A Cross That Amuses Us

“If I see aright, the cross of popular evangelicalism is not the cross of the New Testament. It is, rather, a new bright ornament upon the bosom of a self-assured and carnal Christianity. The old cross slew men, the new cross entertains them. The old cross condemned; the new cross amuses. The old cross destroyedContinue reading “A Cross That Amuses Us”

A.W. Tozer’s Gems

“You can see God from anywhere if your mind is set to love and obey Him.” It is scarcely possible in most places to get anyone to attend a meeting where the only attraction is God. A pharisee is hard on others and easy on himself, but a spiritual man is easy on others andContinue reading “A.W. Tozer’s Gems”

Chosen, (But Chastened Nevertheless)

“God never punishes his children in the sense of avenging justice. He chastens as a father does his child, but he never punishes his redeemed as a judge does a criminal. It is unjust to exact punishment from redeemed souls since Christ has been punished in their place. How shall the Lord punish twice forContinue reading “Chosen, (But Chastened Nevertheless)”

Endure Without Murmuring

“What then are we to do about our problems? We must learn to live with them until such time as God delivers us from them. We must pray for grace to endure them without murmuring. Problems patiently endured will work for our spiritual perfecting. They harm us only when we resist them or endure themContinue reading “Endure Without Murmuring”