20 More Powerful AW Tozer Quotes

I love those one or two liners from leaders in Christ that challenge you, push you, and call you to a deeper Christian experience. AW Tozer is great at that, and great at hitting the spiritual buttons that call us to a deeper life in Christ. Since the first list continues to be a popular hit, here are 20 More Powerful AW Tozer Quotes.


If you have not read his works, I HIGHLY encourage you to start. Here are a few to get you started:

The Pursuit of God

God’s Pursuit Of Man

The Crucified Life: How To Live Out A Deeper Christian Experience

The Knowledge of the Holy


Check Out the first 20 Powerful AW Tozer Quotes


20 More Powerful AW Tozer Quotes

(In no specific order)

  • Only after an ordeal of painful self-probing are we likely to discover what we actually believe about God. – AW Tozer


  • Because we are the handiwork of God, it follows that all our problems and their solutions are theological. – AW Tozer


  • Without doubt, the mightiest thought the mind can entertain is the thought of God, and the weightiest word in any language is its word for God. – AW Tozer, The Knowledge Of The Holy


  • Secularism, materialism, and the intrusive presence of ‘things’ have put out the light in our souls and turned us into a generation of zombies. AW Tozer (written over 50 yrs ago, yet still timely)


  • How completely satisfying to turn from our limitations to a God who has none. – AW Tozer


  • If God gives you a few more years, remember, it is not yours. Your time must honor God, your home must honor God, your activity must honor God, and everything your do must honor God.


  • Since God is immutable He never varies in the intensity of his loving-kindness. – Knowledge Of The Holy


  • I will not settle for anything less than the deep divine addiction that we call God, and I will strive to live beyond the power of thought or visualization. – The Crucified Life


  • It is one thing to believe the Bible but something else altogether to allow the Bible, through the ministry of the Holy Spirit, to impact and change your life. – The Crucified Life


  • One problem some have is to believe that if they read it in the Bible, they have already experienced it. It is one thing to read about the new birth in the Bible and quite another thing to be born from above by the Spirit of the living God. – The Crucified Life


  • One little saying that goes around in evangelical circles is “God said it, I believe it, and that settles it.” The problem with that is that if you do not believe something to the extent that you appropriate it in your life, do you really believe it? The Bible exhorts us to “walk in the light.” But the light has no value whatsoever unless we are walking in it. – The Crucified Life


  • The best way for a husband to save his family from delinquency is to show them an example of a man who loves God uncompromisingly. – AW Tozer, The Crucified Life


  • If you ignore the fact that God is the source of everything and make a converted and sanctified self the source, it is just as bad as it can be because final trust in God has been taken away. Self judges God and man and holds God to be less than He is and man to be more than he is. This is our trouble. – The Crucified Life


  • Always, everywhere God is present, and always He seeks to discover Himself to each one. – AW Tozer


  • The old cross slew men; the new cross entertains them. The old cross condemned; the new cross amuses. The old cross destroyed confidence in the flesh; the new cross encourages it. – God’s Pursuit Of Man


  • Real faith must always mean more than passive acceptance. – God’s Pursuit Of Man


  • The true Christian ideal is not to be happy but to be holy. The holy heart alone can be the habitation of the Holy Ghost. – God’s Pursuit Of Man


  • Before a man can be filled with the Spirit he must be sure he wants to be…Many Christians want to be filled, but their desire is a vague romantic kind of thing hardly worthy to be called desire. They have almost no knowledge of what it will cost them to realize it. – God’s Pursuit Of Man


  • You will find the Spirit to be in sharp opposition to the easy ways of the world and of the mixed multitude within the precincts of religion. – God’s Pursuit Of Man


  • We can know the right words yet never be changed. This is the difference between information and transformation. – AW Tozer

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3 thoughts on “20 More Powerful AW Tozer Quotes

  1. “The cross that saves them also slays them, and anything short of this is a pseudo-faith and not true faith at all.” ~Tozer

    I could go on, and on, and on. Tozer is the man.

  2. Teach us to know that we cannot know, for the things of God knoweth no man. . .
    Let faith support us where reason fails, and we shall think because we believe, not in order that we may believe” (A. W. Tozer)