Bible Believers' Newsletter 642
"We focus on the present Truth – what Jesus is doing now. . ."
Christian greetings in the precious Name of our Lord Jesus Christ; we are pleased you could join us in fellowship around God's unchanging Word.
We are reviewing "The Revelation of the Seven Seals" Christ inspired to William Branham, the Prophet of Malachi 4:5-6 and Revelation 10:7 in March, 1963. If you are new to fellowship we encourage you to review this series from Newsletter 627 to the present and invite you to request our free PowerPoint presentation, "The Second Coming of Christ".
Today we begin a two-part review of the Fourth Seal into which we have incorporated the most important News Item in this week's Newsletter. It signifies the lateness of the hour, confirms that prophecy is coming to pass, and deserves careful reading of the full story, along with the third encyclical of Pope Benedict XVI, and your Bible.
This Newsletter serves those of like precious faith. Whoever will receive the truth is welcome to feed their soul from the waters of the River of Life. Everything here presented should be confirmed personally in your own Bible.
Your brother-in-Christ, Anthony Grigor-Scott
Anger rises over US Tax Dollars for Settlements
July 24, 2010 Anger has arisen in Palestinian areas over reports millions of tax-exempt dollars from the US are being funneled towards Israel's illegal settlement building in the Palestinian West Bankin flagrant violation of international law.
This is happening under the nose of the US administration despite its claims of support for a two-state solution and criticism of Israel's continued settlement building. . . According to a recent report in The New York Times 40 US groups have raised more than 200 million dollars in tax-deductable donations for Jewish settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem during the last ten years. US tax rules prohibit the use of charitable funds for political purposes at home or abroad. . . Religious groups have no obligation to divulge their finances, meaning settlements may be receiving sums that cannot be traced.
There are currently half a million Israeli settlers in occupied East Jerusalem and the West Bank . . . money has also gone towards the outposts which are illegal even under Israeli law. . . El'ad has been behind the financing and digging up of Palestinian homes in . . . East Jerusalem in order to establish a Jewish theme park. . . Full story: truth-out.org
Obama interfering in Kenyan Politics
July 25, 2010 Obama ordered US Ambassador to Kenya, Michael Ranneberger, to support the Kenyan constitutional changes proposed by Obama's cousin and Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga. In fact, Obama sent Vice President Joe Biden to Nairobi on June 8, 2010 to encourage Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki to support the new constitution.
Biden brought promises of American investment in the East African Common Market (the precursor of the African Union [which thus far includes Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi], and which, ultimately, will be modeled after the European Union with a common currency), and the possibility of a contingency of US troops to protect Kenya's borders from Somalia. . . And, of course, the caveata $23 million "grant" to ten groups in Kenya that is being used to bribe members of the Kenyan parliament to vote "yes" on adopting the new constitution which the media in Kenya claims is supported by 62% of the Kenyan people. The Obama grant is illegal under the Logan Act. . .
The new proposed constitution . . . strengthens Sharia law . . . Making Sharia courts equal to the traditional court system is something the majority Christian population fear, and thus, oppose. Forty-five percent of all Kenyans are Christians . . . only about 10% of the Kenyan population is Muslim. . . Since the 2008 massacre of over 1,000 Christians by Islam extremists, the Christian majority has grown to fear the Muslim minority.
The Muslims argued that Sharia courts should be equal to Kenya's traditional judicial system. A provision in the new constitution, which will be voted on in Parliament on August 4, 2010, will make the Sharia courts equal to the traditional courts of Kenya. If Obama and Odinga are successful in bribing enough lawmakers in the Kenyan parliament . . .
Full story: jonchristianryter.com
WWF hopes to find $60 Billion growing on Trees
March 20, 2010 If the world's largest, richest environmental campaigning group, the WWFformerly the World Wildlife Fundannounced that it was playing a leading role in a scheme to preserve an area of the Amazon rainforest twice the size of Switzerland, many people might applaud, thinking this was just the kind of cause the WWF was set up to promote. Amazonia has long been near the top of the list of the world's environmental concerns, not just because it includes easily the largest and most bio-diverse area of rainforest on the planet, but because its billions of trees contain the world's largest land-based store of CO2so any serious threat to the forest can be portrayed as a major contributor to global warming.
A hidden agenda of the scheme to preserve this chunk of the forest was to allow the WWF and its partners to share the selling of carbon credits worth $60 billion, to enable firms in the industrial world to carry on emitting CO2 just as before... The idea is that credits representing the CO2 locked into this particular area of jungleso remote that it is not under any threatshould be sold on the international market, allowing thousands of companies in the developed world to buy their way out of having to restrict their carbon emissions. The net effect would simply be to make the WWF and its partners much richer while making no contribution to lowering overall CO2 emissions.
WWF, which already earns £400 million yearly, much of it contributed by governments and taxpayers, has long been at the center of efforts to talk up the threat to the Amazon rainforestas shown recently by the furore over a much-publicised passage in the 2007 report of the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The IPCC's claim that 40 per cent of the forest is threatened by global warming, it turned out, was not based on any scientific evidence, but simply on WWF propaganda, which had wholly distorted the findings of an earlier study on the threat posed to the forest, not by climate change but by logging. Full story: telegraph.co.uk
Comment: This is a scheme whereby the thugs of 'the City of London' plan to hoodwink the world under the guise of protecting the environment from the beneficial effects of life-giving CO2 when in fact they propose to take billions under false pretenses with which to bribe compliant presidents, prime ministers and lawmakers to enact legislation mandating some form of carbon trading scheme whereby the carbon 'footprint' of corporations and nations would be assessed and monies transferred via the IMF and WB who would extract a commission and pass the funds to organizations such as the WWF to preserve their 'carbon sinks.' In turn they will employ funds to grease the palms and compromise the best traitors money can hire to sell their nations into the level playing field of servitude to the usurers, and Lucifer's one world order.
Where is the Tattoo?
Elie Wiesel has told us for over 50 years that he was tattooed at Auschwitz in 1944, and that his tattoo number is A7713. He has repeatedly said that he still has this original tattoo on his arm. Just last March in Dayton, Ohio, Elie met with the press, high school and college students, and 2,300 members of the local community. As reported in the Dayton Daily News, one student asked Wiesel if he still has his concentration camp number and if it serves as a reminder of those terrible experiences. "I don't need that to remember, I think about my past every day," he responded. "But I still have it on my armA7713. At that time, we were numbers. No names, no identity". . . Full story: eliewieseltattoo.com
The Fourth Seal Part I
From the beginning there have been two spirits, God and the created being Lucifer, His original archangel and right-hand man to fellowship, the greatest person in the heavens beside God until he became the Adversary. We first encounter them in the garden of Eden where "he was the seal of perfection, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty . . . faultless until iniquity was found in him" (Ezekiel 28:12, 15):
Genesis 2:9, "Out of the ground the Lord God caused to grow every tree that is pleasing to the eye, and good for food; the Tree of Eternal Life in the midst of the garden, and also the Tree of Knowing Good and Evil" (Genesis 2:17; 3:3).
"Tree of Life" and the "Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil" did not grow from the ground as vegetation: these are metaphors describing two spirits that came down from heaven and appeared to Adam and Eve as the theophanies of Christ and Lucifer. We see their influence upon Abel and Cain, Jacob and Esau, Jesus and Judas, Christ and antichrist, and the true Vine and the false vine in the midst of the church as wheat and tares (John 15:1-7; Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43).
Jesus foretold, "False anointed ones [not false Jesuses] and false prophets will arise and show great signs and wonders; insomuch that, IF it were possible, they would deceive the very elect" (Matthew 24:24). False anointed ones like the prophet Balaam whose history (Numbers 22) and the story of the avenging war against Midian (Numbers 31) imply that it was his advice to Balak that led the children of Israel into spiritual and natural fornication, have been in the circle of the Message from the beginning. In the first three Church Ages under the First Seal nicolaitane self-styled Jews graft into the True Vine [but not into the root] claimed preeminence over the Gentiles and introduced a separate class of priests over the laity, a high priest (pope), Passover (Easter), holy water and other elements of the defunct Israelitish temple service.
God spoke "unto the churches" plural through His Message to the angel of each Church Age, breathing eternal Life to the true vine that receives and overcomes by His revealed Word, which promises fellowship with the Tree of Life forever, and condemnation to the false vine that rejects His Message (Deuteronomy 18:18-19; John 3:18; Revelation 2:7).
The Tree in Eden that is the source of Life was Jesus. "In John, chapters six through eight, Jesus sets Himself forth as the source of eternal Life. He called Himself the Bread from heaven. He spoke of giving Himself and that if a man ate of Him he would never die. He proclaimed that He knew Abraham and that before Abraham, He WAS. He prophesied that He Himself would give them living waters that if man drank he would never thirst again, but would live eternally. He showed Himself as the GREAT I AM. He is the Bread of Life, the Well of Life, the Eternal One, and the TREE OF LIFE. He was back there in Eden in the midst of the garden even as He will be in the midst of the paradise of God.
Some have an idea that the two trees in the garden were just two more trees like the rest of those that God had placed there. But careful students know that this is not so. When John the Baptist cried that the axe was laid to the root of all trees, he was not talking of simply natural trees, but of spiritual principles. I John 5:11 says, "This is the RECORD, God has given to us eternal Life, and this Life is in His Son." And Jesus said in John 5:40, "You will not come to Me that you might have Life." Thus the record, God's Word, states plainly and clearly that LIFE, ETERNAL LIFE, is in the Son. It is no other place. I John 5:12, "He who has the Son has LIFE; and he who does not have the Son of God does NOT have Life." Now since the record cannot change, be taken from or added thereunto, the record stands that THE LIFE IS IN THE SON. . . Since this is so, THE TREE IN THE GARDEN HAS TO BE JESUS.
If the Tree of Life is a person, then the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil is a person ALSO. It cannot be otherwise. Thus the Righteous One and the Wicked One stood side by side there in the midst of the Garden of Eden. Ezekiel 28:13a "You [Satan] have been in Eden, the garden of God." The other tree is definitely Satan because of what came forth of the fruit of that tree (Matthew 7:16). Now then, we know that both of those trees had a relationship to man or they would never have been placed there. They must have had a part in the sovereign plan and purpose of God in their relationship to mankind and to Himself or we could never impute omniscience to God. This is all true so far, is it not? Now the Word most definitely sets forth that from BEFORE the foundation of the earth the purpose of God was to share His Eternal Life with man.
Ephesians 1:4-11, "According as He has chosen us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in love: having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will, to the praise of the glory of His grace, wherein He has made us accepted in the beloved. In Whom we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace; wherein He has abounded toward us in all wisdom and prudence; having made known to us the mystery of His will, according to His good pleasure which He has purposed in Himself: that in the dispensation of the fullness of times He might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven, and which are on earth; even in Him: in Whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of Him Who works all things after the counsel of His own will".
Revelation 13:8, "And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him [Satan] whose names are not written in the Book of Life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world." But that Life could not, and would not, be shared in any other way than through the way of "God manifest in the flesh." This was a part of His eternal and predestinated purpose. This plan was to be to the praise of the glory of His grace. It was the plan of Redemption. It was the plan of Salvation. "God being a Saviour, it was necessary that He predestinate a man who would require salvation in order to give Himself reason and purpose of being." That is one hundred percent correct and multitudes of Scripture bear it out as does the very pointed verse of Romans 11:36, "For of Him, and through Him, and to Him, are ALL THINGS: to whom be GLORY for ever. Amen." Man could not directly come and partake of that Tree of Life in the midst of the garden. That Eternal Life of the Tree had to become flesh first. But before God could raise and save a sinner, He had to have a sinner to raise and save. Man had to fall. The fall which would be caused by Satan, had to have flesh to make fall. Satan had to come through flesh also. But Satan could not come through human flesh to make the fall as would Christ come in human flesh to restore the fallen. . . And when Satan had brought about that which was necessary to the purpose of God, then man could not get to the Tree of Life in the garden. Certainly not. It wasn't time. But an animal was taken and his blood shed (animal had caused the fall had it not? let animal life be shed) and then God had communion with man again (William Branham, An Exposition of the Seven Church Ages, p. 98:1-2; 102:2).
God's wisdom is a "tree of Life" whereas sophistry and intellectual reasoning is the mark of the beast, of Cain and his vicarious father, the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil, "because the carnal mind is enmity against God" (I John 3:12; 2:13-14; Proverbs 3:18; Genesis 3:15; 4:15; Matthew 11:25; Romans 8:7).
Back in Eden the Serpent was an upright creature so close to a human being he could reason and talk, yet without a soul he was pure animal. Satan took advantage of his physical characteristics to beguile and seduce Eve. Then He destroyed that pattern of the serpent, and no other beast can commingle with man. But the affinity is there. Genesis 3:14-15, "The Lord God said to the Serpent, Because you have done this, you are cursed above all [other] domestic and wild animals; you will crawl on your belly and eat dust all the days of your life: and I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your seed and her seed; it shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise His heel".
Lucifer was the "illuminator," or "light-bringer," a kind of John the Baptist sent to lead man to the Logos and Kingdom of Michael, who is Christ, but overcome by his own beauty and wisdom (which he and his children employ without scruple, deceiving by the lust of the eye, the lust of the flesh and the pride of life), and envious of the One who should reign, he devised a means whereby he might usurp the Kingdom of eternal Life by establishing a kingdom of death and perpetual life through natural procreation. This would be accomplished by adding to and taking from God's Word which is Spirit and eternal Life in a form we can receive by faith so that instead of Life it would bring death.
Thus God placed enmity between the physical seed of the Serpent in Cain and his accursed race who are absent from the Book of Life, which is the genealogy of the first Adam, and Adam's lineage. The physical Serpent's seed are therefore irredeemable since they are not part of God's creation but a hybrid. Besides, Jesus Christ is the last Adam; He is not the last Cain who is without a kinsman Redeemer. There is also spiritual Serpent's seed, which in addition to those who are related to Cain by genealogy include Adam's children who have hybrid God's unchanging Word with Satan's wisdom such that it is no longer His Life-giving Spirit but carnal reasoning against THUS SAITH THE LORD, and Death.
From the Garden of Eden, the seed of the Serpent has persecuted the seed of the woman both natural and Spiritual, as Jesus condemned them to their face in Matthew 23:33-35 and John 8:40-44 (where they accused Him of being Serpent's seed). He warned of "Great tribulation [upon the Church throughout the Gentile dispensation commencing with the siege of Jerusalem] such as was not since the beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be. And unless those days should are shortened, there should no flesh be saved [for the rapture]: but for the elect's sake those days will be shortened" (Matthew 24:6; 15-28; Revelation 7:14; 20:4). When we reviewed the Second Seal we saw how hundreds of millions of nominal Christians have been killed by design just in the last century.
The days are being shortened by the "midnight cry" of Matthew 25:6 which is the "shout" of Brother Branham's Message (I Thessalonians 4:14-16) confirmed by the heavenly "Voice" (of Revelation 18:4) calling the wise and foolish virgin out from Rome and her harlot daughters to maturity "in the unity of the faith" (Ephesians 4:13), for "the manifestation of the Sons of God" (Romans 8:19) and the translation (I Corinthians 15:46-57).
Throughout the Gentile dispensation Christ has been building His Kingdom by incarnating Himself in whosoever will give Him the preeminence in their life. His will is His revealed Word. He has placed each one of us on the same basis as Adam and Eve in the beginning, that is, free moral agency that our relationship might be through mutual love, not compulsion. God is incarnating Himself in the soul of His Bride by three stages of grace:
1. Justification by grace through faith, followed by water baptism in
the Name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
2. Sanctification of the spirit of our mind.
3. Baptism with the Holy Spirit, which is the new birth.
Satan is building his kingdom by enslaving earth-bound men to the desires of their flesh and mortal spirit, which must perish. His subjects are free to sin but otherwise bound to servitude by totalitarian force. As we have seen, Satan has insinuated Himself from the spirit of antichrist in the First Seal, to the false prophet or pope under the Second Seal, and when he is cast down to earth at the close of the Fourth Seal he will incarnate the false prophet as he incarnate Judas Iscariot (John 13:27), after which he will be known as the beast.
Genesis 4:13-16, "Cain said to the Lord, My punishment is greater than I can bear. Behold, You have driven me out this day from the face of the earth; and from Your face I will be hid; and I will be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and it shall come to pass, that everyone who finds me shall slay me. And the Lord said therefore whosoever slays Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him sevenfold. And the Lord set a mark upon Cain, lest any finding him should kill him. And Cain went out from the Presence of the Lord, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden [which was in Egypt, so he must have begun his eastward wandering in Canaan]".
When in mortal dread Abel reluctantly informed Cain that Adam was not his father (Genesis 4:8) Cain resolved to continue the deception and callously and murdered his half-brother. This manifest the nature of his vicarious father Satan, and His utter defiance of God when confronted by the Almighty in Genesis 4:5, 9, 13-14, show him to be absolutely unhuman in characteristics, seeming even to surpass any account we have in Scripture concerning a confrontation of Satan by God. He was a farmer, and the Lord cursed the fertility of the soil, making him a fugitive and a vagabond on the earth. His descendants became international citizens or wanderers, city-dwellers who demean agrarian pursuits. Playing the part of a victim rather than the villain he is, Cain became a perpetual winger, like his children who have no land or inheritance in this world nor place in the world to come (Genesis 10:15-19; 12:6-7). For nefarious reasons this flawed trait is projected upon native peoples; and developed nations which once were self-reliant and resilient, being weakened through socialism, constant psychological manipulation through the alien-controlled "power of the air," and by the commercial medicalization of complaints externalizing solutions that are within, now see themselves as vulnerable.
Once man lived almost a thousand years, then a life span was reduced to a hundred and twenty, and now to three score years and ten. Each generation is becoming weaker physically and morally but technologically more worldly-wise through its acquaintance with the Tree of Knowledge (Daniel 12:4). Brother Branham said, "When Christ died at Calvary, every sin that was ever committed or ever would be committed was forgiven right there on the basis of the shed Blood. But it'll never do you no good till you accept it. Got to be your personal property, and that's your personal faith in a finished work that Christ has already done for you.
So salvation isn't doing a lot of good works. Grace is what brings us to God. God saves us by grace. And no man never sought God at any time. The Bible says he didn't. You say, "Why, I sought God all night." No, you never. God sought you. Man's very nature in the Garden of Eden proved it. Instead of Adam running up and down the garden saying, "O Father, where art thou," it was God hunting Adam saying, "Adam, where art thou?" See? We turn the picture around. Here, this will settle it for you if there's a question in your mind. Jesus said, "No man can come to Me, except My Father draws him first." That settles it if He said it. All right.
We're not on that subject; we're just backgrounding a little. Get the fear away. Don't be scared that God's not going to answer prayer. God always answers prayer. The work's already finished. He's obligated; He must do it; He's got to do it to keep His Word. Notice. Now, it's a finished work.
And now, if you're dealing with sin. . . Now, maybe you never sinned, but there might be a sin that your father did, your grandfather did. He said He'd visit the iniquity of the parents upon the third and fourth generation. And each generation gets weaker and wiser as the Bible said. But it's all started from sin. Before sin ever came into the world there were no sickness in the world. And sickness came through the fall, and the fall was sin, and sin is unbelief.
"He that believeth not is condemned already." Before you even get started you're condemned. You're born in sin, shaped in iniquity, come to the world speaking lies. No matter how much you was dedicated on the altar, how many times you were sprinkled, baptized, poured, whatever it is, you're still a sinner, that's all, until you repent and God recognizes and seals that promise with the Holy Spirit. That's right. Then you're borned again. Then you're son and daughter of God. It's a regeneration, a new creation. Then your attributes, your thoughts are not like they were, your life is not like it was. You become a complete surrendered vessel to God, and He speaks and uses you, and you're not your own no more. But you're bought with a price. That's the price of the precious Blood of the Lord Jesus Christ. Think of it" (Hear Ye Him, #56-1215).
"And the Lord set a mark upon Cain, lest any finding Him should kill him." The mark of Cain is ruthless mental dexterity, the mark of his vicarious father, the Tree of Knowing Good and Evil, for whom the ends justify the means. God is not known by letters and intellectual prowess but by the simplicity of faith in "ignorant and unlearned men." The high priests and elders of Jesus' day were born in a certain lineage and trained in the letter of Scripture, but these sincere sanctified, dedicated theologians killed the Lord of glory because they loved God, and believed they were doing Him a service. Today denominational men learned in the original tongues and man-made interpretations of the letter but devoid of faith "crucify to themselves the Son of God afresh, and expose Him to an open shame" (Hebrews 6:6).
With rat cunning Cain's most zealous physical offspring impersonate the descendants of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob then lest men should recognize and slay them, raise the Divine threat of Genesis 12:3, and the deceived non-elect declared them sacrosanct. By the same perverse wisdom they impersonate Christ's church as foretold in Daniel 2; 7 9; 11 12; II Timothy 3 4; Jude 4; Revelation 2; 13, and 17 19. Their high priest impersonates the Holy Spirit by claiming to be God's representative on earth in the absence of Jesus Christ, "enthroned in the temple of God as if he is God," receiving veneration from kings and potentates. At the close of the Fourth Seal, Satan will be cast down to earth to incarnate "that man of sin, the son of perdition" (II Thessalonians 2:3-4; Revelation 12:7-10).
People envision Satan as a monster with hooves and horns, sharp teeth and rough manners. On the contrary, he is the learned theologian who confronted Jesus with Scripture (Matthew 4:1-11). Were you to meet him in the flesh, you would encounter a charming gentleman, a holy man who would converse as a dear friend. When Jesus engaged with the prostitute at Jacob's well He revealed her sins; instantly she saw He was the Messiah, "for the Word is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart" (Hebrews 4:12). By this sign God identified Himself to Abraham, veiled behind the flesh of a created Man before the destruction of Sodom in Genesis 18, and revealed "Jesus Christ, the same, yesterday, and today and forever" veiled behind the flesh of the Prophet William Branham, a sinner-saved by grace (Hebrews 13:8; Luke 17:28-30).
"Faith comes by hearing and understanding the revealed Word of God" (Romans 10:17). Outwardly the prostitute was a sinner but in her heart was an elect soul. Jesus is redeeming souls; our bodies cannot receive faith and must return to the dust. Outwardly He could not lay a finger on the priests and theologians of His day who were sincere, sanctified men of prayer, but they were sincerely wrong so that inwardly their souls were black with sin, which is unbelief in the revealed Word of God, so when Jesus revealed Himself by the same sign they called Him "Beelzebub," the chief of demons.
Christ's Bride of all Ages is spiritually redeemed, or born-again under the first Four Seals of Revelation 6:1-8. Physically we are redeemed under the Seventh Seal, which commenced with Christ's second or 'parousia' Coming through the mouth of His Prophet William Branham in 1963: the revelation of the Seven Seals brought Christ back to earth in W_O_R_D form (I Corinthians 13:10; I Thessalonians 4:14-16; Revelation 10:1-7). "The folly of those who are ever learning and never able to come to the knowledge of the Truth (i.e. Christ the Word) but resist the Truth; men of corrupt minds, reprobate concerning the faith, is made manifest to all the saints" (II Timothy 3:7-9). From the Greek they know Christ's second Coming is a 'parousia' and not His physical 'erchomai' return, but they failed to see that without a prophet there can be no 'parousia' of Christ or of Satan yet their leaders have "presumed" to take the place of the Holy Spirit (Deuteronomy 18:20; Amos 3:7).
The "times of the Gentiles" commenced with Nebuchadnezzar's conquest and captivity of the apostate Judeans; his forced worship of the image of a holy man, Daniel the prophet, and a Message from the Lord written on the palace wall in unknown tongues marked the destruction of the superpower of the first Gentile world empire of Babylon, the head of gold, in drunken revelry. This Age is going out the same way. Like the Judeans, the so-called Christian church is apostate and her congregations are souls imprisoned now, enslaved by Babylon the Great, the mother of (once) Protestant harlot daughters and abominations of the earth, and know it not (Revelation 17:5; 3:17-20).
"As she has glorified herself and lived wantonly, repay a like measure of torment and grief: since she says in her heart, I sit as a queen, I am no widow, and will never see sorrow. Therefore in one day her plagues will be upon her, pestilence, mourning, and famine; and she shall be utterly burned with fire: for mighty is the Lord God who judges her" (Revelation 18:7-8; 2:21-23).
The once Christian world has abandoned the Word of God as those nations have abandoned their laws and constitutions (Proverbs 22:28). Through multiculturalism, which is a euphemism for miscegenation and accursed of God (Genesis 1:11; 3:15; 4:14; 9:1-4; 9:25; Deuteronomy 7:1-3; Daniel 2:43), we have mingled our blood with the children of Cain which is a repetition of the original sin and genocide to Adam's race. Christians should be a separated people, but our nations and worldly churches are revel-rousing like the sinners at Belshazzar's feast. The abundance of tongues in this day is further proof that the Gentile dispensation is almost over. Very soon God will take His children Home and return to Israel.
We live in the end of the fourth Gentile world empire which will rule to the consummation when it shall be broken in pieces by the Word of God. Shortly after the close of the Gentile dispensation and the Homecoming of Christ's Bride, the US superpower of iron, crippled by the earthquake of Revelation 6:12; 11:19, and 16:18-19, will be invaded by the Russian superpower of clay. Uniting a federation of religions the pope will restore peace and be acclaimed president of Lucifer's totalitarian one world government whereon he will confirm a covenant with the Jewish banksters, refinance the US dollar with gold backing and thereby control all people and rule their nations (Daniel 7:23-25; 8:25; 9:27; Revelation 13:1-18; 17:8-17). Thereafter, the United States, which is image of Imperial Rome, and the Protestant church, which is the image of Papal Rome, will force the worship of that 'holy' man, the Devil-incarnate pope (Revelation 13:11-18).
Soon the Fourth and Fifth Seals will be fulfilled and the Sixth Seal will manifest. Brother Branham said, "I believe, one of these glorious days, when this united confederation of church goes together, and the new pope is brought out of the United States and put over there according to prophecy, then they'll form an image like unto the beast. And I tell you, the true Church of God will be drove together. The real, true believers out of Methodist, Baptist, Presbyterian, Pentecostal, Nazarene, Pilgrim Holiness, whatever they'll be, will go together and cemented by the love of God, that'll make the Body of the Lord Jesus Christ, all the believers. And agnostics and shallow-minded will be cast to one side; they'll go right on into the confederation of churches" (Acts of the Holy Spirit, p. 12:87).
Last week I received the following commentary by Catholic priest Peter Scott. This is important and should be read in full and in conjunction with the papal encyclical. Peter Scott's astute eye has detected Benedict's rhetorical sleight of hand; if he can remove his purple-tinted spectacles and look through the eyes of Melchisedec he will see the end of the Gentile dispensation is imminent. Daniel 9:27 is about to be fulfilled wherein "The prince of Rome will confirm a covenant for one week [of seven years, being the time of Jacob's trouble, or the tribulation of Daniel's Seventieth week (Jeremiah 30:7)] with the so-called Jews: and in the midst of the week [after the Hebrew prophets of Zechariah 4 and Revelation 11 have "finished their testimony"] he will cause the sacrifice and the oblation [which the self-styled Jews and apostate Israelites will restore in a new temple] to cease, and for the overspreading of abominations [Judaeo-Roman Catholicism] he will utterly defile the sanctuary (Isaiah 14:13; Daniel 8:11, 23-27; 11:31-45; 12:6-13; Revelation 11:7-13; 12:13-17; 13:1-8; 15-18), even until the consummation (Isaiah 10:23; 28:22), and that determined shall be poured upon the desolate"those without Christ in this world and no place in the world to come (Revelation 17:8; 19:11 20:6).
The Humanist Manifesto and Benedict XVI's Encyclical, Caritas in Veritate
July 23, 2010 By their Communist Manifesto of 1848, Marx and Engels launched the modern socialist movement that drew the logical conclusion from the principles of the French Revolution and declared that 'the private ownership of productive property is regarded as invalid and immoral, while ownership of consumers' property is allowed' (E. Cahill, S.J., The Framework of a Christian State, p. 158). It would seem preposterous to draw a parallel between this atheistic document, cause of revolution, wars, murders, and sufferings without number, and the third encyclical of Pope Benedict XVI, Caritas in veritate, dated June 29, 2009. Yet an examination of the text demonstrates that it truly is a manifesto of humanism, drawing to their logical conclusion the principles of the French Revolution, rejecting all exclusive and private ownership of the Truth, by Catholics as by others, allowing it simply to be shared and communicated, that is consumed by all in equal fraternity and liberty.
As Catholics, how could we not be outraged by such a comparison? After all, what seems more Catholic than the title 'Charity in the truth,' which is clearly modified from the expression used by St. Paul, 'that henceforth we be no more children tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine by the wickedness of men, by cunning craftiness, by which they lie in wait to deceive, but doing the truth in charity' (Ephesians 4:14-15: note, however, the transformation)? What is more reassuring than the constant reminder that charity and the truth cannot be separated, for 'truth needs to be sought, found and expressed within the ‘economy‘ of charity, but charity in its turn needs to be understood, confirmed, and practiced in the light of truth' (§2)? What is more elevated than a new view of the social question that goes above and beyond the simple question of 'justice' and 'rights' mentioned by pre-conciliar Popes, for 'charity is at the heart of the Church's social doctrine' (§2)? What is more consoling than the affirmation that 'it is not a case of two typologies of social doctrine, one pre-conciliar and one post-conciliar, differing from one another: on the contrary there is a single teaching. . .' (§12)! What is more necessary than the reminder that man needs God: 'because integral human developmentrequires a transcendent vision of the person, it needs God' (§11).
Yet the similarity with Catholic teaching goes no further than the words used, words whose meaning is radically changed. The first inkling of this is contained in the very title. The encyclical is not addressed uniquely to Catholics, but also to 'all people of good will.' The understanding and acceptance of this document is not something that requires the Catholic Faith. This is also clearly apparent from the introduction, which does not pretend to outline the principles of a Catholic social order, but rather the principle for 'integral human development' for all men, which is charity. There is, from the very beginning of this encyclical, a new concept of charity, which 'is the principal driving force behind the authentic development of every person and of all humanity' (§1)! Clearly the Pope cannot be speaking of the supernatural and infused virtue of charity, for that would be to affirm that every man is in the state of sanctifying grace and that no man is in mortal sin! . . .
The novelty of this encyclical and its principal practical focus is without a doubt globalization, defined as 'the explosion of worldwide interdependence' (§33). In itself, the Pope describes this phenomenon as 'neither good nor bad' (§42). However, he encourages us to view it not just as a predetermined economic process, but rather to see it in a positive sense: 'We should not be its victims, but rather its protagonists'. . .
The most shocking and long-reaching conclusion of this positive promotion of globalization on a human and cultural as well as economic level is the call for an international authority to impose it legally, to enforce in an obligatory manner the dialogue between economies, cultures, religions, and peoples as promoted by this integral humanism. The Pope in fact calls 'for a reform of the United Nations Organization, and likewise of economic institutions and international finance, so that the concept of the family of nations can acquire real teeth, . . . to arrive at a political, juridical, and economic order which can increase and give direction to international cooperation for the development of all people in solidarity' there is urgent need of a true world political authority (which) would need to be vested with the effective power to ensure security for all. . .' (§ 67). This means the loss of national sovereignty and any possibility of union between Church and State. It means the establishment of the one world order that Freemasonry has long fought to achieve. . .
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Rome has ruled the world since the break-up of Alexander's empire, and Rome will rule to the consummation. Not having the Holy Spirit the good priest does not understand that the rider of the four horses of the Apocalypse is Satan incarnating himself into his kingdom in four stages. As the antichrist spirit he rode in conquest through the Ephesian, Smyrnean and Pergamean Church Ages on a white horse as if he were Christ. But "we are more than conquerors through Christ who loved us . . . thanks be to God, who gives us the victory" (Romans 8:37; I Corinthians 15:57). By "the deeds of the nicolaitanes" Satan set up a clerical hierarchy through which he overrules the laity. The "deeds" were made "doctrine," and in the manner of Balaam, substituted for God's Word at the First Nicaea Council where the Judaeo-Roman Catholic church organized. Having amassed spiritual power, he created the unscriptural office of pope. The false prophet received a crown and went forth on his red horse with a great sword to take peace from the earth and to kill all who refused his mark of the beast, which is the trinity doctrine. With church and state united and wearing a triple crown signifying dominion over heaven, earth and purgatory he killed all opposition, resulting in almost a millennium of Dark Ages in the Thyatira Church Age in which God likened Rome to Jezebel, "teaching ministers to commit idolatry and partake her pagan dogma".
In the Sardis and Philadelphia Church Ages Satan rode his black horse hindering the Protestant Reformation of the Roman Catholic system of false worship and the worldwide missionary outreach under the Third Seal. By demonic activity the self-styled Jews abused Martin Luther's kind trust and sent the antinominian Jew, John Calvin, to infiltrate the Protestant movement and turn grace to dis-grace. Satan instituted the Jesuits and established many cults including the Rosicrucians, modern Freemasonry, the Illuminati, Theosophical Society, Seventh Day Adventists and their offshoot the Jehovah's Witnesses (so-called), Christian Science (so-called) and the Mormons.
In Scripture a beast symbolizes a power, and in 1906 Satan changed from his black horse to a sickly green-coloured horse encompassing all of the evil attributes of the previous horses, for after the Laodicean Church Age and this antitype of the holy convocation of the fiftieth day of Israel's Pentecostal Feast, he will be cast down to earth to incarnate the pope, "that man of sin," thereafter called "the beast," and ride to perdition with his followers. When the Lord began calling the wise and foolish virgin out from Rome and her (once) Protestant harlot daughters by the revelation of the Seven Seals, the pale horse rider was "gathering the denominational thorns and briers whose end is to be burned," uniting the churches into the Charismatic movement and ecumenism of Vatican II with all religions under Rome, for the false vine has her revival first (Matthew 13:30; Hebrews 6:8).
Christ will take His Bride Home before the tribulation of Daniel's Seventieth Week, and all who remain and refuse to worship or serve the beast will be martyred.
In his encyclical, Caritas in veritate, Pope Benedict XVI shows that the Roman Catholic church of this day is preparing to rule Lucifer's totalitarian one world government. "[Our] 'leaders' are all fine actors, and certainly not true rulers . . . This is true not only in the world of politics but is equally true of banking, industry, academia, and religion" (L. Fletcher Prouty, JFK: The CIA, Vietnam, and the Plot to Assassinate John F. Kennedy)."So you see, my dear Conningsby, the world is governed by very different personages from what is imagined by those who are not behind the scenes." . . . "Governments do not govern, but merely control the machinery of government, being themselves controlled by the hidden hand" (Benjamin Disraeli, Conningsby). nl642.htm
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Brother Grigor-Scott is a non-denominational minister who has ministered full-time since 1981, primarily to other ministers and their congregations overseas. He pastors Bible Believers' tiny congregation, and is available to teach in your church.