Internet Video Summary transcription - July 2012
/ Ewald Frank
Beloved brothers and sisters in Christ,
this is brother Frank speaking to you from the International Mission Centre in Krefeld, Germany. May the grace of God be with you in a very, very special way.
We look back to a weekend of special blessings, God’s people came together from all over Europe, even from Britain by car, and so we understand that God has sent a famine to hear His Words, and by the grace of God, we do understand the ministry ordained and promised for our day and time. We just recognize the harmony in God’s Holy Word, Old and New Testament, and also the ministry of John the Baptist at the first coming of Christ, bridging the Old to the New Testament, Luke 16:16.
And now, in our day, the Lord God kept His Word and fulfilled His promise in sending someone like Elijah to restore all things, to bring us back to God, away from all interpretations, from all traditions of men, to bring us back to the true apostolic teachings. And I will say this over and again; the first message and the last message must be the same. So by God’s grace, we respect what God said in His Word: I will send you Elijah the prophet before the great and dreadful day of the Lord comes, then confirmed in the New Testament by our Lord Himself in Mathew 17:11 and Mark 9:12.
It is the grace of God and I, brother Frank, must be grateful to the Lord for ever and ever, as I live Germany and still the Lord so led that I would meet brother Branham, be in his meetings in Germany, in the USA, even in December 1962 when he was moving, at the beginning of January 1963, to Tucson, he told me about the vision the Lord had shown to him.
And dear friends, if I look back how the Lord Himself led so that we have been in contact with each other, but also with the Lord, and there is no person living on Earth that could appreciate that service more than I do. And one beloved brother from South Africa has sent us an email on Saturday, making a statement that I would like to read to you: we are grateful that the Lord has given us eyes to see our teachers – Isaiah 30:20 – and the right understanding according to Mathew 13:51 and Luke 24:45 and, I continue, it really is the greatest grace to be part of what God is doing on Earth and to be able to place the Scriptures and all the statements of brother Branham in harmony. Yes, in harmony. Praise be to Almighty God, there is not a single misunderstanding, everything is clear, revealed by the Holy Spirit.
So we are grateful to Almighty God to recognize our time, our promise and have a part in what God is doing right now. I never believed any interpretation, not any “thunder” interpretation or “third pull” interpretation or any, any, any interpretation – I for ever shall not do that. Because the Lord Himself called me to preach His Word, not thoughts or imaginations or interpretations. I am looking at 2nd Peter 1:16 – “we have not followed cunningly devised fables.” I do not know a fable in the German language, I do not know any fable – why? Why should I share any fable? No, we share with you the original Word of God. And everything, even the second coming of Christ, will take place as the Scripture says. And those who claim the Lord has already left the mercy seat and is already descending since 1963, maybe, please forgive me for saying that, but they must check their heads and their hearts. They must check both, because the Scripture directly says what will take place when the Lord will come back. The dead in Christ will rise and we will be changed and together we shall be taken up to be with the Lord in glory. So the second verse is verse 20 in 2nd Peter 1: knowing this first that no prophecy, not one prophecy, not one prophecy, not one statement William Branham made can be privately interpreted.
You must take everything back into the Word of God, then only you have “Thus Saith the Lord.” Only then you have “Thus Saith the Lord.” For instance, when the apostle Paul made the statement, in 1st Thessalonians 4, “This we say unto you as the Word of the Lord”, then it must be found in the Scriptures. If it is not found in the Word of God, it is not the Word, it must be in the Word of God. So heaven and earth will pass away, but God’s Word remains forever.
I am grateful especially for the meetings we had in Cuba, God has opened the doors in the many denominations and ministers came together to hear the Word. So the last call is going forth and those who are ordained to eternal life will believe and those who are ordained to be in the bride of Christ, they will also realize what is written in Revelation 1:3 – “Blessed is he that readeth and they that hear the words of this prophecy.”
Beloved, since the opening of the seven seals, we not only read, but we hear the words of the prophecy of this book. All things have been revealed by the grace of God, by the Holy Spirit, through the ministry of brother Branham. So there will be no additional revelation, it is impossible, it is all revealed, it is all complete, and now we are not only reading, but we are hearing the words of the prophecy of this book. All the 22 chapters are revealed, there is not a single part which we would need to worry about. By the grace of God, the whole plan of salvation is revealed unto us at this time.
May the blessings of Almighty God rest upon you, especially upon all ministering brethren. Please, please, stay in God’s Holy Word. Only if you are in the Word of God, you can be sanctified, only if you are in the Word of God, you can be in the will of God. May the blessings of our Lord be with, in Jesus’ holy name. Amen.