We who preach the gospel must not think of ourselves as public relations agents sent to establish good will between Christ and the world. We must not imagine ourselves commissioned to make Christ acceptable to big business, the press, the world of sports or modern education. We are not diplomats but prophets, and our message is not a compromise but an ultimatum. A.W. Tozer
Therefore let God-inspired Scripture decide between us; and on whichever side be found doctrines in harmony with the word of God, in favor of that side will be cast the vote of truth. --Basil of Caesarea
Once you learn to discern, there's no going back. You will begin to spot the lie everywhere it appears.

I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has strengthened me, because He considered me faithful, putting me into service. 1 Timothy 1:12

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Pray For Conviction

Let’s pray that God will bring conviction on the world.  Let’s pray that He will send conviction back.  Religion has become so popular now that it is shown in theaters, sung over radio and in barn dances.  Just one more form of entertainment.  We fundamentals and evangelicals just will not believe the truth about ourselves and the kind of people we are.  So we have a popular religion but very little power because we have very little conviction, very little repentance and very little sorrow.
A.W. Tozer (sermon “Men Do Not Believe the Truth About Themselves,” John 8:38, General Council, as cited in Tozer on Worship and Entertainment, p.103)


ali said...

"Enter by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and there are many who go in by it. Because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it." Matthew 7:13-14

I join you in praying for the many.

Emily said...

This sounds like it was written just this morning!!!

Praying for a huge movement towards repentance.