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A. W. Tozer:     Man – The Dwelling Place of God     Table of Contents

A. W. Tozer

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Man – The Dwelling Place of God
A. W. Tozer

Table of Contents

Preface       - Preface

1   - Man: The Dwelling Place of God

2   - The Call of Christ

3   - What We Think of Ourselves Is Important

4   - The Once-born and the Twice-born

5   - On the Origin and Nature of Things

6   - Why People Find the Bible Difficult

7   - Faith: The Misunderstood Doctrine

8   - True Religion Is Not Feeling but Willing

9   - How to Make Spiritual Progress

10   - The Old Cross and the New

11   - There Is No Wisdom in Sin

12   - Three Degrees of Religious Knowledge

13   - The Sanctification of the Secular

14   - God Must Be Loved for Himself

15   - True Faith Is Active. Not Passive

16   - On Taking Too Much for Granted

17   - The Cure for a Fretful Spirit

18   - Boasting or Belittling

19   - The Communion of Saints

20   - Temperament in the Christian Life

21   - Does God Always Answer Prayer?

22   - Self-deception and How to Avoid It

23   - On Breeding Spotted Mice

24   - The Unknown Saints

25   - Three Faithful Wounds

26   - The Wrath of God: What Is It?

27   - In Praise of Dogmatism<

28   - What Men Live By

29   - How to Try the Spirits

30   - Religious Boredom

31   - The Church Cannot Die

32   - The Lordship of the Man Jesus Is Basic

33   - A Do-It-Yourself Education Better Than None

34   - Some Thoughts on Books and Reading

35   - The Decline of Apocalyptic Expectation

36   - Choices Reveal - and Make - Character

37   - The Importance of Sound Doctrine

38   - Some Things Are Not Negotiable

39 - The Saint Must Walk Alone


Man – The Dwelling Place of God

THE SUPREME INTEREST in the life of A. W. Tozer was God: He who spoke and brought the world into being, Who justly rules over men and nations, yet deigns to make man His dwelling place. He believed that all that really matters is for man to be in right relationship with God, that his first duty-and privilege-is "to glorify God and enjoy Him forever." For this reason he delighted to speak to men of God's majesty and wonder and grace and he ever sought to instruct and exhort Christians to let this be the purpose of their lives. He grieved that they should be content with less.

Nothing he preached or wrote was merely academic or theoretical. What he said about God came out of many hours spent in His presence and with His Word. What he wrote about men was what he knew of his own heart and observed in others. With the Spirit's anointing came discernment; perception and clarity issued out of a disciplined mind. A broad knowledge averted dullness, and a lively wit brought freshness.

The chapters in this book deal with many aspects of one subject: the relationship of God and man. They are above all practical and all who read them will profit.

Anita M. Bailey A.W. Tozer
Managing Editor (1897 -1963)
The Alliance Witness

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