- Daily Growth
Contents tagged with world
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.
God has removed the sin barrier. Now comes his invitation. Twice the writer of Hebrews implores us to “draw near:” “Let us therefore draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and may find grace to help in time of need” (4:16). And, “ . . . let us …
Lord God, just as You prepared and called Abram out of obscure beginnings, so You laid Your hand upon me and called me to a glorious destiny. But along the journey I realize that there are times when You will take me to the end of my own resources to teach me that only Your resources are sufficient. You call into being that which did not exist, and bring life out of barrenness. You have implanted a living hope within me and You teach me again and again, sometimes through hardship and …
In the modern coffee bar, it takes folding money and a knowledge of foreign languages and flavors to buy “a cup of coffee.” Do you prefer latte or cappuccino? Brazilian or Colombian? A shot of this or a shot of that? Many people who love coffee have steered clear of these modern caffeinated carnivals, though they would love to try them! Why? Choice often breeds passivity.
Some people laugh off the notion of one true God when they see the millions of gods created by human …
“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.” …