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.

  • "We're here to be worshippers first and workers only second. We take a convert and immediately make a worker out of him. God never meant it to be so. God meant that a convert should learn to be a worshiper, and after that he can learn to be a worker...The work done by a worshiper will have eternity in it."

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: Worship, Service


  • "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."

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: Satan


  • "The church that is not jealously protected by mighty intercession and sacrificial labors will before long become the abode of every evil bird and the hiding place for unsuspected corruption. The creeping wilderness will soon take over that church that trusts in its own strength and forgets to watch and pray."

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: Church, Prayer, Intercession


  • "A pharisee is hard on others and easy on himself, but a spiritual man is easy on others and hard on himself."

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: Holiness


  • "If the Holy Spirit was withdrawn from the church today, 95 percent of what we do would go on and no one would know the difference. If the Holy Spirit had been withdrawn from the New Testament church, 95 percent of what they did would stop, and everybody would know the difference"

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: Holy Spirit


  • "A true and safe leader is likely to be one who has no desire to lead, but is forced into a position of leadership by the inward pressure of the Holy Spirit and the press of the external situation."

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: Leadership


  • "I can safely say, on the authority of all that is revealed in the Word of God, that any man or woman on this earth who is bored and turned off by worship is not ready for heaven."

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: Worship, Heaven


  • "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."

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: Life, Praise, Freedom


  • "What then are we to do about our problems? We must learn to live with them until such time as God delivers us from them. We must pray for grace to endure them without murmuring. Problems patiently endured will work for our spiritual perfecting. They harm us only when we resist them or endure them unwillingly"

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: Struggles, Patience


  • "The sovereign God wants to be loved for Himself and honored for Himself, but that is only part of what He wants. The other part is that He wants us to know that when we have Him we have everything - we have all the rest."

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: God


  • "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."

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: Apathy


  • "An idol of the mind is as offensive to God as an idol of the hand."

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: Habits, Idolatry


  • "Christians don't tell lies they just go to church and sing them."

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: Christians, Church


  • "The basic trouble with the church today is her unworthy concept of God... Our religion is weak because our God is weak... Christianity at any given time is strong or weak depending on her concept of God."

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: Christianity


  • "Salvation apart from obedience is unknown in the sacred Scriptures... Apart from obedience there can be no salvation, for salvation without obedience is a self-contradictory impossibility."

    - A. W. Tozer
    Topics: Obedience



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