By A. W. Tozer
These have washed their robes, and made them
white in the blood of the Lamb. Revelation 7:14
I insist that if we are burdened with genuine concern,
we have the responsibility of examining the true spiritual
condition of men and women within the church's ranks.
We do live in a time of soft, easy Christianity. It is an
era marked by a polite "nibbling" around the edges of the
Word of God. There is a mindset within present day
Christianity that supposes one should get into trouble or
suffer embarrassment for Christ's sake!
My brethren, what does it mean to be loyal to Jesus
Christ? To confess that Jesus Himself is more
important to us than anything else in the world?
Many find it hard to understand how large numbers of
Christian believers could have died for their faith in our
own generation! With a sense of distant admiration, we
call them simple-hearted nationals. God calls them
Professing Christians in our North American churches
can hardly comprehend so costly a price for the faith we
take for granted. Material prosperity and popular
acceptance have sapped the vitality of our Christian
Yours in Christ,
Paul N. F.