New Testament Fire In The Philippines
by Jim Montgomery
Scripture Testimony Index stories in this book
Three days after suffering a heart attack, Evelyn Quema's dad was confirmed dead; after examination by a doctor. Upon hearing the news, her mother rushed to the hospital's chapel, and there she earnestly prayed that God to bring her husband back to life. To the utter amazement of everyone present at the hospital that night; Evelyn's dad was brought back to life.
New converts described how accepting Christ into their lives led to a change in lifestyle; some stop smoking, others stopped cockfights, and others stopped gambling. The change in their lives was clear that it led others to Christ.
An evangelist is forced to quit preaching given his deteriorating health. Sick with tuberculosis, he attended a meeting where he became instantly healed in answer to prayers offered there. Having been made whole, he returned to preaching, pioneering and planting churches.
Mrs. Europa's prayer for a man with a skin disease and his immediate healing led to a series of conversions starting from the man's immediate family, then his extended family and eventually many more in Basalan - his community.
Mrs. Europa attended a meeting where Mrs. Thompson was preaching and praying for the sick. She had been suffering from severe pains in the lungs for sometime. Her mother was also ill. Both of them were healed at the meeting after Mrs. Thompson led them to express faith in Jesus, laid hands on them and commanded the sickness to be cast out in Jesus. That led to a massive acceptance of Jesus within the family.
The deliverance of a demon possessed woman opened the way for the establishment of a church.
Francis Radoc Sambire was a young believer who wanted to be baptized with the Spirit. In a vivid vision one day, she saw the Lord about to exchange her "black heart" for a new one. That same night, she experienced the baptism she so desired.
Pastor Pascal, the pioneer church builder of Ilocos Norte, shares about the radical change in His ability to proclaim God's word, and the accompanying results, since His empowering and baptism by the Spirit of God.
Four stories demonstrate the power of God to bring healing to physical bodies through prayers.
Antonia Lukban narrates how he began attending an evangelistic meeting with great skepticism, only to witness the dramatic healing of a woman after the preacher prayed for those in need of healing. That night, he gave his life to Christ.
Different stories show how people come to accept Jesus by experiencing the power of God to heal sickness and diseases.