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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)

Christ-Awareness

". . . and I will give you rest." (Matthew 11:28) Whenever anything begins to disintegrate your life with Jesus Christ, turn to Him at once, asking Him to re-establish your rest. Never allow anything...
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Self-Awareness

"Come to Me . . ." (Matthew 11:28) God intends for us to live a well-rounded life in Christ Jesus, but there are times when that life is attacked from the outside. Then we tend...
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Have You Ever Been Speechless with Sorrow?

"When he heard this, he became very sorrowful, for he was very rich." (Luke 18:23) Has God’s Word ever come to you, pointing out an area of your life, requiring you to yield it to...
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Are You Discouraged or Devoted?

". . . Jesus . . . said to him, ’You still lack one thing. Sell all that you have . . . and come, follow Me.’ But when he heard this, he became very...
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Does He Know Me . . . ?

"He calls his own . . . by name . . ." (John 10:3) It is possible to know all about doctrine and still not know Jesus. A person’s soul is in grave danger when...
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The Evidence of the New Birth

"You must be born again." (John 3:7) The answer to Nicodemus’ question, “How can a man be born when he is old?” is: Only when he is willing to die to everything in his life,...
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The Discipline of the Lord

"My son, do not despise the chastening of the Lord, nor be discouraged when you are rebuked by Him." (Hebrews 12:5) It is very easy to grieve the Spirit of God; we do it by...
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Do Not Quench the Spirit

"Do not quench the Spirit." (1 Thessalonians 5:19) The voice of the Spirit of God is as gentle as a summer breeze — so gentle that unless you are living in complete fellowship and oneness...
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The Theology of Resting in God

"Why are you fearful, O you of little faith?" (Matthew 8:26) When we are afraid, the least we can do is pray to God. But our Lord has a right to expect that those who...
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This Experience Must Come

"Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven. And Elisha . . . saw him no more." (2 Kings 2:11-12) It is not wrong for you to depend on your “Elijah” for as long as...
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