RESPONDING TO THE SPIRIT
By A. W. Tozer
Quench not the Spirit. Hold fast to that -which is good.
- - 1Thessalonians 5:19-20
Are we raising a whole generation of young men and
women without any sensitivity to the voice of God's Holy
I am on record, and I will be as long as I live, that
would rather lose a leg and hobble along throughout the
rest of my life than to lose my sensitivity to God and to
His voice and to spiritual things!
Oh, how I want to keep that sensitivity within
me -- within my soul!
I am thinking about a great throng of men and women
raised in Christian homes. They have been brought up in
Sunday school. They probably cut their first baby tooth
on the edge of a hymn book when the mother was not
Still, to this day, they are not right with God. Some have
made a kind of profession, but have never been able to
delight themselves in the Lord.
The reason? They have lost sensitivity to the message
and the voice of God. If the Holy Spirit cannot move
something within their beings every day -- they are not
going to be effective Christians -- if they are Christians at
Yours in Christ,
Paul N. F.