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<div style="font-size:162300%; text-align:center; border:none; margin:0; padding:.1em; color:#000;">Welcome to [[BelieveTheSign:About|BelieveTheSignBranham.Online]]</div><div style="text-align:center; top:+0.2em; font-size:95150%;">The comprehensive encyclopedia on the [[William Branham|life]] and [[The Message|message]] of William Branham.</div><div id="articlecount" style="text-align:center; font-size:85125%;">[[Special:Statistics|{{NUMBEROFARTICLES}}]] articles</div>
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[[Image:Branham28.jpg|right|William Branham]]
'''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.
{|style="width:100%; background-color:#cedff2; border:1px #a3b0bf solid; text-align:center;"The purpose of this website is to provide [[Condensed List of Issues with the Message|'''''In the days of his prominenceindependent, the 1950'sobjective, what Spirit-filled believer did not know [comprehensive information on William Branham's] name?<br>Yet today, ] and to ask questions about the facts that we may wonder, what believer does?'''''<br>Robert Price have discovered. At one time this website was not objective in Douglas Weaver's ''The Healer-Prophet: William Marrion Branham'' |}our approach and for that [[Image:Branham28.jpgHumble Pie|right|William Branhamwe humbly apologize to our readers]]'''William Marrion Branham's''' healing ministry skyrocketed him from . Click on the links below to go to our detailed articles on a rural pastor variety of subjects related to an international evangelist in his life and ministry, his claims, the late 1940's. Howeverbeliefs of his followers, his visions and doctrine became increasingly controversial until '''the criticisms of his death 50 years ago''' on December 24, 1965detractors.
Views on William Branham's legacy can be grouped into the following main categories: #Most Christians have never heard of William Branham and have no idea he even has a legacy.#Some older Pentecostals and "charismatic" Christians view him as a great evangelist and gifted healer who strayed from Christian orthodoxy in the latter stages of his ministry. They Luke made it clear that we should look for proof that what we believe this is the reason for his obscurity today.#His followers (estimated at between 500,000 and true in Luke 1,000,000 people) believe him to be Elijah the Prophet, the fulfillment of Malachi 4:1-5. There are [[Message Sects|many different sects within William Branham's followers]], although they all refer to themselves as believers of [[The Message|the Message of the Hour]]. Some of his followers believe that William Branham's every word was infallible, while others will admit that he did make some minor errors but he was infallible with respect to his visions, prophecies and his interpretation of the Bible. #Some, [[Research Sources for William Branham and His Message#Independent research sources|as a result of facts coming out of research by us and other former message followers]], view William Branham as a charlatan who was either willfully deceptive, or had untreated mental health issues. Acts 1:1-3:
The purpose of this website is *''Inasmuch as many have undertaken to provide [[Condensed List compile a narrative of Issues with the Message|independentthings that have been accomplished among us, objective, comprehensive information on William Branham]] just as those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and to ask questions about ministers of the facts that we word have discovered. At one delivered them to us,  it seemed good to me also, having followed all things closely for some time this website was not objective in our approach and past, to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus, '''that [[Humble Pie|we humbly apologize to our readers]]you may have certainty''' concerning the things you have been taught.<ref>The Holy Bible: English Standard Version (Wheaton: Standard Bible Society, 2016), Lk 1:1–5. Click on </ref>*''In the links below to go first book, O Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus began to our detailed articles on a variety of subjects related to his life do and ministryteach, his claims until the day when he was taken up, after he had given commands through the Holy Spirit to the beliefs of apostles whom he had chosen.  He presented himself alive to them after his followerssuffering by '''many proofs''', appearing to them during forty days and speaking about the criticisms kingdom of his detractorsGod.<ref>The Holy Bible: English Standard Version (Wheaton: Standard Bible Society, 2016), Ac 1:1–3. </ref>
We do not ask you to trust believe that all of [[Evidence and the Message|the evidence that we have presented BUTon this website]] is trustworthy. However, we have tried to provide all of the necessary footnotes and reference sources references from where we obtained the this evidence so that it you, our readers, can be '''confirmed confirm it independentlyon your own'''. Look at the evidence, verify it, and try to answer the questions that we have raised.
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|'''''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 think any of the evidence contained on this website is inaccurate, please try and disprove it.<br> '''We will immediately post any evidence that conflicts with what we have found our research and correct the article on this website]],'''<br> provided that we can independently confirm the accuracy of that evidence. <br>
On January 14, 2016 we issued "''[[A Scriptural Challenge to Followers of William Branham]]''" and have not yet received even a single response. We are still waiting...
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|'''''FEATURED ARTICLE'''''<br>William Branham claimed to have prophecied in 1956 that Billy Graham would cancel his meetings and that this would mark the end of the revival in the United States.<br>'''What did William Branham actually say?'''<br>'''Did Billy Graham cancel any meetings in 1956?'''<br>Read our article on '''[[William Branham and Billy Graham]]'''<br>Examine the evidence for yourself and draw your own conclusions.<br>
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=About William Branham=
*[[William Branham|William Branham's life story - his youth]]
*[[Commission & Ministry|William Branham's life story - his ministry]]
*Did William Branham travel [[William_Branham's Travels#Around the world seven times?|around the world seven times?]]
*[[William Branham's View of Himself|What did William Branham think of himself?]]
*[[Credibility_Videos#The_Credibility_of_William_Branham|Video: Was William Branham credible?]]
=His Prophecies and Visions=
*[[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]]?
=William Branham's Teachings=
*[[Questions and Answers with a Message Minister]]
*[[Doctrines|What were his major doctrines]]?
*[[Elijah|The Elijah Theology of William Branham]]
=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?]]
=Resources=
[[Image:Off The Shelf square 1024x1024.jpg|thumb|right|250px|link=Off The Shelf]]
*The [http://offtheshelf.life/ Off The Shelf] podcast - interviews with ex-message followers, current followers and discussions of important topics relating to William Branham
*[https://www.youtube.com/user/believethesign Our Youtube channel] containing a number of videos relating to William Branham
*[[List of Issues with the Message|Our full list of concerns regarding William Branham and his message]]
We pray that the contents of this website would speak to your soul, and lead you closer to Jesus Christ.
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