Bible Believers' Newsletter 910
"We focus on the present Truth – what Jesus is doing now. . ."
We greet you in the precious Name of our Lord Jesus Christ and extend as especial welcome to our new subscribers.
"The men rose up and looked toward Sodom: and Abraham [which means spiritual father of the nations] walked with them to send them off. And the Lord said, Shall I hide from Abraham what I am about to do; since [in his promised Seed] he will become a great and mighty nation, and in Him all nations of earth will be blessed?" (Genesis 18:17).
Brother Branham said, "Where are we at in this Abrahamic age? Where are we in this great time we're standing, the great hour that we're living? All the visions has been fulfilled" (This Day this Scripture is Fulfilled, p. 21:172). We have no part in today's Sodom generation; we are Lights on the Hill. "The secret things belong to the Lord our God: but the things that are revealed belong to us . . ." (Deuteronomy 29:29).
This Newsletter is prepared for Abraham's seed born of the Word of his Seed Jesus Messiah spoken through His Prophet William Branham whose ministry restored the apostolic faith and finished the mystery of God (Malachi 4:5-6; Revelation 10:7). Today's main article, "Hebrews 1 and 2 expound Genesis 1 and Ephesians 1" proves election, predestination and the grace of God to Abraham's seed under whose sovereignty the whole creation is subject.
In addition we have a contribution from Menachem Mevashir, "Truthfully commemorating One (of many so-called) Jewish Holocausts"—so many have been claimed. I believe you will find his article edifying.
The current news discloses our apostate once Christian nations are a sanctuary for liars, cutthroats, and the destroyers of "whatsoever things are true, whatever things are honest, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise." Think on these things and remember the roguish puppets ruling your country are recruiting, arming, paying, training and directing these monsters with your national treasure and the blood your young men and women for the kingdom of Lucifer.
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.
Chief of Defence Force v Conservative Australia
February 16, 2016 The 'golden gals' of the Defence Force have both come unstuck in the last week. Transgender officer, Cate McGregor, is unlikely to be awarded Australian of the Year for his abusive behaviour, while the Chief of Navy's Islamic Advisor has been stopped from using Navy resources to promote pro-Islamic political views. (See also: islamqa.info).
The Australian Defence Force was prepared to pay $25,000 for the unacceptable behaviour of the transgender officer. Following leave from the Army,
MalcolmCate McGregor returned to her new position with a new uniform and gender . . . a bloke who believes that he is a woman trapped in a man's body . . . Full story: bernardgaynor.com.au
Comment: At the Pentagon General Chaos authorized open homosexuality and transgenders . . . months are now wasted on sensitivity training, physical fitness while wearing pregnancy simulators, marching in red high heels and putting out breastfeeding and lactation memos to worldwide commands . . . the Marines and Navy ordered to replace every male job title with a gender neutral nomenclature. Henceforth, infantryman will now be infantry person or perhaps infantry thing or infantry it.
The insanity knows no bounds. Farewell, religious liberty, farewell, conscience in Australia newsweekly.com.au. This is the spirit of Laodicea—people's rights—or Judaeo-communism.
As reported in The Australian, "Eleven-year-old children are being taught about sexual orientation and transgender issues at school in a taxpayer-funded program written by gay activists. The Safe Schools Coalition teaching manual says that asking parents if their baby is a boy or a girl reinforces a "heteronormative world view" (10/02/2016). The (late) Robert Karolis warned of this perversion in Convention on the Rights of the Child: The Making of a Deception.
The Australian Family Association has been warning state and federal governments and parents about the dangers of this radical program for some time now. (Have you signed our petition?) The media are finally picking up on the shocking and dangerous content in the Safe Schools material, including website links to external adult
gayhomosexual groups [that are fulfilling Bible prophecy WITHOUT seeking the three antitypical messengers to the world in this our day. Billy Graham and Oral Roberts preached a basic salvation Message to the churches in Sodom, while the prophet William Branham veiled and revealed the Son of man "As it was in the days of Lot" (Luke 17:28-30; Hebrews 4:12, etc)].
Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill urge Christian Unity
February 13, 2016 Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill have held a historic first meeting, calling for restored Christian unity and urgent action to help Christians threatened by violence in the Middle East. "For nearly 1,000 years, Catholics and Orthodox have been deprived of communion in the Eucharist," they said in a joint declaration signed after talks in Cuba . . .
The 79-year-old Pope, in white robes and a skullcap, and Patriarch Kirill, 69, in black robes and a white headdress, earlier kissed and embraced before sitting down smiling for the historic meeting at Havana airport. Between them, they are the spiritual leaders of more than 1.3 billion Christians. Pope Francis left after the meeting for a tour of Mexico, while Patriarch Kirill continued a visit to Cuba, Brazil and Paraguay . . . Full story: abc.net.au
Comment: This shows the apostate world church system is uniting in the second crucifixion of the Word. When Israel and the 'Allies' are defeated in the 'hot stage' of World War III all religions will unite under Rome, ostensibly to prevent a re-communised Russia from destroying Jewry's usury.
The Neoconservatives are brewing a Wider War in Syria
February 14, 2016 The Islamic State that Washington is trying to create in Syria would provide Washington with a means of destabilizing Iran and Russia by exporting jihadism into those countries. The Russian Federation has Muslim populations as do former provinces of the Soviet Union that now cooperate with Russia. By bogging down Russia in internal conflicts, Washington can move Russia out of the way of Washington's exercise of hegemony. Similarly, non-Persian populations in Iran could be radicalized by jihadism and used to destabilize Iran.
In order to protect themselves, Russia, Iran, and Hezbollah have come to the support of Syria. The Russians are there legally at the invitation of the Syrian government. The US is there illegally. Russian air power in support of the Syrian Army has turned the tide against the Islamist State. The invaders are being driven out. The neoconservatives cannot accept this defeat . . . Washington is preparing a Syrian invasion by Turkey and Saudi Arabia, the purpose of which is to split Syria in half with Washington controlling the eastern part with the oil fields . . . Here is a description of the race to Raqqa: moonofalabama.org. Here is The Saker's take on the seriousness of the situation: thesaker.is. Don't miss this youtube.com Full story: paulcraigroberts.org
Comment: Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev: NATO threatens Russia; America threatens a Protracted War.
Is the US leading Saudi Arabia down 'the Kuwaiti Invasion Road'?
February 9, 2016 The reaction of Saudi Arabia to the Russian intervention in Syria has always been the wild card in the shifting geopolitical power base in the Middle East. Turkey and Israel, along with Saudi Arabia are the three [Jewish] countries with the most to lose because of a strong alliance between Syria, Iran, Hezbollah, and Russia . . . On the one hand the US is making agreements with Iran and lifting sanctions while on the other hand it is indirectly supporting Saudi Arabia's and Turkey's proxy war against Syria: a war which Iran, along with the support of Russia and Hezbollah, are resisting and countering with massive aerial and ground support.
The interesting parallels between 1990 Iraq and 2016 Saudi Arabia are unlikely to be coincidental. Both have militaries which were built with American equipment and support. Both were used by American interests to counter Iranian regional ambitions. Both supported the sale of their domestically produced crude exports in US dollars . . .
America may be misleading Saudi Arabia down the same road it led Saddam Hussein in the build-up to the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990. Except this time the aerial bombardment will come from Russian forces and the mop up crew will consist of Iranian and Hezbollah forces . . .
Saudi Arabia and Turkey are both pushed into a corner over the shifting power base in the Middle East. The paranoia and desperation, like Saddam in 1990, could very well cause both countries to commit to the very act of aggression which will lead to their ultimate demise and removal from a position of influence within the region . . . It is plausible that an overthrow of the House of Saud would benefit the American strategy against China. The divisions within Saudi Arabia make it ripe for such a strategy . . . A negotiation with China regarding crude sales in renminbi as discussed in the post The Petro-Renminbi Emerges, could very well be the macro-geopolitical and macro-socioeconomic strategy which is unfolding here. Such an outcome would benefit both China and Russia, while also maintaining a check on Iranian regional ambitions. Full story: philosophyofmetrics.com
Syria Proxy War against ISIS has reached Climax. Escalation towards US-NATO Sponsored Ground Invasion?
February 12, 2016 Washington's strategy consists in spearheading a broader regional war by inciting Turkey, Saudi Arabia as well as Israel to do the "dirty work for us" . . . Al Qaeda affiliated terrorists and the Islamic State (ISIS) forces are supported by US-NATO-Israel and their Persian Gulf GCC allies. Turkey and Saudi Arabia, in close liaison with Washington have played a central role in the recruitment, training and financing of the terrorists.
So far, this proxy war has unfolded without a direct confrontation between US-NATO allied forces and Syrian government forces, which are supported militarily by Russia and Iran. A major transition is now occurring in the conduct of the war on Syria. The terrorists are being defeated by Syrian government forces with the support of Russia. The proxy war (under the formal banner of the "war on terrorism") has reached its climax.
Turkish forces are now directly involved in combat operations within Syrian territory. In turn, Saudi Arabia, which is a State sponsor of terrorism has announced that it will be dispatching troops to Syria, allegedly with a view to combating the ISIS terrorists, which just so happen to be supported by Saudi Arabia . . . now planning to invade Syria on the orders of Washington . . . This US sponsored war is ultimately directed against Russia and Iran . . . Full story: globalresearch.ca
End NATO Now. 'An Insanity Driving the World inexorably toward WWIII'
February 13, 2016 America's President at that time in 1990, George Herbert Walker Bush, said privately to other NATO members, contradicting the message and assurances that he and his agents had verbally given to Mikhail Gorbachev saying that the Cold War was now at an end, "To hell with that! We prevailed, they didn't." Bush was secretly committed to a military 'victory' over Russia, even though communism, which was the alleged cause of the Cold War, had ended. Bush wanted conquest; all subsequent US Presidents have followed along with that evil intent.
Every moment of NATO's existence after that moment has been a continuation of Bush's lie. It has become a fatal lie now, because every subsequent US President has not only continued NATO, but increased its membership, has expanded NATO all the way to Russia's borders, and President Obama wants the next US President to culminate this, when he made clear (via his 'Defense' Secretary Ash Carter) recently, that the US will quadruple American weaponry and troops on Russia's border in a process that's to be completed by 2017.
Turkey can't wait. The insanity and evil that have reigned in the West since 1991 are now set on a Turkish hair-trigger . . . Full story: strategic-culture.org
Comment: "Thanks America" from a little Iraqi boy youtube.com
In Syria, if You can't find Moderates, dress up some Extremists
February 11, 2016 Upon reading the increasingly desperate headlines pumped out by the Western media as Western-backed terrorist forces begin to fold under an effective joint Syrian-Russian offensive to take the country back, readers will notice that though the term "moderate rebels" or "moderate opposition" is used often, the Western media is seemingly incapable of naming a single faction or leader among them.
The reason for this is because there are no moderates and there never were. Since 2007, the US has conspired to arm and fund extremists affiliated with Al Qaeda to overthrow the government of Syria and destabilize Iranian influence across the entire Middle East.
Exposed in Seymour Hersh's 2007 article, "The Redirection. Is the Administration's New Policy benefitting our Enemies in the War on Terrorism?", it stated explicitly that: The US has also taken part in clandestine operations aimed at Iran and its ally Syria. A by-product of these activities has been the bolstering of Sunni extremist groups that espouse a militant vision of Islam and are hostile to America and sympathetic to Al Qaeda.
The "catastrophe" the Western media constantly cites in increasingly hysterical headlines is the predictable manifestation of not Syrian and Russian security operations ongoing in Syria today, but of the conspiracy described by Hersh in 2007 that has indisputably been put into play, starting in 2011 under the guise of the so-called "Arab Spring." When the West does attempt to give names and faces to these so-called "moderates," it is a simple matter to trace them directly back to Al Qaeda. Full story: landdestroyer.blogspot.com.au
Comment: The BBC's latest production is as absurd as it is transparent and abhorrent. If Major Yaser Abdulrahim looks like he's never wore his FSA uniform out into the field, that's because he hasn't. He is not a member of the FSA at all, and is instead a commander of the Fatah Halab, an umbrella group for Al Qaeda affiliates armed and funded by both the US and Saudi Arabia.
USAF bombed Aleppo's Hospitals, Washington Liars blame Russia
February 11, 2016 Two US Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II assault warplanes carried out airstrikes on Aleppo Wednesday, destroying nine facilities, Russia's Defense Ministry reported. The same day, the Pentagon accused Moscow of bombing two Aleppo hospitals, while there were no Russian flights over the city.
"Yesterday, at 13:55 Moscow time (10:55 GMT), two American A-10 assault aircraft entered Syrian airspace from Turkey, flew right to the city of Aleppo and bombed targets there," Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said Thursday. Also on Wednesday, Konashenkov recalled, the Pentagon's spokesman, Colonel Steven Warren claimed that Russian warplanes allegedly bombed two hospitals in Aleppo. "In his words, some 50,000 Syrian have been allegedly deprived of vital services," Konashenkov said, pointing out that Warren forgot to mention either hospitals' coordinates, or the time of the airstrikes, or sources of information. "Absolutely nothing."
"No Russian warplanes carried out airstrikes in Aleppo city area yesterday. The nearest target engaged was over 20km away from the city," Konashenkov stressed, adding that on the contrary, airplanes from the US-led anti-ISIS coalition were active over Aleppo, "both aircrafts and UAVs."
"I'm going to be honest with you: we did not have enough time to clarify what exactly those nine objects bombed out by US planes in Aleppo yesterday were," Konashenkov said. "We will look more carefully." Full story: syrianfreepress. Evidence the US Airforce was responsible for the bombings of Aleppo syrianfreepress.wordpress.com
Comment: The jihadists intimidate local civilians and force them to walk en masse towards the Turkish border, while the militants try to melt into the crowd.
Bob Carter, RIP: Mythbuster and Fact Finder Extraordinaire
February 13, 2016 Professor Bob Carter, one of the most outspoken critics of global warming in the Western world, died in Townsville last month, after suffering a heart attack. He was aged 74. A brilliant speaker, Professor Carter was ever ready to participate in the public debate, and published several books and many articles on environmental issues, courageously taking issue with leading climate alarmists such as Al Gore, Professor Tim Flannery and Professor Will Steffen of the ANU. Full story: newsweekly.com.au
Comment: Read Professor Carter's "Ten facts about climate change" and "Laying to rest 10 global-warming myths".
Truthfully commemorating One (of many so-called) Jewish Holocausts
This week is Holocaust Remembrance Week at CSU and across the country. I would like to offer the following alternative perspective. I am a Jewish person who was raised Reform and lived as an ultra-Orthodox Jew in Israel for 18 years following my graduation from Harvard in 1980. I was baptized into Christianity by South African missionaries working in Israel in 2000 and have been back in the USA since December 2005.
The first problem with the Holocaust narrative is that Jewish organizations act as though only Jews suffered during the terrible period of history called World War II. In that brutal conflict, 60 million people died, most of them civilians and many of them by fire. Holocaust literally means 'sacrificial offering by fire' and that indeed is how millions died in the fire-bombings of Tokyo and Dresden and the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, along with the general mayhem of warfare including fires as a result of conventional bombing attacks. Ultimately it makes little difference to the victim if s/he dies by bomb, bayonet, incineration, or starvation.
Jewish organizations also act as though only Jewish deaths were sacrificial, which is the meaning of Holocaust: a fire offering to God. They demand veneration and adulation by non-Jews for their suffering while ignoring or denigrating the suffering of others. For example, the Tanya religious text of the Chabad Chassidic organization, one of the biggest lobbyists for mandatory Holocaust education programs, teaches that non-Jews are completely satanic creatures without a Divine soul. (Please see these links for more information.) Jewish groups demand public funding for their many Holocaust museums around the world and for their education efforts in American public schools and colleges. Do they make similar demands about the Genocide of the American Indians? Or the Genocide of the African Slaves? I don't think there is a single museum or publicly-funded education program about these horrors, whose losses far exceed those claimed by Jewish Holocaust organizations. (American Indians suffered 90% extermination rates and lost 95% of their land. African Slaves had a mortality rate of about 50% during their trans-Atlantic passage.)
Furthermore, Jewish organizations obscure the history of what really happened. They deny that most German Jews voted for Hitler in the 1933 elections. They deny that Hitler transformed the German economy from economic devastation to the most vibrant in Europe. They deny that Hitler's Germany was targeted for destruction by the international bankers and their servile Western governments for its refusal to join the Jewish-run international banking system. They deny that Hitler supported Zionism and wanted all German Jews to move to Palestine, and that the British in fact blocked their immigration there! They deny the special agreement between the NAZI government and Zionist organizations to allow German Jews to transfer all their material assets to Palestine, again blocked by the British. They deny the deep Jewish connection to Soviet Communism and that the most brutal directors of the early Soviet Police State were Jews. They deny that the most virulent forms of German anti-Semitism were lifted from the writings of secular Jewish Zionists! . . . They demand endless financial reparations from the German government, even though Japanese-Americans, who also were placed in wartime detention camps, received only a one-time payout by the US Government for their suffering.
Jewish organizations also deny the fact that Germany sought an alliance with the British government against the Soviet Union, and that one man, the half-Jewish Prime Minister Winston Churchill, overcame the wishes of the British Royal Family and singlehandedly steered Britain into war against Germany, allying instead with the Soviet psychopathic mass murderer Joseph Stalin. They also deny that in his voluminous history of World War II, written after the war, Churchill does not mention anything about the 'Holocaust' or German extermination camps, even though he hated all things German.
Jewish organizations also use the Holocaust to deny and conceal Jewish atrocities committed against non-Jews. I already mentioned the genocide of the American Indians and the African Slaves. Jews were prominent supporters of the Slave Trade. Wellesley professor Tony Martin has documented that many slave ship captains were Jews (and received the opprobrium of Jewish organizations for revealing this). Jews were so prominent in the Slave Trade that slave markets in the American South were closed on Saturday, the Jewish Sabbath. While only 5% of Southern whites owned slaves prior to the Civil War, 75% of Southern Jews did so. Furthermore, many of the Spanish Conquistadors who so ravaged native populations in the New World were actually Hispanic Jews fleeing from the Spanish Inquisition. Christopher Columbus may have been such a person, and his men totally annihilated the native peoples wherever they landed in the Caribbean. Needless to say, Jews have never supported any form of reparations or compensation to these two groups.
In more modern times, the Jewish Holocaust narrative attempts to deflect attention from the ongoing slow-motion genocide of the Palestinian natives by Israel. Instead, Jews and Zionists use the Holocaust story to justify their cruelty to the Palestinians. Ariel Sharon famously remarked that given a choice between being a victim or a NAZI he would choose to be the NAZI! This is the hidden lesson of the Holocaust Jewish organizations don't want you to know!
What about Jewish atrocities against America today? There is ample evidence that Israel and her Zionist supporters in America perpetrated the 9/11 Terror Attacks, forcing America to do Israel's dirty work in the Middle East. Jewish people are involved in every aspect of the 9/11 attacks, from the owner of the World Trade Center Towers, to the airport security firms, to the companies tasked with disposing of the debris before it could be analyzed, to the judges and lawyers who created the settlement terms ensuring that no criminal investigation ever would take place. Check out the writings of Christopher Bollyn, who is touring across America now (but no organization in Fort Collins would invite him to speak).
What about the Jewish bankers in New York, who are walking off with most of the American economy leaving 300 million Americans in debt and close to poverty? What about the Jewish economists on Wall Street and in academia who have turned the US economy into a casino of financial speculation, producing no real goods and services as they offshore factories to the Third World where they can escape labor and environmental regulations and employ people as virtual wage slaves?
What about the Jews who boast of running Hollywood, who use television and movies to pervert American culture with degeneracy and obscenity, something even Orthodox rabbi Daniel Lapin has denounced?
What about Jewish-owned Monsanto, whose GMO frankenfoods are threatening the health of people across the world?
What about the Jewish doctors who dominate the AMA and medical schools across the country? Why do they suppress natural and holistic approaches to health and instead promote bogus Big Pharma medications? The cancer doctors have a saying that once a person gets cancer the medical profession has two years to get all their money before they die! Check the website of Dr. Lorraine Day for more on this.
What about the Jewish dentists, who have poisoned our drinking water with toxic fluoride waste as a dubious way to promote dental health? Do you know that most of Europe and even Israel have banned fluoridated drinking water as a health hazard?
What about the Jewish lawyers and lobbyists who have sold off the American government to the highest corporate bidder? And the Jewish Supreme Court Justices who approved unlimited corporate financing of elections?
What about the Jewish owners of the professional sports teams and leagues, who have created a sick culture of adulation of celebrities, who are payed obscene salaries while nurses, policemen, firemen, paramedics, and teachers get meagre salaries at best? Why are Americans so grossly out of shape even though they are such rabid sports fans? Does their idolization of professional sports lead to good health or just to couch potato indolence?
What about the Jewish owned mass media, the newspapers and television stations that no longer report the news but instead fill our ears with mindless corporate crap and government propaganda? Ten years ago a FOX News cameraman told me during a 911 Truth outreach in Boulder, Colorado: Everyone in the media knows the official story about 9/11 is a whitewash and cover-up, but the media owners [i.e. Jews] in New York won't allow us to report the truth!
What about the claim of Dr. Len Horowitz, a Harvard-trained epidemiologist, that HIV was a bioweapon authorized by the Jew Henry Kissinger? What about the research of so many Jewish geneticists and biochemists that is being used by the Pentagon to create lethal bioweapons?
What about the Jewish nuclear scientists who promote nuclear power even though we have no way to manage its lethal nuclear waste that is poisoning the environment? And what about the nuclear weapons they created, whose 2000 atmospheric tests have left the world swimming in a sea of lethal radioactive fallout that is the real reason behind the epidemic rates of cancer?
What about the Jewish officials at the FDA and USDA who refuse to regulate the tens of thousands of synthetic chemicals flooding the environment, who ignore cell phone and WIFI radiation, and who turn a blind eye to lethal mercury in the vaccines mandated for American children?
For all these reasons, I say the Jewish Holocaust Memorial Events are a fraud perpetrated on the American public and on the world at large. These events either should be banned from schools and campuses, or taught in the larger context of global human suffering. We have a right to hear about all forms of Jewish Genocide, those in which Jews were victims and those in which they have been and are perpetrators. If the Jewish community cannot tolerate a free exchange of ideas, then they should be banned from college campuses which are supposed to be devoted to freedom of inquiry and freedom of speech.
Every story has two sides, and the Holocaust is no exception. People are tired of being berated and guilt-mongered into adulating Jewish suffering. Suffering is endemic to the entire world but Jewish Holocaust organizations would have you believe that Jewish suffering is unique in both scope and intensity. This is an outrageous and inhumane lie!
Finally, the only
JewJudahite whose suffering deserves universal adulation and veneration is the JewishIsrael's rejected Messiah, Jesus Christ of Nazareth, who died for the sins of the whole world. And He teaches us that God will not forgive our sins if we will not forgive those who have hurt us. Therefore the best way for Jews to commemorate the Holocaust is by learning the German side of the story and offering [rather asking for] their forgiveness. This will bring healing and reconciliation to both Jews and Germans and indirectly to Palestinians and the entire world as well. Jewish people of integrity must demand an end to their abuse by the cynical leaders of the organized Holocaust industry (like Elie Wiesel), who demand as the unofficial motto of Judaism: We will never forgive and never forget the NAZI Holocaust. Amen.
Hebrews 1 and 2 expound Genesis 1 and Ephesians 1
Hebrews chapters one and two distinguish Jesus Christ from every other prophet for He is more than a Prophet, He is the last Adam, the beginning of the NEW CREATION of God-men distinct from the fallen creation of the first Adam (Revelation 3:14). Paul is expounding Genesis 1 and Ephesians 1 to show us that the Bible is the story of God changing His form from the eternal Spirit alone with His thoughts to the flesh of His glorified Family. His eternal purpose is to be accomplished by a threefold process.
First: He would express the fullness of His nature and character in one Man, Jesus Messiah who is the Logos manifest in virgin-born flesh (Colossians 1:19; 2:9; I Timothy 3:16). Logos means "thought expressed in speech" or Word, and in Jesus the fullness of the Attributes of the eternal God was manifest, declared or interpreted as Man (John 1:18).
John 1:1-3, 14 "In the beginning was the Word, and the Word or Logos was with God [as His unexpressed thoughts], and the Word was God. The same was in the beginning with God [whose unchanging thoughts are eternal and real. And being omniscient He is not now learning, nor is He taking counsel even with Himself, nor at any time adding to His knowledge. If He can add to His knowledge, then He is not omniscient. He has never had a new thought about anything because all His thoughts He has always had and always will have; He knows the end from the beginning because He is God]. All things came into being through Him; and apart from Him nothing came into being that has been made . . . And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth".
Second: God would have preeminence to express Himself through Christ's many-membered mystic Body, His Church (Acts 4:13; I Corinthians 2:16; II Corinthians 3:2; Colossians 1:27). Now "the complete fullness of the godhead bodily" dwells in His Bride of all Ages.
Third: to restore the Kingdom to its rightful estate having overcome and banished sin and death from His Presence and His entire expression. Then "the tabernacle will be with men and He will dwell with them . . . for the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the Lord, as the waters cover the sea." (Revelation 21:1-3; Haggai 2:14).
Hebrews 1:1-4, "At various times and in many ways God of old spoke to the forefathers of the Israelites (Romans 9:5) in the prophets by partial revelations needing supplementation and completion. The Old Testament revelation has long since passed, having come to its canonical conclusion in Malachi so that nothing henceforth was to be expected but John the Baptist and Messiah Himself (Acts 3:22-25). In this, the Messianic age of redemption and completion, He has spoken to us in His Son whom He appointed heir of all things, by whom He also made the world [existing and moving in the perpetuity of time]; who being the brightness of His glory, and the express impression of His substance, and upholding all things by the Word of His power, when He had by Himself accomplished the work of redemption by purging our sins (Romans 4:25), sat down on the right hand [of power and authority] of the Majesty on high [and is worshipped as Lord]. Being made so much better than the angels [or Old Testament Prophets] as He has by inheritance obtained a more excellent name [dignity, glory and rank] than they [for angels are servants and messengers whereas He is a Son with equality with the Father (Matthew 28:18)]." As the Son "He abides ever" (John 8:35) with heirship or legal right as Son of God to inherit all things; as the Son of David He is Heir to the throne; as Son of Abraham He is Heir to the royal grant; as Son of man He is Heir to the earth. That is our Redeemer, our KINSMAN Redeemer.
Paul elevates the New Covenant above the Old and magnifies Jesus with preeminence over the angels or theophanies of men in God's foreknowledge and all previous prophets. He was the Father above the children of Israel, and the Angel of the Covenant guiding them. On earth He was the Son, and dwelling in His Church He is called the Holy Spirit. These are three offices or dispensation claims of the One Person of God.
Hebrews 1:5-7, 14: "For to which of the angels said God at any time, You are My Son, this day have I begotten you (Psalm 2:7; Acts 13:33; Hebrews 5:5)? And again, I will be to Him a Father, and He shall be to Me a Son (II Samuel 7:14)? And when He brought the first begotten into the world again, He said, And let all the angels of God worship Him. And in respect to the [subordinate position] of the angels He says, Who makes His angels spirits, and His ministers a flaming fire . . . They are all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for them who shall be heirs of salvation?"
When Brother Branham was asked, "Explain about each person's angel who abides with them from birth" he replied, "Now, there is an Angel, but this Angel of the Lord that are encamped about those that fear Him. See? Now, it isn't promised that sinners has Angels; it's only the redeemed has Angels. Did you know that? The Angels of the Lord encamp about those that fear Him. Now, Angels are messengers. I want you to notice; it's so perfect, and it'll prove predestination to you. See? . . . when this life leaves this body, [you, your soul] goes to that [angel or theophany] body" (COD, p. 1,155:Q381).
"Therefore the theophany, 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 [glorified] body to meet the theophany (There you are.), and caught up and go to meet the Lord in the air" (Who is this Melchisedec, p. 20:110).
"We cannot receive the promised Son that's promised us today in these bodies that we live in; these bodies are sin."
"This first conscience controls this body with see, taste, feel, smell, and hear, and it's just got us all scrupled up; we reason and everything else. But that new body that comes from this borned again (not this first conscience, it'll pass away) . . . It's that inside something that lives. . ."
"It's not this outside see, taste, feel, smell, and hear. It isn't. It's subject to death and will die, but the inside part of you, down in here, inside, that is the person that cannot die. See? And that's the person that the new life starts from, from this new birth; and it builds another person in the image of this person you are, around that life. You get it?"
"So potentially it's in here, and what is it? The Word promised before the foundation of the world. And around there, this only reflects the negative; that will reflect the positive, the Word. See? And the translation of the Bride will be the same thing. The Word that's in you, the body will materialize around that Word, and the same thing did by Sarah. When that old body that she had, that first body, it had to be changed in order to produce a son. You get it? That body could not do it. This body cannot do it, so it'll have to be changed the same way to receive the Son" (COD, p. 1114:246-250).
In another place the Prophet said, "After you recognize the very Word of God was Eagle Food, then you left the other thing. You've then been formed into the living image of the living God. You heard from your theophany. "If this earthly body be dissolved, we have one waiting" (Who is this Melchisedec, p. 17:88). When Christ, the revealed Word, becomes real to you, denominational guesswork is shown to be anti-Christ. "God has reserved in everlasting chains under darkness unto the judgment of the great day angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation [in His Word]" as ministers who refuse further revelation of the Word for their day are "fallen angels" (Jude 6).
He explained, "the Logos that went out of God . . . begin to form into a body shape. And this body shape . . . what we call a theophany. Theophany is a human body that's glorified, not exactly with flesh . . . a form of a human body that doesn't eat, neither does it drink, but it's a body that's waiting for us as soon as we leave this one. Now, in there, we enter into that body. And that's the kind of body that God was. For He said, "Let us make man in our own image and in our likeness."
This eliminates any possibility of the evolution of species, primeval pre-Adamites, extraterrestrial beings, and similar fantasies proposed by unbelievers opposing the simplicity of the Bible and the Great Creator who is my Saviour. It also eliminates both the Roman and Orthodox trinities (which are diverse one from the other). Now instead of the Babylonian "three in one" we recognize the scriptural ten thousand times ten thousand and thousands of thousands in One revealed to Daniel (7:10), Paul (I Thessalonians 4:14; Hebrews 12:22), Jude (14), Jesus and John (Revelation 5:11), confirming God's threefold purpose of Genesis 1:26-28 and Ephesians 1 expounded by Paul in Hebrews 1 and 2.
"Now [in the mind of God], when man become into that body, he had control of all the fishes, and fowls, and beasts of the field. And then there was no man to till the soil (Genesis 2). He done made male and female, but there was no man to till the soil. Then God made man out of the dust of the earth. He give him a hand like a chimpanzee, give him a foot like a bear . . . this earthly body is in the image of animal life, and it's made out of the same kind of material. Your body's made just the same kind of material as a horse, or a dog, or anything like that. It's made out of calcium, potash, petroleum, cosmic light . . . All flesh like that is . . . Not the same flesh, it's different flesh, but it's made out of the dust of the earth where it come from. But the difference between an animal and a man, God put a soul in a man and He didn't put it in the animal, because the soul that was in the man is [potentially] that theophany." [God's foreknowledge does NOT imply the pre-existence of souls, which is unscriptural] (William Branham, Hebrews Chapter Two, Part III, p. 80:278-279).
Hebrews 13:1-4, "Let brotherly love continue. Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares." Angels are inevitably rejected: consider Joseph who had spiritual dreams, saw visions and prophesied or Moses when the Israelites rebelled and were eventually blotted from the Book of Life. King David was rejected when his rebellious son Absalom betrayed him with a kiss as Judas would betray Jesus. The angel John the Baptist was decapitated; then the Angel of the Covenant came to His Own who knew Him not and crucified Him. After the angel John Wesley was reborn the Anglican church closed their pulpits to him, and when William Branham delivered his 'third pull' the Pentecostals and Full Gospel Businessmen's Association rejected him.
We are angels with the end-time Message and messengers of the rapture. The Spirit in us is announcing Christ's unseen second or 'parousia' Coming, the imminent end of the Christian dispensation and calling people to come out of Babylon and be filled with the Spirit.
Hebrews 2:1: Because angels "are all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for them who shall be heirs of salvation, [God's elect], it is necessary to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest perchance we drift away from them. For if the Word spoken through angels (Deuteronomy 33:2; Psalms 68:17; Acts 7:53; Galatians 3:19; prophets) proved steadfast, and every transgression and disobedience received a just recompense of reward; how shall we escape, after neglecting so great a salvation embodied in Jesus, whose very name means 'salvation,' which was first spoken through the Lord (Luke 4:16-19; Hebrews 1:1-2), and was confirmed for us by them that heard Him (Mark 16:20; Luke 1:2; I John 1:1); God jointly bearing them witness, [not by penalties as under the Law, but] with signs and wonders (Acts 2:22, 33), and with divers acts of power and gifts of the Holy Ghost (Acts 3:1-12; I Corinthians 12:4-11), according to His will?"
Hebrews 2:5-9, "For it was not to angels that God subjected the world to come of which we are speaking (Hebrews 6:5), [the Christian dispensation who's Head is Jesus, begun in grace here, will be completed in glory hereafter]. But one angel, the prophet King David testified (Psalm 8:4-6) saying:
"What is a man that You are mindful of him, or a son of man, that You look after him? You made him a little lower than the angels; You crowned him with glory and honour. You made him to have dominion over the works of Your hands; You have put everything in subjection under his feet." By virtue of his possession of the divine image, man has sovereignty (Genesis 1:26-28). This declaration admits no exception: no little green men, no 'greys,' no Martians, and confirms that the Bible is the story of God unfolding Himself or changing His form from the eternal Spirit alone with His thoughts to their manifestation in the flesh of His Glorified Family. The "saved" who will live around the renewed earth outside New Jerusalem will worship Him in this form throughout eternity.
For this reason Paul appealed to the infallible Word of Scripture that God has subjected everything to manGod-men of the NEW CREATION of whom Jesus Messiah is firstborn, and added, "You made him a little lower than his theophany." God sees the glorified appearance of His elect in theophany and displays His Own glory in elect overcomers from such a humble sphere because character is not a gift but a victory that displays the Token of His Life, giving Him glory. Jesus told Paul, "My grace is sufficient for you: for My strength is made perfect in weakness" (II Corinthians 12:9). And David, reminding us that God, whose majesty is extolled above the heavens, has also a mighty Name upon the earth, declared: "out of the mouth of babes and sucklings You have ordained a bulwark against Your foes, to still the enemy and the avenger," then contrasts "the work of God's fingers" with the twofold nature of man, appearing on the one hand, frail and impotent as a mortal dweller on earth, a creature of dust, and on the other, not merely an object of loving care, but an instrument preferred before all creatures (Psalm 8:7-8), to fulfil God's eternal purpose (Genesis 1:26-28; Ephesians 1).
Hebrews 2:8-9, "We don't yet see all things subjected to God. But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels, crowned with glory and honour because of the sufferings of death so that by divine grace He might taste death for everyone. For it was fitting that He, for whom and through whom the universe exists, as one who brought many sons to glory, to perfect the Captain of their salvation through sufferings. For He that sanctifies and they who are sanctified are all from one [Lord, one faith, one baptism into one Family]: for which cause he is not ashamed to call them brethren, when He says, I will proclaim Your Name to My brethren, in the midst of the congregation I will sing Your praise. And again, I will put my trust in Him. And again, Here am I and the children that God gave Me".
The eternal Spirit could neither suffer nor die to meet the wages of sin so He had to manifest in virgin-born flesh in order to play the part of KINSMAN Redeemer to redeem Adam and his offspring (I Timothy 3:16; I John 1:1-2).
"Since we, God's children share flesh and blood, He Himself likewise also partook the same, so that by means of His death He might destroy the one who wields the power of death, namely, the Devil; and deliver those who throughout life were subject to bondage by fear of death. For assuredly it is not the angels whom He rescues, but the seed of Abraham. Therefore He had to be assimilated unto his brethren that He might become 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 suffered by being tempted He is able to succour them that are tempted".
I Corinthians 15:25-27, "He must reign, till He has put all enemies under His feet. The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death. For God has put all things under His feet".
On the Cross Jesus' mortal spirit expired, His body died, and His soul entered His theophany and descended to the place of departed, disembodied souls called (Heb.) Sheol in the Old Testament and (Gk.) Hades in the New Testament. Those who know best describe it as downward: a deep, dark prison of torment with bars and locks. Here the righteous and the wicked are separated by an impassable chasm. (Gk.) Gehenna, mentioned mostly in the New Testament, designates the place of the lost (Matthew 23:33). The wicked are in torment while blessed dead of the Old Testament were in that part of Hades called Paradise (Luke 23:43), "in Abraham's bosom" (Luke 16:22), pending ransom by Messiah because the blood of bulls and goats could not remit sin.
Here Jesus continued preaching in sight and hearing of all the dead. His ministry vindicated the Old Testament prophets and saints and condemned the lost as at the end of the Christian dispensation our ministry quickens the elect and condemns "the total lost" (I Peter 3:18-22; 4:6; II Peter 2:4-5; Jude 6). Early on Sunday He returned to the tomb, raised and glorified His body (John 20:1-18) and encountered Mary Magdalene; then He ascended to the metaphorical heavenly tabernacle where with His own Blood He cleansed it of an accumulated 4,000 year's sins of the Old Testament saints. Then descending to Hades once again He led the Old Testament saints from captivity to death and made them captives of eternal Life in glorified bodies (Matthew 27:50-52; I Corinthians 15:20-22; Ephesians 4:8-10; Hebrews 9:15-16). Paradise was done away then as Christ's mediation and PART-Word has been done away today (I Corinthians 13:10).
Brother Branham said that after Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection He commissioned His disciples saying, "All authority in heaven and on earth is given to Me" because as the first God-man He overcame the world and accomplished His work. "Man and God had united! The Logos had been made flesh, and had been killed, and rose again for our justification, and was then the anointed Emmanuel forever and forever. God changed His dwelling place from a throne in the spaces yonder to the heart of His Son Christ Jesus, to live and reign forever. God was in Christ; He's the final resting place of the Spirit."
"The Spirit stayed in a tabernacle one day, under a tent. And Solomon built Him a house. "But howbeit, the Most High dwelleth not in houses made with hands; but a body has Thou made Me" . . . the Body of the Lord Jesus Christ, made lower than the Angels to taste death; and none but the very Highest of high, Christ, the Prince of peace, the King of kings, the Lord of lords, the Creator of every star in the universe" (Hebrews, p. 54:121-124; Ephesians 1:21-23).
Jesus said, "I am the true vine, and My Father is the husbandman. He takes away every branch in Me that does not bear fruit: and prunes every branch that bears fruit so that it may bring forth more fruit." And in Matthew 13:39-41 He said, "The harvest is the end of the age; and the reapers are the angels [Paul, Irenaeus, Martin, Columba, Martin Luther, John Wesley, and William Branham]."
In The Seed of Discrepancy Brother Branham said, "Notice in verse 41, the two also very close, so close in the last days till He could not depend on some certain church to separate them, say, the Methodist or the Baptist, or the Pentecostals, to separate them. He said, "He sends His angels to separate them." An Angel is coming to bring the separation, the segregation between the right and the wrong. And no one can do that but the Angel of the Lord" (p. 5:19).
The Prophet explained, there are three kinds of believers in every church; the believer, make-believer, and un-believer. Only the believer or elect will be gathered in the harvest.
John 15:5-7, "I am the vine, you are the branches: He that abides in Me, and I in him, will bring forth much fruit: for without Me you can do nothing. If a man does not abide in Me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; and men gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned [as denominational branches in the great tribulation]. If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, you shall ask what you will, and it shall be done unto you. Herein is My Father glorified, that you bear much fruit; so shall you be My disciples. As the Father has loved Me, so have I loved you: continue in My love".
Christ's true Church is the individuals who abide in the vine by faith. This is the Body of Christ. "The Spirit and the Bride say, Come. And let him that hears say, Come. And let him that is athirst come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely. For I testify to every man that hears the Words of the prophecy of this Book [revealed by the seventh angel], If anyone adds to these things, God will add to him the plagues written in this Book: and if anyone shall take away from the Words of the Book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the Book of Life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this Book". nl910.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.