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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.
Tozer begins the chapter with the great Augustinian phrase, from his autobiographical masterpiece Confessions, “You have made us for Yourself and our hearts are restless until they find rest in You.” It is a sweeping statement about the origin and history of the human race, and that both are anchored in God …
The community of the Spirit is the fellowship of those who are called by Christ; human community of spirit is the fellowship of devout souls. In the community of Spirit there burns the bright love of brotherly service, agape; in human community of spirit there glows the dark love of good and evil desire, eros. In the former there is ordered, brotherly service, in the latter disordered desire for pleasure; in the former humble subjection to the brethren, in the latter humble yet …