By Ernest S. Williams
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Farrar, in Darkness and Dawn, de scribes a Christian Service at Rome in the days of Nero: “Armed with the watchword Aliturus found himself in an assembly of at least a thousand persons, who had come by various roundabout paths. .
The believer may ask and ex E n d u e m e n t W it h P o w i -k 61 pect what may be termed a baptism of the Spirit. Praying to the Father, . . he may receive such an inflow of the Holy Spirit as shall consciously lift him to a different level from the one on which he had hitherto lived. . ”— Andrew Murray. (ch a pter T/ine GIFTS OF THE SPIRIT (Charismata) EXPLAINED The same word (charisma, singular) is used when re ferring to spiritual gifts as when referring to the gift of salvation—- ‘For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord” (Rom.
But because mis use is evident in some is not sufficient reason for rejecting and turning aside from the blessing which the Bible reveals to be associated w ith such a supernatural bestowment. T o n gu es N ot F or E v a n g elism Some have believed that, because on the Day of Pente cost the multitude said, " A n d how hear we every man in our own tongue, wherein we were born” (Acts 2 :8 ), that tongues given at Pentecost were for the evangelizing S y s t e m a t ic T h e o l o g y 50 of the world.