The Reason John Wept
The following is a list of interpretive issues that William Branham got horribly wrong. this is important because most message followers hold him out as an infallible interpreter of scripture. If we want to know what a passage of the Bible actually means, William Branham is the best source on all counts.
In fact, message preachers generally encourage message followers that encounter a passage in scripture that seems to be at odds with William Branham's interpretation to simply put it "on the shelf" until God reveals to them why William Branham has the correct view.
But here are a number of biblical issues that William Branham seems to have messed up badly:
You are currently on the article that is in bold. William Branham completely contradicted the Bible on occasion, here is one example:
What the Bible says
The Bible says that John was weeping out of sadness. One of the elders consoles him by saying "Weep not because the Lion of Judah will open the book."
What William Branham said
William Branham's doctrine was in total contradiction to what scripture said. He ignored the plain meaning of scripture, and as a result his theology cannot be trusted.