Tozer Devotional

Sat, March 14, 2020

Who Is Your Example?

The Christian churches of our day have suffered a great loss in rejecting the example of good men, choosing instead the "celebrity of the hour" for their pattern. We must agree that it is altogether unlikely that we know who our "greatest" men are. One thing is sure, however; the greatest man alive today is the best man alive today. That is not open to debate. Spiritual virtues run deep and silent. The holy and humble man will not advertise himself nor allow others to do it for him. The Christian who is zealous to promote the cause of Christ can begin by living in the power of God's Spirit, reproducing the life of Christ in the sight of men. In deep humility and without ostentation, he can let his light shine. To sum it all up: the most effective argument for Christianity is still the good lives of those who profess it!

Verse

Be thou an example . . . in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity. 1 Timothy 4:12

Thought

The holy and humble man will not advertise himself nor allow others to do it for him.

Prayer

Lord, I pray that I will spend my time living my life for your glory and not trying to look like I am living for you only to increase my own glory. I am only the molded vessel, and you are the master.

“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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