END-TIME Message (The Ministry of Restoration)
The End-Time message is that message that proclaims the Revelation of God's Word as brought about by God's messenger to the Laodecian Church Age, he whom God sent to take a Bride to Jesus Christ from among the Gentiles in these last days, according to Malachi 4:5,6 and Revelation 10:7.
Just as Noah's Message caused his family to build an ark for deliverance, and just as Moses' Message took the Israelites out of Egypt for an exodus, we have an End-Time Message today that bids us to come into Christ in order to be saved and be raptured before the final closing of this world's history.
The End-Time Message was brought to us by a man sent from God who's name is William Marrion Branham. It unveils the revelation and the truth about God's perfect way of salvation today.
Unknown to the world, God has once again visited our generation with supernatural signs that ought to catch the attention of a sincere believer in Christ Jesus. Just before this world reaches its bitter end, God has sent us an urgent MESSAGE through a messenger to this age (William Marrion Branham) to restore us back to the true faith that was once delivered to the saints.
William Marrion Branham was one of the most influential Bible ministers of our time, considered by many to be the initiator of healing and charismatic revival that began in 1947.
From 1947 until the time of his passing in 1965, the powerful ministry of William Branham was well known and considered unparalleled in the history of gospel meetings. The impact of the supernatural ministry of this one man was felt not only in North America, but also around the world.
Untold thousands of verified cases of all manner of healing were manifested in the U.S.A., Canada, Africa, and all around the world through the prayers of William Branham. The blind received their sight, cancer patients were made well, the maimed, the crippled, and the halt were made fully whole. No disease stood in the way as God proved to millions, that He is still God today, the same yesterday, and forever (Hebrews 13:8) in the ministry of His end-time messenger to our age.
But most important of all, William Branham brought us an End-Time message which restored all the loose-ends of the bible which, even if all the bible schools in the world were combined, would never be able to unveil to us. These teachings include the Mystery of the God-Head, the Truth on Water Baptism, the Original Sin, Predestination, the Revelation of the Seven Seals, The New Birth, the Mark of the Beast, Mystery Babylon, and more... These truths were restored to the church today in order to prepare the Bride of Jesus Christ in every nation to get ready for the Rapture, which is the second coming of the Lord.
EARLY LIFE AND CONVERSION OF WILLIAM BRANHAMWilliam Branham was born April 6, 1909 in a log cabin in the Kentucky hills, the first of nine children of Charles and Ella Branham. Reared near Jeffersonville, Indiana; he knew only a life of deep poverty and hardship, his father being alcoholic and illiterate. Compounding these circumstances, the young boy was considered "nervous", because from an early age he spoke of "visions" and "a voice" which spoke to him out of a wind, saying, "Don't ever drink, or smoke, or defile your body in any way. There will be a work for you to do when you get older".
William Branham came to know the Lord and was filled with the Holy Spirit in 1931. From that time, the bible became the focus of his life and Jesus Christ the centre of his very existence! He was ordained to the ministry at the age of 23 years, in the Missionary Baptist Church in December of 1932.
VISITATIONS OF AN ANGEL TO WILLIAM BRANHAMOn June 11, 1933, William Branham was baptizing in the Ohio River near Jeffersonville, Indiana, when a bright fiery light suddenly appeared over his head and a voice spoke out, "As John the Baptist was sent to forerun the first coming of Jesus Christ, so are you sent to forerun His second coming!" The next edition of the Jeffersonville Evening News reported the incident with the subheading, "Mysterious Star Appears Over Minister While Baptizing".
In May of 1946, he set himself aside to seek God for the meaning of his strange life. As he prayed alone late one night, an angel of light appeared, saying "Do not fear. I am sent from the presence of Almighty God to tell you that your peculiar birth and misunderstood life has been to indicate that you are to take a gift of Divine healing to the peoples of the world. If you will be sincere when you pray and can get the people to believe you, nothing shall stand before your prayer, not even cancer. You will go into many parts of the earth and will pray for kings and rulers and potentates.
You will preach to multitudes the world over and thousands will come to you for counsel".
For half an hour, this angel explained to Brother Branham about the past and told him of his future. He explained why the ministers couldn't recognize a gift of God in William's life, yet the devil could. It was the same in Jesus' day: the religious leaders said Jesus had a devil, yet the devils at Gadara recognized Him (Mark 3:22; John 7:20).
TWO VINDICATED SIGNS ABOUT WILLIAM MARRION BRANHAMThe angel also told brother Branham that, even as Moses was given two signs to prove he was sent from God (Exodus 4:1-8), so he would be given two signs also. First, he would be able to diagnose diseases by their vibrations, which would cause his hand to swell. If the swelling went down after he prayed upon the person, he could say, "Thus saith the Lord, you are healed". The angel said that time would come when brother Branham would be able to discern the very secrets of men's hearts (Hebrews 4:12; John 2:24-25).
Millions of people bear record that the words of the angel were fulfilled exactly (as in Acts 27:21-25). As the sign in his hand was manifested, which when seen would raise the people's faith to be healed, his ministry grew nationwide, then worldwide. Then it came to where the Spirit of Christ would reveal to him the very thoughts of men's hearts, reveal their needs; reveal unconfessed sins that were not cleansed by the Blood of Jesus Christ; reveal things about their lives that brother Branham himself couldn't possibly know. Not mindreading or psychology, but rather he would see a vision of it - the things actually enacted before his open eyes (Joel 2:28).
And when he spoke under the anointing, out of hundreds of thousands of times all over the world, the words spoken to total strangers never failed to be exactly the truth. And the prophesies of healing, of future events, small to great, thousands and thousands and thousands of times - not once was one even partly wrong! It was literal, "THUS SAITH THE LORD!".
Over the next ten years brother Branham circled the globe seven times, holding some of the largest meetings in history. Some 100,000 people heard him in Durban, South Africa. Seven truckloads of crutches, wheelchairs, canes, etc.. were hauled away after the healing services.
Many individuals of public influence, including Congressman Upshaw of the U.S.A. and King George VI of England, were healed as a result of his prayers.
THE PILLAR OF HIRE
The photograph with the PILLAR OF FIRE above brother Branham's head was photographed at Houston, Texas, in January of 1950.
This Light had accompanied brother Branham since his birth in 1909. And during a 1933 baptismal service at the Ohio River at Jeffersonville, Indiana, this SUPERNATURAL BEING appeared before hundreds of people saying to him,"as John the baptist foreran the first coming of Christ, you will forerun His second coming". This picture is displayed today at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. and was examined and certified as genuine by Mr. George Lacy, a federal examiner of Questioned Documents in the U.S., to be the only authentic documentation of the supernatural in this generation.
A MYSTERIOUS CLOUD
On February 28, 1963, over in Arizona, U.S.A., a constellation of seven angels appeared to Reverend William Marrion Branham in the form of a ring-shaped cloud.
These seven angels came from the presence of God revealing to him the hidden mysteries of the bible which were sealed in the book of Daniel and the book of Revelation yet were ordained to be unveiled at the end time. This was to inform the people of God of the perfect will of the Father in preparation for the oncoming millennial reign of Jesus Christ upon this earth.
It was as they left brother Branham that they formed this mysterious cloud which Life Magazine had featured in their May 17, 1963 issue, and Science Magazine in their April 19, 1963 issue.
The original glossy prints reveal the full face of the Lord Jesus Christ as the picture is viewed from the right side angle "like unto the Son of Man, His head and His hairs were white like wool, as white as snow" (Revelation 1:13).
SEVEN SEALED "BOOK" OF REVELATIONS UNVEILEDOn December 22, 1962, brother Branham had a vision where he was standing near Tucson, Arizona, picking a sand burr out of his pants leg, when a tremendous explosion occured. He told this vision to his congregation in Jeffersonville, Indiana on the 31st of December (the sermon was tape recorded). Then he moved to Tucson, Arizona.
Over a month later, on February 28, 1963, while out hunting, he noticed a sand burr in his trouser. As he reached to pull it off, a tremendous blast rocked the mountainside. Looking up, he saw seven angels in the form of a pyramid sweeping towards him, and for a time he seemed to be caught up in their midst. These seven angels represent the Seven Messengers to the Seven Church Ages as written in Revelation chapters 2 and 3.
Then a voice cried out, "Go back east", and brother Branham knew it was time for the opening of the mysteries of the Seven Seals in the book of Revelation (Daniel 12:4,8-9; Revelation 5,6, & 8) which the angels have entrusted to him. The angels returned into the sky and formed a cloud some 50 miles long and 30 miles wide, which was visible for hundreds of miles around.
Many pictures were taken of this peculiar cloud, some appearing in Life Magazine (May 17, 1963 issue); some in Science Magazine (April 19, 1963 issue), along with a scientific report of how it was scientifically impossible for such a cloud to exist. The highest clouds form at about 10 miles, but this phenomenal cloud was 26 miles up, at which altitude water vapour does not exist.
Brother Branham returned to Jeffersonville, Indiana wherein for seven days, as he waited on God, the voice of God spoke out the Pillar of Fire, revealing the exact Truth of the Mysteries sealed up in Revelations 5 through 8; which revelation was contrary to what everyone (including brother Branham) had previously supposed, yet was perfectly in line with the rest of God's word.
As brother Branham preached seven consecutive nights on these SEALS (March 17-24, 1963) his sermons were tape-recorded: Thus the scripture is fulfilled in our day saying, "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 hath declared to His servants the prophets" (Revelation 10:7).
SEVEN VISIONS OF WILLIAM BRANHAMIn the year 1933, God gave brother Branham a continuous vision of seven major things that must transpire before the Lord Jesus Christ would come again.
- The first (1st) vision was that he saw a dictator rising up in Italy that would invade Ethiopia. He saw Mussolini and his shameful end where the people turned on him, before it ever transpired in actual event.
- The second (2nd) vision was shown to him by God where he saw a young Austrian named Adolf Hitler who would gain power in Germany and would lead the world into war, but that Germany would be defeated and Hitler would come to a mysterious end.
- In the third (3rd) vision, he saw three great ISMs in the world: Fascism, Nazism, and Communism; but that the first two would be swallowed up into the third one - Communism.
- Then on the fourth (4th) vision, he beheld the tremendous advances in science that would follow World War II. He saw an automobile looking like an egg that's being run not by humans but by remote control.
- The fifth (5th) vision showed him the horrible moral decay of the world, centering mostly around women. He saw women cutting her hair, smoking cigarettes, drinking, wearing pants and indecent clothing.
(Remember these aforementioned five things (visions) were shown to him years before they occured).
- In the sixth (6th) vision, he saw a beautiful, yet cruel woman rise in America, dominating the land with authority.
- And in the last (7th) vision, he saw the land of America in smoldering ruins. As far as the eye could see, there was no life, only craters and smoking piles of debris. He also saw Los Angeles, California sank beneath the ocean caused by a major earthquake. Then these visions faded away.
PROPHESY FULFILLED IN OUR DAY"Surely the Lord God will do nothing, but he revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets". Amos 3:7
God's pattern of dealing with His people has always included the sending of prophets. The prophet Amos informs us that God does "nothing" without a prophetic forerunner, and even a surface study of scriptural history will uncover this to be exactly as stated. Seldom was there a prophet who spoke the words of GOD who was not greeted with skepticism, rejection and abuse!
CONSIDER these Scriptures on the spirit of Elijah: MALACHI 4:5-6 "Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the LORD: And he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the children, and the heart of the children to their fathers, lest I come and smite the earth with a curse".
Malachi 4:5 and 6 is two-fold, fulfilled in part in the ministry of John, the Baptist. He preceded the first coming of Jesus Christ, called the "great" day of the Lord, truning the hearts of the fathers of the "law" to the children of the New Testament era of "grace".
As stated in Jamieson, Fausset & Brown Commentary on the Whole Bible, "...John the Baptist was an Elijah in spirit (Luke 1:16,17) but not the literal Elijah (John 1:21)". This implies that John, knowing he was referred to by Malachi 4:5, knew by inspiration that he did not exhaustively fulfil all that is included in this prophecy: that there is a further fulfillment. There is a prophet that will fulfill the second part of this scripture, forerun the second coming of Christ and "turn the hearts of the children to their fathers..." Literally, this means that there will be a ministry that will turn the hearts of a backslidden generation back to the Word of God and the faith of our "early church" fathers before the "dreadful day of the Lord", the second coming of Christ in judgment.
Again, Matthew 17:10-12 is two-fold. Firstly, "Why then say the scribes that Elias must first come?" "...But I say unto you, That Elias is come already and they knew him not..." speaking of John the Baptist. Secondly, "And Jesus answered and said unto them, Elias truly shall first come, and restore all things." Speaking of a future forerunner to precede Christ's second coming.
The ministry of William Branham is the fulfillment of the coming of the spirit of Elijah that was to precede the second coming of Christ which is to "restore" the hearts of the children back to the teachings of the Apostolic Fathers.
The ministry of William Branham involved three distinct stages that he referred to as "pulls".
- The First Pull: Healing
- The Second Pull: Prophesying
- The Third Pull: The opening or revealing of the Word of God.
The ministry of Jesus Christ followed exactly the same pattern.
- First Pull: Multitudes flocked to hear His gracious words and to receive His miraculous healing touch.
- Second Pull: Revealed the secrets of the hearts. (John 4:17-18)
- Third Pull: His "message", the Word of God which came in strength and contrary to the religious order of the day, caused the multitudes to leave him. "From that time, many of His disciples went back, and walked no more with him". (John 6:66).
AN ENDTIME MESSAGE THAT'S LEFT FOR ALL OF USWilliam Branham died in December of 1965 when his car was hit by a drunken driver. It was a death which he had already anticipated by a vision. But the MESSAGE God used him to bring lives on cannot die. There are over 1,100 different tape-recorded sermons of brother Branham today and most of these have been printed out in book form circulating around the globe today, crying out against perversion, warning souls that Jesus Christ is coming very soon, mapping out the truth through God's Word, and preparing a Bride for the second coming of Jesus Christ. It is the "voice of the seventh messenger" and the final word-message to our age.
God has once again visited this last generation with a mighty prophet. A humble man, who desired neither fame nor wealth, who never failed to give every bit of the glory to the Lord Jesus Christ.
Brother Branham finally concluded:"We're at the end, friends. Soon it shall be time run out. Millions will lose their lives. Millions that now believe they are saved will be counted fodder for the atomic age. We are living at the last hour. By the grace of God, by His help, we speak to His people that they might look forward to the soon-appearing of Christ..."
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