Bible Believers' Newsletter 1092
"We focus on the present Truth – what Jesus is doing now. . ."
Christian greetings in the precious Name of our Lord Jesus Christ; it is good to see the happy faces of subscribers and readers. We welcome our new subscribers and are pleased you could join us in fellowship around God's unchanging Word.
This week's main article completes our long running series, "Esau/Edom, and the Trail of the Serpent," proving the Serpent had a seed according to Scripture and showing his offspring have overspread Earth, always working under another name and in a different occupation, intent upon overcoming Christ's "little flock" and establishing Lucifer's one world government. It is 2,000 years since Jesus refused Lucifer's proposition, soon an earthquake will sink Los Angeles, marking the close of the Christian dispensation, and after three days, our jubilee.
Our news illustrates the tenuous nature of the oil-backed US dollar and the fact nations are breaking, Israel is awakening, the signs that the prophets foretold. Gentile days are numbered with horrors encumbered, when the modern Israel state is utterly defeated the imposters will abandon the country enabling the dispersed of Jacob to return to the land of the Covenant for their redemption.
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.
Behind the Scenes of US/Iran Relations
January 14, 2020 — By having Iranian General Qassem Soleimani assassinated in Iraq, President Trump nearly provoked the Third World War. At least that is the version of the US opposition and the international press . . . what happens behind the scenes is very different from the show on stage . . . there is [or was – Ed.] a move towards a coordinated military withdrawal of the United States and Iran from the Middle East . . . Full story: voltairenet.org
Comment: Iran is not done. General Hajizadeh, Commander of the IRGC Aerospace Force, said in a briefing yesterday that the strike "was the starting point of a great operation." He also underlined that "the strikes were not meant to cause fatalities: We intended [rather] to deliver a blow to the enemy's military machine." And the Pentagon is saying, too, that Iran intentionally missed US troops at the bases. This is tantamount to the Pentagon admitting that Iran can land missiles with extreme accuracy over a distance of several hundred miles—and further, this occurred with not one missile being intercepted by the US forces. To completely avoid targeting soldiers at a large military base is no mean feat—it suggests an accuracy within a meter or two—not ten meters—for Iranian missiles.
Isn't this the point? It suggests that advances in Iran's guidance systems can land missiles with extreme precision. Haven't we seen something similar happen recently in Saudi Arabia (Abqaiq)? And was it not clear from Abqaiq that highly expensive US air defence systems do not work? The IRGC satisfactorily have demonstrated that they and their allies can penetrate US manufactured air defence systems, using domestically produced 'smart' missiles, and by using their electronic warfare systems . . . demonstrated the ability to upend the military status quo, there is no need for a hail of trumpets. The landing of the message itself is the 'blow' to a 'military machine.' Neatly calibrated: it avoided head to head-on war. Trump stood down (and claimed success).
Should the US withdraw from Iraq, as requested by the Iraqi Parliament, and in accordance with its agreement with the government of Baghdad, and then 'go' from the region, the military situation will ease. However, should US insist on staying in Iraq, US forces will come under political and military pressure to quit—but not from the state of Iran. It will come from the inhabitants of those states in which the US forces presently are deployed. At this point, US soldiers may be killed (though not by Iranian missiles). It is America's choice. Iran holds the initiative. And Israel, after initial self-congratulation (amongst the Netanyahuists) has understood that Iran has 'stepped-up,' and not 'stepped back' . . ." (strategic-culture.org).
History of Chinese Inventions. The Present and the Future.
Recent Chinese State of the Art Innovations
October 24, 2019 — It leaves one speechless to learn the vast extent of Chinese inventions that existed hundreds of years and often millennia, before they appeared in the West . . . discovery that encompasses the entire range of human knowledge, all of which has been consciously hidden from the Western world . . . the evidence is conclusive and available for examination but the West has thoroughly erased China from the world's historical memory . . . There exists an enormous amount of empirical data proving China's economic and technological superiority over Western civilization for the better part of several millennia. Given that China was the world's supreme technological power up to about 1800, it is especially important to emphasize that this is what made the West's emergence possible. It was only by copying and assimilating Chinese innovations and China's much more advanced technology that the West was able to make the transition to modern capitalist and imperialist economies. Until then, China was the leading trading nation, reaching most of Southern Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe.
A first thought when reviewing this research is that the world must have seemed very primitive to China 500 years ago, truly "third world" at the time. When Zhang He and others conducted their voyages of exploration, they must have been disappointed in what they found . . . One can easily theorise this is the reason China closed itself off from the world at that time, concluding that other nations were so backward that little would be gained from prolonged contact . . . they returned home and closed the door . . . China's development, social progress, and invention, ceased only from the invasions by both the Americans and Europeans, and most especially with the Jews' vast program of trafficking in opium in China . . . Full story: globalresearch.ca
Comment: History has been knowingly erased by politicians and opinion makers because it exposes the crimes of imperialism, putting the European powers, Japan and the United States in the dock: the "great democracies" of the West who proclaim themselves supreme judges with the right to establish, on the basis of their canons, which countries are democratic and which are not. But we are no longer at the time of the "concessions" (urban areas under foreign administration) that these powers had imposed on China, when entrance to the Huangpu Park in Shanghai was "forbidden to dogs and Chinese people".
"Notice, civilization has followed the sun. The oldest civilization we have is China . . ." (The Feast of the Trumpets, par. 237).
God Save the Queen. The US Destruction of the British Empire
November 2, 2019 — Americans have been propagandised into believing that their country selflessly supported the European war effort, and generously planned and financed the entire rebuilding of all of war-ravaged Europe. Their heads are full of 'lend-lease,' the "Marshall Plan" and much more. But here we have three silent truths: One is that the US assisted Europe and the UK primarily because it needed markets for its goods. US corporations found little purchasing power in the European nations that were now largely destroyed and bankrupt, and without these markets the US economy would also have crashed. It was commercial self-interest rather than compassion or charity that prompted the US financial assistance to the UK and Europe. All the US did was provide large-scale consumer financing for the products of its own corporations, with most of the 'financing' never leaving the US. The Marshall Plan was mostly a welfare program for American multinationals. The second truth is that Europe and England paid heavily for this financial assistance. It was only in 2006 that Britain finally paid the last installment on the loans made to it by the US in 1945. The third is that the post-war financing of Europe was not primarily for reconstruction but as the foundation for an overwhelming political control that has largely persisted to this day. Funds from the American's vaunted Marshall Plan were spent more to finance Operation Gladio than European reconstruction.
. . . the US exercised enormous economic and political restrictions on recipient countries as conditions for the receipt of funds, most being used to help re-entrench the European bankers and elites in their positions of economic and political power (after a war that they themselves instigated) rather than to assist in reconstruction . . . The conviction of most Americans that their nation 'rebuilt' Europe is pure historical mythology created by propaganda and supported by ignorance. Full story: globalresearch.ca
Comment: The US is the image unto the beast of Imperial Rome. An integral part of America's brutal colonisation of undeveloped nations is the little-known US Army "School of the Americas" located in Fort Benning, Georgia, which trains Latin American military officers and soldiers to subvert their governments and kill hope in their own countries.
. . . a letter sent . . . to Egypt [warned] them that they could face sanctions if they continued with their $2 billion dollar Su-35 fighter jets contract. In addition to sanctions, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defense Mark Esper warned . . . that "Major new arms deals with Russia would—at a minimum—complicate future US defense transactions with and security assistance to Egypt," in Wednesday's letter . . .
Turkey has purchased Russia's S-400 air defense system unmatched by anything in the West, and may buy Russian state-of-the-art Su-57 stealth warplanes.
Today, the corporate and social media narrative managers so tightly control propaganda that once again our minds are saturated with rages against the evil "adversary," Russia. The neoliberal religion of privatization makes everyone and everything for sale as a commodity, dictating both domestic and foreign policy. It is enforced at home by an overreaching national security state of surveillance (our Fourth Estate), and abroad with the most brutal "wholesale" terrorist machinery in history. The US government, and its compliant military, enables obscene profits for its Military-Congressional-Intelligence-Banking-Wall Street-Drug Complex. The US population de facto consents to destroying Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Syrian and others, i.e. with diabolical imperialism.
EIA Grossly Overestimating US Shale
November 12, 2019 — Forecasts from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), along with those from its Paris-based counterpart, the International Energy Agency (IEA), are often cited as the gold standard for energy outlooks. Businesses and governments often refer to these forecasts for long-term investments and policy planning . . . A new report from the Post Carbon Institute asserts that the EIA's reference case for production forecasts through 2050 "are extremely optimistic for the most part, and therefore highly unlikely to be realized." Full story: oilprice.com
China, USA and the Geopolitics of Lithium
November 19, 2019 — Since the global push to develop mass-scale Electric Vehicles, the element Lithium has come into focus as a strategic metal. Demand is enormous in China, in the EU and in the USA at present, and securing control over lithium supplies is already developing its own geopolitics not unlike that for the control of oil.
Chinese company Talison Lithium . . . mines and owns the world's largest and highest grade spodumene reserves in Greenbushes, Western Australia . . . amassing a major share of Chile's Sociedad Quimica Y Minera (SQM), one of the world's largest lithium producers . . . Bolivia . . . has also in recent years become a target of interest for Beijing. Some geological estimates rank Bolivia's lithium reserves as the world's largest.
Albemarle . . . North Carolina company . . . has major lithium mining in Australia and Chile . . . it bought . . . Rockwood Holdings . . . That gave Albemarle 49% share of the huge Australian lithium project, in partnership with China . . . US-China tensions over Chinese economic plans also likely include countering China influence in controlling key strategic lithium reserves. The recent military coup in Bolivia that forced [President] Evo Morales into Mexican exile . . . Full story: globalresearch.ca
Esau/Edom, and the Trail of the Serpent – XIII
Romans 8:3-5, "What the Law could not do, in that it was weakened through the fleshly nature of men without the Spirit, God sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and as a sin offering for us, condemned sin in the flesh: that the righteous and just requirement of the Law might be fulfilled in us who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. For they who walk after the flesh seek the things of the flesh; but those who walk after the Spirit desire those things which gratify the Spirit."
Romans 7:14, "The Law is Spiritual—that's righteous—but I am carnal, sold under sin—unbelief—in the Garden of Eden." Because of Eve's unbelief, we are all born through a sexual or animal desire and not by the Spiritual desire and revelation of God's Word. Our new birth places us under the Headship of Christ, the Word, so we live to serve Him, and not the desires of mortal flesh (which is the world). God wants to fulfil or realize the RIGHTEOUSNESS of the Law in us New Testament saints.
Romans 13:1-14, "Let everyone be loyally subject to the civil authorities. For there is no jurisdiction outside God's permissive will: and the powers that exist are accountable to God."
"Whoever therefore resists the authorities, resists the ordinance of God: and those who resist will bring the judgment and penalties upon themselves. For rulers are no terror to your good works, but to evil. So if you don't wish to feel afraid, do what is good and you'll receive their approval and commendation: for they are God's servant for your benefit. But if you do wrong you should be afraid; for they don't wear a sword [or gun] for nothing: for they are God's servant to execute His vengeance on the wrongdoer."
"Therefore we must be subject, not only to avoid punishment, but as a matter of principle and for the sake of conscience. For the same reasons, pay your taxes: for government servants need to be paid so they can continue God's work, serving you. Pay taxes and import duties to whom they are due; and pay respect and honour to whom they are due. Meet all of your debts except your love for others: for he who loves his neighbour has fulfilled the Law, and will meet all of its requirements. For the Commandments: You shall not commit adultery, You shall not murder, You shall not steal, You shall not bear false witness, You shall not covet things that are forbidden or do anything else that is condemned by the Ten Commandments, as summarized in the single commandment: "You shall love your neighbour as yourself."
"Love does wrong to no one: therefore love is the fulfilling of the Law."
[Paul expounds on the attributes of love in I Corinthians 13:4-6 where the Greek 'agape,' is translated 'charity.' "Charity is very patient and kind; never jealous or envious, boastful or proud; not haughty, selfish, easily provoked or reproachful. And it doesn't rejoice at injustice, but when truth prevails"].
"Time is no more" since the opening of the Seven Seals; we are in the end-time, and Christ is no longer interceding for ignorance of the fullness of the Word (I Corinthians 13:10; Revelation 10:6). "Arise, for the resurrection is nearer than when we first believed. The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore quit the deeds of darkness, and put on the armour of Light".
Today, as in all previous dispensations we are born-again by "the present Truth" what Jesus is doing now. "The evening-time Light" of Zechariah 14:7, Matthew 24:27-28, Malachi 4:5-6 and Revelation 10:7 is the Message of the prophet William Branham, and the Light for this our day that introduced the parousia of the Mighty Angel, Christ, the fullness of the Word Who has "Lightened the earth with His glory" through the revelation of the Seven Seals (Revelation 10:1-7; 18:1-4).
"Let us conduct ourselves honourably as in the open light of day; not in partying and drunkenness, not in adultery and lust, quarrelling and jealousy. Be clothed with the Token of the Life of our Lord Jesus Christ on display, and make no plans to satisfy the carnal cravings of your physical nature".
God is love, and if we are His children we will reflect the Life of Jesus Christ for God's law of reproduction requires everything to reproduce after its own kind.
It is sometimes good to stand before the mirror of God's Word and assess our dress. Are we clothed in the full armour of God, the Light of His Life read and known of all men, subject to the covenants and promises of God as expected of Israel, a prince of God? Or clad in the darkness of strife, envy, and the carnal attributes of profane persons such as Esau/Edom?
We have been speaking on "Esau/Edom, and the trail of the Serpent." Just as Jacob/Israel and Esau/Edom have a natural posterity, like everything under the Old Testament they set a spiritual antitype for the New Testament. Jacob is Israel from whose successors a tiny election of faith observed God's commands under the Covenant of Law. The natural lineage of his brother Esau, a profane person who satisfied the lusts of the flesh, despising his own race by marrying into the Serpent seed. His descendants despise the heirs of Jacob/Israel whom they impersonate because they claim the birthright and dominion their father sold to satisfy his belly.
There is "enmity" between the natural and the Spiritual. Lucifer's kin persecute the children of God (Genesis 3:15).
We have traced the trail of the physical Serpent seed in Esau/Edom. Brother Branham taught ". . . that lineage of Cain still exists, and the lineage of Seth still exists. They both come down just the same. Cain's children is here in Jeffersonville tonight, and Seth's children's here in Jeffersonville tonight. As the blood stream weakens and goes out, but that lineage still hangs on" (COD, par. 585-590; p. 474:3; #57-1006, par. 590; #55-0522, The Ark, par. 56-60; #64-0802, The Future Home of the Heavenly Bridegroom and the Earthly Bride, par. 513; COD, #64-0830M, par. 143). Like Moses in Genesis 6:1-4 God's Prophet was speaking of physical Serpent's seed: spiritual Serpent's seed is the seed of discrepancy and does not distinguish between blood lineages. We will not identify the many branches of this family worldwide. Esau/Edom cannot be offended: they are familiar with the Bible, the story of the Fall and original sin, and identify themselves as Esau/Edom. They well know their father Cain feared that upon discovery Adam's kin might slay them and that God placed a mark upon them to protect them. The "mark of Cain" is crafty intellectualism or worldly wisdom. Jesus said, "The children of this world [or Serpent's seed] are in their race wiser than the children of Light" (Luke 16:8). Cain's vicarious father Lucifer, "the sum of wisdom and beauty" is worshipped by Jews and lauded in Masonic ritual (Ezekiel 28:11).
"As it was in the days of Noah," most of Adam's race today is spiritual Serpent's seed (Genesis 6:1-7; Matthew 24:37-44). Brother Branham declared that before his conversion Jacob was spiritual Serpent's seed and "He was ousted from his people. Now, it's a type of the Jew now. He's a money snatcher. I don't care how he gets it; he will get it. He will skin you alive to get it. You know that. He's a little shyster; that's all. Boy, don't deal with him. He will get you, boy. Yes, sir. Why? He's got to be that. That's the kind of a spirit that's dominating" (The Revelation of the Seven Seals, par. 244-248).
In II Corinthians 11:2-4 and 13-15 Paul compared natural with spiritual Serpent's seed, "I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one Husband that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ. [Eve had two husbands. She was not a chaste virgin when Adam first knew her; she was already pregnant by the Serpent]. But I fear, lest by any means, as the Serpent beguiled Eve through his subtlety, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ".
[Paul's concern was that some in the Church at Corinth who were not yet born-again or united with their espoused Husband, Christ the Word, may be spiritually seduced by the Serpent's hiss of unregenerate or misguided preachers adding to and taking from the Word, causing spiritual fornication by receiving hybrid seed into the womb of their minds as the Serpent deceived Eve resulting in her physical adultery. Brother Branham shared Paul's concern, particularly for those who take the rhema or letter of his Message without the logos or Spirit (Revelation 22:17-19)].
"For if anyone preaches another Jesus, whom we have not preached, or if you receive another spirit, which you have not received, or another gospel, which you have not accepted, you might well bear with him . . . These are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ. Marvel not, for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of Light (or minister of the Gospel). Therefore it is no great thing if Satan's ministers are also transformed as the ministers of righteousness; whose end shall be according to their works".
I John 1:7 instructs us that "Unless we are walking in the Light of the present Truth, we are not and cannot come under the blood (or be born-again), and without the Spirit we cannot experience true Spiritual fellowship with those who are Christians." So if we are preaching anything less than the revealed Word for this day it is Spiritual Serpent's seed and will not produce a saint of God.
We cannot serve God unwittingly trying to fulfil the Word for a bygone day. We must recognize our day and it's Message. Unacquainted with God, most folk impersonate parental traditions and wonder why His Word is of none effect, not understanding that scripture was fulfilled in a previous age. Such people are spiritual Serpent's seed; the preaching and teaching they are receiving cannot produce new birth and the Life of Christ because it is not the present Truth, but something added-to or taken-from the Word.
Let's take a peek at Jesus and Mary. As Jesus was the "keystone" linking and uniting Old and New Testaments, His life, ministry and sacrifice had to match and complete the "righteousness" of the Law before He could commence the New Testament. Thus when John the Baptist protested his unworthiness to baptize his cousin, Jesus said, "We should fulfil all righteousness" (Matthew 3:15).
Mary was familiar with prophecies regarding Messiah and conscious of her obligation to the Law. According to Leviticus 12, a man child must be circumcised on the eighth day. "When He was eight days old He was circumcised and His Name was called JESUS, the Name given Him by the angel before He was conceived in the womb" (Luke 2:21; Matthew 1:21).
In that her Child was virgin-born of faith in God's spoken Word, circumcision had a different significance for Jesus than it had for every other child of Abraham. He had no connection with the original sin and the deceit by which mortal life was first reproduced in the Garden of Eden. And although both circumcision and the Law were to be done away in Christ and the New Testament, Jesus was circumcised to fulfil the Mosaic Law of that dispensation, for according to the flesh He was born under the Law and belonged to Israel, thus He took the emblem of purification called circumcision.
Hebrews 2:14-18, "Since the children are flesh and blood, Christ also became flesh and blood, for only as a human being could He be Adam's Kinsman Redeemer and die; and in dying destroy Satan who had the power of death; and deliver those who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage."
"He did not take on the immortal nature of angels; but mortal flesh and blood of the seed of Abraham. For it was essential that in all things He be made like his brethren, that He could be a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make reconciliation for the sins of the people. And because He Himself has experienced suffering and temptation, He is able to succour them that are tempted".
In the spiritual this purification is of the soul signified by Scriptural water baptism, and the New Testament replaces the Old.
Praise God! The "last day" is in "the time of the end" and resurrection. And according to Scripture it commenced with the opening of the Seven Seals over Mount Sunset on March 8, 1963; Jesus came from Heaven with ten thousands times ten thousands of His Saints, and the Bible says that "the Heavens was empty for the space of a half hour" (Sardisean Church Age, p. 348:96; Daniel 12:4, 9; Revelation 8:1; 10:4). Redemption was over, and according to Revelation 4:1-2 and 5:8-14 every member of Christ's end time Bride, including those not yet born-again as I write, was caught up and present to witness Jesus claim the Book of Redemption and loose the Seals whose mystery was only disclosed through His Prophet Seals between March 17-24, 1963. This means that Christendom today is apostate as Israel has been since it rejected and crucified Christ at His first Coming. This means that the threefold PROCESS of the first resurrection has been manifesting for fifty-five years and the manifestation of the Sons of God are at hand.
Colossians 2:10-14, "You are complete in Him, Who is the Head of all principality and power: in whom also you are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands in putting off the carnal nature from your soul by the circumcision of Christ: [the baptism of the Holy Ghost]. Water baptism signifies we are circumcised of our old nature which died and was buried with Him and accounted raised with Him through faith in the working of God, which raised Him from the dead. And you Gentiles, once dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of your flesh, He has quickened together with Him, in newness of Life, having forgiven you all trespasses; and blotted out the charges of ordinances proven against you for the commandments which you had not obeyed, and took it out of the way, nailing it to His cross".
Women came under the Old Covenant by the token of their father or husband because one cannot circumcise a woman. But under the New Covenant the union is not the fleshly union of her parents or her husband. The union is a Spiritual marriage bond with Christ, whose blood separated Him from mortality and the power of death and sin, and whose resurrection made Him immortal and incorruptible. The New Covenant is not restricted to the race descended from Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, but is open to Adam's entire race who can receive it. Whether we are male or female, Jew or Gentile, bond or free, we can be circumcised spiritually in heart and ears by faith in the Word of the hour.
Galatians, 3:27-29, "For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ. There is neither Judahite nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for you are all one in Christ Jesus. And if you are Christ's, then you are Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise."
Gender, race and social station are no restriction to being the seed of Abraham and partakers of the glory and the promises and the blessings of the New Covenant which makes us joint heirs with Jesus in the Kingdom of God, Sons of God and Messiah's Wife. Natural Israel is His servant nation: our servant nation. And Esau/Edom is "cherem," or anathema.
By His circumcision Jesus took on the role of a servant symbolically bound to perform the will of the Father, and became a true Kinsman Redeemer for the saints under the Old Covenant.
Matthew 5:17-18, "Think not that I am come to destroy the Law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. For verily I say unto you, till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the Law, till all be fulfilled".
Jesus by His circumcision fulfilled and virtually repealed this part of the Law (Colossians 2:10-12). As the New Covenant replaces the Old, and regeneration by the Holy Spirit with water baptism as a sign of faith (I Peter 3:21) replaces bodily circumcision and fleshly works, Paul was correct in opposing the Judaizers' zeal for the reintroduction of circumcision as it constituted a virtual denial of Christian principle (Galatians 2:1-5).
Luke 2:21 informs us Jesus was named on the eighth day. "And there is no other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved" (Acts 4:12). Eight speaks of eternity, resurrection and the first in a new series. Jesus was "the beginning of the [NEW] creation of God," the first God-man and the start of God making Himself a part of creation just 2,000 years ago (Revelation 3:14).
Colossians 1:12-18, "Give thanks to the Father, who has made us fit to share the inheritance of the saints in Light: who has delivered us from the dominion of Darkness, and translated us into the Kingdom of His dear Son. Being in Christ we have redemption through His blood, which is the forgiveness of sins because we are accounted as dying in Him on Calvary, and rising seated in heavenly places in Christ: who in His nature and character is the visible image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature in the creation of God [which began at the conception of the virgin Mary]."
"For by the expression of the Logos or invisible God all things were created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones or dominions, principalities, or powers: [and the Word was with God as His Eternal thoughts, and the Word was God]; all things were created by and for Him: [great is the mystery of godliness for God was manifest in the virgin-born flesh of Jesus and dwelt among us]; He has pre-eminence in all things, and by Him all things are sustained [because whatever is not manifested Word is not of God and will pass away]."
"And He is the Head of the Body, the Church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things He might have the pre-eminence".
Anything not in the Logos from the foundation of the world will not exist in the eternal eighth day that will follow the general resurrection and White Throne Judgment. Show me where Cain, Esau/Edom, and the other physical Serpent's seed were in the Logos? How about the mule or any other hybrid? They are not spoken Word, not of God and have no place in the eighth day.
Can you find the spiritual Serpent's seed in the Logos? How about your Apostle's Creed (so-called)? You can't find that in the Word of God. What about your Babylonian Trinity? It is there, but as a curse! When Israel worshipped your Trinity, God dissolved the nation. And when Judah worshipped the Trinity He sent them into captivity. What of the Talmud? By no stretch of imagination could even the sickest mind suggest such putrid sub-sewer filth could emanate from God. Talk about spiritual Serpent's seed with no fear before God! God calls the Talmud "An abomination of the earth" (Revelation 17:5). These things are all astray from the heavenly way.
Returning to Luke 2:22-24, we find Mary and Jesus fulfilling the Law after the fortieth day. "When the days of Mary's purification according to the Law of Moses were accomplished, they brought Him to Jerusalem for dedication to the Lord [not infant baptism as the Roman church would have it]. As it is written in the Law of the Lord, Every first-born male shall be called holy to the Lord (Leviticus 12:4; Exodus 13:2, 12). And to offer a sacrifice as required by the Law of the Lord, a pair of turtle doves, or two young pigeons [if one cannot afford a lamb]" (Leviticus 12:6-8).
Israel had not had a prophet since Malachi, almost 400 years before Christ, but in verse 25 we find, "there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and he was just and devout, filled with the Holy Ghost: and waiting for the Messiah, the Consoler or Comforter of Israel."
[According to the Jews Simeon was the son of the famous Pharisee Hillel and the father of Gamaliel who taught the prophet Paul].
"For the Holy Ghost had revealed to him that he should not die 'til he had seen the Lord's Messiah. And the Spirit impelled him to visit the temple that day so when the parents brought in the child Jesus, to present Him to the Lord in obedience to the Law, he took Him up into his arms, and praising God, said, Lord, now I can die content, for according to Your prophetic Word: my eyes have seen the Saviour You've given for Adam's entire race; a Light to bring revelation to the Gentiles, and the glory of Your people Israel".
This baby would become the S_O_N Light of the world, and as the natural S_U_N light travels from the east to the west, the Gospel has compassed the globe beginning at Jerusalem, its Light of Spiritual revelation of the Word arose in the east and will soon set in the west. Darkness returned when the Roman church organized as an organ of State at the First Nicaea Council, and rejecting birthright for creed became Esau/Edom spiritually. And as Esau hunted Jacob with his sword and would have began persecuted Christians to death until the S_O_N Light in their hearts was lost.
After almost a thousand years of Dark Ages, God began to restore the S-O-N Light through Martin Luther's revelation that the just shall live by their faith, not carnal works of Catholicism. Next He sent John Wesley to add the revelation of Scriptural holiness. Then early last century the Pentecostal Revival rediscovered the Gifts of the Spirit and God's prophet William Branham restored the faith or S_O_N Light once delivered to the apostolic saints in Jerusalem 2,000 years ago (Malachi 4:5-6; Matthew 17:11; Acts 3:21). That ended the seven Church Ages of PART-Word; now it was time for the Fullness of the S_O_N Light to "Lighten the earth with His glory" and call His people out from the spiritual Serpent's seed of Rome and her apostate once Protestant daughter churches (Revelation 18:1-4 and Matthew 25:1-13).
When the last saint predestinated to the Laodicean Church Age was redeemed Christ's mediation was fulfilled. The Mercy Seat became a Judgment Seat (Revelation 4 – 5) and in response to the elders the Lamb came from the Sacrifice Altar to the Throne in the Holy of Holies of this symbolic heavenly temple, then as the Lion of the Tribe of Judah He claimed the Book of Life, which is the Title Deed to all He has redeemed, tore open its Seven Seals and revealed them through His prophet William Branham.
Brother Branham delivered the mystery of the Seven Seals from March 17-24, 1963 as Jesus revealed them to Him. The unwritten Seventh Seal is the mysteries of the Seven Thunders of Revelation 10 which is the revelation of the six written Seals. Revelation 10:1-7 reveal how Christ descended from heaven in the fullness of His Word as Paul prophesied in I Thessalonians 4:16. "For the Lord Himself [not a second or third person] shall descend from heaven with a shout—[the "midnight cry" of Brother Branham's Message that wakes and calls both wise and foolish virgin out of Babylon]—with the Voice of the Archangel—[the Mighty Angel from heaven portrayed in Revelation 10:1, Who comes into the heart of His Bride in W_O_R_D Form by faith or understanding of the Message, to bring His elect to maturity in the unity of the faith for the manifestation of the Sons of God and the translation]—and with the Trump of God: the dead in Christ shall rise first while the living manifest that they are the Sons of God before being caught up together with them in the Shekinah".
The revelation of the Seven Seals brought Christ back to earth in W_O_R_D Form. In Matthew 24:23-27 Jesus told us not to look for a Man because His second Coming is a 'parousia' Coming and not the physical return of "the glory of Israel" foretold by Simeon. When the glorified Jesus returns, He will come back with the glorified saints of all Ages and step on the ashes of the wicked after Armageddon (Malachi 4:1-3). That will be an 'erchomai' or physical Coming. If you're waiting for that you're without faith, spiritual Serpent's seed believing man-made doctrine which makes the Word of God of none effect to you.
Read your Concordance, your Vines' or Richard's Greek then check the word "coming" in the Gospels and Epistles and you will find we are not to look for His physical or 'erchomai' return at this time, but His unseen 'parousia' Coming.
Christ is here NOW. Paul said, "When that which is perfect is come—[Christ, the fullness of the Word]—that which is in PART—the PART Word revealed to the Church Age saints and Christ's intercession]—"will be DONE AWAY" (Corinthians 13:10).
God would be unjust to indict and bring the world to judgment while the Fullness of His Word was sealed, and so long as it was sealed Christ was a Mediator in behalf of the ignorance of the saints. Now He is Judge! And blind leaders are leading the blind to the slaughter as did Israel's priests 2,000 years ago. God used those false priests to blind Israel with Talmudic hocus-pocus so we Gentiles could enter the Kingdom. But He will return to Israel when Gentile days are over and fulfil Daniel's Seventieth Week. Then grace will be exhausted and the churches will be revealed as anti-Christ.
According to God's promise Simeon declared, "My eyes have seen the Saviour you've given for Adam's entire race; A Light to bring revelation to the Gentiles, and the glory of Your people Israel." That Light has been restored in its Fullness in the evening-time as an open door for any who will receive it before it returns east to Jerusalem for Daniel's Seventieth Week to be "the glory of Israel" as all 144,000 of them will be born-again in one day.
Luke 2:33, "And Joseph and His mother marvelled at those things which were spoken of Him." Mary was not His genetic mother; she just carried Him in her womb. Jesus called her "woman" and never spoke of Joseph as His father. The Mother and Father of the Man Jesus, was God. Mary and Joseph marvelled at God's prophetic vindication of Jesus. But Simeon moderates their translation, bringing them back to reality. Verse 34, "Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary His mother, This Child is set for the fall and rising again of many in Israel; and for a sign which shall be spoken against".
Joseph and Mary knew the prophecies such as Isaiah 8:14, "He shall be for a Sanctuary; but for a Stone of stumbling and for a Rock of offense to both the houses of Israel, for a gin and for a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem".
Jesus referred to Isaiah saying, "Did you never read in the Scriptures, The Stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the Head of the corner: this is the Lord's doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes?" Therefore, the kingdom of God shall be taken from you, and given to a nation bringing forth the fruits thereof. And whosoever shall fall on this Stone shall be broken: but on whoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder" (Matthew 21:42-44; Romans 9:33).
The humble shall be exalted and the proud will be abased. "The fall of many in Israel" would result from their willing unbelief and impenitence (John 8:39-41; Matthew 21:44). "The rising again of many in Israel" (Luke 2:34) refers to the resurrection of the Old Testament saints and the coming resurrection of the elect 144,000.
Simeon also said that Jesus would be "a sign which shall be spoken against." The high priests Annas and Caiaphas "spoke against" Him and chose Barabbas, a murderer, in preference to God's Messiah. If that isn't the evidence of spiritual Serpent's seed, I don't know what is (Matthew 27:25-26).
The Kingdom of God is built upon spiritual revelation of the Word which is why Abel offered a more acceptable sacrifice than Cain. Why did Abel not follow Cain who had the most beautiful Temple; because it was revealed unto Abel.
And Simeon said, "Yea, a sword shall pierce through your own soul also, that the thoughts of many hearts may be revealed".
Mary would share Jesus' sorrow in His opposition and rejection by the Jews. And as Mary pondered these things in her heart, so shall all Israel, both those who "fell" and they who shall "rise again." Neutrality is impossible. Jesus said, "He that is not with Me is against Me, and he who gathers not, scatters" (Luke 11:23).
The Kingdom of God is the Kingdom of Israel. Daniel 2:44-45 shows us the rejected Stone will smash all other kingdoms and Israel shall stand forever.
We have been living in the end-time or days of Christ's 'parousia' since the Seven Seals were revealed in 1963. His Bride is making herself ready by clothing herself in the fullness of the Word. But II Peter 3:3-4 prophesied, "There shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own imaginations, and saying, where is the promise of His parousia? For since the apostolic fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of creation".
Esau/Edom likewise scoffed at the seed of the woman. So did the spiritual Serpent seed in the days of His flesh or 'erchomai' Coming, and denominational believers in the circle of this Message who scoff at His 'parousia' Coming have the same carnal attributes. "But the land that bears thorns and briers is rejected, and ready for condemnation; whose end is to be burned" (Hebrews 6:8): this is the destiny of the spiritual Serpent's seed.
God sent us a prophet with a Message that restored the original Seed, calling the wise and even the foolish virgin out from every denomination, including your denominational church. If you stay there and believe the nonsense they teach against the revealed Word you have a hot time coming because you have the mark of Cain which is the mark of the beast—wisdom against faith.
According to Revelation 2:21-23 spiritual Serpent's seed are cast into the Lake of Fire: "I gave the Roman Catholic church close to 1,000 years of the Dark Ages to repent of her fornication and she repented not. I will cast her into a bed, and them that commit adultery [that's idolatry, spiritually speaking] with her into great tribulation, except they repent of their deeds. And I will kill her [once Protestant] children with death; and all the churches shall know that I am He who searches the thoughts and hearts, [God the Word (Hebrews 4:12). This is the last Sign Jesus promised before the close of the Gentile dispensation and He fulfilled it in the ministry of William Branham (Luke 17:28-30)]: and I will give to every one of you according to your works."
Revelation 19:20, "And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet that wrought miracles before him, with which he deceived them who'd received the mark of the beast, and them who worshipped his image. [The beast is Rome, his mark is his false doctrine—trinitarianism, etc., his image is the Protestant denominations, and yes that does include your denomination]. These were both cast alive into a lake of fire burning with brimstone".
Revelation 20:10, "And the Devil that deceived them was cast into the Lake of Fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night forever and ever".
Is that the sort of company you wish to keep? If you are spiritual Serpent's seed, that is your destiny. Don't tell me there are many wonderful Christians in your denomination. Unless they are very old men and women, there is not one! Wonderful people, yes, but not Christians. And if say you're an Israelite living in the UK, Australia or America waiting for God's two prophets you are a hypocrite because outside the Land of the Covenant you are denying the Law and outside the Covenant.
Israelite or Gentile, if you see the Truth of this teaching and reject it, you have rejected the Holy Spirit (Matthew 12:32).
The Masons ask, "What is the time," and respond "High time." Paul said, "Knowing the time, it is high time to awake out of sleep: now our translation is nearer than when we first believed".
Think well on these things and examine your own self; are you in the faith, or spiritual Serpent's seed?
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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.