Paul N. F. (30 Dec 2010)


     By A. W. Tozer

     And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts
     be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and
     cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.

                                                                               -  -  Luke 21:34

         In a day when judgments are soon to come upon the
     earth, we are often warned by doctors that we eat too
     much---and that we worry too much.  More of us suffer
     from mental illness than suffer from major physical

         In our self-centered lives, even those who are professing
     believers are prone to think they will hear the trumpets of
     woe in time to do something about all this.  But at that
     time, it will be too late!

         The voice of God is a quiet voice.  The voice of God's
     love  and  grace  is  constant—never  strident,  never
     compulsive.  God has sent His messengers to every
     generation.  He  has  spoken  urgently  and  faithfully
     through His prophets; through the concerns of preachers
     and evangelists; even through the sweet voices of the
     gospel  singers.  Further,  God  has  spoken  through
     witnessing men and women: plain, sincere, loving men
     and women transformed by a spiritual birth which is from

         This is the voice of God we hear in this day of
     grace—the voice of the Savior calling wandering
     sinners home.

     Yours in Christ,
     Paul N. F.