Bible Believers' Newsletter #177
"We focus on the PRESENT Truth -- what Jesus is doing NOW . . ." ISSN 1442-8660
Christian greetings in the precious Name of our Lord Jesus Christ and thank you for gathering together with us for fellowship around God's unchanging Word.
This week's Newsletter is intended to help newcomers to the Christ's end-time ministry by demonstrating how Moses and Joshua type the Church Age saints and the end-time Bride, and how God's commission to Joshua and his ministry after the end of Israel's wanderings type God's commission to Brother Branham and his Elijah ministry after the end of the seventh Church Age.
If you personally confirm everything presented in your own Bible and obey what It says do, God will bless you. . . Your brother-in-Christ, Anthony Grigor-Scott
World Court Claims US Jurisdiction
NEW YORK, Washington Times, June 28, 2001 -- The International Court of Justice yesterday criticized the state of Arizona for executing a German national in defiance of its wishes, insisting in its most explicit language that ICJ orders are binding on US and other national courts. . .
The European Union has made the elimination of the death penalty a condition of membership. . . Many Latin American countries and the Vatican also oppose the death penalty, and the American Bar Association has suggested a moratorium on executions until questions over its fairness can be addressed. Full story: http://www.washtimes.com/world/20010628-1406560.htm http://disc.server.com/discussion.cgi?id=149495&article=3618
Muslim Cleric Calls for Death of Author
New York Times, June 30, 2001 -- Sheik Abdel Moneim Abu Zant, declared the author, Khalid Duran, an apostate and called on Muslims in the United States "to unify against him," . . . urged two prominent Sunni Islamic religious institutions to issue judgments of apostasy against Mr. Duran, the equivalent of a death sentence.
The book, "Children of Abraham, An Introduction to Islam", was commissioned by the American Jewish Committee as part of a project to promote better understanding between Jews and Muslims. It was reported to be offensive for "distorting Islam" by focusing too much on issues like female circumcision, the relationship between men and woman, whether Ramadan observances decreased productivity and whether head scarves contributed to marital infidelity.
The American Jewish Committee condemned the threat but said it had no plans to withdraw the book, which is for sale on the Internet and will be in bookstores soon.
Full story: New York Times
American Taxpayers Fund Corporate War in Sudan
Washington Post, May 25, 2001 -- Nora Boustany and Alan Sipress broke the news that an American corporation is being paid to carry out yet another assassination of yet another Third World country, Sudan. The . . . US State Department confirmed that a first dribble of funding, $3 million, has been approved to oppose the Sudanese government. It is being paid to corporate giant, DynaCorp.
The money will ultimately benefit John Garang's Sudanese People's Liberation Army (SPLA). Garang has been identified as little better than a terrorist, kidnapper and thug in the Canadian Government's prestigious Harker Report, . .
Full story: http://www.whtt.org/index.htm http://www.blackelectorate.com/archives/052701.asp
Pope John Paul II Apologizes to Jews
Pope John Paul II is of Jewish decent. His mother name was Kaczorowska. . . the Polonised Jewish name "Katz" . . . As the son of a Jewish mother, Karol Wojtyla is, according to Jewish custom, a genuine Jew. . . although their organizations (World Jewish Congress and Zionism) initiated World War II", with 55 million dead (according to the Torah True Jews). He asked forgiveness from a people who were responsible, from whose midst the mass murderers of genocidal communism emerged and who as Soviet commissars murdered more than "56 million people, the biggest mass murder in the history of man" (Israel News, September 10, 1992). . .
"The Bolshevik Revolution in Russia was the work of Jewish planning and Jewish dissatisfaction. Our Plan is to have a New World Order. What worked so wonderfully in Russia, is going to become Reality for the whole world" (American Hebrew Magazine, September 10, 1920).
Full story: http://globalfire.tv/nj/e2001/history/jewish_killing_fields.htm
New Internet Treaty Readied
WorldNetDaily.com June 30, 2001 -- Unlike most recent international treaties, this new Internet Treaty was developed in relative secrecy, not by the United Nations, but by the Council of Europe -- a 43 nation alliance, with the United States, Canada, and Japan participating as "observers."
The treaty has been under development by a special committee of the Council of Europe since 1997, but their work was classified, until recently.
Full story: http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=23456
BBC Fakes Photographs
Mass media (BBC, CNN AP etc) have been distorting truth, creating a web of deception and lies in the interest of the NWO. Using altered pictures the BBC is portraying Macedonia's good will in fostering 300,000 Kosovar Albanian refugees in 1999 as ethnic cleansing of Albanians by Macedonian soldiers in 2001.
Full story: http://www.komiti.com/default.asp?page=bbc_fake_photo
News from Barry Chamish in Israel
Jerusalem (Root & Branch), July 1, 2001 -- Israeli Defense Minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer acknowledged today that the CIA trained PLO death squads in the United States with the approval of the Barak Government and Mr. Shimon Peres, currently Foreign Minister in the Sharon Government and formerly Minister of Regional Cooperation in the Barak Government.
It was a suggestion that the Versailles Ballroom collapse was sabotage. Two days ago the government announced it would not investigate the disaster. The asinine compromise was a general commission of inquiry to investigate local building practices. YES, the government IS covering up Versailles.
CFR plan to promote Knesset speaker Avraham Burg as next Labor leader received a boost when the party's front runner, Shlomo Ben Ami, announced his decision to drop out of the upcoming race . . . Burg insists that the Temple Mount is located elsewhere, so there is no need to object to PLO sovereignty over the present site.
Twenty minutes before the bridge collapsed at the previous Maccabiah Games, causing dozens of casualties to the Australian contingent, a Shabak Jeep drove over the same bridge and a film of the event was shown on Israel television news. I had long considered the possibility that the bridge, like the Versailles Ballroom, was collapsed as part of an overall demoralization plan, in this case alienating Israel from the Diaspora, . .
New World Order plot against Israel is entering its final phase. The Israeli people no longer feel they have an army or a government.
A few woke up when they saw former Serb leader Milosevic extradited in shackles to Holland. They put the pieces together, starting with the BBC's Panorama program questioning whether Ariel Sharon should be tried as a war criminal, and continuing with his possible indictment in a Belgian court. It became clear that Sharon is under threat that if he does not cooperate in the disintegration of Israel, the next Israeli cabinet will be confronted with the nation's quick destruction if he isn't manacled and shipped for trial to Europe.
The most devastating crime ever committed in Israel, Peres's likely participation and confirmation of still another Shabak murder.
Paralleling the Shabak's covert war against all opponents of the Oslo Accord, was an equally vicious battle against Rabbi Uzi Meshulum. In the early years of the state, at least 4,500, mostly Yemenite, infants were kidnapped from immigrant transit camps, nurseries and hospitals. Two new Hebrew books have thoroughly documented the fact that these kidnappings took place. It is commonly believed that the infants were sold for adoption, but Rabbi Meshulum reached a different conclusion:
"Back in the late 40s, the Americans still didn't understand the effects of atomic radiation. They were conducting radiation experiments on retarded children and mostly black prisoners in the American South. But the experiments were exposed and ended. The Americans needed guinea pigs for their experiments and at the same time, Israel was determined to build a nuclear reactor and ultimately bombs. The French knew how to build a reactor but only the Americans had the secrets of bomb building. We traded Yemenite babies to be experimental lab rats for those secrets."
"The man at the top of the nuclear program was Shimon Peres. He got the French to put up the reactor at Dimona and he is my number one culprit in the kidnappings. He is a monster and he's after me. He's after all of us."
Full story: barrychamish.com geocities.com rense.com israelbehindthenews.com israelvisit.co.il davidicke.net
Milosevic at the Hague: Mockery of Justice & Democracy
Vidovan (The Times), June 28, 2001 -- Serbian premier, Zoran Djindjic, broke his own country's laws and violated its Constitution by secretly sending Yugoslavia's former president, Slobodan Milosevic, to the International War Crimes Tribunal at the Hague. He did it for one reason only -- to please his Washington masters. . . Serbia's prime minister told the New York Times (July 1) that he was prepared to take any drop in his own popularity in the interest of securing $1.3 billion of international goodwill and aid. "You cannot do anything with popularity," he said. "But you can with credits."
New York, July 3, 2001 -- It took years of legal duplicity and international treachery to bring Slobodan Milosevic before the war crimes tribunal in The Hague today to answer charges of crimes against humanity involving the mass deportation and murder of ethnic Albanians in Kosovo. Securing his conviction will require a similarly determined effort. Prosecutors have dubious evidence showing that these brutal crimes were committed. Full story: Truth in Media
Muslims Say Fresco Must Be Destroyed
Rome June 29, 2001 -- Muslim leaders in Italy are demanding the removal or destruction of a priceless 15th century fresco in Bologna that they say offends Islam. . . The row over The Last Judgment by Giovanni da Modena, in Bologna Cathedral, could threaten the already strained relations between the Roman Catholic Church and members of Italy's Muslim community.
The recently established Union of Italian Muslims . . . said that Giovanni da Modena had shown Muhammad being "thrown into hell, completely naked, with a snake wrapped around his body and a demon next to him about to torture him".
Full story: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/0,,3-2001222211,00.html
Joshua types Brother Branham in his Elijah ministry, and Caleb who obeyed in all Joshua commanded, types the end-time Bride. Brother Branham was the first fruits of the end-time Bride: those who are Christ's at His 'parousia' (I Corinthians 15:23). Joshua taught only what God had already revealed through Moses as our prophet restored the Church to the apostolic faith once delivered to the apostolic saints through His prophet Paul, who based all of his revelation upon Moses.
When Brother Branham first started his ministry he could take anyone's Bible and say, "Lord, where is the Message to me?" and that Bible would open to Joshua, chapter one. Later God showed him a vision in which the Bible came down from heaven, and a hand with a cuff went down the first nine verses of Joshua:
"Now after the death of Moses the servant of the LORD it came to pass, that the LORD spoke to Joshua the son of Nun, Moses' minister, saying, Moses My servant is dead; now therefore arise, go over this Jordan, you, and all this people, unto the land which I give to the children of Israel. Every place that the sole of your foot shall tread upon, have I given unto you, as I said unto Moses. From the wilderness and this Lebanon even unto the great river Euphrates, all the land of the Hittites, and unto the great sea toward the going down of the sun, shall be your coast.
There shall not any man be able to stand before you all the days of your life: as I was with Moses, so I will be with you: I will not fail you nor forsake you. Be strong and of a good courage: for to this people shall you divide for an inheritance the land, which I swore unto their fathers to give them.
Only be strong and very courageous, that you may observe to do according to all the Law, which Moses My servant commanded you: turn not from it to the right hand or to the left, that you may prosper whithersoever you go. This book of the Law shall not depart out of your mouth; but you shall meditate therein day and night, that you may observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then you shall make your way prosperous, and then you shall have good success. Have not I commanded you? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be dismayed: for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go."
Moses types the Church Age saints because like the adult Israelites who followed Moses in the exodus and died without entering the Promised Land, they die before the translation. Moses brought Israel to mount Sinai where they failed God, forsaking His Covenant for pagan idols, and less than forty-days after Pentecost Israel went from grace to Law. And less than forty years from the inauguration of the New Covenant on the day of Pentecost, many who claimed to follow Jesus left their first love, the Word, eventually forsaking His Covenant for a Trinity of pagan idols at the First Nicea Council. They fell from grace, and like Israel, began to mix Bible faith and heroes to pagan myths and idols.
When Moses smote the Rock a second time he took God's glory to himself, but God will not give His glory to another and told Moses that he would not enter the Promised Land (Numbers 20:7-13; Isaiah 48:11). This typed the insufficiency of PART-Word and a Mediator to place the end-time Bride in the rapture. It showed that organized religion or denominationalism would crucify Christ the second time, by rejecting the revelation of the Seven Seals which is the "shout" of the rapture that baptizes the end-time Bride into Christ.
When Moses smote the Rock a second time, water came forth giving natural life to the new generation of Israelites who would enter the Promised Land. And when nominal Christians rejected the revelation of the Seven Seals, they rejected Christ because the revelation of the Seven Seals in 1963 brought Him back to Earth in WORD form. The names of those unbelievers were removed from the Book of Life while the Rock brought forth a double portion of the Spirit for the end-time Bride, who receive the new birth or baptism with the Holy Ghost plus grace for translation without death.
Moses types the Church Age saints who are all predestinated to die in the flesh and enter glory through the resurrection whereas Joshua types the end-time Bride who will manifest the Sons of God and be changed in the atoms, entering the Millennium without death. God gave Moses the written Law and told him not to smite the Rock a second time, but to "speak to the Rock".
The end-time Bride has not only the written Word of God, we have the Spoken Word of the Voice of the seventh angel finishing the mystery of God spoken by the mouth of all His holy prophets since the world began (Revelation 10:7; Acts 3:23). The purpose of his Message is to call a Bride out of denominationalism in the third exodus and bring her to maturity in the unity of the faith for the manifestation of the Sons of God. To be His bride we must be a part of Him, not part of the creed, not part of the church, not part of the denomination, but part of Him. We've got to be hewn from the Word with all worldliness cut away, leaving only His Word living in us. Then when we "speak the Word", God will grant "every place that the sole of our foot shall tread upon", fulfilling what we say, for we will be under pre-eminence expressing the mind of Christ in us. THUS SAITH THE LORD, Sons of the Word, written epistles expressing Himself.
We'll be fulfilling His own purpose, "having obtained an inheritance in Him being predestinated according to the purpose of Him Who works all things after the counsel of His own will. We who put own trust in Christ should live to the praise of His glory" (Ephesians 1:11).
God promised natural Israel all the land "from the wilderness and Lebanon to the great river Euphrates, all the land of the Hittites to the Mediterranean sea toward the going down of the sun". Euphrates was the ancient border of the Roman Empire in the East whereas the west coast of America is the end of the Roman Empire in the West, within these lands the Light of the Gospel has shone most brightly. The Hittites were natural Serpent's seed, the Roman Catholics and denominational believers are Spiritual Serpent's seed since they have hybrid God's unchanging Word with human reasonings from the First Nicea Council to "the great sea toward the going down of the sun" in the New World of America. But Zechariah 14:7 and Matthew 24:27 promise the morning Light would be restored in the evening time, which is in the West. The borders of our inheritance in the Body of Christ are defined by the Messages of the angels to the Seven Church Ages as revealed under the Seven Seals which restored the apostolic faith, placed the Seven Church Ages in Scripture and in time, and then called God's people out of Roman and denominational territory.
God told Joshua, "There shall not any man be able to stand before you all the days of your life: as I was with Moses, so I will be with you: I will not fail you, nor forsake you. Be strong and of a good courage: for unto this people shall you divide for an inheritance the land, which I swore to their fathers to give them". The Angel of the Covenant that led Moses, or the Church Age saints, is present with the end-time Bride. Not in the Office of son of God and Mediator but in the Office of Son of Man and Judge (John 5:25-27).
The Angel of the Covenant Who manifest as the burning bush, the Pillar of Cloud and Fire and the Rock in the wilderness, is our Lord Jesus Christ Who returned in our day as the Angel of Revelation 10:1. And as the Angel of Revelation 18:1-3, He was the Spirit of Elijah veiled behind the flesh of His prophet William Branham. The place of our rest is not in a Promised Land but the Body of Christ and His Message revealed to us how God divided that Body into nine dispensations and how He redeemed the saints in each Age.
It is imperative that the end-time Bride knows the place of her inheritance, or her position in the Body. Without this understanding we might try to impersonate the Word for an Age gone by and could not be born-again. So it was necessary for God to send us a prophet in our day to restore the apostolic faith and finish the mystery of God. With the fullness of the Spirit on the fullness of the Word, Christ can have the pre-eminence of us. We can be strong and of a good courage after the close of the Gentile dispensation knowing that "no man shall be able to stand before us" for we have THUS SAITH THE LORD and can never die despite the horrible things we will see as the United States manifests the natural image of the Roman beast before her.
To those with eyes to see, America's destiny is clearly written throughout her history, and almost transparently from the Presidency of Woodrow Wilson.
As I was with Moses (the Church), so will I be with Joshua (the Bride). Footprints mean "possession". You have a right to everything you say and do in the Name of the Lord, providing it is His perfect will. So long as you are under pre-eminence declaring His mind, and they remain under your Token, you have the right to the salvation of your family and loved ones. For God said, "When I see the Blood, I will pass over you". God told Abraham, "Walk before Me and be perfect". So long as we are walking in the Light of God's Word for the hour we can not be defeated. Just keep walking in that Light and what you say will come to pass. God will give you the victory. But you'll have to fight for it by persistently holding the sharp sword of the Word to the throat of the Enemy in the firm hand of faith.
God speaks by revelation. You can read these Newsletters, study the Bible and listen to your minister preach until Kingdom come. But you'll never hear God speak to you until He reveals what His Word means. When you come under condemnation for something His Word says, that is the Voice of God convicting you. And you have to choose whether to receive judgment, correction and Life now, or put it off and die. He "will not fail you, nor forsake you", but character is a victory. You're the judge now. He'll be the Judge then.
Where the Law under Moses and denominationalism failed, grace and THUS SAITH THE LORD of Joshua's Message will take us over Jordan which separates us from our inheritance. As God told Joshua "Do not add to or take from the fullness of the Word God commanded Moses, nor let It depart from your mouth day or night". Our "Joshua" assured us that in the last days the Spirit and the Bride share the same mind by the Spoken Word (Revelation 22:17-19; I Corinthians 1:10). We would walk in It, live It, teach It, speak It, and love It. We will not be teaching for doctrines the commandments of men. Joshua did not add one word to what Moses had already delivered, and the Bride does not add anything to the written Word that was always in the hands of the church. She is restored back to the apostolic faith of the written Word by the Message of God's prophet, William Branham. This reveals the mysteries that were always in the Bible but hidden under the Seven Seals.
So long as we meditate on God's Word day and night, and obey Its THUS SAITH THE LORD, we will make our way prosperous, and have good success. That's the real, true prosperity gospel. But notice, it is in our hands: "we will make our way prosperous, and have good success". No matter what your tribe or church says, hold to God's unchanging hand. Though we may fail Him, He will not fail us.
Joshua, typing the Bride Age saints led by the Son of man, said, "gather yourselves together, we'll cross Jordan tomorrow". The day of Christ is at hand, the apostasy is almost absolute and the man of sin has been revealed to the Bride (Joshua 1:10-11; Ephesians 1:10; II Thessalonians 2:1-5; Revelation 18:4).
Brother Branham interpreted Brother Junior Jackson's dream wherein he saw "a long, great grassy hill. Water had washed all the soil off the top and it had become rock like a bald top on a mountain. And then in this rock there was funny writing. And the dream said I was standing there with all the brethren from the church, interpreting this writing. And then when it came to the time that I got all of it interpreted, then somehow I got a-hold of something like a crowbar . . . and just cut the top of that mountain out and lifted it up. And on the inside of it was white rock, something on the order of granite or something on that side, some white rock that wasn't written on. And I said to the brethren, "Stay here and look in on this". And while they were all looking, I slipped out from among them and started going west. And Brother Jackson said that he saw me going over one hill, and then another hill, getting smaller and smaller going west."
"Well, the interpretation of that, of course, was given here at the church before it came to pass . . . That the time is now, that I believe that the full revelation through the age of Luther, Wesley, and John Smith, Alexander Campbell, and different ones that preached on the Bible . . . And then we got over in the Bible and showed that there would be a seventh angel's Message. And at the sounding of the seventh angel's Message, all the mysteries of God would be made known. Then came seven mysterious thunders" (William Branham, Standing in the Gap, 17:71-72).
The Scriptural basis for the imagery of this dream is Zechariah 3:8-10. Brother Branham, makes this clear in The Breach and in the Seventh Seal where he relates the coming of the sevenfold Spirit of God in the form of a pyramid representing the true Temple of God, Jesus Christ and the Bride of all Ages (William Branham, The Revelation of the Seven Seals, 101:3-102:6; 577:4-578:1).
The natural types the Spiritual. Zechariah chapters one to six are prophecies presupposing the progress of the Temple restoration and priesthood after the Babylonian Captivity and seeking to encourage it by historical retrospect and Messianic aspirations. Chapter three alludes to the erection of God's true Place of worship which is the glorified Temple of Jesus Christ and His Bride. When Israel recognizes his King and His Queen, the nation will be born in one day and called for the Millennium.
"Hear O Joshua the high priest, you, and your priestly colleagues: for you are men who excite wonder in others since you are signs typing Christ (Isaiah 8:18; Ezekiel 24:24-27), My servant the BRANCH, Whom I will send. He will be the foundation stone of the Temple beside which Joshua is standing (I Corinthians 3:11; Ephesians 3:20); and upon one stone shall be seven eyes, each reflecting a portion of the seven-fold Spirit of God. And I will engrave the Word for each dispensation upon it (Revelation 2-3). And when Israel catches the revelation in the time of My 'parousia' to them, I will remove the iniquity of the Land of Israel in one day. And after that, says the LORD of hosts, you will all live in peace and prosperity during the Millennium"
In order that God can cast out Judah's enemies and again make Zion His habitation as prophesied in Zechariah one and two, there must be a moral and spiritual transformation of Israel as is occurring now in the Church at the end of the Gentile dispensation. To this end God sent us a prophet to restore the apostolic faith, finish the mystery of God and call His people out of her and into Him.
Jesus said, "In my Father's Kingdom are many mansions; I go to prepare a place for you" (John 14:2). The pyramid form of the Body of Christ, His Holy mountain, is built of one Stone with nine major divisions comprising the saints of Pentecost, Seven Church Ages, and the Bride Age. Like the Great Pyramid whose stones were cut to optical precision, the Word for each Age dovetails perfectly from Genesis to Revelation and under Christ's Headship the whole Body is fitted together perfectly, with each part in its own special way complimenting the other parts, so that the whole Body is healthy and edifying itself in love. And as Brother Branham interpreted Junior Jackson's dream, the Church Age saints are epistles written by the Lord Himself through the ministry of the angel to their Age by the washing of water by the Word, or revelation of the written Word engraved in living stones. The Capstone (which was never placed on the Great Pyramid) represents the rejected Stone, Christ. It had no writing on it all because the fullness of the revelation of Jesus Christ was sealed from the foundation of the world and not revealed until He opened the Seven Seals. Our "Joshua" revealed Christ through the Seven Thunders which are the mysteries under the Seven Seals now being written in the lives of His end-time Bride (Revelation 10:1-11).
Joshua 1:18, "Whosoever rebels against your commandment, and will not hearken unto your words in all that you command him, he shall be put to death: only be strong and of a good courage." Joshua's word was God's Word -- THUS SAITH THE LORD -- Life, or Death.
The Word of our end-time Joshua is likewise certain, "It shall come to pass, that every soul, which will not receive the hear the restoration ministry of the Elijah of Malachi 4:5-6 and Revelation 10:7 shall be destroyed from among the people"
Brother Branham said, "I am your fellowservant, and of your brethren the prophets, and of them which keep the sayings of this Book: worship God".
Jesus said, "I Jesus have sent My angel (Revelation 1:1; 3:14; 10:7) to testify unto you these things in the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, and the bright and morning star."
Brother Branham said, "And the Spirit and the Bride say, "Come. And let him that understands by the Spirit say, Come. And let him that is athirst come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of Life freely. For I testify unto every man that hears the Words of the prophecy of this Book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book: And if any man shall take away from the Words of the Book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the Book of Life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book" (Revelation 22:9, 17-19). nl177.htm
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Brother Anthony Grigor-Scott is a non-denominational minister. He has ministered full-time since 1981, primarily to other ministers and their congregations in various countries. He pastors Bible Believers' tiny congregation, and is available to minister in your church.
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