Now there are five vows I have in mind which we do well to make and keep.

  1. Deal thoroughly with sin.

  2. Never own anything—get rid of the sense of possessing.

  3. Never defend yourself.

  4. Never pass anything on about anybody else that will hurt him.

  5. Never accept any glory.

A. W. Tozer, Gems from Tozer (Camp Hill, PA: WingSpread, 1979), 65.