This is no mere random assortment, however. Tozer may make an excellent starting point. All that being said, I truly enjoyed most of the selections I have read from this book. Jesus Christ: Savior, Sanctifier, Healer, and Coming King 6. These selections range from prayers and poetry to letters and sermons. From the library of A.
The excerpts here are sure to whet your appetite to seek out at least a few of the originals to read further, and it provides well-rounded views on a variety of topics. Have you ever wanted to peruse the bookshelves of people you esteem and are influenced by? Tozer that Bethany House recently sent to me. Tozer takes excerpts from a wide variety of works throughout church history. Ever wondered how great men compiled their thoughts? He also has more than one hundred books with cover credit. Tozer is the author of the classics The Pursuit of God and The Knowledge of the Holy among others. No sin can separate us from Him, even if we were to kill or commit adultery thousands of times each day.
Each work included is one that had a profound influence on A. Some of the essays consoled me during moments of self-doubt and wondering. It is also a fabulous way for those of us who don't have the self discipline to read an entire work from one of these men of faith to enjoy small bits at a time. The opinions I have expressed are my own. Moody, Francis of Assisi, George Mueller, John Bunyan, John Calvin, John Knox, John Milton, Jonathan Edwards, Martin Luther, and Teresa of Avila.
These one or two-page excerpts are inspiring, piercing, challenging, thought provoking, encouraging, and on, and on, and on. It's a unique book that offers a valuable glimpse of Christian thought through the ages! All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. For many of you, subscribing by email will be easiest and most convenient. Each thematic section has short selections from writers known to have influenced Tozer. If you'd like to delve in to some of the great works of Christianity from throughout the ages but don't know quite where to begin, From the Library of A. Book provided by Bethany House Publishers for review.
Moody and John Bunyan, and others I was not so familiar with such as William Law, Samuel Rutherford, or John Milton. Drink deeply from these selections, chosen to emphasize major themes from Tozer's life and ministry-worship, practicing the presence of God, living the Christian life. So which books had the greatest impact on his life? On Christian Doctrine, and 8. Her passions are studying theology, biblical counseling, and reading intentionally; all the while balancing life as a homeschool mama, dabbling in a mini homestead, and being committed to the body of Christ at their church. Tozer includes a very brief biography at the front and over 200 writings, and over 35 different thinkers and authors in this book were influential on A. He and his family live in West Chicago, Illinois. Tozer, Bell has complied short but powerful excerpts from various writers who influe Have you ever wanted to peruse the bookshelves of people you esteem and are influenced by? The excerpts in this book are organized around those themes, which are: 1.
God does not cease to speak, but the noise of the creatures without, and of our passions within, confines us and prevents our hearing. While it would be difficult to read complete works of so many writers on each subject, this compilation offers the opportunity to become familiar with a wide variety of perspectives. I think this is a great book for people to be introduced to some of the great Christian writers of the past centuries and who shaped our churches. But I sort of regret it now. . Tozer, compiled by James Stuart Bell, offer readers a unique look into the writings that influenced Tozer and his ministry.
The breadth of his knowledge was truly determined by the resources he availed himself of. What encouraged them along side of their Bible? Does that mean this review is biased? I garnered wisdom from writers such as St. Tozer and it was written by Compiler , Foreword. This beautiful book — From the Library of A. Tozer as you read selections from the authors and thinkers who influenced his spiritual journey.
You decide… Aidan Wilson Tozer was one of the most influential preachers and writers of the 20th century, and has certainly had an influence on my life. Tozer were inspired, strengthened, challenged, and encouraged by what they immersed themselves in by way of their Bible reading and related study. Tozer as you read selections from the authors and thinkers who influences his spiritual journey. About A Collection of Writings That Shaped One of the Most Influential Pastors of the Twentieth Century Pull back the curtain on the life and mind of A. Tozer compiled by James Stuart Bell. From the Library of A. These selections range from prayers and poetry to letters and sermons.
I would heartily recommend the book for those wishing to learn of A. The book is broken into topical chapters with many small portions within each chapter. This book is not overwhelming or daunting, but uplifting and addicting! He has previously served as executive editor at Moody Press, director of religious publishing at Doubleday, and publisher at Bridge Publishing. Could you imagine peeking into the library of Billy Graham, George Washington, Martin Luther King, Jr. These one or two-page excerpts are inspiring, piercing, challenging, thought provoking, encouraging, and on, and on, and on. In his introduction, Bell writes very enthusiastically about Tozer. Thanks so much to Bethany House for providing a review copy.
Have you ever wanted to peruse the bookshelves of people you esteem and are influenced by? The opinions I have expressed are my own. Without their words to serve as guides, Tozer never would have become the man of God that he was. There are so many classic Christian works from throughout history that I'd love to read. Well, Bethany House Publishers and James Stuart Bell have made that possible for us with the likes of noted American pastor, A. Tozer, Bell has complied short but powerful excerpts from various writers who influenced Tozer's life as well as his thinking, writing, and preaching.