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"Pilgrim and Sojourner." - 1 Peter 2:11

 Brief Bio!

Brief Biography:
A 20th-century prophet" they called him even in his lifetime. For 31 years he was pastor of Southside Alliance Church in Chicago, where his reputation as a man of God was citywide. Concurrently he became editor of Alliance Life, a responsibility he fulfilled until his death in 1963. His greatest legacy to the Christian world has been his 30 books. Because A.W. Tozer lived in the presence of God he saw clearly and he spoke as a prophet to the church. He sought for God's honor with the zeal of Elijah and mourned with Jeremiah at the apostasy of God's people. But he was not a prophet of despair. His writings are messages of concern. They expose the weaknesses of the church and denounce compromise. They warn and exhort. But they are messages of hope as well, for God is always there, ever faithful to restore and to fulfill His Word to those who hear and obey.

SI Moderator - Greg Gordon

 2003/5/1 20:39Profile

Joined: 2003/6/22
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 Re: Brief Bio!

61 titles by A. W Tozer
Books and booklets

The Attributes of God
Born After Midnight
The Best of AW. Tozer
The Best of AW. Tozer: Book Two
The Bible: An Unchanging Book in an Ever-changing World (booklet)
The Coming King
Christ the Eternal Son
The Christian Book Of Mystical Verse
The Counselor
The Early Tozer: A Word in Season
Echoes from Eden
Faith Beyond Reason
Five Vows for Spiritual Power
God's Greatest Gift to Man (booklet)
God Tells the Man Who Cares
Gems from Tozer
How to Be Filled with the Holy Spirit
I Call It Heresy
I Talk Back to the Devil
Jesus, Author of Our Faith
Jesus is Victor
Jesus, Our Man in Glory
The Knowledge of the Holy
Leaning into the Wind
Let My People Go
Man: The Dwelling Place of God
Men Who Met God
The Next Chapter After The Last
Of God and Men
The Old Cross and the New (booklet)
Paths to Power
The Price of Neglect
The Pursuit of God: A 31-Day Experience
Pursuit of God
Renewed Day By Day, Volume One
Renewed Day By Day, Volume Two
The Root of the Righteous
Rut, Rot, or Revival
The Quotable Tozer
The Quotable Tozer II
The Set of the Sail
The Size of the Soul
Success and the Christian
AW. Tozer and A.B. Simpson on Spiritual Warfare (booklet)
That Incredible Christian
Those Amazing Methodists (booklet)
Total Commitment to Christ: What Is It? (booklet)
Tragedy in the Church: The Missing Gifts
Those Amazing Methodists
The Tozer Pulpit, Volume One
The Tozer Pulpit, Volume Two
Tozer on Worship and Entertainment
The Waning Authority of Christ in the Churches (booklet)
When He is come
We Travel an Appointed Way
Whatever Happened to Worship?
Who Put Jesus on the Cross?
Worship: The Missing Jewel (booklet)
The Warfare of the Spirit
This World: Playground or Battleground

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Lars Widerberg

 2003/8/28 9:39Profile

Joined: 2003/7/18
Posts: 6566
Reading, UK

 Re: Brief Bio!

I came across this little cameo of Tozer in the ChristianityToday, Leadership Newsletter, written by Gordon MacDonald, Leadership editor at large.

"Tozer was shy when it came to pastoring people one on one. He was tough and confrontational in the pulpit. He was impatient with people whose Christian life was the sum of their doctrines and little more. But he excelled in the practice of intercessory prayer. He was known to have a set of bib overalls which he would put on over his shirt and tie. So dressed, he would prostrate himself on the floor of his study and pray. I have talked to people who shared this experience with him."

Ron Bailey

 2004/2/2 23:18Profile

Joined: 2004/8/28
Posts: 58
Clinch Mountain, Virginia


Tozer may have been shy with people, but he wasn't shy with God. And he has taught so many other people to have the same bold appraoch to the Father. Learn of Him. Know Him. "The Pursuit Of God" should be required reading for all Christians. My prayer life was certainly never the same after reading it!


Ed Price

 2004/8/29 8:32Profile

Joined: 2003/6/11
Posts: 9192
Santa Clara, CA


Hi Pastor Ed!

A warm welcome to you. I could not agree more.
At the sake of redundancy for everyone else here, it was Tozer that not only reversed everything for me personally after reading "The Knowledge of The Holy" and then "Pursuit", but a 'chance' mention of his sermons here that has firmly planted me as the site jester roaming and rambling about these parts.

A bit tongue in cheek, but someone coined the phrase "Tozerphiles" for us types.
Welcome to the club! :-)

Edit: By the way, great site you have there!

"[i]The Loving Heart is a learning resource for Bible-believing Christians, especially those new to the faith.[/i]"

Highly recommended!


Mike Balog

 2004/8/29 11:30Profile

Joined: 2004/5/13
Posts: 31
toronto, ontario



crsschk wrote

A bit tongue in cheek, but someone coined the phrase "Tozerphiles" for us types.
Welcome to the club! :-)

They can call me even "Tozer-holic", I don't mind. A.W. Tozer is my beloved preacher and greatest help in my christian walk.
I was positively "edicted" to him after I read my first book by him... You guessed it right, it was "The persuit of God". And like everybody else's experience, something was changed in me. These days I am really amzed by his "Knowledge of The Holy". I havn't read a lot, but that book is undoubtedly the great theological work on Holy Triune Godhead, blessed be his name.
Great to hear from you brethren. Any suggetions or advise in reading will be appreciated.
God bless you all.

levan giorgadze

 2006/9/10 22:57Profile

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