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“Thus Saith The Lord” is the prophet’s message to the people from the divine Holy Spirit. The only one with true authority to speak these words it the prophet that the Lord has spoken to, otherwise it becomes using the Lord’s name in vain.


Rev. Branham was aware of this fact, and used it very carefully throughout the early days of his ministry – mostly only in the prayer lines and when combined with actual scripture that was truly from the Lord.


According to Rev. Branham, it must be a vindicated prophet:


But the only person that has a right to say, THUS SAITH THE LORD, is a vindicated prophet.






If anyone has based their theory on something other than “Thus Saith the Lord”, then obviously the Lord has not given it to them. This would be his theme throughout the latter part of his message, letting the people know that he was the only one of the current “Church Age” that had the power to use the words, “Thus Saith the Lord”.


If a prophet, or a dreamer, or whatever it is, or a teacher, hasn't based his theory exactly on THUS SAITH THE LORD, I don't believe it.




Somehow along the way, it got as easy as corn bread and beans: anyone can say it:


Look. Oh, brother, this is like corn bread and beans; It sticks to your ribs. It'll hold you some way, you can go and do a good day's work for the Lord tomorrow, go out and meet the devil, say, "I know where I'm standing, not because a chill run down my back, because THUS SAITH THE LORD. Move off, Satan, I'm taking over now."






Rev. Branham predicted that the three “isms” would end in communism and that communism would burn the Vatican City.


Going to Sunday school one morning, I was caught away in a vision. And I said, "Now..." Under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, I said, "Now, there's going to be three great isms. Which is now in existence. One of them is in Rome, which is-­-­is Fascism, and one of them is in Germany which is Nazi-­-­Nazism. And the other one is in Russia, which is communism." I said, "Those three great isms is the unclean spirits that went out of the mouth of the false prophet, and the dragons, and so forth that will unite themselves together, speaking things that

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