Give me vision to see and courage to report what I see faithfully. Make my voice so like Thine own that even the sick sheep will recognize it and follow Thee.
He made time for sustained study as well, mostly meditating on Scripture, but also reading deeply of many authors—early church fathers, mystics, writers of the Middle Ages, reformers, puritans, philosophers, and even his contemporaries—impressive, considering his formal education ended at the sixth grade.
What Tozer heard from God through prayer and study he spoke to men through books and sermons. Perhaps his most popular work, The Pursuit of God, he wrote on an overnight train, equipped with just a Bible, notebook, and pencil. His books and sermons cut to the heart and healed many spiritual ills.