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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You can see God from anywhere if your mind is set to love and obey Him.
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Our Lord told His disciples that love and obedience were organically united. The final test of love is obedience.
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The man or woman who is wholly or joyously surrendered to Christ can't make a wrong choice - any choice will be the right one.
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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.
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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.
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Christians don't tell lies they just go to church and sing them.
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An idol of the mind is as offensive to God as an idol of the hand.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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As the excellence of steel is strength, and the excellence of art is beauty, so the excellence of mankind is moral character.
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Without doubt the mightiest thought the mind can entertain is the thought of God.
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We are not diplomats but prophets, and our message is not a compromise but an ultimatum.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Jesus is not one of many ways to approach God, nor is He the best of several ways; He is the only way.
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Most men, indeed, play at religion as they play at games, religion itself being of all games the one most universally played.
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