The Tongue of Fire pt. 2

As I read through the second chapter of Tongue of Fire, I gain even more appreciation for the faithfulness of the disciples in those tenuous days between the ascension of Jesus and the fulfillment of the Holy Spirit. Arthur does an amazing job of imagining the stresses of the mounting anticipation in waiting for such a gift as the Holy Spirit. What happens when you hear that something great will come to be in your life? Very eagerly, we check the mail box, talk about the possibilities with our friends, daydream, and generally drive ourselves nuts with anticipation. Imagine the emotional rollercoaster...
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The Tongue of Fire – Chapter 1 Review

William Arthur wrote a powerful piece of Spirit filled literature published in 1900 called The Tongue of Fire: The True Power of Christianity. He called the church to remember the great gift of Jesus for the disciples who followed Him and those who would come after them and to us today…that gift, the Holy Spirit. The meditations I offer from the reading of his work clearly represent my own attempt to fix my thoughts on things that are true, honorable, right, pure, lovely, and admirable. As many others have in this season, I instead have feasted on a steady and unhealthy diet of politics. It is...
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