A New and Higher Being

When God infuses eternal life into the spirit of a man, the man becomes a member of a new and higher order of being.

– A.W.Tozer; Knowledge of the Holy; Kindle Version; Page 42

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His Perfections Forever Rule

For a moral being to change it would be necessary that the change be in one of three directions.  He must go from better to worse or from worse to better; or, granted that the moral quality remain stable, he must change within himself, as from miniature to mature or from one order of being to another.  It should be clear that God can move in none of these directions.  His perfections forever rule out any such possibility.

– A.W.Tozer; Knowledge of the Holy; Kindle Version; Page 40

He is Simply God

We cannot speak of measure or amount or size or weight and at the same time be speaking of God, for these tell of degrees and there are no degrees with God.  All that He is He is without growth or addition or development.  Nothing in God is less or more, or large or small.  He is what He is in Himself, without qualifying thought or word.  He is simply God.

– A.W.Tozer; Knowledge of the Holy; Kindle Version; Page 38

The Most Difficult Attribute to Grasp

Of all that can be thought or said about God, His Infinitude is the most difficult to grasp.  Even to try to conceive of it would appear to be self-contradictory, for such conceptualization requires us to undertake something which we know at the outset we can never accomplish.  Yet we must try, for the Holy Scriptures teach that God is infinite and, if we accept His other attributes, we must of necessity accept this one too.

– A.W.Tozer; Knowledge of the Holy; Kindle Version; Page 36

A God of Our Own Making…

The God of Abraham has withdrawn His conscious Presence from us, and another God whom our fathers knew not is making himself at home among us.  This God we have made and because we have made him, we can understand him; because we have created him he can never surprise us, never overwhelm us, nor astonish us nor transcend us.

– A.W.Tozer; Knowledge of the Holy; Kindle Version; Page 36

A Tragedy of Huge Proportions

To be made for eternity and forced to dwell in time is for mankind a tragedy of huge proportions.  All within us cries for life and permanence, and everything around us reminds us of mortality and change.  Yet that God has made us of the stuff of eternity is both a glory and a prophecy yet to be fulfilled.

– A.W.Tozer; Knowledge of the Holy; Kindle Version; Page 34