THE LONELINESS OF THE CHRISTIAN

Soldiers of Christ Enduring Hardness

  The Saint Must Walk Alone  by A.W. Tozer ( An Excerpt with emphasis added from the “Man – The Dwelling Place of God”):

MOST OF THE WORLD’S GREAT SOULS have been lonely. Loneliness seems to be one price the saint must pay for his saintliness.The loneliness of the Christian results from his walk with God in an ungodly world, a walk that must often take him away from the fellowship of good Christians as well as from that of the unregenerate world. His God given instincts cry out for companionship with others of his kind, others who can understand his longings, his aspirations, his absorption in the love of Christ; and because within his circle of friends there are so few who share his inner experiences he is forced to walk alone. The unsatisfied longings of the prophets for human understanding caused them to cry out in…

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