43. Third pull, question on speaking the Word. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS. JEFF. IN 64-0823M
955-Q-248… this the third pull and is speaking the Word. It seems entirely possible for you to speak the word and one would be completely and fully restored, placed entirely ready for the rapture in the resurrection, the Son of man. This is so, or is it not? And you would do this if properly pressed upon. Would you not "escape all these things (it's got a ditto there) escape all these things and stand before the Son of man"? (Luke 21:36)
Now, my--my dear friend. See? Now, I think here that you--you--you got a--you got a good statement. Yes, sir. Yes, sir. Now, that would be so. You said, "Brother Branham..." In other words, here's what I'm... I don't think that it's... I can... I believe I... Not polishing up what you said, but I believe I can make it a little clearer to people. See? You are believing, because of the Spoken Words and things like that that He said about. And all of you here witnessed the squirrels and all these other things that's been done. But did you notice, that was Sovereignly given. I never asked Him, "Lord, let me do this, speak these things in like that, do these things there." I never asked Him that. He by His own Divine will came to me and said, "You go do this." See? I wasn't asking one thing about it. Moses never asked to go down in Egypt, but was God that sent him down to Egypt. See?
Now, I believe that the Holy Spirit would come to me and say in a vision, "Go tell certain, certain person that they are not--they're trying to overcome a certain thing, and they cannot do it. (And they're smoking; they're drinking; they're lying, stealing, or committing adultery, whatever it might be; or they got lustful spirit.) And you just go where they are and say, 'Thou spirit, come out of there; I set this captive free.'" Would it take place? Absolutely. Yes, indeed, it absolutely would; it'd take place. But now, upon my own presuming... Now, "presume" is--means "to adventure without authority." See? I'd go down there to help this person; I'm just presuming that it'll be all right. See? Then I don't know; I can call the Name of the Lord over them; I can pray for them, do whatever I wish to.
956-160 If I had my own way this morning... I--I just had a interview with this little lady setting here in this wheelchair. To come to this meeting today, they had to have the fire department to take her out of her house in Chicago; and people live across the street and don't come to the meetings. See?
What would I do? If it was in my power... It is in... I have the authority to do it, but I have to wait for orders to do it. See? I have the authority from God to do it; but now, when He gives the orders, she'd go back home well. See? I know that is the truth. See? I'd just be as willing to die this morning on that as I--I'd be in anything. See? That's the truth.
But first, you see, it's all that... No one, even Jesus Himself said, "The Son can do nothing in Himself, but what He seeth the Father do, that doeth the Son likewise." We know that? St. John 5:19. All right. "The Son does nothing in Himself, but what He sees the Father doing, that the Son will do likewise." All right.