Mr. William Marrion Branham taught that…

1. …an angel told him to “Return home. For, THUS SAITH THE LORD, the seven mysteries that’s been hid in the Bible all these years, these denominations and everything, God is going to open those seven mysteries to us in the Seven Seals.” (“What Is The Attraction On The Mountain,” 7/25E/65, Voice of the Prophet, Volume 8, Number 8, [V-8, N-8], sermon page 22, sermon paragraph 140 [22-140])

2. … in order to make the rapture, the church needs the revelation of seven “mystery truths,” which are hidden in the seven thunders of Revelation 10:4. ("The First Seal," The Revelation of the Seven Seals, [Seals], page 128, 1981 edition)

3. …a prophet ‘here now’ will reveal the ‘mystery truths’ from the seven thunders of Revelation 10:4, turning the hearts of the children to the fathers. (Seven Church Ages, [Ages] 1965)

4. …Now, what this great secret is that lays beneath this Seal, I do not know….But I know that it was them seven thunders uttering themselves right close together, just banging seven different times, and it unfolded into something else that I seen. Then when I seen that, I looked for the interpretation that flew across there, and I couldn’t make it out. (“The Seventh Seal,” 3/24/63, Seals, page 567, 2)

5. …I want you to believe that I am God’s prophet. (“As I Was With Moses, 5/3/51)

6. …I am God’s voice to you. (“My Commission,” 5/5/51, sermon paragraph 40)

7. …God’s first Bible was the zodiac. (“The Future Home Of The Heavenly Bridegroom And The Earthly Bride,” 8/2/64, The Spoken Word, 1974, page 125)

8. …the Millinium will begin by 1977. (Ages, page 322)

9. …God was created. (“Questions and Answers [Q and A] on Genesis,” 07/29/1953; Conduct, Order, Doctrine [COD], page 14, sermon paragraph 22)

10. …God created Himself. (“And Knoweth It Not,” 08/15/1965, V-2, N-10, pages 14 &15)

11. …God was not even God until worshipped by His creation. (Ages, page 149)

12. …God created the Devil. (“Q and A in Genesis,” 01/03/1954, COD, page 81)

13. …Satan was co-equal with God, and God’s right hand man, during the creation. (“Marriage And

Divorce,” 2/21/1965, V-3B, N-13, sermon page 17-7; “Seal Of The AntiChrist,” 03/11/1955, paragraph 18)

14. …Jesus is not eternal (there cannot be an Eternal son). (“Q And A On Hebrews, Part II,” 10/2/57, COD, page 273; “Is This The Time,” 12/30/1962, V-2, N-11, pages 36-37)

15. …Jesus had a beginning. (“Q And A On Hebrews, Part II,” 10/02/1957, COD, page 273)

16. …Michael was Christ. (“Beginning And Ending Of The Gentile Dispensation” 01/09E/55, paragraph 36)

17. …Trinitarianism is of the Devil. (“Revelation Chapter Four,” 1/8/61, The Revelation Of Jesus Christ, page 676, sermon paragraph 174)

18. …Trinitarian teaching is pagan and antichrist. (“Q And A On The Seals,” 3/24/1963, Seals, page 540, 553)

19. …God is One Person manifested in three different offices or attributes. (“Q And A On The Seals,” 3/24/63, Seals, page 484)

20. …Christ and the Holy Spirit are the same person. (“The First Seal,” 3/18/1963, Seals, page 156-3)

21. …Jesus screamed for mercy at Calvary. (“Believest Thou This?” 9/6A/53, E-87; “Perseverance,”

5/6/62, sermon page 37-234, V-10, N-3, page 101-234)

22. …Jesus and the Father are the selfsame person. (“Q And A On The Seals,” 3/24/63, Seals, page 520)

23. …and man’s just as eternal as his Creator. (“Hebrews Chapter Five And Six,” 9/8M/57, 175-57)

24. …man was originally a theophany, amateur god and part of God. (“Q and A On Hebrews, Part III,”

10/6/57, COD page 339-824;“Blasphemous Names,” 11/4/62, V-3, N-21, page 548; “The Harvest Time,”

12/12/64, V-18, N-6, sermon paragraph 45 )

25. …someday the sons of God will again become gods. (“Blasphemous Names,” 11/4/62, sermon page 28-6, V-3, N-21, page 548)

26. …man himself is Deity. (“Resurrection Of Lazarus,” E-37, 7/29/1951)

27. …you become deity. (“Will I Find Faith When I Return,” 5/8/1951)

28. …women have one more rib than men do. (“Q and A On Genesis,” 7/29/1953, COD, page 27, sermon paragraph 96)

29. …God didn’t originally intend for Adam and Eve to reproduce sexually: Adam had the capacity to multiply and create by himself. (“Does God Change His Mind,” 4/27/1965, V-18, N-4, sermon paragraph 51; “God In Simplicity,” 3/17/63, Seals, page 62-6).

30. …a woman was the forbidden fruit. (“Serpent’s Seed,” 9/28E/58, V-2, N-4, page 19-6)

31. …every sin on earth was caused by a woman. (“Marriage and Divorce” 02/01/65, V-3B, N-13, page 81)

32. …Before Adam ever had carnal knowledge of Eve, the serpent had that knowledge ahead of him. And that one born of it was Cain. (Ages, page 100)

33. …Cain was the son of Satan and the product of adultery between Eve and the serpent.

(“Q and A,” 1/3/54, COD page 79; “Serpent Seed,” 9/28/1958, V-2A, N-4, sermon page 23; “Q and A,” 6/28/59, COD page 398; “Q and A,” 8/23/64, COD, pages 1132-1133)

34. …Cain is the physical head of a corrupt and doomed human line which included Ham’s wife, Nimrod, Esau and Judas Iscariot. (“Serpent’s Seed,” 09/28/58, V-2, N-4; “Q and A,” 06/28/59; Invisible Union Of The Bride,” V-2, N-15, page 21-3, 11/25E/1965)

35. …Protestant denominational churches is the image of the beast. (“Q and A,” 5/15E/54, COD, page 158-54; “Trying To Do God A Service,” 11/27/65)

36.…Methodists and Baptists are unbelievers. (“Three Kinds Of Believers,” 11/24/63, V-3, N-6, page 34-2)

37. …Jesus said the elect would be deceived. (“Three Kinds Of Believers,” 11/24/63, page 34-2)

38. …salvation lasts only as long as your faith lasts. (“Queen Of Sheba,” 7/10/60, E-8)

39. …you can have the baptism of the Holy Ghost every hour in your life, and still be lost and go to hell. (“Leadership,” 12/07/65, V-7, N-7, sermon paragraph 162)

40. …there cannot be an eternal hell. ("Q And A On The Seals," Seals, page 487)

41. …the lost are eventually annihilated.

(“Q and A on Hebrews, Part I,” 9/25/57, COD, page 248, sermon paragraph 230; Ages, page 134)

42. …a man may rightfully divorce his wife if she cuts her hair.

(“Worst Sinner In The City,” 2/18E/56, E-73; see also Ages, pages 215-1; 344-1)

43. …Jacob had at least a dozen wives. (“Marriage and Divorce,” 2/21M/1965, V-3 N-13, page 44-2)

44. …the Bible doesn’t record female births. (“Serpent’s Seed,” 9/28/58, V-2A, N-4, sermon page 6-25)

45. …the Gospel’s not to Jews. (“Gabriel’s Instructions To Daniel,” 7/30/61, Daniel, Demonology, And Adoption, page 29)

46. …by one Spirit we are all baptized into one body and are free from sin, and we cannot sin.…a man that’s borned of God cannot sin; it’s impossible for him to sin; the indwelling Spirit of God takes away every desire. (“Q and A,” 6/28/59E, COD, page 390, sermon paragraph 134; page 391, sermon paragraphs 132, 139)

47. …committing adultery is not sin. (“I Have Heard But Now I see,” 11/27E/1965, V-7, N-3, paragraph 241)

48. …two thirds of the angels was kicked out. ( “Q And A On Genesis,” 07/29/53, COD, page 21-63)

49. … Eve didn’t have a seed. (“Q and A,” 8/23/64, COD, page 1132)

50. …Jesus could not be holy if conceived by a human mother. (“Oneness,” 2/11/62, V-10, N-2, 39-40, 79, sermon page 15, sermon paragraph 81)

51. …Jesus wasn’t Jewish. (“Smyrnaean Church Age,” 12/6/60, The Revelation of Jesus Christ, page 215)

52. … Jesus can’t have a mother, because Jesus was not even anything to Mary, but He was just…she was an incubator that hatched Him. (“Oneness,” 2/11/62, Voice of the Prophet, V-10, N-2, sermon page 15, sermon paragraph 79. See also sermon page 24, sermon paragraph 139 & 141)

53. …the Bible calls the prophet “the eagle.” (“Who is this Melchisedec,” 2/21/65, V-1, N-13, page 18-7, sermon paragraph 89)

54. …God never had two major prophets on the earth at one time. (“Evening Messenger,” V-8, N-5,

sermon paragraph 85, 4/16/63; Ages, page 329)