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Did The Rapture Happen In 1963 & Are We Living In The Millennium?

I’m watching for the coming of that glad Millennium day when sin and shame shall be destroyed forever.

What do you need Divine healing in the Millennium for, when you’re immortal?

The Word of God comes only to a prophet: always. Malachi 4 promised such. And when He come forth, He’d take the mysteries of God, where the church had got all scrupled up in all these denominations, and restore the faith of the children back to the fathers; and then the world judgment would strike, and the earth would be burnt; and then the righteous would walk out upon the ashes of the wicked in the Millennium. You understand it now? All right.

Notice, Malachi 4, as soon as that messenger goes forth, the world is completely burned, and the righteous walk out in the Millennium on the ashes of them. So you see, if you put that being him back there, then–then the Bible told something that wasn’t so. We’ve had two thousand years, and the world ain’t burned up yet, and the righteous living in it. So it’s got to be in the future.

“All the Father has give Me will come. No man can come ‘less the Father calls him, and all He’s give Me will come to Me,” So that’s–that’s it. He just… The Lamb sets there making–making intercession till the last one comes in. The little bell rings and He walks out and takes His possession then (You see?), so, brings His Church home, His subjects, and casts His enemy into the lake of fire and all of his subjects go in there with him, and that’s it. Then we walk out in the Millennium.

192     That’s the reason that woman cried, “Thou Son of David.” And David is the… Son of David, God swore by him, to David that He’d raise up his Son that would take his throne; it would be a everlasting throne. See? It’d have no end. Solomon give it in a type in the temple. And Jesus just told them here, that’s–there won’t be a rock left on one of them, but He’s trying to tell them here what? He’s coming back.
“When are you coming back?”
“These things will take place before I come back.” And here they are.
Now, we’re at the time of the tribulation. Remember, when the Kingdom is set up on the earth… Now, this may be a little shocking, and if there’s a question, and you–you still ask me, if–if you want to put the question up afterwards, ’cause I just hit it, if you didn’t–if you don’t already know it. In the time of the Millennium, it’s Israel that’s a nation. The twelve tribes is a nation, but the Bride is in the palace. She’s a Queen now. She’s married. And all of the earth shall come into this city, Jerusalem, and shall bring the glory of it in there. And the gates will not be shut by–by–by night ’cause there won’t be any night. See? The gates will always be open; and the kings of the earth (Revelations 22) bring their honor and glory into this city, but the Bride is in there with the Lamb.
352     Look at it. Not only here, but the world over, the thing is polluted, and the world, the nature… God, have mercy. The whole world in its birth pains, the world is trying; she’s travailing, Isaiah said. What’s the matter? She’s in–trying to bring forth a new world for the Millennium where all the…?… trying to birth a new world for a new people that won’t sin and pollute her. That’s right. She’s in travail.
353     Brother, the earthquake burst open, and the stars shake; volcanics will come forth, and the earth will renew itself. New lava will break forth from the center of the earth, and she’ll crumble all around and around and around when she spins out in yonder.
And I tell you, one morning when Jesus and His Bride comes back to the earth, there’ll be a paradise of God there that… Oh, my. Them old warriors of the battle walk down through there with their friends and loved ones; the anthems will fill the air, of an Angelic host. “Oh, it was well done, my good and faithful servant, enter into the joys of the Lord that’s been prepared for you like you should’ve had back yonder before Eve started the ball to rolling in sin.” Amen. Whew.
Yes, Sixth Seal’s going to do something. Yes, sir. Truly the whole world is groaning and paining for the Millennium age.

200     16. What happened to the born again believers who are in the various denominations but not in the Bride of Christ? What happens to them?
Well, I think we explained that awhile ago. See? They go into the tribulation. They are martyred in the tribulation, come up in the last after the Millennium for their judgment (See?), because the Bible said that the rest of the living… the rest of the dead lived not until the thousand years was expired. Then there was a resurrection, and then come forth the both just and unjust and was judged by Christ and the Bride. He came to the earth with ten thousands times ten thousands of His saints (Is that right?), His Bride.
Judgment was set, the books was open… Books was open, and another Book was opened, which is the Book of Life. He separated from there the goats from the sheep. Is that right? That had nothing to do with the Bride. She was standing right there in judgment with her Queen–the Queen and King together.

351     A man running up here the other day from North Carolina, just before we left, he said, “Glory to God. Can you tell me where some great somebody was?”
And I said, “No.”
“Oh, yes, sir,” said, “this guy’s got the…” Said, “This guy is the president of the Auto Mission.”
I said, “The what?”
He said, “Auto Mission.”
I said, “I don’t understand.”
And he said, “Oh,” said, “this guy’s the president.”
I said, “What’d you say his name was?”
He said, “Branham, I believe, something like that, Brown or Branham.”
I said, “Well, my name is Branham.”
He said, “Are you the president of the Auto Mission?”
I said, “No, sir.”
He said, “Well, where’s the Millennium at?”
I said, “I don’t know.”
He said, “Why, you’re a… You–you mean it–it–it–it–it’s going on right here and you don’t know it?”
And I said, “No, sir, I don’t.”
And he said, “Well, glory to God,” said, “I got some–some friends that come, told me,” and said, “I quit work;” still had his work clothes on. Said, “Brother, I want the Millennium.”
And I said, “Well, I–I believe you’re just a little bit confused, aren’t you, brother?
About that time a car drove up, a taxi cab. She said, “Hold it, hold it, hold it.” A little woman come up there, she said, “Now, you’re going to pray for my husband.”
I said, “Yes, ma’am, what–what about it?”
She said, “Well, I understand you have to wait a month on an interview (See?), to get prayed for.”
And I said, “What?”
And she said, “Yes, sir,” said, “but I’m desperate. You got to pray for my husband.”
I said, “Sure, where is he at? Bring him on.”
This guy standing, looking on, said, “Do you pray for the sick too?”
I said, “Yes, sir.”
Said, “What did… You say your name was, Branham?”
I said,… “And you don’t know nothing about the Millennium?”
I said, “Well, I–I… No, I don’t.” I said, “I–I don’t understand it just right in the Bible.”
He said, “No, it’s right now. People’s come from everywhere.”
I said, “Where’s it at?”
He said, “Jeffersonville, Indiana, right under the bridge.”
I said, “Sir, you’ve got me bested.” And I said, “I don’t know nothing about it.” I said, “Let’s go in and set down. Maybe we can talk this thing over.” We did. See?
Don’t–don’t… You see, friends, don’t you never desire a ministry. (You know what I mean. See?) You be happy you’re just where you are. You–you just go right on.

390     Notice, there is a whole earth is to be purged. There will be such a thing that the moon, stars, and all nature will be purged. You see what it is? The earth is renewing herself, being purged, getting ready for the Millennium. The millennium’s coming up. And see, everything that’s got any filth in it is to be purged during the Sixth Seal.
Now, now, do you notice on the opening of this Seventh Seal, it’s also in a threefold mystery. This one I have… will speak, and have spoke, that it is the mystery of the seven thunders. The seven thunders in heaven will unfold this mystery. It’ll be right at the coming of Christ, because Christ said no one knew when He would return.

133     How many sins was committed in this city last night? Wasn’t it better when the coyote howled down through the desert here, and God looked upon it, when the old Hopi or Navajo went through here on his trellis? Then look at this filth, and just gaum, and–and traditions and politics. And it’s a bleeding, nasty mess that stinks in God’s nose. He’ll… corrupted, before Him.
134    He’ll blow it to pieces, some of these days. And He’ll burst forth the earth, and she’ll renew herself with volcanic eruption. And there’ll come a Millennium then, where the righteous will walk out upon the ashes of the wicked, according now, Malachi.

9    And then–then, instead of coming in and joining either the Assemblies, or the United, or the church of God, and all them very fine men, all the groups, I just stood between them, and say, “We’re brothers. Don’t argue, one with another.” Now, if Satan can keep us fighting at one another, he don’t have to fight. See? But when we train our guns on him, and away from one another, go to loving one another, fellowshipping with one another, then the Millennium will start.

94     And then those spirits get jealous of another spirit. And what do they do? They cause war. That’s right.
95    Now, you see, every nation is controlled by Satan. The Bible said so. He’s the god of the nations. Satan took Jesus up, top the mountain, and said… showed Him all the kingdoms was in the world, all the kingdoms, in a moment of time. Said, “These are mine. I do with them anything I want to.” Said, “I’ll give them over to You, if You’ll worship me.”
96    Jesus said, “Get behind Me, Satan.” He knew He was going to fall heir to them in the Millennium. See? So, He didn’t have to bow down to him. He knowed they was going…
97    Now, when God comes again, and take, makes His Kingdom here, see, there will not be any different kinds of spirit; a German spirit, and a French spirit, and a–a Norwegian spirit, and American spirit. There won’t be that. It’ll be one Spirit, amen, the Spirit of God, living in every heart. That’s right. And there’ll be one flag, one nation, one people, a brotherhood, a Fatherhood of God, and a brotherhood of men. Sonship! Yes.

126     We have had many great battles, spiritual battles. Many great V-days that the Church has had; I mean the Church, the Body of Christ. I’m not talking about the organization system now. I’m talking about the Body of Christ. The Body of believers, down through the ages, has had many great V-days.
127    We talk about, we’ve had several wars, the wars and rumors of wars, and V-days, and V-days, and V-days. And it’ll finally wind up into the great battle of Armageddon. That’ll be the last of it. When she comes to the battle of Armageddon, that’ll settle the whole thing. Just before the great Millennium, Armageddon is to clean off the earth. She repurifies herself with this atomic blowing, and the volcanic ash and thing sinks this soaked blood of men and upon the earth, and sin and crime. She sinks beneath the earth, and the volcanic brays out again, and renews and cleans the earth for the great Millennium. He cleans His Church, during that time, for a people to live here. Amen. I–I say, I like that. Yes, sir. There’s coming a time when it’ll be great.

32     I just finished a series of services on the last seven seals. And finding, in this sixth seal, that there is a great interruption in–in nature. The moon, the stars, the earth belches forth. The church is purged, Israel is purged, and everything is purged under that seventh seal, so that the Millennium can start in. There has to be a cleansing, first.
33    And that’s what the church, today, and what I want to point to you, that we need a cleansing. Before anything can begin from God, we got to have a purging. And when we look and see things that is now, under the present conditions existing the way they are, we can see that we got to have something to happen before God can continue His program, and a purging.

48     I live in Indiana, my native home. I’m a Kentuckian, by birth. And we live by the Ohio River. Enough water goes through there, a day, to make lettuce grow all over Arizona. Millions of gallons of water pass down that dam, and it looks like that some way we could bypass it. We got more than we need there. It’s almost a swamp. And–and you need the water here. But it will be, someday, in that great Millennium that is to come, when sin is taken from the earth, and them things will be right.

325    There is no more hopes. We can’t build nothing. All the nations has atomic, hydrogens, and poison bombs, and astronauts, and everything, Lord. The whole world is quivering and shaking. It’s going to be purified pretty soon, and get ready for a great Millennium. She is going to shake, like, to pieces. She is tottering now like a drunk man staggering home at midnight, in the darkness. She don’t know where she’s going.

93     Now, the days of Solomon, as any theologian, Scriptural man knows that that was the golden age of the Hebrews. They had no wars. They, it was almost like a Millennium to them. Great day! They built the temple. All nations feared them. They was afraid to do anything, because they know that the people was with one heart and one accord. God gave them a gift, and they believed it. They accepted it, and with one heart and one accord they work with it.

280     Now I want you to notice. This same Pillar of Fire is leading the people again to a promised Land, the Millennium. Where, we found, under the inspiration of this Sixth Seal, (it’s never been taught before), how the earth has to be purified for the Millennium. The Pillar of Fire is leading them to a Millennium.

47     In the first exodus, He was a Pillar of Fire. Then, when He came on earth, in the land to where He led them. What a beautiful type it will be in the Millennium, where He is leading the Church now. “We shall see Him as He is, and we’ll have a body like His Own glorious body.”

543     Notice Lucifer, in the last days, is doing as he did at first. What did Lucifer do? The first thing that Lucifer done to separate the fellowship of God and man, he wanted to build him a united kingdom, a greater splendor and seemingly more cultured, a greater kingdom than Michael, Christ had.
544    You got it? [Congregation says, “Amen.”–Ed.] Now, now if you miss it, just hold up your hand, I’ll say it again, you see. See?
545    Lucifer, at the beginning, his purpose in heart was to achieve a brighter and greater thing in Heaven than Christ had, is that right, by seemingly a more cultured, more beautiful, more splendor, than the Kingdom of Christ. Do you think we’ll have automobiles in the Millennium, and airplanes? See? See what Lucifer is doing?

61     And now, at the Coming of the Lord Jesus, those who are really loving His Coming, that’s living for it; when He appears in the sky, the Church that’s dead in Christ shall rise, and those will be changed in a moment. The rest of them will know nothing about it. Remember, “Appeared to those in the city.” See? The–the–the Rapture will be like that. We’ll see each other, and we’ll see them. The rest of the world won’t see them. It’ll be caught away as a secret going. Waiting for that time!
Then returning back to the earth for that glorious Millennium; then the thousand years… “The rest of the dead lived not for a thousand years.”
62     And then come forth the general resurrection, where, all Israel. And also, looky there, the twelve apostles, the twelve patriarchs, all represented. And we ain’t never got to that yet. Maybe, the Lord willing, we’ll get to it in the Testament, how that those walls of jasper, and twelve stones, twelve gates, twelve foundations, all of that’s represented. Here they are on twelve thrones, the angel-messengers of those days, to pass judgment upon those who rejected their message. Amen. There comes forth that great hour. Yeah.
63    What a day, what a time that we’re living! How that we should check up, Church. Now we talk about these things coming, that’s going to come. Now, today, let’s drop back here and see, check ourselves and see if we’re right in the Faith.

118    I’m not scared of the world going to pieces. There’s going to be a thousand years Millennium reign, after this is all over. God won’t defeat His own purpose. Only thing I pray, “Lord, am I right to go, when He comes?” That’s–that’s the only scare I have. “Have I pleased You, Lord?” See?
119    Don’t fear what man is doing. Fear God. Said, “Don’t fear him who can destroy the body. But He can destroy both body and soul in hell.” See? That’s right.
120    Now, arguments and so forth, as trouble sets in, fear. And we seem to be a whole lot the same today. But, remember, He is still with us.

176    Now, when the lion was first created, he was a friend of man. It’s the devil that makes him do that. That’s right. In the Millennium, the wolf and the lamb shall feed together, and the lion shall eat straw like the bullock, and shall lay down with the bullock. They’ll not hurt or destroy in the Millennium. The devil will be gone. It’s the devil that makes wild beasts tear and rip and eat, and things like that, the way they do. It’s Satan that does that. But greater was He that was in Daniel, than he that was in the lion. See? Greater was He in that prophet, than he that was in the lion.

10     Did you ever notice God, in nature, does the same thing? Like the sap that’s in the trees up here, holding on the leaves; and ‘fore wintertime comes, the wrath that’s poured out upon the earth… See, at one time the earth didn’t have winter. And in the Millennium there’ll never be no more winters, you see. So it’s the wrath upon the earth. Then when that happened… See, before the wrath comes, God in His mercy sends that sap right down into the… underneath the ground, into the roots of that tree, and keeps it there until the wrath of the winter be passed, then raises it back up again, see, in the springtime.

162     There will be a Millennium. The old will be young there for ever. Sickness will fade away and death will be no more. They shall build houses, they will inhabit them. They’ll plant vineyards and eat the fruit thereof. They’ll not plant and another inhabit (his son take it), his son will be living by him. He’ll not plant and another eats, die off and somebody else take it; but he’ll live there. Amen. The wolf and the lamb shall feed together. And the lion shall eat straw like the bullock, and a child shall lead them around. There’ll be–there’ll be innocence. There’ll be–there’ll be–there’ll be nothing could hurt. We’ll be changed from what we are now, to that glorious image of the Son of God Which is immortal. Years can never touch Him, age can never do anything to Him, He’s the immortal Son of God. So we know that–that we’re at the end time. We’re at the junction. All these things thoroughly identified, so will it be identified again.

163     Now, the future, He holds it. How do I know when He’s coming? When is He coming? I don’t know, but He’ll be here. That’s right. When will He do thus and thus? When will the curse go off the earth? When will these blessed reflections of God’s love, of trees standing here and shining out, and the flowers and things, when will they immortal grow? I don’t know, but they will. When will all the reflection of men’s hearts desiring to live, and hospitals and doctors and operations, and crying and grief, when will it all cease, to a glorious reign with Jesus of a thousand years of Shalom? When will it? I don’t know. He said it would be there. I don’t know how He’s going to do it, but His spoken Word will be a-vindicated when the Sun of Righteousness shall rise with healing in His wings. And the healing part there will not be a physical healing as you think, as saying somebody’s got a sickness and it’ll be taken away from them. That’s what He’s doing now, in type. But the whole creature will be changed! This mortal will take on immortality. This old age will jump into youth. Amen. Well, how will it be? I don’t know, but it’ll be there.

231     God Who made the promise, in the last days these things would happen that we see happen! If He promised a son, and the son came; if He promised all these things that we see through the Scripture, and it did, let’s get into the rhythm of it. He promised in the last days these things would take place, and we see it. He promised that He would send Jesus. Hallelujah. There will be a Millennium! There will be a new day. There will be a day that the sun will never go down no more, for the… we’ll need it no more, for the Lamb is the Light of the City to where we’re going. Amen.
232    The dawning of a new day, I feel it all over me now. The Light of a new day! The Light of a day where there is no night, there is no darkness, no shadows, no skies, no–no dim, dark skies, no midnights, no graves, no flowers on the hillsides, no funeral processions, no doctors, no morgue. Amen. I–I can feel the–the rays of His Light breaking through upon my soul. The new day! The old one is pressing away.
233    As I feel the mortal blood pouring through my body, I feel the surge of the Holy Ghost come in behind it, “Rise, and shine.”

252     And remember, when the full Bible… Listen, in closing. When this full Bible has been thoroughly a-vindicated, then there will be an Eternal Shalom, Eternal Peace. See?
253    He come, and said He was “Peace on earth, good will towards man,” but the world didn’t receive it. See? See? He was Peace to everyone that come to Him for Peace. See? Peace on earth, good will to man, He was the Peace at that new year beginning, new day of God. For why? He was the a-vindicated Light of that day. See?
254    But there’s more Word to be a-vindicated. He’s got to vindicate more Word. And when the last Word is vindicated, is vindicated, rather, then death is swallowed up in victory, and the dead in Christ shall rise, the Millennium will set in, and it’ll be one great Peace, Shalom. Let’s live for that day, brother, sister, for that one great Shalom.
255    Remember, the Bible is the fountain of all wisdom, and holds all hopes of the future. To the Church, Shalom! Let us pray.

268     Heavenly Father, we thank Thee, this morning, for the Blood that makes us brothers. We thank Thee for the Son of God Who gave His life, that we might be one with Him in this great Kingdom upon the earth, the Kingdom of Heaven that’s to be established. “We’re looking for that glad Millennium day, when our blessed Lord shall come and catch His waiting Bride away,” the little Bride Tree. He is that Tree that was in the garden of Eden; the Bread of Life. So is His little Wife a tree, the Bride Tree of the last days. Where, everything has tried to bring, but the great powers of God prunes the branches off, that the fruit might ripen. Grant, Lord, that we can be included in that. Give us Eternal Life.
269    We have this one thing together, while we’re here in this city, we believe the Word of God. We believe in Jesus Christ. We believe that He is not dead, but He lives. And His Words, the promise for the hour, is now being manifested. This is the last hours. This is the last sign. The Coming of the Lor-… The promised Son is at hand.

He will send Jesus Christ, the second time, He will come in a physical form. He will claim His Own. There will be one thousand years, Millennium reign upon this earth, with Him, with the redeemed. That’s what He promised, and we are looking for that hour to approach.

15     This, just the display, now it shows what’s being done. Like God becoming God when He created Angels. He become Son when He created Christ Jesus. He become Saviour when Jesus died. He becomes Healer when “He was wounded for our transgressions, with His stripes we were healed.” See?
16    All these things are attributes of God, just so that in the–the end, the Bible said, Jesus said, “You will know that I am in the Father, the Father in Me; I in you, and you in Me.” It’s God becoming tangible. Your own wife, you and your husband, is just a shadow, a negative of God and His Wife, the Church. See, it’s just God’s attribute being displayed in shadows and types, like the Old Testament was to the New. See? Then in the end, it all winds up, God tangible. God in Christ, tangible, made flesh, dwelt among us. And in that great Millennium to come, God in the form of Christ, sits upon the throne of David; and the Church, His Bride, Husband and Wife together.
17    Why, it’s the most, it’s enough to set the heart of a believer on fire; in these great hours that we’re living, when all hopes and nations, and everything else, is crumbling on us, under us, we’ve got a Kingdom. We are baptized into this Kingdom.

72     I’m interested in the Coming of Jesus Christ, for a Church. Ministers ought to be busy about that, and seeing what the Scriptures promised today. I’m not looking for a taking over, of communists. I’m looking for a coming Kingdom, Jesus Christ, and the Millennium to set in. Not even (absolutely) interested in communism or none of their isms, or your religious isms, none of it! I’m interested in Jesus Christ, and Him only, get the people to see Him. He is here, proving Himself, here showing exactly what He said He would do in the last days.
Now they didn’t understand it. They were too busy.
73     Yet, they claim today to believe that He raised from the dead. Everybody, you believe He raised from the dead? Those who really claim to be Christians, believe that. And then he can come right around and do exactly what He said He would do after His resurrection, and still they don’t see it. Yes, sir. Oh! It’s the truth. They, they just still don’t see it.
74    Creeds, educational programs, they’ve got their ministers out and got them so educated. It’d blind, blind to their man-made theologies, that they’re off of the Word of God.
75     As I said last night, God don’t need any interpreter. I can’t interpret His Word, neither can anybody interpret His Word. He is His Own interpreter. When He said He would do anything, He does it, and that settles it. That’s all there is to it. He said He would do, and He did it. That settles it. He don’t need nobody to tell this is That, or that is That. He does it, Himself. Our interpretations is nothing to the Scripture. He speaks, Himself, and that’s the way it is.
76    When the beginning, when He said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. That don’t need any interpretation. “A virgin shall conceive,” did! “I’ll pour out My Spirit upon all flesh,” He did. Don’t need any interpretation.
77    What He said He would do in this day, He has done it. It don’t need to be interpreted; it interprets itself. He is His Own interpreter.

So, you see, the whole thing is–is, God becoming tangible. That, on the great Day that’s to come, when Christ sets upon the throne of David and reigns in the Millennium, it’s God, tangible, in the earth.
He is now in you. You are His attributes. If you’ve got Eternal Life, your life always was. And you was God’s thinking: the color of hair, whatever you are, you was God’s thinking, and you’re just materialized.
And that’s what God was when He was materialized in Christ; God, displayed, manifested in flesh, in Christ. He became material; God that we could touch. First Timothy 3:16, “Without controversy, great is the mystery of godliness: for God was manifested in the flesh.” See? See? It was God being manifested, getting ready.

52     Then we find, after His death, burial, and resurrection, He came on the Day of Pentecost, as Son of God; God, the Spirit, in the form, Holy Ghost. What was He doing? He was changing Himself, making Himself known to His people in a different form. Like, the Holy Spirit, which is God, He came to deal through the church ages, as Son of God, the Holy Spirit.
53    But, in the Millennium, He comes as Son of David, to set on the throne of David, King. He was to take the throne of David. He is on the Father’s throne now. And then He said, “He that overcometh shall set with Me on My throne, as I’ve overcome and set on My Father’s throne.” So, He, in the Millennium, He’ll be Son of David. What is it? The same God, all the time, just changing His–His mask.
I am, to my wife, a husband.

142     Now notice, the trumpet is to call together the people, assemble themselves together for something. Sometime it announced a important person.
143    Like in Joseph, they sounded the trumpet, and Joseph was appearing; which is a–a symbol of “the Great Trumpet” that we speak of, and get to after a while, in Isaiah. That says, “When the Great Trumpet sounds, when that ensign will be lifted up, up there; and then there’ll come a time when the Great Trumpet will be sounded, and all the nations will gather to Jerusalem.” That’s when the Millennium starts; the Great Trumpet.

284     Then the Bride will come to be with the Bridegroom, and the Bridegroom with the Bride; and then the great Millennium, after the whole world is destroyed by atomic power. And there will be “a new heavens and new earth,” shall live forever.

60     And now, also, in the Book of Isaiah, now, that you want to put these Scriptures down, in Isaiah 65:17. Isaiah, speaking of the Millennium, that thousand years of rest for–for the people of God. Isaiah spoke of it, and he said, “I… There was a… All the former things had passed away,” and how they’ll build houses, inhabit them. If we had time… Maybe we just take time and–and read this just a minute, Isaiah 65, and let’s just read for a few minutes here. And here it is, right, for us. Now, to begin, Isaiah 65:17.
And, behold, I create new heavens and a new earth:…
61    Now, Isaiah, the prophet, was one of the prophets that wrote exactly the entire Bible in his prophecy. He starts out with the creation; in the middle of his Book, about the 40th chapter, comes around John the Baptist, the New Testament; and winds up here, in his Book, in the Revelations, in the Millennium. There is sixty-six books in the Bible, and there is sixty-six chapters in Isaiah. He wrote a complete commentary.
62    Now, we find out, here now he’s getting the 65th chapter, one more chapter, and he speaks of the Millennium. Notice it, how beautiful.
… behold, I create new heaven and… new earth: and the former thing shall not be remembered, or come into mind. (It’s to “pass away.”)
But be–be ye glad and rejoice… even in that which I have created: for, behold, I create Jerusalem a rejoice, and her people a joy.
And I will rejoice in Jerusalem, and joy in my people: and the voice of weeping shall be no more heard in her, for… nor the voice of crying.
There shall be no more thence… infant of days, and… an old man that has not fulfilled his days: for a child shall die an hundred years old; and a sinner being a hundred years old shall be accused. Then shall…
And they shall build houses, and inhabit them; and they shall plant vineyards, and shall eat the fruit of them.
And they shall not build, and another inhabit; (that is, your farm, your son fall heir to it, or some of your heirs)… they shall not plant, and another eat there: (they do their own planting and remain there; they got Life Eternal)… for as the days of a tree are the days of my people, and my long… mine elect shall long enjoy the works of their hands.
They shall not labour in vain, nor bring forth for trouble; for they are the seed of the blessed of the LORD, and their offsprings with them.
63    Now notice, here is where I’m going to get to, after a while.
And it shall come to pass, that before they call, I will answer; and while they are yet speaking, I’ll hear.
And the wolf and the lamb shall feed together, and the lion shall eat straw like a bullock:… dust shall be the serpent’s meat. And they shall not hurt or destroy in all my holy mountain, saith the LORD.
64     What a promise, of these prophets and great sages, teachers of the Bible, way back in ancient days, seeing this glorious Day come!
65    By these passages, one might think, or be led, rather, to believe that the whole planet, of this earth, will be destroyed, “I make a New Heaven and a New Earth,” see, that the heavens will be gone and the earth will be gone, completely annihilated. But a close study, and with the help of the Holy Spirit, we can see the Truth of this; and that’s what we’re going into.
66     It is only the atmospheres around it, and the sin that’s upon the earth, that will be destroyed. See? Now, we realize that the heavens means the “atmospheres above.” See?
67     What does it do? It then, these thistles, and sickness, and death, and politics, and sinful man, and sinful woman, and evil spirits, will all be gone away and annihilated. See? It has to be done that way, because we are going to live right here. We’ll prove that by the Bible. Right here is where we live. Now notice, thistles, germs, all sicknesses and things, will be completely taken away. All this, its existence that’s in the earth now, man-made systems, politics, sin, all kinds of evil spirits that the world is contaminated with, and all the heavens above us in here, is contaminated with evil spirit. Now we’re going to go deep and long, in this, see.
68    All this exists in the heavens, or atmospheres, and the earth which is now. This earth holds those things, but it wasn’t made for that purpose. Sin caused it to be like that. See? It was made by God, the Creator. But all…
69    And all of our bodies, that we live in now, was put on the earth when God created it, because you’re out of the dust of the earth. It was all laid out here. When God Himself create it, you were in His thinking. And in Him, the Great Eternal, was the thought, which is His attribute.
70    And now sin caused all this to happen. And God, through this age, is gathering up His material.
71     Satan is still here. That’s the reason all these things happen. He is still here, and all of his evil forces are still here. Notice, that’s why the earth now is so filthy. That’s why the scum and ridiculous things that goes on; bloodshed, war, politics, sin, adultery, all kinds of filthiness goes on, is because that Satan is the ruler of this earth and this atmosphere.
You say, “The atmos-…?” Yes, sir!
72     Both the heavens and earth now is contaminated with devils that can accuse us before God. Jesus is There to intercede for us. See? While the accusers keep pointing a finger, “they did this, they did this, they did this,” but the Blood still covers. He came to redeem that Elected that He foresaw. That’s why it’s so filthy today.

64-0823M – “Questions And Answers #1″
God made the world in six thousand years, and the seventh thousand He rested. He said a man will never live that time out—a—a year—or—or day—”day you eat thereof, the day you die.” Adam—or Methuselah was the oldest man that ever lived in the Bible, and he was 969 years old; and he never lived that thousand years. But the man that’s going to live through the Millennium, one thousand years, to show that the—that the penalty has been paid… Man lives forever; the day is finished; the time is finished; they’re in eternity.

64-0823M – “Questions And Answers #1”
The Catholic church was established at Nicaea, Rome, under Constantine, when church and state and—united together, and—and the state give the church property, and stuff like that; they actually thought they was in the Millennium. They thought they hit a Millennium. That was Satan’s Millennium. That’s exactly right. Don’t you believe that stuff. Yes, sir.

64-0823E – “Questions And Answers #2”
The Bride, when the earth explodes… The time of the rapture will be the awakening of the dead and the get-togethering of the living, for—with the living, for the rapture to take place. Now, but the Bride… Now, see, one of them is a rapture way back here before the Millennium. And when the earth burns up is back here after the Millennium and after the white throne judgment. See? The Saints will be camped upon the breadth of the earth when Satan comes up around the beloved City and God rains fire and brimstone from heaven and destroyed them. All right. Now, that’s Scripture.

Now, “Will children be born during the thousand years Millennium reign?” That’s the question in my mind, that I told you the other day. I don’t know. It looks a whole lot like it could be; it looks a whole lot like it couldn’t be. I’m going to be as honest with you as I know how to be. I don’t know to this time. If God ever reveals it, I will tell you. But wait; it has to come from God. You’re my children. I wouldn’t tell you. I don’t know whether there will be or whether there will not be. I can’t say.
147 “… or will there be sin on earth during that time?” No. There will not be no sin on earth. Satan is bound.
“And will there be people on earth in corporal bodies during that time?” Yes, sir. We will have our glorified body right here on earth, eating, drinking, building houses, and—and—and living just like we do now for a thousand years. It’s a—it’s the honeymoon of the Bride and Groom.

The church, the lukewarm, the anything outside of the elected Bride will go through the tribulation period. They will not raise in the first resurrection: “The rest of the dead lived not for a thousand years,” just the foreordained, predestinated, elected Bride, God’s own elections. “Who is it, Brother Branham?” I don’t know? I can’t tell you who it is, but I know it’s going to be there, ’cause the Lord said they would. See? They are the ones that’ll go up from the tribulation, but the rest of them will go through the tribulation, go down, and everything will be killed before the Millennium. Then the—the righteous shall come out in the Millennium and live a thousand years.

64-0830M – “Questions And Answers #3”
So, sister, or brother, whoever it might be, or brother, it is here, ’cause he asked about his wife, you just be salty; she’ll get thirsty if there’s anything in her to thirst for. If it isn’t, remember, if you got the wrong person, you’ll get the right one in the Millennium. You just keep on going; all wrongs will be made right there.

141 339. Now, if time ceases when the Seals were opened, then—is… If time ceased (pardon me) when the Seals were opened, then the Millennium is also—then the Millennium is also finished, is it not?
No, no. Time didn’t cease when the Seals were opened. Misunderstood it. What happened, the mysteries was revealed, not time ceased. See? Just look. Watch real close now, and will—play your tape if you got it from a tape. See?
142 Time never ceased until the… This must be a post-millennialist or something that asked the question. Because see? We got a thousand years after the church has gone home and comes back upon the earth. Then time ceases in the new heavens and new earth.
Now, the Millennium is not the new heavens and new earth. There will still be sin after the Millennium. The Millennium is a type of Noah going in the ark, and carried over, and brought Ham and them on the other side. And sin even come out of the ark. See?
But Enoch, the translated one, was a type of the Bride that went up, not the one that was carried over. So sin will still be on the other side of the Millennium, but not during the Millennium. See? During the Millennium is peace. See? But sin will be dealt with the other side of the Millennium, and then time fades out.
And now, the opening of the Seven Seals that was given by the Holy Spirit, the Seven Seals only was to make known what had been left off in the dispensations behind us.

149 340. Does the Millennium have to do with the one thousand years? Could it not be a generation?
No. A generation allotted in the Bible is forty years. But the Bible said, “And they lived and reign with Christ one thousand years.” It will be one thousand years upon the earth, ’cause one thousand years upon the earth is only counted a time, for parable like to God, as one day. One thousand years upon on the earth is only one day with God, as God counting time. How many understands that now?
So it’s that Sabbath day when the church will no more labor against sin. And Satan is bound for a little season, a thousand years, ’cause his subjects is all in hell, and his… The church that’s on earth is redeemed and right in the Presence of Christ, so he has nothing he can work on. So it’s not a chain, as I said, a log chain; it’s a chain of circumstance; he has nothing he can do. He’s helpless and hopeless, just waiting for the resurrection of the subjects; then they’re separated as the sheep from the goats.

64-0830E – “Questions And Answers #4”
75 392. Ah… The church age ending and has blacked out, the Bride is called, we have already entered into the tribulation period?
No, no, no, you’re… I wished that I could just have more time on that. See, see? The Bride, when she’s taken from the church, then the church age will cease. Laodicea goes into chaos; the Bride goes to glory; and the tribulation period sets in upon the sleeping virgin for three and a half years while Israel is getting its prophecy; then tribulation sets in upon Israel; and then comes the battle of Armageddon which destroys all things. And then, the Bride returns back with the Groom for a thousand years, the Millennium reign; after that comes the white throne judgment; after that comes the new heavens and new earth and the new city coming down from God out of heaven. Eternity and time blends together.

93 404. When the Millennium starts, how will the unbelievers be taken off of the earth?
The unbelievers will go down in the tribulation period with the sleeping virgin, and all those others (unbelievers, and sleeping virgin), and the remnant of Israel that’s to be taken out.

106 406. Where are the foolish virgins during the Millennium?
In the Millennium they’re in the grave. “The rest of the dead lived not for a thousand years.”

64-1227 – “Who Do You Say This Is?”
169 We’d have never went over and had war with Germany or any of the rest of this. Had this… some of these big politicians setting up here to make new guns and start… I don’t want money out of… blood money out of my own child, that has to get out there and die for it. See? But that’s what it is, it’s politics that does it. And the whole world’s controlled by the devil. That’s exactly what Jesus said. And it’ll never be right until the Millennium, when Jesus comes and takes over. But now we’re having these troubles. (Hurry up so we can get through now.)

65-0206 – “Doors In Door”
7 Now, you know, if America, all together, all of our American families was like that, well, they’d just dismiss all the police force. Millennium would be on, wouldn’t it? We’d be right in first class then. That’s right. All death would fade away, all sickness, sorrow, all disappointments, and we would be with Christ.

300 “O how sweet it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!” The Bible said, “It’s like the anointing oil that was on Aaron’s beard, that run down to the hems of his skirts.” You’re wonderful people up here. I hope to get back to see you again before Jesus calls me, or the Millennium. If I don’t, I’ll see you across the river over yonder. I’ll meet you at the river. Amen. It’s an appointment.

65-0221M – “Marriage And Divorce”
For He was called “Son of man” when He come first, now He is called “Son of God,” in the Millennium He’ll be “Son of David.” He come Son of man, a Prophet, as was spoke of Him; now He is Son of God, in supernatural; in the great Millennium that is to come, He’ll be Son of David, setting on the throne of David. As all Bible readers know that that’s a Divine promise with God, to David, He would raise up His Son to set on his throne.

65-0221E – “Who Is This Melchisedec?”
And so is it, that Christ is here, the Angels of God are here. And someday, in the great Millennium to come, it’ll be just more real than television or anything else, because they are here.

65-0418E – “Does God Ever Change His Mind About His Word?”
Therefore, all these things that had a beginning has to have an end. All sin has to come to annihilation. All sin has to be done away with. Therefore, in the great Millennium when the resurrection comes, we will not have to be reborn again by our fathers and mothers, but God like He did in the beginning will call man from the dust of the earth, and his helpmate with him. That’s right. That’s the way He did it at the beginning.

65-0801M – “The God Of This Evil Age”
89 Now let’s watch it be manifested. He says he is making a better world for them to live in, by his knowledge apart from the never-failing Word of God. But by his coming together, in denominations, and creeds, and intellectual, and scientific, and so forth, he is making a better world for man to live in, and ignoring the promise of God, that the only time the world will be fit to live in is in the Millennium. You know, my opinion, he’s made a better world to sin in instead of live in.

65-0822M – “Christ Is Revealed In His Own Word”
148 Now we’re going to speak about evening Lights, just for a few moments. The Bible predicts that there would come a time, right at the closing time, that the sun would come out, and there would be an evening Light. We all know that. Don’t we? We, we’re… We who are familiar with our Message today from the Lord Jesus, we believe that there will be a evening Light. And this evening Light…
Of course, the great Light will come when Jesus Himself will be manifested here on earth, or up in the Heavens, taking away His Bride, and then the Millennium will set in.

65-0829 – “Satan’s Eden”
64 There is the god of this world that I preached to you about last Sunday. Here he is today in deceit, that treacherous hour, that tremendous time that we’re living. It’s the most glorious time of all the ages, because we are facing the great Millennium again; we’re facing the Eden again. But right at this age, all the deceit and every tactic that he’s ever used and been able to deceive with, he’s gathered it all together and reinforced hisself; and come down like God, and has put hisself in place of God; religious, and can quote the Scripture and can tell you Scripture, just as Satan did to Eve in the garden of Eden. But leave out one spot of It, is all he has to do, make that gap, where the poison doctrine of the devil can pour through, like the thinking man’s Filter we was talking about the other night.
65 Now, he said he would exalt himself above the most High; he would ascend above the clouds and the stars, and he would sit there like God, and be above the most High. And he has succeeded in carrying out his threats. He has certainly had a marvelous success in carrying out his threats, by the people letting him explain away, in every age, the value of God’s promised Word to that age. That’s exactly how he’s done it. In every age, he explained It away.

165 Remember, here not long ago, I was teaching you on the Seven Trumpets, the Feast of Trumpets, and so forth. And I said, “There is a eighth-day festival.” So, the seventh day would be the last, that would be the Millennium. But there is an eighth-day festival; which, if it was the eighth, and there’s only seven days, would make it the first day again, come right back to the first day. Then, after the Millennium is over, then there will be an established Eden again. God’s great Kingdom will be taken back. Because, Jesus fought it out with Satan, in the garden of Gethsemane, and won back the Eden; which, He’s gone to prepare in Heaven, to return again, up in Heaven. He said, “Let not your hearts be troubled.”

167 “In My Father’s house are many…” Or, “In My Father’s economy, in My Father’s plans is many palaces. I’ll go to prepare a place.” Look how long it is, fifteen hundred square miles! Say, where’s it at? He has gone to prepare it. He is Creator. He creates all that gold. The streets are transparent. He is Creator. He is making a place. Over in Revelation 21, he said, “And I John saw the holy City, the New Jerusalem, descending from God out of Heaven.”
168 “There was no more sea; the first heaven and first earth was passed away.” What was our first heavens? Was the Millennium. What’s the first earth? Was this. It’ll be renovated. Just like it was baptized by Noah, in the days of his preaching; was sanctified by Christ, as He sprinkled His Blood upon it; and be renovated, take all the germs and everything off of it, in the renovation at the end, with a Fire baptism that’ll kill every germ, every sickness, every disease, every filth that was ever on the earth.
169 She’ll burst forth, and come forth a New Earth. “And I saw a New Heaven and a New Earth. First heaven, this first earth, was passed away; and there was no more sea. And I John saw the holy City, the New Jerusalem, descending from God out of Heaven.” There God will be with His true attributes, sons and daughters, where He can fellowship with them in holiness, with their eyes blinded to any sin. There’ll never be no more sin from there on.
170 Let us strive hard; don’t be deceived in this day, but, “strive to enter in at the gate.”
171 “For all that will be left out will be whoremongers, lusters.” “Whosoever looketh upon a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already.” All with… outside will be ill-fame women, ill-fame man, and so forth.
172 And only those that are redeemed, and in the Lamb’s Book of Life, will enter in at the gate. So strive, friends; don’t be deceived in this last day.

65-1125 – “The Invisible Union Of The Bride Of Christ”
And we know that history is closing out. The world’s history will soon be over, then we’re going to step into a new day, to the great Millennium. That, as one believer, I believe in the… in a Millennium, a Millennium reign with Christ, a thousand years upon the earth; the physical return of the Lord Jesus, to take a physical people, glorified, by His cleansing Blood.

65-1127B – “Trying To Do God A Service Without It Being God’s Will”
134 By Him being infinite… Do you believe He’s infinite? If He isn’t, He can’t be God. Then, you think, being infinite: He knew every flea that would ever be on the earth, how many times them fleas would bat their eyes, how much tallow was in each flea, every blade of grass it would ever set on; that’s infinite. We are finite, we stumble in darkness. God likened us to sheep, and we must have a Leader. And that Leader is not man, that Leader is the Holy Ghost, the Spirit of Christ among us. “A little while and the world seeth Me no more.” His physical being was raised up to the Throne of God, where the Spirit was on the Throne; now Christ is on the Throne, Jesus. “A little while and the world seeth Me no more, yet ye shall see Me, for I’ll be with you to the end of the world, even in you.” The, Throne of God, of Christ, is erected into your heart; and He’s setting on God’s Throne, but in the Millennium He sets on His Own Throne; which, He swore that He’d raise up this Man, His Son, David’s Son, to set on His Throne.

65-1206 – “Modern Events Are Made Clear By Prophecy”
260 Now He come after the Day of Pentecost, He come back in the form of the Holy Ghost, supernatural Spirit. Now He’s Son of God.
261 In the Millennium He’ll be Son of David, setting upon the throne of David. See, He come in… He’s Son of God, Son of man, Son of David.

An Exposition Of The Seven Church Ages (Chapter 2 – The Patmos Vision)
Now let’s get back to our Scripture. We know what the Lord’s Day is not. If it is not Saturday or Sunday, what is it? Well, let’s put it this way. Today is certainly not the Lord’s Day.
This is man’s day. It is man’s doing, man’s work, man’s church, man’s idea of worship, man’s everything, for it is man’s world (kosmos). BUT THE DAY OF THE LORD IS COMING. Yes, it is. It is just that at this time of the Revelation of Jesus Christ, John was taken up by the Spirit and transported by the Spirit to that Great Day that is coming. The Lord’s Day is when the days of man are over. The kingdoms of this world will then become the kingdoms of our God. The day of the Lord is when the judgments fall, and after that comes the millennium. Right now the world does what it wants to do with the Christian. They call him all manner of evil names, making fun of him. But there is coming that great and notable day when they will wail and howl, for the Lamb is coming in wrath to judge the world. That is when the righteous will have their day with the Lord, for the wicked shall burn and the righteous will walk over their ashes into the millennium.


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