In our eagerness to make converts

February 25, 2018 by Steve Rebus

(A.W. Tozer)

In our eagerness to make converts, I am afraid we have been guilty of using the techniques of modern salesmanship–which is of course to present only the desirable qualities in a product, and ignore the rest. We go to men and offer them a cozy home on the sunny side of the hill. If they will but accept Christ–then He will . . .

Continued at Source:  In our eagerness to make converts

I myself experienced this many years ago, ‘just come up here and say this little prayer and you will never go to hell’ the preacher kept saying. Well hell sure sounded like a bad place and if all it took was saying a little prayer then heck is was all for that.

Of course sadly like so many others there was no real conversion there. Oh the preacher could claim another was written in the lambs book, but that claim was built upon a foundation of sinking sand.  Only by God’s Grace and Mercy He saw fit to not give up on me and years later my true conversion happened. – Mike

Prayer is a precious privilege to be enjoyed

October 20, 2017 by Steve Rebus

(Octavius Winslow, “Evening Thoughts”)

What! Is it no privilege to have a door of access ever open to God? Is it no privilege when the burden crushes, to cast it upon One who has promised to sustain?

Continued at Source: Prayer is a precious privilege to be enjoyed