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ELIJAH GIBBS' SEVENTH SEAL/SEVEN THUNDERS QUESTIONS FOR STRIFE AND DEBATE

Heretical Articles Nos. 488 to 490


CHAPTER THREE

Pastor Elijah Gibbs of Connecticut U.S.A is one of several ministers who ventured to answer my question, "What is the program of God, for the revealing of the seventh seal/seven thunders", which is the foundational subject on E.O.D.H Book 12. His answer was totally contrary to the word and message of Malachi 4:5-6. Although I tried with love, desperation and respect to convince him of his errors, he was determined to prove his erroneous program right, and the prophet's program established by E.O.D.H. wrong {Seals 567-577}.

I warned him about his heretical beliefs and the possibility of them appearing on E.O.D.H, with his name included. I asked him to endorse his projections if he had written them by revelation. Each of his letters bore his name. He did not voice any objection, but acted as an elite of the message, ready to face the world with his private interpretations. He had no problem with my challenge, until his last letters were written to me, with other heretical projections.

Quote E.O.D.H. Book 12 page 24: "I trust that you will follow the spirit of friendship and fellowship in correcting items that are contrary to the word and message and the real program of God for the revealing of the seventh seal/seven thunders, which will appear on my next book, E.O.D.H. Book 12, and at the same time making my points strong enough to establish truth as others may be reading this literature. You are free to express your objections for my consideration. If you do not understand the light in which I speak concerning the various subjects, that's quite alright. You are free to endorse your thoughts which will accompany my objections in the light of the real program of God which I have itemized. Such program will only be made public when I launch E.O.D.H. book 12 under that title. Pray for me as I continue to answer many letters of reply to my question, from around the world. Peace be unto you".

His heresies were exposed on E.O.D.H. book 12, and he was identified only as Bro. Xxxxxx Xxxxx. This was done to save him embarrassment, being a poor deluded pastor and one to be pitied. I treated him as a brother and friend ever since we started our discourse on the seventh seal/seven thunders and other related subjects. Although he had several lengthy correspondences which revealed his true intentions, purpose, personality and immaturity as a Christian minister, it is not my purpose to unchristianize this pastor and heretic brother. However, I feel obligated to further respond to his challenge and all who have rudely challenged E.O.D.H., that all message believers and ministers would understand the integrity of E.O.D.H., be edified, settled and anchored in the purity of the word and message of Malachi 4:5-6. Also that, by extension, many more may denounce heretics and heresies, and be delivered from the bondage of Satan, by private interpretations.

After book 12 was published, he sent me a second program, in answer to my question on God's program, which contradicted his first answer. He employed greater heresies, hoping to justify former heresies exposed in his first projections by E.O.D.H. They were also exposed personally to him. He continued to employ other heresies to justify all former heresies.

I warned him to repent or I will publish his new heresies and identify him by name with his former heresies on book 12. He made some of the greatest heresies, in an effort to stop me from publishing his heresies. I trust that such exposition will edify many around the world, especially to the fact that one error leads to another, also one heresy leads to another and finally to apostasy.

Elijah acted as a fish out of water when informed that his name will be identified with his heresies. He described it as a "public crucifixion" - killing his influence - accusations - out of my jurisdiction to expose him - that heresy means division - he is not causing division, thus he should not be classified as a heretic - Jesus, the apostles or Brother Branham never called names and preferred that I label his private interpretations as a "discourse", not 'heresy' and him a 'heretic'."

I can compromise with his request only in saying that his discourse was heretical. When a brother formulates heresies, that makes him a heretic, and Paul said to admonish him once or twice. I have done this many times for one year but Elijah rageth and is confident. I am obliged to employ the advice of Apostle Paul.

"A man that is an heretick after the first and second admonition reject; Knowing that he that is such is subverted, and sinneth, being condemned of himself". {Titus 3:10-11}.

If this pastor is certain by revelation, that his doctrine is of the Lord, it should make him happy to know that his projections are to be published at no cost on his part. His crying, anger and other negative manifestations prove that he stands in doubt. A servant of God who preaches a doctrine by revelation of the word is not ashamed to be identified with it. E.O.D.H. ministers are not. They have endorsed their doctrine at all cost and bear the reproach for the Word. I will address his new program for any revelation from God with subtle indications that it is also for the revelation of the 7th seal/7 thunders. I will prove that this is also heresy. Elijah is too proud to repent, and is embarrassed to see his heresies published with his name, since he is aware that he has misinterpreted the word and message. In defense, he labeled his heresies: "Personal letters". They are not. They are his heretical discourse, and are as follow:


ELIJAH GIBBS' HERESIES TO JUSTIFY HIS FORMER HERESIES


Heretical Article No. 488:  "To me the program of God for revealing His mysteries has been consistent for the 1600 years it took to write the Bible. According to the Bible and the Message God's program for interpreting or revealing His Word has always been through a two step process:

First - God reveals His secret to His vindicated prophet who then speaks it

Second - God personally reveals what the prophet said to His people on an individual basis."


E.O.D.H. Answer: In your desperate effort to do something about E.O.D.H., you have perverted the plan of God, bringing the revelation straight from the prophet to the individual, indicating that the 7 thunders revelation will come directly to the bride. This is a heresy. The unknown language was not interpreted to W.M.B. It held the revelation of the thunders. Your heresy establishes two steps. You totally disregarded the 3rd step of the N.T., which is the five fold ministry, that is ordained to perfect the bride; {Eph 4:11-15}. Romans 10:15 declares: "…how can they hear without a preacher".

God sent Christ with a prophetic ministry; Christ sent his servants and said, "…whosoever heareth you heareth me" {Luke 10:16}. You projected a two fold process, when God has 3 folds.

In the light of the scriptures and messages of Brother Branham, your second program is utter foolishness and damnable heresy.


Heretical Article No. 489:  "I will now address your projection that there was a seal assigned to each church age messenger, thus Brother Branham the seventh church age messenger, received the revelation of the 7th seal and it was his message."


E.O.D.H. Answer: This is a damnable heresy. It has no scriptural basis or message foundation to prove its heretical claim. You evaded my question and tried to detail the content of each seal. Everybody knows that. That was not my question and you know that. This is what the Prophet said.


THE REVELATION OF THE FIFTH SEAL

Quote W.M.B.: "Notice, there is no mention of another beast or a living creature to this announcement of the Fifth Seal… Why?... the mystery of the church ages are already finished at this time. The mystery of the antichrist is revealed at this time. The antichrist took his last ride… The Church absolutely is raptured at this time… these Seals here are revealing what has been, what is, and what will be…" {The fifth seal pages 343-388}


THE REVELATION OF THE SIXTH SEAL

Quote W.M.B.: "This Sixth Seal is the tribulation period… God is not dealing with the Church no more. It's been gone. He's dealing with Israel… This is when Israel receives the message of the Kingdom by the two prophets of Revelations 11… it's the time that God will call that one hundred and forty-four thousand Jews in this last three and a half years…

These great happenings to nature, has happened before, in this 12th verse here. See? The sun became as black as sackcloth of hair… Exodus 10:21-23… when nature happens like this, has been? God calling Israel. (See?) God's calling out Israel…God was about to deliver Israel there, bring them out of their enemy's hand, which was Egypt at that time. Now, here He is bringing them out of the Roman hands, where they'd made their covenant. Same thing happens. That's the plagues. The time that these plagues will Fall, they'll plague this group of Gentiles…

Now, watch here these two prophets, look what they're going to do now: just like Moses and them did down there… [Revelation 11:3-5]… They can do nature anyway they want to. Here it is. They're the one who brings on this Sixth Seal. They uncover and open it up. It's the power of God to interrupt nature. See, the Sixth Seal, is completely an interruption of nature. {The sixth seal pages 419-439}


7 SEALS NOT ASSIGNED TO 7 MESSENGERS

The 7 seals cannot be assigned to the 7 Church Ages messengers. The Church Ages run out at the 4th seal. The 5th seal is the salvation of the Jews, and pertains to Jewish time-Daniel's 70th week. The sixth seal is judgment upon the Gentiles. Moses and Elias opened the sixth seal. The 7th seal is the coming of the Lord, not the message of the forerunner W.M.B.

You know as well as I do, that if you apply a seal to each church age messenger that the 5th seal will apply to Luther, who cursed the Jews and the sixth seal will apply to Wesley, which places him in the tribulation and judgment of God; also in the 70th week. Luther and Wesley have nothing to do with the 5th and 6th seal. Moses and Elias are assigned to those seals. You are speaking nonsense, Pastor Elijah! You have gotten your head into the statements of W.M.B. Humble your heart, sir. Not even the mighty prophet attempted to explain his own statements on that subject after the opening of the seals. Therefore the quotations you supplied are misrepresented and perverted to justify your heresy. The prophet W.M.B. said that the fifth and sixth seal are after the rapture and have to do with Israel and the 2 prophets, Moses and Elias.

Neither you nor any other heretic around the world can justify such a claim. Your strongest point you now address as your weakest. When I asked you to relate the seven seals to each church age messenger, you became nervous, fearful, confused and used some delaying tactics. When I demanded an answer, you responded in an angry manner because you understood what I was getting at. You are trapped by your own projections and carnal interpretations. It's a total impossibility for you or any other heretic to outline the seven seals in relation to the seven church age messengers. Of this you are very conscious and when you attempted to outline the seals with the messengers and came to that point where it would trap you by your own heresy, you jumped it over by using the words "etc and so on". Isn't that slimy, dishonest, hypocritical and heretical? Such are the fruits of wrong motives and objectives with many endeavors to destroy the truth upheld by E.O.D.H. books and Grace Covenant Church in Ct. USA. I call you as a brother to repent and not follow the course of your father and mother, who followed the heretic "ride-out", to fight the truth. It did not profit them. Their sins found them out.

I recognize every quotation of the message of the prophet which you sent to me, but I totally disregard your misplacement, misinterpretation and misquotation of them to make it say what the message and the messenger is not saying. The prophet never explained those statements that he made and never used them after the seals were opened. Where did you get such explanation in his message? You fabricated, force-fitted and heretically squeezed those quotations to make it fit your heresy. Why should I believe that? You are not greater than the prophet and have no business trying to explain the statements of the prophet without a revelation. You remind me of the heretic, Emil Fichter who was exposed on E.O.D.H. book 12. I quote your next heresy.


Heretical Article : "1. The Seventh Seal was Brother Branham's Message. 2. The Prophet himself stated that this Seal was revealed to him."


E.O.D.H. Answer: Your statements above are wrong; lies, and are fabricated from the quotations you supplied me. Heretics around the world employ the same quotations to preach the same heresies that you preach. This was thoroughly exposed on E.O.D.H book 9 in an elaborate way, as heresy # 68-70. I need not put a heretical number to yours. You or any other heretic can never ever prove by the message and the Word that the seven angels of the seven seals, which flew from Heaven, are the angels of the seven church ages. You are employing a heresy to justify a heresy.

Elijah quoted: "Now, the Angel [flying angel] was to my left, would really be the last, or seventh Angel [flying angel], if we would count them from left to right, because he was on my left, me looking to him towards the west, him coming towards the east would be on the left side, so that would be the last angel's [church age messenger's] message: very notable. You remember how I said he had kind of his head back, and his great sharp wings, and how he flew right to me [church age messenger]. Now, that is this Seventh Seal. It's still is a notable thing. We don't know what it is as yet, because it's not permitted to be broken. (The Seventh Seal 63-0324E 578:2 {407})."

"And did you notice that one Angel, I said in there, was a strange Angel? He looked more to me than any of the rest of them. You remember that? They were in a constellation--three on a side and one on top. And the one right next to me here, counting from the left to the right, would've been the seventh Angel. He was brighter, meant more to me than the rest of them. You remember, I said he had his chest out like that, and was flying eastward. You remember like that? And I said, "It picked me up, lifted me up." Do you remember that? Here it is. The one with the Seventh Seal, the thing that I've wondered all my life. Amen. Them other Seals meant a lot to me, of course, but, oh, you don't know what this has meant…" (The Seventh Seal 63-0324E 560:4-561:1 {275-276})."


E.O.D.H.: From your main quotations, the seventh angel that held the seventh seal is a flying angel and not Revelation 10:7. He is a Heavenly being and is represented in Revelation 10:1, because out of his mouth went forth the seventh seal/seven thunders. It is antichrist to say that, that angel of the constellation of seven angels of the seven seals was Revelation 10:7. Brother Branham, as it is clearly recorded in the message, said it was Christ. The Word also bears record that it was Christ, because he had the open book in his hand. To say that is Brother Branham's ministry is to give him the place of Christ and that is an antichrist doctrine. Examine your own quotations below. The truth that I have established here has annulled all your quotations, which you supplied to prove your heresy above. Where would you go from there? Are you humble enough to repent or would you make another heresy and deny what you have projected? Here you have borrowed quotations pertinent to the seventh flying angel and used them to elevate Revelation 10:7, the earthly angel. Isn't that ignorant? Please do not follow the heresies of great men. Look into the message and take what the prophet said! You asked if I believe this or not? I say a big 'NO!' It's heresy, Antichrist and of the devil! Do not try to persuade me with such nonsense. The 7 angels of the seals are not the 7 angels of the ages. Brother Branham did not associate them. Heretics only assume that. Give me one scripture or quotation for it. You cannot!

At this juncture, all that I can do is to admonish you to repent and turn from such heresies. The more you try to fight E.O.D.H. is the further you will get away from God. Your hidden intentions from the very beginning, by your seven questions and your letter that followed, clearly indicated your purpose to expose the exposition and belittle the ministry of Christ in CT., USA. It's a total impossibility!

If you fail to repent, I reserve the right to add your previous questions, (which you consider great and magnificent and have you up on a pinnacle as one learnt in the message), to my publication, that you may be exposed as a perverter of the message. I will also be forced to identify Brother Xxxxxx etc. on E.O.D.H Book 12. I will rather identify you as a repentant brother and pastor who was misled. Respond if you can challenge this exposition of your heresies or if you want to repent publicly on E.O.D.H. books and website.

May the Lord have mercy on you and your congregation, and bring deliverance to such poor souls under your ministry, is my prayer. May the Lord bless you with eye-salve. Your Servant for Christ Sake, Dalton Bruce.


Heretical Article No. 490:  "Somehow you totally misunderstood what I wrote. I don't believe that the Seven Heavenly Angels are the seven church age messengers. I'm not sure why you say that Br. Branham "did not associate them." I believe he did teach that each one of the Seven Supernatural Angels had a connection with each of the earthly messengers. The first flying Angel anointed Paul; the second one anointed Iranaeus; and so on until the Seventh flying Angel anointed Br. Branham."


E.O.D.H. Answer: Pastor Elijah, in a last desperate effort to prove that the seventh seal was Brother Branham's message, tried to explain that heresy, in bracketing certain phrases on Brother Branham's quotation, to prove that the earthly messenger received the commission from that flying Angel for the 7th seal. Please note his error in the highlighted portion of the above statement. The prophet is simply saying that the 7th flying Angel holds the seventh seal, and it's not permitted to be broken. Not like the heresy of Elijah is saying that it is the message of the 7th angel, Revelation 10:7.

These seven angels and their messages were different from the seven Church Ages messages. Elijah, like other heretics, assumes that each of those angels was anointing the seven messengers of the seven church ages. To make this heresy appear to be right, they perverted other quotations of Brother Branham from the church ages concerning the seven spirits of God. The prophet simply stated that it was seven manifestations of the Spirit of God in the seven church ages, and never linked such manifestations to the seven angels of the seven seals, but always kept such separated from the angels of the seals.

Quote W.M.B.: 248-5 "…the seven Spirits of God refer to the continuous ministry of the same Holy Spirit in the lives of seven men with whom God identifies Himself very closely. They are His eyes, and they are His lamps. Who these seven men are can easily be seen because the next phrase calls them the seven stars which are already known to us as the seven messengers to the seven ages" (Sardisean Church Age - Church Age Book Cpt.7).

Quote: 77 "If you notice this, this is wrote here. The writer knowed. Look, the "seven Spirits." Watch: capital "S," Holy Spirit, only one of them. Uh-huh. The same Holy Spirit coming seven times to all seven church ages bearing the same Light. Get it now? Seven church ages, seven times this Holy Spirit would carry this same Message, which was pronounced a curse to anyone who'd change It.

… He said, "Whosoever shall take away or add to, the same will be taken (his part) out of the Book of Life." That's the whole thing covered over then. So there's no room for you to jump or squeeze any place else (See?), 'cause that's it. That's what God said; that's what the Spirit said; and that's what the churches said. Now, if you try to force in any other kind of a doctrine than what Paul taught, it's wrong. The Bible is correct. His life... Jesus said, "I'll take his part out of the Book of Life." (Sardisean Church Age 60-1209).

Several international heretics linked the 7 angels of the seals to the 7 Church Ages messengers. They believe as follows:

  • The angels of the 7 seals are the theophanies of the 7 church ages messengers.
  • Each angel of the seals anointed a messenger of the church ages.
  • A seal was the message of each Church Ages messenger.
  • The 7th angel of the 7 seals anointed the 7th angel of the 7th Church Age; Rev. 10:7.
  • The 7th seal was the message of the prophet of Malachi 4:5&6.
  • Based upon such beliefs they erroneously teach that the 7 Church Ages messages are the 7 voices of the 7 thunders, since the 7 messages of the 7 church ages are 7 voices and represent 7 virtues. Thus the heresy invented by Pastor Coleman: "7 virtues, 7 thunders". Many have denounced this heresy, however, most message ministers believe the damnable heresy that the 7 angels of the seals are the theophanies of the church ages messengers, thus they don't believe that the 7 angels of the seals are literally the 7 earthly messengers of the 7 church ages.

    Quote Elijah: "Secondly, I am not interested in "secret attacks" or "hidden agendas" against anyone, and especially E.O.D.H. books. Write all the books you want. (Ecclesiastes. 12:12). All I've read of your writings is a portion of book five and book 12."

    The above statement discredits all the vicious attempts of Elijah to fight against E.O.D.H. and the purity of the message that is documented in every book. He simply never read E.O.D.H. books and is powerless to say what is wrong or right about its contents. He does not know what he is talking about when he tried to correct the exposition of heretics and heresies.