Why Did William Branham Go To South Africa?
Daily there comes to the home of William Branham countless numbers of prayer requests. Many of these are accompanied by airplane tickets requesting him to come to pray for the sick. It was one of these requests that caused Bro. Branham to make it a definite matter of prayer pertaining to his trip to South Africa. He had considered South Africa before, but The Lord had always directed him to go elsewhere. Brother Branham had thought of going to Australia and Japan, but in April of 1950 The Lord definitely led His Prophet to South Africa.
During the month of January, 1950, Brother Branham and Brother F.F. Bosworth were conducting meetings in Houston, Texas. On the same evening that the photograph was taken of Brother Branham, which registered the halo above his head, Brother Bosworth showed Brother Branham a lady’s picture. It had accompanied a letter and airplane ticket from Florence Nightingale of Durban, South Africa, a distant relative of the Florence Nightingale who founded the Red Cross. She was a mere skeleton and reminded them of Georgia Carter, a young lady from Milltown, Indiana, who was in a similar condition before she received her healing. For nearly nine years she had been on her back with tuberculosis and weighed hardly forty pounds at the time Brother Branham prayed for her.
This Florence nightingale of Durban suffered from cancer at the entrance of the stomach which causes one to die of starvation. She weighed only about fifty pounds. She had been fed through the veins on glucose until that was no longer possible. Hearing of Brother Branham, she cried for him to come and pray for her. Thus she wrote for him to come, sending along her picture and plane ticket. The picture showed what the cancer was doing to the woman – She was lke a skeleton with flesh stretched over the bone. It would take nothing less of a miracle to bring her back to health.
It would be several weeks before they would personally meet Miss. Nightingale, but that night in Houston they prayed for her, promising God that if He would heal her and make her completely well, they would take it as a “Sign” from God that they should go to South Africa.
Eight weeks later the Branham party landed in England on their way to Finland. In reponse to a cable from the King of England, the Branham party stopped in England for Brother Branham to go and pray for the King. As they were making their way through the airport William Branham’s name was called over the loud speaker. Florence Nightingale had arrived at the airport just fifteen minutes before and those with her had put out this call for Brother Branham to come quickly because they thought she was dying. The place was so crowded that they were informed to get in touch with him at the Picadilly Hotel. This was done and arrangements were made for him to come to her hotel.
It was one of those foggy days in April when they motored to the hotel where she was staying. No one in the party had ever seen a human being in such a pitiful condition as the woman in that room. She was so thin that the skin stuck to her bones. Their hearts were moved with compassion. Florence Nightingale could hardly speak as tears ran down her cheeks for she was suffering with such pain.
They all, including a minister of the Church of England as well as her nurses, knelt and began to pray for her. As they started to pray a dove came and sat on the window sill, looking inside as it started to coo. After prayer, when Brother Branham said, “Amen,” the dove flew away. The minister started to speak saying, “Did you see that dove?” Before he finished the question the ‘Spirit of the Lord’ moved upon Brother Branham to speak these words – “Thus saith the Lord, you will live, sister.”
Eight months after Brother Branham had prayed for Florence Nightingale in England he received another picture from her. At this time she was a perfect picture of health and weighed 155 pounds. He had made his vow to God and was now convinced that he had to go to South Africa. God had called him to South Africa and now his desire was that he might be a blessing to the people he had been called to minister unto.
While we were still in Johannesburg, and weeks before we came to Durban, Brother Branham told us that our greatest meetings would be in Durban. He always spoke of Durban with the anticipation of great things being done for God. Later on in this page you will find a report of the meetings which were held there, the greatest meetings which were ever held in South Africa. We did not have the opportunity to meet Florence Nightingale while we were in South Africa because we understand she was then living in England.
A Typical Service
Brother Branham speaks…..
Good evening, friends. God’s great mercy and peace be with you all. My stay here in your city is short, but I have enjoyed every hour of it. I do feel in my heart that this will not be my last trip to South Africa. If God will permit, we would be glad to come again. No doubt you will then have even more faith, because of what you have seen and will see tonight. I know that in the audience tonight there are many people who are already healed. You may not realize this right now, but mark what I tell you. In weeks to come you will see people who were once sick come to their pastors and friends and say, “That stomach trouble is gone,” “The cancer – I don’t have it any more,” and “Look at my arm; I can use it,” and many other things such as that. You will see that I have told you the truth.
I would love to see a revival in all the churches in South Africa. We are all one in Christ. We are one Spirit united in one body. Won’t it be wonderful to see the walls of denominations broken down so that we will all act as one in Jesus Christ? This will bring revival.
Now I wish to read just a portion of the Scripture for I think that no service is complete without the reading of the Word. My words will fail, as any man’s but God’s Word will never fail. Remember, the Word of God will defeat Satan anywhere, any time and under any condition. When Jesus was here, the Father was in Him and He was equal with the Father. However, when He (Jesus) met Satan, He did not use any of His gifts. He only said, “It is written.” Every time Jesus said, “It is written,” He defeated Satan.
You have the promise in God’s Word, and every time you use the Word in Faith, Satan will leave you. This is the Word of God and if what I say does not correspond with this, then my words are no good. But if my words correspond with God’s Word, then God will respect them, which He has already done in our meetings.
Now I wish to read from the second chapter of St. Luke, starting at the twenty-fifth verse:
25. And behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel: and the Holy Ghost was upon him.
26. And it was revealed unto him by the Holy Ghost, that he should not see death, before he had seen the Lord’s Christ.
27. And he came by the Spirit into the temple; and when the parents brought in the child Jesus, to do for him after the custom of the law,
28. Then took he him up in his arms, and blessed God, and said,
29. Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy Word:
30. For mine eyes have seen thy salvation,
31. Which thou hast prepared before the face of all people;
32. A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people Israel.
33. And Joseph and his mother marveled at those things which were spoken of him.
34. And Simeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his mother, Behold, this child is set for the fall and rising again of many in Israel; And for a sign which shall be spoken against;
35. (Yea, a sword shall pierce through thy own soul also,) That the thoughts of many hearts may be revealed.
36. And there was one Anna, a prophetess, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Aser: she was of a great age, and had lived with a husband seven years from her virginity;
37. And she was a widow of about fourscore and four years, which departed not from the temple, but served God with fastings and prayers night and day,
38. And she coming in at that instant gave thanks likewise unto the Lord, and spake of him to all them that looked for redemption in Jerusalem.”
May the Lord Jesus add His blessing to the reading of the Word.
I want to speak just a few moments on:
Usually you get what you expect. Now if you went to a meeting just to criticize, Satan will certainly show you something to criticize. If you come to get blessed, God will see that you get blessed, for whatever you are expecting you will receive.
Let me give you an example of what I mean. My mother once sent me to a party and told me that I would meet her sister. She described her to me, saying that she was small, rather sharp featured, had a high forehead, and combed her hair back, and twisted it in the back. I went to look for her. I had some kind of a conception of what she would look like.
Now, if you are coming for Divine healing, you must have some conception as to what God is. Do you believe that? Now, God is a Spirit, but you can watch the way He moves. Jesus said that He would send back the Holy Spirit and He would testify of Christ, and bring these things to our remembrance which Jesus had said. He also would show us things to come. He said, “He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father.” He also said that He could do nothing until the Father showed Him, and then when the Father showed Him a vision, He did that. Now, Jesus is the same yesterday, today and forever. Then we ought to have the same kind of manifestations in our meetings as Jesus had in His day.
Many times you have heard people say, “Seeing is believing.” I will prove to you that that is only partially correct. Right here I see a man standing by me with a dark suit on. He has a white tie with red dots on it. How many believe that’s true? Sure, you can see him; you know that he is here. Now I’ll turn and look the other way. I don’t see that man but he is here anyhow. How do I know? Because I have another sense. There are five senses in the human body – see, taste, feel, smell and hear. They are separate, one from the other.
First I knew he was here by the sense of sight . Turning away I cannot see him, but I know he is here because I have my hand on him and can feel him. Now my sense of sight is inactive, but my sense of feeling is active. Turning back to him again and removing my hand from him, feeling will not declare him, but sight will. You have another sense. Listen, I hear music. How many think I am right? Did you see it? Did you feel it? Did you smell it? Did you taste it? No. But you have a sense of hearing. Now, seeing is not believing. In that case hearing is believing. Now, there are five senses.
God made man in His own image – a spirit man. Then He put in him five senses in order for him to contact his earthly sphere. They have nothing to do with God. The five senses were given to contact the earthly sphere. But the soul of man, the spirit, has a sense too, which is faith. Through faith man contacts his Maker. The five senses have nothing to do with it. They touch the earthly sphere but your spirit touches the heavenly sphere.
So the sense of feeling, like my touching this man, is real to the body. Sight is real to the body. It is a reality. But faith is more of a reality to your soul. Now listen, faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things you do not see, taste, feel smell or hear. Yet it is just as real, more real than any of the other five senses.
What if nobody had ever seen in his life and suddenly someone received eyes and could see. We would think that person was crazy when he said that he could see things and objects and bright sunshine, etc. If we only had four senses, we would think that person was mad. But to him it is real. So it is with faith. Would you say that shirt is white? How many believe that shirt is white? That shows you can see. Now, if your faith says you are going to be healed, and is just as real to you as your sight which says that shirt is white, you are healed. Faith declares it. It is prefect.
Now, let us go to our text for a moment. Simeon was an old man who lived in the temple. By the theologians we are told that he was in his eighties. One day he had a promise by the Holy Spirit that he was not going to see death until he had seen the Lord’s Christ. He went around telling everybody, “I am not going to die until I have seen the Christ.” They said he was crazy. They said, “David and all the prophets looked for Christ, and now just look at that man, old as he is, yet he thinks he is going to see the Christ.” He had a right to believe it for the Holy Spirit cannot lie. Now notice, he was not ashamed. It didn’t matter how much prestige he had, what his back-ground was, nor how honorable he was. He had a promise by the Holy Spirit that he was not going to see death until he had seen the Lord’s Christ. He was not ashamed to testify of it, because the Holy Spirit had told him so.
Now, the same Holy Spirit that was with Simeon is here tonight. How many believe in Divine healing? Well, if you believe that, remember David said, “When the deep calleth to the deep.” In other words, if there is a deep in here calling, there is a deep out there to correspond with it. It’s like this: before there was a fin on a fish’s back there had to first be water for him to swim in. Otherwise, he would not have had that fin. Before there was a tree to grow in the earth there had to first be an earth, or there would have been no tree to grow in the earth. You see what I mean?
Now, long ago I read in a newspaper of a little baby who ate the rubber pedal of a bicycle and the rubber off the pencils. They took him to the doctor who examined him and said the little fellow hadn’t any sulphur in his body. Rubber has sulphur in it, so he was eating the rubber to get the sulphur. If there was something in you craving for sulphur, there has to be sulphur somewhere to respond to that craving. When there is a creation in a human heart, there is bound to be a creator to create that creation.
If you pray for more of God, there is bound to be more of God to be received. When you were a sinner, your soul cried for God. The heathens cry for God. There is something in them crying for worship. They did not know what to worship, so they made an image and worshipped that. It was ignorance of God, but it shows there was something crying for God, crying for worship. There had to be a God somewhere to create that creation, or there would not have been that desire in them. Now you people here who raised your hands and said you believed that there was Divine healing, and that you desired it, there has to be a fountain of healing open somewhere or else you would not have that desire. See, it’s the deep calling to the deep.
Simeon had been promised to see the Christ. Let us say it was Monday morning when Jesus was born. They did not have the newspapers and radios we have today, but the only way they had to send a message was from lip to ear. There were a few star gazers that came over and recognized Him by signs. The angels came down and proclaimed His birth. A few shepherds came to worship Him, but not many knew . There were about two million people in Israel then, and probably overnight there were many children born.
As the Jewish custom was, on the eighth day the mother had to come and offer a sacrifice for purification and have the child circumcised. Just imagine the many people at the temple that morning, everybody stirring around. A long row of mothers stood with their babies, and down on the road stood a little virgin with a veil over her face holding two turtledoves as an offering for purification. The rich children could offer a lamb but this was a peasant’s offering, a pair of little doves or two young pigeons. And then the little baby was wrapped in swaddling clothes.
Mary had a black name to begin with. They told her that was Joseph’s child, that Joseph was the father. So I can just see the women step back from her and her child, born out of holy wedlock. But in the little virgin’s heart she knew it was God’s Son, although He was wrapped in swaddling clothes. There He was, Emmanuel, tabernacled in flesh. She rocked the baby, everybody moving back from her.
Way over in the temple sat Simeon writing. He had the promise that he would see the Christ. I can imagine seeing the Holy Spirit coming down and saying, “Simeon, rise. Go out, Simeon.” He did not know where he was going but out of the temple he went. Down along that row of mothers he walked, stopping in front of the little mother with that bad name. He took the baby in his arms, the tears rolling down his beard. He prayed, “Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy Word: For mine eyes have seen thy salvation…”
Way back over in a corner was an old woman praying. For years she had waited for the consolation of Israel. She was blind and she was a prophetess. At this same time the Holy Spirit said, “Anna, rise to your feet.” There she came, blind, moving around among the people, led by the Holy Spirit. She came to the side of Mary, took the baby in her arms, and blessed God.
And that same Holy Spirit that led blind Anna to the Savior is here tonight to lead you to the Savior, the Christ of God, the One who died on Calvary and sent the Holy Spirit. And does it seem strange to you when I tell you this, that you people who are hungry for God to heal you have had that desire created in your heart by the Holy Spirit. As He led Simeon and Anna of old, so has He led you here tonight. You have been expecting it. Now it is here for you. For there is a fountain filled with blood, flowing from Emmanuel’s side, where everyone can plunge beneath the flood to remove his guilty stains and every sick person can lose his sickness.
“He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with His stripes we are healed.” Every one of us. And you, dear people, who believe that there is a fountain somewhere, here it is – open before you, free. Whosoever will, let him come and receive his healing. The same Holy Spirit that gave Simeon the promise, gives you the promise. The same Holy Spirit that led Simeon to the Christ has led you to the fountain of healing. He is the same Spirit yesterday, today and forever. Believest thou this? It is true. They that are sons and daughters of God are led by the Spirit of God. You believe that?
I am just a man but I was born a prophet, to see visions. About five years ago an angel appeared to me. He was dressed in white, and above him was a bright light. He weighed about two hundred pounds, was clean shaven, barefoot, and wore hair to his shoulders. He walked toward me and said that I was born into the world to pray for sick people.
He told me that he was sent from Almighty God to tell me this. He said, “If you will be sincere and get the people to believe you, nothing shall stand before your prayer, not even cancer.” Then I told him I could not go; I am unlearned. He said that as the prophet Moses was given ‘two signs’ so I would receive Two Signs, which would be a witness of what I tell you. I would take the person by the hand and he said he would speak to me, revealing what was the matter with the person. Many things would come to pass and I would see visions. I would know the secrets of people’s hearts, understanding their past and also things in the future.
Before the Angel left I asked him how these things could be. He said that when Jesus was here He could never do anything Himself, but what the Father showed Him. How many people know that is true? What does the Bible say? “Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and today, and forever.” If He is the same today as He was that day, then He will heal the same today as He did then. “Yet, a little while, and the world seeth me no more; but ye see me…” Isn’t that right?
Continuing his message on “Expectations”, Brother Branham told the testimony of the boy that was Raised From The Dead in Finland. Showing how that God had showed him the vision two years before it happened. Following this testimony, Brother Branham encouraged the people to believe for the healing of their bodies…
I could go on for hours giving you testimonies of how God has miraculously healed, but we cannot take more time because we must get into the healing service. I wish that I could pray for each one of you individually, but that is impossible. I will offer a prayer for the whole audience and you can all be healed, just as a sinner taking the Word and believing can be made a new creature. I must get you to believe. You obtain your healing by the same faith that saves or heals your soul.
While they are getting the prayer line ready I do want to say, Christian friends, that I do not come to you as a divine healer. I come as your brother. I do not come to take the place of your doctor. I come to pray for you by Divine revelation, Divine rule of God. Gifts and callings of God are without repentance. Doctors are God’s servants and they do all they can for us. But their power and knowledge is limited. God’s power is not limited. If doctors and nurses were not needed, they would not be here. They are a great help to us. I certainly appreciate what the nurses have done for the sick and weak in these meetings. May God bless you all, doctors and nurses alike. My little girl, whom I left behind to come to you, wants to become a nurse, and if my son does not become a minister I wish him to become a doctor.
Many people say they know God is able, but is He willing? In Psalms 103, healing of diseases is put in the same classification as forgiveness of iniquities or sins. And so if it is God’s will to forgive sin, it is His will to heal diseases. The Bible says, “Bless the Lord…..who forgiveth ALL thine iniquities, who healeth ALL thy diseases.”
I want to pray over these handkerchiefs. Here are hundreds of letters. Every month I receive thousands of them from all over the world and great things have happened. This is according to the Bible, Acts 19. Paul knew that God was in him, and if only you will realize God is in you. Now, be reverent while I pray.
Merciful Father, these handkerchiefs laying here in these boxes and on the chairs, I ask You in the name of Your Son Jesus, to bless them. Away across the country are mothers and dads and children, waiting for the return of these handkerchiefs. Many are seriously ill, and I pray for them, dear Father. There is a poor old dad who is blind sitting in a house, a mother lying on the bed afflicted, waiting for these handkerchiefs to return. It is written in the Scriptures that there were taken from the anointed body of St. Paul, handkerchiefs and aprons, and diseases and unclean spirits went out of the people. Father, we know we are with St. Paul and all Thy people. Oh, God, do that for them again, that the people may know Thou art Jesus, the Son of God, the same yesterday, today and forever.
…When He was here on the earth He said a little while and the world will see Me no more. But the world doesn’t understand. They are blinded by the god of this world, walking in darkness in their own way and their own sinful lusts. But we thank Thee, Thou hast said that You would be with us, even in us unto the end of the world.
There are many here tonight, Father, that are sick and needy. I feel Your Spirit now and we all know that You are here. You said, “Wherever two or three are gathered, I’ll be in their midst.” We feel You, literally with spiritually feeling, and we know that You are here.
And now, Father, as I have testified to these people concerning Your Divine gift, they only have my word unless You speak, Lord. But I know that You will speak, vindicate, testify, and all praise and glory be to Thee, Thou marvelous Son of God…Now, dear God, bless tonight those that are here. May the Holy Spirit just move right out over this audience now. May they sweetly accept You and be saved and healed tonight, for we ask it in the Name of Thy Son, Jesus. Amen.
Brother Branham Begins Praying For The Sick
Good evening, lady. Now, sister, do you believe with all your heart that God has sent me to help you? I have nothing to heal by. If I were a doctor, I would give you medicine. I am God’s servant and through that I can only inspire your faith so that God can help you. I cannot do what God has already done. I am a prophet and I can only tell you what is wrong with you by a vision. If I can tell you now what is wrong with you, will you believe that God sent me?
Before you came to the meeting tonight you were in prayer. Is that so? You prayed that you might be called up tonight. You have been suffering for a long time from severe headaches. Do you believe with your whole heart? Then, go home and accept your healing.
Come, young fellow. Do you love Jesus? The Spirit of God is already on this child. If Jesus were standing on this platform and He told you, little boy, that there are certain things wrong with you, would you believe Him? Now, if I tell you, will you believe that God sent me? I am only God’s instrument. I see a vision of this little boy in front of me. You suffer from ulcers in the mouth. Is that right? If it is, raise your hand. Go home and rejoice, because God has healed you.
How do you do, lady. Do you believe with all your heart? You have a mighty sweet little girl. I have a little girl at home, just a little smaller than yourself. Her name is Rebekah. But I had to leave little Rebekah to come over here to pray for you.
If Jesus, the Son of God, were here, you know He just loves little children, He would take them up in His arms and bless them. He said, “Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven.” If Jesus were here tonight, He would bless you. He would put His hands on you and He would know what was wrong with you. Do you believe that? You believe that Jesus can show Brother Branham what is wrong with you? I think you are a sweet little girl.
Mother, your baby has been born in this condition. It is a nervous condition. It has caused your baby to be weak and run-down. The condition of her whole body is very poor. It is not so much organic difficulties but it is a general run-down condition of the child. The girl is listless, she does not eat well and constantly has bad colds, doesn’t she? Isn’t that right?
Now, you know that all things work together for good to them that love God. I want to ask you something. The girl means more to you than life itself. Will you promise that if God will let this child be well and healthy, you will raise her, not as a modern girl, but raise her to God’s glory, that God will get her life in His hands? Will you teach her in that way and you yourself live the same way and be an example before her of a real true believer, full of the Spirit of God? Will you do that? What I have told you about the child, is that true? Now, I believe there is hope for the child. God is speaking in your home. You understand what I mean, don’t you? Even before I said it, you knew. I felt it register back, so I don’t have to say it. You go and serve God all your life. I want to bless your little child. Come here, honey. Put your arms around me.
Almighty God, Author of life, Giver of every good gift. This poor little girl, standing here with her baby blue eyes looking up at me, makes me think of my own little Rebekah, many thousands of miles across the sea. God, be merciful to this little child. Hear the prayer of Your servant, Father. You heard the promise of the loved one. Thou hast given a vision, and Thou knowest all things. And as she stands tonight with her little body leaned against mine, may it be as in the day of Elijah when he laid his body upon the dead child and it came to life. May health and strength come to this little girl. May the colds and sickness cease in the child’s body and may she never forget this night. May this be the turning date when the blessings of God will be upon the child. May she serve you all her days, and the loved ones likewise. I bless this little child as Your prophet, in the Name of Thy blessed Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Sweetheart, don’t you fear now. You are going to be all right. Those old colds and things are going to cease. God bless you, honey.
Here stands a lady of whom I know nothing, but my Father knows her and He can drop me any part of His knowledge. Believe with your whole heart and you are healed. Jesus is the same yesterday, today and forever.
(Brother Branham turns toward the audience as the Spirit of the Lord continues to discern the thoughts and intents of the heart throught His Servant…) I see a man standing there suffering. I see what is wrong with you, but I cannot heal you, sir. Do you believe that Jesus Christ can make you well? If I will be able to say what is wrong with you, then you should believe. Is that right? You are suffering with a double rupture. If that is right, just raise your hand. Now, if you believe, you can go home and get well. God bless you. Have faith in God. Believe Him with all your heart.
It is wonderful to stand here and see the way our Lord is moving through this audience. There is another man with a rupture. He would like to be made well, too. Isn’t that right, sir? If you believe, you can be made well. Just have faith in God. Keep on believing. He can heal you.
That is your wife sitting next to you, that lady there. Do you believe I can tell you what is wrong with you, lady? Do you believe me to be God’s prophet? You do? All right, you have high blood pressure, haven’t you? Isn’t that right? If you will believe with all your heart you can go home and be made well. God bless you.
(Turning back to the people in the prayer line, Bro. Branham continues…) All right, lady, you come. Do you believe with all your heart? Do you believe that Jesus Christ is here to make you well? I see what is wrong with you and it is a thing that I wish it had never been. But that is the first thing that God promised to heal, tuberculosis. Isn’t that true? Come here just a moment. This horrible disease, some fifteen years ago, sent Billy’s mother off the earth. That was before this gift was manifested to me. I have always despised T.B. May God give me power tonight to set you free from this.
Oh, Father, be merciful, God. Father, if I know how to be sincere, I am now. Father, I ask you with all my heart, hear my prayer and give me faith as I move into this channel to meet this demon, who will otherwise send this poor little woman into a premature grave. Have mercy, God, and drive him away from her. Give Thy servant power and grace and faith just now, as I go to meet this horrible enemy.
N ow, demon called tuberculosis, I come in this duel of faith and challenge, claiming a gift of Divine healing ministered to me by an angel. You are aware of that. Come out of the woman. Leave her in the name of Jesus Christ. Go out of her so that she can live.
My sister, I am just a stranger to you but you do as I tell you. Will you? Some day across the sea will come a letter to me saying, “Brother Branham, I am free now of tuberculosis.” You go from here happy, rejoicing, eating whatever you can eat, and you will start gaining weight and getting well. God bless you. Write me your testimony to America.
Next patient, please.
There is an angel of the Lord who is here with us. Satan will try to keep you from believing, but the angel of the Lord wants you to believe. It will be your attitude that will be your approach towards this problem. Keep on believing.
You are ready for surgery. There is supposed to be an operation taking place right away. The trouble is in your stomach, a growth they are fixing to take out. Am I right? Then raise your hand. Do you believe that you are going to get well? God bless you. Go on rejoicing, your faith has made you whole. Praise the Lord.
This lady is suffering from the same thing. You believe with your whole heart. God has healed you. Go now. That’s the way to believe.
You have ulcers in the stomach. Is that right? You may go home, you are going to get well.
If God will speak to me and tell me what is wrong with you, will you accept your healing? Diabetes. Is that right? Then what have you done? Accepted your healing, isn’t that right? God bless you. Let us say praise the Lord. Now, brother, you go, and after a while as you keep going to your doctor, he will dismiss you. You can write us your testimony. God bless you.
How do you do, sir. Do you believe that you are healed now? You do? Sure, you go home and eat what you want. Your stomach trouble has left you. God bless you. Go home and eat. It has been a long time since you have been able to eat what you wanted.
(Again he turned to the audience.) I see something moving right over there. I cannot make out what it is. Believe now with all your heart. Oh, what could happen if we all believed! The lady sitting over there, you had female trouble. It has left you. Let’s say praise the Lord. You would like to get over that cyst, would you not, sister? Go home and be well. God bless you. Oh, isn’t He wonderful!
I am sure you can appreciate this because there are approximately five thousand souls trying to draw on the Gift. It is like oars, pulling back and forth. I can hardly pick out what it is, but I know that Jesus Christ, the Son of God, is here to make you well. Believe with all your heart.
Young man, you over there by the wall, do you believe me to be God’s prophet? Do you believe that we are standing in His presence now? I am not reading your mind. You know what your trouble is. Your food keeps on coming back. You get very tired, can hardly stand up. You have a hunger in your heart. You want to serve God. You’ve never served Him the way you wanted to. Isn’t that right? You accept Him now as your Savior, be baptized in the Holy Spirit and be healed.
You there, in that wheelchair. God has healed you of your crippled condition. Go home believing and confessing what Christ has done for you, and you will be made every bit whole. You will enjoy perfect health.
All right, bring the next patient.
Come, lady. Do you believe with all your heart? She doesn’t understand English. Just tell her she is healed. She had heart trouble. Tell her to go home and rejoice. She cannot talk English but she sure knows how to have faith.
Step over here, sir. Will you obey me as God’s prophet? All right, you’ve had arthritis a long time, haven’t you? Put your hands up in the air, raise your feet up and down. Walk off the platform. Jesus Christ has made you whole. God bless you. Let’s say praise the Lord.
Yes, sister, you are worried about your back, aren’t you? All right, stand up. Move you back around, stoop over. Jesus has healed you of that back trouble. You don’t have it any more. Amen!
For the baby?
God, in the Name of the Lord Jesus I ask You for this healing. May his little eyes be normal. Leave him, Satan. I adjure thee to leave the child.
How long has it been cross-eyed? Well, it is not cross-eyed now. The eyes are perfectly straight and normal. You can go home now rejoicing, sir. The baby is perfectly well. Let us say thanks be to God. Look at the little baby. Its eyes are perfectly straight. Say praise the Lord.
(He turned to the audience.) I want you to believe with your whole heart and look this way. God wants to heal you and all you have to do is to take it, believe it and God is obliged to bring it to pass. Can you see how simple it is?
I see a man down there with cancer of the stomach. Believe with your whole heart. Only believe.
Everybody look this way and believe with all your heart. Jesus Christ is here to make you whole. Only have faith. Yes, sister, you sitting there on the corner. Nervous, aren’t you, neurotic, all wound up, isn’t that right? Stand up on your feet. Jesus Christ has healed you. Amen! Hallelujah!
Your baby is better, isn’t it, brother? Acting different already, isn’t it? Jesus healed it tonight in the service. Let’s say praise the Lord.
Can everyone hear all right in the back? Sometimes when the Anointing comes down on me it makes my face feel real numb. Don’t think that I’m nervous when I’m rubbing my face, but my lips feel like they get real thick. It’s a real sacred feeling. I can’t explain it. I love Him, I know that. I love Him with all my heart.
There’s a lady sitting there praying, just trying her best. You, sister, you there with the dark coat on. Look this way and believe me with all your heart. You do? Do you accept me as God’s prophet? All right, here’s your trouble, sister. I see now. There is not really much wrong with you. You have a demon oppression, that’s what is wrong. Isn’t that right? You get afraid and weary. You’re just all wound up. If that is right, raise your hand. God has heard your prayer. Satan can’t hold you. Now, just hold your hand up high while I pray.
Lord God, seeing her trouble and knowing the poor woman is bound, Satan trying to tell her she has lost out, I come to You for mercy. For the last few minutes she’s been trying hard to get in touch with You. Now, Father, I ask that spirit to leave the woman in the name of Jesus Christ. Let her go out of here rejoicing and happy and well again, through Jesus Christ’s name. Amen.
Now, sister, you’re finished with it. You’re free now. You just have faith and believe with all your heart.
Now, do you want to be healed out there, all of you? Do you believe with all your heart? Friends, I would like to stay here an hour longer but my strength is failing quickly. It is the visions and I cannot explain. Please believe me now. If you will do as I ask you to do, you will go home tonight well. If I take one after the other it will be the same thing. Surely, friends, you know I have told the truth, and God has testified that I have told the truth. Jesus Christ healed everyone about 1900 years ago.
How many of you have faith now to accept Him as your Healer? Raise your hands. That is right, those on cots and sitting on your chairs and so forth. You can be healed. I have done what the angel told me to do. He said to perform the signs as Moses the prophet did. Then ask and be sincere when you pray, and nothing shall stand before your prayer. Do you believe that? Then bow your heads just a moment.
Our Heavenly Father, I pray Thee for mercy at this hour, mercy for all mankind, and especially for these people lying here. I have testified of Thee, oh, great Jehovah, and of Thy loving Son, Jesus, and the Holy Ghost has borne witness of my testimony that it is true. And now, Father, I have told them that Thy Son died for their healing and the angel of the Lord met me and anointed Thy servant to go with this message. Move over this audience now. May the healing virtue from Calvary, from the sacrificial blood, body and death of our Lord Jesus, come to every sufferer in the hearing of my voice. Dear Father, bless everyone that is now in prayer, everyone that is believing the message. Grant it, Lord. Hear my humble cry to You. I pray that You will let my prayer be answered.
In the name of Jesus Christ, the Son of God, I rebuke every sick spirit, every demon power, every power that has the people bound, crippled, cross-eyed, blind, and afflicted. Satan, you are exposed. You cannot hold these people. Your powers are broken. Jesus Christ triumphed over you at Calvary. I represent Him now in a Divine gift and you are exposed and called out. I adjure you through the name of my Lord Jesus Christ, whom you will have to obey, for I call His Name in reverence and holiness over these sick people. You come out of them that they will be made well through Jesus Christ, the lovely Son of God. Amen.
Now, while you have your heads bowed I want you to just believe as I say these words. I know what it takes to defeat Satan and I am going to say these words. I want you to pray them from your heart as I speak them. Let the sick people anywhere in the audience now, pray these words from your heart, after I say them.
Almighty God, Creator of heavens and earth, Author of eternal life, Giver of every good gift, send Thy healing blessing upon me, a poor suffering mortal. I now accept the death of Your Son at Calvary, who died for my healing. By Your grace, Lord, from this night on, I will testify of my healing. It is written that Thou art the High Priest of my confession, and I will confess my healing until I am completely whole. Hear me, oh, Lord, for I commit myself to You for the healing of my body, to give You praise in the name of Thy holy Son, Jesus Christ. Amen.
Amen am happy to see my fellow believers
I realy. thank god for the message of the hour.
Thank u jesus u healed my cross eyed…..really i thank u lord …i m believe u with whole heart…for u lord everything is possible…o lord grace on me i need ur grace ….everytime u r helping me…thank u lord u healed me…i want to tell u everybody that dr. Said that my eye would not be healed..then i did pray to lord jesus and i said to dr. Do my operation dr. Were saying that after one year my eye will be again cross eyed but i knew that god healed me and my operation was sucessful nw i have completed one n a half year of my surgery nw my eyes straight and normal thank u lord jesus praise the lord
I thank to my God for he Save me by his precious blood, and also thank’s for his prophet william m.branham………….., God is good All the time……………
This is awsome,iam overcharged by this faith that was upon the prophet of God.
Virtue has entered me by reason of the prophet visit to Africa continent i am so lifted by all that transpire in this message to S. Africa. Shalom .
I thank the Load Jesus Crhist for this message that was brought by the seventh angel William Branham, to turn our hearts back to original faith of the pentecostal fathers I thank the Lord for His grace and mercy, for giving us faith to believe this message.Oh how I love Him.
LET US ALWAYS BE ON OUR KNEES.GOD HAS BEEN SO KIND TO OUR LVES.IMORTANT PEOPLE ARE FAILING TO SEE WHAT WE SEE IN OUR TIME.
MAY GOD KEEP ON PROTECTING US.
I need more information about a ten year old boy healed in one of his meetings
I need the date and boys name
the prophet once said l saw many black hands which were raised up. this shows us we are a precious people in the sight of our Lord. may we receive our healing from the preaching of william branham, our precious brother.
I thank the HOLY SPIRIT for leading me to this message in the NAME of JESUS CHRIST… Now i do understand my purpose in life. I now ask you to pray for me to archieve my goal in JESUS CHRIST so that i can full-fill my calling to bring his message and to heal the sick trough the HOLY SPIRIT in JESUS NAME. Amen
THANK GOD FOR THE MESSAGE OF THE HOUR.OPENING MY EYES TO SEE AND BELIEVE WITH ALL MY HEARTH.
What a wonderful Message about Florence Nightingale. That is a way of TRUE Prophet. The Bible said so. We surely that God for having MERCY on the Gentile race AGAIN, to Send us a Prophet-Messenger in our times…May we surely get closer to the WORD. Amen
I was in Anglican faith since birth and lived with Bishops, but when i heard of the Message it was like a thorn that pierced me and i couldn’t hesitate responding to it. I wonder what i would be outside the MESSAGE.
I can testify to a greater increase in my faith, whenever i take hold of the handkerchief that Bro Branham prayed for. It humbles and makes me sad, that he like Paul suffered to bring small me, a message. This message was brought on someones afflictions to me, not for me to sit on the couch and to listen to it. But to watch for each word in prayer for what the spirit would tell me of how to prepare myself. The significance of his cries on the last visit to South Africa has made it possible for me to prepare myself looking to a promise of the resurrection. I love God for sending him. I am thankful to Bro Branham for his humility as Elijahs, and for the pain he bore.
GOD ALWAYS HAD US THE AFRICANS IN MIND. HE SENT US A PROPHET TO LET US KNOW HE LOVES US. GOD BLESS YOU MAY HE GIVE US STRENGTH TO SOLDER ON TILL HIS COMING.
I thank God every day for opening my eyes and ears to receive and believe His prophet in 1989. I was born in Pretoria on the 9th March but lived in Durban until 1976. I could have see Bro Branham when he was in South Africa the 2nd time but the churches was so against him that I never even heard about this man sent by God until 1989. I now live in Pietermaritzburg, praying for strength for every Believer from God as we all need it in this time we are living in.
I thank God for showing us the truth.(where can i get the church in johannesbourg?)
thanks alot.we need to know in iran
God bless you Nankali, I will be praying for you and your other brothers and sisters, for the gospel to spread abroad and the message of salvation and healing. Our suffering is nothing in this present time compared to the glory to come. Americans will have a shock themselves soon enough and hard. This is not a Christian nation any more, please pray for us for it will be very rough times very soon in America for Christians.
I THANK GOD FOR SAVING MY SOUL AND MAKING ME A BELIEVER OF THE MESSAGE BROUGHT TO US BY BRO. BRANHAM.
I WOULDN’T KNOW WHAT BETTER PLACE TO BE THAN IN THE MESSAGE…BUT I PRAY THAT THE LORD WILL RESCUE MANY OF HIS CHILDREN BOUND BY DENOMINATIONAL CREEDS & DOGMAS.
THE LORD CONTINUE TO BLESS THIS WORK…
THANK GOD FOR SENDING HIS PROPHET OF MAL: 4;5-6, TO SOUTH AFRICA IN 1950.
I WAS BORN IN 1952 OF HINDU PARENTS AND RECEIEVD THE LIGHT OF THE MESSAGE
IN 1974. BY THE GRACE OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST I AM NOW PREACHING HIS MESSAGE WHICH IS SENT TO CALL THE ELECTED OF GOD AND GET THE BRIDE PREPARED TO GO MEET THE LORD JESUS CHRIST IN A RAPTURE.
MANY ARE BLINDED TO THIS TRUTH AND BLASPHEME THE HOLY GHOST, FOR WHICH THERE IS NO FORGIVENESS IN THIS WORLD OR THE WORLD TO COME.
TO THOSE AROUND THE WORLD WHO HAVE SEEN THE LIGHT OF THE HOUR, KEEP PRESSING ON IN THE BATTLE, FOR VICTORY IS AROUND THE CORNER. GREETING TO SAINTS OF LIKE PRECIOUS FAITH- THE LORD BLESS YOU FOR YOU STAND. SHALOM-RONNIE GENGAN 12/09/09
THANK GOD FOR WILIAM BRANHAM