And He Dwelt Among Us Book Review

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Introduction And He Dwelt Among Us: Teachings from the Gospel of John, by Pastor A.W. Tozer, was compiled from a series of sermons on the Gospel of John he had given over a year. These sermons were compiled and edited by James L. Snyder. Snyder notes, that “Tozer believed that John represented the best of the ‘mystical’ thinkers and along with the doctrinal emphasis of the apostle Paul these two provided the kind of spiritual experience that was healthy for maturing Christians.” Tozer, who many considered to be a modern-day prophet, served as a pastor with the Christian and Missionary Alliance for forty-four years. “Among the more than forty books Tozer authored, at least two are regarded as Christian classics: The Pursuit of God and The knowledge of the Holy.” He was a a devoted husband and father of seven children, six boys and one girl.

Brief Summary And He Dwelt Among Us, is composed of an introduction and thirteen chapters, and each chapter begins with a verse or passage from the Gospel of John which he uses as his driving force behind his discourse on finding the true identification of Jesus Christ. The First chapter titled, “God Has Put Everlasting Into Our Souls” Tozer explores the truth of John 1:1, “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” He argues
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Tozer presents this chapter in a very simple, straight forward manner. There are numerous memorable quotes in the text but this one in particular had the biggest impact on me, “God has His eyes upon me and is emotionally concerned about me. If this simple message could rise above the confusion of the religious world, it would offer hope to those who embrace it.” We can’t comprehend the infinite love that God has for us. We know that we are sinners and that God is sinless, yet time and time again God has demonstrated through Scripture that He is concerned and loves each and everyone of

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