Frank Bartleman; and a building, the Azusa Street Mission. On a short two-block street in downtown Los Angeles, Azusa Street is the most famous address. Azusa Street Testimonies. Frank Bartleman. Friday, June 15, at “Azusa,” the Spirit dropped the “heavenly chorus” into my soul. I found myself suddenly joining. From the pen of John Bartleman, an early leader of the Pentecostal movement, we have an eyewitness account of the “latter rain” when Pentecost moved from.

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This page was last edited on 18 Mayat And this one surely did. Bartleman agreed when William Durham preached the “finished work” view of sanctification and later when the Oneness Movement appeared, he was rebaptized. We saw some wonderful things in those days. Some one would finally get up anointed for the message. Poverty, sickness, and the death of his oldest child, “Queen Esther,” in January,left the hapless preacher and his wife grief-stricken but more determined than ever to fulfill their ministry in the “city of the angels.

This testimony and many others are available in Dr. In the article, entitled “The Gift of Tongues” see Appendix Che referred obliquely to the articles that Bartleman had already sent to the editors of eastern holiness periodicals: Jul 28, Rick Hogaboam rated it really liked it. But Seymour was destined to spend the rest of his life in Los Angeles due to the tremendous revival that began shortly thereafter.


The presence of the Lord was so real.

Frank Bartleman Testimony

Only we have changed. Instead of being the greatest movement of the times, as represented–in Los Angeles, at least–it is of small moment. I never saw one get by with it in those days. Although frrank the bartlemman of the revival blacks predominated, at the height of the meetings whites constituted a majority. There are more or less people whose experience is unsatisfactory, who have never been sanctified wholly, or have lost the precious work out of their hearts, who will run after the hope of exceptional or marvelous things, to their own further undoing.

Letters are included about throughout Frank Bartleman’s experiences. A Plea for Unity. But it is a This is the story of early Pentecostals.

According to his testimony, Cashwell received his baptism and “was soon speaking in the German tongue. But it is a great book nevertheless.

Los Angeles was a melting-pot metropolis! This book is dangerous to be read in isolation. A xtreet Methodist minister from Kansas, Parham by had begun a healing home in Topeka where students were invited to study the Scriptures in a small Bible school community.

At the climax of that service thousands spoke and sang in other tongues. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Azusa Street: An Eyewitness Account to the Birth of the Pentecostal Revival

Michelle rated it it was amazing Aug 26, In fact they were of times humanly impossible. Bartleman strete not study long in Chicago, however. In Januaryone of Parham’s students, an eighteen-year- old girl named Agnes Ozman, was baptized in the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit gave utterance.


Alternate-cover edition can be found here Your faith will explode as you read Bartleman’s challenging insights into faith-filled living from his experiences at Azusa Street.

He began his writing career in After returning to his church, the majority of the Church of God in Christ was Pentecostalized. Soon he was on a “gospel wagon” making his first tour of the South. The students were not charged tuition, but were required to “live by faith. Returning to Oslo, Norway, in he opened the first Pentecostal work in Europe. He describes how total submission to God brings His presence, while attempts to organize, package, create programs, design “orders of worship” and sell His revelations in slick packages will quench the Spirit.

In fact there was an atmosphere of God there that forbade any one but a fool attempting to put himself forward without the real anointing. The desire to preach was overwhelming.

Frank Bartleman

Other editions – View all Azusa Street: During his first semester at the institute, Bartleman also took a trip on the institute’s Gospel Wagon, during which he and fellow member of the institute took to the streets to preach and sell Colportage books. Manie Ferguson, author of the hymn “Blessed Quietness. This is the story of early Pentecostals.