“It is God Himself that Nourishes the Soul”

The poverty of evangelical reflection, the shallowness of our deepest thoughts about God is becoming the achillies heal of our witness in the world. Our deepest thoughts about God barely skim the surface of the reality of who God is and what He has revealed about Himself in His word.  And it is killing us. … More “It is God Himself that Nourishes the Soul”

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Great Quotes Series

“The Church is constantly tempted to accept this world as her home . . . but if she is wise she will consider that she stands in the valley between the mountain peaks of eternity past and the eternity to come. The past is gone forever and the present is passing as swift as the … More Great Quotes Series

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Tozer’s Critique of Evangelical Christians

Tozer was writing about the Christianity he observed in the years before the assassination of President Kennedy. It is shocking to see how relevant his observations continue to be of the church in America today.  In fact, I wonder if Tozer wouldn’t have a heart attack if he saw the lazy, superficial, feelings-oriented, smarmy, and … More Tozer’s Critique of Evangelical Christians

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Tozer on Idolatry

Thursday is Discipleship The idol factory we call our hearts is constantly turning out new gods for us to worship and bow down to. New images and trinkets and toys to give our attention and allegiance to and draw our hearts away from the one true God. Tozer reminds us that all idolatry starts with … More Tozer on Idolatry

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Our Task: Lovingly Opposing Evil in a World Gone Mad

Thursday is for Discipleship The following is from the online Tozer Devotional site and was written by A.W. Tozer. Some issues change from age to age but the big issues never change. Evil will continue to grow and must be opposed with love. That is our call, responsibility and joy. That’s A.W. there on the … More Our Task: Lovingly Opposing Evil in a World Gone Mad

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The Perfect Church Includes a Lot of Imperfect People

Wednesday is for Prayer A good companion piece to this morning’s post.  One of the things that motivates my prayer is accurate evaluation of where we stand against the standard of God’s word. Tozer is always a trusted source. The Church: The Perfect Church Now we exhort you, brethren, warn those who are unruly, comfort … More The Perfect Church Includes a Lot of Imperfect People

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A Communist Analyzes the Early Church’s Effectiveness

Wednesday is for Prayer Evangelism: Early Church Methods Now the multitude of those who believed were of one heart and one soul; neither did anyone say that any of the things he possessed was his own, but they had all things in common. And with great power the apostles gave witness to the resurrection of … More A Communist Analyzes the Early Church’s Effectiveness

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Figuring Out How to Preach and What the Word Says

Tuesday is for Tozer Preaching: Imperfect Interpreters “Having been born again…through the word of God which lives and abides forever…. Now this is the word which by the gospel was preached to you.”   –1 Peter 1:23,25 Tozer comments with great honesty about the difficulty of speaking the words of truth. “Now, I suppose more … More Figuring Out How to Preach and What the Word Says

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