John G. Lake

John G. Lake

John G. Lake (1870 - 1935)

Read freely text sermons and articles by the speaker John G. Lake in text and pdf format. usually known as John G. Lake, was a Canadian–American leader in the Pentecostal movement that began in the early 20th century, and is known as a faith healer, missionary, and with Thomas Hezmalhalch, co-founder of the Apostolic Faith Mission of South Africa. Through his 1908–13 African missionary work, Lake played a decisive role in the spread of Pentecostalism in southern Africa, the most successful southern African religious movement of the 20th century.

After completing his missionary work in Africa, Lake evangelized for 20 years, primarily along the west coast of the United States setting up "healing rooms" and healing campaigns, and establishing churches. Lake was influenced by the healing ministry of John Alexander Dowie and the ministry of Charles Parham.

  • A Lecture on Divine Healing
    Divine healing, what is it? It is healing by the spirit of God, exercised through the spirit of man. Jesus, the Master Healer, not only healed Himself, but empowered His 12 disciples to perform the same ministry. Later He empowered "seventy others also...
  • How I Came to Devote My Life to the Ministry of Healing
    No one could understand the tremendous hold that the revelation of Jesus as a present day healer took on my life, and what it meant to me, unless they understood my environment. I was on of sixteen children. Our parents were strong, vigorous, healthy...
  • Teaching on the Subject of Healing for the Body
    HEALING BY GOD, THROUGH FAITH AND PRAYER, WAS PRACTICED BY THE PATRIARCHS. "Abraham prayed unto God: and God healed Abimelech, and his wife, and his maid-servants; and they bare children." Gen. 20:17 2. GOD MADE A COVENANT OF HEALING WITH THE CHIL ...
  • The Baptism of the Holy Ghost - Part 1
    The Baptism of the Holy Ghost is the greatest event in Christian history. Greater than the Crucifixion, of greater import than the Resurrection, greater than the Ascension, greater than the glorification. It was the end and finality of Crucifixion and Res ...
  • The Baptism of the Holy Ghost - Part 2
    The Baptism of the Holy Ghost was of such importance in the mind of the Lord Jesus Christ that He commanded His disciples to tarry in Jerusalem "until ye be endued with power from on high" (Luke 24:49). And they steadfastly carried out what the Lord had ...
  • The Real Christian
    At Church of the Truth, Spokane, Washington, October 11, 1914 When I first commenced to preach the Gospel, at least after I got to the point where I gave up everything else and gave my life exclusively to the Gospel, a number of my friends from the cit ..
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