Defining a Great Christian

  • Oct. 22, 2014
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Hi, I’m Joni Eareckson Tada. Asking what makes a great Christian? A.W. Tozer puts it this way; he says, "The great in the kingdom have [always] been those who... love God more than others did. The one vital quality which these [great saints] have in common is spiritual receptivity. Something in them is open to heaven, something which urges them Godward. They have a spiritual awareness and they go on to cultivate it until it becomes the biggest thing in their lives." Friend you don’t have to be a famous evangelist or a mother of 16 godly children like Susanna Wesley. So if your greatest ambition is simply to be pleasing to the Lord, then you are great in His kingdom. Average Christians sense God's nudging but do nothing about it. But you, you’re different! So, be ambitious to please God and follow the nudging of the Spirit. It’s what great saints in the kingdom do every day. 

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