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God’s Power for Your Life: How the Holy Spirit Transforms You through God’s Word
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God’s Power for Your Life: How the Holy Spirit Transforms You through God’s Word


Regal 2013

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A. W. Tozer, one of the twentieth-century church’s most profound thinkers and pastors, believed that reading the Bible wasn’t enough—the Word must come alive in the Christian’s life. It isn’t enough to read Scripture and then try to obey its commands; rather, living by the power of the Word is a Spirit-enabled transformation that leads to the Word becoming incarnate within the believer’s life. In God’s Power for Your Life, Tozer teaches readers how to allow themselves to be shaped by the Spirit’s work as they study the Word of God.

The Logos Bible Software edition of this volume is designed to encourage and stimulate your study and understanding of Scripture. Biblical passages link directly to your English translations and original-language texts, and important theological concepts link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. In addition, you can perform powerful searches by topic and find what other authors, scholars, and theologians have to say about the Word of God.

Key Features

  • Discusses the Bible as a tool to align Christians closer to God
  • Teaches readers how to grow through the power of the Holy Spirit
  • Includes a hymn at the end of each chapter to aid in meditation


  • Can We Trust the Bible?
  • Part I: The Significance of God’s Power
    • God’s Unique Thing: The Bible
    • The Challenge to God’s Authority
    • The Rightful Place of the Living Word
    • The Firm Foundation of the Living Word
    • The Authority of God Rests on the Bible
    • Taking the Word of God Seriously
  • Part II: Obstructions to God’s Power
    • Dealing with the Great Spiritual Deception
    • The Never-Ending Battle for the Mind
    • When Facing the Lethal Lie
    • God’s Faithful Rebuke to His Covenant People
    • Dealing with the Assault to God’s Power
    • The Effect of God’s Word in a Person’s Life
  • Part III: Releasing God’s Power through the Word
    • The Christian’s Ladder of Spiritual Power
    • The Potency of God’s Word toward His People
    • The Word of Life
    • The Mystery of God’s Strange Silence
    • The Power of the Holy Spirit on the Word of God
    • Most Sure of His Promise
    • An Open Invitation

Product Details

  • Title: God’s Power for Your Life: How the Holy Spirit Transforms You through God’s Word
  • Author: A. W. Tozer
  • Editor: James L. Snyder
  • Publisher: Regal
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Pages: 224

About A. W. Tozer

A. W. Tozer (1897–1963) was born on a small farm in what is now Newburg, Pennsylvania. His family moved to Akron, Ohio, when he was just a young boy. At age 17, Tozer heard a street preacher, responded to the calling of Christ, and began his lifelong pursuit of God. After becoming an active witness of Jesus as a lay preacher, he joined The Christian and Missionary Alliance and was soon serving as the pastor of West Virginia’s Alliance Church. In 1928, he transferred to the Southside Alliance Church in Chicago, and his ministry continued there for 31 years. During that time, he preached on the Moody Bible Institute’s radio station. In the 1940s, Tozer was invited to speak at Wheaton College, and seldom a year passed after World War II that he didn‘t preach in the college’s Pierce Chapel. In 1950 he became the editor of The Alliance Life magazine and served in that capacity until his death.

Self-taught, with no formal Bible training, Tozer has been called a twentieth-century prophet within his own lifetime. Through years of diligent study and constant prayer, he sought the mind of God. A master craftsman in the use of the English language, he was able to write in a simple, cogent style the principles of truth he had learned. For Tozer, “there was no substitute for knowing God firsthand.” He wrote many of his books with one idea in mind—that his reader would achieve the heart’s true goal in God and maintain that relationship with Him.

About James L. Snyder

James L. Snyder is the pastor of the Family of God Fellowship in Ocala, Florida, a Christian and Missionary Alliance church (1973–present). He is recognized as an authority on the life and ministry of A. W. Tozer, and has written a number of books as well as numerous essays in Christian periodicals about Tozer. He has a weekly radio ministry, writes a weekly syndicated newspaper column carried by 35 newspapers, as well as over a dozen monthly magazines, both online and print.