The Pursuit of God by A.W. Tozer (with Active Table of Contents) [Annotated] [Illustrated] [NOOK Book]

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Overview

About this edition of The Pursuit of God by A.W. Tozer:
• Optimized for Kindle
• Linked Table of Contents - Quick and easy navigation to each chapter
• Beautiful Illustrations - 12 Unique illustrations from the Bible
• A.W. Tozer Biography - The man behind the book

OVERVIEW
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.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
About The Author
Introduction
Preface
I. Following Hard After God
II. The Blessedness Of Possessing Nothing
II. Removing The Veil
IV. Apprehending God
V. The Universal Presence
VI. The Speaking Voice
VI. The Gaze Of The Soul
VIII. Restoring The Creator-Creature Relation
IX. Meekness And Rest
X. The Sacrament Of Living
Illustrations From The Bible
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014116350
  • Publisher: Niche Edition
  • Publication date: 2/2/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 391,781
  • File size: 2 MB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 17, 2011

    The First Step to a Relationship with God

    This is a profoundly lifechanging book that forces you to reexamine what it means to have a relationship with God and to live a life of a true Christian. A classic of modern Christian literature.

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    Posted May 15, 2011

    help

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  • Posted December 27, 2011

    A Must Read

    In his book Tozer causes the Christian to examine himself and his life in Christ. This book reads like a wonderful sermon, not a philosophical text book. Tozer doesn't mince words, he is direct and true.

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  • Posted July 6, 2011

    A Challenge

    This book truly is a blessing and encouragement, a challenge for every Christian to have a deeper relationship with Christ and less of the world.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 23, 2012

    A.W.ESOME!!!

    This is a very good book with wisdom that last ages. A.W.Tozer is a classic Godly writer. I've heard so many pastors quote this man and now that I've read his book I can see why. Worth so much more.

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  • Posted May 9, 2012

    Highly recommend

    As a Christain, this is material we need to always keep in our hearts to be the best we can be. I found the book to be very inspiring.

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    Great book.

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