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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Frank Bartleman Testimony

It brought a heavenly atmosphere, as though the angels themselves were present and joining with us. Click here to order. A humble beginning of zzusa Holy Spirit movement that became world wide, it broke down racial barriers, at the time, and was phenomenal in its impact. His Nazarene followers were rapidly becoming the largest holiness church in America.

Later his wife was reduced to scrounging for food in garbage cans. Frank Bartleman; and a building, the Azusa Street Mission. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Most of this work was done in the holiness rescue azuaa that were located in the central areas of the nation’s larger cities.

The food was thus placed for the lambs, not for giraffes. Your prayer life will be unbelievably transformed as you experience God’s moving in your life. All came down in humility together, at His feet. God himself would call them. We sang it from fresh, powerful heart experience.


Mar 09, Virgil rated it really liked it. And is there not intelligence without language also? No one wished to show himself. Later after his horse was healed in answer to prayer, Satan attacked him in his room at night “to destroy me.

By DecemberBartleman left Sacramento for Los Angeles, where he was destined to record some of the most stirring events in the history of the church. He bbartleman in the American south, rather than returning to the Bible Institute.

The storm of charges and countercharges that swirled around the controversial revival mission made little impression on Seymour and Bartleman. In the beginning this manifestation was wonderfully pure and powerful. Jordan Gullo rated it really liked it Jan 19, Here he befriended the blacks to the consternation of white Southerners.

From his earliest days, he suffered from frail health.

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These things have come in later, with the apostatizing of the movement. In the end, Bartleman turned out to be a better prophet than Bresee. We did not even sing from hymnbooks.

Frank Bartleman

In addition to these Pentecostals, there are untold numbers of charismatics in every denomination who can trace at least part of their spiritual heritage to the Azusa Street meeting. Another important religious influence in the city was Phineas Bresee, who had founded the Pentecostal Church of the Nazarene in in an attempt to preserve the teaching of holiness which he felt was dying out in the Methodist Church, a denomination in which h had served as a leading minister for some thirty years.


The students were not charged tuition, but were required to “live by faith.

Breathing strange utterances and mouthing a creed which it would seem no sane azusz could understand, the newest religious sect has started in Los Angeles.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. From the first meeting he attended in Aprilhe felt that a “world wide revival” would be the result.

That was one reason they fought so hard.

Tongues-speaking was the central attraction, but healing of the sick was not far behind. The meeting did not depend on the human leader. A trip to Wales by Smale and an exchange of letters between Bartleman and Evan Roberts demonstrate a direct spiritual link between the move of God in Wales and the Pentecostal outpouring in Los Angeles in Bartleman was a contributor to the following publications: The gift of tongues was soon followed by the gift of interpretation. Nothing was able to stop the inexorable momentum of the renewal that issued forth from Azusa Street, however.

Please help improve this article if you can. While the wider world will ignore this book as it did the Azusa revival, the serious student of modern church history will find it interesting and uplifting.