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By Douglas Jacobsen

ISBN-10: 0253218624

ISBN-13: 9780253218629

Pentecostalism has skilled explosive progress over the last century. This reader examines the guidelines that introduced the circulation and fueled its enlargement world wide. A normal advent to the ebook describes the historical past and theology of the early Pentecostal move and its importance to the modern Christian international. a short biography introduces all the sixteen influential leaders whose voices are recorded here.

Vivid and energetic contributions are integrated from Fred Francis Bosworth, William Howard Durham, Garfield Thomas Haywood, Esek William Kenyon, Joseph Hillary King, Robert Clarence Lawson, Aimee Semple McPherson, Charles Harrison Mason, David Wesley Myland, Charles Fox Parham, William J. Seymour, Richard G. Spurling, George Floyd Taylor, Ambrose Jessup Tomlinson, Andrew David Ursham, and Maria Beulah Woodworth-Etter. Their works characterize the total spectrum of the early Pentecostalmovement.

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There is a hindrance. The trouble with the people today is, that they believe that this power was for the early church only, and we have taken the views of our ancestors and abided by them. We have not tested God and met his conditions, and seen whether he would pour down his Spirit. 22 maria beulah woodworth-etter We have not met the conditions, such as would ask God to display his power. We have believed that God has taken this power from the church; and when one does put forth the faith and believes these days may be for us now, such a one is called a crank, a hypnotic, etc.

The mother of Sisera looked out of the window for the return of the king, her son, from the battle, and cried, “Oh, why does he not come, why is his chariot so long in coming? ” While she is weeping for her son’s return he is lying cold in death in the tent where he has been captured and killed by a woman. Queen Esther intercedes at the king’s court, and the sad decree of the king is reversed, so that her life and the life of the Jewish nation are saved. Paul says there is no difference, but that male and female are one in Christ Jesus.

Probably the greatest mistake has been of thinking “the anointing that abideth,” (1 John 2:27), which the disciples received in the upper chamber when Christ breathed upon them, (John 20:22), the real Baptism of the Holy Spirit. But by a careful study of Acts 1:8, we find that the power was to make them witnesses. The modern idea of shouting, groaning and screaming, performed in imitation of supposed drunken disciples, is a misinterpretation of their actions; because the disciples by speaking various languages which were not understood by many in the audience—speaking as the Spirit gave them utterance—sounded like the mutterings of drunken men.

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