Daniel 12:10-13 - Only the wise understand
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The 7 main rainbow colours combine for white light. We're only made white when God fulfills His Plan for 7 church ages.
- Only the mind of Christ makes us understand the Bible
- There are 3 conditions for the Bride at the end time
- God wants 3 things from the church of the Laodiceans
- Wrong beliefs that message pastors have developed
- The abomination that maketh desolate
- The man in charge of all this religious demonology
- The prophecy of 1290 years
- The prophecy of 1335 days
Only the mind of Christ makes us understand the Bible
I CORINTHIANS 2:16 But we have the mind of Christ.
Only Christ understands the Bible. When we have the Holy Spirit, His mind comes into our hearts to illuminate His Word so that we can understand how to link up all the relevant Bible verses.
PROVERBS 4:7 Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.
Knowledge enables us to understand a Scripture. Wisdom enables us to see a pattern moving through and joining up different Scriptures.
DANIEL 12:10 Many shall be purified, and made white, and tried; but the wicked shall do wickedly: and none of the wicked shall understand;
but the wise shall understand.
Only the wise virgins on Matthew Chapter 25 will understand the revealed mysteries of Scripture.
Three vital steps. Purified. Made white. Tried.
How do we know who the wicked ones are? Those who do not understand the Bible.
Those who cannot explain what Scripture verses mean.
Those who cannot understand the Bible verses even when it is explained to them.
Those who do not have the wisdom to join the Bible verses together into a pattern that runs through the Bible in order to prove their revelation.
The wise will say, “We must know”.
The wicked will say, “Must we know?”
In the end, what is most important is not great deeds but rather the ability to develop an insight into the mysteries of Scripture.
Knowing God's Will is more important than performing great miracles.
MATTHEW 7:21 Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven;
but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.
MATTHEW 7:22 Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works?
:23 And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.
The Bible expresses the thoughts of Jesus.
If we do have the mind of Christ, then we will understand His thinking and thus will be able to understand what is written in the Bible.
What is the Scriptural evidence of the Holy Ghost baptism?
JOHN 16:13 Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth:
Our ability to understand the truth from the written Bible.
Do we desire to know the truth of Scripture?
Can we understand the Bible when somebody explains it to us?
Please note. In the end, God emphasizes understanding the Word of God.
There are 3 conditions for the Bride at the end time
- We need to get all our unscriptural beliefs and opinions knocked out of us. Gold is hammered to knock out the impurities. The hammering continues until the person can see his own reflection in the gold. So, God hammers "self" out of us until His Spirit is able to be manifested in us. His Spirit will only believe what is written in the Scripture.
We have to UNLEARN all the bad habits and beliefs that we have picked up in the church systems.
- Made white. White is righteousness. Our only righteousness is to believe in God’s Word.
Then we have to RELEARN the true meanings of the deeper mysteries in Scripture from brother Branham’s teachings. Unlearn our past interpretations and replace them with the true understanding of the Bible verses.
REVELATION 19:7 Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honour to him: for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his wife hath made herself ready.
:8 And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: for the fine linen is the righteousness of saints.
The wife dresses in white for the wedding.
Why white? This speaks of God’s Bigger Plan.
White is the result when all seven dominant colours in the rainbow are merged or united together.
God has a Big Plan that humans cannot see. We are only righteous when God is able to get us to fulfill His Big Plan by working through us, rather than having us fulfill our own limited self-will.
The final Bride has to come from seven different church ages where they faced different challenges. All these ages have to combine into a single pattern whereby the Seed of God's Word was established in the early church. It died at the Council of Nicaea in AD 325 when the unscriptural word Trinity was introduced and was buried in the dirt of the Dark Ages. The first leaves sprouted when Martin Luther restored salvation by faith alone. The pollen of John Wesley's holiness and outreach then spread across the world in the great missionary age. Pentecost formed the husk within which William Branham could restore the mysteries of Scripture until the final Seed that ripens becomes the same as the original Seed that was planted.
The Bride at the end must unite all the threads into one pattern which reveals God's Big Plan.
John the Baptist knew that he was not fit to baptize Jesus. Thus John was reluctant to baptize Jesus.
So, Jesus reminded John of the Bigger Plan.
MATTHEW 3:15 And Jesus answering said unto him, Suffer it to be so now: for thus it becometh us to fulfil all righteousness. Then he suffered him.
Jesus was the sacrificial Lamb that had to be washed before being offered up.
So, John needed to know where he fitted into the Big Plan. Everything else that John did was secondary.
The baptism of John that involved no name would be later replaced by the baptism in the name of Jesus Christ (Acts 2:38).
John's baptism was thus a temporary measure for the sinners of his day.
But his one essential service, the most important part of his ministry, was to wash the Lamb of God. Without being washed, Jesus could not be offered up.
II CHRONICLES 4:6 He made also ten lavers, and put five on the right hand, and five on the left,
to wash in them: such things as they offered for the burnt offering they washed in them;
This was the real righteousness that Jesus spoke of.
John lived a clean and righteous life. But his personal righteousness did not fulfill God’s Big Picture.
Understanding his part in God’s Big Plan was the real righteousness of John.
Speaking of Abraham:
ROMANS 4:5 … his faith is counted for righteousness
Abraham was prepared to offer up his only son because he believed God would resurrect Isaac from the dead.
So, Abraham’s faith was in the Big Picture. God’s ability to resurrect from the dead.
“White” implies that we are aware of God’s Big Picture and will allow Him to use us in unexpected ways to fulfill His Deeper Plan.
ROMANS 1:17 For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith:
as it is written, The just shall live by faith.
Each age had a different portion of faith that was revealed to them in God’s Word. We cannot stay in yesterday’s Big Picture.
The beam of a lighthouse does not stay long in one place.
No ship can sail on yesterday’s wind.
So, what is it that God expects us to understand from His revealed Word today?
DANIEL 12:13 But go thou thy way till the end be: for thou shalt rest,
and stand in thy lot at the end of the days.
The “lot” is the portion that God has allocated to each Christian in whatever church age that person lives in.
We have no say over the age and conditions that we live in. That is God’s predestination.
Our responsibility is to discover what God wants us to do and believe today, as revealed in His Scriptures.
That is our free-will, whether we want to do it successfully in God’s way or try to do it unsuccessfully our own way.
We have to combine all 7 colours to get white light. Each colour represents a different age.
It takes all seven colours, acting together, to produce white light.
So, "white" speaks of a Deeper or Bigger Plan. Uniting all seven colours or church ages into one overall Big Picture.
There will only be white light at the end when the Bride has an understanding of all seven church ages and can join them together in a chain of events that covers the history of the church throughout seven church ages.
Thus, “to be made white” means
we have to blend in with all the six church ages that were before us.
Equally, we have to know that
our portion or lot requires us to become restored back to the first church age.
The harvest only happens when the final seed is identical to the planted seed. In the harvest the seed is pulled off the dead plant. The harvest rain ends with the Bride being pulled off the earth up to Heaven.
The resurrection cannot happen until we believe the same as the first church age. Only then can the dead saints be pulled out of their graves to start the harvest rain.
HEBREWS 11:40 God having provided some better thing for us, that they without us should not be made perfect.
Our personal testing. Can we stamp on our pride and give up our old beliefs? Do we love truth sufficiently to embrace the new insights of Scripture that the end-time prophet brought us?
Do we have the courage to withstand the rejection and condemnation of our friends in the church world?
These three steps will enable the Bride to understand.
God wants 3 things from the church of the Laodiceans
REVELATION 3:18 I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see.
Spiritual garments come from the revealed understanding of Scripture.
God speaking to His Bride at the end time, says we need three things.
- “To buy of me gold tried in the fire”. Jesus, Who is the Word of God, is the only Person to be fully tried even in hell's fires as He had to take our sins down there when He died and dump them on the Devil.
Buy means pay the price.
The price of rejection and condemnation for believing that the King James Bible alone is the Absolute Truth.
Jesus makes Himself known in the hidden mysteries that were revealed at the end time. Only what we learn by understanding Scripture is pure. The Word of God has been tried and tested over the centuries and still accurately predicts each age as it comes to pass.
We must learn to believe everything in the Bible, just the way it is written.
The Word of God has passed the fiery test. We have no safer guide.
Buy. Pay the price. Believing what all the modern church-goers reject as false. We need to believe that the King James Version of the Bible is infallible. Christ, Who is the Word of God, is our Absolute.
- White raiment
Again, the concept of belonging to a Bigger Picture. Fulfilling our part of the 2000-year-old spiritual structure of the church.
Being restored back to the first church age.
- “Anoint thine eyes with eyesalve that thou might see”.
We need the courage to see the truth and stand up against the pastor of the church.
Nowhere in the New Testament was a pastor ever in charge of the church. That is a Nicolaitan spirit.
But try to oppose him, and you threaten his income. Then you are in trouble. You need courage.
In the end, Jesus three times threw the money makers out of the Temple. At His first Passover and then on Palm Sunday and again the next day, which was Monday. Interfering with the religious leaders' money twice in two days was going too far. They killed Him on Thursday.
(He had to spend three nights in the tomb before He arose on Sunday morning. There is no expression "Good Friday" or "Easter Monday" in the Bible).
A pastor and his money are not easily parted.
Preaching is now a well-paid career. It is no longer a calling.
The seed that is harvested has to be the same as the seed that was planted.
Thus, the seventh church age must be the same as the first church age.
Harvest is when the seed is pulled off the plant.
The "harvest rain" or "latter rain" involves the seven Thunders that will show the Bride how to change their bodies and then give them rapturing faith.
With rapturing faith, their new bodies can be pulled off this earth to meet the Lord in the air, as well as pulling us out of time into eternity.
Once you are put into your new immortal body, you will be out of time as you will neither grow old nor die.
At His First Coming, there were 40 days between the resurrection and the ascension to Heaven.
This pattern should repeat at His Second Coming.
The teaching rain began in 1947 with brother Branham’s recorded sermons. This teaching will go through to the end.
But in the last month, between the resurrection and the rapture, the teaching rain will overlap with the latter or harvest rain once the dead saints have been pulled out of their graves.
JEREMIAH 5:24 Neither say they in their heart, Let us now fear the LORD our God, that giveth rain,
both the former and the latter, in his season:
he reserveth unto us the appointed weeks of the harvest.
Everything happens in its appointed time or season. The harvest happens in a few weeks.
JOEL 2:23 Be glad then, ye children of Zion, and rejoice in the LORD your God: for he hath given you the former rain moderately, and he will cause to come down for you the rain,
the former rain, and the latter rain in the first month.
The teaching and harvest rain overlap for a month.
Now, we have just learned moderately from brother Branham's sermons. His sermons are deeply inspired, but we have to learn how to prove his ideas from Scripture. But there is much more to come once the resurrection has happened. Then we will really learn how to get a new body from those mysterious seven Thunders. We will also be in the presence of the resurrected saints who will be in their new bodies.
We cannot even imagine what conditions will be like. The events of those future days will stagger us.
63-0318 THE FIRST SEAL
But think, now he wrote this, but when he started to write those other seven thunders, he said, "Don't write it." He'd been commissioned to write everything he seen. But when these seven thunders over in Revelations 10 uttered, he said, "Don't write them at all." They're mysteries. We don't know what they are yet; but my opinion they'll be revealed right away. And when it do, it'll give faith for that rapturing grace for that Church to move out. We just move through everything that we know of; through all the dispensations we've watched everything. We've seen the mysteries of God. We've seen the appearing of the--of the great gathering together of the Bride in the last days, but yet there's something in there that we just can't lighten ourself with. There's something another. But I imagine when them mysteries begins to come forth... God said, "Hold it back now. Wait a minute. I'll reveal it in that day.
Don't write it at all, John, 'cause they'll stagger over it.
Just let it go. (See?) But I'll reveal it in that day when it has need to done."
Mary, the mother of Jesus, was unable to recognize Him at first after His resurrection. She thought He was the gardener.
It was a very bewildering time for her.
Only when He called her name did she recognize Him.
JOHN 20:14 And when she had thus said, she turned herself back, and saw Jesus standing, and knew not that it was Jesus.
:15 Jesus saith unto her, Woman, why weepest thou? whom seekest thou? She, supposing him to be the gardener, saith unto him, Sir, if thou have borne him hence, tell me where thou hast laid him, and I will take him away.
:16 Jesus saith unto her, Mary. She turned herself, and saith unto him, Rabboni; which is to say, Master.
He rose up from the grave. His poor little old disciples scattered about like sheep without a shepherd... Standing by the tomb, stood His dear mother, weeping. Daylight was breaking; doves was flying around, cooing. He said, "Mary." She recognized Him.
63-0320 THE THIRD SEAL
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.
He will send it. He promised it. Now, now, watch.
Now, she was dead.
At the moment, the Bride is dead, fast asleep.
The seven Thunders will be a drastic wake-up call.
REVELATION 3:19 As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.
To get us right, God has to rebuke us.
Rebuke means that we are very wrong. Basically, telling us what idiots we are to have believed so much error and nonsense from the pastors’ unscriptural preachings.
Rebuke us for replacing Scripture with quotes. The early church never did that.
Rebuke us for calling the quotes the Voice of God. The quotes are the voice of the seventh angel.
The Bible is the Voice of God.
63-0630 THE THIRD EXODUS
for they can hear plainly the God's Voice, calling, through His Word
... Listen to the Bible, the Voice of God
calling to you in this day.
Rebuke means that God is trying hard to get us to unlearn our mistakes.
Message-people believe too many wrong things. We deserve a good whipping. Then, aware of our many mistakes, and suitably humbled, we will hopefully have our eyes open to learning from Scripture.
“Be zealous to repent”.
Zealous. That means we must be very willing to repent.
That means we believe a lot of errors. We are swallowing too much junk food that is not good for our spiritual health.
We need to repent for following human leaders.
We need to repent for failing to prove our beliefs just from the Bible.
We need to repent for believing so many unscriptural ideas.
Consider the following wrong doctrines that circulate through message-churches.
Wrong beliefs that message pastors have developed
William Branham is the Absolute, the infallible Word of God. (Wrong)
62-1007 THE KEY TO THE DOOR
-that I am perfectly infallible. That there's nothing... And, oh, some of the awfullest things you ever heard.
William Branham is the Son of man. (Wrong)
65-0725 THE ANOINTED ONES AT THE END TIME
"In the very day that the Son of man is revealed." Revelations 10:1 to 7, read it when you get home, "the seventh angel's Message, opening up the Seals." What is it?
Not the angel is the Son of man; but the messenger is revealing the Son of man.
Can you get it separated now? That's where it seems to be so hard for you, you see. Not the Son of man, Himself; but
the seventh angel, the seventh messenger, is revealing to the public the Son of man,
because It's left the shuck. He can't organize It. It's the Grain, Itself, again.
Brother Branham was revealing the Son of man from the Bible mysteries as he showed Jesus walking through the pages of the Bible.
The seven Thunders have uttered. (Wrong)
Brother Branham never said that "the seven Thunders have uttered".
We know the new name of Jesus. (Wrong)
REVELATION 19:12 His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns;
and he had a name written, that no man knew,
but he himself.
Nobody in a sinful body of flesh knows the new name. We all rely on the name Jesus that forgives us from our sins.
Once you are in your new immortal body, then you will be immune to sin. Only then can you know the new name.
Once the new name is revealed, you will never use the name Jesus anymore.
We know what the Thunders uttered. (Wrong)
63-0324 THE SEVENTH SEAL
Seven thunders in a row, uttered not... making just--just one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, straight. Then heavens couldn't write that. Heavens can't know about it, nothing else, because there's nothing to go on. It's a relaxing time.
It was so great till it's kept secret from the Angels. Now, why?
If Satan should get a hold of it, he might do great damage.
There's one thing he don't know. Now, he can interpret anything he wants to, and impersonate any kind of a gift (I hope you're learning.), but he can't know this. It's not even written in the Word.
It's a total secret.
The Angels, everything shut up. If they made one move it might give something away, so they just shut up, quit harping; everything stopped.
... One of the mystery of that Seal, the reason it wasn't revealed,
it was seven thunders that uttered their voices, and there it is perfectly, because nothing knows anything about it;
wasn't even written. So we're at the end time; we are here.
The mighty Angel of Revelation, Chapter 10 has come down. (Wrong)
When that Angel, of Revelation the 10th chapter, puts one foot on land and one on the sea, and a rainbow over His head, He swore, "time shall be no more."
When that time comes, you will rise up from among the dead. While the rest of them lay there, you will go in.
A year after the Cloud was photographed and he speaks of the Angel in the future tense.
65-1127 I HAVE HEARD BUT NOW I SEE
Dear God, in this solemn moment, it's going to be a time like this when there really will be a clap of thunder someday, and the Son of God shall descend from the heavens with a shout,
with the voice of the Archangel,
and the trump of God, the dead in Christ shall rise.
One month before he died and he is still waiting for the shout and the voice of the mighty Angel to raise the dead.
In addition, there is a single Thunder that we know nothing about. That will also happen in the future.
Brother Branham stood under the supernatural Cloud of 1963. (Wrong)
The Cloud was photographed on 28 February 1963 just after sunset, slightly north of the city of Flagstaff. Brother Branham knew nothing about the Cloud when it happened.
The 7 angels that had formed the Cloud only came to visit brother Branham eight days later at Sunset Peak at 8 o'clock in the morning. Sunset Peak is about 200 miles south of Flagstaff. They formed no cloud on that day.
The Cloud and the visitation of the angels were two totally separate events.
Thus brother Branham never stood under the Cloud.
Christ came on Sunset mountain. (Wrong, Fake news)
The Cloud stayed at the height of 42 kilometers above Flagstaff, for a space of 28 minutes.
The Cloud was never at Sunset Peak.
Jesus will not come in the desert.
MATTHEW 24:26 Wherefore if they shall say unto you, Behold, he is in the desert; go not forth:
Sunset Peak is in the great Sonoran desert.
Therefore, Jesus could not have come to Sunset Peak.
A big problem for message-believers is that there were two clouds.
Peter quoted from Joel but made a slight change.
ACTS 2 :19 And I will shew wonders in heaven above, and signs in the earth beneath; blood, and fire,
and vapour of smoke:
Water vapour makes a rain cloud. Vapour of smoke makes a smoke cloud.
"Vapour of smoke" speaks of a smaller smoke cloud from an exploded rocket.
But that can only explain the smaller cloud that was about 20 miles behind the big supernatural cloud.
The sign of the S0n of man in the heaven was the bigger supernatural cloud formed by angel's wings.
MATTHEW 24:30 And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven:
65-0718 TRYING TO DO GOD A SERVICE WITHOUT BEING THE WILL OF GOD
And then in that great observatory, so that the world will be without, they're still wondering what happened.
In Tucson, them big observatories took the picture of it up there;
still wondering what happened. What is it? They still put in the paper, "Does anybody know anything about what, how it could have happen?" There is no fog up there, there's no air, there's no moisture; thirty miles high in the air. Oh, my!
"There shall be signs in the heaven above. And when these things take place, earthquakes in divers places,
then shall appear the sign in the heaven, of the Son of man."
The two clouds were both signs of an impending event, the revelation of the Seven Seals.
The abomination that maketh desolate
DANIEL 12:11 And from the time that the daily sacrifice shall be taken away, and the abomination that maketh desolate set up, there shall be a thousand two hundred and ninety days.
MATTHEW 24:15 When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand:)
The holy place was the Temple site because God dwelled in the Holiest of Holies.
In AD 70, the pagan Roman empire entered the Temple site and destroyed the Temple and the city.
The Roman emperor had the title of Pontiff, the High Priest of the Babylonian mysteries.
Around AD 382, the eastern emperor Theodosius gave this title to his uncle Damasus, the Pope. Damasus had killed over 300 of his rival’s followers to make sure that he won the election to be appointed as the Bishop of Rome.
REVELATION 13:1 And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy.
Churches cannot answer the question, What is the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost?
So the Trinity God has got no name. Something is seriously wrong.
REVELATION 13:3 And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death; and his deadly wound was healed: and all the world wondered after the beast.
The centre of power of the pagan Roman Empire was the Capitoline Hill in Rome where the trinity temple of Jupiter, Minerva, and Juno was.
That received a death wound from the barbarians, and the empire ceased to be.
By AD 476, the pagan Roman Empire had effectively been destroyed by the barbarians. The Capitoline Hill lost all its authority.
These are the seven hills that Rome was originally built on.
As time passed, the Pope became the king-maker amongst the barbarians and gradually gained power over them. He claimed that only Peter could open the pearly gates of Heaven for them. And that Peter would only do so if they obeyed and helped the Pope.
So, the brutal and ruthless spirit of pagan Rome was resurrected on the ruins of pagan Rome by entering the Roman Catholic Church.
The deadly wound recovered as the Pope, with the Lateran Palace on the Caelian Hill as the Roman Catholic Church's official headquarters, picked up all the power that the emperor had lost.
One historian described the Roman Catholic Church as baptized paganism.
REVELATION 17:10 And there are seven kings: five are fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet come; and when he cometh, he must continue a short space.
Julius Caesar was a dictator for life as he destroyed the Roman Republic. Then his family of Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, and Claudius ruled as Emperors and died.
After Rome's great fire in AD 64, the Emperor Nero, who was the adopted son of Claudius, blamed and persecuted the Christians. The apostle John was sentenced to the prison island of Patmos, where he wrote some of the Book of Revelation.
“One is” referred to Nero. When Nero died in AD 68, all political prisoners, including John, were freed.
Nero was the end of Caesar’s family.
The Spanish general Galba usurped the throne but was killed after 7 months. Ruling the pagan Roman empire became a problem. Between AD 200 and AD 285, they had over 30 emperors.
Later, John was imprisoned again by the emperor Domitian. Then he completed the Book of Revelation and was released from Patmos in AD 96 when Domitian died. So, John was imprisoned twice on the island of Patmos.
Nero killed Christians. The emperors insisted on Caesar-worship as if they were gods. Diocletian, the last pagan Roman emperor, launched an intense ten-year persecution of the Christians and tried to destroy all Bibles.
Eight is a new system. So, when the Pope picked up the emperor’s power over the people of Europe he started a new system of paganism operating within the Christian church.
The Popes killed Christians and forgave sin as if they were God. They did their best to get rid of the Bible in the Dark Ages. Even today they are desperate to get rid of the King James Version of the Bible. There are over 100 alternative translations of the Bible that thoroughly confuse the issue. Thus church-goers no longer believe that there is an infallible Bible anymore. Church-goers happily believe that there are contradictions, mistakes, and myths in the Bible.
Thus the Popes were “of the seven”, of the same nature as the brutal Christian-killing family of Caesar who were greedy for money and anxious to be worshiped as if gods.
This leadership insecurity of the Pagan Roman empire was unsettling. Useless sons followed competent fathers and added to the problem.
But the papacy later introduced a far more effective system after the collapse of the pagan Roman empire.
Priests, Bishops, Cardinals, and Popes were not allowed to marry. So, when a Pope died, the cardinals could choose the most competent man to replace him. There was no father-to-son dynasty that leads to corruption.
REVELATION 17:11 And the beast that was, and is not, even he is the eighth, and is of the seven, and goeth into perdition.
The Catholics claim that Peter was the first Pope. Thus, according to them, there always was a Pope.
“And is not” means that the Pope dies.
REVELATION 17:8 … when they behold the beast that was, and is not, and yet is.
“And yet is”. A new Pope gets elected.
The Popes are the longest line of rulers in the world.
They form the trail of the serpent.
They are responsible for getting wrong ideas into the Protestant churches and thus making Protestants desolate of truth.
Anything unscriptural is an abomination.
Demonology flourishes in an unscriptural environment.
Only the Bible can keep the Devil in his place.
61-1119 PERFECT STRENGTH BY PERFECT WEAKNESS
And, brother, the lid's come off of hell
(That's right.) and streams of demon power is pouring from everywhere. It's conquered the nations. It's conquered politics till it's rotten to the core. It's conquered the churches until they know nothing but denomination.
The Catholic Church and now the other churches have got the people to no longer regard the King James Version of the Bible as the Absolute. So demonology is rampant as new, unscriptural ideas predominate in the churches.
Unscriptural desolation has spread throughout the churches.
The man in charge of all this religious demonology
REVELATION 9:1 And the fifth angel sounded, and I saw a star fall from heaven unto the earth: and to him was given the key of the bottomless pit.
Satan fell from Heaven to his dismal home in the pit of hell.
ISAIAH 14:12 How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer,
REVELATION 9:2 And he opened the bottomless pit; and there arose a smoke out of the pit, as the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun and the air were darkened by reason of the smoke of the pit.
Bottomless pit. There is no Bible foundation. Preachers just keep on making up new ideas that suit them. These ideas keep changing and mutating like a deadly virus.
The furnace of hell. The smoke of speculation and misinterpreted quotes. (Remember how Hillary Clinton was going to win the 2016 elections according to a quote that message-pastors misinterpreted?)
Speculation over quotes darkens the sun, which symbolizes God's Word, as people pay less interest to the Bible. And the air or atmosphere or attitude also darkens. Disagree with a message-pastor and see how the air or the atmosphere gets unpleasant as anger levels rise and a hostile attitude develops.
REVELATION 9:3 And there came out of the smoke locusts upon the earth: and unto them was given power, as the scorpions of the earth have power.
Demonology is unleashed. Natural locusts eat green things. These demon-locusts do not have to eat.
REVELATION 9:4 And it was commanded them that they should not hurt the grass of the earth, neither any green thing, neither any tree; but only those men which have not the seal of God in their foreheads.
But this wave of demonology will torment all those who do not have the seal of the Holy Ghost in their foreheads where their mind is. The mind is in the brain.
Only the wise virgins will have enough oil in their lamps to burn brightly enough to illuminate the mysteries of the Bible so that they can be understood.
Being able to read and understand Scripture is our only protection against demonology and its numerous wrong beliefs.
So, these demons that corrupt the truth and turn it into man-made church opinions have a king.
REVELATION 9:10 And they had tails like unto scorpions, and there were stings in their tails: and their power was to hurt men five months.
The “tail” in the vision is the “tale” or lie that they tell.
Listen to their tale or lie, and you will end up in the 3.5 years of Great Tribulation.
REVELATION 9:11 And they had a king over them, which is the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue hath his name Apollyon.
These words mean destroyer.
A king wears a crown.
The first Pope to wear the Triple Crown or Tiara was Clement V, who became Pope in 1305.
The crown has three layers making him king of heaven, earth, and purgatory where demons dwell.
The Pope claimed that Peter only opened the gates of Heaven to those in obedience to the Pope. This became a law in 1302 called Unam Sanctam. Meaning, no salvation outside the Catholic church. Thus they claimed that it was Peter who decided if you were to get into Heaven.
Then, by buying indulgences, the Pope could get people out of purgatory where they were suffering for their sins. Thus, the Pope controlled the demons below the earth in purgatory.
Therefore this abomination totally removed Scriptural salvation from the people. This made salvation totally desolate. These perverted rules could save nobody.
The money made from indulgences paid for the Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s church in the Vatican.
These deceived people were now totally under the Pope's control, and thus lost and desolate. Neither indulgences in purgatory nor Peter in Heaven can do anything to save a soul.
Indulgences built up the Vatican and then were later abandoned by the church. Pope John Paul 2 re-introduced them on a voluntary basis in 2000. Pope Paul 6 abandoned the triple crown in 1963 after William Branham revealed the Seven Seals. The antichrist horse rider of the first Seal was given a crown. Even the Catholic church had to back down in the face of that revelation.
REVELATION 6:1 And I saw when the Lamb opened one of the seals, and I heard, as it were the noise of thunder, one of the four beasts saying, Come and see.
:2 And I saw, and behold a white horse: and he that sat on him had a bow; and a crown was given unto him: and he went forth conquering, and to conquer.
A bow with no arrow is a bluff. White is religious. This is religious deception. Unscriptural deception is in the church and conquering more and more people as time goes by.
Around AD 860 Pope Nicholas I wore a crown. When Clement V became Pope in 1305 he then wore a triple crown to make him king of heaven, earth, and purgatory.
The prophecy of 1290 years
A Bible year is 360 days long.
A Gentile year is 365.24 days long.
Thus 70 Bible years will only be 69 of our Gentile or Roman years.
Our Gentile year was developed by the pagan Roman dictator Julius Caesar in AD 45 and then fine-tuned by the Roman Pope Gregory 13 in 1582. Thus our calendar years are known as Roman years.
Every 70 Bible years, loses one Gentile or Roman year.
DANIEL 12:11 And from the time that the daily sacrifice shall be taken away, and the abomination that maketh desolate set up, there shall be a thousand two hundred and ninety days.
1290 / 70 = 18
So over a time period of 1290 years, we Gentiles will have 18 fewer Roman years than the Jews.
So, 1290 Bible years = 1290 – 18 = 1272 Roman years.
Jesus died in AD 33, which cleansed the sanctuary from sin by His blood.
That is when the daily sacrifice was taken away. God tore up the Temple veil and the Jewish sacrifices ceased having any meaning or value.
Only the sacrifice of Christ had any value after that.
33 + 1272 = 1305
So, in 1305 the abomination that makes desolation was established when Clement V became Pope and introduced the triple Crown that made him king of Purgatory, the lower dimensions where the demons dwell.
Catholicism thus destroyed the Bible concept of salvation by grace through faith.
This denominational system, based on demonology, would spread through the Protestant churches too.
Consequently, Bible-illiteracy is spreading as people lose interest in Scripture.
Now human quotes predominate in the church world and pagan traditions like Trinity and Christmas have taken over.
The desolation spreads.
In 1870 the Pope was then declared to be infallible.
Today message people claim that brother Branham is infallible.
The desolation keeps spreading as Protestants pick up Catholic ideas.
The prophecy of 1335 days
DANIEL 12:12 Blessed is he that waiteth, and cometh to the thousand three hundred and five and thirty days.
The 3.5 years of great Tribulation lasts 1260 days, and then the two prophets are killed.
1335 - 1260 = 75 days
Verse 12 refers to people who come 75 days or two-and-a-half months later after the end of the 1260 days of great tribulation.
Certain events have to be fulfilled before the Lord sets up His Kingdom in Israel.
The 144000 Jews who accept Jesus must also be killed.
The fifth Seal reveals the Jewish martyrs who were killed during the seven church ages. When they see the Bride caught up to heaven, they demand to go back to earth to fight the antichrist system that persecuted them.
REVELATION 6:9 And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of God, and for the testimony which they held:
The fifth Seal. Five is the number of grace. God will spare the Jews who are killed for their faith.
They hold their own testimony, not the testimony of Jesus.
REVELATION 6:10 And they cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, O Lord, holy and true, dost thou not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth?
Christians forgive their murderers. These Jews are demanding vengeance.
REVELATION 6:11 And white robes were given unto every one of them; and it was said unto them, that they should rest yet for a little season, until their fellowservants also and their brethren, that should be killed as they were, should be fulfilled.
These martyrs must wait for the years of great Tribulation to occur.
The Jews are God's servants. The Gentiles are His Bride.
Their fellow-servants, the 144000 Jews, must first accept Jesus in these years of great Tribulation and then get killed.
Then the 144000 are resurrected up to meet the Lord when He comes with His Bride for the battle of Armageddon.
"Firstfruits" is a symbol of a resurrection.
I CORINTHIANS 15:20 But now is Christ risen from the dead, and become the firstfruits of them that slept.
REVELATION 14:3 And they sung as it were a new song before the throne, and before the four beasts, and the elders: and no man could learn that song but the
hundred and forty and four thousand,
which were redeemed from the earth.
:4 These are they which were not defiled with women [the churches]; for they are virgins. These are they which follow the Lamb whithersoever he goeth. These were redeemed from among men,
being the firstfruits
unto God and to the Lamb.
The 144000 are the spiritual eunuchs who protect the Bride.
Then the battle of Armageddon must be fought.
All of this is going to take time and will happen during those 75 days.
Other events that will happen around that time may, or may not, happen during the 75 days.
The boundaries of the land of Israel must be established so that one-third of the Jews who survive the battle of Armageddon know where they have to dwell during the 1000 years of peace when Jesus rules.
The new Temple has to be built for the survivors of the battle of Armageddon who will mainly be heathens who have never heard the Gospel.
This may be built normally by people or it may be built supernaturally by Jesus.
But 75 days after the two prophets, Moses and Elijah, are killed, then peace will set in for the Millennium.
DANIEL 12:13 But go thou thy way till the end be: for thou shalt rest, and stand in thy lot at the end of the days.
Everyone is born into a certain time in a certain Scriptural age.
Thus each person has to answer for the time they were on earth.
Each age has different circumstances to contend with.
But everyone had to seek God's Will for the age that they were in.
We are at the end where God emphasizes understanding the Bible.
Our greatest enemy is deception.
The Bride says, "We must know".
The foolish or fooled virgins say, "Must we know?"