T H E
'PENTECOSTAL EVANGEL '
Number 856 SPRINGFIELD, MO, JULY 12, 1930 Price 5 Cents
gleams of Zight from the Cross
Meyer Pearlman, Central Bible Institute
U T GOD forbid that I should All the light of sacred story, As the Christian stands there let
glory save in the cross of our Gathers round that head sublime!' him remember the meaning of the
Lord Jesus Christ, by whom scene; that when Jesus went to the
the world is crucified unto No article, sermon or book can ex- cross, H e took there everything that
me, and I unto the world!' haust the meaning of the Cross. I t seemed to speak against the love of
Gal. 6 :14. may be compared to a diamond in God, and through it all gave to the
In the above quotation the apostle which sparkle innumerable points of world its grcatest qnanifestation of the
makes a statement that must have fire. I t would be impossible to sys- Fathcr's love! S o then, when any of
sounded strange indeed to the people tematize and classify all those gleams, life's grim tragedies would rise to say
of his age, to whom the cross was a for every time the gem is turned new that God does not care, to the Cross
symbol of shame, and a sight from colors reveal themselves. S o it is with let us go, and there we shall discover
which the Roman turned with horror the Cross. Every time it is turned to that the Man of Sorrows has bound
and loathing. If we in these days cast light on our different problems it to His cross, a captive to the all-
should make the statement, "God for- and activities, it will reveal new truths prevailing power of divine love.
to us. The more the diamond is 2. The Cross reveals to us the ut-
bid that I should glory save in the turned, the more variegated will be tirnute triuwph of righteousness in the
hangman's noose," or "God forbid that the colors of the light; the more the face of seevciv~gdefeat. The crucifix-
I should glory save in the electric Cross is turned upon the different re- ion of Jesus was seemingly the great
chair," the effect on our contempora- lationships of life, the more it will dis- failure of the ages. T o His disciples,
ries would help us to imagine the ef- close the manifold wisdom of God. In the execution of their Master spelled
fect on the people of the apostle's the paragraphs that follow we shall at- the failure of His ministry, the mn-
day. tempt to catch some of the gleams of tradiction to His claim of Lordship
Paul's boast was not that of an ec- truth that flash from the Cross. and Messiahship. The Righteous One
centric enthusiast o r religious maniac, 1. In the first place, the cross pro- had spoken, and the answer of the
for he had an excellent reason to jus- claims the message that God cares. rulers of this world was--a cross. I t
tify his boasting in that instrument of Even the Christian needs this message, seemed as if God were silent. But in
punishment on which the lowest crim- for as he reads the stained pages of due time H e spoke, and His answer
inals were executed. His reason was history, and as he surveys the present w a s - t h e resurrection. Seeming de-
this: that the ugly cross had been trans-- condition of mankind, he will see much feat was turned into victory.
figured by a mighty principle shining that seems t o speak against the love of So it is in every age. Righteous
upon it like a halo-the principle of God-for example, the sufferings of causes seem to go down to the death of
divine life outpoured in atoning sac- the innocent and the just. Let him now defeat, the wicked seem to triumph
rifice for the guilty. On that tree the go to the scene of the crucifixion, and and rule, and God seems to hide Him-
ever blessed One had become a curse, there he will see the innocent One, self. When such things come to pass,
that blessing might come upon all. The suffering excruciating agonies, desert- it is well to remind 'ourselves that
Lord whom Paul served had extracted ed by His friends,"excommunicated by pauses are just as much a part of a
the curse from that instrument of ex- His church, rejected by His own na- piece of music as are the notes that
ecution and had passed it on to all tion, and apparently abandoned by are played. The instruments may
mankind as the symbol of all which is God. From His lips comes the cry cease for a short time; but the music
noble, pure and divine, so that we can that Sums up and carries before the will recommence.
now sing: Creator the cry of every agonized and In God's great symphony there are
perplexed heart from the beginning of pauses, the greatest of which was Cal-
"In the cross of Christ I glory, time-"My God, my God, why hast vary. When these occur, let us not
Towering o'er the wrecks of time. Thou forsaken Me?" (Continued on Page Eight)
Page Two EVANGEL
T H EPENTECOSTAL 3 d 12, 19-30
O R some considerable to Acts 2:4, and he urged me
time I have felt an in- to come to Chicago and seek
ward drawing to give the Baptism. But what was I
forth to the world to do with the hungry sheep
some of the Lord's I had gathered around me!
gracious dealings with I could not think of running
me in regard to the "Life of away and leaving the sheep to
Faith" into which H e has led be devoured by the wolves. SO
me through the course of the I told the Lord that if H e
years. I shall jot them down wanted me to go to Chicago,
for the readers of the Evatlacl H e would have to send some
just as the Lord brings tl&n one to look after these sheep.
to my memory, with the hope and square meal. This I did. (At that This Spirit-inspired request was soon
prayer that others may also be encour- time-over twenty-five years ago--one granted and the way was clear for me
aged to a life of simple trust in Christ could get a good, substantial meal for to go to Chicago. I was led to rent'
for physical, financial, and spiritual twenty-five cents.)
blessing. a room in Englewood at 65th and Jale
By this time I was financially "broke." Avenue, so that I could be within easy
I remember when I first began to I went up to the college and inqired walking distance of the little mission
seek for the Baptism in the Holy Spir- for my friend. H e was deliihted to on 63d Street, near to Wentworth
it, I had been laboring in northern In- see me, and in a few moments we were Avenue, where the power was then
diana for a year or more, preaching in on our knees in earnest prayer. I falling.
schoolhouses, forsaken churches, pri- prayed first, and my friend followed. I paid for the room in advance and
vate homes, and wherever I could get While he was praying, the Lord re- began earnestly seeking the Baptism.
an opening. At first this entailed a minded me that I badly needed a pair How I sozcgkt and ~ c c c i v e dis a story
great deal of working. This became of rubbers. My shoes were worn in itself into which I shall not now
very wearisome to me. But as I looked through at the soles, and I knew that enter. Suffice it to say that I had
to the Lord to meet my need, H e led the next day, after going some miles some remarkable experiences while
a dear brother in the Lord first to give on the train, I would have to walk six seeking this wonderful outpouring ;
me free board and lodging, then to miles through the snow and slush in and after waiting on God with all
loan me a horse with which to travel order to reach'the farmhouse at which earnestness for a little over a month,
frorr. place to place, and finally a horse I was staying. I therefore prayed I was mightily baptized in the Spirit
and buggy was placed at my disposal. quietly but definitely for a pair of rub- at 1:30 A. M., January 2, 1907.
Automobiles were at that time very bers. When we arose from our knees, During the time of waiting, I ran
scarce. my young friend turned to me and said, short of money and finally got down to
In a few months' time I had formed "Brother Moody, have you any rub- a matter of a few cents, with my room
by the help of God quite a little circuit bers? I said, "No." "Well," he rent due in a day or two, and with
of seven or eight preaching places. said, "I have a good pair, and if they practically nothing in sight for the next
What offerings I received were ex- fit you, you may have them, as I do meal. At the close of the Sunday a f -
ceedingly small, but the Lord never not need them." God knew my size, ternoon service, a brother asked me to
failed in supplying all my needs. and I knew they would fit. When he go over to a restaurant and have dinner
I remember I was at one time stay- brought the rubbers to me, of course with him.
ing at a farmhouse a few miles from they were an exact fit. I gladly accepted this invitation. Af-
Crown Point, Indiana. One morning Then he said, "It is my turn tonight ter we had sat down to dinner, he
the man of the house told me that he to conduct the college prayer meeting. leaned over the table and asked me the
was going to Valparaiso that day to You must take my place." I agreed pointed question, "Do you need mon-
sell some produce, and asked me if I to do so, and we had a blessed time ey?' I answered him that whether
would like to go with him. I told him with the boys. or not I needed money was a matter
I should like very much to go, as I I n the morning I was still minus that did not concern him. T h e point
was anxious to visit a Christian young the fifteen cents I needed for the re- for him to decide was, "Is God leading
man of my acquaintance who was then turn trip. However, we had prayer you to give me any money?' H e was
attending a Christian college in that again before parting, and when we quite taken back at this remark, and
city. As we rode in the open wagon arose from our knees I bade my friend finally said, 'Well, you are much older
that morning through the wld, crispy good-bye and started for the door. Just in the faith than I am, but I have been
air, my appetite became quite keen, and as I was leaving the threshold my strangely impressed for the past two
hy the time we reached Valparaiso, I friend ran after me and called out. or three days that I ought to give you
was ready for a good square meal. "Wait a moment. I have two dollars five dollars. Now if you need money,
But it so happened that twenty-five for vou." Knowing that he was work- I know it is God who is talking to me.
cents yas all the money I had in my ing his way through college, I at first If you do not need money, then the
possession. Satan slyly whispered to declined to take the money. "But you impression may be wming from some
me that all I could afford to get that must take it." he said. "The Lord other source." I at once assured him
morning was ten cents' worth of crack- definitely told me to give it to you!' that God was leading him all right, and
ers and cheese, that I would need the So I went cheerfully on my way, he promptly handed me the five dol-
remaining fifteen cents to'pay my car- thanking God that I was a pair of lars.
fare for the return trip on the mor- rubbers and two dollars ahead. Later After I received the Baptism, I
row. the Lord gave me a new pair of shoes. preached quite frequently on Sundays
That seemed to be very plausible Soon after this I received word from at the 63d Street Mission, and was in-
reasoning, but he had left God out of a Christian brother in Chicago that the variably handed five dollars for my
the question. Immediately the Lord "fire was falling" and that he had re- services. I remember that on one par-
spoke to me and told me to go to the ceived the Baptism in the Holy Spirit ticular Sunday I was greatly in need
restaurant and get for myself a good and had spoken in tongues acwrding (Continued on Page Nine)
T H E PENTECOSTAL Page Three
H E Lord redeemed . . - - . - u - -
:- - -> - . - -
down life without real rest
His people from the i or victory, all the time trying
bondage of Egypt in I S h e Glories of the to persuade thenlselves that
such is God's will for them.
order to bring them
into Canaan. The
long years of wilder- I Promised dead 4
How beautiful is the picture
of this land of rest, and how
ness wandering were not in great the contrast to the wil-
His purpose for them ; but H e B y Alice E. Luce I derness experience! "That
intended them to go straight
forward and enter the prom-
ised rest. The secret of their - Read Deuteronomy 8 and 11 I great and terrible wilderness,
wherein were fiery serpents
and scorpions and drought,
failure to enter in is summed where there was no water!'
up in Psa. 106:24: "They despised the this people; and yet for all that will Deut. 8:15. This aptly describes the
pleasant land, they believed not His they not hear Me, saith the Lord." experience of a Christian who is with-
word"; and in Heb. 3:19: "So we see ~ ~ bondage typifies the slavery out the fullness of the Spirit. H e is
y ~ t ~ ~
that they could not enter in because of ,in and satan from the sav- not happy in the wilderness, for the
unbelief. iour redeems us when we are born Lord never intended him to live there.
Many of our older hymns speak of ~h~ long years of wandering Just as his body is so constituted that
Canaan as representing heaven :but the in the wilderness represent the life of it cannot live long without water, so
very fact of Gpd's people being blamed those who have been saved from sin his soul cannot prosper without the
for not entermg In proves that the and yet fail to press on into the full- Holy Spirit, the water of life; and
scriptural interpretation must be rather of the spirit. H~~ many are like there is no .water in the wilderness.
of some experience in this life. More- the Israelites in despising the prom- They would have all died of thirst had
over, there were cities to be conquered, ised land, and they fail to enter in be- not God supernaturally supplied water
mighty enemies to be confronted and cause of unbelief. ~h~~ tell us that out of the smitten rock. I t is also "a
efforts to be put forth to subdue and the Baptism of the spirit as received land of deserts and of pits, a land of
take possession of the land after it was on the Day of pentecost was for drought and of the shadow of death.
entered; none of which have any apostolic tima only; a statement f o r a land that no man passed through and
counterpart in the glory. which there is not a shred of author- where no man dwelt." Jer. 2 6 . What
If we study Hebrews 3 and 4 we ity in the New Testament, which tells Or comfort is there the
see that Paul is there comparing the us that Jesus Christ is the same yes- child of God in such a place' con-
promised land to the rest into which terday, today and for ever. Thus by genial the fiery
God's children enter when they receive voluntarily shutting themselves out Serpents and scOr~iOn-onstantly
the Baptism of the Holy Ghost. H e from. the privileges offered them, and the and rnach-
urges the Hebrew Christians to be dili- refusing to accept the New Testament inations of that the
gent in seeking that rest of the soul, i all simplicity to say what it means devil-
and to fear lest they fail to do so like and to mean what it says, they con- What a contrast is presented in the
so many of the Israelites did. "There demn themselves to live an upand- description of the land of Canaan!
"The Lord thy God bringeth
remaineth therefore a rest to
the people of God. For he . : . thee into a good land, a land
that is entered into His rest, of brooks of water, of foun-
he also hath ceased from his A W h o l l y Changed L i f e tains and depths that spring
own works as God did from out of valleys and hills; a land
His. Let us labor therefore A Baptist ntinister in Indiana -mites zts: of wheat and barley, and vines
to enter into that rest, lest any "Your paper, the Evangel, fell into w y hands and fig trees and pomegran-
man fall after the same exam- about ten years ago, and w a s used o f the Lord ates; a land of oil olive and
ple of unbelief." to clzange m y life. This is Izow it came about.
I had a deacon who was a Western Union op-
honey; a land wherein thou
shalt eat bread without scarce-
Turn now to Isa. 28:11,12. erator. The section forel~tanof the Railroad ness, thou shalt not lack any-
"For with stammering lips for which this deacon worked had a brother- thing in it; a land whose
and another tongue will H e in-law who w a s a Pentecostal preacher. This stones are iron, and out of
speak to this people. T o prcachcr sent the Pentecostal Evangel to his I whose hills thou mayest dig
whom H e said, This is the sister who could not read and who war un- brass." Deut. 8:7-9, Here
rest Wherewith Y may cause saved. She of coztrse, coztld not use the paper. we see typified the abundance
the weary to rest; and this is Her Irusband w a s also unsaved, and he, though of the living water of the
the refreshing : yet they would he coztld read it, did not care for i t ; so he gave Spirit (rain, dew and rivers)
not hear-" ‘ i 1 s t there
should be any doubt as to
it to the Western Union operator, who after and the resultant fruitfulness
reading it would hand it to me. After I read in the life; the constant sat-
whether this speaking in un- it, I saw my great need and sought and found isfaction of the soul feeding
known tongues is the same as c/zanged l y
a ~ ~ ~ ~ / life." on Jesus, the Bread of Life;
that experienced in the New There are many others whose lives can be and the riches of spiritual
Tes-ent out~ouringof the wholly changed by the full G o & d message of experience which are mined
Spirit, see 1 Cor. 14:21,22, the Pentecostal Evangel. W h y not subscribe out of His Holy Word. "The
where this Passage from for some one or other today? If yot'%~erill scnd land whither ye go to possess
Isaiah is quoted: "In the law the small sum of 50c and the nmne of tRc it, is a land of hills and val-
it is written, w i t h other friend, w e d l 1 see that this friend receives ev- leys, and drinketh water of
tongues (the words "men of" pry nuonber of the Evangel frow now until the rain of heaven: a land
are not in the original at all which the Lord thy God careth
but are a gloss erroneously for (or frequenteth) : the
supplied by the translators) eyes of the Lord thy God are
and other lips will I speak unto : (Continued on Page Thirteen)
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the Evangelical Christian and Dr.
Kemp himself hold every fundaniental
%he Gditor's 3Votebook that these people hold. They stand
absolutely for the Divine Inspiration
of the Holy Scriptures. The? stand
like a rock-for tfie Virgin ~ i i t h ,
In Defense o f Pentecost called Evangelical denominations. Take the full diety of the Lord Jesus Christ,
the Baptists for instance--and I was
The Evangelical Christian of Tor-
onto has recently published an article saved among the Baptists. at
for Salvation by Grace through the
shed Blood of the Son of God, for His
on "Pentecostalism and The Tongues their colleges- Run over the list. (Here literal resurrection, for His Bodily As-
Movement" by Dr. Kemp of New Zea- he gives a list of Baptist colleges-) cension, for His Second Coming, in
land. A strong protest against this Every one of them is honeycombed fact they stand for everything that you
article has been written by a doctor with bastard Modernism. A dear ourself stand for, Mr. Editor and Dr.
of Oakland, Calif., who belongs to the friend of mine had just one child, a &ernp also. Why then be forever
Plymouth Brethren. H e has been kind daughter. H e saved his money to give 'picking' on these people that give
enough to let us see what he wrote to that girl a college education, sent, her about all of their money and spend
the editor of the Evangelical Christian to the University of -because he about seven nights of a week of their
in our defense. H e protests : "Dr. was a Baptist, and as he thought she time on the street and in halls trying
Kemp's article is all a criticism of this would there be given old-time Baptist to get sinners to Christ? One would
movement and is in keeping with many training. The girl graduated and came think that if we had any brains at all,
other articles of a similar nature that home. One cold winter day that fa- and any common sense, that we would
I have s e w from time to time. As ther and the girl stood together be- leave these people alone and pray for
far as I can remember, I have never fore a briskly burning fire in the grate. them. There are ten assemblies of the
seen a word of praise of the Pente- The girl took her Bible and threw it Pentecostals here in Oakland and en-
costals in any paper or journal that into the fire and said, 'Father, I am virons, and most of them are open
I take. I am wondering just how through with that Book forever. I seven nights a week, two or three of
much these writers really know at first learned at the University that the Bi- them only three or four night a week.
hand as to the Pentecostal people any- ble is a compilation of lies and I don't And I am fully convinced that they
way. The criticism reminds me of :t
wn to have anything more to do with get more sinners to Christ than all the
the harsh things that were said and it. When that old man told me the churches in Oakland put together in-
written of the Brethren fifty or more story, he cried as if his heart would cluding the Brethren. And more re-
years ago. I have been with the Breth- break, and then said to me, 'Brother, markable still, they have done more to
ren for over 50 years. I remember would to God I could see the Univers- spread the Gospel in foreign lands in
that Dr. Brooks of St. Louis, that ity of -a pile of ashes.' From the the last 25 or 30 years than any of the
great Bible teacher of those good old days of -down to the present day, old denominations."
days, who knew the Brethren from the that college has done nothing but * * *
ground up, made the remark, 'Well, wreck the Christian faith of its stu-
the Brethren have at least one earmark dents, and all this is true of most of Ringing True
of the early church---they are "the sect the colleges of the other great de- Our friend further protests: " A ~ Y
that is everywhere spoken against." nominations. Think of Methodism, fool can criticize. Personally I am for
Acts 2822.' The Pentecostals today yes, and Presbyterianism. The devil all who stand squarely by the o l d
are receiving the same kind of treat- has captured them all." Book and the Old Gospel, and I am
ment that the Brethren received 'in * * * against all who are trying to pull the
Word of God to pieces, and repudiate
those early days. Needless to say most Fundamentalists All
of the strictures heaped upon Brethren all that the Cross stands for. I may
then were just as unjust as the &ti- Our friend continues, "We have five not see all that our Pentecostal folks
dsms meted out to our pentecostal big church= down in the heart of the stand for, but I know more about these
friends today!' city of Oakland, and what do you get people than those who are criticizing
* * * in those dlurches? Just a lot of pif- them, for I have attended scores of
fle-for the most part political dis- their meetings, and can bless God for
A Comparison cussion and general muckraking. Prac- their zeal and loyalty to God and to His
Our friend further writes: '7 hold tically not a note of old-time Gospel. Word--and rejoice in the results they
no brief for all that Pentecostals stand It's the same across the Bay in San get. I n conclusion let me say that I
for, but believe me, Brother, I would Francisco. And this is true in every think I have heard more of the great
infinitely prefer to go in with these city of America. Of course here and Bible men of America than 99 per cent
people than with the ABSOLUTELY there, there are exceptions, bless God. of your readers. Brooks, Parsons,
ROTTEN state of affairs that you But what about the Pentecostals? Erdman, Hudson Taylor, Moody,
have in practically all our great so- How about them? Well the Editor of Whittle, and scores of others, not to
mention all the best teachers anlong destroyed. But it is only as we reckon God and Saviour. "Well," said she,
Brethren, and I think I know the Gos- ourselves indeed dead unto sin and "a few days ago I was looking at the
pel when I hear it, and I want to say yield our members unto God as instru- things in my little room, and I noticed
that time and again I have heard as ments of rightcousness, that we can that the strip of carpet before the fire-
clear a presentation of the Gospel in live lives that are pleasing unto ??r place was very shabby; and I said to
Pentecostal mcctings as I ever heard Lord. Our Lord Jesus Christ i. i ! ~ ? myself, 'That strip of carpet is not
among the Brethren, and if any class source of all good, and as h' .i~ly,
\\I: fit for a Christian to have in the house.
know the Old Book better than Breth- moment by moment, look U ~ T IiIict1,
~ I t dishonors the Lord! And I hadn't
ren do, I would thank you to name that He will surely make us pvtak . . T of the money to buy a new one. So I
class for me." His holiness. I t is Hi3 purpose to knelt down and told my Father about
* * * keep us from falling and to prewi~tus it. And I asked Him to send me a
strip of carpet for the fireplace. And
faultless before the preseme c i I.! is
Y e t More Land Father. I told Hiin the exact length. 'It's
W e are very grateful for thesc very * * * three feet by two, my Father. And
kind words of encouragement, and yet T h e Great Need Thy Son has said, "Whatsoever ye
no one knows better than those of us shall ask the Father in My name, that
We are convinced t l ~ tthe g x a t will I do, that the Father may be
who are being privileged to share in need of the moment is a yra(zte- out- glorified in the Son. If ye shall ask
this glorious 20th Century Pentecost- pouring of the Holy Spirit. David anything in My name, I will do it." '
al Revival, how far we are short of the Baron comments on the words of
pattern. If we compare ourselves with "I gat up £ram my knees with nly
Zech. 10:l: "Ask ye of Jehovah rain heart at rest, knowing that the matter
others, we do not well. The only
healthy thing to do is to compare our
in time of the Latter rain . . and H e was now in His hands. A few days
will give them showers of rain." "It after that a lady came to my door with
standards with those in the Old Book. is specially the 'latter rain,' which in a parcel in her hand. I have worked
Here is a verse that challenges us all: Palestine is so important for strength- for her occasionally. She said, "Oh,
"Verily, verily, I say m t o yorc, H e that ening and maturing the crops, that we Mrs. -
bclimcth on Me, the works that I do , we were doing some spring
are here exhorted to ask the Lord for, cleaning, and I've just brought along
shaU he do also; and greater works so that H e may graciously complete some things that I thought might be
than tlzcse shall he do; because I go what H e has begun by the 'former useful to you. This is a bit of carpet.
unto M y Father." John 1 :12. This rain.' 5!ling the ears before harvest. It's very small. 'Oh! it's all right,
word is true, and God wailts to make ; iiere arc f ~ i words in the Hcbrew
' ; ~
it real to us as we lay hold of the ma'am. It's three feet by two.' 'Ycs,'
Bible for rain, three of which occur she said, 'that's just what it i s ; but
promise. We are convinced that all in this first verse of Zechariah 10. how do you know the size?' 'Because,
that the Lord gave to the early church,
as described in the Acts, H e is ready First, yorclt which stands for 'first' or ma'am, I asked my Father to send me
'former' or 'very early rain.' Second, a bit of carpet, three feet by two, a few
to restore today. W e are in divine ilzatar, the ordinary word for 'rain' days ago; and H e has sent it by you,
order when we covet earnestly the
during the rainy season. Third, ?eslreva ma'am.' 'Well, so it appears,' said she.
gifts of the Spirit. But in 1 Cor. 12. which stands for 'heavy' or torren- 'And I've brought along a
we see not oniy diversities of gifts b i tial rain.' Fourth, ~~zal'qoslz, 'the lat- tongs as well,' she added. 'Oh. praise
the same Spirit, but also differences of
ter rain! 'Ask ye of Jehovah rain . . . the Lord, ma'am! I forgot to pray
administrations (ministrations) by the and H e shall give them showers of about the tongs, ma'am, although I
same Lord, and diversities of opera-
rain, matar geshed-literally vain of needed them. Oh. what lovely steel
tions, but it is the same God which pletzty or pouring raigt."
worketh all in all. Let us look to the tongs! What a Father we have! H e
Lord, not only for the gifts of the And so when we ask for rain, the didn't forget about the tongs, though
Spirit, but also for the restoratic:~~ of Lord will give us the "exceedingly I did. How can I ever praise Him
divine ministrations and for mighty abundantly above" torrential showers of enough for His goodncss!' "
operations of God's power. There are blessing. The latter rain is being r b Let the poor widciv (though she is
greater things ahead. stored to Palestine, and there has been rich in faith) speak to every one who
* * * a steady increase in the fall of natural reads these words.
'rain since the year 1870. Surely when
A Higher Standard o f Holiness the natural latter rain is falling, we
When Brother D. W . Kerr lay on can cry to God for the supernatural A Jewish T r i b u t e
his deathbed and his spirit was about rain. As Isaiah puts it, "I will pnnr "To what extent are you influenced
to take its flight, he gave a charge to water on him that is thirsty and floods by Christianity ?' Einstein, the great
Pastor A G. Ward, "Brother, preach upon the dry ground. I will pour out scientist. was asked. "As a child,"
holiness." I n breaking away from My Spirit upon My seed and M y bless- he replied, "I received instruction .
some views of holiness not found in k g upon My of@rixg." W,th in the Bible and in the Talmud.
the Book, there has been a great dan- Let us ask persistently and persev- I ain a Jew, but I am enthralled by
ger of letting down the standard of eringly for -rain. And let us expect, tlie luminous figure of the Nazarene.
holy living. W e need to pray as Mc- believe for, and praise for FLOODS! Jesus is too colossal for the pen of
Cheyne prayed, "Lord, make me as - phrasemongers however artful. N o
holy as it is possible for a human be- Telling G o d the Size of
man cancandispose Christianity with
ing to b! e' Holiness does not mean A True Story by Geo. Grubb a bon mot." "You accept the histori-
the perfecting of self, but rather a per- A few years ago a poor widow, an cal existence of Jesus?' "Unqucs-
fect Christ living His life through us. earnest Christian, came into the office tionably. No one can read the Gos-
Praise God, it is a part of the gospel of a near relative of mine, who loves pels without feeling the actual p r s
that tells us that our old man, with all his Lord and Saviour. "Oh, Mr., - ence of Jesus. His personality pul-
his pride, his lust, his harshness, his what a wonderful God we have!" she sates in every word. No myth is filled
murmurings, his backbitings and all exclaimed. "What is it now, Mrs. with such life. No man can deny the
his carnal ways, was crztcified with -" said he; for she nearly always fact that Jesus existed, nor that His
Cltrisf, that the body of sin might be had something good to tell about her sayings are beautiful!'
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NOCI1 is a model for
us today. His was said that God revealed to him
the age which saw
the birth of. scientific %he Soon & n i n g of that he would be removed
without death, 11o.r. since the
invention I n t h e event had never before oc-
world." J a b a 1 as
founder of commerce, Tubal-
Christ curred, could he have im-
agined i t ; but faith which
Cain of manufacture, and The Need o f Being Drdicatcd, Consecrated made him well-pleasing to
Jubal of art (Gen. 4:20-22), and Separated God wlzcreby he was trans-
were the dawn of today's lated: the faith which pleased
mifihty meridian: a mirror- of- : *
, - - ~~d lay not so much in the
o m own far vaster age. creed, i s nestled in the heart
Enoch's removal many decades before keep the zeford of m y patience, I also of a sanctified life, a root of the full
the Flood to~ches (by type) the escape will kern thee from that hour which bloom wMch Gad plucked. Enoch
of all latter-day Enochs from ap- is to &me upon the whole world." held nine hundred or a thousand years
proaching jndgments, by secret rap- Rev. 3 :lo. of life on earth, with corruption at the
ture like his. "He was not fotcnd" O f all the saints of Hebrews Eleven, end of it, as nothing compared to a
(He]). 11:s)-thus his disappearance Enoch alone was translated; and of sudden heaven. H e ceased upon the
was known; but that he was sought Enoch, alone of them all, is Second noontide of his life: to the youngest
for on earth reveals that his removal Advent testimony recorded ; so much of all the patriarchs, for abandoning
had bcen secret. so that the Holy Spirit says that it this life, God has given five thousand
H e lived in an epoch of rapidly was to men of our dispensation, four years in a better world.
deepening wickedness, and when the thousand years before it opened, that So the Holy Ghost now draws a
earth was w e d \vith violence; his Enoch spoke:-"to tlzese Enoch, the general lesson of the utmost practical
feet stood on the brink of a judgment seventh from Adam, prophesied" and prophetic importance to us:-that
that was to sweep the whole earth; (Jude 14) ; and so riveted together is the pleasure given to God by the rapt
he was, as the Holy Ghost emphasizes, a Second Advent mouth and life with is not the.mere act of conversion, but
"the seventh from Adam" (Jude 14) rapture, that lo, Enoch himself became a life of devotion: so that the Old
-that is, a type of all who, after six the bodily proof of his own testimony. Testament phrase is,-"Enoch z.ualked
thousand years of sin, shall share "He w a s not, for God T O O K him." with G a p (Gen. 5 :24), in continuous
the Sabbatic Rest. Gen. 5 24. So our Lord emphasizes well-pleasing; it was his walk which
His deliverancethe first of its watchfulness for His return. "One is produced his rcrnoval. H e changed
kind in the history of the world, as toke* and one is left. Watch there- his place but not his company. For
ours will be the last-was by a sudden fore." Matt. 24:41. without faith it is impossible to be
and supernatural removal, through a The Spirit reveals a second ground well-pleasing unto Hlm": that is,
gateway into heaven that has been of Enoch's translation. "By F A I T H whichever phrase we c h o s e-he
opened only twice since; and his is the Enoch was translated that he should "pleased" God, or he "walked" with
only rapture in the Bible enforced not see death." Heb. 11:5. The faith God-both imply faith, and continuous
upon us by the Holy Spirit as a model which is so emphasized throughout faith: "for he that cometh to God
for us. Hebrews Eleven, while it necessarily must believe that H e is, and that H e
is a rewarder [a renderer of reward:
So also the very setting of his rec- assumes saving faith, is never only Alford] of them that seek after Him."
ord is luminous with spiritual light. saving faith, but a faith far vaster and
For we know absolutely nothing of more potent. Abraham and Sarah "God removed him in so unusual
the physical facts of his life; not a begetting Isaac in extreme old age; a manner from the earth that all might
single outstanding event in it is re- biases renouncing the Egyptian pal- know how dear he was to the heart
corded ; out of complete obscrcrity he ace; Jericho leveled by marching of Gad." T o a life of extraordinary
rose into lzeaven. How profoundly priests; actual resurrections from the merit God granted an extraordinary
suggestive! "Hearken, my beloved dead ; kingdoms subdued, promises reward. H e became Enoch the im-
brethren, hath not God chosen the obtained, the mouths of lions stopped, mortalized because he had been Enoch
poor of this world, rich in faithp'- the power of fire quenched:--41 these the sanctified. The very name
His hidden diamonds-"to he [R. V.] were the olwations of something far "Enoch," with the extraordinary sig-
heirs of the kingdom which H e prom- beyond saving faith. Therefore we nificance of Bible names, means dedi-
ised to them that love Him?" James see the tremendous truth. T h e faith cated, consecrated, separated. So our
2 :5. The Church knows nothing of for translation, so far frow being Lord says,-'Watch ye and pray al-
her 1)rightest stars, for she moves be- merely the faith for salvafion, is ranked ways, that ye'may be ACCOUNTED
neath the range of their heavenly ox- by the Holy Spirit among the great W O R T H Y to escape." Luke 21 :31.
bits. acltieve~rtcrttsof the zoorld. "Behold, I come quickly, and my RE-
Jude stresses E470ch's testimony, And so, alone among all these pa- WARD is with me, to render to each
and reveals it as exclusively a Second triarchs, it is Enoch's experience of according as his work is." Rev. 22 :12.
Adyent testimony. Enoch prophesied rapture that is seized upon by the Had not God designed to do Enoch
saTlng: "Behold, the Lord cometh Holy Spirit to emphasize reward : "for special honor, it had been easy to de-
wlth ten thousands of His saints to B E F O R E his translation he hath had liver him from the coming tribulation
execute judgment upon dl" (Jude 14) witness borne to him that he had been by ordinary death, as H e did Me-
-upon Jew and Gentile. Here a new well pleasing tmto God, for he that thuselah. I t has been said that the
truth swims into our ken like a fresh cometh to God must believe that he utmost reach some Christians attain is
star. Rh.pt?m i s peculiarly linked is a REWARDER." The reason that they are pardoned criminals.
zuitlt testimony to the Lord's return: given for his rapture is lodged in the Enoch is one of the few men in the
this was Enoch's express witness. So pleasure he gave God before it oc- Bible against whom no sin is recorded.
our Lord's word to the Philadelphian curred. "In all ages it has been universally ac-
Angel runs thus:-"Becartse thou didst I t was not faith that he would be knowledged that no higher honor was
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ever publicly bestowed on any man on A T r e e that Brings Health upon the Egyptians; for I aria thc Lord
earth than that bestowed on Enoch and Harrictt S . Bainbridge that- healeth thee." Ex. 15 :26.
Elijah, an exalted honor evidently Your history and mine has a marked
given to illustrate the unalterable prin- Moses and the children of Israel resemblance to the lives of the people
ciple that God remarkably honors celebrated the triumph of Jehovah in whom Moses led through the wilder-
those who are specially honoring to a song of joyful praise. ness at the command of God. Like
God." Not long, however, were the chil- them, we have all had our moments of
So now all concentrates on the walk dren of Israel permitted to remain on transfiguration, and some God-sent
with God. "Enoch walked with God." the Mount of Exaltation, for the com- Miriam has arisen in our midst, lead-
Gen. 5 :24. This expression occurs mand to "go forward" was again heard ing us in our hour of victory in tri-
only twice in the Bible-+£ Enoch, type in their ranks, and "Moses brought umphant song. We have been filled
of the heavenly deliverance, before the Israel from the Red Sea, and they with joy and with the spirit of adora-
Flood; and of Noah, type of the Jew- went out into the wilderness of Shur" tion because our God hath fought our
ish escape, through the Flood: and it (Ex. 15:22), where they found a battles, and wrought out for us some
is recorded once of Noah (Gem 6:9), severe trial awaiting their faith and mighty deliverance; but ere long we
but of Enoch twice (Gen. 5:22-24), patience, which completely silenced also have been allowed to suffer hun-
the latter alone being named and ex- their jubilant song. "And they went ger or thirst of heart or body; and,
pounded in the New Testament; for three days in the wilderness, and found far from being "more than conquer-
the heavenly calling involves a double no water." ors" through Him who hath loved us.
intimacy with God, and involves the They were all thirsty, and their many of us have been defeated by it;
Church alone. thirst proved a more insuperable ob- because we have looked in dismay a t
There is a n exquisite beauty abou_t stacle to faith than Pharaoh's hosts the strange circumstances we could not
the phrase discernible only to a sensi- had proved. Finding no water in the understand, when we ought to have
tive spiritual vision: it implies close wilderness of Shur, they marched to looked only at the Right Hand of the
intimacy and unbroken communion ; Marah, where they soon found them- Most High (Psa. 123:2,3). which is
an agreement of mind and purpose, a selves confronted by an additional and ever ready to be stretched out for our
union of heart and soul, a sympathy unexpected disappointment. Though deliverance.
of sentiment and affection. "Can two they were successful in finding water Happy for us if some Moses has
walk together except they be agreed?" there, it was bitter, and they could not then stepped across our path and cried
Amos 3:3. I t means a lonely life. drink it. I n this emergency, the host unto the Lord our God for us, there-
Enoch walked .with God when all men which had passed through the Red Sea by encouraging us to cry unto the
merc walking contrary to God. Noth- on dry land at the word of Jehovah, Lord for ourselves, expecting to re-
i g in the world is more valuable than fell into unbelief, and murmured ceive His mighty help and direction in
the ability to walk alone, for it is the against Mo'ses, forgetting for the mo- our time of need.
supreme prerequisite for walking with ment their divine Deliverer, and the
God. How often at the waters 'of Marah
great deliverances which His hand had -at some bitter spring in our life--
The man who walks with God be- already wrought out for them. we have cried unto God and have been
comes exceedingly sensitive to criti- surprised to discover that our sorrow
cisms of Christ, and exceedingly sen- Fortunately for them, they had a
leader who could believe God when has proved the opportunity H e has
sitive to the inevitablenes of judgment. chosen to cause us to see His covenant
The universal ungodliness obsessed His providences were not easy to un-
derstand. "The people murmu~ed, but of grace, and to enter into covenant
Enoch like a nightmare (Jude IS), ex- relationship with Himself !
actly as it did Elijah (Rom. 11:3) ;it Moses cried unto the Lord. The
doubting hearts soon gave way to a I t may have been in some painful
is most remarkable that the only two and protracted sickness, or in some
men ever rapt before Christ were each murmuring spirit, because the waters
were bitter, and they were thirsty. sad season of loss or bereavement that
distinguished for extreme loneliness. God has shown us our own unbeliev-
and fearless testimony in an age of M o k , the believer, who was doubtless
as thirsty as they were, and who had ing, and therefore, murmuring spirit,
dominant wickedness; that is, the man and the loss it has entailed upon us;
who stands alone for right is the man no more knowledge than they had how
to mend matters himself, was wise and through the vision of our own
whom God delights to honor. failure, caused us to seek grace to con-
It is an extraordinary comfort that enough to cry unto the Lord, who did
know, and God answered him. The fess and forsake, through the Holy
Enoch's sole recorded distinction is his Spirit, the wsurrcndercd will, whiclz
goodness; no administrator like Moses, Lord showed him a tree, which when
or warrior like David, or statesman he had cast it into the waters, the wa- w a s the real origin of nearly all OILY
like Daniel; no hero of splendid ex- ters were made sweet. A fore vision suffering and heartbreak.
ploit, or world-shaking achievement ; of the Cross and Calvary's atonement. As the sick and the sorrowing
the great prototype of all rapture was It was at this particular place and among .us who are standing today at
simply an ordinary mutt filled with ex- time, when the peop1e"of God had the waters of Marah, are honestly will-
traordinary goodness; a morning star doubted Him, and had been discom- ing to listen obediently to the divine
flooded with the light of the still un- forted, and Moses had called upon voice and to accept the judgments of
risen Sun. The law in the natural Him, and had therefore proved Him God, and love thcm heartily, forsak-
realm-that like attracts like--rules "a very present help in trouble," that k g once for all everything in their
also in the spiritual; heaven attracts Jehovah appointed for His people "a lives t h y realize to be out of harmony
tlzc most heavenly; until, in the set de- statute and an ordinance, and there H e w i t h the Father's will, they will surely
sign of God, acting upon ever deepen- proved them, and said: If thou wilt dil- find, like Moses of old, that God still
ing heavenliness of char--ter the igently hearken to the voice of the Lord shows His people a Tree which sweet-
mighty magnet snddenly works (Mark thy God, and wilt do that which i s ens and heals the bitter waters of hu-<
4:29), and the Enochs are gone. rioht i n His siaht. and wilt give ear to man existeizce. That Tree i s none other
- ~ 2 co~nmand&nts, and kiep all His
s than the Lord Hi~lzself and H e it i s
Ask your friends to subscribe for statutes, I m'll put none of these dis- who declares, "I urn the Lord that
the Ez~angcl. See offer on Page Throe. rases icpon thee whiclz I Izavt. brought healeth thee."
Gleams o f Light From the Cross that one of them should betray I-Iim. too rigid and strait-laced. Suddenly
(Coutinued from Page One) Through the pages of the New Testa- they came in sight of one of the many
doubt the great Conductor, or criticize ment H e is still s q i n g , "Verily I say crosses that stands at the cross-roads
the accuracy of the music, but rather unto you, one of you may betray Me in European villages. They stopped,
let us wait patiently until the music -bring reproach upon My name and and as the meaning of that symbol
recomnences-for it will surely re- hfy cause, by listening to the tempter's touched their hearts they bowed their
commence. And in this fashion will whisper." I n answer, may we lay heads in shame. Standing in the light
the great oratorio of God in History aside all fleshly confidence saying, of the Cross, they saw that a hideous
proceed until, in the realms of glory, it "Lord, is it I?" and then pray, "Search force had been striving to gain posses-
sllail end with a mighty, triumphant, me, 0 God, and know my heart; try sion of their lives-that subtle mys-
Hallelujah chorus ! me, and know my thoughts: and see tery of iniquity. They returned in si-
3. The Cross is the power that coun- if there be any wicked way in me, and lence, each determined to be loyal to
teracts the utystery of iniquity. There lead me in the way everlasting." the Christ who died for him. The
is a dark mystery connected with sin. But there is another mystery that is blood of Jesus Christ God's Son had
Let any one attempt to reason out the able to counteract the working of the cleansed them from all sin.
the origin of sin in this world, the fall mystery of iniquity-the mystery of 4. The Cross provides the power that
of Satan, and let him ask himself the atoning grace, expressed in the simple can deliver us from one of the great-
why of the question; he will soon find statement, "The blood of Jesus Christ est hindrances to Christian life and
himself in an intellectual blind alley, God's Son cleanseth us from all sin." services-selfish pride. Read the story
exclaiming, "Great is the mystery of Like an X-ray the Cross exposes sin in John 13:l-17 and Paul's interpre-
iniquity." W h y did Judas, basking in in the heart, reveals it in all its hide- tation of it in Phil. 2:l-8. Jesus was
the pure rays of the Light of the world, ousness, and make's us recoil from it. about to spend the last hours of His
attempt to extinguish that Light for a Like a searchlight it throws out daz- human life with His disciples, and eat
paltry thirty pieces of silver? W h y zling white rays that search out the His last earthly meal with them. I t
did David, the man after God's own hidden corners of the field of man's was a solemn hour, but there was a
heart, stoop to that base deed that interests and activities, and sends spirit working in the hearts of the
brought reproach upon himself and has scampering in all directions the foul apostles that threatened to mar i b
evoked the sneer of the infidel in our creatures of the night that lurk there. solemnity. As they filed into the up-
own days? W h y do individuals who Three English young men were attend- per room each one studiously avoided
have experienced God's power, and ing school in Switzerland. They had a task which, in past times, they had
gained many spiritual triumphs, sac- been brought up in a Christian home, probably performed in turn--the
rifice all by an unwise or sinful act? and taught to live according to Chris- washing of feet ( a duty of hospitality
Great i s the mystery of ipliquity! tian standards. But now, the glimpse in those days). The reason is suggest-
A poet in order to illustrate the of new pleasant, easy-going standards ed in Luke's Gospel (22 :%). Their
subtle power of sin in our nature, tells had fascinated them, so that they were minds enflamed by pride, they had
the story of a beautiful girl, who was questioning the validity of the old been disputing as to who should be the
greatly esteemed for her moral as well standards of morality, and deciding greatest among them, the rztler of all;
as her physical beauty. After a sev- that after all the "old morality" was therefore, for one to have washed the
ere illness, she died. People feet of his fellows would have
b m n to think that she had meant to become the servant
be& an angel whom God had of all. They, who were to be-
sent for a short time into their "Let There Be Light" come great in the kingdom,
midst. During her illness, she (Genesis 1:3) would never condescend to
surprised many by begging such a lowly task; it was be-
them not to interfere with her T H E SPIRIT O F GOD neath them.
hair. The reason for her re- In solemn hush m o d d o'er chaotic deeps,
quest was not understood until And brooding lay upon the waste; Olnnipo- Jesus had already rebuked
many years later, when, on op- tence then spake them for this spirit; now H e
ening her coflin, there were Ita rtri;zbling tones like thzcnder loud, the great saw, that drastic action was
seen lying around her head creative W o r d : necessary. I n full conscious-
several pieces of gold. That "Let there be light!" ness of His Deity (John 13 :3 ;
character, seemingly so noble compare Phil. 2:6,7), H e
and beautiful, had been all the 0 SPIRIT OF G O D stripped off His outer gar-
while tainted with the blight I n holy pow'r move on rhe hearts of men- ments, took a basin and towel,
of covetousness ! That deep unfatho;nable waste of sin and dark- and performed the duty that
"Wherefore let him that ness primeval, they were too big (really, too
thinketh he standeth take heed And speak in tones of tender love the sym- small!) to perform. The apos-
lest he fall," is the warning fhony of peace: ,
. tles' astonishment is reflected
in Peter's reaction, who, after
addressed by Paul to Chris- "Let there be light!"
tians. H e himself recognized recovering from his surprise,
the subtlety of the working of
sin when he said, "But I keep
my body under and bring it in-
0 SPIRIT OF GOD,
In mighty p d r move o'er the world's chaos,
Where dark and black confusion holds her m i - 1 managed to blurt out, "Lord,
dost Thou wash rny feet?'
The Lord of glory had
to subjection; lest that by any versal sway. stpoped very low to serve
means, when I have preached Speak Thou in judgment's thunder-tones the man; but lower H e could not
t o others, I lnyself should be all-transf o w i n g word: bow than when H e washed the
a castaway." "Is it I?' ex- "Let there be Light!" feet of His own disciples. This
claimed the disciples in an- W m . Burton McCaferty. story contains many important
swer to our Lord's solemn af- lessons, but may we call at-
firmation at the Last Supper, tention to the following truth
it would suggest; namely, that the pressed regret that he had not asked "His eye is on the sparrow,
cleansing of man, means the humilia- me to preach in the afternoon. Of And I know H e watches m! e'
tion of the Lord; and that, when His course I was minus the usual five dol-
disciples, defile themselves with the lars and did not receive anything at During my first pastorate in Winni-
pride and sinfulness of the world, H e the night service. As will be seen, the peg, Canada, I was called by phone one
must needs (in spirit) again stoop to Lord was in all this and was working day to pray with a sister who was
wash their soiled feet. As we behold out His own plans. very sick. On reaching the sick room,
this picture of the Master kneeling in At the close of the evening service at I knelt to pray at the bedside. The
' service before His followers, we may Halstead Street, 1 was invited by one husband was kneelin at the opposite
exclaim with the hymn writer: of the sisters to come to her home for side of the bed. J h i l e praying the
lunch on Monday a t noon. When Lord spoke to me and said, "You have
"When I survey the wondrous cross lunch was over she handed me fifty two five-dollar bills in your pocket;
On which the Prince of Glory died, cents, which I received with thanks. give them to this man."
My richest gain I wunt but loss, W e then had a season of prayer. While The enemy cunningly suggested that
And pour contempt on all my pride." we were praying together, a brother I badly needed that ten dollars myself.
came in, dressed in his working However, I oheyed the Lord 9nd hand-
"Let this mind be in you which was clothes. H e joined us in the prayer, ed the husband the ten dollars. The
also in Christ Jesus: who being in the and when we rose from our knees he moment I did this, the man burst into
form of God, thought it not robbery put his hand in his pocket and handed tears.. H e later told me that his land-
to be equal with God; but made Hiin- me five dollars. S o I got my five dol- lady was a rank unbeliever and had
self of no reputation, and took upon lars and fifty cents and a good dinner spoken very harshly to him, telling him
Him the form of a servant, and was in the bar in. that if he believed in a God he had
made in the likeness of men : and be- At a n o g r time in Chicago the Lord better pray that H e would send him
ing found in fashion as a man, H e suddenly spoke to me and told me to money for the rent. His rent was at
humbled Himself and became obedient send Sister T., who lived on the West that time seven dollars in arrears.
unto death, even the death of the cross. Side, a dollar. I said, "Yes, Lord! Moreover he had not been able to get
Wherefore God also hath highly ex- When I am through with this matter any nourishing food for his sick wife,
alted Him." Phil. 2:l-9. I have on hand I will do so." The word ow in^ to his lack of money. With the
May disdples of the Lord flee the came again, "Do it at once. The need ten dollars I gave him, he was able
snare of him who once boasted, "I will is urgent." I at once got an envelope, to'pay his rent and also get some nour-
ascend into heaven, I - d l exalt my put in a dollar bill, and wrote on a lit- ishing food for his wife.
throne above the stars of God: I will tle slip of paper "Phil. 4:19." The moment I handed the man the
sit also upon the mount of the congre- I afterward found that this sister ten dollars, I felt a strong assurance
gation, in the sides of the north: I will had but three cents in the house, and that God was going to give me back
ascend above the heights of the clouds; was about to go to the store to buy this money very soon with interest.
I will be like the Most High." 1 Tim. three cents worth of potatoes for her When I returned home and told my
3 :G, 7; I s a 14: 13, 14. For to him it dinner. My dollar arrived just in time wife that I had given the man ten
was said, "But thou shalt be brought for her to get a better and more boun- dollars, she was tempted t o think I
down to hell, to the sides of the pit.'' tiful meal. had over-stepped the bounds of pru-
I n concIusion let us remember that Later I was led to send ano'her dol- dence. However on the following
it will not be surticient for Christians lar to this same sister, and this time I Sunday night a t the altar service a sis-
to wear the Cross as an ornament; the found that she had written several let- ter came and handed my wife thirty
Cross must wear them, as living sac- ters but was without stamps and was dpllars, three times the amount I had
rifices for the service of Christ. I t not able to mail them until my dollar Dven away.
will be vain to admire the beauty of had arrived.
the Cross, and extol its power and its During my sojourd of six and one- But that is not all. A week or so
triumphs, unless they are ready to ad- half years in Chicago I lived for part later the man to whom I gave the ten
mit its message a s the ruling principle of the time about seven miles from the dollars phoned me saying that I had
in their lives. The revival the church center of the business district where done him a good turn in an hour of
needs will come as its members realize Willard Hall then stood. The Chris- great need, but that he had since re-
the experience of Paul when he said, tian Alliance then held their weekly ceived some money from England and
"I am crucified with Christ : neverthe- meetings in that Hall. One day I he was going to give me back the ten
less I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth spent my last nickel for carfare in or- dollars I had given him. I remon.
in me: and the life which I now live der that I might attend the noon meet- strated with him and told him to k e e ~
in the flesh I live by the faith of the ing of the Alliance. From the stand- the money--that the Lord had directed
Son of God, who loved me and gave point of the natural the outlook was me to give it t o him. H e expressed
Himself for me." dark. But God! I assisted as usual great thankfulness that I had obeyed
in praying for the sick, and when the the Lord in the matter. "But," said
meeting closed at about 2 P M. I felt
. he, "the Lord wants me to give it back
Faith Reminiscences quite hungry. But God did not fail to you." With that he hung up the
(Continued from Page Two) me. As I was leaving the meeting, some receiver and came right over with the
of money. I had usually preached in Christian friends stepped up to me money. So I got back the original
the afternoon and quite often in the and asked me to go and have dinner ten dollars and thirty dollars besides.
evening also. But this particular Sun- with them at a near-by restaurant. Of Surely this was another evidence of
day the elder in charge felt led to course I cheerfully accepted the invi- the truth of Luke 6:38, "Give and it
preach himself, and at the close of the tation. shall be given unto you, good measure,
meeting he was about to announce that During the meal we had a reftesh- pressed down, and shaken together, and
I would preach in the evening, but I ing time of fellowship together, and as running. over, shall men give into your
spoke up and said I had promised to we parted they handed me two dollars bosom."
preach a t the Halstead Street Pente- for which I praised God and went on
. On andher occasion in Winnipeg,
costal Mission that night. H e then ex- my way rejoiang. Truly- (Continued on Page Thirteen)
Page Ten EVANGEL
T H E PENTECOSTAL
Facts f r o m African L f they please him and keep him in a
Ednu M. Dobbins All afferhgs for For&gn Mutionr good humor, and that he will keep
and fw exfimcr~ of conducting the trouble away from them. When trou-
The following are answers to ques- Musionary Department, ~hould sent
be ble does come, as it very often does,
tions that have often been asked while by Check, Dmft, Exbresr ar Postal they will redouble their efforts to
home on furlough. Money Order, made +aysble to Noel please him. They also believe it
HEATHEN MARRIAGE I Perkin, Missionary Setxetary, R6 pleases him for them to dance, beat
What marriage ceremony do they
have in Liberia? They do not have
i W e d Pacific St., SMkgfirid, Mo.,
U. S. A. the drums, and hold their many dif-
ferent ceremonies. They think that
any ceremony. A man sees a girl he the devil likes to be entertained.
thinks he wants. H e goes to the par- native huts, it is concluded that this CONCEPTION GOD
ents and.tells them. They are usually is sure proof of the guilty party be- What is their belief as to God and
glad for the pay they will receive and ing in that house, and some unfortun- Jesus, is another question often asked.
readily agree. H e then pays the ate person is dragged out and either They look upon God as some far off
amount agreed upon, either a bullock, killed by drowning or made to drink and yet supreme being but not one to
a couple of goats, or six pounds in sasswood which is a very deadly poi- be worshipped. God is too good to
money (about thirty dollars). She son from which few recover. The hurt any one, therefore H e will never
belongs to the man then without fur- people believe that the spirit of the trouble them. The devil is the one
ther question. The girl herself is not departed leads them in this way to who causes al the trouble and so they
consulted or given any choice in the find the one responsible for the death. worship Him through fear. They be-
matter. Oftentimes an old man will l
Al the family and relatives of the lieve also in Jesus as a good man who
purchase a small girl for his wife. deceased come together at such times lives in God's country and as one who
After the agreement is made and the and qourn, the period of their mourn- is always willing to do good. They
money paid she is his property and ing being governed by the relative im- call Jesus, "Ma Senna" which means
must go with him whether she cares to portance of the man who has died. The one who never makes a mistake. Many
o r not. If she runs and hides they women shave their heads, while at the of the customs of these people are
only find her, bring her back and cruel- same time, the people include in the much like the customs we read about in
ly beat her. At the time a man comes ceremonies dancing and feasting. This the Old Testament days. They have
t o take the girl they have a dance and may continue for as long as two or houses of refuge where any one in
prepare a big feast in the town. They three weeks. trouble can run and be safe from his
will also sacrifice to the devil so that I t is generally believed that the one pursuers until his palaver is talked
he will keep trouble away from them. who dies has gone on a trip to the and judged. They also have a sprink-
Before a man marries a girl he must devil's country and if they do not eat ling of blood ceremony. If one per-
bring gifts to the other members of anything there, they will return to this son kills another, shedding blood, then
the family but after he is married his world again in some form or other, blood must be shed for the life taken,
obligations to the family cease unless but if they do eat while in the devil's so they will kill a fowl or a goat and
his mother-in-law is left without a country, the people think the departed sprinkle the blood wherever the life
husband. I n that case he must take one will be held and never allowed to was taken. If it happened to be out
his mother-in-law and keep her until return. I n order, therefore, that the on the road, the blood must be sprink-
she dies. These people practice pdyg- dead may have conveniences should led at that place, but if in a house,
amy. The more wives a man has the they return, the relatives will take rice then the sprinkling of blood must be
greater he is in the eyes of the people and other food to the grave for a time in that house. They claim that this is
of the town. The women and girls of and also surround it with old cloth to purify the place and take away the
Liberia are but mere slaves and it is and rusty pans. When asked why guilt of the one who killed. The meat
blessed to be able to tell them that they didn't put better articles than the used for this purpose is eaten by the
Jesus came to set them free. old cloth and pans, they reply that head or chief man.
A HEATHEN FUNERAL some one might steal them. They are There are many other customs too
How is a heathen funeral conducted wise enough to only put out things no numerous and some too terrible al-
i n Africa? When any one dies in one would want, but they do not ap- most to mention, but it is so blessed
the heathen villages, it is a great oc- pear to recognize that for the same to know that Jesus died for these poor
casion especially if the deceased hap- reason the articles would be useless souls and that when H e cpmes some
pens to have been a man. I n such an to the dead even if they did come from every tribe and nation will go
event the natives have a dance and pre- back. up to meet Him in the air. Let US
pare "big chop" or in our words a It is considered most important that each one be faithful in gathering them
great feast. the entire family attend the funeral. into the fold by being obedient unto
They have a superstition that all If any one should fail to bepresent, the commands of our Lord when H e
who die have been killed by the witch- it is considered that he is not interested says, Go, Send, and Pray.
ery of some one and accordingly they and he may even be held responsible
take immediate steps to find out who for the death. NOTICE
the guilty one is. T o do this they em- SACRIFICESTHE DEVIL
ploy different methods of which one is w h y do they offer sacrifices to the Margaret Felch of Rae Bareli, In-
t o put the box containing the corpse devil? some one may ask. Not dia, is returning home on furlough and
on sticks and then lifting it up. they through any love for him but throufzh has requested us to publish her home
Tun wildly through the town. Should meat fear. They believe that by of- address which is Tottenville, L. I.,
the sticks happen to strike one of the fering rice, meat, and other things that New York.
T H E PENTECOSTAL EVANGEL Page Elevej?
News from Many Lands smiling faces. At the school they had be able to get away with our children
DANZIC, POLAND a program of welcome for us.-May and I wish that Mrs. Nicodem and the
H. Thompson. baby were here. I will quote a part of
In our mission districts the Lord is
her letter that I just received which
marching on to constant victories.
Hundreds are being immersed in these PEKING,NORTHCHINA will give an idea what it is like there
summer months. Here in Danzig we About ten days ago we had two now.
are going to have a baptismal service s
baptismal s e ~ c e in the jails. I n one " 'There is much to write you and 1
this Sunday when around thirty will prison we immersed forty-one prison- hardly know where to start. The boys'
be immersed in the Baltic waters.- ers and in the other we immersed exams were to start today but cholera
G. H. S h i d t . twenty-five, making sixty-six in all. At is raging so badly that we don't know
present we have two hundred prison- what to do. Mr. Biswas (the head
ers in the four jails that have taken a master) was just up and we talked
ATHENS, GREECE definite stand for Christ and have been ovef the situation and decided for the
We were called to pray for an ola buried with Him in baptism. The jail present to only give the exam to our
lady who is very sick in one of the work is most promising, and the con- Christian boys up here in the hostel
refugee camps. After praying for her victs' hearts are open for the truth. and then let the outside boys take theirs
and preaching the Word to her family, Please remember this work in your later. The Government has ordered
some of then1 had tears in their eyes prayers and have Draver offered in schools closed and everything in the
and cried to God for mercy. They your assembly when 'praying for China. bazar (market) is closed and aban-
have asked us to pray for them that -H. E. Hansen.
God may deliver them from their sins doned so that you can't buy anything.
and sicknesses.-Harry Mamalis. The people are dying like flies, seven .
Y u TSI, T A CHANG,NORTH CHINA last night and five yesterday and there
In H u Tsuen, a village a little over seems to be a continual line of dead
ODESSA, RUSSIA three miles from here, the people are bodies carried down to the river. The
The work of God here is pawing very much interested in the gospel. people are frightened, many of them
and strengthening. The number of Two from that village, a young man leaving the place entirely, while others
followers is increasing, and in spite and a woman of middle age were bap- are sending their families away. I t
of our sorrows and troubles, the Lord tized in water last Sunday, the day af- certainly is awful and the whole bazar
marvelousl blesses and baptizes with ter we held a meeting in their village, is just a place of mourning.
the Holy zhost. On the 18th of Mag and they both testified. The young " 'We are trying to keep every boy
we administered water baptism in the man said, "For a long time I with- on the compound and protect them a
Black Sea. Thirteen were baptized in s
stood the gospel and persecuted the best we can and just trust God for the
water. On the 5th of May we were Christians, but now the Lord has saved rest. I will have to let Babu ji (the
allowed to visit J. E. Voronaeff in me. You say we should not believe man who takes care of our boys) go
prison and also saw some of the other on Jesus because we will be killed just to yanpara to buy supplies for them
brothers.-Mrs. J. E. Voronaeff. as many were during the Boxer Re- if '!I;> keeps on for long. I. am not
-- bellion, but were all those who were buj-ing a single thing from the bazar
CHAPRA, INDIA killed Christians? No, indeed not. In for ourselves. Sugar, etc., I have or-
A Hindu lawyer was wonderfully that case why should we be afraid to dered from Bahraich so I think that
saved and now he is bringing his friend believe on Jesus if unbelievers may we are not taking any chances. Well,
to meetings. This friend is also very be killed the same as we?' Please we surely have to be in the midst of it,
much interested in our work. Pray pray for this young man for we be- don't we? I suppose you get the pa-
that Jesus will save him also and make lieve if the Lora has His way with per up there and know of the awful
a preacher out of him like his friend. him, he will become a preacher. riots taking place everywhere through
Two policemen who were sent to give W e would like to open a new out- India. Surely it makes us wonder
us protection on account of the trou- station in this village, but we are hand;- what will be the end of all these
ble in India have become very much capped by the lack of native workers. things ???
interested in our meetings. They at- Please pray that this need may be met.
tend every one and are on the verge Last week we had several days of "'Poor Nellie is down with a ter-
of becoming Christians.-E v e 1y n God's blessing in special meetings, and rible headache. I tried to persuade
Leighton. on Smnday about sixteen followed the her to get ready and go on u to the
Lord in water baptism. The majority hills but she kill not hear o f it. It
SHWEIFAT,SYRIA of these new converts are seeking the surely is getting hot. Last night the
W e arrived safely in Beyrout May Baptism with the Holy Spirit, so please sand flies were so bad that one just
30th. The Lord gave us a very rest- pray for them toward that end, that couldn't sleep even when, it did get a
ful and enjoyable trip for which we they may grow in grace and in the little cooler toward morning.'
knowledge of our Lord and Saviour "From this letter you get just a lit-
truly thank Him. W e also wish to tle glimpse of what missionary life is
thank our friends in America for their Jesus Christ.--Marie Stephany.
prayers which have followed us. -- .in India, but without knowing the de-
Several times on the boat I felt the A LETTERFROM BROTHER NICODEM tails by experience you still do not
know what it is actually like. There
power of'God and knew some one was
praying. The Lord gave us some "I am feeling much better since are many other things that I would
t~lessedservices while on board ship. coming to the hills. I had to come up like to write about but I must not do
Miss Malick's family and a number with the four older children and leave so this time. .. .- . - . .
of friends came to the boat to greet my wife at the station, as the school
us. W e took a car from Beyrout to is just closing, and it is necessary that NOTIIINC is right in the life till
Shweifat and as we neared Schweifat someone be there to see to things. Christ has the place of sovereignty in
we saw the schoolchildren marching "Before I left, cholera was very the heart. A Christ-possessed heart
toward us. They were dressed in prevalent. In a nearby village 14 had m a n s a Christ-reflected life. Only
white and carried fags and flowers. died in a few days. In another village Christ within can produce Christ with-
It was such a blessing to see their 2 miles away 50 died. I was glad to out.
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THEPENTECOSTAL July 12, 1930
9 n the Whitened 3 C a w e ~yield .*.
20 CHOOSE T H E CROSS LUTHERANS AMAZED TORRENTS A N D T O R R E N T S
Pastor Stanley J. Miller, Cape Girardeau, Brother M. E. Hamilton, Lexington, Tex., Evangelist Harvey McAlister, Oklahoma
Mo., writes: "Brother W. H. Boyles has writes: "The Lord is still blessing His peo- City, Okla., writes: "We are having glor-
conducted a very fruitful meeting for us ple in these parts. On Thursday night a ious times here. The meeting has been go-
in the past 3 weeks. About 20 came for large crowd gathered at the home of one of ing on for 2 weeks and about 70 have al-
pardon to the Cross, 12 were immersed in our band for our regular prayer meeting. ready been refreshed by the torrents of Lat-
water, 10 united with the church, and the God's mighty Pentecostal power began to ter Rain pouring down, receiving the Holy
assembly was left in a more spiritual condi- fall and before the meeting closed 4 had Ghost Baptism, and the rain is still falling1
tion than when the revival began. W e had prayed through and received the Holy Many others are earnestly seeking the Holy
the largest crowds that had ever yet at- Ghost, while others were earnestly calling Ghost, and His convicting and baptizing
tended our meetings." on God for deliverance from sin. Among power are wonderfully manifested in the
those present were some from the Lutheran meeting. A glorious revival is on; many
59 M A K E H E A V E N REJOICE church, who became amazed at the working are getting saved; one young man received
Evangelist Elgin Smith, Eakley, Okla., of the Holy Spirit, and His power over the sight of his blind eye, one lady was
reports from Sayre, Okla.: "We have had men. W e are praying that God will speak healed of cancer, and scores are testifying
a most blessed tabernacle meeting here in to many hearts in this place, and will send to all manner of healing. The meeting still
the past few weeks. Glorious songs of re- some one here to 'expound the way of God cuntilmes."
joicing mingled with angel choruses, a s 59 more perfectly.' The writer is a Nazarene
wept their way through to Jesus. Twenty minister, who leaves his church every Sun- DROVE 50 MILES T O H E A R
were baptized with the Holy Ghost accord- day to preach for this band." Evangelist Mary C. Brown, Martinsburg,
ing to the promise fulfilled in Acts 2:4, and' W. Va., writes: "The Brown Evangelistic
13 followed their Lord in water baptism. W e T W O MINISTERS W E D Party, including Evangelist J. Robert Ash-
are planning for a new church building." On Wednesday evening, June 18, at 7 croft, Jr., Evangelist Margel M. Krahen-
o'clock, in the Elim Tabernacle, Saskatoon, shue, Miss Ruth Potorff, Pianist, and the
SCORES JOIN T H E BLOOD-WASHED Sask., was solemnized the wedding of Evan- writer, have just closed a tent campaign in
Pastor G. F. Smith, Wood River, Ill., gelist A. Watson Argue, of Winnipeg, Man., Elkwood, Va. This was one of the great-
writes: "A mighty downpour of the Spirit and Miss Hazel May, of Saskatoon. The est campaigns known ,o this community:
was witnessed by the people of this city as ceremony was performed by Brother A. H. Numbers who were huugry lor the gospel
the Word of God was preached by Brother Argue, father of the groom, assisted 'by drove 40 and 50 miles, and now from ma::y
F. E. Heady of St. Louis, Mo., in a recent Pastor C. B. Smith. Watson Argue has fields near by comes the Macedonian call,
revival lasting 3 weeks. Many say it was been in the evangelistic field for the past 'Come over and hclp us.' About 18 were
the greatest outpouring of the Spirit they ten years, and Miss May for two years, as- truly converted during the meeting, and 3
have seen in years. Eighty came weeping sisting Mrs. Eleanor Frey, Evangelist. The received the Holy Ghost in thr !'.c:s 2:4
to the Saviour's feet, and found forgiveness, young couple covet the prayers of God's manner. District Supcrin:~:ndent, 11. W.
several were baptized with the Holy Ghost people that their future ministry may be eyer Kline, of Washington, D. C, was with us
and 35 followed the Lord in water baptism. truly to the glory of God. They plan, after one Friday night, preaching to a large and
The saints are wonderfully encouraged to a short vacation at Banff, Alberta, to accept interested audience H e was greatly en-
go on in the blessed service." a series of calls on the Pacific Coast, in- thused and believes a permanent work has
cluding Klamath Falls, Ore., Puyallup, been done in this community!'
TOUCHING F A R E W E L L SERVICE Wash., Pasadena, Calif., and the new Bethel
The Church Clerk at Wynne, Ark., gives Temple at Los Angeles: " H E S E N T H I S WORD"
an interesting account of a farewell meet- Evangelist W. H. Whelchel writes from
ing held by their pastor, as follows: "I want F I F T Y DAYS O F GLORY b e , Tex.: "God began to work a s soon a s
to praise the Lord for the way H e has Pastor Harry L. Collier, Washington, D. we arrived in Crowley, La., Brother and
blessed us in the recent months of Brother C., writes: "We have recently closed our Sister A. B. Combs assisting in the meet-
McPhail's ministry. H e and family are 50 days' revival, commemorating the 1900th ing. As people came seeking God for sal-
leaving on account of the illness of his anniversary of the descent of the Holy Spirit vation and deliverance - from suffering, in
wife's people. Several ministers and quite upon the early church. The pastor opened His great mercy H e sent His Word and
a few visitors from k near-by assemblies the meeting on Easter Sunday; this was fol- healed them. Many were saved and several
came over and spent last Sunday with us, lowed by a revival conducted by the young were baotized with the Holv Ghost One - -
when Brother McPhail preached his fare- people. After this nightly prayer meetings woman near death with T.-B. was saved
well sermon. It was sad to have them go, were held until the coming of Evangelist A. and baptized on her deathbed, and went
but the Lord comforted our hearts. Brother H. Argue and daughter Zelma on May 18, into the presence of the Lord praising Him
Blessingame has come to finish our former who remained for 3 weeks. A deep, holy in the language the Spirit had given. Also
pastor's year!' spiritual atmosphere rested upon the serv- a girl who once walked on her hands and
ices throughout the campaign; some very feet, called "The Turtle Girl," prayed
BRIEF MENTION special things occurred, including several through to glorious victory. She is but 39
Brother W. F. Burchett, writes that he gracious healings. Another incident was the inches high, weighs 60 pounds, and is 17
is now engaged in a mwting at Tribune, Baptism with the Spirit of a Presbyterian years of age. She is a teacher of both
Kansas, that promises to be successful. H e missionary, who unexpectedly visited the French and English. W e also held a p r x -
has secured the high school building and tabernacle. Her first Pentecostal sermon ious 2 weeks' meeting a t Libe>ty, Texas,
the crowds are constantly increasing. Mail was delivered to our Crusaders. An all- where 8 received the precious Baptism and
will r w h him in care of Willie Halfman. night waiting service held the night before several were blessedly converted. W e are
- the Day of Pentecost anniversary was now beginning a tent meeting at this place,
'Pastor Ira D. Shuck, Red Cloud, Nebr., greatly blessed. Crowds that took every but it is in the face of many persecutions;
reports that God's smile and approval have available bit of space came on the dosing we expect many to be won for Christ, for
been upon them since their arrival last Sep- day, and the altar overflowed with seekers. H e is our help!'
tember to take up the work of the Master Twenty-two members were added to the
there. H e has been saving, baptizing, and church roll, and a goodly number were saved SPECIAL PENTECOSTAL NUMBER
healing those who have sought Him for and filled with the Holy Gbost; the saints Send for a roll of the special "Pentecostal"
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July 12, 1930 Page Thirteen
T h e Precious Blood o f Christ feat. The blood purifies the heavens, Faith Reminiscences
and it is the theme of eternity. (Continued I £ rorn Page Nine)
The blood of Christ keeps away It is your privilege to use that we were having our weekly Day of
darkness, it opens the channels of which you do not -fully understand. Prayer. A number had prayed and
blessing. The precious blood of the In simple faith, relying upon the Holy we were now waiting quietly before
Son of the living God, who became Spirit, use God's weapon. This is the Lord, when suddenly a man who
a Lamb in order that the blood might God's ordained plan. They overcame had never before given me a cent, and
be shed, is a sacred theme. W e are him (Satan) by the blood of the who had a reputation for being very
not redeemed with corruptible things, Lamb and the word of their testi- close in money ratters, gave me a dig
but with the precious blood of the mony. In the blood you have a weapon with his elbow and handing me some
Lamb, without spot--God's Lamb, to overcome him who overcame you. bills said, "Put that in your pocket." I
God's Man, the Man Christ Jesus. Satan caused the fall of Adam-the thanked him quietly and placed the bills
These things the angels desired to first man. The last Adam, through in my pocket. The meeting went on
look into. The efficacy of the blood His shed blood, causes the fall of Sa- for another hour or so and I thought
is a mystery to the angels, a terror to tan who caused Adam's fall. no more of the incident. When I
the demons, and salvation to the sin- reached home, however, the thought
ner. Angels hold it sacred, because T h e Glories o f the Promised came to me, "that brother gave me
it is mysterious. Demons know its some money, I will see how much it
power, and trctnbk. Man tramples it Land was," thinking it m-ight be two p r
underfoot, counting it as an unholy (Continued from Page Three)
thing. But unto those who believe H e is always upon it, from the beginning of three dollars. Imagine my surpnse
precious, His blood is precious, and the year even unto the end of the when I counted out ten ten-dollar bills
that which the blood purchased is pre-
cious. The blood brings salvation,
year." --$100.00! I certainly was
Dear thirsty soul, will you not seek surprised and devoutly thank ul to Py
victory, glory, and ultimately it brings this glorious fullness. of the Spirit? God.
Do you not desire to enter into this I might go on indefinitely giving in-
glorification. The song of the re-
deemed through the eternal ages will rest of the soul? There are enemies stances of the marvelous way in which
be,. "JVOrthy is the Lamb that was to be encountered and battles to be God has from time to time met my
dam. fought even in the Promised Land; but needs.
the great difference is that after you Here is one case right up-tordate.
The world tramples the blood under- have entered into the Spirit's fullness Mv wife and I were im~ressedthat
foot; and the worst tramplers are the v
you let Hiln fight for you. This is the ~ ; ought tp give a certain' family five
apostate ones who once knew about rcst-to have no more responsibility in dollars. W e found later that the need
the blood-in their heads at least- the warfare, but just to let Him con- was urgent. W e obeyed God and a
who sang the hymns of the blood in trol you and gain the victory in you; day later the Lord handed me
childhood, who listened to the old- to cease from your own planning, talk- ($25.00) twenty-five dollars. Truly
fashioned preachers as they exalted it, ing and working and to allow the Spirit God "is wonderful in counsel and ex-
who had a whole Bible in their hands to plan, speak and work through you. cellent in working." Isa. 2829.
-but they departed from the faith. As you thus rest in Him and allow "Oh, that men would praise the Lord
God, however, is raising up a band Him to govern and control you, the for His goodness and for His wonder-
of people who are magnifying the enemies will be overcome, the strong- f u l works to the children of men!"
blood. The Salvation Army had a holds cast down, the barren wastes re- Psa. 107 :8, 15,21,31.
banner on which was "Blood and claimed and the desert will become MIFIONARY 0F.FERINCS
Fire"; but God has raised a banner, changed into the garden of the Lord. tilThe list of rnurtonary offcrmgs ir heM over nu-
an invisible one, composed of Spirit-
filled people in every land who mag-
nify the blood by their voice and
lives. The main song in heaven will
be, "To Him who redeemed us by His SPECIAL OFFER
I t is not necessary that the people T h e Pentecostal Euangel from n o w until
who magnify the blood should fully Jan. 31;1931, for 5Oc
understand its power. A s they mug-
nify it, God operates through it. This d m not apply to renewals but only to those who are not
The Lord Jesus Christ fulfilled the now getting the paper. Canadian friends please add 2% for extra
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may try to solve the mystery of the
power of the blood, but you will fail.
The Holy Spirit applies it. You may
not understand electric power, but you
can push the button and the power
works-provided everything is in or-
der. God has His mactdnery in order.
God wants men of faith, to gull the
lever of faith, to operate the power.
God can make the impossible, the
least understood, the impotent, the
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Son accomplishes salvation, paralyzes
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INTERSTATE CAMP MEETING KANSAS DISTRICT CAMP MEETINGS
Forthcoming Meetings EUREKA SPRINGS ARK -Aug 28-Sept 7
Speakers Donald Gee Stanley 'Choke' Ernest ~ i l :
WOODSTON-ALT0N.-August 7 to 17, the on-
nual camp mcetmg for North Central Kansas will
R a y f a dl fcrtbm* meetings. N o h cd liams, Noel Perkin, ;nd others. son; leader Lu- bc held 3 miles east of \Voodston and 6 miles west
m t i n n a ahodd h r e a d by us thrso full ter Phillips. Wichita, Kans-Fred Vogler, h a i r - of Alton on U. S. Highway 40 N. Ben Hardin,
man. Pastor Stone Church Chieago, Ill., and M c y v
xeeka before tb. meeting L to rtnrt.
ESCONDIDO, CALIF.-Tent revival June 7.6- - Pearlman of ~pringfi;ld No., will be the main
gcakers. This will be dnown a s the Great Home-
Aug. 1 mrner San D ~ e g oBlvd., and Nebraska NEBRASKA
DISTRICT CAMP Dr.
Nebr, -] MEETING & 1
m l w Camp Meeting and 1; who have a t t e n d 4
~vc.-G. L. Wilson, Pastor.
- main .,peakc;. J happed
Shrcve, .Ncbr. Aug.
camps here =re ewec:ally invltcd to attend. Ar-
rangements to accommodate large attcndanee.
CULPEPER. VA.-The Brown Evangelistic 21-31, Evangelist Ben Hardin. main sp;aker.- ~~~t~ and wts for on zrounds. ~ - 1 . at
Party begin a rcvival the first wee* in July to
mntinuc indefinitely.-Mary C Bmwn, ~ v a n ~ . c l i s t ,
Martinsburg, W. Va.
Edgar W. White, Distriet Superintendent.
APPALACHIAN DISTRICT COUNCIL CAMP
rcasonsble prices. Write Pastor O r u Bray, Alto%
ATTICA-SHARON-Jul 24 to Au ust 3, the
- - MEETING annual camp meeting'for &uthwestern%ausas will
KLAMATH FALLS. 0REcEvancelis.t Watson be held 6 miles west of Attica and 5 miles east of
Argue will conduct i n wangelistie-campaign in HONAKER VA -August 1-10. Pastor Harry
J. Steil, of hevefand, Ohio, will be present a s Sharon, on State Highway +2 Me er Pearlman, of
the Dr. Priec t a b m a d c , scating XKX), July 6- teacher and evangelist. Council missionaries are x
Central B~bleInstdute, ~ ~ n n g f i e lNo., will h r v e
Aug. 3.-Pastor Guy DeVries.
- - invited, 3 servic;~ daily;, meals a t reasonable c h a r m of the Bible teachmg. Brother Hugh Cad-
walder of Texas wiU be the evangelist. Tents
VERNON TEX-hfeycr Tan Dittcr and wile m s t rooms dose by. W n t e Robcy K. Rasnakc
~as(oor. or M B. H a m ~ t o n , Raceland.. KY.. ~ i s l
. - and cots for rent on grounds, meals a t reasonable
will conduf't a t i n t revival corner Maiden and -
trict Superintendent. prtces. Write Pastor Victor Greisen A t t i u .
Fannan Sts. starting July 27. Neighboring as-
semblies invhed to co-operate.-R. L. Stegis, Box - Kansas. or Pastor Wesley Collins, ~ h a r g n ,Kana.
The camp at Woodaton will be Aus. 7-17. Brother
- NAPANEE. 0NT.-July 6-20. Workers. Elder A.
G. Ward of Toronio Evangelist Beatriec L.
Phillip Shabaz, Missionary to Persia. is expected
a t both these meetinns-Fred Vonlcr.
SEATTLE WASH.-Evangelistie cam aign and +s, .of ond don, 0,nt.; and a number of mL-
Christian h h n g mission will bc mniucted a t sronanes from vanous &I&. On Provincial CHRIST'S AMBASSADORS
Pentecostal Temple 2221 Third Ave July 6-27 by Highway No. 2, a t Agricultural Grounds. S ccial
Evanaclist ~ a r v c ; ~ c ~ l i s t e r . - W & H. 0 k l c r .
children's aod missionary services arrangez for.
. present urge these Pentecostal .youngspecla1 scrv~ces
pcpple to. be
- For tents etc. write Brother k E. Adams
Bov 171, br E.'V. Sword, Box 1, ~ a n a n o q u c . 2
will be held in conn&ion wiFh th; camp.-Fred
Voglcr, Dktrict Supcrintcndcnt. 1034 So. Lawrence
POTEAU 0 K L A . S o u t h e a s t t m District camp R. E. McAlister, 740 Queen's Avenue. London, St., Wich~ta,Kansas.
meetin ~ i ! y 10-2l. Brother James Hutsell. Dis-
trict &permtendent, will be in charge. Con-
municate with Pastor M. W. Johnson POTOMAC DISTRICT CAMP MEETING-
OKLAHOMA DISTRICT CAMP MEETING Sixth annual camp mcctinn of Potomac District.
EASTERN D I S T R I ~ M PMEETING.-it BRISTOW 0KLA.-Twelfth annual camp mect- Aug. 1.24 a t beautiful Fotomac Park Rt. 11.
Wwcoeville near Allentown Pa. Aug. 8-Sept. ing, in city davilion. AUP. 1-10. Bristow is located :
between' Gartinsburg, W. Va., and H e r s t o m '
1.-M: W. kchards. Secrets;. 9 1 5 ' ~ .29th Street, o n t h e F h s i o R. R a& U. S. Highway 66 be- OO
Md. Over 1 O campers upected. o r & tents
W i h n n t o n . Del. tween Tulsa and Oklahoma City. The spe;kerr cots and cabins now. Nice lots. 25xM fcet, $2
for each service d be ehosen bv the Devotional
CONNEAUT 0 -Evangelistic campaign. July Committee. The YOUP people &l conduct one
13-27 in new &ur& 299 Broad Street conducted service each day: Seais s e r v e d on freewill-
by kvangelist L ;9 . ill of ~ a n b s t e r pa. offering plan. Come and enjoy an old-fashioned
Neighboring assemblied invit;d.-pastor ~ l e x ' c l a t - CdmD meetinx.-Write Tames Hutsell. District
tenburge. . - Sup;rintendenE Slick, 0fila.
MACOMB M0.-Regular camp mcetin for Directors and 'Sons Leaders: &o missio&ri& and
Wolf Cre&.;nd Macomb, beginning July 25. %ear- other pastors and-evan elists of District induded
by assembhes arc invrtcd to attend. Brin bed among the cficient wor%ers. Annual Council ses-
ding. Brother Avi Gaddis. evanaelist. in & r a i sion Aun. 19-20. one half of entertainment omvided
- free to -ministers. All applicants for li&cnsc -0;
ordination must be prcKnt in cnon-Hxw
WINNIPEG N A N Camp meeting a t Cavers V Schaefter Mt. Storm, W qa.. Sicrctary
Park on ~ o d ~ a k e , ' T u l y 4-20. Speakers: e n - :
H IV. Klin;, 509 3rd St., N.' W., washington:
ald Gee of Scotland David Willard Canadun D. C. Supenntcndent.
~ e n t e c o s hBible Coliege G. k ~ h a d b e r s Gen-
e n 1 Chakman and othc&-D. N n u n t a d Pas- OPEN FOR CALLS
tor Wesley Church, 7 Preston ~ v c n u c .
Pastoral or Evaqrellrtic
I-LLESLEX PA~MA&:-&~~I amp T T. Carmichal Holtvillc Calif. 14 y u r s in
mcetmng throughout July and August. Speakers CENTRAL DISTRICT CAMP MEETING a
felliwship of ~ r k a h s a s - L o u i s ~ a n ~ i b t r i c tCouncil
Harry Long, J. H. Bostrom, Bert Williams, ~ o h d SIDNEY, 0.-July S-August 10, on fair only 3 m family. myself and 2 children. ~d
Follette, C W Swanson Paul B. Peterson, a d grounds. Brother Harold P. Moss will .be the anjwer any c a l l b e t & e n here and Many L : a
others. Full 'articulars' from H. S Randall, 7 speaker for the evening mectmgs. A dcfimte pro- a p c t to start East July 10: Reference, 'C E :
uram of Bible wnfermce work will be conducted Sh~clds. Imnerial. Cali.. Distnct Presbyter.
Auburn St., E r a d n g h a m , Nass.
n the morning~and afternoon hours. Committe
plannia for a spiritual feast. Rooms may be J. B. J o y s and wifc, giving up pa?torate ?t
WYNNE. ARK.-Northeastern District camp
meeting July 19-29. Frcc lodging a s far a s os obtain=% near the m u n d s . tcnts may be rented. Mieh~canC ~ t y , Ind., after August 1 m Council
sihlc; h e a h on frce-will offering plan. Grit; or bring your o w < Meals a t minimum charge: fellowship can give references: Address 202
in time for living tcnts. Brother W. Jethm On U. S. Highway 25 State Hzghway 68.-
., C h i g o St.
Walthill will have charge of day services. Ad- Charles Shie.
dress Past0r.J. k McPhail Wynne, Ark.-W. H.
Shands, Hox~e, Ark., ~ectidnal Presbyter.
T A T U N N. MEX.-Tent mcetinz t o e g i n July
SOUTHERN NISSOURI DISTRICT CAMP
1-M Special pro-
S i t e r Dorothy ~ o t k i n ; 712 Condit Ave., Wood
River IIl 2nd year student in C B I also ex-
grie&cd"in preaching; assisted by ' ~ L t e r Etbcl
19, ~ v a n g h i s t W. R. Whelchcl and workers of g a m nrranged for pastors and assemblies by anklas. Pianist. Reference. Pastor Marvin D.
rothei R. S . Riggs, of Central Bible Institute.
tba assembly in char c Tatum is about half
way between ~rownfieyd. TCG and Roswcll N.
Mex., on U. S. Highway'~o: 15, and State &he
Various evangelists wzll speak. Rwma and tents
a t small m s t meals on freewill-offcring plan.
Hartz, Wood River. Ill.
way No. 18. Bring your mstruments and help
us.-T. E. Fisher.
E l h g t o n is a'fine place in the beautiful Olarks
located on Highway 21 and can be easily reached
SOUTHWESTERN B I B L E SCHOOL, ENID
0KLA.-Youn men and women desirina thorou <
- from any direction. +ri.fe Pastor S. Egan. EI-
training for ~ f & r t i a n service should wnte for t f a
new bulletm, just off the ress Address Presi-
APPALACHIAN DISTRICT COUNCIL lington, or District Supcrmtendent A. A. Wilson, dent P. C Nelson, 316 E. &eroicee Avc.
RACELAND KIr.-July 17-19. Every assembly 3308 E. 13th Street. Kansas Oty. Mo.
is regucstcd tb send its pastor and 2 delegates. - -
This Council meeting will be preceded by a big TEXAS DISTRICT CAMP MEETING "BRIGHT CLOUDS" OVER FORT
tent meeting in charge of Brothcr T I-I. Stroud
., AMARILLO. TEX.-Third annual cam meet-
and wifc. All ministers in the Distnct a r e urged ing of the Panhandle of Texas and ~ o r t l e a s t e r n WORTH
to come.-M. B. Hampton, District Supcrintendent. N. M a . Aug. 1-11. Dr Chas. S. Sbreve. of
- Washington D. C., w h be'the evangelittic s p a k - Pastor F. D. Davis, Ft. Worth, Texas,
WEST CENTRAL DISTRI~T~ w ~ . - ~ r i n c e - cr. Two m h servcd.&ily a t the church; camps writes: "We are glad to sound a note of
ton, Ma.. July 31-Aug. 10; Stoux Clt Ia. Aug. a t reasonable n t e a close by; any supplies do-
21-31. Elder W I. Evans Dean of &ntrai Bible nated will be g r u t l y a p p m m e d . Make arrange- praise to our King for sending the 'bright
Institute ~ r o t h l rH. E. k a n d a k of Egypt and ments to spend your vacation at this time in clouds' over our city with abundance of Lat-
other s&kers will be with us for both 'these Amarillo.--Guy Shields, WO North Pierce Street.
meetings -Roy E. Scott District Supwintendent - ter Rain. In the recent 3 weeks' revival
Mercer, MO., Chns. E. Ang ~ e c r e t a r y - ~ r e a r u r e r : SAN JOSE CALIF-The Upper Room Pente- conducted by the Indian Evangelist, Broth-
610 N. 15th St. E., Cedar ap~ds. Ia. ccstal Miss& will bclcbrate t h e tenth anni- cr Oscar Berryha, many came to the Cross
versary of the of Bmther xucFrci-
NORTH DELTA, COL0.-Twelfth amual camp
mark July V. District Superintendent M T. . for pardon, and went away rejoicing that
meeting and convention of the Rocky M o u n + a
~ r a p l r and some of the General and District their sins were washed away in the faun-
Presbyters and Pastors arc expected to be prcs-
District Council. Tulv 25-Aua. 3. Three rervzces ent. While all are asked to come, r spcctl tain of cleansing; 35 were bap-
daily. ~ u s i n e s ~ ~ o u a . Jury 29-31. Evangelist
&s invitation i s given to those who went out f m m tired with the Holy Ghost, 12 were im-
Bcn Hardin of Chicngo will conduct the cvan- us to other field^.
g!i%tio servkxr. Meals 'on freewill-offering plan. mere he =ill nvtaoar catherin= n i t b basket mersed in water. and 16 new names were
Inlstcrs entertained free a s far a s mssiblc. l u x ; at a
~ o c k P a r C t 1 o'clock, leaving added to our assembly roll; many others
Tents may be rented on grounds a t rziaonablc Fourth and Sau Antonio Strceta not later than
rates Bring your b,cddin and m t s if possible. 12:m. During the semice, plan to come in soon. Quite a number were
writ: Distnct Su ennten&t F C Waodwth a t 7 o'dock a specinl offering toward p w m g healed in answer to prayer, and the work
306 Peterson. FL & n . is WO., br pastor M. 2 off the debt' on the mission w l l be taken.-W.
Neville. Delia, Colo. N. Price. Chairman of Deacons. was built up in a general way."
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T I T L E AND SUBJECT TITLE AND SUBJECT
SALVATION D N I N E HEALING
Thy Sins Which Are Many, Are All Forgiven 186 218 Instructions to the Sick
What Will You Do With Jesus? 186 232 H a l i n g for All
Believing God M 417 The Will of Cod
Eternal Destiny of Unbelievers 56 6m Sickness
The Precious Blond of Christ 56 632 H u l e d of G n c e r
Receiving Chrirt 38 805 How the Lord Healed Mc of Tubcrculosia ,
I Am Not Going to I Christless Grave 38 811 Healed by His Stripes .
Seventieth Year Conviction 38 814 Healed Through Praise
Salvation in Christ for AU 23 909 Old Mortality
Hell-What Ia I t ? 28 917 Out of the Depths
What Must I Do to Be Saved?
SECOND COMING O F CHRIST
h . E r An Australian Bush S t o w
T h c Blood that Spcaketh 186 243 Certainties
When the B e Stuns Mother I86 246 Things Shortly to Come to Pass
A Hchrcw's S u r c h for the Blood M 4C6 Coming Events
He Took God a s His Lawyer M 429 A Vision in the Heavens
A Russian Jew's Testimony 56 601 "When I Sec the Blood"
Cuff. A True Story or it Ncgm Slave 56 624 G u g h t Up t o Christ
Gcod News for You 56 638 Runarkable Virion of Thing. to Came
Too Late 38 810 The Miirsiug Oncs
Mr. M d y and the Frccthinlrcrr 38 1 1 Things to Cnmc
Souls 28 950 His Cnming Draweth Nigh
John 3:16 PRAYER
Do You Know Jesus? 38 IDW T h e Eprphras Spirit '
Sin and Repentance
What It Is to Bclierc on Christ CRILDREN'S TRACTS
What Is I t to Bc a Christian? 186 259 A Floatin Zoo
Havc You R u d I t ? 84 403 Billy the %old
M 404 Nothing But the Bbod 01 J a u r
The Way of Salvation 84 405 Story of a Faithful Dog
A Pmrpectus of Hell 84 40? T h e Scarred Hands
Infidels Tasting Eternal Punthmcnt
Thc Man That Died for Mc
Prodigal Son I t Works Wonders
King's Lifc Insurance G r d s
How God Cot Hold of r Jew Others May. You G n n o t
What It Mcana to Bc a Christixn Row to Ascertain the Will of Cod
8 Thc World's Need Concerning You
This Thing Is Fmm Me
From Death to Lifc Not a Word
Thc Lamb Slain for the Wild Ass T h e Ouakcr Girl's Dream
How to Get Your Loved Oncs Saved viCto3 ~ ~
The M a n - Without a Soul Faith. Fact. Fceling
Cod's Plan for the Family Concerning Dress
"AU This I Did for Thee" Virion of Heaven and Hell
Salvation for Spirit. S o d and Body The Fire Sharpers and the Fo+!?c Tcllcr
Charhe Coulron The "B1orics"-The G r u t e r t R e l ~ p o u sMenace
Throe in One
BAPTISM W I T H T H E SPIRIT k e t of EffecNal Service to God
186 223 ZVh:
the Bible Says About tho Baptism in the Soul Nourishment First
The Vir .a Birth of Our Lord Jcsua Christ
186 251 A God-Given Sign of
Thc ~ u f ~ i u t i o n Loaves
84 UQ Seven Y u r s of Pentecostal Blessing Thc Story-of the Bamboo
84 437 Pentemrtal Movement What the Scriptures Say About Tithin
84 439 The Pentecostal Baptism Does Cod Pumsh @e Wickcd Forcvcrf
84 446 I Will Pour Out N y Spirit Upon All Flesh G d ' s Will in Sancttfiution
84 448 G c Word of Cod on the Baptum of the Holy An Eprncst Appeal t o Christian Women and
84 450 Forbid Not to 'Speak with Tongues 2 W2
3 Brivzte Letter m r Boy
30 WI Putting the Ensmy to Fli h t
84 452 Havc Yc Received thc Holy Ghost Since Yc
Who We Arc m d What 4e,
Ddircrcd from Christian Science
84 454 Speaking Unto God
56 623 Speaking m t h T o m e s 28 915 The Gloswhlh (Speakinn with T o n m u ) iu
38 812 Biblc Evidence of thc Baptism the E ~ ChurchJ
23 908 The Baptism of the Spirit A Warning Against Spiritualism
18 911 Open Letter to the Qcr Baptism
P 913 What Is the ~ v i d e n c e ? Thc Tithe in Relation to the Kin dam of Cod
P 919 The Sign and the C i t of T o m e s ~ h!
~ m t h b o t~ t ~ o d h e a dwith &mmcnta o n
12 943 The New Birth m d Baptism in the Holy Spirit the Wntcr Baptum Formula
953 3 . .-
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c Baptum of the Holy Ghost and Fire
Thc Bible o r Christian Science-Wpicht
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