Bible Believers' Newsletter 1204
"We focus on the present Truth – what Jesus is doing now. . ."
Christian greetings in the precious Name of our Lord Jesus Christ; we are pleased you could join us in fellowship around God's unchanging Word.
"Now Christ in the Church is just being made known, the whole thing is the revelation of God to take Eve back to her right position again with her Husband. God is the Husband of the Church, and the Church is His Bride" (63-0728, Christ is the Mystery of God Revealed, par. 230). This starts with our new birth by the Man without the woman. Last week we laid the groundwork for our study on I Corinthians 15, today we will explain the first resurrection and discuss the glorification of the Church Age saints. The body change and translation of Christ's end-time Bride will fulfill Brother Branham's "Tent Vision" and the makeup of our resurrection body will be very different to that of our old body. Please do read the Full story of our items of current news as they tie in with the scripture prophesied for the end-time conditions in which we are living today.
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.
Pentagon-Funded Think Tank simulates War with China on NBC
May 16, 2022 — NBC's Meet the Press just aired an absolutely freakish segment in which the influential narrative management firm Center for a New American Security (CNAS) ran war games simulating a direct US hot war with China. CNAS is funded by the Pentagon and by military-industrial complex corporations Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, and Lockheed Martin, as well as the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office, which as Antiwar's Dave DeCamp notes is the de facto Taiwanese embassy in the US.
The war game simulates a conflict over Taiwan which we are informed is set in the year 2027, in which China launches strikes on the US military in order to open the way to an invasion of the island. We are not told why there needs to be a specific year inserted into mainstream American consciousness about when we can expect such a conflict, but then we are also not told why NBC is platforming a war machine think tank's simulation of a military conflict with China at all . . . As we've discussed previously, citing war machine-funded think tanks as expert analysis without even disclosing their financial conflict of interest is plainly journalistic malpractice. But it happens all the time in the mass media anyway, because the mass media exist to circulate propaganda, not journalism.
This is getting so, so crazy. That the mass media are now openly teaming up with war machine think tanks to begin seeding the normalization of a hot war with China into the minds of the public indicates that the propaganda campaign to manufacture consent for the US-centralized empire's final Hail Mary grab at unipolar domination (READ THIS) is escalating even further. The mass-scale psychological manipulation is getting more and more overt and more and more shameless. This is headed somewhere very, very bad. Hopefully humanity wakes up in time to stop these lunatics from driving us off a precipice from which there is no return. Full story: caitlinjohnstone.com
China concerned about US Military Biological Research in Ukraine
May 15, 2022 — On May 13, 2022, the Russian Federation presented new evidence to the Security Council regarding US military research programs in Ukraine. These include biological experiments conducted without their knowledge on Ukrainian mental patients in the Psychiatric Hospital No. 1 (village of Streletchye, Kharkov region) and on the deliberate use of a tuberculosis agent to infect the population of the Slavianoserbsk district (Lugansk People's Republic). The documents seized by Russia show that four pharmaceutical giants, Pfizer, Moderna, Merck and Gilead, were involved in these experiments . . . ambassadors of the NATO member countries all denied the Russian accusations and denounced disinformation.
On the contrary, Chinese ambassador Dai Bing said that these frightening elements should raise the concern of the whole international community. According to the US press, the Pentagon's biological military research program was organized in Ukraine by the Rosemont Seneca Technology Partners (RSTP) company created by Hunter Biden (son of President Joe Biden) and Christopher Heinz (son-in-law of John Kerry). Full story: voltairenet.org
Comment: Russian armed forces arrested Canadian General Trevor Cadieu in Mariupol on the night of 2-3 May 2022. He is currently in Moscow awaiting trial. General Trevor Kadier was apparently not on a mission for his government, but was in charge of biolaboratory No. 1, with 18 staff working under his command.
The National Pulse reported that Hunter Biden, son of US President Joe Biden, and Christopher Heinz, John Kerry's son-in-law, had organized subcontracting arrangements for Ukrainian research laboratories through their firm Rosemont Capital, on behalf of the Pentagon's Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA). The Chinese Foreign Ministry revealed that the United States operates 336 biological and chemical weapons research laboratories abroad (voltairenet.org).
On April 25, 2022, the Dutch Forum for Democracy asked about the incredible and sudden personal fortune of Volodymyr Zelensky: US$850 million!
Are the US and Ukraine Winning?
May 17, 2022 — Biden started a war to cover up the cumulative effects of failed neoliberal economic policies, while doubling down on those policies. But polls indicate that Americans are slowly but surely tired of banging the drums for a war that sucks money out of the national budget. Oh sure, they all wave the flag, but their arms are getting tired—and they want beer and pizza—only they can't afford it.
Even the NYT is coming around, with an op-ed admitting—more or less—that Russia holds all the cards—and it is time to negotiate. They say the fear nuclear war. But what they fear is economic collapse: Putin's decision to insist on payment in rubles for all exports is an economic atomic bomb. The US faces a huge recession—which will ultimately affect semi-autarkic economies like Russia and China much less.
As Bill Clinton's former campaign once put it, "It's the economy, stupid." He should have said, "It's always the economy, stupid". Full story: globalresearch.ca
Comment: The Russian strategic victory, as it stands, is military, economic, and may even coalesce geopolitically (globalresearch.ca).
Did CIA Train Ukrainian Torturers?
May 16, 2022 — Western media accuse Russia of perpetrating war crimes in Ukraine and committing human rights violations against civilians and prisoners. However, these same agencies are absolutely silent in the face of the evident practices of torture by Kiev's agents against their enemies, which, curiously, present several similarities with the already known torture techniques applied by the CIA, according to a recent report by a journalist. The matter raises suspicions about a possible "instruction" that would be transmitted by American intelligence to Ukrainian neo-Nazis on "how to torture".
On May 6, a meeting was held at the United Nations Security Council in order to discuss topics concerning the war crimes committed by Kiev against the population of Donbas during the eight years of conflict. Evidence was presented, showing that such crimes are real and constitute indeed a serious problem in the region. The proofs included photos, videos, oral testimonies from residents of Donesk and Lugansk, as well as many other materials collected by journalists on the ground . . . some Western countries—mainly US, UK, and France—showed an "arrogant" attitude, being disrespectful to the delicacy of the subject and ignoring the evidence of suffering of the people of Donbas, as well as despising the work of journalists . . . Russia has been trying to resolve the case in international instances for a long time, but without success, as is the case with the lawsuit filed within the European Court and ignored by the judges. The impossibility of peaceful resolution was one of the reasons why the military operation became inevitable . . .
Furthermore, Van den Ende claims that she has found evidence that Ukrainian neo-Nazis practice the so-called "waterboarding," a drowning technique that is also widely used by the CIA, which leads her to believe that the Azov Battalion and other Ukrainian nationalist militias have been specifically trained by the Americans on "how to torture" their detainees. Considering the high level of proximity between US intelligence and Ukrainian neo-Nazis, it does not seem surprising that the US has in fact operated some sort of clandestine training, teaching torture techniques considered "efficient." What is surprising is that international organizations remain silent in the face of such an absurd fact. Something so serious cannot in any way be ignored: sanctions must be applied against the US for its connivance with Ukrainian crimes in Donbas. Full story: infobrics.org
Comment: US Admiral Eric Olson, British Lieutenant Colonel John Bailey, and four NATO military instructors have surrendered to the Russian military at the Azovstal steel mill in Mariupol, Ukraine. Canadian, French, and Turkish officers are said to remain in hiding (Ukraine News@Ukraine.66251776).
There is no Real Anti-war Movement in Sight. Why? Because War is good for Business!
May 16, 2022 — Upholding WMDs as Instruments of Peace is a Dangerous Gimmick throughout History, "Mistakes" have played a Key Role we are at a Dangerous Crossroads. And the powers of Big Money which are behind US-NATO led wars control both the anti-war movement as well as the media coverage of US led wars. That's nothing new. It goes back to the so-called Soviet-Afghan War (1979-) which was spearheaded by US National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski.
Through their "philanthropic" foundations (Ford, Rockefeller, Soros et al) the financial elites have over the years channeled millions of dollars into financing so-called "progressive movements" including the World Social Forum (WSF). It's Called "Manufactured Dissent": Big Money is also behind numerous coups d'état and color revolutions.
Meanwhile, important sectors of the Left including committed anti-war activists have endorsed the Covid mandates without verifying or acknowledging the facts and the history of the so-called pandemic. It should be understood that the lockdown policies as well as the Covid-19 "Killer Vaccine" are an integral part of the financial elite's "broader arsenal." They are instruments of submission and tyranny. The World Economic Forum's Great Reset is an integral part of the World War III scenario which consists in establishing through military and non military means an imperial system of "global governance." The same powerful financial interests (Rockefeller, Rothschild, Blackrock, Vanguard, et al) which are supportive of the US-NATO military agenda are firmly behind the "Covid Pandemic Op". Full story: globalresearch.ca
US accused of stealing Syrian Oil as Sanctions Waiver aims to divide Country
May 16, 2022 — some 70 tankers were reported to have left the country via the illegal al-Waleed crossing into neighbouring Iraq. The convoy was spotted leaving Syria's northern Hasakah province accompanied by 15 lorries loaded with military equipment and six armoured vehicles on Friday, local sources reported.
It comes just a day after 46 US vehicles were seen using the same border crossing with the Syrian government warning Washington against the plunder of its resources. Oil and wheat are regularly taken out of the country and sold abroad, depriving millions of Syrians of much-needed supplies as they suffer the effect of crippling US sanctions. Tens of thousands of barrels of Syrian oil are believed to have been shipped out of the country into Iraq by US forces. Full story: morningstaronline.co.uk
Henry Kissinger, World Economic Forum & Population Control
May 11, 2022 — If for some inexplicable reason, you couldn't come up with a reason to be ashamed of the US, I've got one for you: Henry Kissinger has been a widely revered thinker and statesman for six decades, and is the recipient of awards like the Nobel Peace Prize (1973); Presidential Medal of Freedom (1977); and Medal of Liberty (1986). Kissinger and Schwab openly plot for us to "have nothing" and "be happy" . . . the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate muses about "technological innovations" that might reduce the globe's human population . . . "Depopulation should be the highest priority of foreign policy towards the Third World . . . This brings us to Bill Gates—yet another psychopath who contrives with Henry K and his WEF cronies. Gates might see himself as up to the task of providing Kissinger with the "technological innovations" that might reduce the globe's human population . . . I've told you about deadly protocols imposed on US hospitals that killed about one million people. I've been telling you about all the vaccine adverse events that are being ignored while countless suffer and die. The sociopaths-in-charge have left a clear, easy-to-find paper trail of their intentions. What are you gonna do about all this? . . . Full story: mickeyz.substack.com
Stop the WHO Pandemic Pact
May 18, 2022 — If this proposal is adopted and signed by Australia the WHO could have the power to enforce lockdowns, hard borders around quarantine zones, vaccine passports, mandatory check-in and contact tracing, mandatory health tests, mandatory removal, and quarantine. Furthermore, compulsory vaccination is part of the International Health Regulations, and may now be forced on all Australians if this vote succeeds. If granted these powers, the World Health Organization can declare a pandemic without justifying or even publishing its reasons and can continue the emergency measures for as long as it decides is necessary.
There is no appeal, no transparency, no fairness.
Increasing power and funding for the WHO would solidify this unelected globalist organization as "the directing and coordinating authority on international health." One Nation strongly opposes giving up our sovereignty to the UN and WHO. Unelected, unrepresentative foreign bureaucrats should not have the power to lock Australia down and force Australians to undergo medical procedures.
The Government should never have the power to force a medical procedure without your consent and neither should an unelected international organization with dubious funding streams. This brazen proposal shows the WHO is not fit for purpose, cannot be trusted, and does not operate with Australia's sovereign interests in mind. It is the responsibility of the Australian Government to protect the health and safety of its citizens and maintain our sovereignty from international and private influences.
We call upon the Prime Minister and members of the upper and lower houses of parliament to:
•ensure Australia retains its healthcare sovereignty
•prevent unelected WHO bureaucrats do not wield decision-making power over Australia's health and emergency responses
•decline to sign the WHO Pandemic Treaty. Please Sign here BEFORE Sunday!
Comment: Everything you need to know about the WHO's Orwellian Pandemic Treaty (expose-news.com).
Global COVID Summit Declaration Representing 17,000 Physicians and Medical Scientists
May 13, 2022 — 17,000 Physicians and Medical Scientists Declare that the State of Medical Emergency must be lifted, scientific integrity restored, and crimes against humanity addressed.
We, the physicians and medical scientists of the world, united through our loyalty to the Hippocratic Oath, recognize that the disastrous COVID-19 public health policies imposed on doctors and our patients are the culmination of a corrupt medical alliance of pharmaceutical, insurance, and healthcare institutions, along with the financial trusts which control them. They have infiltrated our medical system at every level, and are protected and supported by a parallel alliance of big tech, media, academics and government agencies that profited from this orchestrated catastrophe.
This corrupt alliance has compromised the integrity of our most prestigious medical societies to which we belong, generating an illusion of scientific consensus by substituting truth with propaganda. . . Full story: rwmalonemd.substack.com Comment: FDA Authorizes Pfizer booster for kids 5 to 11, bypasses advisory panel
If proven in Court that Pfizer committed Fraud, it will be liable for ALL Injuries & Deaths caused by its Covid Vaccines
May 13, 2022 — The so-called "clinical trials" that Pfizer conducted on its messenger RNA (mRNA) coronavirus (Covid-19) "vaccine" appear to have been completely fraudulent, which means the company could one day be held liable for all associated injuries and deaths. Documents released in November 2021 by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as part of a court-mandated information dump reveal that enrollment at one particular trial site happened at warp speed, just in time to meet the safety deadline for the FDA's VRBPAC meeting on Dec. 10, 2020.
This meeting is where the FDA discussed granting Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer-BioNTech injection in people 16 years of age and older. (Related: The contents of the Pfizer jab were recently shown to "stick" to bodily organs.) "The allegedly suspicious-looking clinical trial data surrounds 'the biggest recruiter by far,' site 1231 (site 4444 was assigned site id 1231) in Argentina," reported Undercover DC.
"Adding to the confusion, in five short days before the safety deadline (including a Sunday, 9/27/20), the trial recruited 1,275 of the 4,501 people using site number 4444. In just three weeks, the site recruited 4,501 patients—10% of the entire trial at one site." "Overall, Pfizer rapidly recruited roughly 44,000 people for their trial, which took place at 152 locations worldwide and was overseen by numerous investigators, including Dr. Fernando Polack, who led the Argentinean study at Hospital Military Central." Full story: naturalnews.com
Comment: Pfizer's "Secret" Report on the COVID Vaccine. Beyond manslaughter. The evidence is overwhelming. The vaccine should be immediately withdrawn worldwide.
A Study in Revelation – Part IV
In I Corinthians 15:35-50 Paul addressed the skeptic by his right name, "Fool." His enlightened loftier view of the world disdained belief in the revelation of God's unchanging Word and was a sign of narrowness and bigotry while his skepticism betrayed a lack of sound reasoning and moral constitution which is the foundation of a dullness of thought and a disposition to be readily satisfied with what is most obvious, and a dislike for the labour of profound contemplation. He is opposed to wisdom which is the business and duty of human understanding to submit, cordially accepting its doctrines and endeavoring to understand them more clearly and enter the Light of Truth by the Spirit of God into the Kingdom of grace.
Brethren, grace is free but you are bound to check every scripture we employ to support our teachings to make certain that we are correct, understand when we err, and inform and save us from our mistakes. This is your reasonable service.
The resurrection of Jesus is not only a prophecy; it is the source or cause of the Christian's resurrection. We have the testimony of witnesses to Christ's resurrection but the knowledge of its worldwide significance comes not from testimony, but from revelation. Since Christ's resurrection assures us of the future waking, it changes death into "sleep," and that sleep does not mean unconsciousness any more than natural sleep does, but only rest from toil and cessation of intercourse with the external world. That necessary change is assured to all Christians, those that die and we "who live to the [unseen] (Gk.) 'parousia Coming of the Lord"
In verse 50 Paul concludes his exposition respecting the resurrection body in which "we shall also bear the image of the heavenly. Now he states [emphatically] that flesh and blood cannot inherit the Kingdom of God; neither does corruption inherit incorruption." This mortal constitution originating in natural birth and an animal body must be changed. "Flesh" denotes the earthly substance of the animal body "All go unto one place; all are of the dust, and all turn to dust again" (Ecclesiastes 3:20; Genesis 2:7).
Blood is the life of the flesh; we may eat the flesh but we must not eat the blood, which is the life of the flesh. Genesis 9:4-6 is binding on Adam's entire race. Blood conducts our mortal spirit, quickens the flesh and is the body's healing cleansing stream filtering and removing corrupted cells and impurities. You might have read how the mRNA serums are designed to circulate through the bloodstream to particular areas of the body.
Covid and war are perfect instruments to further (UN) Agenda 2030, alias the WEF Great Reset. This scam has caused billions to become victims of the nefarious and deadly side effects of the mRNA-injections which were sold as vaccines, but are in fact everything but vaccines; they were poison jabs, consisting of different damaging substances, one of which is graphene oxide, creating a magnetic field of your body, accessible by 5G-microwaves . . . economic holocausts will further reduce world population . . . See globalresearch.ca, bitchute.com, Newsletter nl1142.htm, or visit our Church Website and enter "magnetic" as the Keyword and you will find a wealth of information on this evil.
All offerings that typified the offering up and sacrifice of "self"—the lower sinful self—were sacrifices by shedding of blood, "and almost all things are by the law purged with blood; and without shedding of blood is no remission" (Hebrews 9:22; Leviticus 17:11; Deuteronomy 12:16). When the supreme Sacrifice was made on Calvary the blood was shed—"once for all." So when Christ showed His resurrection body to His disciples He did not say, "A spirit has not flesh and blood, as you see I have;" but "A spirit has not 'flesh and bones,' as you see I have" (Luke 24:39). Outside the Mass of the Judaeo-Roman Universal church the blood of Christ is never spoken of as existing after His crucifixion. Blood—the type of the human self—was poured out forever. It is to be noticed also that the phrase "of His flesh and of His bones" (not His "blood," which the Lord's Supper would suggest) was evidently in ordinary use, as it was interpolated in Ephesians 5:30. One characteristic of the resurrection body is that it shall be bloodless: blood will be replaced by Holy Spirit of your theophany.
Speaking of the body change Brother Branham said, "I don't know how He's going to do it, but His spoken Word will be a-vindicated when the Sun of Righteousness shall rise with healing in His wings. And the healing part there will not be a physical healing as you think, as saying somebody's got a sickness and it'll be taken away from them. That's what He's doing now, in type. But the whole creature will be changed! This mortal will take on immortality. This old age will jump into youth. Amen. Well, how will it be? I don't know, but it'll be there" (64-0103, Shalom, par. 163; Malachi 4:2).
We cannot inherit eternity as we are: "for this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality." A change is necessary. And this change will in the end be sudden; one that will consist in the modification of the external conditions of the body rather than in any destruction of its essential properties.
That flesh and blood stands for our mortal animal humanity originating in natural birth it is by nature destined to corruption as distinguished from things of the Spirit. It cannot inherit the incorruptible life of the Kingdom of God, showing the necessity of a difference between the body that now is and that which shall be (Romans 8:1-10; Galatians 1:16; Ephesians 6:12).
Resurrection of the Body is thus an essential part of the Divine world-plan, and necessary to the fulfillment of God's Kingdom through Christ (I Corinthians 15:20-27). The transformation of the earthly into the heavenly form of being is involved in the present constitution of things in accord with the lines of development traceable in nature and revelation (I Corinthians 15:36-49). Paul holds the Christian resurrection to be grounded in the Person and mission of Christ as He is on the one hand the Son of God and mediatorial Head of His Kingdom (I Corinthians 15:24-28), and on the other hand the Second Adam and Firstborn of a spiritual humanity (I Corinthians 15:22ff, 45-49). Paul finds the key to this great controversy, as to so many others, in the supremacy of Christ, the "one Lord, through whom are all things and we through Him" (I Corinthians 8:6). It remains for Paul only to explain the practical conclusion of this reasoning (I Corinthians 15:50), to describe our anticipated transformation and victory over death (I Corinthians 15:51-57), and to urge his readers in this confidence to accomplish worthily their life's work (I Corinthians 15:58).
Jesus' disciples asked "What shall we do, that we might work the works of God? He replied this is the work of God that you believe on Him whom He has sent".
Brother Branham said, "Now, the first thing happens when we're resurrected . . . The ones which are a-living will just still remain . . . The resurrection will set in first, the resurrection of those that are asleep. There'll be a wakening time, and those which are asleep in the dust now, not those that are asleep in sin, 'cause they sleep right on. They don't awake for another thousand years. But those who are sleeping in the dust will be awakened first, and these corruptible bodies will put on incorruption in the rapturing grace of the Lord. And then we'll all get together. And when they begin to get together, then we which are alive and remain shall be changed. These mortal bodies will not see death, but just of a sudden, there'll be like a sweep go over us, and you're changed. You're turned back like Abraham was, from an old man to a young man, from an old woman to a young woman. What's this sudden change? And after a while you're traveling like a thought and then you can see those who are already resurrected. Oh, what an hour. Then we'll gather with them and then be caught up with them to meet the Lord in the air" (64-0823M, COD, par. 58; I Thessalonians 4:17).
• "You see these little pockets going through the air; they call "saucers," so forth. People so that . . . well, we better leave that alone. "Hear all these people come up missing?" you say. Don't hear from them; they're standing there, and they're not there."
That's the way the Rapture is going to be. One of them [your theophany] will drop right down, and this terrestrial body will take on a celestial body. And they'll [not] be hide, hair, or bones left; it'll be transformed in a moment of time, dropping right out of space and taking that Home. We see all this going on now, and the Pentagon wondering about these lights, and mystic lights, and everything they're seeing in the sky. You seen they had one here in the paper at Jeffersonville this week, and so forth, "a mystic light." So, oh, they don't know what that is. But listen, little children, It's going to pick you up, one of these days. See? See? Don't worry.
Remember, Jesus said, "As it was in the days of Sodom".
What happened just before Sodom? God came down with some Angels, [like Billy Graham, Oral Roberts, and William Branham who veiled God and "revealed the Son of man by discerning the thoughts and intents of the heart" (Luke 17:28-30; Hebrews 4:12)] they had an investigation judgment. Said, "I've heard the cry, that it's so sinful, so great, so I've come down to find out whether it's altogether the truth or not." That right? Watch that main One that stayed with Abraham, Who could discern the thoughts was in Sarah's heart, behind Him.
Now, you look around just a little bit and notice, see, watch what It's doing, the same thing today. It's an investigation judgment.
Why, after a while, the Church, when it can stay in that place, and every seed has been brought to its spot, they'll be gone. They won't know what happened to them. One will be going one way. See? One will be going over to the pastor's house, and one will be going here, or down there, and, the first thing you know, they're not there. For Enoch which was the type, "God took him, and he was found not." Come down to investigate!" (65-0822M, Christ is Revealed in His Own Word, par. 68-69).
• "If you have died and entered into that theophany, (what happens?) The theophany comes to the earth to pick up the redeemed body. And if you're here in the air, you take the body to meet the theophany, there you are, "and caught up, and go to meet the Lord in the air" (65-0221E, Who is this Melchisedec, par. 110).
• "If our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, a house not made with hands, [a theophany] eternal in the heaven" (II Corinthians 5:1).
"There will be one in the field, I'll take one and leave one," just somebody come up missing. There will just be a very, very few in that Rapture, that'll be changed. The sleeping Bride, the Bride that's been taken through the Age, She will come forth first. And then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up with them, just one here, and one there, and one over here.
At least, every day across the world, there are as many as five hundred people missing. And what if there is a thousand? They would say, "Oh, well, this woman, she just run off with somebody. This preacher, he took some other man's wife, and gone." He has gone to Glory, in the Rapture, and they won't know it. Did not He say He would "come as a thief in the night"? See?
You say, "Well, if He comes, I'll see Him." No, no. Just those that's going to see Him is going to see Him at that time. See?
See, just like that Light, like John stood there and saw that, that Spirit of God, like a Light, dove, coming down and going upon Him, a Voice saying, "This is My beloved Son," nobody heard It or saw It, but John. See? (Matthew 3:16-17).
And when that rapture takes place, it'll be a change. And the first thing you know, that change, then we're caught into them, and gone away. And the sleeping virgin, it moves right on just the same, and thinking everything is going fine. And they're already gone, "It's already happened, and you knew it not" (63-0802, Perseverant, par. 40-44).
• "Will we know each other when we get there?" When Elijah and Moses had been gone many hundreds of years . . . Not only will we know each other; we'll know them whom we've never seen. Peter, James, and John had never seen Moses, and yet recognized them in a twinkle of an eye when they were standing under the shadow of the Almighty.
What will it be when we stand there? I'll know Sankey when I see him. I'll know his voice though I never heard him. I'll know Wesley. I'll know Moody, Calvin, Knox. We'll know them all when we get there. We'll take on a different aspect than what we are now. We'll be in a glorified state; Peter, James, and John was.
So in that prefigure if they could recognize men without one flaw, that they had never seen or saw a picture of, that had been gone for hundreds of years, but in a prefigure could in a moment's time recognize them without doubt, what will it be when we're glorified, standing in His Presence? Will we know one another? Certainly, we'll know everybody. A little bit of infinitecy will set upon us as God is infinite" (56-0923, Spiritual Adoption, par. E-49–E-50; Matthew 17:1-9).
• "And now, notice Peter with the keys . . . How many believe God gave him the keys? Jesus did. Sure He did. And when did he use them? In Acts 2, to the Jews. Then went right down to the Samaritans, although Philip had went down and baptized them in the Name of Jesus Christ. But they had not received the Holy Ghost as yet, because Peter had the key. Come down and laid his hands upon them and they received the Holy Ghost.
"And then, guess what's the next generation, the next class? The Gentile. And he went up and opened the Gospel to the Gentiles. And from that, there was no more need of Simon Peter's keys, 'cause it already opened to all the world."
Now, the Gentiles wasn't looking for no Messiah, but the Jews and Samaritans was. How did He declare Hisself? The same thing that He did at Sodom. What did He do to the Samaritans? When the woman come out . . . the woman living in adultery . . . She had six husbands, five she'd got rid of and was living with one then. And she came to the well to get water. And Jesus saw her, and He said, "Woman, bring Me a drink."
And she said, "You . . . not customary. We got a segregation around here. You're a Jew, and I'm a Samaritan woman. You shouldn't ask me such a thing as that. We don't have no dealings . . . one another."
He said, "But if you knew Who you were talking to, you'd ask Me for a drink." And the conversation went on till He contacted her spirit. Then He said He found what she wanted, He said, "Go get your husband and come here."
She said, "I don't have any husband."
He said, "You've said the truth, for you've had five, and the one you're living with now is not your husband."
She said, "Sir . . ." Listen at this woman. Now, this is a Samaritan. Said, "Sir, I perceive that You are a prophet. Now, we know when the Messiah cometh, He will tell us these things." That was to be the sign of the Messiah.
And Jesus said, "I am He that speaks with you."
And what did she do? She dropped the water pot, and ran into the city, and said, "Come, see a Man that told me the things that I have done. Isn't this the very Messiah?" And the Bible said the man of the city believed Jesus to be the Messiah, because He had told the woman the things that she had done.
Now, you produce one time He did that to a Gentile. He never. But Jesus said when the Gentiles . . . or the Pharisees, and preachers of that day, said He was of the wrong spirit doing that, that His gospel wasn't true because they . . . He was tearing down their churches and their organizations, calling them a generation of vipers and everything else, foxes and everything that He could think of: He was really splitting them open.
But yet, He said, "If I do not the works of My Father, don't believe Me. But if I do the works of My Father, then believe the works" (John 14:11). That's true of any man. God doesn't back his ministry up, then it's not God's ministry.
Notice then, this woman, she said, "Come, see this Man." And the people of Samaria believed on it. He never did one more time. He just did it that one time. But the woman told the men that Jesus did it. Secondhandedly, through the woman, the whole city believed on Jesus, because of that one miracle (John 4:1-30; Hebrews 4:12).
I wonder what's going to happen to America? That prostitute will stand in the judgment and condemn tens of millions of church members in the judgment. 'Cause not only once, but thousands times thousands of times it's happened across the country, around the world, examined by science, every critic it could go through it's went through, and still come out one hundred percent pure: the Holy Spirit, the Word backing it up. Where are we going to stand, brethren, at that day? Just think it over. And that may be before morning. We're at the end. I'll get more in that tomorrow.
Notice, He placed Abraham, give him the sign, what He was. And you remember, it was God Almighty. It wasn't the Man. That was just human flesh there, disappeared just in a little bit, but it was God, making Hisself known to the elected, called out, separated church (Genesis 18; Hebrews 4:12). Remember, not an organized town, not a city, but a group that was wandering in the deserts, taking the way with the Lord's despised few. Like always, God's had to call His children into the wilderness and away from these things.
Called him, showed that sign to him and moved on. And Abraham believed and immediately he was changed. When that Angel left the scene, Abraham had a changed body, and made ready, and the son come that had been promised.
One of these days, the old fashion gospel that you hear will be silenced . . . And the church will receive a body, glorified. You'll have to have that kind of body to go up and meet Him in the air. We can't go in this kind of a body. So those who are looking, those who are listening, those who are taking heed, is the ones that'll be changed in a moment in a twinkling of an eye and be caught up together to meet the Lord in the air the expected Son of God, that we've looked for since we were Christians.
Remember, we proved that last night, how he went down to Gerar, how that Sarah, an old woman a hundred years old . . . Usually, I get a letter or two off of that, saying, "Well, they just lived longer life." But I want you to notice the 18th chapter and 17th Chapter also. The Bible said they were well stricken in years: stooped, bent down, old. And when they got down there, Abimelech, that king looking for a sweetheart with all of those Philistine beautiful women, and yet fell in love with this real old, old, old, great, great grandmother, and would have took her for a wife, but God protected her (Genesis 20).
I want you to notice here, something, sister . . . Do you know Sarah loved Abraham so much till she, that beautiful woman, till she called him her lord, which Paul later said, "Whose daughter you are as long as you obey the truth."
Sarah didn't dress in the fashions of the day, like Mrs. Lot did. She was probably the head leader of all the societies there was down there. Her husband was Mayor of the city. So I suppose she was . . . In their big church, of a morning when the bells rang and they all went out there, I imagine she was a pretty well known woman. She didn't want to leave that; she was earthbound" (61-0318, Abraham's Covenant Confirmed, par. E-27–E-32).
• Sick, and weary, and broke down, and heartbroken, everything going wrong, the world all in a turmoil; you think, "Well, come, Lord Jesus." The first thing you know, this old, shaky body begin to wither away, and you feel the pains moving through it, the chilly death moving up the sleeve. Then look standing yonder: yonder's a brand new body, standing right yonder; just move out of this one, right into that one.
"For when this earthly tabernacle is dissolved, we have one already waiting," just to move into. A new one, not made with hands, but God has made it, fashioned eternally, the glory of God; to move right into, to become new and young again, to never be sick.
Someday when the life is gurgling out of your throat, maybe in a automobile accident, maybe by a fever, sickness, or just death coming to you, when you feel the chilly pains coming up your sleeves, your friends weeping, you'll see that blessed Redeemer standing there with His outstretched arms to take your soul to place it into a new body; a new man, a young man or young woman, never to get old no more, to live in His Presence forever." (55-0302, The Resurrected Lord Jesus par. 30-31, 190)
In II Corinthians 5:1-2 and 4, Paul described the body change, "For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle or tent were dissolved, we have a building of God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. For in this earthly tent we groan, earnestly desiring to be clothed upon with our house which is from heaven . . . For we who are in this tent groan, being burdened: because we do not want to be unclothed, but to be clothed, that mortality may be swallowed up by Life."
When Brother Branham spoke of our body change the Lord revealed what he called the "Tent Vision" which pertains to the resurrection of the sleeping Church Age saints and the translation of Christ's end-time Bride, gathered under the revealed Word of God by "the Blessing of Abraham" or new birth thanks to the conversion and enlargement of Japheth (Genesis 3:27; Isaiah 11:1-11; 54:1-2; Zechariah 6:15; Acts 2:39).
• "The moment when a mother is fixing to have a baby, you notice, I don't care how cruel she's been, and how mean. You know, a while before that baby is born, the mother gets gentle. Why is it? When them little muscles in that womb is twitching and jumping like that, there is a heavenly body waiting for it. And when it comes from the mother, the doctor or the midwife, whoever it is has to pick it up and shock it, spank it, shake it, or something, and then it catches the breath of life. And the little angelic spirit comes into it, the breath of life, and it becomes a living soul. And when we have Christ in our heart, and Christ becomes real in our heart, it's a little baby. "If this earthly tabernacle be dissolved . . ."
Jesus said in John 14 . . . "Don't let your hearts be troubled; if you've believed in God, believe in Me. For, in My Father's Kingdom is many tabernacles. I'll go and prepare a place for you." When this earthly tabernacle is dissolved, we have one. "I'll go and prepare a place for you, that where I am, there may you be also." Wants to be with Him.
Then I know, as this little child cries, for the new birth has been formed; when all other life breaks away, all mortal life and everything is gone, then it'll take something to shock me, and it takes death. Death gives you the shock, when it strikes you, but it only borns you again in a new Kingdom, over on the other side where there is no sickness, sorrow, no old age, or nothing. God help us." (63-0623E), The Flashing Red Light of His Coming, par. 169-171.
• "Now, the first thing happens when we're resurrected . . . The ones which are a-living will just still remain . . . The resurrection will set in first, the resurrection of those that are asleep. There'll be a wakening time, and those which are asleep in the dust now, not those that are asleep in sin, 'cause they sleep right on. They don't awake for another thousand years. But those who are sleeping in the dust will be awakened first, and these corruptible bodies will put on incorruption in the rapturing grace of the Lord. And then we'll all get together. And when they begin to get together, then we which are alive and remain shall be changed. These mortal bodies will not see death, but just of a sudden, there'll be like a sweep go over us, and you're changed. You're turned back like Abraham was, from an old man to a young man, from an old woman to a young woman. What's this sudden change? And after a while you're traveling like a thought and then you can see those who are already resurrected . . . Then we'll gather with them and then be caught up with them to meet the Lord in the air.
It's not necessary, if your uncle is buried down in southern Kentucky, that he has to be brought up in Indiana, or buried in Indiana has to be taken to southern Kentucky. No matter where he is . . . Them are dead in the sea shall rise from the sea. Those that were destroyed in that arena and eat up by lions, those who are throwed in the fiery furnaces and not even the bones will be left or the dust, they shall still rise. Whether they was in the arena at Rome, or whether they were in the tropic jungles of the south, or in the frozen regions of the north, they'll rise from the dead and be changed and be brought up; and the living shall be changed in a moment, a twinkling of an eye and be caught up together" (64-0823M, COD, par. 58-59).
• "Behold, He cometh with clouds . . . "Clouds," doesn't mean that He's coming on a big thunderhead, as mama, bless her heart, she is sitting here somewhere . . . When I was a little boy, she used to set and tell me, said, "He's coming on. A great big cloud's going to raise someday, and God's going to come." . . . If we just had the time to get all this back, and get the real background of the whole thing . . . Now, the cloud He's coming in, is not a cloud like a thunderhead, but it's a cloud of glory He's coming in. See, see? Now, when Jesus was overshadowed by God on Mount Transfiguration, clouds overshadowed Him and His raiment . . . See? And when Elijah would come down, a cloud come down and received him up, not a thunderhead, but a cloud of glory (Revelation 11:11-12). His great, glorious Presence shall strike the earth. "He cometh in clouds." Oh, I love that. "Clouds," there will be wave after wave of His glory will come across the earth, and the resurrection of the saints shall come. When that blessed Holy Spirit that's lived in their hearts, and they died with their corpses laying there, and the tear stains over their cheeks and things like that, they're placed out here in a graveyard. A great wave of that same Spirit, and a "whoossh," wave after wave.
"He that was last will be first, and he that was first will be last." How can it be that way? That's the order of the resurrection. I won't know nobody in the generation before me or the generation after me. I'll know those in the generation of this. And every generation will come successfully, right as it went down. "They which were last will be first." Sure, it has to be. See? I'll know my people. The next fellow, my dad will know his people; his grandfather, his people, on down like that.
Wave after wave, after wave, after wave, and the saints arising from everywhere, won't that be wonderful. Amen. That makes the old people feel young again. Yes. Now, notice closely. All right . . . comes in the clouds; and every eye shall see him . . . (No matter how far back they died; they'll still see him) . . . and they also which pierced Him: and all the kindreds of the earth shall wail because of him. Even so, Amen" (54-0512, Seven Church Ages, par. 91-99).
• As a Child of the King you should recognize that Brother Branham's Tent vision speaks of your body change and the fulfillment of Genesis 9:25-27. "God said, Cursed be Canaan; a servant of servants shall he be to his brothers. And he added, Blessed be the Lord God of Shem; and Canaan shall be his servant. God shall enlarge [persuade and convert] Japheth, and [the six Japhetic angels to the Church and their converts from all three branches of Adam's race] shall dwell under the same Holy Ghost covering in the tents of Shem [established by the Shemitic first angel Paul]; and Canaan shall be his servant; hewers of wood and drawers of water" (64-0830M, COD 1113:Q362; Joshua 9:15-27; nl1035.htm, par. 70).
Israel's Seventh or Great Trump will signal the end of the Gentile dispensation; the Sixth Seal will manifest an unprecedented convulsion of nature by "a great earthquake, and the sun shall become black as sackcloth of hair, and the full moon will become as blood, and the stars of heaven will fall to earth" (Revelation 6:12-13). "And upon the earth distress of nations with perplexity on account of the sea and the waves roaring [following the sinking of Los Angeles and a 1,500 x 300-400 mile segment of earth's crust]. Men's hearts failing for fear of those things which are coming on earth [global depression and nuclear war]" (Luke 21:25-26). By this sign Christ's end-time Bride will know that after three days "the dead in Christ will begin to rise in the order in which they fell asleep" (I Corinthians 15:23), and we will become a hunted and persecuted little group manifesting that we are the Sons of God, exercising the 'third pull' for our necessities which will raise our faith for translation grace. And "when the Day of Pentecost has full come again," we will recognize one of the resurrected glorified saints and this recognition will supercharge faith enabling us to change in the atoms. nl1204.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.