#12 Desperation no 12 After the Seals - Flashing Red Light


April 6th, 2016

1We have been looking at paragraph 21 of brother Branham's sermon Desperation, where he said, "Now, watch what's come after the Seven Seals: (1) the uniting of the people, (2) united signs, (3) the red light flashing in the last days; (4) the sign of women getting prettier; and (5) men, what they would do; (6) all these signs of the Holy Spirit leading up; and then come right back here to the capping-off of all those messages since the Seven Seals. It's capped off in this one thing: (7)the Token that we are all right. See? Just check ourselves and see if we're in the faith.

2So far we have looked at the first two points which spoke of The Uniting of the people, and United signs. We spoke of the Last Trump sounding after the resurrection takes place which signals the catching away. Therefore, this evening we will focus on the flashing red light of His coming which is the actual name of brother Branham's sermon preached June 23, 1963 which speaks of the warning signs of the Second Coming.

3Now, there are many types of a flashing red light that brother Branham uses in reference to signal that thee Day of the Lord is here.

4End time evangelism 62-0603 P:77 Notice, the great flashing red light signal of His coming is down. We know that. I could just take many Scriptures here I got wrote down to show you what, we're at the end time. The Jews has returned to Palestine; the fig tree's put forth its bud. Man's heart are failing with fear. The women, the rampage that they're on, how I could go back in Revelation and show you this nation here is marked by women, woman's number, number thirteen. We have, to start, thirteen colonies, thirteen stripes, thirteen everything, thirteen states, everything, thirteen, thirteen stars on the dollar, everything is thirteen and a woman.

5And in his sermon, The Token 63-0901M P:106 he names quite a few. "Watch. We see the great end times, the flashing red lights everywhere; upon nature, we see nature flashing the light. The time is at hand. We see it upon the church: flashing light; she's condemned. The time is at hand. She's in the world. We see it upon the skies, upon the sea, upon the nation, upon everywhere, in the sun, moon, stars, signs."

6Notice the last two years we have had blackouts of the sun four times and each time was right on the Holy days of pass-over and Feast of Tabernacles. And we had four blood moons, again at the times of the Passover week and feast of Tabernacles. The red on then red off then red on and then red off the flashing red lights of his coming.

7And it did not stop there. He said The time is at hand. We see it upon the church: flashing light; she's condemned. The time is at hand. She's in the world. We see it upon the skies, upon the sea, upon the nation, upon everywhere, in the sun, moon, stars, signs." and since the moon represents the church, and the red signifies bleeding or death, because it goes from red into a full blackout of the moon, these are signs that the church is condemned and finished.

8Most people were aware of the Blood Moons seen on the Holy Days of Passover and Sukkot in 2014 and 2015. And they're also aware of the Solar Eclipse on Nisan 1 and partial Eclipse on Tishri 1 in 2015.

But were you also aware that in 2016 there are also 2 more blood moons and two more solar eclipses.

9On March 23, 2016 at Passover there was a blood moon if the barley is ripe. And then there will be another blood moon on September 16, 2016 again, using this same calendar – a sighted crescent moon – which is the one we use.

There is also a solar Eclipse on March 9, 2016 which is Nisan 1, the first day of the Jewish calendar and another Solar Eclipse September 1, 2016 which will be on Yom Teruah, which is The Feast of Trumpets.

10We've been told many times how rare the “tetrad” (group of four) blood moons were. And that there have only been 7 tetrads since the time of Jesus time. But now we have 6 blood moons on the High Holy Days in 2014, 2015 and 2016. And we have four solar eclipses as well. How rare is that?

11The solar eclipses at NASA, and the lunar blood moons at NASA.

12And the significance I think is that the blood moons, 6 of them the number of man in just the years, three the number of perfection. And these six fall on the Passover, The Feast of Tabernacles, which is the feast of the tent, and now a total blackout of the sun on the feast of the Trumpets, which we studied a week ago concerning the last Trump and found it to be the calling together of the resurrected saints with the living. Halelujah. Could we still see it all finishing up this year? I hope so.

Brother Branham continues, "We see the end time signs of the Holy Ghost return back upon the people. As it was in the days of Lot, how the Holy Spirit worked through that human flesh there: that was God manifested in flesh. How God would manifest Himself in His Bride in that day and show the same sign".

13And we saw that last time seed sign in the sign of Messiah that we saw in God's prophet William Branham.

14"Jesus said, "It'll be the same thing in the last days." We see it. We see the same Pillar of Fire. Even science has took the pictures of It and so forth. We see the end time signs is at hand. We know it's here. And then seeing this, if you believe me, if you don't believe me, believe the signs. Believe the Word, for they speak of what I'm telling you.

15So, we see brother Branham identify the flashing red lights of His coming as what we are seeing in nature, in the sun, moon and stars, in the gathering of the peoples, in the way women have come prettier, and in the way men are handling that sign, and so many other smaller signs that are telling us to stop, we have arrived the day of the Lord is at hand.

16Now, according to traffic laws, the flashing red light means full stop, then proceed with caution. It is no different than a stop sign or red light on a traffic light, but the flashing means it is a dangerous intersection, therefore after full stop proceed only when it is safe, only with caution.

17Now, I think this ties in with his statement that we have to lay in the presence of the sun to ripen. In other words, the laying in the presence of the sun would suggest coming to rest, a full stop and now resting.

18But a flashing red light also is a sign of immorality where certain kind of women work to attract men to come and conduct immoral acts. They call that a red light district.

19Evening Messenger 63-0116 81 Here we are, end time, red light down, flashing, coming of the Lord is at hand. Yes, sir. Listen. The end-time Message should meet end-time conditions. Where they've got off, the Message ought to bring it back. Always, end-time Message meets end-time conditions. All the way through the Scripture. It'll have to do it this time, a call back to the original Word. Oh, my. Like other messengers did in the day, this Message will have to be the same. We're promised that. God promised it in His Word. Malachi 4, said it would happen, "And restore the faith of the children back to the fathers." Promised it, and we're living in that day. Oh, it's been always, each time, a group of leaders that gets the people all mixed up. It's not so much the people; it's the leaders that get them mixed up.

20Notice, he said "it is the leaders that always get the people mixed up". And that is because of politics. It matters not whether those politicians are a bunch of lawyers or a bunch of preachers. He said, "it's been always, each time, a group of leaders that gets the people all mixed up. It's not so much the people; it's the leaders that get them mixed up.

21Now a group is not one guy here and one guy there. So you can't say all leaders do this, but when they get together as a group, and a group is formed or United together for a common purpose or creed or doctrine then you have a Uniting Time sign.

22That is the case whether that group is a church organization or a political organization. If you do not tote the party line with either one they call you an outsider and you are not welcome in their camp.

23Standing in the gap 63-0623M P:30 I want to preach it on "The Flashing Red Light of His Coming," how one of the flashes is right on us right now. And I want to speak on that tonight: "The Flashing Red Light of His..." He's here, being right on the hand, right now. The signal's down. The train's in the block.

24Flashing red light 63-0623E P:26 Max Factor runs day and night, and there's more spent on cosmetics in America in a year to make the women pretty than there is spent at the grocery store. That's right. I forget how many billion dollars each year is spent for cosmetics to make our women fair. Now, I'm saying nothing against that. I'm just showing you that it is a flash of red light that the time is at hand. For Jesus said Himself, "As it was in the days of Noah, so shall it be in the coming of the Son of man." See, the same thing.

25And what does he mean by that? Well Jesus said in Luke 17:26 And as it was in the days of Noe, so shall it be also in the days of the Son of man. 27 They did eat, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, and the flood came, and destroyed them all.

26And we find what he's talking about concerning the days of Noah beginning with Genesis 6:1 And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them, 2 That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; (beautiful) and they took them wives of all which they chose.

27Flashing red light 63-0623E P:25 I can remember when I was a little boy in school and turned and look at the little children today, the little girls coming on. And I can look, think of women when I was a young man, and look at the girls today. I remember there'd be one popular girl (and that's not been over twenty-five years ago)--one popular girl, a pretty girl, and pretty near every boy wanted to go with this girl, because she was the queen of the group. Maybe in a whole city there'd be two or three of those women. Now, the whole thing's become pretty, all of them. That's to fulfill the Scripture and a red light flashing that the time is at hand. They've invented such stuff as lipstick and makeup, that a woman that isn't so fair, she can still make herself pretty by all the face, lips, and the things that they do to make themselves pretty.

28Only one way provided by God 63-0731 P:63 A man come to me yesterday, he said, "I got a boy sixteen, Brother Branham. I got a boy twelve. I take them on the street, these little stripteases out here..." He said, "The boys, they're little males," he said, "what can I tell them?"I said, "Sir, I don't know. Take them to Christ, and let them get saved and filled with the Holy Ghost, and they'll turn their heads to them modern stripteases. "Remember, when the sons of God looked upon the daughters of men and seen they were fair, they took unto them ? Look over here at this great scandal in England, look through the United States, look at these call girls in the U.N., everything else, oh, it's just terrible. And that's it, men of renown. We're right back in that hour; the red lights are flashing everywhere the coming of the Lord. And Jesus said, "As it was before Sodom was burned, so will it be at the coming of the Son of man."

29Look at the scandals we've had in Washington. Every single person running for office has infidelity scandals that would have put them off the nominee list several years ago. One has been married three times, two have been married twice, a third man has a whole plethora of women whom he has cheated on his wife with. In fact his wife twice filed for divorce, once in 2011 and another in 2012 claiming infidelity on the part of her spouse, and he has the audacity to get up publicly and say "I have never been unfaithful to my wife". I wonder what he defines "unfaithful" as? That sounds like Clinton who who also blatanly lied about the same actions while in the White house. And he redefined the word "is" back when he was caught in adultery, he said "it depends on what the meaning of the word is is."

30And then there's this "DC madam" who kept phone records of every man who used her services and this has sent senators and Governors packing, and just yesterday the supreme court gave permission to the DC madams lawyer to publish the names and telephone numbers which are on the internet for all to see, and it includes this man who is running for president. On top of that the National enquirer Story has exposed this man with names and pictures of the women, and as one journalist said "these women are all beautiful".

31So the National Enquirer wants this man to file a law suite against them but he won't do that because he's counting on the American public to have a short memory. "As it was in the days of Noah", when the women were beautiful to look upon..., And what does it all mean? It's a flashing red light of his coming.

32I think we should call Washington DC the red light district of America.

Flashing red light 63-0623E P:95 And what about the increase of population as it was in the days of Noah? What about the beauty of women increasing constantly, more and more? See? Red light... What about the time that women would come, when they would be the way they were, heady, high-minded, and everything; couldn't tell them nothing. Preach the Word to them, they'll go right on do it anyhow. See? What'll happen? Just exactly like it was in the days of Noah: one day the door of mercy will be closed. Then the Scripture says, the Sanctuary becomes smoky. That means that the Intercessor has gone from it. And as long as the Lamb is still back there as I've said this morning, or somewhere I was preaching that as long as the Lamb is there to make intercession, there's still mercy. But what assurance do we have when we see the train is already in the block, when we see the coming of the Lord, the flashing of the Light...

33Flashing red light 63-0623E P:29 And then I wonder if our women realize this and can... That's the reason I want this tape to go, that you mustn't put... we want you to be pretty, but we want you to be natural. We don't want you to be superficial. Some of these pretty women, if you'd dunk them in a wash tub awhile and wash them up, they might look a little different, and dress them like they should be dressed. But they don't do it, and you can't tell them no different. And we're going to get to that after while. But this is the red light flash.

34Flashing red light 63-0623E P:103 The red lights are flashing; the signal is on; the coming of the Lord is at hand. He speaks to the nations; He speaks to the people; He speaks through the signs and wonders. As we took Sodom and showed how that Angel come to Abraham, the signs that He performed just ere the falling of the fire, we see that. He said, "In the days of Lot they built; they sold." Look at it today. And as the days of Noah, women becoming pretty, the sons of God falling, human flesh being worshipped in the form of females, and all these things that's taking place that we talked of tonight. The light's a-flashing; the coming of the Lord is at hand. Are you still just a church member?

35Flashing red light 63-0623E P:70 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... Used to get up in a street car... A lady get up... Every man would take his hat off and let her set down." Said, "Now, it is push, crowd." Said, "They've brought it on themselves." And that's the truth. That devil hole of Hollywood got her, produced it out on the televisions and magazines till the thing has become a great, big pot of filth. That's right. I know that ain't popular saying, but it's 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, red light's flashing, drop of the curtain. We're at the end time.

36Flashing red light 63-0623E P:20 So when we think of my text as "The Flashing Red Light of His Coming," it reminds me of waiting at a railroad station, that when a man or people stand around, as many of us has when we was waiting to catch the train. And we can't hear the train, or you don't see him, but you know it's time. Maybe the dispatcher says, "He's a little late; he's not exactly at the time. But we don't know just when, but he will arrive soon." And we'll walk around in the stations with our hands in our pockets, and setting on our suitcases, and go out and buy a bag of peanuts, and talk to somebody across the street. But all of a sudden we see something happen. There's a noise takes place out at the tracks. And when we did, the arm goes down, and the red light begins to flash. What is that? The train is in the blocks. Though you can't hear him, though you can't see him, but yet that flashing red light and that arm down shows that he's coming in. And then if you're expecting to leave on that train, you'd better throw that bag of peanuts down, stop your talking, get up your suitcases, and get ready, or you'd be left behind, 'cause He's just stopping locally, just for a few moments. He'll be gone. If you still stand to chat the neighbor across the street, you'll be left behind.

37Flashing red light 63-0623E P:102 How, friend, can you ever turn down something like that, seeing that there's no hopes in the world outside of Jesus Christ. The red light's a-flashing. Nations are breaking; Israel's awakening; The signs that the Bible foretold; (Women cutting their hair, wearing shorts. The red light's on. See?) Gentile days numbered, with horrors encumbered. Return, O dispersed, to your own. The day of redemption is near; Men's hearts are failing for fear; Be filled with the Spirit; Have your lamps trimmed and clear; Look up, your redemption is near.

38Easter seal 65-0410 P:126 If there's somebody here that don't know that they'd go in that resurrection, and not sure that they've got that resurrection power resting in them... Though the skin worms destroy it, though an atomic bomb burst right in the middle of you, it'll never destroy that quickening resurrection power. No, no, sister, brother, your precious name is put on the Lamb's Book of Life up yonder. No man can rub it out. There isn't enough rubbing compounds in the world to rub your name from the Book there where His Blood has bought it. If you're not sure of that, don't take a chance on it now. See? You might take a chance on running through a barricade somewhere and not get killed, but you're not going to run through this barricade. No, no, you're going to get it. You don't have to. There's a red light flashing now. Bypass, bypass your own ideas; bypass the things of the world. Come, let's be resurrected together in this great Easter time, the great celebration of the Easter.

39Pardoned 63-1028 P:61 You see, God wants to work in His church. Jesus said, "I'll be with you always, even to the end of the world. The works that I do shall you do also." St. John 12:14, "The works that I do shall you do also; even more than this shall you do; for I go to My Father." Now, the church tries to deny that, to get a way to get more members, to be more popular. Now, I want to ask you something. God is trying to perform in His church, and the church is trying to perform by the creed. And the two can't work together. You've got to get rid of the creed and get Christ in. And how can you do it? When He sees the Blood, when the Blood has been applied with a sincere heart and a hand laid upon Jesus Christ, and a heart that's true before God to confess he's wrong and be born of the Holy Spirit, then the works of God would follow, as He said it would do. Yeah, the church wants to perform through their creeds to see how many members they can get. God wants to perform through the power of the Blood to get Christians born again. That's exactly the difference of it. To do this you must reject... To do this they, you've got to reject the Holy Spirit and His performing power to accept a creed. You have to see the truth before you can accept an error. If you're going to be a Christian you can't... You have to walk over God's promise in order to get in error. Because there's a red light flashing before you all the time, "This is the Word."

40End time evangelism 62-0603 P:79 The red light is flashing. The signal's down. His coming is at hand. Oh, my. Isaiah the 60th chapter and the 2nd verse, said, "Darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness will cover the people." And that's exactly right.

41We would see Jesus 62-0627 P:112 God, You never send these things... You never send a judgment before first You send warning, and we see that the warning signal is down. The red light's a flashing. O God, may men and women be concerned about one another; may they be concerned about this untoward generation of people that's perishing, going out from the way here without knowing God, will die in sin. And, oh, how--what a horrible thing it'll be that day when they hear the weeping and wailing. There'll never be another opportunity they'll ever see. Father, if the President come to this city tonight, the flags would be up, the flowers would be strewn through the streets, and there'd be a great big celebration. But Lord, You come to the city in the form of the Holy Spirit, and, O God, You have to seek, and pull, and beg, and persuade for people to get ready to go to heaven. What a day that we're living in, Lord.

42Flashing red light 63-0623E P:109 Now, what will you do with Jesus while the red light's flashing. Why don't you do this; throw down that old sack of worldly peanuts. Why don't you throw down that old "True Story" magazine, and that old junk that you're pulling your soul through every day. Why don't you scoot that television in a corner, and turn it around if it's keeping you away from church? Why don't you lay aside every weight that so easily besets you? Why don't you raise your heart to Christ and say, "Christ, tonight I'm finished. I'm making ready. I see You're coming. I'm picking up the Suitcase, God's Bible, that's packed with Eternal Life, and from henceforth on I'll live from This." Won't you do it while we pray.

43Let us pray...