Wednesday Service (Online Streaming)
 But as the days of Noe were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.  For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark,  And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. (Matthew 24:37-39 KJV)
118 Jesus’ Own Word said what would happen, that great display.
119 Also He said, “In the days of Lot.” If you want to mark that Scripture down, it’s—it’s Luke 17:28. He said, “They were eating, drinking. They bought. They sold.” Ordinarily, these are legitimate things. But watch. And—and that they occupied, but they put all the…their mind on it.
120 And in the days of Lot, women were so low, in their morals, until they was not used as women should be used, but they were perverted, until they…It become so common, that women become so common that, they—they, men lived with men. The natural perversion from the sex cells had changed its position, because that women had become so cheap.
121 A few days ago I was over, Tucson, went to get a loaf of bread. And there was a boy setting out there, and two little boys in the car. Another come in, get a pack of cigarettes. The old gray-headed gentleman looked down, said, “Who is these cigarettes for, your mother?”
Said, “No, it’s for that boy.”
He said, “Is he old enough to have them?”
Said, “Yes, sir.”
He looked back like that. And I was standing with a loaf of bread and a quart of milk, watching. And he went, said, “All right,” and he give it to him.
He looked back to me, and said, “I doubt that.”
122 I said, “He can’t get old enough to do it. He is too…He ain’t old enough at any age.”
He said, “I’ll agree with you.” Said, “Do you—do you have a hard time trying to quit them?”
123 I said, “I never did start them.” I said, “I never did start it.” I said, “My parents smoked and used tobacco, but the Lord God kept me from it.”
124 He turned and looked at me kind of strange, and he said, “Well, I think it’s a rotten shame today, to see of how…” Said, “Used to be, we put women on a pedestal.” Said, “We honored her. We took off our hat in her presence. We walked down the streets, and gentlemen would hear somebody make a remark about a certain woman, they’d slap him down.” See? And said, “They honored women.” But he said, “Sir, women has brought it on themselves.” Said, “Now they don’t get up. They used to get up; in a streetcar, a lady get up, every man would take his hat off and let her set down.” Said “Now it’s push, crowd!” Said, “They have brought it on themselves.” And that’s the truth.
That devil hole of Hollywood yonder produced it out on the televisions and magazines, till the thing has become a great big pot of filth. That’s right.
125 I know that ain’t popular saying, but it’s a true saying. It’s the Truth. It’s the Word of the Lord, and also a warning sign that Christ will come in this generation. Said, “The ones that sees this come to pass, will not pass out until all these things be fulfilled.” Said, “Both heavens and earth will pass away, but My Word will never pass away.” It’s a warning. The red light is flashing; drop of the curtain. We’re at the end time.
63-0623E - The Flashing Red Light Of The Sign Of His Coming
Rev. William Marrion Branham
 Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom.  And five of them were wise, and five were foolish.  They that were foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them:  But the wise took oil in their vessels with their lamps.  While the bridegroom tarried, they all slumbered and slept.  And at midnight there was a cry made, Behold, the bridegroom cometh; go ye out to meet him.  Then all those virgins arose, and trimmed their lamps.  And the foolish said unto the wise, Give us of your oil; for our lamps are gone out.  But the wise answered, saying, Not so; lest there be not enough for us and you: but go ye rather to them that sell, and buy for yourselves.  And while they went to buy, the bridegroom came; and they that were ready went in with him to the marriage: and the door was shut.  Afterward came also the other virgins, saying, Lord, Lord, open to us.  But he answered and said, Verily I say unto you, I know you not.  Watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man cometh. (Matthew 25:1-13 KJV)
174 Now, just a minute. “Will the foolish virgin be saved?” No! Whatever happens she—happens now. After that time she’s in the state…Now, she will have to go through the Tribulation Period. And the reason of it is, is because she has rejected the Atonement in Its fullness. She is a believer, a professed believer, but she will have to go through the Tribulation Period. The Bible said, “And the rest of them, the dragon spurted water out of his mouth to go and make war…” And what an hour that is. The…
175 There’s never been a time in history where that the nominal churches has become so hungry to find the baptism of the Holy Ghost. I—I speak for the Christian Business Men. Constantly, it’s Presbyterian, and Lutheran, Catholic, and all, Baptists by the hundreds, Church of Christ, Nazarenes, Pilgrim Holiness, Seventh Day Adventist, every one of them flocking in trying to—to find…See?
176 Now, this is a striking thing. Please don’t take it as a doctrine, but do you understand what the Scriptures said would take place when that did? Time was over. For look, there was seven virgins, or, ten virgins went out to meet the Bridegroom, and half of them had oil in their lamp, half of them didn’t. That’s the part of the Body that’s dead and the part that’s alive. The five’s wise, when they—the cry come, “Behold the Bridegroom…” they all trimmed, or, woke and trimmed their lamps to go into the wedding supper. But when the foolish virgin said, “Give us some of your oil, our lamps is gone out. (See?) Give us of your oil.” They said, “Not so, we just got enough for ourself. Go buy it.” And while they went to buy it, the Bridegroom came.
177 When the proclamation went out, the decree, “The Bridegroom’s coming,” everybody wanted to get right, right quick. Ain’t that the hour when the handwriting’s on the wall?
178 “Oh, we want the baptism of the Holy Ghost.” “We want this, that, or the other!” But while they went to buy It, the Bridegroom came. The wise went in, and they were left outside where there’ll be weeping, wailing, and gnashing of teeth.
64-0823E - Questions And Answers #2
Rev. William Marrion Branham
 But the LORD was with Joseph, and shewed him mercy, and gave him favour in the sight of the keeper of the prison.  And the keeper of the prison committed to Joseph's hand all the prisoners that were in the prison; and whatsoever they did there, he was the doer of it.  The keeper of the prison looked not to any thing that was under his hand; because the LORD was with him, and that which he did, the LORD made it to prosper. (Genesis 39:21-23 KJV)
21 How Joseph was a perfect type of Christ. How Moses was a type of Christ. Moses the law-giver, the priest…How that Joseph was the prince of prosperity. Everything he did prospered. When he was here on the earth, put him in the dungeon, everything prospered, put him in Pharaoh’s place, everything prospered. Wherever he went, he was the prince of prosperity.
And when He comes again in His glory, the desert shall blossom as a rose, and we’ll have no more deserts; and everything will prosper in the great Millennium when the prince of prosperity arrives. How wonderful.
Notice how that Joseph was loved of his father, hated of his brethren, sold for almost thirty pieces of silver, throwed into a pit to be dead, taken up, and set at the right hand of the greatest commercial city in the world. No man could come to Pharaoh only through Joseph.
Jesus sold for thirty pieces of silver by His brethren and was taken up, setting at the right hand of God, and no man can come to the Father except by the Son.
22 And when Joseph went forth, there was a proclamation signed, brothers went before saying, “Bow the knee; Joseph is coming.” Oh, every knee shall bow and every tongue shall confess the Lord Jesus Christ. Whether you do it now or your works go on before you, whatever it is. Someday, you’ve got to bow the knee to the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.
Notice it, how beautiful. How that in Moses, the law-giver, how that he was both a priest and a law-giver. And how he led the people. That was God in Joseph; that was God in Moses.
Look at David when he was dethroned and rejected in his city, and he climbed out up the Mount of Olives, and rejected by his own son. And his people had turned him down. And as he went up the hill, he went up weeping, looking back over Jerusalem, weeping. What was it? It was the Spirit of Christ in him.
When the Son of David came, some eight hundred years later, he set on the same hill, rejected of His own, and wept over Jerusalem and said, “Jerusalem, Jerusalem, how oft would I have have hovered you as a hen covers her chicks, and you would not.”
All the Old Testament just a foreshadow of the New Testament, the things to come.
56-1207 - Gifts
Rev. William Marrion Branham
 Now when the even was come, he sat down with the twelve.  And as they did eat, he said, Verily I say unto you, that one of you shall betray me.  And they were exceeding sorrowful, and began every one of them to say unto him, Lord, is it I?  And he answered and said, He that dippeth his hand with me in the dish, the same shall betray me.  The Son of man goeth as it is written of him: but woe unto that man by whom the Son of man is betrayed! it had been good for that man if he had not been born.  Then Judas, which betrayed him, answered and said, Master, is it I? He said unto him, Thou hast said. (Matthew 26:20-25 KJV)
88 ... When the carnal and the spiritual meets, there is always a clash. When Judas and Jesus met, there was a clash; One, the Son of God; the other one, the son of Satan. Just like Cain and Abel, there was a clash when they met. One of them was the treasurer of the church, and the other One a pastor. And as now, we come in this day, to the same thing again. The carnal denomination to the spiritual Bride of Christ. The spiritual Bride of Christ is so much different from the carnal organizations, till there’s no comparison in them at all.
89 Now notice, the natural always tries to type the spiritual. But, as in Jacob and Esau, it will not work. It would not. Now, when it come to doing good works, I—I believe that Esau actually was a better man than Jacob, in the sight of man. He tried to take care of his daddy; he was blind, a prophet. And all these things that he tried to do, but yet Esau didn’t think about that being just carnal work. He thought he could get in by what he done, do something good for somebody, which was all right. But Jacob, his whole soul was to get that birthright, and that’s what God recognized in him spiritual.
90 Notice, and it’s always caused the natural to hate the spiritual. It caused Cain to hate Abel. It caused Korah to hate Moses. It caused Judas to hate Jesus. And on and on it goes. It causes the natural to hate the spiritual, just as Cain at the beginning hated Abel, the one that God received the sacrifice from, and tries to destroy them.
Even they try to destroy the influence. They try to destroy everything, because it’s nothing but jealousy. It started in Cain and proved that it was jealousy, and it’s still the same thing today when the natural (the carnal) and the spiritual meet together. It proves it’s Satan, no other way, because jealousy comes from Satan. And then causes an impersonation of the Truth, somebody to try to impersonate something that isn’t, they are not ordained to do. How much of that have we seen in this last days! Oh, my, how much of it!
65-0418E - Does God Ever Change His Mind About His Word?
Rev. William Marrion Branham
 And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and blessed it, and brake it, and gave it to the disciples, and said, Take, eat; this is my body.  And he took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, Drink ye all of it;  For this is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.  But I say unto you, I will not drink henceforth of this fruit of the vine, until that day when I drink it new with you in my Father's kingdom. (Matthew 26:26-29)
105 Notice, after the battle was over, Melchisedec served His victorious child communion; think of that, part of Himself! Now we want to see here. In type here is, in view, the communion. After the battle, He gave of Himself, because the communion is part of Christ. And after the struggle is over, after you’ve done got yourself whipped out, then is when you partake of Christ, become part of this Being. You get it?
106 Jacob wrestled all night, and wouldn’t turn Him loose until He blessed him. That’s right. Battled for Life! And after the battle is over, then God gives you of Himself. That is His true communion. The little bread and wafer just represents It. You shouldn’t take it ’less you’ve wrestled it out and become part of God.
107 Remember, at this time, the communion had never been instituted, not until before the death of Jesus Christ, hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of years later.
108 But Melchisedec, after His child Abraham had won the victory, Melchisedec met him and gave him wine and bread; showing that after this earthly battle is over, we will meet Him in the heavens and take the communion again. It’ll be the Wedding Supper. “I will not drink no more of the vine, or eat the fruit, until I eat it and drink it with you, anew, in My Father’s Kingdom.” Is that right?
109 Notice again, Melchisedec went to meet Abraham before he got back home. What a beautiful type here we have! Melchisedec meeting Abraham before he got back home, after the battle.
We meet Jesus in the air, before we get Home. That’s right. Second Thessalonians tells us that, for, “we meet Him in the air.” A beautiful type of Rebekah meeting Isaac, in the field, in the cool of the day. “We meet Him in the air.” Second Thessalonians tells us so. “For we which are alive and remain shall not prevent or hinder those which are asleep; for the trumpet of God shall sound; the dead in Christ shall rise first; we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them, to meet the Lord in the air.” Perfect, all these types.
110 Therefore, the theophany, if you have died and entered into that theophany, (what happens?) the theophany comes to the earth to pick up the redeemed body. And if you’re here in the air, you take the body to meet the theophany, there you are, “and caught up, and go to meet the Lord in the air.”
111 Who is this Melchisedec but God!
65-0221E - Who Is This Melchisedec?
Rev. William Marrion Branham
 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, See, I have set thee over all the land of Egypt.  And Pharaoh took off his ring from his hand, and put it upon Joseph's hand, and arrayed him in vestures of fine linen, and put a gold chain about his neck;  And he made him to ride in the second chariot which he had; and they cried before him, Bow the knee: and he made him ruler over all the land of Egypt. (Genesis 41:41-43)
20 ... I look back there, see Joseph, when he was born of his father by—and loved of him, rejected of his brethren. And his father give him a coat with many colors. Seven colors is a—only seven colors, original colors. And this coat went over his little body, just exactly like the rainbow was given over Jesus after His death, burial, and resurrection. When John saw Him He had a rainbow around Him to look upon as jasper and sardius stone, and that was the stones of Ephraim, and or the—of Benjamin and Reuben. And—and how that the—the first and the last…The rainbow around Him, which meant a covenant, the covenant of the Blood, Jesus got—Jesus gave to the Church as a covenant. And the rainbow is always the sign of the covenant.
21 And Joseph then, when he went to see his brothers he was rejected and supposingly to have been killed.
Now, that’s what the Jews did when he came to own, his own received him not. They didn’t like him, why? Because he was a seer, because he was a prophet, because he was more spiritual than the rest of them. And they was going to kill him, and one of them called out and said, “Don’t kill him, he’s our brother.”
But they threw him in a ditch. And then they took him…He was taken up out of the ditch, and was taken to the greatest city in the world at that time in Egypt, and become the right hand man to Pharaoh. Just as Jesus was rejected of his brothers, killed and put into the ditch, raised up again, and now setting at the right hand of the greatest city in all eternity, heaven.
22 And no man could come to Pharaoh, only through Joseph. And no man could come to God, only through Jesus (See?), just perfect.
And another thing you notice I…we just got to hurry, but placing the background here.
But notice in his temptation when he was in the—when he was in prison, through the great gift that he had, there was two men. And one of them was a butler, and the other one the butcher, or the baker. And one of them was lost, and the other one was saved. Is that right?
And look at Jesus on the cross. There was two come to Him, and one was lost, and the other one saved, on the cross, just perfect. And then I noticed another thing that when Joseph was rejected of his own people, he was given a bride from the Gentiles. Is that right?
Pharaoh give him a bride. Well, it’s just the same thing…that Jesus being rejected by the Jews comes to the Gentile church and picks out a Bride. And we are Mrs. Jesus this afternoon. That’s right. Amen. I like that. Sure.
53-1115A - Speak To The Rock
Rev. William Marrion Branham
 If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land. (2 Chronicles 7:14)
13 Jonah said, “They are lying vanities.” He said, “Once more will I look to Your holy temple,” told God.
Because when Solomon dedicated that temple, he said, “If Thy people be in trouble anywhere and look to this holy place and pray, then You hear from heaven.”
And he believed, Jonah believed that God heard Solomon’s prayer. And he started saying, “I’ll not look at this whale’s belly. I’ll not think about my backslidden condition. I’m looking towards Your holy temple and making confession.” And God sent oxygen down there, and kept him alive for three days and nights, and delivered him right in Nineveh where he belonged.
Well, if Solomon prayed that prayer, and if…There’s no one here that’s in the condition, or halfway, like Jonah was. You ain’t got nothing like the symptoms he had. Well, if he, in that condition, could look to a temple where it was built by hands of a man, and a earthly being, a man, Solomon, sitting and praying, and could have faith in Solomon’s prayer, how much more ought you and I, tonight, setting here, look to the throne of God where Jesus stands at His right hand with His Blood there to make intercessions on your confession. Just refuse to have the symptoms.
14 Symptoms is something like, say tomorrow, when you go home now, to your place, the express agent will come up and say, “Are you Mrs. Doe?”
“I have a present for you.”
“All right. What is it?” He hands over a—a basket, or box, and you hear something hitting in that box. You look in it. It’s a big box of snakes, rattlesnakes. Well, you don’t want them things.
Well, you say, “I don’t want them.”
“Oh, but they’re yours. Somebody sent them to you. Here’s your name. Here’s the name. It’s somebody sent these snakes to you; they’re yours. You have to take them.”
Now, in one sense of the word they’re yours, in another sense they’re not. Somebody sent them to you, but they’re not yours until you sign for them that you’ve received them. And when you sign you received them, then they’re yours. But if you refuse to sign for them, he has to take them back to the express company. The express company has to send them to the one that sent them to you. Is that right?
Well, don’t sign for nothing the devil brought. No, sir. Just refuse to have it. No, sir. Say, “I just haven’t got it. Devil, you take it all back. That’s all. I won’t have it.” Refuse to have your sickness, your arthritis, whatever it is, “I just haven’t got it. By His stripes I’m healed.” Stand right on your ground. Confess it. Believe it. Stay there. God will bring it to pass. No matter what it is, just believe Him.
53-0219 - Accept God's Gift
Rev. William Marrion Branham
 Likewise also the chief priests mocking him, with the scribes and elders, said,  He saved others; himself he cannot save. If he be the King of Israel, let him now come down from the cross, and we will believe him. (Matthew 27:41-42)
42 Let’s change our picture for a few minutes. Let’s take four thousand years later. Let’s get in Jerusalem. It’s a morning; it’s about eight o’clock. I hear a noise outside. We’re all talking. What’s going on? Oh, a great bunch of carrying on, and some hiss, and some crying, some mocking. Let’s go pull the shade back and look out, see what’s out there. Why, look, coming down the street, there comes a Man. And He’s got a—two malefactors following Him. He’s got a cross on His back. “Well, Who is that?” I say to my company in the upstairs.
They say, “That’s that Jesus of Nazareth, that impostor, that Divine healer, that one who troubles our churches and makes trouble with them, teaches things that the priests don’t believe in. That’s Him. They’re taking Him to Calvary. They’re going to crucify Him.”
Those big old cobblestones as He went out the gate, that cross bumping up and down on His shoulder…And as they took Him out along, I noticed He had one robe, it was wove throughout without seam, and all over that robe comes little bitty red dots. Is it speckled? Is that its natural color? No, it was white. Why those little speckled dots? Let’s watch them. As He goes on towards Calvary, them little dots begin to get bigger, bigger, bigger. And after while they all run into one big red splotch. What is it? Blood.
43 And as He starts up Calvary there, I can hear something going [Brother Branham claps—Ed.]What is it? The second Adam, the Redeemer, the Blood of a righteous One, bleeding for the sinner to cover up our sins. And we spit it back to Him. We wag our heads and said, “I’ll have my own way about religion. I’ve got my own religion, I don’t have to have that stuff.” Without that you’re lost, without hope, without God, without Christ, in the world dying, going to a sinners grave and a devil’s hell, without that.
God made a preparation for you. I can see Him going up the hill packing that cross, His little weak body staggering as He went up the hill. The first thing you know, it was whirling around Him; death was biting at Him hard, and He’s moving on with a cross on His back, moving towards Calvary yonder. What? Because He had to? No, because love drove Him to it.
44 There, think of it. They said, “He saved Hisself…others…He saved the others; Himself He cannot save.” That was a compliment. He couldn’t save others and Himself. Did you ever think of it? He was the Father. Amen. He was Father God as a Sacrifice. That’s the reason I love that song, brother. When you try to make Him just a prophet…He was more than a prophet; He was God manifested in flesh.
Why couldn’t He…He said He could get twelve legions of Angels. Why didn’t He call them? He couldn’t. That’s the reason His own children was crying for His Blood. Could you imagine your own children screaming for your blood? If He condemned them He condemned His own children. He said, “I won’t condemn you before the Father.” He said, “You got one that condemned you and accused you before God; that was Moses; and you believe in him.” He didn’t condemn them. He said, “Forgive them, Father; they don’t know what they’re doing.”
55-0115 - Law
Rev. William Marrion Branham