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This is another installment in a series that has been adapted from my 11-part MP3 teaching series on A. W. Tozer’s spiritual classic, The Pursuit of God.
In the Voyage of the Dawn Treader, one of the books in C. S. Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia series, the story begins with the words “There was a boy named Eustice Clarence Scrubb, and he deserved it.” He was a nasty little guy. Later in the story he wakes up to find that he’s become a dragon. The nasty …
There are many ways to avoid God, and two of the best, as Pascal observed centuries ago, are distraction and indifference.
“Looking for God—or Heaven—by exploring space is like reading or seeing all Shakespeare’s plays in the hope that you will find Shakespeare as one of the characters… My point is that, if God does exist, He is related to the universe more as an author is related to a play than as one object in the universe is related to another…How, …
“As the deer pants for the water brooks, so my soul pants for You, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God; when shall I come and appear before God?” (Ps. 42:1-2). The Old Testament poets had far less knowledge about the person and promises of God than we enjoy through the fullness of New Testament revelation. As C. S. Lewis put it, “They did not know that He offered them eternal joy; still less that He would die to win it for them.” …