I read this when I was trying to learn about various teachings on what it means to speak in tongues. I remember it being helpful at the time.
This is the BEST book on the validity and importance of receiving the Baptism in the Holy Spirit I've ever read - and in down-to-earth testimonial form. The author encourages and explains to the reader how to receive this important gift according to the scriptural evidence. He brings all the applicable verses together so that any hungry Christain reader can be a receiver of this same gift and blessing that was first given on the day of Pentecost 2000+ years ago. The fact that the author was initially a sincere DOUBTER makes his personal experience and investigation all the more believable. The book is truly a classic and continues to be used by God to break down walls of division and misunderstanding among different all denominations. All Christians are candidates to receive this Baptism and in receiving it are empowered in a new dimension in their walk with God.
John Sherrill was an editor with Readers Digest who set out to discover for himself if the phenomena of speaking in tongues was true or bogus. He carefully takes the reader through his own experience in seeking this reality.
An ideal book for those who hunger spiritually for more reality than found in so much of the literature purporting to show a path to something greater. Here they find the truth for which they sought, and their lives will never be the same. Because of their talented way with writing, thousands have been led into the experience of speaking in tongues and encountering a living relationship with the Creator Himself in the process.
This book is among those few that would be considered a classic in the world of literature of life in the Spirit.