Were Dead Raised in William Branham's Ministry?

From BelieveTheSign

Followers of the message often point to the dead being raised in William Branham's ministry as vindication for his status as a prophet?

However, we have been unable to find any evidence that anyone was ever raised from the dead through William Branham's prayers.

No evidence in newspapers

On the left is an article in the July 23, 1947 edition of the Jeffersonville Evening News, which states:

July 23, 1947 - Jeffersonville Evening News
July 19, 1947 - Winnipeg Tribune

Rev. Branham In The News

The Evening News yesterday received an unusual telegram from Ted Shrader, reporter for the Winnepeg (sic) Tribune, Winnepeg Manchester, Canada, which it reproduces herewith:

REVEREND WILLIAM BRANHAM OF JEFFERSONVILLE CLAIMS THAT HE RAISED A MAN FROM THE DEAD IN A JEFFERSONVILLE UNDERTAKING PARLOR. CAN YOU PLEASE WIRE DETAILS WHETHER OR NOT THIS IS TRUE? WHAT WAS THE MAN'S NAME? CAUSE OF DEATH? NAME OF MORGUE? WHEN IT HAPPENED? (SIGNED) TED SHRADER
WINNEPEG TRIBUNE

This newspaper keeps abreast of local news in the Jeffersonville and Clark County, and has been doing so for nearly 75 years, but nowhere in its annals appears such a startling occurrence, and the Winnepeg newspaper was sent a wire saying that we could not substantiate this reported phenomenon
Stories of the healing powers of Rev. Branham, practiced in different parts of the country, have come to this newspaper. Crowds flock to be healed by him in every city he has visited, according to accounts. It is understood that he still retains his position as head of Branham's Tabernacle located at 804 Penn Street, where a substitute minister is conducting services in his absence.

On the right is a newspaper advertisement from the Winnipeg Tribune announcing William Branham's meetings in Edmonton in July 1947. It is obvious that the reporter for the Winnipeg Tribune heard William Branham make a claim in the meetings in Winnipeg in July 1947. He sought to corroborate William Branham's claim but was unable to do so. This appears common of many of William Branham's claims. They are incapable of corroboration as there is no evidence to support them.


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