Becoming a Gentle & Meek Person

Gentleness means recognizing that the world around us is fragile, especially other people. It is recognizing our own capacity to do harm and choosing instead to be tender, soft-spoken, soft-hearted, and careful. To be careful means that you are becoming aware. Perhaps this idea of becoming careful brings us the closest.  People who know exactly […]

A.W. Tozer, on Having a Personal Revival

How to Have a Personal Revival, Serious Repentance and Restitution, and Steps to Spiritual Growth. by A.W. Tozer Put yourself in the way of the blessing.  It is a mistake to look for grace to visit us as a kind of benign magic, or to expect God’s help to come as a windfall apart from […]

Our Gentle God Loves Kindness

When I think “gentleness”, what pops into my mind is my wife holding and caressing my infant daughter almost 20 years ago.  Her touch is soothing.  She softly hums a lullaby.  The farthest thing from her thinking at that quiet moment, is anything  harsh or cruel.  One of my favorite verses telegraphs the wonderous news, “He will […]

On Complete Surrender, by A.W. Tozer

“He that taketh not his cross . . . is not worthy of me.”   Matt. 10:38  by A.W. Tozer Many of the great evangelists who have touched the world for God, including such men as Jonathan Edwards and Charles Finney, have declared that the church is being betrayed by those who insist on Christianity […]