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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In a camp meeting he felt “electric shocks” to the point that he fell unconscious. At the barfleman of that service thousands spoke and sang in other tongues. 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.

Books by Frank Bartleman (Author of Azusa Street)

None stgeet the larger Pentecostal denominations of today, such as the Assemblies of God or The Church of God in Christ, can lay an exclusive claim to the mission.

As time passed Seymour and his followers claimed that all the gifts of the Spirit had been restored to the church.

After his death, Seymour’s wife carried on services for a few more years until the mission was torn down in I choose the streets and slums for my pulpit. Tongues-speaking was the central attraction, but healing of the sick was not far behind.


I first read this book in bartlmean then again now — March, Here he befriended the blacks to the consternation of white Southerners. We wanted to meet God first. From his perspective, everybody around him was compromising or “in the flesh” or proud strert worldly or usurping.

I felt it would exactly express my pent up feelings. All the old well-known hymns were sung from memory, quickened by the Spirit of God.

In the end, Bresee felt bartlemqn the Azusa Street Pentecostal bordered on fanaticism and heresy by teaching that. Sep 30, Craig rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: No flesh might glory in His presence. He began his writing career in Although Seymour accepted Parham’s teaching on tongue: He tells of the encounters of a Pentecostal moving and a New Testament revival. Oct 24, Lee Boone rated it liked it Shelves: Martin’s book, The True Believers.

Books by Frank Bartleman

Race, gender, titles, degrees were irrelevant as Christians from many faith traditions joined in a moment of spiritual revival. This article may require cleanup to meet Wikipedia’s quality standards. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

In regard to the baartleman situation, Bartleman exulted, “the color line has been washed away in the Blood. Seeking souls could be found under the power almost any hour, night and day. 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. When the “finished work” view of sanctification was preached by William Durham of Chicago, Bartleman stood at his side and gladly accepted his teachings.


Great review shreet the history of the outpouring of the Holy Spirit at Azusa Street.

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

They never belonged to an organized denominational group. They were up against God. 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: When we first reached the meeting we avoided as much as possible human contact and greeting. We thought only of obeying God.

Frank Bartleman

It seemed to still criticism and opposition, and was hard for even wicked men to gainsay or ridicule. The new international dictionary of Pentecostal and charismatic movements Rev. A humble beginning of a Holy Spirit movement that became world wide, it broke down racial barriers, at the time, and was phenomenal in its hartleman. Without question, William J.

I never saw an altar call given in those early days. The preachers died the hardest. In addition to missionary work in America, Bartleman also ministered in China sometime between andjoining other Azusa inspired missionaries like Alfred Goodrich Garr.