The Root of the Righteous. Chapter 1. One marked difference between the faith of our fathers as conceived by the fathers and the same faith as understood and. 9 quotes from The Root of the Righteous: ‘Any faith that does not command the one who holds it is not a real belief; it is a pseudo belief only. And it m. The Root of the Righteous has ratings and 45 reviews. Josh said: This short page book has 46 chapters of several pages each. Although the chapter.

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The Root of the Righteous

Promoting Genuine Biblical Revival. If you have a little time each day and are interested in reading something outside the Bible, I present A.

Dec 23, Tim rated it it was amazing. Lists with This Book.

April 5, – created by Ttozer. As always Tozer brings his readers to hard truths, he also brings them to a loving God. A compilation of short, densely packed chapters, or essays, that make for great meditative reading. The Root of the Righteous is one of his books that I read every few years or so.

A lot of what he says is still applicable today, but at times his message gets lost in the din. Tozer I have had the opportunity to read. Jan 23, Linda rated it really liked righteeous. I think I might read this again with my husband, taking one chapter a day and discussing.

Full of truths and insight that we all should take into account and follow. Feb 11, Dwight Walker rated it it was amazing Shelves: There is no lasting life apart from the root. The whole Bible and all the great saints of the past join to tell us the same thing.

Believing for salvation has these days been reduced to a once-done act that requires no further attention. This may not be wholly true, but that such a charge can be made at all is sufficient cause for serious roghteous searching and prayer. Refresh and try again. I like that Tozer addresses the church at large and although written in the ‘s, every This short page book has 46 chapters of several pages each. This short page book has 46 chapters of several pages each. In this collection of short essays, Tozer writes about the need for communion with God in the life of the believer.


Tozer knows how to cut through the noise of Theological rumblings and the pragmatism of Churchianity to the heart of what Christianity is supposed to be.

The Root of the Righteous by A.W. Tozer

Tozer is his typical self: Probably to ease the choking. As I read them, I got the distinct impression that Tozer had not sat at the feet of other great Christian teachers when learning of the Faith, but rather that he had sat at the feet of The Teacher, the Holy Spirit.

There is no lasting life apart from the root. I highly recommend this book to any and all Christians who have a thirst and passionate desire to grow in walk with God.

This is definitely in my Top Ten list and I will frequently refer back to this treasure again and again. He feels supreme love for One whom he has never seen, talks familiarly every day to Someone he cannot see, expects to go to heaven on the virtue of Another, empties himself in order to be full, admits he is wrong so he can be declared right, goes down in order to get up, is strongest when he is weakest, richest when he is poorest and happiest when he feels worst.

What is more likely is, that happens to be the state of my heart just now. As I was reading it, I had to take a look at the release date because it felt like Tozer was speaking directly to the Church today.

This collection of essays guides us into a deeper communion with God. Tozer “The Root of the Righteous” A. Impatient Christians today explain away the simple beliefs of the saints of other days and smile off their serious-minded approach to God and sacred things. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. My heart is always troubled when I read his works. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. The Christian is strong or weak depending upon how closely he has cultivated the knowledge of God.


It makes it an easy read and a very worthwhile one as well. With prudence believers are gravitating toward his classics. The Root of the Righteous was one of those rare books where I didn’t bother underlining anything, because basically I felt the entire text to be worthy of underlin Yes, 5 stars.

We please Him most, not by frantically trying to make ourselves good, but by throwing ourselves into His arms with our imperfections, and believing that He understands everything and loves us still. Bear your cross, follow your Lord and pay no heed to the passing religious vogue.

My only real issue however, is that while Tozer made many great and valid points, at times his message was overshadowed by the constant shouting down of ‘modern churches’ the book was originally released in the 50s. Short selections from Tozer originally written for a magazine, perfect for the nightstand and suitable to knock the reader around with his prophetic words about the American church and it’s compromises with American culture and values.

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