Bible Believers' Newsletter 1075
"We focus on the present Truth – what Jesus is doing now. . ."
Christian greetings in the precious Name of our Lord Jesus Christ; we are pleased you could join us in fellowship around God's unchanging Word.
Our main article in an exposition of "Isaiah 6" which foreshadowed the end of the Church Ages of PART-Word and Christ's mediation as Son of God and graciously led us into the present holy convocation of the antitype of the fiftieth day of Israel's Pentecostal feast and Christ's return in the prophetic Office Son of man, King of kings and Judge. In this we discuss the Cherubim, Seraphim, elect and fallen angels, and the realities for which they were shadows and types. We visit Brother Branham's new commission and certain preceding visions and prophecies. Please take time to carefully read this Newsletter, receiving my words with all readiness of mind then search the Scriptures, whether these things are so. Any correction by the Scripture will be appreciated.
Please pay attention to the current news because the Money Power is shaking in its boots in desperation as they gamble the world; they will destroy any individual, corporation or nation they consider a threat to the status of the US dollar, their fractional reserve perpetual debt racket and fiat money Ponzi scheme. We are very close to the promised global depression, economic and monetary collapse, and the close of the Gentile dispensation.
This Newsletter serves those of like precious faith. Whoever will receive the truth is welcome to feed their soul from the waters of the River of Life. Everything here presented should be confirmed personally in your own Bible.
Convenient 'Tanker Attacks' as US seeks War with Iran
June 13, 2019 — ". . . it would be far more preferable if the United States could cite an Iranian provocation as justification for the airstrikes before launching them. Clearly, the more outrageous, the more deadly, and the more unprovoked the Iranian action, the better off the United States would be. Of course, it would be very difficult for the United States to goad Iran into such a provocation without the rest of the world recognizing this game, which would then undermine it. – Brookings Institution, "Which Path to Persia?" (2009). Search back issues of this Newsletter.
Iran has repeatedly said it has no knowledge of the incidents and did not instruct any surrogate forces to attack Gulf shipping, or Saudi oil installations. The Guardian would admit that 'investigations' into the previous alleged attacks in May carried out by the UAE found 'sophisticated mines' were used, but fell short of implicating Iran as a culprit. The article would note US National Security Advisor John Bolton would—without evidence—claim that Iran 'was almost certainly involved' . . . Full story: journal-neo.org
Comment: It is absurd to implicate Iran rather than Israel, Jew-ruled Saudi Arabia, or Jew-ruled USA. Cui bono?
This just happened in America, but something even stranger is happening in China
June 8, 2019 — Ancient writings show Chinese astrologers recorded the Great Flood before Moses, and read prophecies of the birth and death of Jesus Christ written in the stars. Full story: youtu.be
The Next Stage of the Engineered Global Economic Reset has Arrived
June 7, 2019 — When studying globalist literature and white papers . . . we see a rather blatant end goal described . . . For at least the past century the globalists have been pursuing a true one world system that is not covert, but overt. They want conscious public acceptance of a completely centralized global economic system, a single global currency, a one world government, and a one world religion . . . great wars and engineered economic collapse are their primary tools to condition the masses to abandon their natural social and biological inclinations towards individualism and tribalism and embrace the collectivist philosophy. They created the current system as a means to an end. It . . . was designed to fail . . . in that failure, the intended globalist "order" is meant to be introduced. The Hegelian Dialectic describes this strategy as Problem, Reaction, Solution.
. . . the old world order . . . is a sacrificial measure . . . the reality [is] that the globalists destroy in order to create opportunities for gain . . . general awareness of the "new world order" is growing, and so they are forced to introduce the idea of a vast societal and economic shift in a way that sounds less nefarious and is relatively marketable. [Like their vicarious father, Lucifer, they present the truth then beguile one to believe the lie – Ed.] They also have a tendency to hint at events or warn about disasters that are about to happen; disasters they are about to cause.
The International Monetary Fund began spreading a meme a few years ago as a way to describe a global economic crash without . . . the word "crash." Managing Director Christine Lagarde and others started using the phrase "global economic reset" in reference to greater centralization of economic and monetary management, all in the wake of a kind of crisis that was left mostly ambiguous . . . simply another name for the new world order . . . built on the ashes of the old world system . . . Due to the forced interdependency of globalism, crisis in one country could cause a domino effect of crisis in other countries; therefore, all countries and their economic behaviour must be managed by a central authority . . . "new multilateralism," or the "multipolar world order".
In this phase of the globalist created theatre, we see the world being torn apart by the "non-cooperation" . . . This scenario only benefits the globalists . . . perfect cover as they initiate a crash . . . which they have spent the last ten years inflating just for this moment . . . the tariff conflict between the US and China has become an excellent catalyst for the global reset . . . a distraction so that the globalists can complete their economic reset agenda.
. . . going by his associations alone . . . Trump is controlled opposition playing the role of "anti-globalist" while . . . stacking his cabinet with the very same elites he is supposedly at war with. Trump was bought off in the 1990's when he was saved from possible permanent bankruptcy by Rothschild banking agent Wilber Ross. Trump made Ross his Commerce Secretary as soon as he entered the White House . . . one of the key figures in the developing trade war . . . Every economic and trade policy Trump has initiated in the past two years has served as a smokescreen for the globalists' controlled demolition of the economy . . . The globalists like him exactly where he is.
. . . there is a globalist controlled central bank in almost every nation in the world, including supposedly anti-globalist . . . Russia and China. All . . . are coordinated through the Bank for International Settlements in Basel, Switzerland. The globalists covertly dictate the economic policy of nearly the entire planet. They can easily create an economic collapse anytime they wish . . . they continue to distract us with a swarm of other concerns and calamities.
The purpose is to convince the masses to focus on all the wrong enemies while ignoring organized and psychopathic elites as the root of threat to humanity. We are supposed to hate the Russians, or hate the Chinese, or hate people on the left, or hate people on the right, and so it goes on. But these conflicts are just symptoms . . . The great danger is globalists Full story: investmentwatchblog.com
Comment: They do not know Jesus Christ and "the present Truth": Isaiah 13:6-16, Zechariah 14:1-5, Matthew 24:29-31, Revelation 16:18-19, and 18:21-23.
The Skid is Everywhere . . . the Worst is yet to Come
June 7, 2019 — All over America, large portions of our major cities are being transformed into stomach-churning cesspools of squalor. Thousands of tent cities are popping up from coast to coast as the homeless population explodes . . . there were more than 28,000 official complaints about human faeces in the streets of San Francisco last year alone, and millions of rats are currently overrunning the city of Los Angeles . . .
LA spent nearly $620 million in tax dollars last year to address the issue, and yet the number of homeless people increased by 16%, reaching nearly 60,000 people . . . virtually impossible to walk a full block in any direction without seeing a homeless person . . . On my drive to work I see people living underneath the highway overpasses. It's no longer Skid Row here. The skid is everywhere. But most Americans will continue to live in denial until the very end. And even though 59 percent of the population is living paycheck to paycheck, people continue to rack up debt as if there was no tomorrow. Full story: investmentwatchblog.com
Comment: Failing to prepare is preparing to fail. Negative interest rates, the Bitcoin bubble and the possible ban on cash indicate that the debt money FIAT system is on the horizon of a crash of catastrophic proportions, the collapse of the system can no longer be stopped.
NSA gave Israel Access to All US Citizens' Communications Data
June 1, 2019 — Frustrated by a legal ban on sharing intelligence with Israeli operatives conducting targeted assassinations against Hezbollah, the NSA crafted a loophole giving them total access even to US citizens' data . . . The Israeli SIGINT National Unit (ISNU), the NSA's counterpart in Tel Aviv, convinced the Americans to circumvent the legal prohibition on providing surveillance data for targeted assassinations during Israel's 2006 war with Lebanon, according to the newest revelation from the archives obtained by whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Using the familiar rationale of "terrorism" to excuse cooperation they knew was illegal, the NSA and ISNU found a workaround using the Office of the Director of National Intelligence that provided the Israelis with all the intel they needed, according to an October 2006 article in the NSA's internal publication . . . unsatisfied with the legal loophole . . . the Israelis sought and received full access to the NSA's massive surveillance data troves after the war . . . unrestricted access to the NSA's raw intelligence data—including the phone and internet records of American citizens and citizens of third-party countries . . . Full story: rt.com
Final Thoughts: Democrats Delete God
This was three months ago — Few noticed. It's only two minutes long. The two men presiding over the Congress are Jew Mr. Steve Cohen, and Jew Mr. Jerry Nadler.
Sad. But let's keep our borders open, give sanctuary and benefits to countless illegal immigrants, support Sharia law, fill our children's minds with perversion and sexual dysphoria, promote the welfare state, murder babies even AFTER birth . . . and hope for the best. Right? Full story: youtube.com
Comment: List of Jewish members of the United States Congress.
Stop 5g on Earth and in Space
April 24, 2019 — The American health insurance association Blue Cross Blue Shield released a report, “The Health of Millennials”—the first generation to grow up using cell phones—are experiencing an unprecedented decline in their health when they reach their late 20s . . . The only reasonable explanation for the alarming decline in health of the millennial generation is the life-long irradiation of their brains and bodies from their cell phones.
5g in Space is a Planetary Emergency, not just because of the direct radiation from the satellites, but because of the location of the satellites in the ionosphere. The ionosphere is an integral part of the global electrical circuit that animates all living things . . .
Full story: youtube.com
Comment: Statistics relating to US cities poisoned by gamma radiation yourradiationthisweek.org.
How [Jewish President] FDR dragged out WWII for Stalin
December 6, 2014 — [The] United States had been presented with the opportunity to end World War II in 1943 on far more favourable terms than it was able to get after the sacrifice of so many lives in the subsequent two years. The countries of Eastern Europe, Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria, Romania, Yugoslavia, and Albania would have been kept out of the hands of the Communists. Perhaps even the Baltic states of Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia would have regained their independence from the Soviet Union. Adolf Hitler would have been deposed and . . . a united, non-Communist, anti-Nazi Germany would have peacefully given up its European conquests . . . Full story: dcdave.com
Comment: Illuminus FDR believed he would become the inaugural president of one world government. "Once Churchill had trapped Britain in a war she could not win on her own, FDR began doling out bits of aid in exchange for extremely high prices—for example, 60 outdated and largely useless US destroyers for British naval bases in the Atlantic. FDR delayed Lend-Lease until desperate Britain had turned over $22,000 million of British gold plus $42 million in gold Britain had in South Africa. Then began the forced sell-off of British overseas investments . . . Roosevelt stripped Britain of her assets and world power . . . in an era of gangster statesmen, Churchill was not in Roosevelt's league . . . the British Empire was not a priority . . . He regarded Churchill as a pushover—unreliable and drunk most of the time . . . FDR's policy was to pay out just enough to give Churchill "the kind of support a rope gives a hanging man" (unz.com).
These Jews Roosevelt, Churchill and Eisenhower (who established death camps in Germany after WWII) were traitors to their countrymen. Adolf Hitler saved Europe from Judaeo-Communist enslavement. This extensively researched piece of historical revisionism provides compelling evidence that Adolf Hitler's Operation Barbarossa was a reluctant pre-emptive strike against a massive Soviet military machine which was at that time poised to invade not just Germany, but the whole of Western Europe. Soviet documents make it crystal clear that Soviet military theory was based on offence and the conquest of territory "for the World revolution." And this theoretical plan for offensive war was matched by practical preparations in every branch of the armed forces.
"World War II was fomented using the differences between Fascists and Political Zionists so that National Socialism or Nazism would be destroyed and the power of Political Zionism increased so the Zionist state of Israel could be established in Palestine, and the world made a safe place for Communism. Nationalism and nation states must all be destroyed to remove any organized opposition to the sons of Cain who are "citizens of the world" with no inheritance (Genesis 4:11-14). This is the objective of the UN, Globalization and Free Trade Agreements. International Communism was to be built up until it was equal in strength with united Christendom then contained and kept in check until required for the final social cataclysm" (Newsletter 437 and Albert Pike).
"The 'City of London' that financed Hitler from the 1920s and throughout World War II and (Rockefeller/Esso, a Rothschild organization that) fuelled the German fleet and provided patents for Buma synthetic rubber and fuel, funded Karl Mark to update Rothschild's International Socialism to Communism, and Professor Baron Karl von Ritter to draft National Socialism for Zionism and Nazism. As planned in 1871, these two political philosophies were brought together in controlled conflict in World War II in order to make the world a safe place for Communism which has always been funded by 'the City' through their International Banksters and tax exempt foundations in the USA. In victory Hitler offered peace, and once again the Jews of 'the City' brought in "the guns of America" (Newsletter 611." Next time it may be by the guns of China, and as Brother Branham prophesied, Russia).
"It would have been impossible to harness the free energy of millions in two World Wars, or inflict a tsunami on Japan had they announced their objective was to diminish export rivalry, regress toward Lucifer's one world government and make the world a safe place for Communism. America's alien rulers have shown no compunction in flying a false flag to deceive citizens into laying down their lives for the cause of global hegemony. We cite the sabotage of the USS Maine, the non-sinking of the SS Sussex used by Woodrow Wilson to declare war on Germany, the SS Lusitania, Roosevelt's sacrifice of 2,000 American lives in the "surprise" attack on Pearl Harbour on a date Soviet spy Richard Sorge advised the Kremlin 60 days beforehand; the fraudulent Gulf of Tonkin lie used to justify open warfare against North Vietnam, the deception of Iraq by which Bush I caused Gulf War I, Bush II's sacrifice of 3,000 American lives in 9/11 to justify World War III, his lies about Iraq's WMD in order to justify Gulf War II, and more recently his lies against Hezbollah, Syria and Iran in order to hasten the "hot stage" of World War III. As suggested by experts, it seems the Boxing Day earthquake and tsunami off Sumatra were man-made demonstrations of the power of the hidden government of the USA. Third World life is cheap" (Newsletter736)!
"In the first century AD our Lord Jesus Christ named the final Church Age "Laodicea," which means "people's rights" or atheistic Judaeo-Communism. In the nineteenth century London spearheaded Communism while the United States had supported Communism from the takeover of Russia during World War I until the 1970s. In 1871 it was decided that the objective of World War II would be to make the world a safe place for Communism. Everything went according to plan and at the Yalta Conference in February 1945 the Jewish traitors Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin agreed to hand Eastern Europe over to Judaeo-Communist Russia. Jesus Christ foretold true history nineteen hundred and twenty years ago in Revelation 16:12-16: "And the sixth angel poured out his Vial upon the great River Euphrates; and the water thereof was dried up, that the way of the kings of the east might be prepared." Brother Branham explained that this Judaeo-Communist invasion is not uncalled because "three unclean spirits like frogs came out of the mouth of the Dragon (Imperial Rome Revelation 12:3-4), and out of the mouth of the beast (Papal Rome Revelation 13:1-3), and out of the mouth of the false prophet (the Pope who will be incarnate as "the Beast" Revelation 13:2-10; 17:1-11). For they are spirits of demons, doing signs, that go out to the kings of the whole inhabited world, to gather them together for the war of that great day of God the Almighty" (Newsletter 855)
In A Program for the Jews and Humanity, Rabbi Harry Waton stated, "The Communist soul is the soul of Judaism. Hence it follows that, just as in the Russian revolution the triumph of Communism was the triumph of Judaism, so also in the triumph of fascism will triumph Judaism" (p. 143-144). "The Communists are against religion (Christianity), and they seek to destroy religion; yet, when we look deeper into the nature of Communism, we see that it is essential nothing else than a religion (Judaism)" ( p. 138). "The Jews welcome this revolution in the Christian world, and the Jews should show an example. It is not an accident that Judaism gave birth to Marxism, and it is not an accident that the Jews readily took up Marxism: all this was in perfect accord with the progress of Judaism and the Jews" (p. 148; Rabbi Harry Waton).
Jewry's "Samson Option" will have its last fling in Armageddon where "the seed of the woman will bruise the Serpent's head" once more before the Lake of Fire (Revelation 20:14-15). Full story: bitchute.com expounding Genesis 3:15, 6:1-4 and Matthew 24:37. Apostate nominal Christians have signed their own death warrants in both the spiritual and the natural realm.
The Word Jew
Regardless of language the word "Jew" was absent from the Holy Bible until the latter part of the 18th century. (See Facts are Facts, and History of God's Holy Bible and the so-called Jews).
Who was the first Jew? Neither Adam, Seth or Noah was called a Jew. Nor were Abraham, Isaac or Jacob. Moses was not called a Jew; neither was Saul, David or Solomon called a Jew. In fact you will not find the word Jew in the first eleven books of the Bible. The first time Jews are mentioned in the Bible, is in II Kings 16:6 (and then only in translations revised in the eighteenth century) where we find Israel was at war with the Jews and "drave the Jews from Elath." Interestingly we can read over five hundred pages of the Bible before we find a Jew anywhere, yet those who today call themselves Jew claim the first five books of the Bible and call it their Torah. Is it not strange that those who call themselves Jew and claim that Moses who wrote the first five books of the Bible and was their forefather, when the word Jew is not written anywhere in the Old Testament which they claim was written by Jews? Jesus Christ told John in Revelation 2:9 "I know the blasphemy of them which say they are Jews and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan".
We know that God changed Abram's name to Abraham (Genesis 17:5), and Jacob to Israel (Genesis 32:28), but nowhere did God change the name Israel to Jew! There is therefore no authority whereby those who say they are Jews can claim to be Israel!
By the time of Jesus the word Edom or Edomite had been translated into Greek and Latin meaning a resident of Judea regardless of race or religion. The 1611 King James version of the Bible translated Idumaean-Judean to 'Iewes.' The modern English word "Jew" has replaced two Scriptural Hebrew and Greek words, one meaning 'Judean' Strong's 2453, Ioudaios, the second meaning 'Judahite' Strongs 2455, Ioudas' or posterity of Judah. Jew does not mean Israel or Israelite, but one born of a 'Jewish' mother [regardless who the father might have been]! Jews claim a matriarchal lineage from Eve and cannot trace their lineage to Adam. We must conclude therefore that the first "Jews" were Canaanite-Edomite-Hittite. It is certain, according to the Bible, that Jews are not Israel for Israelites have a patriarchal lineage, and as in other members of Adam's race woman cannot beget (Jesus was not a Jew).
Jews are not a race, they are non-Semitic Khazars, not Israelites. Israel will be dominated by non-Semitic Jews until the consummation (Daniel 9:27). Full story: Publications showing the Jews to be Khazars and Not Israelites
When Thomas Jefferson wrote "We hold these truths to be self-evident . . . that all men are created equal . . . [he paraphrased the writing of his close friend Philip Mazzei, an Italian-born patriot and pamphleteer] . . . that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness . . ." Jefferson owned hundreds of slaves. Upon his death, the only slaves given their freedom in the former president's will were two of the sons of Sally Hemmings, Jefferson's black slave mistress.
At least fifty percent of Adam's race is not created equal, for woman was created in Adam, made and formed from his flesh and bone perhaps a century after the Lord had created the animal kingdom that Adam named. Because he was the spoken Word manifest, and "the [only] son of God" (Luke 3:38), Adam could not be deceived on the revealed Word (or sin). As the continuation or by-product of Adam, Eve was not God's spoken Word but made so that she could deceive and be deceived. I Timothy 2:1-15, "Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection. But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence. For Adam was first formed, then Eve. And Adam was not deceived, but the woman being deceived was in the transgression. Notwithstanding she shall be saved in childbearing, if they continue in faith and charity and holiness with sobriety".
Whereas the human being has a body, mortal spirit and a soul that will determine its ultimate destination by the decisions it makes when confronted by God's unchanging Word, animals do not possess a soul that can come back, hence "we may kill and eat." Now the Serpent was a handsome man-like creature but without a soul he was pure animal, however his seed could and did mix with the human race. Lucifer incarnate the Serpent and seduced Eve, enticing her by the lust of the eye, the lust of the flesh and the pride of Life so that Eve learned how "to multiply and fill the earth" by the wisdom of Satan, the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil incarnate in the Serpent rather than waiting for God to reveal the Word to her prophet husband. The fruit of her bestiality was the bastard Cain.
Genesis 3:14-16, "And the Lord God said to the Serpent, Because you have done this, you are cursed more that all domestic animals, and more than every beast of the field; [off with your legs;] on your belly you will crawl and eat dust all the days of your life. I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your seed [physical offspring of Cain's race, and his spiritual offspring who hybridize God's unchanging Word with the hiss of the Serpent] and her seed [the offspring of the first and the last Adam]; it shall [terminally] bruise your head, and you shall [temporarily] bruise Christ's heel. To the woman He said, I will greatly multiply your pain in childbearing; in pain you shall bring forth children; and you shall welcome your husband's affection, and he shall rule over you".
Woman has not been co-equal with man in nature since the Fall. Man and woman are on separate covenants with the Lord. She must not usurp authority over the man and is to obey her husband "in every thing" as Christ's Bride the elect Church is to obey her Husband's Word, and "every Word" (Matthew 4:4; Ephesians 5:24). There is no evolution of species, the missing link (so-called) is the Serpent. Scientists cannot find it because they do not believe God's unchanging Word which reveals his identity in black and white. Full story: Original Sin 1, Original Sin 2, Original Sin 3, But the Woman being deceived, was in the Transgression.
Brother Branham often mentioned Isaiah 6 because King Uzziah who began his reign when he was only sixteen and reigned for fifty-two years, was a good king who "did what was right in the sight of the Lord according to all that his father Amaziah had done" (II Kings 15:3). And as long as he sought the Lord, God made him prosper. This strong king had led Israel in military victories over the Philistines and neighbouring nations; he was an energetic builder, planner, and general whose fame had spread to the entrance of Egypt, for he strengthened himself exceedingly. But Uzziah's life ended tragically when his heart was lifted up to his destruction, for he transgressed against the Lord his God by entering the Temple of the Lord and usurping the office of priest and intercessor to burn incense on the golden altar. In response, God struck Uzziah with leprosy which types sin, or unbelief in His revealed Word and the King lived in a separate house isolated from the Temple until his death.
We see in Uzziah a type of the Laodicean Church Age which completed the reformation of the Judaeo-Roman Catholic system of false worship with the ministry of a vindicated prophet revealing "Jesus Christ the same yesterday and today and forever" in a parade of the Supernatural for thirty three years. In spite of these incontestable witnesses, Laodicea denounced the ministry of the Prophet of Malachi 4:5 and 6b and put Christ out of the Church when it rejected The Revelation of Jesus Christ, ending in apostasy like Israel, "and knowing it not" (II Timothy 4:3-4; Revelation 3:17-20):
On January 26, 1963, before the Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship International Convention in Phoenix the Lord spoke through His Prophet expressing His complete displeasure with them and their system "like so many others they were now just another organization" (Revelation 2:6, 15; 3:17-20). After stating the Lord's anger, Brother Branham was whirled around by the Holy Spirit in two circles, and as he left the platform he cried with a loud voice, "Come out of her My people"!
Within moments the international directors were summoned to a hastily arranged executive session. There nineteen blind men passed a motion stating that "No longer would William Branham be invited as a speaker to FGBMFI functions." The motion passed seventeen to two. Following the passing of the motion, Carl Williams and Clay Sonmore (both executive vice-presidents of the FGBMFI) tendered their resignations if this motion was left to stand and remain on record. In deference to them as persons whose resignations might make waves, the motion was rescinded and removed from the record.
Even though most of these men re-voted to remove the motion from the record, they remained convinced that the ministry of this Prophet should be curtailed and effectively side-lined. From that day they despised the Word of the Lord. They murmured against the Prophet that God sent to the church of Laodicea. On February 28 the Lord Jesus Christ appeared in the heavens, "He was high and lifted up," wigged as a judge looking down upon Phoenix, and the Pentecostal church along with the Seven Church Ages ended on March 8. Like Micaiah in the days of the 400 prophets of Jezebel (I Kings 22), William Branham was vindicated (Investments).
Hebrews 10:30-31, "We know Him who said, Vengeance belongs to Me, I will repay, and also, The Lord will judge His people. It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God".
After preaching "Doors in a Door" in Tucson on February 23, 1963 Brother Branham received a three-page telegram from Mr. Ted Kipperman, a Jew in partnership with a Catholic named Ayers who was married to a Jewess. These photographers had been engaged by the Baptist critic Rev. Dr. Best to take his photograph threatening to skin Brother Bosworth in the auditorium of the Rice Hotel in Houston on January 24, 1950. Six photographs of Dr. Best waving his fist at Brother Bosworth were blank. God did not allow the photographers to dishonour His aged servant. The seventh photograph portrayed Brother Branham overshadowed by the Shekinah. The telegraph was a deep apology by the Jewish photographer and an appeal to Brother Branham to intercede for his sister's son who was to be executed. Brother Branham postponed his hunting trip and drove to Houston where he entreated the governor in behalf of the boy and his sentence was commuted to life imprisonment.
Then on March 4, Brother Branham preached "The Absolute" at a prayer meeting convened by the prison chaplain, long time friend Raymond Hoekstra, and immediately after the service he and Brother Norman drove 1,100 miles back to Tucson for the remainder of the Javelina pig hunting season which ran from March 1–10. The hunting party pitched camp on March 6 and Brother Branham shot his Javelina the following day, March 7. He was picking a sand burr from his trouser leg on March 8 when a "blast" went off according to a vision of the Lord foreseen on December 22, 1962 (Reproach for the Word, December 23, 1962, 3:2 – 8:9; Sirs, is this the Time? December 30, 1963, p. 88:3 - 91:5).
"The Road to Sunset," an article published in the June 1992 issue of ONLY BELIEVE magazine discusses the Cloud photographed on February 28, 1963 and details the hunting trip in March, the "blast," his alignment in the Cloud of angels, and his new commission. (See Newsletter 1057).
"In the year that king Uzziah died Isaiah saw our Lord Jesus Christ sitting on His throne, high and lifted up" (Isaiah 6:1-13). Isaiah's vision in the year of king Uzziah's death is the same as Paul's prophecy to Christ's end-time Bride at the breach between the Church Ages and the Seals following the death of Laodicea in March, 1963. Ephesians 1:12-23, "In the dispensation of the fulness of times [Church Ages] when God gathers together in one Body all things in Christ, both the sleeping Church Age saints which are in heaven, and we who are alive and remain on earth; even in Him . . . when by the Spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him, the eyes of our understanding being enlightened, we may know what is the hope of His calling, and the riches of the glory of His inheritance in US, and the exceeding greatness of His resurrection power to us who believe ['the third pull'], according to the working of His mighty power, which He wrought in Christ, when He raised Him from the dead, and set Him at His own right hand in the heavenly places, far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come: and has put all things under His feet, and gave Him to be the Head over all things to the Church, which is His Body, the fulness of Him Who fills all in all".
When Uzziah died the throne was empty, and without a Mediator the world church system was dead when Laodicea ended in apostasy for there was no Blood on the Mercy Seat. Isaiah saw the temple in our day; two thousand years after the vail that separated the holy of holies had been split from the top to the bottom. He saw Christ seated between the Cherubim and Seraphim, and the Divine glory filled the whole temple. John 12:37-41, "Though Jesus had performed so many attesting miracles before them, they were not believing in Him so that the Word of Isaiah the prophet might be fulfilled, which He spoke, "Lord, who has believed our report? And to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed?" Therefore they could not believe, because that Isaiah said again, "He has blinded their eyes, and hardened their heart; that they should not see with their eyes, nor understand with their heart, and be converted, and I should heal them." These things said Isaiah because he saw the glory, and he spoke of Him".
Now the "evening Light has come; it is a fact that God and Christ are One!" In Revelation 4 Christ's end-time Bride, represented by John, was caught up in the Spirit, "and saw the Lord sitting upon a Throne high and lifted up" as Judge. As in Isaiah 6:3 one Seraph cried to another, "Holy, Holy, Holy, is the Lord of Hosts: the whole earth is full of His glory," in Revelation 4:7-11 the Cherubim, typing the Bride of all Ages, sang this refrain at the close of the Church Ages of PART Word and the second or parousia Coming of the Son of man. "And the foundations of the [denominational] thresholds trembled at the Voice of Him who called out, while the temple was filling with smoke."
Brother Branham's commission was "to restore the hearts of the children of God back to the foundation of the apostles and prophets" (Malachi 4:6b; Ephesians 2:20; Jude 3). Foundations built on the shifting sands of creed and traditions are shaken at every dispensation change. When the Christian dispensation ends "God will shake not the earth only, but also heaven" (Hebrews 12:26-27).
This manifestation of the "smoke from the glory of God" precedes the outpouring of the seven Vials of God's wrath upon the false church in the ordeal of jealousy at the conclusion of each Church Age. As Revelation 15:8 explains, "The temple was filled with smoke from the glory of God [throughout the Christian dispensation], and from His power; and no man was able to enter into the temple, until the seven plagues of the seven angels are fulfilled [in the Seventh Vial]" Note the parallelism of the clouds of incense-smoke as the symbol of adoring prayer or revelation (Revelation 5:8; 8:4).
As Israel and the Law ended in apostasy with the first crucifixion of the Word, the Gentiles have crucified the Word a second time, "the churches are apostate and know it not." When the last of Christ's end-time Bride recognizes her day and its Message, Christ will turn back to Israel. Now compare Isaiah's reaction to the dispensation change with Brother Branham's experience.
Isaiah 6:5-9, "Then said Isaiah, Woe is me! for I am cut off; because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips: for my eyes have seen the King, the Lord of hosts. Then one of the Seraphim flew to me, having a hot stone in his hand, which he had taken with tongs from off the Golden Altar of Incense: and he laid it upon my mouth, and said, This has touched your lips; and your iniquity is taken away, and your sin is purged. Also I heard the Voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me. And He said, "Go, and tell this people, Keep on listening, but do not perceive; keep on looking, but not understand."
"Render the hearts of this people insensitive, their ears dull, and their eyes dim, lest they should see with their eyes, hear with their ears, understand with their hearts, and repent and be healed."
Compare this with Brother Branham's vision of December 21, 1962: "Now, I have had many things to happen in my life, but I never had anything like that. I went into a trance. I don't know the interpretation. I've never had anything like it in my life . . . I realized that it was a vision, and I was in the vision. But I was talking to my son, Joseph. Which, he was not in the room at the time. But somehow, just as it struck me, I was talking to Joseph.
And I looked up. And kind of, in the shape of a pyramid standing before me was little, small birds, something like a half-inch long. They were up at the top, on the limbs, there was now, say, three or four. Then, next limb had maybe eight or ten. And down at the bottom, had fifteen or twenty.
And they were little warriors, because their feathers was beaten, and looked like they were trying to talk to me, saying something. And I was in the West, seemingly around Tucson, Arizona. And the birds were looking East. And I was listening close. Was trying to say, looked like they were trying to tell me something. And they had little feathers, was all been beat up, and things. They were pretty well battle-scarred. Then, all of a sudden, one bird begin to take the other one's place, jumping like that. And the little birds swiftly left, flying eastward.
And when they did, from that came a larger bird, more like doves, with a pointed wings. And they come in a swarm, and swiftly, more swift than what the little birds was, flew eastward. And I still in my . . . the two consciences together, I knowed I was standing here, and I knowed I was somewhere else. See? And I thought, "Now, this is a vision, and I must learn what this means."
And no more than the second group of birds come by, I looked to the West. And looked like in the form of a pyramid, like two on each side, with one in the top, came five of the mightiest Angels [Seraphim, or the theophanies of the seven Church Age messengers] I ever seen in my life. Such a terrific speed, I never seen. Their heads back, and their pointed wings, just sailing quickly! And the power of Almighty God struck me, in such a way, till It lifted me plumb from the ground, all the way from the ground, up. I could hear Joseph still speaking.
And sound like the sound barrier breaking, that a great roar went off, way in the distance, to the South. And when I was lifted up there was such a terrific speed of the Angels! And I can just see them right now, see, as they were coming, in that shape like that, just sweeping right into me. I'm not dreaming, now. No. I was right there, wide awake as I am now. See?
But here it come. And they were so terrifically fast, till I thought, when It lifted up . . . I heard that explosion, like, or like a blast that went out, like a sound barrier [Revelation 10:3-4]. And when it did, I thought, "Well, this must mean that I'm fixing to be killed, see, in a blast of some sort." And . . . While I thought on those things, I thought, "No, it wouldn't be that. Because, if it was a blast, it would have got Joseph, too. Cause, there he is, still talking, thinking I'm there. I can hear him. It wasn't that."
Now, this is all still in the vision . . . See? And then, all at once, as I realized I had been . . . They were around me. I couldn't see them, but I had been brought into this constellation of a pyramid of them, inside this constellation of Angels, of five. And I thought, "Now, death Angel would be one. Five would be grace." I was thinking that. I thought, "Oh! It's coming with my Message. That's my second climax. They're coming to bring me the Message from the Lord." And I screamed out with all my might, as loud as I could, "O Jesus, what would You have me do?" And when I did, It just went away from me" (Reproach for the Word, p. 4:2 – 5:4). His new commission would be confirmed in January 1963 by the sword of the Word in His hand as explained below.
Do you see the likeness of Brother Branham's vision to Isaiah's experience in chapter 6 of his Book? Brother Branham's Message introduced Christ's second Coming. The revelation of the Seven Seals brought Christ back to earth in W_O_R_D form and the churches rejected Him just as the Temple and synagogues had rejected the Word in flesh which is to blaspheme the Holy Spirit and have one's name removed from the Book of Life, ensuring one will never hear the Word of the Lord again (Psalm 69:16-29; Matthew 23:33-36; 27:23-25; John 11:47-52; Acts 2:23; 13:46; 18:6; Hebrews 6:4-8).
In consequence the denominations are in the breach between the Church Ages and the Seals where Christ is no longer interceding for PART-Word and theological guesswork now that He is King of kings and Judge we now have the perfect interpretation of the Word with divine vindication, and those in the breach who have heard the Message and seen the Prophet's vindication are souls imprisoned now. Brother Branham warned the people "When that which is complete, [the fullness of the Word], has come by the revelation of the Seven Seals, then that which is in PART and Christ's intercession for ignorance of the fullness would be done away" (Matthew 25:1-13; I Corinthians 13:10; I Thessalonians 4:16; II Timothy 4:3; Titus 3:9-11; Revelation 3:20; 18:4). For Brother Branham's commission was "to proclaim the day of vengeance of our God" (Isaiah 61:2b; Malachi 4:5).
Isaiah recoils from the dreary prospect, and feels that this dreadful hardening cannot be God's ultimate purpose for the nation. So he humbly and wistfully asks how long it is to last. The answer is twofold, heavy with a weight of apparently utter ruin in its first part, but disclosing a faint, far-off gleam of hope on its second. Complete destruction, and the casting of Israel out from the land, are to come.
Then he asked, "Lord, how long?" And He answered, "Until cities are devastated and without inhabitant, Houses are without people, and the land is utterly desolate, and the Lord has removed men far away, and the forsaken places are many in the midst of the land. Yet there will be a tenth portion in it, And it will again be subject to burning, Like a terebinth or an oak whose stump remains when it is felled. The holy seed is its stump."
The earthquake that sinks Los Angeles will be accompanied by an earthquake on the same parallel in Jerusalem. Zechariah 14:5-9 said, "And you will flee by the valley [formed by the cleaving] of My mountains; for the valley of the mountains will reach to Azel: yes, you will flee just as you fled before the earthquake in the days of Uzziah king of Judah: and the Lord My God shall come, and all the saints with Him. And it shall come to pass in that day, that there will be no Light: but it shall be one day which shall be known to the Lord, not day, nor night: but it will come to pass, that at evening time it will be Light. And in that day Living Waters of the Gospel will go out from Jerusalem; half of them toward the Dead Sea, and half of them toward the Mediterranean Sea: [ever-flowing] in summer and in winter shall it be. And the Lord shall be King over all the earth: in that day shall there be one Lord, and His Name the only one".
This accompanied by Zechariah 14:1-2 explains what we have taught concerning the soon-coming earthquake that will destroy Es Sakhra, the Dome of the Rock, igniting the 'hot stage' of World War III resulting in the utter defeat of the modern state of faux Israel and its abandonment by the self-styled Jews, enabling the children of Jacob to return to the Land of the Covenant without "fear of the Jews."
March 8, 2019 marked the fifty-Sixth year since Christ descended with the unsealed Book of redemption open in His hand (Revelation 5:8, 10:1-4). "Do not therefore throw away your confidence, which has great recompense of reward. For you have need of endurance, so that when you have done the will of God, you may receive the promise. For yet a very little while, He Who is Coming will come, and will not tarry. Now the just shall live by faith: but if any man shrink back, My soul shall have no pleasure in him. But we are not of those who shrink back to destruction; but of them who have faith to the saving of the soul" (Hebrews 10:35-39; Habakkuk 2:1-4).
After the Lord takes His Gentile Bride Home for the Wedding Supper in the Air, "the Lord will set His hand again the second time to recover the remnant of His people, which shall be left—blood Israelites, not so-called Jews—from Assyria, and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from Cush, and from Elam, and from Shinar, and from Hamath, and from the islands of the sea" (Isaiah 11:11).
His priestly Office Son of God (John 5:25-26) Mediating for ignorance of the fullness of the Word is fulfilled (I Corinthians 13:10); and having claimed the Book Christ opened its Seven Seals and revealed their mystery through His Prophet William Branham (Malachi 4:5, 6b; Revelation 5:8-14; 10:1-7). Since Christ is now in the prophetic Office Son of man, He is King of kings and Judge (John 5:27).
"Seated on the throne, the train of the skirts of Christ's royal and judicial robe, for He is represented as Judge (Revelation 1:13), spread and overflow His divine glory as a badge of dignity, fill the temple or palace of God as King." The glory of the Lord is His Wife, the Church; metaphorically His train of heavenly beings, the theophanies of His elect Bride who follow Him, filling the temple: Christ and His Wife is the Temple (Ephesians 5:22-33; Revelation 21:22-23). "The Seraphim who stood above and by Him on the right hand and on the left each had six wings; with two he covered His face in reverence, and with two he covered His feet in humility, and with two wings He was in action to fly." God was showing Isaiah how His prepared servants must be reverent, humble, and in action.
Cherubim, Seraphim and angels are symbolical creatures in three different ranks or offices like Father, Son and Holy Ghost, Son of man, Son of God, and Son of David. They are shadows and types of redeemed human beings who will worship God in Spirit and in Truth and lead His elect Church of Brothers and Sisters of the new creation into oneness with Christ. The Cherubim symbolized God's throne guards which became four ranks of three Israelite Tribes who guarded the four cardinal points of approach to the Presence of God in the Holy of Holies of the Tabernacle in the wilderness. Under the New Testament the Cherubim morph into the saints baptized into Christ under the four Seals of our Spiritual redemption as this diagram explains. The saints of Pentecost, Ephesus, Smyrna and Pergamos were redeemed under the First Seal from the living creature with the face of a Lion, and the Office of Apostle; the Gospel of Matthew guarded the way into the Presence. The saints of the Thyatira Church Age were born-again under the Second Seal from the living creature with the face of an Ox and the Office of Pastor: the Gospel of Mark guarded the way into the Presence. The saints of the Sardis and Philadelphia Church Ages were regenerated under the Third Seal from the living creature with the face of a man, and the Office of Teacher: the Gospel of Luke guarded the way to the Tree of Life. The saints of the Laodicea Church Age and Christ's end-time Bride are born-again under the Fourth Seal by the Offices of Evangelist and Prophet (II Timothy 4:1-5) from the living creature with the face of an Eagle: the Gospel of John guarded the way to the Acts of the Holy Spirit in us.
This illustrates the fact that the Bible is the story of God changing His form or unfolding Himself from the eternal Spirit alone with His thoughts to the flesh of His glorified family.
The number four is made up of three and one (3+1=4), and it denotes, therefore, and marks that which follows the revelation of God, namely His creative works. He is known by the things that are seen. Hence the written revelation commences with the words, "In-the-beginning God CREATED." Creation is therefore the next thing—the fourth thing, and the number four always has reference to all that is created. It is emphatically the number of Creation; of man in his relation to the world as created. It is the number of things that have a beginning, of things that are made, of material things, and matter itself. It is the number of material completeness. Hence it is the world number.
The four Cherubim are ministers as flames of fire (Hebrews 1:7)—first mentioned in Genesis 3:22-24 where "God forcibly expelled Adam from his happy home in the Garden of Eden; he still dwelt in the land of Eden east of the Garden, between the Cherubim and the Shekinah as a flaming sword turning in all directions [yet maintaining its place] guarding the way to Christ, the Tree of Life, creation's blessed hope of immortality." This foreshadowed the fiery four sided brazen altar and its four horns at the approach to God from the outer court east of the Tabernacle, and the Cherubim in the tabernacle and temple. God said, "I will commune with you from above the mercy seat, from between the two Cherubim" who type Israel's two witnesses (Exodus 25:22; Zechariah 4:12-14; Revelation 11:3-12). Cain was the first to "go out from the Presence of the Lord [in land of Eden] to dwell in the land of Nod (or "wandering") on the east of the land of Eden" (Genesis 4:14, 16; I John 2:19). Hence "the wandering [non-Semitic, anti-Semitic self-styled] Jew" who have no inheritance in this world and no hope in the world to come.
The Cherubim are next seen in connection with atonement, the one ground on which creation could hope for the end of its groaning, above the mercy-seat and upon the vail, binding up the hope of creation with Him who is called "the Hope of Israel" (Exodus 26:31; Jeremiah 14:8; 17:13; Acts 28:20). There is no hope for a groaning creation apart from atonement, apart from Christ (Romans 8:19-39). Now since the atonement the same four Cherubim, called "living creatures," bid "Come" to the members of Christ's Bride under each of the four Seals of our redemption (Revelation 4, 5 and 6).
Early one morning in January, 1963, shortly after he had relocated to Tucson, as instructed by vision, Brother Branham looked from the window of his apartment to a distant spot in the Catalina mountains, and heard the Angel of the Lord say, "Go there." At about 8:30 a.m. he entered Sabino Canyon, drove up as far as he could, and set out on foot. He found himself "up where the eagles were flying"; there in the midst of some jagged rocks he felt the Presence of the Lord and knelt down praying, holding his hands out to God on top of that mountain when a Sword struck his hand. It had a pearl handle (wisdom) with a guard of gold (deity); the blade was about three feet long, it shone like silver (redemption) and was feather-edge sharp (Hebrews 4:12). He thought, "Isn't that the prettiest thing?" Just fits my hand. Then a Voice that shook the canyon said, "This is the King's Sword." Then he came out of the vision. Later, the Angel of the Lord revealed it was the Word in the hand. It's for your ministry: the Seven Seals will be opened and "the mystery of God will be finished." This Sword was his authority to stand in the breach between the Church Ages of PART-Word and the Seals of the fullness of the Word, which is Christ, the Capstone.
Laodicea would be fulfilled within ten weeks along with Christ's mediation for ignorance of the fullness, and redemption would be over. Predestinated to receive the fullness of the Word by the revelation of the Seven Seals or the Seven Trumpet mysteries, Christ's end-time Bride and the 144,000 elect Israelites were fully redeemed in Christ on Calvary. When His end-time Bride is born-again, the symbolical Cherubim that guarded the way until the atonement and Pentecost when Jesus and the Old Testament saints arose (Matthew 27:50-53), will declare their antitype is Christ's Body the Church, as the Church Age saints resurrect and "we who are alive and remain" manifest that we are the Sons of God and change in the atoms.
Four is the number of deliverance, thus after the Fourth Seal is revealed to Christ's end-time Bride we no longer see the living creatures because these imaginary symbols have realized their destiny as the saints of Christ's Bride of all Ages. The Gospel age ends when the Sixth Seal opens, and the tribulation of Daniel's Seventieth Week begins (The Revelation of the Seven Seals, p. 374:189-190). Whichever way the Cherubim went they travelled forward, thus the armour of God covers only our forefront. In every dispensation the elect stood and faced the Enemy unto death without retreat (Revelation 2:10; 7:13-17; 20:4). During Israel's wanderings the Cherubim had wheels that travelled forward whichever direction they took (Ezekiel 1:1-28; 10:1-22). The four Cherubim are written in the heavens, God's first Bible, dividing the Zodiac into four equal parts, uniting in one twelve signs which set forth the blessed hope of a groaning creation that waits for the Promised Seed of the woman to crush the Serpent's head and bring in universal blessing (Revelation 20:10). They mark the purpose of God from the moment the curse was pronounced, and are the pledge that it will one day be removed.
As the Cherubim ultimately prove to have represented Christ's "Holy, Holy, Holy" wife growing into the stature of the perfect man, the Seraphim, shown in God's first Bible as the Pleiades, typed the Seven Church Age Messengers, and the angels are theophanies having the glorified appearance of God's elect foreknown before creation (#63-08032, Influence, p. 11:67-68, 73; #64-0215 Influences, p. 12:81-86; #64-0315 Influence, p. 15:119, 137, 142). They each prefigure elect men and women of the last Adam's race. Despite Judaeo-Roman Catholic dogmas, God does not need mythical beings like the pagan religions for his ultimate objective is to be "All in all" (I Corinthians 15:28; Ephesians 1:23). God's finished creation will be Himself manifest, and throughout eternity the "saved" will worship God in the flesh of His glorified Family.
Like the Cherubim [elect Church] the appearance of the Seraphim was "like burning coals of fire, and like the appearance of torches going back and forth among the living creatures [Church] (Ezekiel 1:5-13; Revelation 4:5-6). The fire was bright, and out of the fire went lightning [revelation] (Zechariah 14:7; Matthew 24:27) "As the lightning [illumination of revelation] came out from Jerusalem in the east, and shone around the world even to the United States in the west; so shall the (Gk.) 'parousia' Coming or unseen Presence of the Son of man be" (Revelation 10:1-4; 16:14). Hebrews 1:6-8, "And when God brings the first begotten into the world a second time [by His parousia in the Office Son of man—first to us Gentiles in 1963, and then to Israel after the close of the Christian dispensation] He said, "Let all the angels of God worship Him [and YOU were worshiping with the twenty-four elders and the saints of the Old and New Testaments] (LXX Deuteronomy 32:43; Isaiah 1:24-25; Romans 15:10; Hebrews 1:4, 5; Revelation 5:8-14). Speaking of the angels, God says, the angels are but ministers employed to reveal and perform His will to those who will be the heirs of salvation—honourable officers of the great King, fulfilling His pleasure, executing all of His commands, going and coming at His beck (Hebrews 1:14; Psalm 103:20-22); swift as the winds, and as rapid, as terrible, and as resistless as a flame of fire; but in respect to the Son He says, Your throne, O God, is forever and ever. And a sceptre of rectitude is the sceptre of your Kingdom" (Psalm 104:4; Hebrews 1:7; Revelation 4:5)?
The Bible is the story of God changing His form or unfolding Himself from the eternal Spirit alone with His thoughts into the flesh of His glorified Family which is the NEW creation of God-men and women, of whom He is Lord Jesus Christ, the Beginner and the beginning. As Attributes of the Logos—His eternal thoughts—we are the continuation of the same creation (Colossians 2:9; Revelation 3:14). So it is not 'God in three persons,' but One God in "ten thousand times ten thousand and thousands of thousands" of persons. God assigns a more humble office to us angels who are mere ministers with a name that implies a more humble rank and office than the Son. We obey His will and serve God in a ministerial capacity like the elements of wind and lightning; while the Son is Lord of all.
The imaginary and symbolical Seraphim were incense burners that brought the worshiper into the Presence of the Lord, typing the seven Church Age messengers, each endued with a portion of the sevenfold Spirit of God to communicate the sacrifice to the saints: the revelation of "the present Truth" they have received from the Lord. This incense of revelation covered ignorance while the Bible was sealed. Thus cleansed by the "washing of water by the Word," or revelation, their prayers were received. The Fire of seven lamps represented the seven portions of the Holy Spirit that quickened the seven Messages, baptizing the saints into their part of the Body represented by the seven branched Golden Lampstand seen in the vision of Revelation 1:12-20. In the Old Testament a priestly mediator offered their petitions back to God by Fire on the Golden Altar of Incense before the Throne.
Represented as flashing with splendour, full of swift energy like a flame of fire, as glowing with fervid love blazing with enthusiasm, the seven angels or Seraphim stand closest to God and led the penitent to the altar as long as there was a sacrifice, that is until the close of Laodicea. There is no ice in His presence, and the nearer we get to Him in truth, the more we too shall glow and burn. Cold religion is a contradiction in terms, held in professors.
Brother Branham said that before the Cherubim, Seraphim and angels, "There was no angels, no nothing . . . just the self-existent One, nothing but Him alone" (Adoption, Part II, p. 46:132). Contrary to denominational guesswork there could be no "fallen angels" until Lucifer, and later the offspring of Cain, and sinners of Adam's race grievously sinned and were smitten from the Book of Life. In Genesis 1:26-28, before creation manifest, God (Heb.) 'bara' created man in His Own image out of nothing but thought; God's thoughts are eternal and they are real and must come to pass in their designated and decreed season and time. God did not create a man in His Own image, but all of Adam's race, male and female in His Own image—every one of billions or trillions of men and women that will ever be were images in His foreknowledge, we were spirit like He and His thoughts.
In John 6:63 Jesus said, "It is the Spirit that quickens; the flesh profits nothing: the Words that I speak to you, they are Spirit, and they are (Gk.) 'zoe,' [God's Own Life]." God's Word is the Holy Spirit in a form we can receive by faith, and faith in what II Peter 1:12 calls "the present Truth" imparts His eternal Life by new birth. So we were spirit men and women in His mind, for "there was not a man to till the ground" (Genesis 2:5-7) until Adam was (Heb) 'yatsar,' formed, on the seventh day which may have been millions of years after God declared he would (Heb.) 'Asah' make him in His Own image from the dust of the earth. Then God was made in the image of man to redeem man. In His great mind the omniscient God foresaw that sin (or unbelief in the revealed Word) would arise: He spoke the Word, and the Lamb of God, Adam's KINSMAN Redeemer, Jesus Christ was slain before the foundation of the world and YOU were included in salvation then (Revelation 13:8). Every soul in Adam's race in born "saved" from their mother's womb, and so long as their name remains in the Book of Life they will be granted into eternal Life at the White Throne Judgment. It is Christ that God looks at, not you. And so long as you are dead to the world and the things of the world and your life is hid in Christ (Colossians 3:3), you are without condemnation for Jesus Christ in without fault (Romans 8:1).
Demons are persons, "fallen angels," people whose names have been removed from the Book of Life, or, being physical Serpent's seed, they were never in the Book of Life which is the genealogy of the first Adam (II Peter 2:4; Jude 1:6; Revelation 12:7-9). As God is not an arbitrary judge we all commence life as innocent children, and determine our own destiny by the exercise of our free moral agency; most of Adam's race and all of Cain's race will come to the place of no more repentance like Esau (Hebrews 12:16-18). So the world cannot become "a better place" this side of the millennium because upon death those whose names are absent the Book of Life will become another demon, and demons do not die.
We read of the "horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha" (II Kings 6:17), of Moses and "a flame of fire out of the middle of a bush" (Exodus 3:2); "a pillar of a cloud, to lead Israel the way; and by night in a pillar of fire" (Exodus 13:21); of the angels who attended Jesus' incarnation (Luke 2:7-20); "angels ministered unto Him" (Mark 1:13); assisted Jesus at his resurrection (John 20:1-18), and of the epiphanaia at Armageddon (Revelation 19:11-16). These Supernatural manifestations of created beings are not cause to imagine heaven is filled with these created beings: the Lord God can create and materialise terrible characters as the occasion demands.
As Brother Branham said, "He made Cherubims with wings, and He made Angels without wings" (Israel and the Church, Part II, p. 37:15). "And there is a difference in heaven in angelic beings, there is Angels, there is Cherubims, and there is Seraphims. And we are all different" (The Harvest Time, p. 7:47). Then referring to the photograph in Life" Magazine of the sign of the end-time the Prophet said, "If you'll get the magazine and look, you can see the shapes of their wings is still there as they're going up, the seven Angels" (Testimony, p. 6:34). These were the Seraphim that represented and eventually became the angels to the seven Church Ages, Paul, Irenaeus, St. Martin, St. Columba, Martin Luther, John Wesley, and William Branham.
Your 'guardian angel' is your theophany God foreknew and foresaw bewfore the foundation of the world. Brother Branham said, "We accept God by faith, by the written Word. There is something in there; it's that Eternal Life. You were predestinated to it . . . Eagles don't mix with other things [denominational guesswork]. He's not a hybrid; no. He's a eagle. Then, after you recognized the very Word of God was Eagle Food, then you left the other thing. You have then been formed into the living image of the living God. You heard from your theophany. "If this earthly body be dissolved, we have one waiting" (Who is this Melchisedec? p. 17: 86-88). We must ever remember that the root-meaning of "holiness" is separation, and that the popular meaning of moral purity is secondary and derivative. As Paul explained in Romans 8:28-30, you are an attribute of the Logos, eternal with God, expressed before the foundation of the world, and you could never have known that until you were born-again by recognizing YOUR day and its Message. Jesus said, "At THAT day you shall know that I am in My Father, and YOU is Me, and I in YOU" (John 14:20). nl1075.htm
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Brother Grigor-Scott is a non-denominational minister who has ministered full-time since 1981, primarily to other ministers and their congregations overseas. He pastors Bible Believers' tiny congregation, and is available to teach in your church.