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1886-7 -- Algona
       During the closing months of 1886, Brother Weber labored at Algona, Eagle Grove, andCorrectionville, Ia. In each of these places many professed conversion, and "Heaven came down his soul to greet, While glory crowned the mercy-seat." "Li ... read more

A Love Feast
       "Ye shall be witnesses unto Me." Jesus. "BLEST be the tie that binds Our hearts in Christian love,The fellowship of kindred mindsIs like to that above." Brother Weber like Paul, has many children in the Gospel, and, like the converts ... read more

Birth, Ancestry and Early Formative Influences
       Soon will come the close of time, the dissolution of worlds, the final judgment, and afterthat the unfoldings of eternity. As our eyes shall then behold the countless constellations of the redeemed, and view thedifferent degrees of glory with w ... read more

Bro. Weber's Experience as Related in His Meetings
       There is generally a great deal of curiosity exhibited when it is announced that I am to tell "How the Lord converted me, a Roman Catholic." People often say, "What nationality are you, Mr. Weber?" Some think an Irishman, some aDutchman, an ... read more

Conviction -- Conversion and Call to the Ministry
       A member of the Romish Church, but not converted. Such was the experience of Mr. Weberduring all the days of his childhood and youth. When conscience would speak to alarm him, Satanwould give the cradle of Catholicism, in which he had been placed, a n ... read more

Eighth River -- Stealing The Eighth Commandment
       "Thou shalt not steal." -- Ex. xx, 15. The eighth River down which Satan is drifting multitudes of young and old into the River ofDeath is Theft. This sin, like the others which have been named, is so fearful in God's sight that hedec ... read more

       Did you ever stop to think about Eternity? How long is it? I imagine I hear some one say, "Why, it is so long that if you should begin now, and countevery drop of water there is in every river, lake, and ocean on this globe, when the last drop ... read more

Fifth River -- Obedience to Parents
       "Honor thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lordthy God giveth thee." -- Ex. xx, 12. "Cursed be he that setteth light by his father or his mother." -- Deut. xxvii, 16. "And he that smiteth his ... read more

First River -- Idolatry
       "Thou shalt have none other gods before Me." -- Ex. xx, 3. Idolatry is the name of the first Stream that we will study which feeds the River of Death.Many think that all Idolators are in heathen lands, and bow down to gods of wood and stone; ... read more

Fourth River -- Sabbath Breaking Remember the Sabbath Day
       "Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days shalt thou labor, and do all thy work:but the seventh day is a Sabbath unto the Lord thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, northy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidser ... read more

Full Salvation for the Young
       If I could have' the thousands of young persons before me whom I expect will read thisbook, I would like to ask the following questions: "Do you not believe it is possible for every child to cheerfully and gladly obey theirparents?" Y ... read more

God's Law
       "My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye may not sin." -- 1 John ii, 1. "For whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet stumble in one point, he is become guilty of all." -- James ii, 10. The accompanying Char ... read more

His Call to Evangelistic Work
       "Do the work of an evangelist." -- Paul Having noticed his call to the ministry and successful pastorate, we now come to one of themost eventful periods in Mr. Weber's life. Soon after his call to the ministry he became convinced that ... read more

Holiness Triumphant
       John they say and feel: "Unto Him that loveth us, and loosed us from our sins by His blood; and He made us to be kings and priests unto His God and Father; to Him be the glory and the dominion for ever and ever." True holiness people confess their d ... read more

How Retained
       It is one thing to be healed and another to retain health and develop growth and strength. The Double Cure is not designed to be an end, but the means to a greater end. If the soul health it brings is not preserved then its benefits are lost. If they a ... read more

Jackson, Mich., Tornado
       This was one of the most remarkable revivals in the history of Michigan. Dr. F. Reasner,an official member of the First M. E. Church, met the evangelist at the Lake Side Campmeeting andobtained a promise from him, that, if the church called, he would ... read more

Messages To The Churches
       God recognizes Churches in their organized capacity. He addresses His message to the angel, or pastor, of the Church in Ephesus. The Word of God clearly teaches that His invisible Church on earth has a visible body. As the human soul finds expression i ... read more

Messages To The Churches -- Continued.
       Man's Disloyally does not destroy God's Love. -- Even the Omniscient Eye could see nothing in the Church at Sardis to commend. All of the other Churches we have noticed, no matter how far they had fallen, had something commendable. Yet God did not p ... read more

Michigan Tornadoes
       October, 1887, found Mr. Weber preparing for a soul-saving tour in California. He had received a cordial invitation from Bishop Fowler to labor there, with the promise that he would use his influence to open the way and to aid him in the work. ... read more

Michigan Tornadoes, Continued
       Did you ever pass from a parlor adorned with beautiful paintings, fragrant with deliciousodors, fanned by balmy breezes, and flooded with radiant light, into a dark, cold ice-house? If so,then you have some idea of the difference between the church wh ... read more

Motives For Seeking The Double Cure
      It is the will of God. This is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication. [Worldliness is spiritual fornication.] (1 Thess. 5:3.) He who opposes sanctification opposes God's will and God's remedy for worldlin ... read more

Need Of The Double Cure
       Conversion is the first cure. It resurrects the dead soul. It forgives all past transgressions. It imparts to the soul spiritual life, spiritual consciousness, spiritual relationships, spiritual possessions, a spiritual appetite, spiritual discernment, ... read more

Ninth River -- Lying
       "'Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor." -- Ex. xx, 16. A Lie is any false statement made with a design to deceive. Lying is one of the most raging, fearful Streams which feed the River of Death. The devil him ... read more

Over the Ocean
      The Evangelist had long felt that for God's glory and his own good he should cross theocean and learn lessons from Oriental lands that would enable him to still more successfullyaccomplish the great work which God had given him to do. Especially was he d ... read more

Pentecostal Converts
       Pentecostal converts are those who are "born of the Spirit." Their lives witness to the electric character of their birth. They are as different from the superficial, spurious professions which abound on every hand as a strong, noble man is from a s ... read more

Pentecostal Gifts
       "When he ascended on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men" (Eph. iv. 8). "But desire earnestly the greater gifts" (I Cor. xii. 31). God gave His Son to save the world, and His Spirit to sanctify the Church and equip her for warf ... read more

Pentecostal Giving
       "And ye are not your own; for ye were bought with a price" (I Cor. vi. 20). This grace is one of the stars of the first magnitude which adorned the firmament of the Pentecostal Church, but which, like many of its other lights, has been obscu ... read more

Pentecostal Healing
       "The prayer of faith shall save him that is sick, and the Lord shall raise him up" (Jas. v. 15). Redemption embraces three great and definite works for fallen man. First, Justification, through which he is forgiven and becomes a child of God ... read more

Pentecostal Homes
       One of the sweetest pictures of Pentecostal life is a family molded by its influence. Such were the families of New Testament mention, and such are all families which are molded by Pentecostal influences. They were faithful to the marriage rel ... read more

Pentecostal Revivals
       Full-orbed Pentecostal revivals are cloud-bursts of salvation, caused by the spiritual atmosphere being so electrified by the Holy Ghost that believers are fully sanctified, sinners converted, opposition confounded, and the devil repulsed. Pen ... read more

Pentecostal Sanctification
      By Pentecostal sanctification is meant sanctification as preached, professed, experienced and lived in the primitive Pentecostal church, and by all who now really possess it, in contrast with the dry, cold, argumentative, critical, dictatorial, theoretica ... read more

       "God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth onHim shall not perish, but have eternal life." -- John iii, 16. Is it not strange that men should be so foolish as to listen to Satan, and forsake the deli ... read more

Revival Tornadoes -- No New Name for Revivals
       "A tornado is a tempest distinguished by a progressive whining motion, usuallyaccompanied by severe thunder, lightning and torrents of rain." A genuine revival is like a tornado, in that it is a mighty progressive movement in thespiritual wor ... read more

Revival Tornadoes -- No Respecter of Persons
       Tornadoes are no respecters of persons. God "directs their way." They do His bidding.They treat pauper and patrician alike. So does revival truth. It condemns sin alike in all, andsmiles on real righteousness, whether in kings or common people. Mone ... read more

School Life and Pastorate
       Gaining knowledge is a good thing, but saving souls is better. We ought to throw by all thelibraries of the world rather than be guilty of the loss of one soul" (M. E. Discipline, paragraph142). Such is the spirit of true Methodism, and of the Gospel ... read more

Second River -- Idol Worship
       "Thou shalt not make unto thee a graven image, nor the likeness of any form that is inheaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth: thou shalt notbow down thyself unto them, nor serve them: for I the Lord thy ... read more

Secrets of His Success
       "The secret of the Lord is with them that fear him." -- Bible The word "luck" is not in the Bible, neither is it in the true Christian's vocabulary. Success,however, is promised to the Gospel and to all who yield themselves completely to i ... read more

Sermon -- Entire Sanctification
       Sermon delivered by the Rev. J. H. Weber, in the Methodist church, at the city of Adrian. In 1 Thess. v. 23, 24, you will read these words, "And the very God of peace sanctify youwholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be pr ... read more

Sermon -- Prayer
      A Sermon On Prayer, Preached By Rev. J. H. WeberAt The First Methodist Episcopal Church, Adrian, Mich. If you will open your Bibles, and turn to l Tim. 2:8, you will read these words: "I willtherefore that men pray everywhere, lifting up holy hand ... read more

Seventh River -- Adultery
       "'Thou shalt not commit adultery." -- Ex. xx, 14. Adultery is another of the black Rivers down which Satan is sending multitudes to doom. He has lured them to launch their boats on it by keeping from them needed warnings ofwhirlpools ... read more

Sham Doctors
       "For they have healed the hurt of the daughter of my people slightly, saying, peace, peace; when there is no peace." (Jer. 8:11.) There is nothing Satan fears more than that believers shall be made fully whole. Hence, he seeks in many ways to blind t ... read more

Sixth River -- Murder
       "Thou shalt do no murder." -- Ex. xx, 13. God loves every one. He loves so intensely that He has made a Law punishing with eternal death any person who shall kill another. Is it not terrible that man, who was created in the image of ... read more

Tenth River -- Covetousness
       "'Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's wife, nor hismanservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor anything that is thy neighbor's." -- Ex.xx, 17. Covetousness is an inordinate desi ... read more

The Apostles And The Double Cure
       The apostles and their co-workers received the Double Cure at Pentecost when they were filled with the Holy Ghost and their hearts were purified by faith. (Acts 15:8, 9.) Prior to Pentecost they were: I. TRULY CONVERTED. -- This is overwhelmingl ... read more

The Conditions
       While the gift of the Double Cure is free, yet certain conditions must be met in order to receive it. Both conversion and entire sanctification have a God side and a man side. In conversion the divine and the human work is clearly shown in the follow ... read more

The Double Work
       Sin is a double disease. It pollutes the soul and also poisons the outer life. It converts the heart into a den of vile passions and the exterior life into a panorama of dark deeds. It's twofold nature is clearly declared in God's word. (See Ps. 51; ... read more

The Holiness Capital
       In Chapter 18 we were given a description of the fall of Babylon, the bride of the Antichrist. In this chapter we behold the New Jerusalem, the Bride of the Lamb, the great holiness capital city of the new earth. It is beautiful and glorious beyond hu ... read more

The Incline
       Among the numberless illustrations which we meet that are figures of the Double Cure, some of the most impressive is the inclined planes over which people ascend to some of the suburbs in our city. We recently made such an ascent over one which is said ... read more

The Judgment
       "So then each of us shall give account of himself to God." -- Rom. xiv, 12. We must remember that the truths of the preceding pages are all to be met at the finalJudgment. We are responsible for how we receive them. Jesus appeals to us ... read more

The New Earth. -- (Rev. 21:1-8)
       This chapter is vividly descriptive of events which follow the final judgment. It shows the verification of the promise God has made that He will "make all things new." It is a description of the new earth and its glorious metropolitan capital. As t ... read more

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