A.W. Tozer Quote of the Week

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I say that a Christian congregation can survive and often appear to prosper in the community by the exercise of human talent and without any touch from the Holy Spirit! All that religious activity and the dear people will not know anything better until the great and terrible day when our self-employed talents are burned with fire and only that which was wrought by the Holy Ghost will stand forever!
Tragedy in the Church: The Missing Gifts, 30.
Man is bored, because he is too big to be happy with that which sin is giving him.  God has made him too great, his potential is too mighty.”
Who Put Jesus on the Cross, 170
“Whatever a man wants badly and persistently enough will determine the man’s character.”The Root of the Righteous, 116.
“Complacency is the deadly enemy of spiritual progress.  The contented soul is the stagnant soul.”The Size of the Soul, 22.
“We modern Christians are long on talk and short on conduct.”
Born After Midnight, 32.
“The average Christian is so cold and so contented with His wretched condition that there is no vacuum of desire into which the blessed Spirit can rush in satisfying fullness.”
Born After Midnight, 7.
“We must do something about the cross, and one of two things only we can do–flee it or die upon it.”
The Root of the Righteous, 63.

“A.W. Tozer Quote of the Week” was one of the most popular features on “pastorjeff.com” in the early days of the internet. Here are a few quotes from the A.W. Tozer Quote of the Week Archive. More to come.

About pastorjeffsneighborhood

Born and raised in Minnesota, I have served in churches in Minnesota, Ohio, Oregon and California. I am a graduate of Crown College (MN) and George Fox Evangelical Seminary (OR). I have also done additional graduate studies in New Testament Studies at the Center for Advanced Theological Studies at Fuller Theological Seminary (CA). I am also a graduate of the College of Prayer. Having served as the Academic Dean and Program Director at Horizon Institute of Los Angeles for several years, I have returned to the pastorate and serve as Pastor of Big Trees Community Bible Church in Arnold, CA.
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