Joy Unspeakable: Power & Renewal in the Holy Spirit
Martyn Lloyd-Jones explores the assertion of John the Baptist that Jeus would baptize with the Holy Spirit. The result is a classic call to submit afresh to the Spirit for power, purity and assurance, while keeping our heads in the face of pitfalls that might distract or ensnare us.
Two books, however, written several decades apart, overcome this deficiency. The first is R.A. Torrey's The Baptism of The Holy Spirit written in 1895 and Joy Unspeakable by Lloyd-Jones.
For charismatics, I encourage the reading of both so that you have two perspectives from two men who on their own prayed and investigated w ...more
All Christians should read this book.
Jones is a fantastic speaker and exegete arguing here for the reality of the the baptism of the Holy Spirit being subsequent to regeneration and that it is an objective, obvious, and observable phenomenon that we are in desperate need of.
As a Calvinist he appropriately sets the reality of the baptism with the Holy Spirit upon the foundation of sovereign grac ...more
The only negative I really had with the book was that Lloyd-Jones was a little anti-Catholic, and usually pointed out needless examples of their "flawed theology".