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Oswald Chambers was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, in 1874, the youngest son of a Baptist minister. He spent his boyhood years in Perth; then his family moved to London when Oswald was fifteen. Shortly after the move to London, Oswald made his public profession of faith in Christ and became a member of Rye Lane Baptist Church. This marked a period of rapid spiritual growth, along with an intense struggle to find God’s will and way for his life. Oswald Chambers was not famous during his lifetime. At the time of his death in 1917 at the age of forty-three, only three books bearing his name had been published. Among a relatively small circle of Christians in Britain and the U.S., Chambers was much appreciated as a teacher of rare insight and expression, but he was not widely known. (read more)

Wrestling Before God

"Take up the whole armor of God…praying always…" (Ephesians 6:13,18) You must learn to wrestle against the things that hinder your communication with God, and wrestle in prayer for other people; but to wrestle with...
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Approved to God

"Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth." (2 Timothy 2:15) If you cannot express yourself well on each of...
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The Great Life

"Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled…" (John 14:27) As long as we try to...
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Intercessory Prayer

"…men always ought to pray and not lose heart." (Luke 18:1) True intercession involves bringing the person, or the circumstance that seems to be crashing in on you, before God, until you are changed by...
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Personality

"…that they may be one just as We are one…" (John 17:22) Personality is the characteristic mark of the inner, spiritual man, just as individuality is the characteristic of the outer, natural man. Our Lord...
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Individuality

"Jesus said to His disciples, ‘If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself…’" (Matthew 16:24) The characteristics of individuality are independence and self-will. We hinder our spiritual growth more than any other...
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The Offering of the Natural

"It is written that Abraham had two sons: the one by a bondwoman, the other by a freewoman." (Galatians 4:22) God’s perfect will was for the natural to be changed into the spiritual through obedience....
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The Opposition of the Natural

"Those who are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires." (Galatians 5:24) Sin belongs to hell and to the devil. I, as a child of God, belong to heaven and to God....
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The Impartial Power of God

"By one offering He has perfected forever those who are being sanctified." (Hebrews 10:14) We trample the blood of the Son of God underfoot if we think we are forgiven because we are sorry for...
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Repentance

"Godly sorrow produces repentance leading to salvation…" (2 Corinthians 7:10) The entrance into the kingdom of God is through the sharp, sudden pains of repentance colliding with man’s respectable “goodness.” Then the Holy Spirit, who...
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