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He Kept His Word Part 2 "The Book is Open"

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Joshua 21:43 KJV 1900
And the Lord gave unto Israel all the land which he sware to give unto their fathers; and they possessed it, and dwelt therein.
Joshua 21:44 KJV 1900
And the Lord gave them rest round about, according to all that he sware unto their fathers: and there stood not a man of all their enemies before them; the Lord delivered all their enemies into their hand.
Revelation 10:7 KJV 1900
But in the days of the voice of the seventh angel, when he shall begin to sound, the mystery of God should be finished, as he hath declared to his servants the prophets.

Introduction

Joel in Wisconsin.
One Service today.
Timothy Pruitt next weekend.
If there ever was an hour that we should not be ignorant of the Word, it is today.
Psalm 119:105 KJV 1900
NUN. Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, And a light unto my path.
Psalm 119:130 KJV 1900
The entrance of thy words giveth light; It giveth understanding unto the simple.
2 Peter 1:19 KJV 1900
We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts:
This Message is the light of the hour. We are the lesser lights.
Star, why do you shine?
Well, if he could talk he would say, “Brother Branham, I’m not shining.” “Well, what’s making you shine?” “It’s something shining on me.”
“It’s the sun shining on me, Brother Branham, I just happen to light up the path for you.”
Well then, the true pastor in the pulpit, if he’s anointed of God, it’s not the pastor shining, it’s not him, a good preacher, it’s not him, a good pastor, it’s the Holy Spirit shining on him, giving the Gospel Light. 54-0516 - Questions And Answers (Law Having A Shadow)
When Bro. Branham laid the cornerstone of the Tabernacle in Jeffersonville, he had a vision that he was at the place where John the Baptist baptized people, and they had turned it into a hog lot.
He then saw his own tabernacle full of people, and he was happy to see it full but the angel told him “This is not your tabernacle”. He took him outdoors and showed him the fruit trees, where he planted in two different buckets, oneness and trinity and the fruit fell down at the cross.
He told him when he came out of the vision to read 2 Timothy 4:1-5.
2 Timothy 4:1 KJV 1900
I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom;
2 Timothy 4:2 KJV 1900
Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.
2 Timothy 4:3 KJV 1900
For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears;
2 Timothy 4:4 KJV 1900
And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.
2 Timothy 4:5 KJV 1900
But watch thou in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, make full proof of thy ministry.
He recalls that commission in “Is This the Sign of the End Sir?”
And it’s absolutely been fulfilled, to the letter, not one bit of it missed. 62-1230E - Is This The Sign Of The End, Sir?
His Commission was to preach the Word. This would be the capstone of his ministry. Not the healing campaigns, but the opening of the Word. Not the first or second pull, but the third pull.
Bro. Branham never refers to his ministry as Revelation 10:7 until “Is This the Sign of the End Sir?”
The seventh angel of Revelation 10:7 is the seventh church-age messenger.
(Reads Rev 10:7)
What was it? Notice his type of Message, “Finishing all the mysteries of God, that are written in the Book.”
The seventh angel is winding up all the mysteries that’s laying loose-ended, all out through these organizations and denominations.
The seventh angel gathers them up, and finishes the entire mystery. That’s what the Bible said, “Finishes the mystery of the written Book.” 62-1230E - Is This The Sign Of The End, Sir?
When he began to preach that Word people began to leave.
He had a vision in 1962 (Blasphemous Names) about preaching a long Message that had two main points, and the people stayed for the first one, but then they got tired and hungry.
And this first Message, when they’d see It, everybody rallied for It, said, “Oh, glory to God! Oh, if I could see this, that, and the other.” And they go right away, the same way they come in.
And now they think, “Well, I don’t know. Where would you join? If I don’t come to this, it’ll be this way. And I’ll be kicked out, over here, and I won’t have nothing to here.”
Brethren set down and say, “Well, what would I do if I…?” See there? They won’t stop long enough to recognize It’s the Word that God promised, being manifested. And they walked away.
But, don’t worry, the shadows are close at hand, see, when I return to the field. 62-1104M - Blasphemous Names
He then reads the rest of 2 Tim 4 and understands what is happening:
2 Timothy 4:6 KJV 1900
For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand.
2 Timothy 4:10 KJV 1900
For Demas hath forsaken me, having loved this present world, and is departed unto Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus unto Dalmatia.
Most would leave at this time, but some would stay.
Junior Jackson’s dream.
He said, “I dreamed that there was a great big hill, like out in a field, where blue grass or something was.”
And said, “Up on top of this hill, where the water had washed away the soil, there was a top rock, up on top the hill, like the top of the mountain. It was rock; no grass. And where the water had washed down, it had cut some kind of readings on these stones.
And you were standing there, interpreting this reading on these stones.” And said, “All of us,” and here is the way he put it, said, “the brethren from Georgia, and from all around, we were all standing together, listening to you interpret that mysterious writing on those stone, that mountain.”
And said, “Then you picked up something, like from the air, something like a wrecking bar, or a crowbar.” Wasn’t it, brother? “Something like that, a wrecking bar, real sharp.”
And said, “It, how you done it, I don’t know.” And said, “You struck the top of that mountain, ripped it around, and lifted the cap of it off. It was in the shape of a pyramid. And you ripped the top of it off.”
“Beneath that was white stone, granite. And you said, ‘The sun, or the light, has never shined on This before. Look in on This. Watch This.’”
And he said, “‘Look upon This. Light has never come upon It before.’” And when all of them got up, and I told them to watch That, and all of them come up to look in.
(Bro. Branham left and got smaller as he went)
And he said, then, when I did that, he said, “Then the brethren turned around, after a while, said, ‘Did he vanish? Where did he go?’”
And said, “Some took out that way; some took one way, and some another.” But, a very few stayed and looked on to what I had told them. 62-1230E - Is This The Sign Of The End, Sir?
We know when the Seven seals was revealed it opened the entire Book.
The Opening of the Book was more than just the series of sermons titled “The Revelation of the Seven Seals”.
(Partial list)

1. The Seven Church Ages

Bro. Branham tells about the sword that was in his hand.
Immediately after that, the Angels of the Lord appeared and told about the Seven Seals, that I was to return back here to Jeffersonville and preach the Seven Seals.
And, there, if I’ve ever said anything that was inspired, it was in that. There where the Angel of the Lord met us, and the Bible become a new Bible.
There It opened up and revealed all the things that the reformers and things had left out.
It was the complete revelation of Jesus Christ, altogether new to us, but perfectly exactly with the Scripture. That was the Word which has always been. I was so inspired and directed.
(He goes on to say the Seven Trumpets were not profitable to the church)
Now, the hidden mysteries of Christ was fully revealed in the Seven Seals.
It revealed, first, the Seven Church Ages, opened up the ages and placed them positionally, both with history and with the Bible, and set them in position, how they was. 64-0719M - The Feast Of The Trumpets

2. Heaven

And I do not think that Heaven is a place that my mother used to tell me about. I believe that the Church has growed from that.
To think, it used to be, a hundred years ago, or two, I think the old-timers used to think that everyone that died went up to Heaven and had a harp, and set up there on the clouds and played a harp.
Now, they knowed that there was a place called Heaven. But, they, if that be so, all the musicians would have it on us, you see. But it isn’t that kind of a place. It isn’t playing harps, at all. I believe, don’t believe the Bible teaches that.
But that was a conception that they had before the fullness of the Word come into existence, or the opening of the Seven Seals, that’s promised to us in this age, that we then understand. 65-1205 - Things That Are To Be
Bro. Branham went beyond the curtain of time before he preached the Seals.

3. Serpents Seed

You people, follow these tapes, with our brother here, now, you’ve heard me preach on the Serpent’s Seed, and that cannot be denied.
That was opened up in one of those Seven Seals. It was hid. 65-1031M - Power Of Transformation
(Bro. Branham says this more than once.)

4. Election.

(Seven Angels)
And I seen then what it was. Well, as soon as…I got my commission, in the Scripture, “The Seven Seals which is the seven mysteries.”
(Someone said it will be some great new mystery)
I said, “It can’t be that way.” Cause, see, I believe the Word to be the Truth. And the Bible said, “Whosoever shall add one word or take one Word from It.” It has to be in this Word.
It’s the mysteries that the people has overlooked, for right there is where come my Message of Serpent’s Seed and the true Belief of the security of the believer.
I’m not disgrading my Presbyterian brethren there, and some of you Baptist brethren on the way you have security. I’m not saying this to be different, but you didn’t have it just right.
That’s right. But, I had it wrong, too. But when an Angel stands from Heaven and tells you, and here it is right in the Scripture, That’s true. That’s right. See, He always speaks exact with the Scripture. 65-1127B - Trying To Do God A Service Without It Being God's Will
The Word is always right! We just needed the Seventh Angel to pry the top off of the mountain so we could see.

5. The Book of Life

Bro. Branham explains what he meant in the church age book.
There’s only real one Book of Life.
(Talks about the different parts)
So, that’s where it is. It’s all in that great revelation there, which was made known during the time of the Seven Seals. 65-1126 - Works Is Faith Expressed

6. Marriage and Divorce

Now you see what happened there, in Marriage And Divorce. The Seven Seals was opened, that brought out the real Truth of it. 65-1125 - The Invisible Union Of The Bride Of Christ

7. Baptism in the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ

(Tells story of man again)
I said, “No, sir, it can’t be. Because, the Bible, the Seven Seals on It had the seven mysteries hid. It was already wrote, but they didn’t understand what It was.”
Watch how they plowed along with that, being baptized in “Jesus” Name; see, that wasn’t it. The Name of the “Lord Jesus Christ”! 65-0822M - Christ Is Revealed In His Own Word
He preached this his entire ministry.
All the hidden mysteries were revealed, and more light shined as he came fully into his ministry.
Church Order. The Five Fold Ministry. The Tribulation Period. The Future Home. The Rapture. Family Order. The place of a man and a woman. Communion. Divine Healing.
Then back out there at the beginning of the Seven Seals, when those seven Angels come down in that pyramid form, stood there and told me to return back here and speak on those Seven Seals, and He’d be with me, He’d show me what they were, the lost things.
(Couldn’t be something not written)
So it is a mystery that’s been in the Book in these seven church ages.
Each one of them produced a mystery, all about water baptism and these other things that they’ve fumbled about so long. 65-0718E - Spiritual Food In Due Season
This is the seven Thunders of Revelation 10.
Revelation 10:1 KJV 1900
And I saw another mighty angel come down from heaven, clothed with a cloud: and a rainbow was upon his head, and his face was as it were the sun, and his feet as pillars of fire:
Revelation 10:2 KJV 1900
And he had in his hand a little book open: and he set his right foot upon the sea, and his left foot on the earth,
Revelation 10:3 KJV 1900
And cried with a loud voice, as when a lion roareth: and when he had cried, seven thunders uttered their voices.
A thunder revealed is a voice.
John 12:29 KJV 1900
The people therefore, that stood by, and heard it, said that it thundered: others said, An angel spake to him.
It’s all revealed in There, and the Seven Seals opened up the revelation of what That was. 64-0614M - The Unveiling Of God
He Kept His Word. The Book is Open. Just like He opened the land to Joshua. He told Bro. Branham “Preach the Word” He told Joshua:
Joshua 1:6 KJV 1900
Be strong and of a good courage: for unto this people shalt thou divide for an inheritance the land, which I sware unto their fathers to give them.
Joshua 1:7 KJV 1900
Only be thou strong and very courageous, that thou mayest observe to do according to all the law, which Moses my servant commanded thee: turn not from it to the right hand or to the left, that thou mayest prosper whithersoever thou goest.
Joshua conquered the land, but there was a specific work left to do. (Pick up your pen)
He did not complete all His work while in His earthly ministry so now He works in and through the bride.
She knows that, for it was not yet time for Him to do certain things that He must now do. But He will now fulfill through the bride that work which He left for this specific time.
Now let us stand like Joshua and Caleb. Our promised land is coming in sight even as theirs did.
Now Joshua means “Jehovah-Saviour,” 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. CAB 05 - Pergamean
What did Caleb do?
Joshua 14:6 KJV 1900
Then the children of Judah came unto Joshua in Gilgal: and Caleb the son of Jephunneh the Kenezite said unto him, Thou knowest the thing that the Lord said unto Moses the man of God concerning me and thee in Kadesh-barnea.
You know what He said in “pick up your pen and write”.
Joshua 14:9 KJV 1900
And Moses sware on that day, saying, Surely the land whereon thy feet have trodden shall be thine inheritance, and thy children’s for ever, because thou hast wholly followed the Lord my God.
Joshua 14:10 KJV 1900
And now, behold, the Lord hath kept me alive, as he said, these forty and five years, even since the Lord spake this word unto Moses, while the children of Israel wandered in the wilderness: and now, lo, I am this day fourscore and five years old.
Joshua 14:11 KJV 1900
As yet I am as strong this day as I was in the day that Moses sent me: as my strength was then, even so is my strength now, for war, both to go out, and to come in.
Joshua 14:12 KJV 1900
Now therefore give me this mountain, whereof the Lord spake in that day; for thou heardest in that day how the Anakims were there, and that the cities were great and fenced: if so be the Lord will be with me, then I shall be able to drive them out, as the Lord said.

Conclusion.

Joshua coming into the land opened up the possibility of the sun standing still. He was the first one to do it.
The Third Pull opened up Mark 11:23:
Mark 11:23 KJV 1900
For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall have whatsoever he saith.
Give me my mountain! Give me my healing! Give me my children! The Book is Open, the Walls have fallen down, now give me my inheritance.
He kept His Word, now let us take our individual inheritance.
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