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Wednesday's Word: Wednesday's Word - Sharing Towzer

Wednesday's Word

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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Wednesday's Word - Sharing Towzer

Back in May of this year, I shared a sermon from Charles Spurgeon.

In the same spirit of honoring the faithful forerunners, here's a link to a website I've recently come across
http://dailyqt.crossmap.com/source/a-w-tozer/page1.htm
This is Aiden Wilson Towzer, who was also an awesome preacher of the word.
Here's one excerpt from the site that I really enjoyed...I hope you do also.

Panic-free in Christ

By A.W. Tozer

We are confident, I say, and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord. So we make it our goal to please him, whether we are at home in the body or away from it. —Second Corinthians 5:8–9

I could quote hundreds of passages from the Holy Scriptures to show that God keeps His people and that there is nothing in earth or in hell that can harm a trusting soul. The past is forgiven, the present is in God's keeping and a thousand bright promises give assurance for the future. Yet we are sometimes terrified by the adversary. This is not uncommon but it is unnecessary. We should not try to excuse it, but rather acknowledge it as evidence of our spiritual immaturity.

Through the blood of the everlasting covenant we are as safe here on earth as if we were already in heaven. We have not passed beyond the possibility of physical death, but we have entered a sphere of life where we can afford to die, knowing that for the Christian death is a bright portal to the ineffable glory.

It is entirely possible to reach a place in grace where nothing can panic us. We can have an understanding with God about our yesterdays, our today and our tomorrows. The fear of death and judgment goes out of us as the true fear of God comes in, and that fear has no torment but is rather a light and easy yoke for the soul, one which rests us instead of exhausting us.

Prayer
Lord, I'm safe in Your arms whether here or eternally home. Thank You for peace and rest.

Thought
Death, whether from terrorism or natural causes, is the door to our home! Home with the Father, the Son, the Holy Spirit, the angelic hosts, the saints of the ages, loved ones and friends. Away from the body is to be home!



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Hope you enjoyed.


In Him,

Cros

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