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.

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If God gives you a watch, are you honoring Him more by asking Him what time it is or by simply consulting the watch?
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We must meet the uncertainties of this world with the certainty of the world to come.
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The Bible is a supernatural book and can be understood only by supernatural aid.
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Salvation is from our side a choice, from the divine side it is a seizing upon, an apprehending, a conquest by the Most High God. Our "accepting" and "willing" are reactions rather than actions. The right of determination must always remain with God.
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Faith as Paul saw it, was a living, flaming thing leading to surrender and obedience to the commandments of Christ.
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God is not silent. It is the nature of God to speak. The second person of the Holy Trinity is called the Word.
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The Cross is the lightning rod of grace that short-circuited God's wrath to Christ so that only the light of His love remains for believers.
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The faith of Christ offers no buttons to push for quick service. The new order must wait the Lord's own time, and that is too much for the man in a hurry. He just gives up and becomes interested in something else.
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In almost everything that touches our everyday life on earth, God is pleased when we're pleased. He wills that we be as free as birds to soar and sing our maker's praise without anxiety.
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A pharisee is hard on others and easy on himself, but a spiritual man is easy on others and hard on himself.
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I'm not afraid of the devil. The devil can handle me - he's got judo I never heard of. But he can't handle the One to whom I'm joined; he can't handle the One to whom I'm united; he can't handle the One whose nature dwells in my nature.
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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.
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Refuse to be average. Let your heart soar as high as it will.
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The labor of self-love is a heavy one indeed. Think whether much of your sorrow has not arisen from someone speaking slightingly of you. As long as you set yourself up as a little god to which you must be loyal, how can you hope to find inward peace.
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Don't come down here to cry about it, go home and live it!
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For not only does sound reason direct us to refuse the guidance of those who do or teach anything wrong, but it is by all means vital for the lover of truth, regardless of the threat of death, to choose to do and say what is right even before saving his own life.
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Religion today is not transforming the people - it is being transformed by the people. It is not raising the moral level of society - it is descending to society's own level and congratulating itself that it has scored a victory because society is smiling accepting its surrender.
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It is scarcely possible in most places to get anyone to attend a meeting where the only attraction is God.
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No man should desire to be happy who is not at the same time holy. He should spend his efforts in seeking to know and do the will of God, leaving to Christ the matter of how happy he should be.
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What I am anxious to see in Christian believers is a beautiful paradox. I want to see in them the joy of finding God while at the same time they are blessedly pursuing Him. I want to see in them the great joy of having God yet always wanting Him.
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God wants us to worship Him. He doesn't need us, for He couldn't be a self-sufficient God and need anything or anybody, but He wants us. When Adam sinned it was not He who cried, "God, where art Thou?" It was God who cried, "Adam, where art thou?"
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True faith rests upon the character of God and asks no further proof than the moral perfections of the One who cannot lie. It is enough that God has said it.
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The essence of idolatry is the entertainment of thoughts about God that are unworthy of Him.
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The God of the modern evangelical rarely astonishes anybody. He manages to stay pretty much with the constitution. Never break our by-laws. He's a very well-behaved God and very denominational and very much like one of us...we ask Him to help us when we're in trouble and look to Him to watch over us when we're asleep. The God of the modern evangelical isn't a God I could have much respect for.
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Faith, as Paul saw it, was a living, flaming thing leading to surrender and obedience to the commandments of Christ.
- A. W. Tozer

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