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.”

6. A true prophet will bear good fruit:
Matt 7:20 “Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.”

7. A true prophet will exhibit definite physical sings when in vision:
a. Prophet eyes are open during vision:
Numbers 24:4 “He hath said, which heard the words of God, which saw the vision of the Almighty, falling into a trance, but having his eyes open:”
b. A true prophet first falls down and has no strength, is then strengthened, but has no breath (even when speaking) while in vision:
Daniel 10:7-18 “And I Daniel alone saw the vision: for the men that were with me saw not the vision; but a great quaking fell upon them, so that they fled to hide themselves. Therefore I was left alone, and saw this great vision, and there remained no strength in me: for my comeliness was turned in me into corruption, and I retained no strength. Yet heard I the voice of his words: and when I heard the voice of his words, then was I in a deep sleep on my face, and my face toward the ground. And, behold, an hand touched me, which set me upon my knees and upon the palms of my hands.
And he said unto me, O Daniel, a man greatly beloved, understand the words that I speak unto thee, and stand upright: for unto thee am I now sent. And when he had spoken this word unto me, I stood trembling. Then said he unto me, Fear not, Daniel: for from the first day that thou didst set thine heart to understand, and to chasten thyself before thy God, thy words were heard, and I am come for thy words. But the prince of the kingdom of Persia withstood me one and twenty days: but, lo, Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me; and I remained there with the kings of Persia. Now I am come to make thee understand what shall befall thy people in the latter days: for yet the vision is for many days. And when he had spoken such words unto me, I set my face toward the ground, and I became dumb. And, behold, one like the similitude of the sons of men touched my lips: then I opened my mouth, and spake, and said unto him that stood before me, O my lord, by the vision my sorrows are turned upon me, and I have retained no strength. For how can the servant of this my lord talk with this my lord? for as for me, straightway there remained no strength in me, neither is there breath left in me. Then there came again and touched me one like the appearance of a man, and he strengthened me,”

7 points to test a prophet.

Eph 4:12-14 “For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ: Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ: That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive;”

The prophet of islam and kobus van rensburg has the same doctrine speaking against the Law of God.
They both fail the first test, false prophets.

If you believe God changes over time, and split the Bible into parts then you can’t test a prophet, you can became a muslim, mormon or a mason, they teach that doctrine.


PS: “The people that was waiting for Jesus didn’t recognized Him the first time will they recognize him the 2nd time?”


Deborah (Discerning the World) wrote:

Woahhh and I just found this on Youtube – seems Kobus is what is most commonly called: busted
False Prophet Kobus van Rensburg admits to having chemotherapy done for his cancer on 03/12/2011

Commentary: In this video, False Prophet Kobus van Rensburg admits to taking medicine as well as recieving chemotherapy(possible reason for his baldness) treatment for his ever-present cancer that was diagnosed a total of 3 times just this year alone. He also makes it seem like God is helping his recovery with his hemoglobin increase but it is a well known fact that the cancer medicine PROCRIT gradually increases hemoglobin and white blood cells when taken after chemotherapy. This is the reason for the increase.
This man claims to be a Prophet of God, who is anointed to heal the sick, yet if this was true he would never have gotten cancer in the first place. (( Mark 16-18 KJV: hey shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them.))
This false prophet “heals” many people of cancer, people who do not get chemotherapy and medicine, yet he puts his faith in doctors to give him chemotherapy and medicine instead of receiving healing through God. This doesn’t make sense for a man who calls himself a Prophet of God.
And if you dont have enough faith by yourself to get the healing, then why dont you ask that other False prophet Ed Traut to come help you get faith..you two are like the modern day Laurel and Hardy, I don’t need to say whose the fat smart one is, and who the skinny dumb one is.
Hey Kobus, you should just drop this act of immortality on earth and admit to being the false prophet that you are, maybe then you would get delivered from that “spirit of death” that you have, and possibly save your family from further distress.
There are also rumors that Kobus van Rensburg is faking his cancer diagnosis to claim that he has been healed by God at a later stage, possibly for fame and attention, as he has never provided proof of ever being diagnosed with cancer.


whoever that is writing this trash should go and cover the face in the mud,bcos in all your life time you can never be what kobus is ,and can never achieve wat he has achieve.you only speak on wat people do shoew us the proof of Gods power in you.how many miracle have you done to proof how righteouss and perfect you are.show us wat God has done tru you seeing you condem men of God.please go and get yourself a good job and stop lazying around the internet.


Miracle and sign seekers are on the opposite side of God. When Pilate sent Jesus to Herod,Herod was excited because he hoped to see miracles…instead Jesus chose to remain silent and did nothing…yet our Lord never denied the poorest beggar or lepper his sight or healing, but denied a pompous king.

The same Jesus rules today…He does not show signs and wonders to appease man’s love of sensationalism but does His own healing, not at man’s command and demand but where He sees the real need. These people who crusade healing on stages are showing where they belong.

When I was a young Christian, I often wondered why Jesus told those He healed to KEEP QUIET. Now I understand…Jesus knew what was devious in the heart of man and his love of sensationalism and “showmanship”.

Sorry,my namesake above, serves the wrong Jesus…he is a people pleaser and sensation seeker who enjoys having his ears tickled.

On the contrary Deborah works very hard despite her fighting against a debilitating condition and helps people turn from paths that lead to hell.

Michael you need to turn to the real Lord Jesus Christ of the bible and repent.


Critising the anointed of God will get you into deep trouble. Whoever is anointed although just man with plenty of faults is still anointed by God and whosoever tries to go against them shall be struck down. Careful with your words.


For the first time I understand this “anointed” business. Thank you for explaining it so wonderfully!!!!!!

It’s funny how people from charismatic churches can make you feel inadequate and even guilty for not having this “anointing”. I went to a Living Word church once, where they were praying over people to be filled with the Holy Spirit. Some people around me fell like flies. Then it was my turn…I felt nothing, no feeling of wanting to fall over. Then I remembered the pastor saying that if you don’t fall over then you must be filled with sin and probably not a true Christian…..now my confession….to save face, I faked it. There, I’ve said it! I never went back to that church. I was told later that that pastor was chucked out of the church because he had an affair with the organist.

I believe the Lord has always watched over me, letting me try things and then pointing me into a different direction. It is only now that I am starting to listen to Him, really seeking Him. I have so many things to be ashamed of but I believe in the crucifiction of Christ, the gift of removing all my sins.

Some people want signs and wonders, “magic”, they want gifts like to “heal” people and speak in funny languages. I am totally at peace with the ONLY gift I have received and that is the gift of Jesus Christ, my saviour.

Martin Horan

I was in the Worldwide Church of God. They followed a man called Herbert W. Armstrong who blatantly twisted the Scriptures to line his own pocket.
In spite of the fact that he has been rumbled time and time again, people put him on a par with Jesus Christ and, although his words clearly contradicted Scripture, his followers put those words on a par with it and still do.
To this day Armstrong rules people from the grave. Whenever his “teachings” are challenged, his disciples react exactly like the people who are this Kobus’ disciples.
Actually, it’s the same with people in all cults who follow leaders. They put them on a par with our Lord and Saviour. In fact, they worship these men by doing so and are blind to the fact.
I’d never heard of Kobus before I read the above but I have heard of many just like him and read their “teachings” and I think I’ll hear a lot more of these people till Christ’s return. And I’m sure I’ll also hear their defenders making the same claims and excuses as these defenders of Kobus.
Isn’t it interesting how people who follow men–Buddha, Mohammad, Calvin, David Ike, Benny Hinn, popes, &c.–always follow the same thinking patterns and refuse to budge from them?
It is so difficult to get through to these deluded folk as these they read Scripture which must conform to what they’re taught as opposed to their teachings conformning first to Scripture.


On a lighter note (perhaps not so light on second thoughts)

Wonder what would happen if Kobus,Benny,Joyce,At,Creflo, Joel and many of the prosperity gang were confronted by the Lord and He said “sell all you have and come follow me”?????

Pastor Ivan



Martin said…

“Isn’t it interesting how people who follow men–Buddha, Mohammad, Calvin, David Ike, Benny Hinn, popes, &c.–always follow the same thinking patterns and refuse to budge from them?”

These are sheeplike characteristics in persons that lack a strong, reliable and trustworthy father figure or leader…it is quite sad because there is only one that has these characteristics is God the Father as He represented Himself to us in the flesh.

On top of that it is man’s sinful nature to allow himself to be duped and follow the wrong path…so much so that his inate vanities can idolise that which is false and worthless.

Lynette Koekemoer

Hi You know I am ashammed I dont know why are we there to harm people by word why dont you pray for people. Go to your bedroom and pray for forgiveness and pray for Prophet Kobus van Rensburg if you think he is wrong. Why do you shout bad hings form roofs or on internet what do you think God would have done. If you pray and ask God to lead you shouw you you would have gone to Kobus van Rensburg yourself not spreading the news like you are doing on the internet. Like God said to the people the one who is with out sin cast a stone, where are you standing with out sin????????????? You know one of Gods men Lucas he was a doctor why do you think he also used a doctor in his ministrie God used mud to open peoples eyes. Dont you think God gave men the power to invent the tlephone, machines example xtrays, sonars and medicene to help his children to be helped to find out what is wrong. Nobody is perfect but you know one sad thing GOD LIVES INSIDE EACH PERSON ON THE EARTH AND IF YOU SAY SOMETHING BAD ABOUT A PERSON YOU ATTACKING GOD HIMSELF BY TELLING GOD HE IS BAD OR EVIL ESPECIALLY IF YOU NEVER WENT TO THE PERSON YOU ARE ATTACKING VIA INTERNET SO PLEASE GO TO YOUR BEDROOM AND FALL ON YOUR KNEES AND PRAY FOR ONE ANOTHER AND GOD WILL DO THE CHANGES WHERE NEEDED. GOD BLESS ALL THE PEOPLE AND PLEASE MAKE CHANGES WHERE NEEDED WE ASK IT IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER, THE SON AND THE HOLY SPIRT AMEN


Verkeerd Lynette!

God does not live inside EACH person on earth.
Ook nie almal is kinders van God nie. Sy skepping wel – totdat ons Jesus aanvaar as verlosser.

Lynette, dit is duidelik dat jy iemand betaal om die Woord vir jou te lees en te interpreteer. Jy kom nie verder as die “soft text” nie. Al hierdie waarskuwings oor die laaste dae vals profete is skriftuurlik… hoekom weet jy nie daarvan nie?

Weet jy dat die MEESTE mense gaan eendag in die hel wees?

Weet jy dat die Woord beveel om valse profete te ontbloot BY DIE NAAM? (soos Paulus gedoen het) God het nie net dokters gebruik nie maar ook wagters… maar dit sal jy nie sommer uit Kobus se mond hoor nie want dan gaan hy homself moontlik expose.

Weet jy dat ons in die laaste dae leef en die Woord se daar sal baie valse profete wees wat mense gaan mislei.? (hou in gedagte dat die meeste mense in die hel gaan wees… m.a.w. die meeste gaan mislei wees.

If God uses all those wonderful doctors and scientists to heal and invent… why should He not use watchmen to warn, reprove, expose, correct… and of course… pray!!!


@ Deborah (Discerning the World):
The word “Christian” means “Anointed One”. You all have way too much time on your hands. It’s laughable but also sad because of how you are deceiving so many. Bitterness is a poison that eats at your very soul.

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