A.W. Tozer helped to shape who I am and a disciple of Jesus from the very begging. So when I see a post of one of his teachings, I have to share it.
We live in an instant society. If we have to wait for even ten minutes for anything we find it a major chore. We want what we want and we want it now. And this attitude has infected our view of Christianity, too. A.W. Tozer (1897-1963) wrote an essay on this very topic decades ago. We would be very wise to heed his words. Here is that essay:
THE INADEQUACY OF “INSTANT CHRISTIANITY”
by A.W. TOZER
It is hardly a matter of wonder that the country that gave the world instant tea and instant coffee should be the one to give it instant Christianity. If these two beverages were not actually invented in the United States it was certainly here that they received the advertising force that has made them known to most of the civilized world. And it cannot be denied that it was American Fundamentalism that brought instant Christianity…
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