Tozer Devotional

Thu, May 31, 2018

God's True and Just Judgments

The cry against the idea of moral retribution reveals several deep-lying misconceptions. These have to do with the holiness of God, the nature of man, the gravity of sin and the awesome wonder of the love of God as expressed in redemption. Whoever understands these even imperfectly will take God's side forever, and whatever He may do they will cry with the voice out of the altar, "Yes, Lord God Almighty, true and just are your judgments" (Revelation 16:7).

Perhaps Moody's word about this is as wise as any that has ever been uttered. He said, "No man should preach on hell until he can do it with tears in his eyes."

Verse

And I heard the altar respond: "Yes, Lord God Almighty, true and just are your judgments." Revelation 16:7

Thought

God does not want any to perish but He does not force us to repentance. His judgments are true and just even when we do not fully understand them. He is the Lord God Almighty.

Prayer

You, O God, are infinitely loving, compassionate and just.

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A. W. Tozer, a modern day prophet, was a key figure in The Christian and Missionary Alliance. His legacy reaches through time and has impacted countless millions. A prolific author and pastor, Tozer was known for his emphasis on the deeper life movement. His message, informed as it was by A.B. Simpson the founder of The Alliance, brought the missionary call to a massive audience. A series of his sermons are available as audio files.

bookHis books have been published around the world and in many languages. This devotional was compiled from the The Warfare of the Spirit Chapter 10 - Eternal Retribution—A Bible Doctrine

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