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Kim, Ik-Du
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Kim Ik-du (1874–1950) was a representative revivalist; a powerful praying person who performed miraculous healings; a passionate evangelical preacher with a ministry empowered by the Holy Spirit; and a martyr who had to endure the persecution of Japanese colonialism and the communists. After the Revival Movement led by Kil Seon-ju in 1907, Kim Ik-du became an outstanding revivalist who led the movement in the 1920s and 1930s, when people needed much comfort and hope in the oppressed and miserable time of Japanese oppression.

After his marriage at the age of eighteen, Kim squan…

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Wang, Eunhee Zoe, “Kim, Ik-Du”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 05 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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