Changes

Jump to navigation Jump to search
no edit summary
Line 3: Line 3:  
[[Image:Branham28.jpg|thumb|200px|right|William Branham]]
 
[[Image:Branham28.jpg|thumb|200px|right|William Branham]]
 
{{Template:Life Story}}
 
{{Template:Life Story}}
 +
 +
'''Who was 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.
 +
 +
=Introduction=
 +
 
'''William Marrion Branham'''  was an evangelist who has been called the ''"pacesetter of the healing revival"'' <ref>The Dictionary of Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements: (Zondervan, 1988, p. 372) ~ ''Branham filled the largest stadiums and meeting halls in the world.’ ... As the pacesetter of the healing revival, Branham was the primary source of inspiration in the development of other healing ministries.''</ref> and a ''"prophet"''<ref>The Full Gospel Men's Voice Magazine (February, 1961) ~ ''"In Bible Days, there were men of God who were Prophets and Seers.  But in all the Sacred Records, none of these had a greater record than that of William Branham."''</ref>.  He was born in rural Kentucky, raised in Indiana, and in the 1940’s his healing ministry skyrocketed him from a rural pastor to an international evangelist.       
 
'''William Marrion Branham'''  was an evangelist who has been called the ''"pacesetter of the healing revival"'' <ref>The Dictionary of Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements: (Zondervan, 1988, p. 372) ~ ''Branham filled the largest stadiums and meeting halls in the world.’ ... As the pacesetter of the healing revival, Branham was the primary source of inspiration in the development of other healing ministries.''</ref> and a ''"prophet"''<ref>The Full Gospel Men's Voice Magazine (February, 1961) ~ ''"In Bible Days, there were men of God who were Prophets and Seers.  But in all the Sacred Records, none of these had a greater record than that of William Branham."''</ref>.  He was born in rural Kentucky, raised in Indiana, and in the 1940’s his healing ministry skyrocketed him from a rural pastor to an international evangelist.       
   Line 141: Line 146:  
The hard times soon faded and William Branham married Meda Broy on October 23, 1941.  (Meda was the daughter of Frank and Emma Broy, and was born on April 16, 1919.  Emma Broy had divorced her first husband Daniel Lawton in 1907 before marrying Frank, who she divorced on April 3, 1929.)  William Branham was then once again listed as the pastor of the Pentecostal Tabernacle in the 1943 Jeffersonville City Directory.<ref>[[Searching for Vindication]] Timeline</ref>
 
The hard times soon faded and William Branham married Meda Broy on October 23, 1941.  (Meda was the daughter of Frank and Emma Broy, and was born on April 16, 1919.  Emma Broy had divorced her first husband Daniel Lawton in 1907 before marrying Frank, who she divorced on April 3, 1929.)  William Branham was then once again listed as the pastor of the Pentecostal Tabernacle in the 1943 Jeffersonville City Directory.<ref>[[Searching for Vindication]] Timeline</ref>
   −
'''Go to [[Commission & Ministry|part 2 of this article]].
+
'''Go to [[Commission & Ministry|part 2 of this article]].'''
'''
   
{{Bottom of Page}}
 
{{Bottom of Page}}
 
[[Category:Doctrines]]
 
[[Category:Doctrines]]

Navigation menu