Quote – Our False Sense of Shame

“Sin has played many evil tricks upon us, and one has been the infusing into us a false sense of shame.” – A.W. Tozer

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Shame is a powerful force in our lives. It’s often used to manipulate us. It keeps us isolated. It makes us believe that we are completely alone. It is the belief that we are fundamentally flawed or wrong in our core creation, and that is in contradiction to the Imago Dei within us. 

A.W. Tozer is right: “Sin has played many evil tricks upon us, and one has been the infusing into us a false sense of shame.”

A.W. Tozer is a well-known pastor from the last generation. His writings on devotion, prayer and relationship with classic.  This collection of his best writing is a great introduction to his thought.


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