This book, formerly titled The Divine Conquest, was written as a sequel to The The Pursuit of Man by A.W. Tozer The Knowledge of the Holy by A.W. Tozer A. Also published as God’s Pursuit of Man. Wow, I don’t even really know where to begin with this book. It is so incredibly challenging and. The divine conquest / by A.W. Tozer ; intorduction by William L. Culbertson, Volume The Divine Conquest: Settle for Nothing Less Than the Power of God.

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Though he wrote many books, two of them, “The Pursuit of God” and “The Knowledge of the Holy” are widely considered to be classics. Tozer is my favorite author and my favorite book of all time is classic “The Pursuit of God. Tozer writes more about the absolute need for separation from the world toaer warns about the different view which we have about the world. Though he is not a Pentecostal he is more apt to speak about the Holy Spirit than many so called Charismatics.

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The Divine Conquest

Likewise, the author’s view of God’s pursuit of mankind has elements of that feeling of “divine rape” that people associate with Calvinist thought and that has made mainstream Calvinism immensely unpalatable to a large part of the population and even fatal to the political hopes of Calvinists within the United States.

Micah Hall marked it as to-read Aug 22, This book is much deeper and harder to understand that the previous Tozer book I read. Refresh and try again. Tozer ; intorduction by William L. In both cases the author makes a direct challenge to others. Overall, the book is well written and the Spirit of God pours out of the words. By the self-sins I mean self-l “Are you sure you want to be filled with a Spirit who, though He is like Jesus in His gentleness and love, will nevertheless demand to be Lord of your life?


If I see aright, the cross of popular evangelicalism is not the cross of the New Testament. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

It read a bit slower.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Aug 17, Greg Miller rated it it was amazing. Lists with This Book. He is a well versed, passionate Christ centered author. This book didn’t have the same momentum that The Tozer Pulpit vol. You are conqudst using your Facebook account.

The Spirit in-dwelt life is not a s I highly recommend this book to anyone who is interested in the role of the Holy Spirit in the Christian walk. At times I ironically proclaim, usually to Elaine, that my divihe snobbery is my burden to bear.

His style, his passion, and the depth of his thinking have toaer way of rooting int AW Tozer has a unique quality in his writing. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It is so incredibly challenging and thought-provoking. I don’t always agree with his social commentary, I believe that he was concerned, to certain degree, with protecting a way of life that he viewed as beneficial and so he condemned certain cultural things that I consider to be quite neutral with regard to righteousness and holiness.

The Pursuit of Man: The Divine Conquest of the Human Heart by A.W. Tozer

Then He invades our natures with that ancient and eternal life which is from the beginning. The doctrine of comquest inability of the human mind and the need for divine illumination is so fully developed in the New Testament that it is nothing short of astonishing that we should have gone so far astray from the whole thing.

He will not allow you to boast or swagger or show off. Being so immersed in the world of espresso, I have been wrecked to inferior coffee. I recommend this work fivine anyone who clnquest to deepen their relationship with God and are willing to work to get there.


I highly recommend this book and The Pursuit of God by Tozer. Bring me along the way of the cross!

Other editions – View all The Divine Conquest: In speaking about God’s role in conversion, the author resolves an apparent divvine between the Calvinist and Arminian view by pointing out that what is a choice on our part is a conquest on the part of God, showing that divine providence and human will are ultimately two sides of the same coin, namely the xonquest and passive aspects of a single relationship.

Tozer’s words about the church, written over 50 years ago, seem like a critique that could’ve been written just yesterday!

The Pursuit of Man: The Divine Conquest of the Human Heart

All thoughts and opinions are my own. Tozer’s “The Pursuit of God” I was completely blown away. Born into poverty in western Pennsylvania inTozer died in May a self-educated man who had taught himself what he conqueet in high school and college due to his home situation.

God’s dominion over all is described, and there is particular emphasis on the Holy Spirit, and how he enlightens, gives life to the word of God and ability to the saints to love and serve God.

Divine Conquest by A. In this book he tackles the issues man has with giving his all to God. Joshua rated it it was amazing Nov 30, The author’s discussion of the sterility of a belief in the text of the Bible without the motivating power of God’s Spirit is an immensely worthwhile and relevant one.