#18 Rapturing Faith or reprobate concerning The Faith

Faith

July 19th, 2017

1This evening I would like to speak on the subject of Rapturing Faith or Reprobate concerning The Faith, because there are two groups at this end time and those who claim to follow the Pillar of Fire will fall into one of these two classes of believer. One hears The Message and enters into the Faith of the son of God, that is to say they actually have the Message revealed to them and they step into that revelation, whereas the other group hears the same Message but because they do not enter into The Faith of the Son of God, and that is because it is not really revealed to them, they end up missing it altogether and The Message has no effect upon them.


In his sermon, 40 God's Only Provided Place of Worship 65-1128.1M brother Branham said, "I believe the church is beginning to hear the Message, and beginning to understand. But friends, listen, we've got to lay in the Presence of the Son, we've got to be ripened.

2Now before we go further, I want you to stop and notice how brother Branham is associating the laying in the Presence of the Son to with the ripening of our Faith.

3Then he says, Our faith isn't ripe. Intellectually we're hearing the Message that God has give us, and seeing the signs that He showed us, and proving it by the Bible as that; but, oh, how the church needs to lay in His Presence till it tenders up in the heart, gets sweet in the Spirit so that it can bathe down. Sometimes in speaking the Message, you get harsh, have to break it in like that, because you've got to clinch a nail to make it hold. But when the Church once gets It, the Elected is called out and separated, (then in the Presence of God), I know it'll be something like the people was there when it takes its Rapture.


Now, brother Branham is letting us know that something happens when we come to the place of laying in the presence of the Son to Ripen. After all, you've got to know where that place is and then go to it. To lay in It shows that you enter into a rest which can only come from complete trust.

4He says, once we lay in the presence of the Son, and once we begin to understand the Message, and once we "understand" It, then something else happens. He says we become separated.

5Notice his wording here. But when the Church once gets It, the Elected is called out and separated, (then in the Presence of God), I know it'll be something like the people was there when it takes its Rapture.

6So then what we are seeing here is our separation comes from the fact that we have truly come into His Presence.


Now remember in Genesis chapter 1 when God speaks the first time, there is a separation that takes place "the light separates darkness", then the next time God speaks there is another separation that takes place, "the waters from abve are separated from the waters below" and then the third time God speaks there is another separation, as "Every seed after its kind", the law of life goes into effect, and every seed in order to multiply must first divide and separate itself.

7Again, remember in John chapter 3 where evil avoids the light but those who love Truth and have their source in God come to the light.


So this evening, I wish to focus further in this thought of these two groups of people and where the same Word leads each.


Pt. # 1) separation as it has to do with the ripening of our faith.


Pt # 2) How the ripening of our Faith brings us to the place of Rapturing Faith.


Let's begin by reading 2 Thessalonians 1:7-2:3...So that will be a good place to start again this evening.


2 Thessalonians 1:7-2:3 7 And to you who are troubled rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels, 8 In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ: 9 Who shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of his power; 10 When he shall come to be glorified in his saints, and to be admired in all them that believe (because our testimony among you was believed) in that day. 11 Wherefore also we pray always for you, that our God would count you worthy of this calling, and fulfil all the good pleasure of his goodness, and the work of faith with power: 12 That the name of our Lord Jesus Christ may be glorified in you, and ye in him, according to the grace of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ. 2:1Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and by our gathering together unto him, 2 That ye be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter as from us, as that the day of Christ is at hand. 3 Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition;

8Notice here we are looking at two groups of people. Those who are being gathered to Him and those who are being separated from Him. And as we read further I want you to recognize the difference between these two groups.

9You'll find it is faith. Now in verse 3 we see a falling away that must come first. This falling away comes via attrition. It is actually a divorcement but comes through attrition. Now notice in every exodus there is two groups. Both come out but what makes them different is that one group goes on and goes in while the other either stops or goes back where they came out from.


Remember what Brother Branham said in the Message. Anointed ones at end time 65-0725M P:89 He said, "Ever learning,... never able to come to the knowledge of the truth. (Now, here's the shocking, here's the shocking part. Listen to this.) Now, as Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, so do these also resist the truth: men of corrupt minds, reprobates concerning the faith...(That was once delivered to the saints, of course.)... concerning the faith. ("And he shall turn the faith of the fathers--or the children back to the fathers.") Reprobate concerning the faith... You know what reprobate means? If you got a Scofield Bible there's a "h" there. Right up there says, "Apostasy" an apostasy. That's what it is. 90 Now, just a minute. I want to look up something here. I think I wrote this down right. I'm not sure, but I want to say it, and look it up before I say it. Now, just one minute. Reprobates concerning the Truth, concerning The faith, The faith. There's only one faith (That's right.), concerning the faith, reprobates. Now, I want to read Luke 18. Just a minute. You don't need to put it down; you don't have to read it. 'And he spake a parable unto them unto this end, that men ought to always pray, and not... faint; Saying--saying, There was in a city a judge, which feared not God, and regardeth not man:And there was a widow in the same city; and she came unto him, saying, Avenge me of my adversary. And he would not for a while: but afterwards he said within himself, Though I fear not God, nor regard man; Yet because this widow trouble me, I will avenge her, lest by... coming she weary me. And the Lord said, Hear what the unjust judge said. And shall not God avenge his Elect, which crieth day and night unto him, though he bear long with them? I tell you that he will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless when the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth?"


91 Now, that's the question. Here's where I want to get to. In Revelation 10, we will get to it in a few minutes to another Scripture verse, he said, "In the days of the message of the seventh Angel, the mystery of God ought to be finished." Here's, the question is, if you follow in that line in this hour: Will it be finished? "Will I find the faith?" Will Malachi 4 be fulfilled in this time?: restore the faith of the children back to the faith of the fathers, the original, the Word? See?

1092 Reprobates, Jambres and Jannes, as they withstood... Now, also listen. II Timothy 3:8: "As Jannes withstood Moses, also in the last days these same reprobates would come (Now, see where it says here?) having a form of godliness, anointed ones...Now, let's just, you go back and read it when you get home, so that I can finish out this, this morning if I can.

11Ok so we will read it ourselves, II Timothy 3:8 Now as Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, so do these also resist the truth: men of corrupt minds, reprobate concerning the faith.


Notice Brother Branham continues pp. 93 "Reprobates concerning the faith --not reprobates in living, they're fine, cultured man." Now, notice, when Moses went down to Egypt with a message of THUS SAITH THE LORD, and was vindicated, called on Israel, which was a people, not a church... Israel was a people; they never was a church, 'cause the word "church" means "called out ones." They were the people of God. Then when they become anointed under the Word and called out, they become the church of God, and then backslid, because they believed not the Word of God and listened to a false prophet. I hope that sinks in. Israel being a people of God, come out under the hand of God, anointed with the Word, with the power of God, seeing the signs and wonders of God; and then when God was moving on with them, a false prophet come in, anointed, and taught something contrary to the original Word of God, that they heard; and every one of them perished in the wilderness besides three people. Now, hold it.

12 94 "As it was in the days of Noah, wherein eight souls were saved by water, so shall it be in the coming of the Son of man." As it was in the days of Lot, where three came out of Sodom, so shall it be in the time when the Son of man shall be revealed." I'm only quoting Scripture, the Lord's Word; which heavens and earth will pass away... It'll be a minority.


Now, keep that in mind as we examine this, this evening. Because he is not talking about Egypt, or the world here, he is talking about the two million people who followed the pillar of fire.

13E-63 God Keeps His Word 57-0120.2E The Bible said, "They'd be lovers of their ownself. Boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient, unthankful, unholy, without natural affections, incontinent, and despisers of those that are good. Having a form of godliness," just like they did, "but denying the power thereof," the Word. If they speak not according to that, there's no life to them. That's right. "Having a form of godliness, but denying, from such turn away, for this is the sort that goes from house to house with their books and campaigns and so forth, and lead silly women laden with sin, led away with divers lust. Ever learning, and never able to come to the truth." What kind are they? Jannes and Jambres have all kinds of fantastics and everything. "As Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, so will these resist the truth: man of reprobate mind concerning the Word." Trying to take the Word of God and pervert it into something else, into a fantastic or a religious organization, or build them up a great name, or make themselves some great name. From such, turn away! Stay with the Word!


VINES : the word Reprobate means: unable to pass the test because these are men whose moral sense is perverted and whose minds are beclouded with their own speculations, and the word Beclouded means, their minds are clouded over or muddled with their own thoughts on why things are and what it ought to be.. In other words, they have not let their own thinking go.

14Brother Branham said in his sermon, World again falling apart 63-1127 P:100 Now, just don't be worked-up. Don't just say, "I belong to church." You be sure of that. If Christ doesn't live you, till all your mind, heart, soul, body...You say, "Well, I think..." You haven't got no thought coming, brother. Let the mind that was in Christ be in you. "I think the days oughtn't to be... I think this oughtn't to be. I think the Word don't mean this." We have no thought coming. If the mind of Christ is in us, then we'll recognize that Word to be the Truth, and It lives right through us. You can't help it; It's Christ. Take the life out of a watermelon vine and put it in a pumpkin vine, it'll bear watermelons. You can't keep it from it, 'cause the life in it is. And if you say, "Well, I don't believe that the Word here..." then that ain't the Spirit of Christ. See? There's some other spirit in you.

15So he said, "we have no thought coming". And many who claim to follow this message have not yet learned that. That's why you've got false doctrines in this Message far worse than those in denominations, like 2 souls and Female Holy Ghost, and 8th Messenger doctrines, and Seven Thunders and two Lords doctrines creeping in. Good grief, show me any of those in the Bible. You can't do it. the Bible says the soul that sinneth it shall die, but if that soul shall repent it shall live. Not two souls, one soul. Not Two Lords, one Lord, not Two Christ's, One Christ, by One Spirit we are all baptized into One body. "One Faith, One Lord, and One God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all." Eph 4:5-6

16Now, Lets read from II Timothy 3:8 Now as Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, so do these also resist the truth: men of corrupt minds, reprobate concerning The faith.


163-1 The first Seal 63-0318 God has promised it, when the Word is refused, then they are turned to their desires. Let's read Thessalonians again. Let's... I want you to watch here just a minute. Say, "Well, we read it awhile ago." II Thessalonians 2:9-11. It said that they would, turning down, rejecting the Truth, they would be given over to a reprobate mind and would believe a lie and would be damned by it. That's what the Holy Spirit said. 2 Thessalonians 2: 9 - 11.


So let's read it for ourselves, 2 Thessalonians 2:9-11

1779 Just Once More Lord 63-1201.2E Samson knew one thing, and I wonder if the church realizes today. He knew that his backslidden condition couldn't meet the challenge of the hour. And I know, today, that the backslidden condition of the church can't meet the challenge of this hour. And it's going to be worse. The Bible said, "As Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, so will they; men of reprobate mind, concerning the Faith." They can almost impersonate It exactly.


E-110 Identified Christ of All Ages 64-0401 Heavenly Father, you said it shall be light in the evening time. We see, Lord, all signs--nations are breaking, Israel's in her homeland, earthquakes in divers places, man's hearts failing, perverted minds reprobate concerning the truth. As jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, you said men of reprobated minds given over to a delusion to believe a lie and be damned by it... But You promised in that day that You'd make yourself known--the Son of man would be revealed, Jesus Christ the same yesterday, today, and forever, by his same characteristic that identified Him in every age.

18 88 Who is Jesus 64-0620.1M And you know He said that it would be in the last days, "As Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, so will these man of reprobate mind, concerning Truth." That's right, see, just simply impersonations. So it does get a bit confusing to the people.


131 Anointed One at the End Time 65-0725.1M Reprobate! Jannes and Jambres, as they withstood... Now, also listen. II Timothy 3:8: "As Jannes withstood Moses, also in the last days these same reprobates would come (now see what it says here?) having a form of godliness, anointed ones.


257 Anointed Ones at the End Time 65-0725.1M Now notice! That was Jesus speaking. Here come Paul right behind Him and said, "Now, in the last days there will come religious people (see?) having a form of godliness, and lead silly women, led away with all kinds of worldly lust (and they wonder, say, "Why do you pick on them women?" Oh, for goodness... They just don't even see it!)--lead silly women, laden with divers lust (away from things like, that's of the Bible. See?)... And as Jannes and Jambres (Matthew 24:24, false christs, false anointed, doing signs and wonders to deceive the Elected)--now as Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, so will these reprobates ..." Reprobate mind concerning the faith, not a faith, The Faith. One faith, one Lord, one Baptism. You can't have one faith without believing in one Lord.


34 The Rapture 65-1204 When Moses went down into Egypt to deliver the children of Israel with only a stick in his hand for vindication, with the God of Heaven behind him, he performed a miracle. There come impersonators behind him and doing the same thing he did. See? Now, they come second after he did it first. Then they come around, because they were copying after what he did, impersonating the original. We find that. And now, you say, "Well, that was in the days of Moses." But the same Scripture says that they'll come again in the last days, "As Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, so will these man of reprobate mind concerning Truth." See? Impersonations, all kinds of things to upset people.


They've got their own ideas of what the message is. And so they think that if they can do the same things to any degree, then they have the message or that is the message. But Brother Branham said, "My ministry is to Declare Him, that He is Here!" Yet that is the one thing they cannot take!

19And they don't want that! And they call it false doctrine. And they justify their own beclouded ideas as ok since they claim they are only following brother Branham. But the real Message is Christ in our midst. Yet they don't want that and in fact they reject it. And turn to something that focuses attention away from the One Who Has come down and they focus on themselves.


267 Leadership 65-1207 And do you know that same thing's promised again in the last days? "As Jambres and Jannes withstood Moses, so will these man, of reprobate mind concerning the Truth." See, in the last days. And do the same thing, (impersonate everything), right on in the same gully, "Hog going to its wallow, and a dog to it's vomit."

20Matthew 23:28 Even so ye also outwardly appear righteous unto men, but within ye are full of hypocrisy and iniquity. And what is iniquity? You know to do right but you won't do ti.


Luke 12:1 In the mean time, when there were gathered together an innumerable multitude of people, insomuch that they trode one upon another, he began to say unto his disciples first of all, Beware ye of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.

21Galatians 2:13 And the other Jews dissembled likewise with him; insomuch that Barnabas also was carried away with their dissimulation.


Luke 20:20 And they watched him, and sent forth spies, which should feign themselves just men, that they might take hold of his words, that so they might deliver him unto the power and authority of the governor.


II Peter 2:1-3 But as there were false prophets among the people, even so shall there shall be false teachers among you, who privately shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction. 2 And many shall follow their pernicious ways; by reason of whom the way of truth shall be evil spoken of. 3 And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not, and their damnation slumbereth not.


Again we read in 1 Timothy 4:1-2 Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from The faith, (How do they fall away?) by giving heed to (the Greek word here means that which holds the mind, in other words these seductive seducing spirits and doctrines of devils get a-hold of the mind and hold it) by giving heed to seducing spirits, (by implication) an impostor or misleader; --deceiver, seducing. and doctrines of devils; (The teachings of) Speaking lies in Hypocracy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron.

22Now what does that tell you. These men know better but because they have a conscience that has been seared with a hot iron, in other words their consciences have become scarred over for life. Their conscience is no longer soft and pliable, but it is scarred, tough and stiff. Stiff and determined to do what it wants to do, because there is not changing them, they have crystallized in their thinking. They know better but are hypocrites.

23Now a hypocrite according to Webster is, "a stage actor." "A pretender," A person who pretends to be what he is not. Just play acting. The bible calls them .. hypocritical liars: Men who take up another man's statement as if it were their own. Impersonate, Simulate, feign, pretend.

24Now it says that their minds or their hearts have been seared. They know better but they must have it their way. They do not live by faith , by The Faith! Yet they claim to have faith because they have signs and wonders following. Or so they claim. These men do not have The Faith of the Son of God. That is why Jesus said "when I come shall I find Faith!" They think that signs and wonders and miracles justify them and they don't need to believe what brother Branham said his Message is, "To Declare Him that He is Here!"


From that time 62-0713 P:102 There are apostles, prophets, teachers, pastors, and evangelists. Not all are apostles, not all are prophets, not all are teachers, not all evangelists. I'm standing here...But my ministry is a different ministry from a pastor or teacher. I'm not. And if I say things wrong, brethren, forgive me. I don't mean it. But this is my ministry (See?) to declare Him, that He's here.

25Way to have fellowship 55-1009 P:62 But my ministry is this: it just declares that God is here.

26Galatians 2:16 Knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by The faith of Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Jesus Christ, that we might be justified by The faith of Christ, and not by the works of the law: for by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified.

27Galatians 3:2 This only would I learn of you, Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?


Galatians 3:5 He therefore that ministereth to you the Spirit, and worketh miracles among you, doeth he it by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?


These men deny the one that bought them. Look, He's here and they say He isn't. Or they deny the way in which He is. Now the body isn't the one that bought them. That is only the price that was paid. But the One that bought them is God Himself who paid the price of your Life with another life, that of His own Son. The first born.

28Hebrews 4:2 For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it.

29So we see there are 2 groups present with each Exodus. And what sets them apart is the effect the Word of God upon them. Not a different Word, but the same Word upon each. On one group the Word has an effect upon them while on the other Group the same Word has no effect at all. Remember the 5 wise and 5 foolish both heard the same Midnight cry, "Behold" "Look see the Bridegroom is here, he is present" and yet it had a different effect on each type of believer.


Now, we read in Deuteronomy 32:20 And he said, I will hide my face from them, I will see what their end shall be: for they are a very froward generation, children in whom is no faith..

30Now this word "froward" means "a perverted people". This word froward means perverted. These were a perverted people. A people who cannot receive the Truth for what it is but receive a twisted Truth.


II Thessalonians 3:2 And that we may be delivered from unreasonable and wicked men: for all men have not faith.


I Timothy 1:19 Holding faith, and a good conscience; which some having put away concerning Faith have made shipwreck

31Now, what I want to show you this evening is that these 2 groups of people are both ordained to hear the same Message at the end-time. But One Group receives The Faith of the Son of God and through that Faith they are quickened to the Message of the hour while the other Group has not received the same Message by Revelation, only by intellectual reasoning. It is not revealed to them and thus they cannot put it together in a way that will do them any good.

32And they thus lose what hope they have and through attrition they wear away. They are reprobate concerning The faith. They are they who depart from The faith. And we have shown you that The Faith is the same Faith or revelation that the son of God lived by. These people cannot live by the Faith of the Son of God because they have not crucified themselves, and the God-Life that lived in Jesus is not in them to live in them.

33Now this attrition we are speaking of is a wearing away or weakening to the point of exhaustion, a wearing or grinding down by affliction. And these either walk away altogether as many have who followed the "believe the sign" boys or they revert to trying "to do" the message by imitating brother Branham. I even heard one of these men say that we are to be imitators and he misquoted the scripture in doing so. He said when brother Branham began on the field that he just guessed. Brother Branham said it is a million miles from a guess.


56 Israel at Kadesh Barnea 53-0328 Then God, after fixing Moses, getting him ready, sent out the--the signs, then the last sign (we taken last night) was death. And we found out, that's spiritual death in the church, the last plague now, church drying up, blowing away. That's right. We're living in a horrible time. How that the church, the old-timers that used to really have the victory, is losing out, dying time, letting the Blood get off the front of the door. "When I see the Blood I will pass over you."


10-1 Discerning the Body of the Lord 59-0812 We can't discern by what people think, what intellectuals tell us, what psychologists tell us; we've got to go by what God says! "Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God." "Not discerning the Lord's Body, many are weakly and sick. Many are asleep" dead, spiritually dead. The last plague that hit Egypt was death. The last plague that has hit the church is spiritual death. What we need today is a spiritual awakening, a spiritual awakening to discernment.


E-22 Speak to this Rock 60-0612 How easy they had forgotten, that when the plagues was in Egypt, that they were protected. When there was flies all over everything, there wasn't a fly around them. When lice filled all the beds, all the clothing, and everything, there wasn't one bit of it on them. Frogs was in the cupboards and everything else, all over the rest of the unbelievers, but they had been protected, God showing His mercy. Notice, and when that final and great night came, God said, "This is My final blow at Egypt. But before I can strike this blow, I've got to bring My children to protection." And there was a sacrificial lamb killed, and the blood was put on the post and the lintels of the door, and the congregation went under the blood. Remember, that was the last plague that struck Egypt. And the last plague that's striking the church today is the same as that was: a spiritual death. Because as God led them literally, He leads us spiritually. And the last blow at the--the enemy is death is striking, and all from under the blood, is disfellowshiped by the Holy Spirit.


E-59 Only Believe 61-0427 You remember the last plague hit Egypt? What was the last plague hit Egypt which was the type of the church going out? Was death. What's the last plague has hit the Pentecostal church? Spiritual death. It's going right on back like the rest of the world, spiritual death. But, the circumcised with the blood on the door, took the homeward march. That's exactly with a Pillar of Fire going before them to lead them away.


313-4 The Fourth Seal 63-0321 Like He give Egypt, He give Egypt place to repent. What was that last plague?--was death. That's the last plague that's hit the Pentecostal church. It's spiritual death; she's dead! That's in the Name of the Lord. She's spiritually dead! He gave her place to repent, and she rejected it; now she's dead. She will never rise again!


157 The Unveiling of God 64-0614.1M They spiritually die now. This is the spiritual veil. See? That was a natural veil. This is spiritual veil. See? They keep walking right on in behind there, you can tell them. "Oh, I know! I know that, but I..." Go ahead, it's all right, it only speaks... You remember, the last plague in Egypt was death, before the exodus. The last plague on earth is spiritual death, before the exodus. Then they'll be cremated and turned back to the dust, and the righteous will walk out upon their ashes. But the last thing is spiritual death, rejecting the Word.


So we see the paths of these 2 groups take 2 different directions. The One who possesses The Faith of the Son of God continues to move on with the Word and becomes conformed to the Image of the first born son, a manifested son, being led by the Pillar of Fire while the other rejects the Presence of the Pillar of Fire and thus into death, spiritual death.


Now the difference in these 2 groups is that one has the gene seed of God by predestination and thus capable of being born again by the same Spirit that came to Jesus in His Baptism, while the other only tries to copy, or put on the form of Godliness but deny the power thereof. But they are hypocrites because although they will quote the end time prophet, yet they reject what he actually taught concerning the Appearing and Coming and concerning the relationship between Father and son. And thus they end up pointing people away from the One who is here and they instead point people to themselves, or their little organization.


In the book of Matthew Jesus told them, "Fill ye up the measure of your fathers." And in John 8: 38 He said, "I do what I see my Father do and you do what you have seen your father do." Then in verse 41 he said, "you do the deeds of your father who was a murderer from the beginning." Then he said, "ye are of your father and the lusts of your father you will do."


So it is apparent that these men cannot be gene seed of God. or else they would do what all other true sons of God will do. Then you say, why do they want to imitate Jesus? The answer is in which Jesus do they try to impersonate?


Galatians 1:6 I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel: 7 Which is not another; but there be some that trouble you, and would pervert the gospel of Christ.

34So they try to impersonate a perverted Jesus, and that is why they have not died to self, like Christ did.

35Romans 8:29 For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.


Hebrews 12:23 To the general assembly and church of the firstborn, which are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect,


Titus 2:2 That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience. 5198 hugiaino {hoog-ee-ah'-ee-no} sound ; be sound ; be whole ; wholesome ; safe and sound ; to be sound, to be well, to be in good health; metaph. Used of Christians whose opinions are free from any admixture of error, of one who keeps the graces and is strong


Romans 3:10 As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one: There is none that understandeth, there is none that seeketh after God. They are all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable; there is none that doeth good, no, not one.


E-83 Jairus The Secret Believer 55-0604 My, how great it is to know that the Anointing of the Holy Spirit that will take the Church in the rapture someday is present.


27 God Has A Provided Way 54-0404 And now we're moving right on into another great age, coming for the rapture of the Church. And in this, we're living in the time of the restoration of the gifts. It stumbled many of the big fine churches; it sent Nazarene backwards; it made fanatics out of a lot of Pentecost. But, just the same, God is moving right on, bringing in the rapturing faith for His Church. That's right. So, tonight, I represent that Faith, "The Faith that was once delivered to the saints," in the way of a Divine gift.


E-52 The Faith of Abraham 55-1118 How's He going to Rapture the Church? That's up to Him, I just believe He will do it, that's all. And He will do it, because He said so.


E-6 Balm in Gilead 59-1124 The one thing we have to move up to now is a supreme faith to what we have had, something that... You cannot have that faith until you know perfectly what you're doing. When you understand... Like you... You walk. You just say, "Well, I'm going home. I'm going out and start the car." That's all a act of faith. "Tomorrow I will meet you at a certain place." That's all a act of faith, because you've just done it so much, because it's a regular routine with you. Well, that's the way the things of God are. After you have trusted Him, and watched Him do so many things till it becomes just like a regular routine. And that's the condition I think the Church will be in just before the coming of the Lord. So the rapture will just go right on that way. It'll just be a regular routine upon the Scriptures and the plans of God.


21 Q and A On The Holy Ghost 59-1219 Jesus said, "Say to this mountai." And you've heard about what's been taken place; that's the ministry that we're entering into. We're way up the road now. Soon the coming of the Lord Jesus. And we've got to have rapturing faith in a Church that can he changed in a moment in a twinkling of an eye to go out, or we will not go. But don't worry, it'll be there. It'll be there. And when the power of this church rises, it'll bring its brethren; the power of that church rises, will bring its brethren; the power of that church will bring the other brethren; then there'll be a general resurrection. And we're looking forward to it.


E-45 Thy House 61-0808 All right, Jimmy, have you got them, my boy? [Brother reads a question: "When the rapture takes place, will all believer's families, wife and children go? They are in faith and trust in Jesus Christ as Lord?"--Ed.] Yes, yes. Will all the family go in the rapture? See, yes. See? Now, if you notice, the rapture is going to be a universal thing.


E-49 God's Provided Way 53-1201 Oh my, too late to pray then. Now, the first thing you know, he begins to look around. I can hear the little boy say, "Daddy, did the Word say that the elder son was going to be killed in the home?""Yes." "Well, daddy, what about our home?" "Son, we're just as safe as we can be." "How do you know you're safe?" "We've obeyed God's Word. We got... we're under the blood.. I can hear him say, just a little later, after while, I look out the window, little boy does, look, there comes two big black wings moving through the air. That's death. And if there's any time that the black wings is shook the country today, we've had earthquakes, we've had pestilence, we've had all kinds of things that could come to this land, and all like they did in Egypt. But the last plague that hit Egypt before destruction was death. And the last plague that's hit the church is a spiritual death! Right. That's the last thing.


114 Perfect Faith 63-0825.2E And so when a man lives by faith and walks by faith, I mean substance faith, he is isolated from the entire world and becomes a new creature in Christ. There, now you're getting into Bride material. See? You're getting into rapturing condition, now. That means for each one of us (not just the pastor, now), deacons, trustees, that means for the laity, every individual walks in a world with God alone. You're baptized into this Kingdom, and there's nobody in there but you and God. See? He gives the orders, and you pack them out. Whatever He says, there's not a shadow of doubt nowhere, you walk right on. If the Lord says this, there's nobody in the world can talk you out of it, you go right on just the same. Now you're coming into Perfect Faith, perfect perfection that cannot fail. That faith never fails. Yes, He was a mystic to them with His Perfect Faith; and so is it now with those who have Perfect Faith, are a mystic to others.

36222 The end Time Evangelism 62-0603 Now we're going to end right here, by saying this. The end-time Message is to get the Bride ready and prepared for the Rapture. What can it do? According to Malachi 4, is bring them back to the Faith that was once delivered to the saints. Bring them back to the Faith of the fathers, the Pentecostal part, in the restoration time. "I will restore, saith the Lord." That's real event, end-time evangelism.

37Let us pray.