“The old self-sins must die” by A.W. Tozer

“An inward principle of self lies at the source of human conduct, turning everything men do into evil. To save us completely Christ must reverse the bent of our nature; He must plant a new principle within us so that our subsequent conduct will spring out of a desire to promote the honor of God and the good of our fellow men. The old self-sins must die, and the only instrument by which they can be slain is the cross.”

–A.W. Tozer, The Knowledge of the Holy (New York: HarperCollins, 1961),  p. 31.

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  1. El Jenkins

    this is a glaring look at mankind and it’s inability to motivate through life without the cross. Even though Mr. Tozer wrote this several decades ago, the essence of truth is timeless.

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