The Pursuit of God by A.W. Tozer (Premium Nook Edition with Full Color Illustrations and Fully Interactive Table of Contents) AW Tozer Nook The Pursuit of God Nook (Part of Complete Works of AW Tozer / Complete Works A.W. Tozer) CHRISTIAN CLASSICS ON NOOK

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The Pursuit of God by A.W. Tozer is a true a Christian classic. In this work, there is deep insight, sobriety of style, and a catholicity of outlook that is refreshing. The ten chapters are heart searching and the prayers at the close of each are for closet, not pulpit. It is impossible to not feel the nearness of God while reading…  See more details below

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OVERVIEW

The Pursuit of God by A.W. Tozer is a true a Christian classic. In this work, there is deep insight, sobriety of style, and a catholicity of outlook that is refreshing. The ten chapters are heart searching and the prayers at the close of each are for closet, not pulpit. It is impossible to not feel the nearness of God while reading them.

The Pursuit of God is a book for every devout Christian. It deals with the deep things of God and the riches of His grace. Above all, it has the keynote of sincerity and humility.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION
PREFACE
I FOLLOWING HARD AFTER GOD
II THE BLESSEDNESS OF POSSESSING NOTHING
III REMOVING THE VEIL
IV APPREHENDING GOD
V THE UNIVERSAL PRESENCE
VI THE SPEAKING VOICE
VII THE GAZE OF THE SOUL
VIII RESTORING THE CREATOR-CREATURE RELATION
IX MEEKNESS AND REST
X THE SACRAMENT OF LIVING


EXCERPT


Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.—I Cor. 10:31

One of the greatest hindrances to internal peace which the Christian encounters is the common habit of dividing our lives into two areas, the sacred and the secular. As these areas are conceived to exist apart from each other and to be morally and spiritually incompatible, and as we are compelled by the necessities of living to be always crossing back and forth from the one to the other, our inner lives tend to break up so that we live a divided instead of a unified life.

Our trouble springs from the fact that we who follow Christ inhabit at once two worlds, the spiritual and the natural. As children of Adam we live our lives on earth subject to the limitations of the flesh and the weaknesses and ills to which human nature is heir. Merely to live among men requires of us years of hard toil and much care and attention to the things of this world. In sharp contrast to this is our life in the Spirit. There we enjoy another and higher kind of life; we are children of God; we possess heavenly status and enjoy intimate fellowship with Christ.

This tends to divide our total life into two departments. We come unconsciously to recognize two sets of actions. The first are performed with a feeling of satisfaction and a firm assurance that they are pleasing to God. These are the sacred acts and they are usually thought to be prayer, Bible reading, hymn singing, church attendance and such other acts as spring directly from faith.


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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012108272
Publisher:
Christian Miracle Foundation Press
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Series:
Complete Works of A.W. Tozer Nook | Complete Works of AW Tozer Nook | The Pursuit of God | The Pursuit of God Nook , #1
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Meet the Author

Aiden Wilson Tozer (April 21, 1897 - May 12, 1963) was an American Christian pastor, preacher, author, magazine editor, Bible conference speaker, and spiritual mentor. Hailing from a tiny farming community in western La Jose, Pennsylvania, his conversion was as a teenager in Akron, Ohio. While on his way home from work at a tire company, he overheard a street preacher say: "If you don't know how to be saved... just call on God." Upon returning home, he climbed into the attic and heeded the preacher’s advice.

In 1919, five years after his conversion, and without formal theological training, Tozer accepted an offer to pastor his first church. This began 44 years of ministry, associated with the Christian and Missionary Alliance (C&MA), a Protestant evangelical denomination; 33 of those years were served as a pastor in a number of churches. His first pastorate was in a small storefront church in Nutter Fort, West Virginia. Tozer also served as pastor for 30 years at Southside Alliance Church, in Chicago (1928 to 1959), and the final years of his life were spent as pastor of Avenue Road Church, in Toronto, Canada.

Among the more than 40 books that he authored, at least two are regarded as Christian classics: The Pursuit of God and The Knowledge of the Holy. His books impress on the reader the possibility and necessity for a deeper relationship with God.
Living a simple and non-materialistic lifestyle, he and his wife, Ada Cecelia Pfautz, never owned a car, preferring bus and train travel.

Prayer was of vital personal importance for Tozer. "His preaching as well as his writings were but extensions of his prayer life," comments his biographer, James L. Snyder, in the book, In Pursuit of God: The Life Of A.W. Tozer. "He had the ability to make his listeners face themselves in the light of what God was saying to them," writes Snyder.

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