REVELATION 3 Part 3 The American prophet
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The prophet restored us to the written Bible but his followers contradict Scripture by misinterpreting his quotes
- God first made the church the way He wanted it
- Now God wants the church the way He first made it
- High Altitude signs for a Scientific Age
- Bible truth is no longer in the churches
- Partly Scriptural and partly unscriptural is lukewarm
- The net in Scripture is a symbol of the internet
- The church focus is on getting rich
- Following Christ is a fiery trial that costs us
- If God loves us He must hammer our unbelief out of us
- Jesus is outside every church door
- We have to endure difficult times and not give up
God first made the church the way He wanted it
After the apostles died in first church age, ambitious men entered the church to turn it into an organization. They dominated the church during the second church age as the organized church grew with its elevated church leaders. In the third church age, at the Council of Nicaea in AD 325, they introduced the unscriptural God the Son and the unscriptural Trinity. Error flooded into the church. Around AD 350 the pagan birth of the sun god on 25 December became the birthday of the Son of God, even though the Bible never asked us to celebrate the birth of Jesus. The church degenerated into a corrupt apostasy in the cold, dark, dirty, and superstitious Dark Ages of the fourth church age that lasted for nearly 900 years.
The seven-branched candlestick in the Old Testament represented the 2000 years of the seven church ages.
EVIL represents the church moving away from the New Testament teachings of the early church apostles.
JOEL 2:25 And I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten, the cankerworm, and the caterpiller, and the palmerworm, my great army which I sent among you.
Two destructive insects and two mystery worms represent the destructive spirits of various pagan religious mysteries that invaded the church during the first four church ages. Mystery spirits that possessed church leaders who then fooled the church into moving far away from Scripture. Mysterious spirits because nobody seemed to notice the harm they were doing. Nobody noticed that their beliefs depended on Greek words, not on Scripture. One-God-in-three-Persons comes from Greek philosophy, not from Scripture. Father-and-Son-are-of-the-same-essence is Greek philosophy not Scripture.
Nobody noticed that when the church accepted the pagan trinity idea, that the church lost the name of God. You cannot find one name for three Persons.
Nobody noticed that the church in the times of the apostles never had a priest, or a reverend, or a vicar, or a pastor, or a bishop in charge as the head of the church. A group of local elders ruled each local church.
I PETER 5:1 The elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that shall be revealed:
:2 Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind;
:3 Neither as being lords over God's heritage, but being ensamples to the flock.
No person today can lord it over the church.
Nowhere in the New Testament of the apostles were we promised the “Voice of God”.
The followers of the end-time prophet William Branham have changed his ministry from the Scriptural "voice of the seventh angel" to being the unscriptural "Voice of God". No person is allowed to change Scripture in any way.
The apostles had set up the early church in the way that demonstrated God’s New Testament plan. It was the Acts of the Holy Ghost in the New Testament church as that was the only way that the truth of Scripture could spread. Make humans the head of a church and that deviates from the Bible pattern.
The middle lampstand which represented the first church age was the only place where John saw Christ.
Thus, the first church age is the only guaranteed church that had God’s approval. It serves as the foundation and example for all the remaining church ages.
John, the great prophet and apostle, fell at the feet of Jesus as if dead. This shows that no man, even if he is an apostle or a prophet, can stand in the shoes of Jesus. Jesus alone can guide His church. No human being can take the place of Jesus.
REVELATION 1:13 And in the midst of the seven candlesticks one like unto the Son of man,
REVELATION 1:17 And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying unto me, Fear not;
I am the first and the last:
The right hand of Jesus represents His power. God’s power was manifest to John, the great prophet, only when John died to himself.
Look what Jesus said to Caiaphas, the corrupt High Priest.
MATTHEW 26:64 Jesus saith unto him, Thou hast said: nevertheless I say unto you, Hereafter shall ye see the
Son of man sitting on the right hand of power,
and coming in the clouds of heaven.
Elevation of a man to be the head of a church leads to corruption. These elevated leaders are called Nicolaitans. The early church hated that idea.
REVELATION 2:6 But this thou hast, that thou hatest the deeds of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate.
Now God wants the church the way He first made it
God’s power and truth would be manifest in the church
only during the first and the last church ages.
REVELATION 1:8 I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord,
REVELATION 1:11 Saying, I am Alpha and Omega, the first and the last: and, What thou seest, write in a book, and send it unto the seven churches which are in Asia;
REVELATION 1:17 And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying unto me, Fear not; I am the first and the last:
God repeats this idea of first and last five times. Repetition stresses the vital importance of this idea to the seven churches.
If we miss the importance of the first and last church ages, then we miss the purpose of the seven church ages.
The church ages are a plant.
The first apostolic Seed that was planted was buried under the dirt of the Dark Ages and died. That is the way with people and earthly kingdoms. They flourish and finally die. That is the end of them.
But then a miracle occurred. In Martin Luther’s fifth church age of the Reformation, the Seed of the Word suddenly began to germinate as leaves in the lives of reformers like Calvin, Knox, Zwingli, etc. Very different from the early apostles in many ways as they put pastors in charge of churches who taught unscriptural ideas such as Trinity, Christmas, and Good Friday. But they had restored the fundamental truth that we can only be saved by grace through faith and not by works, not saved by joining a church, not saved by going to church. Then John Wesley’s sixth church age developed spiritual pollen that blew holiness and life all over the world in the great missionary age.
The seventh church age had to finish the last two steps of the plant. A husk of Pentecostal gifts protected the developing Seed as the United Pentecostals began to preach about baptism in the name of Jesus.
That came close to the truth. But many men have the name of Jesus. So, we needed a prophet to show us how to be perfectly correct because we must specify which Jesus we are talking about. We must add at least one title. Jesus Christ or Lord Jesus. Or use both titles, Lord Jesus Christ.
63-0324 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON THE SEALS
God, Father, Son, and Holy Ghost is absolutely Lord Jesus Christ. When you baptize in the Name of Jesus only, that's wrong, just baptize you in the Name of Jesus, that's absolutely wrong.
I'm acquainted with many Jesuses. Why, the Latin countries are full of them: Jesuses. But this is the Lord Jesus Christ. It tells exactly Who He is.
There's many Branhams, if you want to talk about me personally. But I'm the one William Marrion Branham. That's me. But there's many other William Branhams and so forth around. But this is distinctly calling one person, the Lord Jesus Christ (See?), the anointed One. There's only one of them.
Then the Seed has to ripen in the Light of the Word as William Branham revealed the mysteries of the King James Bible.
The great mystery of God is that the church would fall away from the example of the apostolic church over four church ages. Then it would be restored over the next three church ages.
MATTHEW 17:11 And Jesus answered and said unto them, Elias truly shall first come, and restore all things.
Elias is the Greek name of Elijah.
Elias was a prophet. Thus, the Gentile church is promised an end-time prophet who will complete the restoration of truth by revealing the end-time mysteries so that the Bride individuals will learn how to understand the King James Bible for themselves.
The seed that is harvested has to be identical to the seed that was planted. We have to believe exactly what Paul and the apostles taught in the New Testament.
The final success of the church would be when the last church age returned to the beliefs and practices of the first church age.
Life is a cycle that starts with a seed that germinates into a plant that goes through different stages before becoming the same as the original seed.
This cycle provides food to keep us alive.
We must recognize this spiritual cycle in the seven church ages if we are to retain the Holy Ghost baptism that keeps us alive spiritually as we prepare for the Coming of the Lord.
JOHN 16:13 Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth:
The end-time eagle spirit must guide us back to the lion spirit of the apostles who established the Word of God, Who is Jesus, the Lion of the tribe of Judah.
God placed a major importance on the last three church ages, church ages 5, 6, and 7, as He sought to restore the church back to the beliefs of the early apostles.
In the process the revealed truth moved from East to West. From Germany to England and then on to America. The revival moved on.
MATTHEW 24:27 For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.
This verse refers to the last three church ages where God was restoring the Bible’s truth after the Dark Ages.
Lightning is moving light. The Word kept being revealed at a deeper depth as time moved on. The Lutherans were happy with Luther’s great revival of salvation by faith and saw no need to move on. But the English accepted the holiness and outreach of Wesley but then also saw no need to move on. The Pentecostals in America restored the gifts of the Spirit and stopped there. Then God raised up brother Branham in America to restore the mysteries of the Bible.
Then, instead of using his quotes to understand the written mysteries of Scripture, the message people tried to explain the mysteries that are not written in the Bible.
These unwritten mysteries are the seven Thunders, the Seventh Seal, and the new name of Jesus. Thus, they too fell away from Scripture. Each church that has a pastor in charge as the head of the church cannot return back to the beliefs of the first church age. At the beginning, the local churches were ruled by local elders whose job was to keep them Scriptural.
MATTHEW 24:28 For wheresoever the carcase is, there will the eagles be gathered together.
The carcase is the freshly slain meat. Brother Branham revealed the Bible mysteries but the message churches refused to take his quotes and prove them from Scripture. They preferred to misinterpret them in a way that cannot be proven just from the King James Bible. An unscriptural doctrine crucifies Christ as the Word of God. The churches who reject or oppose the revealed mysteries actually crucify the Word of God, Who is Jesus. But there will be individual eagles who are inspired by the revelation that enables them to understand the written Word. They have to be strong enough to withstand the rejection and condemnation of both the churches and the message groups who promote brother Branham to the Godhead by calling him the Voice of God and the Son of man. A prophet is a son of man. Only Jesus is the Son of man.
64-0830 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS.3
To make me the Person of the Lord Jesus Christ, would be an antichrist,
for that Person of the Lord Jesus is setting at the right hand of the Majesty on high, and will come again in great power and glory.
But for His Life that was in Him being upon me, and upon you who have Him,
it's exactly the truth; and you become Christ.
“Christ” means an anointed one. Only Jesus is the anointed One.
Brother Branham never said that the seven Thunders have uttered.
But message groups have splintered into many different variations on that topic alone by claiming, falsely, that the seven Thunders have uttered. Not to mention the many “new names” of Jesus that they speculate about.
Message people Mistake the Revelation of the Seven Seals, which happened in March 1963, for the actual Opening of the Seven Seals which only happens after the Bride is in Heaven in Revelation Chapter 6.
Pastors are not Bible teachers. Yet they want to lead in the interpretation of Bible issues as if everyone is entitled to their opinion.
Unable to prove their viewpoint just from Scripture, they lead the people away from being strictly Scriptural.
“Pastors” is only mentioned once in the New Testament. "Pastors" is mentioned in the plural, not singular, in the New Testament. Thus, there is more than one pastor in a church. Pastoral care involves helping people with their personal problems. This is the function of any elder who has experience. Never was a man appointed as the pastor of a church in the New Testament. But “pastors” are condemned six times in the Book of Jeremiah. This is a ministry that is easily corrupted. Never was the word “pastor” ever attached to a man’s name.
In spite of all the church errors at the end-time, there would always be individuals who just wanted to believe what is written in the King James Bible.
Martin Luther from Germany in church age 5 restored salvation by faith and not by works. John Wesley from England restored holiness and outreach in church age 6.
JOHN 4:24 God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.
The final or seventh church age restored the Holy Ghost baptism, first as the restoration of the Pentecostal gifts, and then as the revelation of the mysteries that are hidden behind the symbols and patterns of the written Word.
But the direction we should be moving in is back towards the first church age of the New Testament.
The seventh church age is critically important because the Bible says that the seventh church age sees Jesus standing outside the church door. No exceptions are mentioned. Thus, this includes the message-churches that claim to follow brother Branham. And therey have split up into more than one hundred varieties. All different, and all claiming to be right.
High Altitude signs for a Scientific Age
REVELATION 3:14 And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write
REVELATION 3:20 Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.
Jesus is knocking on the church door. He is not knocking on the heart of a sinner.
Despite all the beautiful church services going on today in elaborate churches, God is not impressed. Jesus, as the revealed Word of God has been chased out of the "Bible-ignorant churches" who want church traditions and clever human opinions.
So, this is how God sees the seventh church age. Unfulfilled. Unable to achieve His goal of being Scriptural. Not being restored back to the first church of the apostles.
REVELATION 3:14 And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God;
“The Amen” means that God will bring all things to a proper conclusion at the end of this last church age.
The wise virgins will be caught up to Heaven and the foolish virgins will be cast into the horror of great Tribulation.
“Amen” means that whatever Jesus says, that is final.
“True witness” means our partial realization will become a perfect realization at the end of this age.
CHURCH AGE BOOK. LAODICEAN AGE
He came back in SPIRIT upon the true church. He is the faithful and true witness in the midst of the church. But one day He is going to come back in flesh again.
The angel or messenger to our highly educated last age was surprisingly uneducated American, William Branham. But an angel came above him in 1933 when he was baptizing in the Ohio River and said, “As John the Baptist foreran my first coming, so your message will forerun my second coming”. This did not put the emphasis on him as a man but emphasized that his recorded sermons (after 1947 when tape recorders became available) would reveal the mysteries of God (plural) and thereby allow us to understand the written King James Bible for ourselves.
William Branham was one of the first preachers to begin tape-recording his sermons. Only when we understand the written Bible will we discover that the mystery of God (singular) is for us to be restored to the beliefs of the apostolic church of the first church age.
Laodicea means People’s Rights.
People have become obsessed with their rights to the extent that they even feel that they have the right to make up their own church beliefs. As a result, we have 45000 different kinds of churches, all different yet each one claiming to be right. They also claim the money-making right to translate the English Bible into more than 100 different versions that can be copyrighted. Nobody can copyright God’s Word. Any Bible with a copyright is wrong.
Our last church age is thus called “the church of the Laodiceans”. Today, the church serves God according to the right that everyone can make up their own church doctrines.
The two atomic bombs that exploded in Japan in 1945 above Hiroshima and Nagasaki, sent a huge shock around the world. God was going to make changes to both the Jews and the Gentile church. Christians needed to wake up and take note of what was happening.
JOEL 2:30 And I will shew wonders in the heavens and in the earth, blood, and fire, and pillars of smoke.
“In the heavens”. Very high. The bombs were dropped from almost 10 kilometers height. They exploded about 600 metres above the ground in order to cause maximum damage
“Heavens”. Plural. Two different places three days apart. Hiroshima and Nagasaki are 300 kilometers apart.
“Blood and fire”. Symbols of violence and hatred describing the six years of the world’s worst war, World War 2. About 70 million people were killed.
“Pillars of fire”. Plural. Two of them. The radioactive smoke and dust of the two terrible stems of the mushroom shaped clouds.
The Hiroshima atomic bomb cloud was 18 kilometers high. The Nagasaki cloud was about 14 kilometers high. (High enough to be in the heavens which we call the sky).
The to pillars of radioactive smoke caused by the atomic bombs were a warning to the whole world.
MALACHI 4:5 Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the LORD:
The day of the Lord is the 3½ years of great Tribulation.
AMOS 5:18 Woe unto you that desire the day of the LORD! to what end is it for you?
the day of the LORD is darkness, and not light.
ACTS 2:20 The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before that great and notable day of the Lord come:
II PETER 3:10 But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise,
and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up.
A good description of a nuclear explosion.
MALACHI 4:6 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.
Speaking of John the Baptist, the angel said that he would turn the heart of the Jewish fathers who kept the Law to their children, Jesus and His disciples.
LUKE 1:17 And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elias,
to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children,
and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to make ready a people prepared for the Lord.
John the Baptist fulfilled the first half of Malachi’s prophecy.
These children were the disciples who grew up to become the apostles who were the fathers of the early church.
A Gentile prophet, William Branham, would be needed to turn the end-time children back to the early beliefs of the apostolic fathers.
“Lest I come and smite the earth with a curse”.
This applies to those who reject or corrupt his teachings.
A curse lingers on. This describes the radioactivity in the soil and the atmosphere that would be extremely dangerous and would take a while to break down before the area was safe again.
God was warning us. This is coming in the 3½ years of great Tribulation, the day of the Lord, when the world will be judged by Fire.
(Brother Branham never said that the seven Thunders had uttered, so make sure you do not believe that either).
Brother Branham never claimed to be infallible.
62-1007 THE KEY TO THE DOOR
That, they claim in here that some brethren up there that said that I sent them up there, and they're preaching that men should leave their wives and hunt for their spiritual mate, and that I am perfectly infallible. That there's nothing... And, oh, some of the awfullest things you ever heard.
Now is the day of man when man does as he wants to. But God’s day is coming when He will do as He wants to.
Being restored to the beliefs of the first church age is our only way of being saved from great Tribulation. Being saved from hell by believing that Jesus died for our sins on the cross does not save us from the oncoming great Tribulation. Only by knowing God’s Bible truth can we avoid the popular church errors and be ready for His Second Coming.
In 1947 an angel came to William Branham and gave him an incredible supernatural ministry of healing and discernment. His was the most powerful ministry amongst the many highly-gifted Pentecostal ministers.
Then in 1963, God shifted the emphasis of his ministry from divine healing to the revelation of the mysteries of the Seven Seals. These revelations would allow the Bride individuals to understand the written King James Bible and thus be able to prepare themselves for the Second Coming of the Lord.
How did God plan to reveal these mysteries of the Seals?
On February 28, 1963, just after sunset, a supernaturally high cloud of angels’ wings from seven angels formed 42 kilometers high above the city of Flagstaff in Arizona.
There is no water vapour above 20 kilometers that can form a cloud.
But there were actually two clouds that formed at that height.
Earlier in the afternoon a rocket had been exploded above Vandenberg Airforce base, also at 42 kilometers height. The smoke from the explosion blew eastwards towards Flagstaff. At that height, the smoke particles are too thinly spread out to be seen against the sun’s glare from the blue sky. The smoke cloud only became visible for 28 minutes after sunset, together with the supernatural cloud.
The dashes show the path of the invisible high-altitude smoke cloud during the day. The red arrow shows the path of the visible smoke cloud and supernatural cloud after sunset.
Because the clouds were so high they could only be seen after the sun had set.
The following is a picture, it is not a photograph. It explains how a very high cloud can be seen against a black sky after the sun has set.
MATTHEW 24:29 …and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken:
Scientists could only explain the high-altitude smoke cloud. They could not explain the cloud formed from angels’ wings because one rocket explosion could not explain two big high-altitude clouds. No rockets or jet planes flew over Flagstaff that evening to leave condensation trails. No cloud-forming chemicals were discharged into the sky in those days. The second cloud formed by the wings of 7 angels baffled Dr James McDonald who was an excellent scientist. It simply broke the known laws of high-altitude physics (the powers of the heavens).
MATTHEW 24:30 And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven:
The Son of man is Jesus. A prophet is a son of man.
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."
Seven angels formed the supernatural cloud as a sign that THE Son of man, Jesus, was about to be revealed as He walks through the mysteries of the Bible.
Brother Branham did not reveal himself to be Jesus as certain message-people claim. He revealed Jesus in the Bible by enabling us to understand the Bible mysteries.
John the Baptist pointed out Jesus as a Man that the Jews could see. We will never see Jesus as a Man until the day that He catches His Bride up to Heaven. Brother Branham had to point out Jesus as the revealed Word which we could see or understand once he had explained the mysteries to us. Message churches have forgotten that Jesus is the Word of God.
The evidence of the Holy Ghost baptism is our ability to understand the mysteries of the King James Bible.
JOHN 16:13 Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth:
Brother Branham describes meeting seven angels at Sunset Peak on 8 March 1963.
65-1127 TRYING TO DO GOD A SERVICE WITHOUT IT BEING GOD'S WILL
I throwed this little bull-header down, forgetting about That. And started across the hill real easy and looked back, they didn't see me, and run down and hit this deer trail. I had a great big black hat on. I started running up through this canyon real fast, and it happened.
The whole earth shook, everywhere. Rocks that size rolled down, dust flying like that. And I looked,
and standing before me stood seven Angels; just exactly the way it was.
I felt like I was standing way up off the ground. First, I thought somebody had shot me, you know, with that black hat on; looked like a javelina hog, anyhow, you know they're dark. I thought somebody had shot me, such a... right close. And I seen then what it was. Well, as soon as...
I got my commission, and the Scripture, "The Seven Seals which is the seven mysteries."
Eight days after the seven angels formed the SIGN in the sky to show that a great event was about to happen, they appeared invisibly to brother Branham at 8 o’clock in the morning at Sunset Peak to give him his COMMISSION to reveal the Seals in Revelation Chapter 6. No photograph of any cloud was taken on that day.
Then in Jeffersonville from 17 March to 24 March, 1963 the great EVENT happened. The Six Seals of Revelation Chapter 6 were revealed.
The Seals have to be revealed before Jesus can open them when the Bride is in Heaven around His throne.
AMOS 3:7 Surely the Lord GOD will do nothing, but he revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets.
Message preachers claim that brother Branham opened the Seven Seals. But then they cannot explain who first revealed them in the past.
Understanding these Seals enables us to learn how to understand the mysteries of God that are written in the Bible so that we can be restored back to the beliefs of the first church age.
The Seventh Seal is a total mystery as it refers to the Second Coming of Jesus which is the biggest mystery in the Universe.
Message-preachers messed up the truth by describing the supernatural cloud as the coming of the Lord or the coming down of the mighty angel of Revelation Chapter 10. The followers of William Branham have done much damage to his teachings. Their wrong doctrines thereby give ammunition to the churches who seek to oppose William Branham.
The churches are wrong to reject brother Branham but they are quite justified in rejecting the nonsense that is preached by his followers.
We also need a Scripture for the high-altitude smoke cloud.
Notice two changes that Peter made from Joel’s prophecy.
“Heaven”. Singular. One place on one day. The city of Flagstaff on 28 February 1963.
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.
Smoke “vapour” makes a smoke cloud.
“Blood and fire”. 1963 saw American President Kennedy shot in the head and his blood splashed over his wife’s dress. Johnson took over as President and he escalated the Vietnam war in 1965 which cost nearly 60000 American soldiers their lives. Then American cities began to burn in vicious race riots.
Moses saw a natural bush burn with a supernatural fire as a sign of the First Exodus. The Jews coming out of Egypt.
Jesus was born as a natural Baby from a supernatural virgin birth as a sign of the Second Exodus. The church coming out of the Jews.
The natural and supernatural high-altitude clouds were the sign of the Third Exodus. The Bride coming out of the church.
Bible truth is no longer in the churches
We need angelic help to understand the written mysteries of Scripture.
REVELATION 18:1 And after these things I saw another angel come down from heaven, having great power; and the earth was lightened with his glory.
:2 And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird.
Babylon is the system of organized churches and denominations.
If you are capable of hearing from an angel, he will warn you that the modern-day churches are corrupt.
REVELATION 18:3 For all nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her, and the merchants of the earth are waxed rich through the abundance of her delicacies.
Churches have become rich. Great men are involved with the churches. There are big social advantages if you belong to a church.
REVELATION 18:4 And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people,
But another voice, the inner voice of the Holy Spirit will tell you to move out of the churches.
Ten virgins in a parable tell us about the last church age when the stone strikes the ten toes of Daniel’s Gentile image. The final ten military dictators who will rule the world when they give their military power to the final Pope, who is the beast, the figurehead of the Roman Catholic church.
Consider the parable of the ten virgins.
MATTHEW 25:1 Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom.
Virgins are clean women. A woman represents a church. Virgins represent saved people in the churches.
MATTHEW 25:2 And five of them were wise, and five were foolish.
Wise people can join the scattered Bible verses together to prove a doctrine just from Scripture. They have enough light from the burning oil to read and understand Scripture.
MATTHEW 25:3 They that were foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them:
Fooled by church propaganda, church people become increasingly Bible-illiterate as they cannot prove their beliefs just from Scripture.
MATTHEW 25:4 But the wise took oil in their vessels with their lamps.
Oil represents the Holy Spirit. The evidence of the Holy Ghost baptism is your ability to understand the revealed mysteries of Scripture.
JOHN 16:13 Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself;
In the end, Spirit-filled people will not speak about their personal experiences with God, they will rely only on their ability to read and understand the King James Bible.
MATTHEW 25:5 While the bridegroom tarried, they ALL slumbered and slept.
Churches refuse to admit that they are all fast asleep. Both the wise and the foolish.
PROVERBS 10:5 … but he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.
Harvest is when the seeds are pulled off the dead plant. The Bride is about to be pulled off the earth to meet the Lord in the air.
Now is when we need to use the quotes to understand the Scriptures.
MATTHEW 25:6 And at midnight there was a cry made, Behold, the bridegroom cometh; go ye out to meet him.
We are all waiting for the final wake-up cry. Perhaps massive earthquakes that will cause massive financial damage in select computer areas like Los Angeles which has Silicon Valley and Taiwan.
One factory in Taiwan, called TSMC, is the only factory on earth that can make the most advanced computer chips.
It will take a severe financial jolt to wake up the saved church members who are spiritually asleep in their complacent holy huddles.
But when the church people wake up, both wise and foolish, they will all be told to get out of their churches. Why? Because Jesus is outside the church door.
Partly Scriptural and partly unscriptural is lukewarm
REVELATION 3:15 I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot.
:16 So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth.
Three times God mentions the church as neither cold nor hot. Just apathetic and indifferent. Unable to take Scripture seriously. Not wanting to be corrected by Scripture. Not interested in learning deeper truths. Happy to ignore or contradict certain Scriptures. Very happy to change other Scriptures into something that suits them. They readily criticize the King James Version of the Bible and are quick to claim that it is impossible to have an absolutely correct Bible.
“Must we know?” is the lament of the saved foolish virgins. Virgins are clean women, representing saved people. But they are uninterested in the hard work required to understand the Bible mysteries.
They know very little of the Word. But Jesus is the Word. So, they know very little of Him.
What you think about the King James Bible is what you think about Jesus.
Churches are partly Scriptural and partly unscriptural. They believe that Jesus was born in Bethlehem in a stable. But the Bible never asked us to celebrate His birth. Our biggest festival is Christmas day on 25 December. But it is based on paganism. In December AD 274 the pagan Roman Emperor Aurelian beheaded the Bishop of Rome (as he was a Christian persecutor) and then he declared 25 December as the birthday of the sun god, Sol Invictus, the Unconquerable Sun.
He was killed by his own officers the next year.
Around AD 350, Julius I who was Bishop of Rome, copied the pagan birthday as the birthday of the Son of God.
Julius died in AD 352.
(Fiddling around with 25 December did neither man any good).
A Latin festival is a Mass. This date was called Christ’s Mass which became Christmas.
They wanted Christmas presents as this would make much money. Demons turn religion into big money. People love buying children presents. People love birthdays. So they had the wise men going to the stable instead of a house.
25 December is unscriptural. Christmas is an unscriptural word.
MATTHEW 2:11 And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh.
The wise men came to a house two years after His birth when He was a Child, not a Baby. There were no presents at His birth, just unwashed shepherds who had run and were sweaty. There was sweat at His birth and He would sweat blood at His death as He redeemed us from the curse of Eden’s sin
Their gifts showed Who they thought He was. Gold is God. Frankincense makes a burning meat sacrifice smell acceptable with a nice perfume.
They thought Jesus was God in the flesh, coming to perform an acceptable sacrifice.
Myrrh is a spice used for burying the dead. Jesus was coming to die for our sins.
Jeremiah asked us not to cut down a tree and decorate it with gold and silver because that is what heathens did.
But the foolish virgins (saved but fooled by their churches and church leaders) insist on an unscriptural Christmas tree.
JEREMIAH 10:2 Thus saith the LORD, Learn not the way of the heathen, and be not dismayed at the signs of heaven; for the heathen are dismayed at them.
The signs of heaven, the Signs of the Zodiac have been corrupted into “Your stars foretell”. And many Christians believe in them. As if the stars can influence your life.
JEREMIAH 10:3 For the customs of the people are vain: for one cutteth a tree out of the forest, the work of the hands of the workman, with the axe.
:4 They deck it with silver and with gold; they fasten it with nails and with hammers, that it move not.
Now the heathen decorated tree is a central part of our unscriptural Christmas celebration.
All we need is a red coat and red cap and Santa.
Move the “n” to the end of the word "Santa" and you get Satan. Church-goers are easily fooled.
This lukewarm mixture of Bible ideas that are manipulated and changed to fit in with pagan traditions.
No wonder we make God sick.
REVELATION 3:16 So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth.
God speaks to the church as a group. He will vomit out the whole group into great Tribulation. Whenever there is a group of people, some person rises up to become the one-person leader and dominates that group with his or her unscriptural opinions. This leader cannot properly understand the King James Bible and thus moves away from being strictly Scriptural. As a result, the group is doomed to enter great Tribulation and be purged of their errors.
Being Scripturally accurate is far more important than what we realize. Our own opinions are far more dangerous than what we realize.
But as individuals, if we are prepared to come out of the church beliefs, we can be saved from the 3½ years of great Tribulation. But there is no hope for the church and their “group think” and their one-person leader.
ISAIAH 28:7 But they also have erred through wine, and through strong drink are out of the way; the priest and the prophet have erred through strong drink, they are swallowed up of wine, they are out of the way through strong drink; they err in vision, they stumble in judgment.
Wine represents the stimulation of revelation. Today, people are full of bright ideas that cannot be proven from the King James Bible. These human ideas are just a dead end on their way to nowhere.
Strong drink represents excessive error due to extreme human opinions.
Trying to interpret Scriptures that they do not understand just leads to fanaticism.
They make big mistakes as they are unable to explain all the Scriptures that deal with an issue.
Then they stumble in judgement by condemning people who have the Bible truth.
Being wrong is a bad mistake. But condemning those who are right is a far more serious mistake.
ISAIAH 28:8 For all tables are full of vomit and filthiness, so that there is no place clean.
Tables are not usually part of a church service except for the communion table.
Isaiah says there is something very wrong with the way we do the Communion or Lord’s Supper.
The first Communion had unleavened bread. Bread without yeast or baking powder. Symbolizing no swelling up with self-importance. The bread was broken, not cut. Broken bread symbolizes a broken spirit, a humble heart.
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We're in the last day; so be careful. Walk humbly. Have a contrite, broken spirit, a humble heart, willing to let the Holy Spirit lead you. Amen. All right. Oh, my.
One cup of wine, not many small glasses.
Wine represents the stimulation of revelation. One cup of wine. We should all have the same revelation if we get it from the absolute truth of the King James Bible.
It was done at night not in the morning. Symbolized as the Lord’s Supper not the Lord’s Breakfast.
Nighttime speaks of the darkness when Christ was betrayed for money. The darkness of unbelief is sweeping through all the churches as they hold onto unscriptural beliefs like Trinity, Christmas, Good Friday, Seven-year Tribulation, Pastor is head of the church, and the tithes belong to the Pastor.
After the bread and the wine, Jesus introduced the washing of feet.
The feet correspond to the seven church ages represented by the feet of clay and iron of the Gentile image that Daniel saw. The clay represent saved Christians. The bits of iron represents Roman Catholicism.
Washing the feet in water represents washing the Gentile people in the water of the Word by preaching the Gospel to them.
EPHESIANS 5:26 That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,
The net in Scripture is a symbol of the internet
The seven parables of Matthew Chapter 13 represent the seven church ages.
The seventh parable represents the last church age of the Laodiceans. It is a net that sweeps through the sea. Today we see the truth of the revealed Scriptures sweeping through the restless sea of nations of this world on the internet.
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He said, "The Kingdom of heaven is like one pitched the net the sea. When he brought forth, he had everything." He had turtles. He had crawfish. He had terrapins. He had spiders. He had water bugs. He had serpents. That's right. But in there he had some fish also.
Now, when a man preaches a revival under the power and demonstration of the Holy Spirit, the net is drawed around the people. That's right. But if he's a bug to begin with, he's a bug at the end of the revival.
If he's a water spider, the first thing you know, he will go looking around, saying, "I don't believe in this old stuff anyhow," and pop off back to the water.
If he's a snake, he will say, "I told you about it," and away he will go. He was a snake to begin with, his nature was. And he will never be nothing else until that nature is changed.
A man can't join a church, or get all emotional worked up, or anything else, and become a Christian.
It's got to be a solid birth of the Spirit; sincerely dying out, crying out, lying there till he's dead in Christ. Remember, life can only come out of death.
A grain of corn, if it abides, it abide alone; it'll never mean no more than that one grain of corn. "Except a corn of wheat fall in the earth, it abide alone." But when it falls there, it rots, contaminates; and out of that midst of corruption comes the germ of life that gives it life and produces more.
Except the church will be borned again, die out to their creeds, and theologies, and so forth, and be borned anew of the Spirit of God, it'll be an old, cold, formal, ungodly, indifferent. Amen. That's right. That's old fashion sassafras preaching, but it'll save you, brother. That's right. It'll keep you when the storms are blowing hard. Get rooted and grounded. Get all the dirt scraped off 'fore you pour your concrete; notice, that's right, and the anchor rods down good and tight.
Oh, brother, what a day that we're living in: formal, indifferent church age. Yes, sir.
The church focus is on getting rich
REVELATION 3:17 Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked:
“Thou sayest, I am …” The church has elevated itself to be the mouthpiece of God. But the stress is on self, not on God. Self-praise. Self-adulation. Self-absorbed. Self-centred. Selfish.
“Rich and increased in goods”. That is their self-estimation but God disagrees. Christians who are rich and self-sufficient regard themselves as blessed.
Church ministers dare not leave the church nor disagree with the church or else they will lose their pension benefits.
“And knoweth not”. This is tragic. Not to know that you are the very opposite of what you claim to be. Totally blind to the real truth. Thus the end-time church is totally living off their delusions and propaganda.
The church women dress badly by showing off their bodies because they have absorbed the fashions of the world. Wearing pants, wearing makeup, jewellery, high heels, and cutting their hair is now normal for church women. They can no longer bear to look different from the world. They follow the leadership of Hollywood.
But they are actually “poor”, spiritual poverty. Because Jesus put no emphasis on wealth or on self-sufficiency.
Churches are burdened with material gifts and buildings that cost more and more in time and maintenance. The earliest evidence we have of a building that was used as a church comes from about the year AD 220. Before that people met in homes or hidden places or in open spaces.
Fooled by worldliness, we now call wealth and material possessions the blessings of God. As if living comfortably in this life is what is important.
Wealth enables church and state, religion and politics, to come together. The tares are being bound. Thus, the spiritual state of the churches is “wretched”. Politics is in control and forces churches to accept gay rights, same-sex marriages, abortions, and gender changes. This is a “miserable” set of policies for a church to embrace. Deep down they know something is wrong but they are not allowed to say so.
Worldly wealth has blinded our age. The colonial empires that Europeans built up enabled them to cruelly squeeze money out of the colonies. Greed always wants more and more. Giving money to a greedy person or nation is just like putting dry wood on a fire. The flames of greed simply burn even brighter.
“Wretched and miserable”. In this age of plenty and abundance we see the sad rise of mental health issues. Sedatives, anti-depressants, and pep pills sustain modern life. People try to calm unknown fears by drinking alcohol as they become less sure of themselves. This is becoming an age of neurotics who cannot find the peace that they seek. An age of unsatisfied desires and empty boasts that cannot be backed up.
“Miserable”. Hoping that joining a church and getting the churches to join together will solve their problems. Pity them as they do not know what a curse church organization is. How helpless they will be when the storms of God’s judgement come with their sudden destruction. We need less of the world and more of God.
1957 was the last time that America had for a revival of Bible truth. Since then speaking in tongues are more a sign of impending judgement as they were in the days of Belshazzar of Babylon. The handwriting on the wall in unknown tongues was the sign of the end of the first Gentile age of the Babylonians. Tongues is now the handwriting on the walls of time for our last Gentile age.
Speaking in unknown tongues is a manifestation of the Spirit but it is not evidence of the Spirit
People no longer believe that the King James Bible is the Absolute Truth. That every word is to be trusted.
PROVERBS 30:5 Every word of God is pure:
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.
God’s Will at the end time is for us to get back to the beliefs of the first church age that was set up by the apostles.
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.
Many people still produce impressive supernatural feats but this counts for little if they are unable to understand the mysteries of the written Scripture.
JOHN 16:13 Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself;
The evidence of the Holy Ghost baptism is the ability to understand the revealed mysteries of God.
Not to speak about yourself.
DANIEL 12:10 … but the wise shall understand.
The wise virgins have the oil of the Holy Ghost. Once it is ignited it produces enough light for you to read and understand the written Scriptures.
Understanding the Scriptures and getting back to believe what the first church believed is our only important function at the end time.
“Blind and naked” spiritually is a terrible condemnation of our age. That simply means that our churches are clueless and hopeless. The people have been brainwashed by church propaganda and fake news.
“And knowest not that thou art … blind, and naked:” To be blind and naked and not know it simply implies that the person is out of their mind.
They are blind because they find fault with God’s Word. They claim that no Bible is perfect.
Can this mean that God has taken His leave of this last day church because they refused the Word of God?
They have stripped off God’s protection and sought to build their own way of salvation, their own tower of Babel by organization.
Church organizations are an antichrist system. They represent the binding of the tares that are doomed to be burned. They glory in what is actually their shame because they are defiant against the Word.
Elisha smote the army of the Syrians blind. But their eyes were open and they could see where they were going. Yet certain things they could not see.
Churches are like that today. They are blind to their faults. They do not listen to learn. They only listen to refute what you are saying. They love their church and their church leader more than they love God. They are so sure that they are right and in their blindness they will lose it all.
Laodicea was a wealthy city that was finally destroyed by earthquakes. That is a preview of the end time.
MATTHEW 24:7 For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places.
These are signs of the end. Two awful World Wars. Endless wars between different nations like the 1980 Iran-Iraq war that lasted 8 years with up to two million casualties. The Korean War. The Cold war. The Gulf Wars against Iraq. The Afghanistan war. The Russian-Ukraine war.
Notice the irony of human knowledge. We learned how to make bigger and better weapons of war so that we could kill more and more people.
Famines both natural and man-made by the Russians and the Chinese have killed about 80 million since 1920.
Stalin, in Russia, stole the people’s food and starved them to death so that he could buy industrial factories from America with this blood-money.
Mao Zedong in China stole the Chinese food and starved the Chinese people to death so that he could buy military equipment from Russia to suppress the Chinese people. Such is the cruelty of man towards man.
Pestilences like the Spanish flu that killed about 70 million in 1918-1919 and then the deadly and financially destructive COVID-19 pandemic that destroyed business supply chains. This boosted debt and the cost-of-living.
Then Jesus ends his prophecy with earthquakes.
What happens when critical places like Silicon Valley in Los Angeles sink under the sea as predicted by many scientists?
If financial centres are hit by earthquakes then we are all in trouble. Only the Roman Catholic church, the world’s richest organization, will have the wealth to save the world. But the world must then be in obedience to the Pope.
MATTHEW 24:8 All these are the beginning of sorrows.
The sorrows of the last century are just the ushering in of the horrific great Tribulation. Then it will be far worse.
All the suffering of the last century or so is nothing compared to the suffering or death rate of the oncoming great Tribulation. That will hit viciously and violently and unexpectedly. Death rides in to kill one quarter of the world, two billion people. The Fourth Seal describes this great Tribulation that ends human civilization.
REVELATION 6:8 And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him.
And power was given unto them over the fourth part of the earth,
to kill with sword, and with hunger, and with death, and with the beasts of the earth.
The nations of Europe grew wealthy on the money that they looted out of their colonies. That was the way to make big money.
The development of a system of European empires were doomed to clash sooner or later. That clash was the horrific First World War when the spirit of dictatorship was unleashed as leaders were forced to take full control of their country’s money. Millions of men were conscripted and forced to fight and die in the armies. Women were forced to work in factories where war production was deemed essential.
Lenin became the absolute dictator of Russia by killing tens of thousands. He was succeeded by a more monstrous dictator Stalin who killed millions.
In 1919 the Communists in Germany staged a vicious revolt and threatened to kill a Vatican official called Pacelli. He hated the communists and was very anti-Jewish. The Vatican helped the dictators Mussolini in Italy and Hitler in Germany come to power in order to oppose communism. In 1929 Mussolini declared the Vatican to be an independent nation, the world’s smallest nation. The “little horn” that Daniel spoke about.
But the unleashing of the dictatorial spirits amongst the anti-Semitic Germans drove the Germans to become collectively insane as a result of their defeat and humiliation in 1918. Hitler began World War 2 which would kill about 70 million people. Under the cover of this ghastly war, Hitler, as a natural dictator, unleashed natural demons against the Jews. With their customary diligence, the Germans embarked on the Holocaust that murdered 6 million Jews. This war and the Holocaust were the most horrific atrocities in human history and were obviously demonically inspired.
But the natural demons had been unleashed. However, when the war ended in 1945, then they had to stop killing physically. In 1948 these demons entered the spiritual realm of the World Council of Churches and began spiritually killing the people as they led the churches away from being strictly Scriptural.
These demons encourage Christians to condemn the people rather than just opposing the wrong doctrines and loving the people. Demons teach Christians to hate those who can contradict them from Scripture.
New Bible translations were produced to kill the influence of the King James Bible. These demons would encourage scientific theories like Evolution and the Big Bang so-called creation of the Universe. Anything to undermine faith in the Bible. They would go on to develop over 100 versions of the English Bible, all different. As well as producing about 45000 different kinds of churches and denominations. That leaves people thoroughly confused as to what the truth is. Spiritually confused, we are ripe for the slaughter when great Tribulation starts.
In 1947, the United Nations allowed Israel to fight for the possession of a small piece of their Promised Land. When they realized the true horror of Hitler’s Jewish extermination plan, the Jew-hating nations briefly felt sorry for the Jews and granted them a homeland. The Holocaust was the awful price that the Jews had to pay to regain a part of their homeland in 1948 after their brutal War of Independence.
In 1947 an angel appeared to brother Branham and he began his amazing supernatural ministry. He then also began to reveal the mysteries of God’s Word.
In 1947 the Americans invented the transistor which would lead to the development of computers and the internet. That would allow the revealed Bible truths to spread all around the world.
MATTHEW 24:14 And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come.
The internet which became effective in the 1990s is a sign that we are near the end-time as all countries can contact the internet.
God’s attitude to wealth is simple. It is better to give than to receive.
Following Christ is a fiery trial that costs us
We have to pay a price. Rejection. Being accused and condemned when we stay with Scripture.
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.
‘Buy of Me”. God Himself is the only hope for individuals who want to be right. No church or denomination can provide the answer. This rich, false church age pretends to be a haven of truth but is actually a trap of deception.
The gold of God is a Christlike character produced in the fiery furnace of affliction.
That only happens when you pay the price of separation.
The church means the "called out ones".
That is the only way to escape the softness of the characterless Laodicean people who, being rich, want to buy their way into Heaven. But they refuse to come back to the Word. The people in the churches become increasingly Bible-illiterate.
At last we can finally understand the Scriptures but we have to keep asking for the eyesalve of the Holy Spirit.
Without the baptism of the Holy Ghost we will never have our eyes opened to a true spiritual revelation of the Word. We need the help of angels if we are to understand the Scriptures. Our human wisdom is insufficient to understand the deeper mysteries of the Bible. God had to send an angel to Daniel to help him understand.
Understanding the Scriptures is a great privilege as the prophets of old longed to understand the Bible’s secrets. We do not appreciate what God calls valuable, which is the wisdom to put scattered Bible verses into a revealed pattern.
ISAIAH 28:10 For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little:
If God loves us He must hammer our unbelief out of us
REVELATION 3:19 As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.
There is much wrong in all our churches. God wants to rebuke us for our many errors and false church traditions.
God rebukes us by exposing our errors in order to correct us.
He then chastens us which means that He hammers us with difficult situations to build up our discipline. That way He gets our attention.
Gold is purified by hammering all the impurities out of it. When times are tough we more easily let go of the wrong habits and beliefs which previously enslaved us to a church or denomination.
God does not say we must REPENT. He says we must be zealous to repent.
Thus, there is a lot that we need to repent about.
Our church beliefs are far worse than what we realize. Churches have replaced the Word with their own ideas. Church conformity is prized together with an unwillingness to admit that they can be wrong.
Many of God’s children are sleeping amongst the dead make-believers in the churches.
They find it easier to just go with the flow. But only dead fish go with the flow.
Jesus is outside every church door
This is an astounding and shocking truth.
The churches have steadily pushed aside the Word until eventually the Word has been pushed out of the church.
Christ has left the church. Scripture has been replaced with some kind of works program that makes us conform to a church system.
Jesus is the revealed Word. But none of the churches are able to understand the mysteries of Scripture.
Jesus is the Word. The King James Bible is the Word.
So, what you say about the King James Bible you are saying about Jesus.
The Bible tells us the thoughts of Jesus. You cannot separate a man from His thoughts.
REVELATION 3:20 Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.
God wants individuals and not churches.
To overcome error we must get out of the churches.
PHILIPPIANS 2:12 Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.
There is no group safety. Each individual is at risk of being fooled by the church. We have to be scared of being fooled. Individually, each person must search for the Bible truth.
We have to endure difficult times and not give up
REVELATION 3:21 To him that overcometh will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with my Father in his throne.
What must we overcome? Unscriptural ideas in the church.
But far more importantly, how do we overcome?
Here we look at the example of Jesus.
As a Man He went without food for forty days. That left Him with one weakness, hunger. Then, at His weakest, Satan attacked by tempting Him.
In each trial, Jesus did not depend on any supernatural power. He merely quoted Scripture.
Total obedience to Scripture at all times was the single, most powerful reason for the success of His amazing life.
The church of the Laodiceans does the exact opposite as they move away from Scripture into man-made opinions.
MATTHEW 24:12 And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold.
Iniquity is knowing it is wrong but doing it anyway. To maintain their popularity, the churches now even condone Gay rights, same sex marriages, and Gender transformation. Corrupt politicians ruling countries set a dismal example. The churches now bow down to the corrupt beliefs of politicians.
MATTHEW 24:13 But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.
Not saved from hell. No works or endurance can save you from hell.
If we endure in being Scriptural then we will be saved from great Tribulation by being caught up to meet the Lord in the air.
REVELATION 3:22 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches.
The Spirit has said that Jesus is outside the churches and that we must get out of the church too.
Having rejected the Word of God, churches are now going to be exposed to the fiendishly clever deceptions of Artificial Intelligence.
AI stands for Artificial Intelligence. Ideas that are made up by computers.
Geoffrey Hinton, often called "the Godfather of AI," spent most of his career singing the praises of artificial intelligence. But now he's warning of the dangers.
In an interview with the New York Times, Hinton talked about his decision to leave Google in 2023, where he was co-founder of Google Brain, a research team that develops artificial intelligence systems.
"It is hard to see how you can prevent the bad actors from using it for bad things," Hinton said.
Now that the Word of God has left the church, human wisdom has invented Artificial Intelligence. Nobody is sure how this works but it is very clever for inventing ideas. It can be used to develop ingeniously clever wrong ideas that will easily fool us if we are not strictly Scriptural.
The churches have already fallen for the twin scientific evils of Evolution and the Big Bang.
How much further can we fall away from Scripture?
JOEL 2:32 And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the LORD shall be delivered: for in mount Zion and in Jerusalem shall be deliverance, as the LORD hath said, and in the remnant whom the LORD shall call.
For deliverance, we must know the name of the Lord.
We must know the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.
The name of God is Jesus Christ.
AMOS 6:10 … Then shall he say, Hold thy tongue: for we may not make mention of the name of the LORD.
This is the unsolvable problem with the church. They believe in a Trinity of three Persons. But they cannot find one name for three People. The ultimate irony of the church.
Their Trinity God has no name.