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. In clear and simple language Torrey teaches what the baptism with the Holy Spirit is and what it does, its necessity for the believer, how this experience can be. The Baptism of the Holy Spirit R.a. Torrey – Download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online.
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Be content with your pay. Torrey emphasizes something that I have always believed since I became a born-again individual.
We come now to the question of first importance, namely, Who can be baptized with the Holy Spirit? I stand in the camp of traditional orthodoxy, but have become convinced that my tradition has undervalued the work of the baptism with the holy spirit by ra torrey Holy Spirit and the necessity of living in a manner worthy of the Lord as an essential ingredient of appropriating His power.
The church to which I belong teaches that the baptism with the Holy Spirit was confined to the apostolic age. Are all workers of miracles? Very practical, extremely Biblical; we baptissm learn how to stop rowing harder on the oars and instead work on opening up our sails so that the Holy Spirit guides and powers us!!!
He is absolute sovereign and our position is that of unconditional surrender to Him. Meyer spoke that night on the baptism with the holy spirit by ra torrey Bsptism with the Holy Spirit. These two laws are the law of usage or “usus loquendi” as it is called and the law of context.
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But after Pentecost, this same Peter was brought before the very council that had condemned Jesus to death, and he himself was threatened, but filled with the Holy Ghost, he said, “Ye rulers of the people, and elders of Israel, if we the baptism with the holy spirit by ra torrey day be examined of the good deed done to the impotent man, by what means he is made whole; be it known unto you all, and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom ye crucifiedwhom God raised from the dead, even by Him doth tje man stand here before you whole.
He just believed God and feeling came afterwards. 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: In six months, there were sixty-nine conversions, and thirty-eight of them were business men of the town.
He said, “Yes, there holly a protracted meeting going on at apirit Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
The baptism with the Holy Spirit
Many will seek the baptism with the Holy Spirit, expecting power as an evangelist, but God has not called them to that work the baptism with the holy spirit by ra torrey the power that comes from the baptism with the Holy Spirit manifests itself in another way to them.
Read more Baptiwm less. In clear and simple language Torrey teaches what the baptism with the Holy Spirit is and what it does, its necessity for the believer, how this experience can be obtained, the need for re-filling with the Holy Spirit, and how spiritual power can be lost. His face told the story, but he did answer.
God’s order is to know things first of all by the Word of God. I believe that more than 50 percent of the Christians here in the USA do not read the Bible regularly. We have a right when we have met the conditions and have definitely asked for the baptism with the Holy Spirit to say, “It is mine,” and to get up and go on in our work leaving the matter of experience to God’s time and place.
The results of that power may not, however, be manifest at once in conversions. Even after one has been baptized with the Holy Spirit, no matter how definite that baptism may be, he needs to be filled again and again with the Spirit.
It is one thing to have the baptism with the holy spirit by ra torrey Holy Spirit dwelling within us, perhaps dwelling within us way back in some hidden bh of our being, back of definite consciousness, and something far s;irit, something vastly more, to have the Holy Spirit taking complete possession of the one whom He inhabits.
No, there is no necessity that we wait. How one may know by the Word of God that they have received the baptism with the Holy Spirit has just been told.
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For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard” Acts iv. People often say to me, or write to me, “I have been praying for the baptism with the Holy Spirit for a year five years, ten years, one man said twenty years. The writer can bear joyful testimony to the manifest outpourings of the Spirit that have come time and again as he has waited upon God through the hours of the night with believing brethren, but the point I would emphasize is that the baptism with the Holy Spirit may be had at once.
ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. 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.
Now we are going out into the church and the young people of the church are being brought to Christ right along. For my fellow Charismatic Christians, quit making the Baptism of the Holy Spirit a spectacle and serve the Lord Jesus with a life full of the power of God.
I once knew an earnest the baptism with the holy spirit by ra torrey of God in Scotland, who hearing of the baptism with the Holy Spirit and the power that resulted from it, gave up at a great sacrifice his work as a ship plater, for which he was receiving large wages. We read of Saul of Tarsus, that when he had been filled with the Holy Spirit, “Straightway in the synagogues he proclaimed Jesus ” Acts ix. Please try again later. Moody and others is to be believed, and there is another reason why I cannot question the reality of these experiences, but while these men doubtless the baptism with the holy spirit by ra torrey these experiences, there is not a passage in the Bible that describes such an experience.
They tell us that every believer already has the Holy Spirit which we have already seen is true in a senseand why pray for what we already have? Did not the Apostles have to wait ten days, and may we not have to wait ten days or even more? The one who has expected the power of an evangelist and has not received it sometimes even questions whether he is a child of God.
All we read in the case of the Apostle Paul is that Ananias came in and said, “Brother Saul, the Lord, even Jesus, that appeared unto the baptism with the holy spirit by ra torrey in the way as thou camest, hath sent me, that thou mightest receive thy sight, and be filled with the Holy Ghost.
There are not two different baptisms spoken of, the one with the Holy Ghost and one with fire, but one baptism with the Holy Wind and Fire.
The Baptism with the Holy Spirit.
I mean that I tremble for those of us who are preaching the truth, the very truth as it is in Jesus, the truth as it is recorded in the written Word of God, the truth in its simplicity, its purity and its fullness, but who are preaching it in “persuasive words of man’s wisdom” and not “in demonstration of the Spirit and of power” 1 Cor.
The following morning, one of my deacons came to me and said, with bated the baptism with the holy spirit by ra torrey, “Brother Torrey, I shall never forget yesterday morning until the latest day of my life.
Then I turned to the Revised Version and read, “All things whatsoever ye pray and ask for believe that ye have received them and ye shall have them.
But the men to whom Jesus spoke these words were already regenerate men. But this is not all even yet. A man whom God has not called to the work of an evangelist or minister rushes into it because he has received, or thinks he has received, the baptism with the Holy Spirit.
It was just as when modern Judaizers come around and get after young converts and tell them that in addition to believing the baptism with the holy spirit by ra torrey Jesus Christ, they must keep the Mosaic Seventh Day Sabbath, or they cannot be saved.
Learn more about Amazon Prime. One morning he came into our church in Minneapolis and heard me speak upon the baptism with the Holy Spirit, and as I pointed out that the baptism with the Holy Spirit manifested itself in many different ways, and the fact that one had not power as an evangelist was no the baptism with the holy spirit by ra torrey that he had not received the baptism with the Holy Spirit, light came into his heart. You know that true assurance comes through the Word of God, that it is through what is “written” that we are to know that we have eternal life 1 John v.
It is indeed the work of the Holy Spirit to cleanse from sin. Ecstasies and raptures are all right in their places.