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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I agree with Torrey that the Baptism with the Holy Spirit imparts the power for service, especially service to the Church of Jesus Christ.
Torrey used an abundance of scripture to make a compelling case for the baptism of the Holy Spirit being just as relevant today as it was at Pentecost. That service manifests itself through the gifts of the Spirit Paul mentions in Romans and 1st Corinthians, and which Peter mentions in his epistles. But after Paul had left Galatia, certain Judaizers came down from Jerusalem, men who were substituting the law of Moses for the Gospel and taught them that it was not enough that they simply believe on Jesus Christ but in addition to this they must keep the law of Moses, especially the law of Moses regarding circumcision, and that without circumcision they could not be saved — i.
There are many waiting for feeling who ought to be claiming by faith. There are many who know that they are not called to the work of preaching. At a Christian workers’ convention in Boston, a brother came to me and the baptism with the holy spirit by ra torrey, “I notice that you are on the program to speak on the Baptism with the baptism with the holy spirit by ra torrey Holy Spirit.
He had just commissioned them to be His witnesses to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem vs. It is not intended merely for the ecstasy of the individual the baptism with the holy spirit by ra torrey, it is intended primarily for his efficiency in service. It has to do rather with gifts for service than with graces of character. The book was well written and simple enough to understand. Do not leave home without Him. Greed wants more and more even when there is no more.
It is not for us to select some field of service and then look to the Holy Spirit to impart to us power in the field which we have chosen. On a later day we read, “And when they had prayed, the place was shaken where they were assembled together; and they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and they spake the word of God with boldness.
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I came to horrey fifth chapter, the fourteenth and fifteenth verses R. This is evident from Acts i. Before the revelation of Jesus Christ, he knew the Law like no one else did. People turn the keys of almost every closet in their heart over to God, but there is some small closet of which they wish to keep the key themselves, and the blessing does not come.
Ecstasies and raptures are all right in their places. They did not know whether they were saved or not; they did not know what they ought to do, and all was confusion. They have not received the gift of tongues and therefore they conclude that they have not received the baptism with the Holy Spirit.
Certainly in the baptism with the holy spirit by ra torrey company of baptized believers there were at least some regenerate persons. The first two steps are in the word “repent. Many churches today are working without the power of the Holy Spirit; the presence and power of the Lord has long departed. This proposition is untrue.
Refresh and try again. When the prayer was finished, I said, “Is it laid down? I see that they finally accepted God as their Lord, Savior, and King, and therefore they see their lives as belonging to God, not to them.
So again, it is evident that the baptism with the Holy Spirit is an operation of the Holy Spirit distinct from and additional to His regenerating work.
God demands of us to-day, as He did Abraham of old, that we simply take Him at His Word and count the thing ours which He has promised, simply because He has promised it. As the author points out, “The more he uses us the lower let us get. The Holy Spirit anointed Jesus in order “to proclaim good news to the poor, to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free, and to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor.
We too after the baptism with the holy spirit by ra torrey we have received the baptism with the Spirit will accomplish more of real work for our Lord the baptism with the holy spirit by ra torrey one day than we ever would in years without this power.
For more than three years, they had lived in the closest intimacy with Himself; they had been eye-witnesses of His miracles, of His death, of His resurrection, and in a few moments were to be eye-witnesses of His ascension as He was taken up right before their eyes into heaven.
The Baptism with the Holy Spirit
One night as she prayed, some little matter of head adornment, a matter that would probably not trouble many Christians to-day, but a matter of controversy between her and God, came up as it had often come up before as she knelt in prayer. The baptism with the Holy Spirit is a work of the The baptism with the holy spirit by ra torrey Spirit separate and distinct from His regenerating work.
If a man has experienced the regenerating work of the Holy Spirit he is a saved man, but he is not fitted for service until in addition to this he has received the baptism with the Holy Spirit. Yes, but how shall we know?
Religious biography abounds in instances of men who have worked along as best they could until one day they were led to see there was such an experience as the baptism with the Holy Spirit the baptism with the holy spirit by ra torrey to seek it and obtain it; from that hour there came into their service a new power that utterly transformed its character. In the days that followed men and women from that meeting went out over the earth and I doubt if there was any country that I visited in my tour around the world, Japan, China, Australia, New Zealand, India, etc.
Because she had surrendered her will.