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THE POWER OF GOD IN A REDEEMED LIFE ~ Chapter 1

THE POWER OF GOD IN A REDEEMED LIFE And My Cancer Experience By Pearl P. Poe DEDICATION Lovingly dedicated to my precious mother, who has prayed for me so faithfully, and to my dear children whom I want to meet in heaven. INTRODUCTION Many of my friends have requested me to put into print some of Go... Read More

THE POWER OF GOD IN A REDEEMED LIFE ~ Chapter 10

CHAPTER TEN When I arrived home my wife said, "A man was here this morning wanting to hire you. He will give you $4 a day." He was a good holiness man. So after doing some needed things the next morning, I set out, walking, to go see the man. About a mile from our place there was a railroad. As I st... Read More

THE POWER OF GOD IN A REDEEMED LIFE ~ Chapter 11

CHAPTER ELEVEN After moving to town, I was kept busy in the Lord's work. Having finished the year of pastoring for the Friends Church, God opened the door for full-time evangelism, and led me from meeting to meeting. He led me to Dallas City, Illinois. Sister Bassett was pastor. We started the meeti... Read More

THE POWER OF GOD IN A REDEEMED LIFE ~ Chapter 12

CHAPTER TWELVE The winter following, I was strangely led of God on an outstanding mission. I told my wife that I felt led to go to the railroad station and take a trip, but was not clear as to where, but perhaps to Eldon, Iowa. The Free Methodists had asked me to help them in a meeting sometime when... Read More

THE POWER OF GOD IN A REDEEMED LIFE ~ Chapter 13

CHAPTER THIRTEEN The summer following, I came to my big stumbling block. I had just closed a good meeting and had a few hours I could spend at home before going to my next in meeting. (I speak this in carefulness. Old Satan had been tormenting my wife and she was under hard trial.) I arrived home on... Read More

THE POWER OF GOD IN A REDEEMED LIFE ~ Chapter 14

CHAPTER FOURTEEN I was called for a meeting in Missouri. When I arrived, I began to pray for the first service. All I could hear the Spirit say was, "Let patience have her perfect way." I went to the church and prayed. It was the same thing. I knew that was not for the church, but for me. I did not ... Read More

THE POWER OF GOD IN A REDEEMED LIFE ~ Chapter 15

CHAPTER FIFTEEN I was thirteen years going through the thorns of my vision. It was very hard, but God's grace was sufficient. I felt so weak under some of the severe tests; there was so much involved and the enemy struck death blows as he waged war on my soul. In the beginning of these thorns I was ... Read More

THE POWER OF GOD IN A REDEEMED LIFE ~ Chapter 16

CHAPTER SIXTEEN I will give you two visions and let you interpret them. Anyone would be pretty blind that could not see the handwriting on the wall, and who it was that sold us out to the Reds. A VISION FROM THE LORD On July 18, 1923, God gave me a vision. A very high levee had been built along the ... Read More

THE POWER OF GOD IN A REDEEMED LIFE ~ Chapter 17

CHAPTER SEVENTEEN Read John 15:1-11. Jesus said, "I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman," the one who cares for the vine. The word "true" would not be used if there were not a false vine, a wild vine. We, by nature, were born in sin, and all have sinned and come short of the glory of G... Read More

THE POWER OF GOD IN A REDEEMED LIFE ~ Chapter 18

CHAPTER EIGHTEEN Luke 15:8-9 Women in the Bible are oftentimes used as a type of the church. Jesus speaks of the bride, referring to the church. In the incident of Isaac and Rebekah, Eleazer is used as a type of the Holy Ghost seeking a wife for Christ. As the servant of Abraham, he sought a wife fo... Read More

THE POWER OF GOD IN A REDEEMED LIFE ~ Chapter 19

CHAPTER NINETEEN A FEW INCIDENTS IN MY FIRST REVIVAL Brother Everett Allen, a colored boy, and I conducted it in the Mission where we were converted a year before. We met in the mission to pray. We asked the Lord to send in the worst there were in the town to be converted. The meeting lasted for six... Read More

THE POWER OF GOD IN A REDEEMED LIFE ~ Chapter 2

CHAPTER TWO In the spring after father's passing away in the fall, we had a very sad experience. Before father had taken sick, he was having a well drilled. They had drilled down fifty-five feet and struck rock. Father took sick and was in bed when the man that was drilling the well returned with a ... Read More

THE POWER OF GOD IN A REDEEMED LIFE ~ Chapter 20

CHAPTER TWENTY One time I was called to hold a meeting at a certain place. A rich man, who professed to be a Christian, came to me and said, "Brother Poe, I want to support this meeting. I will pay all the expenses, and I want to give you an offering -- a good one that will take care of your family.... Read More

THE POWER OF GOD IN A REDEEMED LIFE ~ Chapter 21

CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE I was conducting a meeting in Muscatine, Iowa. There were seekers from the first night. About the fourth night, a woman came to the man who was with me and said, "Brother, pray for me." He had a keen spirit of discernment. He looked her straight in the face and said, "I won't do i... Read More

THE POWER OF GOD IN A REDEEMED LIFE ~ Chapter 22

CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO ANOTHER OUTSTANDING EXPERIENCE I was on my way home from a meeting when the Lord spoke to me to get off the train, go to a pastor's house, and stay all night. It was late in the afternoon when I arrived. They made no effort to get supper, but appeared a little embarrassed. About b... Read More

THE POWER OF GOD IN A REDEEMED LIFE ~ Chapter 23

CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE God once gave me a vision of folk going to hell. There was a shining path that led upward, and another that led to a very large broad way and on to a great circle of all kinds of worldly entertainment. Many people were going, but the largest crowd came out from the church to go ... Read More

THE POWER OF GOD IN A REDEEMED LIFE ~ Chapter 3

CHAPTER THREE In the spring just before I was twenty-four, I was working on the railroad. I bought a young cow from a neighbor. She was to be fresh in a few days. I was to give him so much for the cow, and if she brought a male calf, he was to pay me $5 and get the calf before it was a week old. She... Read More

THE POWER OF GOD IN A REDEEMED LIFE ~ Chapter 4

CHAPTER FOUR One day while at work, the call to preach came very strong. I said, "Lord, if you want me to preach, give me a text and a place to preach it." After I went home I was reading the Bible and came across this verse of Scripture, "Let not the foot of pride come against me, and let not the h... Read More

THE POWER OF GOD IN A REDEEMED LIFE ~ Chapter 5

CHAPTER FIVE As I have traveled life's path, I have been made to realize what each thing in my vision has meant and where I was on my path. I do not know just when the end will come, but I do know I am just before the wall, near to where the light came from that shone on my path. God is just on the ... Read More

THE POWER OF GOD IN A REDEEMED LIFE ~ Chapter 6

CHAPTER SIX One evening when I came home from working on the railroad, the Lord spoke to me to go pray for Earn. I did not know where Earn lived, so I told the Lord I would ask Bob the next morning Bob said that Earn was in the hospital and no one could go in to see him. That night I was impressed a... Read More

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