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too concerned about your speaking in tongues, but let the Holy Ghost give
you utterance, and it will come just as freely as the air we breathe. It is noth-
ing worked up, but it comes from the heart. “With the heart man believeth
unto righteousness; and with the mouth, confession is made unto salvation.”
So when the Holy Ghost life comes in, the mouth opens, through the power
of the Spirit in the heart. Glory to God!
“There were, dwelling at Jerusalem, Jews, devout men, out of every na-
tion under heaven. Now when this was noised abroad, the multitude came
together, and were confounded, because that every man heard them speak
in his own language. And they were all amazed and marveled, saying one
to another, ‘Behold, are not all these which speak, Gallileans. And how hear
we every man speak in our own tongue wherein we were born?” Acts 2.5–8.
Beloved, if you do not know the language that you speak, do not puzzle
yourself about it, for the Lord did not promise us He would tell us what
language we were speaking, but He promised us the interpretation of what
In seeking the baptism, ﬁrst get a clear, deﬁnite witness in your soul that
you have the abiding Christ within. Then there will be no trouble in receiv-
ing the Pentecostal baptism, through faith in our Lord and Savior, Jesus
Christ, for it is a free gift that comes without repentance. Bless His holy
15. [GOOD- BYE]
(AF, April 1907, 2)
Bro. W. J. Seymour then started the congregation singing:
Jesus, Jesus, how I trust Thee,
How I’ve proved Thee o’er and o’er;
Jesus, Jesus, blessed Jesus,
Oh, for grace to trust Thee more.
He then said: “Glory! Beloved, I want to say ‘Goodnight’ to you all for a
short while. It has now been over a year ago since I left Texas and came up in
this portion of the country to labor and work for the Lord, and I am going
back there through that old state where the Lord called me from a year ago.
I am going to pass through there and see those precious children that prayed
with me for Pentecost, and while I am gone I want you all to pray that God
may use me to His own honor and glory.
“I want to read some of God’s own precious Word in the ﬁrst chapter of
the book of Isaiah. (He read to verse 9 and then said:) I am so glad the Lord