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By Silvia Anne Sheafer

A chain that examines the lives of people that have had a big impression at the heritage or present perform of faith. This quantity follows the lifetime of Aimee Semple McPherson, famed for her tent revivals in the US.

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It swarmed with swamis, spiritualists, Christian Scientists, crystal-gazers and the allied necromancers. It offered brilliant pickings for real estate speculators, oil-stock brokers, wire tappers and so on. 51 OPENING A LOS ANGELES MINISTRY Getting ready for opening night at Victoria Hall took a great deal of enthusiasm on Sister Aimee’s part and a lot of help from the community. Flowers for the altar were donated. American flags were borrowed. Sister Evelyn Blake, a subscriber to The Bridal Call, advanced money for newspaper ads and pale blue drapes to decorate the back of the stage.

Sister Aimee’s next quest was to crisscross United States and hold huge revivals—revivals that would draw public attention and bring recognition for her amazing achievements. Most cities where services were held had civic leaders and pastors representing local churches seated on platforms. Through the pages of newspapers, Aimee Semple McPherson became known for divine healings, in which the faithful walked without crutches, regained lost eyesight, had broken bones healed, or abandoned their wheelchairs.

And from the midst of it came the likeness of four living creatures. . [T]hey had the form of a man . . but each had four faces, and each of them had four wings. Their legs were like the sole of a calf’s foot, and they sparkled like burnished bronze”(Ezekiel 1:4 – 8). Beneath each wing were human hands. The four beings were joined wing to wing, and flew straight forward without turning. Each had the face of a man in front, with a lion’s face on the right side of the head, the face of an ox on the left side, and the face of an eagle on the back.

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