I object to the charge that “Tozer preaches experience.” I preach Christ, the Savior—that is my calling! But I am positive about the validity, the reality, and the value of genuine Christian experience. We can talk to Jesus just as we talk to our other friends. As a boy, I was not a Christian. I did not have the privilege of growing up in a home where Christ was known and loved. God spoke to me through a street preacher who quoted the words of Jesus, “Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” That invitation let me know that Jesus is still calling “Come now!” I went home and up into the attic. There in earnest prayer, I gave my heart and life to Jesus Christ. My feet had taken me home and into the attic. But it was my heart that went to Jesus! Within my heart I consented to go to Jesus. I have been a Christian ever since that moment.
And they said, “Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ and thou shalt be saved.” Acts 16:31
My feet had taken me home and into the attic. But it was my heart that went to Jesus!
Lord, I pray that You will remind me daily of the joy that filled my life when I took my journey of the heart.