Pastor William J. Seymour (May 2, 1870 – September 28, 1922) was a bold minister who served the community in Los Angeles, California through the Azusa Street Mission where he preached holiness, righteousness, and the power of God. From 1906 until his death, and through many troubling times, he brought the Gospel to life. Top 10 Favorite Inspiring Quotes From Pastor William J. Seymour:
There are many wells today, but they are dry. There are many hungry souls today that are empty. But let us come to Jesus and take Him at His Word and we will find wells of salvation, and be able to draw waters out of the well of salvation, for Jesus is that well.
Our salvation is not in some father or human instruments. It is sad to see people so blinded, worshiping the creature more than the Creator.
Any man that is saved and sanctified can feel the fire burning in his heart, when he calls on the name of Jesus.
Let us honor the blood of Jesus Christ every moment of our lives, and we will be sweet in our souls.
So many today are worshiping in the mountains, big churches, stone and frame buildings. But Jesus teaches that salvation is not in these stone structures–not in the mountains–not in the hills, but in God.
Sanctification makes us holy and destroys the breed of sin, the love of sin and carnality. It makes us pure and whiter than snow. Bless His holy name!
The first step in seeking the baptism with the Holy Ghost, is to have a clear knowledge of the new birth in our souls, which is the first work of grace and brings everlasting life to our souls.
All along the ages men have been preaching a partial Gospel. A part of the Gospel remained when the world went into the dark ages. God has from time to time raised up men to bring back the truth to the church.
In Jesus Christ, we get forgiveness of sin, and we get sanctification of our spirit, soul and body, and upon that we get the gift of the Holy Ghost that Jesus promised to His disciples, the promise of the Father. All this we get through the atonement. Hallelujah!
O may God help men and women everywhere to lead a holy life, free from sin, for the Holy Spirit seeks to lead you out of sin into the marvelous light of the Son of God.
One anecdote, it is said Pastor Seymour’s final words “I love my Jesus so.” What a testament to his love for Christ.
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