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A Growing Hunger After God, by A.W. Tozer
 

 

A Growing Hunger After God

As the deer pants for the water brooks, so pants my soul for You, O
God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God.
--Psalm 42:1-2a

In this hour of all-but-universal darkness one cheering gleam
appears: within the fold of conservative Christianity there are to
be found increasing numbers of persons whose religious lives are
marked by a growing hunger after God Himself. They are eager for
spiritual realities and will not be put off with words, nor will
they be content with correct "interpretations" of truth. They are
athirst for God, and they will not be satisfied till they have
drunk deep at the Fountain of Living Water.

This is the only real harbinger of revival which I have been able
to detect anywhere on the religious horizon. It may be the cloud
the size of a man's hand for which a few saints here and there
have been looking. It can result in a resurrection of life for
many souls and a recapture of that radiant wonder which should
accompany faith in Christ, that wonder which has all but fled the
Church of God in our day. The Pursuit of God, 7.

"O Father, may their numbers increase more and more--those who 'are
athirst for God, and [who] will not be satisfied till they have
drunk deep at the Fountain of Living Water.' Amen."


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