'Historical Testimony' Tagged Posts

'Historical Testimony' Tagged Posts

Experiencing the Holy Spirit

Have you wondered, “What does entire sanctification look like?” Pastor Ray finishes this week’s doctrinal teachings on this subject with a reading from Charles Finney’s “Conversion to Christ,” found in the memoir Holy Spirit Revivals. In the same day, this dear brother was first born again, then baptized in the Holy Spirit of liquid love and soul-winning power. God’s heart is to do this work in each of his children, including you. As in the apostles’ days, this experience of the…

Is It Over for You (and Me)? (Encore)

Pastor Ray draws the parallel between the modern church and the life of a washed-up nobody, who was heavily steeped in sin, and asks the question can the divine power of God change the atmosphere in a man’s heart and consequently change the nation as well? (If you’re heavily steeped in sin, do you believe that Jesus can rescue you?) This nobody was President Ulysses Grant, who was far from being presidential for much of his life. If not for his wife and family,…

Rees Howells’ Intercession against Fatalism (Encore)

Many of us have heard of the miraculous deliverance of Great Britain in World War 2 and the bravery of the British People and their courageous leader, Winston Churchill. That was the front side of the story but here was also a back side.  Rees Howells was a coal miner turned minister of the Gospel, who went on to found the Bible College of Wales. Rees Howells and his fellow prayer warriors were the back side of the Allies victory over the Nazis.…

Amazing Grace! (October 14, 2015)

Today’s broadcast originally aired in October and is part of an outstanding series on the issue of fatalism. Can God save the worst of us? The hymn Amazing Grace that has touched the lives of millions was written by a very unlikely candidate to have embraced the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Many do not know this beautiful hymn of Grace was written by a sailor and slave trader, a hard man who had sailed the world, been enslaved himself, and then…

Samuel Brengle (Part 1 of 2)

This is Samuel’s direct testimony of entire sanctification from the only known recording of him (from 1920). You may need to increase the volume a bit but it’s well worth the listen as someone’s spoken words tend to have more weight than just the written word. This has been to edited down to less than two minutes.

Life of Elizabeth Baxter

(NOTE: We’re still having issues with the sound quality of the broadcasts,but we’ve received an updated file from the radio station, so the quality is much improved. There is no corresponding video with this broadcast.) This is another broadcast focusing on one of the stories from “They Knew Their God, Volume 1” by Lillian and Edwin Harvey. This dear saint discovered the secret that Jesus is the source of all, He is the bread of life. Our role is simply…

Isaac Marsden, Earnest Merchant Preacher

Using the story of Isaac Marsden, Pastor Ray asks you to make that same resolution made by Isaac when he was resolved that if there was a Heaven, he would gain it, and if there was a Hell, he would shun it. Finally, the Holy Spirit showed him who he was and he was born from above. God removed all sin from this dear man’s heart and he wants to do the same for you. WIll you allow Him to…

The Amazing Grace of Jesus Christ (October 14, 2015)

(Note: Since the broadcast on January 7 further told the story of John Newton, we are posting the broadcast from October 14.) Can God save the worst of us? The hymn Amazing Grace that has touched the lives of millions was written by a very unlikely candidate to have embraced the Gospel of Jesus Christ. This beautiful hymn of Grace was written by a slave trader. John Newton was a hardened man who had sailed the world, seen it all…

Much More Amazing Grace!

This is a continuation of a prior broadcast from October on the life of John Newton, author of Amazing Grace. Pastor Ray details this brother’s struggle and subsequent victory over being half-converted. He initially was transformed to some degree but was unwilling to surrender everything to Jesus. During the time of half-conversion, Newton’s depravity is described in excruciating detail. Listen to the story how this dear brother finally laid everything down in full surrender to Jesus Christ. Praise God for…

The History of the Half-Converted Christian

In this broadcast, Pastor Ray provides a detailed historical basis of the half-converted Christian. This term was coined by the great revivalist, Jonathan Edwards. Listen and understand that everything is not religion neutral, in fact Supreme Court Justice Scalia said on January 2, 2016, that the idea of religious neutrality is not grounded in the country’s constitutional traditions and that God has been good to the U.S. because Americans honor him. Listen to what it means to be half-converted, which…