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A BIOGRAPHER'S MISCONCEPTION OF THE MESSAGE OF MALACHI 4:5&6
Heretical Articles Nos. 491 to 508; {Questions Nos. 430 to 450}


CHAPTER SIX

Of recent times several questions concerning a notable biographer and message follower, by the name of Brother Owen Jorgensen, were presented to the pastor of Bethel. The questions in short were: "Who is Owen Jorgensen and are his teachings on the seventh seal/seven thunders in line with the scriptures and message; and if not, can these teachings be refuted by E.O.D.H.?


Question # 430: "Do you know Owen Jorgensen?"


E.O.D.H. Answer: No, not personally. I only know him as a writer, who gained much popularity, and is known far and wide for his wonderful work: "The Supernatural", which is a series of publication of the life and ministry of Brother Branham. In general, his work is very complimentary. Five books dealt with the life and ministry of the prophet, from his birth unto 1961. We are not against such wonderful biography. We read and distribute his books among our congregations, highly appreciate, respect them, his hard labors, accuracy and invaluable information made available to message believers by his wonderful work. I am not this brother's critic but highly esteem him and love him for his work. May such be understood in my correction of his misconception of the message of Malachi 4:5-6.


Question # 431: "Has E.O.D.H. ever examined his teachings on the 7th seal/7 thunders that is on a website of a brother from Cape Town, South Africa?"


E.O.D.H. Answer: Yes, one of our editors did, just recently, after observing doctrinal errors which were injected into his work, based on the Tent vision and Africa/India vision. A main propagator of heresies based on the thunders (C. W. Wood), gave credit to Brother Jorgensen for heresies he formulated on the 7th seal/7thunders. I was awaiting Jorgenson's final publication which deals with the period of the life and ministry of Brother Branham, from 1962 unto his death, which takes in the opening of the seals, before I commented on such errors. Now that I have sufficient information from such website and several questions, I will proceed to correct those heresies. I had some communication with the pastor who is responsible for the above mentioned website. He is a gentleman and one who strives to keep the peace amongst message believers. I consider him a friend and brother. I am not sure why he has such teaching advertised in support of Brother Jorgenson. This work is not to discredit him in anyway.


Question #432 : "If he says that the seventh seal was revealed by Brother Branham, should I accept that, seeing that he is such a great writer, held in high esteem and ordained by God to write the biography of Brother Branham? He said:


Heretical Article #491 :  Quote Jorgensen: "Then, when I reached the Seventh Seal, I came up against a very hard question indeed. Bro. Branham makes several statements like this one on page 576, "...the Seventh Seal is not to be known to the public." In years past when I came to this part I would breathe a sigh of relief and think, "Good. The Seventh Seal is not open yet… If the Seventh Seal was not opened in 1963, then the mystery of God is not finished… The Seventh Seal IS OPEN; let that fact be fully established in our minds and souls."


E.O.D.H. Answer: : I am not against this brother, knowing that he has done such a wonderful work that has influenced and blessed message believers, worldwide. However, when he starts getting doctrinal, that's a different subject. He should stay in his calling as a biographer and not try to interpret what the prophet never interpreted. For any man to say that the seventh seal was opened by Brother Branham, is to inject a damnable heresy into the message and the word of God. No one, regardless of their affiliation or relationship with the prophet, or what contribution and sacrifices they may have made for the spreading and publication of this message or life and ministry of W.M.B., should use their influence or authority to add or inject error into his message. The danger of one word added to a pure message can be seen in Genesis. God said, "Ye shall surely die"; the serpent said, "Ye shall not surely die." One word added. The prophet said, "The seventh seal is not opened"; heretics say, "It is opened." One word taken away.
From his testimony above, this precious brother, like all other message believers, once walked in respect and obedience to the advice and declaration of the prophet, which said that "the seventh seal is not opened; don't make any kind of ism out of this unopened seal." This they did for ten long years (1963 - 1973), but like mother Eve, grew impatient, and contrary to their former beliefs, after a period of time, and accepted the said message with a twist and perversion injected into what the messenger had taught. You cannot deviate from the teachings of a major prophet and come out right.
Jorgensen was on a solid foundation, when he believed that the seventh seal was not opened. He belonged to the first school of thought like Brother Branham; and the biggest mistake he made was to leave that school of thought. Either he was sadly deceived by someone else who was deceived, or by his own ambition and disobedience to the prophet. We write with the effort, love and concern, that he will be restored to the first school of thought, and patiently await the loosing of the seventh seal, in obedience to the prophet. We believe that he loves and respects the prophet; has spoken more highly of the prophet, and published his supernatural ministry more than many upon the face of the earth. I do not consider this brother as a heretic, but one who fell by heresies. A brother can be guilty of heresy and he should be admonished (Titus 3:10). Thus, these things are not recorded for radical exposure, but that I may be honest and sincere, and tell the truth to precious souls that want to know what is wrong or right. To justify this gallant brother is to deceive the person who asked these questions. Thus, it behooves me, as a servant of God, to be truthful and honest in all that I write or preach. I can only deal with his private interpretations for what they are worth. If it doesn't bear record with the Word and the message, it is heresy. There is no other name for it. I wish I could label it differently. This is not to judge this brother or unchristianize him; but to answer these questions honestly and truthfully.
Therefore, in love and admonition, I plead with this precious brother, along with all message believers, who have been beguiled like Eve, with such damnable doctrine, to return to the purity of the message of Malachi 4: 5-6? Brother Jorgensen, please return to your former belief on the 7th seal. Believe what the prophet has spoken, that it is not revealed. You are misled.


Question # 433: "If the 7th Seal/7 Thunders was not revealed by Brother Branham in 1963, then is the mystery of God not finished?"


Heretical Article#492 :  Quote Jorgensen: "If the Seventh Seal was not opened in 1963, then the mystery of God is not finished."


E.O.D.H. Answer: Yes, the mystery can be finished and the seventh seal not opened. Believe the prophet and deny your thinking. It's wrong. Do not seek ways to explain away his statements. What will you do with the following quotations? I hope you will repent.

Quote W.M.B.: 36-3 "The Sixth Seal finishes the mystery--under the Sixth Seal just before the Seventh opened." (Feast of the trumpets 64-0719M).

Quote: 270 "The seventh angel was to open the six-seal mystery." (Proving his word 64-0816).


WHEN WRITTEN MYSTERY FINISHED, THE UNWRITTEN THUNDERS LEFT TO BE REVEALED

Quote W.M.B.: Page 37-3 102 "Now, there's writing on the inside of the Book, but the backside had seven seals on the back of it that wasn't written in the Book… "And in the days of the voice of the seventh angel all this mystery that's written within should be finished."… When the Book is finished, there's only one thing left, and that is the seven mysterious voices of thunder that was wrote on the backside of the Book that John was forbidden to write... these seven thunder voices is the only thing that is stuck to the Book, that's not revealed. It's not even written in the Book." (Sirs is this the time 30/12/62).

Quote: 564-2 {301}"The Seventh Seal, the reason it was not opened (See?), the reason It did not reveal it, no one should know about it… He's revealed all the six Seals, but it don't say nothing about the Seventh. And the end time Seal, when it starts, will be absolutely a total secret according to the Bible." (The Seventh Seal 63-0324e).

The ministry of Revelation 10:7 was to finish the mystery of the written Book. Six seals were written. The 7th Seal/7 Thunders was not written in the Book; therefore it was an unwritten mystery that was not to be revealed by the 7th Angel.



Question#434:   Heretical Article No. 493: 

"Concerning your answer on the written and unwritten mysteries, a message believer once told me that Brother Branham said that we will find where the thunders are written after a while. Doesn't that make it a written mystery? Also, I read where Brother Branham said that 'the thunders would not be a revelation given to any man. It's part of the written Word.'"

Quote W.M.B.: 128-2 {75} And then there's coming forth seven mysterious thunders that's not even written at all… and we'll find that after a while, the Lord willing, find where it's written. (The First Seal 63-0318).

Quote: 274 "… theologians said, "Brother Branham, with your experience that the Lord has given you for His people, …you'd be eligible to write a Bible yourself, your Word that God has manifested."…See, he was trying to catch me. See? And I said, "But, you see, I couldn't do that." He said, "Why couldn't? You have all the qualifications." I said, "But, you look, one word cannot be added or taken away." See? And he said, "Well then, them seven thunders (You see?)," said, "wouldn't them seven thunders blasting out, won't that be a revelation be give to some man?" I said, "No, sir, it would be adding something to It or taking something from It." It's all revealed in there, and the seven seals opened up the revelation of what that was. See? He's still in the Word. You see, you can't get out of that Word." (Unveiling of God 64-0614M).


E.O.D.H. Answer: No one should use an isolated quotation, or statement of the prophet, to establish a heresy, contrary to what he taught and established, in no uncertain terms, that the seven thunders/seventh Seal was not revealed. When this quotation is viewed in its entirety and taken in its correct context, the prophet, in wisdom, was answering a theologian who was trying to catch him in his words. The Answer to your question of finding where the thunders are written; every revelation, though not written in the Bible, must dovetail with the Bible. Jesus, in His first coming, after He arose from under the Roman seal, spoke of the things concerning Himself in all the scriptures. This is in type of Christ coming from under the 7th Seal, after being crucified afresh today. The same way, that revelation, though not written in scriptures, can be preached in the entire Bible, as it was written in types and shadows from Genesis to Revelation.

Quote W.M.B.: 17-3 "Jesus, when He was on earth, they wanted to know when He would come. He said, "It's not... Even the Son Himself don't know when it's going to happen." See, God has this all to Himself. It's a secret. And that's the reason there was silence in heaven for a space of a half hour. And Seven Thunders uttered their voices, and John was even forbidden to write it (See?)--the coming of the Lord. That's one thing He hasn't revealed yet, of how He will come, and when He will come. It's a good thing that He doesn't. No. He has showed or revealed it in every type that's in the Bible." (Christ Is The Mystery 63-0728).

There are many things that were not written in the Bible: "smoking, drinking, etc.", but the revelation of it is in the Bible. The seven thunders are not written in the letter, but it is written by revelation in types and shadows, from Genesis to Revelation. Though all written mysteries were in the Bible, it took Revelation 10:7 to reveal it. And though we will find where the thunders are written after a while, it still has to come by Amos 3:7. This does not make it a part of the written mysteries or written book, or Brother Branham would have said so.
If what I am saying is not right, I challenge any man to show me where it is written. They should not come with their nonsense that it is the seven virtues, written in the book, because Brother Branham preached the virtues in 1960. In 1963 he said that the thunders were in an unknown language, he could not interpret it and it was not revealed to him. If they were the virtues, he could have read it.


Question #435: "Brother Jorgensen supplied quotations where Brother Branham said that all seven seals have been opened. What did the prophet mean, seeing that in other places he said that only six seals were revealed in 1963?"


Heretical Article No. 494:  Quote Jorgensen: "Then I began to find place after place in Bro. Branham's sermons where he says clearly that the Seventh Seal is open… ("Rapture" p.32) "But now He's promised us a full square meal, the full seven course menu, FOR ALL THE SEVEN SEALS ARE OPENED and everything is ready for the Word of God, for those who can receive"


E.O.D.H. Answer: The prophet could not use the above words to mean that the seventh seal was opened and revealed. If he meant it that way, he would have contradicted himself on more than forty quotations that specified that it was not revealed. He was simply speaking about what is promised to the Bride: the opening of the seven seals.
"The seven seals are revealed" was a statement used by the prophet on many messages to refer to the event of the loosing of the seals in 1963. He withdrew that statement and corrected himself by exemption of the seventh seal:

Quote W.M.B.: "Remember the Seven Seals is finished. And when those seven revealed truths... One of them He wouldn't permit us to know… The Seventh Seal, He wouldn't permit it." (Souls in Prison 11/11/63).

Quote: "The seven seals has perfectly been revealed, waiting only now for them seven mysteries right at last, on the coming of the Lord and the rapture of the Church that might happen before morning." (Warning then Judgment-1963).

He referred to the conclusion of 1963 that the seventh seal/seven thunders were not revealed.
No sir, you are not finding place after place where he said that the seventh seal is opened. You and I can find many places where he said, "The seven seals are revealed", without specifying that the seventh seal is revealed. When our aim is set a fraction off the bull's-eye, the bullet will go off target by many yards. Jorgensen made his fatal mistake when he assumed that the seventh seal was indeed revealed in 1963, although the prophet said that it was not revealed. He has missed the target completely. He is formulating heresy after heresy, from place to place in the message.


Question #436 : "Could it be that the 7th Seal is opened and is yet a secret as Brother Jorgensen taught."


Heretical Article No.495:  Quote Jorgensen: The Seventh Seal IS OPEN; let that fact be fully established in our minds and souls. What then do we do with such statements as this one: "Remember the Seven Seals is finished... one of them He wouldn't permit us to know... The Seventh Seal; He wouldn't permit it. He stood right there in the room and revealed every one of Them..." ("Souls in Prison" p. 23)
At first glance the above statement appears to contradict itself. But it does not. The reason is on page 564 of "The Seventh Seal", where Bro. Branham lets us know that the Seventh Seal is in 3 parts. It WAS opened and Bro. Branham saw all 3 parts, but the last part was in an unknown language… That is how the Seventh Seal can be opened and yet still a secret. God showed the 3rd part to Bro. Branham in an unknown language. "He didn't reveal it. That's the reason under our seventh mystery, WHEN THE SEVENTH SEAL WAS OPENED, there was silence..." ("Christ is the Mystery of God Revealed" p. 17) You see, the Seventh Seal IS open; yet the 3rd part of it is still a secret. And since Bro. Branham let us know in the sermon "Rapture" that the 3 parts are the shout (1), the voice (2) and the trumpet (3) of 1 Thes. 4:16, then we know it is the trumpet that is open, yet still a secret. On page 32 of "Rapture" Bro. Branham said the trumpet calls the Bride to the Lamb's supper in the sky. So the secret is the actual moment and circumstance of our physical catching away."


E.O.D.H. Answer: To establish in the minds of message believers that the seventh seal is open is contrary to the message of the prophet. Therefore it is a heresy.

Quote W.M.B.: 567 (1) Now, notice. So help me, by God I tell the truth, that these are spiritually discerned to me (See?), discerned by the Holy Spirit… Now, what this great secret is that lays beneath this Seal, I do not know. I don't know it. I couldn't make it out. I couldn't tell it, just what it said." (The seventh seal 4/3/63).

Quote: 577 (2) "… this great secret is so great that God wouldn't even let John write it. It thundered out, but He... knowing that... promising us that it would be opened, but to this time, it isn't opened." (The seventh seal 25/3/63).

Quote: 564 (3) "So just remember, the Seventh Seal, the reason it was not opened (See?), the reason He did not reveal it, no one should know about it." (The seventh seal 4/3/63).

"Not opened" means not revealed. Something "opened" reveals the contents of it, so it's no longer a secret. When the seals are opened, the mysteries are revealed.

Quote W.M.B.: 78-4 {70} "…until the day that Seal is broken, then it's revealed what's on the inside of it…when the seal is broken and the door is open, we see into it then and see exactly what's in there." (The Breach 63-0317E).

It is true that the revelation starts in secret. But still, it is revealed at that time. Jorgenson is taking quotations out of context. The quotation he used is self-sufficient and establishes that God revealed every one of the seals except the seventh, which He wouldn't permit to be known. That is what that quotation is saying. How can something be revealed to you and you don't know it? The fold that the prophet preached was a revelation about the 7th seal, and not the revelation itself. The apostles had many revelations about the coming of the Lord: (Mt. 25- a cry would introduce him; Acts 1- He is to return in like manner as he went away: Revelation 1-He cometh in clouds; Luke 17:30- He comes as the son of man, 2 Thessalonians 1:7- He comes with his mighty angels); but the revelation of his coming was hid under the 7th seal, reserved for the end time.
"When the seventh seal was opened" was perverted by excepting the rest of it, which says God has not revealed it how and when he would come, but only in types of the bible.
After speaking of the folds of the seals, W.M.B. concluded that the 7th seal was not opened and not revealed.

Quote W.M.B.: 568 (2) "One of the mysteries of that Seal, the reason it wasn't revealed, it was seven thunders that uttered their voices, and there it is perfectly, because nothing knows anything about it; it wasn't even written." (The seventh seal 24/3/63).


Quote: 576 (1) "So I believe... If we don't know it, and it won't be known 'til that time, but it will be revealed in that day, in the hour that it's supposed to be revealed in." (The seventh seal 25/3/63).


Question #437 : "Brother Jorgensen said that the quotation on 'Feast of the Trumpets' is being misinterpreted to say that the 7th seal is not opened. Is he right?"


Heretical Article # 496:  Quote Jorgensen: "But what about the place on page 26 of "Feast of the Trumpets", where Bro. Branham says, "The Seventh Seal is not open yet."? Good question. If you will read the context, you will find he is talking there about the Fifth Seal, the souls under the altar killed under Hitler. Which, of course, is true - in 1938 - 1945 the Seventh Seal was not open yet. It was opened in March of 1963."


E.O.D.H. Answer: 
Quote W.M.B.: 26-2 "Under that Sixth Seal, these two hundred thousand spiritual demons, started in Rome, Germany-Hitler… turned loose upon those Jews…They cremated their bodies and everything, and hung them on fences, children and all, innocent people. Because they were Jews, they were done that way. But God said He give each one of them a robe, undeserving as they was, but His grace to blind them so that we could see...That Seventh Seal hasn't opened yet, you know; that's His coming." (Feast of the trumpets 64-0719M).

Brother Jorgensen is misrepresenting the above quotation, and making it of non-effect. The quotation needs no interpretation. The prophet is plainly saying, that the 7th Seal is not revealed. It cannot be taken in any other context. To do so is to formulate a heresy. It was not opened in 1963, 1964 or 1965, and is yet to be broken to the public. All quotations from Seals pages 567-578 are consistent with the above statement, saying that the 7th Seal/ 7 Thunders was not revealed in 1963.


Question #438 : "Is Mercy over since 1963 for all those who were ignorant of the truth - the message of Malachi 4, and the opening of the seals?"


Heretical Article # 497:  Quote Jorgensen: "As I progressed through "The Breach", I next came up against a really tough part. Bro. Branham makes it very clear that when the Lamb takes the Book and opens the Seven Seals, he is NO LONGER A MEDIATOR… I was much troubled until I read in "The Breach" on page 97, "Notice where It (the Lamb) came forth - where did It come from? It came from tthe Father's Throne where He had been seated since He had been slain and raised again. He raised up and sat on the right hand of God - ever living to make intercessions. Amen. Raised there today as an Intercessor with His Own Blood to make intercessions upon the IGNORANCE OF THE PEOPLE". Ignorance? (That was the clue.) He is no longer in that mediatorial position, interceding for His people's IGNORANCE. With the Seven Seals open, the Bride is no longer ignorant… Please don't misunderstand. I am not saying there is no more Blood. What I am saying is that there is no more Blood covering the sins of anyone outside of the revealed Word - for the revealed Word is Christ. THE BLOOD OF CHRIST IS STILL IN EFFECT BUT ONLY FOR THE BRIDE. When the Seven Seals were opened, God turned a corner. There was a change in dispensations. Christ left that mediatorial position (as Rev. 5 proves). Ignorance is no longer excused… He is no longer in heaven interceding on behalf of men's ignorance."


E.O.D.H. Answer: This is very ignorant of Jorgensen to formulate a heresy on the word, "Ignorance". To say what he thinks is a great revelation and clue to the Lamb taking the Book, is a seed of discrepancy; a heresy. That is not what the prophet is saying. He is off the bull's-eye. The prophet established that the Blood is yet upon the mercy seat since the seals, in the following quotations.

Quote W.M.B.: 1105-Q-348 348. 'Brother Branham, some say mercy is over and no one can be saved. Now, is this true? We watch the prayer lines, and it seems some are still finding mercy. "Is mercy over?" Don't never think that. See?... "We notice in the prayer line some's finds mercy." Sure. Mercy's--the doors are open. See?... just continuing right on. Mercy is always open. See?" (Questions And Answers 64-0830m).

Quote: 125-6 {59} "Now, the Lamb in the time of intercessory back here, He knew that there were names in there that was put in there from the foundation of the world, and as long as them names have never been manifested on earth as yet, He had to stay there as Intercessor…
Therefore as long as there was one name hadn't never yet been declared in earth, Christ had to stay there as an Intercessor to take care of that name. But as soon as that final name had been splashed in that Clorox or bleach, then His intercessory days was over. "Let him that's filthy be filthy still. Let him that's holy, he's holy still." See? And he leaves the sanctuary, and then it becomes a judgment seat. Woe unto those outside of Christ then" (The first seal 63-0318).

Mercy is not over. The Blood is still on the Mercy seat, and must remain there until the last elected is saved and baptized into the Body of Christ, and also for the redemption of the 144,000 Jews:
"In that day there shall be a fountain opened to the house of David and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem for sin and for uncleanness." (Zechariah 13:1.)

The foundation of this heresy is based on a parousia heresy. Message believers cannot reconcile statements of the prophet with the written Word. Christ descending at the seals never removed the blood from the mercy seat. He descended with the open Book of Redemption, to reveal the plan of Redemption. Redemption is by the Blood. The plan of Redemption is of no use without the Blood being on the mercy seat, for it becomes a judgment seat then.
In essence, Jorgensen is saying that only the Bride is covered by the Blood. Therefore all humanity outside of the Bride is lost. Impossible! That's a damnable heresy. God is yet saving the foolish virgins and other people. Repent for such blasphemy.
Many Bride members were yet in their ignorance, and were yet outside of Christ in 1963, and a great amount were not even born. Is this brother saying that there is no mercy for these precious souls? What about, the prophet's children and others who were yet small and ignorant; also the 300, 000 in India and those in Africa and Japan? This heresy does not even sound like common sense. It is ignorant to formulate a heresy upon the word "ignorance"


Question # 439: "Is the silent in heaven as a result of The Lord not being there, since He descended at the seals?"


Heretical Article # 498:  Quote Jorgensen: "…in Rev. 8:1, when the Seventh Seal is opened, there is silence in heaven. Why? Simple. THE LORD IS NOT THERE. HE HAS DESCENDED WITH A SHOUT TO CALL HIS BRIDE."


E.O.D.H. Answer: This is a private opinion. Malachi 4 said that the silence in heaven was that the secret of the 7th Seal would not be given away. He also stated that it was not only the Lamb that was silent, but everything shut up: the angels, the harpers, the elders etc. We want to ask, "Did all of them descend also?" "Is heaven empty?" The answer is "No".


Question # 440: "Is the third fold of the seventh seal holding the secret of the actual moment and circumstance of the physical catching away of the Bride."


Heretical Article #440:  Quote Jorgensen: The Seventh Seal is in 3 parts… IT'S IN A THREEFOLD MANNER… In the sermon "Rapture" on pages 29-31, Bro. Branham tells us precisely that these three parts are the 'shout', 'voice' and 'trumpet' of I Thes. 4:16… It WAS opened and Bro. Branham saw all 3 parts, but the last part was in an unknown language… the Seventh Seal IS open; yet the 3rd part of it is still a secret. And since Bro. Branham let us know in the sermon "Rapture" that the 3 parts are the SHOUT (1), the VOICE (2) and the TRUMPET (3) of 1 Thes. 4:16, then we know it is the TRUMPET that is open, yet still a secret. On page 32 of "Rapture" Bro. Branham said the TRUMPET calls the Bride to the Lamb's supper in the sky. So the secret is the actual moment and circumstance of our physical catching away."


E.O.D.H. Answer: Jorgenson assumes, to know more than the prophet by this heresy. The prophet said that God did not reveal the 3rd fold to him; it was in an unknown language, which he could not interpret. When was it revealed to this biographer?

Quote W.M.B.: 17-3 "Jesus, when He was on earth, they wanted to know when He would come. He said, "It's not... Even the Son Himself don't know when it's going to happen." See, God has this all to Himself. It's a secret. And that's the reason there was silence in heaven for a space of a half hour. And Seven Thunders uttered their voices, and John was even forbidden to write it (See?)--the coming of the Lord. That's one thing He hasn't revealed yet, of how He will come, and when He will come." (Christ Is The Mystery 63-0728).

Nowhere can he show where the prophet stated that the first fold is the shout; and the prophet never spoke one word about what the second fold held. And God never revealed what the third fold was to the prophet. W.M.B. said that God has this secret all to himself. So this is very presumptuous of our brother. It would do him well to be silent where the prophet and the Lord were silent, and speak where they spoke. The prophet emphatically stated that God did not reveal how and when he will come. Humble your heart Brother Jorgenson. Return to your first school of thought. The 7th seal is not opened.

Quote W.M.B.: 19-2 {105} "…if you're taking it on tapes or anything, then you stay right with that tape teaching. Don't say nothing but what that tape says. Just say just exactly what the tape says (See?), now because some of those things... We're going to understand a whole lot about this now, why it's misunderstood. See? And you be sure to say just what the tape says. Don't say nothing else (See?), 'cause... I don't say that of my own. It's Him that says it. You see? And... So many times confusion, people will raise up and say, "Well, so-and-so said it meant so-and-so." Let's just leave it just the way it is. (God In Simplicity 63-0317m).

If message followers had heeded the above advice of the Holy Spirit and the prophet, to say only what the tapes said and not make any isms of the unopened seventh seal, they would not be in the spiritual condition they are in today: off the beaten track and walking in darkness upon the message and the word of God, after the greatest light of all ages came by the opening of the seals. No man could say only what the seals tapes say and come up with the understanding that the seventh seal was revealed to W.M.B. I send forth this challenge to all interpreters worldwide. It is sad that after Jorgenson produced such magnificent biography of the prophet's life and ministry, he is now perverting the message of the prophet. I am sure that by his influence that he has gained by his authorship that many will be deceived by his heresies.


Question #441 : "Is the seventh seal laying in the prophet's message, to be quickened to the Bride?"


Heretical Article #500:  Quote Jorgensen: "If we need to know what this Seventh Seal is, and the revelation can only come through a prophet, then the revelation of the Seventh Seal has to be laying in the prophet's messages waiting for Christ to quicken it to His Bride.


E.O.D.H. Answer: This heresy was first formulated in New York by Pastor Coleman. No where did the prophet say any such thing. It's a heresy. The 7th Seal is not laying in the prophet's message. His message was to forerun the coming of Christ. So there is no 7th Seal in there for Christ to quicken to anybody. But there are facts about the 7th Seal in the message that need to be quickened, but the 7th seal is not opened.


FACTS ABOUT THE SEVENTH SEAL IN THE MESSAGE

Quote W.M.B.: "Mystery Laying Behind Seven Thunders; I Don't Know How To Interpret; Seventh Angel With Seventh Seal; One Thing In Unknown Language, I Cannot Interpret; Seventh Seal Not Revealed; He Revealed All Six Seals, Say Nothing About Seventh Seal; It Starts In Secret; What This Great Secret Is, I Do Not Know; I Looked For Interpretation, I Couldn't Make It Out; Hour Isn't Quite Yet For It; One Mystery Of Seal Not Revealed, Reason Is, It's The Seven Thunders; I Do Not Know When It Will Be; Don't Try To Interpret It; Seven Thunders Will Unfold Mystery At Christ's Coming; We Don't Know It, But It Will Be Revealed In That Time, Hour, Day; Sixth Seal Opened, Seventh Seal Cannot Be Broke To The Public Until That Hour Arrives; No One Would Know His Coming, No One Knows Seven Thunders; In Completion Six Seals, We Understand Seventh Seal Not To The Public; Hour Is Not Yet For This Mystery To Be Known, The Rest Known Around Time Jesus Appears; Make No Ism - To This Time It Isn't Opened; It's not permitted to be broken." (Seals pages 557 to 578).


Question # 442: "Is riding the trail again the Elijah ministry to the Jews?"


Heretical Article No. 501:  Quote Jorgensen: How then can we explain Bro. Branham's statements that there will be "one more ride"?... I believe he was referring to the SPIRIT OF ELIJAH. It had been four times upon the earth and there will be one more time for it to manifest itself - one of the two witnesses to the Jews in Rev. 11. I am not adamant on this point, but it does fit the scriptures.


E.O.D.H. Answer: No, it is not the ministry of Elijah to the Jews. He is not adamant on this point because he is not sure where he is standing. Unlike this brother, we have no explanation other than what the prophet gave. The prophet connected the white horse rider to a revival for the church of God. Possibly, I can persuade Brother Jorgenson against his unscriptural assumption. When the prophet rode the trail, it was amongst the Gentiles not the Jews. If the trail must be ridden again, it must be amongst the Gentiles again, not the Jews. Elijah's ministry to the Jews fulfills the prophecy of Revelation 11, and Moses accompanies him.

Quote W.M.B.: 4 "I was getting pretty old, and I thought, "Will I... Will there be another revival, I'll see another time?" And just remember, from the west will come a white horse rider. We'll ride this trail again. That's right. Soon as we get ready. It's a promise." (God's Only Provided Place Of Worship 65-1128m).

Therefore this is a promise for the Gentiles. The same God that manifested a mighty revival in William Branham will be in a many membered body, doing the same signs and wonders and greater, by speak the word power. The name of Elijah Branham will ring again in Africa and India and the rest of the world.

Quote W.M.B.: 91 "We're near the thing, brother. Listen tonight. I believe this, in the Name of the Lord, that the things that we have done are little minor things to what God's fixing to do right now. You're going to hear of great things." (Israel In The Homeland 53-0329)

The "I" that rode the trail was Christ in the prophet. He will ride the trail again in a many membered body; the manifested sons of God. This never happened in the church ages.

Quote W.M.B.: "Tell me, my brother, tell me, my sister, when was the time that the Sons of God was ever to be manifested outside of this time now? When were there ever a time in the history, this that manifest the time to deliver all nature?... It had to wait till this time. Now, all things has been brought, coming, shaping up to a headstone, to the manifestation of Sons of God coming back, and the Spirit of God coming into these men, so perfectly, until their ministry will be so close like Christ's, till it'll join Him and His Church together." (Adoption, 60-0522E, Par. 18-19)

Quote: "Now the world and nature is groaning, crying, everything's a moving. What? For the manifestations of the Sons of God when true sons, born sons, filled sons, speak and their word is backed. I believe we're on the border of it right now. Yes, sir. Say to this mountain, let it be so. 'Brother, I desire so and so, a certain thing done. I'm a believer in Jesus Christ.' 'I give it to you in the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ.' Amen. There's a manifestation. 'Oh, Brother, my crops are burning up out yonder. I haven't had rain.' 'I'll send you a rain in the Name of the Lord God…. Oh! Waiting, groaning all nature waiting for the manifestations of the Sons of God. God ordained it all at the beginning. He gave man the domain. He gave Jesus Christ, and Jesus gave it in His Name, with this assurance, "Ask the Father anything in My Name, and I'll do it.
"Waiting for the manifestations of the sons of God…"God, let me live to see it, is my prayer, so close till I can just feel it with my hands almost. It's right there. That's what I've longed to see, waiting for the time when, walk down the street; there lays a cripple, laying there from his mother's womb, 'Silver and gold have I none...?...' Oh, waiting for the manifestations of the Sons of God, (Hallelujah.), when God will make Hisself known, when they'll stop sickness, they'll stop cancer, they'll stop diseases." (Adoption, 60-0522E).


Question # 443: "I understand that Jorgenson teaches that because the King sword is the full word, the shout and the 7th seal is revealed. Is this true?"


Heretical Article No. 502:  Quote Jorgensen: The Seventh Seal is the 'King's Sword'… the 'King's Sword' is, "The Word… the FULL WORD, THE COMPLETE WORD, THE FINISHED MYSTERY OF GOD, THE LORD JESUS CHRIST HIMSELF DESCENDING WITH A SHOUT, FULLY MANIFESTED - THAT WHICH IS PERFECT… I Corinthians 13.


E.O.D.H. Answer: I can agree with Jorgenson on the fact that the full word was at the seals. It's the King's sword, the finished mystery, the descending of the Lord etc., but not the 7th seal revelation, because of those items. Like in the first coming of Christ; Christ was the full Word born upon the earth, but His coming was made known and revealed 30 years after. The full Word could be here by his coming but not fully revealed. That does not disannul the fact that he is the Word. (John 1:1, 14). When he spoke to his disciples in parables, with withholding the revelation under the seals, He was the word and nothing else.


Question # 444: "Does the second coming of Christ include His physical return with His Bride?"


Heretical Article No. 503:  Quote Jorgensen: The first coming of Jesus Christ was not an instantaneous event. It lasted 33 years;… Is it any surprise that the second coming of the Lord Jesus is not a single, instantaneous event, but rather a span of time composed of many inter-related events; including: Christ, in a physical body, returning to this earth with His Bride, His feet once more touching the mount of Olives (reveals Himself to the 144,000 Jewish remnant)


E.O.D.H. Answer: 1 Thessalonians 4:16 prophesied about the phases of Christ 2nd coming. The prophet confirmed this on his message "The Rapture". However he never ruled out the physical coming of the Lord in his 2nd coming and placed it in his coming the 3rd time with his bride. Therefore this is a heresy. The prophet said Christ comes 3 times. The coming of Christ upon the Mount of Olives is His third coming and not the second.

Quote W.M.B.: E-13 "Everything in the Word travels in a trinity. There's three coming's of Christ. He came first to redeem His Bride. He come second to receive His Bride. He comes the third time with His Bride. There, everything in a trinity, moving in the Bible." (I Will Restore 54-0809a).

Quote: 43-1 "We believe in the second coming of Christ, the visible corporal body of the Lord, not spirit, but the corporal body of the Lord Jesus coming again in glory." (Serpent seed 58-0928E).


Question #445 : "Is this quotation saying that Brother Branham is the messenger of the seventh seal and the seventh seal is his message?"


Heretical Article No. 504:  Quote Jorgensen: "In "Feast of the Trumpets" Bro. Branham said… , "Notice Revelations 10:1 to 7, all the mysteries are to be revealed to the Bride by the messenger of the Laodicea church… From the seventh angel's (messenger of the Seventh Seal) Message (and Revelations 10 Was the Seventh Seal)" (p. 39)…
He said that he is the messenger of the Seventh Seal. He said that the Seventh Seal Is His Message… He Said That The Seventh Seal Is Revelation 10. He Said That His Message Is Revelation 10. He does not just mean the seventh verse of Revelation chapter 10. He means verses' 1 to 6 as well."


E.O.D.H. Answer: The above quotation is not saying what Jorgenson says it is. His addition to the quotation makes it appear, that it supports his heresy, that the 7th seal is the prophet's message. He could not say or mean that because he had concluded that the 7th seal/7 thunders were not revealed {seals Pg. 567-578}. He also warned not to make any ism of it. Many isms were formulated and this is one of them.


Question # 446: "Is the seventh seal the tent vision as Bro. Jorgensen stated?"


Heretical Article No. 405:  Quote Jorgensen: "The Seventh Seal is the Tent Vision… Since Bro. Branham connects the 'King's Sword', the 3rd Pull, Rev. 10, the Tent Vision and the Seventh Seal, we understand that all these things are various aspects and different angles of the self-same thing."


E.O.D.H. Answer: No it is not, although it has its connection, when the ministry is broken to the public, with vindication of signs, wonders and miracles.

Our brother, by this heresy, seeks to spiritualize the Tent vision of Brother Branham. No one can show me anywhere where he ever said that. He plainly stated that the tent vision was not yet fulfilled and that it was a natural tent, and sought to borrow $100,000.00 to purchase that tent. To assume otherwise is very self-willed and presumptuous. Many message ministers think that they are wiser than Malachi 4, and are more qualified to interpret the prophet's vision than he himself. A prophet and not a biographer, is called of God to interpret a vision. Therefore the prophet is right and all who speak contrary are wrong, regardless of who they are.


Question # 447: "What do you think of Jorgenson's idea of the tent vision of the prophet?"


Heretical Article No. 506:  Quote Jorgensen: Does the 'tent' or 'cathedral' in the Tent Vision represent the world? It certainly will be a world-wide Bride, each with the same revelation of Christ… If the 'tent' does represent the world, this would fit easily, for the translation will be made up of a living Bride and resurrected Bride, those saints who have fallen asleep down through the seven church ages


E.O.D.H. Answer: This question on the tent vision and the suggestion of brother Jorgenson that it is the worldwide bride, has left room for me to reach him. Therefore I admonish him to rethink his suggestion.
Brother Jorgenson, the prophet in his vision saw a literal tent or cathedral. He never spiritualized it but referred to it throughout his message as literal, even unto his departure. Neither you nor I should interpret that vision and spiritualize it. That is to assume an office higher than the prophet. We are to wait and see if it is a tent or cathedral, since that is the only thing the prophet was uncertain about. He was positive about it, insomuch that he was about to borrow $100,000 to purchase a tent. There are several items in that vision that cannot fit the misconception of it being a worldwide bride. Where will you fit the little room, the man and woman that were healed, the prayer line a city block long and above all, speak the word Power by which they were healed. The bride does not possess that power. Let us humble our hearts. If you don't, you will cast a negative shadow upon your most wonderful biography of the prophet. Please do not destroy such great work by your heresies. Repent sir, it is not too late. Admit that they are all your suggestions and denounce them. You mixed up elder C.W. Wood. Tell him you are wrong. Let us deliver the old brother from such damnation of Hell.


Question # 448: "Is the seventh seal and the rapture a span of time - the half an hour silence?"


Heretical Article:  Quote Jorgensen: 2. The Seventh Seal is a span of time. "And when he had opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven about the space of half an hour."… In his sermon "Rapture" Bro. Branham lets us know that the rapture, contrary to denominational dogma, is a span of time which begins with a shout - that is, his Message…Rev. 8 (rapture is a span of time; about ½ hour of silence in heaven, and a shout on earth the same).


E.O.D.H. Answer: This heresy was already exposed as heretical article No. 330 E.O.D.H. book 12. Elder C.W. Wood drew his inspiration from Jorgenson. Thus I will repeat the answer to his heresy, which I gave to C. W. Wood. Though it varies a little, the context is the same.

There is not a single scripture or quotation to support this heresy. Therefore this claim is false. Nowhere did Brother Branham interpret the half hour silence to be any period of years. All that he said was that the reason there was silence in heaven is that the secret of the 7th seal wouldn't be given away to Satan. (The seventh seal 63-0324E).
I challenge those that propagate your heresy, to bring to me one single quotation from the Message of the Hour to prove to me that the half an hour silence under the Seventh Seal is twenty years and it started in 1963.
There is no record in the Bible where a revelation took any amount of years to come to any people. The revelation of each of the other six seals took seconds to come to Brother Branham, when God was about to reveal it. None of the six Seals took a year, or two years or twenty years; it took a matter of seconds.
Mr. Wood said, 'After twenty years passed, God opened the Seal to a few brothers (In the early 80's), and, twenty more years have passed and the Mystery is being revealed to the Bride, in general." So it took 40 years for the revelation of the Seventh Seal to be brought down to us.
That is not the pattern of the First Seal, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth or Sixth Seal.
The six Seals never took a year, or two years or twenty years; it took a matter of seconds even because God had His channel standing there, Amos 3:7, His provided way to receive the revelation.
It breaks the entire pattern of the Scriptures and breaks the program of God in bringing revelation unto His people.
It's not years that brings the revelation. No. It is the program of God,His ordained gift to bring the Word of God, Amos 3:7- 'Surely the Lord God will do nothing but He revealeth His secrets to His servants the prophets'. That is how the revelation comes. Not a matter of time. The revelation of the first Six Seals came immediately to Brother Branham and likewise to the elect who heard him. That pattern will not be changed for the Seventh Seal, when it is broken to the public.
God uses an individual, not groups of men, is what the Messenger said. The revelation was revealed to one man. So revelation does not come in a matter of time or progressively, and it does not come as a piece here and a piece there and a piece over here and brought together to form a picture.
You are telling me that the rapture started in 1963. What is the rapture? It's the mysterious catching away of the elected bride after her body change or translation like Enoch or Jesus.
The Bibledid not say that we shall be changed in thirty years or forty years, from 1963 to 2003. We shall be changed in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump! And the last trump has not yet sounded. The body change comes, in a moment, and in the twinkling of an eye when the last trump is sounded. The rapture follows that mysterious event.
Only the Shout and the Voice went out in 1963, waiting for the Trumpet and the dead in Christ shall rise. So all this is nonsense around the world that the rapture has already started.
It's a heresy and it is of the Devil. The rapture comes after the translation and we shall be changed in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump. There is not a scripture or quotation of the prophet to prove such a heresy.


Question #449 : "Are the seven angels which came at the seals, the seven spirits of God?"


Heretical Article No. 507:  Quote Jorgensen: Those Seven Angels, which Bro. Branham met in 1963, delivering to him the revelation of the Seven Seals---those Seven Angels ARE THE SEVEN SPIRITS OF GOD.


E.O.D.H. Answer: 
Quote W.M.B.: 248-5 "…the seven Spirits of God mean it is the one and same Spirit coming forth in a sevenfold way… the continuous ministry of the same Holy Spirit in the lives of seven men with whom God identifies Himself very closely…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… So we see that the Seven Spirits actually refer to the One Spirit of God working out the will and Word of God in different generations." (Sardisean Church Age - Church Age Book Cpt.7).

The prophet of God, who was called of God to interpret the scriptures, declared that the seven spirits are not seven separate spirits, but seven manifestation of one Spirit of God, in the lives of the seven Church Ages messengers. But the seven angels at the seals were seven individual spirits. So this is a heresy. Our brother's interpretation of the scripture is wrong, and he would do well to stay in his calling as a biographer, by which he earned high respect. He should desist from such folly. "Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honour." (Ecclesiastes 10:1).


Question # 450: "Is it true that each fact and revelation within the edited church ages is correct?"


Heretical Article No. 508:  Quote Jorgensen: It is also important to note that the book, An Exposition Of The Seven Church Ages, was edited by Bro. Branham and printed AFTER the Seven Seals were opened, so that each fact and revelation within is correct; however it is written from the standpoint of its correct chronological position, BEFORE the opening of the Seven Seals.


E.O.D.H. Answer: I believe that the Church Ages book written by Dr. Vayle was inspired. However there are several statements that are inconsistent with Brother Branham's message. The prophet never made such erroneous statements on the Church Ages tapes. He taught entirely different to such doctrines that were injected into the church ages.
Brother Jorgenson clings to the main error of the church ages, because it supports his heresies that the 7th seal/7 thunders is revealed. The church ages were a different subject from the 7th seal and the prophet kept it separate. He never highlighted it on his church age messages and in his proof-reading never injected the teaching of the seals, because he had already concluded at the event of the seals in 1963, that it was not revealed and maintained that teaching until he departed. Brother Jorgenson is guilty of another heresy which can baffle the minds of the simple. He has no authority to say what he is saying. Therefore, I admonish him to repent for this and all other heresies, which he has formulated. E.O.D.H. will deal with the subject of the seven church ages in a subsequent article, since there are several heresies which have surfaced concerning it of recent times.
The erroneous teachings of Brother Jorgensen were made public on a website. I therefore deem it proper that this exposition of his heresies should also be made public for the deliverance and edification of message believers. I trust that this exposition would help Brother Jorgensen to denounce such heresies and return to the prophet's first school of thought that the seventh seal/seven thunders was not revealed. Amen!
My tongue gives thanks unto our Lord. Let all be gladly notified, that our Pastor and friend of South Africa, having Jorgenson's book on his website, -reference Question # 431-, after asking for his response to this article, has decided to have the book removed. This precious pastor has proven himself more faithful, to the purity of the message, than I ever anticipated. I hereby publicly thank him for his loyalty to the correction of errors on the message. This should clear his character from the gross errors of Brother Jorgenson's heresies.


THEOLOGY ON THE SEVENTH SEAL/SEVEN THUNDERS, BY A MESSAGE DOCTOR OF DIVINITY
Heretical Articles Nos. 509 to 514; Question No. 451


Question # 451: "I ask this question with great fear because of the greatness of this man, a Doctor of divinity, therefore I will not mention his name. He teaches certain doctrines that do not compare with the message. Are they heresies?"


Heretical Article No. 509:  "The seventh seal is a part of the thunders or a thunder."


E.O.D.H. Answer: I appreciate your respect for this great person that you mentioned in your question. However, if a man preaches heresies, we should be no respecter of persons, since we are not coming against the man, his ability, his association with the prophet, the miracles that he has done, or whatever he has done to promote the message or honor the prophet. We expose the heresies that others be not deceived; also to bring deliverance to those who are already deceived.
After a casual examination of the statements of this great person, I must be truthful in answering your question. Yes, they are heresies. They contradict the word and message of the prophet. The above heresy has no scriptural or message support. It is full of uncertainty, in its very context. This great person is guessing; that proves that he himself does not have a revelation of this subject. He should be silent where the prophet is silent and speak only what the prophet has spoken. People cannot hang their souls upon such a presumptuous statement. A true revelation does not say that the seventh seal is a part of the seven thunders or a thunder. God does not bring a revelation in such a presumptuous manner. It is either one or the other. If God had spoken to him, it would not be this or that, and that will settle the issue. This statement has discredited all the following statements of this mighty one. Therefore it is a heresy.

Quote W.M.B.: 575-4 {390} "… this Seventh Seal… it is the mystery of the seven thunders. The seven thunders in heaven will unfold this mystery." (The seventh seal 63-0324E).

Quote: 557-1 {241} "…this Seventh Seal mystery in the Book of Redemption was broke open… those seven thunders that he heard thunder and was forbidden to write, that's what the mystery is laying behind those seven consecutive thunders rolling out." (The Seventh Seal 63-0324e).


Heretical Article No. 510:  "The seventh seal/seven thunders are the last part of the shout, all finished at Brother Branham's message entitled the rapture."


E.O.D.H. Answer: Here is another unscriptural statement, which cannot be supported by the message of the prophet. How can this great brother speak so presumptuously, when the prophet has not spoken such things in any part of his message?
The seventh seal/seven thunders is not the last part of the shout, according to the message of the prophet entitled 'the rapture'. The seventh seal holds the coming of the Lord, and the prophet said that three things happen before the Lord takes away his bride: a shout, voice, and trumpet. The voice is the gathering of the bride.

Quote W.M.B.: 129 "II Thessalonians... 13th to the 16th verse there's three things that has to happen before the Lord Himself appears…The first thing happened, notice: a shout, a voice, a trumpet." (The Rapture 65-1204).

Quote: 152 "The first thing is… a shout, and then a voice, and then a trumpet. Shout, a messenger getting the people ready... The second is a voice of the resurrection. The same voice that, a loud voice in St. John 11:38 and 44 that called Lazarus from the grave. Getting the Bride together, and then the resurrection of the dead (See?), to be caught up with it." (The Rapture 65-1204).

The doctrine of the rapture message preached by the prophet is not the seventh seal/seven thunders.


Heretical Article No. 511:  "The last part of the seventh seal was broken to the public in 1965 by the rapture sermon."


E.O.D.H. Answer: The above statement is a heresy; a most irresponsible statement. The last part of the seventh seal is the seven thunders, and the thunders were not broken to the public in 1965. The prophet said that it will be revealed about the time that Jesus appears on earth for the rapture of the bride. If it was broken in 1965, the rapture would have taken place then.
The rapture sermon is not the revelation of the seventh seal/seven thunders.

Quote W.M.B.: 576-7 {398} "He omitted the revelation of this Seventh Seal. And here when the Seventh Seal, when He opened it, He also omitted it again. See? So we see that it is a complete mystery, therefore, the hour is not yet for these mystery to be known, therefore, we're this far and the rest of it will be known right around about the time that Jesus appears on earth again for His Bride." (The seventh seal 63-0324E).


Heretical Article No. 512:  "Revelation 10: 1-7 is the seventh seal, the complete message from 1946-1965."


E.O.D.H. Answer: This great person just doesn't know what he is talking about. He is highly intellectual, confused, and mixed up in his theology. In his first statement he is guessing about the seventh seal/seven thunders, saying it is the seven seals. Now, he is saying that it is the complete message of the prophet from 1946 to 1965. It is not. The seals are completely different from the evangelical ministry and divine healing, which started in 1946 and continued for 15 years, after which that revival was over.
Therefore Revelation 10:1-7 is not the seventh seal. Revelation 10:7 revealed all the mysteries that were written in the book. The seventh seal was not written in the book, which ties in with Revelation 10:1-4, the seven thunders, which was not written in the book and holds the coming of the Lord. That is a completely different mystery, which the prophet said was not revealed.

Quote W.M.B.: 17-3 "God has this all to Himself. It's a secret. And that's the reason there was silence in heaven for a space of a half hour. And Seven Thunders uttered their voices, and John was even forbidden to write it (See?)--the coming of the Lord. That's one thing He hasn't revealed yet, of how He will come, and when He will come." (Christ Is The Mystery 63-0728).

The ministry of divine healing for 15 years was not the coming of the Lord. It was an evangelical ministry, carrying a gift of divine healing world-wide.


WHEN HE BEGINS TO SOUND - NOT THE YEARS OF PREPARATION

Quote W.M.B.: 165 "…Them mysteries will be revealed in the last days when the seventh angel's Message, when he, not when he starts out doing this, but when he begins to sound his Message. See? Not the years in preparation, but the--when he begins to sound the Message, these mysteries then will be revealed. And here they are, not knowing them, and you people are a witness of that. (Trying To Do God A Service 65-0718m).


Heretical Article No. 513:  "The rapture is the seventh seal."


E.O.D.H. Answer: The sermon of the rapture preached by Brother Branham is not the seventh seal. No where on that message did Brother Branham specify that; seeing that the prophet closed his subject on the seventh seal with much uncertainty and concluded that it was not revealed in 1963 (Seals page 567-578). If the above statement had any credibility, the prophet would have clarified the subject by specifying that the rapture sermon is the revelation of the seventh seal/seven thunders, but he did not even hint about the seventh seal. Thus the above statement is heretical, presumptuous and irresponsible. On the message of the rapture W.M.B. spoke about the rapture of the bride church. Knowing that the 7 thunders are for rapturing faith, he said that the rapture is a revelation and the bride will be waiting on it. We are to believe a prophet and not a theologian.


BRIDE OF CHRIST WILL BE WAITING FOR THAT REVELATION OF THE RAPTURE

Quote W.M.B.: 65 But to the church, the Bride, the rapture is a revelation to her. It's revealed to her, that the revelation, the true Bride of Christ will be waiting for that revelation of the rapture. Now, it is a revelation, for the revelation is faith. You cannot have a revelation without it being faith. (The Rapture 65-1204).

Quote: 142-1 {166} "… seven thunders…We don't know what they are yet; but my opinion they'll be revealed right away. And when it do, it'll give faith for that rapturing grace for that Church to move out. (The First Seal 63-0318).


Heretical Article No.514:  "The seals are the message and this is the capstone, or else I don't know what he talked about."


E.O.D.H. Answer: Certainly this great man that you referred to as a doctor of divinity doesn't know what he is talking about. The seven seals is not the capstone. The capstone is an outpouring of the Holy Spirit. The prophet clarified this subject of the capstone or headstone on the message, 'Stature of a Perfect Man.'

Quote W.M.B.: 51-5 You're sealed. A seal shows on both sides. Whether you're going or coming, they see the seal just the same. There you are. See? When a man or woman possess this, then the Capstone comes down and seals them into the Kingdom of God which is the Holy Ghost." (Stature Of A Perfect Man 62-1014m).

Quote: 22 "And now, as in the individuals, these virtues and things are (knowledge and temperance)--is added to our faith, then when the Capstone comes, the Holy Spirit cements it together; There's the baptism of the Holy Spirit. That's why it's so short today." (Blasphemous Names 62-1104m).