There Is a Finality in the Biblical

A.W. Tozer

READ : Hebrews 2:1 Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest at any time we should let them slip. Hebrews 2:1 There are men in our day who have studied the Bible and come to the conclusion that since God is vocal in His universe, there is no such thing as an inspired canon of Scripture containing a full body of revealed truth that can serve as the one final …

Effective Prayer: Letting All Our Pretenses Go

A.W. Tozer

READ : Matthew 23:28 Even so ye also outwardly appear righteous unto men, but within ye are full of hypocrisy and iniquity. Matthew 23:28 The basic artificiality of civilized human beings is hard to shake off. It gets into our very blood and conditions our thoughts, attitudes and relationships much more seriously than we imagine. The desire to make a good impression has become one of the most power ful of all the factors determining human conduct. That gracious (and …

Revival Blessings Flow from God's Promises

A.W. Tozer

READ : Philippians 4:4 Rejoice in the Lord always and again I say, Rejoice. Philippians 4:4 One characteristic that is largely lacking in the average church today is that of spiritual anticipation. When Christians meet, they do not expect anything unusual to happen: consequently, only the usual happens, and that usual is as predictable as the setting of the sun. A psychology of non-expectation pervades the assembly, a mood of quiet ennui which the minister by various means tries to …

Happiness: Your Whole Ambition to Be Like Jesus

A.W. Tozer

READ : Romans 12:2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect will of God. Romans 12:2 The assumption that human beings are born “to be happy” is scarcely questioned by anyone in today’s society and the effect of this modern hedonism is felt also among the people of God. The Christian gospel is too often presented as a …

Today, Ask God to Remove Every False Trust

A.W. Tozer

READ : Jeremiah 17:9 The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it? Jeremiah 17:9 Many of us have become extremely skillful in arranging our lives so as to admit the truth of Christianity without being embarrassed by its implications. We arrange things so that we can get on well enough without divine aid, while at the same time ostensibly seeking it! We boast in the Lord but watch carefully that we never get caught …

Letting the Will Be the Master of the Heart

A.W. Tozer

READ : Colossians 3:1 If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God. Colossians 3:1 Because the will is master of the heart, it is important to realize that the root of all evil in human nature is the corruption of the will! The thoughts and intents of the heart are wrong and as a consequence the whole life is wrong. Repentance is primarily a change of …