Bible Believers' Newsletter 560
"We focus on the present Truth – what Jesus is doing now. . ."
Christian greetings in the precious Name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
May you be blessed in 2009 with a closer walk in the Lord, with the peace that comes from a clear understanding through "abiding in the Vine;" peace in your home and place of work, health and provision of all things needful. We pray for further revelation with correction where it is necessary and the Token always on display in us and each subscriber and reader. We appreciate your fellowship, questions and suggestions, and thank our Webmaster, researchers and other helpers who have offered their time as a sacrifice to the Lord. And we are grateful to our guest contributors for their many fine articles and eclectic perspectives on current affairs that portray the present distress foretold in the Scripture of Truth.
The enemy of God and man is generating hatred ahead of the soon-coming invasion and rape of Jerusalem following the soon-coming earthquake that will mark the close of the Gentile dispensation when it cleaves the Mount of Olives and demolishes the Dome of the Rock as foretold by Israel's prophets. This violence will doubtless send ten thousand of the imposters scurrying like rats deserting a sinking ship and providing lebensraum for the true sons and daughters of Israel to return from the Muslim lands of the ancient Assyrian empire for their redemption (Romans 8:28).
Rapacious cruelty, murder and terrorism, endemic injustice and lies are the excrement that bonds the foundation of modern Israel, a nation occupied and ruled by strangers at enmity with its Covenant owners, the faith of its patriarchs, its culture, language and history, and alien to the land. This mendicant colony of the City of London is grubstaked by another colony of 'the City,' the United States of America; a city-state of refuge for murderers and liars from the avenger of the righteous blood of Abel (Matthew 23:33-35), whose Jerusalem Israel's Messiah foretold would become a spiritual Sodom and Egypt in this day (Revelation 11:8). A nation that creates then slays the widow and murders their fatherless children (Psalm 94:6).
Unbeknownst to themselves these aliens are the useful idiots and pawns in the endgame of Lucifer's charade to deceive a superstitious world, brainwashed by religious propaganda to crown him president of one world government centered in Israel and ruling from Jerusalem where he will be worshipped as God in a new temple (Isaiah 14; II Thessalonians 2; Revelation 13), usurping the authority of David's greater Son.
Brothers and Sisters, it may be later than many of us dare imagine, and as few within the circle of this Message are truly born-again, the first main article of 2009 will focus on the foolish virgin.
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.
Your brother-in-Christ, Anthony Grigor-Scott
How Israeli Leaders Kill for their People's Votes
December 29, 2008 In order to grasp the latest devastating murderous Israeli expedition in Gaza one must deeply comprehend the Israeli identity and its inherent hatred towards anyone who fails to be Jewish and hatred against Arabs in particular. This hatred is imbued in the Israeli curriculum, it is preached by political leaders and implied by their acts, it is conveyed by cultural figures, even within the so-called 'Israeli Left'.
I grew up in Israel in the 1970's; people of my generation are nowadays the leaders of the Israeli army, politics, economy, academia and the arts. We were trained to believe that 'a good Arab is a dead one.' A few weeks before I joined the IDF in the early 1980's, General Rafael Eitan, the Chief of Staff at the time announced that the "Arabs were stoned cockroaches in a bottle." He got away with it; he also got away with the murder of many thousands of Lebanese civilians in the 1st Lebanon war. In a word, Israelis manage to get away with murder. . . Seemingly, in Israeli politics, Arab blood is translated into votes. . . Full story: palestinethinktank.com
A Hundred Eyes for an Eye
December 30, 2008 The closing days of 2008 have heightened the Israeli government's stature as a mighty practitioner of the moral imbecility . . . "the one Israeli killed by a Palestinian rocket attack on Saturday after the Israeli assault began was the first such casualty in more than a year."
Even if you set aside the magnitude of Israel's violations of the Geneva conventions and the long terrible history of its methodical collective punishment of 1.5 million Palestinians in Gaza, consider the vastly disproportionate carnage in the conflict. . . While some Palestinian "militants" have terrorized and murdered, the Israeli government has terrorized and murdered on a much bigger scale, using a vast arsenal largely financed by US taxpayers.
From afar, in the United States, it's too easy to shake our heads at the lethal loss of moral vision. Don't they know that "an eye for an eye makes the whole world blind"? But the cycle of violence is extremely asymmetricalwhile the US government provides Israel with billions of dollars and invaluable "diplomatic" support.
What's going on in Gaza right now is not just an eye for an eye. Its a hundred eyes for an eye. And the current slaughter is not only an ongoing Israeli war crime. It has an accomplice named Uncle Sam. Full story: truthout.org
The Image of the Beast?
December 23, 2008 Here's what we did in Iraq: "Over 1 million dead, 3 million maimed for life, 3 million widows, 5 million orphans, 5 million refugees, over 150,000 detainees, homes destroyed, massive ethnic cleansing, unprecedented torture and rape in the history of mankind, summary executions and arrests, billions of dollars stolen, antiquities and oil plundered, an economy in shambles, 70% unemployment, walled ghettoes, use of illegal weaponsDU, napalm, white phosphorus, cluster bombs, thousands of tons of bombs, robotic weapons, physical deformities, use of Iranian militias, drills, physical mutilation, desecrating religious sites, pissing on corpses, arresting and imprisoning children, sodomizing kids, raping and burning women alive, insults, humiliation and slurs of Iraqis in their own country, on their own turf. . . and more. . . and moreall under an ILLEGAL OCCUPATION, not to mention the dungeon called Guantanamo. . . And they are let off the hook? The Americans are worse than the Mongol's invasion, worse than the Spanish Inquisition, worse than Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy. . . And they are let off the hook? Just like that ~ how can that be?' Layla Anwar."
While that was going on in Iraq the Zionist-occupation was doing this to 1.5 million Palestinians inside Israeli occupied Gaza, which has become the world's largest open air prison. Gaza is under siege: food, water and fuel are all minimal to non-existent and medicine as well as medical services is non-existent. The Power station has been destroyed; there is no sewage disposal service that functions and trash is accumulating in mounds of filth that surrounds the tents that have replaced many of their bulldozed homes. All of this is part of the Zionist occupation's collective punishment for failing to submit to Israeli occupation. . . Full story: google.com presstv.ir
Global Starvation Policy: Is Australia the Stupidest Nation on Earth?
December 6, 2008 In the next 40 years Australia will convert a staggering 84 million acres of productive food-producing agricultural land into tree plantations to fight climate change. That's over 6,000 acres a day, seven days a week, 52 weeks a year, every year for the next 40 years. That's the result of the 'carbon sink' legislation that the Labor government with the backing of the Liberal party passed into legislation in the Federal Parliament this week. . .
By altering land use patterns and locking up millions of hectares in carbon sinks, rural Australia is being made the "sacrificial lamb" for Kevin Rudd's emissions trading system. . . "As soon as you take a farm, you take a family; you take kids out of school, money out of the local community. . . We have had to work really hard to get the average punter to realize he's been duded . . ." Full story: agmates.com
Comment: Collusion between Australia's major political parties in enacting The Guarantee Scheme for Large Deposits and Wholesale Funding Appropriation Bill 2008, makes the nation 'lender of last resort' for the international banksters of the 'City of London' who control the nation's big banks and major political parties. 'Climate change' is another 'City of London' fraud promoted by their lackeys in government, as is the production of ethanol from food grain promoted to suit the new General Motors' car. The objective is to destroy the middle class, increase the cost of living, contribute towards worldwide famine and generally advance 'the City's' plans for global hegemony and massive world depopulation.
Scientists eye Unusual Swarm of Yellowstone Quakes
December 29, 2008 Yellowstone National Park was jostled by a host of small earthquakes for a third straight day Monday, and scientists watched closely to see whether the more than 250 tremors were a sign of something bigger to come. Swarms of small earthquakes happen frequently in Yellowstone, but it's very unusual for so many earthquakes to happen over several days, said Robert Smith, a professor of geophysics at the University of Utah . . .
Smith directs the Yellowstone Seismic Network, which operates seismic stations around the park. . . "This is an active volcanic and tectonic area, and these are the kinds of things we have to pay attention to," Smith said. "We might be seeing something precursory. . . Full story: google.com
Official says California could be Broke in Two Months
December 23, 2008 "California's chief financial officer warned Monday that the state would run out of money in about two months as hopes of a Christmas budget compromise melted into political finger-pointing by the end of the day."
Full story: truthout.org
Comment: Beware the ides of March. California could well be BROKE in April, with 1,500x300-400 miles of earth's crust and Los Angeles beneath the ocean (Revelation 18:21-24).
The Foolish Virgin
Concerning the revelation of the mystery of God Jesus commanded John, "Write the things which you have seen, and the things which are, and the things which shall be hereafter".
"The first three chapters of Revelation deal with the church: then the Church disappears, we see it no more until the end-time. Revelation 1 to 3 is the church; Revelation 4 to 19 is Israel a nation; and 19 to 22 is both together, and the plagues and the warnings and so forth at the end: set in three parts" (William Branham, The Revelation of Jesus Christ, p. 13:24).
Revelation 1 to 3 is "the things which you have seen, and the things which are"the small 'c' church, a mixed multitude of wise virgin, foolish virgin and denominational harlots. At the close of Laodicea redemption is over because the PART-Word Bride has been redeemed through Christ's mediation for her imperfect revelation; His end-time Bride and the 144,000 elect Israelites do not require a mediator as they are predestinated to receive the fullness of the Word and were therefore fully redeemed in Christ on Calvary. The capital 'C' elect Church "disappears" at this time as the PART-Word Bride enters the grave and the end-time Bride is called out of the apostate world church system "into the unity of the faith," into the 'rapture'not the going-awayby revelation of the "shout" of Brother Branham's Message (I Thessalonians 4:16; Matthew 25:6; Revelation 10:7; 18:4) to see "the things which must be hereafter" signified in Revelation 4 to 19. That is, the revelation of the Seven Seals, the Seven Trumpets judgments, and Seven Vials, the casting out of Satan, Christ's victory over His enemy and consummation of life in Armageddon which binds Satan and his subjects until the second resurrection after the thousand year's peace.
Because spirits do not die, every evil from the first Church Age carried over into the second Church Age and so-on, until so-called 'mainstream Christianity' apostatized in 1963 (II Thessalonians 2:3) when it rejected Christ's second or 'parousia' Coming in the "shout" of Brother Branham's Message revealing the Seven Seals, which brought Him back to earth in WORD form (I Corinthians 13:10). Denominational unbelief put Christ the Word outside the camp and "crucified to themselves the Son of God afresh" (Revelation 3:17-20; Hebrews 6:4-6). The unwritten Seventh Seal we call the Spoken Word is the revelation of the six written Seals. The Seventh Seal commenced in the period Jesus called "the shortening of days," and "silence in heaven about the space of half an hour" (Matthew 24:22-28; Revelation 8:1). This is the antitype of the "holy convocation" of the "fiftieth day" of Israel's Pentecostal feast that follows the seventh sabbath or Laodicean Church Age (Leviticus 23:16-21).
Jesus forewarned the primitive Church: When you see the ensigns of the Roman military on the Mount of Olives flee Jerusalem immediately. This will initiate tribulation upon the Church until the close of the Gentile dispensation (II Timothy 3:12). "And unless those days are shortened, there should be no flesh saved for the translation of the living Bride; but for the elect's sake those days will be shortened." Jesus forewarned the end-time Church: "Come out of Rome and her harlot daughters lest you partake of her sins and receive of her plagues." Rome was always God's enemy: when she breaks her agreement with the international banksters in the midst of Daniel's Seventieth Week, she will kill all 144,000 Word-abiding Israelites, and in union with her (once) Protestant daughters, slay "the remnant of the woman's seed" or foolish virgin and those who refuse her trinity doctrine (Daniel 7:21-25; 8:24; 12:1-7; Revelation 6:11; 12:17; 13:7, 15-18; 14:12-20). Then the so-called Jews will back Judaeo-Communist Russia, and bomb Vatican City State and the United States off the map, ushering-in Armageddon and the consummation of life on earth.
The tribulation upon the Church ends with the Gentile dispensation and becomes Israel's Great Tribulation. For our sakes Jesus is "shortening the days" by the threefold PROCESS of the "shout" of Brother Branham's end-time Message that "restored the faith of our apostolic fathers" (Malachi 4:4-5; Matthew 17:11) to call Christ's end-time Bride out of her (the church) into Him (the Word); the "Voice of the Archangel," which is Christ in the heart of the Bride confirming the Message and bringing her to maturity "in the unity of the faith" (Revelation 18:4; Ephesians 4:13) for "the manifestation of the Sons of God" and their translation following the manifestation of the Sixth Seal and Seventh Vial at the "Seventh Trump" (Romans 8:19; Revelation 6:12; 11:15; 16:17-18).
The Church Ages were signified by lamps and stars which reflect the Gospel Light at night in the absence of the Sun of God. However, all Seven Church Ages and their angels have passed so their oil is spent and their lights have gone out. But when they apostatized, God sent "Light in the evening time, so ever-flowing living Waters of revelation should go out from Jerusalem; half of them to the Dead Sea to call the 144,000 elect Israelites, and half to the Mediterranean Sea" to awaken the sleeping virgin (Zechariah 14:7-8; Malachi 4:5-6).
This Supernatural evening Light is the 'parousia' Coming of the Son of man restoring the Gospel Light that arose over the primitive Church in the East to the end-time Church in the West (Matthew 17:11; 24:27-28). After the Church Ages and their seven angel Messages were fulfilled, "Another Angel came down from heaven, having great power; and the earth was Lightened with His glory" (Revelation 10:1-4; 18:1-4).
"Israel is a nation" at this time because "immediately after the tribulation of those days" in which the Gentile dispensation is "shortened" by Christ's 'parousia' Coming in the secret, sudden rapture of the Church that culminates in our translation, "He shall send His angels (the two Hebrew prophets of Zechariah 4 and Revelation 11) with a great sound of the Seventh Trumpet, and they shall gather together His 144,000 elect Israelites from the four winds (war and strife of World War III and "the time of Jacob's trouble"), from one end of heaven to the other" in the first half of Daniel's Seventieth Week (Matthew 24:22-31), and the sign of Christ's 'parousia' will appear over Israel (Matthew 24:3, 29-30).
According to Matthew 24:31-34 a modern Israel state will be established before the shortening of days, and it has. As at Joshua's conquest Israel's towns and infrastructure have been built by a people God set "at enmity" with the progeny of Abraham, Isaac and Israel; and as Jerusalem was occupied by Jebusites until the time of David, it will be ruled by non-Semitic imposters until David's Greater Son takes His throne for the Millennium (Daniel 9:27; Luke 21:25; Revelation 11:24; Revelation 11:2, 8). Modern Israel's citizens are either Semitic Palestinians or non-Semitic, anti-Semitic self-styled Jews. We know this is so because Jesus taught that the revelation of the feast of the Trumpets by Israel's "Moses" and "Elijah" "will gather together his elect 144,000 Israelites from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other" during the first half of Daniel's Seventieth Week. This agrees with Israel's prophets who do not lie (Psalm 17:7; Isaiah 6:10-13; 11:11; 27:13; Jeremiah 3:12, 18; 16:15; 23:8; 31:8; Ezekiel 39:27; Micah 5:3; Zechariah 10:8; Matthew 24:31, etc).
Israel has been ruled by a non-Semitic people since Nebuchadnezzar's conquest and will be so ruled unto the consummation of life (Daniel 9:27; Luke 21:25; Revelation 11:24; Revelation 11:2, 8). Jews are not Israelites. Under the heading "A Brief History of the Terms for Jew" in the 1980 Jewish Almanac (p. 3) we read: "Strictly speaking it is incorrect to call an Ancient Israelite a 'Jew' or to call a contemporary Jew an Israelite or a Hebrew." They are neither.
In Revelation 19-22 we see both the redeemed 144,000 Israelites and the glorified Church together in the millennium when Satan is bound; overseeing the general resurrection for the White Throne Judgment; and in New Jerusalem under a renewed heaven on the renewed earth.
Revelation 1 reveals the finished creation of God in Christ and His Bride drawn out from the golden lampstand of the seven Church Ages and glorified. Chapters 2 and 3 explain how by grace through faith in the spoken Word of the Seven Thunders of the angels Paul, Irenaeus, Martin, Columba, Martin Luther, John Wesley and William Branham, God converted souls born dead in sin and trespasses, and how in the dispensation of the fullness of times He is gathering them together to be transformed into this one glorified Body in Christ (Ephesians 1:10; I Corinthians 15:49-54; I Thessalonians 4:16-17).
Throughout the Book of Revelation John represents Christ's end-time Bride who will not see death. We know this because the Book was sealed to the time of the end, then revealed by Jesus Christ to William Branham, the angel to the Seventh Church Age (Revelation 10:1-7; Daniel 12:4, 9). He is the angel of Revelation 1:1 who guides John as our proxy throughout the visions. Like you and I who are baptized into Christ in this holy convocation, John was caught up in the Spirit into the Day of the Lord, which will commence when the Gentile dispensation ends, while in the flesh he was on the Isle of Patmos in man's day, as in the flesh you are perhaps in your home country.
We were caught up or raptured by the great Voice like a trumpet with the certain sound of THUS SAITH THE LORD. That Voice is the "shout" of I Thessalonians 4:16, the Message of William Branham that baptized us into Christ and the 'rapture.' In Revelation 1:10 John heard the Voice behind him, and looked back through time to see the finished Body of Christ at the end of the Gentile dispensation, and beyond that through the Church Ages to Pentecost. Then the Lord commanded him to write the things He was seeing in the vision from his vantage in the Lord's Day. Turning to see the Voice He saw Christ's Bride transformed into the stature of the perfect Man. The Voice "as the sound of many waters" belonged to Christ's many-membered Bride in unison of revelation with Christ (Revelation 1:15; 22:17). In Revelation 17:1 and 15 in the time of Lucifer's totalitarian one world government Jesus calls the Judaeo-Roman Catholic church "the great whore that sits upon [or oppresses] many waters . . . [which symbolize the] peoples, and nations, and multitudes, and tongues" she will rule in the day of the Lord after the translation of the Church.
The Denominations teach God is in three persons. In Revelation 1 and Daniel 7:10 we see Him in thousand thousands of persons whose mind and voice and character are in the likeness of the Son of Man, "All speaking the same thing, perfectly joined together without divisions in the same mind and in the same judgment" (I Corinthians 1:10).
This is the judgment, for these are the voices of the multitudes of witnesses, who by the Holy Spirit all through the Ages have testified to Christ and preached His Gospel. It will be the voice of every man rising in judgment against the sinner who would not take warning. The voices of the seven messengers will be heard loud and clear. Those faithful preachers who preached the saving power of Jesus, who preached water baptism in the Name of our Lord Jesus Christ, who preached the infilling and power of the Holy Ghost, who stood with the Word more than they stood with their own lives; all of them were the voice of Jesus Christ by the Holy Ghost down through the Ages. John 17:20, "Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also who shall believe on Me through their word".
They are clothed to the foot in white linen, clean and white, signifying the righteousnesses of the saints, fastened above the breasts with a golden girdle signifying the Gospel of Truth by which they will judge the world (Isaiah 11:5; Ephesians 6:14). "The head and hair of this one likened to the Son of Man are snow white like wool." This is not indicative of age, for they are eternal. He is wigged as a judge, signifying the wisdom of experience which qualifies them to judge the world (Daniel 7:9; Romans 2:16; I Corinthians 6:1-3). . . "His eyes penetrated like flames of fire, (there will be no hiding place from the judgment, those eyes will search out the thoughts and intents of the heart), and His feet like fine brass as it glows in the furnace" when all the dross has been burned out, "will tread down the wicked; for they shall be ashes under the soles of our feet" (Malachi 4:3; Matthew 3:12).
In the days of His flesh He was in the Prophetic office Son of man. Throughout the Church Ages He was in the office of Son of God, as Mediator for the ignorance of the Church Age saints. After the Church Ages and His Mediatorial work were fulfilled He returned in the Prophetic office to break and expound the Seven Seals of Revelation, and since redemption is over and we now have the perfect interpretation of the Word, He is King of kings and Judge. John 5:22, "For the Father judges no man, but has committed all judgment to the Son." When He returns for the millennium with the glorified elect of all Ages He will be in the office of Son of David. That is when the kingdom will be restored to Israel (Acts 1:6).
Zechariah 4:1-6 records the same vision the angel showed John, so we know Zechariah was also caught up in the Spirit into the Lord's day and saw Brother Branham revealing the Seals because God revealed this mystery to Jesus Christ after His ascension, and Jesus Christ revealed it to only one man, the angel of Revelation 1:1, whom we know as the angel of Revelation 10:7 because the vision was sealed until Christ revealed it to him in 1963 (Revelation 10:4). "And the angel who talked with me returned, and awoke me, as a man is awakened from his sleep, and said to me, What do you see? And I said, I see a lampstand all of gold, at its top is a reservoir for the olive oil that feeds its seven lamps through seven pipes: and there are two olive trees, one on the right side of the reservoir, and the other on its left."
The menorah was placed by the southern wall of the Holy Place so that its lamps ran from the East to the West as the Gospel followed the sun. The olive tree on the right side signified the Old Testament, whilst that on the left signified the New Testament of the Bible from which the Church draws its Oil of the Holy Spirit. The two branches through which the two testimonial trees feed their golden oil to the reservoir are Moses and Elijah. The Lampstand represents the Church, not an organization, but the saints of the mystic Body of Christ who are the Light-bearers of Deity in a world of Darkness. Jesus said, "You are the Light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hid. Nor do men light a lamp and put it under a bushel, but on a stand; and it gives light to all in the house. Let your Light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father who is in heaven" (Matthew 5:14-16; Revelation 1:20).
"Then I asked [Brother Branham] the angel who spoke with me, What are these, my lord? The angel who was speaking answered, Do you not know what these are? And I said, No, my lord. Then he said, This is the Word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: Not by might, nor by power, but by My Spirit, says the Lord of hosts . . ." I will restore Jerusalem.
Zerubbabel was restoring old Jerusalem, but the vision of the Lord pertained to New Jerusalem, the Church, the City of God on the 1,500 mile-high mount Zion in the renewed heaven and renewed earth.
Revelation 4:1-2 describes the new birth of every member of Christ's end-time Bridethe wise virgin. "After the close of the Laodicean Church Age (Revelation 3:22) I looked, and saw a door open in heaven: and the voice I had first heard speaking to me as clearly as the certain sound of a trumpet (Revelation 1:10), said, Come up here, and I will show you things which must take place after the Church Ages have ended. And immediately I was in the Spirit: and saw a throne standing in heaven, and One [not three] seated on the throne".
Christ's end-time Bride will not experience physical death but change in the atoms as Paul explained in I Corinthians 15:49-54. When we hear the "shout" of the Prophet's Message, which is the "midnight cry" that awakens the wise and foolish virgin, we look for the voice speaking within his Message. Represented by John, the wise virgin are immediately caught up into the revelation and "see the things which must take place after the Church Ages." Both wise and foolish virgin respond to the "shout," they recognize the true oneness of the godhead, repent of their former unbelief, receive Scriptural water baptism in the Name of our Lord Jesus Christ for the remission of past sins, repudiate the false teachings of Roman and the (once) Protestant churches and separate themselves unto Christ the Word revealed in God's Holy Bible. By obedience to this marvelous revelation you are justified by grace through faith. You are not merely forgiven, you are pronounced just, as though you never sinned in the first place, and your past offences are erased even from God's memory.
As you grow in grace through the understanding of God and His Word and receive correction through revelation, you are consecrating your life to Scriptural holiness. This second development in faith is called sanctification and will be lifelong. Your third step in grace by faith is the baptism with the Holy Spirit without sensation by a clear revelation of the Word for your day. As you enter the Light of the hour Peter called "the present Truth," your soul is quickened to understanding, uniting you with the Word in new birth. Thereafter you will mature in the faith from a Spirit babe into the stature of the perfect Man.
It is important to recognize there have been nine distinct baptisms with the Holy Ghost by eight distinct measures of Spirit and Word from Pentecost to Laodicea, and one by the fullness of the Word in this Holy Convocation as the Lord built His Body revealing His Word "here a little, and there a little." Jesus said, "Unless we are walking in the Light God is manifesting for our day, we are not and cannot come under the Blood, which is to be born-again" (I John 1:7). And He is only writing epistles of the present Truth" (II Corinthians 3:2; II Peter 1:12).
Because their names were written in the Book of Life from the foundation of the World, which is the genealogy of Adam's race, his children are born "saved" from mother's womb. As Jesus died to save Adam, all of his seed who were potentially in him are born "saved," and so long as their name remains in that Book they are "saved" and will be granted into eternal Life when they appeal at the White Throne Judgment. Otherwise short-lived live births, children who die before the age of accountability and sons of Adam who never heard the Gospel are condemned to utter loss along with descendants of Cain whose names were never in the Book of Life and have no Redeemer.
God placed each of us on free moral agency like Adam and Eve in the beginning so we may to choose to obey or refuse His will with the certainty of reward or punishment. So long as we are below the age of accountability our sins are not held to our account. Beyond that time we become responsible for our deeds and what we do with God's revealed Word when it is presented to us. Should we ignore His Word the day may come when we cross the line between mercy and judgment, then our name is blotted from the Book of Life, and we are irrevocably lost.
One may be justified without being sanctified, or sanctified without being justified, or justified and sanctified but without the baptism of the Holy Ghost and ultimately lost, like Judas Iscariot. Eternal security is not justification by grace through faith as Baptists and others suppose. Eternal security is being born-again, sealed to the day of your physical redemption because your name is written in the Lamb's Book of Life whence it can never be removed because this is the Spiritual genealogy of Jesus Christ and eternal Life.
The foolish virgins believe the Message of God's prophet William Branham, in obedience to which they have come out from Rome and her (once) Protestant daughter churches (Matthew 25:1-13; Revelation 18:4) and as we have said, they are justified, baptized in the Name of our Lord Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and also sanctified, but have insufficient Oil of the Holy Spirit or Life-giving revelation of the present Truth to quicken their soul into oneness with Jesus and the Father in the "common faith" (John 17:20-26).
Perhaps they are dilatory and indolentcontent with a second hand religion from their pastor and the "letter" of "what the tapes say" but neglectful of the admonition of Paul to heed the example of those noble Bereans, "who received the word [that was preached] with all readiness of mind, then searched the Scriptures daily, whether those things were so." Their insufficiency may reflect the inadequacy of a pastor who has the "letter" without the Spirit of the Message, or the failure of me or you to share the revelation with them.
You must ensure the spirit you receive is not my spirit or the spirit of your own pastor, which cannot endue you with God's own Life, but the Spirit of Jesus Messiah. God's Word is His Spirit in a form we can receive by faith, which is the mind of Christ in you by revelation from Above (Matthew 16:17; I Corinthians 2:16). In order to make your calling and election sure you must "prove all things, and hold fast that which is good" since God is building His Kingdom by faith in His unchanging Word, not human opinion, personality or emotion. Whatever we present must be confirmed in your own Bible as admonished in each issue of this Newsletter and in the "Principles of Bible Believers" on the Church Website.
One subscriber who did not take our teaching back to God's unchanging Word asked, "What if the economy does continue in a limping stage for years to come, and you have been wrong [about the imminent end of the dispensation]?"
Had they paid heed to Acts 17:11, Romans 3:4, Galatians 1:8-9, I Thessalonians 5:21 and Revelation 22:17-19, faith would have banished their "What if?" And "Studying to show their self approved of God by rightly dividing the Word of Truth" they would know the Bible promised a prophet in this day; what his ministry would accomplish, who he was, what he has taught, and that our teaching agrees with THUS SAITH THE LORD by this vindicated prophet.
Even without the Bible, one does need not to delve too deeply to discover the present economic crisis was planned by 'the City of London' and executed by their international banksters to force the whole world to take refuge in their complete sovereignty of money and in all else, under Lucifer's totalitarian one world government. Collusion and dishonesty is transparent among the business, political and religious leaders of all nations. And we know that the United States must be rid of her cocksure independence and brought to heel in service to the 'hidden hand' of her globalist master.
Then there is elementary math. Jesus said the generation that saw the state of Israel restored in the Promised Land would not die through old age before His second or 'parousia' Coming to "those who pierced Him" (Matthew 24:32-34; Revelation 1:7). As the youngest of those born in 1948 would be 60 years of age today, and those then at the age of accountability would be 72, the world economy cannot "continue in the limping stage for years to come" for not only would that be contrary to the plans determined by the 'hidden hand,' it would contradict the Word of God who said "He will not tarry" (Hebrews 10:37).
We must "redeem the time," especially if we are still asking "What if?" because Jesus said, "when the foolish virgin went to buy oil, the Bridegroom came . . . and the door was shut." The Bridegroom came in 1963: He is here now; the foolish virgins have been trying to buy oil for 45 years and the door will only remain open until the Seventh Trumpet. Thereafter, "He who is not justified by grace through faith will remain unjust: and he who is unsanctified will remain unclean: the righteous will still do right: and the saint will continue in holiness" (Revelation 22:11). In other words, since the judgment is at the door, let everyone quickly prepare himself for it according to his own free choice.
The economy cannot "continue in a limping stage for years to come" because it floats or sinks on confidence in the US dollar which, like the foolish virgin, is out of oil. The dollar and economy of this Laodicean world will collapse simultaneously when an earthquake sinks Los Angeles and 1,500x300-400 miles of US mainland and continental shelf. This is the Word of the Lord. Furthermore, you must realize that since the number of God's children, the wise virgin, was predestinated from the foundation of the world it is certain and specific, and redemption is over. There will never be another soul redeemed. Redemption ended in 1963 along with Christ's Mediation. Christ's end-time Bride and the 144,000 elect Israelites were fully redeemed in Christ on Calvary because we are predestinated to receive the fullness of the Word through the revelation of the Seven Seals or the Seven Trumpets. While the Bible was sealed, the saints from Pentecost to Laodicea possessed only PART-Word to which they mixed "Jewish fables" and Romish superstitions, but Christ interceded for their ignorance of the fullness of the Word in order that they could be born-again by the Word for their day. Since the fullness has come, PART-Word and mediation is done away (I Corinthians 13:10). The youngest person in Christ's end-time Bride at the age of accountability in 1963 would be 58 today. Christ's Bride is a certain number and as the last saint must be finished before He turns back to Israel to call her elect and the youngest Israelite at the age of accountability in 1948 is already 73, the time for we Gentiles is exceedingly short. nl560.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.