Tozer Devotional

Wed, March 25, 2020

Truth Has A Soul

I believe there is a positive warning in the gospels that a person's faith may stand in the revealed Bible text and still be as dead as the proverbial doornail! Consider the prayer of our Lord in Matthew 11: "All things are delivered unto me of my Father; and no man knoweth the Son, but the Father; neither knoweth any man the Father, save the Son, and he to whomsoever the Son will reveal him." There is more than a body of truth, and if we do not get through to the soul of truth, we have only a dead body on our hands. When the power of God moves in on the text and sets the sacrifice on fire, then you have genuine Christianity! We try to call that revival, but it is not revival at all. It is simply New Testament Christianity. People who thought they were saved get saved! People who have only believed in a code now have placed their faith and trust in Christ's person. It is not any deluxe edition of Christianity; it is simply New Testament Christianity having its place!

Verse

Neither knoweth any man the father, save the Son, and he to whomsoever the Son shall reveal him. Matthew 11:27

Thought

There is more than a body of truth, and if we do not get through to the soul of truth, we have only a dead body on our hands.

Prayer

Lord, let us teach the lost the true nature of salvation. May our approach to the regeneration not be dead and meaningless but vibrant and alive, and based on the person and the work of Christ most of all.

“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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