Internet Summary Video – November 2017
/ Ewald Frank
Internet summary November 2017
Beloved brothers and sisters in Christ, this is brother Frank speaking to you from the International Mission Center in Krefeld, Germany.
We look back to a most blessed weekend. The Word of God was shared not only with a little over 1,000 who were gathered here in the Mission Center from all over Europe, from overseas, but also with more than 1,500 joining us worldwide to hear the Word of God.
Beloved brothers and sisters, as we understand by the grace of God, this is the most important time for the New-Testament church, it's a calling-out of the Bride of Christ, the preparing for the return of our Lord and Savior who gave the promise “I go to prepare the place and then I will return and take you to be where I am.”
And as we did in the past we shall do today and in the future to remind all of God's children of the message of the hour and especially Matthew 25: “Behold the Bridegroom cometh, go ye out to meet Him.” And then verse 10: “They that were ready went in to the marriage and the door was closed.” To be ready for the return of Christ, to walk with God, to agree with the Word.
And in 2nd Thessalonians chapter 2 the apostle Paul was writing: “Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and by our gathering together unto…” and then he speaks about what would take place before the Lord returns – how the man of sin would be manifested. And then again – that we should return to God and prepare for the return of our Lord as it says here: “…to be gathered together unto Him…”
Now the Lord is gathering His people: “Let my people come to hear my words!” But at the rapture He will gather us from all over the world and we shall be taken up in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air as it is written in 1st Thessalonians chapter 4.
So this is the most important time for those who believe in the second coming of Christ. And for us it is absolutely necessary to believe the promised Word for this day which must come to fulfillment before the return of our Lord and Savior as the Bridegroom to take the Bride to glory. And therefore our Lord gave the divine commission to His servant and prophet William Branham that the message given to him would forerun the second coming of Christ right to the ends of the earth.
John the Baptist was the forerunner at the first coming of Christ to prepare the people for the Lord and he did. He did. But by the grace of God our beloved brother William Branham was the man sent from God with the promised Word of God for the true believers to come out from all confusion, to return to God, to return to the Word. And as our Lord repeated the promise in Matthew 17:11: “Truly Elijah shall first come and restore all things.”
Elijah restored the altar of the Lord. The man of God in our day restored the original foundation laid by the apostles and prophets, we were brought back into the will and Word of God, back into the teachings of the apostles as it is written in Acts chapter 2 verse 42: “…and they remained in the doctrines of the apostles.” This is the actual purpose of the message – it is the Word of God promised for this day, a total restoration back to where the New-Testament Church was at the very beginning. Not 60 years after, not 100 years after, but as the New-Testament Church was in the first time of the apostolic days from the day of Pentecost when only the true Word of God – no imaginations and no interpretations were introduced but the original Word of God was preached and God's people had the original experiences of confessing their sins, repenting, coming to Christ, receiving the forgiveness of sins and then being baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ with the promise that they would receive the Holy Spirit. And that promise is given to us at this time as it was at the very beginning.
So beloved, not the many interpretations that we hear about when people refer to the prophet but misunderstand what he said and then they make their own doctrines and have their own followers.
In Romans, the last chapter, chapter 16, the apostle Paul was writing in verse 17: “Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them who cause divisions…” Mark those who cause divisions! A true man of God will never cause a division! A division is caused by the false teachings. Every false teacher causes a division.
So beloved, may God place into the restored Church apostolic ministries, apostles and prophets and teachers and evangelists and shepherds, so that we, as the Bride of Christ, the body of Christ would be prepared for the return of our beloved Lord and Savior.
I personally look back to many many years because I met brother Branham in 1955 and was connected to his ministry right to the very end in 1965.
And by the grace of God after he was taken to glory the Lord commissioned me to take the Word and to share the message with the people of the earth. So by the grace of God I look back to the many years since 1965. And of course since 1966 just sharing the Word of God, traveling millions of miles, traveling every month because of the divine commission. And now I look back to have visited 163 countries and God willing the next two countries will follow this month and then I will have reached 165 countries with the true Word of God promised for this day, with the true message of the hour which was given to William Branham to restore us back to God, back to the Word, back to the beginning! And so the Lord has tremendously blessed all over the earth and the last call finds the last ones in all nations, in all religions.
We just had a wonderful testimony of a gentleman, a muslim reporter, who just came to one meeting, to one meeting, and this muslim reporter was for the first time in a meeting and by the grace of God the Lord revealed Himself to him, saved his soul, forgave his sins and he was the first one to line up to be baptized.
Beloved brothers and sisters, from all nations, from all tribes, from all religions, from all races God is calling His people because the promise the Lord gave to Abraham was: “In thee I will bless all nations.” Beloved brothers and sisters, I'm very grateful to Almighty God for the call, for the commission and for the grace of God that I could share the true Word of God worldwide.
May I mention this… even our services at every first weekend of the month are now being translated directly, simultaneously into 16 different languages and all can hear and those who hear in these main languages can translate and share the Word of God with all the other people speaking different languages in different countries.
Beloved, this is God's time for God's people! Blessed be His holy name! Blessed are the eyes that see and the ears that hear what the Spirit has to say to the churches! Blessed are they who recognize the messenger and the message! Blessed are they who believe!
And beloved, blessed are those who prepare to be ready for the return of Christ.
Maranatha! The Lord is coming! May the grace of God rest upon you and the blessings of the Almighty be with you in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.