WHO IS YOUR EXAMPLE?
By A. W. Tozer
Be thou an example . . . in word, in conversation,
in spirit, in faith, in purity. - 1 Timothy 4:12
The Christian churches of our day have suffered a great
loss in rejecting the example of good men, choosing
instead the "celebrity of the hour" for their pattern.
We must agree that it is altogether unlikely that we
know who our "greatest" men are.
One thing is sure, however - the greatest man alive
today is the best man alive today. That is not open to
Spiritual virtues run deep and silent. The holy and
humble man will not advertise himself nor allow others to
do it for him.
The Christian who is zealous to promote the cause of
Christ can begin by living in the power of God's Spirit,
and so reproducing the life of Christ in the sight of men.
In deep humility and without ostentation he can let his
To sum it all up: the most effective argument for
Christianity is still the good lives of those who profess it!
Yours in Christ,
Paul N. F.