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I am so thankful, that we do not have to make excuses for the yet unfulfilled visions of Brother Branham. It would be most difficult to explain these to the critics, if one taught that it was all over, and the mysteries have ALL been revealed.

The following visions are Thus saith the Lord, the unfulfilled Africa Meetings, the India Meetings, the Mexico Meetings, the killing by brother Branham of the huge brown bear etc...
Much also could be said here, concerning unpreached mysteries, such as the thunders, and vials that our prophet said would be preached.

If it were not such a serious matter, it would be amusing, to see so many folks juggle the message to try to make things fit. To me it seems so simple, just to say and believe what the prophet said. Why it seems so impossible, or unreasonable to believe that God will fulfill his promise, by the person he promised them by, is beyond me. "ELIJAH SHALL TRULY FIRST COME AND RESTORE ALL THINGS". Not the church, not a group but ELIJAH ALONE!

That God would raise the dead to fulfill a promise, has been the critics big gun of denial, since Jesus raised Himself from the dead. Well, it's going to happen, whether anyone believes it or not.

The Scripture says, "We that are alive and remain will not HINDER those there are asleep, but the dead in Christ shall rise FIRST, and (then) we which are alive and remain will be changed in a moment and twinkling of an eye". AFTER... the resurrection of the dead in Christ, WE that are alive and remain get a change in our bodies. HOW the change takes place can and will be adressed in this study.

Believing these things don't get pretty feathers stuck in your hat by the majority of professing message believers. I contend the TRUE BELIEVER is ORDAINED to believe EVERY WORD and EVERY PROMISE!

We are more than happy to suffer the reproach of believing our prophet, when he said said; "I'll ride this trail just once more".

I would like to pose the consideration of the Third Pull being the final purpose of God's dealing with the church, through brother Branhams ministry over its entirety.

The SOLE PURPOSE of the Third Pull is to the Elect Bride. We also realize there will be some controversy surrounding my approach. No man on this earth knows everything about the Third Pull so we do want to be careful in our statements. Since we believe the Third Pull begins the coming of our Lord Jesus in a series of events,-Shout-Voice then-Trumpet, and that these events are stages of the revealing of the Son of Man. I am sure that opinions will branch out, and knowing human minds, spiritual influences will surely clutter the basic issue.

We would like to give a little personal experience background that could be helpful to someone who is not familiar with the terminology, Third Pull.

I am very thankful to the Lord, for allowing me to be in Brother Branhams early Ministry (late 40's through) and see the hand of God shape his ministry. We were privileged to see giant leaps of spiritual development in every area of his life and ministry that eclipsed the critics constant naysaying. (the critics could not produce a shadow of the manifestations of God that he had).

I remember the prayer lines, when he would take a person's right hand with his left and the physical swelling and vibrations that would set into his hand. Many times it would even stop his watch.

We also understand there were many others successful in healing ministries before Brother Branham, such as Wigglesworth and Bosworth etc. But the stark visible phenomena that accompanied Brother Branhams Ministry, quickly began to have a direct impact on the church nearly worldwide.

This early stage of his ministry with the Moses type sign in the hand would later be referred back to by brother Branham, after the Tent Vision, as the First Pull. As the Angel of the Lord that accompanied his ministry paralleled it to fishing---the Pull was to get the attention of the fish.

The first pull according to our prophet was not given to get the Bride, but it did direct attention to his ministry within the church as a whole. (Present stage of my ministry: P-16-1962).

Then came the second pull to get the ATTENTION OF THE ELECT and was accompanied by a greater sign. This sign, unique to brother Branhams ministry, is referred to as the sign of the Prophet Jonas or the resurrection sign. This portion of his ministry was accompanied by the ability to tell people by vision in the prayer Line all about their lives. I saw it works flawlessly on my own family, relatives and friends. (I say again flawlessly). The Pentecostal people jumped on the phenomenon like a lion on a deer, not realizing the true purpose that God had given the Second Pull for.

This stage of his ministry became more controversial than the first and divine healing preachers begin to pop out of the woodwork everywhere. The late '50s and '60s were rift with sign gifted ministries, but the Angel of God told brother Branham that Satan sent them to detract from a message that was to come, called the Third Pull. This ALONE would be sent by God to get the Elect Bride.

As already stated earlier, the First and Second Pulls were literal stages of his ministry dealing with literal people. The symbolic Lake-fish-fishing pole etc. related directly to physically preaching and praying for the sick. I hope it could be said that I am some part of that vision as I was privileged to see both signs manifested.

Another very important consideration to me, is to establish what Brother Branham was looking for (had in mind), as he expressed his understanding pertaining to the Third Pull. There was at least one area that was left unrevealed concerning the Seventh Seal. For myself or anyone to opinionate contrary to what he had in mind, would be interpreting, which Brother Branham told us not to do.

We hear on tape, Brother Branham's warnings, how that satan would try to impersonate the Third Pull but would not be able to. As you know, Brother Branham states that there was some very important part of it that satan would not know. The Seals and many other mystery truths are on tape and in book form. Obviously these sermons are not still hidden or something satan has no knowledge of.

I would like to mention here that by his own words there was some part of it that he would take to his grave with him:

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And just then... Now, here's something. Notice close. There's a difference between the Angel of the Lord and that Light, because I heard something a moving, as it does when it comes at the platform at night, kinda like a--[Brother Branham makes a sound "whew"--Ed.] and like a fire whipping around--licking blaze. And It left me, and it went right down over the top of that audience and went and stood over the top of that little building, then settled down on top of it. And then when it did, this One that was standing by me, behind me, the same voice, the Angel's voice, He said, "I'll meet you in there, and this is the third pull, but nobody will know nothing about it." And I said, "Well, I don't understand why in there. Why there?" He said, "It will not be a public show this time." I said, "I don't understand going into that closet, like that." And He said, "Is not it written by our Lord, when thou prayest, be not like the hypocrites who like to be heard before men, but enter into a secret closet and pray to the Father Who seeth in secret, and He Who seeth in secret shall reward thee openly?" It's perfectly to the Scripture; every time it is. And I said, "I understand." Then He took me to this place and set me down in this room where I was at, and then He told me what to do for the third time. Now, Christian friends, that'll--WHEN I LEAVE THIS WORLD, THAT'LL STILL BE IN MY BOSOM. When I... But you mark my word what's going to take place when that...

You will notice, that the Angel told him this will be your third pull, and he was not to tell it to anybody. So we see that this secret was told to Brother Branham, and he had knowledge of this area. You could just imagine the stress this placed him under all the days of his ministry.

May I emphasize a point, here is a very important part of the Third Pull, FOR the PEOPLE, yet he's to pass from the scene with its still remaining a secret. It looks to me like it would stir the heart of any student of the Bible pertaining to the out from among the dead resurrection.

By the way Brother Branham did say that the next major event for the church is the first resurrection.

Now in careful consideration, we understand in preaching of the Seals, 6 were revealed and the Seventh was opened, but NOT TOTALLY REVEALED. AFTERWARDS the REVEALING of the HIDDEN MYSTERIES that were secrets (such as,divorce and remarriage, Who is this Melchizedek etc. ) that could not be preached until after the opening of the Seals. THIS WAS the SWORD IN THE HAND.

SECONDLY there is some portion of the Third Pull he knew and could not divulge. This portion, needed in time for the Bride, was in his bosom when he was taken.

THIRDLY another part or portion of the Third Pull, STILL unrevealed, on the teaching of the Seventh Seal, went by in an unknown tongue and had to do with the revealing of the Seven Thunders. We do know that under the revelation of these UN-written mysteries that the secret of the new name and the day and the hour of the rapture would be made known. The thunders also bring the resurrection of the dead in Christ and closes out the time of redemption, and brings the blood off from the mercy seat.

Brother Branham said that when the Seven Seals were opened it was the result of just ONE THUNDER. Under the sounding of the SEVEN THUNDERS there will also be seven voices that would sound, closing out the age of grace declaring "TIME SHALL BE NO MORE".

Something associated with brother Branhams ministry called the Third Pull was promised by God, not a man, to restore ALL things- Matthew 17 : 11. "Elias shall truly first-come and restore All Things. Are all things restored yet?-ABSOLUTRLY NOT. All Things includes more than just being restored back to Pentecost (doctrinally), though we do believe that it sets the stage or requirement for our last enemy DEATH to be destroyed.

Jesus conquered death and hell and the grave, ascended on High, then 50 days later descended back into his body at Pentecost to work in it through the ages. The church rising from infancy through its steps and stages towards perfection, and in the final stage to conquer death in man and through man. bringing the out from the dead resurrection.

A few nights ago around 12:00, we were poring over the hundreds of things brother Branham spoke of concerning his revelation (belief), of this ever important phase of his ministry. There are so many wonderful quotes that are specific and irrefutable, as to what HE was looking forward to. It is most difficult to pick or choose the most relevant ones. We will endeavor to condense these posts as much as possible, and use just a few. I suppose it is understood by those who prayerfully study the Bible and the message, that first Thessalonians 4:16, the process of THE coming of our Lord Jesus, takes place in THREE stages or phases.

We also understand that Brother Branhams ministry over all, was three phases. First Pull- Second Pull- Third Pull. The first two were covered on previuos posts. The Message itself, which we believe began with the opening of the Seals began the FINAL PULL, the Shout followed by the voice and trump. (I have heard but now I see-65-1127 E (201) " And then He promised, in the hour of the seventh Angel's message the Seven Seals would be revealed; and the mysteries of God would be declared (revelations 10) when the seventh angel begins to sound His message, NOT the healing service-the message that follows the healing service."

Then the message (Third Pull, being the earthly manifestation of Revelations 10, is in three parts) bringing the consummation of all events, that began with Jesus ministry, death, then resurrection on through the church Ages until the end of time for the elect.(7th Seal)

Please consider, that time goes on in the Seventh Seal for the calling of the 144,000 Jews and the wrapping up of the world kingdoms. But for the Bride, when she receives her changed body she enters into eternity (she can die no more) BUT RULES IN TIME, during the Millennium. This reign is dispensationally called SON of DAVID as PEACE ensued under Solomon the son of David.

On to the thought on the three stages of the Third Pull. SHOUT- VOICE-TRUMPET. Remember the Scripture says the Lord Himself shall descend from heaven.

Excuse me for diverting for just a moment, but this is one of the areas where I disagree with the PAROUSIA folks. Their focus is on the phenomena of the pillar of fire appearing. Our focus, though we believe in the appearing, is not in the event, but what was said in the message that followed the appearing. Besides few saw the pillar of Fire personally other than the photographs.

My thought is, that what we saw, was the ministry of God in a man. The Lord Himself descending and speaking through the mouth of a man. The revealing of the Son of Man. God in a prophet is the office of the Son of Man. Remember - SHOUT- VOICE- TRUMPET. Brother Branham said the Shout is this Message-the revealing of the mysteries. The first stage of the third pull.

My next statement will probably ruffle some feathers but we will refer to what the prophet said about it . THE VOICE-remember, the Lord himself (Jesus) speaking through a man, the voice of the Son of Man. Look at Revelations 10 and 7-" In the days of the VOICE of the seventh angel the mysteries of God should be finished.

I.HAVE.HEARD.BUT.NOW.I.SEE.title SHREVEPORT.LA V-7 N-3 65-1127E 108 055 But remember the promised Word of God by the mouth of Jesus Christ, the very God that spoke creation into existence, He was the One before the foundation of the world that spoke the words, "And let there be," and there was. For He said, "He was in the world, and the world was made by Him, and the world knew Him not. But as many as did know Him, to them he gave the power to become the sons of God." The very Creator, and the very Creator Himself, when He raised up Lazarus from the dead, He said, "Think this not strange, for the hour's coming that when all that's in the grave will hear the Voice of the Son of man, and shall come out." The very God that said, "Let there be Light," said, "The Voice of the Son of man would wake those that are in the grave." It has to happen in its season. He spoke, "Let there be male and female," and so forth, and all this, years and hundreds of years before it happened. Brother Branham said the VOICE, not the Shout would raise the dead. First Thessalonians says the shout and voice are the archangel's (chief messenger), and then the Trump of God calls the Bride in the Rapture. Brother Branham says all three things happen the same way. We understand that to be God in man.

We desire to present to you, that the old DENOMINATIONAL WAY of seeing the coming of the Lord Jesus for his church was a myth. By the understanding of this message, First Thessalonians 4:16 and revelations the 10th chapter are spiritual parallels. They speak of the three stages of Jesus himself coming to get his Bride on the earth. Shout being-the revealing of the mysteries, also called the former rain, or sowing rain.

The natural and the spiritual parallel. We might express it this way. The true seed (word) was sown in the bride (earth) it was accompanied by much spiritual manifestation (rain), then the rain was withdrawn from the freshly sown seed. I am by NO MEANS saying, that we cannot be spiritually stirred within today, as an individual. We are speaking of a worldwide outpouring of revival as we saw in the '50s.

You may remember, even when Brother Branham was here, the brother asking him why it was getting so hard to pray. He then told the brother, revival's over. These points are covered in detail on the tape the Spoken Word is the Original Seed. This in my humble opinion, is where the Bride (seed) is today.

If I might make a personal reference, I know what it is like to live in the time of a real outpouring. When brother Branham was here, especially in the '50s, there was such an awesome feeling that was present in most any of the churches that attended his meetings. After just a few minutes of sincere prayer, you could be almost lost in the spirit. Human words could not convey what a real dispensational revival was like. I don't mean to be critical but when we see people today saying they are having a 3rd Pull revival, especially in this message, with warm bodies filling cold benches, something within my heart wants to scream. I can remember under the Holy Ghost power of simple sermons, people running screaming to get right with God.

Excuse my diversion, now back to my point. Following the opening (not the complete revealing) of the Seventh Seal, there was one half hour of silence as the true seed ripens waiting for the latter rain.

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Now I want you to be very careful here and see this. God has promised that at the end time Malachi 4 is going to be fulfilled. It has to be for it is the Spirit-quickened Word of God spoken by the prophet Malachi. Jesus referred to it. It is just before Christ comes the second time. By the time Jesus comes all Scripture must be fulfilled. The Gentile dispensation will be in its last church age when that messenger of Malachi comes. He will be right with the Word. He will take the whole Bible from Genesis to Revelation. He will start at the serpent's seed and carry on to the messenger in the latter rain. But he will be rejected by the denominations.

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He has to be for that is history repeating itself from the time of Ahab. Israel's history under Ahab is happening right here in America where the prophet of Malachi appears. As Israel left Egypt to worship in freedom, pushed out the natives, raised up a nation with great leaders like David etc., and then put an Ahab on the throne with a Jezebel behind him to direct, so have we done the very same in America. Our forefathers left for this land to worship and live in freedom. They pushed back the natives and took over the land. Mighty men like Washington and Lincoln were raised up but after awhile other men of such poor caliber succeeded these worthy men that soon an Ahab was set in the presidential chair with a Jezebel behind him to direct him. It is at such a time as this that the messenger of Malachi must come. Then in the latter rain will come a Mount Carmel showdown. Watch this carefully now to see it in the Word. John was the forerunner of Malachi 3. He planted the former rain and was rejected by the organizations of his day. Jesus came and had a Mount Transfiguration show down. The second forerunner of Christ will sow for the latter rain. Jesus will be the showdown between the denominations and creeds, for He will come to back up His Word and take His bride in the rapture. The first showdown was Mount Carmel; the second was the Mount Transfiguration, and the third will be Mount Zion.

The Former rain or Teaching Rain (MOREH), after the 50's revival had to come first (before the Latter Rain), for the Word Seed of this message to be planted.
As in nature there is a time between the Sowing rain and the Latter Rain Outpouring. This is next to happen for the Bride (seed). The Latter Rain finishes the last ripening stage of the seed . Brother Branham calls it the "Bride Revival".

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253-2 {182} 072 Now, that's what's the reason today that the--the revivals that we're supposed to have... We have denominational revivals; we haven't had a real stirring. No, no, no, no. No, sir. Don't think we got revivals. We haven't. Oh, they've got millions and millions and millions of church members, but not a revival nowhere. No, no.
The--the Bride hasn't had a revival yet. See? There's been no revival there, no manifestation of God to stir the Bride yet. See? We're looking for it. It will take those seven unknown thunders back there to wake her up again. He will send it. He promised it. Now, now, watch. Now, she was--she was dead.

Common sense would tell us, that during the time of the martyrs, they were not in the time of a revival. Quite to the contrary, the Bride Church (seed) of that time, was in the planting and dying (rotting) stage of its cycle. The GREAT Question would be "If she is dead, how could they be part of the Bride Revival?"

The simple answer is that there would needs be an OUT FROM AMONG THE DEAD RESURRECTION!

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32-7 108 There'll be a ministry that'll show great wonders (Joel said so), but there'll be no time for redemption. It's all over. The Lamb's done took His Book, and redeemed is over. As Jesus first preached and was rejected and then went and haunted those that were in there, preached to them that were in prison and could not repent, no time for salvation, that same ministry will have to repeat again. Remember the Last Age raises FIRST. There was only one in our day who was promised by GOD to restore ALL things. We understand this to be through the ministry of the Son Of Man. God through a Prophet.

Someone asked, if brother Branham raised in the out from the dead resurrection and preached again, wouldn't that be another coming of Elijah? My answer was and is, when Jesus raised from the dead and preached again to up to 500 people, was that his second coming? Of course not. It was just another phase of his first coming. See what I mean?

Three stages or Pulls of the coming of the Lord. When they are finished it completes His second coming. Do remember, all three happen the same way, God in a man,-Son Of Man. Each phase fulfills a specific promise of God for its season. Then of course the trump of God takes the Bride into another dimension.

Personally, I do not believe that we are going to live up in the air on clouds. Revelations 10 states, that Jesus is clothed with a cloud (veiled) and puts 1 foot on the sea and another on the land, immediately BEFORE the Seven Thunders utter their voices in this secret coming.

Brother Branham said in the seal book page 307 that when Jesus appears here ON EARTH it will be God FULLY INCARNATE in a man. He also points out that the Thunders do not sound in heaven but on the earth. Remember the seventh angel is on at the earth at the time of this coming. (page 74 and 235) seals. Seventh seal-seven thunders-third pull-same thing. There are many statements our prophet, concerning how he believed those who are alive and remain, receive their changed body. We believe it to be the final phase of the Third Pull, remembering the Angel in the tent vision said the Third Pull will get it.

We now want to use our Lords own Words, from the visitation Brother Branham received, when he was told to pick up his pen and write. The pattern of his ministry and unfolding of specific future events concerning it are plainly laid out here. I believe it becomes rather obvious, that Brother Branham's
ministry overall, paralelled the Ministry types of Moses, Joshua, Elijah and of course the face to face introduction Ministry of John the Baptist.

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106-2 134 And just as plain as you hear my voice, something said, "Pick up your pen." I'll read it to you in a minute. And when I got through, there it was, just the answer. I didn't even know what I was writing, just started writing; and when I got through, I laid the pen down; I looked; I thought, "O God have mercy; there it is right there. THAT'S WHAT I'M LOOKING FOR.

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Now let us stand like Joshua and Caleb. Our promised land is coming in sight even as theirs did. Now Joshua means "Jehova- Savior", and he represents the end-time leader that will come to the church even as Paul came as the original leader. Caleb represents those that stayed true with Joshua. Remember, God had started Israel as a virgin with His Word. But they wanted something different. So did the last day church. Notice how God did not move Israel, or let her go into the promised land until it was His own appointed time. Now the people might have put pressure on Joshua, the leader, and said, "The land is ours, let's go and take it. Joshua, you are all through, you must have lost your commission, you don't have the power you used to have. You used to hear from God and know the will of God, and act quickly. Something is wrong with you." But Joshua was a God-sent prophet and he knew the promises of God, so he waited for them. He waited for a clear cut decision from God and when the time came to move, GOD PLACED THE FULL LEADERSHIP in Joshua's hands because he had stayed with the Word. God could trust Joshua BUT NOT THE OTHERS. SO IT WILL REPEAT IN THIS END DAY. The same problem, the same pressures.

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Take the example we see in Moses. This mighty anointed prophet of God had a peculiar birth, being born at the right time for the deliverance of Abraham's seed from Egypt. He never stayed in Egypt to argue Scripture with them, nor fuss at the priests. He went to the wilderness until the people were ready to receive him. God called Moses to the wilderness. The waiting was not on Moses' part but because of the people who were not ready to receive him. Moses thought the people would understand but they did not.

(It took 40 years after his 1st try before GOD sent him back)

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Then there is Elijah to whom the Word of the Lord came. When he got THROUGH preaching the truth and that group back there that is the forerunner of the American Jezebel group would not receive the Word, God called him off the field and plagued that generation for rejecting the prophet and the message that God had given. God called him to the wilderness and he would not come out even for the king. Those who tried to persuade him to do so, died. But God spoke to His faithful prophet by vision. Out of hiding he came and brought back the Word to Israel.

(Notice, first time the message was rejected--then to the wilderness-then RETURNS, to FINISH his Word Ministry. Former rain ,sowing the seed was finished--next latter rain for harvest---rapture.)

Brother Branham's endtime Ministry was a combination of parallels, with several of the Old Testament prophets.

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Then came John the Baptist, Christ's faithful forerunner, the mighty prophet for his day. He did not go to his father's school, nor the school of the Pharisees--he went to no denomination, but out to the wilderness called there by God. There he stayed until the Lord sent him out with the message, crying, `The Messiah is at hand.'

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Now let us take a Scriptural warning here. Was it not in the days of Moses whom God had vindicated that Korah rose up and withstood that mighty prophet? He disputed with Moses and claimed that he had as much from God to lead the people and that others shared in the Divine revelation as well as did Moses. He denied the authority of Moses.

(This does sound familiar, as we hear today from so many, that God is going to use the Bride of Christ to do the Third Pull and reveal the yet unrevealed mysteries . The patterns never change.)

Shout--Voice- -Trumpet- - 3 stages of the coming of the Lord, separate phases , and the same man messenger. To be FULL-FILLED from Serpents Seed , ALL the way to the LATTER RAIN which produces the RAPTURE.

Keep in mind the importance of the dividing line (time) between the Former (Moreh) and latter (harvest) rain . In this stage, there is a space of time until maturity, in the presence of the SON (sun) to ripen. The seed was sown in the revealing of the mysteries (to the elect only), then silence. No more major mysteries revealed until the set time, and world events catch up. The 144,000 are to be physically in Israel for the RETURN ministry of MOSES and ELIJAH, and there is to be a certain Ahab as president of U.S. Then the 7th Seal, 7 thunders portion, which is the last phase of our Lord Jesus' 2nd coming.
These 3 showdowns look rather serious to me, especially the Mt. Carmel one. In Elijah's time there were a lot of preachers that lost their lives, for challenging God's ordained prophet. In the second showdown there were those who appeared with body changes and the third showdown was Mt. Zion the rapture itself.<

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6-3 017 Now, I must continue in evangelism, just as I was commissioned first; I must continue on. Therefore, you've had the Word, and you know what to look for, how to stand. I must continue on in evangelism. And friends of mine, keep still and just keep moving on, for the hour is approaching swiftly (See?), that when something is going to be done.
Now, you might see some little odd things happen from me, nothing sinful, I don't mean that, but I mean something odd to what the regular trend, because what I have reached to now in the ministry, I'm dropping back here, watching that spot and waiting for the time to use it. But it's going to be used. And everyone knows that for as certain as the first was identified, so has the second been identified; and if you'll think real closely, you who are spiritual (as the Bible said, "Here's to him who has wisdom.") the third is properly identified. See? We know where it is. So the Third Pull is here.

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The strange behaviour of Moses, Elijah, and John withdrawing from the people into seclusion left many confused. They did not realize that it was because their messages had been rejected. But the seed had been sown, the planting was over. Judgment was next. They had served their purpose as a sign to the people, so judgment was next.

We hear so much bantor about the last sign being fulfilled which is true. The Messiah sign, (resurrection sign) given our prophet, only pointed to the next phase of the coming -- that is the LITERAL EVENT, or the happening that the sign POINTED to. The next stage of the Third Pull will literally finish the gentile grace age (time shall be no more). Somewhere in this time will be fulfilled the 3rd pull portion of souls in prison where they cannot repent. Definitely not as it is today. The portion of Isaiah that Jesus stopped reading, then will be declared --The day of GODS VENGENCE.

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Now remember that Moses was born for a certain work, but he could not do that work until he had received the gifts which would enable him to do the work. He had to go out in the desert and wait there; God had an appointed time. There was to be a certain Pharaoh on the throne, and the people had to be crying for the bread of life, before God could send him back. This is true for our day.

Had to go to the wildernss to receive whatever was needed for the final stage. Brother Branham was told by Jesus, in a visitation, that he would have to get completely away from his Second Pull before he could enter into the Third.

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The last day messenger will appear in God's appointed time. It is the end time now as all know, for Israel is in the homeland. Any time now he will come according to Malachi. When we see him, he will be dedicated to the Word. He will be indicated (pointed out in the Word. Revelation 10:7.) and God will vindicate his ministry. He will preach the truth as did Elijah and be ready for the Mount Zion showdown.

Who is going to do the Mt. Zion showdown? GOD says the prophet will do it. Then, since GOD has spoken this promise, I stand at attention as a BELIEVER.
Someone might ask if this makes me feel in any way left out because I am not to do the Third Pull------NO WAY!!! As long as I get my new body I'm still a part of it. Death WHERE is your sting and grave WHERE is your victory?! A SPOKEN WORD SEED BODY, BY A SPOKEN WORD MINISTRY.

I would like to begin placing quotes from early in Brother Branham's ministry. I think it would be edifying to look through our prophets eyes, so to speak. Perhaps then, if we can see what his expectations were, pertaining to his 3RD Pull, we can be settled in our own hearts that it is STILL a FUTURE PROMISE of God .

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211 119 Now, we'll pray for them emergency cases, but then after about a couple of nights, I want to start in on MY new ministry. And I want to take them back here in this room, because you know the vision. How many remembers the vision (Sure you do.) of the little tent in the room.

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I have thought maybe during this meeting that from a vision that I have had, that MY ministry is going to be changed to a better and greater ministry. Now, it's just going to happen just as sure as you people have heard these other three ministries predicted--or these other two. This one will be just like that, only greater.

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I said, "Lord, are You changing MY ministry? Is this the change You been speaking of? Is this what it's coming to? Is this what it'll be, something in that little house that I saw in the vision. Is this it?"
Just then, a reel deep, sweet anointing of the Holy Spirit raised me like off of my feet,
and said, "Say what you will, and it shall be given unto you."

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Well, I thought, "Since God said, 'Prove all things,'" I said, "Lord God, if that be You, and this is a sign that You're fixing to change MY ministry from those visions to something greater I've for so longed." I said, "Let it come to pass that You'll answer my prayer."
And I stood there a little bit. And I thought, "What did He say? He didn't say, 'Pray,' He said, 'Say what you will.' Just say it, and your words will materialize. Say to this mountain, and it'll do just as you say."

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E-36 036 We are going this week, if the Lord permitting... I truly am expecting a great change in MY ministry right away. Until that comes... It's happened once, until it comes, I'll remain with my regular ministry. But oh, if it will just take place this week, there'll be a shaking through this country, I promise you, that you've never dreamed of. And the great ransomed church of God will take a move forward. Remember I say it, "THUS SAITH THE LORD." If it'll just happen now... When I had the ministry of just taking the person's hands and keeping my mind dormant till He spoke... It was at Queens City, in Regina, Saskatchewan. One night when a man walked across the platform and the Holy Spirit had promised that He would reveal the secret of the heart... How many knew me when I had MY first ministry through the west coast here? How many of the same ones will raise up your hands and say that you heard me say that the Holy Spirit told me that it would come to pass, that if I be sincere, not be greedy with money, and--and not be--try to be some big person, but be humble and keep little and low, that He'd give to ME the gift to know the secret of the heart? How many knows that I said that would happen? Now, that's happened. Now, He promised me, "Keep humble and I will do the exceedingly, abundantly." And it's right at the making right now. So it might happen any time.

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And on speaking of a Divine gift that's now in the making of coming to the church... And I'm sure that all of us are interested in anything that God's going to do, and the promises of God being fulfilled. So it's only been told once and so that was at my own tabernacle in Indiana.

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E-5 005 Then tonight I was going to try to tell you what happened just in the last few days. It's new; it's fresh; and I'll--and that'll help you, I thought, starting tonight and beginning this week's meeting. It'll help you to pray for me and to pray for the church, and that we all might enter into this great thing that God's already confirmed, we could enter into it in this meeting. I want to see it happen so bad. I--I'm just like a child waiting for Christmas to come, just--just waiting with anticipations for it to happen.

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And I heard it again, "Ask what you will, and it shall be given unto you. I'm confirming the things that I will do."

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But is this You? Is this the Scripture that You're trying to get to me? Is this that other step that we're coming up to? You give me a vision and said it be confirmed in a little building somewhere in a meeting when the tents get started." I said, "Is this what it's leading to? If it is, Lord, then I'll take You by Your Word."

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E-37 037 And no more than I'd said that, till I--the anointing of the Holy Spirit struck me like I have never had before in all my life. God knows that. I raised up to my feet; I got scared. And Something said to me, "Now, this is the beginning of YOUR new ministry. Now, ask what you will, and it shall be given to you."

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I said, "If this be MY new ministry that's coming in, something greater, that He will finally confirm in that little building..

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I said, "If the Lord was confirming MY ministry there, to let me know that He's going to help His people and let me do it," I said, "then the same Jehovah-jireh... I was in need of a squirrel the same as he was in need of a ram, and I believe that Jehovah-jireh placed it there by His same spoken Word. It wasn't me anyhow, 'cause I didn't know what I was saying. He said it Himself."

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E-2 002 It is such a wonderful blessing to know the Lord Jesus as our Saviour, and to know Him as our Healer, and looking for Him to come as our King to set up a Kingdom on earth, that we shall rule and reign with Him for a thousand years, forever be with Him.
And now, being that tonight is rather pushing for the service of healing, or praying for the sick, we want to say... I want to make this statement, the reason I haven't had any healing lines this week, there's been something that's been on my heart.
And I told you the last time here there was a new ministry coming. I spoke with some of the brethren today, and was telling them about what's happened. Just remember, that the first time I was here, you remember the Lord had told me something was going to happen: change in the ministry. It happened. Said another one's going to happen, and it happened.
Now, there's a another one greater, far greater than all the rest of them put together, already confirmed and ready. I hope it happens tonight. I just might say that. I don't have the time to explain it to you, but the brethren who does know about it, it's wonderful. It'd be such a great thing for the people. And I am grateful to God that the hour is soon at hand (I believe it), when God is going to help His children. Especially, it'll be for those who can't muster the faith to raise up and get a hold of God like they should. I believe the Lord is providing a way for us now to take care of them also.
Some runs into the faith that they can just reach over and receive anything. That's great faith. Some of them has mustard seed faith, and has to wait so long to get through. I believe the Lord is making a way for those people now. And I don't know when it will be, but it will be. Just as certain as I'm standing here, it will be.

AS.I.WAS.WITH.MOSES.title JEFF.IN V-16 N-2 60-0911M
180 067 Now, my ministry's changing. It's already changed. There will still be the discernment; they will still carry on just as I feel that God wants me to say them. But until then, I'll pray and lay hands on the sick as He told me to do and carry out my commission. I've waited a long time for this, but I believe now that we're ready to take the promised land. And just as sure as there will be, there'll be some Rahab's waiting; there'll be someone waiting that'll believe it with all their heart.

To most it's fanaticism but to some it's a PROMISE.

I have not mentioned the following incident on anywhere before now, because it is not on any of brother Branham's tapes. Brother Branham only mentions the trip to Utah where one of the Moseley Brothers had shot a small lion.

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68 021 When I got up to Phoenix, I told Brother Dawson that and Brother Mosley. I know he's here. I seen him the other day somewhere here. And he was going up with me, he and his wife. And I said, "You watch and see; that's THUS SAITH THE LORD. It's going to happen that way.
Nights we waited, four or five nights we'd hunted, or days. Seldom you ever tree a lion at night. Happened to be, coming home, they turned the dogs loose, this hunter, this Mormon boy. And the--the lion struck a trail, or the dog struck the trail of the lion, rather, and run him up in a tree. And at ten o'clock at night they come, got us out of bed. We went out there, and there was that same lion in the tree. Flashing the lights, Brother Mosley shot him with about a forty-four caliber, liked to have blowed the lion half in two. And there it was, just exactly the way it was said.

The late Alan Moseley was a good personal friend of mine. We all attended Brother Outlaw's church together before there were any message churches around.
On this particular hunting trip there was a conversation between Alan Moseley and Brother Branham concerning his Spoken Word Ministry and how it pertained to the Tent Vision. I still have in my possession a copy, of Brother Alan's personal testimony from an old tape recording of this incident.

They were riding in a pickup truck on the way to Utah. Brother Alan Moseley, had been searching through the Bible, desiring to see how that a spoken creative Word Ministry might be used in our day for the church. To condense the conversation I will paraphrase.

Brother Alan said to Brother Branham; What I see is needed Brother Branham, is for the Promise of God's word of a body change. Alan said, I believe, with this Spoken Word Ministry that God has promised you, in that Little Room in the Tent, that it would be used to give us a change in our body.

Brother Branham then turned quickly to Brother Alan Moseley, and said; that's exactly what is going to happen Brother!

Brother Mosley then said; Brother Branham! Everyone in the world will be wanting to get into that little room, when they hear that something like that is going on!

Brother Branham then replied; Brother Alan, before they can receive that, they will have to pass the Word Test.

We hear said today by so many, well, if I hear about a tent somewhere I'll believe it then. I've heard of deathbed confessions, but I truly wonder how one could pass a Faith in the Promised Word test, AFTER the FACT.

The charismatic approach to the message might say, I know I'm Bride whether I believe every Word or not, you're just using scare tactics. Perhaps God is more of a No nonsense God, than the charismatic mind is able to spiritually comprehend. Thank God for those who are not casino gamblers!

MALACHI 3:16
Then they that feared the LORD spake often one to another: and the LORD hearkened, and heard [it], and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that feared the LORD, and that thought upon his name.

HEBREWS 4:1
Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left [us] of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it.

Questions can be directed to: Bro. Garold MacGraw

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