Bible Believers' Newsletter 980
"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 in God's unchanging Word.
We have a full house of news; in due course we will see how the Machiavellian dialectic being imposed upon Qatar turns out, bearing in mind that the 'hot stage' of this war is designed to exhaust political Islam and political Zionism in controlled conflict. Our main article focuses upon women, ultimately the Bride of Jesus Christ and the bride of Satan.
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.
UN Report Most Refugees were Targets of US Intervention
June 24, 2017 — A UN report has shown that more than 65 million people were forced to leave their home countries last year, becoming refugees due to deadly conflict. The top nations from which refugees fled have one thing in common, they were all targets of US intervention . . . The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), which drafted the report, put the figure into perspective, stating that increasing conflict and persecution worldwide have led to "one person being displaced every three seconds—less than the time it takes to read this sentence" . . . what the UN report failed to mention was the role of US foreign intervention, indirect or direct, in fomenting the conflicts responsible for producing most of the world's refugees. According to the report, three of the nations producing the highest number of refugees are Syria (12 million refugees created in 2016), Afghanistan (4.7 million) and Iraq (4.2 million) . . . It is worth noting that each US soldier in Afghanistan costs US taxpayers $2.1 million . . . The report ranks Colombia as the world's second-largest producer of refugees, with 7.7 million Colombians displaced in 2016. Like Syria, the US has not directly invaded Colombia, but is known to have extensively funded paramilitary groups, also known as "death squads," in the country since the 1980s . . . Full story: mintpressnews.com youtube.com.
Comment: Speaking at the Herzliya conference on Thursday, Israel's intelligence and transportation minister Yisrael Katz asked King Salman to invite Prime Minister Netanyahu to Riyadh and to send newly appointed Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to Tel Aviv in return . . . You can also send your heir, the new one, Prince Mohammed bin Salman. He's a dynamic person. He is an initiator. And he wants to break through . . . They know we have to create an access vis-a-vis Iran . . . A peace deal must be reached with "moderate Arab Sunni countries"... (mintpressnews.com). Three Jew-ruled countries—USA, Israel, and Saudi Arabia want to destroy peaceful Iran.
Hersh: Trump Ignored Intel before Bombing Syria
June 26, 2017 — The Syrian strike on a jihadist meeting place in Khan Sheikhoun on April 4 was closely coordinated beforehand between Russian and US intelligence agencies. The US were well apprised of what would happen and tracked the events . . . [If you review past news items you will discover the 'victims' of the false flag so-called sarin gas attack were not locals but civilians who had been kidnapped, murdered and transported by Jihadists] . . . Full story: youtube.com
Comment: US Military Officials: there was no chemical weapons attack in Syria . . . Trump bombed Syria DESPITE advice from military and intelligence chiefs. . . On April 6, United States President Donald Trump authorized an early morning Tomahawk missile strike on Shayrat Air Base in central Syria in retaliation for what he said was a deadly nerve agent attack carried out by the Syrian government two days earlier in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun. Trump issued the order despite having been warned by the US intelligence community that it had found no evidence that the Syrians had used a chemical weapon . . . I learned of the total disconnect between the president and many of his military advisers and intelligence officials, as well as officers on the ground in the region who had an entirely different understanding of the nature of Syria's attack on Khan Sheikhoun. I was provided with evidence of that disconnect, in the form of transcripts of real-time communications, immediately following the Syrian attack on April 4 [Here's one of the transcripts] . . . media blackout was so strong that . . . Hersh's story appeared yesterday in a German publication, Welt am Sonntag.
The jihadists (agents of the Sauds) in Syria know that if they again set up a chemical attack so as to blame it on Assad, the US and its allies have already committed themselves to go to war to overthrow Syria's government (for 'humanitarian reasons'). Any jihadist group there could thus pull the trigger even prior to the G20 Summit. Full story: globalresearch.ca
Israel's Fire Support for its Al-Qaeda Mercenaries started Three Years Ago
June 26, 2017 — Al-Qaeda attacked a Syrian Arab Army position in Madinat al-Baath (map) next to the Israel occupied Golan heights. Al-Qaeda requested Israeli fire-support by launching some mortars towards empty space in the Israel occupied area. The Israeli DefenCe Force accepted the request and destroyed two Syrian Arab Army tanks. Two Syrian soldiers were killed. The SAA held steady and the al-Qaeda attack on its position failed.
This was very easy to predict. Israel has supported al-Qaeda in the area since at least 2014. The al-Qaeda fire-request-by-mortar scheme has been in place for at least three years. In October 2014 the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF), which back then still covered the area, reported to the UN Security Council . . .
The Wall Street Journal, also three years late, reported last week that Israel had set up a special IDF unit to advise, train, support and control al-Qaeda in the Golan area: Israel Gives Secret Aid to Syrian Rebels . . . Full story: moonofalabama.org
Seven Secrets about the World—revealed through the Proxy War on Syria
- June 23, 2017 — Media all around the world are controlled by the same interests . . . With the exception of Russia's RT, every influential newspaper and TV channel in the world has repeated the same propaganda, talking points, and the narratives with impeccable coordination . . .
- Media-Entertainment can peddle the biggest whoppers . . . media wouldn't even think about revealing the geopolitical and financial reasons behind the Syrian war—Qatar oil/gas pipeline through Syria to Europe, Israel's land and oil grab in Golan Heights, Saudi Arabia's obsession with preventing a Shiite Crescent (Iran-Iraq-Syria-Lebanon) etc. . . . media's job is to sell the war . . . The difference between Assad and the rebels can be summed up in this one picture comparing school girls in Syria with school girls under ISIS.
- Entire political establishment can lie about something . . . shows how strong the military-industrial complex and the globalists are.
- Wars can be easily manufactured . . . America is in a perpetual state of war.
- Any foreign leader can be demonized, any nation can be destroyed . . . just believe one-dimensional caricatures for foreign leaders, so the verdict against a foreign leader/country will always be guilty.
- Wars can be a secret project of multiple nations . . . the verdict against a foreign leader/country will always be guilty.
- Islamic terrorists are proxy tools for the West . . . 2 min. video. Full story: spartacusmagazine.com.
Another Step toward a Devastating War: Washington's Pretence that it is fighting ISIS
June 19, 2017 — There is no intelligence in Washington. Only arrogance and hubris. The quarter century I spent there was with the most utterly stupid people on the face of the earth.
I expect Russia to win this, because Russia has intelligent leadership, and Washington does not.
Nevertheless, perhaps mistakenly, as no one can know everything, I blame Russia for letting the Syrian crisis develop. Russia and Syria would have won the war long ago, except Russia kept declaring premature victory, pulling out, having to go back, always hoping to reach an agreement with Washington. Indeed, reaching an agreement with Washington was more important to the Russian government than winning the war or anything else.
Regardless of the evidence, the Russian government's hope simply could not die that Russia and Washington could reach an agreement to fight terrorism together. What utter nonsense. The terrorism in the Russian province of Chechnya was instigated by Washington. The Russian government does not seem to understand that there are no independent terrorists. Terrorism is a Washington weapon. So how can the Russian government make a pact against terrorism with the country that is using terrorism as a weapon against Russia?
What does Russia think the neoconservatives' plan to conquer Syria and Iran is about if not to bring more terrorism to Russia . . .
Little doubt that Putin is a moral leader who is opposed to war and wants the best for all countries. However, by sacrificing the advantage every time he gains it to the nonsensical idea of making an agreement with Washington simply conveys to Washington weakness. Washington thinks Putin is just another person who Washington can walk over. This is a miscalculation, and it will result in war. It would be much better if Putin laid down the gauntlet and made it completely clear that "if you want war, it will be there in 30 minutes." Suddenly, Russia would be taken seriously . . . Putin, the leader of the free world, should not be on the defensive from a bankrupt, two-bit punk, washed up government in Washington that wallows in evil. Full story: paulcraigroberts.org
Comment: Daniel 2:43.
The US Escalation in Syria and the Threat of World War
June 21, 2017 — [Jewess] Kimberly Kagan, who now heads the Institute of the Study of War . . . stated, One of the aims of the American intervention would be to "energize Sunni populations in the Euphrates River zone . . ." In other words, Washington will seek to reignite the sectarian war for regime change based on Sunni Islamist militias, but this time with American "boots on the ground" . . . prepared—behind the backs of the American people and without any debate, much less a shred of legality—is another full-scale Middle East war directed not just at Syrian regime change, but at confronting Iran and nuclear-armed Russia . . .
Full story: wsws.org
In first, Pope Francis names Rabbis to Pontifical Academy of Life
June 18, 2017 — Two rabbis, one from Israel and one from Argentina, were appointed by Pope Francis to the Pontifical Academy of Life, the first time rabbis have been invited to be members of the academy. Pope Francis appointed 45 new ordinary members and five honorary members to the academy's advisory body, the Vatican announced last week.
Israeli rabbi Avraham Steinberg, who won the Israel Prize in 1999 for original rabbinic literature, and Argentinean rabbi Fernando Szlajen were designated on June 13 as members of the institution that "exists for the promotion and defence of human life, especially regarding bioethics as it regards Christian morality". . . Full story: forward.com
Comment: Pope Francis has vowed a "spirit of renewed collaboration" with Jews which is scriptural and timely, (Daniel 9:27; 11:31; 12:11; Isaiah 28:18-22; Revelation 6:8; 17:11 – 18:20).
The Dönmeh: the Middle East's Most Whispered Secret
October 25, 2011 — The Dönmeh sect of Judaism was founded in the 17th century by Rabbi Sabbatai Zevi, a Kabbalist who believed he was the Messiah . . . the rabbi's followers, known as Sabbateans, but also "crypto-Jews," publicly proclaimed their Islamic faith but secretly practiced their hybrid form of Judaism . . . Modern Turkey: a secret Zionist state controlled by the Dönmeh . . . support for Zionism, the creation of a Jewish homeland in Palestine, after World War I and during Nazi rule in Europe that endeared Turkey to Israel and vice versa . . . Knowledge that it was Dönmeh, in a natural alliance with the Zionists of Europe, who were responsible for the deaths of Armenian and Assyrian Christians, expulsion from Turkey of Greek Orthodox Christians, and the cultural and religious eradication of Turkish Islamic traditions, would issue forth in the region a new reality . . . Greek and Turkish Cypriots . . . Armenians . . . would realize that they had a common foe that was their actual persecutor [the Dönmeh Jews]. . .
British Foreign Secretary Lord Balfour, in a letter to Baron Walter Rothschild, a leader of the British Zionists, stated: "His Majesty's government view with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people . . ." The deal had the tacit backing . . . from Dönmeh Jews who supported the Zionist cause, Kemal Ataturk and Ibn Saud. The present situation in the Middle East should be seen in this light . . . the Dönmeh and their Zionist brethren in Israel and elsewhere are worried about Dönmeh and Zionist historical revisionism, including their role in the Armenian and Assyrian genocide . . . With reformist governments in Turkey and Egypt much more willing to look into the background of those who have split the Islamic world, Ataturk in Turkey and Mubarak in Egypt, the Sauds are likely very much aware that it is only a matter of time before their links, both modern and historical, to Israel will be fully exposed. Full story: strategic-culture.org
House Panel takes First Step towards Military 'Space Corps'
June 20, 2017 — Lawmakers on Tuesday took the first step towards establishing a 'Space Corps' within the Air Force—similar to the way the Marine Corps functions in the Navy—by drafting legislation that would require the new organization to be set up by January 1, 2019 . . . Current Air Force leadership opposes setting up a Space Corps . . .
Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein said he believes the move would only cause confusion. "I don't support it at this time" . . . Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson said . . . "I could not agree more that now is the time to address the threats our nation faces in space, which is why the Air Force has proposed a 20 percent increase in space funding in this year's budget, and announced last week a reorganization that integrates, elevates and normalizes space" . . . Full story: spacenews.com
Yellowstone Supervolcano hit by 878 Earthquakes in just over Two Weeks
June 28, 2017 — A swarm of 878 quakes has been recorded over the past fortnight at Yellowstone. When the earthquakes started on June 12, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said it was the highest number of earthquakes at the park within a single week in the past five years . . . The strongest quake of 4.4 magnitude hit on Thursday, June 15. 'The swarm consists of one earthquake in the magnitude 4 range, 5 earthquakes in the magnitude 3 range, 68 earthquakes in the magnitude 2 range, 277 earthquakes in the magnitude 1 range, 508 earthquakes in the magnitude 0 range, and 19 earthquakes with magnitudes of less than zero,' the report said. 'Earthquake swarms are common in Yellowstone and, on average, comprise about 50 per cent of the total seismicity in the Yellowstone region'. Full story: dailymail.co.uk
The Tale of Two Women representing Two Cities
The Prophet of Malachi 4:5-6 said, "the woman is made so she can deceive and be deceived. A good woman is a jewel in a man's crown. She should be honoured. The best thing God could give a man besides salvation is a good wife".
"King Solomon found more bitter than death the woman, whose heart is snares and nets, and whose hands are fetters; he who pleases God will escape her; but the sinner will be ensnared by her. Behold, this is what I have found, says the Preacher, step by step I searched for the conclusion. What my heart sought continually I did not find: one man among a thousand I found; but a woman among all these I have not found. Only this have I found, that God made man upright, but they have sought out many means to follow their own downward path" (Ecclesiastes 7:26-29).
Did you know that the Bible mentions the names of only four women from the antediluvian world?
Genesis 3:20, "And Adam called his wife's name Eve; because she was the mother of all living." Adam did NOT father Eve's first born.
The Word of God is forever settled in heaven. Before one speck of stardust was made, that Word [God's law] was there EXACTLY AS IT IS WRITTEN IN OUR BIBLE. Now the Word teaches us that if a woman leaves her husband and goes with another man she is an adulteress and is no longer married and the husband is not to take her back. That Word was true in Eden as it was true when Moses wrote it in the Law. The Word can't change. Adam took her back (Deuteronomy 24:1-4; Romans 5:12-21). Hence we are all "born in [Adam's] iniquity [taking Eve back to himself when she should have been burnt (Leviticus 21:9)]; and in sin [Eve's unbelief in God and trust in the Devil-incarnate Serpent's lie] did my mother conceive me, and come into the world speaking lies" (Psalm 51:5-6).
Had Eve not allowed herself to be seduced, Adam's race would have reproduced by the knowledge of God's holy Word revealed to her prophet husband—not by Satan's wisdom and the Serpent's lust. God introduced polygamy after the fall because a man's unregenerate soul found it difficult to overcome his mortal spirit.
Job observed: "Man that is born of a woman is of few days, and full of trouble . . . Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? not one." Job was elect of God, so despite his physical discomfort and the discouragement of his "comforters" Job recognized that man must be re-born by a Man. "I know that my KINSMAN Redeemer lives, and at the last day He will stand upon the earth: and after my skin has been destroyed, yet in my [glorified resurrected] flesh I shall see God: whom I myself shall see, whom my own eyes shall behold, and not another; my heart fails within me as I wait in hope" (Job 14:1, 4; 19:25-27).
The original law of marriage is that two only should be one flesh (Genesis 2:24). The last Adam Jesus Christ laid open the iniquity of fornication, and restored marriage to its first form (Matthew 5:27-32; 19:8-9; Revelation 17:1 – 19:2). The new creation of God-men is the seed of Jesus Messiah—our second birth begotten by the spoken Word apart from human male instrumentality like the first and the last Adam.
Whereas our flesh was conceived by the physical union of our parents, our soul was "dead in trespasses and sins" (Ephesians 2:1; Psalm 51:5-6). Our second birth is the spiritual quickening of our soul from darkness into Light by a clear understanding of "the present Truth" through our invisible union with our heavenly Bridegroom (II Peter 1:12).
We are not our body that must change in the atoms, or our mortal spirit that will be replaced by our theophany. "As we have borne the image of the earthy first man, we shall also bear the image of the heavenly second Man . . . flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither does corruption inherit incorruption . . . [God's elect] shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last Trump: for the Trumpet of God shall sound and the dead [in Christ] shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed [into glorified flesh]" (I Corinthians 15:47-52).
I John 3:5-10, "Jesus Christ appeared in visible form and became man to take away sins [i.e. unbelief in the revealed Word]; and in Him is no sin. Whoever abides in Him does not sin [or disbelieve the revealed Word, which is to reject the Holy Spirit]: whoever sins has neither known or understood Him. Little children, let no one deceive you: he who practices righteousness is righteous, even as He is righteous. He who practices sin [unbelief] is of Satan; for the Devil has sinned from the beginning. The Son of God appeared that He might destroy the works of the Devil. Whoever is born of God does not commit sin; for His seed remains in him (Luke 8:11; I Peter 1:23-25): and he cannot sin, because he is born of God. In this the children of God are distinguished from the children of the Devil: anyone who does not practice righteousness is not of God, nor he who does not love his brother".
Nowadays Cain's descendants claim a matriarchal lineage to Eve who was of Adam's race but as the genealogies of Adam and Cain are both patriarchal and distinct (Genesis 4-5) the ruse fails. The other three antediluvian women named in the Bible were all of Cain's race:
Genesis 4:19-22, "Lamech [meaning powerful by virtue of the implements of bronze and iron of (his son) Tubal-cain's craftsmanship] took unto him two wives: the name of the one was Adah [meaning adornment or beauty], and the name of the other Zillah [which means shade, implying comfort and coolness]".
"And Adah bore Jabal [meaning flowing stream, wanderer]: he was the father of those who dwell in tents, and have cattle [nomads with no inheritance in this world; distinguished from Abel who was a pastoralist and homesteader]. And his brother's name was Jubal [music player]: he was the father of all such as handle the harp and organ]. And Zillah, she also bore Tubal-cain, a whetter of every artificer in bronze and iron. [Tubal the coppersmith invented bronze, a hard alloy of copper and tin]: and the sister of Tubal-cain was Naamah".
Naamah (Naomi) meaning loveliness or pleasantness, was renowned for her beauty and demeanour. These beautiful refined women were hardly drudges and household slaves, nor the men coarse and boorish but prosperous, educated people, not only in the arts, engineering and science, but also in the elegancies of life. The names of the three women are indicative of sensual attractions or intentions of the worldly mind of the Cainites. Lamech's three sons are the authors of inventions which show how the mind and efforts of the Cainites inclined toward beautifying and perfecting their earthbound existence. Our Laodicean immoral, amoral physical and spiritual Cainite civilization likewise is "materially rich, increased with goods, in need of nothing, yet spiritually it is wretched, and miserable, bankrupt of faith, blind to what Peter called "the present Truth" and naked of the Blood of Christ" (Revelation 3:17-20; II Timothy 3:1 – 4:4).
The chart above shows that Naamah the Serpent's seed was the wife Noah took with him in the Ark (Genesis 6:4). She was not the mother of his three sons, who along with their three wives and Noah were perfect in their Adamic lineage. Naamah, a direct descendant of Cain, was the mother of Ham's illegitimate son Canaan (Genesis 6:9-10; 9:18-29). Contrary to some cults there were no 'pre-Adamites'; Genesis 1 and 2 teach that Adam was formed before the animals and ignoring the effect of exposure to sunlight, melanin is the primary determinant of skin colour.
As Jesus prophesied, "the conditions of the days of Noah have repeated in the days of the (Gk.) 'parousia' Coming of the Son of man . . . as a thief in the night" (Matthew 24:37; I Thessalonians 5:2; II Thessalonians 2:1-3; Revelation 3:3; 16:15). For the past fifty-four years the Lord has been "taking one from the field, and leaving one; taking one from the mill, and leaving one; taking one from the great whore, and leaving one; taking one from her (once) Protestant daughter churches, and leaving one. Where to, Lord? Wheresoever the carcase of the living Body of Word of Christ is, there will the eagles be gathered together" (Matthew 24:27-28; 37-51; 25:1-13; Revelation 17:1-5; 18:4; Genesis 6:1-13).
"As it was in the days that were before the flood" our committed hedonists, epicurean oligarchs, effete plutocrats, the best politicians the City of London can buy, and talking heads, are eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, and know not that God has sent "a Prophet as thoroughly vindicated, or even more thoroughly vindicated than was any prophet in all the ages from Enoch to this day, because this man of necessity had the capstone prophetic ministry, and God has shown him forth. He did not need to speak for himself, God spoke for him by the voice of the sign" (An Exposition of the Seven Church Ages, p. 329; Luke 17:28-30; Genesis 18; Hebrews 4:12; 13:8).
As we shall see, there are two women representing two cities.
The apostle and prophet Peter whom the Judaeo-Roman Universal church claim was their first pope pastored the circumcision in his Church at Jerusalem and was never in Rome. Besides, the Judaeo-Roman Universal church organized at the First Nicaea Council of AD325, and her first pope was Boniface III, crowned in 607.
Peter cautioned "be mindful of the Words which were spoken before by the holy prophets, and of the commandment of us the apostles of the Lord and Saviour."
Peter prophesied: "Know this first, that in the last days scoffers will come, following after their own lusts, and saying, Where is the promise of His second or (Gk.) 'parousia' Coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of creation. For this they willingly are ignorant of, that by the Word of God the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of the water and in the water: whereby the world that then was, being overflowed with water, perished: but the heavens and the earth, which are now, by the same Word are kept in store, reserved unto nuclear fire against the day of judgment and perdition of ungodly men" (II Peter 3:2-7).
Speaking of women: "The Catholic Church is the only religious institution that can enter into diplomatic relations and that interests itself in international rights, acting through the Holy See, an international sovereign subject of singular characteristics" (Monsignor Pietro Parolin, Undersecretary for Relations with States, 2007). In this amazing quote the Catholic undersecretary unwittingly confirms the Judaeo-Roman Catholic church is the whore of Babylon! It is the ONLY religious institution that can enter diplomatic relations with the "kings of the earth and of the whole world" (Isaiah 24:21; Jeremiah 25; Revelation 6:15; 16:14; 17:2, 18; 18:3-20; 19:9; 21:24). "With whom the kings of the earth have committed fornication, and the inhabitants of the earth have been made incapable of sober judgment by the wine [teachings] of her fornication [idolatry]" (Revelation 17:2; 14:8; 16:19; 18:3). Not only are over a billion Catholics deceived by her teachings but her (once) Protestant harlot daughter churches follow Catholic dogma—her Babylonian trinity of gods, a false baptism in three titles, sprinkling and pouring instead of immersion, organized religion led by committees of men, a nicolaitane priesthood, the false Apostles' Creed (so-called), christening, confirmation, godparents, and pagan Babylonian festivals like Christmas and Easter.
The papacy is so influential and powerful that nearly every major country consults her before making major policy moves. "Her large diplomatic corps maintains relations with more than 100 nations" (US News and World Report, October 30, 1978, p. 24). In 2011, she had diplomatic relations with 178 countries, only about 20 remain for her to have full union with the whole world.
Brother Branham said, "Now I want you to be very careful here and see this. God has promised that at the end time Malachi 4 is going to be fulfilled. It has to be for this is the Spirit-quickened Word of God spoken by the prophet Malachi. Jesus referred to it. It is just before Christ comes the second time. By the time Jesus comes all Scripture must be fulfilled. The Gentile dispensation will be in its last Church Age when that messenger of Malachi comes. He will be right with the Word. He will take the whole Bible from Genesis to Revelation. He will start at the serpent's seed and carry on to the Messenger in the latter rain. But he will be rejected by the denominations".
[This is mostly history; the Laodicean or "last Church Age" ended in 1963. Brother Branham's Message has restored the apostolic faith (Malachi 4:5, 6b; Matthew 17:11) and "finished the mystery of God" veiled from the foundation of the world by the mysteries of the seven thunders in Revelation 10 and Daniel 12 which are the revelations contained in the Seven Seals. Christ is the Logos and fullness of the Word, the mystery of God revealed by the former (or teaching) rain of the Prophet's Message that introduced His second or 'parousia' Coming as Son of man and Judge (John 5:27). Christ in us will be "the Messenger in the latter (or harvest) rain" to manifest that they are "the Sons of God"].
"He has to be [rejected] for that is history repeating itself from the time of Ahab. Israel's history under Ahab is happening right here in America where the prophet of Malachi appears. As Israel left Egypt to worship in freedom, pushed out the natives, raised up a nation with great leaders like David, and then put an Ahab on the throne with a Jezebel behind him to direct, we have done the very same in America. Our forefathers left for this land to worship and live in freedom. They pushed back the natives and took over the land. Mighty men like Washington and Lincoln were raised up but after awhile other men of such poor calibre succeeded these worthy men that soon an Ahab was set in the presidential chair with a Jezebel behind him to direct him".
[America's 'Ahab' was Roman Catholic President John Kennedy who was married to a Jewish wife and influenced by the Judaeo-Roman Catholic church. Israel's Ahab was weak and misled by his evil physical and spiritual Serpent's seed wife, Jezebel, daughter of king Ethbaal of Sidon, who murdered his way to the throne and was high priest of Ashtoreth (the deified Semiramis, Astarte, Cybele, Venus, Diana, etc., the moon-goddess, Baal's consort whom Roman Catholics worship as the deified Virgin Mary).
Under Jezebel's influence Ahab introduced the impure worship of the sun-god Baal, adding other gods besides Jehovah (Exodus 20:2), veiling their real idolatry with flimsy pretexts as does Rome].
"It is at such a time as this that the messenger of Malachi [William Branham] must come. Then in the latter rain will come a Mount Carmel showdown [by the 'third pull' of Christ's end-time Bride in the manifestation of the Sons of God typed by Elijah when he confronted Jezebel's prophets of Baal in I Kings 18]. Watch this carefully now to see it in the Word. John was the forerunner of Malachi 3. He planted the former rain and was rejected by the organizations of his day. Jesus came and had a Mount Transfiguration show down [when God vindicated Him as the Word who spoke through Moses and Elijah, who were each rejected by Israel]. The second forerunner of Christ [William Branham] will sow [the former rain] for the latter [or harvest] rain. Jesus will be the showdown between denominations and creeds, for He will come to back up His Word and take His Bride in the rapture. The first showdown was Mount Carmel; the second was the Mount Transfiguration, and the third will be Mount Zion" (An Exposition of the Seven Church Ages, p. 174:1-2).
As on Mount Carmel the "showdown" will be between the false prophets of Baal and Christ's end-time Bride; between creeds and traditions and God's revealed Word. As Fire came down from heaven and consumed Elijah's sacrifice, the Pillar of Cloud and Fire will vindicate and receive the Sons of God in the translation. Jesus will be the showdown between the denominations and creeds, for He will come to back up His Word and take His Bride in the rapture. In the Mount Transfiguration showdown, Moses typed the resurrection of the Church Age saints, while Elijah typed "we who are alive and remain" to be glorified without death and meet the Lord in the Air.
The Prophet said, "I believe it was Elijah, one time, up on Mount Carmel, after the showdown, in a great hour of the crisis that we're just about to come to right now. Perhaps, it may be to you or I, tonight, that we make this choice, like the Mount Carmel experience. Frankly, I think it's going on, worldwide, now. But there will soon be a time where that you'll have to make a choice.
And you men here, of your denominational churches, just believe this, that the hour is right on you, when you're going to make a choice. You're either going to go into the World Council, or you're not going to be a denomination anymore. You're going to have to do that, and that choice is coming soon.
And it's a dangerous thing to wait till that last hour, too, because you might take on something that you could never shake out of it. You know, there is a time when you can be warned, then, if you step across that line of warning, then you're already marked on the other side, branded (Joshua 24:15; Hebrews 3:15-19; Revelation 13:15).
Remember, when the jubilee year come, and the priest rode with his trumpet sounding, that every slave could go free. But if they refused to accept their freedom, then he had to be taken to the temple, to a post, and an awl bore him through the ear, and then he served his master always (Exodus 21:6; Deuteronomy 15:17). It was placed on his ear as a type of hearing. "Faith cometh by hearing." He heard that trumpet, but he didn't want to listen to it.
And many time, men and women hear God's Truth, and see it vindicated and proven Truth, but yet they don't want to hear it. There's some other reason. There's some other choosing that they have, than to face up to Truth and fact, therefore their ears can be closed to the Gospel. They'll never hear it again. My advice to you, when God speaks to your heart, you act right then.
Elijah gave them a choice which they should: "Choose you this day whom you shall serve. If God be God, serve Him. But if Baal be God, serve him" (I Kings 18:21; Choosing a Bride, p. 6:39-44).
Now YOU have to make your choice, if Jesus Christ were in your shoes would he follow your footsteps? Are we following Him? Mount Zion is the true dwelling place of God and His elect Children. He lives in us, for we are New Jerusalem, the antitype of the earthly Zion where His House was situate in old Jerusalem. John, who signified Christ's end-time Bride "saw the holy city, New Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a Bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a great Voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and He will dwell with them, and they shall be His people, and God Himself shall be with them, and be their God" (Revelation 21:2-3). Have you caught the vision?
In II Corinthians 11:2-4 Paul declared, "I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ. But I fear, lest by any means, as the Serpent beguiled Eve through his subtlety, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ. For if he that comes preaches another Jesus, whom we have not preached, or if you receive another spirit, which you have not received, or another gospel, which you have not accepted, you too might be seduced".
Natural Eve was deceived and surrendered her virginity to the Serpent before her espoused husband Adam could know his bride. On this account Adam called her "the mother of all that is living." The oldest profession is indeed prostitution.
Spiritual Eve prostituted herself with creeds and traditions against her espoused Husband the revealed Word before He could take her to Himself. This took place at the Hegelian dialectic of the First Nicaea Council in AD325. There nominal Christians were made to choose between the false oneness doctrine of the heretic Arius which denied the deity of Christ, and the polytheistic dogma of the heretic Athanasius which renamed the Babylonian trinity of gods "Father, Son, and Holy Ghost" supported by unscriptural baptism in those Titles.
Trinitarianism is "the mark of the beast." When Israel adopted the trinity God sent Sennacherib and Shalmaneser to dissolve the nation and transport the ten tribes. When Judah adopted the trinity He sent Nebuchadnezzar to transport the Judeans to lifelong captivity, raze His Temple and commence the times of Gentile dominion over Judah and Jerusalem that will last to the consummation.
God is known by sovereign revelation to individuals, not by committee decisions; the majority is always WRONG in spiritual matters (Matthew 7:14; Luke 12:32). Jesus prophesied the judgment of the Judaeo-Roman Universal church as "MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH" during John's incarceration on Patmos Island from AD95 to 95 "for the Word of God and for the testimony of Jesus Christ," and condemned the prostitute church to be burned with nuclear fire 209 years before it organized (Revelation 2:20-24; 17:1-5, 16; 18:16-18).
The natural types the spiritual, the first Eve was the mother of the physical Serpent's seed whilst the second Eve is the mother of spiritual Serpent's seed, her harlot daughter churches that have prostituted themselves against their espoused Husband, the last Adam—"teaching for doctrines the commandments of men they have made the Word of God of none effect" (Matthew 15:1-9).
In II Thessalonians 2:1-12 Paul cautioned: "Although religious fanaticism will abound concerning the Coming of our Lord, let no one in any way deceive you: for the day of the Lord will be preceded by worldwide apostasy, then that man of sin will be revealed, the son of perdition; the Adversary who opposes and rises against every so-called God or object of worship, so that he seats himself in the temple of God, proclaiming himself to be God [remitting sins]".
Rome's pope is Judas' apostolic successor as "the son of perdition" (II Thessalonians 2:3), whose blasphemous claims include:
Gregory IX (1227 – 1242) stated, "Wherefore, if those things that I do be said to be done not of man, but of God; what can you make me but God?"
Boniface VIII decreed in 1303, "Temporal authority [of kings] must be subject to spiritual power [of the pope]".
Pope John XXII (1316 – 1328) stated, "To believe that our Lord God the Pope has not the power to decree as he is decreed, is to be deemed heretical" (The Gloss of Extravagantes of Pope John XXII, Cum. Inter, title 14, chapter 4, "Ad Callem Sexti Decretalium," Column 140, Paris, 1685. (In an Antwerp edition of the Extravagantes, the words, "Dominum Deum Nostrum Papam" (i.e. "Our Lord God the Pope") can be found in column 153).
Pius V (1566 – 1572) said, "He that reigneth on high made him [the pope] alone prince over all people and all kingdoms, to pluck up, destroy, scatter, consume, plant and build" (Bull published against Queen Elizabeth I). "The Pope and God are the same, so he has all power in Heaven and earth" (Barclay, Chapter XXVII, p. 218, 'Cities Petrus Bertanous').
Leo XIII 1878-1903) asserted, "There is no allegiance to Christ without submission to the Pope" (Michael Malone, Apostolic Digest, Book 4: "The Book of Christians," Chapter 4). And,
"We hold upon this earth the place of God almighty" (Encyclical Letter, June 20, 1894). And,
"Remember and understand well that where Peter is, there is the Church; that those who refuse to associate in communion with the Chair of Peter belong to Antichrist, not to Christ. He who would separate himself from the Roman Pontiff has no further bond with Christ" (Satis Cognitum, quoted in "Acts of Leo XIII: Supreme Pontiff," Rome: Vatican Press, 1896).
In 1662 when "Peter's chair" was being cleaned in order to set it up in some conspicuous place of the Vatican, the twelve labours of Hercules appeared on it (Bower's History of the Popes, Vol. i. p. 7), it had been borrowed from the pagans and so it had to be laid aside. The next chair appears to have been purloined from Muslims; for when the French soldiers under General Bonaparte took possession of Rome in 1795, they found on the back of it, in Arabic, this well-known sentence from the Koran, "There is no God but God, and Mahomet is His Prophet" (Lady Morgan's Italy, Vol. iii. p. 81; Alexander Hislop, The Two Babylons).
Pius X (1903-1914) stated, "The Pope is not only the representative of Jesus Christ, but he is Jesus Christ Himself, hidden under the veil of the flesh. Does the Pope speak? It is Jesus Christ who speaks. Does the Pope accord a favour or pronounce an anathema? It is Jesus Christ who pronounces the anathema or accords the favour. So, when the Pope speaks we have no business to examine. We have only to obey" (Catholic National, July 1895).
"The Pope is the spiritual father of all Christians . . . The Pope is the Shepherd and Teacher of all Christians" (A Catechism of Catholic Doctrine, Revised edition, 1985).
Here are but some of the papal titles which confirm his identity as "the" antichrist throughout modern history:
"Most divine of all Heads." "Holy Father of Fathers." Pontiff Supreme Over Prelates." "Overseer of the Christian Religion." "Pastor of Pastors." "Christ by Unction." "Abraham by Patriachate." "Melchisedec in Order." "Moses in Authority." "Samuel in the Judicial Office." "High Priest, Supreme Bishop." "Heir to the Apostles; Peter in Power." "Key-bearer of the Kingdom of Heaven." "Pontiff Appointed with Plenitude of Power." "Vicar of Christ." "Vicar of the Son of God." "Sovereign Priest." "Head of all the Holy Churches." "Chief of the Universal Church." "Bishop of Bishops." "Ruler of the House of the Lord." "Apostolic Lord and Father of Fathers." "Chief Pastor and Teacher." "Physician of Souls." "Rock against which the proud gates of hell prevail not." "Infallible Pope." "Head of All the Holy Priests of God".
Jesus said identifying antichrist who will become "the beast" calls for Spiritual "wisdom. Let he who has understanding count the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man, his number is 666" (Revelation 13:18). We "count the number of the beast" by adding the Roman numerals that constitute the Latin papal title, VICARIVS FILII DEI: "vicar—deputy or substitute for Christ" or substitute for the Holy Spirit. Thus: 5 + 1 + 100 + 1 + 5 + 1 + 50 + 1 + 1 + 500 + 1 = 666.
Behind the scenes you should discern Jezebel directing America's weak 'Ahab' to curry Jewish favour for ratification of the covenant of Daniel 9:27 which will refinance the US dollar and build a new temple. The invasion of Ukraine prepared a place of escape and refuge for Israeli Jews and provided a beachhead from which they can re-communize Russia. The defeat of Iraq has extended the eastern boundary of the Old Roman Empire and the invasions of Afghanistan, Syria and potentially Iran will "prepare the way of the kings of the east" (Revelation 16:12).
The 'hidden hand' has manoeuvred the apostate united States into an economical conquest. Having expatriated her productive economy to countries she will soon alienate, she cannot trade herself out of debt much less prosperity. Her one asset then will be, as Brother Braham suggested, her surrendered military. Remember? In covenant with Jewish banksters Rome will refinance the US dollar. The (once) Protestant united States will unite church and state as "an image to the beast," and when the world economy has stabilised her military will enforce Rome's edicts and "the mark of the Beast" as formerly Imperial legions enforced her trinity. But far from reproducing the Dark Ages the 'exceptional country' will bring nuclear annihilation upon herself and Vatican City State, then Armageddon will produce the consummation of life (Revelation 13:14-18).
The mark of the beast is the mark of Cain; not a microchip but carnal wisdom reasoning against faith in God's revealed Word, which is vicarious worship of Satan. Brother Branham said, "Anything contrary to the precepts of God, the Word of God, is not God. What is it? What is sin? Righteousness perverted. What is death? Life perverted. What is the kingdom of Satan? Anything that's setting something to take the place of the Word, anything, any teaching. One word, just one word. You might believe every bit. Eve believed every bit of it to that one Word. That one Word's all she needed to disbelieve. That one Word is all you need to disbelieve" (Oneness, p. 11:55).
There are two women and two cities. The one is Christ's blood-washed Bride, a virgin to the Word, called out from the apostate world church system which "God has [already] concluded in unbelief that He might have mercy upon His servant Israel" (Romans 11:32; II Thessalonians 2:3; Revelation 18:4). After the millennium, the general resurrection and White Throne Judgment she will come down from God out of heaven onto this renewed earth as New Jerusalem, a Bride adorned for her Husband. The other is Satan's bride, "drunken with the blood of the saints and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus." This is mystery Babylon; having received the mark of the beast and served his image she is not written in the Book of Life and will be cast into the Lake of Fire. nl980.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.