Bible Believers' Newsletter 331
"We focus on the present Truth – what Jesus is doing now. . ."
Christian greetings Bible Believers, in the precious Name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
This week's teaching incorporates several Message quotes with an analysis of current events to show how very close we are to the close of the Gentile dispensation.
"No lie can live forever," said Gerald Massey, Egyptologist and poet. "They must find it difficult, those who have taken authority as truth, rather than truth as authority." George II's authority is based on a fraudulent election and his truth is yet to be found. But after a feast of "Jewish" movies and television dramas, the public conscience, branded with the hot iron of sin, takes lies and deceit, immorality and murder to be the rule rather than the exception.
A suppressed survey conducted in Iraq by US Occupation Forces found that only 2% of Iraqis see the US as "liberators." Iraq is now a "sovereign" colony of the "Jew"-controlled United States with less freedom than it enjoyed after its conquest by the Medes and Persians. And since the self-styled "Jews" never forgive and never forget we can expect US brutality will only increase as Daniel and Jesus foretold.
Paul McGeough, Chief correspondent in Iraq for the Sydney Morning Herald gave an informed interview on Real Audio entitled: "How stable is Iraq in the lead up to the hand-over?"
Small wonder Iraqi nationalists are sabotaging oil pipelines to prevent theft of their national wealth by corporate thugs associated with the Bush Administration:
"Oil revenues from Iraq, the money Bush has repeatedly claimed belongs to the Iraqi people, totals more than $20 billion to date. Almost none of that money has made its way to the Iraqi people, or to the rebuilding of infrastructure, but has instead been redirected to the US and British corporations which basically control the Coalition Provisional Authority. The contracts diverting these funds to these corporations are binding, and cannot be changed even if the 'sovereign' Iraqi government decides the money could better be spent elsewhere. For the time being, despite the billions of dollars coming out of Iraq's oil industry, the diversion of funds created by these CPA contracts means that most of the money for the rebuilding of Iraqi infrastructure will come from American taxpayers by way of the US Congress. According to a report by the BBC, most of the $20 billion cannot be accounted for at this time. The party is not likely to end soon; since oil production began, only 2,300 wells have been drilled in Iraq against about 1 million in Texas. Much of the country remains virtually unexplored" (truthout.org).
This Newsletter serves those of like precious faith, whosoever will receive the truth is welcome to feed their soul from the waters of the River of Life. Please confirm everything personally in your own Bible.
Good as New Promiscuous Bible
June 24, 2004 A brand-new translation of the Biblepraised by Britain's Archbishop of Canterbury, that nation's senior Christian voiceflatly contradicts traditional core Christian beliefs on sex and morality.
Titled "Good as New," the new Bible is translated by former Baptist minister John Henson for the "One" organization, to produce what the group calls a "new, fresh and adventurous" translation of the Christian scriptures. . . "Instead of condemning fornicators, adulterers and 'abusers of themselves with mankind'," says Ruth Gledhill, the London Times religious affairs correspondent, "the new version of his first letter to Corinth has St. Paul advising Christians not to go without sex for too long in case they get 'frustrated.'"
"The new version, which Dr. Williams says he hopes will spread 'in epidemic profusion through religious and irreligious alike', turns St. Paul's strictures against fornication on their head," adds the Times.
The One organization that produced the new Bible translation is dedicated to "establish[ing] peace, justice, dignity and rights for all." It is also focused on "sustainable use of the earth's resources," challenging "oppression, injustice, exclusion and discrimination" as well as accepting "one another, valuing their diversity and experience."
According to Ekklesia, a London-based "theological think tank" that supports the "One" translation:
The translation is pioneering in its accessibility, and changes the original Greek and Hebrew nomenclature into modern nicknames.
St. Peter becomes "Rocky," Mary Magdalene becomes "Maggie," Aaron becomes "Ron," Andronicus becomes "Andy" and Barabbas becomes "Barry."
In keeping with the times, translator Henson deftly translates "demon possession" as "mental illness" and "Son of Man," the expression Jesus frequently used to describe Himself, as "the Complete Person." In addition, parables are rendered as "riddles," baptize is to "dip" in water, salvation becomes "healing" or "completeness" and Heaven becomes "the world beyond time and space". . .
Here, according to the London Times, are a few sample passages:
KJV: "John did baptize in the wilderness, and preach the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins."
New: "John, nicknamed 'The Dipper,' was 'The Voice.' He was in the desert, inviting people to be dipped, to show they were determined to change their ways and wanted to be forgiven."
KJV: "And straightway coming up out of the water, he saw the heavens opened, and the Spirit like a dove descending upon him. And there came a voice from the heaven saying, Thou art my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased."
New: "As he was climbing up the bank again, the sun shone through a gap in the clouds. At the same time a pigeon flew down and perched on him. Jesus took this as a sign that God's spirit was with him. A voice from overhead was heard saying, 'That's my boy! You're doing fine!'"
KJV: "Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites!"
New version: "Take a running jump, Holy Joes, humbugs!"
KJV: "Now Peter sat without in the palace: and a damsel came unto him, saying, 'Thou also wast with Jesus of Galilee.' But he denied before them all, saying, I know not what thou sayest."
New: "Meanwhile Rocky was still sitting in the courtyard. A woman came up to him and said: 'Haven't I seen you with Jesus, the hero from Galilee?" Rocky shook his head and said: 'I don't know what the hell you're talking about!'"
I Corinthians 7:1-2
KJV: "Now concerning the things whereof ye wrote unto me: [It is] good for a man not to touch a woman. Nevertheless, [to avoid] fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband."
New: "Some of you think the best way to cope with sex is for men and women to keep right away from each other. That is more likely to lead to sexual offences. My advice is for everyone to have a regular partner."
I Corinthians 7:8-7
KJV: "I say therefore to the unmarried and widows, It is good for them if they abide even as I. But if they cannot contain, let them marry: for it is better to marry than to burn."
New: "If you know you have strong needs, get yourself a partner. Better than being frustrated."
Full story: worldnetdaily.com
Comment: Oh, how we need revelation by the Spirit. We don't need a new Bible, we don't need a new translation, though some are very good, and I am not against them, BUT WE NEED THE REVELATION OF THE SPIRIT. And thank God, we can have what we need, for God wants to reveal His Word to us by His Spirit" (William Branham, An Exposition of the Seven Church Ages, p. 34:1).
One Jew to Another
Open Letter To: Mr Simon Wiesenthal
Subject: Nazis Chasing Sixty Years After The War
From: R. D. Polacco de Menasce France 6-27-4
My Dear Sir,
I do think that no Jew will ever dare to tell you the truth.
I am probably the only Jew left who can tell it to you.
I have learnt that you are still chasing very old persons who had responsibilities in the Nazi regime. Sixty years after! People who are eighty-five years old! How shameful!
Do you know one ethnicity who did such a thing in the course of the History of Mankind? You are the very symbol of Talmudic hysterical neverending hatred.
This is the more egregious as the Nazi regime gave work, sane economy and balance to a whole country, whereas today, everything (when I mention everything, I mean absolutely all) is both Jewish and entirely rotten.
Jewish Capitalism has collapsed the world into all forms of pollutions. Jewish Marxism has slaughtered 200,000,000 people.
To crown it all, everybody knows that there were not 6,000,000 Jews (a country the size of Switzerland) in occupied Europe in 1941 (The American Jewish Year Book, mentions 3,300,000 Jews; and from that date (1941) on, we all fled to the Free Zone or to Spain towards England). And it is only one million Jews whom Hitler wanted to exchange for trucks at the period of the so-called Shoah. Besides we know that Zyklon B cannot gas 1,000 or 2,000 people at one time (see M.Roubeix, chief executive of the factory of Saint Avold producing cyanide acid) in gas chambers which have strictly never found norms.
I suppose you would rather have a Jewish USA government enshrined in Jewish finance, pinching petrol in Iraq, spreading Jewish one-worldism, Jewish pornography, Jewish press, Jewish puppets in all governments, than the cleanness of the Nazi regime which made a miracle out of the Jewish rot of the Versailles treatythe negotiators of which were the Warburg brothers, and that of the Weimar Republic.
You are 95 years of age: if you are not insane what will you tell the Lord when you soon appear if front of Him?
I do wonder.
R. D. Polacco de Menasce
(Docteur de l'universite de Paris These de morpho-psycho-endocrinologie Ret.)
Comment: Last week this fraudulent Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal was given an honorary knighthood. Under oath and in books he has contradicted himself and spread vile falsehoods about alleged German atrocities. However he at times told the truth, as in 1975 and again in 1993 when he publicly acknowledged "there were no extermination camps on German soil" (S. Wiesenthal, Sails of Hope), thereby conceding the claims made at the Nuremberg Tribunal and elsewhere that Buchenwald, Dachau and other camps in Germany proper were "extermination camps" are untrue.
Full story: reuters.co.uk ihr.org
Primakov says Saddam cut Deal with US before War
Moscow, June 25, 2004 Former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein cut a deal with the United States before the March 2003 invasion of Iraq, former Russian Prime Minister Yevgeny Primakov said in an interview published on Thursday.
"There was an understanding with the Americans, as paradoxical as it may seem," Primakov told the Russian daily Gazeta in a lengthy interview.
"Why weren't the bridges of the Tigris blown up when the American tanks approached Baghdad? Why weren't Iraqi aviation and tanks used, and where are they now?" asked Primakov, a former head of the Russian secret service and a specialist in Arab affairs who was formerly on good terms with Saddam.
"Why was there an immediate ceasefire? Why was there practically no resistance a year ago?" he added.
Primakov, who now heads Russia's chamber of trade and industry, also cast doubt on the authenticity of footage of Saddam's reported capture that circled the world on December 14.
"They showed two soldiers with guns with palm trees in the background near the hole (where Saddam was reportedly hiding). At that time of year, date palms are never in bloom," he said.
"Finally, any man can tell you that such a long beard (as Saddam had when he was reportedly caught) could not grow in seven months," he said.
"All evidence suggests that Saddam surrendered earlier and the story of the hole was invented later," he said.
Primakov, who was also Russian foreign minister, made two secret trips to Iraq at the request of President Vladimir Putin, shortly before the invasion by US and British troops. Full story: news24.com joevialls.altermedia.info
Bilderbergers want Taxes Up, War in Iraq Over
Stresa, Italy At this year's secret Bilderberg meeting, some of the world's most powerful elite focused on US taxes and foreign giveaways, as well as the increasingly violent Iraq occupation and the role the United Nations should play in all future similar outbreaks of violence. . .
Britain came in for harsh criticism for supporting the invasion of Iraq. It was also lambasted for failing to embrace the euro. . . members also expressed frustration with the rising clamor in Britain to quit the European Union. . . leaders tilted strongly toward the [UN] oil tax . . . pro-Israel Neo-Cons who have determined that Israel's security should be central to all US foreign policy decisions, even policies that focus on other parts of the world, outside the realm of US-Middle East relations were prominent at the 2004 Meeting. . . Full story: bilderberg.org
Senate Passes Homosexual 'Hate Crimes' Bill
June 15, 2004 One month after Canada passed a law potentially criminalizing biblical texts that denounce homosexuality, the United States Senate has passed a "hate crimes" bill, which may eventually be construed to criminalize biblical texts that denounce homosexuality.
Senators Ted Kennedy (D-MA) and Gordon Smith (R-OR) introduced this as an amendment to the Defense Authorization Act, making it more difficult for politicians to oppose.
The bill forces the government to impose special fines upon a person when they have committed a crime that "is motivated by prejudice based on the race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability of the victim."
The legislation comes as a result of emboldened leadership within the homosexual community. After the legalization of same-sex "marriage" in Massachusetts, homosexual advocates are now attempting to achieve special rights and status within Americaat the expense of Christians. Full story: reclaimamerica.org
Worldwide Water Rush
WATER for over a decade now, has been intentionally contaminated with the known carcinogen MTBE (methyl tertiary butyl ether), a gasoline additive mandated by the EPA ostensibly to facilitate a cleaner-burning fuel.
MTBE is extremely soluble in water, so the slightest leak from gas tanks or spills causes the MTBE to separate from the gasoline and find its way into the water tables. Its half-life is fifty years; the contaminant has found its way into the water in every single state; and the EPA was notified as early as 1989 of its threat to human life. That is why we assert that the water has been intentionally contaminated.
At this writing Alabamians are somewhat safer because that state's legislature banned the use of MTBE from the outset. That fact alone demonstrates the power state governments wield under the Bill of Rights. The Federal EPA 'mandated' the addition of MTBE and the state government of Alabama simply said: "No thank you."
Fresh clean drinking water is almost nonexistent today, thus creating a situation which enables international water conglomerates easier access to its control. From Scripps Howard News Service, 12-26-01 we read:
Private Industry's Gold Rush on for Water Rights by Joan Lowy
"Water will be to the 21st century what oil was to the lastvast fortunes will be made by controlling it and nations will go to war to preserve access to it.
In a world in which fresh water is increasingly scarce, that axiom is being taken to heart in the boardrooms of some of the globe's most powerful corporations.
In Nearly every corner of the planet, international water conglomerates are vying to sign operating contracts, make deals, buy rights and acquire local water supply and treatment companies. It's a worldwide water rush."
Full story: sweetliberty.org
Seed for an Age
"Watch the wisdom of God. Knowing there would be unbelievers, and how the majority would be unbelievers, He by foreknowledge predestinated a seed for every age that would believe it. Now, if you'll notice in there, for each age goes right on with His Word, everything right on time; nothing hinders God" (William Branham, Proving His Word, p. 14:72).
"When Scripture teaches us that the work of the Holy Spirit, and the manifestation of that Blessed Person is to bring the truth of each age to the true seed of that age, then we know that the Spirit has to be abiding in the person or he cannot receive the truth for that time. Amen. That is exactly correct. And if these [Church] ages bring out anything, they surely bring and bear out this truth" (William Branham, An Exposition of the Seven Church Ages, p. 144:1).
This confirms the Words of our Lord Jesus Christ in Luke 17:20-21, "The Pharisees demanded of Jesus, When will the kingdom of God begin? He replied, The Coming of the Kingdom of God is something that must be spiritually discerned as it cannot be observed with the natural eye. You won't be able to say, it has begun here in this place, or there in that part of the land. For the Kingdom of God is within you".
The Spirit was already abiding in the true seed of the coming Pentecostal agethe Disciples listening to Jesus on that occasion. To them His Word was Spirit and it was Life. But to the Pharisees It was condemnation and death, and they would have to account for their unbelief on the Day of Judgment.
John 12:48, "He who rejects Me, and receives not My Words, will be judged by the same Word on the last day." Isaiah 55:10-11. "As the rain and snow come down from heaven and stay upon the ground to water the earth, and cause it to produce seed for the sower and bread for the hungry, so also is My Word. It does not return to Me void but accomplishes what I have said, and prospers everywhere I send It".
"The Seven Ages as set forth in Revelation Chapters 2-3 take in the whole span of the Fullness of the Gentiles, or the whole time in which God is dealing with the Gentiles unto salvation. In every single age, bar none, it says the very same thing in opening and closing the message to each age. "Unto the messenger of (Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamos, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia and Laodicea) write; These things saith He, etc., etc. ". . . He that hath an ear, let him (singular) hear what the Spirit saith to the churches." Notice here that Jesus (by the Spirit) in EVERY age addresses Himself to ONLY ONE person relative to the Word for that age. Only ONE messenger for each age receives what the Spirit has to say to that age, and that ONE MESSENGER is the messenger to the true Church. He speaks for God by revelation to the "churches", both true and false. The message is then broadcast to all. But though it is broadcast for all who come within range of the Message, that Message is received individually by only a certain qualified group in a certain way. Each individual of that group is one who has the ability to hear what the Spirit is saying by way of the messenger. Those who hear are not getting their own private revelation, nor is a group getting their collective revelation, BUT EACH PERSON IS HEARING AND RECEIVING WHAT THE MESSENGER HAS ALREADY RECEIVED FROM GOD" (ibid, p. 155:2).
Only those who come within range of the Message for their day can be born-again. If they are in Adam's race they may retain their salvation, but without a clear revelation of the Word for their day they cannot be born-again. For how can one become a written epistle of the Word unless he has heard that Word (Romans 10:14-17)? We are called to be written epistles of the present Truth, not impersonators of the Message for Luther and the Anglicans, Wesley and the Methodists and Baptists or William Branham and the Pentecostals of his day, but reflections of Jesus Christ the Son of man in His day which is this day in which we live. Now is the day of the Son of man.
Luke 17:22-37, "Then Jesus said to the disciples, The days will come, when you will desire to see one of the days of the Son of man, but you will not see it. And it will be reported that I am in this place, or that: do not believe them, or go out to look for Me. For as the lightning that shines from one part of heaven flashes to the other part of heaven, so also will the Son of man be in His day. But first He must suffer many things, and be rejected by this nation. And as it was in the days of Noah, so will it be also in the days of the Son of man. They ate, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noah entered the ark, and the Flood came and destroyed them all."
"Likewise also as it was in the days of Lot; people went about their daily businesseating and drinking, buying and selling, farming and buildingbut the same day that Lot went out of Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven, and destroyed them all. Even so it be will 'business as usual' in the day when the Son of man is revealed."
"In that day, he who is on the housetop must not come down to pack: and those who are in the fields must not return to townremember what happened to Lot's wife! Whoever clings to his life shall lose it, and whoever loses his life shall save it."
"That night two men shall sleep in the same room; one will be taken and the other will be left. Two women will be turning a hand mill; one will be taken, and the other left; and so will it be with men working side by side in the fields."
"The disciples asked, Where will they be taken, Lord? Jesus replied, Where the body is, there will the eagles be gathered together".
Clearly you have come within the range of the Message for your day or you would not be reading these words. Clearly now is the day of the Son of man as the conditions of the days of Noah and Lot have reappeared (Luke 17:24). His second Coming was a 'parousia' Coming as foretold in the Gospels and Epistles. This is not His second physical return which will be an 'erchomai' Coming after the destruction of all life on Earth.
His Coming was sudden and universal as lightning that flashes from the East to the West. No man can come universally. The revelation of the Seven Seals in 1963 brought Christ back to earth in WORD form through the Message of His Prophet, William Branham. The denominations are expecting a physical return"here," or "over there." This explains why Rome is anxious to occupy the Old City of Jerusalem, and why millions of carnal Judaeo-Christians are supporting the anti-Christ activities of George II and other minions of the self-styled "Jews" looking to advance World War III from its phony stage in Iraq into the 'hot' war against all Islam which they imagine will be Armageddon. It will not!
George II's "Deputy Sheriff," Australia's Prime Minister John Howard, has just announced that all schools must fly the nation's flag and sing the anthem or forgo additional government funding. Not only does this smack of centralism, it signifies he is preparing to put the nation on a war footing. Also this week he said that our initial military commitment of three months may extend to seven years. Meanwhile, George II is reintroducing the Draft. We are at the end.
George II has said, "Those who are not with us are against us." Gradually he is enticing more nations into alliance with the Political Zionists, dividing the world in order to conquer it. Daniel 11:42-43 foretold, "Egypt and many other lands will be occupied. He (Rome) will capture all the treasures of Egypt, and the Libyans and Ethiopians shall follow like servants at his heels." Egypt is dependent upon US aid; US troops are presently stationed in 137 countries. Now South Korea has joined the coalition of aggressors in Iraq. Libya has come to heel, while just this week US Secretary of State Colin Powell read the riot act to Sudan, threatening that "the international community might have to step in." In Old Testament times the Sudan formed a part of EthiopiaGod's Word cannot fail.
However Daniel 11:42-43 comes to pass in the NWO under papal dominion after the Bride's Homecoming. The present Judaeo-Western oppression of these countries is a trigger under the Sixth Vial (Revelation 16:12) to goad them to rise up against the Political Zionists, that is, against Israel and the nominal Christian world (i.e. Judaeo-Christians) for the Vials constitute the ordeal of jealousy to test the fidelity of those who claim to be the wife of Christ but whom He suspects of unfaithfulness.
As described in Ezekiel 38 and 39, Russia will lead these nations in their invasion of Israel following the earthquake that splits the Mount of Olives, destroying the Dome of the Rock. And after another earthquake at the sounding of the Seventh Trumpet sinks Los Angeles, Russia will successfully invade mainland USA.
When "Cain went out from the Presence of the Lord, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden" (Genesis 4:16) he must have crossed the Euphrates, one of four branches of a river that flowed eastward out of Eden. The Serpent's seed was exiled east of Eden so his seed would not hybridize with Adam's race. Scripture teaches that the Euphrates was the boundary of God's promise to Abraham's natural seed, Israel (Genesis 10:15-19; 15:18-21), while history records it as the boundary of God's promise to Abraham's faith Seed, for it was the eastern limit of the Roman Empire beyond which the faith has barely penetrated and hardly prospered. According to the old adage: "East is East and West is West, and never the twain shall meet."
Since George I led Saddam Hussein to believe that the United States would not object were he to invade Kuwait which was stealing Iraqi oil, then used his invasion as just cause to attack Iraq, and on a further series of deceptions George II launched a preemptive war against Iraq, Euphrates has become the border between East and West and battle front of World War III.
To this day, both Israel and the church are captives of Babylon. Both worship her pagan gods, as confirmed by the sub-sewer Babylonian Talmud, the Bible and The Two Babylons. As Brother Branham expounds the Sixth Trumpet (Revelation 9:13-21), two hundred million demons that had been bound at the river Euphrates were loosed on Armistice Day, 1918. The reason for the mysterious end of World War I is explained in Revelation 7:1-3. Had God not stopped that War it would have become Armageddon with Israel and the end-time Bride unredeemed.
God deals with Israel as a nation hence He can meet them only in the Land of the Covenant. And since the nation will be born-again in one day, He must gather all 144,000 elect Israelites together at one time and place. This objective is being achieved by loosing demons from east of the Euphrates to bring a natural persecution upon Israel. Brother Branham called these demons "a religious sect that was trying to get to the promise"God's promise to Abraham (Genesis 27:39-41)"on the other side of the Euphrates".
Now Babylon remained the hub of Jewish scholarship from the Captivity in 586BC until about AD1100. Here the Israelitish priests, Levites and rabbis adopted the Cabbala, a compendium of magic, and began to devise their man-made holy book of lewdness called the Babylonian Talmud which Jesus rightly said makes void the Word of God (Mark 7:13). This "religious sect" is that of Pharisaism, nowadays called Judaism, a religion related to Torah Yahweh as instituted by Moses only by reputation. The persecution which continues today, particularly against true blood Israelites, was conducted by largely Zionist interests trying to cross the Euphrates into the Promised Land where they hope to legitimize their theft of Jacob's birthright (Genesis 27:39-41; "The Founding Myths of Israeli Politics" by Roger Garudy). God has to FORCE the genuine Hebrews back into the Homeland together with this mixed multitude of non-Semitic, anti-Semitic self-styled "Jews" so He can reveal Himself as Messiah through the ministry of the two prophets of Zechariah 4 and Revelation 11.
Brother Branham said, "National force put Israel in her homeland. National force will put the church in the World Council of Churches. But the power of God will put the people in the Bride. The world forces this way, and the world forces that way, but God forces upward. The Spirit of God, which is the Word of God ("My Word is Spirit and Life" will put the Bride in her place, because she'll recognize her position in the Word; then she's in Christ), will put her in her place" (William Branham, Recognizing Your Day and Its Message, p. 34:192).
Rome, which has always been the enemy of Israel and Jesus Christ, became spiritual Babylon when Julius Caesar inherited the office of Pontifex Maximus of the Babylonish religion in 48BC, an office transferred to the Roman Catholic church in AD378. Like Judaism, the denominations are a Babylonish religion ruled by demons that are "a religious sect that was trying to get to the promise"God's promise to Abraham's Seed (Galatians 3:29)"on the other side of the Euphrates." This "religious sect" is "Catholicism," a religion related to Christianity in name only for they cannot enter into Christ, the Place of God's rest, without a new birth.
With the revival of the old Roman Empire (and the Fourth Reich of the Rich) East and West are trying to unite through the United Nations, multiculturalism and ecumenism. But according to Daniel 2:43, though they "mingle themselves with the seed of men, [as it was in the days of Noah], they will not hold together, just as iron does not mix with clay." These demons are being loosed in the realm of religion on the end-time Bride of Christ and under the Seventh Trumpet church and state will reunite and FORCE the once Protestant churches into Rockefeller's World Council of Churches. Brother Branham said, "when the squeeze comes down, then you'll see what you have seen temporarily (i.e. the third pull) manifested in the fullness of its power" in the manifestation of the Sons of God for the going Home of the Bride. And while Scripture calls Vatican City "Babylon the Great" (Revelation 17:5), it also identifies Los Angeles as the Jews' Babylon. Both are listed for destruction (Revelation 18).
Luke 17 witnesses to each individual who has heard the Spirit through the messenger that Christ has "come as a thief in the night," and He is present now. He came as a revelation to believers as Light on the Word, and travels through the Body like a thought to all who come within the range of their testimony. One will receive It, but the revelation will pass right over the head his non-elect companion. The conditions of the days of Noah and Lot have recurred, but for institutional church men and women who live above those evils, as with the world, it is 'business as usual'.
Jesus was describing the "rapture," our Spiritual catching-up into the Spirit in the (yet future) day of the Lord now taking place (Revelation 1 and 4) which will culminate in the resurrection of the sleeping Church Age saints and the translation of "we who are alive and remain." When His disciples inquired, "Where will they be taken, Lord?" Jesus replied, Where the Body is, there will the eagles be gathered together".
The Body is not in Rome, Canterbury, Missouri, Jerusalem or any other earthly location, but in Christ. We are the unfailing Body-Word of the Son of man being caught up together with the Seed of all ages and enter into the present Truth, the Seed Word for this age, by the Door that is still open in heaven. The "rapture" is a revelation that has caught us into the Spirit in the day of the Lord (Revelation 4:1-2). As Paul explained in Ephesians 1:10, "At the climax of the ages God would gather together and unify those who are in heaven with us who are on earth and consummate the Body in Christ".
There is a portion of Word predestinated to each age commissioned to the messenger for the age (Deuteronomy 18:15-22; Psalm 105:15; Amos 3:7; Ephesians 4:8-16; Revelation 1:16-20), with a measure of the Spirit ordained to quicken that Message in the hearts of the elect of that age. "And the only thing that you can draw through [the filter of] God's Word is the Spirit, the quickening Power to make the Word Itself, which is in you, live to manifest Jesus Christ in the age you're living" (William Branham, A Thinking Man's Filter, p. 24:138).
Brother Branham taught this principle: "the revelation of God for each age can come in that age only, and at a specific time. Look at the history of Israel. The revelation of God to Moses came only at a specific time of history, and even more specifically it came as the people cried unto God. Jesus, Himself, came at the fullness of time, He being the complete Revelation of the Godhead. And in this age (Laodicean) the revelation of God will come in its due time. It will not falter, neither will it be premature. Think on this and heed it well, for we are in the end-time today" (ibid, p. 17).
"Jesus said, "In vain you worship Me. . ." Worship Him: genuine worship, true worship from their hearts. . . Why? "Teaching for doctrine your tradition of men; therefore you make the commandments of God of no effect to the people."
"If I taught you a Methodist message, it would take no effect on you; this is Bride time. If Moses taught the message of Noah, it would take no effect. If Jesus taught Moses' message, it would take no effect. Because the predestinated seed laying there will only be watered by the type of water [i.e. Spirit or revealed Word] that's given for that seed. It won't grow in any other condition. . ." (William Branham, God's Only Provided Place of Worship, p. 15:88).
Brother Branham is referring to God's elect as the predestinated seed for we become written epistles of the Word for our day and one with the Word as Jesus prayed in Gethsemane. Then the Life in that part of the Word is living in us (John 6:63; Galatians 2:20; Colossians 3:3).
This week I received mail from a precious Brother in the faith who was puzzled as to why he was not seeing a ministry of "Pentecost Plus," with miracles and signs as suggested by Mark 16 and John 14:12, the flaming sword like a magic wand going this way and that, alluring people into the Kingdom.
But that is not God's program for today. It was never God's program. Even Jesus could only say and do what was inspired or otherwise revealed to Him by the Father (John 5:19). The Laodiceans took His permissive will for they knew no better. And when Brother Branham tried to explain this end-time Message to them God said, "You can't teach Pentecostal babies Supernatural things. Now let them alone." God "winked at their ignorance" and blessed them anyway whilst the Bible was sealed and Christ was still a Mediator.
The purpose of our Message is to bring us under subjection to God's perfect will, to carry us to maturity in the unity of the faith so that "we will no longer be like children, forever changing our minds about what we believe because someone has told us something different, or cleverly lied to us and made the lie sound like the truth. But speaking the truth in love at all timesspeaking truly, dealing truly, living trulyand so become more and more in every way like Christ who is the Head of His Body" (Ephesians 4:14-15).
Our Message restores us to the apostolic faith and places Scripture in context with the past 2,000 years of history so we can see clearly what is already fulfilled and recognize our day and its Message and wait, wait, wait, practice, practice, repent and practice again until we see that part of the Word living through us . . . naturally, as an automatic reflex.
This Message trains us to come under pre-eminence to every Word and wait for that still, small Voice to direct us to say and do whatever He reveals to us personally. We will indeed have a ministry in the Supernatural, and it will certainly be "the greater works" in every sense, but that will not take place until after the close of the Gentile dispensation, and as the Prophet said, "This will not be a public show like Pentecost had it." It will be in "the little room" of the tent vision. This will be the "third pull" to provide for our physical survival and to raise our faith for translation grace.
George II has warned that those who are not with him are against him, threatening a boycott. And Christians are not with George II. "The Pentecostals and so forth can almost impersonate anything could be done, but when that time comes, when the squeeze comes down, then you'll see what you have seen temporarily, be manifested in the fullness of its power" (William Branham, Look Away to Jesus, p. 5:38).
God's objective in this age as in all previous ages is to redeem His elect by their faith in the Word for their day. Whereas in previous ages in the Gentile dispensation God sent forth His Word to call an election from among heathen Jews and Gentiles (Matthew 28:19), in these last days when denominational circles are all apostate, God is calling an election from heathen church goers who believe they are Christians (Revelation 18:4).
John 13:20, "Truly, anyone who receives My messenger is receiving Me, and he who receives Me receives Him who sent Me".
Brother Branham said, "You can only serve God on earth as you believe God's servants who by Divine inspiration interpret the Word to you. . . I Corinthians 14:16. Paul said, "You follow me as I follow Christ." Also I Corinthians 11:1 and Luke 10:16, "He that hears you hears Me; and he that despises you despises Me; and he that despises Me despises Him who sent Me." This proves that God speaks His message through His servants: always has. That's right."
"Now, the power of the believing church: Christ has all power in heavens and earth. You believe that? Then what if He's in you? Has Christ got all power? Matthew 28:18. All right."
"He is the Seed Word in His Body, and He in us becomes the Seed Word in us. All that God was, He poured into Christ, and all Christ was, was poured into the church; that's the power."
"Remember God's law of reproduction . . . after its kind. Is that right? The Seed of Christ, the Word, must come through His body. . . The Seed of Christ must (m-u-s-t), must come through His Body, not through a denomination, but through a born again Seed of the Word: must come through."
"Now, remember, what is it? Christ's Seed. . . How does my seed come? Through the body. How does the apple tree seed come? Through the body. Seed comes through the body, and the Church is the body of Christ (Is that right?), the Bible Church. This birth produces Himself in body. His church is His Word, so that people can see the confirmation of Hebrews 13:8: "Jesus Christ the same yesterday, today, and forever." You believe it? These are not denominational hybrids. . . No, sir, it's the Seed" (William Branham, The Spoken Word is the Original Seed, p. 115:1-116:6).
"The Spirit gives the Word. He has the truth for each age. Each age has had its own elect, and that elect group always 'heard the word,' and received it, proving they had the Seed in them. John 8:47, "And he that is of God heareth God's Words. Ye therefore hear them not, because ye are not of God." They refused the Word (Jesus) and His Words for their days, but the true seed received the Word because they were of God. "And ALL Thy children shall be taught of God" (Holy Spirit) Isaiah 54:13. Jesus said the same thing in John 6:45. Being ONE WITH THE WORD proves whether you are of God and Spirit-filled. No other criterion" (An exposition of the Seven Church Ages, p. 166:1).
God's predestinated Seed, foreknown as His elect, is already in the earth and has been in every age but it can only be quickened to Life under the Light of the Word for its day. Plant a seed in the basement or under a rock where there is no Light, or in a Methodist, Baptist or Pentecostal church where the glow of an age gone by is insufficient to germitize the Seed for this age and it will not live. Theology and scientific scholarship cannot produce Life. Its ultimate purpose is destruction so that fresh lava can flow forth to rejuvenate and renew Earth for the righteous to step out on the ashes of the wicked in the Millennium.
Brother Branham again: "These elect were not only the eternal thoughts of God which were to be expressed in flesh in their due season, but these same elect are called by another name. Romans 4:16. "Therefore it is of faith, that it might be by grace; so that the promise might be sure to all the seed; not only to those who are of the Law, but also to those who are of the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all." (i.e. those who were of the Law were generally not of the faith of Abraham and were therefore not the Seed of GodEd.). Romans 9:7-13, "Neither, are they all children because they are the seed of Abraham: but, in Isaac your seed shall be called. That is, those who are the children of the flesh, these are not the children of God: but the children of the promise are counted as the seed. For this is the Word of promise, At this time will I come, and Sarah shall have a son. And not only this; but when Rebecca also had conceived by one man, even by our father Isaac; (For the children being not yet being born, nor having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of Him who calls;) It was said to her, The elder shall serve the younger. As it is written, Jacob have I loved, but Esau have I hated."
Galatians 3:16, "Now to Abraham and his Seed were the promises made. He said not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to your Seed, which is Christ." Galatians 3:29, "And if you are Christ's, then you are Abraham's seed and heirs according to the promise."
"According to Romans 4:16 we find that God has given a Sure Promise to ALL of Abraham's seed, and Paul puts himself and all believers under that designation because he says "Abraham who is the father of us ALL." Then he goes on to not only narrow down his definition, but rather to finalize it for in Galatians 3 he identified the SEED (singular) with Jesus, and counted "the seed children" as children of promise, and promise as having to do with "election", or "the choosing of God". And that is exactly what we have been saying. These who are of the Royal Seed are the elect of God; are the predestinated, foreknown of God, and were in the mind of God and His thoughts.
"In very plain language the True Bride of Christ was in the mind of God eternally, though not expressed until each came forth in the designated, decreed season. As each member came forth it became EXPRESSED and took its place in the Body. Thus this bride is the literal SPOKEN WORD SEED BRIDE. And though she is feminine in designation she is also called the "body of Christ". It is very apparent that she ought to be called that for she was predestinated in Him, came from the same source, was eternal with Him, and is now manifesting God in a many membered body whereas once God was manifest in ONE MEMBER, even our Lord Jesus Christ."
"Now then, here we are coming to a conclusion. As the eternal Logos (God) was manifest in the Son, and in Jesus dwelt all the fullness of the Godhead bodily, and that Eternal One was the Father manifest in flesh, and thereby gained the title of Son, even so we, eternal in His thoughts in our turn became the many membered Spoken Word Seed, manifest in flesh, and those eternal thoughts now manifest in flesh are the sons of God, even as we are so called. WE DID NOT BECOME SEED BY THE REBIRTH, WE WERE SEED AND THEREFORE WERE REBORN FOR ONLY THE ELECT CAN BE REBORN. Because we WERE SEED is the reason we could be quickened. In NON-SEED there is nothing to quicken."
"Hold this carefully in mind. Now take the next step. Redeem means to buy back. It restores to the original owner. God, by His death, the shed blood BOUGHT BACK HIS OWN. He bought back the Spoken Word Seed Bride. "My sheep hear My voice (Word) and they follow Me." You always were a sheep. You never were a pig or a dog turned into a sheep. That is impossible for every kind of life produces the same kind and there is no change in specie. As we were in the thoughts of God and then expressed in flesh, there had to come a day when we would hear His voice (the Word), and hearing that voice become aware of our Father calling us, and recognize that we are the sons of God. We heard His voice and we cried out as did the prodigal son, "Save me, Oh, my Father. I am returning to Thee." nl331.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.