Bible Believers' Newsletter 787
"We focus on the present Truth – what Jesus is doing now. . ."
Christian greetings in the precious Name of our Lord Jesus Christ; it is great to see you once again. Your brother-in-Christ, Anthony Grigor-Scott
We are accustomed when studying the Book of Revelation to be either looking back to the past history of the Church Ages, Seals and Trumpets, or forward from the present to the future. However in our present study of chapter 19 we are looking back in time from a vantage point in the future to observe future prophecies that from our perspective are already fulfilled. This vision is a prolepsis, the assumption of something that is done or true before it is done. May the Lord Jesus richly bless you as we proceed with Part II of our study. Do read with the objective of edification by understanding, which is faith, rather than reading to the end of the Newsletter.
This Newsletter serves those of like precious faith. Whoever will receive the truth is welcome to feed their soul from the waters of the River of Life. Everything here presented should be confirmed personally in your own Bible.
Your brother-in-Christ, Anthony Grigor-Scott
US Senate violates Nuremberg Precedent for Waging Offensive War
May 23, 2013 The proxy murderers of America's new Non-National Guardno pensions, Veterans Affairs benefits or college costs. Using proxies to fight future wars is now official US and NATO military doctrine as they know their respective publics have been burned out on the 'forever war' concept. The training circular TC-18-01, used currently for Special Forces, reveals that 'unconventional warfare' would be the primary method of combat for the foreseeable future.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee disgraced America yesterday, especially the memory of our WWII generation, by passing legislation to fund waging an aggressive war against Syria. At the Nuremberg trials the German high command was hanged for supposedly doing the same thing. The old saying, "We have seen the enemy, and they are us," comes to mind. Senator Menendez's committee members in voting for this legislation also violated the Bush doctrine that 'those aiding and abetting in terrorism would be hunted down wherever they were, and dealt with accordingly'.
Whether the fifteen bipartisan Senators are a rogue element group under the control of their Israeli Lobby puppet masters we will have to wait and see if the legislation proceeds to a full Senate vote. Prof. Jim Fetzer covered in his Wednesday Viewpoints how another resolution backing an Israeli strike on Iran if it deemed necessary would commit America to supporting it militarily, diplomatically and financially. That last part means Americans would fund the cost with added debt or cutbacks here, of course. The finance committee legislation and the Senate resolution are perfect examples of our out of control Israeli Lobby political espionage here. The loyal branch of the military and Intel services are just aghast at the openness with which Israeli agents get our Congress to do their bidding, literally on their hands and knees. . .
Full story: veteranstoday.com
Banksters attack Syria to enslave America
June 1, 2013 The real war isn't between nations, civilizations, or religions. The real war is the bankers' war to conquer the entire world. In his book Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, John Perkins explained how it works. The bankers use their control of currency to impose debt slavery on individuals as well as nations. They force nations to accept loans that are impossible to pay backby design. The bankers use the resulting bankruptcy and/or "restructuring agreements" to seize control of those nations and their resources.
If a nation's leader refuses to obey the bankersas in the cases of Venezuela and Iranthat leader, or nation, is put on the bankers' "hit list." That nation becomes a target for regime change, whether by assassination, coup d'état, a bought or stolen election, or outright invasion. The bankers use the military and intelligence services of the nations they control to attack and subvert the nations they do not control. They also use their own private armies and intelligence services to subvert all nations. Thus the war on Syria is not an American war on Syria, an Israeli war on Syria, an al-Qaeda war on Syria, a Qatari war on Syria, a Turkish war on Syria, or a Saudi war on Syria. It is a bankers' war on Syria.
The biggest international banking families exert a relatively high degree of control over the US, Israel, Qatar, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia. They have only moderate influence in Syria, Russia, and China. And they have even less influence in Iran. So they are mobilizing their assets in hopes of achieving regime change in Syria. Iran, Russia, and China are next on their hit list. The bankers are trying to create the first truly global empire. As John Perkins says, their biggest weapon is usury; military force is secondary. They first try to buy a country; if the leadership is not for sale, they try to assassinate or overthrow the leader(s); and if all else fails, they send the US military to invade the target country. To create their global slave empire, the bankers must also control communications. If their plans were widely-known, people of all nations would revolt. . . Full story: presstv.ir
Comment: The rulers of Turkey, Saudi Arabia, United States, Britain and Israel are non-Semitic self-styled Jews. Turkey's phony conflict with Israel which began with the May 2010 Gaza Freedom Flotilla massacre was fully exposed when Turkey overtly supported Israel's blatant acts of military aggression against Syria in 2013. Repercussions of the May 2013 Reyhanli false-flag bombing attacks near Turkey's border with Syria are the latest evidence of a deep crisis of legitimacy for the US, Britain, Israel and Turkey; the four countries whose alliance has been dominating the political scene in the Middle East and beyond since 1990. globalresearch.ca; Russia plans to sign Deal with Syria to sell MIG-29 M/M2 Fighter Jets; Turks catch al-Nusra with Two Kilos of Sarin Gas; Western Aggression brings Russian Fleet back to Mediterranean; Is it Nakba Time for Zionism? US sinking down into Syrian Quicksand; What is America's Real Game in Syria? Obama and Neocons openly back Terrorism; and, Boston BombingDHS contracted Security out to Israelis.
Get used to it: Hitler was the Good Guy
June 3, 2013 Most Americans still react with incredulous horror at the idea that Hitler was the good guy, only trying to resuscitate his country that had been raped and swindled in WW I, and that Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin, who have been enshrined as great patriots ever since, were actually mass murderers who started that war and slaughtered 12 million unarmed Germans AFTER it had ended.
It's not as if we don't know big media doesn't tell us the God's honest truth, but in the interests of harmony and getting along with our neighbors, we push it to the back of our minds lest it interfere with our daily functioning. Lulled into a comatose contentment by material goods and most especially television, we sign onto what we are told, and endlessly suck in to the pitch that we have to defend our country against the evil other guys.
Take notice that before the war, there was no money for anyone, but during the war, there was money to build every kind of weapon imaginable at that time.
Then, the post-WW II avalanche of consumer goods that rained down upon us after a period of great deprivation during the Great Depression absolutely convinced us we had gone to heaven and the good old USA was absolutely the greatest country on Earth. And like the thought of our impending deaths, the idea that our prosperity was built on the numberless corpses of innocent people in faraway places never entered our minds.
Seventy years later, through the persistent research of Eustace Mullins, Archibald Maule Ramsey and others, we have learned that World War II was a concerted effort of nations controlled by Jewish financiers — principally the United States, Britain and Soviet Union — to exterminate the major threat to worldwide Jewish financial hegemony, which was the blossoming barter economy of Nazi Germany.
The Holocaust Mythos
The Holocaust mythos lay fallow for two decades after the close of WW II, unmentioned in the large autobiographies of Eisenhower, Churchill and DeGaulle. It was not until the assassination of JFK in 1963 that the kosher pitchmen of the Jewish networks began to flood the airwaves with gripping accounts of alleged German atrocities. The cry of Six Million and tales of gassings and lampshades worked their way into the fabric of manipulated history, and the matter-of-fact accounts by the Red Cross and the Associated Press were buried beneath the hysterical accounts of Jewish "eyewitnesses".
Subsequent scholarship revealed the population of European Jews actually grew during World War II. No evidence of gas chambers, mass graves or records of Nazi intent could ever be produced by the kosher Germanophobes, yet because of their control of the worldwide legal and banking systems, Jews have extracted billions of dollars from impoverished Germans as compensation for property allegedly stolen by them. The number of beneficiaries in these kangaroo courts has swollen far beyond six million, and the cost of suppression of the truth has ballooned into the billions.
Today, thousands of serious scholars who have unearthed the truth about the Holohoax have been imprisoned by corrupt courts, and millions more dissuaded from speaking the truth about these matters lest they lose their freedom, too. Any law prohibiting discussion of empirical historical facts is clearly covering up a colossal lie, yet the majority of lemmings who populate the world today have been cowed into silence by threat of immoral legal penalties they face for trying to speak the truth. . . Full story: thetruthseeker.co.uk
Mass Graves from [Real] Holocaust found in Tel Aviv
June 2, 2013 The remains of hundreds of Palestinians killed in the 1948 Arab-Israeli War have been discovered in six mass grave sites in a Muslim cemetery in Tel Aviv's Jaffa district. An official of the Kazkhana cemetery said on Friday that the gruesome finding took place on May 29, when the ground caved in as workers carried out renovations.
Eighty-year-old Atar Zeinab said that as a teenager he helped collect the bodies of people killed during the final months of fighting in 1948 and brought them for hurried burials in the graveyard. "I carried to the cemetery 60 bodies during a period of three or four months," he stated. "We used to find the people in the street and most of the time we didn't know who they were."
Due to the danger of being hit by flying bullets or grenade shrapnel, bodies were dumped one on top of the other in family crypts in the cemetery, contrary to Muslim custom, Zeinab added. "We carried them early in the morning or in the night," he said. "We put women, children, and men in the same place . . . nobody prayed for these people." The al-Aqsa Foundation for Endowment and Heritage stated that the new discoveries are the remains of people killed during the expulsion of Palestinians from their homeland and the establishment of Israel 65 years ago. They were killed in the shelling of residential neighborhoods or by snipers located around Jaffa. . . Full story: veteranstoday.com
World War III has Already Begun
May 28, 2013 World War III began years ago. The US and NATO made it a nuclear war in Afghanistan, Kosovo, Iraq, Libya, Somalis, Mali; who knows where else? Now Israel has 'nuked' Syria with US bunker buster bombs. America's rendition program is a war crime and prisoners are being illegally kidnapped and "tortured." Yes, President Obama called rendition "illegal" and waterboarding "torture." All drone attacks (outside Iraq and Afghanistan) were authorized by Congress and that further drone attacks require oversight. Obama admitted that many drone attacks were wrong and that there was inadequate accountability and that drone attack policies were wrong and irresponsible. Comment: In this war the stolen faux state of Israel will be forever eliminated as a military force as foretold by the NON-Jewish Israelite prophets Zechariah and Jesus Christ. There will be a mass exodus from Israel of non-Semitic, anti-Semitic 'Israeli' self-styled Jews that impersonate the descendants of Abraham, Isaac and Israel, and the return of genuine blood Israelites to the Land of their Covenant. The US will be defeated and briefly occupied by Russia and the Judaeo-Roman Catholic church and international Jewish banksters will be victorious.
At 2:30am on May 2, 2013 an Israeli German Dolphin submarine supporting commando infiltration off the Syrian coast was spotted, submerged to 150 meters and hit by a sophisticated guided torpedo. Syrian helicopters remained over the site of the naval disaster until a Russian flotilla arrived, escorting a salvage ship to secure the nuclear-tipped Tomahawk cruise missiles onboard. In retaliation on May 4, Israel began an artillery bombardment of Syrian positions outside Damascus. During that bombardment an Israeli submarine off the coast of Lebanon launched a nuclear cruise missile. High resolution video from fifteen miles away clearly identifies the massive flash, the telltale mushroom cloud and the lightning, leaving no doubt that this was a nuclear attack. The explosion was picked up by American Vela satellites and confirmed.
Russian President Vladimir Putin then contacted American President Barak Obama. Putin confirmed that Russia would not allow any further nuclear attacks without responding in kind against Israel and that, under the circumstances, the United States would be advised that "Israel has made her bed, and, if she chooses, she will die in it."
The Obama administration agreed to stand aside. As partial recompense, America bought Russian helicopters for the armed forces of Afghanistan and agreed not to actively oppose installation of an S-300 air defense system in Syria, one that makes Israel's air superiority over the region but a memory.
On May 23, President Obama spoke for 48 minutes, outlining American policies. The speech, one of epic importance, was misquoted, lied about and eventually censored from the press. Why? What did Obama say?
Concerning the Russian invasion Brother Branham said in 1957, "Course, we would surrender to save our life. . . Let me tell you: the Church won't see that. She's going to be gone when that comes. That's THUS SAITH THE LORD . . . It'll be gone by that time" (Speak to this Mountain, #57-1215).
And again in 1958, "There isn't nothing that we can do to stop them. It's in their hands of bloodless, heartless, ungodly communists. That's what God uses to make sin come to light. Certainly is. If you'll read the Bible, Russia's got to do that according to Revelations. All right, you prophecy teachers might different from that, but just wait till it's over. Russia is put here for that very purpose. The Bible said so."
"For our nation is not secure. We've thought we were. So did the Babylonian Kingdom think so, but all the time there was a wicked nation working. And there's been a wicked nation working, until now we know that they're ahead of us, and we're at their mercy. Lord, the Church is at Your mercy. They will destroy; but You will take Your Church. O Lord, take us into Your care tonight, and bless us for Jesus' sake; and in His Name we pray. Amen. (The Handwriting on the Wall, p. 10:77, 107; Revelation 17).
America's rendition program is a war crime and prisoners are being illegally kidnapped and "tortured." Yes, President Obama called rendition "illegal" and waterboarding "torture."
All drone attacks (outside Iraq and Afghanistan) were authorized by Congress and that further drone attacks require oversight. Obama admitted that many drone attacks were wrong and that there was inadequate accountability and that drone attack policies were wrong and irresponsible.
Comment: In this war the stolen faux state of Israel will be forever eliminated as a military force as foretold by the NON-Jewish Israelite prophets Zechariah and Jesus Christ. There will be a mass exodus from Israel of non-Semitic, anti-Semitic 'Israeli' self-styled Jews that impersonate the descendants of Abraham, Isaac and Israel, and the return of genuine blood Israelites to the Land of their Covenant. The US will be defeated and briefly occupied by Russia and the Judaeo-Roman Catholic church and international Jewish banksters will be victorious.
Israeli Sources say Pope plans Peace Meeting between Abrahamic Religions
May 31, 2013 Israeli government sources claim Francis is apparently thinking of calling a meeting between leaders and faithful of the world's three biggest monotheistic religions, in Rome, to launch a message of peace, countering violence and the use of God's name to justify hatred and terrorist acts.
The sources say the Pope announced his intentions during an Audience on April 30, but there was no mention of this in the communiqué the Holy See's issued after the Audience.
President Shimon Peres of Israel "told the pope that there are people who use God's name to justify terrorism" and religious leaders should "say out loud that God did not give anyone permission to kill their neighbor" . . . It would not be an interreligious meeting involving all faiths . . . Full story: freerepublic.com
Comment: Scripture is being fulfilled in your eyes. Daniel and Brother Branham foretold that the Pope will cause the 'hot stage' of World War III to cease by a federation of religions and "by peace he shall destroy many".
The Coming One World Religion
May 5, 2013 After he was elected, the cover of Time Magazine declared Pope Francis to be the "New World Pope", and since his election Pope Francis has made it abundantly clear that he is going to make ecumenical outreach a top priority. He has spoken of his "determination to continue on the path of ecumenical dialogue", and he has already held a number of very high profile ecumenical meetings. Not only has he worked hard to reach out to leaders from various Christian traditions, he has also made it a point to try to acknowledge the mutual bonds that he feels with all other religions. For example, in one recent address he made it a point to say that he believes that Muslims worship and pray to the "one God" that he also worships. This "all roads lead to the same God" philosophy is a hallmark of the one world religion that the global elite have been slowly building toward for decades. The global elite know that even with a one world economy and a one world government, humanity will never be truly united until there is a single global religion. Unfortunately, this one world religion that they are seeking to establish is diametrically opposed to the Christianity that we find in the Bible. . . If there is going to be a one world religion, there will have to be a bond formed between Roman Catholicism and Islam. They are the two largest religious traditions on the planet, and so any truly "global religion" would definitely require the participation of both of them. . . But as the world becomes increasingly unstable, people are going to be looking for answers. After the world is ravaged by economic collapse, food shortages, nightmarish pandemics, unprecedented natural disasters and horrifying wars, will it finally be ready for a one world religion that promises "peace and friendship" among all of the religions of the globe? This is something to watch for in the years ahead. The global elite desperately want a single global religion, and they will keep moving things in that direction. For now, Pope Francis just seems to be laying the groundwork for the one world religion that is coming. Full story: voiceoftheprophetic.com
Militants attack St. Elijah Monastery in Syria
May 12, 2013 Syrian militants attacked on Saturday the ancient St. Elijah Orthodox Christian monastery near Al-Qusayr not far from the Lebanese border. The militants ransacked the cloister, destroyed the sanctuary, blew up the belfry and tore down the statue of St. Prophet Elijah who is equally revered in Syria by both Christians and Muslims, Syria's SANA news agency reports, quoting the head of the monastery, hegumen Gadir Ibrahim. The hegumen believes the attack to be the work of foreign mercenaries. Full story: nglish.ruvr.ru
May 31, 2013 This year's conference at Waterford, UK, is shaping up to be the largest yet. But as hopeful as this growing Bilderberg awareness is, there is always the question: what other meetings, conferences and groups are flying under the radar while the alternate media is fixated on the Bilderbergers?
Every US Bilderberg member is a member of the US Council on Foreign Relations. The CFR run the US military industrial complex and profit from endless war. The Bilderbergers are an international circle of global elites. This evil group of sociopaths has kept the world in endless war for the last 91 years. Here is a full list of 2013 attendees.
The Good News from Bilderberg 2013 is that Bassma Kodmani, Member of the Executive Bureau and Head of Foreign Affairs for Syrian National Council, was not invited back. That Free Syrian Army has been a real disaster of late for NATO. That is Good News for Syria. The Bad News is that after reading the bios of the Bilderberg attendees, David Petraeus is an angel compared to half a dozen of the Israeli Firsters who are also attending including a couple from PNAC. You remember them; the guys who helped do 9/11.
Usually a week after the Bilderberg meeting we will see press articles detailing where they want us to go. I hope peace is on the agenda. Chinese experts who attended last year were not invited back. Full story: annotated list of attendees
Comment: We should not be transfixed by the Annual Bilderberg Meeting which is probably a decoy to distract Bilderberg watchers from the real meetings between Bilderberg elites, whether face-to-face, or electronically.
Catholic in Good Standing
May 30, 2013
Roman Catholic Michael Voris confirms the days of Lot have repeated in his critique of Cardinal Dolan's approval of sodomy-promoting, abortion-loving fornicator, the Judaeo-Catholic Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo as a "Catholic in good standing". Full story: youtube.com
Comment: Michael Voris can see the natural with such clarity; why can he not see the Spiritual promise of God's prophet revealing Jesus Christ by the Messianic sign (Luke 17:28-30; Hebrews 4:12)?
Revelation 19 Part II
Revelation 19:6-10, "And I . . . [insert your name here because throughout the Book of Revelation John represents YOU, Christ's end-time Bride caught up or raptured in the Spirit before the throne in heaven by the revelation of the "shout" of I Thessalonians 4:16 which is the "midnight cry" of Matthew 25:6 which is the Message of God's Prophet, William Branham (Malachi 4:5-6; Matthew 17:11; Revelation 10:7), to see things that will come to pass after the Laodicean Church Age ended in 1963 (Revelation 4:1)] . . . heard as a voice of a great throng, and as a voice of many waters, and as a voice of strong thunders, saying, Alleluia: for the Lord our God the All-ruler has assumed the Kingdom. Let us be glad and exult, we will give honour to Him: for the marriage of the Lamb has come to pass, and His wife prepared herself. And to her was given that she should array herself in fine linen, bright and pure: for the fine linen is the righteousnesses of the saints [which is His righteousness]. And he said to me, Write, Blessed are they who are called to the Supper of the Lamb. And he said to me, These are the true Words of God. And I fell at his feet to worship him. And he told me, Take heed you do it not: I am a fellowservant, and of your brethren that have the witness of Jesus: worship God: for the witness of Jesus is the Spirit of the prophecy".
The 'rapture' is a revelation, and in this study we must retain consciousness of the fact that Revelation 19 is a prolepsis, therefore "we are looking back to the future" as if it were already fulfilled.
The angel speaking to John, that is, to YOU as a member of Christ's end-time Bride (in this present holy convocation of the antitype of the fiftieth day of natural Israel's Feast of Pentecost (Leviticus 23:7-21) that types the Gentile dispensation) is the angel of Revelation 1:1, the one man to whom Jesus revealed the Revelation of Himself, and Christ is the mystery of God revealed. This was the Prophet William Branham (1909 1965), the 'Elijah' and seventh angel to the Gentile Church. We know this is so because John was instructed to "seal up those things which the Seven Thunders uttered, and write them not . . . But in the days of the voice of the seventh angel, when he shall begin to sound, the mystery of God should be finished, as he declared to His servants the prophets."
Christ's mediation for the ignorance of "that which was in PART" was fulfilled when the last saint predestinated to the Body of PART-Word Church Age saints was baptized into Christ. Without a Mediator His end-time Bride must necessarily receive "that which is perfect" (I Corinthians 13:10), the fullness of the Word through the revelation of the Seven Seals so that she can be born-again and become the Word as He is the Word in order for the two to unite as one (Amos 3:3). On March 8, 1963 Christ loosed the Seals and descended with the open Book, then from March 17 to 24 He revealed their mystery through His Prophet (Revelation 10:1-7; Daniel 12:4, 9; Amos 3:7; Romans 16:25). The 144,000 elect Israelites will also be without a Mediator and re-born in one day through the revelation of their Seven Trumpet mysteries that will be expounded during the tribulation of the first half of Daniel's Seventieth Week by the two witnesses of Zechariah 4 and Revelation 11.
As we learned in Part I, the voice of "the great throng" in heaven is that of the glorified 144,000 elect Israelites and the Church, shouting loud "Alleluias" to the Lord in unison after He has destroyed the two Babylons: Los Angeles and the Jew's Hollywood, and Vatican City State of the Judaeo-Roman Catholic church. So Revelation 19 is set after Revelation 18:1-20 has been fulfilled but just before Armageddon, the close of the second half of Daniel's Seventieth Week and the millennium.
The "Alleluias" herald the imminent return of Jesus and "the times of refreshing and the restitution of all things".
Some time between noon and three on the Day of Pentecost Peter and John went up together to the temple at the hour of prayer and the Lord healed a lame man at the Beautiful gate. Peter then witnessed to the crowd that it was faith in the risen Jesus Messiah who the nation had murdered that had made the man perfectly sound in their presence. Acts 3:19-26: "Repent therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, in order that the times of refreshing may come from the Presence of the Lord; and that He may send the Messiah Jesus who was appointed unto you. Whom the heaven must receive until the times of restitution of all things, which God has spoken by the mouth of His holy prophets from of old; for Moses has said, A prophet shall the Lord your God raise up unto you out of your brethren, like unto me; Him shall you hear in all things whatsoever He will say unto you. And it shall come to pass, that every soul, which will not hear that Prophet, shall be destroyed from among the people. Yea, And all the prophets from Samuel and those that follow after, as many as have spoken, have likewise foretold these days. You are the children of the prophets, and of the Covenant which God made with our fathers, saying to Abraham, 'And in your seed will all the kindreds of the earth be blessed.' To you first God, having raised up His Son Jesus His Servant, sent Him to bless you, [now no longer as a nation but individually] as each one of you turns from his iniquities".
Repentance is a change of heart bringing conversion by a clear revelation of the Lord Jesus and the "present Truth" for your day that entitles you to the "refreshing," sabbath or rest of the baptism with the Holy Spirit. This is the blessing of Abraham that elect Gentiles have received since the Day of Pentecost, whereas for the elect Israelites who will be rounded up and killed like dogs shortly after they are born-again, it will be the millennium. Peter likens the remission or blotting out of sins to a document that is obliterated as in Colossians 2:13-25:
"You, who were dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of your flesh, God has quickened to eternal Life together with Him, as He forgave us all our trespasses, cancelled the record of debt and ordinances that were against us, [the works of the Law that no man was able to observe and which Jesus magnified and made honourable (Isaiah 42:21; Matthew 5:17-30, etc.,) including the sabbath (Matthew 11:25-30; Acts 21:21-25; Galatians 4; Colossians 2:16-23; Hebrews 3-4)], and took it out of the way, when He nailed it to His cross. Disarming the rulers and authorities He publicly exposed them to disgrace as He triumphed over them by means of the Cross".
"The times of refreshing" will come to the 144,000 elect Israelites three and a half years after the sign of Zechariah 14:4 appears over the Mount of Olives as it cleaves in two at the close of the Gentile dispensation. It will be the Pillar of Cloud signifying judgment, as the sign of Christ's second or (Gk.) 'parousia' Coming to His end-time Bride was the Pillar of Cloud pictured in Life Magazine (May 17, 1963) when Jesus, wigged as a Judge, denounced "the day of vengeance of our God" (Revelation 1:7, 14; Daniel 7:9; Matthew 26:64; Acts 1:9-11; Isaiah 61:2b). Israel will see the revelation of Christ's second or 'parousia' Coming only after their martyred prophets having lain three and a half days in the street of Jerusalem, physically resurrect and ascend to heaven witnessed worldwide in real time via satellite transmission. This will not be the second physical or (Gk.) 'erchomai' return of the Man Jesus, for His precious feet will not touch the earth until after the consummation of life. This revelation will "comfort all who mourn, and grant those who mourn in Zion a garland of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of joy instead of mourning, the mantle of praise instead of the spirit of heaviness; so that they might be called oaks of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that He may be glorified." Thus will the nation be born-again in one day, all 144,000 of them (Isaiah 61:2c-3; 66:8; Zechariah 12:9 14:9).
"The times of restitution of all things" will be ushered in by the ministry of Israel's two Hebrew witnesses, one anointed with the Spirit that endued Moses and the other with the Spirit that endued Elijah who's Message will restore the Word and introduce Christ's second or unseen 'parousia' Coming to them in the prophetic office Son of man. We must understand that Christ cannot assume the Kingdom of Israel until His 144,000 subjects recognize Him as their King whereupon they will be regenerated, resurrected and glorified as we found them in Revelation 19:1-4. Still, the glorified Jesus will not set foot on earth as Son of David until together with the redeemed of all Ages He treads down the atomic ashes of the wicked after the consummation of life foretold in Revelation 19:17 20:6, Malachi 4:1-3 and Matthew 3:12. "The heaven must receive [the glorified Jesus Messiah until that time; that is], until the restitution of all things".
In Deuteronomy 18:15-19 Moses foretold that Jesus Messiah Himself would be a prophet: and more than a prophet, for He would be God veiled in flesh, to which Peter in verse 23 adds "every soul, which will not unconditionally obey the Prophet Jesus [being uncircumcised in heart and ears has broken the Covenant and] shall be destroyed from among the people" in accordance with Genesis 17:14. Furthermore, said Peter, the prophets who succeeded Moses, beginning with Samuel who established Israel's kingdom when he anointed Saul and David (I Samuel 15:1; 16:13), restricting Messiah's lineage to the House of David, all prophesied these times of national apostasy through the rejection of the New Covenant. Next Peter applied the blessing of Abraham (Genesis 12:3; 18:18; 22:18) and of Isaac (Genesis 26:4), and of Jacob (Genesis 28:14) to his audience contingent upon their repentance and conversion in the faith of Jesus Christ. For all of the promises God made to Abraham and all the prophecies of Samuel and his successors refer to Abraham's promised Seed, Jesus; to His sufferings (verse 18), and to the blessing of Abraham to Israel first; not as a monopoly but subsequently to all kindreds of Adam's race (verse 25-26), and to a future restitution of all things.
This denotes a return to a previous conditionall that God has spoken by the mouth of His holy prophets shall be restored and be placed in its original order and condition God designed and promised in the sinless Kingdom restored to Israel under David's greater Son, our Lord Jesus Christ as His millennial reign is described in Isaiah 11; 65:17 66:24 and Jeremiah 23:5-8. Here once again we find Israel's twelve tribes will NOT return to the Land of the Covenant until the first half of Daniel's Seventieth week, and that few Jews are Semitic let alone Israelites (Hosea 6:1-3; Psalm 17:7; Isaiah 6:10-13; 11:11-16; 13:14; 27:12-13; 49:17; 65:9-10; Jeremiah 3:12, 18; 16:15; 23:3, 8; 31:8; Ezekiel 28:24-31; 36:24; 37:14, 21-22; 39:27-28; Micah 5:3; Zechariah 10:9-12; Matthew 24:29-31).
Under the palingenesis or restoration predicted in the foregoing we will see a renewal of "all things" far transcending all that had previously existed as this promise does not embrace Israel alone, for the blessing of Abraham is to the elect out of every kindred of Adam's race. For Jesus Messiah was sent to Israel first, but not to Israel alone, and this exposes the callow understanding of British Israel and Christian Identity theology (so-called). Furthermore Jesus stated "many that are first shall be last; and the last shall be first" (Matthew 19:30; Luke 13:30). Thus the elect Church are Sons whereas Israel is our subject nation and servant, for Christ is its King was we are His Queen.
In the vision on Mount transfiguration Peter, James and John representing the 144,000 elect Israelites are shown a preview of the Son of man coming in His Kingdom, preceded by Moses and Elijah (who also represent the resurrected Church Age saints and Christ's translated end-time Bride). This is the order of His second Coming to Israel which is about to be reborn Spiritually, for her Light and her Life are about to be revealed to her preceded by the ministry of a' Moses' and an 'Elijah'.
Brother Branham applies this vision to the time Jesus "comes to take over His rightful place as World Ruler [or assume the Kingdom as All-ruler, not His physical return]. This is when those who have pierced Him with their denominational doctrines and creeds shall mourn, and all the people shall wail in terror because of Him Who is the Word. [This will take place in the second half of Daniel's Seventieth Week]."
"This is the revelation story of Zechariah 12:9-14. Zechariah prophesied this about 2,500 years ago. It is just about to take place. Listen. "And it shall come to pass in that day, that I will seek to destroy all the nations that come against Jerusalem. And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the Spirit of grace and of supplications: and they shall look upon Me Whom they have pierced . . ."
"Now, remember what we have read in Revelation and Zechariah. Both come right after the tribulation. The Church of the first-born does not go through the tribulation. We know that. The Bible teaches that."
"At that time it says that God is going to pour out His Spirit upon the house of Israel. It is the same Spirit that was poured upon the Gentiles in their day. "And they shall look upon Me whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for Him, as one mourns for his only son, and they shall be in bitterness for Him, as one that is in bitterness for his first-born. In that day shall there be a great mourning in Jerusalem, as the mourning of Hadad-rimmon in the valley of Megiddon. And the land shall mourn, every family apart; the family of the house of David apart, and their wives apart; the family of the house of Nathan apart, and their wives apart. . ." and each one of the houses apart when He comes in clouds of glory at His Second [or 'parousia'] Coming [to Israel]. Those Jews [he means Israelites] that pierced Him shall see Him as it says in another Scripture, "Whence did You get those wounds?" and He will say, "In the house of My friends." Not only will it be a mournful time for the Jews [Israelites] who rejected Him as Messiah, but it will be a mournful time for those left of the Gentiles who have rejected Him as the Saviour of this day."
"There'll be weeping and wailing. The sleeping virgins will be wailing. They represent the church that refused to get oil (symbol of the Holy Spirit) in their lamps (symbol of the body or holder of the oil) until it was too late. It wasn't that they were not good people. They were virgins and that signifies a high moral order. But they didn't have oil in their lamps so they were cast out where there was wailing and gnashing of teeth" (An Exposition of the Seven Church Ages, p. 36:4 37:3).
The vision on Mount Transfiguration and Israel's revelation of Christ's 'parousia' in Zechariah 12:9-14 enable us to identify the "Angel standing in the Sun" and the chronology of Revelation 19:17. "And I saw an Angel standing in the sun; and He cried with a loud voice, saying to all the fowls that fly in the midst of heaven, Come and gather yourselves together to the supper [(Gk.) 'deipnon,' a formal meal usually held at the evening] of the great God." Note this is NOT "the Wedding supper of the Lamb in the Sky [but] the supper of the Great God [on earth]".
The Angel of Revelation 19:17 is "Jesus Messiah who was transfigured before Peter, James and John: and His face shone as the Sun, and His raiment was white as Light" (Matthew 17:2). He is also the Angel of Ezekiel 43:2, "And, behold, the glory of the God of Israel [Jesus Messiah] came from the way of the east: and His voice was like a noise of many waters: and the earth shone with His glory." The same scene is portrayed in Revelation 7:2, "And I saw another Angel descending from the East, having the Seal of the living God."
In Revelation 18:1 "earth was lighted with His glory. And He cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great us fallen, is fallen . . ." And in Revelation 1:16, "His countenance was as the Sun shines in its strength" showing that because of Christ's perpetual Presence there will be no light needed in New Jerusalem for "the Lamb is the Light thereof" (Revelation 21:23). In Malachi 4:2 He is called "the Sun of righteousness with healing in His beams," and in Hebrews 7:2 He is the "King of righteousness." Paul saw Him as "a Light from heaven, above the brightness of the Sun, shining round about me and them which journeyed with me" (Acts 26:13-14), while Isaiah called Him a "Great Light" (Isaiah 9:2; 42:6; 49:6; 60:1-3; Matthew 4:16).
There is absolutely no doubt that each of these instances refers to our Lord Jesus Christ. I John 1:3-5, "That which we have seen and heard we declare unto you, that you also may have fellowship with us: and truly our fellowship is with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ. We write these things that your joy may be full. This then is the Message which we have heard of Him, and declare to you, that God is Light, and in Him is no darkness at all".
The "Alleluias" herald Jesus' imminent return and "the times of refreshing and the restitution of all things" foretold by the prophets, outlined by Peter and promised by two men after Jesus vanished from the Mount of Olives following the disciples' question: "Lord, will You at this time restore again the kingdom to Israel? And He said to them, It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father has put in His own power. But you shall receive power, after the Holy Ghost has come upon you: and you will be witnesses to Me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and to the uttermost part of the earth" (Acts 1:6-8). The revelation of Christ's second or 'parousia' Coming in clouds of glory brought Israel's national birth in one day (Isaiah 61:2c-3; 66:8; II Thessalonians 1:7; Hebrews 4:1ff).
This restitution is connected with Romans 11:25-27, "Lest you should be self-opinionated and wise in your own conceits, brethren, I do not want you to be ignorant of this mystery, that blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the full number of the Gentiles come in, and thus all of Israel's elect will be saved, as it is written, "The Deliverer will come from Mount Zion, and He will banish ungodliness from Jacob; this is My Covenant with them when I shall take away their sins".
As the Word of God comes only to a prophet (II Peter 1:20-21), the fullness of the Word"all things which God has spoken by the mouth of His holy prophets from of old"must be restored first by revelation through the ministry of Israel's two prophets; second by manifestation of the revelation in the destruction of the Judaeo-Roman world church Empire, Judaeo-Communism, the consummation of life in Armageddon and earth's cleansing for the millennium, the general resurrection and white throne judgment that will follow, and ultimately the renewed heavens and renewed earth.
The 'Moses' and 'Elijah' will bring the Law with its statutes and ordinances to Israel's remembrance as did the resurrected Jesus when "beginning at Moses and all the prophets He expounded in all the Scriptures the things concerning Himself . . . And said, These are the Words which I spoke while I was yet with you, that all things must be fulfilled, which were written in the Law of Moses, and in the prophets, and in the Psalms, concerning Me" (Deuteronomy 4:10; Malachi 4:4; Luke 24:27, 44). Like Jesus they will explain how Israel's statutes, ordinances and feasts under the Law were natural types and shadows of Spiritual antitypes. Herein they will place the nation in the context of history from God's promise to Abraham, to Israel's betrothal at Mount Sinai where she also broke her vow; to Calvary where she slaughtered God's Lamb and fulfilled the Passover; through the nine dispensations of the Church typed (above) by the Pentecostal Feast, to the antitype of the Feast of Trumpetstheir three and a half-year ministrythe imminent Atonement where 144,000 will mourn their unbelief and that of their forefathers and seal their testimony in martyrdom (Matthew 27:25), and the seventh day of the Feast of Tabernacles or millennium where the Kingdom will be restored to Israel (Acts 1:6). The commission of the prophets is to reveal and reconfirm "the vision and prophecy" Daniel was told to seal from Israel's understanding "until the full number of Gentiles has come in" (Daniel 9:24f; 12:4; 9; Romans 11:25). Brother Branham has revealed this mystery to us in The Sixfold Purpose of Gabriel's Instructions to Daniel; it will be realized in Daniel's Seventieth Week (Isaiah 1:24-31; Jeremiah 24:7).
Ofttimes Scripture has a compound meaning, so from our perspective Matthew 17:11"Elijah truly shall first come, and restore all things"applies to Brother Branham's ministry which "restored the apostolic faith" (Malachi 4:5-6) and "finished the mystery of God as He has declared to His servants the prophets" (Revelation 10:7); while from Israel's perspective it will apply to "the restitution of all things, which God has spoken by the mouth of His holy prophets from of old, [Moses, Samuel and his successors]".
Revelation 19:7-10, "Let us be glad and exult, we will give honour to Him: for the marriage of the Lamb has come to pass, and His wife prepared herself. And to her was given that she should array herself in fine linen, bright and pure: for the fine linen is the righteousnesses of the saints [which is His righteousness manifest in our works]. And he said to me, Write, Blessed are they who are called to the Supper of the Lamb. And he said to me, These are the true Words of God. And I fell at his feet to worship him. And he told me, Take heed you do it not: I am a fellowservant, and of your brethren that have the witness of Jesus: worship God: for the witness of Jesus is the Spirit of the prophecy".
This angel is Brother William Branham, the angel with the Seventh Vial in Revelation 16:17 and 17:1 who has led John, representing YOU as a member of Christ's end-time Bride, throughout the Book of Revelation. The emphatic "true Words of God" signifies his THUS SAITH THE LORD divinely vindicated revelation of the Seven Seals, the W_O_R_D in which the Bride dressed Herself for the wedding [(Gk.) 'deipnon,' a formal meal usually held at the evening]. It should be noted that in every instance of the word marriage (Gk. 'gamos') in the New Testament it means the festivities which were often some considerable period after the covenant, betrothal or bond which is the marriage. When a man proposes and the woman accepts his proposal, they are married and bound by mutual agreement although they may not consummate their union until the public witness when they ask the Lord's blessing. By His incarnation Christ became the Bridegroom, and His Church the Bride.
The Spiritual marriage union was the new birth of the individual members of Christ's Church: the manifestation of the Sixth Seal in Revelation 6:12, Seventh Trumpet in Revelation 11:15 and Seventh Vial in Revelation 16:17 marked the end of the Gentile dispensation and of the marriage. We went not to the marriage but to the Wedding Supper of the Lamb in the sky, and our marriage Supper was fulfilled during the first half of Daniel's Seventieth Week while the two Hebrew witnesses were revealing the Seven Trumpet mysteries to the 144,000 elect Israelites. As Brother Branham explained, God's table at the Supper of the Lamb in Revelation 19:9 is the battlefield where the fouls of the air and the beasts of the field will feast on the flesh of His enemies and our enemies, "Fill your flesh . . . self, of all the flesh of mighty men, 'cause the marriage of the Lamb has come" (Proving His Word, p. 44:236; Revelation 19:17-19).
Ezekiel 39:17-20: "Son of man, THUS SAITH THE LORD; Say to the birds of every feather and to all the beasts of the field, Assemble yourselves, and come; gather from every quarter to the great sacrificial feast that I am preparing for you upon the mountains of Israel, at which you will eat flesh and drink blood. You shall eat the flesh of warriors and drink the blood of the princes of the earth; they are your rams, the lambs, goats and the fat young bullocks of Bashan. And you shall eat fat until you are glutted, and drink blood until you are drunk, at the sacrificial feast which I am preparing for you. And you shall be sated at My table with horses and riders, warriors and soldiers of every sort, says the Lord God".
Jezebel as the head of religion in the Old Testament (II Kings 9:22-27) types the Great Whore and her harlot daughters in the New as they are joined together now. Revelation 2:22-24, "Notwithstanding [the virtuous lives of the Thyatira Church Age saints] I have a few things against you, because you tolerate that woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess and teaches and beguiles My servants to practice immorality, and to eat food sacrificed to idols. I gave her space [of almost a thousand years of Dark Ages] to repent of her fornication; and she repented not. Behold, I will throw her on a sickbed, and those who commit adultery with her into great tribulation, except they repent of their doings. And [having failed to repent in five hundred years of the Reformation of the Roman Catholic system of false worship] I will kill her [(once) Protestant] children with [the second] death; and all the churches shall know that I am He who searches the thoughts and intents of the hearts: and I will reward each of you according to your works. But to the rest of you in Thyatira, who do not hold this [trinity] doctrine [Rome's mark of the beast] and have not explored what some call the deep things of Satan; I will put upon you no other burden".
As dogs ate Queen Jezebel and she was "as dung upon the face of the field" according to the Word of the Elijah of her day (II Kings 9:36-37); the enemies of Christ and His elect, "the congregations of the Judaeo-Roman church and her harlot daughters and all who have received the mark of the beast and them that have worshipped his image, are destined to be slain by the Sword of the Word that goes forth from the mouth of Jesus Christ, and fed to the birds of the air and the beasts of the field," according the Word of our Elijah (Revelation 14:9-11; 18:4; 19:19-21). And as the ministry of the first Elijah preserved seven thousand elect, so the ministry of our Elijah will preserve Christ's end-time Bride from harm.
The 'rapture' is a three-part PROCESS of the "shout" of Brother Branham's Message calling the virgins OUT of Babylon to be filled with the Spirit; "the Voice of the Archangel," Christ whispering His amours in the heart of His Bride to bring Her to maturity by placing the Message from Genesis to Revelation, and the "Trump" sounding the end of our dispensation, the start of the first resurrection, manifestation of the Sons of God and the translation. Our Spiritual marriage is a three-part PROCESS of justification, sanctification, and the baptism with the Holy Ghost typed by the custom of natural marriage which is a the three-part PROCESS and the ground of Revelation 19.
The Shout: This is the revelation of our election according to the foreknowledge of God from the foundation of the world (I Peter 1:2). It is Christ's proposal of marriage by the Message for our day. We have free moral agency until we accept His proposal and once contracted in marriage we are bound "to obey our Husband in every thing" (Ephesians 5:24; Matthew 1:19, II Corinthians 11:2).
Christ is now calling His end-time Bride by the "shout." Brother Branham explained, "Nothing will be saved, only those whose names were put on the Lamb's Book of Life before the foundation of the world, Jew or Gentile. See? That's all; the Book holds that mystery, and the Book is only unfolding it now, not each one's name, but what the mystery of the Book is while it's calling those names . . ." [In other words, the Word for the hour. We must recognize our day and it's Message and become written epistles of that part of the Word. We must walk in the Light of the present Truth not try to impersonate the Light of Luther, Wesley or the Pentecostals for those parts of the Body were made up long ago and are resting in the grave pending the Seventh Trumpet and calling the first resurrection].
"The Book doesn't say, "Now, Lee Vayle is to be saved in time of this Church Age," or "Orman Neville . . ." or whoever. No, it don't say that. It just shows the mystery, unfolds the mystery of what the thing is. But we, ourselves, by faith believe it. . . " (The Revelation of the Seven Seals, p. 473:3-4).
The Voice of the Archangel: "In the dispensation of the fullness of times the contract will be executed and He will gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven, and which are on earth; even in Him . . . [and by the Voice of the Archangel] give to you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him: the eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that you may know what is the hope of His calling, and what the riches of the glory of His inheritance in the saints, and what is the exceeding greatness of His power to us-ward who believe, according to the working of His mighty [resurrection] power, which he wrought in Christ" (Ephesians 1:10-20).
This is the "Voice" of the 'rapture' bringing us to maturity "in the unity of the faith," into "speaking conditions" for the 'third pull.' In Revelation 4:1 Christ's end-time Bride was raptured in the Spirit by the "shout" and went in to the marriage by the open door in heaven. And while the foolish virgin went off to buy oil, the Bridegroom descended in W_O_R_D form with the open Book (I Thessalonians 4:14; Revelation 4:1; 10:1-4). That was in 1963 and as it was in the days of Lot they cannot see the door. When you hear "the Voice of the Archangel" you know the marriage, your new birth, is consummated; you two are one in Spiritual union and He is imparting His Life to you (John 6:63).
The Trump of God: Soon the Seventh Trump will sound and the door will be shut (Matthew 25:10), the resurrection of the sleeping saints will commence and we who are alive and remain will manifest that we are the Sons of God by exercising 'the third pull' to meet our needs and elevate faith for translation grace. After a short and powerful demonstration of the Spirit this little hunted and persecuted group will change in the atoms and be caught up together as one Body with the glorified resurrected saints to meet the Lord in the wedding supper "in His father's house" where He will present us to Himself, glorious, holy and without blemish (John 14:2-3; I Thessalonians 4:17; Ephesians 5:27).
In the Scripture before us the "marriage" is past and we must necessarily distinguish "Bride" from "Wife." Jesus calls His Bride Wife after the He has presented her to Himself at the Bema Judgment of reward at the Wedding Supper in the sky (Revelation 19:7; 21:9). On another point, Matthew 22:1-14 instructs us that as the complete Body of Christ of all Ages is the Bride, as individual members the saints are the wedding guests as confirmed by the account of the wise virgins in Matthew 25:1-13.
Throughout the Church Ages the simple, retired existence of the wise virgin had been historically concealed by the gaudy and ostentatious harlot church, and the virgin Church with no visible means of defence stood armed only with the weapons of the Spirit against the terrible power of antichristianity. It was not until the spirit of idolatry and denominationalism was destroyed in Christendom, and all nicolaitane hierarchism annihilated that Christ's Bride could appear as a virgin without spot or blemish. What made this possible was the "shout" of Brother Branham's Message that called us OUT from the spirit of idolatry, which is spiritual adultery and worldliness, and "the Voice of the Archangel" that drew us into the unity of the faith for the manifestation of the Sons of God and the great translation. Now, dressed in THUS SAITH THE LORD of "the true sayings of God" we are separated from the world in invisible existence in the wilderness.
The Prophet said, "I sincerely believe and maintain as a private student of the Word, along with Divine inspiration that 1977 ought to terminate the world systems and usher in the millennium" (An Exposition of the Seven Church Ages, p. 322:4). It was in the mid-70s that the revelation of the Message began to break and His elect began to hear Voice of the Archangel transforming the "letter" of the Message into faith and separating us from Pentecostalism and other elements of worldly region to the fullness of the revealed Word of God.
When he was delivering the First Seal Brother Branham said, the mystery of the Seven Thunders and the symbolism of the horse riders "is only to be revealed at the last days when this actual Seal is broken. Broken to who? Not to Christ, but to the Church. Notice, now . . . Oh my, that just makes me tremble! I hope that the Church truly understands this what I mean, you people. I'm going to call you Bride. Do you understand it" (The Revelation of the Seven Seals, p. 139:7)?
There are three exodus', in the first exodus God called Israel out of Egypt; in the second exodus He called the Church out of Israel, now in the third exodus He is calling a Bride out of the Church. Can you see the distinction? Laodicea has ended, the PART-Word saints are complete, and this Message is Christ's W_O_R_D Bride able to partake strong meat of the fullness of the Word, separated from man-made religion, and without a Mediator. Our fellowship is not with 'the church' so much as with Christ the Word. In teaching the Third Seal the Prophet said, "The Bride hasn't had a revival yet. See? There's been no revival there, no manifestation of God to stir the Bride yet. See? We're looking for it. It will take those seven unknown thunders back there to wake her up again. . ." [in other words, a clear revelation of the Seven Seals which began to unfold around 1977] (ibid p. 253:3; An Exposition of the Seven Church Ages, p. 327:1). nl787.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.