1963 1. Thus Saith The Lord. [Dreams]
INFLUENCE. PHOENIX, AZ 63-0112
E-36 Now, a little girl come to me the other day. She may be setting present now. And she said, "Brother Branham, I gave you a dream. And in this dream I--I had a certain thing; and I--I want you to tell me." And I set down. Now, if there's any out in here outside of Pentecostal realms, let me excuse myself to you a moment.
And she said, "You never told me my dream."
I said, "Honey, set down just a minute." And I said, "Your father and mother are very good friends of mine, retired farmers, who came from a long ways to sojourn with us." And I said, "They--they believe me as a servant of Christ. You're just a child about twelve years old." I think she goes to school with my Becky.
And I said, "Look, you're going to meet a lot things out here, honey, in the name of Christianity." And I said, "When you find a man that's got every interpretation, just like this, got every--just like that, in the Name of the Lord," I said, "you be careful about that. That's contrary to the Scripture."
Jesus said there was many lepers in the days of Elijah, but only one was sent to him: one. Many widows in the days of Elisha, but only one was he sent to. Many things that Jesus did not do, many times. Those gimmicks that's got every answer, be careful. When somebody stands up and speaks in the Name of the Lord, that must be true. It must be exactly the truth.
You might in your mind be impressed. I said, "Now, honey, I believe I could tell you what I think your dream is, but to tell you in the Name of the Lord, no, sir." 'Cause she knows the things... I said, "Have I ever spoke to you in the Name of the Lord but what it happened?"
I said, "Thousands has come and said this, that." I said, "I cannot tell you what your dream is till I see it over again, and then He tells me. Then I can say the Lord told me. Until then, I don't know."
I don't want to take my own influence and my own opinions. I can't say "THUS SAITH THE LORD," because that's me thinking it. That's the best of my opinion. We must be sincere, because we've got the greatest thing in the world. The greatest treasure of heaven is Christ among us. Why do we want a substitute of some little influence to try to make ourselves somebody big, among somebody here? Why not be a humble servant to Christ?