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Purpose of Man: Designed to Worship [NOOK Book]

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"Worship is man's full reason for existence. Worship is why we are born and why we are born again."--A. W. Tozer

A. W. Tozer earned a legendary reputation as a prophetic voice, and he continues to be a bestselling author half a century after his death. A preacher at heart, he found his greatest joy in practicing the presence of God. Worship was his focus and his passion. His sermons were such a strong declaration of what he discovered during ...
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Overview

"Worship is man's full reason for existence. Worship is why we are born and why we are born again."--A. W. Tozer

A. W. Tozer earned a legendary reputation as a prophetic voice, and he continues to be a bestselling author half a century after his death. A preacher at heart, he found his greatest joy in practicing the presence of God. Worship was his focus and his passion. His sermons were such a strong declaration of what he discovered during private prayer and worship of the triune God that he had both the ability and the Spirit's anointing to move his listeners to wrestle with what God was saying to the Church. His writings carry the same message to a new generation of worshipers.

The Purpose of Man is the perfect introduction to Tozer. Drawn from messages he called his best teaching, this book will also delight those already familiar with, moved by, and changed by his other classics. What Tozer offers on the subject of worship here in The Purpose of Man will challenge you to reconsider your life's priorities while at the same time hold out a cup of Living Water for your soul.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441267481
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 2/16/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 352,091
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

A. W. Tozer embarked upon a lifelong pursuit of God at the age of 17 after hearing a street preacher in Akron, Ohio. He was a self-taught pastor, writer, and editor whose powerful messages continue to grip the hearts and stir the souls of today's believers. He penned more than 45 books, including the classics The Pursuit of God, The Knowledge of the Holy, and The Purpose of Man.

James L. Snyder is the pastor of the Family of God Fellowship in Ocala, Florida. He is recognized as an authority on the life and ministry of A. W. Tozer and has written a number of books and essays in Christian periodicals about Tozer. Snyder has a weekly radio ministry and writes a nationally syndicated newspaper column.
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Table of Contents

Introduction: A. W. Tozer: A Heart to Worship 7

1 The Tragedy of Human Depravity 21

2 Searching for Man's Lost Identity 37

3 Discovering the Heart of Man's Nature 49

4 The Various Paths to Worship 61

5 Religion Versus Worship 73

6 Seekers After Truth 83

7 What Came First: Workers or Worshipers? 93

8 The Components of True Worship 107

9 The Mystery of True Worship 121

10 The Natural Dwelling Place of God 133

11 The Absolute Worth-ship of Christ 147

12 The Authenticity of Ownership 157

13 The Lord of Our Worship 167

14 Maintaining a Vibrant Worship Lifestyle 177

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