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From Purity to Power: A study in the development of the doctrine of the Baptism of the Holy Spirit


                                     INTRODUCTION This dissertation is looking at the development of the doctrine of the baptism with the Holy Spirit in nineteenth century America.  It will be confined to looking at the change of emphasis from purity to power … Continue reading

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Is Grace Triumphant in the Theology of J I Packer?


Introduction. In this essay I will examine J I Packer’s teaching on holiness giving special attention to his view of the role of man and of the grace of God. This will be examined against the background of his Reformed … Continue reading

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From Purity to Power Part 3


                                               PHOEBE PALMER    It has been said that “One cannot understand the Holiness Movement today without a knowledge of Phoebe Palmer and the Tuesday Meetings.”[i]    This statement shows the tremendous influence that Mrs Palmer had.   Her ministry touched the … Continue reading

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