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<div style="font-size:300%; text-align:center; border:none; margin:0; padding:.1em; color:#000;"> [[BelieveTheSign:About|Believe The Sign?]]</div>
 
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<div style="text-align:center; top:+0.2em; font-size:150%;">A comprehensive and objective examination of the [[William Branham|life]] and [[The Message|message]] of William Branham.</div>
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<div style="text-align:center; top:+0.2em; font-size:150%;">The encyclopedia of the [[William Branham|life]] and [[The Message|message]] of William Branham.</div>
 
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This website presents the historical facts relating to [[William Branham|'''William Branham's life''']], [[Commission & Ministry|'''ministry''']] and [[Is the Message a Cult?|'''followers''']], and [[List of Issues with the Message|'''asks questions''']] that arise from the facts.  We try not to arrive at conclusions but rather leave it to our readers to answer the questions we raise.
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=Prophecies & Visions=
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*[[An Analysis of William Branham's Visions and Prophecies|Did any of William Branham's visions or prophecies '''fail'''?]]
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*What are [[Prophet|the biblical identifications of a prophet]]?
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*[[The Seven Visions of 1933]]
  
[[Image:Branham28.jpg|right|William Branham]]
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=Credibility=
'''Who is William Marrion Branham?'''  In the late 1940's, his healing ministry skyrocketed him from  a pastor in a small church outside Louisville, Kentucky to an international evangelist.  However, as his ministry progressed his visions and doctrine became increasingly controversial until '''his death''' on December  24, 1965.
 
  
The purpose of this website is to provide [[Why does this website exist?|independent, objective, comprehensive information on William Branham]] and [[List of Issues with the Message|to ask questions]] about the facts that we have discovered.  Click on the links below to go to our detailed articles on a variety of subjects related to his life and ministry, his claims, the beliefs of his followers, and the criticisms of his detractors. 
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*[[Was William Branham Honest|Was William Branham '''honest'''?]]
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*[[Plagiarism|'''Where''' did William Branham get his doctrine?]]
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*[[Did William Branham's teaching agree with the Bible?|Did William Branham's teaching '''agree''' with the Bible?]]
  
We believe that all of [[Evidence and the Message|the evidence presented on this website]] is trustworthy.  However, we have tried to provide all of the necessary footnotes and references from where we obtained this evidence so that you, our readers, can '''confirm it independently on your own'''.  Look at the evidence, verify it, and try to answer the questions that we have raised. 
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=Doctrines and Teaching=
  
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*[[William Branham|Who was William Marrion Branham?]]
|'''''A special message to followers of William Branham'''''<br>To the best of our knowledge, all of the information on this website is factual.<br>[[A Scriptural Challenge to Followers of William Branham|If you believe any of the evidence contained on this website is inaccurate, please provide us with the details.<br>  '''We will immediately post any evidence that conflicts with our research and revise our conclusions]],''' provided that we can independently confirm the accuracy of the evidence. <br> 
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*[[The Message|What is '''the message''' of William Branham?]]
On January 14, 2016 we issued "''[[A Scriptural Challenge to Followers of William Branham]]''" and have not yet received a single response.  We are still waiting...
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*[[Seven Seals|The Mystery of the '''Seven Seals''']]
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*The Revelation of '''[[The Seven Churches Ages]]'''
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*If not William Branham, [[The Fulfillment of Malachi 4:5|'''who is the fulfillment of Malachi 4'''?]]
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*[[What if I think BelieveTheSign is wrong?|What if I find something I '''disagree''' with?]]
  
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=Other Resources=
=Resources=
 
 
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*The [http://offtheshelf.life/ Off The Shelf] podcast - interviews with ex-message followers, current followers and discussions of important topics relating to William Branham
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*'''The [http://offtheshelf.life/ Off The Shelf] podcast''' - interviews with ex-message followers, [[The September 2020 Debate|'''debates with current followers''']] and discussions of important topics relating to William Branham
**[[List of Off The Shelf podcast episodes]]
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*[https://www.youtube.com/user/believethesign Our Youtube channel] containing [[Video Resources|a number of videos]] relating to William Branham
*[https://www.youtube.com/user/believethesign Our Youtube channel] containing a number of videos relating to William Branham
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*[[List of Issues with the Message|Our full list of questions regarding William Branham and his message]]
**[[The September 2020 Debate]]
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*[[Print Resources]] - Print- ready documents
*[[List of Issues with the Message|Our full list of concerns regarding William Branham and his message]]
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*[[Multi-Lingual Resources]]
*[[Sensational Documents|Information that can be printed]]
 
*Do you have a question about something you read on our website?  Please [http://www.facebook.com/BelieveTheSign click here to go to our Facebook Discussion page].
 
*I need help, [[Resources that have helped us|where can I go?]]
 
*[[Sensational Documents|Other Languages]]
 
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*[[Research Sources for William Branham and His Message|Other websites]]
 
*[[Research Sources for William Branham and His Message|Other websites]]
  
=Why do sincere Christians leave the message?=
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=Help for former followers of William Branham=
*'''[[Testimonies of Former Message Ministers|Why are Message Ministers Leaving?]]'''
 
*I have a spouse/family member/friend in the message, [[How to help those in the message|how do I help them]]?
 
*[[A Scriptural Challenge to Followers of William Branham]]
 
*[[Leaving The Message|What does it mean to leave the message?]]
 
*[[Testimonies of Former Followers|Testimonies of Former Message Followers]]
 
*[[Resources that have helped us|Resources if you have further questions]]
 
*[[What We Have Learned]]
 
*[[Testimonies of Former Followers|Videos: We Left!]]
 
*[[Jesus|Looking to Jesus]]
 
*[[Invitation to Eternal Life]]
 
  
=About William Branham=
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*[[Why are people leaving the message?]]
*[[William Branham, A Prophet?|Was William Branham a prophet?]]
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*[[Advice for those who have left the message|What should our attitude be to those in the larger Christian church?]]
*[[William Branham|William Branham's life story - his youth]]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/BelieveTheSign Our Facebook Discussion page].
*[[Commission & Ministry|William Branham's life story - his ministry]]
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*I need help, [[Resources that have helped us|where can I go?]]
*Did William Branham travel [[William_Branham's Travels#Around the world seven times?|around the world seven times?]]
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*[[Why does this website exist?|Why a website about William Branham?]]
*[[William Branham's View of Himself|What did William Branham think of himself?]]
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*[[Contact information|I have a question.  Who can I talk to?]]
*[[Credibility_Videos#The_Credibility_of_William_Branham|Video: Was William Branham credible?]]
 
*[[Healings|William Branham's Healing Ministry]]
 
**[[How many people were healed in Branham's meetings?|Were thousands healed in William Branham's ministry?]]
 
**[[Eyewitnesses|Eyewitnesses: Followers of W. Branham]]
 
**[[Eyewitnesses: Non-Message Believers|Eyewitnesses: Non-Message Believers]]
 
*[[Hagin Prophecy|Did Kenneth Hagin prophecy William Branham's death?]]
 
 
 
=His Prophecies and Visions=
 
*[[Rise of a Woman in America#Did William Branham prophesy the election of Kamala Harris?|Did William Branham prophesy the election of Kamala Harris?]]  
 
*[[Did William Branham predict the coronavirus pandemic?]]
 
*[[Did William Branham predict his own death?]]
 
*[[William Branham's Visions|Did any of William Branham's visions fail?]]
 
*[[An Analysis of the Seven Visions of 1933]]
 
*[[Proof of the Prophetic|Did William Branham make ANY "before the fact" prophecies?]]
 
*[[The Prophecies of William Branham|What were William Branham's significant prophecies]]?
 
*[[Prophet|What is the true test of a Prophet?]]
 
*[[Prophecies Fulfilled by Jesus|Biblical prophecies regarding Jesus]]
 
*[[Prophecy in the Bible]]
 
*[[Video Resources#Prophecy By William Branham|Videos: Prophecies of William Branham]]
 
*[[Video Resources#Visions by William Branham|Videos: Did these visions of Willliam Braham fail?]]
 
*William Branham and [[Paul Schafer]]
 
*[[List of Issues with the Message#Was William Branham really a prophet?|Full list of issues relating to William Branham's prophetic ministry]]
 
 
 
=Was William Branham honest?=
 
*[[Credibility|Was William Branham credible?]]
 
*[[Roy Davis|When did William Branham embrace Pentecostalism?]]
 
*Who was [[The Man from Windsor|the man from Windsor]]?
 
*Why did [[William Branham and sexual abuse|William Branham fail to discern sexual abuse]] among his friends and associates?
 
*[[List of Issues with the Message#Was William Branham Honest?|Full list of issues relating to William Branham's credibility]]
 
 
 
=William Branham's Teachings=
 
*[[Questions and Answers with a Message Minister]]
 
*[[Doctrines|What were his major doctrines]]?
 
*[[Elijah|The Elijah Theology of William Branham]]
 
*[[Non-Biblical Doctrines|Were any of his doctrines non-Biblical]]?
 
*[[Theology|What was the underlying theology of William Branham]]?
 
*[[Doctrine Videos#Doctrinal Issues|Videos: Doctrines of William Branham]]
 
*[[The Sufficiency of Scripture|Do we need a modern day prophet?]]
 
*[[List of Issues with the Message#Are William Branham's teachings in agreement with the Bible?|Full list of issues where William Branham disagreed with the Bible]]
 
*[[List of Issues with the Message#William Branham's often contradictory teachings|Examples of where William Branham' contradicted himself]]
 
 
 
=The "Message of the Hour"=
 
*[[Questions and Answers with a Message Minister|Q&A with a message minister]]
 
*[[The Message|What is "The Message"?]]
 
*[[Is the Message a Cult?]]
 
*[[Message Doctrine|What is the theology of the message]]?
 
*[[Legalism|Was William Branham a legalist]]?
 
*[[Message Sects|Are believers in the message united]]?
 
*[[Bad Fruit|What is the fruit of the Message?]]
 
*[["Blind Faith"|Only Believe? Is faith opposed to reasoning?]]
 
*[[List of Issues with the Message#False Doctrine Taught by Message Churches|Strange teachings promoted by message churches]]
 
  
We pray that the contents of this website would speak to your soul, and lead you closer to Jesus Christ.
 
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|''Grace, mercy, and peace, which come from God the Father and from Jesus Christ—the Son of the Father—will continue to be with us who live in truth and love.'' (2 John 1:3 NLT)
 
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William Branham
The encyclopedia of the life and message of William Branham.
728 articles

A comprehensive and objective examination of the life and message of William Branham.
728 articles

This website presents the historical facts relating to William Branham's life, ministry and followers, and asks questions that arise from the facts. We try not to arrive at conclusions but rather leave it to our readers to answer the questions we raise.

Prophecies & Visions

Credibility

Doctrines and Teaching

Other Resources

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