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Prayer Line 61-09
61-pl-09, Prayer Line 61-09, 71 min

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61-0414 - Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL (Paragraphs: 70 - 83)
L-71 The trouble of it is, you Pentecostal people, you Baptists, you Methodists, you've failed to recognize your God-given privilege. Hear me. THUS SAITH THE LORD, you believe it with all your heart. He promised it in the last day. Hasn't been for two thousand years, because the Bible said it wouldn't be. But Jesus said... As it was in the days of Sodom, when that Angel come, turned His back to the tent, and asked for Sarah, and told what she said in the building... How many knows that? Jesus said, "As it was in the days of Sodom, so shall it be at the coming of the Son of man." When? Just before Sodom burned. That's just before this world's going to burn. The whole unbelieving world will be--go into chaos and burn with fervent heat. We know that. And just before that time...
Remember, THUS SAITH THE HOLY SPIRIT, this is your last sign. Write it in your Bible. And if something rises besides this, and greater than this, call me a false prophet.
That's quite a statement. I watch what I say. I'm in contact with better than ten million people around the world (See?), so I have to say that; and I know I didn't say that myself. [Luke 17:26-31]
L-72 Now, He's here. I can't heal you. I have nothing to heal you with, but the One that has healed you is here, trying to get you to believe it and accept it. Now, I ask you, as my brother, my sister in the Name of Jesus Christ, believe this Gospel message.
And if you don't want to believe me because I don't belong to your denomination... I don't belong to any denomination. I am a Methodist. I'm--I'm a Pentecostal, Methodist, Nazarene, Pilgrim Holiness. See? I'm your brother. I'm a Mennonite, Amish. I'm--I'm all that. See? I'm your brother. See? I'm the Assembly, the Church of God. Every one of you fine brethren that's helped... Your people around the world has sponsored my meetings, and stayed behind me in foreign fields, and backed me up. Brethren, I'm right here to represent I'm your brother. I'm--I'm for you one hundred percent.
I'm happy for you tonight in this great dark hour to know that you're men and women of God, setting here to represent this great Gospel that we're preaching. Don't be ashamed, brethren. You've got the truth. Stay with it. Don't divvy from it, right or left. Stay right with it.
L-73 How many out there that doesn't have prayer cards that's sick? Let's see you raise your hand, wherever you are. There was a woman in the Bible, as we said the other night, didn't have a prayer card; but she said, "I believe that story about that man. If I can touch His garment, I'll be made whole." How many knows that story? When she touched Him, she went out and set down.
And Jesus said, "Who touched Me?"
And Peter rebuked Him, saying, "Everybody's touching You."
He said, "But I got weak."
How many knows that that "virtue" means "strength" weak, He got weak. That's the reason you can't go. Soon (here it comes again) I'll be leaving the field. My ministry's going to change. I can't be an evangelist and a seer at the same time. It builds the people under a false hope. (That's twice) Now... (My, I wish that wouldn't do that.) But look... [Mark 5:28-31]
L-74 Now, in this audience, for tonight, if God will show one sign like that, that He is here with us, will all of you believe it with all your heart?
Then if that woman touched His garment, and then He turned around and told her that she had a blood issue, and said... He never said, "I did it." He said, "Your faith did it." Is that right? Now, it's going to be your faith that does it. Is that right? Your faith that does it...
And have you noticed your clergymen here, ministers, tonight? Each night they set up here behind me, to pray for me, instead of getting out there to be called in the line. There's several of them already healed. I know it. They're sick too; they're needy. But they prefer their congregation first. That's shepherds. Now, you believe. [Mark 5:29]
L-75 Now, how many knows that He's that same High Priest tonight that He was then. Where's He at? Setting at the right hand of the Father (Is that right?), a High Priest that can be touched by what? The feeling of our infirmities. Is that true? Can be touched by the feeling of our infirmities. All right. If He can be touched, and He's the same High Priest, how would He act tonight if you touched Him? The same way He did then. Is that right? Everybody believe that, say, raise your hand, all around everywhere. All right.
Now, I'm just going to wait a moment. I'm waiting for the audience to get quiet, reverent. The Holy Spirit is so timid. Oh, just one little thing, He will--He will go away. He will just leave me, then I have to walk away. You believe. [Hebrews 4:15]
L-76 Now, you people, I say, that don't have a prayer card, raise up your hands. I think there's no prayer... I don't think he give out any prayer cards, did he? We're going to give them out tomorrow or Sunday, one, for Sunday afternoon service, or tomorrow, whenever the Lord will lead.
Now, you pray. You say, "High Priest"? Not William Branham. William Branham's a man, sinner saved by grace, just like you are. "But, Lord, I believe the man told me the truth. It's the Bible. He tells me that this is the day that God promised it."
Now, I want some of you people that's not crippled first, and then we'll get to the cripples afterwards. Now, if I looked over here, say, "This little girl, she's crippled." I'd say, "This little boy here with this brace on his leg (I might guess that)" say, "probably he had polio did that." Oh, sure, anybody can look at that. See? "This boy's crippled; this woman's crippled." Sure, anybody sees that. Certainly. That wouldn't be no miracle. But what about you out there that looks good and healthy? That's the one. That's the one. You pray now.
L-77 Now, our heavenly Father, here's a bunch of handkerchiefs laying here, and they represent the sick people. And they bring these, because that in the Bible they took from the body of Paul handkerchiefs and aprons, and the Bible said that unclean spirits went out of them. Devils left them. They were healed. These people in another age believed the same. Because they had seen You moving in Paul, they knew that he was Your servant. And Paul is gone long ago, Lord, to glory, but You're still the same Holy Spirit that was on him. You promised that You'd do the same things, and You're doing it now.
Now, one writer said that when Israel was cut off from the promised land, and the Red Sea was holding it back, that God looked down through that Pillar of Fire with angry eyes; and the Red Sea got scared, and it moved back; and the children of Israel passed over it into the promised land. Now, Lord, look tonight through the Blood of Jesus, and every one of these handkerchiefs, when they're laid on the people, may that devil get scared and move back; and may that sick person cross into that good promise of Divine healing. As You said, "Above all things, I would you prosper in health." Grant, it Lord, through Jesus Christ's Name, I pray. Amen. [Acts 19:12], [Numbers 14:25], [Acts 19:12], [III John 1:2]
L-78 Now, as we're sitting, I want everyone reverently and quiet. Be reverent, be quiet, just be in prayer. And in your heart say, "Lord Jesus, let me touch Your garment. I know Brother Branham doesn't know me. He has no idea who I am, or where I am, or nothing about me. But if You'll just turn... And he tells me that we read where the people are born in the world for certain things, for certain ages. He said since a little bitty baby boy you've heard that these things come, that... If You'll just let me touch Your garment, then You speak through Brother Branham, and let him tell me what I'm praying about, what I'm here for, and what something or other, I'll believe You." Just say that. Say, "I'm not doubting Lord, but I'm in need." You just have faith and believe. Just... We're waiting, humbly, sweetly, waiting: nobody pressing, now, just be--just relax yourself.
Now, if everyone can see what I see, if you want to look... There's a man setting right back there. He's got heart trouble for one thing. Another thing, he's got a blood clot on his chest. I believe he will miss it. He's from Michigan. Mr. Hannah, stand up on your feet, sir. Receive your healing. Jesus Christ makes you well. While you're on your feet, sir, are you and I strangers to one another? Raise up your hand. Those things that was said, everything was said was true? Wave your hand like this to the audience. Wasn't you praying for God to touch you, the High Priest? If that's right, wave your hand like this. You are healed.
L-79 Forty feet away from me, what did he touch? What did he touch? Does that make the Bible true, brethren? He's a High Priest that can be touched by the feeling of our infirmities. Do you believe it? Now, someone else somewhere pray. I can only say as I watch that Light and feeled your spirit drawing. It's not my selection; it's the Father's. I just speak. But if I do not the works of Jesus Christ, then I'm not His witness. Now, I don't have to do that. That's my ministry. These men don't have to do that. They won't. There's not... And I'll say this in the Name of the Lord. There has not been, or will not be, till I'm gone: exactly what He told me when He ordained it.
A man setting right back here, shadowed to death. Just had a cancer operation, but it wasn't no good. Mr. Holtzinger, stand on your feet and believe. Am I a stranger to you, sir? Raise up your hand. Are those things right? Everything right? Wave your hand like this if that's right. Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, go, be well. Believe with all your heart.
L-80 Cancer spirit somewhere: you can just feel that the devil's shadow. It's not me. Now, you quit thinking that. It's not me; it's Him.
Here, look at that Light. Can't you see that Light, brother? Look, standing back there. See it? It's right over that man setting there with that red tie on. The man has leukemia. If that's right, stand on your feet, sir. You was sitting there praying for that; stand on your feet, if those things are right. Are we strangers to one another? Wave your hand back and forth. The things that were told you right? Wave your hand again. Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ and be healed. See?
Look. Look here. See this lady setting right here? You're praying for that baby. The baby can't live outside of God. Do you believe me to be God's prophet, His servant? If I tell you what's wrong with the baby, will you believe it'll get well? If you're in contact enough to believe, the baby has a hole in its heart. If that's right, raise up your hand, sister. Do you believe now? Put your hand on it, the way you got it. God, I rebuke that devil. Let that baby live in the Name of Jesus Christ.
L-81 Here. This woman was so sick, this lady laying here. Look around this way, sister. Right here. Seem to be the sickest one of the group. You were praying. Do you believe me to be His prophet, His servant?
I seen a wheelchair somewhere come up. It's that man setting right there. He's had a stroke. He's a preacher. His name's Mr. Fergusson, you believe on the Lord Jesus?...?... I do not heal people.
Excuse me, lady. I had to call it, I know you been so sick. Certainly, your sister here, watching you; she loves you. You're shadowed to death. You know that. You can't live outside of God; Mayo's knows that, don't they?. You've come from Mayo's. You've been to Mayo's up there, Mayo's Clinic. Cancer killing you. They brought you down here for this meeting; that is true isn't it? Your sister can witness that.
L-82 I can't heal you, but let me ask you something. There was three lepers one time set at a gate when Samaria was being besieged by the Syrians. They said, "Why do we set here till we die? If we stay here, we're sure to die. If we go into the city we're going to die anyhow, 'cause they're eating one another's children in there." But said, "What if we go down to the camp of the enemy? If they kill us, we'll just die anyhow. But if we--if we're saved alive, we live." God honored that, didn't He? And they were saved and saved.
The same tonight, you're setting in the same place. Mayo's turned you down, Mrs. Mason. Strange I knew you, who you are. Now, but I want to ask you... They turned you down. There's nothing they can do for you. If you lay there you'll die. If you go to Mayo's, you'll die. You're not asked to go to the enemy's house. You're looking to become to the house of the Father tonight and be healed. Do you believe with all your heart? Then rise up and take that stretcher and walk out of here and go home...?... [II Kings 4:3-4]
L-83 What about you, lady over there on that stretcher, looking this way, you believe me to be His prophet? Yeah. You believe with all of your, that old blindness there will leave you. You believe? Do you believe me God's prophet? Then rise up out of there, in the Name of Jesus Christ...?... There she is...?... the woman...?... Do you believe? Everyone believe with all your heart? Come here, brethren. Go down there and lay your hands on those...?... Go down there. Go down, lay your hands on...?... I want to ask you, is that the works of Jesus Christ? Raise your hands and say, "Amen."? Here comes God's servants down to lay hands while I pray...?...
Every one of you in the wheelchairs, no matter where you are, this is your hour. This is the time for your healing. I'm going to pray. Let the audience stand, and if you'll believe, I don't care who you are... Every one of you men of God go down there and lay hands on these people. I'm going to pray for them while you lay your hands upon them in...?... Look at the wheelchairs and cots...?... Lay your hands on them, brothers. Almighty God, Who raised up Jesus Christ from the dead and has triumphed over every enemy, over the devil. I challenge every devil... Come out of these people in the Name of Jesus Christ. Leave them, Satan. They are healed; Christ...?... healed them... Because we're the...?...

61-0415E - Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL (Paragraphs: 92 - 101)
L-93 Now, there, there. In the Name of Jesus Christ, I take every spirit yonder in here under my control.
Here, raise your head. The little gray-headed lady setting there... I must--right here, the--this little lady right here... this lady, I'm sorry, not this one hanging ever here... Can't you see that Light? Looky here. The amber Light like you see in the picture... There It is right over the lady. It's moving around. Forgive me if I ask you that. This is another dimension. I realize that I'm in an auditorium. And I realize I'm looking at a woman, and she's praying, and I'm watching her. I never see her in my life. But I can... If I would to tell you by the Holy Spirit what you're praying about, you'll know whether it's the truth or not. You're praying about a rupture. That is right. Also an intestinal trouble, complications. If that is right, raise up you hand like this? If I'm a stranger to you, raise you other hand up.
There's a certain sign of His resurrection. She touched something. Is that right?
L-94 What about you all? Do you believe? Spinal trouble. I don't know you, do I? We're strangers to one another. You got trouble in your spine. What if God would tell me who you were, would you believe me to be his prophet? Miss Hollanbach. That's right.
That helped your friend setting next to you. I don't know you either, but God knows you. But you're not praying for yourself; you're praying for somebody else. If I tell you what it is, would you believe me to be His prophet? You're praying for a nephew that's an alcoholic. That's right. Raise your hand.
I challenge you to believe. This man setting here with his head bowed, crying, praying, sitting here on the steps. You've got stomach trouble, haven't you, sir? You're a stranger with us. You can just stay a little while: got to go back home. You're from Des Moines. That's right. Your wife has a gland trouble, doesn't she? Your little boy, little child, has got asthmatic condition. If that's right, raise up your hand. Put your hand over on both of them. Believe, and go home and be well.
L-95 You don't have no such a thing as a prayer card, do you, sir? You just believed it, is that's right? We're strangers to one another, raise up your hand? You--you and I don't know one another; we're strangers one to another? Have faith.
Be in prayer. I seen something happen; I'm not too sure where it was. Believe. Be reverent. It's a man. Raise your head, right in here. You're suffering with a gallbladder trouble. You were praying, "Oh God, let it be me, tonight." Is that right, sir? Are we strangers to one another? Raise up your hand if we're strangers to one another? Can't you...? I know you can't see It-- that Light above him. You're not from right here. You're from a city called Canton. That's right. Your name is Mr. Elk. That's true, isn't it? Raise up your hand. That's right.
L-96 Here's a lady, down just below you, setting down this way, hands up to her mouth, praying. She has a stomach trouble. You have a bronchial condition in your throat, too. We're strangers to one another. Say, you're also from Canton. That's exactly right. Your name is Miss Effland, E-f-f-l-a-n-d. If that's right raise up your hand, or stand up on your feet so the people can see that that's the truth. Now, if we're strangers, raise up your hand? Do you believe me? Then I send you home to be well in the Name of Jesus Christ.
I'm riding on it. It can't fail. It's Jesus Christ, the Son of God, raised from the dead, doing the same thing the Holy Spirit interrupted to the man tonight and said, "like it was coming from Emmaus... You're shut in with God. Do you believe it with all your heart? [Luke 24:13-14]
L-97 Now, while It's getting blind to me... How many sinners in here are--every one of you come here and stand by me just a minute. Do you want to ride into glory on His Word? Come here and stand here just a moment. Another one, come on out of the balcony. Rise up. All sinners come here just a minute, young and old. That's the way to come. Come right ahead; it's all right. Such conviction and men falling over one another. Come. Come.
Why do you trust in anything that's uncertain: some church theology? Come be born of the Holy Ghost or you're lost. Your church will never save you, as good as it may be. If you only belong to church, you're lost until you're borned again. Come, God gave the Word as a certain sound. He confirms it with a certain sound, and it's perfectly in order. Come, "Every soul by sin oppressed..." come, trust in the Lord. I invite you to come. No uncertainty about this; God said so. God confirms the Word.
And you're hearing it for some of the last times, because I'm leaving the country; and there'll never be another on the field till I'm gone. THUS SAITH THE LORD. There has not been, and will not be. Come while you can.
L-98 Remember, I'll meet you at the judgment. You say, "You ought to sing some pathetic song." You ought to get up out of your seat and come on the conviction, not of a pathetic song, but the Word of God and the witness of the Holy Ghost. Flee the wrath of God to come. Flee the scorches of hell that lays behind you. Come, while you got a chance to come. Remember, I say in the Name of Jesus Christ, I will not be responsible for your sins at the day of judgment if you don't come right now and receive Christ.
You that has not got the Holy Ghost, you that don't know that you're real Christians, you come. I challenge you; I call you; I persuade you in the Name of Jesus Christ to come. You think it's too far from the balcony? It'll be a longer distance than that when you walk that road to the eternal hell where you'll scorch...?...
L-99 Oh Lord, the rest is Yours. I can do no more. The hour is growing late. God's patience is growing thin. This may be the last time you'll ever have a call at your heart. You better come. You might cry for that call some night when you're laying out there on the highway, blood running out of your veins, pinned under a car; laying yonder in the bed and the doctor saying you're gone. You might want that feeling come to your heart. It'll not be there. He will laugh at you. You'd better come now. Remember, I tell you in the Name of the Lord.
You believe... I ain't called myself His prophet. You did. I know the Word of the Lord then, is true. He's confirmed it. Come every soul, come. That's right, come, come now, while you can come. Flee the wrath that's coming a following this.
Saviour, Saviour, (All right, personal workers)
Hear my humble cry;
While on others Thou art calling,
(Sinner, come with them)
Do not pass me by.

You say, you're afraid of losing a little sleep? What about life?

Saviour, Saviour,
Hear my humble cry;
While on others Thou art calling,
Do not pass me by.
Saviour, Saviour,
Hear my humble cry;
While on others Thou art calling,
Do not pass me by.
L-100 Just one moment. You Methodist students here, I'd like to speak to you just a moment. Kneeling here before me is a Methodist preacher. His brother is one of the great men at Asbury. Still a Methodist, but is filled with the Holy Ghost. The power of God's in his life. Brother Collins, would you just stand to your feet a minute? A Methodist preacher, here's all of his family's Methodists: come through the Methodist college and schools, everything. High degrees and everything, and here he is. Hears the voice of God, and come and received the baptism of the Holy Ghost. Is it real, Brother Collins--to the Methodist students? Come all of you. "There is a fountain filled with Blood, drawn from Emmanuel's veins." Come.
Oh, hear my humble cry.
While on others Thou art calling,
Do not pass me by.
L-101 Now, let's all bow our heads everywhere. Methodists, you pray the way you do in your Methodist church. Baptists, you do the same. Presbyterian, you do the same. Pentecostals, you do the same. You here upon your knees, I give you to Jesus Christ as the trophies of His Word.
Our heavenly Father, I give unto Thee this group of people tonight as trophies of Your message, of Your Holy Spirit, the certain sound that comes forth that proves that You are not dead, but You're a living Christ, that lives in Your Church; that lives in Your people; that gives to them the Holy Spirit, inviting...?... to come; to all who will come, regardless of their affiliation, and their system that they might belong to.
You are God, You change not. You proved Yourself to be God. You know the heart of every man. You know the name of every man. You know the place and their calling. You know everything, God, because You're omnipresent, omnipotent, infinite God.
I pray that You'll save them, Lord, by your grace. Fill them with the Holy Ghost. Send the Spirit of God upon this whole audience, Lord, and just let every heart be saturated. May the believers now be anointed with the Holy Ghost, that they might be thankful to God that they are saved in these days. Grant it, Lord. Let every one that's sin oppressed...?... the ministers...?... stand over...?... All right, brethren. I'm tired and I'm weary. Will you take the service? God bless you...?... Get down here right now, this is the hour. Amen. Stand to your feet to receive the Holy Ghost, every one of you.

61-0424 - Stephen Mather High School, Chicago, IL (Paragraphs: 53 - 77)
L-54 How many doesn't have prayer card, raise up your hand, and you're sick. Raise up your hand. Now, you don't have to have a prayer card. I ask you to believe this story that I've told about Him to be the truth. There was a woman in the Bible; let's say she--she had a blood issue; we know the story. She didn't have a prayer card say, either. But she said, "I believe that man is the truth. I believe that's the Son of God. If I can touch him, I'll be made well." How many knows the story? And when she touched Him, what happened? She went off maybe and set down because she was satisfied in her own heart that she'd touched the Messiah. Do you believe that? Now, listen; watch me and listen to me. See? You touch the Messiah. And Jesus turned around, said, "Who touched Me?" Now, while they're getting those people ready. "Who touched Me?"
And Peter rebuked Him, saying, "Well, Lord, everybody's touching You. Why do You say, 'Who...'" In other words, "What makes you say such a thing as that? Why, people think something's wrong with you. Why, do you say such a thing?"
He said, "But I perceive that strength has gone out of Me." That right? [Mark 5:28-31]
L-55 Well, if that'd make the Son of God feel strength go out of Him, what would it do to you and I, a sinner saved by grace? We couldn't do it one time unless He said, "The things that I do shall you also, and more than this shall you do." I know the King James says greater, but look at the real translation, more. No one could do greater, 'cause He done everything that could be done. See? He raised the dead and stop nature, and done everything. See?
All right. Now. And that little woman touched His garment and He felt virtue go from Him. And He looked around over the audience until He found where she was, and He told her about her blood issue and said her faith had saved her. Is that right? Is that... Was that Jesus yesterday? Was that the way He did it yesterday? Well, if He's the same today, won't He do it the same today? Sure, He would. Now, He's the same yesterday, today, and forever. Is that true? You believe that? He's raised from the dead? [John 14:12], [Mark 5:28-30, 34], [Hebrews 13:8]
L-56 Then how could you... "Well, Brother Branham, how would I touch Him?" Now, if you want to touch Him you better listen to what I'm saying. Look. "How will I touch Him?" He is right now a High Priest, Hebrews, 3rd chapter, "A High Priest that can be touched by the feeling of our infirmity." Is that right? Now, His visible body sets in the Presence of God on the throne of His Majesty, is that right? His Spirit is here in the church, His life, living in us, and He is the Vine; we are the branches. The vine doesn't bear fruit, the branches bears fruit. The vine energize the branches, John 15. That right? Now, if He's the same High Priest and you could reach up to glory and touch Him with your faith, what would He do? If He's the same High Priest, He'd act the same way. He'd do the same thing. Then you yield yourself to Him; I'll yield myself to Him, and then if you touch His--His garment with your infirmities, that He promised in His Bible that He'd do, see if He will turn around and use my voice and use your body, use us together. [Hebrews 4:15], [John 15:5]
L-57 You out there in the audience that won't be in the prayer line; we'll get all these prayer cards by and by, but let's start with the--the first now. All right. Now, first, you people in that prayer line, how many out there that--that's sick, and I don't know you, raise up your hand. All out there that you know that I don't know nothing about you, raise up your hands, every person in the audience that knows that I know... The people in the prayer line, that I'm a stranger to you in the prayer line, raise up your hands, that I do not know you, raise up your hand. I think it's a hundred percent all along.
L-58 All right, now, here is a beautiful picture... You remember when I first come to Chicago about that. I... So now, here's a--a beautiful picture of the Bible. Here's a picture of Saint John the 4th chapter. Here's a woman, that I never seen, don't know nothing about her. And I never seen her before in my life. She's a stranger to me. I'm a stranger to you. We meet for our first time. Now, if this... Anybody ever in Palestine and see where Jesus met that woman at that well? It's a panoramic, something like that, out--little well out there where He was setting there, seen the woman. Now, here's a man and a woman standing here that's never met before in life. And we're strangers. I can tell you this before we start, she's not of my nationality. She really doesn't speak good English. That's true. There's a Samaritan and a Jew.
Now, I am not Him, but it's His Spirit that's in me. And then if He is the same yesterday, today, and forever, and I never seen you, know nothing about you, you're just a woman that comes up here. If God will reveal to me something that's in your life, like He did that woman there, you'll know whether it's the truth or not. You--you would know it. And then, like something that you have done, something that you're here for, something that's wrong with you... Or if I don't know you, I know nothing about you because you're making a--have a hard time kinda understanding me. But if I don't know nothing about you then if He will reveal it, it'll have to come through His Spirit somewhere. You believe that? [Hebrews 13:8]
L-59 Will the audience believe that? Here we are both together. Now, is He a living? Then what if I--if He was standing here with this suit on He gave me, now, if this woman would come, say, "Lord, would You heal me?" You know what He'd say? "I've already done it. You are redeemed." If an article is redeemed from a pawn shop, it cannot be redeemed the second time. We got the receipt. They can't charge us a second time; we've got a receipt. And we've got a receipt from God. Amen. The price is paid. We are redeemed. You are healed. If I come to this woman now, what would He do standing here? Then if He has already healed her... "By His stripes we were healed." It placed in past tense: you were healed. All ministers, all Bible readers know that. It's a past tense. Now, if He--if He come here, then what would He do? He could show Himself alive. And how would we know that He was? Because His Spirit would come in us and act just the same way it did when He was here in His body. Is that right? "I (personal pronoun) will be with you, even in you. The works that I do shall you do. A little while and the world (cosmos, world order, church order, and so forth) will see Me no more; yet ye (church) shall see me, for I will be with you; I'll be even in you to the end of the world. The works that I do shall you do also." Here it is. Is my message the truth? If it is, then God will keep His Word. [Isaiah 53:5], [Matthew 28:20], [John 14:12]
L-60 Now, lady, you look on me just a moment. I want to talk to you. Fastening... The reason I brought you here, is to--so that I could segregate you from the rest of the people, so I could talk to you, everybody with a spirit. Jesus taken--put all people out of the house when He healed Jairus' daughter. He took a deaf man, or a blind man and led him out of the city away from the crowd, so He could get him away so He could talk to him. That's the reason I got you here. There is a--a anointing of the Spirit.
And that woman, she might not understand me. But if you can understand me now, you be honest with me. Just now something happened to you. A real sweet calm feeling come over you just now. If that's right, raise your hand. I'm looking right straight at that Light that you see in the picture, which Jesus Christ is that Light.
When He was here first, He was in God the Father in a Light. The children of Israel followed It through the wilderness. He said, "I come from God and go to God." After His death, burial, and resurrection, Saul was on his road down to Damascus, and a Light struck him down, that same Light. "Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou Me?"
Said, "Who are You?"
Said, "I'm Jesus." See? Now, that's that same Light. [John 13:3], [Acts 9:3-4]
L-61 Now, if God will describe to me something, you be the witness whether it's true or not. You are here for me to pray for you for a nervous condition you're suffering with, nervous. If that's right, wave your hand like this so the people see. Now--now, there's other things. You have gallbladder trouble, gallbladder attack. And being that you said that out just then, Brother Hicks standing close, we'll see if it--just whether it was right or not. Let's watch just a minute farther. Yes, you're here for somebody else: a sick child of yours, that you left at home. Besides that, you got a sister that's got a sick child that you're standing for. If that's true, wave your hand. You have received what you've asked for. Your faith has saved you. Go home and you'll find it so. God bless you. Everything will be all right. God bless you now; you go believing everything will be just right.
You believe that? Is He alive? Now, you know I don't know that woman. How could I... I don't even know what I said. The only thing I know is what's this tape recorder when it records it back. Now, the Bible said, "If they say, and it comes to pass what they said, then believe it." I've told you He raised from the dead. And He's proved it. Believe it. Amen.
L-62 Now, here's a--here's another picture of another woman, this happens to be a woman. I do not know the woman, I've never seen her. We're strangers to one another. And we're two races of people, she's... I'm Anglo-Saxon and--and she's Ethiopian. We... But when they talked to the woman at the well, the Samaritan, when the Samaritan woman said, "There was a segregation," He let her know right quick that there was no difference between the colors that we was. God is the God of the human race. The countries we live in and changed our colors, has nothing to do with what we are. One was raised in one country and turned one yellow, and the other one black, and the other one brown, and the other one white, and that has nothing to do it. We come from one tree, Adam and Eve. That's right, the human race springs from there. My God is your God. My Creator is your Creator. But you are--being a--a colored woman, me, called white man. Then we're two different races of people. But we stand like... I'm trying to make them see something, Saint John the 4th chapter, Jesus meeting a--a woman that was a Samaritan.
Now, if God will declare to me what you're trouble is, would you believe me to be His prophet, or His servant? I don't... I--I have to watch that word; it's a stumbling block to many people. So we know it and believe it...?... You're suffering with growths. Those growths are in the intestinal tract. If that's right, raise up your hand. If God will tell me who you are, will you believe me? He told Simon Peter who he was. Is that right? Then Mrs. Hall, go home, Jesus Christ makes you well. Amen.
Now, all you colored people believe on the Lord right now. See? He is the Lord Jesus, the same yesterday, today, and forever. You believe Him? Be real reverent. [Hebrews 13:8]
L-63 All right here's, I believe another colored sister. Come forward. We are strangers to each other. As I said to the lady, I believe it was, that passed, and it all--you know when leaves me in a vision, I--not beside myself, but I... You go into another world. You see things that happened long ago and something's happening somewhere else, then you wonder where you're standing at when you come back. That's the reason it just weakens you. You can see the effect it takes. Someday I'll leave the world, but the world will never know till we meet there what I go through, to try to let them know that my Lord is real. He raised from the dead. He's not dead, He's alive. I believe it with all my heart.
If God will reveal to me what your trouble is so I won't have to go into much, just what your trouble is, you believe me to be His servant? You believe my story to be true? All right. They say you should have an operation. It's for a growth. The growth is in the stomach; that is right. You put your hand on your stomach. Somebody noticed that; I felt it coming from out there before I said it. Now, if God will reveal to me what's your name then, will you--will you believe me to be His prophet, His servant? Mrs. Cole, you return home, be well. God bless you, my sister. Have faith in God; don't you doubt. You believe with all your heart.
L-64 How do you do? Now, here's Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Saxon. We are strangers to one another. I do not know you, but God knows you. If God will reveal... Now, just a moment; something in the audience, somebody struck faith. The woman setting right there with her head bowed praying with the little green hat on, setting right down here in front of me, a elderly like woman, setting there, praying, with arthritis... All right sister, just raise up your hand. You looked around, and looked around, look that way. All right, your arthritis left you. You don't have to come. Stay right where you are. Go on home; Jesus Christ makes you well.
I want to ask you people something, Who did she touch? She never touched me. I'm thirty feet from her. But she touched that High Priest. You believe? Now, the woman that was touched, that she touched God, and God touched her, are we strangers to one another, wave your hand, lady. That's right. I don't know you. Those things were true, what was said, is that right? All right, you have your request; you've touched Jesus Christ.
L-65 You're not here for yourself; you're here for somebody else. Somebody's going blind. They're blind, a blind person. That's right. They're not here. They've either been in California or in California. They're in California. It's a woman. You believe? Then go and as you believe so will it be. Go on believe it. God bless you. Have faith; don't you doubt.
You believe out there, all of you? Just believe now with all your heart.
L-66 How do you do, lady? All right. It's quite a difference maybe, in our age, maybe. But as far as I know in my heart, this is my first time being with you, standing by you. I don't know you, so God does know you. If God will reveal to me something about you that--something like is in your heart, something that you want or--or some... And you'll know whether it's the truth or not, you're the judge of that. Well, if He knows what has been, surely you can take His Word for... If He can tell you what has been, you know what will be, will be true. All right, may He grant it.
L-67 Now, somewhere the Angel of the Lord left the platform. The Spirit of God went... Here It is. It's that colored man setting back here in a corner a praying. You suffer with sinus. If that's right raise up your hand. All right. You touched Something, brother. You never touched me; I don't know you; you touched the High Priest. Do you believe Him? Then it's over.
Just believe on Him; I ask you to believe on Him. I never seen that man in my life, if I know of, 'less it on a street or passing somewhere, or coming up and down to church; I don't know the man. If you're a stranger to me, sir, raise up your hand so the people will see that--that you and I are strangers. There you are. See?
Now, tell me, I want to ask you: What did the man touch? Jesus Christ our High Priest. Then my message about Him is truth; He's a living. Then take my word. Flee away from these morgues and come to a living Christ. Take your name, if it's on a some church book, forget it. Put your name in the Book of heaven by a new experience of accepting Him and being born again.
L-68 Where we at? What time is it? All right. Don't let me stay too long. Now, I believe this is the woman. Excuse me, lady, I--I--I just have to follow that way It goes; that's all I--I know to do. Let's look to the Lord, see what... Yes. You're in a serious condition. You have a growth, and you're worried about it. You think if God can tell me where that growth is, would it help your faith? It would? It's on the breast. It's on the right breast. That is true, isn't it? Wait a minute. Yes, you got somebody on your heart. And it's somebody that's been a Christian. You are--you are the mother of a dope addict girl that was healed of dope taking in my meeting. Her name is Helena. She was a dancer or something or another. And that girl is getting weak, getting away from God, and she's on your heart to pray for her. That's THUS SAITH THE LORD. That is true. All right. Come here. In the Name of Jesus Christ bring that child back, heal this mother for the glory of God. Amen. Don't you doubt. Be all right.
L-69 "If thou canst believe, all things are possible." Do you believe? How many remembers that in the beginning when I'd have to take the person's hand and lay it on mine, you'd see those things happening, how many remembers that? How many remembers that I told you that the Lord told me it would come to pass if I'd be humble and sincere, that I would be--would reveal the secrets of the hearts. If they didn't believe that first sign like they did of Moses, the second sign would beyond. How many remembers that? You say, "Does God take a gift away?" No, sir. [Mark 9:23]
L-70 Come here, sir. I don't know you; you're a stranger to me. Lay your hand on mine. Yes, sir. Come up here. Stomach trouble... That's right. Let me show you something. Look here. Take this other hand of yours; lay this hand on mine. No difference, is there? Notice this one, see here, no difference. Now, I put my hand on. No difference is there? Now, watch when you put this hand on. There comes a difference. It swells and little red dots running across it--or I mean little white dots running across it. Look how my hand turns. See? That's like a... See, what it is, being anointed. That's the reason laying hands on the sick under the anointing... See? Laying hands on sick, anointed, it's not me that's doing these things. I don't know them. I don't know the people. I don't know you. But see, there's something in you that would kill you. See? And that is the devil, a spirit, a lie something, eating, a life that's trying to take your life. That's the reason it vibrates back.
Now, you just watch so you be sure to look. Now, look here. It ain't the way I move my hand, 'cause them--them white things look... See my hand here. See? Now, look, I'll take this hand of yours. See? I take your left hand. Now, it doesn't do it there. Now, put this one here. Now, there it is. See? Now, you're just as much human in this hand as you are in this hand. Is that right? But see, what is it? It's your right hand to me, that you believe me. It's my left hand to you, to my heart that I love you, and my right hand to God that He's my--He's my Guide, my Saviour.
L-71 Now, come here just a moment. Want you to watch. Let me lay my hand here so you can see it. Now, if it goes away... Now, by the Spirit of God, I believe I can make it go, but I can't keep it away. But if you can see it go, then that'll help you, won't it too? Yes, sir. Now, now watch now, so you'll be sure now. Put this hand here, one I've got my hand laying. See? Now, this other hand here (See?), so you... There it is. Now, I want you to keep your eyes open; I want you to watch it. I want the audience to bow your head just a moment.
Our heavenly Father, not to show, but we're in the last days. We're in the last hours of the day; the sun is setting; the evening lights are shining. The prophet said, "It shall be light in the evening time." Said there'll be a day that wouldn't be called day nor night. That's what we've had, just organizations, denominations. But in the evening time, it shall be Light. The light rises in the east and sets in the west. Civilization has traveled with the sun. The light sprung up in the east on the eastern people, the Son of God. And now the sun is setting in the west, and civilization has moved all the way to the west; the next is the east, the evening Lights are shining.
The man is a watching my hand. Now, he sees that's it's still a vibrating on my hand. He's sick, Father. I pray for mercy. I pray that You'll make it to leave him, through Christ our Lord. [Zechariah 14:7]
L-72 Now, it's stubborn. Before I open my eyes, it hasn't changed: just the same. Is that right, sir? Just the same thing. Now, just a minute, everybody believe now.
Lord, I have told this little group of people here tonight that You raised from the dead and said, "In My Name they shall cast out devils." That man knows that devil is a tormentor. And the word "devil" means "a tormentor." So he's watching my hand. He sees the reaction of it in his own eyes; he's watching it. He's watching to see what happens. Help, Lord. You give the promise; I believe You. Satan, in the Name of Jesus Christ come out of the man.
Now, before I move my hand, or you do anything; it's gone hasn't it? Now, open your eyes. I never looked at my hand yet; there it is. Now, look here, sir. Take this hand here. See how it looks? Take this hand here. See how it looks? Now, something's happened, hasn't it? It's gone. You're free. Go, Jesus Christ made you well; believe with all your heart. [Mark 16:17]
L-73 All right, you believe with all your heart? Just have faith in God; don't doubt. Come, let the next person come. Now, don't doubt; have faith in God. I still feel that back there, that I've... Now, look, I'm going to turn my head; watch here. Come here, lady. Just touch my hand. If God will reveal to me looking this a way, what's your trouble, you believe me to be His servant? You will, this lady? All right. Do you believe God will heal your heart trouble and make you well? You believe it? He make you--heart trouble and make you well? You accept it? Raise up your hand. All right, go on your road and be healed, say, "Thanks be to God." Believe with all your heart. All right, sir.
Now, lady, if you'll believe that you'll never be crippled up with that arthritis, He will make you well. You believe that? Just keep on moving, say, "Thank you, Lord." Go, believing. All right.
L-74 Come now, lady. Now, you're a young woman. What's your trouble is nervousness. You just can't find a place to start. Is that right? Every, they're telling you, "Get next to yourself, and it's all in your mind," but it isn't. Something's making you scared (See? That's right.) and frightened. This is your spot. Come out of the woman, Satan; I challenge thee in the Name of Jesus Christ to leave this woman. Now, you've started; just keep going. Be made well in the Name of Jesus Christ.
Come. Now, this woman was healed while she set in the chair of the same thing. So you just might as well go on. Yours is...?... but it's the time... Just keep on moving; Jesus Christ makes you well.
L-75 You believe with all your heart? Just a moment. That lady kinda heavy set, setting there looking at me with the hernia, you believe that God will make you well? All right. You can have what you ask for. I do not know the lady. I've never seen her in my life, but she was praying this. Just a few moments ago that Light was over her, she was praying for God to call her tonight. If that's right wave your hand back and forth, lady, like this (See?), so that they'll see. All right. There you are. If you will believe, it will leave you. Just have faith in God; don't doubt. Amen.
The--the man next... No it's a woman, next to her, setting there, having those headaches. Do you believe that God will make you well? Raise up your hands if you want--accept your healing. Have faith in God; don't doubt.
What if I told you, you was already healed, would you believe me? Just keep moving; Jesus Christ makes you well.
L-76 Don't you see He's God? Here sets a colored woman, the second woman setting there in the seat, setting right there looking at me. You believe that God can take that anemic condition away from you and make you well? Then you can have what you ask for. Go and believe. Uh-huh. Have faith.
What if I said, "Jesus Christ makes you well," would you believe me? All right, go, and be made well.
What if I told you your back trouble was healed while you was setting there, do you believe me? Then just keep on going, saying, "Thank you, Lord."
What if I told you setting down there, lady... Believe with all your heart that head trouble, that's got that black hat on, that colored lady setting right there next, you believe that God would heal that and make you well, the head trouble? You believe it? You accept it? Raise up your hand if you do. All right you can have what you ask for.
L-77 How many of you out there believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, believe that He's the resurrected Jesus? How many knows that "These signs shall follow them that believe"? raise your hands. How many believers are here? Raise your hands. How many knows that He's alive? Then lay your hands on one another. I'll pray for you. Every one of you can be healed. He keeps His Word here. He keeps His Word there. Do you believe it? Lay your hands over on one another there and pray one for the other.
Our heavenly Father, we commit this audience to You as believing people, the resurrected Christ. Beyond a shadow of doubt, You are not dead, but You're alive forevermore, the great Conqueror. They have come; they have seen; now may they go tell others that He's not dead, and not in a tomb or a organization, but He's alive in the hearts of His people. Grant it, through Jesus Christ's Name.
Brother Hicks take my place. [Mark 16:17], [Revelation 1:18]

61-0425B - Holiday Inn, Chicago, IL (Paragraphs: 97 - 105)
L-98 I believe in Divine healing; I believe in the baptism of the Holy Ghost; I believe in the--in the Holy Ghost speaking in tongues; I believe in every gift that God gave to His church. I'm for them one hundred percent, but I believe... I'm not in for a lot of this here super-duper healing that we have around today.
I would just like to make a remark here. Sometime ago there was a brother, and it isn't my precious Brother Tommy Hicks, which I regard as a true servant of Christ. It was another man in another country, and in this country there was--he was just all the time, "God's super-duper healer, super-duper healer," you know, like that. And I got a letter after the man had the--from the Lutheran church. And my secretary here knows; we have it on file. I wouldn't call the man's name, because it is not Christian-like, although I disagree with the man's ideas; but that's perfectly all right. I love him; he's my brother.
L-99 But it just got to a place to where they just got to have some kind of a sensation, or whip it up, or something another like that. See? And that--that's no good. See? Brother, bodily exercise does very little. And so this Lutheran minister wrote this minister back a--a letter, and he said, "You American evangelists who come here," said, "with all your super-duper healing to everybody..." And now, this sounds like a little bouquet to myself, but God knows I don't mean it in that way. But he said, "When little Deborah Stadsklev died (that baby), and that mother had stood there that day in California where that baby had died and was cold and seen laid that baby over in Brother Branham's arms, and him stand there and pray for it, and the baby started screaming and kicking, then hand it back to her." [I Timothy 4:8]
L-100 He also knew of the Mexican case, which we can base this Full Gospel Business Men a statement, you have to something stated from a doctor. When that little Mexican baby died that morning at 9:00 o'clock, and this was 11:00 o'clock that night. Doctor wrote his statement out. Brother Espinosa, which many of you Assembly of God brethren know, he was the one got that statement from the doctor, that he died.
And I saw a vision out over the crowd when twenty thousand Catholic people come to Christ in Mexico City. I said, "Don't you just take that. I don't know that baby." I just saw a vision out here, and Billy there was trying with thirty or forty ushers, couldn't keep that little woman out of the prayer line with that baby. She'd run between their legs and everything. So finally I sent Jack Moore down. I said, "Go, pray for it." I looked out here, and I seen a little Mexican baby smiling. I said, "Wait a minute. Bring it here." See? And when I put my hands on that blanket, just poured down rain all day, and they'd been standing there since early that morning, and this was about 11:00 o'clock that night, and put my hands over on the little baby, and it begin kicking and squealing, and they begin screaming.
L-101 So then, they taken it down, and got the statement, went to the doctor, and the doctor said, "I pronounced the baby dead this morning at 9:00 o'clock. It died with pneumonia." See? And so then those things are--are--are true. They are statements. It has to be. We should always be honest and truthful about anything. Don't make it any... Just let it be what it is. Let just... God don't need any help on anything. You see? He's--He's God.
L-102 So this... He said, "Now, but when this mother called up Brother Branham in America, crying to him over the phone, 'Come over and raise up my little baby,' and the United States Government..." Her husband is a chaplain in the Army, and you all know Julius, many of you: wrote my book, "A Prophet Visits Africa."
"And that poor little Norwegian mother screaming to the top of her voice said, 'Brother Branham, I was standing there when that baby come to life.' Said, 'We believe you to be a servant of the--of Christ.' Said, 'Come lay your hands upon my baby, and it'll live. It died just in a moment or two with pneumonia. It was sick about four hours or five. And these men had been around there hollering and screaming and jumping up and down, saying, 'God's going to raise it up. God's going to raise it up.'" And said, "By that the American," not the American Air Lines; the United States Army was going to fly me over in a jet and back in a day. See?
L-103 And I said, "Before I come, let me find the will of the Lord." So I prayed, two days, and that doctor was so nice to let the baby lay there. Then, one morning I got up and started to walk out into the kitchen; I looked standing there, over there just a light about the size of that light there circling around, said, "Don't touch that. Don't rebuke that. That's the hand of the Lord." I run right back and called the nation, and called and said, "I--I cannot come."
And this Lutheran minister said, "Why don't you wait till you get a clear cut decision from God, like Brother Branham did, and then you know what you're talking about."
L-104 Now, that is it, brethren. If we'll just not jump at conclusions, and wait and get a glim, clear cut decision from God. And all of this here healing centers that don't know nothing about God... I believe that Divine healing is based upon a principle that you ought to come to God first, and give your heart to Him, and wash up your lives in the Blood of Jesus Christ, and then God will go to work with you and heal you. Just like this brother said about the little woman he'd prayed for down there, a saint of God. You see?
L-105 In my life I made many mistakes. I've done lots of things that's wrong. I'll probably, if I live much longer, I'll do many more. Perhaps some of them will be stumbling blocks in your way. I hope that you forgive me.
I was reading of Abraham, how that the flusterations that he had, how that he... My, the things that he did. He doubted God, and he lied about his wife, and everything. But when his Divine commentary was written in Romans 4, it never mentioned his mistakes. But It said, "Abraham never staggered at the unbelief through God, but was strong." All of his mistakes was all forgotten about when the Divine commentary of his life was written. His flusterations wasn't even mentioned. His mistakes wasn't mentioned. Brethren, I hope that when my commentary is read that day that He'll rub mine out too, and won't think about them. I hope you do too. God bless you. [Romans 4:20]

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