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100 A.W. Tozer Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

A.W. Tozer Sayings: The truth is that the Man who walked among us was a demonstration, not of The truth is that the Man who walked among us was a demonstration, not of unveiled deity, but of perfect humanity.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: The heart of the world is breaking under this load of pride and pretense. There The heart of the world is breaking under this load of pride and pretense. There is no release from our burden apart from the meekness of Christ.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: You." So they said, "You'll kill our poor women. You'll kill our children." This is You." So they said, "You'll kill our poor women. You'll kill our children." This is
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: Eschatology is the dustbin into which we sweep everything we don't want. To believe. We Eschatology is the dustbin into which we sweep everything we don't want. To believe. We believe that the Lord will manifest Himself to men, but He'll do it tomorrow, or the day after, or the next millennium.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: Does it not seem strange that the generation with the most advanced technology and the Does it not seem strange that the generation with the most advanced technology and the easiest-to-read Bible translations is the weakest generation of Christians in the history of our country? Church attendance has never been lower, and the Christian influence in our culture never weaker.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: A man by his sin may waste himself, which is to waste that which on A man by his sin may waste himself, which is to waste that which on earth is most like God. This is man's greatest tragedy and God's heaviest grief.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: Ransomed men need no longer pause in fear to enter the Holy of Holies. God Ransomed men need no longer pause in fear to enter the Holy of Holies. God wills that we should push on into His presence and live our whole life there.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: A word is a medium by which thoughts are expressed, and the application of the A word is a medium by which thoughts are expressed, and the application of the term to the Eternal Son leads us to believe that self-expression is inherent in the Godhead, that God is forever seeking to speak Himself out to His creation. The whole Bible supports the idea. God is speaking. Not God spoke, but God is speaking. He is by His nature continuously articulate. He fills the world with His speaking Voice.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: As long as you set yourself up as a little god to which you must As long as you set yourself up as a little god to which you must be loyal there will be those who will delight to offer affront to your idol.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: Though free from all sense of possessing, they yet possess all things. Theirs is the Though free from all sense of possessing, they yet possess all things. Theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: The scribe tells us what he has read, and the prophet tells what he has The scribe tells us what he has read, and the prophet tells what he has seen.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: When He returns is not as important as the fact that we are ready for When He returns is not as important as the fact that we are ready for Him when He does return.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: Refuse to be average. Let your heart soar as high as it will. Refuse to be average. Let your heart soar as high as it will.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: Lord, make me childlike. Deliver me from the urge to compete with another for place Lord, make me childlike. Deliver me from the urge to compete with another for place or prestige or position. I would be simple and artless as a little child. Deliver me from pose and pretense. Forgive me for thinking of myself. Help me to forget myself and find my true peace in beholding Thee. That Thou mayest answer this prayer I humble myself before Thee. Lay upon me Thy easy yoke of self-forgetfulness that through it I may find rest. Amen.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: Many are guilty of merely 'nibbling' at the truth of the Christian Gospel. Many are guilty of merely 'nibbling' at the truth of the Christian Gospel.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: Other before me have gone much father into holy mysteries than I have done, but Other before me have gone much father into holy mysteries than I have done, but if my fire is not large, it is yet real and it may be those who can light their candle at its flame.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: God does not choose us for who we are, or how qualified we are, but God does not choose us for who we are, or how qualified we are, but rather for who He is and what He is permitted to do through our lives.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: It is now common practice in most evangelical churches to offer the people, especially the It is now common practice in most evangelical churches to offer the people, especially the young people, a maximum of entertainment and a minimum of serious instruction. It is scarcely possible in most places to get anyone to attend a meeting where the only attraction is God. One can only conclude that God's professed children are bored with Him, for they must be wooed to meeting with a stick of striped candy in the form of religious movies, games and refreshments.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: To think without a proper amount of good reading is to limit our thinking to To think without a proper amount of good reading is to limit our thinking to our own tiny plot of ground.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: Holiness, as taught in the Scriptures, is not based upon knowledge on our part. Rather, Holiness, as taught in the Scriptures, is not based upon knowledge on our part. Rather, it is based upon the resurrected Christ in-dwelling us and changing us into His likeness.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: Some Christians have taken all the justice, judgment and hatred of sin out of the Some Christians have taken all the justice, judgment and hatred of sin out of the nature of God and have nothing left but a soft god. Others have taken love and grace out and have nothing left but a god of judgment. Or they have taken away the personality of God and have nothing left but a mathematical god - the god of the scientists. All these are false, inadequate conceptions of God.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: We have almost forgotten that God is a Person and, as such, can be cultivated We have almost forgotten that God is a Person and, as such, can be cultivated as any person can. It is inherent in personality to be able to know other personalities, but full knowledge of one personality by another cannot be achieved in one encounter. It is only after long and loving mental intercourse that the full possibilities of both can be explored.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: Pulled out of the mud of your own ego, so that you have stopped thinking Pulled out of the mud of your own ego, so that you have stopped thinking that you are somebody, at last you are delivered from yourself and are seeking God for Himself alone.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: We think of time as something wound on a great spool in heaven and that We think of time as something wound on a great spool in heaven and that it rolls off for men faster then it does for women. Time is not like that: time is the medium in which things change. It is not time that makes a baby grow - it is change that does it. In order for change to occur, there must be a sequence of change. We call that sequence time. (page 45)
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: The ancient image of God whispers within every man of everlasting hope; somewhere he will The ancient image of God whispers within every man of everlasting hope; somewhere he will continue to exist. Still he cannot rejoice, for the light that lighteth every man that cometh into the world troubles his conscience, frightening him with proofs of guilt and evidences of coming death. So is he ground between the upper millstone of hope and the nether stone of fear.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: We have all had teachers who sought to educate us by feeding alien ideas into We have all had teachers who sought to educate us by feeding alien ideas into our minds, ideas for which we felt no spiritual or intellectual kinship. These we dutifully tried to integrate into our total spiritual philosophy but always without success.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: Unbelief is actually perverted faith, for it puts its faith not in the living God, Unbelief is actually perverted faith, for it puts its faith not in the living God, but in dying men.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: God is not going to entertain me, and God is not going to be entertained God is not going to entertain me, and God is not going to be entertained by me. This fact rules out a lot that passes for worship today.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: Father, I want to know Thee, but my coward heart fears to give up its Father, I want to know Thee, but my coward heart fears to give up its toys.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: Our thoughts are the decorations inside the sanctuary where we live. Our thoughts are the decorations inside the sanctuary where we live.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: Every man must choose his world. Every man must choose his world.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: My soul followeth hard after thee: thy right hand upholdeth me. - Psa. 63:8 My soul followeth hard after thee: thy right hand upholdeth me. - Psa. 63:8
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: If we cooperate with Him in loving obedience, God will manifest Himself to us, and If we cooperate with Him in loving obedience, God will manifest Himself to us, and that manifestation will be the difference between a nominal Christian life and a life radiant with the light of His face.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: That God is the sum of all created things. Nature and God are one, so That God is the sum of all created things. Nature and God are one, so that whoever touches a leaf or a stone touches God. That is of course to degrade the glory of the incorruptible Deity and, in an effort to make all things divine, banish all divinity from the world entirely.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: There can be no doubt that this possessive clinging to things is one of the There can be no doubt that this possessive clinging to things is one of the most harmful habits in the life. Because it is so natural it is rarely recognized for the evil that it is; but its outworkings are tragic.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: Ignoble contentment takes the place of burning zeal. Ignoble contentment takes the place of burning zeal.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: Let her love God as He is in Himself, and not as her imagination says Let her love God as He is in Himself, and not as her imagination says He is, and pictures Him.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: Now, brethren, this is one of our greatest faults in our Christian lives. We are Now, brethren, this is one of our greatest faults in our Christian lives. We are allowing too many rivals of God. We actually have too many gods. We have too many irons in the fire. We have too much theology that we don't understand. We have too much churchly institutionalism. We have too much religion. Actually, I guess we just have too much of too much.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: The gospel can lift this destroying burden from the mind, give beauty for ashes, and The gospel can lift this destroying burden from the mind, give beauty for ashes, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness. But unless the weight of the burden is felt the gospel can mean nothing to the man; and until he sees a vision of God high and lifted up, there will be no woe and no burden. Low views of God destroy the gospel for all who hold them.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: God never uses anyone greatly until He tests them deeply. God never uses anyone greatly until He tests them deeply.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: Every grace and every virtue proceeds from God alone, and that not even a good Every grace and every virtue proceeds from God alone, and that not even a good thought can come from us except it be of Him.
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: Writers are b*tc*ing about 140 characters. If you can't make a point in two sentences, Writers are b*tc*ing about 140 characters. If you can't make a point in two sentences, how good is that book of yours really going to be?
Taken from Twitter Titters Volume 1 edited by John Rice
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A.W. Tozer Sayings: That is the heavenly birth without which we cannot see the Kingdom of God. It That is the heavenly birth without which we cannot see the Kingdom of God. It is, however, not an end but an inception, for now begins the glorious pursuit, the heart's happy exploration of the infinite riches of the Godhead. That is where we begin, I say, but where we stop no man has yet discovered, for there is in the awful and mysterious depths of the Triune God neither limit nor end.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: If we would rise into that region of light and power plainly beckoning us through If we would rise into that region of light and power plainly beckoning us through the Scriptures of truth we must break the evil habit of ignoring the spiritual. We must shift our interest from the seen to the unseen. For the great unseen Reality is God. "He that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him." This is basic in the life of faith. From there we can rise to unlimited heights. "Ye believe in God," said our Lord Jesus Christ, "believe also in me." Without the first there can be no second.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: The great unseen reality is God The great unseen reality is God
A.W. Tozer Sayings: As we begin to focus upon God the things of the spirit will take shape As we begin to focus upon God the things of the spirit will take shape before our inner eyes. Obedience to the word of Christ will bring an inward revelation of the Godhead (John 14:21-23). It will give acute perception enabling us to see God even as is promised to the pure in heart. A new God consciousness will seize upon us and we shall begin to taste and hear and inwardly feel the God who is our life and our all. There will be seen the constant shining of the light that lighteth every man that cometh into the world. More and more, as our faculties grow sharper and more sure, God will become to us the great All, and His Presence the glory and wonder of our lives.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: We tend by a secret law of the soul to move toward our mental image We tend by a secret law of the soul to move toward our mental image of God.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: Artificiality is one curse that will drop away the moment we kneel at Jesus' feet Artificiality is one curse that will drop away the moment we kneel at Jesus' feet and surrender ourselves to His meekness. Then we will not care what people think of us so long as God is pleased. Then what we are will be everything; what we appear will take its place far down the scale of interest for us. Apart from sin we have nothing of which to be ashamed. Only an evil desire to shine makes us want to appear other than we are.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: We are in an age of religious complexity. The simplicity which is in Christ is We are in an age of religious complexity. The simplicity which is in Christ is rarely found among us. In its stead are programs, methods, organizations and a world of nervous activities which occupy time and attention but can never satisfy the longing of the heart. The shallowness of our inner experience, the hollowness of our worship, and the servile imitation of the world which marks our promotional methods all testify that we, in this day, know God only imperfectly, and the peace of God scarcely at all. If we would find God amid all the religious externals we must first determine to find Him, and then proceed in the way of simplicity.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: If we truly want to follow God, we must seek to be otherworldly. If we truly want to follow God, we must seek to be otherworldly.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: In making Himself known to us He stays by the familiar pattern of personality. He In making Himself known to us He stays by the familiar pattern of personality. He communicates with us through the avenues of our minds, our wills and our emotions.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: All our lives long we might talk of Jesus, and yet we should never come All our lives long we might talk of Jesus, and yet we should never come to an end of the sweet things that might be said of Him. Eternity will not be long enough to learn all He is, or to worship Him for all He has done, but then, that matters not; for we shall be always with Him, and we desire nothing more.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: Men who cannot be silent will not say anything when they talk. Men who cannot be silent will not say anything when they talk.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: Faith is an organ of knowledge, and love an organ of experience. Faith is an organ of knowledge, and love an organ of experience.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: To rip through the dear and tender stuff of which life is made can never To rip through the dear and tender stuff of which life is made can never be anything but deeply painful. Yet that is what the cross did to Jesus and it is what the cross would do to every man to set him free. Let
A.W. Tozer Sayings: A loving Personality dominates the Bible, walking among the trees of the garden and breathing A loving Personality dominates the Bible, walking among the trees of the garden and breathing fragrance over every scene.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: The simplicity which is in Christ is rarely found among us. In its stead are The simplicity which is in Christ is rarely found among us. In its stead are programs, methods, organizations and a world of nervous activity activities which occupy time and attention but can never satisfy the longing of the heart.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: Return ye children of men was the word spoken at the Fall by which God Return ye children of men was the word spoken at the Fall by which God decreed the death of every man, and no added word has He needed to speak. The sad procession of mankind across the face of the earth from birth to the grave is proof that His original Word was enough.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: How completely satisfying to turn from our limitations to a God who has none. Eternal How completely satisfying to turn from our limitations to a God who has none. Eternal years lie in His heart. For Him time does not pass, it remains; and those who are in Christ share with Him all the riches of limitless time and endless years. God never hurries. There are no deadlines against which He must work. Only to know this is to quiet our spirits and relax our nerves. For those out of Christ, time is a devouring beast; before the sons of the new creation time crouches and purrs and licks their hands. The foe of the old human race becomes the friend of the new, and the stars in their courses fight for the man God delights to honor. This we may learn from the divine infinitude.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: God does his deepest work in our darkest hours God does his deepest work in our darkest hours
A.W. Tozer Sayings: The things you read will fashion you by slowly conditioning your mind. The things you read will fashion you by slowly conditioning your mind.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: The mercy of God is infinite too, and the man who has felt the grinding The mercy of God is infinite too, and the man who has felt the grinding pain of inward guilt knows that this is more than academic. "Where sin abounded, grace did much more abound." Abounding sin is the terror of the world, but abounding grace is the hope of mankind. however sin may abound it still has its limits, for it is the product of finite minds and hearts; but God's much more" introduces us to infinitude. Against our deep creature-sickness stands God's infinite ability to cure. The Christian witness through the centuries has been that "God so loved the world ... "; it remains for us to see that love in the light of God's infinitude. His love is measureless. It is more: it is boundless. It has no bounds because it is not a thing but a facet of the essential nature of God. His love is something He is, and because He is infinite that love can enfold the whole created world in itself and have room for ten thousand times ten thousand worlds beside.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: A local church can die. This happens when all the old saints in a given A local church can die. This happens when all the old saints in a given place fall asleep and no young saints arise to take their place. Sometimes under these circumstances the congregation ceases to be a church, or there is no congregation left and the doors of the chapel are nailed shut. But such a condition, however deplorable, should not discourage us. The true church is the repository of the life of God among men, and if in one place the frail vessels fail, that life will break out somewhere else. Of this we may be sure.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: Of one thing we may be sure, we can never escape the external stimuli that Of one thing we may be sure, we can never escape the external stimuli that cause vexation. The world is full of them, and though we were to retreat to a cave and live the remainder of our days alone, we still could not lose them. The rough floor of the cave would chafe us, the weather would irritate us and the very silence would cause us to fret
A.W. Tozer Sayings: God must do everything for us. Our part is to yield and trust God must do everything for us. Our part is to yield and trust
A.W. Tozer Sayings: To great sections of the Church the art of worship has been lost entirely, and To great sections of the Church the art of worship has been lost entirely, and in its place has come that strange and foreign thing called the "program." This word has been borrowed from the stage and applied with sad wisdom to the type of public service which now passes for worship among us.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: It is a truth known to everyone, a kind of common property of all religious It is a truth known to everyone, a kind of common property of all religious persons, but for the very reason that it is so common it now has but little meaning for any of us.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: Let a man question the inspiration of the Scriptures and a curious, even monstrous, inversion Let a man question the inspiration of the Scriptures and a curious, even monstrous, inversion takes place: thereafter he judges the Word instead of letting the Word judge him; he determines what the Word should teach instead of permitting it to determine what he should believe; he edits, amends, strikes out, adds at his pleasure; but always he sits above the Word and makes it amenable to him instead of kneeling before God and becoming amenable to the Word.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: I see the time coming when all the holy men whose eyes have been opened I see the time coming when all the holy men whose eyes have been opened by the Spirit will desert worldly Evangelicalism, one by one.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: Nor is faith meritorious; it is simply confidence in the goodness of God, and the Nor is faith meritorious; it is simply confidence in the goodness of God, and the lack of it is a reflection upon God's holy character.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: Worship is no longer worship when it reflects the culture around us more than the Worship is no longer worship when it reflects the culture around us more than the Christ within us.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: We are often hindered from giving up our treasures to the Lord out of fear We are often hindered from giving up our treasures to the Lord out of fear for their safety. This is especially true when those treasures are loved relatives and friends. But we need have no such fears. Our Lord came not to destroy but to save. Everything is safe which we commit to Him, and nothing is really safe which is not so committed.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: Whatever comes into your heart and mind when you think about God is the most Whatever comes into your heart and mind when you think about God is the most important thing about you.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus. - Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus. - Heb. 10:19
A.W. Tozer Sayings: When religion has said its last word, there is little that we need other than When religion has said its last word, there is little that we need other than God Himself.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: Christians today appear to know Christ only after the flesh. They try to achieve communion Christians today appear to know Christ only after the flesh. They try to achieve communion with Him by divesting Him of His burning holiness and unapproachable majesty, the very attributes He veiled while on earth but assumed in fullness of glory upon His ascension to the Father's right hand. The Christ of popular Christianity has a weak smile and a halo. He has become Someone-Up-There who likes people, at least some people, and these are grateful but not too impressed. If they need Him, He also needs them. (The Knowledge of the Holy)
A.W. Tozer Sayings: The world wants the church to add a dainty spiritual touch to its carnal schemes, The world wants the church to add a dainty spiritual touch to its carnal schemes, and to be there to help it to its feet and put it to bed when it comes home drunk with fleshly pleasures.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: Justice is not something God has. Justice is something that God is. Justice is not something God has. Justice is something that God is.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: The philosopher Socrates said, "An unexamined life is not worth living." If a common philosopher The philosopher Socrates said, "An unexamined life is not worth living." If a common philosopher could think that, how much more we Christians ought to listen to the Holy Spirit when He says, "Examine yourself." An unexamined Christian lies like an unattended garden. Let your garden go unattended for a few months, and you will not have roses and tomatoes but weeds. An unexamined Christian life is like an unkempt house. Lock your house up as tight as you will and leave it long enough, and when you come back you will not believe the dirt that got in from somewhere. An unexamined Christian is like an untaught child. A child that is not taught will be a little savage. It takes examination, teaching, instruction, discipline, caring, tending, weeding and cultivating to keep the life right.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: They have broken the yoke of the oppressor; and this they have done not by They have broken the yoke of the oppressor; and this they have done not by fighting but by surrendering.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: When I understand that everything happening to me is to make me more Christlike, it When I understand that everything happening to me is to make me more Christlike, it resolves a great deal of anxiety.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: To know God is not a matter of education, but of illumination. The stairwell to To know God is not a matter of education, but of illumination. The stairwell to illumination is utter fascination in the presence of God. Push out all other activities and come in silent wonder and admiration in the presence of God. Then God will open up His heart and illuminate Himself to you.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: By the exercise of his will he has set his course, and on that course By the exercise of his will he has set his course, and on that course he will stay as if guided by an automatic pilot. If blown off course for a moment by some adverse wind he will surely return again as by a secret bent of the soul.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: Being made in His image we have within us the capacity to know Him. In Being made in His image we have within us the capacity to know Him. In our sins we lack only the power. The moment the Spirit has quickened us to life in regeneration our whole being senses its kinship to God and leaps up in joyous recognition.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: Down through history man has taken many paths in his quest for God's presence, all Down through history man has taken many paths in his quest for God's presence, all to no avail. Only one path is correct, and that path is revealed in the Word of God. Only in the Bible do we begin to understand what these inward stirrings are and how to find entrance into the presence of God. A right understanding of the Bible opens to us the only path into the presence of God.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: Insist that the work be done in very truth and it will be done. The Insist that the work be done in very truth and it will be done. The cross is rough, and it is deadly, but it is effective.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: Whenever God begins something, we have the assurance that He will finish it. Nothing will Whenever God begins something, we have the assurance that He will finish it. Nothing will stand in the way of Him accomplishing His purpose in this world and in our lives. What God starts, He finishes, and nobody can hinder Him. Sure, delays will happen. Just remember, God is in charge of the delays as well as the progress.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: As Christians, we are not to be people without feelings. I certainly do not think As Christians, we are not to be people without feelings. I certainly do not think we should follow our feelings alone, but I believe that if there is no feeling in our hearts, then we are dead.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: Augustine's, "Thou hast formed us for Thyself, and our hearts are restless till they find Augustine's, "Thou hast formed us for Thyself, and our hearts are restless till they find rest in Thee." The great saint states here in few words the origin and interior history of the human race. God made us for Himself: that is the only explanation that satisfies the heart of a thinking man, whatever his wild reason may say.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: Those who are twice-born crystallize around the Person of Christ and cluster together in companies, Those who are twice-born crystallize around the Person of Christ and cluster together in companies, while the once-born are held together only by the ties of nature, aided by the ties of race or by common political and social interests.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: Secularism, materialism, and the intrusive presence of things have put out the light in our Secularism, materialism, and the intrusive presence of things have put out the light in our souls and turned us into a generation of zombies.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: If we who follow Christ, with all the facts before us and knowing what we If we who follow Christ, with all the facts before us and knowing what we are about, deliberately choose the kingdom of God as our sphere of interest, I see no reason why anyone should object. If we lose by it, the loss is our own; if we gain, we rob no one by so doing.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: The interior journey of the soul from the wilds of sin into the enjoyed Presence The interior journey of the soul from the wilds of sin into the enjoyed Presence of God is beautifully illustrated in the Old Testament tabernacle. The returning sinner first entered the outer court where he offered a blood sacrifice on the brazen altar and washed himself in the laver that stood near it. Then through a veil he passed into the holy place where no natural light could come, but the golden candlestick which spoke of Jesus the Light of the World threw its soft glow over all. There also was the shewbread to tell of Jesus, the Bread of Life, and the altar of incense, a figure of unceasing prayer.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: It would be like God to make the most vital thing easy and place it It would be like God to make the most vital thing easy and place it within the range of possibility for the weakest and poorest of us.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: The greatest encouragement throughout the Bible is God's love for His lost race and the The greatest encouragement throughout the Bible is God's love for His lost race and the willingness of Christ, the eternal Son, to show forth that love in God's plan of redemption. The love of Jesus is so inclusive that it knows no boundaries. At the point where we stop caring and loving, Jesus is still there loving and caring
A.W. Tozer Sayings: David's life was a torrent of spiritual desire, and his psalms ring with the cry David's life was a torrent of spiritual desire, and his psalms ring with the cry of the seeker and the glad shout of the finder. Paul confessed the mainspring of his life to be his burning desire after Christ. "That I may know Him," was the goal of his heart, and to this he sacrificed everything. "Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but refuse, that I may win Christ.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: If when we come to prayer our hearts feel dull and unspiritual, we should not If when we come to prayer our hearts feel dull and unspiritual, we should not try to argue ourselves out of it. Rather, we should admit it frankly and pray our way through.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: To men and women everywhere Jesus says, "Come unto me, and I will give you To men and women everywhere Jesus says, "Come unto me, and I will give you rest." The rest He offers is the rest of meekness, the blessed relief which comes when we accept ourselves for what we are and cease to pretend.
A.W. Tozer Sayings: In the beginning God. Not "In the beginning matter," for matter is not self-causing. It In the beginning God. Not "In the beginning matter," for matter is not self-causing. It requires an antecedent cause, and God is that cause. Not "In the beginning law," for law is but a name for the course which all creation follows. That course had to be planned, and the planner is God. Not "In the beginning mind," for mind also is a created thing and must have a creator behind it. But In the beginning God, the uncaused cause of matter, mind, and law. There we must begin. Adam
A.W. Tozer Sayings: Like the eye which sees everything in front of it and never sees itself, faith Like the eye which sees everything in front of it and never sees itself, faith is occupied with the Object upon which it rests and pays no attention to itself at all. While we are looking at God, we do not see ourselves - blessed riddance. The man who has struggled to purify himself and has had nothing but repeated failures will experience real relief when he stops tinkering with his soul and looks away to the perfect One.