Tozer Devotional

Sat, February 15, 2020

Beyond Empty Profession

Preaching from the pulpit about the Christian “deeper life” does not automatically produce a deeper life church and congregation. The profession of men and women that they believe in “the deeper Christian life” is no assurance that their fellowship is actually a deeper life church. The deeper spiritual life many people say they want is not a message; it is not a sermon; it is not a profession. I am a pastor, and I think I major in telling the truth. It is true that it is about time we stop coddling and apologizing for congregations that have reputations for being deeper life churches. The deeper spiritual life is not something just to be talked about—it is a quiet enjoyment of daily blessing, peace, and victory that is lived day by day beyond empty profession and without any two-faced circumstances!

Verse

Examine yourself whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves. 2 Corinthians 13:5

Thought

The deeper spiritual life is not something just to be talked “it is a quiet enjoyment of daily blessing, peace, and victory that is lived day by day beyond empty profession and without any two-faced circumstances!

Prayer

Lord, I do not want to have to apologize to you for how I served You and worshiped You while I had a life to do it. Make my spiritual life truly meaningful.

“What I believe about God is the most important thing about me.”

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 Renewed Day by Day Volume II Chapter -

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