Bible Believers' Newsletter #244
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Christian greetings in the precious Name of our Lord Jesus Christ, and an especially warm welcome to our new subscribers.
In this issue we will examine certain ancient plans of the enemy of God and Adam's race, tracing their fulfillment over the past century and present developments. We will contrast the natural sabbath of the seventh-day God ordained for the old creation under the first Adam who fell, with the Supernatural sabbath of the eighth-day God has granted the new creation in Jesus Christ.
Freedom of speech and other God-given rights are being rapidly restricted or expunged as the world system moves toward the totalitarian rule of the beast and its image. You who wish to add a CD of the resources of this Website to your study aids should click the link at the foot of this Newsletter today.
This Newsletter serves those of like precious faith and whosoever 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. . . brother Anthony
Pro-Israel Web Site to Monitor Views of US Academia
New York September 18, 2002 -- A pro-Israel think tank plans to start an Internet site Wednesday to monitor the attitudes of American professors and universities toward Islamic fundamentalism and the Arab-Israeli conflict. To be launched by the Philadelphia-based Middle East Forum, www.campus-watch.org will maintain what it calls 'dossiers' on professors and academic institutions and collect information from students regarding their teachers' political opinions.
Forum director Daniel Pipes and Martin Kramer editor of the forum's Middle East Quarterly, . . contend many academics in the field are overly sympathetic to Islamic fundamentalism and underestimated the threat of terrorism prior to September 11, 2001.
Institutions the site will focus on include the University of North Carolina, where freshmen this year were required to read passages from the Koran, and Harvard University, where a Muslim-American student delivered a commencement address originally titled 'My American Jihad.' Full story: apfn.org
This book which describes an attack on the World Trade center by Osama bin Laden and published on September 11th, 2002, was written by Cols. Qiao Liang and Wang Xiangsui (with introduction by Al Santoli) in 1999 as a Chinese military manual, three years before the September 11 bombing of the World Trade Center. Full story: newsmaxstore.com
Communism is Alive and Well
Communism is a vessel God has raised up to destroy the false church, as Nebuchadnezzar was a vessel He raised to destroy Judah's apostate religious system. God told the prophet Brother Branham, "Fascism and Nazism will be absorbed into Communism, and Communism will destroy Catholicism". Of course the Bride will be translated seven years beforehand so our lookout is Catholicism, which is itself a tool for the destruction of Christianity and the enslavement of the mankind. We need to recognize whose hand is controlling that tool.
We are on the cusp of the final clash for the hearts of men. It behooves us to study true historical facts, not the lies with which our minds are manipulated in the education plants, to the end that we might gain an understanding of what has been and align that with the prophecies of God's Word as expounded by Brother Branham so God can show us "things to come." Faith is the mind of Christ in us, proving the relationship of "a mature love that casts out fear" because we are not ignorant of "things that are to be."
The First World War brought about the destruction of Czarist Russia and its and takeover by Judaeo-Communist thugs from the East side of New York city.
"The Second World War, much more clearly than the First, followed the course charted by the Protocols. The embroiled masses wreaked destruction and vengeance on each other, not for their own salvation but for the furtherance of a plan of general enslavement under a despotic "world government". The aims initially proclaimed ("liberation", "freedom" and the destruction of "militarism", "Nazism", "Fascism", "totalitarian dictatorship" and the like) were not achieved; on the contrary, the area where these conditions had prevailed was greatly enlarged."
"Lenin, in his Collected Works, wrote: 'The World War (1914-1918) will see the establishment of Communism in Russia; a second World War will extend its control over Europe, and a third World War will be necessary to make it worldwide'. The central phrase of this forecast was almost literally fulfilled by the outcome of the Second War. The revolution extended its frontiers to the middle of Europe and thus was put in a position to extend its military control over all Europe, at least at the outset of any third war. In 1956 the American then bore the rank, apparently made permanent by some untraceable act of the premier-dictators in wartime, of 'Supreme Allied Commander,' told a West German newspaper, 'If it should come to a battle on the ground at all, then we are, of course, not strong enough to hold the present front in Europe'."
"By 1956 the Western people, for ten years, had been made accustomed by almost daily intimations from their leaders to the thought that war with "Russia" was inevitable. This was the consequence of the outcome of the Second War: this outcome, again, was the result of the diversion of acts of state policy and of military operations to the purposes of destroying nation-states and of general enslavement; and this diversion, in turn, was the consequence of the process described in the previous chapter as "the invasion of America" [by Russian and east European Jewry]. The strength and wealth of America were decisive in the Second War and they were used to bring about a denouement which made a third war a permanent peril."
"Thus the story of America's embroilment in the Second War demonstrated the power of the "foreign group" which had come to dictate in Washington, and gave living reality to the farewell address of George Washington himself: "Against the insidious wiles of foreign influence, I conjure you to believe me, fellow-citizens, the jealousy of a free people ought to be constantly awake, since history and experience prove that foreign influence is one of the most baneful foes of republican government". Washington spoke in 1796, when the Reign of Terror had shown the true nature of the revolution in France and when the presence of the conspiracy's agents in America was first realized."
"The published records of the Second War show that the conspiracy had obtained power to dictate major acts of American state policy, the course of military operations and the movement of arms, munitions, supplies and treasure. Its conscious agents were numerous and highly-placed. Among the leading men who supported or submitted to them many may have been unaware of the consequences to which their actions were bound to lead" (Douglas Reed, The Controversy of Zion, p. 353).
Never forget that the people who planned and executed the French Revolutions also planned and financed both sides in the American Civil War, World Wars I and II which they also planned. They devised Communism and Nazism, chosing Hitler, Churchill, Stalin and Roosevelt for their roles. These people chose George W. Bush, Tony Blair, and John Howard for the charades they are acting out in dividing world opinion so that political Zionists (using Judaeo-Christians as cannon fodder), and Islam will spill one another's blood in World War III, as planned in 1871, in order to deliver totalitarian one world government to their proxy, the "Jewish" pope of the Roman Catholic church. Classic Hegelian dialectics - thesis, antithesis, synthesis.
According to the Protocols, "We have been leading the peoples from one disenchantment to another, so that in the end they should turn also from us in favor of that king-despot of the blood of Zion, whom we are preparing for the world."
"The recognition of our despot may also come before the destruction of the constitution; the moment for this recognition will come when the peoples, utterly wearied by the irregularities and incompetence - a matter which we shall arrange for - of their rulers, will clamor: "Away with them and give us one king over all the earth who will unite us and annihilate the causes of disorders - frontiers, nationalities, religions, State debts - who will give us peace and quiet which we cannot find under our rulers and representatives."
"When the King of Israel sets upon his sacred head the crown offered him by Europe he will become patriarch of the world . . . The king of the Jews will be the real pope of the universe, the patriarch of the international church".
Never forget that Communism is Judaism. Brother Branham taught us Romanism will rule over the world, and that where Catholicism goes, Communism follows, because Rome takes the people's money under promise of Spiritual blessings it can not deliver. Neither can it empower the people with faith in God's Word.   So her "Jewish" enemy, Communism stalks her promising material blessings to all who overthrow Rome who is our enemy also.
"Communism is Judaism. The Jewish Revolution in Russia was in 1918" (H.H. Beamish, speech in New York, 1937).
"Some call it Marxism - I call it Judaism" (Rabbi Stephen S. Wise, The American Bulletin, May 15, 1935).
"Communism and Judaism are one and the same" (Hilary Cotter, Cardinal Minszenty, The Truth About His Real "Crime," p. 6).
"There is nothing else in Communism - a Jewish conspiracy to grab the whole world in their clutches; and no intelligent man in the world can find anything else, except the Jews, who rightly call it for themselves a "paradise on earth."
"Jews are eager to bring Communism, because they know what it is and what it means. It is because Communism has not been fought for what it really is - a Jewish scheme invented by Jews - that it has progressed against all opposition to it. We have fought the smoke-screen presented by Jewish dialecticians and publicists, refusing to fight the inventor, profiteer and string-puller. Because Christians and Gentiles have come to fear the Jews, fear the truth, and they are paralyzed by the paradoxical slogans shouted by the Jews."
"The mob" believe Communism is dead and that Russia is not a force to be reckoned with. Don't you believe it. Their apparent demise is a ruse" (Adrien Arcand, Canadian political leader in a speech, New York, October 30, 1937).
"It would be the greatest mistake, certainly, to think that concessions mean PEACE. Nothing of the kind. Concessions are nothing but a new form of war" ("Jew" V.I. Lenin).
Dmitri Manuilski, a Soviet Diplomat, revealed in 1947 the Communists' intention to brainwash the American public: "We will offer the Christian world unheard of peace overtures, and these nations, stupid and decadent, will leap at the chance to be our friends; they will willingly cooperate in their own destruction. Then, when their guard is down, and they have gone to sleep, we will smash them with our clenched fist."
The "Jew" Mikhail Gorbachev (Kahn) declared in a speech at the seventieth anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution: ". . . In October 1917, we parted with the old world, rejecting it once and for all. We are moving toward a new world, a world of Communism. We shall never turn off that road."
Speaking to the Soviet Politburo on November 1987, he stated: "Gentlemen, comrades, do not be concerned about all you hear about Glasnost and Perestroika and democracy in the coming years. They are primarily for outward consumption. There will be no significant internal changes in the Soviet Union, other than for cosmetic purposes. Our purpose is to disarm the Americans and let them fall asleep. We want to accomplish three things:
- One, we want the Americans to withdraw conventional forces from Europe.
- Two, we want them to withdraw nuclear forces from Europe.
- Three, we want the Americans to stop proceeding with the Strategic Defense Initiative."
General Sir Walter Walker, former NATO Commander-in-chief said following the phony Soviet coup: "I consider it my duty to tell you of the extremely dangerous threats that lie ahead. I know for certain that we are now in a period of the greatest strategic deception, perhaps in all history . . . The Cold War is NOT over, only in the state of remission . . . The Soviet Union is not truly 'on the verge of collapse'. Western defense, on the other hand, is."
Russian intelligence agencies are working as hard as ever at espionage in the US. Both the DCI Robert Gates and FBI Director William Sessions have spoken out on the high level of Russian Intelligence collection efforts in recent months, now known by its Russian acronym SVR. Senior FBI counterintelligence official, Wayne Gilbert states the same thing, "There has been no apparent reduction in covert intelligence gathering here by the Russians." In contrast, Chief of the SVR, Yevgeny Primakov, said during a recent visit to Sweden, "I can tell you we no longer have cloak and dagger spies in the traditional sense, agents who meddle in other countries' internal affairs" (Newsletter of the Association of Former Intelligence Officers, Vol. XVII, No. 6, 1992)
The KGB is still in control. As America's Global Elite purposely cut back on US Intelligence activities, they know that the KGB is functioning more effectively now than before the alleged breakup of the Soviet Union. It is housed under the new Russian Ministry of Security. It has been greatly strengthened by Yeltsin and is involved in more espionage activities against the West than ever before. As has happened four times in the past, after we (the West) once again rebuild the Communist infrastructure, the same old KGB with a new face, will step from its behind the scenes control of the CIS to OUTWARDLY reclaim control of the "New", revitalized, rearmed, and more powerful Soviet Union.
America and Canada are disarming unilaterally. Unknown to "the mob," each nation that has split from the "defunct" Soviet Union is covertly led by hard line Communists.
The 'defunct' Soviet military is presently building more offensive weapons of all types than at any time in its history. As with the last four times this fraud of a 'Communist collapse' was perpetrated, this rearming and dramatic increase in espionage is being accomplished while the Communist's economy "CRASHES." The military build-up can occur only so long as US tax dollars continue to feed the Commonwealth of Independent States people. And that is part of the NWO plan. George II and other NWO nations sent them $25 billion to begin with (Eustace Mullins, The World Order).
The Eternal Sabbath of the Eighth Day
Do not allow yourself to receive "strong delusion that you should believe the lie," for both Russia and America, East and West, are ruled from behind the scenes by the same 'hidden hand' which owns no allegience, and reserves no sympathy for the peoples of either land. This directing intelligence cares nought for nation-states and frontiers, for wartime friend, or wartime foe, or for any of the high moral "principles" it so loudly proclaims.
As America "roars like the dragon" and increasingly exerts Roman imperial force, we begin to understand how Russia is being provoked by the 'hidden hand' to attack, and realize it will invade America following the earthquake that sinks Los Angeles after the close of the Gentile dispensation, as Brother Branham foretold. And why "the kings of the East," some of whom feature in George II's list of seven nations targeted for nuclear destruction, will resolve to transform the sensational fantasies of our "Jewish"-controlled press into reality by destroying that "rogue nation," the United States.
"They're coming to the Battle of Armageddon . . . and they're uniting for that right now. That's why we've got the UN and everything we have. The Western World is uniting against the Eastern World, Communism and so forth . . . The churches are uniting together. Everything seems to be uniting" (William Branham, Uniting Time and Sign, 20:27-29; Ezekiel 38:2-9; Revelation 16:14).
Having sown the seed and manipulated the public's opinion as to the inevitability of war, Satan's children deceitfully hoisted the straw man of the immorality of "unilateral" action without world government, United Nations, approval: as if the nod from Big Brother could transform evil into good. This evil body was obviously never an alliance of nations but an instrument for the control of nations, to be wielded by the servants of the 'hidden hand' who command it. The truthful purpose of the United Nations is to "extend the Communist revolution" universally, following Lenin's dictum, and to become the "Super-Government" foreseen by the Protocols. The shadow of its universal concentration-camp regime looms already in its "Genocide Convention" where the causing of "mental harm" is defined as, 'a crime against unspecified "humanity"' as seen in Australia's Anti-discrimination and Racial Vilification laws and similar "hate" legislation drafted globally by the 'hidden hand'.
Protocol 1.24: "Our State, marching along the path of peaceful conquest, has the right to replace the horrors of war by less noticeable and more satisfactory sentences of death necessary to maintain the terror which tends to produce blind submission".
"Just but merciless severity is the greatest factor of strength in the State: not only for the sake of gain but also in the name of duty, for the sake of victory, we must keep to the programme of violence and make-believe".
"The doctrine of squaring accounts is precisely as strong as the means of which it makes use. Therefore it is not so much by the means themselves as by the doctrine of severity that we shall triumph and bring all governments into subjection to our Super-Government. It is enough for them to know that we are too merciless for all disobedience to cease".
Protocol 5.11: "The second secret requisite for the success of our government is comprised in the following:"
"To multiply to such an extent national failings, habits, passions and conditions of civil life, that it will be impossible for anyone to know where he is in the resulting chaos, so that the people in consequence will fail to understand one another. This measure will also serve us in another way, namely, to sow discord in all parties, to dislocate all collective forces which are still unwilling to submit to us, and to discourage any kind of personal initiative which might in any degree hinder our affair". There is nothing more dangerous than personal initiative: if it has genius behind it, such initiative can do more than can be done by millions of people among whom we have sown discord. We must so direct the education of the Goyim communities that whenever they come upon a matter requiring initiative they may drop their hands in despairing impotence. The strain which results from freedom of actions saps the forces when it meets with the freedom of another. From this collision arise grave moral shocks, disenchantments, failures. By all these means we shall so wear down the "Goyim" that they will be compelled to offer us international power of a nature that by its position will enable us without any violence gradually to absorb all the state forces of the world and to form a Super-Government".
"In place of the rulers of to-day we shall set up a 'bogey' which will be called the Super-Government Administration [or United Nations]. Its hands will reach out in all directions like nippers and its organization will be of such colossal dimensions that it cannot fail to subdue all the nations of the world".
Protocol 6.3: "In every possible way we must develop the significance of our Super-Government by representing it as the Protector and Benefactor of all those who voluntarily submit to us".
Protocol 9.3: "For us there are not checks to limit the range of our activity. Our Super-Government subsists in extra-legal conditions which are described in the accepted terminology by the energetic and forcible word - Dictatorship. I am in a position to tell you with a clear conscience that at the proper time we, the law-givers, shall execute judgment and sentence, we shall slay and we shall spare, we, as head of all our troops, are mounted on the steed of the leader. We rule by force of will, because in our hands are the fragments of a once powerful party, now vanquished by us. The weapons in our hands are limitless ambitions, burning greediness, merciless vengeance, hatreds and malice".
Protocol 9.4: "It is from us that the all-engulfing terror proceeds. We have in our service persons of all opinions, of all doctrines, restorating monarchists, demagogues, socialists, communists, and utopian dreamers of every kind. We have harnessed them all to the task: each one of them on his own account is boring away at the last remnants of authority, is striving to overthrow all established form of order. By these acts all States are in torture; they exhort to tranquility, are ready to sacrifice everything for peace: But we will not give them peace until they openly acknowledge our International Super-Government, and with submissiveness".
Protocol 9.5: "The people have raised a howl about the necessity of settling the question of Socialism by way of an international agreement. Division into fractional parties has given them into our hands, for, in order to carry on a contested struggle one must have money, and the money is all in our hands".
When we listen to the lies presented by our alien-controlled news media and witness the treachery and cowardice of their obedient servants,our elected representatives who "for fear of the Jews" neither speak the truth nor re-present the wishes of their electorates, but legislate against inherited rights like freedom of speech, Common Law or Constitution, we feel forsaken and helpless. But take comfort, when Jesus' disciples were in peril on the sea He came to them upon the troubled waters, saying, "Be of good cheer; it is I; be not afraid . . . I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you. I will be with you, even in you, to the end of the age" (John 14:18; Matthew 14:27; 28:20).
Brother Branham foretold the time when love would exist only within Christ's end-time Bride. That time is at hand.
While the world totters on the brink of a long-planned, unprovoked World War III, neither America nor her two reprobate once-Christian vassals, Britain and Australia, who thunder threatenings against Iraq and any other nation that declines to worship (or kiss the hand) of the US image to the beast, has produced one shred of honest evidence to indicate the security of any people is endangered by the so-called "axis of evil," a phrase Zionist David Frum borrowed from Austin Powers' fantasy, "Dr. Evil and His Axis," when he wrote George Bush II's speech. Such Western belligerence will inevitably and exponentially increase the threat and incidence of terrorism . . . as is intended, thus carefully planned centuries ago by the Elders of Zion, and foreshadowed by the Masonic motto, "Order Out of Chaos."
The Illuminus Albert Pike designed a plan for world conquest and briefed Guiseppe Mazzini (who succeeded him as leader of the World Revolutionary Movement) in a letter of August 15, 1871. Pike stated that the purpose of the First World War would be to destroy Czarist Russia and to place that vast land under direct control of Illuminati agents. Russia was then to be used as a 'bogey man' to further Illuminati aims worldwide.
The purpose of World War II would be to manipulate the differences that existed between German nationalism and Judaeo-Communism in order to expand Judaeo-Communist power and establish a Zionist state of Israel in Palestine.
Illuminati agents provocateurs would provoke World War III between the Political Zionists and Islam. This conflict is planned to spread Communism worldwide. "We shall unleash the Nihilists and atheists, and we shall provoke a formidable social cataclysm which in all its horror will show clearly to the nations the effect of absolute atheism, the origin of savagery and of the most bloody turmoil. Then everywhere, the citizens, obliged to defend themselves against the world minority of revolutionaries, will exterminate those destroyers of civilization, and the multitude, disillusioned with Christianity, whose deistic spirit will from that moment be without a compass (direction), anxious for an ideal, but without knowing where to render its adoration, will receive the pure light through the universal manifestation of the pure doctrine of Lucifer, brought finally out in the public view, a manifestation which will result from the general reactionary movement which will follow the destruction of Christianity and atheism, both conquered and exterminated at the same time" (Des Griffin, Fourth Reich of the Rich, 1989, p.71-72).
It is not that Christians are silent in our legislatures: they are non-existent among the elected representatives of all nations. Paul described the character of lawmakers subsequent to the revelation of the Seven Seals which were opened in 1963, as "without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; having a form of godliness, but denying the faith" with their corrupted clergy in the same wretched state, "ever learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth". Paul said, "From such turn away" (II Timothy 3:3-7).
In March 1991, President George Bush I signed the Talmudic anti-Christian "Noahide Laws" into law. These will wreak vengeance upon we Goyim or "human cattle" as the Talmudic Protocols extracted reparation from Germany following World War II in "the use of German labor". . . slave labor. Millions died.
Today we are perilously close to the fulfillment of the prophecies of Matthew 4:8-9 wherein Satan's totalitarian one world government will enforce control over every nation under US military might (Revelation 13:11-18).
The denominational churches are materially rich but spiritually bankrupt, naked of the Blood, miserable, wretched, blind and know it not. Our national economies have been deliberately ruined and have all but sunk into the sloth of despond. Our nations are morally and financially bankrupt, but any war will stimulate the military-industrial complex, divide the Arab nations under puppet dictators, confiscate oil fields, and loot defenseless nations to top up US coffers and repay their master, the usurious banksters who must fall heir to this booty when ultimately they foreclose on all nations.
In this world we are helpless. Our corrupted courts override legislation, deny the right to trial by jury and ignore Common Law. Average citizens have no public voice to express thoughts that may be contrary to the caprice of our alien masters who would adjudge them as "hatred" and impose a dreadful penalty.
Our Message is, "Be of good cheer; it is I, Jesus; be not afraid". We wrestle not against flesh and blood, therefore our weapons of warfare are not carnal but Spiritual and able to withstand the wiles of the Devil. This present world-order is not our home and can never be reformed into a new world order because this is the end-time. Besides this, whenever a lost sinner dies another demon is loosed. And spirits do not die.
Daniel saw God's ultimate solution: judgment upon the wicked, and restoration to eternity for the righteous. "A Stone was cut out of the mountain by the Word of God, and smote the totalitarian one-world kingdom of church and state union, destroying it utterly, and that Stone became a great mountain, and filled the earth eternally." The Great Pyramid with its Capstone in place represented this Stone which is the Word of God taking human form in Jesus Christ, "the beginning of the creation of God" and the Elect of all ages who will constitute the New Jerusalem. So "be of good cheer," we have a glorified future.
Notice this new Mount Zion is cut out of an old mountain as Abraham's grace Covenant in Christ was taken from the shadow of the old Covenant, restoring us back to Eternity that was forfeited in Eden. Notice also that in Daniel's vision the earth was not destroyed but the works of man and everything contrary to God-created nature is annihilated and earth renewed to the Edenic conditions that prevailed when Adam was formed.
John saw the same vision seven hundred years after Daniel, and he described God's elect returning from heaven as the new Jerusalem coming down to their new home on a 1,500-mile high pyramid mountain that will be the centre of a renewed earth one thousand years in the future.
Our immediate objective is to "make ourselves ready" for the manifestation of the Sons of God, clothing ourselves in the righteousness of "the true sayings of God:" the THUS SAITH THE LORD of this end-time Message! The resurrection of the Church Age saints and our translation will take us all to the Wedding supper in the sky while God deals with the elect Israelites through two Hebrew prophets. After the destruction of all life we will return to earth for the Honeymoon and a thousand years of peace.
According to Genesis 1:1, God created the heavens and earth "in the beginning," or when "time" began. How many billions or trillions of years that may have taken, we don't know. However we do know that He spent six "yowms" or divisions of time our English Bibles call "days" of about one thousand years each in His creation, including man (II Peter 3:8). "On the seventh day God ended His work; and He rested on the seventh day from all His work which He had made. And God blessed and sanctified the seventh day: because in it He rested from all this work of creation" (Genesis 2:3-4).
God's "work" was speaking His creative thoughts, some of which were fashioned from the elements He had created and made "in the beginning." Our work is "to believe on Him whom He has sent," or to receive His creative Word as part of ourselves thereby becoming eternal Life (John 6:29). For "He that receives a prophet in the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ shall receive a prophet's reward" (Matthew 10:41).
God completed His creative work in six days. His creative Word had gone forth so He rested on the Seventh. But there was no manifestation to be seen. There were no herbs or plants because He had not caused rain to germinate the seeds He had spoken. No animal was yet formed. And there was no man - not even a mythical "pre-adamite." But since "faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen," God rested, taking pleasure in observing as His spoken Words manifest what He had said.
And isn't this what the Christian does? Once he has overcome and is baptized into Christ he enters into his rest. His work is finished. He relaxes, yielding himself to Christ, that His every Word might have the pre-eminance and live through him. The natural always types the spiritual - when you've planted your seeds, you relax and watch them produce after their kind. You have faith in the end result. Once you've completed a house you rest and watch your family grow, and your friends enjoy the fruits of your work.
It may have been sixty-or-so years after the flora sprung forth before God formed the man from the dust of the earth, breathed lives into him, and made him a living soul. God then established a garden eastward in Eden where He placed the man to dress and to keep it. It was here that He formed His lesser animals in pairs, from the soul-less giant man-like creature we know as the Serpent, down to polliwogs and tadpoles.
God formed the animals from the highest to the lowest. The Holy Bible and the laws of thermodynamics both decree that the evolution of species from minerals and elements is impossible. And since every form of life reproduces after its own kind and there can be no change in specie.
All of these animals were the manifested spoken Word of God, and nothing could disturb the peace until God formed woman from man secondarily in the day after He had finished His creation. Woman is not one of God's creations but a byproduct taken from man. Consequently she is not a spoken Word of God, and was made so she could deceive and be deceived on the revealed Word of God. This further disproves the evolution of species.
There were two "trees" in the midst of the garden, the Tree of Life and the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil, which were not flora, but the theophanies of God and Lucifer. Until the woman was formed Lucifer was bound by a chain of circumstance in that all of God's creatures were His spoken Word. So Adam being a manifested Word of God, could not be deceived on the revealed Word of God. He could not sin (or unbelieve the Word). Lucifer knew this and did not attempt to deceive Adam. However, when Eve was made, he inspired or incarnate the Serpent, and was able to persuade her to receive his reasoning against God's Word, which sin led to adultery with the Serpent.
Still deceived after her fall, Eve naively tried to teach her husband the facts of life: how to fulfill God's command to "be fruitful, multiply, and fill the earth." But Adam could not be deceived. He knew that his wife was already a dying woman, and as a type of Christ he voluntarily stepped to his death over the time line and the Life line knowing that as a Son of God he was part of and eternal with God, and that somehow, sometime, God must redeem him. And by revelation Adam knew that since God had joined he and Eve together in holy wedlock, God would simultaneously redeem Eve.
However when Adam took back his wife he forfeited his title deed, bringing death upon all nature under his dominion which he surrendered to Lucifer. Lucifer as Satan, is the god of this world. Now because of Adam's iniquity and Eve's sin, no man has yet lived one day in God's sight, for God said, "In the day in which you partake of the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil, that day you will surely die." He died at nine hundred and thirty years.
God was establishing a pattern, a shadow and type which would guide His elect to the substance of His promised Word: six days of work followed by one day of rest that ends in judgment and the punishment of sin, and an eighth day restoration to eternal perfection.
We see this pattern represented in the six stages of Israel's forty-two camp pilgrimage in the wilderness. followed by the national rest in Canaan that was terminated by sin, their rejection and murder of Messiah, and their continuing national judgment under the Seven Trumpets to their ultimate restoration. It was during this period of Israel's blindness, God begat Christ's Church of elect Hebrews and Gentiles through seven Church Ages of PART-Word wherein the Bible being was sealed with Seven Seals, the saints "worked" to unfold its hidden mysteries, but at the close of the Laodicean Church Age, God anointed William Branham to restore the apostolic faith and finish the mystery of God, bringing back "that which is perfect" in Word form to incarnate Christ's end-time Bride in a holy convocation, or rest (I Corinthians 13:10). This is the fiftieth day of the Pentecostal feast, the eighth day after the seven sabbaths or Church Ages, typed in Leviticus 23.
Israel's deliverance from Egyptian bondage unto rest in the Promised Land was a journey that should have been accomplished in weeks and months. Because of sin, God extended the venture to forty years so that all of the sinners perished without entering their rest. Their wilderness journey is remembered in their feast of Tabernacles (Newsletter #243). This feast is also a memorial of God's dealings with man: six days of one thousand years wherein the saints have labored against sin, the seventh day of rest in the soon-coming Millennium, terminating in the judgment and a final disposition of sin, then the eighth day where earth is restored to eternity whence man fall on the first day of his life.
Seven days has only to do with time and this present world order. Paul explained this in Acts 21:21-25; Galatians 4:1-11; Colossians 2:16-23; Hebrews 3:7 - 4:11; 8:13 - 9:15.
Isaiah prophesied, "Jerusalem is literally led by drunkards! Her priests and the prophets reel and stagger, not only in private life, they even perform their official duties in a state of intoxication (Leviticus 10:8-9), making stupid errors through strong drink so that not only does the carouser have a fit of intoxication, but the fit of intoxication possesses him at such moments when he should be under the influence of the Spirit of God alone. And whereas pronouncing judgment in the highest instance belonged to a priestly tribunal the wickedness of the priestly judges appears so much the greater as they err in vision and stumble in judgment (Deuteronomy 17:8-13; 19:15-21). And if one visits the place where these men sit they will find all the tables are full of vomit and excrement, so that there is no clean place to sit down".
Here these drunken priests are introduced as scoffingly commenting on Isaiah's warnings, indignantly asking: "To whom shall Isaiah teach knowledge by his preaching? and whom does this prophet of Jehovah imagine he will make to understand right doctrine? Is it to little children (as he takes us to be) who have just been weaned from milk, and removed from the breasts. For (he is constantly repeating, as if to little children) precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little".
The prophet exhibits them as ridiculing the tenor of his preaching in monosyllabic words, which by their sound and repetition are designed to produce merriment. At the same time he turns his opponents into ridicule, as these monosyllabic words admirably represent the stammering of an intoxicated person as they reproach the prophet by reciting a mass of little sentences, precepts, rules in wearisome repetition and without logical plan or order, "here a little, there a little".
In replying to this mocking speech the prophet concedes it is to a degree accurate and just. For these scoffing words will indeed be spoken, but not as these drunkards imagine. "Truly your drunken questions shall be answered by severe lessons from God. For with stammering lips and another [Gentile] tongue will He speak to this people (because they have rejected the prophets through whom He spoke Words of comfort in its own mother tongue). To whom He said, This is the true rest wherewith you may cause the weary to rest; and this is the true refreshing: yet they would not hear" (Isaiah 28:7-13).
The Israelites will hear nothing but the short, monosyllabic stammering sounds of Assyrian and Babylonian speech which will fall upon their ears like their scoffing reproach to Isaiah. But they will have a meaning for they will spell the doom of this presumptuous Israelitish priesthood. As we read further in this chapter we see this has a compound meaning that has to do with the true and eternal rest of the baptism with the Holy Ghost on the day of Pentecost. Whereas the priesthood and the unbelievers scoffed at the saints as "Men drunk on new wine," when they could not understand their speech, the believers remarked, "how hear we every man in our own tongue?" These words of condemnation may be applied to Jerusalem's religious leaders at the present time, but apply more particularly to sabbath day observers who claim to be Christians, for the true rest is the baptism with the Holy Spirit or new birth, an eighth day sabbath. (Not Sunday or any other day of the week. Christians commonly assemble for worship on a Sunday in honor of the resurrection, but we have no command to observe any particular day).
The number seven signified in nature was given Israel to order their cycle of feasts. Most commonly, the weekly sabbath. But with Christ's resurrection on the eighth day, and the coming of the Holy Spirit on the eighth day following the seven rests of the Pentecostal feast, Israel's old sabbath law ordaining a rest for the body and mortal spirit (which was merely a shadow and type of good things to come) was changed to another, higher Law, by which the Old Testament saints were raised to eternal Life in glorified bodies. And the Church was inaugurated wherein we New Testament saints enter an eternal sabbath. For Christ did not come to do away with the Law but to fulfill its righteousness, and magnify its precepts.
The seventh day only concerns the old creation under the first Adam who fell. The eighth day applies to the new creation under the sinless last Adam, Jesus Christ. We New Testament saints have entered into eternal Life now, not the keeping of a day which was a shadow of eternal rest Jesus Christ promised and delivered 2,000 years ago (Matthew 11:25-29).
The seventh-day sabbath was given to the blood descendants of Israel under Moses' Law and can only be observed in the Promised Land (Isaiah 66:1). Christians were never under the Law and few Christians today are related to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. Under grace, the eighth-day sabbath is an eternal rest for man's soul, twenty-four hours a day, seven-days a week, fifty-two weeks of the year. The place of rest for Christians is in the Word for our day. Once we have entered Christ's rest, there is no way out since we are sealed into eternity (I John 1:7; Ephesians 4:30).
Since all seven Church Ages are over we have entered the holy convocation of the fiftieth day of the Pentecostal feast, and eternity. Hence the end-time Bride of Christ can not, and will not die in the flesh. All seven sabbaths or Church Ages of PART-Word are fulfilled and finito! Since "that which is perfect has come," Christ, the fullness of the Word, we no longer have to struggle and strain for the understanding as they did during the Church Ages for we now have the perfect interpretation of the Word (Acts 3:3:21; Revelation 10:7). Death can not take us. We have passed into the raptured age and "His Bride has made herself ready, dressed in white linen of the true sayings of God".
Ephesians 1:9-23, "Having made known to us the mystery of His will, according to His good pleasure decided in eternity, that after the Church Ages He might gather together all things in Christ, both which are in heaven, and which are on earth; to be with Him in Christ: in Whom we too have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the sovereign plan of God who works all things after the counsel of His own will . . . We pray that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him: the eyes of your understanding being enlightened that you may understand the hope unto which God has called you, and how rich is His glorious inheritance is in us the saints, and the immeasurable greatness of His power toward us who believe, as demonstrated in the working of His mighty strength by which He resurrected (our forerunner and type) Jesus Christ from the dead, and seated Him at His own right hand in the heavenly places. . .and has put all things under His feet, and appointed Him the supreme Head of the Church which is His body, filled with Himself and through which He exercises His mighty power".
In the dispensation of the fullness of the seven times, and they were fulfilled a generation ago, God promised to work His resurrection power in us. "Be of good cheer; it is I, Jesus; be not afraid." nl244.htm
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Brother Anthony Grigor-Scott is a non-denominational minister. He has ministered full-time since 1981, primarily to other ministers and their congregations in other countries. He pastors Bible Believers' tiny congregation, and is available to teach in your church.
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