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Prophecy is the foretelling of future events by a human messenger (prophet) under divine inspiration.

Prophecy falls into two main categories: Prophecy about someone else, and prophecy about you. The first category stands as a supernatural witness to identify someone as a true prophet. The second category is a whole other story. For example, William Branham's prophecy that Los Angeles will sink into the Pacific Ocean is not going to directly impact someone living in Budapest. However, someone in Los Angeles who learns of this prophecy will have to make a concious decision to believe or disbelieve the prophecy - and then either move or stay, accepting the consequences of either decision.

In the Bible, the purpose of prophecy was greater than the events prophecied: it was to pronounce Divine judgement, direction, or mercy. The teachings of Biblical prophets were also seen as sacred, as a prophet could not proclaim true and false teaching - i.e. if God inspired their prophecy, he also inspired their doctrine. Famous prophets include Moses, Elijah, Isaiah, Paul, and John.

And I fell at his feet to worship him. And he said unto me, See thou do it not: I am thy fellowservant, and of thy brethren that have the testimony of Jesus: worship God: for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy. (Revelation 19:10)

Seven prophetic visions seen by William Branham in 1933

In June of 1933, while preparing for a two-week tent meeting in Jeffersonville Indiana, William Branham experienced a series of 7 prophetic visions. William Branham said:

The Lord Jesus spoke to me and said that the coming of the Lord was drawing nigh, but that before He came, seven major events would transpire. I wrote them all down and that morning I gave forth the revelation of the Lord.[1]

The following is a summary of the seven visions and links to more detailed analysis of the fulfilment of each of these prophecies:

1) Mussolini would invade Ethiopia, and later come to a shameful demise.
2) Adolph Hitler would start the Second World War, and come to a mysterious end.
3) Facism and Nazism would be swallowed up into Communism, and Russia would emerge from the U.S.S.R.
4) Science would advance to the point where cars would no longer require drivers.
5) American morals would pervert and decline considerably.
6) A beautiful, but cruel, woman would rise to great power in the United States.
7) America would be reduced to debris, craters, and smoke.

Other prophesies made by William Branham

Fulfilled 1912
Raised in New Albany

Fulfilled 1963
Constellation of Angels

Fulfilled 1929
Louisville Bridge

In Process...
WCC & Catholic Union

Fulfilled 1937
Ohio river flood

Destruction of Los Angeles

Fulfilled 1950
'Star' of light

Florida under water

Fulfilled 1950
Dead boy raised

Destruction of the Vatican

Tongues and Interpretations in William Branham's meetings
And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues; (Mark 16:17 )

Prophecies about William Branham


  1. An Exposition of the Seven Church Ages, William Marrion Branham, Chapter 9