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THE REVELATION OF THE GODHEAD
Questions Nos. 654 to 664


CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX


Question #654 : "When was this scripture fulfilled: "The Word became flesh"? Is it at Jesus birth or at BAPTISM AT JORDAN RIVER?"


E.O.D.H. Answer: Jesus was born the Word. From the time the Word took on flesh, that's when it was fulfilled. He was born the Emmanuel; God with us.
"In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God… And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth." (St. John 1: 1, 14).

Quote W.M.B.: "Finally, those words of God anchored in the womb of a virgin and she conceived and brought forth Emmanuel."Unto us a--a Child is born; unto us a Son is given. And His Name shall be called the Counselor, the Mighty God, the Prince of Peace, the Everlasting Father." That had to be that way, because God had spoke it through the mouth of His prophet." (Things that are to be 65-1205 P: 20).


Question # 655: "Also concerning the Godhead, can you tell me the difference between the Father and the son? Brother WMB said the Father came to dwell in the Son, only at Jordan till Gethsemane. So explain why He was still God?"


E.O.D.H. Answer: 
"In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth." (St. John 1:1-14).

The revelation of the Godhead is the greatest revelation in the Bible, and the Prophet of God called it the revelation of supreme deity.


IF PEOPLE CAN'T SEE THE TRUTH OF THE GODHEAD, BUT FIGHT IT; THEY CAN'T EVER SEE THE REST OF THE TRUTH

Quote W.M.B.: 309-1 "If people can't see the TRUTH of the Godhead, but fight it; they can't ever see the rest of the truth because the REVELATION IS JESUS CHRIST IN HIS CHURCH AND HIS WORKS IN THE MIDST OF THE CHURCH FOR THE SEVEN AGES." (Church Ages Book).

Quote: 332-3 "Christ did not come down to make Himself known. He did not come to reveal the Son. He came to reveal and make known the Father. He never talked about two Gods; He talked about ONE God. And now in this last age, we have come back to the capstone revelation, the most important revelation of Godhead in the whole Bible, that is, JESUS IS GOD, HE AND THE FATHER ARE ONE: THERE IS ONE GOD, AND HIS NAME IS THE LORD JESUS CHRIST." (Church Ages Book).

When we say, "Godhead", we are not speaking of three persons in the Godhead as the Trinitarians. When we say "Godhead", we are speaking of God who is one God.
Jesus Christ was born Almighty God, crying in a manger. (Matthew 1:23). "Christ the Lord." He is Emmanuel. The Father indwelt Him with the power of the Holy Ghost on the banks of Jordan to begin His public ministry. He was not God only at Jordan. He was born God - Lord, Elohim. Emmanuel, God with us.
Sons have beginnings, but the Father is eternal. God is a Spirit but Jesus was a man. God cannot die or sleep. Jesus slept and died. Jesus could do nothing without the Father showing him.
God, the Eternal Spirit, that has no beginning, that could not sleep or die, indwelt Jesus, who had a beginning and could sleep and die.
The reason that He was God before the banks of Jordan is that he was the Word, and the Word is God and the Word was made flesh, and He was born the Christ. St. John 1:1-14. 1 Timothy 3:16: "God was manifested in the flesh." This is where many of the followers of the message made their mistake. They think that the flesh man Jesus is God. The flesh is not God. God was in Christ.


Question # 656: "What is the oneness doctrine and why did WMB say it is wrong?"


E.O.D.H. Answer: The Oneness Doctrine appears to be biblical. Certain Scriptures are used, wrongfully, to support its tenets, declaring that Jesus is not only the Son but also the Father and the Holy Spirit; they try to prove one Godhead.
This is a fairly new movement that began around 1913; it is built on heresies of the past, which began at Nicene council 325 AD. The basic definitions of Oneness versus Trinitarianism are as follows:
Oneness - God is One, but not a plurality of three persons, and that the one God is Jesus Christ. In other words, God is absolutely one with no distinction of persons (Deut. 6:4; Gal. 3:20) because Jesus Christ is all the fullness of the Godhead incarnate (John 20:28; Colossians 2:9). The Father, the Son (Word) and the Holy Spirit are only three manifestations or modes or titles that Jesus manifests Himself.
My question to all Oneness believers or 'Jesus Only' people is, how could Jesus be his own father? Jesus said that God was his Father and God said that Jesus was His only beloved son (John 3:16). Now how could a son be his own father? This doctrine that says that Jesus (the son) is his own father is heresy.
This understanding of God is called oneness, which is an organizational belief that the flesh man is God, the Father and the Holy Ghost. Please understand that this is the doctrine that many are embracing with a little twist around the message. They assume that they preach and believe one God, but they are deceived by the oneness heresy. They fail to separate the divinity from humanity.

Quote W.M.B.: 175 "Now, at the Nicene Council, they come to two great decisions… they had two extreme views. One of them was a triune God, a trinitarian. And the other one was a one God. And they both come into existence and went out on two straight limbs, out like that. The triunity became a place of a three-god person. The oneness became a unitarian, just as far wrong as the other one was. So they both went on limbs, but right in here reveals the Truth." (Revelation Chapter One 60-1204m).

Quote: E-96 "I different agree with the organization of Pentecost that calls the Oneness like your finger is one. That's wrong. Absolutely, it's wrong. Jesus couldn't have been His Own Father, and if God is a Man, then Jesus was born sexual desire and not virgin birth. That settles the whole thing. You see? If He's one like your finger's one, then what? Then He was His Own daddy. How could He have been? That's wrong. He had a Father, Jesus did." (Show Us The Father 53-0907a).

Quote: 404-196 "Now, somebody says, "Brother Branham is a oneness." No, sir, I am not a oneness. I do not believe that Jesus could be His own father. I believe that Jesus had a Father, and that was God. But God dwelled and tabernacled in this body called Jesus, and He was Emmanuel: God with us… And in Him dwelled the Fullness of the Godhead bodily." (Questions And Answers 59-0628e).


Question #657 : "What is the logos?"


E.O.D.H. Answer: It's a Greek word for the "Word", which carries a double meaning of thought/expression. The Logos is God in a different form. In the beginning was the logos- word. The Logos was made flesh - John 1:14. The spirit of the Word, "Logos", indwelt Jesus at Jordan. But Christ was the expression of God in the beginning, and when He was made flesh in his son-Jesus Christ.


Question #658: "Please explain Revelation 4:3 & Revelation 5:6. I am not fully understanding between God and the Lamb, because God is not a trinity {or} dual, but one {Unity}. "Here we are seeing God and the Lamb {Jesus}". Are they different or one? Help me brother, please?"


E.O.D.H. Answer: 
"And immediately I was in the spirit: and, behold, a throne was set in heaven, and one sat on the throne. And he that sat was to look upon like a jasper and a sardine stone: and there was a rainbow round about the throne, in sight like unto an emerald." (Revelation 4:2&3). "And I beheld, and, lo, in the midst of the throne and of the four beasts, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as it had been slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent forth into all the earth." (Revelation 5:6).
We are dealing with a very nice question here. You have said that you are not understanding between God and the Lamb in these two Scriptures. You have rightly said that God is not a trinity. Now God here, who is sitting on the Throne, is God the Spirit, and the Lamb represents Jesus. Jesus was on the Altar of Sacrifice in the Holy of Holies. He came and took the Book out of God's hand (Spirit) and opened it.
"In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God." (John 1:1).
"And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth." (John 1:14).
The Bible says that the Word, which was Christ/God, was made flesh. When was the Word made flesh? It was made flesh when Jesus was born from the Virgin Mary. This did not make a trinity of gods, but it was one God dwelling in the man called Jesus.
To understand that mystery we must clear our minds from the oneness conception of God and understand that God is a Spirit and Jesus was a man born right. God indwelt Jesus. He was God; such can only be understood by Revelation of the Holy Ghost {1 Corinthians 12:3 & Matt 16:13-16}. A revelation of the Godhead separates the father and the son and yet unites them as one. The oneness heresy cannot separate them and the Trinitarian heresy. It cannot unite them as one. Rev chapter 4:5, the man Jesus, the lamb was separated from the spirit. He came and took the book from God.


Question # 659: "Did Jesus pre-exist, and what do you say about Proverbs 8? Why do people say that was Jesus when the Bible was talking about wisdom? Though I believe it was Jesus, I want an explanation about it in the light of Scriptures and the message."


E.O.D.H. Answer: 
"Doth not wisdom cry? and understanding put forth her voice?" (Proverbs 8:1).
The question is firstly, 'Did Jesus pre-exist?' NO, Jesus was born, he had a birth date. He in himself is not the wisdom of God but Christ is.
"But unto them which are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God."(1Corinthians 1:24).
It says here, 'Christ, the wisdom of God.'
"And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man." (Luke 2:52).
"And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom: and the grace of God was upon him." (Luke 2:40).
The difference is that Christ, who is the wisdom of God, came in Jesus, the one that was born of Mary. He became Jesus the Christ.

Quote W.M.B.: 14-6 "… everything that had a beginning has an ending; but it's the things that did not have a beginning that doesn't end, the only things that's eternal. Therefore, I'd like to ask the question: How could we ever make sense out of the word of the "eternal sonship" of God? If He was a son, He had a beginning… how could He be a son and be eternal, for son is a product of something?... --could not be an "eternal Son." There's no such a thing: "eternal Son" of God. 'Cause if He never had a beginning, then He cannot be nothing but eternal. But if He was a son, he had a beginning; so He cannot be an "eternal Son." It was the Eternal God manifested in a So… 'cause God is the only thing that's eternal." (Wisdom Versus Faith 62-0401).


Question # 660: "Let me ask you this, Jesus never pre-existed. Who then did Brother Branham said came out of God at the beginning? Is it Christ, and then how did He come out of God? Is it one God, but He divided Himself into two? Because WMB said a part of God came out of him.


E.O.D.H. Answer: Yes, brother, Jesus never pre-existed, he has a Father, God, the Holy Spirit - Luke chapter 1. He had a mother, Mary. He was the tabernacle God indwelt.
To understand what happened in the beginning, John 1:1, you must first understand that Jesus, only came into being from his birth, but Christ existed before the Lord Jesus. He came out of God as the son of the spirit. Genesis questions, he was not a second person, but God in a different form - John 1:1: "In the beginning was the word and the word was with God {in that form} and the word was God." It does not say by this scripture that there were two; but whatever went out of God was with God and very God-one God.


Question # 661: "What do you make of WMB saying that the Father left the son at Gethsemane? God bless you as you answer this questions."


E.O.D.H. Answer: 
Quote W.M.B.: 34-5 "When God looked down upon the body... (The Spirit left Him in the Garden of Gethsemane; He had to die a man.)…God anointed that flesh, which was human flesh... If He'd went up there as God, He'd have never died that kind of death; can't kill God." (Rising Of The Sun 65-0418m).

This is the only quotation that I am able to find that seems to be saying that the Spirit left the Lord at Gethsemane. However, there is no Scripture to support this statement of Brother Branham. He said to stay with the Word. The Word said that the Spirit left him on the cross. Let us stay with that. If we carefully study the statement above, it sounds to me that Brother Branham is referring to the cross, but happened to say Gethsemane. He was a human being and subject to mistakes of these kinds.
In the following quotation, he said the anointing left Jesus. Jesus was anointed by the Holy Ghost to perform His ministry of signs and wonders. He was no longer in that ministry. He was getting ready to go to the cross, where God forsook Him.
"How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him." (Acts 10:38).

Quote W.M.B.: 88 "When He was--last cry, "Eli, Eli. My God, My God," That was a man. "Why hast Thou forsaken Me?" In the Garden of Gethsemane, the anointing left Him, you know, He had to die as a sinner." (Manifested sons of God 60-0518).

Quote: E-42 "He became you, that you might become Him. He become a sinner, a separated from the Father, when He screamed, "My God, why hast Thou forsaken Me?" He was separated from God in His death, that you in your death might have God's Presence." (His Wonders to Perform 58-0112A).


Question # 662: "What do you think about this teaching, which says that Christ was not God until He came for baptism? Bro. Jackson's message has this saying. As for me I don't believe that, because the wise men worshipped Him. If He was not God before His baptism, the wise men would have not worshiped Him. Worship belongs to God alone. What do say about this? Beloved in Christ, do you have VCDS in stock? I want to have some messages on VCDs and also see the brethren on screen. What was your last message or the one you preached on Sunday? Jude 1:1-2."


E.O.D.H. Answer: In the process of time the word {God} was made flesh - John 1:14. This is when Christ, the word, God indwelt the Lord Jesus, the flesh man, in the form of the word that made him "Jesus the Christ". At the Jordan, Jesus received the fullness of the Godhead-baptism of the Holy Ghost without measure {John 5}. That did not make him God. The word is God. The word was made flesh before the banks of Jordan. Yes, at Calvary God who indwelt Jesus forsook him on the cross: "My God my God why hast thou forsaken me?" This happened because Jesus became sin. He was the crucified Lamb that was taking away the sin of the world. "He became sin that we may become his righteousness". "God and sin cannot co-exist". He went to Hell for that sin. On the third day God again indwelt him and he rose again from the dead.


Question # 663: "Thank you for the extract sent to me. I have read it. I believe there is one God. But my question is that if God was talking to the Son, which I believe was the one, and not an angel, does it not make them two?"


E.O.D.H. Answer: Your question is appreciated. The understanding of the Godhead is by revelation. God has purposely hidden that revelation in the Bible to confound the prudent and wise. It's very little that you can do to explain it to people, especially Trinitarians who are taught all their lives that there are three gods. They need a revelation.
Yes, the Father spoke to the Son at the banks of Jordan. Trinitarians use Matthew 3 to prove the trinity. The Father spoke from Heaven. The Holy Spirit descended as a dove and the Son stood in the waters of Jordan. Yet there is one God. Trinitarian concept is built upon the heresy that there are three persons in one God, all equal in power. It's a lie! St. John 4:24 said that 'God is a spirit'; one God (1 Timothy 3:16 and John 1:1-14). That one God, a Spirit, took on a robe of flesh in the man, Jesus. Jesus was the God-man, because God dwelt in Him. This is the Sonship of God, a man, a tabernacle, a body to dwell in. Yes it is another individual. The Bible called Him the Firstborn from the dead, etc. But that thin line is that He is not a second person in the Godhead, but the Son of God, very God, equal in power with God, the Person of the Godhead (Romans 1 and St. John 14th chapter).
If you read the Scripture with that understanding, you will see that the Apostles spoke of the Father and His Son, Jesus Christ. Their understanding of the Godhead is the same as I preach and explained above. God dwelt in His Son. He was a man born right, the Son of man. He died because His flesh was not God. He was God because of the Spirit that dwelt in Him. He ascended to Heaven and is now on the Altar of Sacrifice. God the Spirit who dwelt in Him found more bodies, 120, on the Day of Pentecost to inhabit. He is coming to indwell the whole Bride by the Token. Yes, there are two, one is a man without any power and the second is God Almighty. Put the two together, and make it God manifested in human flesh, St John 1:14. The man Jesus spoke to the Father and the Spirit spoke to the Son at intervals. Remember in explaining theGodhead that the flesh of Jesus is not God, but yet, He was God because God dwelt in Him. "No man can say that Jesus is the Lord (God), but by the Holy Ghost" (1 Corinthians 12:3).


Question #644 : "The prophet said that Revelations 10:1 is Jesus. If he had been Him, John would have recognized Him as "the Son of Man".


E.O.D.H. Answer: I think there is a little misquotation of the prophet that Revelation 10:1 was Jesus. He did not say it was Jesus. It's Christ in another form. In Revelation 5 He alone was worthy to take the Book, and then in Revelation 10, He had the book in his hand, in the form of an Angel, since He alone was worthy to take the Book. It could not have been another, for no man was found worthy. Notice the connection. The Book was closed in chapter 5 and opened in chapter 10, so it is the same one in another form. The rock in the wilderness was Christ, Israel drank from that rock. Christ was in the prophets.
"Searching what, or what manner of time the Spirit of Christ which was in them did signify, when it testified beforehand the sufferings of Christ, and the glory that should follow." (1 Peter 1:11).
The only time that we will see Jesus is when he appears for the rapture.