Item description for Success and the Christian: The Cost and Criteria of Spiritual Maturity by A. W. Tozer & Harry Verploegh...
Overview In this series of previously unpublished messages, A.W. Tozer contends it is the excess baggage that most Christians carry that prevents them from going further with God. The face of God is hidden by unworthy attitudes and sinful actions, things we will not give over to the Lord. In this insightful and prophetic volume, Tozer shows how we can recognize and clear away the stumbling blocks that keeps us from a dynamic relationship with our Savior.
"Success and the Christian" is a compilation of A.W. Tozer sermons compiled by James L. Snyder that wrap up the subject matter of spiritual maturity both its cost and criteria for the believer. The overall summation of this series is to "promote the personal heart religion"' among God's people. A.W. Tozer was able to bring out the whole purpose and idea of achieving spiritual perfection. Knowing God deeply and intimately brings purpose and meaning to life and should be the Christian's highest goal. So what holds us back from authentic spiritual success? A.W. Tozer contends it is the excess baggage that most Christians carry that prevents them from going further with God. In this insightful and prophetic book, Tozer shows how we can recognize and clear away the stumbling blocks that keep us from a dynamic relationship with our Savior. Tozer's dealing with this subject matter is broken into nine chapters including:
Spiritual Perfection Defined
He Is a Jealous Lover
Formula for Spiritual Success
Plague, the Terror Word
The Deeper Life
Unity that Brings Revival
Five Rules for Holy Living
Communion of Saints
The Secret of Victory
The book ends with a close look at how we approach and look at death. Not really death but how we want to extend life. How we focus our attention of life and death. How we rate our life. How our work for God matters. What an awesome read
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Studio: Christian Publications
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8" Width: 5.2" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.6 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2007
Publisher WINGSPREAD PUBLISHERS #587
ISBN 1600660584 ISBN13 9781600660580
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More About A. W. Tozer & Harry Verploegh
A.W. TOZER began his lifelong pursuit of God at the age of seventeen after hearing a street preacher in Akron, Ohio. A self-taught theologian, Tozer was a pastor, writer and editor whose powerful use of words continues to grip the intellect and stir the soul of today's reader. Among his best-loved books are the classics The Pursuit of God and The Attributes of God.EDYTHE DRAPER, author of Draper's Book of Quotations, is semi-retired and lives in Scottsdale, Arizona. She worked in both editorial and production for 19 years at Tyndale House Publishers. While there, she also developed a series of devotional books for various ages.
A. W. Tozer was born in 1897 and died in 1963.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Success And The Christian?
What It Takes to Be a Man of God Jul 20, 2004
Tozer cuts to the quick--plainly setting forth the biblical prerequisites to maturity in Christ. The bottom line is God's glory and our tendency to place His well-deserved praise upon human instruments or, worse yet, upon ourselves. The glorification of man/self and the refusal to acknowledge the destructive power of sin in the believer's life are exposed, examined and condemned through solid exegesis and piercing insight.
Chapter Titles: 1. Spiritual Perfection Defined 2. He Is a Jealous Lover 3. Formula for Spiritual Success 4. Plague, the Terror Word 5. The Deeper Life 6. Unity That Brings Revival 7. Five Rules for Holy Living 8. Communion of Saints 9. The Secret of Victory
From Back Cover: "This is the day of the magnification of slick personalities, and as we magnify men we minimize God." (from chapter 3)
"The key to the right understanding of existence is theological. By that I mean that before we can understand anything rightly we have to begin with God.... It is God who gives meaning to everything." (from chapter 7)
"You let the devil's camel stick his dirty nose in your tent, and the whole hump will be in there by nine o'clock tonight." (from chapter 8)
We are to exalt God above all things and to live so that His glory is exalted above the heavens. This is the ladder by which you climb to the kingdom of power and the lever by which you move mountains." (from chapter 9)