KACOU 21 : PREDESTINATION

(Preached on Sunday February 1st, 2004 in Locodjro, Abidjan – Ivory Coast)

1 We are not temporal but eternal. Before there was an Angel or a star in the sky or an atom of stone on the earth, you and I were there, already redeemed according to Ephesians 1:4. But our bodies were created the day when God created Adam. Adam begot Seth, Seth begot Enosh, Enosh begot Cainan, Cainan begot Mahalaleel… and this continued up to my grandfather who begot my father. You and I were in the loins of Adam whereas the sons of the devil were in the loins of the serpent that walked and spoke like man in the Garden of Eden. God took water, potassium, oil, magnesium, iron… God took eighteen elements and created our body.

2 But our spirit that is accepting the midnight Cry was already there before the foundation of the world. Our spirit was already there when God created our body. And thus it is by predestination that one accepts the Gospel of his time according to Acts 13:48 and Romans 8:29-30 or that one accepts seduction according to Revelation 13:8. 

3 When Noah was preaching the condemnation and judgement on the religious systems of his time and the children of the devil gnashed their teeth, shouting: "Noah, we will never accept your Message, we will remain in our churches, missions and ministries. We will use our Louis Segond, Thompson and Scofield bibles that you burn. We’ve also found errors in the Darby version that you use… We rest on Enoch, our father who was caught up…”. You see?  "We rest on Jesus Christ crucified, we have Moses, Tommy Osborn, Billy Graham, William Branham…". They were talking about Enoch while Enoch was no longer on earth. And today, they are talking about William Branham while William Branham is at the cemetery of Jeffersonville.

4 But if today you have believed in Kacou Philippe, the prophet promised for your time, it is because you have manifested this seed in the mind of God before the foundation of the world. [Ed: The congregation says, “Amen!”]. When Moses passed the Red Sea with Jews, we were there shouting joyfully, but we had no body yet. When Jeremiah, Isaiah, Ezekiel, Amos … were prophesying against the religious systems of their time, we were there shouting: "Amen! Amen! Amen! ".  When the Lord Jesus Christ shouted, saying: "offspring of vipers, snakes on the grass, whited coffin, fools! … ", You and I were there shouting joyfully: "Hallelujah! Hosanna!". When Martin Luther was condemning the Catholic church, when John Calvin was condemning Lutherans, when William Branham was condemning all the religious systems of his time there in the United States, you and I were there saying "Amen!" to each of their Word. But, we cannot be saved with these prophets up to William Branham because we are not of the same generation. We were not on the earth with them, we did not believe in them while they were living on earth. [Ed: The congregation says, “Amen!”].

5 Since before the foundation of the world, each messenger was with his group in the mind of God. When Moses passed the Red Sea, Elijah passed with his seven thousand souls. Isaiah passed with those of his. Jeremiah also passed with those of his. Amos passed with those of his. Habakkuk passed with those of his… The Lord Jesus Christ, and the twelve apostles and all those who believed in his time, passed with his group. William Branham, and all those who had believed in him while he was living on earth, passed with his group. And Kacou Philippe also passed with all those who are believing in him today. [Ed: The congregation says, “Amen!”].  And on April 24, 1993 before the Angel and Lamb descended, you and I were together. Let’s read that: "And I Daniel alone saw the vision; and the men that were with me saw not the vision, but a great quaking fell on them, and they fled to hide themselves." That also occurred in Exodus 19 and they said to Moses:  "Let God speak to you and you, report to us".  You see?

6 In the vision of April 24, 1993, I did not ask them who they were or where they came from for they were with me but it was the greatness of the vision that caused them to run and hide. When I was in spirit in the vision, I had thus thought that they were also there. Daniel 10:7 says what occurred on April 24, 1993. And God Himself had joy with us before the foundation of the world. [Ed: The congregation says, “Amen!”]. And I, Kacou Philippe, I had joy with you before the foundation of the world. And just as the apostles will sit on twelve thrones to judge those who were on the earth during the ministry of the Lord Jesus Christ, in this same way, you and I will judge those who are living on earth today. You see?

7 Before Judas Iscariote was born, he was predestined to deliver the Lord Jesus Christ up and to go to hell. The Lord said: “One of you is a demon”. And Acts 13:47 says that the Word of God was progressing among the nations and those who were ordained to eternal Life believed. This falls within the sovereignty of God. Before Jacob and Esau were born, they were fighting in Rebecca’s womb. Why? Because God had already predestined them to be Israel and the Arabs on earth. God said to Ishmael, the father of the Arabs and of the Muslims, that he will be a wild ass and that the hands of all will be against him and his hand will be against all. His posterity will be bombers, some animal species with no heart. And likewise, God knew that the sons of the devil would gather in the Catholic, Protestant, evangelical and Branhamist churches to go to hell according to Matthew 13:24-30. As for you, God had already predestined you to believe in me before the foundation of the world. [Ed: The congregation says, “Amen!”]. And first, the vision of April 24, 1993 took place in the Heaven before the foundation of the world in God’s mind. Then, it took place on earth on April 24, 1993 of our time. Before seeing and hearing me, you believed in me and that is being fulfilled now, whereas others are ordained to hate and persecute me.

8 And today, while the midnight Cry is sounding, all the saints, those who are asleep included say "Amen!" to each Word.  The Bible says in Revelation 17 and Revelation 13 that those whose names were not written in the book of Life of the Lamb before the foundation of the world will remain in these Catholic, Protestant, evangelical and Branhamists churches, including all the so-called revealed or restored churches. They will remain in those missions and ministries but the elect will accept the Word of God not by wisdom and by the knowledge of the Bible or by intelligence, but by predestination. Acts 13:48 says: "… believed, as many as were ordained to eternal Life." Not the vigilant or the attentive but the predestined. It is not God who leads the members of these churches to reject me but God knows that they will reject me.

9 When the midnight Cry sounded before the foundation of the world in God’s mind, we accepted and our names were written in memory before God with the blood of the Lamb. And on April 24, 1993, according to Matthew 25:6, when the Cry sounded on the earth, our names were pronounced according to Revelation 2:17. The Message of a prophet is the register of the names of the elect of his generation. And the death of the prophet comes after the call of the last chosen one of his lot. Elijah and Moses will not die before the call of the 144,000th chosen one. [Ed: The congregation says, “Amen!”]. And having heard the midnight Cry on the earth, we have answered present to the call to the wedding feast. There is predestination. And John Calvin preached that and he called that the double predestination, that is to say a predestination to eternal Life and a predestination to perdition. 

10 And if a son of the devil listens to that, he will say:  "But if God has already chosen some and condemned others, why go to church?" Brethren, do not be distracted, God is omniscient and sovereign. It is like a competitive test to enter the public service where the Government needs ten people and you are on a list of two hundred candidates. Brethren, is it because one hundred and ninety candidates will be excluded that you will not sit for it? Go and sit for it with faith! If an angel of light should come and tell me that I will not be saved, I will tell him that God will put my name on the list of the sons of Israel like Ruth and Rahab. They are daughters of the nations but today they are Jews. And they are the great grand mothers of the Lord Jesus Christ. What is impossible to men, is possible to God. And it is because your name is written in the book of Life of the Lamb that you have believed in the Message of the living prophet of your time. [Ed: The congregation says, “Amen!”].  And all you must do, it is to do so that your name may not be blotted out like Judas Iscariote.

11 In this Message there are some Brethren who told me:  "Brother Philippe, I believed in polygamy, I believed that the headscarf was the veil, I also believed that tithing was abolished but when I believed in this Message, I did not even try to know, I never put any question about those things… I have buried all those old beliefs conforming myself to what the Message of my time says…" Amen! Brethren, may God bless you! And thus people from all the churches found themselves in this Message because before the foundation of the world, God had decided that. 

12 Well, Let’s go back to Genesis… When Noah died, he went to preach into the dwelleth of the dead, the children of Cain refused, but those of Seth accepted. When Jeremiah was killed by the religious men of his time, he went to preach to those who had not believed in Noah, but in spite of the torments, they rejected Jeremiah, none of them could repent. When Isaiah was sawn into pieces by the priests and the people, when each prophet, according to Matthew 23:35, died, he went to the dwelling place of the dead to bring his Gospel. And all those who had rejected the Message of their time when they were alive, rejected as well. And those who had stoned and persecuted the prophets when they were alive, sought to stone and persecute them in spite of the torments but those who had believed in their Message when they were alive rejoiced. When Job saw Jesus Christ, he shouted, "Did I not say that my eyes would see my Redeemer!" Job was shouting, Job was jumping for joy, Job was rejoicing. You see? While, at the same time, the sons of the devil of Noah’s time, were gnashing their teeth against the Lord Jesus Christ. Today, while the Cry of Matthew 25:6 is sounding on the earth, it is the same as in the time Noah, of the Lord Jesus Christ and of each Prophet.

13 And the Lord Jesus Christ said, "What took place in the days of Noah shall also take place", of course, with the presence of Noah on the earth. The devil is multiplying the churches, performing wonders to distract the children of the devil and lead them far from what God is doing here, and those ones believe that they are saved. The Lord Jesus Christ said that if those days were not cut short, no flesh would be saved. But see all those Catholic, Protestant, evangelical and Branhamist churches, and the missions and ministries, and their conversions but I tell you that all this is the seduction of Satan. They will all go to hell. Salvation is not in a church, with an apostle, evangelist, church prophet, teacher and others, but with the living Prophet messenger of the generation. [Ed: The congregation says, “Amen!”].  

14 Notice that according to the time of Noah, only very few will be saved. And the group of Matthew 25:31 to 41 refers to those who did good to some disciples who brought the sublime truth and who were hated and persecuted and dragged before the tribunals by the religious world. That is even clearer in Matthew 10:41 and 42. Outside this, it is a false interpretation. You see that there again, it is not an easy act as we condemn everyone. How can one give a glass of water to someone who condemns everyone? So, if you go and offer tons of rice to some Baptist prisoners, and you think that that refers to Matthew 25:34 to 40, it is a false interpretation. This rather refers to people who did good to the prophets and disciples persecuted by the religious people of their time. Before the foundation of the world, they were ordained to do that. He that has ears to hear, let him hear.