The Crucified Life: How To Live Out A Deeper Christian Experience

The Crucified Life: How To Live Out A Deeper Christian Experience

by A.W. Tozer, James L. Snyder

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What Does it Mean to Be "Crucified With Christ?"

During his lifetime, renowned teacher A.W. Tozer was often invited to speak at seminaries, churches, and Bible conferences on the topic of the cross and its meaning for the Christian life. Now, in this never-before-published distillation of his best teaching on the subject, you will gain a fresh understanding of the cross's centrality to your walk of faith in Christ.

The apostle Paul declared in his letter to the Galatians that he had been "crucified with Christ." But what does this mean? Is this a claim every believer can and should make? The Crucified Life is a comprehensive examination of these questions, answered with the deep, biblical thinking for which Tozer was revered. "God is ingenious in developing crosses for His followers," Tozer was fond of saying. At the heart of this book, you will find a call to follow Christ to the cross and be raised to new life--a call to live the crucified life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441267405
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/09/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 187,498
File size: 1 MB

About 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.
A.W. Tozer (1897-1963) was a self-taught theologian, pastor, and writer whose powerful words continue to grip the intellect and stir the soul of today's believer. He authored more than forty books. The Pursuit of God and The Knowledge of the Holy are considered modern devotional classics. Get Tozer information and quotes at
Reverend James L. Snyder ( is an award-winning author whose writings have appeared in more than 80 periodicals and 15 books. He is recognized as an authority on the life and ministry of A.W. Tozer. His first book, In Pursuit of God: The Life of A.W. Tozer, won the Reader's Choice Award in 1992 by Christianity Today. Because of his thorough knowledge of Tozer, James was given the rights from the A.W. Tozer estate to produce new books derived from over 400 never-before-published audio tapes. James and his wife live in Ocala, Florida.

Table of Contents

Introduction: A Different Way of Living 5

Part I The Foundation of the Crucified Life

1 The Importance of the Crucified Life 13

2 The Foundation of the Christian Experience 23

3 The Resurrection Side of the Cross 35

4 The Loneliness of the Crucified Life 45

Part II The Dynamics of the Crucified Life

5 The Case for Going On into the Promised Land 61

6 A Discontent with the Status Quo 75

7 Breaking the Static Condition and Going On 89

8 The Great Obstacle to Living the Crucified Life 101

Part III The Perils of the Crucified Life

9 The Currency of the Crucified Life 115

10 The Veils that Obscure God's Face 127

11 The Strange Ingenuity of the Christian 137

12 Allowing God to Be Himself 145

Part IV The Blessings of the Crucified Life

13 The Beauty of Contradictions 157

14 The Refreshment of a Revival 167

15 The Everlasting Rewards of Living the Crucified Life 179

16 Spiritual Guides for the Journey 189

Conclusion: The Purpose of the Refiner's Fire in the Crucified Life 199

Excerpts from Inspired by Tozer 211

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The Crucified Life: How To Live Out A Deeper Christian Experience 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a new book from Tozer. He has been dead for around 50 years so, obviously it is a compilation from his sermons. He does and excellent job of looking at the way the Christian is to live, making it practical and understandable. His own strong walk with God gives this so much credibility. Definitely worth the read.
gbautista72 More than 1 year ago
I enjoyed reading this book. The premise is What does it mean to be “crucified with Christ”? In this book, I have definitely gained a fresh reminder of the cross’ centrality for my walk of faith in Jesus Christ. Tozer goes deep in helping us to understand Apostle Paul's letter to the Galatians & verse 2:20. I feel empowered by the words of encouragement and truth, reminded of what to do, how to act, how to adjust my attitude and truly let go and let God!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
All Christians should be required to read this.Great book to the point and truthful even if it hurts.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago