1 When I learnt that my visa application documents had been transferred to Belgium to be studied by the Belgian authorities, I expected everything and seeing that it took much time, I started to understand! I am not a politician, I never quarrelled with anyone and how does it come that my visa application documents are transferred to Europe? And yet, we have never heard that a pastor has ever been denied the visa.
2 Thereafter, I received a phone call from Belgium telling me that I had been denied the visa! And it was Abidjan that could tell me the reason! I said in my heart: so be it, but it does not belong to cigarette smokers to say that I am a true or false prophet! Those who have established you have already said I am a false prophet and I know you will not say the contrary! But may Ivory Coast, her churches and all the inhabitants of the earth love me before they kill me! Let I be denied the visa a thousand times, that won’t take nothing out of what I am or out of what I want to say! I would rather fear him that has the keys of the Kingdom of the Heavens and who can deliver the visa to Heaven! [Ed: The congregation says, Amen!].
3 The vision says that there were men and women, little and great, white, black, men of all the races of the earth shouting loudly: "Glory be to our God! Glory be to our God!" And crowds were coming from everywhere. And the horseman moved on and the multitude followed him. [Ed: The congregation says, Amen!] I completed my mission as a Conqueror in God’s mind before the foundation of the world, even before I began it! Thus I am not distracted! They wanted to throw the denial responsibility out to one another! But before the foundation of the world, God knew that you would do that!
4 And we know this game of Herod and Pilate! They tried to wash their hands by transferring the documents here and there! Although I was indeed and secretly informed already from Belgium, those from Ivory Coast did not call me and when I went there, they wanted to have me come back on another day as if they were not ready! You see? Do they transfer the documents of priests and pastors to be inspected to Belgium? Do you transfer the documents of the president of the council of the Protestant and evangelical churches to Belgium? Soumah Yadi, the president of the intercessors of Ivory Coast, right after he left prison, went to Israel but did you transfer his documents to be inspected to Israel? For the moment, I have never appeared in any court! I have never been to prison! And on top of that, I am a man of God and you transfer my documents here and there!
5 And the report shows that I will never get any visa! You see? If I said, I am going there as a visitor as I said for Belgium, I would be for them a dangerous visitor! If I said that I was going simply to rest as I said for Switzerland, they would not accept it because it is about the Prophet Kacou Philippe! If I said that I was going as a tourist, they would not accept it! No matter what I say, they will not accept it! They have a preconceived idea; they do not want to hear anything! God knew that they would do that! And they must do that to increase my rights of condemnations over them before God! [Ed: The congregation says, Amen!]
6 And I was astonished at seeing on my documents, my visa denial reasons. It was written: "you have been reported as not being eligible to obtain the visa" and one more it was written: "You are considered a threat to the public order, national security and the international relations of one of the contracting parts"! You see? And they asked me to take a lawyer in Belgium if I do not agree with their decision. How can a man of God be considered a threat to the public order, the national security and the international relations between some countries whereas all the pastors, prophets gangsters, merchants of the temple go there freely? And several of them have diplomatic passports!
7 And they tell me: You are considered by your country as a threat to the public order, national security and international relations. Just as Ahab and Jezebel would have said it to Elijah! As Herod and Herodias would have said it to John the Baptist! As Herod and Pilate would have said it to Jesus! And as they would have said it to each of the prophets of the Bible, as they would have said it to Paul! What is it? It’s the history repeating itself. [Ed: The congregation says, Amen!].
8 If Prophet Elijah the Tishbite was applying for a visa to go to France, France would ask Israel and the Jewish sanhedrin if the person named Elijah were worthy to obtain a visa for France? And his documents would be transferred to France to be inspected. And Israel would rub its hands saying: "Well here you are, we have got you"! And France would say to Elijah: "Well dear sir the prophet, you are reported by your country as not being eligible to obtain the visa, that is you are not the kind of person to whom a visa should be issued and you are considered by your country as a threat to the public order, national security and the international relations between Ivory Coast and us! ". You see? While almost all the chief priests and prophets of Baal had diplomatic passports!
9 And I heard in a secret way that all my life, I will never have a visa to travel and go to any country in the world. It is a decision of the churches and government of Ivory Coast and it will never change. All my life, I will never obtain a visa. But I know if I am a true Prophet from God, the Message that God gave to me shall go to the ends of the earth. I do not know how but God knows it and will arrange things so that, this Message reaches the ends of the earth. [Ed: The congregation says, Amen!].
10 Since Abel, each Prophet of the Bible has always been identified with Christ and every Prophet that God sends on earth will be identified with Christ! Take the Bible and show me only one Prophet who was not reported as not being eligible to obtain the visa! Show me only one Prophet who was not considered a threat to the public order, national security and international relations! How could Israel bear a good testimony of Jeremiah, Haggai, Zechariah, Zephaniah, Habakkuk? How could Babylon bear a good testimony of Daniel if God had not imposed that on it? How could Israel bear a good testimony of a true prophet? Jesus could cry out: Jerusalem, Jerusalem, [the city] that kills the prophets! Which one of Israel’s prophets had ever been honoured when he was alive? Is it possible that a true prophet should be honoured by his nation? And if Israel acted that way, will a pagan nation do the contrary? No! But on the contrary, the false prophets were always well treated so much so that even Jezebel and Ahab wanted to avenge them before Elijah!
11 Well, I am going to read now in Jeremiah 26:23: " And there was also a man that prophesied in the name of Jehovah, Urijah the son of Shemaiah of Kirjath-jearim: and he prophesied against this city and against this land according to all the words of Jeremiah; and Jehoiakim the king, and all his mighty men, and all the princes, heard his words, and the king sought to put him to death; but Urijah heard it, and he was afraid, and fled, and went into Egypt... And Jehoiakim the king sent men into Egypt, Elnathan the son of Achbor, and men with him, into Egypt; and they fetched forth Urijah out of Egypt, and brought him to Jehoiakim the king; and he slew him with the sword, and cast his dead body into the graves of the children of the people." Amen! That happened on the poor small Prophet Urijah.
12 Well, could such a man have a visa to go to Egypt? No! Israel and its many churches would report him as not being eligible to obtain the visa. And when the priest arrived there, they said to the Egyptian authorities: "Dear Egyptian counterparts, we come on behalf of king. We do not want the long-standing and good relations that link our two nations to be tarnished by only one man! It is a black sheep! But as he is our son, nothing can be done about it! We make do with it! And we have come on behalf of king to take him “. And Egyptians handed over Urijah to the priests. And they took him as a prisoner and went to Israel with him.
13 And one day, somebody who read or listened to the Message in France wrote me saying: "Excuse me, I do not mean it has something to do with it but I just want to know whether you were not hit on the head with some rifle butt during the political unrest in Ivory Coast?" For them, as Paul before Agrippa and Festus, what I say cannot come but from somebody who has got a mental problem! But how can my words be meaningful to you while I am a true prophet? [Ed: The congregation says, Amen!].
14 And recently I spoke on a radio station and I said: "You Sir, you have an Ephesians 4:11 ministry like a priest of the Old Testament, what you say is just good for your assembly! The Bible did not announce you, so you have no right to write a book or to propagate your revelations… But what I, Prophet Kacou Philippe, say has the same value as what Isaiah or Moses said and can be added to the Bible. And is even much more important for our time than what Isaiah or Moses said! …" [Ed: The congregation says, Amen!]. And while I was speaking, the journalist or somebody said: "we will henceforth have some psychiatrists here, around this table because there are some madmen escaping from psychiatric centres and become some prophets!" So if a so-called doctor of the word says that, will Ivory Coast or Belgium say the contrary? And they say that if I am granted the visa, I might be a threat to the public order, national security and international relations! How can I be a threat to international relations, I, who is a simple man of God?
15 Well, I am going to read another passage in Matthew 8 about the Lord Jesus Christ Himself… "And behold, the whole city went out to meet Jesus; and when they saw Him, they begged Him to go away out of their coasts. And going on board the ship, He passed over and came to his own city." You see? He came in his home city! People said: He says He is a true man of God, He says He is the Messiah but why could people cast him away so easily? Some of the disciples expected him to call fire down like Elijah. You see? Yet, He got cast away so that He could be identified with all the prophets! He was Himself considered a threat to the public order, national security and international relations but today, you all claim yourselves as being of Him while rejecting him that He has sent according to His promise in Matthew 23:34-35!
16 Each true prophet of God will be identified with Christ and the days of his prophecy will be identified with the days of Christ and the king or president and the nation in which he prophesies will be identified with Israel and with Israel’s kings! [Ed: The congregation says, Amen!]. That is why we could see the American government rise against William Branham whereas even William Branham fellowshipped with all the churches of his time including catholics. It must be so in order that the Scriptures may not be confused.
17 There, they gave me the place that they would give to Moses, Jeremiah, Jesus-Christ, Paul or to one of the prophets of the Bible! By this act, they have themselves been identified with Israel and in the face of the midnight Cry, each nation of the earth will be identified with Israel! Their churches will be identified with the pharisees, sadducees, essenes, hellenists… and their unions, councils and federations of churches are to be identified with the Jewish sanhedrin! [Ed: The congregation says, Amen!].
18 And we remember Paul who was dragged before courts. He was scourged by Jews three times. Five times he did receive forty stripes save one… there is not only one prophet of the Bible who was treated differently! And as long as God sends Prophets on the earth, it will be so. brethren, you would have applauded and been jubilant if I had obtained the visa and if I had gone and come back peacefully like Tommy Osborn, Morris Cerullo, Billy Graham, Yongi Cho, Ewald Frank… like Joel Osteen, T.D. Jakes, Doug Batchelor, Billy Graham, Edir Macedo, Valdemiro Santiago, Silas Malafaia, Paula White, Joyce Meyer, Alberto Mottesi, Claudio Freidzon, and Dante Gebel and all the prophets and church presidents of this country!
19 But doesn't the Bible say that it is to be this way? Shouldn't there be at least one Prophet on earth who is to be reported as not being eligible to obtain the visa? Shouldn’t there be at least one Prophet who needs to be considered a threat to the public order, national security and international relations whereas even some politicians, political opponents and rebels to some current regimes have the visa? Shouldn't there be one Prophet who is to be identified with the prophets of the Bible? But despite everything, this one will be the most important Prophet in his country, his continent and all over the earth for his generation! [Ed: The congregation says, Amen!]
20 It is the time of Elijah and God is here. And before going towards Israel, we saw the two doves with the Angel of April 24, 1993 going down towards Abraham as in Gen.18! Two of them are going towards Sodom and Gomorrah, that is Jerusalem and Tel Aviv which are the capital of the homosexuals and lesbians of all the world as I said! Now, after me, when Elijah and Moses rise in Israel, will they have the visa to go wherever they want in the world? No! The false ones will have it but the true ones ? Elijah and Moses ? will not have it in order to be identified with all the prophets that God has been sending on earth till today since Abel!
21 You see? I neither want your help nor your subsidy but you mull over evil things against me. One day, somewhere on earth, you will say you are this or that; and they will tell you: "Aha, it was in your country that God had aroused a great Prophet named Kacou Philippe!" Your face will be down! And you will remember all the harm you are doing, not to me but to the Almighty God Who sent me! [Ed: The congregation says, Amen!]. One day, I will be a gain for you as Jesus-Christ is a gain for Israel which crucified him! I will be much more a prophet for you when it is too late! And Belgium and Switzerland will say to their grandchildren that they were too soft in taking this decision! But was it possible for this to happen another way? No, It might be so, so that I may be identified with my predecessors! [Ed: The congregation says, Amen!]. Some brethren wanted to know whether we could take a lawyer or inform the press about it. I said no! Never! Elijah, Elisha, Jeremiah, the Lord Jesus Christ would never take a lawyer! [Ed: The congregation says, Amen!].
22 Let’s read now Amos 7:10 to close! "Then Amaziah the priest of Bethel sent to Jeroboam king of Israel, saying, Amos hath conspired against thee in the midst of the house of Israel: the land is not able to bear all his words. For thus Amos saith: Jeroboam shall die by the sword, and Israel shall certainly go into captivity out of his land. And Amaziah said unto Amos, Thou Seer, go, flee away into the land of Judah, and eat bread there, and prophesy there. But prophesy not again any more at Bethel; for it is the king's sanctuary, and it is the house of the kingdom." You see? Amos was asked to leave the city while false prophets, false pastors, false doctors and false priests like Amaziah himself were making an exhibition of themselves there! But hundreds of years later, the book of Amos laid beside the scrolls of Moses! Isaiah had been contested, considered by his country as a threat to the public order, national security and international relations, and got finally sawn in pieces; but eight hundred years later, his book was beside the scrolls of Moses! He that hath ears to hear, let him hear!