Catch the Fire: The Toronto Blessing
JAN96A thorough exploration of the biblical and historical foundations of the phenomenon known as the Toronto Blessing. Was 12.95.Guy Chevreau, a member of the Toronto Airport Vineyard, relates his experience of the phenomenon that has whole congregations laughing, weeping andfalling...
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JAN96A thorough exploration of the biblical and historical foundations of the phenomenon known as the Toronto Blessing. Was 12.95.Guy Chevreau, a member of the Toronto Airport Vineyard, relates his experience of the phenomenon that has whole congregations laughing, weeping andfalling under the power of the Holy Spirit. He explores the biblical foundation and historical precedents for this remarkable move of God. 228 pages, from Marshall Pickering
This work tells the story of "Holy Spirit fever", the spiritual revival ^gaining popularity in the evangelical churches. The author explores the ^origins of the movement and the effects it has had in Toronto and beyond, ^as well as looking at the biblical basis for such dramatic events.
Hailed as the beginnings of widespread spiritual revival, the "Toronto ^Blessing" is gaining popularity in evangelical churches. Characterized by ^the spontaneous laughter, tears, trembling and falling to the ground under ^the power of the Holy Spirit, "Holy Spirit Fever", as it has been called ^has gripped many churches.^In this book, a member of the pastoral team where it all began tells the ^story of the origins of the movement, and the powerful effects it has had ^in Toronto and beyond. The biblical basis for such dramatic events is ^explored and in a survey of evangelical church history, similar ^outpourings of the Holy Spirit are chronicled. The book concludes with a ^selection of personal stories of total transformation.
Dr. Guy Chevreau (Th.D.,Toronto School of Theology) served the Baptist church from 1979 to 1994. Through his international teaching ministry begun in 1994, he has served interdenominationally, ministering the Father's love, Christ's empowering grace, life in the Spirit, prayer and intercession, evangelism, and compassion for the poor. Guy is the author of Catch the Fire, the first published work to put the Toronto Blessing in some theological and historical context. Since its release in October '94, Catch the Fire has been translated into twelve foreign languages. His other books are, Pray With Fire: Interceding in the Spirit, Share the Fire: the Toronto Blessing, Grace-Based Evangelism, We Dance Because We Cannot Fly, Our Eyes Fixed on Jesus: subtitled: A Sideways Look at Spiritual Warfare and Guy's newest book, Vital Signs of a Healthy Church.