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A.W. Tozer, "The Divine Conquest" -

“While few would dare thus to voice their secret feelings, there are millions who have imbibed the notion that they hold in their hands the keys of heaven and hell. The whole content of modern … contributes to this attitude. Man is made large and God small;


How deeply do men err who conceive of God as subject to our human will or as standing respectfully to wait upon our human pleasure. Though He in condescending love may seem to place Himself at our disposal, yet never for the least division of a moment does He abdicate His throne or void His right as Lord of man and nature. He is that Majesty on high. To Him all angels cry aloud, the heavens and all the powers therein: … heaven and earth are full of the majesty of thy glory." … before Him prophet and Patriarch and saint have knelt in breathless awe and adoration.

Our God has now become our servant to wait on our will. "The Lord is my SHEPHERD," we say, instead of "The LORD is my shepherd," and the difference is as wide as the world.

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