71 A. W. Tozer Quotes

Aiden Wilson Tozer was a minister for 44 years. He was a writer and editor of the official Christian and Missionary Alliance (C&MA) magazine, now called Alliance Life. He was also a very successful author of over 40 Christian books, of which he wrote mostly about the need of a deeper relationship with God. Most of the money he made from writing these books was given away to those with a greater need.

  • "The Bible is the inevitable outcome of God's continuous speech. It is the infallible declaration of His mind."

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: The Bible


  • "We have learned to live with unholiness and have come to look upon it as the natural and expected thing."

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: Life, Morality


  • "Refuse to be average. Let your heart soar as high as it will."

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: Achievement


  • "Most men, indeed, play at religion as they play at games, religion itself being of all games the one most universally played."

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: Religion


  • "Jesus is not one of many ways to approach God, nor is He the best of several ways; He is the only way."

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: Jesus, Salvation


  • "He remembers our frame and knows that we are dust. He may sometimes chasten us, it is true, but even this He does with a smile, the proud, tender smile of a Father who is bursting with pleasure over an imperfect but promising son who is coming every day to look more and more like the One whose child he is."

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: Chastisement


  • "The Spirit-filled life is not a special, deluxe edition of Christianity. It is part and parcel of the total plan of God for His people."

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: Holy Spirit


  • "Selfishness is never so exquisitely selfish as when it is on its knees. ... Self turns what would otherwise be a pure and powerful prayer into a weak and ineffective one."

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: Prayer, Selfishness


  • "Now, as always, God discloses Himself to "babes" and hides Himself in thick darkness from the wise and the prudent. We must simplify our approach to Him. We must strip down to essentials (and they will be found to be blessedly few). We must put away all effort to impress, and come with the guileless candor of childhood. If we do this, without doubt God will quickly respond."

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: Humility


  • "God dwells in His creation and is everywhere indivisibly present in all His works. He is transcendent above all His works even while He is immanent within them."

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: Creation


  • "The stiff and wooden quality about our religious lives is a result of our lack of holy desire. Complacency is a deadly foe of all spiritual growth. Acute desire must be present or there will be no manifestation of Christ to His people."

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: Holiness, Growth


  • "The most critical need of the church at this moment is men, bold men, free men. The church must seek, in prayer and much humility, the coming again of men made of the stuff of which prophets and martyrs are made."

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: Men, Humility


  • "We are not diplomats but prophets, and our message is not a compromise but an ultimatum."

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: Evangelism, Compromise


  • "Without doubt the mightiest thought the mind can entertain is the thought of God."

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: God


  • "As the excellence of steel is strength, and the excellence of art is beauty, so the excellence of mankind is moral character."

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: Character



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