The Person and Work of The Holy Spirit — R. A. Torrey It is equally evident from Gal. iii.2 that the baptism with the Holy Spirit is a definite experience of which. by: R. A. Torrey What the baptism with the Holy Spirit is and what it does R.A. Torrey () was a pastor, evangelist, educator, and the author of more. R.A. Torrey (First Superintendent of Moody Bible Institue). Chapter I In Acts Jesus said: “Ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost not many days hence.
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And immediately there fell from his eyes as it had been scales: How different another minister of the same denomination who came to me one Sunday morning at Northfield. He came to the northwest.
And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit. The specific manifestations of the baptism with the Holy Spirit are not precisely the same in all persons. The Greek baptisj for repentance means “an afterthought” or “change of mind. The poor man was insane. He prayed and I prayed that he might be baptized with the Holy Spirit. He said, “I have to go away on the early train but I came around to tell you before I went that I have received the baptism with the Holy Spirit.
Some power, not my own, had taken possession of my lips and my whole person. This is not Scriptural and it is dishonouring to God. Moody’s mother’s house; four hundred and fifty-six of us in all, all men from the eastern colleges. When a man really thirsts, it seems as if every pore in his body had just one cry, “Water! Then we prayed for the other members of the committee and they were baptized with the Holy Spirit.
Ch rated it it was amazing Sep 06, Even if it were necessary to spend withh in waiting, they would be well spent, but we shall see later that there is no need that we spend days in waiting, that the baptism with the Holy Spirit may be received to-day.
Jesus afterwards used the same expression.
The Baptism With the Holy Spirit by R.A. Torrey
A man whom God has not called to the work of an evangelist or a minister oftentimes rushes into it because he has received, or imagines he has received, the baptism with the R.a.rorrey Spirit. Then follows the story of His temptation; then in the fourteenth verse we read, “And Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit into Galilee: But change your tje about what? We rhe not there, and that crowd were all Jews and we are not Jews; but Peter did not stop there, he goes further and says, “And to your children ,” that is to the next generation of Jews, or all future generations of Jews.
Thus you can determine what the precise meaning of the word or phrase is in the passage in question. If we may be baptized with the Holy Spirit then we must be.
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I am glad that this is so. Nile rated it it was amazing May 08, Newer Post Older Post Home. Oct 20, Valerie rated it it was amazing Shelves: In this matter, one thinks first of such men as Finney, bzptism Moody, and Brainerd, but cases of this character are not confined to the few exceptional men.
It is r.a.gorrey explicitly in Acts v. Trivia About The Baptism With But what does obedience mean? We are told distinctly in the Bible why the Apostles had to wait ten days.
We think that if a man is hopefully pious and has had a college and seminary education and comes out of it reasonably orthodox, he is now ready that we should lay our hands upon him and ordain him to preach the Gospel. The baptism with the Holy Spirit is not primarily intended to make believers happy, but to make them useful. Some of you cannot wait three hours, nor do you need to wiith. The fourth step is absolute surrender to God.
The baptism with the Holy Spirit
It is not for us then to select some gift and look to the Holy Spirit to impart the self-chosen gift. Finney tells of a woman who was greatly exercised about the baptism with the Holy Spirit.
There are seven steps to obtaining the baptism of the Holy Spirit. As determined by the context in the present case, the change of mind is primarily about Jesus Christ.
But when one gets to the place where he sees the absolute necessity that he be baptized with the Holy Spirit as a definite experience and desires this blessing at any cost, he is far on the way towards receiving it.
Others still are waiting for some ecstatic feeling. But any one who reads this book may have a similar hour alone by himself now.
He did not go on with the work with the outsiders until that little boly of twelve disciples had been equipped for service. Thanks for telling us about the problem. But if he had properly understood the matter, he would have known that the fact that he had not received power as an evangelist is no proof that he has not received the baptism with the Spirit, and much less is it a proof that he is not a child of God.