At our house with Trev: This is the last mention of Trevor till 28th October 1967, where surprise is expressed at seeing him. Perhaps he went up to Aberdeen University at this point.
“I will trust”: The words (Don’t know) are added in the Ms. I couldn’t remember what the four “I will’s” all were; I guessed that “I will trust” might be one, but I wasn’t sure.
Frank and his mate claim to be “discerning” things, though they have not received the Holy Spirit: Receiving the Holy Spirit in this sense is a separate experience from conversion; e.g., Acts 19 states: “1…Paul … finding certain disciples, 2he said unto them, Have ye received the Holy Ghost since ye believed? And they said unto him, We have not so much as heard whether there be any Holy Ghost.… 6And when Paul had laid his hands upon them, the Holy Ghost came on them; and they spake with tongues, and prophesied.” 1 Cor. 12:8–10 lists the Gifts of the Spirit: “…the word of wisdom … the word of knowledge … faith … the gifts of healing … the working of miracles … prophecy … discerning of spirits … divers kinds of tongues … the interpretation of tongues”. The Woods’ line was that one had to have received the Holy Spirit first, in the speaking-in-tongues-evidenced sense, before going on to receive the Gifts of the Spirit; but here were Frank and co., not having thus received the Spirit, yet claiming to be exercising the gift of “discerning of spirits”. Whether Mr. Wood over-reacted by forbidding Audrey to expose herself again to what he considered to be Frank’s heterodox and subversive influence, or not, I don’t know; nor can I remember what my opinion was—whether, unspoken, I leaned towards the conciliatory mood of tolerance I showed on Wednesday 22nd June 1966. See also Thursday 30th November 1967.
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