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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.

The Call of the Natural Life

"When it pleased God . . . to reveal His Son in me . . ." (Galatians 1:15-16) The call of God is not a call to serve Him in...
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The Voice of the Nature of God

"I heard the voice of the Lord, saying: 'Whom shall I send, and who will go for Us?'" (Isaiah 6:8) When we talk about the call of God, we often...
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Do You Walk In White?

"We were buried with Him . . . that just as Christ was raised from the dead . . . even so we also should walk in newness of...
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Called By God

"I heard the voice of the Lord, saying: 'Whom shall I send, and who will go for Us?' Then I said, 'Here am I! Send me.'" (Isaiah 6:8) The call...
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Have You Ever Been Alone with God? (2)

"When He was alone . . . the twelve asked Him about the parable." (Mark 4:10) His Solitude with Us. When God gets us alone through suffering, heartbreak, temptation, disappointment,...
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Have You Ever Been Alone with God? (1)

"When they were alone, He explained all things to His disciples." (Mark 4:34) Our Solitude with Him. Jesus doesn't take us aside and explain things to us all the time;...
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What My Obedience to God Costs Other People

"As they led Him away, they laid hold of a certain man, Simon . . . , and on him they laid the cross that he might bear it...
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The Opened Sight

"I now send you, to open their eyes . . . that they may receive forgiveness of sins . . ." (Acts 26:17-18) God's first sovereign work of grace is...
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Prayerful Inner-Searching

"May your whole spirit, soul, and body be preserved blameless . . ." (1 Thessalonians 5:23) Do we believe that God can fortify and protect our thought processes far beyond...
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Is My Sacrifice Living?

"Abraham built an altar . . . ; and he bound Isaac his son and laid him on the altar . . ." (Genesis 22:9) This event is a picture...
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Intimate with Jesus

"Jesus said to him, 'Have I been with you so long, and yet you have not known Me, Philip?'" (John 14:9) The whole experience of life is designed to enable...
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Worship

"He moved from there to the mountain east of Bethel, and he pitched his tent with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east; there he built an...
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