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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.
Chapter one of A. W. Tozer’s book The Pursuit of God invited you to asked an intriguing question: “What do you want more than anything else in the world?” It was a question about your priorities, it was a question about your first love, it was a question about your heart’s …
O God, you are Lord of heaven and earth, and all things come from You and through You and to You. When You spoke the cosmos into being, You remained the infinite and personal One who is forever distinct from Your created order. You alone are God, and we are Your people who have been granted the immense dignity of being created in Your glorious image. You have called me to be like You in my thinking, my choosing, and my desires and emotions. By Your grace I want to emulate Your character and …
Lord of all creation, You made us for Yourself, and You always take pleasure in granting us every good and perfect gift. Your Word is trustworthy and Your promises are sure. In spite of this, I struggle with trusting You enough to surrender to Your better way. I often succumb to my own devices and desires, foolishly hoping that I can successfully order my life without conscious dependence on You. When I rebel against Your goodness by choosing my will above Yours, I only grasp dust and ashes. …