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NINE SUPERNATURAL GIFTS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

“Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit...But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal. For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit; To another faith by the same Spirit; to another the gifts ... Read More

THE FOUNDATION OF REPENTANCE

Heb.6:1, “…the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God…” To stand in time and eternity we must have a sure foundation in the present time. We must give earnest heed and deep consideration to these foundations for depending on these foundations we will stand in eternity or p... Read More

Thomas Walsh of Limerick

As a result of a great storm at sea in 1738, George Whitefield returning from America to England, was put ashore at county Clare. This opened an effectual door for him to preach at Limerick and then in Dublin. Then in 1747 the first Methodist preacher Thomas Williams was officially sent to the shore... Read More

Will there be another Revival?

II Kigs.7:2, "Then a lord on whose hand the king leaned answered the man of God, and said, Behold, if the LORD would make windows in heaven, might this thing be? And he said, Behold, thou shalt see it with thine eyes, but shalt not eat thereof." On new year's day a good friend ministered on these ch... Read More

1859 Ulster Revival

Edwin Orr noted that this Revival made a greater impact on Ireland than anything known since Patrick brought Christianity there. Through the work of God in the hearts of four new converts who were moved to seek God in prayer, 100'000 souls came to Christ in one year. This is the extraordinary story ... Read More

A Plantation Revival

The Reformation which came to Ireland in 1530 was a failure or at least unsuccessful in its goals. There was no national prophet to arise and reform. No man who could speak the language of the people who was willing to lead the way. Only a few ministers were settled in the land and they generally we... Read More

A PREACHER IN CAPTIVITY

II Tim.1:15, “…all they which are in Asia be turned away from me;” This Second Epistle to Timothy is the last letter of Paul the apostle. This old warrior of the cross was like a colossal eagle ascending into the very heights of the heavens, from which vantage point he can behold all earthly things ... Read More

A.A. Boddy (1854-1930)

Alexander Alfred Boddy or A.A. Boddy as he is more often known by was born in 1854, the son of an Anglican minister. As a young man he trained as a solicitor but when he came under the spiritual atmosphere of Keswick (deeper life conference) when he attended their convention in 1876 he met a crises ... Read More

ABRAHAM’S ALTAR

Genesis 12:7, “And the LORD appeared unto Abram, and said, Unto thy seed will I give this land: and there builded he an altar unto the LORD, who appeared unto him.” In the written Scriptures we are told in Genesis 4:26 that “then began men to call upon the name of the LORD.” This was some 240 years ... Read More

Arthur Booth-Clibborn (1855-1939)

Arthur Clibborn was born in 1855 into a well to do home in Moate, Co. Westmeath, Ireland. His godly family were Quakers. While Arthur was yet young the family moved to Bessbrook in County Armagh. The Bessbrook community was a Quaker stronghold with a mill built by a Quaker family. Some of Arthur’s o... Read More

CAN CHRISTIANS BE INDWELT BY DEMONS?

Part 1 - A HOUSE DEDICATED TO CHRIST Col.1:12-13, "Giving thanks unto the Father...Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son:" We read that we are first "delivered from the power of darkness" then "translated into the kingdom" of Christ... Read More

CAN CHRISTIANS BE INDWELT BY DEMONS?

To be able to answer the question ‘Can Christians be indwelt by Demons?’ it is vital that we first clearly understand the meaning of the words which are used in reference to demons indwelling people in the New Testament. We must understand what they mean within their correct Biblical context rather ... Read More

Cecil Polhil (1860-1938).

Cecil H. Polhil was born into a wealthy family at Howbury Hall near Bedford in England. His father was a member of Parliament and of great respect. He was educated at Eton and Cambridge after which he served as an officer in the Dragoon Gaurds. His brother Arthur was saved through the powerful evang... Read More

CHRIST THE CREATOR

Gen.1:1, “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.” This first sentence, in the first verse, of the first chapter, of the first book, of inspired Scripture is wonderful. It reveals that there was a point of beginning in all that we know in our physical, visible world. “The beginning” w... Read More

CHRIST: The Key to the Written Scriptures

Part I. Ps.40:7-8, “Then said I, Lo, I come: in the volume of the book it is written of me, I delight to do thy will, O my God: yea, thy law is within my heart.” A Key by its very function and purpose is something which unlocks what is closed. Opens what is hidden. Reveals what is obscured. A key is... Read More

D.P. Williams

Daniel Powell Williams was born in May 1882 one of 12 children, in the village of Penygroes in South Wales, later to become famous for its annual Pentecostal conventions. Like his fathers before him he worked in the coal mines from the early age of 12. It was in 1904 that the great Revival broke upo... Read More

Donald Gee (1891-1966)

Donald Gee was born in London in 1891 and from his youth tended to be a good student. His father died of tuberculosis when he was nine years old.… In October 1905, Seth Joshua, the Welsh revival preacher was invited to Donald's church to hold a mission. Seth Joshua had a great influence upon the you... Read More

Douglas Scott (1900-1967)

From his youngest days under the influence of his mother he attended the Church of England, where he was christened. They then made a move to a Congregational church, which his mother felt would be of greater profit to them. While here he learnt much scriptural history and almost every year won a pr... Read More

Edward Irving (1792-1834)

Edward Irving was born on 4th August 1792 in a small town in Scotland called Annan, where a statue of him can still be seen today. The blood of Lutherans & Huguenot's ran in his family line and his father was a faithful consistent Presbyterian. In the area of his upbringing the strong traditions of ... Read More

Edward Jeffreys (1899-1974)

Edward Jeffreys was born in 1899 in the Welsh mining valleys the only son of the 'Beloved Evangelist' Stephen Jeffreys. At a young age while on a visit to Crosshands, Edward was filled with the Holy Ghost and spoke in tongues. It was through his experience that his father and uncle, Stephen and Geor... Read More

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